Canon Takes Another Crack at Mirrorless Market with EOS 5M

Posted by on Thursday September 15, 2016 | Photo Gear

While Canon DSLRs are a mainstay of the professional market, the company hasn’t achieved the same traction with its mirrorless lineup. The new M5 is a bid to woo mirrorless photographers with camera that delivers DSLR-like ergonomics. According to Canon, the M5 will have an imaging engine that closely resembles the 80D, including a 24-megapixel... More

McNair Evans on Making Good Pictures (and Avoiding the Trap of Digital Photography)

Posted by on Monday September 12, 2016 | Fine Art

(Image from “Man in the Woods” for California Sunday Magazine ©McNair Evans) Digital cameras make it easy to shoot sensational photographs, but that’s very different from making good photographs, argues photographer McNair Evans in this audio clip. The clip is an excerpt from our interview with Evans for a story in PDN‘s September issue about... More

Getty Says Photog Shut the Door on Her $1B Copyright Claim

Posted by on Friday September 9, 2016 | Copyright/Legal

If you’ve put your images in the public domain, you’ve given up your right to sue for copyright violations in court. That’s the gist of Getty’s response to the $1 billion copyright claim that photographer Carol Highsmith filed in July. Getty filed its response to Highsmith’s claim on September 6. The stock photo agency is... More

Shutterstock Rolls Out Photoshop Plugin

Posted by on Thursday September 8, 2016 | Photo Gear

Photoshop users can now browse and integrate Shutterstock content more easily into Adobe’s flagship editor thanks to a new plugin. The plugin will let Photoshop users search Shutterstock’s library and curated collections and edit any watermarked image free of charge. Those edits would automatically be applied to the image when a user purchases it. Existing Shutterstock users, including Premier... 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