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Photography News from CES 2012

Here are a handful of the items that came out of the Consumer Electronics Show (held in Las Vegas last week, with a crowd of over 140,000) that I found to be the most intriguing: Fujifilm announced the introduction of the X-Pro1, which sports a new CMOS sensor that is supposed to provide resolution that […]

10 Tips for a Great Photo Walk

As many of you are probably already aware, Scott Kelby’s (free!) Fourth Annual World Wide Photo Walk is taking place on October 1st and 2nd 2011 (the first year that the event is being held on two days). The purpose of the Photo Walk is to bring together photographers of all skill levels, in locations […]

Giveaway: How to Succeed in Commercial Photography

How to Succeed in Commercial Photography: Insights from a Leading Consultant by Selina Maitreya is an excellent guide for any photographer looking to break into the professional world. Maitreya offers sensible, concise advice on being competitive, building a team, developing a powerful online portfolio, setting and meeting goals, overcoming fear, and accepting success. She encourages […]

Camera Obscura Creates “Rooms With A View”

(Click on all photographs to enlarge and enjoy.) There was a time, in the not-too-distant past, when photography seemed like magic. Given what we know now, with concepts taught to us by our high-school science teachers, we understand the photographic process much better than our historical compatriots. That understanding has in no way removed the […]

Street Photography

The buzz and excitement surrounding the discovery of Vivian Maier’s vast collection of photographs has generated a renewed interest in, and curiosity about, street photography. Street photography reveals a candid look at a city’s population, architecture, and events. It can also be used to deliver a personal, social, political, or environmental message. Photographs are taken […]

Happy Valentine’s Day, and Elsewhere

Hello, friends! First, let me wish you all a very happy Valentine’s day. I hope that you all will spend it in the exact way that will make you the happiest. Secondly, I wanted to share with you all some links of things that are being talked about in the realm of photography, elsewhere: – […]

This Week in Photography

As reported in The Star, Polaroid devotees bring back film. With the growing popularity of digital photography, the entire industry of camera film – including Polaroid – has been suffering. Polaroid entirely discontinued the manufacture of their instant cameras and the film that goes with them. Yet an intrepid group from the Netherlands is determined […]

Documentary Photography

We owe a lot to those photographers who travel to far-off places, and sometimes put their own lives in danger, to document events, the environment, and humanity at its best and its worst. They bring home images to us that we’d never be able to personally experience, or even know about, without their efforts. Such […]

Post Processing: How much is too much?

I was reading a magazine today and I came across this news item about a photojournalist being disqualified from the Danish Press Photo Awards for excessive manipulation of photographs using Photoshop. He was asked to submit the original RAW files for some of his pictures and there was an unbelievable difference in the original and […]

Photography in the News; Name your dream assignment

I’ve become engrossed in this site where they pose the question: What is your dream assignment?   Isn’t that such a great idea?  I love exploring peoples dream jobs, hearing about what they’d like to do, how they’d like to capture it, it’s so incredible.  Like this one for example: Walls, the way we separate […]

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