Portfolios and Photography News

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Sony a9: Why being better might not be enough

The Sony a9 is an impressive looking camera. However, there are a number of factors that make it more difficult for a working professional to change systems. We spoke to a couple of photojournalists about the factors that might stand in the way of switching. Read more

National Geographic and NASA celebrate National Parks with images from space

If you're unable to take advantage of free National Park entry this weekend, you can still enjoy the grandeur of some of the US's best-loved National Parks thanks to National Geographic and NASA. Read more

Frederik Buyckx named Sony World Photography Awards 2017 Photographer of the Year

Frederik Buyckx is a freelance photographer for the Belgian newspaper De Standaard and will receive the $25,000 prize for his winning series of images entitle ‘Whiteout’, which was shot in the Balkans, Scandinavia and Central Asia. Read more

Andy Warhol estate preemptively sues photographer over infringement claims

Photographer Lynn Goldsmith has been sued by The Andy Warhol Foundation following her claim that the artist infringed upon a photo she took of musician Prince in 1981. Read more

Big Sky Country: Local photographers share their favorite Montana photo spots

Montana is big, beautiful place, and a little insider information can help you navigate its best photo spots. Read more

Photographers react with outrage at National Geographic train tracks photo

One more time for everyone in the back: Don't take photos on train tracks. Read more

Nikon Museum 100th Anniversary Special Exhibition showcases prototype cameras

Nikon continues its 100th anniversary celebration with a special exhibition at the Nikon Museum which includes 40 rare camera prototypes. Read more

2017 Pulitzer Prize winners for photography announced

The winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for photography have been announced. The images from both winners vividly illustrate violence occurring on opposite sides of the world. Read more

Headed to Havana? Check out these photo spots

Photographer Edin Chavez shares his go-to photo spots in Havana, complete with Google Map locations for your trip planning convenience. Read more

Everypixel Aesthetics uses neural networks to judge your photographs

Everypixel uses neural networks for ranking stock images and for this purpose has trained the algorithms to judge the aesthetic value of a stock image in the same way as a human would do. Read more

What learning photography and roller derby have in common

Aside from the obvious differences, there are a surprising number of ways that learning to play a full contact sport on roller skates and learning photography are similar. Take it from someone who's been really bad at both. Read more

The Library of Congress has acquired photographer Bob Adelman's archives

On March 20, the Library of Congress announced that it has acquired photographer Bob Adelman's archives, a massive collection containing 575,000 images. Read more

Visiting the 'Niagara of the West': Idaho's Shoshone Falls

Shoshone Falls probably doesn't come up with you think of waterfalls in the U.S. Turns out that it's even taller than the more famous Niagara Falls, and equally spectacular. Photographer Michael Bonocore shares tips and some beautiful sunset photos from this amazing place. Read more

Transforming ordinary landmark photos one paper cutout at a time

Looking for a fresh way to photograph famous landmarks, Rich McCor started adding a touch of humor to his images with paper cutouts. Read more

Sony World Photography Awards Open categories and National winners announced

The winners of the ten Open categories of the Sony World Photography Awards have been announced alongside National Award winners from 66 countries. Read more

Wesaturate will soon offer free Raw photos for photographers to practice editing

A couple of students have taken the wraps off a new website that will offer free Raw images for download with the aim of helping photographers practice editing skills. Read more

Documenting a spontaneous cold-weather surfing trip to Maine

It only took one message on a group chat to convince Ryan Struck to make a last-minute trip to Maine in pursuit of storm swells and unique photo opportunities. Read more

£10,000 of Sigma lenses up for grabs in Amateur Photographer of the Year competition

The UK’s Amateur Photographer magazine has launched its 2017 Amateur Photographer of the Year competition and is offering a total of £10,000 worth of Sigma lenses in prizes. Read more

Erez Marom: On causality in landscape photography

A successful landscape photograph can be created by many different factors, but among them, argues Erez Marom, is the visual interplay of cause and effect. Read more

Richard Cooke shares stories from a career photographing fast cars and RAF jets

Richard Cooke, an action photographer whose portfolio includes innovative air-to-air shots of RAF jets, has launched a weekly video series telling the stories behind some of his most daring shoots. Read more

Belgian wins €15,000 Zeiss Award for Faroes project

A young photographer from Belgium has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Zeiss Photography Award for a month-long project on the inhabitants of a remote collection of islands off the north coast of Scotland. Read more

Hasselblad Foundation awards $110,000 prize to Dutch portrait photographer

The Hasselblad Foundation has announced that Rineke Dijkstra is the winner of its 2017 International Award in Photography and the approx. $110,000/€100,000 prize that goes with it. Read more

Capturing the unseen: Sam Forencich's Invisible Oregon

Experimenting with fresh approaches to photographing his home state led Sam Forencich to infrared. Thus, his recent time-lapse Invisible Oregon was born. Read more

Photojournalist Mannie Garcia awarded $45k settlement in police lawsuit

After five and a half years, photojournalist Mannie Garcia's civil rights lawsuit against the Montgomery County Police department has resulted in a settlement. Read more

