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Ricoh updates Pentax 645Z firmware for IMAGE Transmitter 2 software

Ricoh Imaging has released new firmware for its Pentax 645Z medium format camera to make it compatible with the latest version of the company's IMAGE Transmitter software. Firmware version 1.10, which is available to download by users...Show More Summary

How to Watermarking Images With Photoshop and Lightroom

Have you seen the writing on images? You know, the little pictures or words that show the photographer’s name? Those are called watermarks. Photographers often watermark their images so that they are properly credited for their work....Show More Summary

GoPro 4 Is Out: 4K, Touchscreen, And $130 Entry Level Action Cam

So, the rumors just got to a boiling point when GoPro decided to announce their GoPro 4 line. As with the previous GoPro 3 (and 3+) this line will have 3 cameras to choose from, each with different capabilities and price points: HERO4 Black will be the top of the line with 4K video @ 30fps, 2.7K [...]Show More Summary

GoPro announces Hero4 lineup

GoPro has announced its new lineup of Hero cameras. The Hero4 Black is a new flagship model capable of 4K video at 30 fps, and will allow for extraction of 8.3MP still images from 4K footage. The Hero4 Silver offers a touch sensitive display and records 2.7K at 30 fps, 1080 at 60 fps and 720 at 120 fps. Both models will be available October 5. Learn more

An American rebel in Ukraine

What distinguishes "Hunter" from his fellow pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine is his American nationality.

Environmental Portraits

The crew at Project 52 (2014) shot some environmental p […] Categories: LE News and Info (Read more...)

Quick Tip: Photographing a Reluctant Subject? Shoot From The Hip (Or From The Ear)

This has happened to me countless times and I wish I knew this tip back in the days when I was starting out. James Madelin (the ‘Orbis‘ guy) and Matt Granger (Get You Gear Out) just shared this incredibly simple, but useful tip on shooting shy people. James’s tip shares a tip from his photojournalism days where [...]Show More Summary

Clooney gets hitched

U.S. actor George Clooney, the world's most famous bachelor, welcomed more A-list stars to Venice for his wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, with details of the long weekend bash kept as hazy as the morning fog over the Grand Canal.

Approach With Caution: 1919

San Francisco City Hall circa 1919. "Peerless truck." Three young ladies aboard what seems to be some sort of street-cleaning, finger-ripping machine. Stand clear, everyone! 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Public Space: 1925

1925. "Convention Hall bowling alleys, lobby." Mezzanine of a long-vanished Washington D.C. landmark, the old Liberty Market at Fifth and K streets. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.


The US Forest Service is BANNING all Photography and Vi […] Categories: LE News and Info (Read more...)

7 Tips for Interacting with People to Create Better Portraits

Interaction is the basis of a portrait session, in every single way. In the most obvious ways, for example, you must interact with the client to set up the session, during the session, and when the images are done. The portrait session...Show More Summary

Avenue of Palms: 1905

Palm Beach circa 1905. "Avenue of Palms between the Royal Poinciana Hotel and the Breakers." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

Tips on How to Start a Street Photography Project

Welcome to another article on street photography! On Friday we’ve given you a few tips on what to look for when out on the streets with your camera in hand and today it’s time we gave you a few tips on how to start your very own street photography project. JH Engstrom is a Swedish […]

The thrill of the fair

Millions of beer drinkers from around the globe flock to the Bavarian capital from the penultimate Saturday of September, to celebrate the Oktoberfest, the largest beer festival in the world.

Eduardo Leal

Procession of St. Bartolomeu. São Bartolomeu do Mar, Portugal. 2011 Eduardo Leal (b, 1980, Portugal) graduated in Journalism at Escola Superior de Jornalismo and has an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the London College of Communication. He worked as a consultant to The Arpad A. Busson Foundation on the Cuban in Revolution and […]

The Car Factory: 1911

Detroit circa 1911. "Boulevard view, Packard auto plant." At least two laborers are hard at work in this second look at the expansion of Albert Kahn's factory from two stories to four, at the spot where a bridge was eventually built over Grand Boulevard, connecting this building with one across the street. View full size.

How to Soften the Light When Using Flash

Why do flash images look harsh? Recently, a number of dPS readers have asked the question on Facebook, “How do I use a flash and not have my images look so harsh?”. Let us first understand the difference in using natural or ambient light and using a flash. Show More Summary

Grant Six: 1920

Somewhere around San Francisco in 1920. "Grant Six touring car." Pointed straight into the 20th century, although the Grant brand itself was not long for this world, expiring in 1922. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Street Photography Video Tips With Valerie Jardin

I have been a regular co-host or guest on the popular This Week in Photo podcast. Recently they launched their new website and are going to be rolling out new spin off podcasts including one by our very own dPS writer Valerie Jardin on street photography. Show More Summary

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