Articles tagged "photographers"

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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

US bans most electronic devices, including cameras, on flights from eight countries

Electronic devices larger than cellphones will be banned in carry-on luggage on flights to the US from some Middle-Eastern and African countries. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court seeks permanent full-time photographer

Dust off your resume: the US Supreme Court is looking for a full-time photographer. 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

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

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

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

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

500px launches Directory to help photographers connect with clients

Following a beta test, photography website 500px has launched its photographer Directory to the public. Read more

Filmmakers who walked on Grand Prismatic in Yellowstone get jail time and fines

Last year, four Canadian filmmakers were arrested after photos and a video were published showing them walking on off-limits geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. Three of them pleaded guilty and will receive fines, community service and a little jail time. Read more

Chipotle sued for $2.2b for allegedly using woman's photo without permission

Mexican fast-food restaurant chain Chipotle is being sued for $2.2 billion by a customer who claims a photo of her has been used in advertising without her consent. Read more

Handy tool helps you say no to work for 'exposure'

Graphic designer Jessica Hische has developed a tool to help creatives respond to requests for work. Made with designers in mind, photographers who are frequently asked to work 'for exposure' or very little pay might find it appealing too. Read more

DPReview asks: who would you want to shoot your portrait?

We sat down with ten well-known photographers and asked a simple question: "Who would you want to shoot your portrait?" Some of the answers may surprise you. See video

The filmmakers who took a stroll on Yellowstone's Grand Prismatic are facing jail time

Three of the four Canadian filmmakers who were caught roaming onto Yellowstone's Grand Prismatic hot spring have pled not guilty to charges of foot travel in a thermal area and disorderly conduct. Read more

DPReview Asks: What was your first camera?

We recently asked ten well-known photographers a simple question: "What was your first camera?" Some of the answers may surprise you. See video

Hot set: Benjamin Von Wong's latest shoot features a model on lava flows

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong, never one to shy away from extreme conditions to get a shot, has released a new set of images from his most recent shoot among the lava flows of Hawaii's Big Island. Read more

'The Darkroom' bar for photographers to offer a photo studio, functional darkroom... and booze

A bar called ‘The Darkroom’ is planned for construction in Washington D.C., according to a local news report, and it’ll cater specifically to photographers. Read more

One iconic moment, two viral photos: Rio photographers capture Bolt's smile

One of the most memorable images from the Rio Olympics was actually two nearly identical photos – they both went viral and confused the internet. Read more

Thieves needed only ten seconds to swipe photographer Brett Costello's gear in Rio

News Corp. photographer Brett Costello fell victim to a cleverly orchestrated scheme in which thieves made off with his gear in just ten seconds. Read more

DPReview is partnering with USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year was founded in 2013 by Charlie Waite, one of the world's most respected landscape photographers. This year, DPReview is partnering with the competition to create a new category - Read more

White House photographer Pete Souza reveals what's in his bag

President Barack Obama's official photographer keeps things light and simple with a trio of go-to lenses and a couple of Canon bodies. Read more

Street style chronicler Bill Cunningham passes away at 87

Street photographer Bill Cunningham passed away over the weekend. Cunningham chronicled fashion and life on New York's streets for almost 40 years at the New York Times. Read more

Nikon D5: A pro sports photographer gives us his opinion

The Nikon D5 is a flagship DSLR designed to meet the needs of working professional photojournalists and sports photographers. UK-based sports photographer Mark Pain has been shooting with a D5 for a while, and in this article, he shares his impressions with us. Read more

Photo business: the rise and impending fall of social media 'influencers'

An interview with a social media executive paints a pretty bleak picture of the fading 'influencer' phenomenon in which individuals are paid handsomly to promote products to their large social media followings. Read more

Magnum Graduate Photographers Award 2016 winners announced

Magnum Photos recently announced winners of its Graduate Photographers Award 2016, providing each graduated photographer with a Magnum photographer mentor, portfolio review and a screening of their work. Read more

Change of scenery: How a photographer's trip to Idaho inspired a big move

What could convince a California native to leave the state's famously beautiful coasts and sunshine behind? For photographer and Resource Travel editor Michael Bonocore, a visit to Idaho's pristine wilderness and towering mountains was enough. Read more

A conversation with portrait photographer Brian Smith

When Brian Smith was just a High School student with a budding interest in making photographs, he learned that photography could earn you some significant perks – and at that age, that meant a pass to leave campus. These days he's well known for his portraiture, including a portfolio of A-list celebrities. He sat down with DPReview Editor Barney Britton at PIX 2015 to discuss his career. See video

Better together: A photographer's trip to Southeast Asia with a limbless man

'If I Can...' is the motto Chris Koch lives by. Born without arms and legs, the Canadian travels as a motivational speaker, challenging his audiences to live their lives to their greatest potential and push beyond difficulties. Portrait and wedding photographer Anna Tenne happened to meet Chris before he gave a presentation in her hometown, and not long after the two fast friends headed on a journey to Southeast Asia. Read more

Adobe Portfolio brings customizable personal websites to Creative Cloud

Adobe has introduced Adobe Portfolio, a website creation platform similar to Squarespace. Part of Creative Cloud, Adobe Portfolio is offered under three subscription tiers and aims to provide creatives and professionals with a simple way to showcase their work online. Read more

PIX 2015: A conversation with Devin Allen

When Devin Allen says that photography saved his life, he means it in a real sense. He describes himself as 'the oddball walking around with a camera' in his home of West Baltimore. Now a 26-year-old amateur photographer with aspirations to make a career out of his work, he has become a viral sensation. Read more

