Canon Announces the EOS R

Canon Announces the EOS R

Building on their position as a leader in digital imaging for both photography and video, the long-rumoured Canon full frame mirrorless camera has been announced. The Canon EOS R is the first in a series of brand-new full frame mirrorless bodies to come from Canon.  It is joined on release by four brand new lenses using Canon’s new RF mount.

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25 New Year's Resolutions for Creatives - Have a More Powerful 2017

25 New Year's Resolutions for Creatives - Have a More Powerful 2017

Every New Year, folks make resolutions.  A lot of them never get started, some get accomplished, and by the 3rd of January, life has often gotten in the way.  To save you time, gentle reader, I have provided a lengthy list of resolutions for creatives to make your list building quicker.  Heck, you might even do some of them!

 

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STOP shooting for FREE or below market - you're screwing the industry

STOP shooting for FREE or below market - you're screwing the industry

What the hell were these people thinking?  At at time when things are not getting easier for professional creatives, we are increasingly inundated by people without skill or capability lowering the market price for services by charging very little for what they allege is professional grade work.    A surprising number of these idiots work for free thinking that this is actually a smart decision.

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Photo Video News Update September 18, 2016

Photo Video News Update September 18, 2016

As I finish compiling this, Photokina is opening.  I will try to keep the Photokina announcements together, but some came early and so you will see them here.  Photokina is a hugely exciting time for photographers with new offerings from a multitude of providers.  Expect the next release of the news update to be filled with new gear

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Photo Video News Update August 28, 2016

Photo Video News Update August 28, 2016

I've discovered in recent weeks that the amount of photo video news, that is actually "news" has become a small percentage of news feeds.  So while I may not provide as many links as in the past, I'm trying really hard to confine them to news, or a link that I personally found interesting.  For those who have been following individual posts on Google +, the update is now consolidated into a website post with all the links in one place.

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Photo Video News Update August 5

Hey everyone,

I have been a bit lax with the news updates, so this post has many items.  

A very good article by a professional photographer  Dear Clients: Don’t Ask Photographers for a Reshoot of Good Photos

Composition Leveraging Lines Lines Reveal the Great Compositions in Famous Movies

Pretty cool video on how a shutter works Super Slow Motion Shows How an SLR Camera Shutter Works

Yahoo has been sold.  What does this mean for Flickr? Flickr ownership changes hands as Verizon acquires Yahoo

Excellent article for models, and for photographers seeking to hire models Models, Beware the Warning Signs of Creepy ‘Photographers’

Photographer sues Getty Images for $1B for selling her public domain images Photographer Suing Getty Images for $1 Billion

Some really great ideas 10 Photography Accessories You Can Buy at the Supermarket

Astropad is updated Astropad 2.0 brings better performance and increased compatibility