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The New Epson SureColor P800 Printer Review - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Introduction There is always “buzz” in the community of photographers who still make prints when a major new printer model hits the market. Year 2000 and the Epson Stylus® Photo 2000P marked the first assurance of long-term fade-resistant photographs from a compact home-based digital inkjet printer. Since then, through the Epson Stylus® Photo 2400, Epson [Read More]

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Luminous Endowment Winners - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Winners and New Grant Period Announced Michael Reichmann, together with the Board of The Luminous Endowment for Photographers are pleased to announce The Endowment’s latest grant awards. The Emerging Young Photographer Grant – Jeri Gravlin – UT, USA Grant amount $5,000 The Mylio Grant: Memories and Stories – Jennifer Meyers – Utah, USA Grant amount $2,500 (Due [Read More]

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The Art Of The Photograph, Essential Habits For Stronger Compositions – Book Review - Tue, 30 Jun 2015

The Art Of The Photograph, Essential Habits For Stronger Compositions By Art Wolfe & Rob Sheppard, Photographs by Art Wolfe Amphoto Books www.amphotobooks.com ISBN 978-0-7704-3316-1 $29.99 In his foreward Dewitt Jones invites the reader to explore what he calls the three critical elements of the book, “the images, Rob’s text, and Art’s stories.” That brief [Read More]

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A Recommendation – Polar Bears On The Edge Book - Mon, 29 Jun 2015

A Recommendation Not a Rant Morten Joergensen is a friend of LuLa’s. He has been expedition leader on several of our Antarctic as well as Arctic expeditions and workshops. Morton has recently published an important book about Polar Bears and their fate, titled Polar Bears on the Edge. It is available both as a paperback as [Read More]

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The Lu-La Guide to Lightroom CC/6 2015 - Sun, 28 Jun 2015

We have published a new set of videos on Lightroom 6, Lightroom CC 2015 and Lightroom Mobile. Kevin Raber and Jeff Schewe go through the features available in the newer editions of Lightroom including LR CC 2015. This wide-ranging video tutorial totalling 3 hours 40 minutes, consists of eighteen videos and includes discussions with Michael Reichmann and [Read More]

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A New Perspective On Landscape Photography - Fri, 26 Jun 2015

Landscape photography and a wide-angle lens go together like gin and tonic. It allows the photographer to create immersive depth using relatively small areas of the landscape as a foreground. It converges the lines of land and sky to create a feeling of being pulled into the image by an unexplained force.  Very often, this [Read More]

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The Very Old Debate About Image Manipulation - Wed, 24 Jun 2015

Introduction Following some recent discussions about the way I created an image of an Aurora (see video below) using Photoshop layers and the post-processing work I undertook on an image I captured in the Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona (where I introduced a fake shaft of light), I have decided to write an article about Image [Read More]

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Reichmann Retrospective in Photo News - Sun, 21 Jun 2015

Free Download Copy of Photo News Magazine The Canadian magazine Photo News is now available at retails outlets. It was also included last week with the Toronto edition of The Globe and Mail. This issue is now also available as a PDF download, and in an on-screen version. The cover story is on Michael’s new book [Read More]

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Why I Shoot Film - Fri, 19 Jun 2015

Confessions of An Analogue Photographer This year, we celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Luminous Landscape. When I turned fifteen myself, my father gave me my first real camera: a Minolta SRT101. It had TTL metering, but exposure was manual. It was an old camera even then, and very affordable. Before long I had a [Read More]

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A New Camera – A New Camera Company - Thu, 18 Jun 2015

You would think it is Photokina time with all the camera announcement news lately.  Canon is delivering their 5ds, Sony announces a 42 megapixel A7r II, Fuji updates their X-T1 cameras with a major new firmware update, Phase One announces and delivers their XF camera and Leica announce their new Q camera.  And, let’s not leave [Read More]

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Discovering Wildlife Photography Competition Winners Announced - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

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The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers have announced the winners of Discovering Wildlife Photography Competition.

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Wandle Valley Photographic Competition - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

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The Wandle Valley Forum (WVF), Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust (WVRPT) and Living Wandle Landscape Partnership (LWLP) are launching a photographic competition to capture all aspects of the Wandle Valley.

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Hasselblad Masters 2016 Open for Public Vote - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

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Shortlisted entries to the Hasselblad Masters 2016 competition are now awaiting votes from the Hasselblad Public Jury.

