French photographer Aurelien Buttin has traveled the world, from Europe and Asia to the ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. He recently made a road trip across California with some friends, and did some really nice photography along the way.
Phase One today released Capture One Pro 10, a powerful upgrade to their Raw conversion and image-editing software package. Designed for pros and amateurs alike, this new version offers an improved user interface, enhanced performance, and compatibility with over 400 digital cameras.
Tirthankar Gupta is a self-described “cubicle dweller” in his job as a systems engineer for a Kolkata-based consulting company. But when he removes his suit to expose an imaginary superman disguise, he becomes a powerful photographer who can scale any assignment in a leaping bound.
Last night Scott Borrero was named “Top Photographer with Nigel Barker” in the finale of AdoramaTV’s popular web series. Borrero is a San Francisco-based commercial photographer whose work has taken him across the globe from Spain and New Zealand to Indonesia, Norway and elsewhere.
I tend to travel on the wide side when it comes to lens selection, so it was exciting to get ahold of Tamron’s new super telephoto zoom—the SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022). And what better way to give this big beauty a try than to take it on safari?
Annegien Shilling is a talented artist/photographer from the Netherlands who creates magical self-portraits using nothing more than a good imagination, her own photos, and a few apps on an iPod Touch to create the composites. Her creative results have attracted international acclaim for their simplicity and charm.
Today’s camera gear is faster than ever and much of it is tailor-made for capturing any sort of motion or movement. So then why do so many photographers struggle to shoot compelling images of action? Part of it has to do with timing and part of it has to do with composition. Your camera and lens can only do so much and there’s more to a great action shot than simply capturing the moment and making sure it’s in focus. For this assignment, we were looking for images of anything from basketball to dance to wildlife, just as long as there was some kind of action in the scene. For the winning images, we were looking for great composition, effective use of backgrounds and scenery, and powerful emotion: human, animal, or otherwise. Here are our six favorites.
Earlier this year I co-led a photo tour in the Palouse region of Washington state. I’d never been there before, but reputation alone indicated an awesome photographic destination offering vistas of rolling hills and farmland, plus all the textures, colors, and plays of light and shadow you could wish for.