Today, Adobe quietly launched an update to its Photoshop Mix and Fix iOS apps. Along with the updates come a collection of new features and tools to help streamline mobile photography workflows. [Read more…]
Having previously used the humble balloon as a soft light diffuser for a camera’s popup flash, the Koldunov Brothers received a question if you could switch out the balloon for a condom to achieve similar results.
While they quickly determined that a condom didn’t work quite as well as the balloon as a softbox, the pair also experimented to see what other photography tricks could be pulled off with their little latex friends.
I teach a lot of street photography workshops for a living. I’m always wondering, “How can I best empower my students, help them build their confidence, and ultimately make better images?”
Honestly, the most important way for a photographer to make better images is to build their social skills.
In a press release today, Samyang Optics (also sold under the names Rokinon and Bower) have announced two new lenses designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras, marking their debut into the autofocus lens market.
Having thus far limited themselves to manual focus lenses, today brings us the Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCAF and Samyang 14mm f/2.8 UMCAF autofocus lenses, offering both “standard” and very wide angle views.
I get the charm of shooting video on an iPhone, especially since picking up an iPhone SE. It’s small, it’s always with you, and the video it can produce is pretty impressive. But where my SE has the advantage of a slew of cases available that let me hook it up to all kinds of other video shooting devices, many 6S/6S Plus users do not.
The new Helium Core for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus form factors not only aims to fix this situation, but takes things a step further by adding a whole bunch of 1/4-20 thread sockets allowing mounting your phone to pretty much any system you desire, as well as letting you to add microphones, lights, and other gadgets on top.
There is quite a debate going in the photographic community, which one is more comfy: back packs or shoulder bags. This has been going on every since I can remember and talking strictly from a functional perspective I can see pluses and minuses for both. (if you base your decision on style, which is perfectly ok, then this will not matter to you).
Shoulder bags have the benefit of easy access to your gear, while backpacks are easy to carry around. But what if you could have both. Paxis has a nice nifty bag that does some which is as close as it gets.
We joke about selfies as often as news and other content allows us. Unfortunately, not all selfie news is humorous though.
Late last week, an Indian teen passed away after accidentally shooting himself while trying to take a selfie with a handgun. [Read more…]
Author note: This article contains a fair bit of profanity. Rather than censoring it, we’ll let you read it in its entirety and proceed with caution.
Detroit rapper Danny Brown has come under fire lately after a not-so-friendly encounter with a photographer.
What is the best way to test out a brand new triggering system? Shooting cameras, of course. But not in the way you might be thinking.
Getty, probably the largest image agency in the world, just picked a fight with the largest… well.. anything in the world – Google. In an open letter, Getty accuses google of depriving sites of their traffic by displaying high-res photo in their image search.
And it does not stop there. Getty also filed a formal complaint with the European Union’s Competition Commission, there are more than just web pages filled with words flying around.
Yoko Miyashita, General Counsel of Getty Images took a pretty wide stance and filed the complaint on behalf of “content creators around the world“. I am just gonna quote the claim here (omitting his forward which includes just about everything that good was ever accused of):