Sarah Saratonina is a still life and food photographer from Cotia, Brazil. Often focusing on fun, colorful compositions, which incorporate floral and food elements, Sarah’s photos have been featured a number of times in Editors’ Choice and in Digital Photo Magazine. Q: Sarah, please tell us a bit about your journey as a photographer, what
Analogue Wonderland has just announced Analogue WonderBox, a new subscription service that sends a curated set of 35mm films to analog photographers every month. “Every week we get questions from folk getting into film photography – either for the first time or returning after a couple of decades in the digital world – asking for
Commercial filmmakers, videographers, and photographers usually need to pay a fee if they want to shoot on every federal land. Right now, however, the fees aren’t consistent across these lands. Therefore, federal land management agencies are currently in the process of standardizing them and making them mandatory and consistent everywhere. The major federal land management
Samyang has just launched a new Lens Simulator that lets you play with sensor sizes and lens settings to see how they affect the look of resulting photos. The interactive web app features a dynamic photo on the left and controls on the right for adjusting the image. You can choose the background image, sensor
TETENAL’s been in the film developing business since 1847 and almost all of the world’s other developing companies have relied on them during that time. They’d been having trouble (at least publicly) since the end of 2018 when they were desperately seeking help to avoid bankruptcy. The following month, they declared that they would be
Henri Cartier-Bresson did it. Edward Steichen and Richard Avedon did too. Ansel Adams recently went viral for using it. Of course, we’re talking about the golden ratio, the divine proportion, or phi—a seemingly magical number that crops up time and again in the work of master photographers. Whether they used it intentionally or not, the
Cameradactyl camera maker Ethan Moses has announced the new Cameradactyl Mongoose, an automatic 35mm film carrier for people who want to quickly scan their film using a digital camera. The device is designed to pull an entire roll of 35mm film over a light source while triggering an exposure by an overhead camera for each
GoPro Hero 9 has been officially announced. Now we can finally confirm what we saw in leaked photos and unboxing video: yes, it does have a color selfie screen and it’s capable of shooting 5K video at 30 fps. But there are some other improvements over its predecessor, such as a 23.6 MP sensor. So,
Apple just announced the new Apple Watch Series 6. While the design of the watch has remained virtually unchanged from Series 5, there are a number of innovative features that set it apart. First off, there’s a new watch face (one of 7 in the new watchOS 7) powered by Lumy that photographers will appreciate:
Datacolor has announced the ColorReader EZ, a new portable tool that’s designed to simplify matching, selecting, and coordinating colors. The ColorReader EZ joins a family that includes the $99 ColorReader and $249 ColorReader Pro, and it becomes the most portable and affordable device of the trio. “ColorReader EZ takes the guesswork out of selecting and
I have only recently begun to discover astronomy, but it’s an even more expensive hobby than photography. So, I’m really happy to see that you can take stunning photos even through a tiny consumer telescope. And I mean, really stunning! This 550-megapixel photo shows star clusters and nebulae in great detail, and it was taken
The photo industry has changed significantly in the last ten years, and according to recent surveys, so have photography schools. From offering video and film production training to increasing their online presence through blogs and websites, photography institutions are finding new ways to connect with students and push the industry forward. Plus, while many art
[embedded content] San Francisco was blanketed by an apocalyptic orange sky last week due to the smoke from wildfires across California. This 24-second time-lapse shows what it was like to take off from the city and climb into the thick smoke layer. The images were captured by Alaska Airlines flight #3458 as it took off
With the compact camera market decimated by smartphones, Canon is getting creative with its latest product. Called the PowerShot Zoom, it’s an unusual-looking pocket-sized camera that resembles a monocular. The PowerShot Zoom is designed to be operated with just one hand and weighs 5.1 ounces (145g). Inside is a 12.1-megapixel 1/3-inch CMOS sensor and a
I’m not sure how I feel about this one yet. On the one hand, it’s pretty cool and interesting. A new take on the tech that could be very useful to a lot of people – especially sports goers, if Canon’s promo video is anything to go by. But on the other, it’s pretty weird.
