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  • newFinding Beauty in the Mundane as a Photographer

    Finding Beauty in the Mundane as a Photographer

    I like who I am when I’m being creative — that’s the basic fact. I love taking photos, just like I love having a long walk through the hills near me in Spain. I have to remember that these things bring me joy. And who doesn’t want a life of m…
    - 23 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 5:10pm -
  • newPolarr Deep Crop Uses AI to Auto-Crop Your Photos ‘Like a Pro’

    Polarr Deep Crop Uses AI to Auto-Crop Your Photos ‘Like a Pro’

    The photo editing software company Polarr has launched a new iOS app called Deep Crop that uses AI to crop your photos ” like a professional photographer.” “Over the last 3 years, we’ve been exploring the intersection of artificial intelligen…
    - 23 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 4:46pm -
  • newHow to Nail Exposure in Your Photos Using Manual Mode

    How to Nail Exposure in Your Photos Using Manual Mode

    If you’ve been wanting to learn more about using your camera in manual mode and have 26 minutes to spare, here’s a helpful educational video by photographer Sean Tucker that’s just for you. He teaches how to nail exposure using manual mode. Tuc…
    - 23 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 4:30pm -
  • newTeaser Video Shows Skylum Luminar’s Lightroom-esque Update
    Skylum Software has been teasing a digital asset management (DAM) update for its Luminar photo editing software that would bring it more in line with the capabilities of Adobe Lightroom, and the company shared this new 41-second teaser video to offer…
    - 24 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 4:16pm -
  • This $10 DIY ‘Periscope’ Lets You Shoot Underwater with Any Camera

    This $10 DIY ‘Periscope’ Lets You Shoot Underwater with Any Camera

    Want a cheap way of shooting right under the surface of water without having to buy a special housing for your camera? Alex over at I did a thing recently built himself a PVC periscope-style device for a total cost of around $10, and the results are…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 6:43pm -
  • I’m Back’s Digital Backs for Old 35mm Cameras Are Now In Production

    I’m Back’s Digital Backs for Old 35mm Cameras Are Now In Production

    The I’m Back digital back for old 35mm cameras generated a huge amount of hype back in October 2017, but its first Kickstarter campaign fell short. The second attempt successfully funded, though, and now the product has entered production in Hong K…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 6:12pm -
  • This Photographer Made a Career of Sneaking Cameras into Rock Concerts

    This Photographer Made a Career of Sneaking Cameras into Rock Concerts

    Julian David Stone refers to himself as an “outlaw rock and roll photographer.” His impressive archive contains over 10,000 concert photos of some of the biggest names in the history of rock-and-roll, but he shot all of them by sneaking his camer…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 5:08pm -
  • Canon PowerShot SX70 HS: 65x Zoom Lens and .CR3 RAW Photos

    Canon PowerShot SX70 HS: 65x Zoom Lens and .CR3 RAW Photos

    Canon has announced the PowerShot SX70 HS, a new “high-power zoom” digital camera that replaces the SX60 HS. The sensor has been upgraded to a 20.3-megapixel one with a DIGIC 8 processor (up from 16.1MP and DIGIC 6). In addition to shooting still…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 4:25pm -
  • Samsung’s New Galaxy A7 is its First Triple-Camera Phone

    Samsung’s New Galaxy A7 is its First Triple-Camera Phone

    Samsung has announced the new Galaxy A7, the company’s first triple-camera smartphone. As dual cameras have become a norm in the industry, the South Korean electronics giant is adding a third module for even greater photography powers. The rear set…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 3:50pm -
  • Leica, Panasonic, Sigma Joining Forces on Full-Frame Mirrorless: Report

    Leica, Panasonic, Sigma Joining Forces on Full-Frame Mirrorless: Report

    Canon and Nikon have joined Sony to form the “big three” in the mirrorless camera wars, but there may be some new competition just around the corner: Leica, Panasonic, and Sigma are reportedly teaming up on a new full-frame camera project. 43 Rum…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 3:11pm -

