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Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-23 23:26

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at funny animal photos, Photoshop tips, Irix 150mm macro lens, Canon Pro 100 printing problems, a payment debate and out-of-date applications.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-22 22:45

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Emilienne Malfatto, Siegried Hansen, Klaus Lenzen, Gabriela Herman, Chad Wadsworth, a Velbon QB-5LC quick release plate and a Rocky Nook deal.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-21 22:44

When you work six days a week (and spend nights tossing and turning over the next day's work), you relish your national holidays. And you observe them.


Matinee: 'Coal + Ice'

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-20 00:16

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Remembering Walter Chandoha

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-20 00:02

He was known as the Cat Photographer and his images of kittens and cats graced cat food labels, advertisements, posters, billboards, credit cards, calendars, books and magazines covers. Hundreds of them. Thousands, even.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-19 23:09

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Arnaud Teicher, the Medium Festival of Photography (part two), Jacob Blickenstaff's new series, marketing, Andrew Molitor and a copyright report.


Remembering Desmond Boylan

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-19 22:42

Desmond Boylan, on assignment for the Associated Press in December, wasn't feeling well. He stopped at a nearby house to ask for a glass of water and sat down on the sofa. The 54-year-old photographer closed his eyes and left this world.


Friday Slide Show: A Walk To The Mailbox

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-19 03:27

It was just after 1 p.m. earlier this week when we realized we had to put a bill in the mailbox by the official pickup time of 2 p.m. It had been raining and it wasn't going to stop. So we made the best of it, putting on a light jacket with a hood and, just to make it interesting, packing the Olympus E-PL1 along for the walk up the street.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-18 22:30

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Daniel Ramos, taking a passport photo, the lunar eclipse, Lightroom presets and net neutrality.


High Winds

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-18 02:25

It's been a while since we've had winds as strong as those that blew through the neighborhood last night. And with the rain soaking the soil, it was inevitable that some trees would come down.


Tamron Clarifies Nikon Z Compatibility

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-18 01:37

Tamron has issued a notice about compatibility for its Di and Di II lenses with the Nikon Z 6 and Nikon FTZ adapter when using the latest Z 7 firmware update.


Fujifilm Introduces 100-200mm GFX Zoom

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-18 00:16

Fujifilm has unveiled its GF 100-200mm f5.6 R LM OIS WR lens for the GFX medium format mirrorless digital camera system. The new zoom has a durable, lightweight design paired with Fujifilm's excellent image quality and five-stop image stabilization features.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-17 23:59

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at the 2019 Dakar Rally, Desmond Boylan, Ralph Gibson, corporate portraits and the Metz Mecablitz 26 AF-2 flash.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-16 22:59

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at walls, Helen Levitt, Evelyn Hofer, a $38K bid and the home office deduction.


Rain

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-16 06:49

One advantage of a drought, we've learned, is you never have to figure out how to shoot the rain. Not in the rain so much as the rain as a subject.


Sony Announces a6400 With Fast AF, Real-Time Eye AF/Tracking

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-16 02:23

Sony Europe has announce the a6400 E-mount mirrorless camera featuring real-time eye autofocus, real-time tracking and what the company claims is the world's fastest autofocus at 0.02 seconds.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-16 01:54

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Nathan Lyons, Ventura Pier, the Nikon P1000, a Phase One contest, a software discount and free advice.


Book Bag: August Sander

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-15 00:46

In her last weekly column for The Guardian, Italian novelist Elena Ferrante admits, "I hate having my photo taken." Well, everyone does. Although you could never tell by the work of German photographer August Sander.


Book Bag: August Sander

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-15 00:42

In her last weekly column for The Guardian, Italian novelist Elena Ferrante admits, "I hate having my photo taken." Well, everyone does. Although you could never tell by the work of German photographer August Sander.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-15 00:22

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Oded Wagenstein, Andrew Mangum, lighting a cockpit, Lightroom's Solo mode, DJI OSMO Pocket camera plus Ming Thein's picture controls and profiles.


Matinee: Jez Smith And Some Real Womxn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-13 00:05

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-12 23:44

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at an old archive, sensor cleaning, the Nikon Z 7, a Lightroom solution, a free Photoshop action, a laser-damaged sensor, TSL certificates, new gear and a Getty court win.


