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It is a small number of survivors of The Holocaust who remind us that we should never forget the atrocities committed in Europe. Today, January 27th, also happens to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Danny Weiss, a wedding and commercial photographer based in Manhattan, New York, just wrapped up a 3 year personal project photographing 18 survivors. Within a few short minutes of discovering this series of portraits on his Facebook page, we had committed to a day and time to meet online to discuss... READ MORE
TiffinBox | 01-27-2020 5:43 PM
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Photographerssometimes struggle to understand how difficult and stressful it is for their clients, especially non-professional clients, to hire and work with a photographer.Clear Expectations Make for Better PhotosIt's easy to make your clients feel at ease; all it takes is a bit of forethought and care in how you interact. In this lesson from Chamira Young's course, The Photography Experience, you will learn about how to communicate with yourclients to help them relax and be at ease during your shoot—without compromising too much creative control. This... READ MORE
Tuts+ Photo & Video | 01-27-2020 5:05 PM
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We know that Leica and Huawei have had a pretty long partnership at this point making and marketing smartphones under the Huawei flag with a Leica label, and now it looks like fellow Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi wants to get in on this action. In a report that hints that the company is interested in […]The post Xiaomi Might Want to Partner Up with Nikon, Canon, or Hasselblad on a Smartphone Camera appeared first on Light Stalking.... READ MORE
Light Stalking | 01-27-2020 4:19 PM
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About a year ago now, the final language of the EU Copyright Directive was released. Its goal was for the “harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society”. But a couple of articles contained within the directive aren’t great, have been quite controversial and could have wide-reaching effects for photographers […]The post The UK won’t be implementing the EU Copyright Directive after Brexit appeared first on DIY Photography. ... READ MORE
DIY Photography | 01-27-2020 4:19 PM
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It’s usually when you think out of the box that you get some mind boggling images. For instance, it’s not everyday that you come across a portrait that was taken with a long exposure. Photographer Adrian Mechocki specializes in the art of light painting and took the following portrait using the technique:“Portrait With Light Painting” by Adrian Mechocki (Via Reddit. Click image to see full size.)This image is a long exposure of almost a minute that Mechocki took in a completely dark room. The model... READ MORE
Picture Correct | 01-27-2020 3:26 PM
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Apple introduced the new 16” Macbook Pro recently, while other brands announced new models under the Nvidia RTX Studio line. While Apple and other Windows laptops share similarities in specs, they might give different results in video editing applications.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 01-27-2020 3:00 PM
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We recently published a great how-to guide in regards to shooting in the rain and inclement weather, and how you can create some gorgeous images while not worrying about Mother Nature. One thing we did stress though is that you need to make sure you have weather-sealed cameras, and weather-sealed lenses to be able to do this. In this roundup, we will take a look at some of the best weather-sealed you can get your hands on right now.... READ MORE
The Phoblographer | 01-27-2020 3:00 PM
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Professional photographer Karl Taylor has put together a short-but-very-useful tutorial that will show you how you can calibrate your lens autofocus without buying a special calibration chart or tool. All you need are a few household items, your camera, and your tripod.The whole point of the video is to prove that you don’t need to buy a calibration tool in order to ensure that your lenses are focusing just right. In fact, this seems to be the way Taylor still calibrates his lenses to this... READ MORE
PetaPixel | 01-27-2020 2:12 PM
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No matter how versed you may be with the art of photography, there is always some space for improvement. There are some days when you feel stuck, and a creative push becomes essential to reignite your creativity. Keeping this in mind, digital artist James Tralie talks about 4 simple photography tips that will help you to improve your photography. These tips will come in handy whether you’re just starting out, or you’re already quite good at photography:1. Put Your Camera AwayThis sounds a little weird,... READ MORE
Picture Correct | 01-27-2020 2:03 PM
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Lighting is about more than simply providing proper illumination that shows your subject off in a good way. With proper control of it, you can evoke certain moods or emotions that can go beyond simply illuminating your photo and create a more complete experience for the viewer. This great video demonstrates how this is done by showing two vastly different moods made using creative lighting.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 01-27-2020 2:00 PM
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In the video, our friend Michael Zelbel shares how he hacked his way to such a soft-light portrait in his hotel room during their trip to China.Sometimes you are after charming, ultra-soft light for your portrait. You can create that with a huge light modifier. But when you don't have a colossal modifier to your disposal, then there's still hope.Two simple shoot-through umbrellas will ... READ MORE
ISO 1200 | 01-27-2020 1:39 PM
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When Europe set forth to colonize the globe over the past five centuries, they brought with them a host of weapons to destroy the integrity of peoples far older than them. Among the artillery in their arsenal were religious doctrine, which — among other things — decreed the LGBTQ community in violation of the law, subject to persecution, imprisonment, and death.Though most nations regained their independence, the damage wasdone: the history had been whitewashed, traditions lost and destroyed, and whatremained was the stain of European... READ MORE
Feature Shoot | 01-27-2020 1:39 PM
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Kodak Alaris has posted a detailed warning for film photographers, explaining that the new CT scanners being installed to check carry-on bags across the United States will almost certainly ruin your film, even after a single pass.The PSA/warning was posted to the Kodak Professional Facebook page, where Kodak Alaris details how they worked directly with the TSA at John F. Kennedy airport to test the new scanners. CT scanners have been used to scan checked luggage for years—which is why Kodak has always recommended you... READ MORE
