We’ve already looked at how you can use Lightroom Collections to organize your images and how to upload your photos directly from Lightroom to Flickr and 500px using Lightroom’s Publish Services. But did you know that there’s a way to...Show More Summary
Fujifilm's idea of a mid-range camera is a remarkably photographer-friendly affair, and the X-E2 is the latest example of that. It's superficially similar to its predecessor, the X-E1, but adds the X-Trans CMOS II sensor that includes on-chip phase detection elements to allow continuous autofocus. Show More Summary
Last spring, The Chicago Sun-Times laid off twenty-nine of their photographers, which essentially eliminated the entirety of their photography department. Wrapports LLC, the owner of the struggling company, was quickly put under criticism and gained contrroversy aver its actions, which were made in order to cut costs. How did they plan on compensating in absence [...]Show More Summary
Animals, especially wild ones, make such beautiful subjects that we cannot resist turning our cameras on them to capture images of these majestic creatures in their natural state. Unlike a landscape, creatures are constantly in motion, and unlike most people, they can be pretty uncooperative when it comes to getting their picture taken. Show More Summary
If you’ve been shooting weddings or anything else, for that matter, as a professional, for at least some time now, then you’ve definitely been told you should always shoot in RAW format. Now, if you haven’t been around the photography circuit for long enough, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. After […]
Portraiture and wedding photography may seem a bit like alchemy – and that’s because of the artistic ingredients involved in the process. However, there’s also a lot of science behind taking great pictures of people in formal settings. We’ve covered a lot of the essentials of this part-art, part-science endeavor before, but today we’re going […]
Today we’re going to talk about letting go of your zoom ring, moving your feet and dealing with a habit a lot of us have, me included, the habit of shooting the same safe shot over and over again. I realize I’m generalizing here, but most photographers have “safe shots”, shots they know how to [...]Show More Summary
Fujifilm UK is preparing a new service allowing certain X-series cameras to be customized with a range of different colors and body textures. The company has shown customized cameras at The Photography Show this week in Birmingham, UK,...Show More Summary
A newly discovered bug in open-source encryption software leaves Web traffic vulnerable to attack and affects more systems than you think.
Don't compound the pain of losing your digital shirt by clicking on this malware-laden link that promises to recover lost bitcoins.
Last year I travelled all across South East Asia – a trip which not only expanded my personal horizon, but also helped to immensely improve my photography. At the beginning of my trip, my biggest struggle was taking good portraits. The...Show More Summary
Microsoft will release a free tool called PCmover Express to help XP users transfer files and settings to newer systems.
A new wearable computer sits in your ear and can be controlled by facial movements like blinks and tongue clicks.
Newborn Photographers fall somewhere on a spectrum between producing posed, styled imagery and natural, lifestyle imagery. While I enjoy looking at styled images of sleeping newborns in costume or appearing as though they are holding...Show More Summary
I’ve mentioned the importance of mobile battery backup and charging in a few articles recently (see 10 Travel Photography Essentials and 10 Tips for Better Photography Conventions & Trade Shows), so I decided it was finally time to start taking my own advice. Let’s face it– “getting away from it all” sounds great in theory, [...]Show More Summary
One thing I love about the time we live in is how much innovation we see coming from people just like us. In this case, Boston native and soul singer Bosley just recently uploaded a video that made me want to get back out there and start filming another short film. The single aspect of [...]Show More Summary
Born from the brief union between Google and Motorola, the Moto X bears several unique features worthy of both names, including instant activation when removed from a pocket and constant attention to voice commands. Two shakes of the handset brings up the Moto X's simplified camera interface, which is where we come in. Show More Summary
If you haven’t heard by now, this month might be a good time to grab a new lens for your gear. Two giants in DSLR manufacturing have rebates in place for select lenses until the end of this month. Canon is offering mail-in rebates for twenty of their L-lenses; the exact rebate is $200 [...]Show More Summary
Hasselblad has started shipping the 50MP CMOS sensor camera that was first announced in mid-January. The new H5D-50c is a step away from the CCD sensors that have been standard in their medium-format digital cameras. Hasselblad says the H5D-50c can shoot up to ISO 6400 with dynamic range of up to 14 stops. What will the H5D-50c cost? A cool €20,900 (~$28,702).
Over the last few weeks we’ve been launching our brand new Portraits Posing eBook and as part of the launch we offered anyone who picked up a copy would go in the draw to win $2000 towards a new camera, lenses or other gear. Today I’m...Show More Summary