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Nikon UK Launch New Battery Grip Promotion - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

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Nikon UK today launched a new promotion offering UK and Republic of Ireland residents a free battery grip with purchases of selected Nikon digital SLR cameras.

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Barber Shop Bags - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

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Barber Shop is a brand new collection of Italian leather bags and accessories for photographers.

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First Light Backpacks - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

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MindShift Gear have launched a new line of dual-purpose photography backpacks.

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Eastman House’s Technology Collection Named Engineering Landmark - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

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George Eastman House’s Technology Collection has been recognised as an Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

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Yuneec International have just launched the Typhoon Q500 4K quadcopter, which offers 4K movie recording and 12-megapixel still image capture.

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Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Review - Thu, 02 Jul 2015
The Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS is a new super-zoom lens for Sony's Alpha full-frame compact system cameras. The dust- and moisture-resistant Sony FE 24-240mm offers a 10x zoom range, optical image stabilisation and a complex lens construction. Read our Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS review to find out if one lens really can do it all...

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

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The AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR is a new full-frame super telephoto lens for Nikon SLRs.

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Watch: new Tim Page interview – his experience as a combat photographer - Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Townsville City Council in Austraila has interviewed photographer Tim Page about his experience as a combat photographer as part of their ‘In Conversation’ series which aims to provide a greater insight into the thoughts and...

Job: Operations Co-ordinator – BBC Motion Gallery -main point of contact to the Getty Images teams - Fri, 03 Jul 2015
BBC Worldwide Limited are looking for an Operations Co-ordinator: ‘In this role you will be in charge of providing administrative and financial systems support to the Head of Operations and Content and the wider Motion...

New PAN - Thu, 02 Jul 2015
Welcome to the new (soft-launch …we are still tweaking) PhotoArchiveNews.com The News, Jobs and Advertisers have not changed and we still have the Photo library listings and the Photo Services listings. A change to the...

Photographer Jeff Cottenden – still life stock – now licence ready at Millennium Images - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
London based photo library Millennium Images are now representing licensing rights to the still life work of photographer Jeff Cottenden. Millennium say: ‘Jeff’s first commissions included briefs for ENO, Royal Opera House and Barbican. The...

New owners for Cologne based photo agency laif - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
After 34 years, the founders of Cologne based photo agency laif are placing the management of the business with Ulf Schmidt-Funke and Katharina Doerk at ddl images. “We are very happy to have found the...

Photofusion now with licence and download facility - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Social issues specialist stock photo library Photofusion have added full license and download function to their website. They say: ‘Specify what license you need and within a few clicks download what you need when you...

News UK photo archive launches Twitter feed today – photo collection insights include The Times, Sunday Times & The Sun - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
This in from PAN reader Marc Russell at the NewsUK photo archive – on the launch of their Twitter feed which will highlight the ongoing work at the photo archive including insights to The Times,...

Job: Researcher – experienced researcher to find archived stills and film – Fee: £1,000 - Mon, 29 Jun 2015
Researcher – picture and film Vox Nobiscum are looking for an experienced researcher to find archived stills and film for inclusion in a series of stage shows exploring the history of black music in London....

Job: Picture Editor – Save the Children UK – up to £31K - Mon, 29 Jun 2015
About the Role: As part of the communications team you will be responsible for commissioning high quality photography, which bears witness to the injustices children face and Save the Children’s work. You will develop, make...

Jobs: Two new photo library vacancies at GAP Interiors – Essex UK - Mon, 29 Jun 2015
GAP Interiors is a leading Rights Managed image collection specialising in high quality interior images. They are looking for: • New Business Development & Sales (Part-time £18k – £20k pro-rata, short-term contract) • Client Account...

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Photography in public places across Europe threatened by harmonization proposal - Sat, 04 Jul 2015

The right to use pictures taken in a public place is under threat by a European Parliament proposal for the harmonization of copyright laws across the region. Buried in a complex set of amendments is the idea that the automatic Freedom of Panorama be removed from those countries that maintain it, so that copyright holders of permanent artworks and buildings will need to authorize commercial use of pictures that include their works. Read more

Quick Review: Photographers.pro - Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Many services exist that allow non-developers to create their own websites without too much hassle, but only a handful cater specifically to photographers. The service Photographers.pro aims to stand out by offering an all-inclusive package for photographers that provides a website (including a custom domain address and email) for a yearly fee of $70.Does itdistinguish itself from other options available to photographers? We recently took itfor a spin to find out. Read more

