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Photographer David Burnett Switches to Sony After 40 Years of Canon


Renowned photojournalist David Burnett has just announced that he’s switching over to Sony camera equipment after over 40 years of shooting with Canon gear. Burnett recorded this 5-minute video about his decision. Burnett is one of the top photojournalists in the world today and the co-founder of Contact Press Images. ...

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How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light


If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how you can take great, dramatic portraits with just a single studio light. “Using one light is not as easy as it looks,” warns Ortiz. There are plenty of things to keep ...

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These Photos Show the Trails Used by Irish Catholics to Reach ‘Secret Masses’


Photographer Caitriona Dunnett has spent years doing background research for her photography project Mass Paths, which depicts the old trails used by Irish Catholics for attending “forbidden mass.” The photo technique used is the “digital contact negative.” From the 1690s, Ireland’s parliament was controlled by Protestants and strict laws were passed to oppose ...

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Film vs Digital: A Fashion Photography Shootout


Photographers Anita Sadowska and Alex Hutchinson recently did a “film versus digital” comparison through a fashion photography shootout. They photographed the same subject with Sadowska using a digital Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR and Hutchinson using an analog medium-format Pentax 67. Hutchinson started with a black and white film, opting for ...

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Here’s the Ultimate ‘Ecosystem Map’ of Photography in 2018


Check this out. The folks over at Photolemur have created a comprehensive “ecosystem map” that can help point you to the brands, organizations, services, websites, and applications you need as a digital photographer in 2018. “The aim of this initiative is to become the gate to the digital photo industry ...

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