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Nikon Firmware 3.0 Field Test: Nikon's Autofocus Just Got WAY Better Boston-based wedding photographer William Hall of The Monochrome Memoirs and Perla Images recently updated his Nikon Z6 to the latest Firmware 3.0, and the news is good: it seems Nikon just gave their mirrorless cameras a HUGE autofocus boost.

Reporter Accidentally Does Live Report with Face Filters On A TV news reporter in North Carolina is going viral this week after he did a serious live report with wacky face filters accidentally turned on.WLOS ABC 13 anchor Justin Hinton was doing an on-location report in Asheville about unusual snowfall in the area when viewers were treated to a series of augmented reality effects on Hinton's face.

'American Chopper' Star Owes Photog $250,000+ for Stealing Photos Pennsylvania-based photographer Scott Gunnells sued the 70-year-old Teutul, his son Michael, and Orange County Choppers last year, claiming that the Teutuls had used Gunnells' photos of Mikey without permission for marketing and merchandise sales. Gunnells had shot at least two photos of Mikey and registered them with the US Copyright Office.

The Enthusiast's Guide to Exposure: What is an aperture? This series of articles is excerpted from Rocky Nook's Enthusiast's Guide to Exposure by John Greengo covers the controls - shutter, aperture and ISO. The week, John gives an overview of the camera's aperture. An aperture is an opening through which light travels.

Apple Won't Let Bad Guys Use iPhones on Camera, says Hollywood Director Hollywood writer and director Rian Johnson-the man behind movies like Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and most recently Knives Out-revealed an interesting bit of filmmaking trivia during an interview with Vanity Fair yesterday: Apple won't let bad guys use iPhones on camera.

All 50+ Adobe Apps Explained in Just 10 Minutes " So, I made this video to quickly give you an overview of all Adobe products as I couldn't find a similar guide anywhere else, not even in Adobe's own website.

As Expected, the Sony 20mm f/1.8 G Looks Really Good That visual perfection is probably what you want to see as well, and if that's the case then you're in luck: the Sony 20mm f/1.8 G seems to be delivering that in spades.

Nik Collection 2.5 features new film types, Affinity Photo compatibility Overnight, DxO unveiled the latest update to the Nik Collection, version 2.5. This update features new film types as well as complete compatibility with Affinity Photo 1.8. Featuring five new classic films to Color Efex Pro 4, the program that lets users stylize their images to give a unique feel and appearance.

Fujifilm's new Instax Mini 11 features an 'Automatic Exposure' mode and dedicated 'Selfie Mode' The Instax Mini 11 is set to ship in mid-March with an MSRP of $69.95. In addition to the new camera, Fujifilm has also unveiled two new Instax film varieties: Instax Mini Blue Marble film and Instax Square White Marble film.

Canon shows off EOS R5, RF 100-500mm lens under glass at WPPI Canon's upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera, the R5, is on display at the company's booth at the 2020 Wedding and Portrait Photography International expo in Las Vegas alongside the new RF 100-500mm lens.

Q&A: Harnessing the Power of Color with Lindsay Adler In our first webinar of 2020, renowned fashion photographer and PhotoShelter member Lindsay Adler joins us to discuss integrating purposeful and powerful color into your photographic style. Register today and tune in on Wednesday, March 11 at 6pm ET. What we'll cover:.

Women In Photography - The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side From organizing crucial conversations that center the voices and struggles of women photographers, to producing a forthcoming book on Representations of Black Motherhood and Photography, Women Picturing Revolution's focus is on re-claiming and re-telling the history of photography to include stories that are often overlooked and underrepresented.

Photowalk in Antarctica Great Podcast with Sam Harris and David Whyte I love this David Whyte guy! I actually got to see him perform a few months ago in Glenorchy. I didn't expect a poetry reading to be so incredible!

A first look at the Fujifilm X-T4 Overnight, Fujifilm announced the X-T4, its latest flagship model in the X series of mirrorless digital cameras.

Hands-on with the Fujifilm X-T4 The long-rumored and much-anticipated Fujifilm X-T4 has finally landed. While it has much in common with its predecessor, the X-T4 comes with some major changes.

Sharpen your photography skills at BSA's Adventure Photo Workshop At the BSA's inaugural Adventure Photo Workshop at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, amateur photographers can sharpen their skills, vision and creativity.

Another Eye: Women Refugee Photographers Another Eye explores how the unique experiences of these women photographers played a significant role in representing post-war Britain and is accompanied by a series of talks, as well as events that explore work by women photographers from migrant and displaced backgrounds.

Survival International launches 2020 tribal photography competition on "Resilience and Pride" Survival International - the global movement for tribal peoples - is proud to announce its renowned annual photography competition, welcoming entries from both amateur and professional photographers worldwide.

How to Use Leading Lines: Simple Guide - Photofocus Many professional photographers will tell you that every winning shot is about composition. You may have captured all of the action, instilled in your photograph a certain mood or emotion or even shot your photos at a breathtaking location. But without good composition, your photographs will still look amateur even to the untrained eye.

'I have nothing to lose': forgotten survivors of the new Wild West Photographer Frank Blazquez tells the stories of young New Mexicans living on what feels like borrowed time.

Nik Collection 2.5 aims to recreate the Golden Age of analog photography DxO has just announced Nik Collection 2.5, an updated version of the celebrated Nik Collection 2 plug-in suite which adds 15 new classic analog film types to recreate the 'Golden Age' of analog film photography.

Global Computational Photography Market Insights 2019-2025 - Alphabet, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm Technologies, Lytro, Nvidia The research study presented in this report offers a complete and intelligent analysis of the competition, segmentation, dynamics, and geographical advancement of the Global Computational Photography Market. The research study has been prepared with the use of in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses of the Computational Photography market.

European Photography 106 : The Environmental Issue Whether climate change or forest dieback, the waste crisis or sea pollution - art cannot close its eyes to the ecological challenges of the present. The photographers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point,. however, is to change it, Marx wrote in 1845 in his Theses on Feuerbach.

Where women rule: the last matriarchy in Europe – in pictures Big Heart, Strong Hands is the story of the women who live on the isolated Estonian islands of Kihnu and Manija in the Baltic Sea. Often viewed as the last matriarchal society in Europe, the older women here take care of almost everything on land as their husbands travel the seas.

Fuji Reveals the Flagship X-T4 with IBIS, Bigger Battery, and New Shutter Right on schedule, Fujifilm has fulfilled its promise and delivered the new Fuji X-T4: a flagship APS-C mirrorless camera with IBIS, a higher-capacity battery, vari-angle touchscreen, redesigned shutter mechanism and more.

Fujifilm introduces X-T4 with in-body image stabilization and improved battery life Find the Best Angle for the Story. When chasing the perfect image, versatility is key. The 1.62 million pixel vari-angle touchscreen LCD featured on X-T4 can be adjusted to make it visible from a wide range of positions.

Fujifilm X-T4 pre-production sample gallery The sensor inside the new Fujifilm X-T4 is a known quantity - as it's straight from the X-T3 - and that's a good thing, since it's excellent. Check out our pre-production sample gallery to see how the image quality looks on the X-T4. Fujifilm has requested that Raws not be published from this pre-production camera.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T4 first impressions Chris and Jordan put it to the test and tell us if this is the Fujifilm camera we've all been waiting for. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.

Fujifilm X-T4 initial review And it is ridiculous that you say Fuji Kaizen is dead simply because they stopped upgrading one model after many upgrades, and after many years of doing so. But in fact, there's an X-T3 firmware upgrade coming.

Fujifilm X-T4 Review We've spent a little time shooting with the brand new Fujifilm X-T4 mirrorless camera at the official Fujifilm UK press event in central London.

