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The iPhone’s Shutter Sound is a Canon


Here’s an interesting little factoid: did you know that the iPhone’s shutter sound was originally recorded from a Canon camera? Whenever you snap an iPhone photo (with your volume on) or capture a screenshot on a Mac, that shutter sound you hear is actually a Canon AE-1 film SLR camera ...

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How to Use Long Exposures to Up Your Photography Game


If you’ve been itching to try your hand at daytime long exposure photography but aren’t sure how to jump in, here’s a great simple and straightforward 12-minute tutorial on the subject by photographer Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography. Karnacz covers all the basics and teaches through doing. The video ...

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Real Estate Photographer Shot, Nearly Killed by Surprised Homeowner


An Atlanta photographer was shot and nearly killed last month after entering the home he was assigned to shoot and surprising the homeowner inside. It turns out there was a miscommunication, and now the photographer is suing. The Gwinnet Daily Post reports that photographer Whitney Morris was originally scheduled to ...

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A Look Into the Viewfinder of the Sony a7 III


Want to see what it looks like to stare through the viewfinder of the new Sony a7 III? Photographer Manny Ortiz made this 5-minute video that shows viewfinder views of an urban photo shoot he did. Ortiz is impressed by the camera’s Eye AF feature, which can track your subject’s ...

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Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Already in the Hands of Pros: Report


A Canon professional full-frame mirrorless camera may be closer than most people thought. The camera is reportedly already being secretly used by a number of Canon professional photographers. Canon Rumors reports that “good sources” have confirmed that the camera is already “well into its development cycle,” and that “the wait ...

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Martin Stavars, The One Man in a Web of Online Photo Contests


Online photo contests are a popular way for photographers to test their skills and vie for global recognition and bragging rights. But some contests are more reputable than others. A number of popular photo contests are now at the center of a growing controversy, and all indications seem to point ...

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