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Best Photography Memoirs

If you’re looking for good weekend reads in photography – enjoyable books that also serve as education and inspiration – this list is for you. The books I cover below are all memoirs by photographers detailing their creative, photographic, and artistic journeys. Some read like novels and others are crash courses in living a creative […]

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Refresh your Licensing portfolio with on-trend beverage photography

From cold brew to matcha, the last couple of years have brought us plenty of mouthwatering beverage trends. Plus, with the recent rise of “home bartending,” we’ve seen newbie mixologists experiment with everything from boozy kombucha to spicy margaritas. Meanwhile, as people looked for new ways to get creative in the kitchen, searches for terms […]

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Great Reads in Photography: August 29, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Yikes, There is Water (and Salt) on my Sensor! – Phil Mistry Dave Holland is a Canadian sports photographer who recently photographed the Tokyo Olympics […]

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Nikon Discontinues the Coolpix B600 and Suspends Several Accessories

The parts shortage that is affecting many consumer electronics products continues to squeeze camera manufacturers, as Nikon has announced it is discontinuing the Coolpix B600, a camera it launched less than a year ago. The Nikon Coolpix B600 was a 16-megapixel compact point-and-shoot that featured a 60x optical zoom. It was first announced on December […]

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How to Build a Camera Obscura with Craft Store Supplies

[embedded content] If you ever find yourself stuck indoors and in need of a fun and educational project, try building yourself a camera obscura. Here’s a 7-minute video by Fotodiox showing how you can put together a small DIY one with ordinary craft store supplies. For the camera body, Sean of Fotodiox purchased a set […]

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5 Things the Best-Selling Photos of People Have in Common

In our quest to make sure our photographers can turn their love of photos into a fair and reliable source of income, we recently decided to answer the question “what kinds of photos sell best on 500px? We started with photos of people, since the majority of our best-selling shots have people in them, and […]

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Laowa Adds Four Mirrorless Lens Mounts to Seven Existing Lenses

Venus Optics has announced that Nikon Z, Canon RF, Leica L, and Canon EOS-M mount options have now been added to seven existing Laowa lenses. Earlier this year, Venus Optics announced four popular Laowa lenses for Leica L-mount: two wide-angle lenses, the 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye and the 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D, and two macro lenses, the 24mm f/14 2X Macro […]

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11 places to find inspiration that aren’t the internet

In some ways, the last year has changed the way we understand the creative process. According to the 2020 Ideas Report from WeTransfer, over 45.3% of respondents said they had more creative ideas due to changes in their working environment. The main sources of inspiration were family and friends, nature, entertainment and the media, and […]

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Camera+ 2 Mobile App Maker Launches Camera+ Studio for Mac

Mobile photo editing app developer LateNiteSoft — known for the mobile app Camera+ 2 — has launched the Camera+ Studio application for Apple computers. The company says that the desktop version brings many of the more popular tools from the mobile app to the Mac along with a full suite of standard photo editing tools […]

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How to Choose the Best Lenses for Infrared Photography

Not all lenses perform well with infrared. A fantastic lens for normal visible light photography may be terrible for infrared (aka “IR”) photography. Choosing the right lens can be tricky. If you’re planning to get an infrared conversion for your camera, make sure you have lenses that will work well for it or be ready […]

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