Touchable Gods: Winningham photography exhibit resurrects Houston's ringleaders In a city as sprawling and teeming with life as Houston, crowds have an energy, a vitality and a gravity of their own. Photography professor Geoff Winningham knows this. He's known this since 1971, when the young photographer found himself caught in the gravitational pull of the Houston Coliseum.

Fujifilm Unveils Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera with Auto Exposure, Macro Mode and More Fujifilm has just announced the Instax Mini 11 instant camera: a follow-up to the popular Instax Mini 9 that adds some much-requested features like auto exposure, an updated design, and even a Macro Mode. Like the Instax Mini 9 before it, the Instax Mini 11 shoots Instax Mini instant film and uses the same 2 element 60mm lens.

The Smithsonian Just Released 2.8 Million Images Into the Public Domain The Smithsonian just made a public domain contribution that it's calling "unprecedented in both depth and breadth." In one fell swoop, the institution is adding over 2.8 million images to an online platform called Open Access, where you can browse and download images for free.

Photographer of the Day: Craig Cook Craig CookPhoto: "Stop" The red stop button in a bus is contrasted nicely with the slightly blurred yellows and blues of handrails and windows. The composition harmonizes the utilitarianism of mass transit with a pleasing color palette. Craig submitted his photograph directly to Photofocus.

Meyer Optik Gorlitz' Official 'Reboot' Planned for Photokina 2020 Formerly disgraced, purchased, and reborn optics company Meyer Optik Görlitz is planning to officially re-enter the world of photography at Photokina 2020 in May, and it'll be bringing six redesigned lenses along for the ride.

18 Best Online Photography Classes Guaranteed to Improve Your Creativity This online course is for you. Over the course of 25 hours, you'll not only master retouching and using layers, but you'll also discover how to troubleshoot and automate tasks for an easier post-production flow. Make the Most of Instagram: Build Your Brand - A good social media presence is essential for any creative.

Elinchrom launches ELC 125 and 500 studio strobe lights for preorder Other mutual features between the two products include a customizable Favorite button, 120W-equivalent daylight 20W 92 CRI LED modeling lamp, auto power dumping, a cooling fan, group color indicators built into the side logos and what Elinchrom calls an intuitive interface.

YouTuber uses AI to turn historic 1911 New York trip footage into colorized 4K/60p video The project provides an unprecedented look at New York as it existed more than 100 years ago by upscaling, increasing the frame-rate and colorizing century-old video footage.

JIF settles the great GIF debate Smucker Company, the maker of JIF peanut butter, has taken on the great GIF debate. While JIF peanut butter is obviously pronounced with a soft G sound, people often debate on whether the GIF file format should be pronounced with a soft or hard G sound.

Shirin Neshat: Unraveling the American Dream The films follow Simin, a covert Iranian agent, posing as an art student, as she photographs individuals at home across New Mexico, recording, and eventually, penetrating their dreams.

Carnival 2020 in Brazil Colorful images from Rio, São Paulo, and more.

Adrienne Childers Debut Book Basks Readers into the Phenomenal Artwork of Photography and Poetry Whilst Sending God’s Message to His People It is magical how the Earth’s beauty mirrors the wonders of God’s love, along with His message to his people. The trees that bow as the wind billows reminds humans to be humble when the world blesses them abundantly.

Video: Making cyanotype prints from 120-year-old glass negatives found inside a time capsule Mathieu Stern recently discovered a time capsule in his family's home that had a number of 120-year-old glass negatives inside. To bring the images to life, Mathieu developed positive prints from the negatives using the cyanotype process.

Great deals to check out during WPPI The Photofocus team is out in Las Vegas for this week, checking out WPPI! Throughout the week we'll showcase some great new products and companies, so stay tuned. Here are some great deals to get you started, whether you're with us in Vegas or browsing from the comfort of your home!

Hilary Duff Calls Photographer 'Creep' for Shooting Her Kid's Soccer Game "It's just extremely strange and inappropriate and creepy to have a man photographing our 7-year-old children and that to be completely legal." Duff says she would like laws in the US changed to allow parents to stop photographers shooting in public places.

JPEG Committee explores using AI and blockchain tech for image compression This seems like a solution in search of a problem. JPEGs are already pretty small, and you can further reduce them 50% or more with a range of software that does not materially impact IQ even at 100%. Storage is so cheap now. I bought an 8G external HD for $79 in December.

APOTY competition unveils the best astro photography from People's Choice award After over 22,000 votes were cast, the People's Choice Award 2019 from the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has been revealed - and it's absolutely stunning. The astro photography photo that won the hearts and eyes of thousands of people came from Miguel Claro and consists of 120 separate images.

This Alabama couple turned a hobby into a successful wedding photography business At the first wedding, I remember, we were like, 'This is really cool!'" Eventually, the couple left their jobs in the corporate world to pursue photography full-time. These days, they operate like a well-oiled machine.

Craig Kief, LA-Based Director of Photography, Leverages Riedel Communications' Bolero for Wireless Comms Craig Kief, a Los Angeles-based director of photography, is using Riedel's Bolero Standalone wireless intercom for crew communications on his TV shows and commercials.

Slideshow: Here are the 2020 World Press Photo nominees Today, the World Press Photo Foundation announced the nominees for its 63rd annual contest. 4,282 photographers from 125 countries entered 73,996 images for consideration as either singles or stories across 8 categories.

Jif partners with Giphy to settle the soft/hard 'G' debate with limited-edition jar of peanut butter To celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover's Day, celebrated on March 1, peanut butter manufacturer Jif has partnered with the GIF-hosting platform Giphy to create a limited-edition version of its 40-ounce jars of peanut butter that feature a double-sided label says 'JIF' on one side and 'GIF' on the other.

Sony FE 20mm F1.8 G Wide-angle Prime Lens The Sony FE 20mm F1.8 G is a compact, lightweight, ultra-wide prime - the widest full-frame prime lens in the E-mount line-up - with excellent G Lens resolution and bokeh. The FE 20mm F1.8 G will be available in Europe from March 2020, priced at approximately €1100 Euros / £900.

London Underground 1970-1980 by Mike Goldwater - Book review The latest book from Hoxton Mini Press, the sixth in its Vintage Britain series, contains pictures from 1970-1980 by the photographer Mike Goldwater. Back in the 1970s, it was still acceptable to talk, kiss and even smoke on the London Underground.

Sony 20mm F1.8G Overview Expert news, reviews and videos of the latest digital cameras, lenses, accessories, and phones. Get answers to your questions in our photography forums.

Sony introduces FE 20mm F1.8 G ultra-wide prime lens It's scheduled to go on sale in March for $900. View our sample gallery and read our initial in-depth impressions by following the link below. See our Sony FE 20mm F1.8G initial impressions and sample gallery. @DougDolde. If you're referring to the 'G' designation, Sony inherited it from Minolta, who first used it in 1988.

A near-perfect optic: Sony 20mm F1.8 G sample images and analysis Sony has just launched its newest fast aperture wide-angle prime for its full-frame Alpha lineup: the FE 20mm F1.8G lens. With two advanced aspheric and three ED elements, Sony promises outstanding corner-to-corner image quality, as well as fast autofocus thanks to XD linear focus actuators.

Highlights from the 2020 World Press Photo nominees Out of 4,000 photographers from 125 countries, 44 nominees were selected, 30 of who have been nominated for the first time. Nominations for Photo of the Year include Mulugeta Ayene, for her image of two women mourning the death of their relatives, who were among the 158 casualties of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.

