Articles tagged "photography"

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Top tips for composing great landscapes

Getting the right composition for landscape photographs can be challenging. In this article, DPReview writer Chris Williams outlines some tips to make the process as painless as possible. Read more 

Bentley creates a 53 billion pixel car commercial

As part of its latest marketing campaign, car manufacturer Bentley has created a 53 billion pixel image, made up of more than 700 individual photographs. Read more

Accusations fly over Fukushima photos

A Polish photographer familiar with the Fukushima exclusion zone has accused Keow Wee Loong of mis-representing his photos of the abandonment in the region. Read more

Trippy mirrored timelapse turns Hong Kong upside down

A new timelapse from video production company Visual Suspect turns Hong Kong's skyline on its head. Read more

Behind the shot: Praia da Adraga at blue hour

Landscape shooter and DPR regular Nicolas Alexander Otto shares what went into creating an image of a rocky coastline during the blue hour in this behind-the-scenes. Learn 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

Magnum and LensCulture announce inaugural Photography Award winners

The winners of Magnum's first photography competition have been announced, honoring a total of 44 photographers from around the globe. Read more

Photographer captures the ruin of Fukushima's exclusion zone

A photographer has published photos from inside Fukushima's exclusion zone, where few have entered since some 170,000 evacuees fled a nuclear disaster. Read more

New infrared image of Orion Nebula surprises ESO researchers

New infrared imagery of the Orion Nebula shows more planetary mass than researchers previously believed to exist within the Orion Nebula. Read more

Take a look around: traditional stills versus VR in Iceland

Recently, DPReview staffer Carey Rose took a personal trip to Iceland with the D810 in tow, while one of his travel buddies packed a Theta S along with his usual kit. Check out how the current state of accessible 360-degree stills capture compares to a good old-fashioned DSLR. Read more

2016 iPhone Photography Award winners announced

The jury of this year's iPhone Photography Awards picked the winning images from thousands of entries made by photographers from 139 countries. Check out some of the winners. Read more

Dodging, burning... microwaving? A look inside Ansel Adams' darkroom

In a recent interview, Ansel Adams' son Michael gives a tour of his father's darkroom. While it's full of the traditional tools you might expect, Adams' darkroom and his printing techniques have a few unexpected touches. Read more

3rd annual International Drone Photography Contest winners announced

Dronestagram has announced winners of its 2016 Drone Photography Contest. Winners were chosen from 5900 entries submitted from 28 countries. Read more

Fighting the elements: Landscape photography in Antarctica

When most photographers want a new accessory or piece of gear to get a shot, they can usually pick it up without much trouble at a local store or online. But when you're a photographer living in Antarctica, you have to be a little more resourceful. Read more

Photographing fireworks: The basics and then some

If you've got a tripod, you're well on your way to taking excellent firework photos. We've got some tips for absolute beginners and those who are looking to try something a little different. Read more

Wildfire picture wins £3000 international Environmental Photographer of the Year Award

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has announced the winners of its Environmental Photographer of the Year awards and given out £6000 (approx. $8000) in prizes. Read more

Photographer finds 1200 rolls of unprocessed film from 1950s

Levi Bettwieser of The Rescued Film Project has acquired 66 packages of undeveloped film from the 1950s, totaling an estimated 1,200 rolls. And he needs your help. Read more

Photographing surfers on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula

The Kamchatka Peninsula, located in the far eastern portion of Russia, is home to a passionate surfing community. Throw in some ice-capped volcanoes and you've got a recipe for dramatic surf photos. Read more

'I instinctively felt I had an extraordinary image': Ansel Adams on capturing Moonrise over Hernandez

In newly released footage, legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adams recounts capturing one of his most popular images: Moonrise, Hernandez. Read more

MIT Museum exhibition 'Images of Discovery' highlights science photography

An exhibition at MIT Museum celebrates photography's role in scientific exploration. Read more

After 176 years, Indian photography studio closes its doors

A studio in India, founded by British photographers Charles Shepherd, Samuel Bourne and William Howard in 1840 will close its doors after 176 years in operation. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - Part 1: Why shoot aerials?

There are incredible benefits to aerial photography, but the cost and logistics can be intimidating. In this series, veteran landscape shooter Erez Marom shares what he's learned from his aerial shoots. Read more

Leica announces shortlist for the €35,000 Oskar Barnack award

Leica has released the shortlist for this year's Oskar Barnack competition. The top prize for the main award is €25,000 in cash as well as Leica M system equipment to the value of €10,000, while the Newcomer winner will earn €10,000 and an M camera and lens. Read more

Study finds that yes, you can take photos and enjoy an experience too

New research proves what photographers already knew: taking photos can increase your enjoyment of an experience. Read more

Amazing underwater 4K footage from Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo in Monterey CA is the world's leading supplier for underwater imaging equipment. But as well as selling underwater photography gear, the staff at Backscatter also put it to good use. See video

Time-lapse captures fast-changing Singapore skyline over three years

A four minute time-lapse from Keith Loutit captures a rapidly growing Singapore, and is the culmination of a shoot that spanned three years. See video

Road tripping through New South Wales, Australia

Photographer Jason Futrill has already spent three months of this year exploring Australia for various tourism marketing campaigns and social media channels. Based in Tasmania, Jason recently completed an eight-day road-trip from Sydney down to Bermagui, along the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. Read more

Magnum signed square print sale returns for third year

The five-day sale is back, putting signed, museum-quality prints from Magnum photographers within reach at $100 each. Read more

