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Developing Your Photographic Style

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Defining your style is one of the, if not the, most difficult and time-consuming aspects of photography. It takes many people years or even decades of shooting before they really start to narrow down their photographic style. Today I am going to try and speed you up past all that ...

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This Guy Built an Aluminum Medium Format Camera at Home

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Photographer Lucus Landers has built one of the most impressive do-it-yourself cameras we’ve ever seen. Called the Landers AL6, it’s an all-aluminum camera that shoots medium format film. “I have recently completed my most recent camera build,” Landers tells PetaPixel. “With the exception of the lens and shutter, everything is ...

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This App Lets You Shoot Virtual Models in the Real World

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There’s a new app that lets you shoot portraits of virtual models in your real-world location. It’s called Augmented Reality Photo Studio. Created by the Los Angeles-based company Superba AR, Photo Studio AR lets you stage and shoot portraits in locations you scout without having to bring a stand-in model. ...

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Court Refuses to Toss Lawsuit Between Monkey and Photographer

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Photographer David Slater’s legal nightmare surrounding that monkey selfie snapped in 2011 isn’t over. A US court has decided not to toss the copyright lawsuit filed against Slater by PETA on the monkey’s behalf, despite Slater and PETA reaching a settlement last year. Digital Trends reports that in an order ...

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17 Lighting Recipes to Keep in Mind for Portrait Photos

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At the WPPI wedding and portrait photography conference and expo this year, photographer Trevor Dayley taught this 1-hour class titled “17 Fast, Easy, Awesome Lighting Recipes.” Dayley shares 17 lighting ideas you can keep in mind on any portrait shoot using a memorization story. The story is a strange tale ...

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LargeSense Unveils World’s First Single Shot 8×10 Digital Camera

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Say hello to the world’s first full-frame 8×10 large format single-shot digital camera. The Santa Clara, California-based startup company LargeSense has just launched the LS911, a camera that raises the bar for sensor sizes in digital photography. The LargeSense LS911 features a single shot 9×11-inch monochrome CMOS sensor with a ...

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Photos of KFC Fried Chicken as Fiery Explosions

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Here’s something that’s strange yet creative. KFC Hong Kong wanted to promote its Hot & Spicy fried chicken, so the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong Photoshopped pieces of fried chicken into photos to make them look like fiery explosions and smoke/vapor plumes. Desaturating a piece of fried chicken ...

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Photos of Car Attack and Refugees Win 2018 Pulitzer Prizes

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The 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners have just been announced. Photographer Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Virginia, won the Breaking News Photography category for his chilling photo of the moment a car attack slammed into racially-charged protests in his town — an incident that made national headlines. “A ...

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