Using Excire Search to locate different faces quickly and easily I have been doing a few reviews on Excire Search and I must say the more I use it the more impressed I am. From quickly locating landmarks, animals and food, I believe the better I make my search, the better results I have. My colleague Bryan Esler wrote a post recently on finding faces easily in Excire Search.

The Daily Edit - Steve Peixotto: The Twilight Twirlers Heidi: Did you stage this bowling alley image, tell us how this photo came to be.Steve: It seems like almost always; shoots are magical. We work really hard to create the opportunity for chance to go the right direction and somehow it works. Yes this image is staged, BUT there was no shortage of magic.

Swirling seals win top underwater photography honors Since 1965, the Underwater Photographer of the Year awards have been focused on this fascinating underwater realm.

Taj Mahal posers through the years – in pictures The irresistible urge to have your photo taken in front of the Taj Mahal has struck celebrities and world dignitaries alike.

San Francisco in the Fog Deep Fakes This is a really good deep fake. It's really to the point now where you can't believe anything you see! This is Robert Downey Jr and Tom Holland in Back to the Future.

Global Computational Photography Camera Market Insights 2019-2025 - Alphabet, Apple, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Pelican Imaging The research study presented in this report offers a complete and intelligent analysis of the competition, segmentation, dynamics, and geographical advancement of the Global Computational Photography Camera Market.

Bloody eye sockets, defaced statues: the visual legacy of Chile's unrest Graffiti, toppled monuments and boarded-up buildings provide enduring reminders of the protests that have rocked the nation.

Five simple ways to optimize your YouTube channel If you aren't doing the little things to optimize your YouTube channel, what are you waiting for? Google is the largest search engine in the world and YouTube, as a separate entity, would actually rank as the second largest search engine. So, anything you do to enhance your channel and videos has immediate impact on search rankings.

The best way to answer 'Do you Photoshop your pictures?' Last night, I did an 'Ask Me Anything' session on Instagram Stories and someone asked the question: 'Do You Photoshop Your Pictures?' My reaction was the same one most photographers have:. "Yes, just like 99% of photographers out there, I do some post-production on my pictures.

Extreme selfies: the photographer who goes out on a limb – in pictures Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been using his body as his subject for five decades. Working alone, in natural landscapes, his timeless images – never manipulated or retouched – are surreal, spiritual and transformative.

Annual Student Photography Exhibition Opening Reception March 5 Exhibit runs March 5-April 2. The Santa Monica College Emeritus Art Gallery will present its Annual Student Photography Exhibition from Thursday, March 5, to Thursday, April 2. The opening reception for the exhibit will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Computational Photography Market - By Apple Inc.,alphabet, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.,nvidia Corporation The Global Computational Photography Market was valued at USD 1,250.4 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 13,246.8 million in 2025, growing at a healthy CAGR of 32.7% for the forecast period of 2018 to 2025.

Pop-up photography exhibition to be held at King Alfred School this week A photography pop-up exhibition is to be held at King Alfred School Academy later this week. Showcasing the work of current and previous students of the school, the event will be held on Friday February 28th from 6pm-9pm and on Saturday February 29th from 9am-6pm at the school.

The Best Photography Drones of 2020 Dronelife's rundown of the best photography drones of 2020, with models from DJI, Parrot, Autel, and Skydio. These are the best drones on the market.

How to Find the Best Composition in Landscape Photography A good landscape scene often affords a wide variety of potential compositions, and it can be difficult to know how to evaluate them all and find the one that will create the best photo. If that is something you struggle with, this excellent video will give you some helpful tips for finding the best compositions for your landscape images.

Global Aerial Photography UAVs Market 2019 Industry Key Players, Trends, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast to 2026 Global Aerial Photography UAVs Market research report gives a comprehensive outlook of the markets 2019-2026 and offers an in-depth summary of the current market status, historic, and expected way forward for the Aerial Photography UAVs Market.

Photographer of the Day: Claude Beller Claude BellerPhoto: "Staten Island Ferry" This quiet moment of two people reading and a man glancing at the camera is a study in perfection. Light dances and paints the photo with wondrous reflections. The pause in the day as the Staten Island Ferry makes its way is beautifully realized by Photofocus Photographer of the Day Claude Beller.

Photo of Seals 'Living' in an Iceberg Wins Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020 This year's grand prize and title of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020 went to the winner of the Wide Angle category Greg Lecoeur for his photo Frozen Mobile Home:. Location: Antarctic PeninsulaCamera: Nikon D500Caption: Massive and mysterious habitats, icebergs are dynamic kingdoms that support marine life.

The 'KD-K1' keyboard manages to pack in multiple USB ports, an HDMI output and an SD card reader The Kolude KD-K1 features four USB-A ports, two USB-C ports, an HDMI port, an SD card slot and a microSD card slot, all inside a slim, but full-size keyboard.

Photography Pricing for Beginners Many visual artists have extreme talent, but no idea how to even charge. What's too much? What's too little? In too many cases, they stop the debate and don't charge for their services altogether. My goal is to start the wheel and get your business in motion.

Fujifilm is Going to Release an X-H2, But Probably Not This Year: Report "The X-H line will live on, but as a true flagship camera unlike its previous end of generation launch with the X-H1 that left it behind the X-T3," reports Fuji Addict.

Cinque Terre wallpapers in 4K I just have been tired and not in the mood to spend my evenings in front of a computer after doing it the whole day. But the weather is getting better, the sunrises and sunset look nicer, and my need to get some new photos is also bigger. So I'm not sure how and when I get back to posting, but I will one day soon.

How Peter Lindbergh's Industrial Hometown Inspired His Photography Featuring never-before-seen work, a new exhibition at Armani / Silos in Milan traces Peter Lindbergh’s revolutionary photography back to his hometown of Duisberg in West Germany.

Photography Archive of Shawn Walker and a Collection of Harlem Photography Workshop Acquired by Library of Congress The Shawn Walker archive contains nearly 100,000 photographs, negatives and transparencies depicting life in Harlem - a pivotal crossroad of African diaspora culture - between 1963 and the present.

The Three Main Advantages of Sony Cameras Over Fujifilm In this video, he shares the three main reasons why the switch never happened-in other words: the three "major" advantages of Sony cameras over Fuji. The point of this video, says Dawood, is not to trash on Fujifilm or turn people off from the system.

How Santu Mofokeng Shaped South African Photography Mofokeng, who died in January, made work that waded through themes of history and land, and helped shape the course of South African photography.

Video: Mathieu Stern says LomoMod No.1 is the 'worst camera' he's ever tested The review is not kind, with Stern stating bluntly that LomoMod No.1 is the 'worst camera' he has ever tested. The LomoMod No.1 is a build-it-yourself medium format cardboard camera that features a unique liquid-filled lens.

Winners of the 2020 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest Some of this year’s winners and honorees, showing remarkable scenes from oceans, lakes, and rivers around the world.

Olympus tracking focus for wildlife photography I used the continuous autofocus in tracking mode. The AEL/AFL button is set to initiate focus - also known as back button focus. When enabled, this allows starting focus with no change when the shutter button is depressed. Exposure settings are initiated with the half button shutter press.

A Hollywood Animation Artist Learns Timelapse Photography Making this film renewed my creativity for photography and filmmaking and I hope these tips can inspire you to take a risk and learn something new. There is truly no better way to grow as a photographer than by failing while pursuing new challenges. It's my hope that you will be inspired to do the same.

JPEGs May Get AI for Smaller Files and Blockchain for Greater Trust The Joint Photographic Experts Group, the committee behind the JPEG image file, recently held its 86th meeting in Sydney, Australia, and among the topics discussed was using artificial intelligence for greater image procession and using blockchain for a new system of trust.

