If you’ve been shooting weddings or anything else, for that matter, as a professional, for at least some time now, then you’ve definitely been told you should always shoot in RAW format. Now, if you haven’t been around the photography circuit for long enough, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. After […]
Portraiture and wedding photography may seem a bit like alchemy – and that’s because of the artistic ingredients involved in the process. However, there’s also a lot of science behind taking great pictures of people in formal settings. We’ve covered a lot of the essentials of this part-art, part-science endeavor before, but today we’re going […]
Just a short message to let you know that I’ve published my first documentary story for the KAGE COLLECTIVE. You can see it here. On my trip to Japan, I promised myself to look for a small story or a...
1939. "Georgia Central Railway Bridge, Railroad Street, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. Schwab and Mueller, engineers, 1848-1858." Another view of the span seen here. Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.
Today we’re going to talk about letting go of your zoom ring, moving your feet and dealing with a habit a lot of us have, me included, the habit of shooting the same safe shot over and over again. I realize I’m generalizing here, but most photographers have “safe shots”, shots they know how to [...]Show More Summary
Fujifilm UK is preparing a new service allowing certain X-series cameras to be customized with a range of different colors and body textures. The company has shown customized cameras at The Photography Show this week in Birmingham, UK,...Show More Summary
A newly discovered bug in open-source encryption software leaves Web traffic vulnerable to attack and affects more systems than you think.
June 1943. Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. "Mrs. Helen Joyce, one of the many women now working for the Supplee-Wills-Jones Milk Company. She has one child and her husband is a seaman first class in the U.S. Navy." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.
Don't compound the pain of losing your digital shirt by clicking on this malware-laden link that promises to recover lost bitcoins.
Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1910. "King Street, south." Among the merchants vying for your trade are a Bible depository, Victor Talking Machines dealer and branch of the "Wide Awake" store. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.
Last year I travelled all across South East Asia – a trip which not only expanded my personal horizon, but also helped to immensely improve my photography. At the beginning of my trip, my biggest struggle was taking good portraits. The...Show More Summary
Image licensing company Trunk Archive announced today that it has acquired North American licensing rights to the image library of Magnum Photos. Statements from both Magnum and Trunk focused on the possibilities for Trunk to do a better job generating revenue from the archive than Magnum has. In a statement, Magnum CEO Giorgio Psacharopulo said […]
Adorama is running a three day sale on Pentax lenses, offering up to $800 off of the DA 560mm F/5.6 ED HD AW super telephoto lens or $100 off of the slightly more managable SMCP-DA 40mm ƒ/2.8 ED HD Limited Edition pancake lens. There are tens of lenses to choose from: zoom, prime, pancake, super […]
The Cambridge Science Festival opens on Monday and as part of its incredibly diverse and packed programme, it has teamed up with the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and Dr Stefanie Reichelt, a scientist at the University of Cambridge’s Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, to focus on the science of photography and the promotion of scientific […]
Microsoft will release a free tool called PCmover Express to help XP users transfer files and settings to newer systems.
A new wearable computer sits in your ear and can be controlled by facial movements like blinks and tongue clicks.
Canon is offering cash rebates on purchases of its products in both the UK and Republic of Ireland and in the USA. They are, however, different offers open to different people, so please read carefully. In the UK and Republic Ireland: £150 cashback on a 5D Mark III; £100 rebate on a 7D; and £50 […]
Newborn Photographers fall somewhere on a spectrum between producing posed, styled imagery and natural, lifestyle imagery. While I enjoy looking at styled images of sleeping newborns in costume or appearing as though they are holding...Show More Summary
I’ve mentioned the importance of mobile battery backup and charging in a few articles recently (see 10 Travel Photography Essentials and 10 Tips for Better Photography Conventions & Trade Shows), so I decided it was finally time to start taking my own advice. Let’s face it– “getting away from it all” sounds great in theory, [...]Show More Summary
One thing I love about the time we live in is how much innovation we see coming from people just like us. In this case, Boston native and soul singer Bosley just recently uploaded a video that made me want to get back out there and start filming another short film. The single aspect of [...]Show More Summary