PetaPixel | 01-27-2020 1:39 PM
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Earlier this month smartphone manufacturer OnePlus hosted on Open Ears Forum, an event designed to gather user feedback, in New York City. This time around the focus was on smartphone videography and attendees included OnePlus users with varying degrees of video experience, from casual users to video shooters that use smartphones as a work tool.Now OnePlus has published its own comments from the Q&A sessions held at the event and committed to improving video quality and features on its existing products as well as upcoming... READ MORE
DPReview | 01-27-2020 1:24 PM
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The Milky Way is one of the most breathtaking natural scenes to photograph. There’s always something special about seeing our galaxy in a dark sky and capturing the moment with your camera. Seeing the Milky Way with the naked eye is possible but it turns into real magic when you look at the back of your camera after just a few seconds exposing at the sky.However, photographing the Milky Way is not as easy as it seems; it requires great planning, the right gear, and... READ MORE
Capture Landscapes | 01-27-2020 1:17 PM
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Autel’s three EVO II drones were set for a late January release, but due to a last-minute software bug the engineering team discovered during production, Autel has confirmed to DPReview that its EVO II drones will likely be pushed back to a March release.The bug, which ‘could limit flight performance under normal operation,’ according to an email sent to us and copy shared on Autel’s social media accounts, is being addressed on the production line, rather than needing to be fixed by consumers as a... READ MORE
DPReview | 01-27-2020 1:11 PM
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Photoshop has many powerful features for retouching photos, with one of the most impressive being frequency separation. However, this technique requires a very careful touch to achieve proper results. This great video will show you everything need to know to use it for retouching photos.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 01-27-2020 1:01 PM
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Category: Street Photographer: Andrea Fucà Photo: “IMG_6136” You know you have a powerful image when it looks amazing in color or black and white. They are equally powerful yet different in the message and feeling they portray. Originally shared with the Photofocus Readers Flickr Group. Join the group and share your photo or submit yours via the Photofocus […]The post Photographer of the Day: Andrea Fucà appeared first on Photofocus.... READ MORE
PhotoFocus | 01-27-2020 1:00 PM
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The design of the iMac hasn’t changed much since the aluminum unibody version was announced in 2009. They slimmed down the design in 2012, and added a retina display in 2015, and that’s about it… but that definitely doesn’t mean Apple isn’t innovating behind the scenes.A patent application spotted by Apple Insider shows what Apple has been playing with. Namely: a desktop Mac design that’s made entirely out of a single piece of curved glass, taking the thin, unibody of the current all-in-one iMac to... READ MORE
PetaPixel | 01-27-2020 12:59 PM
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Sitting with a group of picture-takers last night, it dawned on me that even though all of us call ourselves “photographers,” so much of what we care about, the way we shoot, the very core of what we like about taking pictures, is distinct — almost to the point of us having little useful to share.While we do find common ground through appreciating each other’s images, it gets me thinking about the fundamentals of being a photographer. Distinctions between us are frequently described about either... READ MORE
PetaPixel | 01-27-2020 12:39 PM
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Airport scanners and checks have always been stressful for traveling film photographers, and it remains one of the biggest concerns for those who are just starting out with shooting film. Adding to the worries is the news of the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) installing Computed Tomography (CT) scanners in US airports for carry on luggage. Kodak has recently issued an advisory against putting unprocessed films through these scanners, along with some suggestions for avoiding degradation of film in carry on luggage.... READ MORE
The Phoblographer | 01-27-2020 12:00 PM
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As often is the case, the aftermath of tragedy has drawn my attention away from the cool gadgets and techniques of the photographic profession and caused my mind to drift back to the why. Allow me a moment to indulge a larger question.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 01-27-2020 11:59 AM
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Collaborations between smartphone camera manufacturers aren't anything new. We've seen Leica labels on Huawei phones, the Zeiss logo on Sony and Nokia handsets and Motorola used to offer a Hasselblad-branded camera module for its Moto Z series. It's often difficult to tell if the teamwork is mostly marketing-driven or actually happening on an engineering level but one thing is clear: smartphone manufacturers like the logo of a big-name camera brand on their devices.Chinese company Xiaomi has so far (as far as we know) worked without... READ MORE
DPReview | 01-27-2020 11:23 AM
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Click here to watch our Sony A7R IV Review Video Here we have a compact and well-built camera body, a 61-megapixel full-frame sensor, 567 phase-detect AF points covering nearly the whole sensor, an expansive ISO range, excellent image quality, super-fast AF speeds, 4K video recording, IBIS and much, much more. With so many incredible features and performance capabilities, it's really hard to find serious faults with Sony's latest-generation high-res mirrorless camera. The Sony A7R IV is an extremely versatile instrument, with... ... READ MORE
Imaging Resource | 01-27-2020 11:14 AM
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I’m not going to wax poetic about the Leica M6 TTL .85. I don’t need to.This camera is the best 35mm film camera ever conceived or constructed. Chances are, you’re reading this because you’re a photographer interested in buying the best Leica that you can. Or perhaps you already own a Leica and just enjoy articles that continue to justify your substantial and tasteful purchase.In any case, there are enthusiastic blogs and articles about every Leica body out there. It would seem that every Leica... READ MORE
PetaPixel | 01-27-2020 11:12 AM
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