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Random Excellence: Jason Lindsey

Photo by Jason Lindsey From photographer Jason Lindsey's campaign for the Wyoming Office of Tourism and Travel Wyoming. If you can read the text, you'll see why it's a cowgirl instead of a cowboy. Who knew that Wyoming was "the Equality State"? Not I. It's a classy, nice-looking ad that doesn't try too hard—that being a good thing. Jason Lindsey was a photojournalist and agency art director before becoming a commercial assignment pro. He says, "I love shooting in water up to my neck, swimming...
Tags: Photography, Michael Johnston, Random Excellence


A Practical Fujifilm Lens Kit

[TOP will be off tomorrow as usual. Have a great weekend! Hope the weather is decent wherever in the world you are. The weather's gorgeous here right now, just unbelievably outrageously gorgeous. The G9, the Attention Hound, and Yr Hmbl. Ed. all need a walk. —Mike the Ed.] - Longtime readers have been hearing my lens musings for years. If you're sick of 'em, you're welcome to skip this. As the Terminator once said, I'll be back...back with something different sometime soon. Now then. For an X ...
Tags: Photography, Lenses, Michael Johnston


State of the Art Nature Photography

If you have some free time this weekend, take a few minutes to check out The Atlantic's presentation of a few highlights from the California Academy of Sciences’ BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition. Some very beautiful and unusual nature photographs, state of the art circa 2019. There's a book. Mike (Thanks to Jim Hayes) Original contents copyright 2019 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined author. All Rights Reserved. Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through...
Tags: Photography, Around The Web, Michael Johnston


Chester Williams Print Sale Starts Next Thursday

...At 2:00 p.m. USA Eastern Time and ends at the same time on the following Tuesday. We are selling both a small and large version of the picture. The small print is 8x12 with 1" borders, and the large print works out to 13.33x20" on a 17x22" sheet. The paper we have chosen is Hahnemühle Photo Rag. Mike Original contents copyright 2019 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined author. All Rights Reserved. Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit thi...
Tags: Photography, Print Offers, Michael Johnston


The School Photo Industry Is a Master Class in Drama

Say cheese, boys and girls! Or say: big money, lawsuits, lice panics and monstrous little pyromaniacs.
Tags: Photography, News, Shutterfly Inc, Children and Childhood, Education (K-12, Teachers and School Employees, Your-feed-longreads


Photos and specs of the new DJI Osmo Action camera have been leaked

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? It was only just over a week ago that it was first rumoured that DJI was to enter the action camera market. And just yesterday when DJI started their countdown to an announcement that many suspect will be about the aforementioned action camera rumour. Now, a big leak […] The post Photos and specs of the new DJI Osmo Action camera have been leaked appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Dji, Gopro, Action Camera, DJI Osmo Action


Sony vs. Nikon: How to choose between two great camera brands

Choosing a camera system is an investment in lenses and accessories that makes switching camera brands tough. So which brand is better between Sony vs. Nikon? We break down the different companies and what they offer. The post Sony vs. Nikon: How to choose between two great camera brands appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Sony, Nikon, Dslr, Mirrorless Camera


Photo and Video: David Luiz signs new Chelsea contract

Chelsea defender David Luiz has signed a new contract with the club. The Brazilian centre-back is now tied to the Blues until June 2021 after putting... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Football videos


Photo: Arsenal’s dressing room celebrations at the Mestalla

This was the scene inside the away dressing room at the Mestalla after Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final victory over Valencia last night. A... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Europa League


How to Instagram Natural Wonders Without Being a Dick

In March, the mountains of Lake Elsinore, California experienced its annual bloom of fiery-orange poppies—and Instagram users flocked there, cameras and smartphones in hand, and fucked it all up.Read more...
Tags: Photos, Hike, Instagram, Nature, National Parks, Lifehacks, Dick, Lake Elsinore California