Friday Slide Show: Refreshed

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-12 03:22

One day last weekend it rained continuously for the first time in a long time. The next day we poked our head out the door and saw the garden in a new light.


Sigma Ships 28mm f1.4 Art Lens

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-12 01:50

Sigma has announced it is now shipping its 28mm f1.4 Art lens in Sigma, Nikon, Canon and Sony E camera mounts for $1,399.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-12 01:30

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at a magician, Jon Henry, the Medium Festival of Photography and resetting dialog boxes.


'Click Away' Women's Photography Conference Opens Feb. 8

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-11 01:52

The Click Away three-day conference for women in photography will be held Feb. 8 to 10 in Dana Point, Calif. This year's event brings together 800 female artists and influencers from all over the world, the top brands in the industry (Adobe, Canon, Fracture, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, among others) and a chance to learn from a faculty of professional photographers.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-11 01:27

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at creepy photos, Karen Hutton, tropical landscapes, smart objects, colorizing photos and Lexar's 1-TB card.


Adobe Accepting Creative Residency Applications

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-10 01:28

In a blog post today, Adobe announced it is now accepting applications for its Creative Residency program. The program provides a handful of creatives (like photographers) a year-long apprenticeship at Adobe to work on a project, sharing the process with the creative community as it proceeds.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-09 23:20

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at caves, Anna Atkins, two Fujifilm cameras, an engagement shoot, photo quality, CES and a scam alert.


Nikon At CES: Z 14-30mm Zoom, Filmmaker's Kit, More

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-09 02:16

Nikon has made several announcements surrounding its appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Highlights include the introduction of its Nikkor Z 14-30mm f4 S zoom lens, a Z 6 Filmmaker's Kit and new Z series firmware.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-09 01:37

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, Bill O'Donnell, Lili Kobielski, Abdulazez Dukhan, a Nikon Z 7 review, Streiber shooting Gaga, back button autofocus, knowing your camera and the copyright.gov Web site.


Panasonic Spills More Lumix S Details

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-08 02:53

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Panasonic promised its Lumis S mirrorless system would ship at the end of March. The company also revealed a couple of new features: HLG Photo Mode and High Resolution Mode.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-07 23:11

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at William Coupon, Ingacio Marin, transgender troops, event photography tips, Photoshop for Lightroom users, the Fujifilm X-H1, scrubby sliders and CES 2019.


Matinee: 'Sintra Magic'

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-06 00:32

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-05 23:50

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at photos of the week, Ayline Olukman, the Sigma 60-600mm zoom, grunge photos and a little game.


Friday Slide Show: Sweets

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-05 02:08

As we write this it's 41 degrees outside. Spoiled by the temperate Pacific Ocean, we think of this as freezing. We are wearing all our clothing and trying to move as little as possible to avoid any wind chill factor.


Remembering Marc Hauser

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-04 23:16

After suffering health problems that led to a brief hospitalization, Chicago-based celebrity photographer Marc Hauser passed away Dec. 30. He was 66.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-04 22:35

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at MaryAnne Golon, family portraits, the Sony 400mm f2.8 G and Motif Photos.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-03 22:07

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at stilts, the Black Sea, starlings, Ken Van Sickle, Dixie Dixon and GIMP.


First Sunset Of A New Year

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-03 00:12

It may seem a little odd to celebrate the first sunset of a new year, rather than the sunrise, but not from where we're sitting. Or were sitting. Which last night was by the dining room window looking southwest.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-02 23:29

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at 2019, 2018, 2018 in under a second, Chinatown in the 1980s, mirrorless, a camera of the year, Matthew Jordan Smith, Mike Kelley and B&H.


December Archived

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-01 23:17

We've just archived Volume 7 Number 12 of "Photo Corners" on the Archive page with 18 Features, 16 commented News stories, 25 Editor's Notes (which included 178 items of interest), two reviews and one site note for a total of 62 stories.


It's 2019!

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-01 22:55

Once again, the New Year brings its own rituals here. The first of which was to sneak away from the 130th Rose Parade to scribble, "It's 2019!" on a Post-it note we immediately stuck to a spot right in front of our nose.


