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Silo City Again – Challenging Yourself To See Different - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

I can’t get enough of Silo City.  I made my second visit to this amazing place back in May of this year and previously in June of 2014.  My visits and a full weekend of photography was arranged by Mark Maio and Visual Archeology.  My previous article on Silo City can be found here. [Read More]

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Leica S(007) First Impressions Review - Tue, 25 Aug 2015

A New S Takes Center Stage Unveiled at Photokina 2014 in September of that year, Leica S(007) availability was announced almost a year later, on August 25, 2015. That’s a long gestation period. This is the third generation Leica S, joining the S2 of 2009 and the just plan S of 2012 – now called [Read More]

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Sony A7RII Review and Hands On Report - Fri, 21 Aug 2015

Sony’s Industry Challenger The Sony A7RII was announced in June and started shipping world-wide in early August, 2015. The product’s highlights are likely well known by now, even though shipments have just started. But, at the risk of repetition, here are the main points again… – 35 mm full-frame back-illuminated 42.4-Megapixel CMOS sensor – [Read More]

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Zeiss Batis 85mm and Batis 25mm Lens Review for the Sony E Mount Cameras - Tue, 18 Aug 2015

Every now and then a camera comes along that gets everyone excited.  This summer it is the Sony A7r II.  There are numerous reasons to be thrilled about this new camera and we will cover these in an upcoming review real soon.  What’s really exciting is the large number of lenses this platform is capable [Read More]

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Hand Held Focus Stacking - Mon, 17 Aug 2015

A few weeks ago Kevin Raber, Luminous-Landscape’s publisher posted an article about focus stacking.  It was a great article and demonstrated Focus stacking in a studio environment with a tripod and everything locked down in a controlled setting. Did you know that all of this could be done handheld too?  Well it can and [Read More]

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Big Bend National Park A Quick Guide To Photography - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Big Bend National Park one of the least visited National Parks because it’s so remote. The park lies 325 miles from El Paso, the closest major city and the three roads leading to the park do not pass through to another location.  The diverse topography, flora, and fauna surprise the visitor who makes the long [Read More]

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Jay Maisel Light Gesture & Color – Book Review - Thu, 13 Aug 2015

Jay Maisel Light Gesture & Color By Jay Maisel New Riders www.newriders.com Kelby One www.kelbyone.com ISBN 978-0-13-403226-9 $54.99 With the publication of Jay Maisel Light Gesture & Color, the successful New York-based photographer’s workshop is now, at least in book form, available to a far wider audience. This is a work dedicated to the art [Read More]

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Of Light – A Book Preview & Sample Chapter PDF - Wed, 12 Aug 2015

Of Light An Invitation to Photographic Storytelling By Harvey Schipper If you are serious about photography there are two main branches of learning to consider. One is the craft side; the technical jargon and how it’s applied to enhance one’s image making.  F stops, shutter speeds and ISO, and how to use them to obtain [Read More]

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The Perfect Photograph - Mon, 10 Aug 2015

Does striving for perfection in your photography improve or hinder your pursuit for top quality images? I have to admit that I have never been totally satisfied with any of the images that I have made over the last twenty-five years.  I always feel that I could have done better.  I look for perfection in [Read More]

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Developing A Personal Style - Fri, 07 Aug 2015

Nearly every photographer I know has the aspiration to possess or develop their personal style – it’s a desire I hear frequently expressed on the workshops that I lead. But there are no easy answers to meeting that need. Based on my own experience and talking to other keen photographers I have identified three distinct [Read More]

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Instagram Embraces Landscape and Portrait Formats - Fri, 28 Aug 2015

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The world’s premier image sharing app now allows users to share photos in videos in both portrait and landscape formats.

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Serif Release Free 10-Day Trial for Affinity Photo - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

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Serif have announced a free trial version of their new professional, Mac-only image editing software; Affinity Photo.

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Canon UK Announce New Promotion - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

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As Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015, Canon is giving customers the chance to win one of 50 pairs of tickets when they buy a selected Canon product.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 Review - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

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The Lumix DMC-FZ330 (also known as the FZ300) is Panasonic's latest super-zoom compact camera. Stand-out features of the weather-proof FZ330 include a 24x zoom lens with a constant aperture of f/2.8 throughout the 25-600mm range, 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S + system, 4K movie recording, high-resolution LCD touchscreen and EVF, fast auto-focusing, 12fps burst shooting, RAW file support and a 12 megapixel MOS image sensor. Read our expert Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 review now...

