Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

How Well Do Imaging & Cloud Companies Protect Your Privacy?

Posted by on Thursday June 18, 2015 | Social Media/Web

You invest more than just your photos when you use services like Dropbox or Adobe’s Creative Cloud. Sensitive data, such as your location, private communications and more, gets transmitted to third party servers every day. Every year, the Electronic Frontier Foundation surveys key tech firms to judge just how diligently they safeguard your privacy. Companies are judged across... More

An Apple Camera Makes No Sense, But This Does

Posted by on Friday May 15, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Over on LinkedIn, Sean White argues that with the Watch, Apple is now in the business of disaggregating pieces of the iPhone so it only makes sense for Apple to launch a standalone digital camera next. “The watch is an obvious step for Apple because it’s a familiar device that benefits from ensemble integration…. An Apple Camera... More

End of the Line for Apple’s Aperture Photo Software?

Posted by on Friday June 27, 2014 | Uncategorized

We haven’t heard much from Apple lately on its Aperture image management and editing software so it came as little surprise to learn that the company now appears to be pulling the plug on this once much ballyhooed program for pro photographers. According to The Loop, Apple says its will no longer develop Aperture. Apple... More

The Pros and Cons of Converting Your Photography Workflow to Apple’s New Mac Pro

Posted by on Wednesday March 19, 2014 | Uncategorized

(The following post was written by photographer Jeff Cable who recently purchased Apple’s much talked about new Mac Pro computer and reconfigured his photography workflow from the previous model. The story originally appeared on Cable’s blog in a slightly different form. You can follow Cable on his Facebook page.) By Jeff Cable After years of... More

PDN Video: Tips for Directing Kids on Advertising Shoots

Posted by on Tuesday November 19, 2013 | PDN Video Picks, Video

Photographer Bil Zelman on How to Photograph Kids for Advertising Campaigns from PDNOnline on Vimeo. Photographer Bil Zelman explains how he used psychology (and magic) to get emotionally genuine performances from kids for two recent advertising shoots. Zelman specializes in shooting lifestyle advertising for top brands such as Coke, Apple and Budweiser that looks real,... More

PDN Video: Bil Zelman on How to Shoot Ads That Look Real (Not Staged)

Posted by on Monday November 18, 2013 | PDN Video Picks

Photographer Bil Zelman specializes in shooting lifestyle advertising for top brands such as Coke, Apple and Budweiser that looks real, not staged. Getting natural, emotionally genuine performances out of talent is one of the biggest challenges for advertising photographers, but Zelman has spent his career honing his skill. In this video, he describes how he... More

500px App Booted from Apple Store Due to Nudity

Posted by on Wednesday January 23, 2013 | Media

TechCrunch is reporting that Apple removed the 500px app from the App Store due to “pornographic images and materials.” Apple says in an official statement that it has “also received customer complaints about possible child pornography” being accessible via the app. This action continues what appears to be Apple’s conservative attitude toward nude imagery, but... More