Fstoppers

  • newA First Look at the Fujifilm X-T3

    A First Look at the Fujifilm X-T3

    While Canon and Nikon received both a lot of excitement and criticism for their recent entrances into the mirrorless market, Fujifilm also released the X-T3, the third iteration of their well-received line. This great video takes a first look at th…
    - 50 mins ago 23 Sep 18, 3:04pm -
  • newNot Every Photography Trip Ends With Perfect Images

    Not Every Photography Trip Ends With Perfect Images

    Watch enough YouTube or scroll through Instagram enough, and you might begin to believe that pro photographers do nothing but bring home keeper after keeper. As this great video discusses, though, it's not all perfect skies and epic images.[ Read…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 2:04pm -
  • newEasy to Understand and Practice Macro Photography Tips

    Easy to Understand and Practice Macro Photography Tips

    Do you like seeing things up close, like really, truly up close? What is it about macro work that is so interesting, seeing textures and scenes that are much harder to appreciate using just our eyes?[ Read More ]
    - 18 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • newPhotographer Captures a Rare Rainbow in Jersey

    Photographer Captures a Rare Rainbow in Jersey

    A rare sight was captured at the Jersey Shore this week. When photographer John Entwhistle saw a peculiar sight, he aimed his camera to the heavens and virality ensued.[ Read More ]
    - 19 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 9:04pm -
  • newFive Common Mistakes Made by New Videographers

    Five Common Mistakes Made by New Videographers

    Videography is a lot like photography in many ways, but there are enough differences that it can be easy to fall into making mistakes you might not have anticipated. This great video will show you five common mistakes new videographers make and wha…
    - 20 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 8:04pm -
  • newSmart and Waterproof: Reviewing the Inrigo Camera Backpack

    Smart and Waterproof: Reviewing the Inrigo Camera Backpack

    There’s a number of camera bags on the market, and some meet the demands of their photographers and many don’t. Inrigo has created a camera system that puts the value of your kit at the center of its design while giving you the tools to keep yo…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:04pm -
  • newFstoppers Reviews the MeFoto RoadTrip Classic Leather Edition

    Fstoppers Reviews the MeFoto RoadTrip Classic Leather Edition

    If you’re looking for a full frame compact camera, you can get a Sony RX1 series camera and it gets the job done. If you’re looking to get the job done in style, you can spend thousands more and get a Leica Q, but you’ll probably arrive at th…
    - 22 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 6:04pm -
  • newFstoppers Reviews the Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art for Sony E

    Fstoppers Reviews the Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art for Sony E

    Today I’ll be talking about the Sigma 50mm 1.4 Art lens for Sony E mount. As with my prior review of the 35mm version, I will be going over the topics that are relevant to me which are sharpness, focusing, bokeh, and usability.[ Read More ]
    - 23 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 5:04pm -
  • newHow Apple Created Those Badass Watch Faces for the New Apple Watch

    How Apple Created Those Badass Watch Faces for the New Apple Watch

    In case you haven't heard, Apple announced some new devices about a week ago, one of which was the Apple Watch 4. One of the most striking things about the announcement was the intense new watch faces shown during the demo that varied from fire, to…
    - 24 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 4:04pm -
  • Is This the Best Used Camera Your Money Can Buy?

    Is This the Best Used Camera Your Money Can Buy?

