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Behind the Image: Protesting the Vietnam War with a Flower • Marc Riboud •Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos Today marks 50 years since Marc Riboud took the famous image that would become emblematic of the anti-war movement. Behind the Image: Protesting the Vietnam War with a Flower • Marc Riboud •Magnum Photos Today marks 50 years since Marc Riboud took the famous image that would become emblematic of the anti-Vietnam war movement Read More at Magnum Photos

Behind the Image • Che Guevara • René Burri • Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos On the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s death, we share the story behind the making of an historic photograph that became an emblem for those who idolized the revolutionary. Behind the Image • Che Guevara • René Burri • Magnum Photos On the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s death, we present the story behind the making of an historic photograph that became an emblem for those who idolized the revolutionary Read More at Magnum Photos

GoPro Hero 6 officially launched: 4K 60fps video, advanced stabilization and improved image quality

Will you be upgrading? GoPro Hero 6 officially launched: 4K 60fps video, advanced stabilization and improved image quality GoPro Hero 6 is officially here. The company has launched the new action camera, which looks a lot like its predecessor, GoPro Hero 5. However, it’s the inside that changed, and the new model brings some improvements. The processor is new, and the features like frame rates, image stabilization and i… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Photo Basics: Understanding Image Sharpness and How to Use It for Better Photographs (VIDEO)

It’s all about perception. Photo Basics: Understanding Image Sharpness and How to Use It for Better Photographs (VIDEO) Image sharpness is a critical concern for most photographers, whether they’re shopping for a new lens or shooting photos in the field. In the revealing video below, Leica photographer Thorsten Overgaard answers the question “What is sharpness in photography,” and explains techniques for achieving op… Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine Facebook post

What is the story that lies behind this image from Bruce Davidson’s ‘Brooklyn Ga…

What is the story that lies behind this image from Bruce Davidson’s ‘Brooklyn Gang’? Find out here: http://bit.ly/2ySjAoy PHOTO: Kathy fixing her hair in a cigarette machine mirror, Coney Island, New York City, USA. 1959. © Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos Facebook post

Captivating Capitol: The Story Behind This Classic DC Image

Beautiful. (Click through to see the full image.) Captivating Capitol: The Story Behind This Classic DC Image ©Ryan Wyckoff Shutterbug reader Ryan Wyckoff recently moved to the Washington, D.C. area for work and relished the idea of “the endless opportunities the area provides for photography.” He did his research and looked tirelessly through photo galleries of local photographers to get inspiration. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine Facebook post

Photoshop Trick: Create Dramatic B&W Photographs by Isolating the Key Object in an Image (VIDEO)

A unique, high-impact approach to b&w conversions. Photoshop Trick: Create Dramatic B&W Photographs by Isolating the Key Object in an Image (VIDEO) There are a variety of methods for converting color images to black and white, but the video below demonstrates a unique approach that not only creates a dramatic conversion, but changes the focus of an image. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine Facebook post

Behind the Image: Bruce Davidson’s Brooklyn Gang • Magnum Photos

Bruce Davidson reveals the story behind this image from his seminal project. Behind the Image: Bruce Davidson’s Brooklyn Gang • Magnum Photos Bruce Davidson reveals the secrets behind a single image from his seminal project Link to the full Magnum Photos Facebook post

Seeing the Image as a Photographer

“A camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” –Dorothea Lange Seeing the Image as a Photographer As photographers in the digital age, we are totally spoiled for choice when it comes to equipment, accessories, software, hardware, and you name it. Added to this is the vast amount of information freely available on the web. It’s all a big step up from the age of film photography. Or is it? Whateve… Link to the full […]

Another great solar eclipse image, this one by Linn Smith, is our Photo of the D…

Another great solar eclipse image, this one by Linn Smith, is our Photo of the Day. See a larger version with caption info here: http://bit.ly/2wbnMif Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine Facebook post

Nikon D850 High Resolution Sample Images

The high resolution images from the Nikon D850 look absolutely stunning! https://photographylife.com/nikon-d850-high-resolution-sample-images Nikon D850 High Resolution Sample Images Earlier today Nikon published a few high-resolution image samples from the new Nikon D850. While the original files are monstrous in size (up to 25 MB in full 45.7 MP JPEG), I went ahead and ran them through JPEGMini Pro to make them a bit more manageable to see and download, especially for those wh… Link to the Popular Photography Facebook post

