Articles tagged "photography"

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Slideshow: The winner and finalists from the 2020 GDT Nature Photographer of the Year contest

Winners and finalists were recently selected for GDT's Nature Photographer of the Year, 2020, competition.

Stay creative in lockdown with these fun photo projects

Just because we can't get out and about like we normally would doesn’t mean we have to stop taking pictures. There’s still plenty you can do, provided you're prepared to use some imagination. Here are a few ideas to keep you shooting until normal life resumes.

A beginner's guide to lighting tools – with stay-at-home-friendly DIY versions

Running out of isolation projects? Here's how you can use common household supplies and tools to craft your own DIY studio lighting solutions.

Shooting photos with anamorphic lenses is a fun way to get out of a creative rut

Anamorphic lenses aren't typically used for still photography, so we decided to try it out using accessory lenses from Moondog Labs and Moment. As one of our editors discovered, it can be a fun, creative challenge.

The gear that changed my (photographic) life: Nikon's 35mm F2 AF-D

It was a humble 35mm F2 lens that helped DPR Reviews Editor Carey Rose become a better photographer.

Photos: SkyPixel 5th anniversary aerial imagery contest winners

Stuck inside? Feast your eyes on some spectacular images from the great outdoors. Winning images feature subjects ranging from active volcanoes to dramatic views of manmade structures, all captured from the air.

Slideshow: Sony World Photography announces 2020 National Awards Winners

Winners across 63 countries were recently announced for Sony World Photography's National Awards 2020. Here are some of the winning images.

Adobe releases February update for its suite of photography-centric applications

The updates add features and functionality to Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic and Lightroom for macOS, Windows, iOS, iPadOS, Android and ChromeOS.

The importance of emotion in landscape photography

Have you ever looked at a photo and imagined yourself in that location? Has that image triggered an emotion? Emotion and art go hand in hand, but how important is it in landscape photography?

Lomography launches its LomoChrome Purple in 110 format cartridges

The ISO 100-400 film 'forces you to think outside the box, turning blues to greens, greens to purples and yellows to pinks, all while maintaining those rich red tones,' according to Lomography.

Florian Ledoux's arctic photos illustrate the effects of climate change

Award-winning French photographer Florian Ledoux has captured photos of the arctic from both a drone's perspective and the ground.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2019

This year, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. As 2019 winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2019 DPReview Awards!

This designer end table also functions as a Lightbox for product photography

For those times when your latest lunch needs the best light possible without having to whip out the whole studio setup.

These are the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 semi-finalists

With close to 60,000 images submitted from around the globe, Red Bull Illume is the world's largest adventure and action sports imagery contest. Here are a few semi-finalist highlights.

Landscape photography with a drone: disadvantages and limitations part 2

For all of their advantages, drones have another key weakness: they're quite easy to lose. Here are some common pitfalls that might bring your drone to an untimely end – and how you can avoid them.

Ilford Photo updates its Multigrade darkroom paper, introduces Ortho Plus film in smaller formats

The company's famous darkroom paper gets a warmer base and deeper blacks, while the green/blue sensitive film will be manufactured for 35mm and 120 medium format cameras

Lomography launches preorders for Berlin Kino B&W 2019 Edition film

The 'new' film is a re-worked formula of Lomography's Berlin Kino B&W film that's said to add ''an upgrade in [photographers'] freedom of creative choice, no matter if they shoot with 35mm or 120 format.'

Polaroid Originals discontinues Spectra film due to the condition of aging cameras

Polaroid Originals has announced that it is discontinuing production of its wide-format Spectra film. The reason, CEO Oskar Smolokowski said in a statement on the company's blog today, is due to the degraded nature of existing wide-format cameras.

Landscape photography with a drone: the advantages - part 1

Want to shoot flowing lava without burning your ears off? Can't walk on water? Can't breathe toxic fumes? Drones can get shots that simply aren't achievable in any other way.

Filmtypes website makes emulsion comparison easy for analogue shooters

An Austrian photography enthusiast has created a site that makes comparing film types really easy, and which pulls in examples from Flickr so users can see sample shots that show what the film is like and good for.

Video: Photographer debunks popular food photography ‘hacks’

Not all food photography hacks are what they seem. Commercial food photographer Scott Choucino breaks down a number of tips that aren't what viral online videos might've led you to believe.

Pelican launches 1510 and 1535 Carry On cases with hybrid TrekPak and Pick N Pluck interiors

Pelican has launched a new collection of cases that combines its Pick N Pluck foam with the TrekPak travel system to create the ultimate modular storage solution for photo gear.

Black Hole Sun: Shooting the Total Solar Eclipse in Argentina

Erez Marom traveled to Northern Argentina to photograph the recent total solar eclipse, where the combination of clear skies, a low sun and a two-minute totality window made for a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Video: 20 minutes of ASMR binaural sounds for photographers

Jared Polin of FroKnowsPhoto has shared a new video with the self-explanatory title ‘ASMR Photography.’

Traveling light: The ups and downs of the Canon EOS M100 in Mexico

Reviews Editor Carey Rose went to Mexico on a vacation and brought a tiny camera that takes about the same photos as the comparatively huge Canon EOS 80D. Not bad.

