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Fuji Reveals Changes to Its Ambassador Program – Photography Article

Fuji Reveals Changes to Its Ambassador Program Fuji has announced a raft of changes to its ambassador program in order to make it more diverse and inclusive. Photo by Matt Hardy from Pexels. In an announcement on its website outlining the requirements for their various collaborative efforts, Fuji outlined a number of changes that it hopes will make the program more robust and pertinent than ever before. “As we continue our journey to be more representative of our community, we…

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How Hasselblad Is Allowing Us to See the Work of Leonardo Da Vinci like Never Before – Photography Article

How Hasselblad Is Allowing Us to See the Work of Leonardo Da Vinci like Never Before Hasselblad is working with imaging specialists from the University of Bologna and art historians from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan to capture incredibly detailed and accurate images of a copy by Andrea Appiani of the famous Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man. Paola Salvi, Professor of Semiology of the Body at the Department of Visual Arts of the Brera Academy, explains that…

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Powerful and Portable: A Review of the Fujifilm X-T4 – Photography Article

Powerful and Portable: A Review of the Fujifilm X-T4 No doubt, after years of the X Series, Fujifilm is producing highly refined and powerful cameras, and the X-T4 is the latest flagship in the company’s lauded line. If you have been curious about the camera, this great review takes a look at its performance in the real world and what you can expect.  Coming to you from Dan Watson, this excellent video review takes a look at the Fujifilm X-T4 camera. The…

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What’s Your Worst Habit as a Photographer? Here are Seven That Could Be Holding You Back – Photography Article

What’s Your Worst Habit as a Photographer? Here are Seven That Could Be Holding You Back It’s easy to pick up bad habits in anything you do, and photography is no different. Here are seven that you ought to check for and make sure they haven’t crept into the way you work. We all have bad habits, beginners and veterans alike. Whether it’s something you’ve picked up from somebody else, or something that has wheedled its way into your work…

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VAT on three Services to be borne by State – Photobook Photography Article

VAT on three Services to be borne by State Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | July 4, 2020The General Authority for Zakat and Income (GAZT) has announced that the state will bear VAT on three services & products on behalf of citizens in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Private Education, Buying First House & Private Health Centers are the three services where the cost does not increase more than 850,000 Saudi Riyals as per GAZT.VAT was increased from 5% to 15% starting 1st of…

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VAT on three Services to be borne by State – Photobook Photography Article

VAT on three Services to be borne by State Saudi Arabia News By shafprince | July 4, 2020The General Authority for Zakat and Income (GAZT) has announced that the state will bear VAT on three services & products on behalf of citizens in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Private Education, Buying First House & Private Health Centers are the three services where the cost does not increase more than 850,000 Saudi Riyals as per GAZT.VAT was increased from 5% to 15% starting 1st of…

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It’s Time to Rethink How You Handle Cloning Out Distractions – Photography Article

It’s Time to Rethink How You Handle Cloning Out Distractions Whether you’ve worked with Photoshop for years, or are new to the program and want an updated approach to cloning, healing, and editing out distractions and issues, there’s been a number of updates that have challenged the old paradigm of editing in these situations. Want to know the new approach you should be using? When I got started with Photoshop, and had to deal with removing an element of an…

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Canon Has Officially Stopped Using the Terms ‘Master’ and ‘Slave’ – Photography Article

Canon Has Officially Stopped Using the Terms ‘Master’ and ‘Slave’ As protests against systemic racism swept the globe this year, there have been calls by some photographers for ending the use of the terms “master” and “slave” in the industry. Now Canon has come forward as the first camera company to officially stop using those terms on its camera gear.In photographic lighting, a “master” device is one that is able to control/trigger a “slave” device. While these terms have been…

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You Are not Just a Photographer. Here’s Why. – Photography Article

You Are not Just a Photographer. Here’s Why. At the time this article was written, roughly 35 million Americans were unemployed. Many of the businesses where they once worked do not expect to be able to fully reopen, even after being given the green light by governmental authorities. The world’s current pandemic crisis has produced a global economic tsunami of people actively looking for work, often rethinking their professional status while doing so. Having seen so many work opportunities and established clients…

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This Woman Tried to Take a Picture with a Wild Bear – Photography Article

This Woman Tried to Take a Picture with a Wild Bear Here’s a handy pro tip for life: don’t get close to dangerous wild animals to pose for photos with them. A woman recently got a scare when the bear she was trying to get a picture with decided to opt-out of the photo op.TikTok user Alessandro Băcăoanu shared a short clip in which she stands near a large bear on the side of the road while a photographer shoots…

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Sony a7S III to Have World’s Best EVF and New Cooling System: Report – Photography Article

