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Micron is discontinuing Lexar retail business

Micron Technology has issued an announcement that they are discontinuing Lexar retail removable storage business. As they say, they are most likely to sell this part of the business, either partially or in whole. And the reason behind...Show More Summary

A German shepherd chewed on this Nikon D500 – and it’s still working

From time to time, camera manufacturers issue special edition models of their gear. But this Nikon D500 “Rex Edition” is the most unique so far. A German Shepherd named Rex munched on this camera, which was bought only a day before. As a result, there’s one pretty unusual model of Nikon, to say the least. Show More Summary

This is why you’re getting nowhere with your work

The goal for just about every photographer is to become respected for what they do. They want to be looked up to and admired. Sometimes that’s by their peers on social media for a little ego stroking. But much of it is more practical. Show More Summary

Should you really use UV filters on your camera lenses?

Are protective lens filters a necessity or a nuisance? Every photographer has their answer to this question, with their own reason to use (or not to use) them. If you still didn’t come up with your decision whether to use filters or not, Photographer Phil Steele could help you with this comprehensive, objective video. Show More Summary

This amazing short film of the Apollo Moon landing was made entirely with NASA photographs

When man landed on the moon in 1969, it was a milestone in the history of humankind. Around 530 million people watched the Apollo 11 moon landing live. During the trip to the moon, while on the surface, and when heading home, many photographs were created. Show More Summary

5 steps to land influencer collaborations on Instagram and other social media

In this article, I’m going to be breaking down very tactical and easy steps to help you land more collaborations with influencers. If you follow this guide, using the framework and template that I’ve provided, you will find success. Editor’s Note: These tips aren’t just for Instagram, either. Show More Summary

A list of more detailed specs for Canon 6D Mark II leaked

We are only three days away from the official announcement of Canon 6D Mark II. And over the past couple of weeks, there has been more and more information about it.  After the first list of specs, the price and finally, the photos of...Show More Summary

Photographer sues Trump Organization for copyright infringement

Julie Dermansky, a New Orleans-based photojournalist, is suing Trump Organization for using her photo without permission. They used the photo on their website, as well as on the president’s Instagram page, where it gained almost 28,000 likes. Show More Summary

A couple looks for a professional wedding photographer, pays with a chance to say “I’ve shot a wedding before”

Weddings are expensive, and one of the big costs is certainly the photographer. So, why not ask a professional to cover your wedding for free? Which photographer wouldn’t be thrilled to shoot a strangers’ wedding in exchange for “eternal...Show More Summary

Three compelling reasons to work on personal photography projects

Having a personal project to work on is a great discipline for every photographer, professional or amateur. We all get stuck at times on what to photograph and can fall into ruts where our creative drive struggles to get any traction. Show More Summary

Taking photos at Florida’s amazing springs – Swimming in a natural lazy river

The last time the family and I were in Florida I was less than impressed with the photo opportunities available (see Florida – Worst Place In The World To Take Good Photos). Several readers suggested that I needed to get away from Florida’s...Show More Summary

10 things I wish someone had told me about becoming a freelancer

When I started shooting several years ago, I never imagined I would be able to make my hobby an actual career…however, this career choice did not come without its obstacles. Here are a few things I wish I had known about before I became a freelancer. Show More Summary

This is how they shoot those epic air-to-air photos of a 787 Dreamliner

About every 10 years or so, large airliners need a repaint. Many airlines take the opportunity to come up with new livery for their fleet. Modernise the look a bit, add some flashy new graphics, etc. Air Canada recently put their new livery on a 787 Dreamliner. Show More Summary

Photographer shares how she turned the feeling of anxiety into an enchanting photo

Butterflies in your stomach – such a familiar feeling, isn’t it? Ukrainian photographer Anya Anti was inspired by this feeling, and turned it into a gorgeous image she named “Butterflies in My Stomach“. It took quite some time to shoot and post-process the images, but the result is an interesting composite well worth the effort. Show More Summary

New featurette reveals some of the technical challenges making Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049, the upcoming sequel to the 1982 hit Bladerunner, is, unsurprisingly getting a lot of people very excited. As bits of information about the film comes out here and there, it just heightens the anticipation. A new featurette released recently builds that up even more. Show More Summary

Here’s how to use light to convey different emotions in your work

There are plenty of factors that can convey the emotion want to express through your image. While light is one of the essential components for creating a photo in the first place – it also contributes a lot when it comes to the emotional impact. Show More Summary

Facebook tests “Profile Picture Guard,” a feature that prevents your profile photo from being stolen

Stealing other’s photos for sale or creating fake profiles are, unfortunately, not uncommon problems in a modern society. This is why Facebook is testing out a new feature to protect their users from having their profile picture stolen. Show More Summary

Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 “all-in-one” zoom lens officially announced

After the unofficial news about the release of Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, the company now officially announces it, along with the price and the full specs. This is the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens, and it’s made for APS-C DSLR cameras. Show More Summary

MagicLantern brings new life to the tiny Canon EOS100D with 10Bit RAW video

Also known as the Canon SL1, the EOS100D is Canon’s smallest ever DSLR. It’s even smaller and lighter than the EOS 1300D (Rebel T6). It’s been out for about four years now, and shares features similar to the EOS 700D (Rebel T5i). It’s been largely ignored, though, as a “beginner camera”. Show More Summary

Laguna Beach changes Non-Commercial photo permit rule after complaints of the public

The news that LagunaBeach requires a permit for shooting in public places has caused a lot of stir. After strong reactions from the public, it turns out that the problem was – inaccurate choice of words. Laguna Beach Assistant City Manager...Show More Summary

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