Social Media/Web

Introducing the all new! – The Perfect Blend of Style and Function

Posted by on Tuesday October 4, 2016 | Business, Social Media/Web

(Sponsored by Workbook) The Launch of the new Combines the Best User Experience and Access to the Best Talent. As the creative industry has rapidly evolved over the past several years, Workbook and its contributors have continued to keep pace with the latest trends. More photographers now direct live action, illustrators increasingly explore animation,... More

How Instagram Will Piggyback on the iPhone 7

Posted by on Thursday September 8, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Apps are only as powerful as the hardware that runs them. With the newly announced iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, photo apps can harness improved processing power, better optics and a wider color gamut display. And that’s just what Instagram plans to do. Instagram’s design head Ian Spalter shared the stage with Apple execs in the... More

Jail for Spreading Photos of French Police on Burkini Patrol?

Posted by on Thursday August 25, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Hopping mad that citizens are using social media to spread  photos of French police forcing Muslim women to take off their burkinis, at least one French politician is threatening to prosecute anyone circulating photos of these incidents. “I condemn these unacceptable provocations,” Christian Estrosi, the deputy mayor of Nice, was quoted as saying in an... More

500px’s New Splash Tool Finds Images Through Rough Sketches

Posted by on Thursday August 18, 2016 | Media, Social Media/Web

We’ve seen a flurry of technological innovation centered around image search, particularly in the form of artificial intelligence algorithms that can automatically tag images to make them more discoverable. After all, it’s no good to have a massive collection of digital assets if no one can find what they’re looking for. Now 500px is getting... More

VSCO Opens Free Photo Studio in New York City

Posted by on Thursday August 11, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Many social apps talk about the virtues of virtual communities, but VSCO is trying to forge its communal bonds through physical real estate–and free stuff. The company is opening up a photo studio inside its New York City office that it will let photographers use free of charge. Photographers will have to fill out an... More

Swipe Right: FStop Pairs Up Photographers and Models

Posted by on Wednesday July 13, 2016 | Business, Social Media/Web

  For photographers and models just starting out in the business, building a portfolio by soliciting help online can quickly get… creepy. Craigslist aside, services like Model Mayhem or even direct messaging on Instagram can help forge connections but a new site called FStop is looking to streamline the process still further with a Tinder-style approach.... More

Plugin Lets You Upload Images to Instagram from Lightroom

Posted by on Tuesday June 21, 2016 | Social Media/Web

Instagram’s genesis as a mobile app has meant that basic desktop functionality, like image uploading, is often lacking and falls to third parties to develop. While there are many third party desktop uploaders, a new Lightroom plugin integrates Instagram publishing deeper into many photographic workflows. Dubbed simply LR/Instagram, the free plugin lets you add Instagram to... More