Happy New Year!

Permalink - Posted on 2019-01-01 09:17

You'd think we'd learn by now not to put too much faith in a new year. But we steadfastly refuse to buckle under to experience, instead burning that old log of hope with flames of faith to warm the midnight chill away. And as we do, we wish you the best in the year to come.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-31 22:48

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Luzzara, window seats, vintage New Year's Eve shots, press freedom celebrated, Ben Long, making snow, 3D printed parts, a Borrowlenses discount and Lawrence Roberts.


Matinee: 'Borderless'

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-30 00:09

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Friday Slide Show: Between Holidays

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-29 03:46

There's never quite enough time to get everything done before Christmas and never quite enough time to recover after before the whirl starts spinning again. But in the week between Christmas and New Years, things do slow down.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-28 23:34

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Kenya, Topic, portrait edits, Aurora, Neil Bloem and the editing controversy.


Remembering Jim Hughes

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-28 01:21

Jim Hughes, who passed away earlier this month, was a photographer best known for his stewardship of "Camera Arts" magazine and the definitive biography of W. Eugene Smith.


Remembering Michael A. Smith

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-28 00:20

In an interview five years ago, Michael A. Smith said, "In our photographs we feel that we are responsible for every square millimeter of the picture space, the same way a composer is responsible for every note or a poet is responsible for every word."


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-27 23:12

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Christmas, Ronni Campana, Xyza Bacani, five deals, photowalks, iPhone cameras, the FujiFilm X-E3, Sister Wendy and two deaths.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-26 23:16

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Alain Keler, 13 stories from the past year, Daniella Zalcman, a slide show project, three visual trends and changes as Lula.


Merry Christmas

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-25 23:06

We thought we'd celebrate Christmas with you this year by highlighting this image from the Hubble Space Telescope of glowing clouds of interstellar gar in the Lagoon Nebula. It was the first image featured in Alan Taylor's 2018 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar and we've been admiring it all month.


Tracking Santa Tonight

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-25 00:24

Once again NORAD is tracking Santa's annual Christmas flight across the globe. As we write this he was last reported in Thimphu, Bhutan. Hope you're not up reading this if you there!


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-24 22:37

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Dawoud Bey, the Indonesian tsunami, Shanghai, Christmas morning, the Zeiss ZX1, two Micro Four Thirds zooms, Ming Thein's lessons, Darktable and a copyright twist.


Matinee: 'Christmas Lights in Gyor'

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-22 23:48

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-22 23:31

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at the week in photos, top wedding photos, the Panasonic G9, color toning and some predictions.


Friday Slide Show: Holiday Scenes

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-22 04:14

We're in both the camp that dreads the holidays and the camp that loves them. As the years go by, though, the dread diminishes and the joy multiplies.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-22 00:36

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Apollo 8, fog waves, the middle of nowhere, Lu Guang, your Christmas Story and Taylor Swift.


Capture One 12: A Study In Contrast

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-20 23:47

Wandering around the other day, we walked through a public park and stopped in front of a very bright bush set in front of a dark hedge. We were struck by the contrast in tone.


Digital Film Tools Releases DFT v1.2

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-20 23:19

Digital Film Tools has released DFT v1.2, a free upgrade for current DFT v1 customers, with support for 56 new cameras and Tiffen Dfx setup files as well as a number of small fixes.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-20 23:08

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at food production, Latin American women photographers, McNally in Manhattan, Matt Crump and imaging trends.


City Skyline

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-20 06:51

There is a view of the city skyline from Diamond Heights that, as you come upon it, is striking. But when you raise the camera to your eye, whatever is striking about it disappears.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-20 01:03

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at objects left behind, 2018, a wounded Marine, Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watris, the Canon 400mm f2.8 L IS III, LinkedIn, Darkroom 4.0, working women, Sony firmware update and the holidays.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-18 23:40

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Christmas around the world, 'Shooting War', Stephen DiRado, Lightroom's default settings, the Half Rule, a 'Guide to Photo Contests', removing backgrounds and drone insurance.


