Shutterstock Announces Subscription Plans For Stock Video Footage

The new plans offer content creators subscription plans for stock video footage
Earlier today, Shutterstock, a company that provide a variety of stock media options, photography, stock footage, stock music and editing tools, for content creators, announced a new subscription plan for filmmakers, videographers, photographers and content creators. The plan offers users several option for buying video stock footage that Shutterstock... Read more

Beloved New York Sports Photographer Anthony Causi Dies Of Coronavirus At 48

Causi, who died Sunday of COVID-19, shot for the New York Post and was loved for his big heart
Back cover of The New York Post for Monday, April 13 There’s a poem by A.E. Housman published in 1896 titled “To an Athlete Dying Young.” The second stanza reads:   “Today, the road all runners come, Shoulder-high we bring you home, And set you at your threshold down, Townsman of a stiller town.” Today, New York City is indeed a “stiller... Read more

Tamron Announces 70-180mm F/2.8 Zoom For Sony Full-Frames

This compact telephoto zoom lens is lightweight for its class and will ship in mid-May
The new Tamron 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD telephoto zoom (Model A056) Last fall, at PhotoPlus Expo, Tamron announced that it had been developing four lenses designed to work specifically with Sony E-Mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The three close-focusing primes—20mm F/2.8, 24mm F/2.8 and 35mm F/2.8—are currently already available. Today, Tamron... Read more
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CARES Act Provides Emergency Funding For Professional Photographers

Three ways this legislation helps replace income for photographers hard hit by the coronavirus shutdown
The coronavirus pandemic has shut down non-essential businesses everywhere and unfortunately most professional photographers are included. Assignments are on hold or, even worse, permanently cancelled. Thankfully the federal government has passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, legislation designed to provide financial... Read more

Stream Nikon School Educational Videos For Free Throughout April

Learn photography and videography from some of Nikon’s top content creators
Years ago, when I worked for Nikon, I found one of the most enjoyable “freebies” I had access to as an employee was being able to attend the Nikon School Workshop in New York City. Back then, the day-long workshop was a slideshow presentation given in auditoriums around U.S. by various Nikon photographers and product experts, who discussed how to... Read more

Virtual Fine-Art Photography & Film Friday: Dorothea Lange At The MoMA & More

Take a virtual tour of intriguing fine-art photography exhibitions and films taking place on the web
“White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco,” by Dorothea Lange, 1933. Gelatin silver print, 10 3/4 x 8 7/8″ (27.3 x 22.6 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Albert M. Bender Many times when I write a “Fine-Art Photography Friday” blog post, I’ll mention that “these are some of the intriguing photo exhibitions or films... Read more

Coronavirus And Camera Repair And Services Centers

Many camera repair and service centers are closed throughout the U.S. due to COVID-19
It’s probably no surprise to most content creators that many camera companies throughout the U.S. have already shut down repair and service operations, or they’ve dramatically scaled them back. However, if you’re a pro photographers or videographer, and your equipment breaks, you’ll want to know your options. We’ve been keeping track of... Read more

Resources For Photographers During The Coronavirus Crisis

Find out what’s happening now and what you can do to help yourself and others during this challenging time
It’s an understatement to say that the past several weeks have been stressful for photographers. And that goes for almost any photographer in any industry, no matter what genre they’re in. The Pandemic: What’s Happened So Far As the virus has spread from country to country, we’ve seen media outlets across the internet publishing “I Am Legend”-like... Read more

Madavor Media Buys Camera Review Website Imaging Resource

The distinguished camera review website will join Madavor Media’s four other photography brands
Today, Madavor Media, LLC announced that it has acquired Imaging Resource, one of the most popular and trusted websites for camera and photography equipment reviews on the web. The company, which also owns Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo and HDVideoPro, says the new acquisition will operate under its existing brand, and founder... Read more

NAB 2020 Trade Show Canceled Due To Coronavirus Fears

The shuttered NAB 2020 show follows similar trade-show closings, including SXSW and WMC
Earlier today, the National Association of Broadcasters confirmed the news that they were canceling the NAB 2020 trade show, which was to be held in Las Vegas, from April 19 through April 22. According to NAB President and CEO, Gordon Smith, the primary reason for shuttering the show was due to coronavirus concerns: As you know, we have been carefully... Read more

Fujifilm Adds IBIS On New X-T4 Mirrorless Camera

The new in-body image stabilization system is welcome news for shooting stills and video
Fujifilm’s new X-T4 mirrorless camera Earlier today, Fujifilm introduced the next iteration of its popular X-T mirrorless camera line by announcing the X-T4. Fujifilm said the new X-T4 will be available in both black and silver this spring for $1,699. Fujifilm’s new X-T4 mirrorless camera The new model looks quite similar to its predecessor,... Read more

Sony Announces FE 20mm F1.8 G Lens

The company continues to expand its line of Sony E-mount primes
The new Sony FE 20mm F1.8 G prime lens on the Sony a7R IV full-frame mirrorless camera (top view) Today, Sony announced the new FE 20mm F1.8 G prime lens for both E-mount full-frame and APS-C Sony mirrorless cameras. The new versatile lens will retail for $899 and be available in March. The new wide-angle prime has a small, compact and lightweight design... Read more
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