Renowned photographer Carol M. Highsmith is reportedly suing Getty Images for $1 billion, claiming that the stock photo company committed copyright infringement through the “gross misuse” of 18,755 of her photographs documenting America.
It’s commonly said that a camera adds 10 pounds, making you look heavier than you actually are. Here’s a striking animated GIF that shows how much the focal length of a lens affects your apparent weight in a portrait.
If you shoot portraits and you’re not sure if you should upgrade from the APS-C system you’re using to that full-frame body you’re coveting, read this first. Photographer Manny Ortiz gives you a side-by-side comparison between the APS-C Sony a6000 and the full frame Sony a7 II for portrait photography so you can see the difference for yourself.
After an earlier leak, Nikon yesterday officially announced its new 105mm f/1.4 lens, the world’s fastest 105mm lens. The ultra-fast portrait lens is designed for beautiful bokeh, and here sample photos that show that.
File this rumor in the “odd-but-plausible” folder. According to a “retail source,” Canon is planning to put a 30MP sensor in the Canon 5D Mark IV. Not 20, 22, or 24… 30MP.
Late last night, Fuji released an updated version of its lens roadmap, switching some things around, adding a lens to the lineup, naming the ‘ultra-wide angle lens’ from the previous roadmap, and otherwise letting X-Mount shooters know what they’re in for glass-wise through the end of 2015.
And what they’re in for, by the looks of it, is lots and lots of bokeh.
Photographer Matt Sprouse of Greenwood, South Carolina, shot this clever parody of those popular water hair flip photos that typically feature girls with long hair (rather than guys with long beards).
“It’s not the camera, it’s the photographer.” We (and probably you) hear this particular phrase ad nauseam, but once in a while we run across a set of photos that say the same thing without having to utter a word. These gorgeous watch photos definitely qualify.
The Science Channel on YouTube just released a really neat video in which they show you the inner workings of a $50K cinema lens. A piece of technology they call, “the perfect combo of modern technology and old fashioned craftsmanship.”
It’s summertime and everyone is on the move all across the globe. One thing we want to hang on to is our vacation photos. They’re what we share with all our friends on social media and the one thing we hold on to for the rest of our lives. Here is how I took a boring vacation photo and turned it into a unique and memorable image.
Here’s a really neat trick you’ll want to add to your photo editing tool chest. When you’re wanting to add a specific texture to some background, you can simply use flour and the “Multiply” blending mode to create any texture you like.
For the second time in as many months somebody has tried to use my images to lie to models about their photography. Because of this deception, it’s certainly no giant leap to accuse these individuals of ill intent, especially if they are actively lying to models in their first messages of contact.
On the first day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, attendees were asked to pose for an official photo. The video above shows how that photo was captured by photographer Abbas Shirmohammadi using a 100-year-old camera.
This photograph shows the camera equipment that Getty Images photographers will be using Brazil for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. That’s a lot of high-end Canon DSLR gear.
The Daniel Morel vs AFP/Getty Images saga has been going on since 2010 when the agencies first pulled his photos off of Twitter and distributed them without permission to several major publications. Now the saga has finally ended, and ended on very happy terms for Morel, who is walking away from the deal $1.2 million richer.
Microsoft today launched Microsoft Pix, a new smart camera app for the iPhone that uses artificial intelligence features to help you shoot better photos.
I’ve been a street photographer for a while now, and I would like to share what I believe are 3 popular misconceptions about street photography — things I’ve seen pop up over and over.
Photographer Mik Milman is an event and creative portrait photographer. Dog Brixton Milman is a dog. Together, they’ve captured the heartwarming connection between a man and his dog (or is it a dog and his man?) in the series Us: Mik and Brix Doing Things.
We keep seeing crazy patents come across our desks and filing them under “never-gonna-happen.” Is that what we would have thought of Nikon’s new AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED ‘world’s fastest’ lens if we’d seen it as a patent? Quite possibly.
Newspapers across the country are under fire today because of the photos they ran on their front pages yesterday. The papers were illustrating the historic news that Hillary Clinton had won the Democratic nomination for president; but instead of leading with a photo of the candidate, many used photos of her husband.