Manfrotto adds friction arms to its accessory lineup - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Manfrotto has announced a series of friction arms and relatedaccessories. They're designed to allow photographers to attach lights, extra cameras, and accessories to tripods and, via a clamp, to table tops and other rigid edges. Read more

Moment announces 10x macro lens for iPhone - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Mobile accessory maker Moment has added a new lens to its lineup. The Moment Macro lens offers a 25mm focal length and 10x magnification, using a multi-element design and ED-glass for improved image quality. Read more

Canon warns about dangers of counterfeit camera gear - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Canon made an announcement this week warning of counterfeit 600EX-RT flash units being sold as the real deal. Equally as disconcerting asthe idea of being ripped off is that these counterfeits are also incredibly difficult to tell apart from the real thing. Read more

White House ban on photos and social media has ended - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

The White House has ended the ban on photography and social media use during public tours, and is instead urging visitors to take and share photos from tours using the applicable hashtag #WhiteHouseTour. The photography ban had been in place for 40 years, and was instated in part to reduce thedamaging effects of flash photography on artwork. Read more

Analysis: Sony a7R II and RX100 IV autofocus systems - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Sony recently shook things up with the announcement of the 42.4MP, backside-illuminated full-frame a7R II mirrorless camera, alongside stacked 1"-type sensors in the updates to the popular RX100 and RX10 lines. We put their new AF systems to the test in our brief hands-on time with the cameras recently.See videos of the cameras in action

Nikon offers AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Nikon has introduced the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR, designed to provide an enthusiast photographer with a wide range of options. Covering a 24-120mm equivalent range on Nikon's APS-C bodies, it offers Nano Crystal Coating for the first time in a DX lens. Read more

Nikon unveils AF-S Nikkor 500mm F4 and 600mm F4 full-frame lenses - Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Nikon has announced a pair of super telephoto FX prime lenses:the AF-S Nikkor 500mm F4E FL ED VR and 600mm F4E FL ED VR. Both are significantly lighter than the versions that preceded them and each use an electromagnetic diaphragm for more consistent exposure control during burst shooting. Read more

Toshiba TransferJet 16GB SDHC card launches July 31 in Japan - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Following some trade show demos, Toshiba is officiallyintroducing anew 16GB SDHC card with TransferJet technology. The card, which looks to be available in Japan only first, is able to wirelessly transfer photos and videos from a camera to a TransferJet-compatible device. Read more

Just posted: Fujifilm X-T10 real-world samples - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

We had been shooting around with a pre-production version of the Fujifilm X-T10 for some time and recently got in a final version of the camera. Like the flagship X-T1, it uses Fujifilm's 16MP X-Trans APS-C sensor, which is known for producing pleasing colors. As such, we included a variety of out-of-camera JPEGs as well as Raw conversions. See the gallery

Fujifilm X-T10 shooting experience is now live - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Though it has much in common with the X-T1 in terms of image quality, starting with its 16MP X-Trans APS-C sensor and EXR Processor II, the X-T10 presents a very different shooting experience. We've updated our Fujifilm X-T10 first impressions with some thoughts on using the camera in the field. Read more

DxO OpticsPro 10.4.2 released with Canon EOS 5DS/R support - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

DxO has introduced OpticsPro 10.4.2, adding Raw support for Canon's EOS 5DS and 5DS R. Also added are 789 new camera/lens combination correction profiles.Updates for DxO FilmPack and DxO ViewPoint alsomakethose applications fullycompatiblewith Photoshop CC 2015. Read more

Atomos releases AtomOS6.4 firmware upgrade for Shogun recorder - Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Video production tool maker Atomos has announced the release of AtomOS6.4, a significant firmware update for its Shogun video monitor and recorder. The update includes a number of useful features, includinganamorphic de-squeezing thatsupports the Panasonic GH4's new anamorphic video mode. Read more

DxOMark Mobile report: Sony Xperia Z3+ - Tue, 30 Jun 2015

The Xperia Z3+ is the international version of the Japan-only Xperia Z4. On paper, it's only a minor upgrade over the predecessor Xperia Z3.The 1/2.3-inch 20.7MP Sony Exmor sensor and F2.0 25mm equiv. lens are shared with the previous model. Despite having the samespecs, camera performance is improved and nabs the Z3+ DxOMark's third place ranking. Read more