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Watering Hole: 1900

From around 1900, somewhere in the Northeast, comes this 4x5 inch glass negative with the caption "L.K. -- bicycles at spring." View full size.

Apple Hiring VR Experts to Battle Samsung

A new job listing on Apple's website suggests the company is looking to deliver virtual reality experiences.

The Controversy Around Flickr Selling Creative Commons Licensed Photos

Douglas McMillan has an article out in the Wall Street Journal today about the controversy surrounding Flickr selling prints of Creative Commons photos and not paying contributors for these images. It should be stressed that Flickr is only doing this on Creative Commons licensed photos where free commercial use is permitted by the license. If […]

How to get more from your printer – besides good quality prints!

If you like to print hard copies of your photos at home, how do you decide which inkjet printer to buy? With such a myriad of printers on the market it can be daunting which one to choose. However, similar to buying a camera, one main...Show More Summary

Getting to Know Your New Camera

I recently purchased a new camera and the process of learning to use it has been a good reminder of just how long the process can take. My new Fujifilm X-Pro 1 is a very different machine from the Canon EOS digital SLRs I’m accustomed to using, and it’s taken me a while to find […] The post Getting to Know Your New Camera by Andrew S. Show More Summary

Brooke Shaden Explains How To Light Portraits With Nothing But A House Lamp

Brooke Shaden is the kind of inventive photographer who prefers to do-it-herself rather than spends wheelbarrows of money on expensive studio lighting and modifiers. Instead, Shaden challenges us to get creative with what resources we have available to us. In this case, it was one or two basic house lamps from Ikea. (And if you [...]Show More Summary

From Shooting To Post Production: How To Balance Flash With Ambient Light

Natural light is a wonderful thing, but sometimes we need to supplement it with an artificial light source, such as a flash, to really get the look we’re going for. In the video tutorial below, Gavin Hoey takes us behind the scenes of a Robin Hood themed photoshoot to show us the techniques he used [...]Show More Summary

Diamond T: 1920

San Francisco, 1920. "Diamond T truck -- DeLand & Son Draymen." Draymen and drayage being haulage-related terms that eventually became as extinct as the Diamond T. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Dalton All-Stars: 1910

1910. "Dalton All-Star baseball team -- Elm Street Field, Dalton, Penna." 8x10 glass negative by George F. Purdon, scanned by Shorpy Labs. View full size.

Are Android Password Manager Apps Secure?

Many Android password managing apps handle password data in an insecure way, researchers say.

Grand Canyon: 1912

New York circa 1912. "Wall Street with view of Bankers Trust Building and Trinity Church." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Panasonic DMC-CM1 to go on sale in UK

Panasonic has announced that its DMC-CM1 'compact camera with smartphone technology' will be sold in the UK. Originally the company had marked out France and Germany as the only countries to get the device, but citing 'high demand' it has included a limited number of UK stores to stock it. Read more

FAA to Drastically Restrict Drone Flight (You May Need A Pilot License To Fly One)

  WSJ reports that there are going to be some changes to the laws concerning drones that could have serious impact on photographers and videographers. The major one is a requirement for a pilot license for commercial work, which is harsh enough, but there is more : Conventional pilot licenses mean that the pilot will have to have [...]Show More Summary

Industrial Assignment: Project 52 Pros

One of the most under-rated and least mentioned genre o […] Categories: Featured Going Pro LE News and Info PROJECT "52" (Read more...)

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