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Woman falls out of car window while filming Snapchat video on a busy highway

A UK woman recently fell out of a window of a car that was driving 110 mph. How is that even possible, you may wonder? Well, of course, she was filming a video for social media. The incident happened on the M25 motorway south of London, as Surrey police wrote on Twitter on Saturday. She […] The post Woman falls out of car window while filming Snapchat...

Canon EOS 6D is the most commonly used camera for astrophotography according to RMG shortlist

The Royal Museums Greenwich Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is one of the highlights of the astrophotography calendar and one of the world’s most prestigious awards for this particular subject matter. In July, they released the shortlisted images and announced the winners just over a week ago. The list of equipment used to shoot […] ...

Teen pleads guilty in death of photographer Victoria Chaffer, charged with involuntary manslaughter

In September last year, photographer Victoria Schafer was struck by a falling tree branch during a photoshoot in Hills State Park. Sadly, she was killed in the incident, and one of two teenagers involved recently pleaded guilty. He was charged with involuntary manslaughter and will serve up to 4.5 years at a juvenile detention facility […] The post...

Facebook will finally let you claim ownership of your photos

Facebook is making some changes to the platform that will make all users really happy, but especially if they’re photographers. Soon, you will be able to protect your photos and control where they are shared on both Instagram and Facebook. If you want to have them taken down, you’ll also be able to file a […] The post Facebook will finally let you...

Engineers at MIT & UMass Lowell have created a completely flat 1mm thick fisheye lens

Love them or hate them (and many people hate them), we all know what fisheye lenses are. They look sort of like regular lenses, except they have a great big round bulbous element on the front that lets your camera’s sensor see in a super-wide field of view – typically around the 180° degree mark. […] The post Engineers at MIT & UMass Lowell have...

Photoshop takes on Luminar with AI-powered sky replacement

After Skylum, Adobe has decided to join the party and give us an AI-powered sky replacement feature. Soon, you’ll be able to automatically replace the sky in Photoshop in only a couple of clicks. Adobe has shared a sneak peek at a new feature, and I have to admit that it looks quite impressive! The […] The post Photoshop takes on Luminar with AI-powered...

The Force is strong with this Mandalorian Polaroid camera

The Star Wars universe has inspired lots of photographers and filmmakers, but now it has inspired a camera design, too. Polaroid has jumped on a bandwagon and presented a new camera inspired by The Mandalorian. I’d say it’s just in time, as the second season of Disney’s TV series starts airing in October. But other […] The post The Force is strong...

Hubble has captured a beautifully sharp new image of Jupiter and Europa

It’s crazy to think that the Hubble Space Telescope has been floatin’ around in space for over 30 years now. But since launch day on April 24th, 1990, it’s shown us some incredible sights that we wouldn’t otherwise ever get to see. Recently, it sent back a new image of Jupiter with its moon Europa […] The post Hubble has captured a beautifully sharp...

How to photograph dogs like Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt has taken many photos that have become iconic. Some of them show humans, but the main subject of others is the man’s best friend. There are many dog photos Erwitt took and became famous for. And there’s no doubt that his images are recognizable and unique. In this video, Martin Kaninsky of about […] The post How to photograph dogs like...

Can you get away with shooting without light modifiers?

When we talk about studio lighting, we always talk about light modifiers as well. They’re an integral part of using artificial lighting, but does it mean you should use them absolutely all the time? In this video from Adorama, Mark Wallace addresses this topic through a set of examples. He takes photos in his studio […] The post Can you get away with...

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