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Ron Leach Posted: Oct 27, 2016 0 comments

The international Sony World Photography Awards is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2017, and there’s still time to enter for a chance at some great prizes. To get you inspired, here are a few of our favorite early entries.

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Ron Leach Posted: Oct 27, 2016 0 comments

Now that most of us are shooting with high-resolution cameras, the need to upscale our image files isn’t as pervasive as it was a few years ago. But occasionally we still need to res-up an image that’s been cropped significantly, and there’s a freeware program that’s designed to do that and more.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Oct 26, 2016 23 comments

Register to win a Paul Buff DigiBee DB400 Flash Unit ($309.95 Retail Value) we are giving away.

According to the company:

"The DigiBee is a powerful, all-digital, self-contained photographic flash unit, available in two models: the DB400 unit (160 Ws) and the DB800 unit (320 Ws). Each unit offers consistent output, fast recycle, and true “What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get” modeling lamp accuracy. Available in four colors (red, blue, green, and black)."

[This Sweepstakes is now closed.]

The Editors Posted: Oct 26, 2016 0 comments

Nikon’s Lindsay Silverman gave us the scoop on two new Nikkor lenses that were making their debuts at the PhotoPlus Expo show in New York City last week: the AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR zoom and PC Nikkor 19mm f/4E ED tilt-shift lens.

Ron Leach Posted: Oct 26, 2016 0 comments

Like many of us who have lived in the beautiful city by the bay, photographer Dan MacRostie is enchanted with San Francisco and the gorgeous foggy sunrises and sunsets that occur in “The City” and above nearby Mt. Tamalpais just across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Ron Leach Posted: Oct 26, 2016 0 comments

Rita Kluge is a German-born freelance photographer with a passion for the sea. In this amazing series she swims with whales to capture some captivating shots of adult leviathans and their babies.

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Ron Leach Posted: Oct 26, 2016 0 comments

The folks at MacPhun are really excited about the launch of their new all-in-one desktop image-editing program for Mac users, calling Luminar, “The most fantastic piece of software we’ve ever created.” This robust program was designed to deliver both simplicity and creativity for photographers who desire a less-expensive alternative to Photoshop.

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Ron Leach Posted: Oct 25, 2016 0 comments

Cosina has announced a new high-speed Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL II S lens with a classic design and optical formula. Designed for users of Nikon F-Mount cameras, the lens features a built-in CPU and Ai-S compatibility.

Ron Leach Posted: Oct 25, 2016 0 comments

Let’s just say that commercial photographer and “Best Dad Ever” Josh Rossi decided to make this Halloween a memorable one for his three-year-old daughter by giving her a hand-made Wonder Woman costume and making her the subject of an incredible photo shoot.

Ron Leach Posted: Oct 25, 2016 0 comments

Sharpening your photographs can be a dicey proposition: We all want crisp images, but if you’re not careful when using Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask tool you can ruin an otherwise nice shot. In this helpful tutorial, you’ll learn a better, non-destructive technique.

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