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What It’s Like to Photograph a Global Launch Campaign for Tamron

Most people don’t actually know what it means when I say I’m a “travel photographer,” it is usually met with a confused look and followed up by some variation of the question, “do you mean you travel for free?” or “who even pays you to travel?” So to sum it up, my clients are various stakeholders in the tourism industry. These could be hotels, adventure...

Instagram Tests ‘Suggested Posts’ That Can Appear Ahead of Friends

Instagram is reportedly testing a feature with a “small number” of users where its “suggested posts” feature will expand beyond just when you’ve reached the end of your feed and will be mixed throughout a browsing experience, possibly coming ahead of posts from those users follow. In a confirmation to The Verge, Instagram says that reception to the...

Panasonic To Add 5.9K 12-bit RAW Video to S5 and Two-Year-Old S1

Panasonic has announced a firmware update program for its line of Lumix S full-frame cameras that includes the S1, S1R, and S5. Even though the S1 was announced over two years ago, the company will update it to capture 5.9K video at up to 30 frames per second in 12-bit RAW. The age of a camera doesn’t seem to affect how Panasonic views if it should...

20 Essential Photography Tips For Beginner Photographers

Starting out in photography can be really confusing. There is so much stuff to learn, so many things to do, and so many resources to read, not to mention the insane amount of people screaming opinions at you all the time. It’s hard to fight through all the noise. To make matters worse, there are so many resources out there that — while they may have...

This Storm Photographer Was Inspired by Ansel Adams

Photographer Mitch Dobrowner‘s work is what you get when you combine storm chasing photography with fine art photography. His awe-inspiring black-and-white photos show dramatic storms over sweeping landscapes. Dobrowner counts Ansel Adams as one of his greatest inspirations as a photographer, and his work shares a similar aesthetic to the masterpieces...

NVIDIA’s New Canvas App Uses AI to Turn Doodles into Realistic Photos

NVIDIA has announced Canvas, an app that is available as a free beta that it says brings real-time painting tools to anyone with an NVIDIA RTX GPU. It uses artificial intelligence to make rudimentary sketches or doodles into photorealistic scenes. Canvas is part of NVIDIA Studio, which is a program that provides artists and creators with both hardware...

Photographer Showcases the Grand Beauty of Kyrgyzstan’s Landscape

An astrophysicist with a passion for landscape photography spent 22 days photographing the untouched beauty of Kyrgyzstan’s mountains and valleys. Although a scientist by day, Arpan Das enjoys landscape photography as his creative outlet and tells PetaPixel that he has been able to seamlessly combine the two life-long interests. “I feel I am extremely...

Microsoft Brings Basic Photo Editing Features to OneDrive

Microsoft’s cloud storage solution OneDrive has been expanded to offer basic photo editing features like crop, rotation, and exposure. The new feature launches today and allows OneDrive users to edit images straight from their OneDrive storage folders. Announced on the Microsoft OneDrive Blog, this new feature means users can crop, rotate, flip, and...

Canon ‘Locked Up’ Migrant Workers in Taiwan Amid COVID-19: Report

Electronics manufacturers in Taiwan including Canon and Foxconn supplier Innolux have been accused of “locking up” migrant workers amidst the COVID-19 outbreak taking place in the country. The Financial Times reports that according to internal documents and staff communications that it has seen, multiple electronics manufacturers — including Canon...

Lexar Developing SD Express Memory Cards, But It’s Unclear Who For

Lexar has announced that it is actively developing on the thus far unused SD Express specification to create SD memory cards that use PCI Express (PCIe 4.0) and will more than triple the speeds of current UHS-II cards, but it’s not clear who these cards will work for. Lexar says that it is actively developing both regular SD Express as well as microSD...

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