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NPR journalist David Gilkey, translator killed on assignment

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for National Public Radio, and an Afghan translator, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed while on assignment in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, a network spokeswoman said.<p>Gilkey and Tamanna were traveling with an Afghan army …

Review: Hawkesmill Camera Straps

There are a number of photographers that deeply care about their camera straps based on their shooting techniques, and for the ones that demand …

Cameras

How to mimic the look of Window Lighting Any Time

The History of Canon told in a 50 minutes video

Tony Northrup on YouTube posted the video below where he and Chelsea tell the story of Canon since the beginning, through WWII, until our days. If …

Canon

Shoot a photo through this magical lens cap and set your custom white balance perfectly every time. The White Balance Lens Cap

Shoot a photo through this magical lens cap and set your custom white balance perfectly every time.

The BAFTA photographer who gets intimate with the stars - CNN Style

Written by By Esra Gurkan, for CNN<p>You might not have heard of Greg Williams, but you will undoubtedly have seen his work.<p>He has photographed poster campaigns for <i>James Bond</i>, countless members of Hollywood's elite and in war zones in Burma and Sierra Leone. Able to turn his lens to just about …

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera officially announced

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera is now officially announced. Pre-orders are open at Adorama | B&H |Amazon | WEX (UK). Sample photos can be …

Cameras

Review: Zeiss 50mm f1.4 Milvus (Canon EF)

Quite honestly, reviewing cameras doesn’t excite me anywhere as much as it used to years ago–but reviewing lenses is always incredibly fun. At this …

Nick Saglimbeni: Getting it Right in the Camera

<i>All images by Nick Saglimbeni and Slickforce. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Nick Saglimbeni moved to Los Angeles to pursue cinematography at the …

Photography

Xpert Advice: Shoot for the Midtones When Working with Landscapes

For many years, landscape photographers considered Fujifilm Velvia film to be the cream of the crop. As photography evolved and digital became more …

Landscape Photography

Review: Zeiss Milvus 35mm f2 (Canon EF)

When it comes to lenses, one of the most legendary lens manufacturers is Zeiss. Most recently, the company announced its brand new Milvus lineup of …

Cameras

Exploring TWA's Abandoned Terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International

A survey of former jet-age glory.<p>When you first step out of the terminal at John F. Kennedy International in New York City, one of your first …

Street Photography

10 Essential Pieces of Gear you Need for Landscape Photography

If you are interested in going out and getting some high quality landscape photographs, here’s a comprehensive list of items you will either want to …

5 Common Mistakes of an Amateur Travel Photographer

<i>As a travel photographer and photography tour leader, Harry Fisch gets to see a lot of photographers and how they interact with their environment.</i> …

8 Simple DIY Ideas for Smartphone Photography

COOPH just released this fun little 3-minute video that shares 8 tips, tricks, and ideas for smartphone photography. It’s a dose of inspiration for …

The Only Way to Actually Get Sharper Images Now is With Lighting

Modern lenses and sensors have become incredibly good. Not a single manufacturer is making a terrible camera or a terrible lens. They’re all highly …

Photographer Recovers $15K in Stolen Gear Thanks to EXIF Copyright Info

If your camera lets you automatically add copyright EXIF metadata to every photo you take, you should do it: it could help you recover your gear if …

What is Street Photography?

Though most of us who are more savvy are very aware of what the genre is, there are many out there that really don’t understand or really know what …

Street Photography

How to Make a Person's Skin Look Better In-Camera

Lots of people are self-conscious about their skin, and it can be even tougher for you as a photographer if you’re photographing a teenager. While …

Skin Care

Choosing a Tripod

For lighting photographers, the first thing to consider about a tripod is this: a tripod is your most powerful light.Read more »

Why I Shoot in Manual Mode

When it comes to consistency, manual exposure mode is the best mode among the various exposure modes. Other exposure modes include Aperture Priority …

Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

Photography

How to Use ND Filters: Tips, Tricks, & Special Effects

The Sigma 24-35mm f2 is Perfect for Street Photographers

When we first received news of this release, it seemed a bit odd–and then it made sense. Today, Sigma is announcing the new 24-35mm f2 DG HSM Art …

A Quick Look at How an ND Filter Affects Your Image

Landscape photographers and those that want to overpower a flash are bound to look to ND filters. ND filters cut down lots of excessive light so that …

Photography Packing Tips for Near and Far

Packing for travel, even before photography, was never overly simple. Back then it was about which shoes, which workout gear, which attire to bring. …

Respect For Your Subjects as a Portrait Photographer

A recent post in the photo community has triggered a response across many photographers to talk about respect for their subjects. Respect, and …