Photography

iOS 11: How to take great photos with the Camera app – Macworld

Monday, October 30, 2017

When it comes to photography with the new iPhones, all the attention goes to the hardware and the improved sensors that can reduce noise and produce photos with better definition in more circumstances. But let’s not overlook the software: iOS 11 offers at least one advantage to photographers across all recent iPhone models. And all these features require rethinking how you frame, time pressing the shutter, or use natural light…

Neural network gives your phone ‘DSLR-quality’ photos – Engadget

Monday, October 30, 2017

The researchers started out by training a deep learning system using photos taken of the same scene using a phone and a DSLR. It’s effective, but it can only improve the quality for the smartphone in question. That led to a more sophisticated system, however: the new network only needs to see two sets of images from different cameras to understand how to apply the image quality from one to…

Neural network gives your phone ‘DSLR-quality’ photos – Engadget

Monday, October 30, 2017

The researchers started out by training a deep learning system using photos taken of the same scene using a phone and a DSLR. It’s effective, but it can only improve the quality for the smartphone in question. That led to a more sophisticated system, however: the new network only needs to see two sets of images from different cameras to understand how to apply the image quality from one to…

A Complete Guide to Lightroom CC – Fstoppers

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Adobe recently released the latest version of the desktop version of Lightroom, which is now dubbed “Lightroom Classic CC.” Alongside it, they released Lightroom CC, an entirely new application that moves things to the cloud and seems to be targeted mostly toward advanced amateurs, but that also includes some interesting features along with the ability to integrate with the desktop version pros are used to. This helpful video will get you…

Local wildlife, pets an inspiration for Campbell photographer – Milpitas Post

Sunday, October 29, 2017

For the frequent walkers, runners and cyclists on Los Gatos Creek Trail in Campbell, seeing Julie Kitzenberger early in the morning with her tripod and camera is a common occurrence. The 59-year-old Campbell resident can often be seen photographing wildlife in and around the creek. Her occasional inspiration is the family of beavers spotted there. “Someone told me about the beavers. It’s like this rumor; everyone has seen a paw…

2 Chainz’s bodyguard arrested after decking photographer – Page Six

Sunday, October 29, 2017

A member of rapper 2 Chainz entourage beat up a photographer who trying to take pictures of the star as he arrived at 30 Rock for an appearance on the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” police said Sunday. The rapper, who has been rolling around in a pink wheelchair since breaking a leg this past summer, was outside the W. 50th St. entrance of NBC headquarters with his security team…

This affordable action camera is perfect for outdoor adventures – Mashable

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You don’t have to keep it a secret anymore; we know you’ve been yearning for a GoPro ever since you saw that insane first-person POV skydiving video a few years ago. But is a GoPro worth…

Films & programs: Hiking Mt. Whitney, fine-art photography in Joshua Tree – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, October 29, 2017

MT. WHITNEY Workshop Experts will discuss backpacking and hiking California’s iconic peak. When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 Foothill Blvd. Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360 JOSHUA TREE Workshop Immerse yourself in the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park on a weekend-long fine-art photography workshop. Highlights include two sunrise shoots, one sunset shoot and one night-sky shoot, conditions permitting. Camping option in Lost Horse…

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’ – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there’s a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It’s titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography. Written by an author named Goldmund, the 90-page book teaches how to use photography skills and projects to meet, date,…

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’ – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there’s a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It’s titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography. Written by an author named Goldmund, the 90-page book teaches how to use photography skills and projects to meet, date,…

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’ – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there’s a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It’s titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography. Written by an author named Goldmund, the 90-page book teaches how to use photography skills and projects to meet, date,…

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’ – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there’s a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It’s titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography. Written by an author named Goldmund, the 90-page book teaches how to use photography skills and projects to meet, date,…

Underwater footage captures Great White shark playing with researchers’ camera equipment – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Marine researchers captured rare footage of a 13ft Great White shark playing with their camera equipment in the Pacific Ocean. The team from Massey University, in New Zealand, who were filming near the Kermadec Islands, were surprised by footage as the species is not frequently seen in the area. The film shows the male shark, since named Kermit, repeatedly picking up the team’s camera rig before swimming to the surface and dropping…

The Photographer Who Claimed to Capture Abraham Lincoln’s Ghost – The New Yorker

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The first photographers were necromancers: their work fixed faces in time, sending a flood of memories into the chasm between the living and the dead. As a bulwark against grief and loss, a picture of a loved one was at once more visceral and more magical than anything that had existed before. Maybe it was inevitable, then, that nascent photographs, literally written in light, flickered between science and superstition, defying…

Amazon Will Soon Deliver Camera Gear Directly Into Your House – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Photographers who buy camera gear online these days often have to deal with the inconvenience of being home to sign for a package or the riskiness of having packages left in front of the home. Amazon has an idea for solving these issues: why not have packages delivered directly into your home? Amazon this week announced a new service called Amazon Key — a perk exclusively for Prime subscribers. It…

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’ – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there’s a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It’s titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography. Written by an author named Goldmund, the 90-page book teaches how to use photography skills and projects to meet, date,…

iOS Apps Can Secretly Shoot Photos if Given Camera Permissions – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Have you ever considered that your iPhone might be watching you? Felix Krause, a developer at Google, says he has found that iPhone apps could theoretically spy on you if given camera permissions. With an app published on GitHub, Krause illustrated how it’s possible for a malicious app to photograph you at its leisure without you knowing. Granted basic camera permissions, such an app could use either front or rear cameras…

The Photographer Who Claimed to Capture Abraham Lincoln’s Ghost – The New Yorker

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The first photographers were necromancers: their work fixed faces in time, sending a flood of memories into the chasm between the living and the dead. As a bulwark against grief and loss, a picture of a loved one was at once more visceral and more magical than anything that had existed before. Maybe it was inevitable, then, that nascent photographs, literally written in light, flickered between science and superstition, defying…

Underwater footage captures Great White shark playing with researchers’ camera equipment – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Marine researchers captured rare footage of a 13ft Great White shark playing with their camera equipment in the Pacific Ocean. The team from Massey University, in New Zealand, who were filming near the Kermadec Islands, were surprised by footage as the species is not frequently seen in the area. The film shows the male shark, since named Kermit, repeatedly picking up the team’s camera rig before swimming to the surface and dropping…