Six New 6x6 Global Talent Program Winners Announced

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-18 02:28

The World Press Photo Foundation has recognized six photographers from North and Central America in the fifth edition of the 6x6 Global Talent Program.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-17 23:51

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Hannah Starkey, Santiago Albert, South Africa, RawTherapee 5.5, Free Transform in Photoshop, holiday travel tips and monitor settings.


Matinee: 'Snowflake Authority Ken Libbrecht'

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-15 23:04

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Excire Search Update Released

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-15 22:59

Excire has announced a free update to Excire Search and Excire Search Pro Version 1.3.4, which assists local Lightroom image searches with artificial intelligence. The revision includes minor bug fixes plus new features to optmize the Excire Search workflow in Lightroom.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-15 22:23

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at South Africa, Jean-Vincent Simonet, toy photography, the Nikon Z 7 and Costco.


Friday Slide Show: A Nativity Scene

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-15 04:08

Having published an image of a menorah this week, we thought we'd give the other tribe a turn. We had to dig deep into the archives to find this set of images but we learned something.


Book Bag: Two Histories Of Photography

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-15 01:57

While the history of photography can still be covered in a single volume, we thought we'd take a look at two contenders for your book shelf. They would be Paul Matte's "Open Aperture" and "A Chronology of Photography" edited by Paul Lowe.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-15 01:43

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at people kissing, volcanoes, Ottoman-era photographs, a 300mm Nikkor, a 30mm lens and the Sacramento Delta.


Remembering Michael Paul Smith

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-14 21:53

Like most of us in the era of digital photography, Michael Paul Smith had no idea what he was doing at first. But unlike most of us, his photography took him to another place where he could eventually spend eternity.


Amtrak Launches Holiday Photo Contest

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-13 23:32

Amtrak has launched a holiday photo contest to evoke "the family festive, nostalgic and celebratory holiday feelings that comes from holiday season train travel."


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-13 23:25

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Dax Ward, the Canon RF 50mm f1.2L, Meyer Optik Gorlitz, Apple vs. Nvidia, a Sigma deal, a DxO sale and visual searches.


Bird Bath Through The Fence

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-13 01:40

One thing leads to another. The other day as a storm was coming in from the Pacific, we thought we'd beat the rain by walking briskly over to the Post Office to pay a bill.


Anup Shah Named Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-13 01:00

The Angama Foundation has named Anup Shah the winner of The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year for his image "Escort", depicting a baby elephant boldly walking between cautious adults. The competition, which ran from January through October, received close to 1,000 entries.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-12 22:02

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at the Bellingshausen Sea, National Geographic Nature contest winners, Juan Manuel Castro Prieto, the Nikon Z 6, balancing color temperatures, the best gear, 3D parts printing, Pier 24 publications and a great deal on Keyboard Maestro.


Adobe Updates Lightroom Ecosystem

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-11 22:43

In a blog post by Josh Haftel, Adobe announced updates to its Lightroom CC ecosystem, Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw centered around performance and workflow improvements and support for new cameras and lenses.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-11 22:36

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at portraits of Leonard Bernstein, Jason Peterson, Lu Guang, the Fuji X-H1, Erin Patrice O'Brien, Harold Davis reveal and Evelyn Berezin.


Night And Day

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-11 02:44

As the list of links on the left side of this column hints, December 10 is a special day around here. We do celebrate special days. And, for that matter, nights.


Sigma Ships Global Vision 70-200mm f2.8 Zoom

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-10 22:37

Sigma Corp. of America has announced pricing and availability for the Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports, its new flagship large-aperture telephoto zoom. The advanced optical formula delivers Sigma Art image quality inside the rugged, weatherproof build of a Sports lens.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-10 22:17

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Lu Guang, Ming Thein, Icelandic glaciers, a mystery, Nikon Z 6/7 gotchas and fixes, stuck lens adapters, Andrea Bruce, a photo assistant and a dictation solution.


Matinee: Bruce Gilden 'Untitled'

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-08 23:43

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-08 22:55

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at hopeful images from 2018, vintage N.Y. photos, the Fuji X-H1, the Fuji X-T3, the Z 6 silent shutter, the new Kodak Visitor Center and Sony image corruption.