Sony a7S III to Have World’s Best EVF and New Cooling System: Report Sony has confirmed that the successor to the Sony a7S II — presumably named the a7S III — will be arriving “later this summer” with a complete revamp of the whole line, including the sensor. Now a new report says the camera will boast the world’s best electronic viewfinder (EVF) and a new cooling system.sonyalpharumors says it has obtained proof and confirmed with reliable sources that the…

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Why This National Geographic Photographer Doesn’t Get Bogged Down by Technical Details – Photography Article

Why This National Geographic Photographer Doesn’t Get Bogged Down by Technical Details I bet you’ve never heard the top photographers arguing about what settings to use for a particular shot. If you want to know why, look no further than this video. Here, Mark Silber, of Advancing Your Photography, sits down with adventure photographer, Cory Richards, to discuss some tips on how to improve your photography. Not content with explaining what settings he uses for a each shot, Richards instead focuses on why he chooses to shoot…

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3 Basic Lightroom Editing Shortcuts for Cropping Photos – Photography Article

3 Basic Lightroom Editing Shortcuts for Cropping Photos Cropping is the one editing function that we pretty much apply to almost every photograph that passes through Lightroom. Effective cropping is critically important for composition, setting the mood, and even optimizing photos for sharing on social media.I learned a long time ago that it is so much faster to use keyboard shortcuts and avoid taking your hand off the keyboard to use a mouse. Here are my three favorite Lightroom shortcut…

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Photo Of The Day By Beth Baker – Photography Article

Photo Of The Day By Beth Baker Photo By Beth Baker Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Blue Hour Tree” by Beth Baker. Location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. “Waiting for sunrise on Clingmans Dome, I captured this tree silhouette against the blue pre-dawn sky,” explains Baker. Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM. Exposure: 30 sec., f/11, ISO 400. See more of Beth Baker’s photography at www.bethbakerphotos.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various…

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15 Quick and Easy Poses for Family Photographs – Photography Article

15 Quick and Easy Poses for Family Photographs In this article, we’re going to share 15 quick and easy poses for family photographs to try at your next family photo session to keep it moving smoothly. You will also have great poses to choose from when it comes time to deliver the images to your clients. These poses are useful for all family sizes and types so that you have a great variety to deliver once complete. Canon EOS 5D,…

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DPReview TV: Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 review: Digital Photography Review – Photography Article

DPReview TV: Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 review: Digital Photography Review Published Jul 4, 2020 | dpreview staff The Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD provides a wide zoom range in compact, weather-sealed design. Find out why it’s Chris and Jordan’s new favorite travel lens. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week. Sample gallery for this episode The Panasonic Lumix DC-G100 (G110 in some regions) is a mirrorless camera designed for vlogging.…

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Getty to License Images from Sony’s Blockbuster Racing Video Game Gran Turism – Photography Article

Getty to License Images from Sony’s Blockbuster Racing Video Game Gran Turism It’s amazing how far video game graphics have come since the industry’s beginnings back in the 1970s. And now they’re so good that they might replace photographs themselves in certain domains. Or Getty is just getting in on the eSports licensed images market early – you pick your take on this story. In partnership with Sony, the world-renown image repository will begin hosting and licensing images from the…

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What Was Your Best Photography Moment or Memory? – Photography Article

What Was Your Best Photography Moment or Memory? Working as a photographer is not all doom or gloom; in fact, there are some really great moments along the way. What has been your favorite memory along the way? In this article, Fstoppers writers share some of their favorite memories working as creatives. Me I have always loved baseball. I played it obsessively growing up and wanted to become a professional player, but an unfortunate ball to the face abruptly ended…

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Which is the Better Entry Level Camera for Vlogging, the Sony ZV-1 or an iPhone? – Photography Article

Which is the Better Entry Level Camera for Vlogging, the Sony ZV-1 or an iPhone? With vlogging becoming a staple of many people’s lives, particularly those running businesses, it’s good to know whether an entry level dedicated camera out performs a recent iPhone or if it’s better to save that cash. Vlogging is incredibly popular these days and many individuals use it either to supplement their brand, or to try to build one entirely. A number of photographers in the…

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New Time-lapse From NASA Shows 10 Years of the Sun’s Orbit Compiled of 425 Million Photos – Photography Article

New Time-lapse From NASA Shows 10 Years of the Sun’s Orbit Compiled of 425 Million Photos A new time-lapse released by NASA showcases 10 years of images of the Sun — 425 million of them, to be exact. Condensed into a time-lapse, the hour-long video consists of one photo of the Sun every day between June 2nd, 2010 and June 2nd, 2020. Appropriately titled “A Decade of Sun,” the finished product is a result of images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory…

