How Not To Protect Your Images

There is unfortunately only one failsafe method for protecting your images: do not put them online.
By William Sawalich
After reading this article on the usually-fairly-on-point Phoblographer blog—and digging in to the particularly scathing comments from some pretty outraged readers—I'm inspired to chime in with my own two cents on the topic of protecting your images online. While I don't think the tone of the comments on Mr. Gampat's…

New Mirrorless Medium Format Camera System

Ranging from $47,000 to $55,000, the Phase One A series is still a serious investment.
By William Sawalich
If you've been wishing for more options in medium format digital cameras, I've got good news for you. It's the newly released Phase One A-series line of medium format cameras. The result of a partnership between Phase One and Swiss camera maker Alpa, the new line of wide angle mirrorless…

New Gifts For Photographers

Want a printer than turns your iPhone photos into Polaroid-style (Instax, technically) instant prints?
By William Sawalich
If you've still got some holiday shopping to do, you're either way behind or cutting it close. I always feel a little funny suggesting photography gear as a gift, because, really, how many of your friends spend $1,200 on a new lens for the office gift exchange? But for all…

The Gallery Of Fluid Motion

Not only can we learn about how the world works thanks to these macro images, but we're awed by the beauty of everyday objects seen in totally uncommon ways.
By William Sawalich
Here's a photography competition that's unlike any other. It's sponsored by the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Mechanics. It's called the Gallery of Fluid Motion, and it's filled with awesome macro and micro photographs and videos of droplets and splashes and liquids in motion. This stuff is not only…

Documenting Detroit from The Air

Alex just completed a high-profile assignment for the New York Times last week.
By William Sawalich
I'm fortunate to have interviewed aerial photographer Alex Maclean for Digital Photo magazine, and I've become a huge fan of the man and his work. Alex just completed a high-profile assignment for the New York Times last week, after the publication commissioned him to document the effects of depopulation in…

Photographer Fights Back Against Preposterous Lawsuit

It's a nice story about a photographer who actually fights back against a bully with positive results.
By William Sawalich
This is a really fascinating read, courtesy of photographer and photo inventor Gary Fong. It's also a nice story about a photographer who actually fights back against a bully with positive results. In this case, the bully is a lawyer, and the photographer a recent immigrant who turned to Fong…
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