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This is Trumps New Official Portrait

The White House just published President Trump’s official portrait photo, which means the one that was released in January 2017 was a placeholder until the real official photo could be made. The newly released portrait was shot on Friday, October 6, 2017, by official White House photographer Shealah Craighead. In case you missed it the […] petapixel.com

2017-10-31 21:10

How to Shoot an Annie Leibovitz-style Group Portrait with Affordable Gear

One way portrait photographers like Annie Leibovitz light large-scale group photos is by lighting smaller groups by themselves and then compositing everyone together into a large group. Photographer Barry Harley recently employed this technique with relatively affordable gear for a group photo with friends while on vacation. Harley, his wife, and a group of friends […] petapixel.com

2017-9-30 18:33

Instagram adds portrait and landscape support for multi-photo posts

Instagram has expanded format support for its multi-image posts, letting users create these posts using portrait or landscape images or videos in addition to square format content. The change gives users more flexibility in choosing which content is shared on the social network, Instagram explains, although it is still limited: only one format (portrait or landscape) can be used per multi-photo post. dpreview.com

2017-8-31 19:10

Simpler Than You Think: The Secret To Metering a Portrait Photo With a Flash

Sooooooooo many photographers are completely and totally scared of using a flash, but in all truthfulness it's probably sometimes easier than metering for natural light. Because a camera has options like aperture priority for a photographer to tell the camera only what depth of field a photographer wants, lots of photographers tend to opt for this setting more than anything else. thephoblographer.com

2017-8-21 13:00

Sony A7RII vs 5D Mark IV Portrait shootout! Which is a better option for portraits?

Sony Ambassador Manny Ortiz just posted this Sony A7RII vs 5D Mark IV Portrait shootout video. If there is one thing I would like Sony to copy from Canon is their skin color performance. But that’s just my two cents :) The post Sony A7RII vs 5D Mark IV Portrait shootout! Which is a better option for portraits? appeared first on sonyalpharumors. sonyalpharumors.com

2017-8-12 15:51

Duo to Bring Back Emil Buschs 1910 Glaukar 91mm f/3.1Portrait Lens

A pair of photographers with ties to German lens maker Meyer Optik want to bring the 107-year-old Emil Busch 91mm portrait lens back to life with their Kickstarter project. Fashion photographer Benedikt Ernst and portrait photographer Firat Bagdu have partnered with optical engineer Wolfdieter Prenzel in this reinvention project. In 1910, Emil Busch introduced the […] petapixel.com

2017-7-24 19:59

iOS 11 brings photo updates to iPhone and iPad

In addition to hardware updates, Apple provided some details about the next generation of its mobile operating system at today's WWDC. When iOS 11 arrives this fall it will bring an updated Live Photos feature with a few new tricks up its sleeve, more options for shooting in Portrait Mode on the iPhone 7 Plus, and more efficient image compression for the 7 and 7 Plus. dpreview.com

2017-6-6 01:55