Malta's Azure Window, a photographer favorite, collapses in storm

The rock formation, familiar to photographers and Game of Thrones fans, collapsed into the sea in gale force winds early Wednesday. Read more

Behind the scenes with Seattle PI photographers Genna Martin and Grant Hindsley

We recently went behind the scenes with two staff photographers for the Seattle PI, following them on two assignments – the Seattle Women's March and the annual King County homelessness survey. Read more

PDN announces its 30 emerging photographers of 2017

PDN has announced its annual list of 30 emerging photographers to watch, chosen from a pool of almost 300 photographers. Read more

Nine tips to help you win at photography competitions

Having served as a judge for quite a few of them, DPReview contributor Damien Demolder knows a thing or two about photography competitions. He shares a few things to consider when entering a photo competition, and some tips for standing out from the crowd. Read more

Smithsonian.com announces annual photo contest finalists

Smithsonian.com, a publication of the Smithsonian Institution, has announced the finalists of its 14th annual photo contest, and has also opened voting for its Readers’ Choice awards. Read more

 

This photo of some strawberries with no red pixels is the new 'the dress'

Don't believe your eyes – neither of these strawberry images has a single red pixel in it. Read more

WPO releases short listed winners for Sony World Photography Awards

The World Photography Organisation has announced the shortlisted photographers for the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. The WPO says that it received 227,596 images in total across categories for amateurs, professionals and students. Read more

Photographer Edin Chavez shares his favorite Miami Beach photo spots

Come for the neon and palm trees, stay for the classic sunset view from a... Best Buy parking garage deck? These and other insider tips from pro photographer Edin Chavez await. Read more

Get your pictures in front of a NASA photo editor by entering Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017

The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is set to open next week, offering space photographers the chance to have their work judged by a picture editor from NASA as well as to win the top prize of £10,000. Read more

Mesmerizing video shows every New York Times front page since 1852

Or, a visual history of the rise of photography's widespread adoption in 55 seconds flat. Read more

Women Photograph is a directory of female photographers

Daniella Zalcman was tired of hearing photo editors say they don't know where to find women photographers, so she created Women Photograph – an online directory of female photographers. Read more

2016 Challenge of Challenges winners announced

The votes have been tallied and we have a winner! DPR member cand1d's image of a glowing sunset in Bagan, Myanmar takes top honors in the 2016 Challenge of Challenges competition. Read more

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year: winning photos announced

The results from the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition are in and to say that we're impressed is an understatement. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - part 4: technique

Landscape shooter Erez Marom's series on aerial photography continues with some advice to help you get the shot once you're in the air. Read more

Metropolitan Museum adds 375,000 scans of artwork to public domain

Hundreds of thousands of scanned artwork and photos are now available under public domain license thanks to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more

Don't forget: Challenge of Challenges 2016 voting closes Friday

Don't miss your chance to help crown the winner of the ultimate DPReview challenge. Read more

Picture of Russian ambassador’s assassin wins World Press Photo award

The 60th World Press Photo award has been won by a Turkish photographer for the controversial image of the direct aftermath of the assassination of the country’s Russian ambassador. Warning: graphic image Read more

The people and the sights of WPPI 2017

This year's Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) conference and expo featured workshops from industry-leading photographers, some unexpected new gear releases and plenty of fun, unique, and sometimes downright weird photo-related products. Read more

Incredible images from DJI's SkyPixel 2016 aerial photography competition

SkyPixel, DJI's online aerial photo sharing platform, has shared the winners and standout entries of its 2016 photo competition. See gallery

All dressed up: the photography of Emily Dickey and Dustin LeFevre

In addition to traditional landscapes, Emily Dickey and Dustin LeFevre photograph self portraits in formalwear at the remote locations they seek out. Read more

Challenge of Challenges 2016: pick your favorite DPR challenge winner

We've picked some of our favorite images from last year's DPReview challenge winners – and now it's your turn. Read more

Get to know the Compass Camera, an ultra-compact pocketable film camera from 1937

The quest to make a ridiculously small, yet still fully-featured camera is not a new one. For historical examples, look no further than the Compass Camera. Read more

Benjamin Von Wong takes aim at coal pollution with post-apocalyptic photo shoot

Benjamin Von Wong's latest project takes us to a dystopian future where coal is king and oxygen is a precious commodity. Read more

Pulitzer-prize winning photographer Jack Dykinga reflects on his career

Photographer Jack Dykinga's career has spanned many decades, and over the course of years his focus turned from straight photojournalism to fine art photography. A new book and a recent interview with Resource Travel offer some insights into his journey. Read more

Shealah Craighead named Trump's official photographer

US President Donald Trump's official photographer has a well-established client base in Washington DC and previously photographed Sarah Palin on the campaign trail. Read more

Landscape shooter Lisa Bettany shares her story of healing through photography

Travel photographer Lisa Bettany's journey into photography literally began one step at a time as she recovered from a traumatic back injury. Read more

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