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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Nov 19, 2015 0 comments

COOPH Gray Chart Baseball Cap: COOPH is always finding new ways to make photography easier. To eliminate the need to carry a separate chart they created the Gray Chart Baseball Cap. 

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 18, 2015 0 comments

In a short press announcement this morning, Nikon said it's developing a forthcoming full frame (aka FX-format) professional DSLR called the Nikon D5. The D5 would be the follow-up to the 16-megapixel full frame Nikon D4S, which was announced in February 2014.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 17, 2015 0 comments

Stephen Shore fondly recalls his Polaroid SX-70. Shore, known for color images of everyday America, in books like Uncommon Places and American Surfaces, loved the immediacy of the SX-70. “Whatever you observed and chose to picture was right there,” he says of that ingenious little device.

Suzanne Driscoll Posted: Nov 17, 2015 0 comments

This interview with Mary Ellen Mark took place before her death on May 25, 2015, at the age of 75. Considered to be the ultimate “humanist” photographer, she will always be remembered for the honesty, compassion, and empathy she gave to everyone.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 16, 2015 0 comments

NASA posts some pretty cool photos from space on its Flickr feed for the International Space Station but gear junkies should go ga-ga over the above shot shot.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Nov 13, 2015 0 comments

In a world where gadget bags are made of black ballistic nylon and closed-cell foam, Tenba has always boogied to slightly different beat. Their latest addition, the Cooper Collection, stands apart from anything you’ve ever seen. If you’re looking for a holiday gift for the photographer in your life—a gift that they’ll pass on to their grandchildren—get in line to buy a Tenba Cooper. 

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Staff Posted: Nov 13, 2015 0 comments

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) is an organization comprised of editors and representatives of photographic magazines from North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. Spanning the consumer, professional, and trade sectors, each member magazine is dedicated to bringing the message of the joy of photography as well as providing technical, business, and industry news and information to their readers.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 13, 2015 0 comments

The tour bus bringing B.B. King to Indianola, Mississippi, for his Homecoming Festival concert was very late, which meant that Ron Modra would have the opportunity for performance photos, but not the portrait session he wanted.

George Schaub Posted: Nov 12, 2015 0 comments

I’ve always been a strictly DIY print guy and have done my fair share of printing over the years, but I’ve recently seen some intriguing print presentations by friends and associates—on aluminum, bonded under acrylic glass, on textile or canvas—that I could never produce in my studio. As I researched the idea I decided it was time to check out a custom lab that could broaden my print options.

Steve Meltzer Posted: Nov 11, 2015 0 comments

After 140 years of photography, camera design has reached something of a pinnacle with today’s DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. But along the way to our digital era there were lots of false starts and dead ends. These were unusual cameras that had their brief moment and then simply disappeared.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 10, 2015 1 comments

The below video, which is quickly making the rounds of social media, shows a confrontation between freelance photographer and University of Missouri student Tim Tai and demonstrators during the ongoing campus-wide protest over perceived racial injustice at the school.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 10, 2015 0 comments

John Conn has photographed landscapes, landmarks, and the underwater world, but his passion for documentary storytelling has resulted in his most compelling images: apartheid-era South Africa, residents of a Bowery flophouse, patients in a cancer hospice, the subways of 1970s New York City, and, starting three years ago, the homeless of Manhattan.<

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Nov 10, 2015 0 comments

Long, long ago in a land far away, photo hobbyists often used yellow filters on their lenses when shooting black-and-white film. Monochrome film was a bit more sensitive to blue light back in those days, and that caused skies and clouds to blend and become an indistinguishable mess. For reasons we’ll see later, green filters were often used for portraits.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

Macphun Software and Trey Ratcliff, a popular HDR photographer with over nine million fans, have announced the launch of their co-developed photo editing software, Aurora HDR.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Nov 09, 2015 0 comments

If you think sports photographers are an underappreciated lot, check out this video that shows just how much athletes really care about sideline shutterbugs.

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