George Schaub Posted: Sep 25, 2015 0 comments

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) member magazines recently convened for their General Assembly to vote for the best photo and imaging products launched by the industry in the last 12 months. The voting took place during the General Assembly that was held in spring 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Sep 25, 2015 0 comments

Dr. Alan Sloyer, traveling with his son in Kochi, India, somewhat reluctantly agreed to a sunset cruise. “It wasn’t really my thing,” Dr. Sloyer says, but when sunset turned startlingly dramatic it became very much his thing: a passion for photographing memorable travel moments.

The Editors Posted: Sep 24, 2015 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Drew Glaser is an up close portrait of an adorable, curious seal.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Sep 24, 2015 0 comments

Manfrotto’s 290 Collection: The 290 range features three new tripod models: the 290 Light, 290 Xtra, 290 Dual and a new version of the 290 monopods (all backed by a 10 year warranty). The 290 Light is for hobbyists just starting out in serious photography. It has a solid aluminum body construction, with adjustable aluminum leg locks. The 290 Xtra is available in aluminum with durable construction and ergonomic control and adjustable aluminum leg locks. 

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Sep 23, 2015 0 comments

Anthropics Technology Ltd recently launched PortraitPro v15—a major release of its fast and easy-to-use pro portrait retouching software. PortraitPro 15 offers a wide variety of new features (many requested by photographers) including: realistic makeup controls, wide angle (selfie) lens distortion correction, enhanced Child mode, advanced skin coloring and tone correction, improved feature detection, and support for ultra-high resolution displays. PortraitPro 15’s technology allows for expanded creativity and retouching efficiency, while preserving natural-looking results and ease of use.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Sep 22, 2015 0 comments

ONA just launched The Black Collection, a slick line of photo bags in three signature styles – the Nylon Brixton messenger bag, the Nylon Camps Bay backpack, and the Hamilton, a rolling camera bag and duffle that’s the flagship of the collection.

Maria Piscopo Posted: Sep 22, 2015 0 comments

While branding might not be as sexy a topic as fashion or travel photography, it’s a critical element to making your photography business a success. Fortunately, we have a good group of educated and experienced photographers to help bring us up to date on what branding is, how to create it, mistakes to avoid, and why it’s so important to your business. Bottom line? Marketing your photography with a strong brand message will give you a competitive edge and get you paid what you are worth. I want to thank my patient contributors for sharing their knowledge and lessons with us: Casey Bevington, Matthew Dutile, Andrew Fingerman at PhotoShelter, Karen Hirsch, Giulio Sciorio, Beth Taubner at Mercurylab, and Daniel Waters at Get Pro Photo. They gave so many good ideas and tips that you will want to take notes!

The Editors Posted: Sep 22, 2015 0 comments

Our Shutterbug Photo of the Day by Yvonne Baur features the vibrant colors of fall leaves accenting the beauty of slick, flowing water.

The Editors Posted: Sep 22, 2015 0 comments

This assignment was simple but it was also highly competitive. Yes, we received many lovely landscape photos in our Picture This! gallery on, but we were looking for something extra special. And we got it, with these 10 images from readers offering incredible and unique vistas.

Tom Kerss Posted: Sep 21, 2015 0 comments

There’s a common misconception that beautiful photos of the night sky are a product of sleepless nights and big expense. While fancy equipment and ample free time may increase your chances of capturing amazing shots of the heavens, much can be achieved with the equipment most photographers already have, and a few minutes of experimentation—even if they’ve never thought about astrophotography.


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