These are the Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year contest winners

The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its 2019 Dog Photographer of the Year Awards. As you might expect, the gallery is full of adorable little puppers, young and old.

Photos: This is what it looks like when farm machinery goes to battle

It's an official rule for drivers at the Combine Demolition Derby in the tiny town of Lind, Washington, to be aggressive or be disqualified. Not a single driver exhibited any such lack of aggression during a day of flying dirt, flying beer cans, twisted metal and screaming cheers.

Mastering Photography: Nature vs. Nurture

Are some people born with a better sense for composition? Are there rules anybody can learn to improve their artistic sense for framing a photo? Seasoned landscape photographer Nigel Danson ponders an age-old question and its implications for photographers.

1,300 glass plates seized from Hitler’s personal photographer digitized by US National Archive

Over a thousand glass plates showing Hitler’s rise to power and the Nazi leader throughout World War ll have been digitized by the US National Archive.

Report: 'Photographer' among 2018's worst jobs due to rise of freelancing, smartphones

CareerCast has released its 2018 Jobs Rated Report and among the list was ‘photographer.’

Video: COOPH shares 5 inexpensive ideas for macro photography

Cooperative of Photography, more commonly referred to as COOPH, has shared a video on its YouTube channel showing five inexpensive ways to take unique macro photos.

Interview: Frans Lanting - 'I speak to a lot of younger people, and that's the generation we need to cultivate'

Frans Lanting has inspired generations of artists and ecologists with his photography and environmental advocacy. To mark Earth Day 2019, we caught up with Frans to speak about his career and his hopes for the future.

These are the winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

The 12th year of the World Photography Awards, in partnership with Sony, had a record-breaking number of entries. The winners have been revealed in this prestigious, global competition that gives burgeoning artists exposure and funding to develop personal projects.

National Geographic is now accepting entries for the 2019 Travel Photo Competition

Entries are now being accepted for 2019’s Travel Photo contest at National Geographic, with a top prize of $7500 on offer for the overall winner.

SkyPixel Reveals Winners of its 2018 Storytelling Drone Photography Contest

Drone photography and videography community SkyPixel has announced the winners of its 2018 Storytelling Contest.

'Kissing sailor' George Mendonsa featured in iconic 1945 photo dies at 95

George Mendonsa, the gentleman kissing a woman believed to be Greta Zimmer Friedman in Alfred Eisenstaedt's iconic image titled 'V-J Day in Times Square,' has passed away at the age of 95.

Video: A look at the gear and tech used for crash test photography

The nonprofit U.S. organization Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) published a video that gives viewers a brief look behind-the-scenes at its vehicle crash test photography.

Photo chemistry manufacturer and supplier Tetenal Europe faces closure

Photo chemistry manufacturer and supplier Tetenal Europe GmbH is reportedly set to close up shop after a prolonged search for new investors failed to secure its future.

Feature: Diving with Ilford HP5 and a Nikonos 5 at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

Professional commercial photographer Moe Lauchert shares an incredible gallery of film photographs he captured on Ilford HP5 with a Nikonos 5 while serving as a diver at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas.

Video: 'The Terrible History of Photographs' as told by puppets

Glove and Boots take a humorous look into the history of photographs and how far technology has come since the days of caveman hand selfies.

Video: How photography impacts mood, experiences and more

A new video from WIRED dives into how the world of photography is changing as society and technology continues to evolve.

Study finds news photography quality drops when non-professionals are used

A study that recently appeared in the journal Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly highlights how photographs taken by non-professionals can leave viewers less engaged.

ON1 Photo RAW 2019 gets its first free update with tool enhancements and more

ON1 has released its first update for ON1 Photo RAW 2019, free of charge to current users.

Replica Surfaces are rigid, lightweight photo backdrops that imitate popular surfaces

It's not always easy to find marble, wood or concrete surfaces on demand. Enter Replica Surfaces, small tiles designed to replicate popular photo surfaces and backdrops.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2018

This year, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. As 2018 winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2018 DPReview Awards!

Zeiss opens its 2019 photography award with €15K top prize

Zeiss has announced its annual photography contest is open for entries, and that the top prize will include €12,000/$13,615USD of its lenses along with a €3000/$3403USD grant to pay for a photographic project.

Some Kansas City hotspots ban photography over growing disruptions

A handful of hotspots in Kansas City are banning photographers following a number of incidents from 'a few bad apples.'

Award-winning film shot through Hasselblad 500CM warns of photo obsession dangers

Experiencing life through the lens of a camera might mean you miss out on special moments, warns Casey Cavanaugh as he shoots a short film through the viewfinder of his Hasselblad 500CM

The New York Times' massive photo archive is being digitized with Google's help

The New York Times has teamed up with Google to start the process of digitizing more than five million photos stored in a vault nicknamed "the morgue."

Almost human: photographing critically endangered mountain gorillas

After years focused primarily on landscapes, Erez Marom leapt on an opportunity to return to his roots in wildlife photography. A trip to the mountains of Uganda photographing endangered mountain gorillas yielded some stunning photos – and an experience of a lifetime.

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