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RSS News from FStoppers
  • Can You Photograph the Soul Behind a Face? 4th June 2020
    Portrait photographers are told time and time again that their goal is to somehow bring a subject's soul, as Godard would phrase it, to life. Is this just myth? Is it even possible? Can you manipulate what aspects of a person's personality are highlighted in a portrait? [ Read More ]
  • Ways to Keep Cash Flow When Your Wedding Photography Bookings Have Postponed 4th June 2020
    It is a difficult time for wedding photographers in 2020. Wedding bookings, for the time being, have postponed or canceled. Many couples in the United States have shifted their wedding dates to 2021, leaving wedding photographers without thousands of dollars of anticipated income for the rest of the year. So, how can wedding photographers keep […]
  • My Macbook Pro Just Turned 10. Should I Throw It a Birthday Party or Throw It Out? 4th June 2020
    Every time I hear someone say how much better a camera or lens or computer is from the previous model, I cannot help but think of how little you actually need to create nice images. [ Read More ]
  • With Trump Threatening to Track Protestors Down, Should Photojournalists Show Faces in Photos? 4th June 2020
    I’ve covered protests in my time as a photojournalist and photojournalism educator, and there are always a chorus of conspiracy theorists postulating that by posting photos that show protestors’ faces, you’re setting them up to later be hunted down and killed and/or imprisoned. The thing is, a leaked phone call on Monday of President Donald […]
  • How to Remove Glare From Glasses Using Photoshop 4th June 2020
    A good studio photographer will know how to prevent glare from being captured in a subject’s spectacles, but it’s not always possible to avoid catching reflections during less controlled shoots. This detailed tutorial from Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect gives you a complete explanation of how to remove it. [ Read More ]
RSS News from Petapixel
  • New ‘GoPro Labs’ Platform Lets Users Try Experimental Features that May Never Be Released 4th June 2020
    GoPro has just unveiled GoPro Labs: a beta testing platform for so-called GoPro “gurus, superusers and forward-thinkers” who want to get early access to experimental features and help shape the future of GoPro cameras. The announcement quietly went up on the GoPro website last week, but it’s not an insignificant bit of news. For the […]
  • Why UV Filters are Basically Useless on Modern Cameras 4th June 2020
    We’re going to ask a controversial question: What do UV filters do, exactly? A UV blocking filter, (not to be confused with a UV Bandpass filter, which has the opposite function) is perhaps the most standard lens filter out there. It’s sold with every beginner lens filter kit along with polarizers and ND filters, and […]
  • Nikon to Release ‘Z5’ and ‘Z30’ Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras in 2020: Report 4th June 2020
    Thinks have been pretty quiet on the Nikon front lately, but that’s all about to change. According to a fresh report from Nikon Rumors, the company is planning to release not one, but two entry-level Z-mount mirrorless cameras in 2020, with a “pro” level camera probably coming in early 2021. The rumor was published yesterday, […]
  • A Rare Photo of Someone Smiling in the 19th Century 4th June 2020
    Portrait photos from over a century ago rarely show subjects smiling, but this 19th century photo is an exception, and it’s been going viral online for that reason. The photo is found in the National Anthropological Archives maintained by the Smithsonian Institution. The 14.5×6.5-inch photo was captured in 1894, and it shows a Native American […]
  • CFExpress vs XQD: Nikon D6 Buffer Test 4th June 2020
    If you’ve been wondering what kind of continuous shooting improvement you can expect from CFExpress over XQD, this video tries to answer that question. Put together by JANG HEE LEE, it shows the difference between shooting with CFExpress and XQD on the brand new Nikon D6 DSLR. The video was created as a “buffer test” […]
RSS News from 500px
  • 7 things you should know when licensing your photos 4th June 2020
    We asked some top 500px Licensing Contributors about making the most of this rapidly expanding marketplace. They offered up some of the valuable insight they’ve accrued over the years. Keep these key principles in mind, and the possibilities are endless. The post 7 things you should know when licensing your photos appeared first on 500px.
  • How to boost visibility with conceptual keywording 4th June 2020
    Here are our top tips for incorporating abstract phrases into your keywording workflow to increase your discoverability and ultimately boost your sales. The post How to boost visibility with conceptual keywording appeared first on 500px.
  • 11 Tips for Photographers Who Want to Shoot on Film 3rd June 2020
    Film photography memorializes the past, but it also represents the future. In honor of the film revival, we’ve collected these quick tips for going analog. The post 11 Tips for Photographers Who Want to Shoot on Film appeared first on 500px.
  • How to photograph silhouettes 3rd June 2020
    The formula for creating silhouettes is relatively straightforward: a strong light source and to position your subject between the camera and the light. The post How to photograph silhouettes appeared first on 500px.
  • Still life photography: The essential guide for photographers 2nd June 2020
    Here are our tips for getting the most out of the still life photography niche, with examples from the 500px community to inspire you along the way. The post Still life photography: The essential guide for photographers appeared first on 500px.
  • How to create stock photography that sells 1st June 2020
    For image-buyers, stock photography offers a fast, convenient, and high-quality alternative to a commissioned photoshoot. The post How to create stock photography that sells appeared first on 500px.