Rihanna teams with LVMH on luxury fashion label

In yet another high-profile partnership this spring, Rihanna is teaming up with luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton on a new high-end fashion label. Called Fenty, after Rihanna’s surname and the name of her other business ventures, the Paris-based brand will be unveiled later this spring. It will include ready-to-wear apparel, shoes and accessories. Rihanna will develop and create the entire vision for the new line, which is the first with LVMH in some three decades, and she ...
Tags: Beyonce, Instagram, Rihanna, Advertising, Adidas, Paris, Vogue, Puma, Lvmh, Barbados, Reebok, Fenty, Bernard Arnault, Gucci Prada, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Fenty Beauty


Chiesa di Santa Giustina in Ravenna

I was in Ravenna, Italy, and visited this unusual round church of Santa Giustina. It is named after a 3rd century Martyr Giustina who was murdered because she was a christian under the Diocletianus ceasarship. It is built on the remains of an earlier place of woreship. It is located next to the Duomo. The post Chiesa di Santa Giustina in Ravenna appeared first on Happy Hotelier.
Tags: Photos, Hotels, Italy, Photo of the Day


Panasonic Lumix S1 vs. Nikon Z 6: Entry-level camera comparison

The Panasonic Lumix S1 and the Nikon Z 6 both pack 24-megapixel, full-frame sensors into a mirrorless body. So what's different between the two? Comparing the Panasonic Lumix S1 vs. Nikon Z 6, each camera shows off its perks and quirks. The post Panasonic Lumix S1 vs. Nikon Z 6: Entry-level camera comparison appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Nikon, Full Frame, Panasonic LUMIX, Mirrorless Camera, Panasonic Lumix S1, Nikon Z 6


Why I sold the Olympus Pen-F: long term review of a camera that I wanted to like

I wanted to love this camera. I truly did. Here’s what I wrote a year and a half ago. The passion was there. The honeymoon lasted eight months…But already after a few weeks of ownership, I knew she wasn’t the one for me. The battery life was reason enough to get rid of this thing…But […] The post Why I sold the Olympus Pen-F: long term review of a camera that I wanted to like appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Reviews, Photography, Gear Review, MFT, Micro Four Thirds, Olympus Pen, Jean-Pascal Remon, Olympus Pen-F


this was a good week

This was a good week! Here’s why:• Even though this week’s storms and flooding has put our family on edge, there’s no denying my tomatoes are loving the weather. Also, the rain is predicted to let up in time for Mother’s Day, and we have big family plans. It’s all good.• Speaking of gardens and water, this garden-in-a-bottle hasn’t been watered in over 40 years, and is thriving. Great illustration of our planet, don’t ...
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NYC in the 21st Century, Part 2

  Change is hard. That’s the truth. As much as change makes us better, though, we rarely seek it out. People don’t choose it, if left to our own devices. One needs training, which art school often provides, to temper our natural fear of change, and to learn to trust its inherent process. Most of the time, though, change is thrust upon us. It drops out of the sky, like an asteroid, ready to lay waste to the dumb dinosaurs below. That’s far more common, right? I mentioned this today, (writing on W...
Tags: Photography, From The Field


Instagram is going to let you appeal takedowns of your images

Instagram has become a breeding ground for a lot of negativity as it’s grown and evolved. It’s something that Instagram have been working hard to try and eradicate from the platform. They’ve been demoting “inappropriate content”, removing fake engagement, and doing what they can to reduce online bullying. But online bullies are using the inappropriate […] The post Instagram is going to let you appeal takedowns of your images appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Social Media, Social Network


The journey of sourdough

The journey of sourdough Submitted by Rustic Rye on May 10, 2019 - 7:39am. IMG_0835.JPG  I began baking bread when I was unemployed and feeling pretty down and out in life. I was searching for something beside triathlon to give me some purpose. Some people turn to church; I turned to my oven. My inspiration came from seeing these beautiful artisan loaves on Instagram and wanting to give it a try. How hard could it be?I began with basic sandwich loaves made with d...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Baking, Sam


Instagram to block hashtags from search related to anti-vaccination misinformation

Instagram on Thursday said that it will block search results for hashtags that return false information to discourage people from getting vaccinated. Facebook-owned, Instagram announced this at an event for press in San Francisco. “If the hashtag was #vaccines1234, if it contained a high proportion of known vaccine misinformation, we would block that hashtag entirely,” said Karina Newton, Instagram’s global head of public policy The “known vaccine misinformation” has been debunked by the W...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, News, Instagram, Blogging, Instagram anti-vaccination misinformation


