Photography

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Tests Reveal Apple’s Biggest Upgrade – Forbes

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The benchmarking gurus at DxO have recently rated the new Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cameras – and proclaimed them the best they’ve ever tested. With a DxOMark Mobile score of 94, the iPhone 8 Plus edges ahead of the 92 points scored by the smaller iPhone 8, but both of the new iPhone models outperform the 90 points jointly achieved by the Google Pixel and HTC U11….

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Sunday, September 24, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

Canon’s New ‘Virtual Camera’ Tech is Something Straight Out of Sci-Fi – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Intel isn’t the only one working on sci-fi-style virtual camera systems for things like sporting events. Canon just announced that it’s developing a new “Free Viewpoint” virtual camera system that will let you virtually move around inside a recorded event. When deployed at a sports stadium or arena, the technology would allow a “virtual camera” to move around and view the action from pretty much any vantage point in the…

Canon’s New ‘Virtual Camera’ Tech is Something Straight Out of Sci-Fi – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Intel isn’t the only one working on sci-fi-style virtual camera systems for things like sporting events. Canon just announced that it’s developing a new “Free Viewpoint” virtual camera system that will let you virtually move around inside a recorded event. When deployed at a sports stadium or arena, the technology would allow a “virtual camera” to move around and view the action from pretty much any vantage point in the…

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Camera Best Yet, Best Reason To Buy Say Reviews – Forbes

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Credit: Apple iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 cameras. Apple has nailed (once again) the cameras on its newest phones, according to some early reviews. The iPhone 8 has one primary 12MP camera on the back with an f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilization. The Plus adds one more with a f/2.8 aperture. Both the 8 and 8 Plus have 7-megapixel selfie cameras. TechCrunch: High Dynamic Range (HDR) has been…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Sunday, September 24, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

Pete Turner, Color Photography Icon, Dies at 83 – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Pete Turner, the American photographer who’s recognized as one of the first masters of color photography, has died. He was 83. The New York Times reports that Turner passed away from cancer at his home on Long Island, New York, on September 18th. In 2000, Photo District News magazine readers and website visitors voted Turner as one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time. Here’s what photographer Eric…

Apple Nails The Camera: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Best Yet Say Reviews – Forbes

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Credit: Apple iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 cameras. Apple has nailed the cameras on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, according to some early reviews. The iPhone 8 has one primary 12MP camera on the back with an f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilization. The Plus adds another with an f/2.8 aperture. Both the 8 and 8 Plus have 7-megapixel selfie cameras. TechCrunch: High Dynamic Range (HDR) has…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Saturday, September 23, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Saturday, September 23, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Saturday, September 23, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Saturday, September 23, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1 – Fstoppers

Friday, September 22, 2017

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of using it, I still am consistently learning something new. I have found that there are so many new photographers who either feel too overwhelmed to start learning the intensive software, or they still aren’t confident that they have been using it correctly. Because of this, I…

Pete Turner, Whose Color Photography Could Alter Reality, Dies at 83 – New York Times

Friday, September 22, 2017

At sunup he moved to the backyard to photograph the volcanic explosion. “New Dawn,” one of Mr. Turner’s phantasmagorical pictures, portrays lava in shades of yellow, orange and red, spraying in a fluid arc as if an unseen hand were directing it leftward over the volcano. By underexposing his shots, he made the colors become more saturated. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “It was like being in the center…

Stop Asking About Camera Settings – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, September 22, 2017

Photographer Tony Northrup wants you to stop asking photographers about their camera settings. In this 7-minute video, he explains why the camera settings that were used for an image are relatively unimportant and a distraction from the real work that goes into making a shot. To illustrate the argument, Northrup uses the example of an image he took of an osprey swooping down to catch a fish out of the…

Xbox One gets third-party camera support for game streaming – Engadget

Friday, September 22, 2017

Mixer, formerly known as Beam, lags far behind Twitch in popularity. For most streamers, then, this new feature will be fairly insignificant. Still, it’s a welcome addition, and one that could persuade a few extra players to try Microsoft’s streaming platform. Should that happen, it could also persuade Twitch, YouTube, Facebook and others to patch in similar support. That would help Microsoft and — were the same features to be…

Review: Leica Sofort – WIRED

Friday, September 22, 2017

When the Leica Sofort was announced last year, I was sure it was a hoax perpetrated by a savvy Photoshopper with too much time on her hands. Leica, the company best known for its high-end shooters, making a camera out of plastic? It seemed like a perfect joke, like if Bugatti rolled out a hatchback commuter car.   But, here we are. Leica released the Sofort to stores last November….

Local Photographer Directory – NRToday.com

Friday, September 22, 2017

Louise Ungerman Photography. Specializing in modern high school senior photography and professional headshots. Information: Facebook, @LouiseUngermanPhotography, www.lupseniors.com, 541-680-2118. Trystram Portrait Artistry. Specializes in seniors and enchanted fairy portraits. Information: Facebook and Instagram, @trystrampa, www.trystrampa.com, 541-863-7869. Audiss Photo Co. Specializes in weddings, couples, and seniors. Information: www.audissphotoco.com, audissphotoco@gmail.com, 541-733-7442. Kellie Trenkle, {captivating} photography. Specializes in lifestyle portraits for families and children. Also, Get Your Pic with St….

Yashica to Unleash an ‘Unprecedented Camera’ in October 2017 – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, September 22, 2017

Starting in early August, the iconic Japanese camera brand Yashica began teasing a big “coming chapter” in its life. While some people dismissed it as hype for a new clip-on smartphone lens, it now appears it’s much more than that: Yashica is now teasing an “unprecedented camera.” The company just released yet another enigmatic video (shown above), titled “The Prologue.” The only useful bits information contained in the video are…

Here are the first photographer-shot iPhone 8 pictures – Mashable

Friday, September 22, 2017

It’s barely past the morning of the Apple iPhone 8 launch, and pro photographers have already posted some sweet shots taken with the new handset. As it’s done with the iPhones before this, Apple has continually tweaked and improved its cameras. The iPhone 8 and larger 8 Plus lenses are the same as their predecessors, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, respectively. But it’s put the upgrade in a new…