Month: December 2019

Well, 2019 is almost behind us, and we want to end the year by celebrating you, our creative community. It’s safe to say you were hard at work this year, uploading and sharing over 12.4 million photos, submitting 650 thousand images to Quests, and commenting on your fellow photographer’s photos over 15 million times. We
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German camera bag company COSYSPEED has created a new product that’s functional, stylish, and altruistic at the same time. The company has partnered with development organization Burundikids to create a new set of lens pouches that are helping to support young mothers in Burundi, the poorest country on Earth. The project was launched earlier this
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[embedded content] A news photographer on the scene covering a foggy highway crash yesterday had a crazy near-death experience when an 18-wheeler suddenly appeared, lost control, and overturned into the wrecked cars and law enforcement in its path. The photographer’s camera managed to capture the entire incident. KCBD NewsChannel 11 reports that veteran photographer Caleb
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Cameron Prentice is a freelance editorial photographer and Exclusive 500px Licensing Contributor based in Edinburgh. He travels and photographs different areas within the United Kingdom, while also working predominantly within the creative industry. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself—how did you start in photography, and what is your current focus in the creative
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[embedded content] Well-known (and controversial) photographer and gear reviewer Ken Rockwell recently put together a fascinating video that is probably best described as a crash course in Nikon lens history. The video covers 100 years worth of Nikon lens history, from the companies original rangefinder glass all the way to the newest lenses for the
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From hip florals and pops of color to sculptural food and minimal flat-lays, the last few years have revolutionized still life photography. Last year, the #shelfie trend-inspired fine artists and Instagrammers alike to reimagine everyday objects and transform their bookshelves and desks into candy-colored confections. The new wave of still life photography has touched the
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[embedded content] Composition doesn’t make a candid, but a good composition can enhance it. It can amplify what you feel about the subject matter or invoke a reaction all on its own. Today I’m going to share with you 5 tips on composition to enhance your candids. #1. Use a Dutch Angle The Dutch angle,
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Apple’s Made-for-iPhone (MFi) licensing program may soon allow third parties to create dedicated strobes for current and future iPhones. According to sources who spoke with 9to5Mac, MFi partners were briefed on “new specs” that will allow them to manufacture strobes that connect and sync over the Lightning port instead of Bluetooth. The report cites “sources
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[embedded content] If you’ve ever noticed a little spray can icon while using Lightroom but have no idea what it’s for, this 8.5-minute video by photographer Anthony Morganti was made for you. The spray can is the Painter tool. It allows you to pick an attribute (e.g. keyword, label, flag, ratings, settings, etc…) and apply
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Coma, also known as “comatic aberration”, is a type of optical aberration that results in off-axis points of light appearing comet-shaped. As light rays from the edges of the frame pass through various parts of a spherical surface, they vary in magnification, creating a series of asymmetrical circular shapes of increasing sizes. Together, they form
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