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Adobe Camera Raw is no longer the ugly duckling of the Adobe photo editing software family. Adobe just released version 9.5 of the RAW conversion software, and the update brings a new user interface that matches the look of Photoshop and Bridge.

“Your color scheme within Camera Raw will mimic Photoshop and Bridge, and you can change your color scheme by visiting the interface preferences within the host application,” Adobe... more

TIME’s latest international issue features a portrait of a rape victim of the civil war in South Sudan. The magazine’s choice of photo is sparking an outcry online, with people calling the cover “exploitative.”

Photographed by renowned war photographer Lynsey Addario, who was herself a victim of wartime sexual assault after... more

Camera Raw gets a new look with version 9.5, available now. The update introduces a color scheme that brings Adobe's Raw conversion software in line with Photoshop and Bridge. ACR 9.5 also extends support to a dozen new cameras, including the Nikon D5/D500 and Canon EOS 80D, fixes a handful of bugs and adds support for new lenses like the Sony FE 85mm F1.4 and 24-70mm F2.8 GM. Get the full details at... more

This is a set of notes on composition, loosely based on ideas of composition from the Victorian era. There’s quite a bit more, and yet quite a bit less, to the Victorian ideas.

First and foremost, almost everyone reading this is a human person. Since the goal of a picture’s composition is to manage, more or less, how human people perceive and feel about a picture, it turns out that you have the power built in to you to figure this stuff out.

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Instagram has confirmed in a blog post that it will change the way the photos and videos of your friends are displayed in its stream. Chronological sorting will be scrapped in favor of a new algorithm that sorts images based on 'the likelihood that you'll be interested in the content, your relationship with the person posting and the timeliness of the post.' Read more

REVL, a San Francisco-based startup, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to produce REVL Arc, a 4K action camera with an integrated motorized gimbal. Arc, currently in prototype form, uses four sensors that track altitude and motion, as well as electronic image stabilization to provide smooth footage that automatically keeps level to the horizon, even when the camera operator isn't. The sensor data is used with a mobile app to auto-edit footage for... more

My name is Grzegorz Sawa-Boryslawski, and I’m a Polish photographer whose work since 2005 has been focus on pinhole and zone plate photography. In 2014 and 2015, I shot the world’s first pinhole photos inside the... more

The backlash has begun. A day after Instagram announced that its feed will soon be ordered by a Facebook-style curation algorithm, over 100,000+ people have signed an online petition to “... more

Here’s a fun little piece of photography trivia: did you know that when it was released in 1998, the Game Boy Camera was the world’s smallest digital camera?

Known as the Pocket Camera in Japan, the Nintendo-made camera accessory plugged into your Game Boy and allowed you to shoot 256224-pixel black-and-white photos using the a 4-color palette.

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In its methodology, photography can be reduced to a series of decisions that determine the exact characteristics of each photo. When conducting street photography, in particular, the opportunity to make these decisions is limited.

The process begins slowly, with lots of time allowed for selecting gear, setting the camera, and so on. It then advances to a fast stage with often little time for the photographer to react — the actual moment when the... more