Articles tagged "photographers"

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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

Photographer creates picture of 100-man orchestra… with the same person playing each instrument

An Oslo musician and photographer has created a photo stitched together using 400 images, showing an entire orchestra with every instrument played by the same person. Violinist Alexander Light created the 200MP picture by shooting percussionist Heming ValebjØrg in every seat on a stage while he played the appropriate instrument for that position. Read more

St. Louis Post-Dispatch photo staff and Daniel Berehulak nab 2015 photography Pulitzers

Photographers capturing the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri. took home this year's Pulitzer prizes for Feature and Breaking News Photography. Daniel Berehulak, a freelancer shooting for the New York Times, was honored for his images from West Africa where he spent four months in the Ebola zone. The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch photography staff was recognized for its coverage of the protests that began there last August following the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Read more

Colorado proposes bill supporting photographers who record police

Colorado, U.S. state legislatures have introduced a new bill that, if signed into law, will prevent law enforcement officers from interfering with citizens who are photographing or recording police activity. It is House Bill 15-1290, and it comes at a time when Texas has proposed its own bill on the topic, but with a draconian slant: it penalizes citizens that film or photograph police actions within 25 feet of the incident. Read more

Photographer sues Nike over rights to Jordan 'Jumpman' logo

In 1984, photographer Jacobus Rentmeester photographed a then college-enrolled Michael Jordan for Time Magazine. The image was later licensed and ultimately reshot by Nike, who eventually used the reshot version as the basis for their Jordan 'Jumpman' logo. Rentmeester is now suing Nike for copyright infringement, but does he have a case? Continue reading

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $25-100

Photographers are a hard lot to shop for. While it's tempting to pick up a gift card from your local camera shop and call it a day, we've done some digging and come up with photo-related gift ideas for photographers of all skill and aspiration levels. If you're looking for something stocking-sized (and priced) our guide will put a smile on the face of your favorite photographer. 

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $500 and up

If the photographer in your life is the kind that already has everything, it might be time to pull out all of the stops. From neat new gadgets to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, the gifts in this guide will wow any photographer.

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $100-500

If you're looking for something special but you don't want to empty your bank account, these gifts for photographers will do the trick. While a wireless hard drive or a film scanner lacks the wow factor that an African safari can provide, these gifts will bring plenty of joy to any photographer's holiday.

Luminous Endowment announces first round of grant winners

The Luminous Endowment, a charitable fund headed by Michael Reichmann, has announced its first round of grant recipients. Reichmann is the founder of Luminous Landscape, a website dedicated to fine art photography. His focus has shifted recently to the creation of the endowment, which awards merit-based grants to photographers seeking to start or complete projects, books or exhibitions. Read more

Photographer's notebook from Captain Scott's last Antarctica expedition found

A notebook containing recorded details of plates shot by explorer George Murray Levick during Captain Scott’s final expedition has been found and restored by the Antarctic Heritage Trust of New Zealand. Discovered in melted snow outside the hut that was Scott's base during the British Antarctic Expedition, the notebook is said to contain pencil-written details of 'the dates, subjects and exposure details for the photographs he took during 1911 while at Cape Adare'. Learn more

Wilderness photographers caught up in U.S. Forest Service permit proposal

A proposed directive from the U.S. Forest Service that aims to protect federal wilderness from commercial exploitation may end up restraining photographers as well. Under the proposed restrictions, any individual or entity poised to reap commercial gain from photographing or filming federal lands in the U.S. will need a permit. Read more

Quick Review: Zenfolio's Photographer Central

Recently, Zenfolio announced its newest online venture, Photographer Central - an online directory of photographers. This website promises to bring customers in direct contact with local photographers while making the search free and easy to use. Does it live up to its claims? We took the service for a test spin. Read more

Dorothea Lange 'American Masters' profile to premiere on PBS August 29

A PBS profile of Dorothea Lange, the photographer behind iconic images of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl, is set to air later this month. American Masters - Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning will premiere on PBS stations Friday August 29th from 9-11pm. The documentary, directed and narrated by Lange's granddaughter Dyanna Taylor, features newly discovered interviews with the photographer, remembrances from family and friends, as well as a look into her career retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Read more

Zenfolio launches Photographer Central, an online photographer directory

Photographer Central, a new service from portfolio-hosting site Zenfolio, aims to help professional photographers and clients find each other. Available only in the US, the online directory allows photographers to list their business for a yearly fee. Potential clients can browse photographers in a Yelp-like fashion, with the ability to sort results by price, location and style. Learn more

Pixels.com licensing service promises full control of images

Pixels.com is a new image licensing marketplace that aims to give photographers more control than competing services. Users can set their own prices for images and manage the type of licenses they want to offer. There is even an option to create custom licenses with your own terms and conditions. Learn more

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