It’s not even available yet, but we think the new Apple tablet will be the next must-have tool for professional photographers
by The Editors
There was no shortage of hype around the latest product unveiling from Apple. The iconic company laid the groundwork for the buzz by quietly inviting journalists to a “product announcement” on January 27, 2010.
Ring lights have become increasingly popular with a number of fashion and beauty photographers due to the unique catchlight they make and the often stark and direct look they give to the illumination in the image
In a year there has been a five-fold increase in the number of cameras offering high-end video capability. There are incredible new opportunities opening up for professional photographers looking to add video to their repertoire. We break it down for you.
by The Editors
A year ago, there were just two digital SLRs that could shoot video—the Nikon D90 and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. In the ensuing year, there has been an explosion of new models.
With a multifaceted career as a photographer, magazine publisher and creator of the Palm Springs Photo Festival, Jeff Dunas constantly strives to advance the art of photography
Text By Mark Edward Harris, Photography By Jeff Dunas
Los Angeles-based photographer, author, publisher, lecturer and photo festival director Jeff Dunas is inspired and, in turn, has inspired countless other photographers.
SNL staff photographer Mary Ellen Matthews does the photography equivalent of herding cats every week as she makes cool, quirky and creative images of the show’s guests
By William Sawalich, Photography By Mary Ellen Matthews
Some photography gigs are truly one of a kind. The task of creating celebrity portraits for broadcast to 10 million television viewers on a weekly basis certainly qualifies.
Parish Kohanim continues his lifelong fascination with the indefinable beauty of imagery
By Dave Willis, Photography By Parish Kohanim
Previously DPP explored the otherworldly fine-art sensibilities of photographer Parish Kohanim, who has been shooting professionally for more than a quarter-century.
Taking a long-term perspective on creating your digital archive
Text & Photography By George Jardine
In all the years I was traveling and giving talks to photo groups on Adobe products and end-to-end digital workflows, the number of photographers I met who had truly developed a rational system for managing their digital library was very small.
Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom both offer easy-to-use controls that will reduce noise without compromising image sharpness, saturation or hue variety
by John Paul Caponigro
Reducing noise in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom (the controls and results are identical) is easy. There are only two sliders for two different kinds of noise—Luminance and Color.
Animoto is a web-based application that gives you a chance to make a dynamic video from still shots and motion clips. For a minimum amount of time and energy, you can reap the rewards of a new product for your clients.
We recently had a conference call with a company that has a very cool application for professionals.
Legal issues about your photography can be confusing, but becoming knowledgeable in the area is part of being a professional in the 21st century
by Samuel Lewis
Ask a fellow photographer what the first thing he or she learned about copyright law was, and you’re likely to come up with a variety of responses that have little to do with the reason copyright law exists, what it seeks to protect or even what rights it confers upon owners.