Metabones releases Nikon F-mount to Fujifilm G-mount adapter with 1.26x magnifaction Metabones has announced the release of the NF - GFX mount Expander 1.26x, a new adapter that allows Nikon G-mount lenses to be mounted to Fuji G-mount camera systems while also magnifying the image circle by 1.26x, making it so the lenses retain their native diagonal field of view across formats.

The Female Gaze In Fashion Photography Where are all the great women fashion photographers? Ahead of women's history month in March, one exhibition is looking at two key figures of the female gaze in fashion.

Photography and Masculinity When I first heard of the exhibition Masculinities at London's Barbican, I was intrigued and a bit irritated, the latter because of my own fraught relationship with the topic. I have never identified with many strands of the masculinity that would be associated with me, that, in fact, I was told was mine.

Travel Trend: Photography on demand New services offer freelance photographers to help document vacations and other special moments…all at the click of a button.

Nikon Coolpix P950 Review The Nikon Coolpix P950 is a brand new super-zoom bridge camera with a whopping 83x zoom lens, which provides a focal range of 24-2000mm! The Nikon P950 also offers 16 megapixels, 4K video recording, Raw file support, an improved 2.4-million-dot electronic viewfinder, a 3-inch 921K-dot vari-angle LCD screen and 7fps burst shooting.

The Daily Promo - Peter Yang Who printed it?: Madison Print Solutions Printed on with a 4 color process on an HD Indigo 12000. Who designed it?: David Calderley of Graphic Therapy. Tell me about the images?: Andy Samberg: This was shot quite a while back at Sun Studios in NY. It was one of my favorite spots and was sad to see when they closed.

Join us for a free photowalk and breakfast in Las Vegas! With WPPI officially under way, and the trade show opening Tuesday morning, we wanted to extend an invitation for you to join us this week in Las Vegas! Whether you're taking classes, visiting the expo or just exploring Vegas, we hope you can join us.

Revisiting Photography's First Road Trip ISTANBUL - "The beauties of nature appear to come alive between the hills in heavenly shimmer; the soothing coolness of green gardens filled with olive trees, cacti, and tamarisks," Frédéric Auguste Antoine Goupil-Fesquet wrote upon arriving in Gaza in December 1839.

Freediving Photography - Tips And Tricks For Using Natural Light The following tips, tricks, advice, camera settings, and post-production techniques for Freediving Photography apply mostly to tropical water where the majority of my images are taken. I never use strobes or artificial light. For examples of my work and to see my latest work follow Instagram account @freediversam.

Celebface: Why everyone looks the same on Instagram In Guns, Germs, and Steel, author Jared Diamond describes two systems of invention transmission: 1) idea diffusion: imitation of an idea, and 2) blueprint copying: literal copying of an idea.

Check out the Raws: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III pre-production sample gallery updated We did a lot of shooting with our pre-production Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, and now that the camera has official support, we've provided out-of-camera Raw files and some Raw-to-JPEG conversions for your perusal.

How to shoot easy eCommerce product photography in just two minutes Ecommerce photography needs to be a quick process with great results every time. Well, it does from my point of view. If I have many items to photograph I want the process and I want to be quick and efficient, then I believe I have found the perfect setup!

Communist Relics in Chengdu I don't know if you've seen this or not, but both the final scene and the outtakes are hilarious! Final Scene:. Outtakes:.

The Curl Talk Project: New photography exhibition shows beauty of natural hair A new exhibition celebrating naturally curly hair is set to open in London for International Women's Day. More than 100 women have been photographed for The Curl Talk Project, which aims to explore the link between natural hair and notions of femininity, race and empowerment, and a selection of these will be on display at the Hoxton 253 Gallery.

Six of the most important tips for new street photographers to know Now get out there and shoot! Drobo - Drobo is the smartest storage solution in the world. Drobo is storage that protects data - photos, videos and everything else - from hard drive failure. Drobo is peace of mind for the working pro or serious amateur who have a lot of external drives cluttering up the desktop.

New photography show examines Modern Masculinities A new exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery in London examines how our view of masculinity has evolved over the decades. We talk to its curator.

Rio carnival 2020 – in pictures Brazil’s famed carnival kicked off in earnest on Saturday as millions of revellers poured into the streets, some of whom took aim at the nation’s deeply polarised politics.

Any Answers: Chris Boot This month, editor, publisher, and executive director at Aperture Foundation Chris Boot reflects on his life and career.

Exploring British life through the work of Bill Brandt and Henry Moore - Exhibition A fascinating look at two giants of 20th-century culture culminates in a major exhibition, as Amy Davies finds out.

14 Instagram accounts to follow if you love photography In case your lunchtime scroll-a-thon was getting a little boring.

Cultural historian talks about the power of photography Matthew Fox-Amato spoke about the power of photography and how it highlighted the struggles of enslaved people in the U.S. on Thursday at the Neill Public library. Fox-Amato is a cultural historian of the U.S. and a historian of visual and material culture.

Canary Islands sandstorm leaves tourists stranded – in pictures A sandstorm forced the closure of airports on Spain’s Canary Islands at the weekend. Scores of flights were cancelled after strong winds carrying red sand from the Sahara shrouded the tourist hotspot and the regional government declared a state of alert.

Sony's speedy Xperia 1 Mark II shoots 20 fps with AF/AE technologies borrowed from the a9 Sony is updating its flagship Xperia 1 smartphone with faster burst shooting, a bigger sensor in its standard camera and a time-of-flight sensor. And thanks to popular demand, the 3.5mm headphone jack is back.

The World Photography Awards removed Hong Kong protest shots for being politically sensitive Ko got a similar response. The organizers flagged the "sensitive nature" of some images and told him his entry was under review, according to a Facebook post by Ko. The contest organizer's decision to effectively censor his work surprised him, said Butow.

10 Photography Tips and Tricks From Hawaiʻi Instagram Influencers and Photographers Up your Hawaiʻi photography game with these 10 pointers, contributed by Instagram Influencers and photographers who know the Islands best.

Smell the ink and drift away: why I find solace in photobooks Instagram is like frozen pizza, exhibitions are noisy – but a photobook is an act of analogue rebellion in an obnoxiously digital world.

Digital Aerial Photography System Market Expert Guide to Boost the Industry in Global Market Share In the latest report on 'Digital Aerial Photography System Market', added by Dataintelo.com, a concise analysis on the recent industry trends is covered.

Video: How Lewis Hine's photos helped shed light on child labor in the US Vox's seven-minute video shows how the work of photographer Lewis Hine brought attention to the brutal reality of child labor when it was at its peak in the United States at the turn of the 20th century.

Stop Worrying and Shoot What You Want to in Photography There is a lot of pressure to conform to certain styles, techniques, subject matter, and manners of shooting in photography, but at the end of the day, you answer to yourself and no one else. If you struggle with this, you should watch this thought-provoking video that discusses the importance of staying true to yourself as a photographer.

The Ins and Outs of Action Camera Photography If you pay any attention at all to the photography field, then you may have heard of something called an action camera. What exactly is an action camera, anyway? It's not the same as a standard one. Action cameras, in short, are digital ones that are made to capture the action, hence the name.

Food Photography Workshop with Jackie Tran at Borderlands Brewing Company Wandering Writers Workshops is hosting a Food Photography class with Tucson Foodie's Jackie Tran at Borderlands Brewing Company from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7. Jackie had such a blast the first time he's now offering another opportunity to turn your photography skills up a notch.

Oregon: Images of the Beaver State A few glimpses into the varied landscape of Oregon, and some of the animals and people calling it home.

