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June marks an important month here in Toronto and around the world, it’s PRIDE month. An annual celebration where people unite to celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQI+ community. As a global photography community, we understand the importance of supporting content and awareness around inclusive representation in media. We strongly believe that representation in commercial
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When you think online photography education, underwater photography probably isn’t the first niche that pops into your mind. But that’s what the newly launched Bluewater University is focused on — it offers live virtual instruction for all things underwater. A joint-venture of Bluewater Photo, Bluewater Travel and the Underwater Photography Guide, Bluewater University (BluewaterU for
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On June 1st, Shutterstock unveiled a new royalty structure that infuriated photographers, sparked widespread criticism, and even inspired an online petition with over 7,500 signatures. On that same day, Dreamstime increased royalties by 10% to support their contributors during this difficult time. The announcement was made via the company blog on May 29th (two days
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Tower Semiconductor—the Israeli sensor manufacturer formerly known as TowerJazz—just dropped a significant hint that Nikon is using Tower sensors in two of its APS-C cameras. This is an interesting development, given that most Nikon cameras almost certainly use Sony sensors. The “revelation” was discovered by Nikon Rumors on Page 32 of Tower Semiconductor’s”investor and analyst
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Tamron is preparing to announce a new walkaround superzoom lens, according to the latest photos leak from Nokishita. According to the images, the upcoming lens is the Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD. Other than the photos, there isn’t really much other information to go on. 来週発表されるタムロン「28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD」の画像。#噂 pic.twitter.com/z9gbKLVWpS — 軒下デジカメ情報局 (@nokishita_c)
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Perfectly balanced compositions are everywhere these days, with trending hashtags like #symmetricalmonsters, #symmetrykillers, and #symmetryhunters drawing anywhere from hundreds of thousands to more than one million posts online. The hugely popular Instagram account @symmetrybreakfast has a cookbook available worldwide, while @geometryclub—a page with tens of thousands of followers of its own—accepts regular submissions of perfectly-aligned
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[embedded content] Fujifilm Europe has announced a new initiative to “support healthcare workers with Instax.” The program involves donating Instax cameras and film to hospitals across the continent, in order to help doctors and nurses connect with patients without removing their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The threat of coronavirus infection makes it difficult for doctors
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Popular TikTok photographer Alex Stemplewski is back in the news today, but it’s not because he interrupted another photo shoot. This time, he’s being called out for a ‘woke’ #blacklivesmatter photo shoot that many see as exploitative, calling it ‘humiliating’ and ‘disgusting.’ The controversial photo shoot was sent to us by multiple readers and industry
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Roger Cicala and his team at Lensrentals recently embarked on a fascinating experiment. Using the ample stock of cameras at their disposal, they started to examine the variation in ‘flange to sensor’ difference between individual copies of the same camera body, and what they found is both surprising and educational. This experiment is being published
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In trendy engagement portraits, edgy street photography, and artsy double exposures, silhouettes abound. Today, classic silhouette photographs like Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare by Henri Cartier-Bresson (1932) continue to inspire modern photographers to create timeless images. A few years ago, for instance, the art director Nicolas Bouvier, aka Sparth, made headlines for his dreamy and evocative
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Instagram landed in hot water yesterday after some users discovered they were being blocked from posting anything with the hashtag #blacklivesmatter. In a statement on Twitter, the photo sharing site blamed its anti-spam system. In a message posted to the Instagram Comms Twitter account yesterday afternoon, the Facebook-owned photo sharing site said it were aware
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