Adobe has released Camera Raw 8.1 and DNG Converter 8.1. ACR 8.1 works with both Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6 to add support for 7 additional cameras along with profiles for 16 new lenses. Customers of previous versions of Photoshop can utilize DNG Converter 8.1 to receive raw file support for the newly added cameras. The Olympus PEN E-P5 and E-PL5, Ricoh GR and Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 are the most noteworthy of the newly supported cameras. Finally, ACR 8.1 fixes bugs in the previous redeye, sharpening, and and fill light tools.
Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›