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May 1921. Washington, D.C. "Charles Seeger, a composer, is a brother of Alan Seeger, the war poet. His wife is a distinguished violinist." And their baby boy is folk legend Pete Seeger. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size. Ethnomusicologist...Show More Summary
Hopping mad that citizens are using social media to spread photos of French police forcing Muslim women to take off their burkinis, at least one French politician is threatening to prosecute anyone circulating photos of these incidents. Show More Summary
Wouldn’t we all love to be the photographer for lavish, perfectly detailed weddings? It’s discouraging sometimes to follow the work of famous wedding photographers and feel like we’ll never measure up. The truth is that for most of us, we’re photographing weddings of average everyday people, who can’t afford those over-the-top perfect weddings. Show More Summary
Photography revolutionized crime investigations. Beginning in the mid 1800s, police photographed the faces of known criminals. Called "mug shots" (after the British slang word "mug" meaning "face") these images replaced drawings and descriptions on wanted posters. Show More Summary
Joey L has been photographing the tribes of Ethiopia since 2008. Drawn by the aesthetic of the country itself and its residents, it’s a place he’s returned to many times since. In 2013, Joey started a kickstarter to raise funds for a cinematic narrative film. The film was to be shot in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, and star the [...]Show More Summary
What do you think of when you hear the term composite? Lots of hours with the pen tool cutting out elements, or fiddling around with the refine edge tool? Well one of the ways I sometimes like to create composite images is by blending instead of cutting out. Many of the photographers I follow use [...]Show More Summary
It seems that these days, 3rd party lens manufacturers are doing everything they can to try to upstage everybody else. After Nikon’s recent introduction of the 105mm f/1.4E, Tamron have now filed a patent for a 115mm f/1.4 VC lens. If they make it, this would make it the longest f/1.4 lens out there, taking Nikon’s [...]Show More Summary
The use of copyrighted material without permission (aka piracy) gets a lot of attention in the music industry, but those of us who earn income from visual arts are just as often (if not more so) screwed over by rampant online piracy. Interestingly, Taylor Swift and other huge creative content producers suffer from many of [...]Show More Summary
Fujifilm has announced its new entry level mirrorless camera. An update to the popular X-A2, the new camera comes with touchscreen, a 24MP sensor, and 60fps video. It’s a respectable little update to the X-A2. The changes seem very few, but they are very nice changes. The market this line is aimed at is obvious. [...]Show More Summary
There was one product in the 1970s that brought a whole new meaning to the term "hot pants," and it's probably not what you'd expect. The decade of bizarre fads and goofy products culminated into the introduction of Wonder Sauna Hot Pants, one of the decade's most puzzling innovations. Show More Summary
Gear The EOS 7D Mark II and the EOS 5DS get wifi with this new adapter. The new W-E1 wireless adapter brings Wifi to Canon's unconnected DSLRs.
Gear A first-look at Canon's new pro camera. A first hands-on look at the new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera.
For the majority of new photographers, one of the biggest hurdles to overcome is fear. This often leads to people missing a perfect photo opportunity or even, over time, falling out of the practice of actually taking photos. But it’s...Show More Summary
Len Speier’s middle name is Mitchell but the 88-year-old photographer said that throughout his life, those initials were often translated as “Lucky Man Speier.” As a young man, Speier went to City College in New York, and he was drafted in the Army just as World War II was ending, serving at Fort Knox and in Japan. Show More Summary
A Hard Day’s Night stars the Fab Four of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, capturing Beatlemania as it is happening. There are six new Beatles songs featured in the film, including the title track, along with other Beatles favorites. Show More Summary
So, the guesswork and speculation can end. Canon have now officially announced the 5D Mark IV DSLR. As expected, some photographers are a little underwhelmed, if the comments I’m seeing on Facebook are anything to go by. The video guys seem happy, though, mostly. But it does have a few fairly significant upgrades for stills photographers. The new [...]Show More Summary
North Dakota features a rugged beauty that is worth photographing, especially in the badlands of the western part of the state. On this page we'll look at some of the most noteworthy locations in North Dakota for landscape and nature photography. The post The Best Places to Photograph in North Dakota appeared first on Loaded Landscapes.
It's a full frame throw down. The post Canon’s 5D Mark IV vs. Nikon D810 vs. Sony a7 R II appeared first on PDNPulse.
If you’re the kind of person who thinks our collective selfie obsession is a telltale sign of civilizational collapse, you should probably stop reading. Fujifilm’s new X-A3 mirrorless camera has been optimized for, yes, selfies. TheShow More Summary