Some of the last century’s greatest photographers were also ardent rule-breakers. Garry Winogrand was a fan of tilted horizons. Saul Leiter was known for placing his subjects slightly off-center. Diane Arbus, who disliked the idea of “good” versus “bad” compositions, enjoyed making what she called “funny mistakes.” When we discuss composition in photography, the “rule
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Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! A Lost Camera Case Opens Memories of a 1960s Photojournalist’s Life – The Daily Beast Coretta Scott King bussing Martin Luther King Jr. on the cheek
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[embedded content] Leica Akademie UK has announced the launch of its Leica Lab program which is set to offer an exclusive learning experience provided by industry experts with backgrounds in commissioning, shooting, editing, and curating work. The educational program is taught both in-person and online and delivers an intensive four-week learning experience where participating photographers
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Moment has launched a new line of CineClear UV Filters that promise to protect agains sun, dust, scratches, and spills without sacrificing image quality. Moment is more widely known for its smartphone camera lenses, but also makes accessories for full-size cameras — including filters — and backpacks (such as its recently announced Strohl Mountain backpacks).
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Istvan Kerekes / Hungary / Grand Prize Winner / Transylvanian Shepherds | Shot on iPhone 7 / Targu Mures, Transylvania, Romania Apple’s annual iPhone Photography Awards event has happened for 2021 and the winners have been announced. The competition covers seventeen categories with winners coming from all over the world including Australia, Germany, Bangladesh, China,
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By Spencer Cox 15 CommentsPublished On July 21, 2021 « » <?xml encoding=”UTF-8″?????> A relatively basic and sometimes overlooked lens in Nikon’s venerable Z-series lens lineup is the Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3. Selling for $400 on its own but $300 as a kit with any full-frame Nikon Z camera, this is a budget optic with
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This summer, New York City launched its largest-ever marketing initiative to coincide with the reopening of restaurants, festivals, fairs, and events. After a difficult year, tourism to the Big Apple is gradually showing signs of recovery, with the $30 million ‘NYC Reawakens’ campaign encouraging travelers to return. Landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Statue
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In a colossal win for the Right to Repair movement, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published a statement where it unanimously approved the prioritization of aggressive action against manufacturers who impose unfair repair restrictions on individuals and independent repair shops. The statement follows an executive order from President Joe Biden that asked the FTC
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The University of California Santa Cruz sits nestled amongst towering redwood trees, flanked by maritime chaparral, oak savannas and coastal wetlands teeming with life. It was here, while falling in love with the rich biodiversity of this place, that I began my career in conservation photography. In the classroom, I studied how animal behavior is
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In 1966, the photographer Gordon Parks traveled to Florida to meet a 24-year-old Muhammad Ali. The moment Parks walked into the boxer’s hotel room, they established a rapport. “Sit down,” Ali told the photographer. “They tell me you’re the greatest.” That was the beginning of a years-long collaboration, during which time Parks created some of
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