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Canon EF 35mm F/1.4L II USM - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

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The Canon EF 35mm F/1.4L II USM is a new moderate wide-angle lens for 35mm full-frame SLR cameras.

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Canon EOS M3 Goes to America - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

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Canon have announced the upcoming US launch of their EOS M3 compact system camera.

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Canon Develops Blue Spectrum Refractive Lens Element - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Canon today announced that they have developed Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR), a new optical element that corrects chromatic aberrations at an extremely high level.

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ILPOTY 2015 Winners Announced - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

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The winners of the 2nd International Landscape Photographer of the Year (ILPOTY) competition have been announced.

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Canon CJ12ex4.3B Portable Lens - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

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Canon has announced the CJ12ex4.3B portable 4K 2/3-inch broadcast lens, the world’s first 4K wide-angle lens for use with 4K broadcast cameras featuring 2/3”-type imagers.

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Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2015 - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

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The Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2015 is accepting entries through to 05:00 am GMT on Friday 20 November.

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Watch: Visa pour L’image Perpignan 2015 official teaser video - Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Pro week at the festival starts Monday 31 August View the photo exhibitions Here Related: Visa on PAN

Job: Travel Picture Editor (new role) The Telegraph - Thu, 27 Aug 2015
spotted this week on the TMG careers page Telegraph Media Group is currently recruiting for a Travel Picture Editor to join the Picture Desk. Here

Photo Agency owner predictive text introduces ‘New Spanner’ to the team - Wed, 26 Aug 2015
This in from a UK editorial photo agency boss who wanted to introduce a new ‘Snapper’ to the company via an email from his phone…

Mauritius Images – new logo design + great image heavy blog - Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Along with a new logo launch Berlin based photo independent mauritius images GmbH now have a tumblr blog which reports agency news (see the team on a break in the Karwendel mountains) and shows off...

People: Michele Stueven joins Shutterstock – Entertainment Assignment Manager - Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Shutterstock are continuing to boost their editorial photo department with the hire of Michele Stueven who was People Magazine’s Los Angeles Deputy Photo Chief and Video Producer for 18 years. At People Michele produced and...

Jobs: Picture Editor and Freelance Photographer – London - Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Two Jobs Spotted on the Deliveroo Website: • Picture Editor Deliveroo are looking for a Picture Editor to source and edit food photography for their restaurants. The role will include organising photoshoots and editing and...

ZUMA Press now representing Fairfax Media – Australian content from a portfolio of over 300 publications and websites - Tue, 25 Aug 2015
California based editorial photo giant ZUMA Press are now representing images from Fairfax Syndication which includes a range of Australian content from a portfolio of over 300 publications and websites. They say: Bernie Callan, Director,...

Job: Archive Information Officer (Photographic) – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies - Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Spotted on the AIATSIS site AIATSIS is Australia’s premier national institution for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. We house the world’s most important and extensive collection of cultural and research material, and we promote...

Jobs: Photographers to shoot both photo and video content – Caters News Birmingham - Fri, 21 Aug 2015
Caters News are on the hunt for self-starting, eager and determined photographers with an eye for a picture and a positive attitude. This is a rare opportunity to join our talented team in Birmingham, UK...

It’s a ‘rap’ for Shutterstock at 60M royalty free images - Fri, 21 Aug 2015
Shutterstock just went through the 60M image mark in it’s collection. To mark the milestone they produced “A Is for the Artist” above with rapper Paul Yutaka (himself a designer and filmmaker) – ‘celebrates everything...

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Week in Review: Two by two - Sat, 29 Aug 2015

Around here it was a week of 'twos' - Olympus debuted the second generation of its OM-D E-M10 camera, Canon introduced version two of its popular 35mm F1.4L lens, and we published our thoughts on shooting with Sony's RX10 II. We'll sum it all up for you just in case you missed any of the action this week. Read more

Fujifilm firmware updates add Windows 10 support to 7 cameras - Fri, 28 Aug 2015

Fujifilm has released firmware updates for seven of its X-series cameras, providing them withsupport for Microsoft's Windows 10. Read more

Astropad Mini turns your iPhone into a graphics tablet - Fri, 28 Aug 2015

The makers of the Astropad iPad apphave launched a version for the iPhone, aptly called Astropad Mini. Like the iPad version, the new app allows you to use your Apple device as a graphics tablet when working with imaging applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom using Astropad's LIQUID technology for communication with the Mac. Read more

