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B&H Photo Debuts One of the Most Comprehensive and Useful Canon Lens Guides You’ve Ever Seen

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Earlier today, B&H officially launched a new online resource called the Canon Lens Experience. It’s a dedicated microsite that takes a comprehensive look at the various lenses Canon offers, presenting unique and interactive features that demonstrate the various capabilities.

Even more interesting is the series of interviews which features 15 well-respected photographers from different fields, each of whom talk about their experience as a photographer and how their respective Canon gear have helped them make the iconic shots they’ve captured. Read more…

external Swipe the photos and see Hurricane Katrina disaster dissolve into present-day recovery —NOLA

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Drag your cursor (on a computer) or swipe your finger (on a phone or tablet) across each photo below. The 2005 Hurricane Katrina photo will dissolve into a picture from the identical vantage point nine years later.

 
Aug 26, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

Cheetyr is the Searchable Photoshop Cheat Sheet You’ve Been Waiting For

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Photoshop is a wonderful resource, full of creative potential; to help streamline that creative potential, Adobe has included an insane amount of shortcuts that allow you to easily apply effects, swap tools and perform actions. There’s just one issue… there’s too many of them to keep track of.

With so many shortcuts for so many different things, it’s sometimes hard to remember the shortcut you need the moment you need it — unless, of course, you’re using Cheetyr. Read more…

Guy Boils a GoPro (And Nearly Destroys It) to Capture Footage of an Egg Being Poached

There are many ways to almost destroy your GoPro trying to capture viral footage — jumping off cliffs, jumping a mountain bike across a cliff… pretty much anything with a cliff will work — but this is the first time we’ve run across someone almost destroying their action cam by boiling it. All to give you an underwater view of an egg being poached. Read more…

external Getting Published As A Photographer —Huffington Post

Award-winning writer and photographer Michael Ernest Sweet of “The Human Fragment” shares a few tips for fellow photographers aspiring to see their own work in print.

 
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Make Long Wedding Albums a Fun, Quick Watch by Turning Them Into an Animated Sequence

Wedding photos are wonderful. But sometimes sitting around the living room looking through a couple hundred, if not thousand, wedding photos isn’t exactly ‘fun’ for the friends you inevitably force into it.

Well, there’s a solution for that. Just do what this couple did and turn the wedding photographs into an animated short film. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Rumor: More Nikon D750 Specs Leaked

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We’ve known for a few weeks that a Nikon full frame camera is in the works. In our previous coverage we’ve shared some of the initial specs and a reported confirmation of the name, but today we have a few more thanks to a screenshot acquired by Nikon Rumors. Read more…

external Everyday Life Around The World As Told Through Instagram —TIME

“I want people to use this anywhere they feel it’s needed to change people’s perceptions,” he explains. “Whether that’s a continent, a country, a city or a neighborhood, it’s really up to the person who has chosen to take that on.”

 
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Instagram’s ‘Hyperlapse’ App Lets Anybody Create Super-Smooth, Cinematic Time-Lapses

Instagram is shaking up the mobile photography/videography sphere in a big way today with the release of Hyperlapse, a brand new app that transforms shaky videos up to 45 minutes long into super-smooth, stable and cinematic feeling hyperlapses/time-lapses at the press of a button. Read more…

16 Organizations that Want to Fund Your Photography Project

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You have a powerful idea for a photography project, but not all the funds you need to make it happen. Sound familiar?

The great news is there are many foundations, non-profits and private companies alike, who are willing to fund worthy photographers based on talent and project goals. Some offer grants for photojournalists who expose social injustices; others focus on editorial photographers who tell long-form stories.

We’ve rounded up 16 as a start to help you in your search. It’s by no means an exhaustive list, so feel free to add others to the list via the comments section! Read more…