Lens Test: Zeiss Milvus Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE and Sample Image Gallery

Our full lab test with the Zeiss Milvus Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE Lens Test: Zeiss Milvus Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE and Sample Image Gallery Link to the full Popular Photography story

Telling Stories: the Single Image vs. the Series

Two Magnum photographers argue why a single image, or an in-depth series, works for their photographic practice: Telling Stories: the Single Image vs. the Series How can you capture a story in just one image, and how does narrative unfurl in a long-term photographic project? Patrick Zachmann and Matt Stuart weigh in Link to the full Magnum Photos story

The Sony RX0 Packs Pro Image Quality into an Action Camera Body

Impressive. The Sony RX0 Packs Pro Image Quality into an Action Camera Body Sony just announced what it says is Link to the full PetaPixel story

Twenty years on from the sudden death of Princess Diana, her image remains endur…

Twenty years on from the sudden death of Princess Diana, her image remains enduring – and collected by many devoted fans. Diana china mugs © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Full Frame: The Story Behind This Adorable Image of a Kitten and a Conservationist

Too cute. Full Frame: The Story Behind This Adorable Image of a Kitten and a Conservationist Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur captured this adorable image of conservationist Raabia Hawa and her then newly rescued blind kitten Puppy outside of Nairobi, Kenya, last year. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

We never knew an image of the White House could be so colorful! Pretty Photo of …

We never knew an image of the White House could be so colorful! Pretty Photo of the Day by Ed Gwozdz. See a larger version here: http://bit.ly/2vpU2j5 Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

From the archive: Ciudad Madero. Mexico. 1983. This image features in Alex Webb…

From the archive: Ciudad Madero. Mexico. 1983. This image features in Alex Webb’s book ‘La Calle’, which brings together more than thirty years of photography from the streets of Mexico. Read more about the book: http://bit.ly/2hwUrrl © Alex Webb / Magnum Photos — Products shown: La Calle: Photographs from Mexico. Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Behind the Image: David Hurn’s Beatlemania • Magnum Photos

How did David Hurn capture this image of The Beatles’ Ringo Starr? Behind the Image: David Hurn’s Beatlemania • Magnum Photos David Hurn reveals the story and the process behind an iconic image of The Beatles’ Ringo Starr Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Nikon D850 Has Same Image Quality at Double the ISO as the D810: Report

D850 at ISO 25600 has same image quality as D810 at ISO 12800. Nikon D850 Has Same Image Quality at Double the ISO as the D810: Report The Nikon D850 has generated a considerable amount of excitement among photographers today after its announcement, and here’s a new fact that will add even Link to the full PetaPixel story

A gorgeous B&W image of the Eastern Sierras by Laura Zirino is our Photo of the …

A gorgeous B&W image of the Eastern Sierras by Laura Zirino is our Photo of the Day. Read about it & see a larger version here: http://bit.ly/2uFD5SK Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

“An abstract image of Sand Dunes, taken at Death Valley National Park.” Pictur…

“An abstract image of Sand Dunes, taken at Death Valley National Park.” Picture: “Eclipse” by Michael Shainblum Profile: http://hubs.ly/H086-sg0 #500px Link to the full 500px story

We go behind the image with Constantine Manos, who discusses the moment he captu…

We go behind the image with Constantine Manos, who discusses the moment he captured this vivid yet mysterious street scene: http://bit.ly/2x5Wwlo PHOTO: Daytona Beach, Florida. USA. 1997. © Constantine Manos / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

These photos explore the enduring ubiquity of Elvis Presley’s image, 40 years af…

These photos explore the enduring ubiquity of Elvis Presley’s image, 40 years after his death: http://bit.ly/2wTuaKS PHOTO: Elvis impersonator at Cherryfield Social Club. Northwood Estate, Kirky, Merseyside. May 1992. © Mark Power / Magnum Photos Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Sony A9 Review: A Unique Fusion of Speed, Image Quality & Compact Mirrorless Camera Design