Dutch photo artist Erik Kessels has sparked outrage with his latest art installation, titled “Destroy My Face.” Kessels covered the ground of a skate park with portraits of women who have had plastic surgery and then invited skateboarders to shred them up by riding over them. Kessels began installing the “interactive” exhibition on September 7th.
Computer chairs are not something very exciting. Unless they look like a scorpion and shape-shift like a transformer. Say hello to the Cluvens Scorpion Computer Cockpit. A $3,299.00 behemoth that will occupy your entire room. Then again, it probably has all that you need to edit, then maybe its ok that there is no room
This article is guide for the aspiring travel photographer who don’t know where to start. The article originally appeared here, and is being republished with express permission from Viktor. Viktor Elizarov is a travel photographer and educator from Montreal, Canada. He travels around the world and shares his experiences on his popular travel photography blog.
The popular iOS camera app Halide says it saw a huge increase in downloads this week by people needing a better way to capture orange skies from wildfire smoke. In response, Halide has donated a day of sales toward wildfire relief. As wildfire smoke blankets the West Coast of the United States, many smartphone users
While Kolari Vision might not have been the first company to announce the release of drop-in filters for the Canon EF to RF drop-in filter adapter, they are the first to bring them to market. Kolari Vision has now announced the release and immediate availability of a range of filters designed specifically for the Canon
The Library of Congress has invited all Flickr users in the United States to submit photos of “their experiences living through the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.” The best images will be added to a special online photo pool and some will be preserved in the LOC’s permanent collections. The announcement was made two days ago on
Product photography can be a lot of fun, especially when you start to experiment with light painting. In this video, photographer Mark Duffy shows us how he does his long exposure product photography using the new KYU 6 LED lights and Godox MS300 strobes in the studio on a pair of trainers (or “sneakers”, for
As part of a recent study, Venngage reached out to thousands of marketers to get a better understanding of how they use visuals in their campaigns. Of the 200 content marketers to participate in the study, a 40% majority said they used stock photos most frequently. In our content-rich world, stock photos can be found
California Governor Gavin Newsom has quietly signed a new law that exempts freelance photographers and some other types of independent contractors from the controversial AB 5 law that forced a huge range of freelancers to become employees. AB 5, which was signed in September 2019 and which took effect in January 2020, was designed to
[embedded content] If you’re just getting started in photography and want to build upon a solid foundation, here’s a helpful 9-minute video by the popular YouTube channel Mango Street that covers 5 basic photography techniques for beginners. Here are the 5 techniques covered in the video along with longer Mango Street video tutorials on each
dubblefilm, the brand best known for its unique film stocks, has launched its first 35mm camera. The SHOW is an affordable 35mm camera that’s basically a reusable “disposable camera” that’s cheap to buy and fun to use. The dubblefilm SHOW features a lightweight (3.5oz/100g) body that has a built-in flash powered by a AAA battery.
© Nicolas Lefaudeux, France – Galaxies Winner and Overall Winner The Earth hasn’t really been the best place to live on for the past year or so. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been fantasizing about moving to some other planet. Stunning photos from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest definitely make these
In 2020, amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, brands around the world are facing increased pressure to put social responsibility above profit. Customers are demanding more transparency, honesty, and action from the businesses they support, and as companies look for better ways to connect with and support their communities during this time, we’re witnessing a sea
On September 5, 2020, The New York Times published “The Great Divide” – the latest entry in their “The America We Need” Times Opinion series – which examined neighborhoods on Chicago’s North Side and South Side and the enormous disparities in wealth and health that have emerged between them as a result of racist policies
[embedded content] Landscape photographer and YouTuber Mads Peter Iversen is back with another helpful tips video. This time, he’s covering a very important subject that many beginners fail to properly appreciate when they’re just starting out: how to create depth in your landscape imagery. In this video, Mads covers 7 tips for creating depth that