Photo News Digest: Adobe Tools And Tutorials, Photo-Book Competition And More

Find out what’s happening in the photo world today
New Software Tools And Tutorials: One of the benefits of having a cloud-based software suite, like Adobe’s Creative Cloud, is that the company can continually update individual apps or a series of apps to expand features. It can also provide guidance on using those tools. Earlier this week, Adobe did both: It released several new features for various... Read more

Nikon Video Contest Offers $25,000 Grand Prize

Filmmakers and content creators are invited to submit a short film shot on a Nikon Z series mirrorless camera for the chance to win cash and prizes
Nikon Video Contest Offers $25,000 Grand Prize
On May 15, Nikon kicked off the “Follow Your Passion” video contest, which invites filmmakers and content creators in the United States to submit 3- to 5-minute short films that were shot using a Nikon Z series mirrorless camera. Great prizes are up for grabs for the first, second and third place winners. First and second place winners will receive... Read more

Photo News Digest: Garry Winogrand, Drones & More

Find out what’s happening in the photo world today.
Fine-Art Photography: Garry Winogrand’s “Color” photography exhibition has just opened at the Brooklyn Museum, running through December 8. Although known for his black-and-white images that pioneered the “snapshot aesthetic,” Winogrand shot more than 45,000 color slides in the 1950s and 1960s. The museum is showing 400 of these rarely... Read more

Adobe Temporarily Removes $10 Option For Creative Cloud Plan, Angering Photographers

The new pricing plan—which includes Photoshop and Lightroom—appeared as a test to increase the digital-imaging service from $10 to $20 a month
Adobe Temporarily Removes $10 Option For Creative Cloud Plan Angering Photographers
Adobe had angered many photographers yesterday when they learned the company had seemingly changed its cloud pricing plan by eliminating the $9.99 per month option so that the cheapest option photographers and content creators could select was now $19.99 per month, according to reports from Petapixel. Petapixel also notes that Adobe has offered... Read more

World Press Photo Announces Contest Winners

Results of the renowned photography contest included 43 nominees from 25 countries
On April 11, the World Press Photo Foundation, which runs one of the most coveted photo contests for photographers and photojournalists, announced the winners of the 62nd annual World Press Photo Contest and the 9th annual World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest. The news was broadcast from its annual awards show in Amsterdam. “Crying Girl... Read more

Fine-Art Photography Friday: The AIPAD Photography Show In New York City

Gallery owners, curators, book dealers and publishers show rising stars in the fine-art photography world next to photo veterans and old masters
For photographers interested in getting their work represent by a fine-art gallery or if you’re looking to be inspired by some incredible images, the AIPAD Photography Show, which opened this past Thursday and runs through Sunday, April 7, is a must-see show. The event, which is held each year at Pier 94 on the west side of Manhattan in New York,... Read more

Fine-Art Photography Friday: International Center Of Photography’s “For Freedoms” Exhibition And More

Visit some of these intriguing fine-art photography exhibitions taking place around the U.S.
When visiting a museum, I like to be left alone so it’s just me and the photographs (or whatever works of art I’m studying). Yet when I recently visited the “For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here?” exhibition at International Center of Photography in New York (which opened in February and runs through April 28) there was a conspicuous difference... Read more

Sony Introduces New Full-Frame 135mm F1.8 G Master Prime Lens

This new telephoto prime is targeted at a wide array of professional shooters, including portrait, wedding photographers and sports photographers.
Although other camera makers have jumped into the full-frame mirrorless camera market, Sony has been at the forefront in building out its full-frame mirrorless system, as is evident today in its announcement of a new telephoto prime lens: Today, Sony introduced its 135mm F1.8 full-frame, large-aperture telephoto prime lens (model SEL135F18GM), which... Read more

Ricoh Introduces Updated GR III Advanced Point-And-Shoot

The latest iteration of the pricey GR-series point-and-shoot targets street photographers
Ricoh’s expensive GR-series of advanced point-and-shoot cameras have always had a small but committed following, Today, those Ricoh-faithful photographers will be happy to see a new update to this model: Ricoh announced it has updated the GR III, an advanced point-and-shoot with a large 24.3-megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS imaging sensor and a non-zoom... Read more

Tamron Announces Development Of Three Full-Frame Lenses

This lens manufacturer is continuing to expand its full-frame product lines for both DSLRs and mirrorless cameras
Like most camera manufacturers, camera-lens manufacturers are continuing to expand their product lines of full-frame lenses. Today, Tamron announces that it’s developing three new lenses, two for DSLRs and one for a specific mirrorless camera brand. Here’s more on each lens: 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD (Model A043) 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD (Model... Read more