Wild Horse Cave By Eric Benedetti

"Wild Horse Cave" by Eric Benedetti
Wild Horse Cave by Eric Benedetti
“Wild Horse Cave” by Eric Benedetti was featured in the Exit section of the November 2016 issue. Benedetti took a number of exposures to piece this image together. Here’s how he created this photo. “This cave in Goblin Valley, Utah which is called Wild Horse is huge—for scale I’m the person sitting on the log, it’s... Read more

Time Releases 100 Most Influential Images Project

The project is designed to showcase some of the most powerful images from 175 years of photographic history
Time 100 Most Influential Images
On November 17, Time Magazine released a pretty cool multimedia project that highlights what Time deemed the 100 most influential images from 175 years of photographic history. It celebrates “175th anniversary of photography and the birth of photojournalism” The images include famous ones like The Afghan Girl, Tiananmen Square, Che Guevara... Read more

Control Lightroom With the Loupedeck Control Console

Almost like an audio editing console, Loupe deck takes Lightroom control off of the keyboard
Normally, we don’t cover Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaigns for photography equipment. Generally speaking, you never know if a cool product is actually going to come to market. There are quite a few failures to launch in the Kickstarter world. That said, the idea of Loupedeck is interesting enough that what we’re taking a look at here... Read more

Photographer Builds Functioning Halloween Nikon Camera Costume

Made from cardboard, duct tape and other materials, a photographer built a function Nikon camera costume
For many, Halloween is an excuse throw on whatever costume they can scrabble together and party with friends or take their kids out trick-or-treating. For others, it’s an attempt to be wildly creative. Photographer Bryan Troll definitely falls into that latter category. Troll built a full body Nikon camera costume that actually works. We don’t... Read more

New Startup Haystack Is A Search Engine For Stock Photos

With access to 19 different stock image hosts, Haystack aims to make it easier to find the perfect stock image
Haystack Autumn search
From Getty and Reuters to 500px and Flickr, there are tons of stock image repositories with thousands of photos covering the gamut of human experience. Searching for the perfect one is kind of like looking for a needle in a haystack. Appropriately named startup Haystack was created to help people find the right image faster by aggregating 19 of the... Read more

Astronomers Used 48 Canon Lenses To Find New Galaxies

Using a honeycomb layout, astronomers used Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II to look to the sky.
An example Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II used
Generally, one would expect to see the Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L II used for sports or wildlife photography. It’s fast enough to capture moving objects and subjects in focus combined with a long focal length. However, it also features a number of features that make it surprisingly good for astronomy research. In an interview with Symmetry Magazine (a... Read more

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists have been released for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards which promotes humor and compassionate conservation.
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
Sometimes, as photographers and artists, we can take ourselves and our subjects far too seriously, which is why the second annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are a breath of humorous air. Established in 2015 by the Born Free Foundation, the idea is to promote wildlife photography using a competition that is “light hearted, upbeat, possibly... Read more

Oldest Surviving Production Nikon Up For Auction

The Nikon 1 rangefinder up for auction by Westlicht Auction is the oldest surviving Nikon production model that we know about. It was built in 1948.
The camera above is a Nikon 1 rangefinder from 1948. It is the oldest, known, surviving production Nikon in the world and it has recently been put up for auction. The auction house, Westlicht Photographic Auction, estimates that the camera will sell for about between 160,000 and 180,000 euros or about $200,000. While Nikon has existed in one form or... Read more

Repair Damaged Tripod Threads With This Video

Tom Antons shows you how to repair tripod threads with a simple, inexpensive kit from Amazon that easily pops threads in and out.
Tripod Thread Repair
We saw this tripod thread repair video making the rounds on Twitter and thought that it shared necessary and good information about camera repair that photographers can do in the comfort of their own home. Generally, speaking threads in tripods and on the bottom of cameras are fairly solid. However, through wear and tear or negligence, like anything... Read more

Creating Portraits With Mark Seliger And Phase One XF

Phase One teamed up with portraiture photographer Mark Seliger to show off their XF camera system
Mark Seliger Tony Bennett
Mark Seliger has had a long, fairly successful career as a portrait photographer. He’s received numerous awards for his work and been featured in magazines like Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair and GQ. He’s taken portraits of everyone from President Obama to Bruce Springsteen to Serena Williams. Lately, he’s been using the Phase One XF camera... Read more

Exploring Homelessness With Anthony Hernandez

LA photographer Anthony Hernandez has spent his career documenting the hidden places and people in Los Angeles
“Public Fishing Areas #31,” by Anthony Hernandez.
“Public Fishing Areas #31,” by Anthony Hernandez. Through January 1, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is holding an exhibit dedicated to the work of Los Angeles-based photographer, Anthony Hernandez. The exhibit will feature images from a series that Hernandez calls “Landscapes of the Homeless”. For years, Hernandez has been documenting... Read more

Last Weeks To Enter HIPA 2016 Photo Competition

The deadline for entering the HIPA Competition ends on October 31
HIPA 2016
While recently created, the Hamdan International Photography Award has quickly grown to be one of the most prestigious photo competitions in the world. Last year, over 5,000 photographers submitted images to in the hopes of gaining recognition and winning the large cash prizes. The prize pool for HIPA 2016 totals $423,000. The first place winner takes... Read more