How to Promote Your Hotels Restaurant

The goal of most Hotels is to maximize occupancy of their beds and rental rates. This means their marketing efforts tend to focus on attracting people to stay at the Hotel, promoting rooms, the Hotel’s amenities or the general area. Yet your Hotel restaurant may be one of its biggest amenities, and it can earn money from those who aren’t going to stay at the Hotel. They can also serve as a way to promote the Hotel and get more guests a result. Let’s talk about how to promote your Hotel’s restau...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Hotels, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Restaurant, Hotel, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media, Social Media Mastery for Hotels, Are Morch Hotel Blogger


Friday's best photos: Indonesia protests and VR headsets

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world
Tags: Photography, Indonesia, UK News, World news


Adobe is cutting availability to older versions of some Creative Cloud apps

Adobe has posted a short but to the point blog post stating that many older versions of Creative Cloud applications will be removed, limiting availability to only the two most recent major versions of each (except for Acrobat – which will only allow the latest version) and their minor updates. This is an attempt, Adobe says, […] The post Adobe is cutting availability to older versions of some Creative Cloud apps appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Adobe, Photoshop, After Effects, Adobe Encore, Creative Cloud, Adobe Cc, Premiere Pro


How I shot a Milky Way moonrise from an airplane seat

A couple of weeks ago I was blessed with a sight that truly left me in a state of awe. Shortly after leveling off onboard United 534 from Honolulu to Los Angeles, I tried my luck with some astrophotography over the crisp Pacific Ocean skies. Having had some experience with these types of images in the past, […] The post How I shot a Milky Way moonrise from an airplane seat appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Moon, Airplane, Milky Way, Night Sky, Night Sky Photography, Jan Jasinski, Milky Way Photography


15 of the Best Cityscape Photography Tutorials to Make Your Shots Pop

These cityscape photography tutorials will get you up to speed on the basics and the post-production for cityscapes, and also give you some more tricks. The post 15 of the Best Cityscape Photography... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Photography, Outdoor Photography


What it costs to hire Kim Kardashian West to plug your brand on Instagram: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Kim Kardashian West has 137 million Instagram followers (many of whom are surely bots, but still.) So is it really surprising that she charges brands a hefty price to plug products to her fans? Business Insider reports: Kardashian West says she commonly receives $300,000 ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Japan, Instagram, Etsy, Advertising, Disney, Nike, New York Times, Nbc Universal, Chris Hughes, Wall Street Journal, Comscore, Kim Kardashian West, Linda Yaccarino


Photographers, beware of this magazine photoshoot scam

Online scams are a pretty common occurrence, and many of them are aimed at photographers and other creatives. Lately, a scam has been going around targeting particularly portrait and fashion photographers. It’s pretty elaborate and it can be difficult to notice red flags, but it’s the details that will reveal that you should stay away […] The post Photographers, beware of this magazine photoshoot scam appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Scam, Internet Scam, Photography Scam


Nikon reports an almost 18% drop in Imaging Business revenue

It looks like Canon’s not the only one hurting this year. Nikon has just published their financial report for this fiscal year, running from April 1, 208 until March 31, 2019. While the company as a whole seems to be on the up, they report a 17.9% reduction in revenue compared to the 2019 fiscal […] The post Nikon reports an almost 18% drop in Imaging Business revenue appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Report, Nikon, Market, Market Share, Financial Report


These are the nine worst habits for landscape photographers

Bad habits. We all have them in many aspects of our lives, and photography is no exception. In this video, Mark Denney shares the nine worst habits a landscape photographer can have. Of course, these behaviors are something Mark points out as his own bad habits. However, I believe that many of us will be […] The post These are the nine worst habits for landscape photographers appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Bad Habits, Landscape Photography, Landscape Photographer, Mark Denney


Tweets and Photos: Arsenal and Chelsea players react to reaching Europa League final

Arsenal and Chelsea will face each other in an all-English Europa League final. The Gunners beat Valencia at the Mestalla to book their place in... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Europa League, Valencia, Mestalla



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