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)”

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)”

7. Oktober 2020
von Usman Dawood
Kommentare deaktiviert für Is There Anything Nikon Can Do to Keep Up With the Competition?

Is There Anything Nikon Can Do to Keep Up With the Competition?

On the 14th of October, Nikon is set to announce its latest cameras. These are due to be updates to the Z 7 and Z 6 mirrorless cameras. There are a lot of expectations, but the biggest expected update for these cameras is… the second card s… Read the rest “Is There Anything Nikon Can Do to Keep Up With the Competition?”

28. September 2020
von Florian Kriechbaumer
Kommentare deaktiviert für Resetting The Rules: ‘Sorry, No Tripod’ and ‘Pro Cameras Not Allowed’

Resetting The Rules: ‘Sorry, No Tripod’ and ‘Pro Cameras Not Allowed’

During New Year’s Eve 2017, Dubai set a world record for the biggest LED and light show at Burj Khalifa, doing away with the usual fireworks and taking a different approach to welcoming 2018, the “Year of Zayed”, named after the founding fath… Read the rest “Resetting The Rules: ‘Sorry, No Tripod’ and ‘Pro Cameras Not Allowed’”

19. September 2020
von Rob Gregory
Kommentare deaktiviert für Gear Doesn’t Matter? Actually, It Does

Gear Doesn’t Matter? Actually, It Does

There is a phrase that I see regularly pop up on photography forums that I think is horrible advice for emerging photographers or anyone getting started in the image-making business. It is repeated over and over again and while the intent mi… Read the rest “Gear Doesn’t Matter? Actually, It Does”

12. September 2020
von Usman Dawood
Kommentare deaktiviert für What Are Pro Companies Like Profoto Doing Producing Gear for iPhones?

What Are Pro Companies Like Profoto Doing Producing Gear for iPhones?

Over the last few years, several companies have been actively producing accessories for smartphones. The majority of these accessories have been for iPhones and for the most part the accessories haven’t been overly significant devices… Read the rest “What Are Pro Companies Like Profoto Doing Producing Gear for iPhones?”

8. September 2020
von Andreas Samaris
Kommentare deaktiviert für Rant: Don’t Ask Your ‘Friend with a Nice Camera’ to Shoot Your Wedding

Rant: Don’t Ask Your ‘Friend with a Nice Camera’ to Shoot Your Wedding

What’s happened has happened. But I just kind of want to rant so that maybe, if some future brides/grooms see this, they’ll understand the perspective of a photographer who may also be their friend.

Friends of mine got hitched. It was … Read the rest “Rant: Don’t Ask Your ‘Friend with a Nice Camera’ to Shoot Your Wedding”

1. September 2020
von Allen Murabayashi
Kommentare deaktiviert für What Photographers Can Learn from the Whitney Museum and See in Black Debacle

What Photographers Can Learn from the Whitney Museum and See in Black Debacle

Last week, in the span of slightly over 19 hours, news broke that the Whitney Museum had 1) acquired images from a charity print sale by Black photographers to mount a show entitled Collective Actions: Artist Interventions in a Time of ChangRead the rest “What Photographers Can Learn from the Whitney Museum and See in Black Debacle”

11. August 2020
von Blair Bunting
Kommentare deaktiviert für Creativity, Not Negativity: A Call for an End to Brand Bashing

Creativity, Not Negativity: A Call for an End to Brand Bashing

As a photographer, wishing for the departure or death of a camera company is like a musician getting excited to have one less guitar to choose from. In many ways, it is the most self-destructive thing that one can hope for their art.

When I firs… Read the rest “Creativity, Not Negativity: A Call for an End to Brand Bashing”

24. Juli 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Excessive Competition Could Sink the Camera Industry, Says Nikkei Report

Excessive Competition Could Sink the Camera Industry, Says Nikkei Report

A new op-ed published by the Deputy Editor of the Nikkei Asian Review in Japan is making waves in the industry today. The article strikes an ominous tone, foreshadowing difficult times ahead for the camera giants and blaming “excess… Read the rest “Excessive Competition Could Sink the Camera Industry, Says Nikkei Report”