Posts by Author: John Aldred

John Aldred
John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

LandscapePro promises to turn your dull boring images into dramatic landscapes

May 23, 2016
John Aldred

Anthropics, the creators of PortraitPro, have set their sights on a new target with the launch of their new LandscapePro standalone application and Photoshop plugin. Aiming…

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV out in the wild being tested by photographers

May 23, 2016
John Aldred

Ahead of the expected August announcement of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon Rumors are said to be receiving reports that “more than a few” Canon preferred…

Russian app lets you shoot photos of strangers and identify them online

May 20, 2016
John Aldred

As if the facial recognition news coming out of Russia wasn’t creepy enough already, it’s now available in App form to users of popular Russian…

Founder of Luminous-Landscape, Michael Reichmann, dies aged 71

May 20, 2016
John Aldred

It is a sad day for the photography community as we report that Michael Reichmann, the founder of Luminous-Landscape, has died aged 71 after a long…

French Photojournalist faces criminal charges over image of Paris attack victim

May 19, 2016
John Aldred

Photojournalist Maya Vidon-White is facing criminal charges over her photo of a man who was killed during the November terror attacks in Paris after the man’s…

How to make your own DIY filter holders for wide angle lenses

May 19, 2016
John Aldred

Ultra wide angle lenses are great, and if you’re a landscape shooter then you probably own at least one or two of them, but many…

Look deep into the Milky Way from the ISS with the help of NASA

May 19, 2016
John Aldred

No matter how much amazing imagery NASA throw at us, they always seem to wow us with new and amazing photographs on a regular basis….

Up your selfie game with the ultimate automated selfie stick featuring beauty light, hair fans, and more

May 19, 2016
John Aldred

Just when you thought it was safe to go out without seeing selfie sticks all over the place, something like this comes along.  Ok, well,…

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

May 19, 2016
John Aldred

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that…

Google’s new Gigapixel Art Camera plans to catalogue the art world in ultra high resolution

May 19, 2016
John Aldred

Google, the company that wants to catalogue and index the entire planet has expanded its view into the world of fine art paintings from the lights…