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Oprema's New Biotar 58mm f/2.0 Lens Has a Record 17-Blade Aperture

OPREMA'S NEW BIOTAR 58MM F/2.0 LENS HAS A RECORD 17-BLADE APERTURE

Having recently succeeded in crowdfunding the revival of the Biotar 75mm lens , Oprema is at it again and is looking to bring back...

Portraits of Strangers Found Through Craigslist

PORTRAITS OF STRANGERS FOUND THROUGH CRAIGSLIST

For their ongoing “Craigslist Encounters,” the Los Angeles-based photography team Kremer Johnson has been shooting portraits of completely...

 
 
 
Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

REVIEW: THE PROFOTO A1 IS A SIMPLE AND NATURALLY BEAUTIFUL FLASH

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto . For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable,...

HOW TO FAKE THE LOOK OF ‘BULLET TIME' USING A SINGLE CAMERA

Here's a new 3-minute music video by Russian/Ukrainian group 5'Nizza. In it, the band finds themselves in a variety of situations,...

 
 
 
Instagram May Soon Break Its Classic Grid

INSTAGRAM MAY SOON BREAK ITS CLASSIC GRID

Instagram has long featured a 3×3 grid of photos across its platform, allowing photographers to get creative and create larger photo...

HOW TO SPEED UP PHOTO VIEWING INSIDE LIGHTROOM WITH 1:1 PREVIEWS

Ask any photographer their least-favorite thing about Adobe Lightroom, and they will most likely tell you it's the application's speed...

 
 
 
Profoto A1: Profoto's First On-Camera Flash, World's Smallest Studio Light

PROFOTO A1: PROFOTO'S FIRST ON-CAMERA FLASH, WORLD'S SMALLEST STUDIO LIGHT

Profoto has just announced the A1 , the lighting brand's first-ever on-camera flash. It's also what the company calls “the world's...

Lensbaby Unveils New Composer Pro II 80mm and Bokeh Optic Lenses

LENSBABY UNVEILS NEW COMPOSER PRO II 80MM AND BOKEH OPTIC LENSES

Lensbaby has today released two new products: an 80mm lens known as the Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 as well as a Creative Bokeh Optic...

 
 
 
Here's a Handy New Site That Converts iOS 11 .heic Photos to JPEG

HERE'S A HANDY NEW SITE THAT CONVERTS IOS 11 .HEIC PHOTOS TO JPEG

With the upcoming release of iOS 11, Apple's new HEIF/HEVC photo formats will make it trickier to use and share iPhone photos in a...

THE BEAUTY OF CAR PHOTOGRAPHY: A LOOK THROUGH THE EYES OF EASTON CHANG

Meet Easton Chang , an internationally recognized car photographer. In this 5-minute profile by SmugMug Films , get a glimpse into...

 
 
 
The Story Behind That Viral ‘Distracted Boyfriend' Meme Photo

THE STORY BEHIND THAT VIRAL ‘DISTRACTED BOYFRIEND' MEME PHOTO

One of the hottest memes this year is the “Distracted Boyfriend,” also known as “Man Looking at Other Woman.” It shows a man looking...

HARNESSING THE POWER OF AUTO-STACKING IN LIGHTROOM

Auto-stacking in Lightroom can quickly organize a huge set of images in to more manageable ‘stacks', which are small groups of images...

 
 
 
How I Shot Cliff Divers with a Total Solar Eclipse

HOW I SHOT CLIFF DIVERS WITH A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE

This is a post about photography plus trigonometry. I remember half joking with my math teachers in high school, asking “why do we...

This Photo Booth Shoots ‘Professional' Headshots for $20

THIS PHOTO BOOTH SHOOTS ‘PROFESSIONAL' HEADSHOTS FOR $20

IRIS is a new photo booth that's designed to shoot “professional” portraits of professionals for only $20. Instead of looking like...

 
 
 
Canon's M-i1 Mini Projector Can Beam Your Camera's Photos Wirelessly

CANON'S M-I1 MINI PROJECTOR CAN BEAM YOUR CAMERA'S PHOTOS WIRELESSLY

Canon has launched a new mini projector, the Mini Projector M-i1 , that can be used to project photos and video wirelessly without...

