Archive for August 2013

Photography Trade Organizations Take Aim at Instagram Terms

Posted by on Thursday August 22, 2013 | Business, Copyright/Legal, Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Several professional photography trade organizations have banded together to study Instagram’s Terms of Service, and today the American Society of Media Photographers issued the following press release: Photographic Community, Led by The American Society of Media Photographers, Deems Instagram Terms Too Far-Reaching PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Society of Media Photographers... More

Canon’s New PowerShot G16–Now With WiFi

Posted by on Thursday August 22, 2013 | Uncategorized

Canon announced a handful of PowerShot compact cameras today, including the new G16. The update to the advanced compact PowerShot G15 now features wi-fi–the first G-series model to offer wireless connectivity, in addition to the manual controls of its predecessor. Like other Canon wi-fi-enabled cameras, the G16 provides sharing options for iOS and Android devices... More

Corel Announces PaintShop Pro X6

Posted by on Thursday August 22, 2013 | Photo Gear, Photo Manipulation

Corel just announced the latest versions of its image-editing software, PaintShop Pro X6 and PaintShop Pro X6 Ultimate, as well as Photo & Video Suite X6. Don’t go rushing to the Corel site yet. It’s a two-stage release: Today’s release is available to current users only; everyone else will have to wait for the global... More

From Twitter to TIME: An Egyptian Photojournalist Finds His Voice Amid Violence

Posted by on Wednesday August 21, 2013 | Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A difficult reality of photojournalism is that photographers often define their careers by covering conflict. Egyptian photojournalist Mosa’ab Elshamy is the latest example. Elshamy began photographing as a citizen journalist during the Arab Spring protests in Egypt in 2011, when he documented demonstrations against then-President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Two and a half-years... More

Wacom Announces Three New Tools in Mobile Line

Posted by on Monday August 19, 2013 | Uncategorized

As we predicted in our review of the Cintiq 13HD, Wacom has announced three new offerings in their mobile line of products: the Cintiq Companion, Cintiq Companion Hybrid, and the Intuos Creative Stylus. Wacom says the Cintiq Companion was announced in response to “frequent requests from professional customers” for more ways to do their retouching... More

Imagenomic Releases Realgrain 2 Plug-In

Posted by on Wednesday August 14, 2013 | Uncategorized

                Imagenomic has released the latest version of its Realgrain film and grain effects plug-in with some notable improvements. The software is now fully 64-bit compatible for Mac and Windows and  works with Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud, as well as CS5/CS6 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 11. With its improved... More

How to Submit a Book Proposal to Gerhard Steidl

Posted by on Wednesday August 14, 2013 | Fine Art, Photojournalism

Photographers who have had books published by Gerhard Steidl tell PDN that the process is an unforgettable creative journey with a master printer who spares almost no expense to realize their visions. “Being there in Steidlville is almost a religious experience,” says photographer Christopher Morris, who had a second book published by Steidl last year.... More