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Lighting setup: Classic editorial portrait lighting

There will always be ‘classics’ in any industry. Sure these classics may not turn heads or make the headlines and they may even take a dip in popularity for a while, but these ‘classics’ will always be a timeless safe bet. Fashion has its ‘little black dress’ and ‘tan trench coat’, cooking has its lasagne, […] The post Lighting setup: Classic editorial...

Strange Thing in the Forest – a story told with miniatures and practical effects

Felix Hernandez (previously) is a photographer who turns his vivid imagination into fantastic images. He brings miniatures and practical effects together, sometimes adds a dash of digital manipulation, and turns imaginary worlds into real photos. Strange Thing in the Forest is his latest creation, and Felix once again tells a story through his stunning...

Vaxis Archon CFast 2.0 is new CFAST player with RED certification

  Vaxis has just announced  RED certification for their new Archon series Exascend CFast 2.0 lineup of cards. Vaxis has been having some really great performing products come into the market lately. They are dipping their toes into a completely new market with this card being their first Cfast 2.0 card. With that being said, […] The post Vaxis Archon...

Petition to outlaw public breastfeeding photos is on after mom-photographer clash

A UK woman recently started a petition to ban taking photos while breastfeeding in public. She claims that a “creepy” man took photos of her while she was breastfeeding in public and refused to delete them. And now, she wants to make this “disturbing, intrusive act” illegal. Julia Cooper tells her story in the petition […] The post Petition to outlaw...

When and why you might want to use ND filters for your photography

Along with polarizers, Neutral Density (ND) filters are pretty much the only filters most people really need these days. But what are ND filters? How do they work and why might you want to use one for your photography? Put simply, though, ND filters are sort of like sunglasses for your camera to darken down […] The post When and why you might want...

This massive 16TB external SSD offers speeds up to 2,800MB/sec and costs a whopping $3,300

Sometimes, you just need a whole lot of external storage and you need it to be really, really fast – especially if you’re shooting video. There are a lot of great fast options out there from companies like Western Digital, SanDisk and Samsung, but when it comes to speed and capacity, Sabrent really takes the cake […] The post This massive 16TB external...

Did the media frame the George Floyd protest coverage for white eyes?

In a Mother Jones piece, Ramenda Cyrus analyzes A1 coverage of last year’s George Floyd protests and contends that the media is still relying on old tropes to represent Black Americans. In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Allen and Sarah take a look at her arguments and the supporting voices of author Martin Berger […] The post Did the media...

Kolari mod solves EOS R5 over heating – Costs $399 and probably voids your warranty

The folks at Kolari Vision have been working hard on trying to solve the Canon EOS R5 overheating issues for a while now. They were the first to tear open the EOS R6 and publish what they saw. They also identified the timer that was causing the camera to shut down at the predetermined times […] The post Kolari mod solves EOS R5 over heating – Costs...

The Leica SL2-S – Not perfect, but perfect for me

The idea of Leica with image stabilisation, built-in EVF, WIFI, 2 card slots and endless more features, may seem like a very foreign concept for legacy Leica shooters. However, this is exactly what Leica has made. And while the Leica SL2-S is very easy to glance at and think “well, it’s just an overpriced Panasonic”. […] The post The Leica SL2-S –...

This touching and trippy portrait wins The International Portrait Photographer of the Year 2021

The International Portrait Photographer of the Year has published the winners of its 2021 contest. Among many stunning portraits, the title of the overall winner went to Forough Yavari from Australia. Her unusual self-portrait displays not only strong emotions but also great skill in both photography and editing. In this article, we bring you Forough...

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