Sony has announced an upcoming firmware update for its Alpha 7 and 7R full-frame mirrorless cameras. Due on March 19th, the update promises faster startup speeds, improved image quality (in what respect is not clear), a pair of new downloadable apps, and 'smoother' transitions in time-lapse mode. Show More Summary
There’s no denying the original SaberStrip is a very portable and versatile piece of kit. However, at $135 each you might find yourself with other priorities photographically. I have been curious about this type of modifier for a while and have really wanted to try it out for event photography. Inspired by the original SaberStrip [...]Show More Summary
The United States Copyright Office will host public roundtable discussions on potential legislative solutions for orphan works and mass digitization under U.S. copyright law on March 10-11, 2014. The roundtables will be held in the Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. Show More Summary
When Captain Scott ventured to the Antarctic on his ill-fated polar expedition in 1911, it wasn’t just about racing Roald Amundsen to the South Pole. He was accompanied by a strong scientific team, and Herbert Ponting, the official expedition photographer. Ponting’s images of the expedition are well-known, but he also tutored Captain Scott in the […]
Last week I shared some great images of boats, so I thought I’d continue with the transportation theme and take a look at some images of speeding cars. Fast cars! In fact, some are so fast they didn’t even show up in the image! You figure that one out. Show More Summary
If you are like me, your work station has about 50 cables gong in and out of various ports, USB card readers, portable drives, scanners, iPhone/Android, headset, microphone and probably a few others that I failed to mention. The folks at @HDSLRnow just shared a quick and easy tip on organizing all those cables using [...]Show More Summary
Reflecta has just announced a new Smartphone Scanner that allows you to easily (and fairly cheaply) digitise your prints and negatives to your smartphone for easy sharing. I quite like the sound of this. Capable of digitising 35mm negatives as well as 6 by 4? and 5 by 3? prints, the Smartphone Scanner holds your […]
Reuters photographers in countries around the globe took a series of portraits of women and their daughters. They asked each mother what her profession was, at what age she had finished education, and what she wanted her daughter to become when she grew up.
For this edition of our look at daily life we share images from North Korea, Canada, India, Pakistan, China, Poland, United States and other countries around the world. --Lloyd Young (30 photos total) A North Korean man walks near the Kim Il Sung stadium, right, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Feb. 26. (Vincent Yu/Associated Press)
Seasoned photographers, who have been in the niche of shooting weddings for several years now, will come to you at various points in your career, with advice that’s more or less welcome, valid, or solicited. Now, most of them mean well and should be taken at face value, as well as with a pinch of […]
My love for the art of massage and my curiosity brought me to the training center of a leading massage company in China.
The Pentax O-FC1 FluCard offers quite a bit more than just Wi-Fi image sharing and transfers, but not quite as much as some wired tethering applications. This makes it a mixed bag as a general camera tool, but one that has been entirely out of reach for Pentax for quite some time.. In light of this, is it worth the $99 price tag? Find out in our review
A controversy’s been brewing in Massachusetts concerning candid photography in public areas, and the state’s highest court gave the most bizarre-sounding ruling you’ll probably come across for a while: secretly taking photos underneath a person’s clothing is now legal under rule of Massachusetts law. The ruling comes through the arrest and trial of a man [...]Show More Summary
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Washington Times, 2104 16th Street S.E." Home of the 20-step program. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.
Two weeks ago the makers of the photo app EyeEm, together with Soundcloud and Wunderlist, started sending out email invitations to their users, offering to pre-register for the EyeEm Market in order to sell user images. Today EyeEm has announced on its blog that it will run the EyeEm Market in partnership with stock image giant Getty Images. Click through for more details.
Adobe has released an Android version of its Revel app. Previously the service had only been available on mobile devices running Apple's iOS operating system. Revel is a cloud-based image and video management service that allows you to set up group libraries that are shared between friends or family members. Show More Summary
This week saw the successful launch of a new photography trade show in the UK. Called simply 'The Photography Show' and run by Future Publishing, the event ran from 1st to 4th March at the NEC in Birmingham. We spent a day there, talking to exhibitors and getting hands-on with the latest products. Click though for a selection of things we saw.
Following the announcement by Getty Images that the agency would be allowing non-commercial uses of its images free of charge, we interviewed Craig Peters, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Marketing at Content Images at Getty, to try and find out what the agency hopes to gain from this extraordinary decision. As we reported today […]
A couple of years ago, I decided it was time to face my fears head-on. Since the day I had unboxed my first DSLR I’d fallen victim to all of the various doomsday warnings about the horrors that could befall me if something went wrong while cleaning my sensor. Show More Summary
The short answer is, of course: As much as possible. The long answer depends a lot more on where you personally fit into the photography industry and your local market. In this article I am going to explore the seven critical factors that determine how much should photographers charge per hour, along with an example [...]Show More Summary