Like other companies, Tamron also seems to be struggling with the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The company has recently confirmed that its two major companies will remain closed throughout 2020. According to a press release, the reason for this decision is “decreased worldwide demand.”
A UK woman recently fell out of a window of a car that was driving 110 mph. How is that even possible, you may wonder? Well, of course, she was filming a video for social media.
In September last year, photographer Victoria Schafer was struck by a falling tree branch during a photoshoot in Hills State Park. Sadly, she was killed in the incident, and one of two teenagers involved recently pleaded guilty. He was charged with involuntary manslaughter and will serve up to 4.5 years at a juvenile detention facility
Facebook is making some changes to the platform that will make all users really happy, but especially if they’re photographers. Soon, you will be able to protect your photos and control where they are shared on both Instagram and Facebook. If you want to have them taken down, you’ll also be able to file a takedown request.
After Skylum, Adobe has decided to join the party and give us an AI-powered sky replacement feature. Soon, you’ll be able to automatically replace the sky in Photoshop in only a couple of clicks. Adobe has shared a sneak peek at a new feature, and I have to admit that it looks quite impressive!
The Star Wars universe has inspired lots of photographers and filmmakers, but now it has inspired a camera design, too. Polaroid has jumped on a bandwagon and presented a new camera inspired by The Mandalorian. I’d say it’s just in time, as the second season of Disney’s TV series starts airing in October. But other than the appealing design, let’s see what else the new Polaroid Now camera offers.
Elliott Erwitt has taken many photos that have become iconic. Some of them show humans, but the main subject of others is the man’s best friend. There are many dog photos Erwitt took and became famous for. And there’s no doubt that his images are recognizable and unique. In this video, Martin Kaninsky of about photography dives into Eliott’s personal history, but also into his recognizable style of dog photography.
When we talk about studio lighting, we always talk about light modifiers as well. They’re an integral part of using artificial lighting, but does it mean you should use them absolutely all the time? In this video from Adorama, Mark Wallace addresses this topic through a set of examples. He takes photos in his studio with different modifiers to show you what each of them does, so you can see for yourself whether or not you can get away with omitting them.
Facebook Inc. has recently been sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users through their phone cameras. According to some reports, Instagram was accessing people’s cameras even when they weren’t actively using the app.