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VSCO in Talks with Pinterest to Be Acquired: Report

There are rumblings of a major deal brewing in the world of photo-sharing social media platforms. The photo-sharing social media service Pinterest is reportedly in talks to acquire the photo-sharing app VSCO. The New York Times first reported on the acquisition negotiations. Two unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter tell the Times that discussions […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Camera

What is the best camera to buy? This is one of the first few questions any aspiring photographer would have, especially with so many cameras out there today. My goal in this article is not to say one brand is better than any other, but just to introduce the most prominent criteria that matter when […]

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OM Digital confirms no plans to go full-frame or join L mount alliance

Well, there’s been talk around the rumoursphere lately about OM Digital possibly joining up in the L Mount alliance with some full-frame “Olympus” goodness, but that’s definitely not happening according to the joint Panasonic & OM Digital YouTube event this week. OMD’s official stance is “I will not do full size” and they won’t be […]

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Sensor Gel Stick Sale – While Supplies Last!

After many years of selling the Sensor Gel Stick, I decided it is time to move it off Photography Life. With Amazon constantly undercutting our sales (and often selling fake copies), it has been tough to keep the product available, and I just don’t want to deal with the inventory, customer service, and shipping issues […]

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Licensing Contributor Nithya Rajapandian on capturing the elements through eco-conscious photography

Nithya Rajapandian is a documentary filmmaker and photographer from Chennai, India. Nithya’s photography portfolio includes both stunning landscapes, and creative and conceptual portraiture. Her work blends themes of beauty, both in people and nature, to draw the connection between humans and the natural world around us. Q: Nithya, do you recall your first experience with […]

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Survey Details A Still-Struggling Photography Business Landscape

A new study produced by Zenfolio delves into the current state of the photography industry from the perspective of active photographers. While addressing the decline of business in the last year, it also highlights 2021 and what segments are already seeing a recovery. 2020 was, as most know, extremely challenging for the entire industry. As […]

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Make It Your Own: Why I Laser Engraved My Camera

As photographers, we are immersed in a world of creativity, expression, and individuality. Our craft is one that we pursue in hopes of creating something that evokes emotion and thought, insight and so much more. So why are our cameras so… boring? And as we continue on our journey as artists — because that is […]

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Photo Book Creation with Lightroom 4

Create beautiful photo books from your images with a variety of easy-to-use templates included in Lightroom. Upload your book for printing with just a few clicks. Try or buy Lightroom 4: http://bit.ly/GetLightroom Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom https://plus.google.com/+Lightroom

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500 Rule vs NPF Rule: Shutter Speed for Astrophotography

NIKON Z 6 + 20mm f/1.8 @ 20mm, ISO 1600, 20 seconds, f/2.0 When you’re photographing the night sky, it can be a serious challenge to pick the right camera settings. Shutter speed in particular is a difficult one, forcing you to fight between capturing enough light or capturing sharp stars. Two popular rules aim […]

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10 tips for avoiding creative burnout

According to a 2020 survey, 75% of workers have experienced burnout on the job, with 40% saying it’s a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re living in an uncertain time, and between schedule changes, remote work, and longer hours, stress feels inevitable, even for people who love their jobs. For photographers, burnout can take […]

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Eight Photoshop Visual Pranks To Try on April Fools’ Day

[embedded content] Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day, and with such a bummer of a year leading up to this point (and things are only now just starting to look better in a few places), everyone could use some laughs. To that end, photographer Richard Wakefield shows how you can create eight visual jokes in Photoshop. […]

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Canon Appears to Be Rapidly Discontinuing Popular DSLR Lenses

Canon appears to be rapidly discontinuing its EF-mount DSLR lenses this year as the company focuses on its mirrorless offerings. Five popular lenses have been marked as “no longer available” at some retailers including popular optics like the 85mm f/1.2L USM II and the 70-200mm f/4L IS USM II. As noted on a running list […]

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