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How to Make Local Adjustments Fast With Color Masking in Lightroom – Photography Article

How to Make Local Adjustments Fast With Color Masking in Lightroom Adobe Lightroom includes powerful features to adjust and edit your images, including local adjustments that refine areas of an image so that you have precise area control.To save time while selecting those areas, in this tutorial you’ll learn how to use color masking: this feature selects areas of an image based on color for faster masking and more precise adjustments. Local Adjustments in Adobe LightroomHave you ever needed to make a local…

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Lightroom Presets That Give You a Good Starting Point? Fstoppers Reviews the Essentials Pack by Photography-RAW – Photography Article

Lightroom Presets That Give You a Good Starting Point? Fstoppers Reviews the Essentials Pack by Photography-RAW Are you looking for a subtle preset collection that gives you plenty of flexibility to adjust it to fit your style? Take a look at this “Essentials” preset pack for Lightroom. Some photographers might have strong opinions about using presets, but the truth is, once you find or create ones that truly fit your workflow, they can become an integral part of your post-processing. I have…

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Mist – Photography Article

Weekly Photography Challenge – Mist This week’s weekly photography challenge – MIST! Mt Hotham and Mt Buffalo, Victoria, Australia by Caz Nowaczyk © Misty Mt Hotham, Victoria by Caz Nowaczyk © I just returned from a trip to the Victorian High Country in Australia. It was, cold, snowy and misty, et incredibly beautiful. There is such a wonderment to the mist and the way it transforms a landscape. So, if you are lucky enough to be somewhere you will find…

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6 Good Reasons for Using Live View When Photographing From a Tripod – Photography Article

6 Good Reasons for Using Live View When Photographing From a Tripod Have you seen people with those small digital cameras or smartphones, holding them at arm’s length, and viewing the LCD screen while taking a picture? As a serious amateur photographer, you don’t want to takes pictures this way. I have six good reasons for using live view screen when photographing from a tripod. Do you remember the first compact cameras without a proper viewfinder? You had to use the LCD…

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Fstoppers Reviews Expressive Photography’s Creative Black and White Processing Video Course – Photography Article

Fstoppers Reviews Expressive Photography’s Creative Black and White Processing Video Course Does a landscape photograph tell stories? In this course, landscape photographer Alister Benn goes through different tools in Adobe Lightroom that can help you express through your landscape images. Black and white landscape photography may very well be one of the most underestimated workflows in the craft. An untrained photographer would think that it would be as simple as capturing an image and converting it into black and white. Through…

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LUX ATACAMA Total solar eclipse timelapse film by Martin Heck | – Time Lapse Photography Article

LUX ATACAMA Total solar eclipse timelapse film by Martin Heck | One year ago today Martin Heck – one of my favourite timelapse photographers – captured the total solar eclipse from the Atacama region in Chile. This timelapse film has been dedicated to Brian Bloss, a passionate timelapse photographer and creator who has sadly passed way too soon. Make sure to check out the video description for more details about the camera gear that was used.…

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How to Do a Two-Camera Shoot at Home by Yourself – Photography Article

How to Do a Two-Camera Shoot at Home by Yourself Do you find yourself stuck at home by yourself during quarantine, but still wanting to shoot high-quality content for your YouTube channel or clients? In this step-by-step video, learn how to do a two-camera interview style shoot without the help of any assistants or other people.  When it comes to shooting an interview, the majority of the time, the go-to setup is two camera angles to cut between. But typically, you’ll need to bring in someone…

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Building a Useful Relationship With Instagram – Photography Article

Building a Useful Relationship With Instagram I’m tired of Instagram, and I’m guessing you walk a similar path. The platform that was built on photography and promoting good imagery is exhausting for photographers. While I’m not certain what the end-game of Instagram is, it seems user experience for the creators is not at the top of the list. That’s why I created a method that heightens my own user experience, and I’m sharing it with you.I decided that I’m putting community…

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How to Choose the Correct ISO Setting for Your Shot – Photography Article

How to Choose the Correct ISO Setting for Your Shot First published June 2010 Co-authored by Dahlia Ambrose ISO can be confusing, especially to everyone just starting out in photography. To put it simply, the ISO setting in your camera affects how sensitive the sensor is to light. If you love mathematics, you can immerse yourself in the technical information on Wikipedia – it is quite good.  But, we won’t be delving into the maths here. In this article, we will…

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Photo Of The Day By Helen Joyce – Photography Article

Photo Of The Day By Helen Joyce By Staff Updated July 3, 2020 Photo By Helen Joyce Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Pink!” by Helen Joyce. Location: Florida. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them. Originally Published June 26, 2020 This is only a snippet of…

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