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  • newSigma Extends Camera Gear Warranty to Cover Hurricane Victims

    Sigma Extends Camera Gear Warranty to Cover Hurricane Victims

    Sigma has announced that it will extend the warranty on its camera gear to products that have been damaged or destroyed by the hurricanes that have recently devastated regions of the United States. If your equipment is under warranty and was damaged…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 8:30pm -
  • newChris Smith, the Photographer of the US Health Secretary

    Chris Smith, the Photographer of the US Health Secretary

    Here’s a short video released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last month on the work of photographer Chris Smith, who has served as the Secretary’s photographer in the department for 27 years now. Smith shares about both his j…
    - 16 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:57pm -
  • newThe Rhino ROV is a Motorized Slider for Your Smartphone and Camera

    The Rhino ROV is a Motorized Slider for Your Smartphone and Camera

    Rhino has just launched a new Kickstarter campaign to fund the launch of its new ROV motorized camera slider for smartphones and various types of cameras. The slider has a 24 battery life, allowing for such things as shooting night-time starscapes. I…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:23pm -
  • newThis Guy Photoshopped a Crane Out of a Building Photo as a Challenge

    This Guy Photoshopped a Crane Out of a Building Photo as a Challenge

    It’s amazing what can be done with Photoshop these days with simple techniques and a lot of patience. Case in point: UK-based photographer Denyer shared this 4-minute timelapse of an edit he did for fun, removing a large crane covering a busy build…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:44pm -
  • newThe Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Lens is a Bokeh Beast That Costs Just $170

    The Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Lens is a Bokeh Beast That Costs Just $170

    The Sainsonic Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 is a lens you can buy for just $170 for mirrorless cameras (Sony E, Canon EOS-M, Micro Four Thirds, and Fujifilm X) that delivers some beautiful bokeh. Here’s a 10-minute video by Kai Wong that shows what this lens…
    - 18 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:06pm -
  • newPhotos of Parkour Athletes in New York City Wearing Formal Wear

    Photos of Parkour Athletes in New York City Wearing Formal Wear

    My name is Ben Franke, and I’m a photographer and director based in New York. For my new project Black Tie Parkour, I photographed two parkour athletes running around Downtown Manhattan while doing Parkour in formal wear. I’ve been shooting parko…
    - 18 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 4:46pm -
  • newMicrosoft’s Surface Book 2 is a New Portable Powerhouse for Creatives

    Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is a New Portable Powerhouse for Creatives

    Microsoft just announced the new Surface Book 2, a new laptop that’s designed to remove the distinctions between desktops, laptops, and tablets. Inside the laptop is is the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 g…
    - 18 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 4:26pm -
  • new‘I’m Back’ is a New Digital Back for Old 35mm Cameras

    ‘I’m Back’ is a New Digital Back for Old 35mm Cameras

    I’m Back is a new device that promises to “bring back” analog cameras by giving them the ability to shoot digital photos and video. It works by placing a focusing screen where you would normally put a film roll, allowing the image to be created…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 3:12pm -
  • newLeica’s New Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 is the Return of a Classic 1935 Lens

    Leica’s New Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 is the Return of a Classic 1935 Lens

    Leica has just announced the new Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2, a revival of a classic lens that was originally released way back in 1935. “A modern renaissance of the classic lens, Thambar gives photographers an unparalleled soft-focus aesthetic,”…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 2:51pm -
  • DJI’s New AeroScope Helps Track and Identify Drones in the Air

    DJI’s New AeroScope Helps Track and Identify Drones in the Air

    DJI has unveiled AeroScope, a new technology aimed at tracking and identifying DJI drones from afar. The new receiver will be able to identify the registration numbers of drones and plot them on a map using the existing communication links between a…
    - 2 days ago 16 Oct 17, 8:11pm -

Fstoppers

  • newZEISS Unveils High-Speed DSLR Lens: ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25

    ZEISS Unveils High-Speed DSLR Lens: ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25

    Having used a wide selection of ZEISS glass, I can confidently say they are special. Their weight and lack of auto-focus might put some off, but in the right setting, they can aid to create truly noteworthy images. This morning, ZEISS have announced…
    - 53 mins ago 18 Oct 17, 10:00am -
  • newA Quick and Helpful Tip for Organizing Images in Lightroom

    A Quick and Helpful Tip for Organizing Images in Lightroom

    Half the trick to success with Lightroom is knowing how to move around the app efficiently. A lot of that comes down to the right combination of shortcuts and workflow, and this helpful video show you a quick way to organize relevant images and some…
    - 6 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 5:08am -
  • newWhy One Photographer Loves Shooting Landscapes

    Why One Photographer Loves Shooting Landscapes

    Landscape photography is a frustrating and rewarding pursuit (often simultaneously). It can involve hours of hard physical exertion and enduring less-than-stellar conditions for a payoff that might never arrive. Yet, sometimes, nature surprises the…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 11:03pm -
  • newSeven Simple Tips for a More Natural Smile

