23. Januar 2021
von Alan Adler
Kommentare deaktiviert für In Praise of Inexpensive Lenses

In Praise of Inexpensive Lenses

When I was a semi-professional 4×5 landscape photographer I often spent a half-hour shooting a single sheet of film and several hours enlarging it to the best of my ability. I sought the sharpest possible result. And now in the digital … Read the rest “In Praise of Inexpensive Lenses”

22. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Red Bull Showcases Women Photographers Capturing Hawaii’s Big Wave Season

Red Bull Showcases Women Photographers Capturing Hawaii’s Big Wave Season

In an effort to expand the opportunities for women, Red Bull has hired a group of women photographers to document three key Hawaiian big-wave breaks (Jaws, Waimea, Outer Reefs) for the entire winter season.

The Hawaiian big wave season has … Read the rest “Red Bull Showcases Women Photographers Capturing Hawaii’s Big Wave Season”

20. Januar 2021
von Maximilian Simson
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Photographing Rainbow Eyes By Using Birefringence

One of the many fascinating effects of cross-polarization is called “birefringence”, which is responsible for the psychedelic gradients in the seen here.

This article is part two of a two-part series explaining cross-polarization and Read the rest “Photographing Rainbow Eyes By Using Birefringence”

20. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
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Nikon is Going to be Fine… Probably

If you pay any attention to the photography industry, it’s hard to ignore the news of the financial struggle that Nikon has been dealing with since late last year. What were once rumors are now confirmed: the company isn’t in a g… Read the rest “Nikon is Going to be Fine… Probably”

19. Januar 2021
von Maximilian Simson
Kommentare deaktiviert für Cross Polarization: What It Is and Why It Matters

Cross Polarization: What It Is and Why It Matters

Cross polarization is a technique that uses two polarizing filters – one on the light source and on e on the camera lens – to get rid of unwanted specular reflections.

This article is part one of a two-part series explaining crosRead the rest “Cross Polarization: What It Is and Why It Matters”

19. Januar 2021
von Blair Bunting
Kommentare deaktiviert für Vaccinated: So That Others May Live

Vaccinated: So That Others May Live

One week before what would be my only photoshoot of 2020, I received a phone call that broke me emotionally. My producer, friend and all-around incredible person, Eric, had taken his own life.

Eric had been diagnosed with an aggressive case … Read the rest “Vaccinated: So That Others May Live”

15. Januar 2021
von JT Armstrong
Kommentare deaktiviert für 10 Tips and Tricks to Achieve Excellent Winter Photos

10 Tips and Tricks to Achieve Excellent Winter Photos

Winter photography can be difficult and even dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions to protect yourself and your gear. In this post I’ll show you how to take better snow photos and have a more enjoyable time in the cold while doing … Read the rest “10 Tips and Tricks to Achieve Excellent Winter Photos”

12. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras

This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras

In 2016 and again in 2018, PetaPixel featured the work of Dora Goodman, a woman who was adding hand-crafted elements to analog cameras. Fast forward to 2021, and Goodman has gone steps further and finally created cameras of her own design.

W… Read the rest “This Company is Making Wholly Original, Affordable, Customizable Medium Format Film Cameras”

12. Januar 2021
von Blair Bunting
Kommentare deaktiviert für Friends Brought Together by an Automotive Campaign

Friends Brought Together by an Automotive Campaign

If there was a theme in automotive advertising photography for 2020, it would be minimalism. This not only applies to aesthetics, but also (and more importantly) to production.

We have seen some campaigns attempt “socially distanced” pr… Read the rest “Friends Brought Together by an Automotive Campaign”

12. Januar 2021
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für All I Need to Know I Learned from Photography

All I Need to Know I Learned from Photography

As any photo enthusiast will tell you (sometimes without you even asking), the benefits of photography go far beyond the ability to capture a moment or immortalize an expression. It goes beyond a mere understanding of color, or compositio… Read the rest “All I Need to Know I Learned from Photography”

11. Januar 2021
von Dan Zafra
Kommentare deaktiviert für Use This Astro Calendar to Plan Your Milky Way Shots This Year

Use This Astro Calendar to Plan Your Milky Way Shots This Year

Planning is key to capturing the best Milky Way images. Unlike other types of photography, shooting our galaxy requires you to consider many astronomical factors, like the sunset, the moon phase, and the Milky Way’s location in the sky.

