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.
Ukrainian photographer Dmitry Muravsky has been dismissed by his country’s Ministry of Defense after his viral combat photos became the center of controversy regarding whether or not they were staged.
What’s the best deal you’ve ever gotten in a photo gear trade? Whatever it is, it’s probably not better than British photographer John Swannell’s best trade. He managed to turn a cheap thrift store camera bag into about $42,000.
A man in San Francisco was beat up last week by a group of 3 people after he took pictures of a freak accident on the street. The whole assault was caught on camera.
I recently completed a 6-month project in which I photographed my wife as a Viking shieldmaiden. Here’s a look at how the project was done.
Eye-Fi, the Mountain View, California-based company that helped pioneer Wi-Fi memory cards, announced back in June that its older cards would be rendered largely useless after September 2016. Now, after the outcry of many angry customers, the company is now changing course: the cards will be stayin’ alive.
Canon announced today that it has developed a CMOS sensor with a global shutter, perhaps paving the way to future Canon DSLRs that don’t suffer from the “rolling shutter” effect.
Crabs with Beach Trash Homes is a series I am currently working on. I photograph Blueberry hermit crabs (Coenobita purpureus) on local beaches in Okinawa, Japan, that have begun to use beach trash as their shell.
I’m old. Believe me, I know it. I’ll be 70 in a few months. That fact may make it hard for you to take me seriously, but bear with me for just this post. With age comes wisdom, right? What I want to write here is that I think the field of photography by those making art is changing in a disturbing way. Read on.
So this was the first sunset I captured in 2012. It cost me $6,612 to take this photo.
Doing extreme retouching to the human body in photos has gotten a great deal of bad press as of late, but that’s not keeping a London-based software company Anthropics Technology from trying to innovate in that space. It has launched a new program called PortraitPro Body, which it claims is “the industry’s first dedicated full body retouching software.”
Arizona Border Recon is a volunteer group of armed civilians that patrols the border between the United States and Mexico, keeping watch for traffickers, terrorists, and illegal immigrants and bringing those caught to the attention of the US government’s Border Patrol. Photographers Neil Kremer and Cory Johnson of Kremer Johnson visited the group and shot a series of portraits of its members.
The majority of “photos” you see these days when you flip through an IKEA catalog are actually purely computer generated images, but some of the shots are still done in a photo studio. To promote its 2017 catalog, IKEA released this humorous 2-minute tongue-in-cheek video that offers a glimpse into the minds of a few of the models involved in the photo shoots.
Apple sent out invites to journalist this week for an event in San Francisco on September 7th — presumably to announce the iPhone 7. The invite itself is covered with colorful bokeh, perhaps hinting at major camera upgrades coming to the phone.
A new brand called Wine Country Camera is teasing a revolutionary new Filter Holder System that will be released in the fall of 2016. It’s a new “timeless” design that rethinks how filter holders should look and work.
Vogue Brazil is being criticized for a recent photo shoot promoting the Paralympics. Instead of shooting portraits of actual athletes competing in the games, the magazine decided to made portraits of able-bodied models and give them faked limb amputations using Photoshop.
Instagram has launched a new feature that photographers will appreciate: starting today, you can pinch to zoom into photos and videos across the app.
Sony today announced its new Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro full frame lens. It’s a light and compact prime lens that provides versatility.
The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home.
In 2015, light-field camera startup Lytro did a huge pivot, redirecting its focus from consumer light-field cameras (the original and the Illum) to its new light field virtual reality camera, the Immerge. Today the company released a first peek at what the Immerge can do.