AP Awards 2020: Sony A7R IV wins Product of the Year AP's annual awards took place on Friday night at the Bulgari Hotel Ballroom, in London's Knightsbridge. Senior representatives from all the major brands and retailers saw the Sony A7R IV scoop Product of the Year at the event, held in the venue's stunning ballroom, hosted by AP Editor Nigel Atherton and comedian Mark Dolan.

Interview: Fujifilm X100V - 'We decided we could change more in the fifth generation' Earlier this month we attended the launch of the Fujifilm X100V in London, where we had the opportunity to sit down with two senior figures within the company: Chief Designer Maszumi Imai and Senior Manager Shinichiro Udono.

How I select photos to process… If you're a Passport Member then you'll see a bit of background info on how I selected today's daily photo to work on.

Clyde Butcher's Photography Exhibit Coming to the IMAG The IMAG History and Science Center announces an exciting, new photography exhibit at the museum called "Cuba: The Natural Beauty" by Clyde Butcher, award-winning photographer, conservationist, and humanitarian. The exhibit runs from Friday, March 6 to Sunday, May 31, 2020.

On Photography: Robert Doisneau, 1912-1994 "If I knew how to take a good photograph, I'd do it every time." ―Robert Doisneau. Robert Doisneau was a popular reportage photographer in France. His abundant work showed the life of the eclectic city of Paris in the 20th century. His best-known image is the "Kiss by the Hôtel d Ville" made in 1950 for Life magazine.

8 tips for using TikTok to promote your photography Top influencer and photographer Jacob Riglin explains why he uses social media platform TikTok to promote his photography.

Your pictures: share your photos on the theme of ‘luck' Wherever you are in the world, this week we’d like to see your pictures on the theme ‘luck’.

Liberation Through Photography review – men as types An exhibition attempting to show us what men are made of offers little more than dated stereotypes.

The big picture: at home with Mr and Mrs Picasso David Douglas Duncan captures Pablo and Jacqueline Picasso at their house in Cannes in 1957.

AmNewYork Metro editor wins 7 prestigious awards for photography Breaking News Editor Todd Maisel of amNewYork Metro garnered seven prestigious photo awards for his work during the past year from the New York Press Photographers Association in their 85th Annual 2019 Year in Pictures and Multimedia Competition.

5 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Landscape photography is a genre that takes the confluence of many factors to create a successful image, and a mistake in any of those factors can throw off the entire process. This excellent video discusses five common mistakes landscape photographers make and how you can fix them.

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 16-22, 2020 With WPPI just a few days away, we wanted to give you a few interesting articles that you can put into practice on your trip out to Las Vegas! We hope to see you there for our photowalk and readers' breakfast!

Picture This: Exploring the World of Toy Photography Taking creative photos of toys and action figures certainly isn't a new idea: Pierre-Jacques Ober remembers creating his first toy photography story back in the '80s without even realizing it.

'Cave Lighting': The Easiest Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography Mastering natural light can take a lifetime of practice, but there is one type of natural light that will produce amazing results in almost any situation: I call it "cave lighting." Cave lighting is produced when your subject is in a dark "cave," looking out towards the bright entrance of the cave.

Question of the Week: How long have you used Photoshop? It's time to make your voice heard! Each week, we ask a question of our readers so we know what sort of content to produce more of. Your input helps us make Photofocus better. This week, Adobe unveiled updates to Photoshop in celebration of its 30th birthday!

Air apparent: the humble hand dryer as you’ve never seen it before The weird and wonderful world of hand dryers is a blast of fresh air.

Can Visual Content Remain Trustworthy? And with it, the income of thousands upon thousands of people worldwide who depend on the credibility of visuals to thrive: newspapers, magazines, photographers, newswires, webcasters, television news, videographers, journalists, and photo agencies, among many others.

A quick guide to automotive photography Every now and then, car enthusiasts want to photograph something, whether it's for everyday carspotting, a club magazine, a sales ad, or just their own collection. As a car writer-photographer, I can provide some tips for you. Carspotting and cars that you own have some rather different rules, so I've split them up.

Reaching the Megapixel Limit When you shoot at a large aperture, a smaller percentage of light rays are passing closely to the aperture blade, so the scattering is limited and things look sharp. As you close your aperture down, a higher percentage of the light rays scatter on top of each other.

The 'Why' of an Advertising Photo How I approach my commercial work and how I understand the responsibility trusted to me when awarded an assignment, however, has changed completely during this time. My approach early on, I now realize, was quite naïve. Being hired was fun and exciting; I couldn't fully believe someone would pay me to take pictures.

On my radar: Chris Steele-Perkins’s cultural highlights The photographer on the latest Tarantino film, a psychedelic flower show, and where he goes for a good fry-up.

How Spirit Photography Made Heaven Literal It depicted spirits with discrete forms, recognizable to their relatives. And the simple fact that the spirits showed themselves proved that they were capable of individual choice and remained emotionally connected with their earthly loved ones.

Blade Runner A new Wes Anderson Movie It's about time… all of these are winners!

Calibrating with X-Rite and BenQ If I told you that for the first five years of owning a camera I never calibrated my computer screen, you might have thought I was losing my mind. I couldn't figure out why everything looked so horrible on my screen. I started to question if I was "getting" the concept of photography and white balance.

A United Kingdom: 1960s Britain through the lens of Bruce Davidson - Exhibition Legendary Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has used his photography to explore life in 1960s Britain and this show includes some of his rarely seen work.

Sarcophagus and other most radioactive places in Chernobyl It's been 3 years since the giant, more than 36 000-ton New Safe Confinement, better known as the Arch, was put over the old sarcophagus, which was damaged and collapsing.

Nikon D780 sample gallery Our new Nikon D780 gallery takes you to the Canadian Rockies for photos mountains, people and, of course, a couple of ducks. Because who doesn't love ducks? View sample gallery. Watch DPReview TV's Nikon D780 review.

DPReview TV: Nikon D780 review Does it manage to do both well? Chris and Jordan seem to think so. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week. No comments have been written yet. Be the first to write one!

Photography on the frontlines: How China is tightening control of how it is seen, at home and abroad In late December, I wrote about photographers covering the protests in Hong Kong, and how the work that they do shines a light on what is really going on in the streets for the world to see. I also wrote that these photographers are working to take a stand to protect not just the truth, but the ideas of a free global society and a free press.

Through the lens: A mostly nautical path to photography success This month, we aim our lens at a photographic specialty by a talented photographer. Janet Peters started out as a "SoCal girl" with three sisters and a mother who liked the arts. What could be ordinary quickly became extraordinary as she traveled with her aunt and uncle to places like Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Facing the Music: Protecting Photography in the Age of Instagram We place our own cookies on your computer to track certain information about you while you are using our Website and Services. For example, we place a session cookie on your computer each time you visit our Website. We use these cookies to allow you to log-in to your subscriber account.

Canon USA removes 86 authorized dealers from its 2020 list In a recent update to its list of authorized dealers, Canon USA made some significant cuts. According to a recent report, the company has removed 86 outlets from the list, which makes almost 20% of the authorized dealers' network.

Google's AI Will No Longer Tag Photos with Gender, Will Use 'Person' Instead According to an email sent to Developers yesterday, the AI-powered tool will no longer use gendered tags like "woman" or "man," and will default to "person" instead. The change applies to the Cloud Vision API, which developers can use to tag photos based on what the computer "sees" inside the frame.

Photographer of the Day: Lorecrw Lorecrw: Photo: "Playing with the old nikkor 500 c f8 mirror" The depth of field is so spot-on in this image. It could very easily be one of my favorite bird shots. Originally shared with the Photofocus Readers Flickr Group. Join the group and share your photo or submit yours via the Photofocus website.