PIX 2015: Josh Trujillo on the power of photography

Professional photojournalist Josh Trujillo spoke at PIX 2015 about the power of photography. Join him for an insightful look at the world through the eyes of a photojournalist. Read more

Behind the Camera: A conversation with Peter Hurley

Peter Hurley wasn't always a noted portrait photographer with a great head of hair - before he ever picked up a camera he was a bartender, actor and model. With encouragement from Bruce Weber he purchased a camera and lens and the rest is history. Ever the engaging storyteller, Hurley takes us through the beginnings of his career and how he learned to stand out in a crowded field. Read more

PIX 2015: Interview with Colby Brown

Photographer Colby Brown has traveled the world to create iconic images. In this interview from PIX 2015 he talks about his career in photography as well as The Giving Lens, a humanitarian project he founded to blend photo education with sustainable development. Read more

PIX 2015: An interview with Joe McNally

Joe McNally took a photography course as a requirement for his journalism program at Syracuse University. Though his intent at the time was to become a writer, when he picked up a camera he knew immediately things were about to change for him. Read more

PIX 2015: C.C. Chapman on using photography to drive change

Writer and photographer C.C. Chapman is a savvy businessman and creative thinker, but his real passion is helping others use their creative abilities to drive change in the world. C.C. joined us at PIX 2015 to share his vision. Read more

California dreaming: The zen of photography with Rinzi Ruiz and Jonathan Alcorn

Street photographer Rinzi Ruiz and photojournalist Jonathan Alcorn are both based in the Los Angeles area, but their personal photography takes them to very different places. Take a look at what zen means to these photographers. Read more

Behind the camera: Beauty photographer Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler started her career as a portrait photographer very early. As a teenager, she took her classmates' senior portraits, and later found that shooting portraits through each summer during college would help offset the costs of the school year. She's now an author, educator and a leading fashion and studio photographer based in New York. We sat down with her recently to find out more about her early career, success and her evolving views on her own so-called 'failures.' Read more

PIX 2015: Benjamin Von Wong and the journey from ordinary to extraordinary

In his first year learning photography, Benjamin Von Wong created over 50,000 photographs, but none of them struck him as extraordinary. It wasn't until he tried out a flash gun that he began to see new possibilities that could make his work stand out. Read more

Reuters will no longer accept edited Raw files from freelance photographers

In an email to freelance photojournalists this week, Reuters has confirmed a change in its photo submission policy requesting that photographers submit JPEGs rather than edited Raw files to the news agency. The message also states that original JPEGs with 'minimal processing' are acceptable, for example, level corrections and cropping. Read more

Out of Africa: The black and white nature photography of Laurent Baheux

Laurent Baheux began in photography as a sports writer and photojournalist before a safari to Tanzania in 2002 changed his life. There he fell in love with photographing the exotic animals of Africa, preferring a fine art approach that gives his wildlife images a portrait-like quality. Read more

Professional school and sports photography programming added to WPPI 2016 schedule

Emerald Expositions, the company that owns PhotoPlus Expo and the WPPI Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference, announced today the formation of a new association - the Professional School & Sports Photographers Association. The group will exist under the company's Photo+ umbrella, alongside properties that include PPE, WPPI, PDN and Rangefinder magazine. Read more

PIX 2015: Brian Ach and getting the right shot

Brian Ach has shot for just about every big-name publication you can think of, and he's photographed his share of A-list celebrities, including a stint as Prince's official tour photographer. In short, he knows how to get the shot. But he argues there's an important distinction between getting shot and getting the right shot, and it all comes down to context. Read more

Royal Family expresses concerns over alarming measures used by paparazzi seeking photos of Prince George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have expressed concerns with some of the recent tactics used by paparazzi trying to photograph their two-year-old son. The letter details some of the methods photographers have used to try and get their shots, including hiding in sand dunes and using other children to lure Prince George into view at playgrounds. Read more

Taylor Swift's photography contract revised following criticism

Following several weeks of controversy involving pop singer Taylor Swift and a growing number of music photographers and news publications, Swift's management has revised the terms of its photo contract. Read more

European Parliament removes troubling wording from copyright reform proposal

A vast majority of Members of the European Parliament have voted to remove wording from a current copyright reform proposal that may have caused a lot of trouble for photographers. The proposal would have required photographers who would create or use images that feature buildings or public artwork under copyright to obtain permission to do so. Read more

A commerical photographer accuses Taylor Swift of being a hypocrite, Swift's management company responds

In case you missed it, Taylor Swift, one of the most successful commercial pop stars of all time, recently penned an angry Tumblr post aimed at the soon-to-be-launched streaming service Apple Music. She called for Apple to respect the rights of creatives. However, commercial photographer Jason Sheldon found this statement to be more than a little hypocritical. Read more

200th birthday of Julia Margaret Cameron to be celebrated with major exhibition

London's Victoria and Albert museum is to hold a major exhibition of the work of Julia Margaret Cameron to mark the bicentenary of her birth. One of the most important female photographers in the form's history, Cameron would have been 200 years old this year, and the exhibition will be part of a series of exhibitions around the UK to celebrate her work. Read more

Magnum offers signed square prints for $100 in limited edition sale

Photo agency Magnum is offering prints from 50 of its photographers in a limited edition sale with each print costing $100. In a similar event to the one it ran last year, the agency challenged a collection of its photographers to find 'an image that changes everything' from their archive. The images will be made into 6x6" prints, most of which will be signed by the photographer. Read more

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