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Because I composite many images, I use a ranking system that's only slightly different from the classic Adobe five-star rating system when going through my travel photos. I use one star for images that don’t work but embody an idea that is worth revisiting. Images that can work get two stars, if combined with another image (panorama or composite). Solid images receive three stars—but for me to... READ MORE
When I'm on location, I shoot lots of material. I cull my work constantly, and feel relieved every time I delete another hundred or so images. Some people are amazed that I delete anything, and almost everyone is amazed at just how much I delete.
"...I find that the editing process really helps, and by deleting, I am able to analyze my shoot and create the necessary contact sheets..."
Back in... READ MORE
- Sony announced a new smartphone that's equipped with a front-facing selfie flash
- The Leica M received a new set of features and fixes in a firmware update
- DxO Optics Pro 9 added raw-file support for the Sony a7S and RX100 III
- Sonos wireless speakers can now stream audio content from Soundcloud
- Holdfast Gear announced an elgant, new camera pouch called...
As with all types of weather, it’s important to know the differences between categories of Weather Alerts. Floods have three basic classifications of potential alerts: Watches, Warnings, and Advisories.
Types of Flood Watches, Warnings, and Advisories
- Flood Watch: Conditions are right for possible flooding (stay alert for announcements).
- Flash Flood Watch: Conditions are right...
Vanguard’s new flagship binoculars boast high-end extra-low-dispersion glass, plus a host of significant upgrades. We put them to the test to see how well they perform.
Vanguard, based in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, near Detroit, has been designing binoculars, spotting scopes, and... READ MORE
This week in the news:
- Apple is ending the development of Aperture, its professional photo-editing and organization application.
- The new Sony a7S full-frame mirrorless camera arrived and is in stock. We took all three a7-series cameras out for a test drive.
- It appears that the FAA will miss its 2015 deadline for the creation of new laws that regulate...
Are you creating your own adventure, scouring the stores for a camera bag that has both outdoor functionality and stealth style? According to Vanguard's Director of Sales and Marketing, Doug Feldner, "supporting the 'real' photographer" is the commitment of Vanguard. "Real" refers to those who, whether they be professional or amateur, love utilizing their camera to create fantastic images.... READ MORE
The Mobi is a standard Class 10 SDHC card that enables wireless connectivity in cameras that don’t already have it. The cards create their own secure hotspot, even in remote outdoor locations, to transfer media to smart devices, PCs, and Macs. With the Mobi card, you can share and transfer images instantly over Wi-Fi to your smartphone, tablet, or computer with the ... READ MORE
Is trying to master certain aspects of Photoshop making you pull your hair out in frustration? The Event Space and expert Andy Graber are here to help. We are trying something new with this class: We are asking YOU to help us design the curriculum by interacting with us on social media. What aspects of Photoshop are you having trouble with? What is it you need to learn about? We want to know.... READ MORE
Was it not snowing in the Northeast just a few weeks ago? It seems like it. But, whoa! The Fourth of July is now just a couple days away and that means cookouts, friends, summer fun, and... fireworks!
Do you want to preserve the memory of that awesome neighborhood fireworks show? Let's discuss the best ways to try to make a memorable photograph commemorating the event.
Before we get started, let... READ MORE
Tamron’s brand-new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SP Di VC USD has generated a lot of attention with its release. This is mainly because it offers Canon, Nikon, and Sony shooters access to the super-telephoto zoom. This lens replaces Tamron’s 200-500mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD and provides photographers with... READ MORE
Join Gary Fong as he teaches you how to unleash the power of the new Sony Alpha 6000 digital camera. Learn how to take full advantage of its unique and incredible features, such as instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC, one of the world’s fastest autofocus systems with... READ MORE
Sony introduced its first two full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Alpha a7 and a7R, to overwhelmingly positive reviews late last year. Revolutionary in many ways, the choices between the two cameras boiled down to the a7, which features a 24.3MP CMOS sensor, quick Hybrid Phase and Contrast autofocus, an electronic front-shutter curtain with Quiet Shutter Mode, faster top flash-... READ MORE
Nikon’s announcement of the D810 was greeted with the anticipated buzz from the photography industry, and as you would expect, from within B&H as well. We asked a few of our in-house experts and enthusiasts what they thought was significant about the announcement.
“The thing that excites me and... READ MORE