23. Februar 2021
von Simon King
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Existential Argument for the Photographic Print

The Existential Argument for the Photographic Print

When I die I will no longer have active control over my archive. My will will outline that my negatives are left to any archive that may want them — depending on whether my career looks anything like I’d want it to, this may be one or two, or … Read the rest “The Existential Argument for the Photographic Print”

23. Februar 2021
von Joey J.
Kommentare deaktiviert für ‘Don’t Upgrade Your Camera Gear Unless It’s Limiting You’

‘Don’t Upgrade Your Camera Gear Unless It’s Limiting You’

I recently came across an interesting comment made by a participant in a photography forum: “You should only upgrade your camera only if it’s limiting you, not just because you have the money to.”

This is the explanation for ho… Read the rest “‘Don’t Upgrade Your Camera Gear Unless It’s Limiting You’”

12. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Should the Sony Alpha 1 Be Compared to the EOS R5?

Should the Sony Alpha 1 Be Compared to the EOS R5?

Since the Alpha 1 made its way into the hands of YouTubers and reviewers, a flurry of videos has been released that compare Sony’s flagship against the Canon EOS R5. But is this really a comparison that we should be making?

Last week, Go… Read the rest “Should the Sony Alpha 1 Be Compared to the EOS R5?”

26. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Sony Alpha 1 is the Most ‘Pro’ Camera of the Mirrorless Age

The Sony Alpha 1 is the Most ‘Pro’ Camera of the Mirrorless Age

The Sony Alpha 1 is undoubtedly impressive. It’s the culmination of years of technology advancements across multiple camera lines that have converged into a single, outrageously powerful capture device. It also is a return to the … Read the rest “The Sony Alpha 1 is the Most ‘Pro’ Camera of the Mirrorless Age”

25. Januar 2021
von Joey J.
Kommentare deaktiviert für Why We Shouldn’t View Our Hobby of Photography as a Competition

Why We Shouldn’t View Our Hobby of Photography as a Competition

It’s undeniable that life is often seen as a kind of race or competition, but I absolutely despise this idea.

For kids, it’s about academic grading (which school they go to), athletic ability (who plays sports better), their looks (who is mo… Read the rest “Why We Shouldn’t View Our Hobby of Photography as a Competition”

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

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 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”

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”

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?”

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”

10. Dezember 2020
von Chris Gouge
Kommentare deaktiviert für Why You Must Adapt To New Technologies and Changing Markets

Why You Must Adapt To New Technologies and Changing Markets

With all the attention AI Photo editing software has been getting lately, specifically Skylum’s Luminar AI, I felt compelled recently to share my own thoughts on the software and what I believe it means for the photography industry … Read the rest “Why You Must Adapt To New Technologies and Changing Markets”

3. Dezember 2020
von Michael Comeau
Kommentare deaktiviert für AI Editing Will NOT Ruin Photography

AI Editing Will NOT Ruin Photography

AI is the #1 buzzword in the digital photography world. Skylum, which has ridden the AI photo editing craze better than any company, is about to release Luminar AI. ON1 now offers ON1 Portrait AI. DxO announced DxO DeepPRIME, which it descri… Read the rest “AI Editing Will NOT Ruin Photography”

23. November 2020
von Joey J.
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Makes Photography Something It’s Not

Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Makes Photography Something It’s Not

Let me ask you a question. Is this photo real or fake? This might be a difficult question because the answer depends on what you define as real or fake.

Where is the Line, and Who Draws It?

Firstly, there is no denying that post-production (a.k.… Read the rest “Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Makes Photography Something It’s Not”

16. November 2020
von Brandon Ballweg
Kommentare deaktiviert für Street Photography Is Not a Crime. Let’s Keep it That Way.

Street Photography Is Not a Crime. Let’s Keep it That Way.

The New York Daily News recently published an opinion piece by a writer named Jean Son titled “When your photograph harms me: New York should look to curb unconsensual photography of women” and I would like to address it here.

The premise of J… Read the rest “Street Photography Is Not a Crime. Let’s Keep it That Way.”

5. November 2020
von Dr. Jan-Jan van der Vyver
Kommentare deaktiviert für FFS, My Camera Should Be Better Than My Phone…

FFS, My Camera Should Be Better Than My Phone…

Dear camera manufacturers, I am deeply annoyed that my phone often takes better pictures than my DSLR (or any mirrorless) straight out of the camera.

I am not a professional photographer, nor am I a vlogger. I am a professional, I am an engine… Read the rest “FFS, My Camera Should Be Better Than My Phone…”

24. Oktober 2020
von Neal Rantoul
Kommentare deaktiviert für What is Photography Without an Audience?

What is Photography Without an Audience?

Audience: a broad term, of course. Evokes all kinds of responses. Since this is a photoblog I am referencing the audience that sees our work. In this very odd and terrible of times, I find that having no audience for my photographs is very diff… Read the rest “What is Photography Without an Audience?”

21. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Controversial OpEd Calls Candid Street Photography a Form of ‘Gender-Based Violence’

Controversial OpEd Calls Candid Street Photography a Form of ‘Gender-Based Violence’

An opinion piece in the NY Daily News has sparked outrage among street photographers after the author called photography “a vehicle of gender-based violence in public places.” The author believes that all candid—or “… Read the rest “Controversial OpEd Calls Candid Street Photography a Form of ‘Gender-Based Violence’”

13. Oktober 2020
von Ludwig Hagelstein
Kommentare deaktiviert für Positive Developments and Negative Attitudes: A Word on Color and Conversion

Positive Developments and Negative Attitudes: A Word on Color and Conversion

Color is complex. Achieving great color can be cumbersome, both in analog and digital workflows, and developing and researching it has been as hard as rocket science.

Since the advent of the so-called “analog resurgence,” the trope of the … Read the rest “Positive Developments and Negative Attitudes: A Word on Color and Conversion”

9. Oktober 2020
von Anthony Epes
Kommentare deaktiviert für 4 Things I’ve Learnt About Photography in 2020 (so far)

4 Things I’ve Learnt About Photography in 2020 (so far)

What a strange year this has been, right? Yet, curiously, this has also been a year in which I have probably taken the greatest leaps in my photography for some time. Because when you are doing something new, or have been pushed into a new way of … Read the rest “4 Things I’ve Learnt About Photography in 2020 (so far)”