Co… Read the rest “Use This Astro Calendar to Plan Your Milky Way Shots This Year”

11. Januar 2021
von Steven Prebble
Kommentare deaktiviert für Are Weddings with COVID Restrictions Worth It?

Are Weddings with COVID Restrictions Worth It?

It almost sounds like a cliché at this point to say it, but 2020 wasn’t easy for anyone and the wedding industry was hit particularly hard depending on where in the world you were.

Here in the UK, we’ve had several variations of re… Read the rest “Are Weddings with COVID Restrictions Worth It?”

7. Januar 2021
von Brian Christianson
Kommentare deaktiviert für Learning to See Again

Learning to See Again

Crash! I tentatively turn my body in the direction of the sound already aware of its cause. There, a few feet away in the rocks, lay one of my cameras, its lens akimbo.

The camera had been capturing a time-lapse of the sunrise. The raging wind ha… Read the rest “Learning to See Again”

4. Januar 2021
von Maximilian Simson
Kommentare deaktiviert für How to Photograph Your Own Eye

How to Photograph Your Own Eye

The world of macro photography is full of fascinating subjects, but eyes and irises have got to be among the most mesmerizing ones. As with most captivating subjects, capturing it can be quite a challenge.

In this article, I will share tips, … Read the rest “How to Photograph Your Own Eye”

31. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Camera Predictions for 2021: What We Think You Can Expect

Camera Predictions for 2021: What We Think You Can Expect

DPReview just released its annual camera industry predictions video where Chris and Jordan discuss what they think will come from the leading manufacturers. I think that, for the most part, they’re right on the nose.

2020 was an … Read the rest “Camera Predictions for 2021: What We Think You Can Expect”

30. Dezember 2020
von Chris Parker
Kommentare deaktiviert für Should You Buy a Used Camera?

Should You Buy a Used Camera?

Recently, we had a private Facebook group member ask what others thought about buying a used digital camera. The response was around 70% for and 30% against.

Those odds aren’t that bad. But, with your money on the line, do you want to take a cha… Read the rest “Should You Buy a Used Camera?”

30. Dezember 2020
von B.A. Van Sise
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Infinite Present: A Photographer Looks Back on 2020

The Infinite Present: A Photographer Looks Back on 2020

This was the best year of our lives.

It’s easy to be negative about a year in which all our flowers grew thorns, but in reality much more has occurred, some of it good: for starters, everything went wrong, completely wrong. The world shut down, … Read the rest “The Infinite Present: A Photographer Looks Back on 2020”

29. Dezember 2020
von Andy Romanoff
Kommentare deaktiviert für Why Mirrorless Wins: We’ve Come a Long Way and I’m Not Going Back

Why Mirrorless Wins: We’ve Come a Long Way and I’m Not Going Back

In 2018 with some trepidation I bought my first mirrorless camera, a Nikon Z7. It wasn’t because I thought it was better than the DSLR I had been using but because my old muscles were spasming with the weight of the camera I was using and I hoped t… Read the rest “Why Mirrorless Wins: We’ve Come a Long Way and I’m Not Going Back”

23. Dezember 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für 2020 Helped Us Rediscover the True Value of Photography

2020 Helped Us Rediscover the True Value of Photography

When I look back on 2020 in 5 or 10 years, I don’t think I’ll remember it as the year when a pandemic brought the photo industry to an economic standstill. I don’t think I’ll remember the CIPA numbers, or the R5 overhe… Read the rest “2020 Helped Us Rediscover the True Value of Photography”

22. Dezember 2020
von Andrew Blowers
Kommentare deaktiviert für My Journey So Far in Live Music Photography as a Bass Player

My Journey So Far in Live Music Photography as a Bass Player

Before I picked up a camera and discovered the potential for documentation, I had (still have) a first love: being a bass player. For those not in the know, the bass is the instrument that isn’t the guitar, isn’t the drum kit, and isn’t the voca… Read the rest “My Journey So Far in Live Music Photography as a Bass Player”