Photography

Masks, Effects & Frames: Fun With Facebook’s New Camera Feature – KTLA

Monday, June 19, 2017

We think of Facebook as a place to share photos, but now the social network has a fun new camera feature to help you create them! There are several new ways to create and share with Facebook’s new camera feature, which was recently quietly introduced. Follow KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro on Facebook or Twitter for cool apps, tech tricks & tips! Access the camera To access the new Facebook…

Red-light camera ticket? What it will cost depends on where you got it. – Miami Herald

Monday, June 19, 2017

Miami-Dade Traffic Magistrate Christopher Benjamin played a series of dramatic videos of crashes caught on tape by red-light cameras. The people in the audience gasped each time someone t-boned a car, flipped over a railing, struck a motorcyclist or nearly plowed through a line of kids crossing the street. “Ladies and gentlemen, please rise,” Benjamin told the audience after playing the videos. And then he surprised everyone. “Be safe out…

SAPD body camera video captures heroic apartment fire rescue – KENS 5 TV

Monday, June 19, 2017

SAPD Body Camera Footage (Photo: SAPD Body Camera Footage, KENS) SAN ANTONIO – New body camera footage shows two San Antonio police officers helping victims from a burning apartment building. The video even captures the officers climbing on top of a police cruiser to make sure one woman escaped. It is not uncommon for officers to get victims to safety during a fire, but you rarely get the opportunity to…

Diversifying Stock Photography – NPR

Monday, June 19, 2017

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: Stock photography has an image problem, according to my next guests. You know, stock photography – those generic pictures you see everywhere in print ads or online. Stock photos of people often have some common elements – big, fake smiles, unnatural poses. And here’s the other thing they often have in common, a lack of real-world diversity. So my next two guests are trying to bring some…

The Getty receives a major photography gift from film executive Bruce Berman – Los Angeles Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum’s robust photography collection is growing even larger: A gift of 186 works by 26 artists is coming from film executive Bruce Berman. Berman, a founding member of the museum’s Photographs Council, had already contributed during the last two decades about 550 pieces to a collection with tens of thousands of works. In 2006-07, the Getty exhibited “Where We Live: Photographs of America From the Berman…

2 men accused of stealing government camera, vandalism – KCRA Sacramento

Monday, June 19, 2017

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is requesting the public’s help in identifying two men officials say vandalized and stole a government camera. Officials said the crime took place on June 2. ++Download the KCRA 3 News app for iOS and Android No other details were released. If you have any information, Whiskeytown National Recreation officials ask you call them at 530-917-4557. Stay with KCRA 3 for…

The Getty receives a major photography gift from film executive Bruce Berman – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, June 18, 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum’s robust photography collection is growing even larger: A gift of 186 works by 26 artists is coming from film executive Bruce Berman. Berman, a founding member of the museum’s Photographs Council, had already contributed during the last two decades about 550 pieces to a collection with tens of thousands of works. In 2006-07, the Getty exhibited “Where We Live: Photographs of America From the Berman…

Archivist looking for postcards from photographer Harold Sanborn – Wyoming Tribune

Sunday, June 18, 2017

The first postcard on top of the six-inch stack is sepia-toned, displaying the image of a lone tree growing out of a granite boulder, enclosed in a small black fence. The next is a simple building shot of the Elk Mountain Trading Company in Elk Mountain, Wyoming. Horns hang on top of the building’s sign and two old cars are parked in front, just barely making…

What Makes a Photographer? – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

In an age where everyone has a camera in their pocket and fashion magazine covers are being shot with iPhones, what makes a photographer? Erik Wahlstrom muses on what he calls ‘the democratization of photography’ in this 5-minute video. Wahlstrom creates weekly videos for his YouTube channel, and in his lifetime has seen the act of sharing video progress from home camcorder footage shared with friends and family to full…

Photographer seeks family whose camera he found on beach – FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Saturday, June 17, 2017

SANIBEL (FOX 13) – A family took a vacation in Florida back in 2012 but lost their camera and the 170 photos saved on its card.  They likely considered it – and the captured memories – gone, but during a recent trip to Sanibel Island, a photographer from Illinois found the camera and is now looking for its rightful owners.  Photographer Josh Zeulke says he was walking along the beach…

7 amazing ways to use your smartphone camera – USA TODAY

Friday, June 16, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Kim Komando has tips on turning your smartphone camera into a scanner, home decorator and more. Kim Komando The Mate 9’s Leica-branded dual camera.(Photo: Reviewed.com / Michael Desjardin) Camera phones become more sophisticated every year, and it’s changing the landscape of photography. Professionals are using their smartphones in place of hefty DSLRs, and indie filmmakers are shooting everything from music videos to feature-length dramas. With…

Nikon Unveils Pricing and More Items for 100th Anniversary Lineup – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, June 16, 2017

With Nikon’s 100-year anniversary fast approaching — it’s on July 25th this year — the camera giant has just announced pricing for its collectible cameras and lenses as well as even more products in its celebratory lineup. From today, the collectible cameras and lenses will be available to order from authorized Nikon retailers. They’ll be available until the 31st August 2017, so any super Nikon fans should move fast to secure…

Jury Sees Body Camera Footage of Fatal Shooting by Police Officer – New York Times

Friday, June 16, 2017

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Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera – Popular Science

Friday, June 16, 2017

Straighten out your horizon A crooked horizon can ruin any landscape shot. It’s not always possible to get it exactly right when you shoot it, but take the time to straighten things up before sharing. Use HDR mode, or shoot in raw if you’re feeling ambitious Landscape photos are a great opportunity to leverage the HDR setting in your camera app. It may be enabled by default, but you can…

Mysterious animal captured on Poestenkill trail camera – NEWS10 ABC

Friday, June 16, 2017

POESTENKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A shocking picture taken by one woman’s trail camera has both her and her neighbors shaken up. Erin Mangene’s home in Poestenkill is usually pretty laid back. “Quiet, a few deer. That’s it,” she said. But not after last week when she went to check her trail camera that was located at the end of her driveway. One of the pictures it captured has her on…

Show us your best nature photography! We’ll go first. | Popular Science – Popular Science

Friday, June 16, 2017

Today is apparently National Nature Photography Day, according to the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). We’re big fans of the natural world here at PopSci, because from the plains to the mountains, costal beaches to inland lakes, we find that nature never fails to inspire, motivate, and awe us. A little over 30 years ago, the Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson coined the term Biophilia. Biophilia is a theory to…

Jury Sees Body Camera Footage of Fatal Shooting by Police Officer – New York Times

Friday, June 16, 2017

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Nevada fraternity death: Sigma Nu chapter sued by parents | Fox … – Fox News

Friday, June 16, 2017

The parents of an 18-year-old who died after a night of hazing while pledging a fraternity are suing the Sigma Nu chapter at the University of Nevada, Reno. John and Wendy Abele filed a lawsuit in the Second Judicial Court of Nevada and are seeking damages. The lawsuit points to forms of negligence and wrongdoing on the members in leadership positions at the Sigma Nu fraternity where hazing and…