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Metabones launches Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds Smart Adapter and Speed Booster

Lens adapter manufacturer Metabones has launched a pair of long-awaited Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds lens adapters. The first adapter is the Smart Mount version which allows electronic control of the aperture in a Canon lens from aShow More Summary

The Romantic Portraits of Alicia Bonterre

Alicia Bonterre is a photographer in Trinidad. This pos […] Categories: Essays LE News and Info Seen & Noted (Read more...)

High Finance: 1905

New York circa 1905. "Broad Street curb brokers and the Stock Exchange." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

A new Mix: Adobe updates Photoshop Mix for iOS

In June Adobe announced Photoshop Mix, an image organization and manipulation app for the Apple iPad which can sync with Photoshop CC for desktop computers and Lightroom Mobile via Adobe's Creative Cloud.Today the software maker has released Photoshop Mix 1.1, the first major upgrade to the new app. Show More Summary

Leica launches 100mm F2 Summicron for medium format S system

German camera brand Leica is set to launch a new portrait lens for its professional S system that features a super-fast maximum aperture of F2. The Summicron-S 100mm F2 ASPH will sit between the company’s existing Summarit-S 70mm F2.5...Show More Summary

34 Edits To A Single Road Photo – And Who Won The Best Edit Challenge

A few weeks back we held a fun contest revolving around editing a photo. We started out with a photo by Dave K. Piper with strong compositional elements, but used a ‘naked raw’ file to let anybody who wants to try and tweak it to their likings.  The winner, chosen by Dave  (and announced at [...]Show More Summary

Some Punchy Black and White Landscape Photos to Oooo and Aaah Over

Recently we released our newest dPS ebook The Essential Guide to Black and White Photography.  So I thought it would be fitting if we had a look as some great black and white images. I don’t know what it is but I’m really attracted to a great black and white image. Show More Summary

A Review of the Ondu 135 Panoramic Pinhole Camera

In the world of photography products, there aren’t many surprises. We see variations on themes. New strap styles may seek to innovate (and sometimes succeed), but when you get right down to it, they’re straps. “New and Improved” sensor cleaning systems may improve on those that came before, but it’s still a blower or a [...]Show More Summary

Model And Photographer Call Swimwear Company Out For Altering Photos And Using Them Without Permission

After discovering each other through Instagram, underwater photographer, Pip Summerville, and model/self proclaimed mermaid, Meaghan Kausman, decided to take on a personal project together. Summerville wanted to take photos of Kausman posing in a swimming pool and when Fella Swim heard about the pairing, they were nice enough to offer up some free swimwear for the model to [...]Show More Summary

Circus animals of Mexico City

This year, Mexico City’s government passed a law, which comes into force in the middle of next year, imposing heavy fines on circuses if they use animals in their performances.

GoPro launches new Field Guide tutorial series

GoPro's in-house production team travel the globe with some of the world's best athletes and produce videos like the Hero 3+ launch, with over 16 million views on YouTube. This week GoPro and its production team released a new tutorial...Show More Summary

Gawker Reporter Launches a Witch Hunt, Attacks a Photographer Allegedly Using Ferguson For Self-Promotion

Over the past month, the events taking place in Ferguson have become a significant catalyst for rising tensions between the public and the media. With the emotional responses that issues of racism trigger across the political spectrum coupled with the response to police brutality that we’re already so familiar with, there’s an unsettling amount of [...]Show More Summary

Transform Your Lighting With This Cheap And Easy DIY Lighting Trick

A set of color gels are incredibly useful to have around any studio whether you are a still photographer or a filmmaker. They aren’t even that expensive. You can pick up a set of 24 Lee gel filters online for under $40. Definitely worth the investment, BUT if you get caught without a set or [...]Show More Summary

Corel unveils PaintShop Pro X7 with new tools and a fresh design

This week Corel has unveiled PaintShop Pro X7 and PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate, two new versions of its image editing software for Windows. This update features extensive changes to the user interface as well as a claimed 30 percent improvement in brush performance, including the Paint Brush, Airbrush and various retouching tools. Show More Summary

Casio develops Exilim EX-FR10 two-part action cam with wireless monitor

Casio is set to launch a new action cam in September, featuring a wireless camera unit that is detatchable from the main body. The Casio Exilim EX-FR10, which will initially be only available in the Japanese market, uses a BluetoothShow More Summary

A Field of Sunflowers.....

I love sunflowers, which explains why pictures of sunflowers appear on this blog so often. These are from a field down near Elko that I visited back in July. Gary Harmon found them while riding his bike and told me about them. I had to check them out. Show More Summary

Intimations of Autumn: 1952

"7 Oct. 1952 -- Entrance to ______ _______." Who can tell us where we are in this latest installment of Minnesota Kodachromes? (Hint: not Minnesota.) 35mm color slide by Hubert Tuttle, on the road with wife Grace. View full size.

3 Essential Photoshop Tools for New Portrait Photographers

Opening Photoshop for the first time is kind of like going on your first date; your hands sweat, your eyes glaze over, you completely lose all sense of direction and time. At least that was the scenario for me. Photoshop is an incredibly...Show More Summary

Pop Culture: 1943

September 1943. "Columbus, Ohio. A Greyhound bus driver off duty." Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Eight Nurses: 1920s

Washington, D.C., circa 1920s. "Lewis, R., Mrs., group." An octet of Red Cross nurses. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

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