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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 12, 2014 0 comments

Manfrotto has just unveiled a new photo backpack line called Pro Light. Designed to be versatile, functional and ergonomic, Manfrotto’s Pro Light line offers a variety of sizes and styles of bags to fit photographers’ needs.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 12, 2014 0 comments

While the biennial photokina show in Cologne, Germany is primarily known as the premiere place to unveil new photography gear, it’s also offering a number of educational events, networking services, and lectures for professional photographers this year.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Aug 12, 2014 0 comments
The Nikon D4S is a professional SLR system for sports and action photography. It has a full-frame sensor (36x23.9mm) that Nikon calls the “FX” format. In combination with the new EXPEED 4 image processing system, the new sensor offers an extended ISO speed range: the “native” range is between ISO 100 and 25,600, with an additional high mode equivalent of ISO 409,600 (!). The noise results are impressive in the native ISO range, while images with ISO 102,400 and ISO 204,800 show nearly the same noise artifacts as APS-C cameras in the ISO 12,800 to ISO 25,600 range.
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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Aug 12, 2014 1 comments
Our Picture This! assignment this month was Silhouettes and readers responded with a wide variety of images that used shadow and background effectively. In essence, the inversion of context and figure was used for both compositional and contextual ends. Often mysterious and elusive, images using this technique more often than not coax our mind to form a picture of what lies within the deep shadow. Think of Thai Shadow Puppets and the way their forms play along the screen, and how the drama of the play becomes somehow more poignant when we fill in the blank, if you will, with our own references and dreams.
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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 11, 2014 0 comments

A new show titled A Heritage of Cameras, which shows off some dazzling classic camera models, is currently on view in the Airport Meeting Place of the Lambert St. Louis International Airport until November 30th.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 11, 2014 0 comments

It’s not often that news agencies offer public apologies to photojournalists for misuse of their images but AFP (Agence France-Presse) has done just that.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 11, 2014 0 comments

Each year an ancient dry lakebed called the playa in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert is home to the popular Burning Man arts festival.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 11, 2014 0 comments

Yes, we’re all pretty sick of selfies but one clever photographer has created a hilarious photo series that appears to show ancient statues taking these now ubiquitous digital self portraits.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Aug 08, 2014 0 comments

The first major solo exhibition of the works of the talented Brazilian photographer Caio Reisewitz is currently on display at International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City.

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Efrain M. Padro Posted: Aug 08, 2014 0 comments

I could hear the predawn call to prayer broadcast from minarets across the city as I climbed the stairs to my hotel’s rooftop. From there I enjoyed a magnificent view of the ancient city of Istanbul. Immediately below me, roughly facing north, was Sultanahmet Square, the city’s historic center, flanked by the Blue Mosque to the left and the Hagia Sophia to the right. Behind and to my right I could see the Sea of Marmara and Asia, while in the distance to the northeast I could see the Strait of Bosphorus. As I stood alone on the rooftop in this city of 14 million people, admiring the view all around, it occurred to me I should get out my camera and take some pictures.

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