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I see a lot of articles across the Internet claiming to know the “rules to follow” or the “things to avoid” in street photography, easily one of the most hotly debated genres. What they tend to misunderstand is just how little the genre cares for photographic rules, and what the defining elements of street photography really are that go beyond any of the purely photographic elements.

If you study the history of the genre and the work of those that came... more

Seeing spots in your photos? Your camera’s sensor might need a cleaning. If you’d like to go a do-it-yourself route and beyond a simple bulb blower, Michael The Maven made... more

In recent years Ive been privileged to be on the jury for a whole range of photography competitions. These include single image competitions such as WPS... more

Am I the only one that finds some of the most popular apps used for landscape photography a bit overwhelming? Dont get me wrong: these apps are tremendously powerful tools and I own many of them, but I find that I rarely use them anymore. I prefer apps that have a simple user interface that enables me to obtain the details I’m looking for quickly and without having to dig through mountains of other information.

In this 15 minute video, I discuss my 5 favorite apps and how... more

Everyone knows that Iceland has amazing landscapes throughout the whole country. But Iceland doesnt only look beautiful from the ground — it also looks incredible from the sky. On a recent flight, I had the opportunity to expand my aerial portfolio and focused on mostly top-down images.

Photographing top down is not easy. The landscapes look completely different than youre used to. Its like seeing a whole new world. New views go by every second and you have to be quick to... more

The EOS RP combines a large sensor, simple interface and excellent JPEG color, making it easy to shoot in even the most unexpected situation.
24-105mm F4L IS | F4.5 | 1/80sec | ISO 3200

I got a chance to shoot with the EOS RP just before its launch and my impression is that it's a much better, and potentially more significant, camera than its specifications reveal.

If... more

Image editing app Pixelmator Pro has been updated to version 1.3.1, gaining Portrait Masks for images taken using the iPhone's Portrait mode in iOS 12. With Portrait Masks, any iPhone Portrait mode imported into Pixelmator Pro is automatically opened with a layer mask made from the depth data.

The new feature makes it possible to rapidly isolate the portrait's foreground from the background, enabling users to replace the background or make other quick adjustments. Pixelmator... more

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Alongside the EOS RP, Canon has announced the next six lenses it plans to introduce for its RF mount. Don't be fooled by the timing: although they are being announced with the RP most of these lenses are not being targeted at entry-level or even mass-market customers.

Canon has already said it's working on a full frame mirrorless camera aimed at professionals... more

The new X-T30 may not be Fujifilm's flagship model, but it arrives with some very impressive features and specifications. Chris and Jordan have been shooting it for a few days and share their first impressions, along with a look at an iconic new building in their hometown of Calgary, Alberta.

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Fujifilm has announced the new XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR, a wide-angle prime lens for APS-C sensors that’s the... more

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