Sand and sky: Photographing Morocco

Resource Travel Editor Michael Bonocore has been across the globe and back again to photograph exotic locations, but even he was unprepared for what he found in Morocco. Read more

Looking Sharp: A focus stacking tutorial

Ever wonder how landscape photographers get stunning sharpness throughout their images even when shooting in challenging conditions? The answer is simple, but the process can be difficult. Focus stacking isn't for the faint of heart, but this tutorial should help to shed some light on the process. Learn 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

Striking: Photos from a lightning hotspot in Venezuela

For landscape photographer and storm chaser Jonas Piontek, 'Lightning Capital of the World' Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is practically paradise. Read more

Readers' Showcase: Arek Halusko

When the stresses of running his own business catch up to him, DPR reader Arek Halusko turns to photography. Based in BC, he's drawn to street scenes where there's always something to shoot around the corner. See more

Rice Hill: Shooting in Riisitunturi National Park

Summer is all but upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, but it's never too early to plan your winter photo trips. Veteran landscape shooter Erez Marom makes a strong case for heading to Finland. Read more

Stormy weather: Photographer Mike Olbinski captures Oklahoma tornado

Most photographers are ready to head home after a 10-hour wedding shoot, but Mike Olbinski isn't your average wedding photographer. Read more

SmugMug Films:  Passport to Morocco

SmugMug's newest film features travel photographer Trey Ratcliff as he explores the Moroccan towns of Fez and Chefchaouen and discusses his own journey as a photographer. Read more

Go with the glow: How to effectively use Orton Layers in post processing

Have you ever wondered how some of the top landscape photographers achieve that dreamy yet sharp look? It's actually quite simple. In this article you will find a step-by-step guide to creating, refining and using the 'Orton layer' in your post processing workflow. Read more

Feature Shoot announces Emerging Photography Award winners

Feature Shoot hopes to jumpstart the careers of the five photographers selected as winners in its second annual Emerging Photography Awards. Read more

Magnum launches Photography Awards competition to celebrate its 70th birthday

The Magnum Photos agency has announced $18,000 worth of prize money for its first photography competition that will be open to anyone 18 or older. The awards are launched in part to celebrate the agency's 70 years since it was established. Read more

Winners of 2016 Sony World Photography Awards announced

An Iranian photographer has won the top prize in the Sony World Photography Awards with a collection of portraits highlighting the horrors of acid throwing and the plight of its victims. Asghar Khamseh was given the title L’Iris D’or Photographer of the Year. See winners

Readers' Showcase: Giulio Magnifico

Reportage photographer Giulio Magnifico wants to take people on a journey with him when they look at his photos. He captures street scenes and card nights in local osterias in his hometown of Udine, Italy, but over the past few years the focus of his work has been reporting on the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. Read more

Purple Reign: Photographer Brian Ach shares his experiences of working with Prince

Photographer Brian Ach was Prince's European tour photographer during his 2011 'Welcome 2' tour. Brian shared some tour stories with us in his PIX 2015 closing talk, and chatted with us again today about his experience photographing and working with Prince. Read more

Travels in China: Photographing the landscapes and people of Guilin and XiaPu

A seasoned travel photographer knows that there's hard work involved in getting the best photos from a trip. So when Ken Koskela arrived in China on a 17-day trip, he wasn't exactly planning on a relaxing vacation. Read more

Student takes 2016 Zeiss Photography Award top prize

Optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced the winner of its first Zeiss Photography Award is a student who beat a host of professionals to the €15,000 top prize. Read more

Readers' Showcase: Phil Garcia

A former sports shooter, DPR reader Phil Garcia now spends time studying and photographing Iceland's native Arctic Fox. In our Q+A he shares with us his views on photographing wildlife, respecting the natural world and what it takes to weather Iceland's rain. Read more

New York Public Library launches interactive Photographers’ Identities Catalog

The New York Public Library has launched a new online tool called Photographers' Identities Catalog (PIC), an interactive map with biographical data on more than 115,000 photographers, as well as photography dealers, studios and manufacturers. Read more

Readers' Showcase: Nikhil Shahi

Travel and photography have a close relationship. Photographers are often keen travelers, and in turn traveling can inspire non-photographers to pick up a camera for the first time. DPR reader Nikhil Shahi falls into the latter category. See some of his work and learn more about him in our Q&A. Read more

Bird's eye view: Photographing Cherry Blossoms with the DJI Phantom 4

The cherry blossoms at the University of Washington are well known throughout Seattle, attracting hordes of photographers armed with professional cameras, selfie sticks and everything in between. Rather than fighting the crowds, photographer Dale Johnson embraced them and captured the scene from an entirely different angle. Read more

Ilford Photo announces ordering program for unusual sizes of sheet film

UK film manufacturer Harman Technologies is taking orders for unusual sheet and roll film sizes as part of an annual program. It aims to supply vintage camera owners with low volume and custom-sized Ilford Photo materials. Read more

Blue Earth Alliance presents Collaborations for Cause 2016

Our friends at the Blue Earth Alliance are gearing up for their annual 'Collaborations for Cause' event in Seattle, WA, next month. This year’s Collaborations for Cause theme is “Innovations in Visual Storytelling for Impact.” It’s a rare opportunity for visual storytellers, writers, funders, non-profits, corporations and public agencies to join together as peers: to learn new strategies, tools and ideas to leverage the power of story and effect social change. Learn more

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