Friday Slide Show: Twin Peaks Monochromes

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-08 03:01

When we took these shots in October we strongly advised ourselves to remember them. We were on Twin Peaks to shoot the Blue Angels and we were worried we'd forget about this set and just what we wanted to do with them.


Leica CL Street Kit Unveiled

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-07 23:13

Leica has announced its Leica CL Street Kit featuring the compact Leica CL camera and a Leica Summicron-TL 23 mm f2 ASPH. lens.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-07 22:56

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Rome, more 2018 photos, Micaiah Carter, 1980s limo shots, a little light shaper, using Pantone's Color of the Year and a couple of job opportunities.


Remembering Sy Kattelson

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-07 00:20

Sy Kattelson, whose subject for 50 years was New York City street life, passed away late last month at the age of 95.


Hasselblad Releases Phocus 3.4

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-06 22:51

Tethered shooting, more image adjustment options and correction profiles for new XCD lenses are featured in Phocus 3.4, Hasselblad's medium format image editing software, the company said.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-06 22:49

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at more 2018 photos, John Houck, Addis Foto Fest, Pulau Lang Tengah, video driver requirements for Adobe apps, landscape edits and the Film Camera Shop.


DxO Releases PhotoLab 2.1, Extends Discount

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-05 22:36

DxO has updated PhotoLab to version 2.1 and extended the introductory sale price through Dec. 25. Improved performance and additional camera support lead the list of enhancements in the new version.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-05 22:15

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at the migrant caravan, 2018 in photos, Project Antarctica, Ramtin Kazemi, easy product shots, Dunja Djudjic vs. Samsung, offline infringement, a Nikonians deal and ArtCollectionio.


DNP Announces Two New Dye-Sub Media

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-05 01:21

DNP has announced two new media options for its DS620A and DS820A dye-sublimation printers. A Silver Pearl and a Metallic paper are the first of the company's Luxury media options "designed to meet the growing, diverse demands for commercial and personal prints and enables photographers to expand their customer print options."


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-04 21:49

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at George H.W. Bush, top news photos, 'The Way Home', Roger Melis, popular 2018 rentals, Hogan's Nikon Z 7 review, B&H deals under $50, a Rocky Nook discount and two Borrowlenses discounts.


Adobe Stock Forecasts 2019 Visual Trends

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-04 04:24

Adobe released its "Visual Trend Forecast" today. The company predicted, "We'll be surrounded by images that capture passionate, beautiful, contentious, messy cultural conversations about values, how we express our individuality and experiences and how we find refuge in tumultuous times."


Photokina 2019 Canceled, Next In May 2020

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-04 02:58

The German Photo Industry Association and Photokina organizer Koelnmesse have agreed not to hold the next trade fair in May 2019, as initially planned, but from May 27 to 30 in 2020.


Stephen DiRado Awarded 2018 Bob & Diane Fund Grant

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-03 22:59

The Bob & Diane Fund has announced Stephen DiRado has been awarded its $5,000 grant for 2018 for his decades long work "With Dad". With 58 submissions from 18 countries the contest was judged by a jury of photojournalism professionals, all of who expressed unanimous high praise for the awardee's work


Amtrak Launches Social Media Residency Contest

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-03 22:24

Amtrak has launched an open casting call to find train riders to share their stories in #AmtrakTakeMeThere, its new social media residency contest.


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-03 22:15

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at Zanele Muholi, the Hubble Advent Calendar, Ansel Adams in Los Angeles, Autumn in Japan, a Wigglegram, journaling, Donald Blake and a call for entries.


Matinee: '2018 Fiat Campaign'

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-01 22:56

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?


Around The Horn

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-01 22:45

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at AIDS photographers looking back, Nikon Z 7 autofocus, the Fujifilm 18-55mm kit lens, Erik Johansson, Chambers in the cold, Harold Davis monochromes, the most popular colors for 2019 and total starlight.


November Archived

Permalink - Posted on 2018-12-01 22:00

We're delighted to have archived Volume 7 Number 11 of "Photo Corners" on the Archive page with 23 Features, 17 commented News stories, 30 Editor's Notes (which included 160 items of interest), 2 reviews and 1 site note for a total of 73 stories.