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Photoville Photography Festival, Sept 12-22, 2019

What makes this photo event so unique is that it’s completely free to the public

“Jay Myself” Is An Insightful Film About Photographer Jay Maisel by Stephen Wilkes

A new film explores a master photographer, who left his unique home in New York City after nearly a half-century.

Photographing When It’s Forbidden

When is it okay to lie to get the pictures you want?

Lewis Hine: Photographing For Social Reform

Learn how this visionary used photography as a documentary tool in order to effect change

Latest News

Nikon Announces Development of Flagship D6 DSLR And Prime Lens, Introduces New Z Lens

Today’s announcements really include just one with product information—the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S lens

Sony Introduces Two New Mirrorless Cameras And Two New Lenses

Sony's new APS-C Alpha cameras include features found previously only on its pro-level models

Canon Introduces EOS 90D DSLR, EOS M6 Mark II And Two RF lenses

Canon announces new interchangeable-lens cameras and RF full-frame mirrorless lenses

There’s Still Time To Submit For Sony’s Alpha Female Contest For Photographers and Filmmakers

The deadline is August 20, 2019 for photographers and filmmakers who want to enter the Sony “Creator In Residence” competition

Business

Seven Challenges of Photographing Destination Weddings

Seven Challenges of Photographing Destination Weddings

Wedding photographer Javon Longieliere and wedding industry specialist Kristi Drago-Price share their experiences of shooting weddings around the world
An excerpt from ESSAY, Issue Four by Daniel Milnor.

The Enduring Nature Of Black-And-White Photography Books

Why in the 21st century are we still seeing black-and-white photography books?

Gear and Reviews

First Look Review: Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM US Telephoto Lens

Sony’s short telephoto lens includes stunning optics and impressive technology
G Technology ArmorATD

Adventure-Ready Storage And Backup

Award-winning surf filmmaker Aaron Lieber offers insights for on-location workflow to ensure your images return safely home with you
First Look: Canon EOS RP

First Look: Canon EOS RP

Hands on with a light and compact full-frame EOS camera
First Look: Fujifilm X-T30

First Look: Fujifilm X-T30

Although the X-T30 is smaller and lighter than many in its class, it’s still a very capable camera

Technique

Travel Portrait Techniques

Follow these valuable tips when traveling abroad

Adobe Lightroom CC Mobile For Portraits And Candids

Make the most of the mobile version of Lightroom, connect with your subjects and make your potential clients see results in real time

Add Motion To Strobe-Lit Portraits By Dragging The Shutter

This slow-shutter-speed-with-flash technique adds a hint of motion and a lot of interest to portraits and fashion photographs

Portrait Lighting With LEDs

Tips for using constant LED lighting in studio as well as mixing it with natural light (indoors and out)

Lighting Separation Anxiety

Keep the reproduction of your images in mind when shooting stock—or any images—for successful sales

As Numerous As The Stars

Take your astrophotography to the next level with these techniques
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