  • 20+ Cute maternity photoshoot ideas to try in 2020 29th May 2020
    The maternity photoshoot is in high demand right now and, if you knock it out of the park, it could win you repeat family portrait customers that last a lifetime. The post 20+ Cute maternity photoshoot ideas to try in 2020 appeared first on 500px.
  • The Photographer’s Guide to Finding Models on Model Mayhem 28th May 2020
    Photographers who are interested in finding models on Model Mayhem can easily learn how to use the platform. Our complete guide tells you all you need to know. The post The Photographer’s Guide to Finding Models on Model Mayhem appeared first on 500px.
  • Wedding Photography Checklist, The Essentials & Must-Have Shots [Examples & tips] 27th May 2020
    Use this wedding photo checklist to avoid disappointment. Whether you are a bride or a wedding photographer, these are the moments you'll want to capture. The post Wedding Photography Checklist, The Essentials & Must-Have Shots [Examples & tips] appeared first on 500px.
  • Photographer Navid Baraty launches at-home photo drive for COVID Relief Fund 26th May 2020
    Photographer Navid Baraty sells epic limited-edition NYC prints for COVID-19 Relief Fund. The post Photographer Navid Baraty launches at-home photo drive for COVID Relief Fund appeared first on 500px.
RSS News from Shutterstock
  • 6 Pro Tips on Creating Authentic Social Distancing Images 4th June 2020
    Social gatherings look a bit different in 2020. Learn six new and inventive ways to capture sincere, authentic images of social distancing. The post 6 Pro Tips on Creating Authentic Social Distancing Images appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • A Brief Look at the Environmental Impacts of COVID-19 4th June 2020
    Global shutdown measures are slowing the spread of the coronavirus — giving our planet a brief respite from the effects of human activity. The post A Brief Look at the Environmental Impacts of COVID-19 appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • How to Pick Background Images for Your Online Store 3rd June 2020
    Take a look at five different types of website background images, and discover how each one might fit into your new online store design. The post How to Pick Background Images for Your Online Store appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • The Stories Behind Two World Sports Photography Award Nominees 3rd June 2020
    Photographers Joe Toth and Michael Zemanek share the stories behind their World Sports Photography Award-nominated images. The post The Stories Behind Two World Sports Photography Award Nominees appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • 11 Ways to Create Stock Photos that (Actually) Sell in a Competitive Market 3rd June 2020
    Make your portfolio stand out and generate more downloads with these 11 tips for creating best-selling stock photos that buyers need to have. The post 11 Ways to Create Stock Photos that (Actually) Sell in a Competitive Market appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
RSS Picture This: Photography Podcast
  • 1 MILLION Subscribers: What it's REALLY like & how we make $ money as youtubers 28th May 2020
    Chelsea & Tony talk about the perks of being a YouTuber, how they make a living off of youtube, the negative side people don't see, and how the fans make their lives so much better. If you've ever wondered what its like to be a YouTuber or have ever considered being one, this is a […]
  • Nikon's EXTRAORDINARY Losses: Only ONE thing can save them now! 20th May 2020
    Tony & Chelsea talk about Nikon's reported financial losses, what it means for the future of Nikon cameras, and what they think Nikon could do to turn losses into profits.   Go to http://squarespace.com/chelsea & save 10% off your first website or domain with code “chelsea”
  • Should You Upgrade Your Camera Gear? 25th April 2020
    "Should I upgrade my camera?" Tony and I answer one of our most frequently asked questions with a bunch more questions and a bunch of answers, too. If you're wondering if you should upgrade, consider your photo subject, the final resting place of your photos, how your gear might be holding you back, and more! […]
  • Kodak Invented the Digital Camera then Went Bankrupt 19th April 2020
    Did you know Kodak is STILL a billion-dollar company? This is the most overwhelming camera history video we have made. Kodak's founder, George Eastman, was interesting, brilliant, and strange enough to have an entire podcast dedicated to him. Did you know he was related to Emily Dickinson and the Colgate toothpaste people? Did you know […]
  • Mistakes Photographers Make 27th March 2020
    Tony & Chelsea talk about common mistakes photographers make, how they negatively impact photos, and how to fix them! Go to http://squarespace.com/chelsea & save 10% off your first website or domain with code “chelsea” GET 50% OFF our digital learning shiz at http://northrup.photo COUPON CODE: LearnAtHome
RSS News from Outdoor Photographer
  • Photo Of The Day By Craig Bill 4th June 2020
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Cloud Giants” by Craig Bill. See more of the photographer’s work at CraigBill.com. Photo... The post Photo Of The Day By Craig Bill appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • 5 National Parks For Summer 3rd June 2020
    They’re not too hot, not too crowded and they offer tons of summer-specific photographic opportunities. The post 5 National Parks For Summer appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Jessica Nelson 3rd June 2020
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Blue Jay” by Jessica Nelson. Location: Dayton, Maryland. Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Exposure:... The post Photo Of The Day By Jessica Nelson appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Olympus Ultimate Nature Kit Is An Incredible Deal 2nd June 2020
    Olympus today has introduced the Ultimate Nature Kit, a very impressive offer that will especially appeal to nature photographers. Olympus... The post Olympus Ultimate Nature Kit Is An Incredible Deal appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Denis Dessoliers 2nd June 2020
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Spring Beauty” by Denis Dessoliers. Location: Borrego Springs, California. Photo of the Day is... The post Photo Of The Day By Denis Dessoliers appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
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