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  • Five Features I Wish All Cameras Had 14th July 2020
    Modern cameras often have a vast array of features, some more useful than others. There are some features that are less common than others that are still highly useful, however, and here are five that I wish would appear in more cameras. [ Read More ]
  • The Bokeh Master: A Review of the Sony 135mm f/1.8 Lens 14th July 2020
    135mm is often a popular alternative focal length compared to the more traditional 85mm focal length. Sony's 135mm f/1.8 lens is part of the company's G Master series of high-level lenses, and it offers photographers ultra-thin depth of field and lots of bokeh. This awesome video takes a look at the lens and the kind […]
  • Photo Usage and License Fees Explained 14th July 2020
    The majority of a commercial photographer's income does not come from their day rate, but from their license fee and usage. Let's explore this. [ Read More ]
  • How to Change Eye Color Using Photoshop 14th July 2020
    There are lots of reasons why you might want to change the color of someone's eyes in post-processing. Thankfully, it is not a particularly hard thing to do convincingly, and this excellent video tutorial will show you how to do it using Photoshop. [ Read More ]
  • Create a Really Good Milky Way Photo in Just a Few Clicks with Astro Panel 4 14th July 2020
    Last year, I took a look at Astro Panel, a Photoshop plugin designed to enhance Milky Way and other astronomical images. At the time, I was happy with what it did, but the author had a security scheme that forced you to log into the app every couple of weeks, which I thought was burdensome […]
RSS News from Petapixel
  • Notorious Lawyer and ‘Copyright Troll’ Fined $103K, Photographers Beware 14th July 2020
    Richard Liebowitz, one of the most prolific copyright infringement lawyers in the state of New York, was recently slapped with a $103,500 fine for his actions in a recent case before being chastised for being a dishonest “copyright troll.” Photographers should pay close attention. Liebowitz, formerly a photojournalist, only began his legal career in 2015. […]
  • This Adapter Lets You Use Mamiya 7 Leaf Shutter Lenses on Fujifilm GFX Cameras 14th July 2020
    Accessory maker Fotodiox is known for creating some unique (if occasionally problematic) lens adapters, and they’ve just done it again. Their new MY7 – GFX pro fusion adapter lets you use Mamiya 7 rangefinder lenses on Fuji’s medium format GFX cameras, including electronic control where possible. The adapter works by letting you to unlock the […]
  • Testing Canon’s Animal Eye AF on the New EOS R5 14th July 2020
    One of the features that Canon mentioned in passing when it revealed the EOS R5 and R6 was the addition of Animal Eye AF. Combined with the new and improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF II, the feature should work pretty well, but now we have our first real-world tests that actually show it in action. […]
  • Vanity Fair Hires Black Photographer to Shoot the Cover for the First Time Ever 14th July 2020
    In the midst of the controversy surrounding the recent VOGUE cover featuring shot by Annie Leibovitz, Vanity Fair is tackling the issue head on: the magazine’s latest cover, featuring actress Viola Davis, was shot a black photographer for the first time in the magazine’s 35-year history. The cover and cover story was revealed earlier today, […]
  • Olympus Brand Name Will Disappear from Camera Gear Next Year: Report 14th July 2020
    A report published by 43 Rumors sheds a bit more light on what is going to happen to the Olympus brand moving forward, how the news was shared within the company itself, and what photographers who use Olympus gear can expect in the coming years. After announcing plans to sell the camera business to Japan […]
RSS News from 500px
  • The essential guide to incredible family photography 15th July 2020
    Whether you are a pro or a beginner, these essential do’s and don’ts will help you create family photos that stand the test of time, now and in the future. The post The essential guide to incredible family photography appeared first on 500px.
  • 500px + Collective Arts – Call for Photography Round 2 14th July 2020
    500px and Collective Arts are giving four photographers their own limited edition beer can! The post 500px + Collective Arts – Call for Photography Round 2 appeared first on 500px.
  • A beginners guide to photography | The essential guide 14th July 2020
    This essential guide will give you everything you need to know to start taking any kind of photography and set up a successful photography business. The post A beginners guide to photography | The essential guide appeared first on 500px.
  • 15 famous and inspiring photographers 13th July 2020
    Looking for inspiration? These 15 famous photographers didn’t take the traditional route in their careers. The post 15 famous and inspiring photographers appeared first on 500px.
