When Barrack Obama left the White House after eight years, his photographer Pete Souza left as well. The new US President has a new official photographer, and Souza has stayed faithful to Obama. After Trump’s inauguration, Souza began using his personal Instagram account to keep portraying Obama in positive light. But there’s more. He also doesn’t miss a chance to mock Trump’s administration, and he does it in a subtle and often pretty funny manner.
What are the vital parts of gear you always carry with you to shoots? The essentials should include more than just camera gear to get you covered if you experience a problem with it. In this video, Jay P. Morgan gives you quick tips how to make your own emergency kit if anything goes wrong with the gear during shooting. It fits in two small boxes, yet it can get you out of a big trouble.
When you’re a teacher, all the knowledge you have is not of too much use if you’re not creative. Mark Zimmerman, an associate professor at the University of Central Oklahoma, is exactly the kind of teacher I admire. In order to explain to his students how a pinhole camera works, he didn’t just bring one to the class. He went a step further and turned the entire classroom into a camera obscura.
After Kai and Lok, another member of DigitalRev TV has decided to leave. Warren Ng is not the member whose face you would see often, but he was behind filming, editing, producing and directing the DigitalRev material. He began working for them in January 2016, and after a year, he decided to follow Kai and Lok’s footsteps. Was it jumping off a sinking ship?
It has been speculated for a while now what could come as a replacement of Nikon D810. One of the possible scenarios is that it might be Nikon D820. It could be the latest upgrade to its predecessor Nikon D800. And one of the most prominent features of this camera could be the 46MP sensor.
If you are searching for one reflector to rule them all, this may be the one. Westcott has introduced the new Omega Reflector 360, which can be used in a number of situations. You can use it as a traditional or a shoot-through reflector, with natural or strobe light, and with four different covers and a diffuser. When you only have a single light source, this reflector can really come in handy.
Good news for Sony shooting team will make portrait photographers especially happy: Sony has announced two new prime lenses for their full frame mirrorless cameras. One is Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS, and the other is Sony FE 85mm f/1.8. In addition, they have also announced a new wireless radio flash, Sony HVL-F45RM.
Fitness portraits seem to be a rising trend in the world of photography. But how to make those muscles really pop in the photos? Photographer Matt Granger gives you three tips that you and your model can easily use to emphasize the abs. You’ll create photos that will really make those hours in the gym pay off.
Have you ever heard of an app called Burbn? It has nothing to do with real bourbon, but it used to be the name of one of the most popular apps today: Instagram. They started off as an app for location check-in and developed in a direction that brought them worldwide popularity and millions of users. But are they still moving in right direction? This video from DigitalRev gives a short overview and predictions about the future of Instagram. What do you think? Is Instagram still moving in right direction?
Selfies are a 21st-century thing, right? Well, they certainly got popular in the 2000s, but the first selfies were taken way back. Before it was cool. Photographer Joseph Byron may be responsible for the first selfies ever taken, both individual and group. I think they could easily get tons of likes on Instagram today.