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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Mar 29, 2016 0 comments

Sony just introduced two new full-frame lenses for their E-mount mirrorless camera system: the FE 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom and 50mm F1.8 prime lens.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Mar 29, 2016 0 comments

Sony extended the reach of its super zoom camera line this morning by unveiling the 20.1-megapixel RX10 III, which boasts a 25x built-in lens that’s equivalent to a 24-600mm zoom in the 35mm format. The Zeiss Vario-Sonnar super zoom lens in the Sony RX10 III also features a surprisingly fast aperture range of f/2.4 to f/4.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Mar 29, 2016 0 comments

What we look at when we look at a Sandro portrait is an image that is as much about Sandro as it is about his subject. About that he is frank and fearless.

Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Mar 29, 2016 0 comments

Because her intent is to get the absolute best image in-camera, Lindsey Thorne is “pretty exact when it comes to lighting and posing.” When she describes her studio, the scene of almost all her boudoir sessions, as “modest and simple,” she’s citing an advantage. “I love shooting in a smaller room because I have so much control over the light.”

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2016 0 comments

We’ve all experienced the frustration of attempting to make a good photograph through a window or windshield without getting distracting reflections from nearby objects. Sure, polarizing filters help, but researchers at MIT will present a more sophisticated solution at next month’s Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference in Seattle.

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2016 0 comments

In 2009, Fine Art photographer Betsey Chesler decided to use her craft to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged teens, and she launched the Cameras For Kids Foundation (CFKF).  The idea was to put cameras in the hands of kids and teach them basic concepts of art and photography—thereby fostering self-esteem, confidence, and a skillset they could be proud of. 

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2016 0 comments

There was considerable buzz generated at The Photography Show in Birmingham, England last week with the unveiling of the new Irix premium lens line from TH Swiss. The first in what promises to be an assortment of premium glass is the ultrawide Irix 15mm f/2.4.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Mar 25, 2016 0 comments

Photographers know perhaps better than anyone that it's tough to please a client, particularly if you shoot portraits for a living. Indeed, there’s no end to which a portrait photographer must go to make his or her clients looking and feeling good.

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 25, 2016 0 comments

Every company that makes lenses usually designs a few that are ideal for portraiture. The trend these days for studio and boudoir portraits is toward fast prime lenses, while zooms remain popular for location and wedding photography. Wide-angle lenses may get you closer to the subject but perspective distortion exaggerates a subject’s nose and ears.

Blaine Harrington Posted: Mar 25, 2016 0 comments

On a recent trip to Jordan I was going through my nightly routine of cleaning the cameras’ sensors and backing up the day’s shoot when it came to me that these two exercises in what you might call preventive maintenance—keeping dust off the sensors and making sure my pictures are safe—are among the things that concern me most as a professional travel photographer.

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