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Apr 24, 2014 03:33AM

Apr 23, 2014 01:36PM

Faster and more powerful: onOne Perfect Photo Suite update ships next month

    If you're using onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 8, we've great news for you. If not, the company's just given you a reason to reconsider adding Perfect Photo Suite to your digital darkroom. In the next few weeks, an updated Perfect Photo Suite 8.5 is set to land, and it brings quite a few worthwhile updates. Perfect Photo Suite 8, if you're not familiar with the bundle, includes nine different plug-in tools for apps including Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Photoshop Lightroom, and Apple Aperture. It can also...
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Apr 23, 2014 01:21PM

Canon SX700 HS Doubleheader: First Shots and sample gallery images posted

    Pocket cameras sure are popular on our site these days... perhaps because spring is finally here and people are gearing up for traveling. Whatever the reason, the Canon SX700 HS and its 30x optical zoom range has drawn a substantial amount of reader interest here as of late. With that in mind we wanted to get a few things out to you quickly: our lab samples First Shots page let's you view and pixel-peep our initial batch of Still Life lab series images across the ISO spectrum, and also allows you to compare the SX700 HS to the...
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Apr 23, 2014 12:09PM

New face recognition algorithm knows you better than you know yourself

    Every now and then, something comes along that promises to reboot the debate on a hot button issue. A new algorithm developed at the Chinese University of Hong Kong looks set to do just that, pitting privacy advocates against technologists in a fresh fight over facial recognition technology. Dubbed GaussianFace, the algorithm -- developed by CUHK's professor Sean Tang Xiaoou and student Chaochao Lu, both of the Department of Information Engineering -- takes face recognition to the next level. When presented with the task of...
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Apr 23, 2014 11:50AM

Wall Street Journal picks Flickr as the top photo-storage service

    Cloud-based photo storage services keep popping up like dandelions in the spring. Over the past couple of weeks alone, Dropbox announced a new photo-centric service, Flickr updated its mobile apps to act more like Instagram, and Eye-Fi has even announced a service. How do you even start to figure out which one is the right choice? The Wall Street Journal just evaluated a handful of the most popular cloud photo services out there, in the hopes of finding one that’ll work best for most people. The criteria? Make it easy and...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:00:00 Z

Apr 24, 2014 12:00AM

Behind the photo: Sports Illustrated's 'Boston Strong' cover


About a week prior to Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon, and a year after the bombing at the 2013 marathon, photographer Gregory Heisler addressed a crowd of thousands gathered at the finish line. The group included runners, first responders and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, all ready to pose for Sports Illustrated's 'Boston Strong' cover photo. Directing the crowd through a megaphone and standing on a raised platform, Heisler captured a portrait of 3,000 proud, resilient Bostonians. Take a peek behind the scenes of this large scale photo shoot. Learn more

Apr 24, 2014 12:00AM

Lensbaby adds Android option for its selective focus lens


When Lensbaby launched the  Kickstarter project for its 'Sweet Spot' selective focus lens at the beginning of April it was initially iPhone only. Now the company has added a pledge level for Android users, too. For $50 you can pre-order the Sweet Spot lens and the Android application for your device. Delivery is expected in October. Learn more

Apr 23, 2014 11:05AM

Sony a6000 shooting experience and samples gallery


The Sony a6000 features a 24MP APS-C sensor that includes phase detection AF points across 92% of the frame and 11 fps continuous shooting with subject-tracking. It's the first E-mount camera of its style not to be branded 'NEX'. As we work toward a full review, read our shooting experience report and check out our real-world samples gallery to find out if the a6000 is more than a refreshed NEX-6 by another name. Learn more and see gallery

Apr 23, 2014 10:46AM

OnePlus launches 13MP, 4K video smartphone at bargain price


OnePlus is a new smartphone maker based in China founded by a former Oppo executive. Today the company has released its first high-end smartphone, which is simply called the One. With its 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 3GB of RAM and a 13MP camera, the One's specifications are on a similar level as other flagship devices released this year. Learn more

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Rob Galbraith DPI

May 29, 2013 05:30PM

Web site moving to a new server

This site will be moving to a new server shortly. The move will be accompanied by a slight change in the path to site pages. As before, you'll be able to reach the entrance to the site by surfing to, but any of your bookmarks that end with or include .asp in the path will soon lead to a dead end. Simply substituting html for asp will fix things in most cases.

Go to advertiser website.

Jul 18, 2012 08:00PM

Personal message: a new job means a big change for this website

Earlier this month, I accepted a photojournalism instructor position at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) here in Calgary. SAIT is home to one of Canada's premiere visual journalism programs, and I'm excited that the teaching of future Canadian photojournalists will be my full-time gig starting in a few week's time. My new job has led to an especially difficult decision regarding this website, please see the full story for more.

Jul 17, 2012 01:30PM

Nick Didlick demonstrates video, time-lapse abilities of Nikon 1 V1

Vancouver, Canada-based photographer Nick Didlick has recently posted two short movies showcasing the video and time-lapse capabilities of the Nikon 1 V1 camera. Each is well worth a look, both for what Didlick has captured and for the ethereal effect he has given each video in post-production.

