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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 14, 2016 0 comments

British photographer Gerard Taylor has been working on his first time-lapse for quite some time and after taking over 5600 images, the video you see below is the beautiful result. Taylor says he accomplished the task without any sophisticated software, which should give you the courage to try one of your own.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 14, 2016 0 comments

Tonight HBO is airing a documentary you won’t want to miss: “Underfire” is the untold story of Private Tony Vaccaro who was a 21-year-old photographer and infantryman during World War II. Now 93, Vaccaro is finally receiving the long-overdue recognition he deserves.

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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 11, 2016 0 comments

As Americans celebrate Veteran’s Day honoring those who served our country, and our friends in Canada do the same for what they call Remembrance Day, we thought we’d share some beautifully colorized images from the First World War.

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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 11, 2016 0 comments

We’ve written about damage caused by careless photographers before, but something is going on in Lisbon that is really unfathomable. There have been two incidents there recently in which idiots with cameras have accidently damaged priceless statues beyond repair—simply because they weren’t paying attention.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 11, 2016 0 comments

Photographers tend to get pretty exited when there’s a “supermoon” and the one occurring on Monday is going to be extra super because it’s the closest the moon will have approached Earth in the past 69 years. The video below will explain how to make the most of this special opportunity,

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Nov 11, 2016 0 comments

The new Olympus E-PL8 is the latest model of the PEN series. PEN cameras are stylish and compact systems based on Micro Four/Thirds sensors and lens mounts. The camera is available in different colors, as are the numerous accessories that can be matched to the initial color choice. The camera looks like an analog rangefinder camera, but the Olympus E-PL8 doesn’t come with a viewfinder. The photographer has to use the 3-inch LCD on the back, which also serves as the visual control center for menus and image parameters. Olympus does offers an EVF system that can be mounted on the hot shoe of the E-PL8.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Nov 10, 2016 0 comments

As the name implies, the Fotodiox LED Studio-in-a-Box is a self-contained tabletop studio that features interior LED lighting that has a daylight color balance of 5600 Kelvin. The CRI, or Color Rendering Index, is 85 (on a scale 0 to 100).

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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 10, 2016 0 comments

A while back we reviewed the latest update of Affinity Photo for Mac users, a powerful $49 non-subscription Photoshop alternative. Now Serif Labs has released a free beta that gives Windows users access to the speed and versatility of this award-winning image editor.

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Ron Leach Posted: Nov 10, 2016 0 comments

These days photography is becoming sort of a contact sport, with more and more photographers being assaulted while doing their jobs. Typically, however, these incidents occur to photographers covering riots or political rallies, rather that at charity events as was the case here.

Ron Leach Posted: Nov 10, 2016 0 comments

Drones are becoming increasingly popular among photographers because they enable us to capture images from a perspective not typically possible otherwise. We say “typically” because Polish photographer Kacper Kowalski is what you might call a “human drone” who shoots amazing images while paragliding.

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