The term “Photoshopping” (the verb) has become synonymous with the act of digitally retouching or manipulating a photograph. It’s often used unfavorably, for example, while browsing Facebook: “Oh, that pic was definitely Photoshopped. She’s not that tan in real life.”
But according to Adobe representatives, the company is not concerned about how Photoshop is being used.
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Another of the photographers who had been bravely providing coverage from the front lines of the Syrian conflict lost his life on Sunday when a Syrian air strike dropped a barrel bomb on a rebel-held area of Aleppo. Read more…
“6 Photography Lessons from a Combat Sniper” —DIY Photography
We see them in movies, we watch History Channel specials about them, and they are the things of which legends are made. Surprisingly, no, I’m not referring to UFOs. We’re talking about combat snipers, those lethal ghosts in face paint shifting in the shadows.
I began contemplating the possible parallels between photographers and these men of mystery, and, as I have rarely ever fallen into a category that the military deems as useful for more than civilian life, I sat down one evening with a friend and former U.S. Army sniper to get the lowdown on what life as a precision shooter is really like… But, as we continued to talk, I began to see more and more the applicable parallels between these elusive soldiers and those of us in the metaphorical “trenches” of photography. (There’s really no comparison, I know…)
Editor’s Note: The video below contains strong imagery. None of it is NSFW per se, but it might not be suitable for all viewers.
March 8th was International Women’s Day, and although Google Glass will no doubt be used in the future to document many a wonderful celebration on this day, this year it was instead used to send a strong, shocking message about domestic violence. Read more…
Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch ever for a global TV series.
But before Neil deGrasse Tyson takes over for the iconic Carl Sagan, explaining and enchanting a whole new generation by sharing the wonders of the our universe, NASA wants to get you excited in its own way.
Just like the agency did ahead of the Oscars, the NASA Goddard Photo and Video Flickr account has just uploaded a stunning set of 43 images that will hopefully inspire a bit of awe and get you that much more excited for tonight’s premier. Read more…
Nokia recently teamed up with light painting photographer Ian Hobson to prove to the world that a smartphone as advanced as the 1020 was capable of capturing awesome light painting shots. The resulting video is part tutorial, part inspirational, part Nokia ad — and if you can ignore the last part, the first two make it well worth a couple minutes of your time. Read more…
“Canon EOS 7D vs 70D: 16 things you really need to know” —PhotoVenture
“The Canon EOS 7D and 70D are Canon’s most advanced APS-C format digital SLRs. Both aimed at enthusiasts and experts, both offer high continuous shooting speeds and full HD movie modes, and they even share the same battery!
But there are some key differences. The EOS 7D was launched way back in September 2009, while the Canon EOS 70D is almost four years younger, first appearing in July 2013.
The EOS 7D was undoubtedly ahead of its time, but has the newer and cheaper EOS 70D overtaken it? Find out in our Canon EOS 7D vs 70D comparison.”
The MōVI freefly systems are very expensive, there’s no denying that. But when you see this behind the scenes video and the footage that the Red Bull Media House was able to capture with it while the camera man launched off massive jumps and flew through the air on skis, you’ll never wonder whether or not it’s worth it again. Read more…