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This is How Photojournalists Got Shots of Trump Golfing

President Trump was golfing on Saturday when most mainstream media outlets called the 2020 presidential election, projecting former Vice President Joe Biden as the winner. A few photojournalists managed to capture photos of Trump by shooting with ultra-telephoto camera lenses from nearly a mile away across the Potomac River.

How the National Media Turned Me Into a Trump Supporter

This is a clickbait headline that is totally “true.” Quotation marks intentional. I readily admit to being an old white guy, but I do object to becoming a poster boy for the old lonely white guy Trump supporter without friends.

How That Viral ‘Trump’s Notes’ Photo Was Shot

On Wednesday, President Trump spoke briefly to the media about the ongoing impeachment inquiry hearings on Capitol Hill while leaving the White House for Texas. Getty Images photographer Mark Wilson was in attendance, and he managed to capture a photo of Trump's notes that instantly went viral around the world.

Sony Quietly Raised the Price of the 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens by $200

This past weekend, Sony quietly increased the price of its exceptionally sharp 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens by $200, raising the price from $1,898 to $2,098 overnight without any explanation. It's left the industry wondering why, and some speculating that the US/China trade war is to blame.

Trump Announces New Tariffs that May Affect the Price of Cameras and Lenses

President Trump has announced that a fresh wave of tariffs will be imposed on goods imported from China beginning September 1st. The 10% tariff—which is in addition to the 25% tariffs already in effect—may mean increased prices on any cameras, lenses, or other photography gear imported to the United States from China.

Sony’s FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens is Cheaper in Canada, are Trump Tariffs to Blame?

If you live in the United States, you may be surprised to hear that you'll pay a premium to buy the latest Sony FE mount lens. As pointed out in a recent report by Sony Alpha Rumors, the new Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 lens is selling for about 19% less in Canada than it is in the US, which has the photo community wondering if the latest round of Trump tariffs are to blame.

How a UK Photographer Broke News of Trump’s Secret Trip to Iraq

On Christmas Day, President Trump and first lady Melania made an unannounced flight to visit troops stationed in Iraq. But before the first news articles and official photos were published, one photographer in the UK had already accidentally uncovered the secret mission on social media.

Trump Volunteer Blocks Photographer’s Camera, Plan Backfires

A volunteer at a rally for President Donald Trump reached out his arm last night to block a photojournalist's camera as he tried to photograph a protester. Another photographer caught the move on camera, and today that photo-blocking volunteer has unintentionally become a viral news story.