Kodak today announced a new smartphone called the Ektra that’s designed for photographers. The phone features imaging and editing capabilities that will help photography lovers to capture the photos they envision.
My name is Philippe Echaroux, and I’m a French celebrity photographer and an ambassador for Hasselblad and Elinchrom. I recently had to do a portrait shoot at a large studio in Paris, but for this shoot I decided to have a bit of fun.
Remember the StikBox? The creative smartphone case selfie stick raised over $40K on Kickstarter for a product that would eventually cost about $47. But before the Kickstarter was even over, China was selling a perfect copy for as little as 8 bucks.
When you sharpen a photograph, what you’re doing is adding contrast to the edges in an image, but unfortunately, that often leads to black and white edging in some areas. In this short, useful Photoshop tutorial, Jimmy McIntyre will show you how to avoid this and sharpen your photos cleanly in Photoshop.
If you thought it was impossible to take a stunning photo of cow dung, get prepared to be proven wrong. Cow dung, espresso coffee crystals, centipede fangs, these are just a few of the subjects that took the Top 20 spots in Nikon’s Small World competition.
If you’re going to photograph the Porche 918 Spider—a 1 million dollar hybrid named one of Top Gear’s “greatest hypercars in the world” in 2015—you’d better bring an equally impressive image sensor. That’s why automotive photographer Alex Bernstein came prepared with a PhaseOne IQ3 100MP medium format monster.
Since 1991, the Italian coffee company Lavazza has asked the world’s top photographers to shoot photos for its annual “Lavazza Calendar,” which was become prestigious in the world of fashion photography. For the 2016 edition, Lavazza asked photographer Joey L to photograph the theme, “From Father to Son.”
Almost everything I do as a photographer comes back to this challenge: seeing light as a cinematographer would on set. I was recently reminded of this in conversation with a friend and fellow photographer as I was trying to think of the best advice I could give to someone wanting to step up their lighting game. So I’m sharing one of my lighting journals from film school, it was my sort of “ah ha” moment after several semesters of confusion and frustration when it came to lighting.
Grey summer days in San Francisco might be a bummer from sea level, but a quick drive and hike away, atop Mount Tamalpais, those are the days when you’ll find the most beautiful views as the fog swirls and “breathes” beneath you and your camera gear.
Getting a camera back in good condition after it’s been stolen always makes for a “feel-good” story, but this particular tale goes above and beyond. Vietnam veteran Leon Hembree was reunited with his Canon 8mm camera a full 50 years after it was swiped from his bag in Vietnam.
Photolemur is a new photo-editing program that claims to be “the world’s first fully automated photo enhancement solution.” It uses artificial intelligence to auto-enhance any photo with minimal human involvement.
Josh Rossi isn’t just a talented commercial photographer, he’s an awesome dad, too. When his 3-year-old Nellee shared her dream of becoming Wonder Woman, he pulled out all the stops, dropping $1,500 on a custom Wonder Woman costume and creating a killer photo shoot.
Photographer Seth Casteel made his viral name by photographing dogs and puppies, dogs and puppies underwater to be exact. But for his latest project, Pounce, he’s ventured over to the dark side … where they are kittens.
The refugee-turned-photographer behind the infamous Skittles photo used by the Trump campaign has filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump, accusing the presidential candidate of infringing upon the copyright of his “iconic photograph.”
If you have an old film camera or point and shoot lying around collecting dust, why not put it to some practical use? This quick video will show you how to use the camera’s flash to light product shots and portraits on the cheap.
There’s a crazy new lens in development for you Micro Four Thirds users. It’s called the Entaniya 250 Fisheye MFT, and it boasts an insane 250° field of view. You read that right, this thing can see behind itself…
‘Levitation’ photos are a fun, and not overly complicated style of photography. But if you really want to create believable levitation shots, there are some tips and tricks that will really help. Enter photographer Christopher James (@christopher.james).
Here’s a video by the Camera Repair Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that shows an overhaul they did recently of a Pentax K1000 film SLR — the “dirtiest Pentax [they’ve] seen in a very long time.” The 3 to 4 hour examination and cleaning is condensed down to 2.5 minutes, and shows the beautiful mechanical inner workings of the K1000.
In a huge blow to the aerial photography and camera drone industry in Sweden, the country’s highest court has ruled that it is illegal to fly camera drones in public places because they qualify as surveillance cameras.
Check out this photo of a potato. It may look like a rather ordinary photo, but it’s one of the most expensive photos in the world: it sold last year for a staggering $1,000,000+.