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Behind the scenes with some incredible camera robots

Tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee of MKBHD recently took a trip to Portland, OR to meet up with the team behind Motorized Precision and show off some of the incredible camera robots they've built. The resulting behind the scenes videos show you why these robots exist, and the kinds of shots they're able to get that are just plain impossible for a human to recreate with the tools we currently have available. dpreview.com

2018-4-5 20:58

Using Drones to Shoot War Zones

Photographer and director Joey L has been using camera drones to capture aerial photos and videos in conflict zones. Here’s a 21-minute talk he recently gave on his work atHardwired NYC. With how far consumer drones have come in the past several years, it’s possible for Joey to capture incredibly striking images showing a unique […] petapixel.com

2018-2-21 22:18

Using Strobes to Enhance the Sun in Portraiture

So many photographers out there rely heavily on natural light for their outdoor and indoor portraits, but many of you also make use of external lighting sources like strobes or speedlights. One great way to make use of both methods of thought is to use a strobe or speedlight as a fill light in your natural light portraits instead of something reflective, like a 5 in 1 reflector. thephoblographer.com

2017-12-27 17:00

THIS is How You Apologize for Using a Photo Without Permission as a Brand

The camera accessory brand Tether Tools just earned a great deal of goodwill from photographers by taking a copyright infringement mistake seriously. After discovering that they had accidentally used a photographer’s image without permission, the company posted a lengthy apology and explanation on its website and social media. “We messed up and would like to […] petapixel.com

2017-12-19 20:19

How to Add Creative Lighting to Plain Backdrops Using a DIY Cucoloris

This short 2-minute video from photographer Svitlana Vronska demonstrates some clever lighting tricks you can use to add some creative flair to your images with an otherwise uninteresting backdrop. The budget setup makes use of lighting gear, some black and white board from a dollar store, and an X-Acto knife to create some interesting shadow […] petapixel.com

2017-9-8 17:35

Woman Stripped of Prizes After Using Public Domain Photos to Win Contests

A Swiss photographer has been stripped of two awards after it was revealed that she had submitted a Thai photographer’s public domain photos as her own to win the contests and earn $3,100. Khaosod English reports that photographer Madeleine Josephine Fierz had won 1st prize in the Moscow International Foto Awards and 2nd prize in […] petapixel.com

2017-9-2 19:17