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‘Bad Reviews’ Extortion Scams Targeting Photographers and How To Deal With Them

There is a new “bad reviews” blackmail scam that has been targeting many of my colleagues including myself. The scam is not just targeting newborn photographers, but any photographers (wedding, portrait, maternity, etc) from North America and Australia (so far…) and photography prop vendors who are visible in the internet searches. This is my case [...]Show More Summary

Bea Hair Women - Beautiful Women's Hairstyles from the 1940s

Women's hairstyles and their beauty from the ever stylish 1940's with their pin-up curls and more. Curls were used to dress an area of the hair, like the opposite side to a roll, or piled up on the crown area for an updo. For those with...Show More Summary

30 Interesting Vintage Photographs of Women with Their Bicycles

Today's fashionable "lady cyclist" is likely wearing spandex, skin-tight bicycle shorts. Consider the women of 1894 and their persistence in finding some way to enjoy that new contraption, the bicycle. "What shall we wear?" is a query...Show More Summary

St. Louis Photographer Sues Authorities over Her Right to Shoot Public Park Portraits

Is a ban on professional photography in a public park in violation of the First Amendment? According to Photographer Josephine Havlak and two of her clients, the small village of Twin Oaks should not be allowed to ban professional photography in the village’s only public park. The ban was implemented after a county executive’s failed [...]Show More Summary

Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD real-world sample gallery posted

After handling a prototype at Photokina, we brought a final shipping sample of Tamron's new 15-30mm wideangle zoom back from CP+. The stabilized ultra-wideangle lens covers a full-frame sensor, offers a unique double lens hood design for added strength and boasts a very competitive $1200 price tag. We're impressed so far - check out our samples gallery

Get Complete Control Of Your Camera with Our Brand New Course

Today I’m very excited to announce the launch of our first Digital Photography School Course – Photo Nuts and Bolts. The Photo Nuts Journey Early in 2010 dPS launched a brand new eBook – Photo Nuts and Bolts. Written by Neil Creek it...Show More Summary

Birthday Posse: 1953

Larkspur, California, January 7, 1953. A photo of me I didn't know existed until a few days ago. I'm the second cowboy hat from the left at my best friend's 6th birthday party; I'd turned 6 the previous August. It's one of the rare childhood...Show More Summary

Wonderful Color Photographs of the USA from the 1950s-1960s

Outside Memphis, Tennessee. 1960. New York City. 1958. Galveston, Texas. 1961. Walker, KY. 1965. Reno, Nevada. 1960. See more »...

Sony Xperia Z3 camera review

The Sony Xperia Z3 is the successor to the Xperia Z2, and in terms of both camera specification and design it's more of an evolutionary update than a major overhaul. In terms of camera specs the new model comes with the same 20.7 MP resolution on a 1/2.3 sensor as its predecessor but the new G-lens offers a wider equivalent focal length of 25mm. Show More Summary

Raindrops and Flowers

I have gone out to shoot these dandelions several times in the past week, and didn't get the inspiration I needed, not sure why. Today I had to run some errands and decided the rain should make for some cool images. I was right. The drops of water on the dandelions really made a difference. Show More Summary

Konost full-frame digital rangefinder in the pipeline for 2016

An American start-up company is promising to bring a full frame digital rangefinder camera to market for early 2016. The Konost FF will be a 20-million-pixel metal bodied M-mount camera equipped with a 4" LCD. The company has said that...Show More Summary

Corn Exchange: 1951

New York, 1951. "Street scene, Corn Exchange Bank." Sharing the spotlight with two Sanitation Department trucks. 4x5 negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

High Fiber: 1903

New Orleans circa 1903. "Cotton on the Mississippi River levee." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

How to Take Better Action Photos

There are many sports photographers. We generally hear about those who specialize in a specific genre of sports photography like motorsport, tennis, golf, or surfing. If you are just starting out and want to gain some experience andShow More Summary

Ordinary People Shot As SuperHeros On The Ledge Of A San Francisco Skyscraper

Everyone wants to be a superhero. It is not easy to become one, but given the right opportunity, talent and time, it is possible to make it for a day. Photographer Benjamin Von Wong took an ordinary team of workers from Smugmug and granted them a day of superheroness. While a superhero shoot is always [...]Show More Summary

Sony World Photography Awards Reveals Shortlists

Less than two weeks after the World Press Photo winners were announced, the World Photography Organisation has put itself center stage with the release of the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth categories. The world’s biggest photography competition got even bigger this year as the number of submissions grew by 24% compared to 2014. [...]Show More Summary

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