    Seven Simple Tips for a More Natural Smile

    A smile can make or break your portrait. While shooting the person who is forcing a fake smile, it can be obvious in a lot of people who aren't used to "smiling for the camera" and ruin the shot, while a genuine natural smile can make your photo tha…
    - 13 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 10:00pm -
  • newHow to Become an Expert Photographer: Fame and Fortune Optional

    How to Become an Expert Photographer: Fame and Fortune Optional

    Industry icons like Richard Avedon and Annie Leibovitz often look to us plebs like they’ve been blessed by the photography gods with talent the rest of us can only dream about, yet their success stories often include incessant practice, unwavering…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 9:00pm -
  • newHow to Properly Blend and Match Lighting and Colors for a Composite Image

    How to Properly Blend and Match Lighting and Colors for a Composite Image

    When you're creating a composite image, it's a game of balancing and matching a ton of parameters to make the different elements convincingly look as if they all originated in the same frame. This helpful tutorial will show you some of the most impo…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:52pm -
  • newBride Generously Offers Her Wedding to Be Photographed for Free

    Bride Generously Offers Her Wedding to Be Photographed for Free

    A newly engaged woman is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a photographer to expand their portfolio by shooting a “dream wedding” for no charge.[ Read More ]
    - 16 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:00pm -
  • newThese Basic Color Theory Tricks Will Take Your Images to New Levels

    These Basic Color Theory Tricks Will Take Your Images to New Levels

    It’s obvious that color is important in our work; Hand selecting that perfect blend can take our images from decent to legendary. And it's not just photographers that notice the color mishaps. Everyone is influenced by colors. Our eyes are always…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:00pm -
  • newThree Hacks to Take Your Videos and Vlogs to the Next Level

    Three Hacks to Take Your Videos and Vlogs to the Next Level


    - 18 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:00pm -
  • newOne Day Left to Save 96% on $2,500+ of Photography Education

    One Day Left to Save 96% on $2,500+ of Photography Education

    The biggest photography education event of the year ends tomorrow, October 18th, at 12:00 PDT and once it’s over, you won’t ever have the chance to get many of these resources again. Once the sale closes, there are no exceptions for late purchas…
    - 19 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 4:00pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newPhotographer of the Day: Alan Hubbard
    Category: Beauty Photographer: Alan Hubbard “a new day awaits“ One of the classic subjects for any photographer is a ballerina en pointe. Photofocus Photographer of the Day, Alan Hubbard, portrays his dancer, Alyssa, in action as a red-clad aer…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 11:00pm -
  • newGear Review: Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and BE-113T Ball Head
    A lightweight travel tripod is a handy piece of equipment for every photographer to have in their gear collection.  There are times where larger, heavier, "workhorse" tripods are not the right tool for the job, or places where they are too cumbersom…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:00pm -
  • newWhat’s the budget? V/S What’s the risk?
    If a potential one can’t, or more likely, won’t answer the “what’s the budget?” question; it seems a good possibility that the job isn’t real. Often, “What’s the budget?” isn’t the right question. Price When a project is conceived…
    - 22 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 1:00pm -
  • Photographer of the Day: David Cheresna
    Category: Travel Photographer:  David Cheresna “Leave the Light On“ This is a very well seen shot with great lines and symmetry. Great job of noticing that one small detail of the light being left on making this shot that much better. Finding n…
    - 1 day ago 16 Oct 17, 11:00pm -
  • How do I make skies bluer in Lightroom?
    Note: If the video doesn’t show up at first, please reload the page. How do I make skies bluer? from Lightroom: Tips and Quick Fixes by Richard Harrington How do I make skies bluer? Another question I often get asked is, how do I make the skies blu…
    - 2 days ago 16 Oct 17, 8:00pm -

DPReview

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Maria’s aftermath in Puerto Rico
    When I step off the plane in San Juan, eight days after the devastation, I see them. A wall of people trying desperately to get out of the country. They fill the airport — families, people in wheelchairs, people of all ages. Some have been camp…
    - 6 days ago 12 Oct 17, 3:02pm -
  • Raging wildfires in California
    Destructive fires in Northern California have killed at least 21 people and destroyed at least 1,500 buildings, leaving devastating scenes in their path. More than 150,000 acres have been burned, forcing the evacuation of up to 20,000 people. Hundres…
    - 7 days ago 11 Oct 17, 7:52pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, September 2017
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, remembering the Sept. 11 attacks, signs of fall, the Boston mayoral race, and the football season in full swing.Volunteers in Weston pl…
    - 12 days ago 6 Oct 17, 3:57am -
  • Beyond the lines
    Manny Machado, the Baltimore Orioles third baseman, took some heat earlier this season when he said that baseball is “a little boring to watch.” It’s true that unlike other major sports, most players on the field of play are usually standing ar…
    - 20 days ago 28 Sep 17, 9:56pm -
  • Homeland of tea
    According to a legend, tea was first discovered by the legendary Chinese emperor Shennong in 2737 BC. Today, China is the world’s biggest tea producer, selling many varieties of tea leaves such as green tea, black tea, oolong tea, white tea and yel…
    - 23 days ago 25 Sep 17, 4:02pm -

The PhoBlographer

Imaging Resource