Ep. 104: A Surefire Way to Make Grandma Happy + more!

Ah, a visit to Venice beach during sunset, what a great feeling! Coming from out of town, it’s a pretty nice place to be. Perhaps I got so wrapped up in it the moment that I had no idea what would happen next.

If this rumor turns out to be true, Fujifilm might be the company that makes the biggest splash at Photokina this year. According to a new source, the long-rumored Fuji Digital Medium Format System is only a couple of weeks away!

If you love those photographers who will “do anything for the shot,” then you’re really going to enjoy Japanese photographer snowfairy88. When he needs to make a splash with one of his portraits, he goes all in… literally.

This must be every professional racing photographer’s nightmare: you’re sitting on a rickety perch, capturing the action, when a crash sends a flipping race car hurtling in your direction, taking out said perch and only narrowly missing you.

Selfie sticks get a lot of hate these days, but one person in NYC took things way too far.

Wednesday. The iPhone 7 is rumored to be announced on Wednesday, but not before a flood of fresh information about the unreleased Apple smartphone hits the Internet, including several interesting tidbits about the photography capabilities of the phone.

Want to take a university-level class on digital photography for free? Former Stanford professor and current Google engineer Marc Levoy has a site containing his complete course materials for a class that he has taught 5 times at Stanford and once at Google.

It’s been called the first underwater photograph and the first underwater self-portrait, but it doesn’t seem to be either of those things. No, but this photo by diver and photography pioneer Louis Marie Auguste Boutan, taken in 1899, does seem to be the world’s first underwater portrait.

Wal-Mart stores have so many items that occasionally an outdated one will remain on the shelves for years after they’re no longer relevant. Case in point: the Sony MVC-FD200 Mavica digital camera. The one above …

Ever since embarking on a cross-country move last August I’ve been meaning to display some of my cameras and, at last, spurred by a recent PetaPixel post, I finally did.

National Geographic is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for travelers, the entire photo industry perks up its ears and pays special attention to see what they have to say.

An Indian couple has been banned from climbing mountains in Nepal for 10 years after authorities concluded that they had faked a historic ascent of Mount Everest by Photoshopping other people’s photos.

So this was the first sunset I captured in 2012. It cost me $6,612 to take this photo.

Want to see how a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer responds to a request for free images in exchange for “credit” from a major news corporation? You can, because that exchange happened a few days ago.
David Carson is photojournalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch who won the Pulitzer Prize with his paper this year for his coverage of protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Last Friday, Carson was contacted by what appears to be a CBS account on Twitter that regularly Tweets requests for image usage.

While we all sit here drumming our fingers on the counter like Cookie Monster in an Apple ad, waiting for GoPro to release the Hero 5 already, Garmin just released a new action camera that’ll tempt a few of us to quit waiting and jump ship.

Hello, photographers. For the last two months, I’ve been doing market research for my project Photolemur and looking for different tools in the area of photo enhancement and photo editing. I spent a lot of time searching, and came up with a large organized list of 104 photo editing tools and apps that you should know about.

A 17-year-old boy in Russia has died after falling 9 stories from a rooftop while engaging in extremely dangerous “rooftopping photography.” The goal of the stunt was another eye-catching photo for his Instagram account.

After months of teasing and dropping hints, GoPro has finally revealed that its upcoming Karma camera drone will be officially announced on September 19th, 2016.

Want a cheap 35mm prime lens for your Nikon F DSLR but don’t want to pay $200 for the Nikon 35mm f/1.8? The Chinese lens clone maker Yongnuo has just launched a 35mm f/2 Nikon F lens, and it costs just $95.

Big news in the world of mobile phone photography today. Motorola just announced a new Moto Mod for its Moto Z line of smartphones. It’s called the Hasselblad True Zoom, and it’s an attachment that adds RAW photography and 10x optical zoom.

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