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Dustin Dolby of workphlo is great at creating professional product shots using just one or two speedlights and some compositing in Photoshop. In this tutorial, he combines that approachit takes just two speedlights to light these bottles, and he could have made due with onewith some simple smartphone light painting to create a dynamic and colorful soft drink product shot.

Here are the four exposures he composited... more

Ricoh has released a software development kit (SDK) for Pentax cameras that allows third-party developers to create mobile and desktop apps that can control the camera remotely via USB cable or Wi-Fi.

The wireless package is available for Android and iOS. The USB-version can be downloaded for Microsoft .NET Framework and for C++ (Linux, Windows or MacOS). Both variants offer functions for controlling Pentaxs DSLRs and medium format... more

Sometimes the strangest or most mundane locations can make for compelling portrait environments. Mango Street made this short and sweet video in which it presents 9 portrait location... more

Last week, Fujifilm released firmware version 4.0 for the Fuji X-T2, which brought the two-year-old camera almost on par with the newly-released Fuji X-H1. The update was hailed as yet another phenomenal example of Fuji's 'Kaizen' policy, but we may have all jumped the gun. Today, Fuji rolled back the update after users who had updated discovered some major issues with v4.0.

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Fujifilm has taken down its highly anticipated v4.0 firmware update for the X-T2, stating that “malfunctions” have been discovered. The new firmware launched about a week ago and brought internal F-log, HD 120fps, and focus bracketing to the X-T2, among other things.

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The Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D is an ultra-wide lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras designed with minimal distortion. Available in Canon M, Fujifilm X and Sony E-mount it provides a 13mm equivalent focal length and a surprisingly fast F2.8 maximum aperture, given its wide angle of view. We took an E-mount... more

About six months ago, I created a portrait series titled Ashes Fell Like Snow, photographing people affected by the Northern California wildfires and gathering their stories to share with the world... more

Ricoh has released the first-ever official software development kits (SDK) for Pentax cameras, opening the door to 3rd party apps for controlling the cameras remotely.

Third-party developers and companies will now be... more

When I first started on my journey of learning my way around Photoshop I was a full-on Apple product fanboy, it just seemed like every creative was using an Apple machine and that I should do the same. Once I went full-time, I realized that I could build myself a PC that would be much more powerful for the price.

After my build was complete, the first thing I did was install the Wacom drivers and Photoshop, only to find that some things didnt work quite as I had expected them to... more

A Michigan man is receiving international attention this week after claiming that he has a photo showing an angel hovering over his truck at night.

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