Minamata review – Johnny Depp attempts redemption in heartfelt look at disaster that struck Japanese town Johnny Depp plays real-life US photojournalist W Eugene Smith who travels to cover the story of mercury poisoning that caused horrendous disfigurements.

Reviewer: The LomoMod No.1 with the Liquid Lens is 'The Worst Camera I Ever Tested' While Stern appreciated the experimental aspect of the liquid-filled lens and the "interesting" results it produced, he pretty much hated everything else about trying to build and shoot with the LomoMod No.1.

Video: Photographer Sean Tucker on recoloring images using Photoshop The process involves selecting the objects to be recolored using the Pen Tool, then using the Gradient Maps to choose the target colors and transform the selections.

Long Term Review: Two Years with the Laowa 25mm 2.5-5x Ultra Macro Lens Two years ago, Venus Optics sent macro photographer Thomas Shahan their Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for testing.

The best camera bargains of 2020 If you're looking for a high-quality camera, you don't need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market.

A recent survey reveals wedding photographers spend only 4% of their time taking photos UK-based company Your Perfect Wedding Photographer recently conducted its fourth annual industry survey.

US Pentagon's Defense Department tasked with building a counter-drone SWAT team Forgoing Silicon Valley technologists, the Pentagon's Department of Defense is actively working on measures to identify and take down small drones that are a threat.

Adobe releases Photoshop pop culture survey in celebration of 30th birthday To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Photoshop, Adobe conducted a survey looking at the current state of photography worldwide. This is a great indication of the way the public think about photography in today's digital realm. I found the results interesting, and I'm sure you will, too!

Watch a Photojournalist Crack Up in Background of a Very Serious MSNBC Interview During a post-debate interview with Democratic hopeful Elizabeth Warren on MSNBC on Wednesday night, a photojournalist in the center of the shot couldn't help but crack up when Chris Matthews asked about one particular comment she made on stage.

Celebrating Queer Black Photography Pioneer, Rotimi Fani-Kayode As the Barbican’s blockbuster exhibition Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography opens, a look at the extraordinary career of Rotimi Fani-Kayode and his lasting impact on image-making.

Camera Rescue: analogue camera fans breathing new life into old cameras Got an old film camera gathering dust in the attic? Keith Wilson speaks to a group of analogue camera fans who might give you an offer that you simply can't refuse.

Friday Inspiration: Photographing Furry Friends Animals on the internet have become household names: Doug The Pug, Lil bub, Boo the pomeranian, Grumpy Cat, Marnie The Dog, Hamilton The Hipster Cat, the list goes on and on. They have verified Instagram accounts with millions of followers, personal websites, branded merchandise and even endorsement deals.

Sony World Photography Awards Accused of Censorship After Pulling Hong Kong Protest Photos Chung-ming initially believed that the website had been hacked, until he realized that two other series related to the protests-the shortlisted Documentary series Battleground Hong Kong by David Butow and shortlisted Portrait series Hong Kong Protesters by Adam Ferguson-had also been removed.

This Week in Photography: Re-discovering Marcel Sternberger "The very basis for the existence of human society has become corroded with brutality, doubt, cynicism and distortion of truth - and the end is not yet in sight." -Albert Einstein. I'm the last guy you'd expect to defend Donald Trump, right? Of all the people you know, you'd never predict that I'd go the mat for old DJT, would you?

Canon removes dozens of authorized dealers in the United States Warrant to the original end‐user purchaser" Depending on how Canon defines "end-user", this may exclude non-dealers who resell Canon gear, including grey-market "dealers".

Neighborhood notes: photography, art, choreographers festival and more Todd Sanchioni, who has occasionally done work for us, will show polaroid portraits from his archive at an opening on Friday, Feb. 21, at 2541 Folsom Saint near 22nd Street. The Drawing Room at 3260 23rd Saint is hosting the closing reception for Nail Fetish works by Tom Seligman on Feb 22, from 5 to 8 p.m.

PPA honors Helen Yancy with Lifetime Achievement Award Yancy is only the 17th person to receive the award in PPA's 150 year history. Helen has had a most distinguished photography career. In the photography business since she was 14 years old, she was the first person to receive every degree and honor from PPA.

A little bit of everything: Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 sample gallery But apparently, it isn't so. So I don't know what to think here because I don't own the lens. But I've seen enough samples that makes me question what in the hell is going on here? Now if this lens was $499 or $549, then I'd say it was a bargain - but currently, naaaaaaaaaa.

Richmond ad’s fancy food photography is bang on Fancy photography and clever camerawork is nothing new in food advertising.

Her photography is more than a shaggy bull story Getting up close and personal with prizewinning bulls and sparky heifers is all in a day's work for livestock photographer Catherine MacGregor. When Scottish Field spoke to livestock photographer Catherine MacGregor, she had her hands full.

Emergency Pickup in Antarctica Here's Where the Starman is Located? Check out this rather hilarious website that shows exactly where Elon's Roadstar is currently located in space.

Put Your Photography Skills to the Test with This #LEGOStillLife Contest Once you've got your perfect still-life photo saved to your camera roll, share it on social media using the hashtags #LEGOStillLife and #ChroniclexLEGO. Then, fill out the form on this web page with a link to your post before 11:59 p.m. ET on March 29 for a chance to win!

Own a Guardian classic photograph: Sheep at Peak Forest, January 2019 This week in our weekly archive print series we have a photograph of sheep, shot at the end of the day in the Peak District by Christopher Thomond.

The value of printing Whether it's a personal website, a photo sharing site or Instagram, for many photographers, the only way their work is displayed is on a computer monitor or a smartphone. There's nothing wrong with sharing work online, of course, but I believe there's an important part of the photographic process that is lost when one does not print their work.

Sally Mann’s Untitled : dark shadows frozen in time The American photographer’s deep south series captures the tangible ghosts of a troubling past.

David Yarrow announced as Super Stage speaker at The Photography Show Fine art photographer, conservationist and author David Yarrow has officially been announced as a Super Stage speaker at The Photography Show at the Birmingham NEC from 14-17 March. David Yarrow has been a working photographer from a young age, shooting the World Cup final in Mexico City for The London Times in 1986 when he was just 20.

Smart Commercial Photography Drones Market : 2020 the Year on a Positive Note The Smart Commercial Photography Drones Market report provides in-depth analysis and insights into developments impacting businesses and enterprises on global and regional level.

How Photography Inspired Dennis Hopper to Spark American New Wave "Dennis was an insider, a friend, and a participant with his camera in hand," says David Fahey, pioneering Los Angeles photography gallerist who has worked with Hopper since the 1970s and curated the new exhibition, Dennis Hopper in Dreams. "His pictures are unconventional.

Karen Knorr: Gentlemen Granted access to the elite London gentlemen's clubs of the early 1980s, Karen Knorr exposes the power, privilege and patriarchy that continue to shape society today. This article was originally published in issue #7892 of British Journal of Photography.

A step away from hell’: the young male refugees selling sex to survive Photographer Heba Khamis spent a year and a half documenting the lives of ‘black birds’: the Afghan and Iranian sex workers in Berlin’s Tiergarten.

Nature Photo Blog - 32 European photographers: Cindy Jeannon - Smiling bubbles Smiling bubbles - Nature Photo Blog - 32 European photographers, 365 days.

Photos of the Week: Ghost Ship, Greek Spring, Naked Festival Dog catchers in Cairo, luge championships in Russia, flooding in parts of England, a crash at the Daytona 500, demining in Colombia, Carnival in Venice, and much more.

Sigma announces pricing, availability for its MC-31 PL-to-L-mount adapter Sigma has announced its upcoming Mount Converter MC-31, which will allow PL-mount lenses to be used with L-mount camera systems, will start shipping on February 27, 2020 for a retail price of $679. First announced at IBC2019, the MC-31 is constructed of an aluminum-alloy with a brass mount and locking ring.

