Photography News

An recent court order banning photography outside the Arizona Supreme Court in Phoenix and Court of Appeals in Tucson is being criticized as unconstitutional. The court says the order is meant to stop “abuse and intimidation,” but critics say it infringes on people’s First Amendment rights and puts photojournalists in an “untenable position.” As reported
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The Elinchrom Rotalux Softbox system is finally complete. 25 years after the popular light shaping system debuted, Elinchrom has finally debuted “Rotagrids” for all 12 modifier shapes, allowing Rotalux users to better control their light spread. The newly announced Rotagrids are 30° grids that come in every size and shape of Rotalux Softbox, including Square,
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Sony is working hard to keep its image sensor supremacy. The company is planning to show off two new image sensors at the 2019 International Electronic Devices Meeting (IEDM) that should have photographers excited: a 3-layer organic image sensor that will require no demosaicing, and “the world’s first all PDAF CMOS image sensor.” According to
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The popular and increasingly powerful macOS photo editor Pixelmator Pro has released a major update that adds full compatibility with macOS Catalina (sorry Adobe), allowing users of the latest MacBook Pros to use their iPads as a high-end photo editing tablet for retouching. The update—version 1.5, AKA Avalon—was released yesterday and includes a general performance
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Adobe has unveiled the latest version of Photoshop Elements, and thanks to the power of Adobe’s Sensei AI, Photoshop Elements 2020 brings a slew of one-click photo effects and photo editing tools to the enthusiast-grade software. Photoshop Elements has always been about ease-of-use and accessibility. Any photo enthusiast ought to be able to get great
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Last year, retoucher Pratik Naik released the Infinite Color Panel for Photoshop, a smart and powerful color grading tool. Now he’s back again with the Infinite Texture Panel, a powerful AI-powered tool that helps you quickly work with nearly $10,000 in high-quality textures. Created in collaboration with Stefan Kohler (the founder of RAWexchange International) and
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After previewing the feature in July, Facebook-owned photo sharing behemoth Instagram has officially released a shadow-banning feature, called Restrict, to all of its users today. Restrict gives Instagram users who are dealing with trolls or bullies a third option that’s not quite as obvious as reporting or blocking someone. It’s being positioned as an anti-bullying
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Scientists at the Fudan University and Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics in China have developed a 500MP cloud-connected ‘super camera’ that can reportedly pick out facial details of an individual person among thousands in a crowded stadium. The new tech is raising serious concerns about privacy and government monitoring. According to a
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