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Ron Leach Posted: Jul 07, 2016 1 comments

Bentley Motors created a mind-blowing 53,000-megapixel image to promote their $330,000 Mulsanne luxury car driving across San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge. While the shot above just looks like a nice scenic, if you zoom in on the image with the interactive controls provided, you can actually see the stitching on the car’s sumptuous leather seats. And if you have the patience, you can even count the 4,500 individual stitches in the embroidered headrest logo.

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Ron Leach Posted: Jul 07, 2016 0 comments

When Light first debuted the revolutionary L16 “computational camera” last October they created quite a buzz. Now the company has issued a progress report and announced some important upgrades to the original specs.

Dan Havlik Posted: Jul 06, 2016 0 comments

Fujifilm just announed a brand new mirrorless camera, the X-T2, which features reportedly faster autofocus performance and 4K video shooting in a rugged, splash-resistant compact camera body. The Fujifilm X-T2 is fitted with an APS-C-sized, 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III sensor with no low pass filter to help further amp up the camera's resolving power.

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Ron Leach Posted: Jul 06, 2016 0 comments

We’re not really sure if this is funny, sad, sacrilegious or just plain dumb. But if you’ve had a frustrating day, this crazy video of a hydraulic press crushing some nice photo gear may just be what you need. Or not.

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Ron Leach Posted: Jul 06, 2016 0 comments

On of the pitfalls in our digital age is the potential for publishing digitally manipulated images that defy authenticity and convey an unrealistic or inaccurate portrayal of the scene at hand. Perhaps motivated by the recent controversy over some heavily edited and staged images by famed photographer Steve McCurry, Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg addressed the topic head-on in the July issue of the magazine.

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Ron Leach Posted: Jul 06, 2016 0 comments

The latest video from the Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) takes you on a psychedelic, three-minute journey on how to create some really amazing UV blacklight images. All you really need is some imagination and either a simple UV flashlight, lamp or specialized head for your flash unit.

Maria Piscopo Posted: Jul 05, 2016 0 comments

For this month’s column, we look at how to turn your love for wildlife photography into a serious business. I interviewed the husband-and-wife team of David and Jennifer Hemmings who have been particularly successful in the wildlife photography field.

Staff Posted: Jul 05, 2016 0 comments

The Goods spotlights the hottest premium photo gear out there. If you have a product you’d like considered for The Goods, e-mail images and info to editorial@shutterbug.com.

Seth Shostak Posted: Jul 01, 2016 0 comments

We’ve all seen them: night shots of some wind-weathered rock formation in the American Southwest, backed by a dramatic, star-spangled sky. Earth, the universe, and everything.
Your first thought: “What sort of unaffordable equipment does it take to make a photo like that?” Your second thought: “You know, a 16x20 nighttime pic would sure look good above the pool table.”

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Ron Leach Posted: Jun 30, 2016 0 comments

Photojournalist Victor Biro works long hours in the dead of the night doing what most photographers won’t—documenting crimes scenes, brutal accidents and other unsavory situations. Take a look at the dramatic video below, and you’ll probably feel pretty good about your day job.

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