Francesca Piqueras : Quiet Territory While Brexit relaunches the debate on the independence of Scotland, it is towards its shores that invites us Francesca Piqueras with the series “Quiet Territory” that she presents Galerie de l'Europe, from February 18. The oil platforms and the ruined military devices she has…

Yangon Photography Festival 2020 More than 300,000 visitors are expected to take part in Asia's largest photo and advocacy festival. The festival will bring together over 200 photo documentaries raising awareness on some of the world's most pressing issues: environmental threats, peace building and social justice.

Chernobyl After HBO: Exploring the Hidden Places Tourists Don't See Mass tourism has forever become a part of the Exclusion Zone, mostly because of the successful HBO series "Chernobyl." Over the summer weekends, dozens of buses filled with extreme tourism aficionados show up. As a result, Pripyat is no longer a ghost town.

Picture perfect: Stratham educator has eye for photography Many in the Exeter community know Tony Baldasaro as an educator, first as a science teacher at the Cooperative Middle School, and most recently as the chief operating officer of the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School. The 47-year-old Stratham resident is also a talented landscape photographer.

Best cameras under $1000 in 2020 What’s the best camera for less than $1000? The best cameras for under $1000 should have good ergonomics and controls, great image quality and be capture high-quality video. In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing under $1000 and recommended the best.

Early Chinese Trick Photography Sent Chubby Babies Into Space The theme is so prevalent that it makes up one of the largest subsections in Steiner's collection, which he has accurately labeled: "People posing in fake modes of transport." These photos proliferated in the first half of the 20th century, as the tools of photography became less cumbersome and expensive, and more widely available.

Rhyner guides students in photography careers Steve Rhyner is a current teacher for the photography program at Madison College. Rhyner was 19 years old when he first picked up his father's camera, curious as to how photographers were made. Photography ended up changing the way he views the world around him.

Cosina Unveils Voigtlander 60mm f/0.95 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Not only have budget brands Yongnuo and Venus Optics officially joined the standard, but Cosina Japan has unveiled the Micro Four Thirds mount Voigtlander Nokton 60mm f/0.95.

Palatine Library Hosts Photography Exhibit On Refugees Experience a traveling photography exhibition at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Ct., from Monday, March 2 through Wednesday, April 15. "When Home Won't Let You Stay" is an exhibit about refugees in America by documentary artist James A. Bowey.

Freedom Ride 1965: protesters challenge ban on Aboriginal people at Moree pool – in pictures In February 1965 Charles Perkins led a group of university students on a bus trip around rural NSW to challenge racism wherever they saw it.

Photographer of the Day: Allan Jones Allan Jones: Photo: "Oil drops" As a photographer, I love trying new fun creative things. One of the things I haven't tried yet is oil drops and after seeing this image I can't help but ask, "Why!" I love the abstract art feel that photos of like this.

Learn About a Variety of Sports Photography From This Excellent Critique Video From rodeo, to baseball, to lacrosse, to soccer, sports photography is an incredibly varied genre with something in it for almost everybody. If you are looking to improve your sports images, you should definitely watch this video in which a seasoned sports photographer critiques a vast range of images and offers a ton of helpful tips and advice.

Influencer Faked a Glamorous Trip to Bali by Taking Photos in an IKEA So, together with photographer Ally Amodeo, she got all dressed up and made up, walked over to the nearby IKEA superstore, and tried to take as many glamorous photos in the store's fully furnished displays as possible before things got too awkward to take.

The Great Sphinx of Giza Through the Years Images of the Sphinx over the past 170 years, from Maxime du Camp’s 1849 travel photo to 21st-century light shows.

To Take Your Photography to the Next Level, Push Past the Safe and Risk Missing the Shot There are a lot of ways to improve at photography, and we should never stop trying them. Sometimes, it comes down to just risk versus reward.

Photography Exhibit Captures Devastation Of California Wildfires Quintana, a professional photographer from Northern California whose work is included in the show, in a statement released by the museum.

NONS SL42 is the world's first instant SLR with a M42 mount The SLR camera features an M42 mount and captures a circular image on Fujifilm's Instax film.

National Building Museum reopens next month with exhibition on architectural photography As the three-month-long renovations for the Great Hall comes to a close, the National Building Museum prepares to reopen on March 13, 2020. The reopening will kick off a yearlong 40th anniversary celebration at the museum.

Fstoppers Interviews Helpsters Director of Photography Frederic Fasano Storied cinematographer, Frederic Fasano, talks about his career as an International Director of Photography. Also, Fasano walks us through the old world film techniques of shooting a modern puppet show, Helpsters. After his first short film, he traveled the world, working as a cinematographer.

Global Photography Equipments market 2020 - 2026 analysis examined in new market research report A leading market research IndustryGrowthInsights.com added a research report on Photography Equipments Market to its research database. This Photography Equipments Market report analyzes the comprehensive overview of the market comprising an executive summary that covers core trends evolving in the market.

This Japanese Smartphone Uses AI to Keep Users from Taking Nude Photos Aimed at parents who want to keep their kids from making bad choices, the TONE e20 has an AI-powered "Smartphone Protection" feature that prevents users from shooting or saving "inappropriate" photos.

Sony World Photography Awards accused of censorship after removing Hong Kong protests images Sony World Photography Awards recently announced finalists and shortlists of its annual contest. However, some images of Hong Kong protests have been removed due to their alleged "sensitive nature." This has caused a backlash in the community, accusing competition organizers of censorship.

The 3 Lenses You Need for Landscape Photography There seems to be an endless line of questions about what gear to get for landscape photography. For classic landscape photography, there are three lenses I could not do without. Over the years I have owned several different lenses that came with different benefits, sharp lenses, small lenses, fast lenses, etc.

Why We Need Wildlife Photography Now More Than Ever To be a good wildlife photographer, you need an expertly trained eye. But good ears help, too. Melissa Groo learned that early on. Her unconventional path to become an award-winning wildlife photographer began with listening.

Wedding Photographers Spend Only 4% of Their Work Time Taking Photos, Survey Shows UK company Your Perfect Wedding Photographer-a website that vets and connects wedding photographers with interested couples-has released the results of their fourth annual photographer survey, and it contains some interesting info about how much photographers are making, the brands they're using, how they spend their work time, and much more.

'The New Black Vanguard' heralds a change in fashion photography New York Fashion Week is going through some things. The week of fashion industry trade shows is slowly dying, with designers such as Telfar Clemens, Jeremy Scott, and Tom Ford, formerly reliable fixtures at NYFW, choosing to showcase their latest wares elsewhere.

Beyond Technique: Relationship building in music photography with Steve Brazill Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today, we chat with FM personality, journalist, music photographer and podcaster Steve Brazill!

5 Steps for Success in eCommerce Photography Product photographers are some of the highest earning professionals in the photography field, and they command their prices with the value they bring to other businesses while creating imagery that engages consumers to purchase those business' products.

Omnivision launches high-end 1/1.7" 64MP smartphone image sensor The Omnivision OV64C is designed to compete with high-resolution Quad-Bayer image sensors from Sony and Samsung.

Yongnuo and Venus Optics Officially Join the Micro Four Thirds Standard Mediaedge isn't terribly relevant for photographers, but both Yongnuo and Venus Optics have released Micro Four Thirds compatible products before.

The Paradox of 'Timelessness' in Street Photography I've noticed that a commonly used compliment for street photographs is to describe them as "timeless." My interpretation of this is that it is used to mean that there are characteristics of the image which in some way transcend the boundaries of the context it was made in and can exist almost in its own context, its own space.