The new Canon 35mm F1.4L II will be a thing of beauty - Fri, 28 Aug 2015

Canon recently announced anupdate to the wildly popular 35mm F1.4L lens, originally released in 1998 and undoubtedly designed back in the day for film. The original was always a favorite of our technical editor Rishi Sanyal, so join him as he takes a stroll down memory lane and recounts his favorite aspects of that lens, and what he looks forward to in the update. Read more

Is it the smartphone or lack of fun that's killing the camera? - Fri, 28 Aug 2015

Camera companies are struggling to sell cameras - that much is widely known. But analystHeino Hilbig says that it's not smartphones, market saturation or the fallout of the 2008 financial crisis that's caused this. Instead he argues that it's the fun-factor and easy operation that the iPhone brought that have made cameras seem less attractive. We think he's on to something. Read more

NASA employs 150-year-old photography technique to measure shock waves from supersonic flight - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

NASAhas turned to a process devised in 1864 to help it measure shockwaves created by supersonic aircraft flight. The method, schlieren photography, was invented by German scientist August Toepler to observe the effect of objects moving through transparent media, such as water or air. Read more

Outside of the box: Instagram now allows landscape and portrait formats - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Instagram's latest update brings a fundamental change with it. Since the app's launch in 2010 users have been limited to posting images in square format. However, today this has changed. After installing version 7.5 oftheapp, you can post your images in portrait and landscape formats. Read more

Edelkrone introduces QuickReleaseONE, a universal quick release adapter - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Edelkrone has introduced its QuickReleaseONE, a device the companysays is the first universal quick release on the market. The QuickReleaseONE screws into the tripod mount on the bottom of a camera, and attaches to the 1/4"-20 screw on any tripod plate. Read more

Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM boasts new Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics for improved chromatic aberration control - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

UpdatedCanon has announced the EF 35mm F1.4L II USM, the second generation of its popular wide-angle prime. It uses newly designed Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics, which claim to reducechromatic aberration better than any other existing technology. Read more

Coming to America: Canon EOS M3 arrives stateside in October - Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Canon has announced US availability for its EOS M3 mirrorless camera,which was launched in February for European and Asian markets. Set to be available in October, the EOS M3 includes a 24.2MP APS-C sensor, Hybrid CMOS AF III AF system, 3" tiltingtouchscreenLCD and Wi-Fi with NFC. Read more

Palette's Cube sampler allows photographers to accurately match color - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

Australian company Palette has announced a sampling device that can read the color of items it is placed on, allowing photographers tomatch the exact chromatic values when processing images in Photoshop. Read more

Hoya HD3 lens filters claim to be 4x stronger than optical glass - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

Kenko Tokina USA recently announced theHoya HD3 series UV and Circular Polarizer lens filters.According to the company, the filtersare 4 times stronger than optical glass, and offer a 99.7 percent light transmission rate. Read more

Serious zoom: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II shooting experience - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

We've been toting around the Sony RX10 II for a little while now, testing its abilityto capture 4K video, high speed stills and super slow motion video clips. And while a superzoommay not be DPReview writer Dan Bracaglia's first choice for his favored rock-and-roll and street subjects, he ultimately came around to the impressive capabilities of this camera. Read more

Hands-on: Leica claims fastest in the world for its new CMOS S (Type 007) - Wed, 26 Aug 2015

Originally announced last September, Leica's medium format S camerapresentsa number of key changes that bring it up to date with the latest models from its main competitors.Although the S Type 007 retains the same pixel-count as the previous Type 006, the company has switched from its traditional CCD sensor to a CMOS unit. It also claims the title of world's fastest framerate in its class. We spent a little time getting to know the S Type 007.Read more

PIX 2015 - Limited number of FREE Expo tickets and discounted re:FRAME VIP Passes now available - Tue, 25 Aug 2015

Pre-registration has opened for our photography expo,PIX 2015 - the photo interactive experience in Seattle on October 6&7. Alimited number of FREE passes are available for the main hall, where you'll find photography experiences, educational programming, product demos, panel discussions, and brand and partner booths. For a limited time we're also offering an early bird special onPIX VIP All-Access Passes, which includes Hall Pass plus all re:FRAME talks and galleries at McCaw Hall, and the exclusive PIX awards andcocktail party. Learn more