We field-tested one of the most talked about cameras of 2017. Read our review to find out what we thought. (Spoiler alert: We kind of liked it. 🙂) Sony A9 Review: A Unique Fusion of Speed, Image Quality & Compact Mirrorless Camera Design The Sony A9 is the world’s first camera to feature a full-frame stacked CMOS sensor with 24.2MP resolution. As for speed, let’s just say that continuous shooting at 20 frames per second (fps) with no viewfinder blackout […]

Find out what Sammy Falgiani’s striking macro Photo of the Day is an image of he…

Find out what Sammy Falgiani’s striking macro Photo of the Day is an image of here: http://bit.ly/2tiIrxX (Any guesses before you click through?) Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Elvis Presley: In His Image • Magnum Photos

40 years after his death, we explore the ubiquity of Elvis Presley’s image. Elvis Presley: In His Image • Magnum Photos 40 years after the death of the king of rock and roll Elvis Presley, we explore the ubiquity of his iconic image Link to the full Magnum Photos story

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

“Some of the best light for photography comes along during the so-called blue hours—the moments before sunrise and after sunset when the sky shows off vivid, rich, beautiful blue tones.” – Deborah Sandidge How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on the fact that the right […]

Behind the Image • Daytona Beach • Constantine Manos

“By choosing a precise intersection between subject and time, the photographer may transform the ordinary into the extraordinary and the real into the surreal.” – Constantine Manos Behind the Image • Daytona Beach • Constantine Manos The photographer behind ‘American Color’ on capturing this vivid yet mysterious street scene Link to the full Magnum Photos story

How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone

Smart thinking from Brad Mangin. How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone Josh Donaldson, then of the Oakland A’s, now with the Toronto Blue Jays, at spring training, 2014, in Phoenix. “I was lying on the ground with the tiny lens of my iPhone poking through a hole in the netting of the batting cage,” Brad Mangin says. “I wanted a picture that combined some action with th… Link to the full […]

The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously

The StandInBaby is a Kickstarter for a baby-sized dummy with which you can practice newborn photography The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously Link to the full Popular Photography story

Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer

Landscape photographer? Watch this! Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer Landscape photography is a weird genre: there are no people, and unlike something like product photography, it’s pretty much up to you to choose what to shoot and how to shoot it. So, it can often feel a bit nebulous as to how one navigates a world veritably inundated with imagery, particularly when… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Here’s Why Shooting Raw Photos Is the Best Bet for Optimum Image Quality (VIDEO)

Watch the video & give us YOUR take on this never-ending debate. Here’s Why Shooting Raw Photos Is the Best Bet for Optimum Image Quality (VIDEO) A common question among digital photographers is, “How much better is a Raw file than an image captured as a JPEG?” The video below attempts to answer this question “once and for all,” so take a look and see if you agree. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Powerful Image Editing App Affinity Coming Soon to Windows

The powerful, $50 Affinity photo editing software is coming to Windows, is going into free beta Powerful Image Editing App Affinity Coming Soon to Windows Link to the full Popular Photography story

You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO)

Two great tips from a pro photojournalist. You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO) Doug McKinlay is a successful photojournalist who does a lot of street photography, and in this quick tutorial he describes two great techniques for making your images more interesting. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

8 Tips For Better Fall Portrait Photos

Tips for making fall portrait photos that really pop. 8 Tips For Better Fall Portrait Photos Link to the full Popular Photography story

Behind the Image • Magnum Photos

Magnum photographers reveal the secrets behind some of their most well-known images. Behind the Image • Magnum Photos Magnum photographers reveal the secrets behind some of their most well-known images Link to the full Magnum Photos story

Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video

The Canon 1D X Mark II shoots 4K video at 60 FPS and full-res still photos with AF up to 16 FPS Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video Link to the full Popular Photography story

How-To: Photograph The Moon

Whether it’s a super-moon, harvest, moon, full moon, or any other kind of moon, here’s how to photograph it How-To: Photograph The Moon Link to the full Popular Photography story

Point Of View or Contention?

How do we make our different points of view blend and bend so they meet end to end?