A Look at 35mm Pano Alternatives to the $3,000 Hasselblad XPan In this video and article, we'll take a look at the XPan compared to two affordable alternative options: the Horizont camera, and the Pentax ESPIO 120SW. The inclusion of the Pentax in this video is more a representation of "any compact camera with a panoramic mode".

Deutsche Börse photography prize review – big ideas but the wrong place for them From second world war concentration camps to the effects of global capitalism on Parisian youth, this year’s contenders produce moving work that struggles in a group context.

Ceamara Photography shortlisted at Scottish Wedding Awards A KEITH photographer's wedding pictures have seen her shortlisted for an award. Morag Martin, who runs Ceamara Photography, has been nominated for the Scottish photographer of the year north category at the annual Scottish Wedding Awards. She will find out if she has won on Tuesday, February 25, at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow.

Flourishing demand of Global Photography Software Market Size Over 2020-2025 - Know About Top Companies Adobe, GIMP, Pixlr, PicMonkey, Photos, Pixlr-o It also includes the study of weaknesses, strengths and major threats impacting Market Research Inc has recently made the addition of a new research report to its growing repository. The research report, titled Spend Analytics Market Report provides a holistic outlook of this global market.

Yongnuo, Mediaedge and Venus Optics join Micro Four Thirds System standard The possibilities unique to a joint standard are sure to push the enjoyment of imaging ever further. As the company responsible for initiating both the Four Thirds System and the Micro Four Thirds System standards, Olympus will continue to develop and enhance the product line-up to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

The Art of the Personal Project: Kremer Johnson The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own. I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.

Leica M10 Monochrom sample gallery Leica's new M10 Monochrom is a dedicated black and white camera with no color filter array. Combined with legendary Leica optics, it promises to deliver 41MP images in stunning detail. How much detail? Do some pixel peeping in our sample gallery. View sample gallery.

DPReview TV: Leica Monochrom M10 review Is it a street photographer's dream come true? Chris and Jordan take it to the mean streets of Calgary to find out. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.

Interview: How the brother duo at Abstract Aerial Art create masterpieces from above As a result, Abstract Aerial Art was born. What was your initial attraction to the drone world? The idea first came about during the year we spent traveling around Australia, specifically the time we spent in the outback.

Cosina announces upcoming Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 III lens for M-mount The lens, which comes in at 20-percent shorter and 30-percent lighter than its predecessor, is set for a March release in Japan for ¥135,000.

Real stories to inspire us all Xpozer has partnered with Photofocus to bring a series of images from the book "Amazing Photography" that features the work of photographers who tell the stories behind their images. Xpozer co-founders Clemens and Ivan put it this way… Photography brings us closer to nature and to other people.

Photography Archive of Shawn Walker Acquired by Library of Congress - The Library of Congress has acquired the archive of photographer Shawn Walker and his collection of photos, ephemera and audio recordings representing the influential Kamoinge Workshop based in Harlem, the Library announced today.

Drama in Thailand The Mandalorian Don't forget to check out this new amazing show! It's really well done… better than a lot of the movies in a way!

Clare Strand investigates communication and misinformation In her Deutsche Börse-nominated project, Strand explores how photography might literally be transmitted into a painting, employing a method proposed by George H. Eckhardt's 1936 publication - Electronic Television. In George H.

Aberdeen's Jessops store closes its doors An Aberdeen photography store has closed its doors. Jessops in the city centre's Market Street is no longer trading. Today the shutters are down and sign on the door is directing customers to contact the call centre or locate their nearest store. The Inverness branch also closed this month.

Global Photography Services Market 2020-Getty Images, Hammerhead Interactive, Shutterfly The Photography Services market 2020 report covers forecast and analysis for the Photography Services market on a global and regional level.

Should you update your camera's firmware? Should you update your camera's firmware? This is a good question. The simple answer is yes, but if you're like me, you are perhaps a bit hesitant in doing so. If your camera is working fine, why bother? I am going to be very honest here… this is not something I had ever done before.

Outstanding Scope of Reporting Computational Photography Market is Estimated to Grow Incredible 32.7% CAGR Till 2025 - Leading Players - Samsung Elect The report consists of essential data and information about the concerned Global Refinished Paint Market.

The Barbican's new photography show celebrates unfixed ideas of masculinity And how does he exist today? A new exhibition at the Barbican invites us to think about these questions, and then sets the business of answering them aside. Opening today, Masculinities: Liberation through Photography takes a journey through 300 works by over 50 artists to survey what happens when we try to capture something of 'masculinity'.

Bicester business MicroGraphix shares benefits of composite photography THE phrase 'the camera never lies' was probably coined before the advent of Photoshop and the evolution of high-tech trickery. Even the sharpest of eyes these days can fail to detect a composite photograph, and one Bicester-based business is among those that have perfected the skill.

How to photograph water: 20 top tips How to photograph water with ideas that will make a splash, including using slow shutter speeds, how to freeze splashes and tips on combining water with landscape, wildlife and portrait photography.

Ghost glaciers: the transcendent Anthropocene – in pictures Peter Funch’s latest photo-book explores human impact on the environment by using a technique invented at the height of the industrial revolution – RGB tri-colour separations.

Blessing the harvest with the Naga of Myanmar – in pictures The subsistence farmers of the Gongwang Bonyo tribe are among the most isolated people in Myanmar. Living near the Indian border, they gather each year to bless the harvest.

POCO X2 Camera Tips & Tricks to Get the Best Photography Experience Xiaomi finally resurrected the Poco brand by releasing a new smartphone in the new X series. The Poco X2 comes with a great display and great hardware at such a surprising price tag. The smartphone comes with an amazing camera too, it comes with a quad-camera at the back and dual camera at for selfies.

Review: The Atlas Athlete Camera Pack for Outdoor Adventure Photography Featuring an Origami Camera Core, the Atlas Athlete camera pack helps maximize time in the field for outdoor adventure photographers as a 30-liter pack.

Aerial Photography Market 2020 to Showing Impressive Growth by 2025 - Blom ASA, Digital Aerial Solutions, Cooper Aerial Surveys, Fugro "Up-To-Date research on Aerial Photography Market 2020 :. Market Overview of Aerial Photography Market: The Global Aerial Photography Market report provides information about the Global industry, including valuable facts and figures.

Smartphone style: The winners of the Annual Mobile Photography Awards In its ninth year, the Mobile Photography Awards presents an incredible snapshot of photography in the 21st century highlighting how truly sophisticated smartphone camera technology has become. Spanning 20 categories, the winning entries offer a compelling insight into a new and innovative medium.

World Photography Awards 'censors' Hong Kong protests The prestigious Sony World Photography Awards has reinstated finalists' photos depicting events from the Hong Kong protests, after being slammed for callow censorship for removing the images due to a complaint regarding their 'sensitive nature'.

In case you missed it… Over the past few days, we encountered a hosting attack that led to some extended downtime on Photofocus.com, as well as several other sites across the internet. During that time, we kept publishing on our regular schedule, but we know you probably weren't able to easily access the site during this time.

Cardinals reliever Tyler Webb finds his muse in photography Veteran left-hander takes advantage of busy travel schedule to shoot ballpark and landscape shots of the many places he goes.

PEM receives gift of modern Asian photography The Peabody Essex Museum has gratefully accepted a transformational gift of more than 1,600 works of photography from the Joy of Giving Something Foundation.

Global Photography Drone market 2019 - 2025 analysis examined in new market research report DataIntelo.com adds Photography Drone Market Report provides an analytical assessment of the prime challenges faced by this Market currently and in the coming years, which helps Market participants in understanding the problems they may face while operating in this Market over a longer period of time.