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Dear Partisan Journalists: Dont Drag Us Photographers Down With You

As perceptions of bias have led to devastating levels of mistrust in the media, the role of political photography has remained relatively uncontroversial. While writers might deftly tweak facts to fit a narrative, photographers covering politics have less of a scope to inject their personal opinion into their work. The camera, as they say, doesnt […] petapixel.com

2019-2-11 18:36

Photog: Canon Dropped Me Because I Dont Have 50K Instagram Followers

How much does having an Instagram following matter in the commercial photography industry? It may sometimes be way more important than you may think. Photographer Yvette Roman says she lost a job shooting an ad campaign for Canon because she didn’t have 50,000 followers on Instagram. Roman recently sat down for an interview with the […] petapixel.com

2019-1-29 22:44

Dont Mess With THIS Photographer

A photographer over in Asia is attracting a great deal of attention online after he was spotted shooting birds with his mirrorless camera mounted on a rifle-style stock. Here’s the short clip that has been going wildly viral online (photographer to bird: “say hello to my little friend”): Leon the Professional While it may look […] petapixel.com

2019-1-10 19:44

Ep. 202: A Photographer Gets Scammed on Amazon. Dont Let It Happen to You

Episode 202 of thePetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3– Subscribe via iTunes,Google Play,emailorRSS! Featured:Capturing Passion’s Lee Herbet In This Episode If yousubscribeto the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment torate and review usand help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us. Show Opener: Capturing Passion’s Lee […] petapixel.com

2017-8-13 18:07

(Sony A7sIII, Sony A9, RX) What we know and what we dont know

On April 20 (London) or April 23 (Las Vegas) or in June Sony could announce a new High End FF E-mount camera and a new RX camera. Here is the little we know and the lot we don’t know so far: What we know for sure so far: Sony has a press conference on April […] The post (Sony A7sIII, Sony A9, RX) What we know and what we don’t know… appeared first on sonyalpharumors. sonyalpharumors.com

2017-4-18 13:53

I Gave Instant Photos To More Than 60 Tanzanians Who Dont Have Them And Captured Their Smiles

My name is Julia and I'm a Belarusian amateur photographer currently living in Prague. There is a Swahili expression "Watu sio milima" which means "People are not mountains". Every time when I prove that I'm not a mountain and travel from one place to another I see this world from a new perspective and become a bit better. boredpanda.com

2017-3-18 16:37

Don McCullin Knighted for His Services to Photography

British photojournalist and war photographer Don McCullin was knighted this week for his “services to photography.” The news was published today as an official public record in the The London Gazette, which reads: “THE QUEEN has been graciously pleased to signify her intention of conferring the honour of Knighthood upon the undermentioned: Donald McCULLIN, C.B.E., […] petapixel.com

2016-12-31 20:13

Dont Fetishize This Image

Burhan Ozbilicis stunning photo of a gunman moments after assassinating the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov spread like wildfire over social media. While many within the photojournalism community quickly declared the image as the photo of the year, and worth of top prizes, one voice offered dissent. Matt Slaby is a photographer and founding […] petapixel.com

2016-12-30 22:38