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Creative in Focus - Getty's vision for 2015

Getty Images are undeniably one of the leaders in the photography game, and every year they release their ‘bible’ of trends they predict for the coming year called Creative In Focus. 23 more words


Why I Sold My Fuji X100S

I don’t often write much on this site except a paragraph or two. I mostly focus on the images and let them talk for me. I write enough at work and for other projects that pontification here seems redundant. 1,461 more words

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Big Discount at 500px Prime.

Hello everyone,

500px Prime one of the newer sources of premium stock photography have announced a 20% discount for you (if you are in the market for Quality stock photography) from their vast catalogue – of which I am a contributor. 103 more words

Photography News

While Lying Wounded on the Ground he Whipped Out his Smartphone and Took a Selfie

The following story from Tampa, Florida, will certainly give even the biggest fans of selfies food for thought. Namely, when 23-year-old bartender Andrew Noll (right in the picture) lay bleeding on the ground because he had gotten shot by his ex-mistress, he used his smartphone to take a selfie instead of calling the ambulance. 103 more words


Sigma News & Rumors: SPP 6.1 and DP2 Quattro Firmware 1.03 released

Sigma Photo Pro 6.1 is the first version of the SPP RAW or X3F converter compatible with all cameras made by Sigma. As a reminder, in earlier versions of SPP 6.x.x you could only open and edit Quattro and Merrill X3F files and those captured with the SD1. 246 more words


Gunther Holtorf: a Globetrotter who returned Home after 26 Years

In 1989, the Holtorfs started out for Africa with their off-road vehicle. What was planned as an 18-month road trip turned into an epic, 26-year world cruise, similar to Forrest Gump’s who couldn’t stop running after having proceeded this far. 156 more words


105mm f0.75: too ‘bokehlicious’ to be true?

During a recent web session I stumbled across this article on Petapixel, about photographer Jason Ahrns and the curious 105mm f/0.75 lens made by Dutch optics manufacturer “De Oude Delft”. 300 more words