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Registration Now Open for PhotoPlus Expo 2014

Registration is now open for PhotoPlus Expo 2014, the annual photographic tradeshow that takes place in New York City, every autumn. This year's show runs from October 29 - November 1 2014 in the Javits Convention Center, and the theme of the event (aside from photography of course) is Halloween. Click through for more details.

Is Apple iWatch Really the iTime? New Patent Details

Is this the iWatch — and is it really called the iTime? A new patent reveals more details about Apple's rumored smartwatch.

Xiaomi unveils Mi 4 high-end phone with 8MP front camera

Chinese device manufacturer Xiaomi unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 4, today. With a metal frame and a distinctly iPhone-esque design the Mi 4 looks like a premium product and its specification sheet confirms this initial impression, boasting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC and 3GB RAM. Show More Summary

Out and About: 1905

Nov. 22, 1905. "Lake Shore Drive, Chicago." A nice day for a carriage ride, and look out for that omnibus. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

Photographer Brings Back The Glory Of Old US Locomotives

It was not so long ago that quickly getting from one place to another meant hoping on a big train. Today of course we have airplanes and bullet trains, but those things of beauty still hold their own. Photographer and engineer Matthew Malkiewicz shares his passion for those beasts by traveling all over the United [...]Show More Summary

Overcoming the Fear – Creating Better Travel Photography Portraits

Pick up Oded’s new Snapn Guide (a dPS sister company) Snapn Travel here for only $7. A lifetime of travel memories in a Snap. Traveling is fun and rewarding, but sharing memories of your journeys with friends, family and the world through your own beautiful images can be even better. Show More Summary

Up or across? The choice between horizontal and vertical frame orientation

When I’m offering feedback on the assignments submitted by our Photography School students, one of my most frequent questions is ‘Did you think about framing this vertically?’ Or at least, something along those lines. Human vision is binocular, meaning that we have two eyes that happen to be positioned adjacent to rather than on top […]

See How Color Blind Photographer Captures Amazing Colors

Here is a photography twist on “more than meets the eye”. Photographer Tomer Razabi is known for his amazing captures of the dead sea. (Head over to his dead sea portfolio for some incredible views. This is why I was kind of surprised to learn that Tomer is actually color blind. I thought that this [...]Show More Summary

Uighurs of Shanghai

In Shanghai, life can be difficult for migrants of all backgrounds, but it seems particularly hard for Muslim Uighurs.

How to Tell Clients They Can’t Have the RAW Files

It’s been a while since I’ve received “The E-Mail,” so I guess it shouldn’t have been that much of a surprise when it came today. I must have been living a charmed life, because it hadn’t reared its ugly head in quite a while. Yet there it was. Staring me in the face. Cursor blinking [...]

Delivering Awesome Content On Time – How Preston Kanak Delivered an Awesome D810 Demo

With the announcement of the D810 Nikon needed great footage to demonstrate the capabilities of the camera. My friend Preston Kanak was one of the selected few who was asked to use the camera and deliver both footage shot with the camera, along with a compelling story and a behind the scenes look on using [...]Show More Summary

Balcony Scene: 1954

August 16, 1954. "Stamford (Connecticut) Housing Authority. Balcony A4. W.F.R. Ballard, architect." Note the weapon. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

Ready for its close-up: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 Review

If the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 premium superzoom was a game-changer, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 changed the game yet again when it was introduced last month. With its 1"-type 20.1MP CMOS sensor and 25-400mm equiv. F2.8-4.0 lens it's an ideal candidate for travel, offering a larger-than-average sensor and generous zoom range. Show More Summary

How To Photograph Shy Adults

Some people are not as comfortable in front of the camera as others. Perhaps they are shy, or perhaps they believe they have physical “imperfections”, so they aren’t at ease when it comes to having their photo taken. (I put quotes around...Show More Summary

Illinois Central: 1942

November 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Engine taking on coal at an Illinois Central Railroad yard." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

Gain Total GoPro Control By Accesing it Via Wi-Fi

GoPro has some cool time lapse features, but they are somewhat restricted, especially the interval between shots parameter which is limited to 60 seconds. If the camera is close to a computer though, you can get total control over the camera by issuing simple HTTP requests. Adrian Sitterle shares a complete list of HTTP GoPro [...]Show More Summary

Fox News: 1919

News item: "A photograph of the fox and its capture in the 'fox hunt' staged in the Capitol grounds Monday, in which more than a score of persons aided the Capitol police force to run the brown animal in. George M. Green, foreman ofShow More Summary

The Gatekeepers: 1900

Circa 1900. "Residence near country club. Ann Arbor, Michigan." Our house: a very very very fine house. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Creating Abstract Images in Nature

What is a working definition of “abstract” nature photography? Nature so easily lends itself to subjects realistic and dream-like, but what about abstract? You may have heard it said “If it is recognizable as an object – it is not an abstract,” but let’s challenge that notion. Show More Summary

Margarita Kareva Recreated The Tales We All Grew Up Upon With Photos

Based in Russia, photographer Margarita Kareva probably makes any kids around her happy (or deeply horrified). This is because Margarita brings fairy tales to life. Margarita seeks inspiration in fantasy books which she then executes as photo stories. It may be hard to believe but Margarita only picked up a camera about three years ago, [...]Show More Summary

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