Month: March 2020

Adobe Lightroom is an all-rounder photo editing and management software that empowers users to organize and manipulate photos in large quantities—without spending all their time stuck behind a desk. For some, it’s best used in conjunction with Photoshop, where they can fine-tune their images with more complex edits, but for many, it’s a creative playground
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After announcing that the publication would be closing down last October, photo industry mainstay Imaging Resource revealed today that they have been acquired by Madavor Media: the publisher of Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo Magazine, and others. Etchells’ announcement of the acquisition was ebullient, expressing much gratitude at have found the right “home”
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[embedded content] I love shooting foregrounds in my big vista landscapes but it has taken quite a while to find out the things that work well and what doesn’t. I still don’t think I have mastered it but really enjoy the challenge of going out and finding a powerful foreground. In this article, I wanted
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The last few years have seen a revolution in design and architecture—from smart home technology and the rise of “tiny houses” to green urban planning and the use of recycled materials. As our living and workspaces have changed, the field of architecture photography—established by legendary artists like Lucien Hervé and Julius Schulman in the 19th
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[embedded content] Most unfair camera comparisons these days pit smartphones against APS-C or full-frame digital cameras. But for their latest video, Sonder Creative took it a big step further: they’re comparing an 8×10 large format film camera against three digital cameras that, let’s be honest, never stood a chance. This video is actually Part 2
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There is something special about long-term projects, and something poignant. One such project I recently discovered made me deeply moved, and I am honored to share it here with you. Photographer Deanna Dikeman spent 27 years photographing her parents as they waved her goodbye after her visits. It sounds simple, but these photos tell a
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“Meet my friend Saurabh, he’s an amazing photographer from India and his work has been published in various reputed newspapers and journals worldwide like NatGeo, The Guardian, Lonely Planet, etc. Astonishingly, he’s a self-taught photographer and very passionate about his work” Recently, I was touring Europe to meet some friends and this was a kind
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Learn how to seamlessly move images between Lightroom and Photoshop with the exact control that you need. Discover how easy it is to create panoramas, merge 16 bit high-dynamic range (HDR) images and open multiple photographs into a single file in Photoshop. Try or buy Lightroom 5: http://adobe.ly/11wZbft Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom http://plus.google.com/+Lightroom
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A few years ago, the social media agency Laundry Service took a look at the growing use of organic, “Instagram-style” photos in advertising. According to their data, unposed, social media-inspired photos performed even better than traditional studio shots in the commercial sphere. Whereas regular advertising photos had a 2.35% click-through rate, that number increased to
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[embedded content] Dave Etchells over at Imaging Resource has released a fantastic breakdown the dives deep on exactly how camera makers—Olympus specifically—go about properly weather-sealing their cameras. In keeping with Etchells’ reputation, this video is the most comprehensive overview of the topic that we’ve ever seen. The video was created in collaboration with Olympus, whose
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There is no doubt that the current coronavirus situation is affecting the lives of much of the world’s population. Events are being cancelled, schools closed, people are “self-isolating” and entire countries have been locked down. It seems like nobody can escape its effects anywhere. How we respond to those effects, though, is often quite personal.
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From “portrait mode” to “slofies” (slow-motion selfies), the technological developments of the past few years have taught us that portrait photography is for everyone, whether you have a DSLR or a camera phone. On social media, a quick scroll through trending hashtags like #PostMorePortraits, #Portrait_Perfection, and #AGameofPortraits confirms that the art of portraiture is alive
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There are a million-and-one ways to add creative flares and effects to your shots in post-production after you’ve taken the image, but nothing beats the look and feel of an image that has used in-camera flares and bokeh effects. The reason for this is simple; light reflects and refracts what’s around it, and if you’re
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