Jul 17, 2012 11:30AM

A few thoughts about the Nikon D4

Since picking up a Nikon D4 in March it has been my go-to camera for low light and high speed photography, supplementing a D800E that's now used for just about everything else. Here are a few observations about D4 image quality, autofocus, wireless networking and more.

Jul 16, 2012 09:00AM

Usability improvements headline ShutterSnitch 2.5

ShutterSnitch, our favourite iOS app for receiving pictures from a wireless-capable camera, is soon to be updated to v2.5. The new version brings with it some of the best usability improvements in the app since v2.0 was released back in 2010.

Earthbound Light Photography Tips
Apr 20, 2014 03:00PM

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Making Stuff Up and Filling in the Blanks

The resolution of modern digital cameras is truly amazing. Even more so when you stop to consider that so much of the image data is guesswork. It may be educated guesses, but it's still guesswork....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

The Strangeness of the Internal Lightroom Color Profile

Photoshop color management is complicated, but color management in Adobe Lightroom just works. So well in fact that most users have never really thought about how it works. Here's the scoop....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Choosing a Background First

Photographic composition is generally built around the subject of an image, with additional decisions regarding background and other factors being made in support of that subject. But sometimes a better option is to choose the background first, and then find a subject....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Fingerprints On Purpose

From Lensbaby selective focus lenses to Instagram filters, creative photographic effects are all the rage these days. But there's a new creative craze sweeping the world of photography that takes things even further. No longer are fingerprints on your lens a bad thing. Now, they're a creative tool to use with pride....

Nov 15, 2012 08:38AM

Nov 14, 2012 06:54AM

Mary Cooney, Calvin Hom Promoted At Los Angeles Times

Deputy managing editor Colin Crawford has announced the promotion of Mary Cooney and Calvin Hom to the position of director of photography at the Los Angeles Times. Here's the memo Crawford sent to the staff:


To: The Staff

Nov 14, 2012 06:30AM

Register Now For Friday's NPPA Business Blitz Roadshow in California

This Friday and Saturday in California will be the final stop for NPPA's 2012 Business Blitz Roadshow, and registration for the November 16-17 event is now open.

Nov 13, 2012 08:06PM

Los Angeles Times Wins $266K From Photographer David Strick

By Kevin Roderick

An arbitrator has awarded the Los Angeles Times $266,000 to cover the costs of defending itself against a suit by longtime Hollywood editorial photographer David Strick. He argued that the Times could no longer use the photographs he shot while under contract to the newspaper after his contract ended. The Times disagreed. Strick sued.

Nov 13, 2012 02:02PM

Nikon Photo Day At Washington's Newseum

Professional speakers, Nikon product demonstrations, an "Eyes Of History" gallery talk, a Photo Safari, and a Pulitzer Prize photography presentation are among the events planned for Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Nikon Photo Day at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

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Apr 22, 2014 09:51AM

Video Pick: In Bed With Chanel

Laurel Pantin in Chanel from Ann Street Studio on Vimeo. It’s not easy to create an engaging video, let alone a brief, engaging video. Jamie Back and Kevin Burg of Ann Street Studio recently did just that with this 15-second flick featuring Lucky Magazine market editor Laurel Pantin in a big white bed wearing colorful […]

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Apr 22, 2014 08:51AM

Daniel Berehulak to Receive Getty Images & Chris Hondros Fund Award

Photojournalist Daniel Berehulak has been chosen the winner of the Getty Images & Chris Hondros Fund Award, the Chris Hondros Fund announced today. Berehulak, a photojournalist based in New Delhi, India, will receive a $20,000 prize to support his documentary work. Preston Gannaway, a US photographer, has been named a finalist for the award, and […]

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Apr 17, 2014 07:26AM

Baltimore To Pay $250K for Videos Deleted by Police: A Vindication of Photographers? Rights

The City of Baltimore and its police department have agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a claim of unlawful seizure and destruction of cell phone videos that belonged to a citizen who allegedly recorded police arresting and beating another person. Police have admitted no wrongdoing, but agreed as part of the settlement to issue a […]

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Apr 15, 2014 09:56AM

Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Announced

The International Women’s Media Foundation has announced the creation of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, honoring the Associated Press photojournalist who was slain April 4 while covering preparations for the recent elections in Afghanistan. IWMF, based in Washington, DC, says the award will be given annually “to a woman photojournalist whose work follows […]

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Apr 14, 2014 05:58PM

New 51MP Pentax 645Z Medium Format Camera with CMOS Sensor Shoots HD Video and Will Sell for $8,500

Pentax became the latest company to introduce a medium format camera with a CMOS sensor tonight but the new model comes with several major twists. For one, the new 51.4-megapixel Pentax 645Z camera can shoot full HD video, which is a first for a medium format camera. The Pentax 645Z is also one of the […]

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Digital cameras
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:50:04 PDT

Mar 18, 2014 07:00AM

Samsung NX Mini

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, Black)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, red)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, gray)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 04:49AM

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 (Black)

The Olympus Stylus XZ-2 iHS is an excellent bright lens enthusiast compact. At this point, though, you should skip it at its full $600 price.