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Lights, Camera, Action: Why I’m Sticking with Speedlites

Fstoppers Speedlights can do more than you think. Lights, Camera, Action: Why I’m Sticking with Speedlites When looking at lighting, you have a lot of choices with companies like Profoto, Broncolor, Elinchrom, Paul C. Buff, Godox, and others. Have you asked yourself if the lights from those companies fit how and where you shoot? Does it makes sense to buy that $2,000 strobe or would a couple cheap speedl… Read More at Fstoppers

In Defense of Flickr: 8 Reasons I’m Sticking Around

PetaPixel Why Flickr is still great. In Defense of Flickr: 8 Reasons I’m Sticking Around I’ve read two articles this week that appear critical of Flickr and thought I’d take a moment to address both, as well as share some of my own thoughts on Read More at PetaPixel

Huawei P20 Pro vs Canon 5DS R: I’m Stunned…

PetaPixel “[T]he quality of the photos… is astounding.” Huawei P20 Pro vs Canon 5DS R: I’m Stunned… The new Huawei P20 Pro smartphone boasts what Huawei claims is the best-ever smartphone camera. It has a combination of three sensors with individual lenses, a 40-megapixel (yes!) 1/1.7-inch color sensor (significantly larger than the 1/2.9-inch sensor in the iPhone X), a 20-megapixel monochrome sen… Read More at PetaPixel

“I’m in love with the world. The mud, wind, rain won’t stop it.” – Lizzy Gadd: …

500px “I’m in love with the world. The mud, wind, rain won’t stop it.” – Lizzy Gadd: https://goo.gl/i4MfNN #beautiful Read More at 500px

I’ve spent two years photographing giant things and I’m not stopping now

DIYPhotography I’ve spent two years photographing giant things and I’m not stopping now http://bit.ly/2cnWV9z I’ve spent two years photographing giant things and I’m not stopping now I started this project because, well, it seemed like it would be hella fun, and it truly has been, every agonizing moment of it. I can’t say it’s been hard work, very little of my life as a photographer has ever really felt like work, even when I’m shooting jobs I’m not real… Read […]

“I’m in love with the world. Mud, wind, rain won’t stop it.” – Lizzy Gadd, photo…

500px “I’m in love with the world. Mud, wind, rain won’t stop it.” – Lizzy Gadd, photographer: https://goo.gl/i4MfNN #travel Read More at 500px

“I’m still not quite sure if photography is what I want to dedicate my life to, …

Magnum Photos “I’m still not quite sure if photography is what I want to dedicate my life to, although I still have a long way to go before I have the feeling that I fully understand its complexity.” – Max Pinckers, one of Magnum’s newest recruits. See work by Max Pinckers, along with the rest of the most recent crop of magnum nominees at the New Blood exhibition, currently showing at the Magnum Photos London Print Room. This image: Kimono, […]

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I Sing Because I’m Happy by Dave Brosha: #portraits

500px I Sing Because I’m Happy by Dave Brosha: https://goo.gl/E2EnsD #portraits Read More at 500px

I’m planning to buy new lighting gear

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“I’m interested in the whole nature-society phenomenon; the way in which we anth…

Magnum Photos “I’m interested in the whole nature-society phenomenon; the way in which we anthropomorphize aspects of the landscape and see ourselves reflected in it or as shadows across it” Stuart Franklin on his exploration of the natural world: http://bit.ly/2cKsYUP PHOTO: Polluted landscape affected by nickel smelter. Kola Penninsula, Russia. 2006. © Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos Read More at Magnum Photos

It’s a new day. We survived a tumultuous week. Enjoy Steve Cullen’s beautiful im…

Shutterbug Magazine It’s a new day. We survived a tumultuous week. Enjoy Steve Cullen’s beautiful image. Read about it here: http://bit.ly/2eZNLjg Read More at Shutterbug.com

Why I’m Leaving Apple for Microsoft: Switching as a Photographer

PetaPixel “Apple, we had a good run…” Why I’m Leaving Apple for Microsoft: Switching as a Photographer Apple, we had a good run… Through the many iPads, iPhones, MacBooks, Mac Pros, heck, even the Apple Watch, it was a good run indeed. However, times have ch Read More at PetaPixel

“I’m waking up” by Alexandra Bochkareva Profile: #500px

500px “I’m waking up” by Alexandra Bochkareva Profile: https://hubs.ly/H08JRw30 #500px Read More at 500px

“I’m Back” Is a 16MP Digital Back Promising New Life for Old 35mm Film Cameras

Shutterbug Magazine Back to the future! “I’m Back” Is a 16MP Digital Back Promising New Life for Old 35mm Film Cameras In yet another attempt to merge the “experience” of analog cameras with digital output (see our rant about the recently announced Yashica Y35 camera), a new Kickstarter project promises to deliver digital photos and videos with analog cameras via a 16MP digital back. Read More at Shutterbug.com