WHY TO SHOOT 2,300 PHOTOS EVEN IF YOU ONLY NEED 3

What's the point in shooting thousands of frames when your client only wants a few? In this 10-minute video from The Slanted Lens ,...

 
 
 

EP. 212: NIKON DOESN'T HATE WOMEN. PROMISE. - AND MORE

Episode 212 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast . Download MP3 - Subscribe via iTunes , Google Play , email or RSS ! Featured: Sony...

An Open Letter About Sexism, Feminism, and the Industry That I Love So Much

AN OPEN LETTER ABOUT SEXISM, FEMINISM, AND THE INDUSTRY THAT I LOVE SO MUCH

My name is Susan Stripling , and I'm a wedding photographer based in New York. This is an open letter about sexism, feminism, the industry...

 
 
 
Consumer Drones Unlikely to Inflict Horrible Head Injuries, Study Finds

CONSUMER DRONES UNLIKELY TO INFLICT HORRIBLE HEAD INJURIES, STUDY FINDS

Researchers at Virginia Tech have been studying the injury risks posed by consumer drones by flying them into dummies' faces , and...

Zenit's Full Frame Mirrorless Camera to Be a Rebranded Leica SL, Rumor Says

ZENIT'S FULL FRAME MIRRORLESS CAMERA TO BE A REBRANDED LEICA SL, RUMOR SAYS

The iconic Russian camera brand Zenit caused a flurry of excitement back in February after it announced that it's relaunching in 2018...

 
 
 



Trumpf Smart Factory Chicago / Barkow Leibinger

Trumpf Smart Factory Chicago / Barkow Leibinger

© Steve Hall © Hall + Merrick Photographers Architects: Barkow Leibinger Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States Lead Architects: Barkow Leibinger Design Team: Heiko... Read more ...

Welcome Rains

Welcome Rains

Painting a Day through September Much-needed to cool our wildfires ~ September 18 6 x 12 inches oil on panel plein air Read more ...

Abstract,Impressionist Landscape, Trees, Flowers, Fine Art Painting...

Abstract,Impressionist Landscape, Trees, Flowers, Fine Art Painting "Exploding Blue Haze on Butterflies' Wings" by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme

Award winning artwork published in Northlight Incites hardbound 2015 edition. The original artwork comes signed with a signed copy of the published book. 24"x36" Acrylics on Canvas Read more ...

Last Chance to Bid on Paintings by Judy Crowe-Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Last Chance to Bid on Paintings by Judy Crowe-Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser Friends, My goal is to raise $2000.00 for Houston Non ProfitWest Street RecoverySo Far, I've raised 1400.00! These last few paintings will be... Read more ...

Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

Review: The Profoto A1 is a Simple and Naturally Beautiful Flash

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto . For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting... Read more ...

Uptown 3 train

Uptown 3 train

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SEP House / MMA Studio

SEP House / MMA Studio

© Celso Pilati Architects: MMA Studio Location: Curitiba, Brazil Architect In Charge: Mauricio Melara Area: 767.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Celso Pilati Team: Mauricio... Read more ...

Autumn skies over South Beach

Autumn skies over South Beach

Zuiderstrand met Herfsthemel oil on canvas - 40 x 40 cm painted on location - Tues 12 Sept 2017 € 465 With such a display of those puffy cumulus clouds mixed with a... Read more ...

Siena House / Guillem Carrera

Siena House / Guillem Carrera

© Guillem Carrera Architects: Guillem Carrera Location: Sitges, Spain Area: 487.0 m2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Guillem Carrera Collaborators: Eva Crespo, Xavier Aguado... Read more ...

Original Abstract Mixed Media Girl Figure Adobe House Mystical Painting "The...

Original Abstract Mixed Media Girl Figure Adobe House Mystical Painting "The Dreamer" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

A young girl dreams of home She sees her pueblo and a shaman beckoning her to take the quiet walk to the center of being. Original Abstract Mixed Media Girl Figure Adobe House... Read more ...