Photography Blogs & Tutorials

In a press release put out by Sony on October 6th, the company announced it would splitting off it’s sensor division and developing it into it’s own company division,Sony Semiconductor Solutions . The company touched on the potential for a division back in February, and it appears as though they moving ahead with plans at [...]

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Chances are that in the time it took you to read this sentence, a photographer (or ten) was asked if his photos can be used for free. This happens all the time and has gotten to the point where it doesnt faze most people, but when a company valued at over $30 billion asks a [...]

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As a 25 year old, Tokyo born Tsuneko Sasamoto, made the decision to become a professional photographer. World War II was just getting underway and, in Japan, it was mostly unheard of for a woman to choose a career over a husband. That didn’t stop the young Sasamoto–she had been shooting since her early twenty’s, [...]

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You have probably heard the saying, “The early bird gets the worm,” and in some ways that phrase can be repurposed to apply to photographers as well. “The early photographer gets the picture” isn’t always true in a literal sense, but learning to recognize changes that happen throughout the day, and how they affect your pictures is critical to developing a deeper understanding of photography in general. If you’re looking for a way to enhance your own... more

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a press release today announcing the proposed massive fine against SkyPan International for allegedly unauthorized unmanned aircraft operations. The company is being accused of conducting 65 unauthorized commercial flights, which involved aerial photography, over Chicago and New Yorks highly restricted Class B airspace. These operations were illegal and not without [...]

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Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that through a long exposure it is possible to visualize a scene with much more softness and harmony in respect to a standard exposure.

Thanks to the rapid evolution of digital cameras, we are now able to take really long exposures without getting so much digital noise, due to sensor overheating. Moreover, the improvements in neutral density... more

The Lensbaby brand has been around for a while now and it’s a name that is synonymous with helping photographers see in a new way but perhaps most importantly in my opinion they also help to inject a bit of the creativity and art back into this slightly more clinical digital age of photography. Up [...]

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When we featured Imagination we were intrigued by the bullet timesequences that the short movie featured. I askedMarc Donahue from PermaGrin how those shots were accomplished and luckily for us, Marcshared this info. The magic behindthose timeslice sequences was a combination of using 20 Gopros mounted on a curved rail, somespecial triggering cable from Cam-do [...]

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Truth be told, there’s a lot of vintage glass out there that’s leaps and bounds better than some of the more modern lenses we see on the market. Because they’re old and typically require some kind of mounting adapter to fit newer cameras, vintage lenses just don’t see much love nowadays; however, that doesn’t mean [...]

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Are you interested in trying newborn photography, but just aren’t sure where to start in terms of posing? Have you ever looked at a newborn photo and been totally unsure how the photographer set it up?

In this article, I’ll walk you through three easy newborn posing setups.We’ll start with pull-backs (behind the scenes shots) of each posing setup, along with brief instructions as to how you can recreate it at home. Then I’ll show you what the final images... more