Archive — October 2012

We thought we'd celebrate Halloween today by featuring an awesome zombie photoshoot via Douglas Sonders. Douglas is a photographer and filmmaker who specializes in on-location shoots around the world and travels on assignment over 100k miles a year. Douglas co-founded 8112 Studios, a video production company that handles everything from pre-production to filming to all post-production. He has been named...
Pictureline sat down with the award-winning National Geographic photographer Catherine Karnow to discuss her love of photography and what it's like working as a photojournalist on assignment around the world. Born and raised in Hong Kong, the San Francisco-based photographer seems destined to have travel and photojournalism at the center of her life. Catherine has covered Australian Aborigines; Bombay film...
We're starting a new feature here on the blog today called "What I'm Working On." We know photographers often take on personal projects to keep their creative juices flowing, and we want to celebrate that with a feature that explores the passion and inspiration driving the project forward. Our first project comes via Loreen May, an aspring photographer who has...
As a local camera store based in Salt Lake City, UT, we have a lot of love for the photography community. We're all about sharing work from photographers we love, but we figured it's time we let you all get to know us a little bit better as a company. Our strapping team of bright-eyed employees here at pictureline are...
Today, Nikon Inc. announced the new 14.2-megapixel Nikon 1 V2, the latest addition to the revolutionary Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System. Designed for the creative consumer who seeks stunning images and HD video, the V2 incorporates a myriad of new features aimed at improving the shooting experience, including a new ergonomic grip for familiar handling, a built-in...
Today, Canon announced a new firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera that significantly improves the camera's performance and usability. In response to requests from professionals working in the fields of cinema and television production, the firmware update enables the use of uncompressed HDMI Output support, making possible more efficient video editing and monitoring procedures. Additionally,...
Marc Muench (www.muenchphotography.com) has been a professional landscape and sports photographer for over 20 years. Marc is now the "artist in residence" at dgrin.com for Smugmug, where he contributes on a regular basis to the "Muench University" critique thread. He is currently the photo editor of the National Parks guide, published by The American Park Network, which contain many of...
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 is phenomenal tool for a photographer's workflow, but it's even better when you can streamline your processes with some quick and easy keyboard shortcuts. Here are 10 of our favorite basic shortcuts for Workflow Friday: Before/After Previews: Toggle between the before and after on your photos by pressing \. You can also see a split screen...
In response to user requests, Canon is proud to offer Firmware Update Ver. 1.1.1, which greatly enhances the sophisticated 61-point High Density Reticular AF System of the EOS-1DX DSLR. This firmware update adds two important autofocus capabilities: AF point illumination during AI Servo AF and cross-type AF at f/8. AF Point Illumination During AI Servo AF To support the needs...
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This is an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Michael Clark's e-book Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: A Professional Photographer’s Workflow. Chapter Three is titled "Importing and Editing Images in Lightroom," and it covers how to set up your Lightroom preferences, import images into Lightroom, using the DNG file format, editing your images, renaming images, file and folder naming, shooting tethered and many other...
David Keochkerian is a physiotherapist from France, and while he calls himself an amateur photographer, his images are anything but. Today, we asked David to talk about his stunning infrared photography, which has been featured in Photography Monthly. Infrared photography is a unique form of photography achieved by using a special camera or filter that blocks out all light except...
Contest has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Joe Pederson from Wisconsin! Start the full-frame revolution and enter to win a Canon 6D on Facebook! This 20.2 MegaPixel full-framed beauty isn't even out yet, and we want you to be the very first to get your hands on it. Only one will win, so hurry up and enter! HERE’S HOW IT...
Drake Busath (http://drakebusath.com/) has been a working photographer for 35 years. He guides workshops in Italy, where he has worked, lived, and traveled extensively. Drake teaches professional seminars from Australia and Asia to Europe and in most U.S. States. He has been featured multiple times on the cover of Professional Photographer magazine, and his photographs hang in thousands of homes...
Photographer Matthew Kuhns (www.matthewkuhnsphotography.com) is a California-based landscape photographer, with images published in Popular Photo and PDN. Matthew has been producing landscape imagery across the United States for many years. Today, Matt shares how he captured the annular eclipse earlier this year. Early in 2012 I heard that there was going to be an annular eclipse, where the sun is...
Boone Speed is an award-winning professional photographer based in Portland, Oregon who has worked with brands like Nike, Adidas, The North Face, ESPN and Fila to help them tell their stories. Boone is also esteemed as a pioneering athlete and principle architect in the evolution of rock climbing. A long-time Lensbaby shooter, Boone took some Lensbaby products out for a...