    With rapidly developing technology and new releases happening often, you can find a lot of good deals on used cameras. Today I'll introduce you to one that might just be the best your money can buy.[ Read More ]
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 18, 3:03pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newPhotography 101: The difference between fixed and variable aperture
    When I purchased my first DSLR — a Nikon D5100 — it came with a kit lens. It was 18-55mm and had a variable aperture of f/3.5-5.6. While the focal range was fairly common and a great starter, the limits of variable aperture soon became noticeable…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • newWhy every photographer should watch Pupparazzi
    Pet Photographer and now Reality Show Personality Kaylee Gree stars in the first-ever photography reality show. The show is filled with photography tips and it's very entertaining. Here's why every photographer should watch Pupparazzi.
    - 17 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 11:00pm -
  • Get Inspired by Color Grading Using Stock Photos and Video
    Sometimes you wake up in the morning, and it’s hard to find inspiration. Other times it’s just easy to fall into the same old ruts and continue to go the same way time after time. But looking at the work of others, especially if it’s work that…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Photographer of the Day: Martin Nekola
    Category: Pets Photographer: Martin Nekola Photo: “Curious Dog” When it comes to displaying emotions, dogs often show them right on their paws. Whether it be happiness, sadness or curiosity, dogs seem to express themselves like no other pet. This…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 11:00pm -
  • Enthusiast’s Guide: Use image stack in Photoshop to reduce noise
    (Editor’s note: Photofocus is proud to add Rocky Nook as a vibrant contributor for our readers. Rocky Nook is a small — seven-person independent publishing company. Their commitment is producing high-quality books written by pros for photographe…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 6:00pm -

DPReview

  • newFrom F to Z: we tour Nikon's Sendai factory
    We tour Nikon's Sendai factoryCovering almost 27,000 square meters of floor space, Nikon's Sendai factory in the Tōhoku region North of Japan has been churning out cameras and lenses since 1971. I had the opportunity recently to visit Sendai…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 sample gallery
    There's no mistaking the Nikon Coolpix P1000 – with a 24-3000mm equivalent zoom, it really is in a class of its own. It's a conspicuous-looking superzoom with one main job: getting you really close to far away subjects. We've put together a galler…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Instagram leak claims post re-sharing feature is in testing
    A new report from The Verge claims Instagram is currently testing a feature that allows users to re-share posts to their own account feeds. Such a feature, assuming it were to launch publicly, would allow Instagram users to share other users'…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 18, 12:00pm -
  • GoPro launches new HERO7 Black, Silver, and White models with HyperSmooth stabilization
    GoPro has announced its new collection of HERO7 action cameras, which includes three individual devices: the Hero7 Black, HERO7 Silver and HERO7 White. The three models are set to go on sale next week for $399, $299 and $199, respectively.If…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • Samsung launches Galaxy A7 triple-camera mid-range smartphone
    Huawei's P20 Pro started the trend towards the end of last year and now triple-cameras are quickly becoming the norm. Samsung just launched the Galaxy A7, a mid-range device that features a triple-camera on its rear.A 24MP / F1.7 main cam…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 4:59pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • newThe world, the stage, the way ahead
    Deb was still new to this high school in Peabody. She had arrived a year ago, a stranger dropped into the junior class, knowing no one and lacking all their shared history. She had found her way to the vaunted theater program, establishing a foothold…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 12:45am -
  • The destructive aftermath of Hurricane Florence
    Hurricane Florence lashed the Southeast coast of the United States. The storm dumped heavy amounts of rain across the region and killed at least 32 people.Michelle Haddock rests while removing possessions from her flooded home on Sept. 17 in Trenton…
    - 5 days ago 18 Sep 18, 6:10pm -
  • Pipeline from Africa
    Immigrants from Ghana do much of the low-paying, back-breaking work of caring for frail Americans in their homes. Back home, they’re seen as success stories.It had been 12 years since Rita Sarpong (right) had seen her family in Ghana when she arri…
    - 7 days ago 17 Sep 18, 2:43am -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, August 2018
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: staying cool in the summer heat, installing a new police commissioner, spotting sharks on the Cape, campaigning politicians on the trail, and flipping gymnasts at the…
    - 18 days ago 5 Sep 18, 11:48am -
  • A home, but for how long?
    For 19 years, the US government had given Patricia Carbajal permission to stay in this country, to work, to put down roots. For 19 years, administration after administration extended Temporary Protected Status for Honduras after the destruction wroug…
    - 29 days ago 26 Aug 18, 12:15am -

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