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Professional Photography Industry News and Resources

Professional Photography Industry News and Resources
In the photographer's first monograph, he explores his own adoption and upbringing. "I was trapped between my warm and happy memories of my early childhood growing up in Rwanda, and the horror I witnessed in my early teens in my homeland and in the DRC." Photojournalist Andrew McConnell used portraiture to raise awareness about displaced people living in cities around the world. Add this software to your post-processing workflow to get the best portraits possible. The editors of PDN are proud to announce our picks for this year's 30 new and emerging photographers to watch. Find out the names of the photographers, agencies, and creatives behind recent campaigns for Bottega Veneta, Google, NetJets, ExxonMobil, Emirates and more (for PDN subscribers).


New smArticles Added Every Monday, Here's the Latest... We are the leading voice in the evolution into hybrid photography and extend a warm welcome to you. Photography is going through a magnificent change right now as mirrorless camera mature into wonderful lightweigh yet high performance tools for the pro as well as non-pro. Flash is getting ready to step aside for continuous light like LED, sound enters the picture and photographers need to be able to shoot "talking portraits" but choosing and using microphones is really tough. Will Crockett is an early adopter to shooting photo+video+audio and making "eProducts" to replace the sagging sales of years past. This YouTube channel is the home of his and many of the others that have helped along the way.

Online digital photography lessons and tutorials: Web Photo School Basic Lighting A good place to start. These lessons demonstrate professional lighting techniques using only basic lighting tools. Having good lighting equipment is important, but knowing how to use it well is paramount! Allison Butterscotch This lovely crossbody bag can accommodate a large camera body with attached lens and one to two additional lenses. The seven roomy pockets provide lots of space for keys, a wallet, sunglasses, phone, iPad or tablet, etc. DetailsExterior material: soft, water-resistant, top quality faux leather in butterscotchInterior fabric: light blue silky cottonProtective foam sewn into the lining of all four sides and the bottom of the bagTwo adjustable pads made from 1/2" foamAdjustable strapRemovable shoulder padMain compartment closes with a zipperExterior: Three front pockets with zippered closures; large, open back pocket that can accommodate an iPad and has a hidden zippered pocket in its interiorInterior: Configure the main compartment around your gear by attaching the removable pads to the sides and bottom of the bag; there is also a zippered iPad pocket on one side of the interior of the bag and another zippered pocket for your phone and keys on the other side Size: 10" x 12" x 5"

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Classes and programs in art and design for all ages MassArt's Professional and Continuing Education Program is dedicated to providing high quality accessible and enriching learning opportunities in the arts for anyone ages 10 and up. Choose from a broad array of offerings in painting, sculpture, drawing, film, video, web design, graphic or industrial design, fashion, architecture, animation, computer arts, jewelry/metals, glass, fibers, furniture design/woodworking, art history, and liberal arts and get more than just a class. Become part of the MassArt community. Review: Samyang/Rokinon 24mm f/3.5 Tilt-Shift Lens The mechanism could do with a much smoother movement setting with more friction. When getting used to the lens, take care not to force things. There are parts of the tilt/shift mechanism that could be damaged if you are unduly ham-fisted ;-)

BALLED Pro - In Action - LED Foto-Lampe Goodies for food photographers The use oft he iPhone makes many happy food photographers: always and everywhere, where ever we are, we can make a quick snapshot of what is on our plate and at the same moment we can share it with the rest of the world. Now, in Instagram we create a big story on the frontpage and supported by special applications such as swype successful snapshots are refined even further.With the iPhone ready to hand at the table, that's all well and good. But it can not just compete against the professional food photographer with his system camera and his equipment. Differences must be exist, isn’t it? Do we want to reduce the difference maybe a bit more?

Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens Review The first tilt/shift lens Canon produced, the Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens, is also Canon's highest optical performing tilt/shift lens. I don't like to be redundant in my reviews, but Canon's tilt/shift line shares many qualities. I repeat much of this information for those who happen to be starting their TS-E search with each particular TS-E lens. And of course, the information is tweaked for the nuances of each lens. So with that said ... What is a Tilt-Shift lens? FUJINON XF 56mm ƒ/1.2 Review — Fuji vs. Fuji If you’ve visited this site before, you might already know that this lens is part of my “Ultimate Prime Kit,” which consists of the 14mm ƒ/2.8, the 23mm ƒ/1.4, and the 56mm ƒ/1.2. These lenses all have excellent handling traits with one potential exception being the 14mm ƒ/2.8. Some people were finding the aperture ring a little loose on the 14mm.

Food & Light: Photography Tips from Diane Cu Meet Diane Cu. She’s half of the White on Rice Couple team. She’s a blogger, food stylist, and professional photographer, in conjunction with her husband, Todd Porter, who makes up the other half of White on Rice Couple. If you’re not familiar with her work It would be in your best interest to get familiar with her work, their work, because it’s phenomenal. The 8 Best Inexpensive Canon Lenses In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for them, so I spend a significant amount of time looking for lenses that offer superior quality at lower price points. These are the best inexpensive Canon lenses I could find.

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