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

PetaPixel Shoot digital with 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 f Read More at PetaPixel

dPS Writer’s Favorite Lenses: I’m Torn Between My Nifty Fifty and 70-200mm F2.8

We ask all our writers to share with us a post on their favourite lens – Erin could just write about one! Which would you choose? dPS Writer’s Favorite Lenses: I’m Torn Between My Nifty Fifty and 70-200mm F2.8 See why dPS author Erin Fitzgibbon can’t choose her favorite lens between the 50mm and 70-200mm f/2/8. Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Landscape photographer, Daniel Fleicschhacker will be discussing his tips for im…

Landscape photographer, Daniel Fleicschhacker will be discussing his tips for improving composition, contrast and light. Learn how to command the viewer’s eye and make your images work on his upcoming 500px Class this Friday. Register here: http://hubs.ly/H08mMPY0 Picture: “The City before Sunrise” by Daniel F. Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08mMw80 #500px Link to the full 500px story

10 Common Portrait Retouching Mistakes

Don’t make these mistakes! 10 Common Portrait Retouching Mistakes Whether you’re just getting started on portrait retouching or have been at it for a little while, there comes a time when you will realize you’re doing it all wrong (I know I did). The list of things that can go potentially awry in the beginning is massive, so I’ve narrowed it down to 10 amateur mis… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photograph…

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photographer and social media creative currently based in San Francisco. He works with small and big brands on on-going projects and smaller activations. His photos include Travel, lifestyle, product, aerial, video, influencer work among others. Check out his 500px profile at http://hubs.ly/H0888sR0 #500px #BrandAmbassador Link to the full 500px story

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.”…

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.” David Hurn made several trips to Arizona between 1979 and 2001, turning his inimitable eye to the daily life of the Arizonians he encountered: http://bit.ly/2fb3h0M PHOTO: The marching bands are always led by baton twirlers, who practice their acrobatics before the actual march takes place. Preparation for the annual Christmas parade in Phoenix, Arizona. 1979. © David Hurn / Magnum Photos Link to the full […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more o…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H08bTbC0 Picture: “Man frying fish at a local market” by Imani Kisare Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08bSxD0 #500px #TravelPhotography Link to the full 500px 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 […]

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

A free Photoshop course for beginners. Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a se Link to the full PetaPixel story

The Surprising By-Products of Combating Phone Addiction

Are you addicted to your phone? The Surprising By-Products of Combating Phone Addiction Let’s face it, we all use our phones a little too often. The average person checks their device over 100 times a day. For this reason, I decided to use a fairly unknown hidden function on most smartphones to help curb my habits. Not only did it help tremendously, but it also brought some unexpected… Link to the full Fstoppers 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

Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams

“What a camera. So, so good. This is everything a wedding photographer has been dreaming of.” Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams Until 2016, I had photographed weddings using nothing but Nikon cameras. First the D90, then D700, D3s, D4 and then the D4s (while dabbling with the D800, Link to the full PetaPixel 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

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

Nikon D850 Could Be First DSLR with a Hybrid Viewfinder, Rumor Says

This could be a game-changer. Nikon D850 Could Be First DSLR with a Hybrid Viewfinder, Rumor Says The first photos of the upcoming Nikon D850 leaked yesterday, and quite a few features and specs were gleaned from them. But there’s one speculation that c Link to the full PetaPixel story

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot …

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot I got pretty lucky. On occasion, we can get some pretty epic weather in Southern Utah. This was taken early in the morning and the sky happened to open up right as a Life Flight helicopter flew into the gap.” Picture: “Life Flight” by Rex Jones Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08gcb10 Link to the full 500px story

Five Sources of Creative Inspiration

Get inspired! Five Sources of Creative Inspiration Inspiration is something we all wrestle with as creatives. Where do our ideas come from? Why can’t we simply come up with them on the fly? Why do we wake up at three o’clock in the morning with the perfect shoot planned out? How can we get more of these kinds of ideas? Let’s look at a few things tha… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Photos of Pet Brothers from Other Mothers

This is adorable. Photos of Pet Brothers from Other Mothers If you’re a fan of cute animal photos, look no further than the Pet Brothers from Other Mothers collection by the UK-based photo library Warren Photographi Link to the full PetaPixel 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

This Lightning Photo is 5.45 Gigapixels

How the first gigapixel photo of lightning was made. This Lightning Photo is 5.45 Gigapixels Gigapixel photos and lightning photos are generally created two different ways. One requires a mosaic of photos stitched together, and the other is usually Link to the full PetaPixel story

Photographing a $2,500,000 Car with a $50,000 Camera

NYC required police to be present during this photo shoot. Photographing a $2,500,000 Car with a $50,000 Camera How would you go about photographing a $2.5 million car? That’s the challenge photographer Richard Thompson faced last year when he was tasked with shootin Link to the full PetaPixel story

Point Of View or Contention?

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