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‘FaceBlocker’ Tech Prevents Clients from Using Screenshots of Proofs

Waldo Photos has launched a new AI-Powered Mobile Sales Platform that combines with a tech called FaceBlocker. Together, the platform allows photographers to copyright protect proofs, prevent theft, and maximize sales opportunities. When combined with the companies mobile sales platform, the new FaceBloacker technology addresses several key protection...

Twitter Rolls Out 4K Image Support on iOS and Android

Following last month’s announcement that it was testing full-size images as previews in timelines, Twitter today announced that both iOS and Android users can choose to upload and view images in 4K. As reported by Engadget, enabling the feature can be done through the “Data usage” section of the settings menu. From there, you can choose to update the...

Zeiss Adds Four Focal Lengths to ‘Supreme Prime Radiance’ Lens Line

Zeiss has expanded its Supreme Prime Radiance lens line up with four full-frame optics: 18mm, 40mm, 65mm, and 135mm. All four new lenses have a maximum aperture value of T1.5 and are designed for high-end film production. These four new lenses join the previous six available focal lengths to form a lens family of eleven total lenses that all share...

Engineer Builds a DIY Hot-Swappable Battery Grip for His Canon EOS M

An electronics engineer has created a do-it-yourself hot-swappable battery solution for photographers who want to keep their cameras going through shoots without stopping or losing any footage. Needing to hastily swap a battery during a shoot so as not to miss anything is likely a familiar scenario to most, if not all, photographers and videographers....

MSI PS321QR Review: A Gaming Monitor for Photographers

As display technology has improved in leaps and bounds over the past few years, the market has forked into two distinct camps: gamers who prioritize speed, and creators who prioritize color. The 32-inch 2K MSI Creator PS321QR tries to strike the perfect balance between these two needs, offering a compelling combination of refresh rate, response time,...

EAR Snap is a New Digital Hub to Connect Musicians with Photographers

Elton Audio Records has launched EAR Cinema/Snap, a new digital marketplace that allows musicians to connect with and hire U.S.-based videographers and photographers. Elton Audio Records (EAR) — an independent record label, online music news site, and management company based in New Jersey — claims it has identified a gap in the market for music artists...

Tokina’s 400mm f/8 Reflex Lens Now Available for Canon RF and Nikon Z

Tokina has announced that its SZX Super Tele 400mm F8 Reflex MF lens that was originally announced in July of 2020 for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X, and Micro 4/3 mounts is now available for Canon RF and Nikon Z. As reported by The Digital Picture, Tokina made the announcement of the two additional mirrorless mounts on its website. This lens...

Photographers, Beware: ‘I LOVE NY’ is Trademarked by New York

If you’ve ever been on the streets of New York City, you’ve likely seen the iconic I Love New York slogan and logo that has been around since 1977. But if you’re a photographer who sells photos, here’s something you need to know: that logo is trademarked by New York, and the state is quite serious about protecting it. Created by graphic designer Milton...

Is it Too Early to Resume In-Person Photography Events?

Since February 2020, the entire world has been experiencing what is likely a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. No country was spared, and here at home in the United States, we somehow managed to be one of the most infected countries on the planet. More than a year later, where do we stand?

 In a surreal chain of events, we witnessed empty grocery stores...

Canon Clarifies Discontinuing 26 EF Lenses: ‘Series Optimization’

Over the last month, Canon has been reportedly discontinuing EF lenses as the company focuses on mirrorless. While most regions have been silent when questioned on the subject, Canon Australia has released a statement explaining that the process is more about optimization, not wholesale abandonment. As reported by Inside Imaging, Canon Australia wanted...

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