Photography

Ep. 194: Yet Another Nikon D750 Service Advisory – and more – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Episode 194 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Sports photographer and Canon Explorer of Light, Peter Read Miller In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us. Show Opener:Sports photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Peter Read Miller opens the show. Thanks Peter! Sponsors:…

How to choose the best digital camera for you | Popular Science – Popular Science

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Point-and-shoots will take care of the average user’s photography needs. But if you’re gunning more flexibility or maximum image quality across a variety of situations, you’ll need to invest in a DSLR (short for Digital Single-Lens Reflex), or a mirrorless camera. DSLRs use a mirror-and-prism system to show you what you’re shooting through the camera’s viewfinder. Mirrorless cameras often have a similar form factor, but lose the mirror and instead…

Little Rock photography club focus on film – Miami Herald

Sunday, July 16, 2017

There are those among us who aren’t that interested in the easy way. They drive vehicles with manual transmissions, make their own salsa, grow their own vegetables, listen to vinyl records and remodel their kitchens themselves. With this same do-it-yourself brio, there are photographers who pass on the convenience of digital images for the challenges and resulting moments of beauty found by working with film. “I have six or seven…

Canon shoots for broader picture with new support facility in Burbank – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, July 15, 2017

On the second floor of a Burbank commercial building that is home to iHeartMedia, Warner Music Group and Morton’s Steakhouse is Canon’s newest technical service and support center. The 12,000-square-foot facility at 3400 W. Olive Ave. is bigger than the company’s facility in Hollywood and offers more amenities for amateur and professional users of Canon’s products. Dubbed Canon Burbank by company officials, the new center is designed to be more…

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger … – TechCrunch

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a few minor tweaks, and, despite some setbacks, customers are probably excited to get their hands on the…

Facebook’s built-in camera does GIFs now – The Verge – The Verge

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Facebook has been building out the camera in its main app for a while now, and today is adding a new GIF function. As first spotted by The Next Web, you can access the feature by tapping the camera icon in the top left of the app. Just swipe right to start making quick GIFs. The function is a bit of a mixed bag. It works well enough, and you…

New Bill Seeks to Make On-Camera White House Press Briefings the Law – Hollywood Reporter

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The congressman behind the proposed “Free Press Act” is concerned about “a withdrawal of the White House’s commitment to briefings.” Rep. Jim Himes, a Connecticut Democrat, has long been disturbed by what he called “the vilification of the media” during the presidential campaign and during the first few months of the Trump administration. So, on Thursday, he introduced a piece of legislation — the “Free Press Act of 2017” — that…

Facebook’s built-in camera does GIFs now – The Verge – The Verge

Friday, July 14, 2017

Facebook has been building out the camera in its main app for a while now, and today is adding a new GIF function. As first spotted by The Next Web, you can access the feature by tapping the camera icon in the top left of the app. Just swipe right to start making quick GIFs. The function is a bit of a mixed bag. It works well enough, and you…

Photographer Broke Due to Copyright Lawsuit by Monkey – PetaPixel – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, July 14, 2017

Remember David Slater, the photographer whose camera was hijacked by a monkey and used for a series of selfies that went viral on the Internet? The photographer has spent years fighting a copyright battle in court over the photos, and now he’s broke. The Guardian reports that the 52-year-old photographer has run out of funds and is now considering coaching tennis and walking dogs as ways to earn a living….

Facebook’s built-in camera does GIFs now – The Verge

Friday, July 14, 2017

Facebook has been building out the camera in its main app for a while now, and today is adding a new GIF function. As first spotted by The Next Web, you can access the feature by tapping the camera icon in the top left of the app. Just swipe right to start making quick GIFs. The function is a bit of a mixed bag. It works well enough, and you…

GoPro seeks to reunite owner with lost camera found in San Diego – Fox News

Friday, July 14, 2017

GoPro is hoping to reunite a lost camera filled with years of family videos and photos to its owner after the device was found in San Diego last month.  Staff at the Torry Pines Gliderport discovered the HERO4 Silver GoPro camera in mid-June and handed it to Dave Oddy, a manager at the technology company, Fox 5 San Diego reported July 12. Oddy bought the camera to the office,…

Nikon Confirms It’s Building Mirrorless Camera Gear That Raises the Bar – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, July 14, 2017

Nikon generated great deal of excitement this week when the company’s president stated in an interview that Nikon is working on a new mirrorless camera. Now the company has issued another statement confirming that it’s building mirrorless gear that will emphasis performance and quality. DPReview reached out to Nikon for an official statement regarding the original interview quote (which was translated from Japanese), and here’s the comment they received from…

7 Hidden Lightroom Tricks You Might Want to Know – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, July 14, 2017

Educator Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE has 7 great tips for Lightroom users that might just surprise you and make your post production life a little easier. He previously shared 7 Photoshop tricks hidden in plain sight, and these Lightroom tricks are just as helpful. 1. Try Out Solo Mode Scrolling through all the panels in Develop mode can be a real pain. Once you’ve started opening a few of them, the sidebar because…

‘Stains On The Sidewalk’: Photographer Remembers Year Of Murders In Baltimore – NPR

Friday, July 14, 2017

1 of 8 i View slideshow In American cities, the murder rate has kept rising over the last couple of years. One of the most violent cities in the U.S. is Baltimore. That’s where 22-year-old photographer Amy Berbert lives. She’s been documenting every murder that took place in Baltimore in 2016. The city has more than twice as many homicides per capita as Chicago. “Same place, same time, same day,…

7 Hidden Lightroom Tricks You Might Want to Know – PetaPixel (blog)

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Educator Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE has 7 great tips for Lightroom users that might just surprise you and make your post production life a little easier. He previously shared 7 Photoshop tricks hidden in plain sight, and these Lightroom tricks are just as helpful. 1. Try Out Solo Mode Scrolling through all the panels in Develop mode can be a real pain. Once you’ve started opening a few of them, the sidebar because…

Photographer in bizarre selfie court battle reveals that being sued by a monkey has left him broke – Telegraph.co.uk

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In spite of everything, Mr Slater said he does not regret taking the picture of the monkey. On the contrary, he said he is “absolutely delighted”. “It has taken six years for my original intention to come true which was to highlight the plight of the monkeys and bring it to the world,” he said. “No one had heard of these monkeys six years ago, they were down to the…

Howard police to launch pilot body camera program Friday – Baltimore Sun

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Howard County Police Department is expected on Friday to launch the first of two 45-day pilot programs to test police body cameras, an increasingly used public safety technology. Following a months-long process by a 19-member police department committee to formulate a pilot policy to guide the program, 10 officers are ready to begin wearing the cameras at all times while on duty and in uniform. The pilot program includes…