Month: May 2021

Associated Press (AP) will auction 10 non-fungible tokens (NFT) to celebrate its “iconic photojournalism” over the past 175 years. The NFTs are artistic representations of notable, iconic photographs and will be available on the blockchain for the first time. AP worked in concert with blockchain knowledge company Everipedia, NFT marketplace OpenSea, and multiple digital artists
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Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Meet Steve Babineau, the Photographer Behind Wayne Gretzky’s $3.75 Million Rookie Card ’ The Boston Globe Best in Set: 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards #18 Wayne Gretzky
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Western Digital, parent company of popular memory card manufacturer SanDisk, has announced a new SanDisk Professional line of “premium storage solutions for content creators and professionals”. Designed with scalability and high performance in mind, that product line begins with the new 4-bay Pro-Dock 4, along with four new Pro-Reader devices and fast CFexpress cards. The
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If you’re a content creator in need of professional-grade storage drives, Western Digital’s newly unveiled SanDisk Professional line of premium storage solutions is just for you. Professional photographers and creatives across a wide range of industries are always working with data that’s in a perpetual state of motion. Whether working with photos, high-resolution videos, or
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[embedded content] Whether you love or hate Zack Snyder’s latest flick, Army of the Dead (which I have now watched since my last post about it), it sure did have some beautiful cinematography. One shot in particular really stands out. It’s the Michael Bay-esque spinning shot around our heroes as they blast away with their
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Perhaps more than ever, today’s brands understand the value of using high-quality commercial photography in their marketing materials, whether they’re posting on Instagram Stories or publishing a magazine spread. In fact, according to research from HubSpot, marketers find photo and image posts to be the most successful at engaging their audiences on social media, beating
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[embedded content] Hasselblad has released the second video in its “Hasselblad Home” series where the company is giving a behind-the-scenes look at what it calls “the core of Hasselblad.” In it, the company details the design decisions behind the ergonomics, materials, and user interface of its mirrorless cameras. Hasselblad’s initial X1D and following cameras have
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Richard Avedon was known for his portraits with plain white backgrounds. Fred Herzog was famous for shooting Kodachrome film at a time when few photographers were working in color. Ren Hang gained recognition for his bold use of direct flash. For these legendary artists, having a recognizable aesthetic and distinctive point of view meant standing
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A class-action lawsuit has been filed in a federal court in San Francisco that targets Instagram’s embed publishing tool. It alleges that Instagram and its parent company Facebook enabled copyright infringement by encouraging online publications to embed links Instagram posts in articles. In a report from Reuters, the complaint alleges that Instagram’s embedding tool allowed
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You’re about to learn everything you need to photograph a lunar eclipse, including the upcoming total lunar eclipse on May 26, 2021. Everything! Where to go and when, how to plan your total lunar eclipse photo idea, all the gear you need, and how to photograph the lunar eclipse step by step (including all camera
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In recent years, images from the 500px collection on Getty Images have appeared on websites for leading newspapers and magazines, such as Forbes, Metro, The Telegraph, Smithsonian Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Buzzfeed, Country Living, and Men’s Health, to name just a few. Unlike most photo-sharing communities, 500px empowers their Licensing Contributors to sell work online and earn
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Although the idea’s been around for a while, it wasn’t until Lytro came along with their whole “this camera lets you refocus in post” talk that the whole Light Field Photography thing really hit the popular consciousness. Now, it’s been around for a little bit, and while Lytro switched from photography to Hollywood, ditched their
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[embedded content] Professional headshot photographer and educator Peter Hurley recently starred in a Back to Basics 22-minute tutorial that covers the natural and continuous lighting he uses during headshot photo sessions. In the video, Hurley walks viewers through how he lights his headshots using natural or continuous light to achieve consistent results for his clients.
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