  • The beginner’s guide to drone photography 10th July 2020
    In this article, we cover the basics of getting started in drone photography, from understanding the gear to taking great photos. The post The beginner’s guide to drone photography appeared first on 500px.
  • What you need to know to take stunning family portraits 9th July 2020
    Family portrait photography is one of the best ways for photographers to make a living—most families are willing to invest in a professional photographer. The post What you need to know to take stunning family portraits appeared first on 500px.
  • How to turn dinner into a great commercial shoot 9th July 2020
    Here’s how to turn a simple daily activity—like cooking dinner, making bread, or preparing your food—into a commercial photoshoot. The post How to turn dinner into a great commercial shoot appeared first on 500px.
  • Bodies of Light with Rob Woodcox 8th July 2020
    Meet artist Rob Woodcox, the guest judge of the "Bodies of Light" Quest. The post Bodies of Light with Rob Woodcox appeared first on 500px.
  • Smoke Bomb Photography | The Essential Guide for Beginners 8th July 2020
    To add smoke bomb photography to your repertoire, here’s a quick guide to finding the right smoke bomb, planning the perfect shot, and snapping it safely. The post Smoke Bomb Photography | The Essential Guide for Beginners appeared first on 500px.
  • 12 wedding photographers to follow on 500px 8th July 2020
    We’ve put together this collection of 12 incredible wedding photographers to follow from the 500px community to inspire you. The post 12 wedding photographers to follow on 500px appeared first on 500px.
RSS News from Shutterstock
  • Free Instagram Story Templates Pack 15th July 2020
    Boost your Instagram presence and increase engagement from your followers with the help of these FREE Instagram background templates. The post Free Instagram Story Templates Pack appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • Documenting a Civil Rights Movement through Photography 15th July 2020
    Photographer Johnny Silvercloud shares what it’s like to capture the Black Lives Movement and why documenting Civil Rights history in images is crucial. The post Documenting a Civil Rights Movement through Photography appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • A Guide to Essential Video File Types and Codecs 14th July 2020
    Need to upload a video on social? Not sure about the video file to use? Check out this guide covering essential video file types and video codecs. The post A Guide to Essential Video File Types and Codecs appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • Capturing the Gender Spectrum: Transgender and Non-Binary Imagery 14th July 2020
    As more brands explore gender diversity, here's how photographers can provide respectful, accurate representation of trans and non-binary people. The post Capturing the Gender Spectrum: Transgender and Non-Binary Imagery appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • Photographing Today’s Youth: Young People and Protests 14th July 2020
    Demonstration organizer Caroline Gleich and photographer Valery Rizzo discuss the roles and responsibilities of a photojournalist capturing youth in protest. The post Photographing Today’s Youth: Young People and Protests appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
RSS Picture This: Photography Podcast
  • Olympus Quits Cameras. Is there hope? 29th June 2020
    Tony & Chelsea talk about Olympus cameras closing their imagining department, the company that "bought" it, and what this means for Olympus shooters and the future of Olympus cameras.  
  • Ways to Ruin a Portrait Photoshoot 22nd June 2020
    Chelsea and Tony talk about common ways portrait photos are ruined and how to avoid making them!
  • 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! […]
RSS News from Outdoor Photographer
  • Photo Of The Day By Clayton Peoples 14th July 2020
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Eastern Sierra Sunrise” by Clayton Peoples. Location: Alabama Hills, California. “The Alabama Hills of... The post Photo Of The Day By Clayton Peoples appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Monsoon Photography In The Southwest 13th July 2020
    Summer storms in the Southwest bring stunning light, stirring clouds, plus lightning and rainbows for dramatic monsoon photography. The post Monsoon Photography In The Southwest appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Christopher Baker 13th July 2020
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Bryce Sunrise” by Christopher Baker. Location: Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. “I got up... The post Photo Of The Day By Christopher Baker appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Long Lens Photography Techniques 13th July 2020
    Magnification is essential when you photograph wildlife for a number of reasons. The most obvious is it makes the subject... The post Long Lens Photography Techniques appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Valerie Millett 12th July 2020
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Falling Water” by Valerie Millett. Location: Salt River Canyon, Arizona.  Canon EOS 5D Mark... The post Photo Of The Day By Valerie Millett appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.