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Influencers vs Instagram: Hiding Like Counts Sparks Tears and Controversy

INFLUENCERS VS INSTAGRAM: HIDING LIKE COUNTS SPARKS TEARS AND CONTROVERSY

Instagram's controversial experiment with hiding public like counts is only live in seven countries, but it's already inspired some...

Want to Be a Better Photographer? Don't Ask Me What Lens I Used!

WANT TO BE A BETTER PHOTOGRAPHER? DON'T ASK ME WHAT LENS I USED!

“What lens did you use for that picture?” The only question less helpful to a growing photographer is probably, “What settings did...

 
 
 
‘Can I Just Get the Digital Files?'

‘CAN I JUST GET THE DIGITAL FILES?'

Dear potential client, I have no crystal ball, yet I know you will be calling me this week for information about what I do. You might...

How NOT to Be a Model: My Most Infuriating Photoshoot Ever

HOW NOT TO BE A MODEL: MY MOST INFURIATING PHOTOSHOOT EVER

Recently, I worked one of the most frustrating shoots I have ever had to endure. In my day job, I work with amateur prospective models...

 
 
 
The Lie of ‘Medium Format-Level Image Quality'

THE LIE OF ‘MEDIUM FORMAT-LEVEL IMAGE QUALITY'

I, like many of you, watched the Sony a7R IV announcement live stream on Tuesday. I saw them put up the video of the camera and its...

The OnePlus 7 Pro undermines the most appealing part of OnePlus

THE ONEPLUS 7 PRO UNDERMINES THE MOST APPEALING PART OF ONEPLUS

OnePlus has a new phone - the OnePlus 7 Pro. It brings cutting-edge features like a pop-up selfie camera, a full screen design, triple...

 
 
 
Photographers, Quit Bellyachin' and Build a Raft!

PHOTOGRAPHERS, QUIT BELLYACHIN' AND BUILD A RAFT!

Everywhere you turn in the photographic press you see the same kinds of articles over and over. Such-and-such a competition or service...

We Are Known By What We Leave Behind

WE ARE KNOWN BY WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND

100 years from now, no one is going to care who I am. I know this. I don't mean that in a bad way and I don't say it in the hopes someone...

 
 
 
Dear Partisan Journalists: Don't Drag Us Photographers Down With You

DEAR PARTISAN JOURNALISTS: DON'T DRAG US PHOTOGRAPHERS DOWN WITH YOU

As perceptions of bias have led to devastating levels of mistrust in the media, the role of political photography has remained relatively...

Why Flickr Limiting Free Users to 1,000 Photos is a Smart Move

WHY FLICKR LIMITING FREE USERS TO 1,000 PHOTOS IS A SMART MOVE

Yesterday Flickr made their first big restructuring announcement since recently being purchased by SmugMug. Beginning next year on...

 
 
 
Hypocrisy much? Left & right slam Comey's ‘shot clock' oped about Kavanaugh FBI probe

HYPOCRISY MUCH? LEFT & RIGHT SLAM COMEY'S ‘SHOT CLOCK' OPED ABOUT KAVANAUGH FBI PROBE

Former FBI director James Comey has piped up about the bureau's investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying it...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Blackout beta: Close Quarters Frenzy playlist for duos, player count increased to 88 on PC, Xbox One

CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4 - BLACKOUT BETA: CLOSE QUARTERS FRENZY PLAYLIST FOR DUOS, PLAYER COUNT INCREASED TO 88 ON PC, XBOX ONE

The Call of Duty: Black Opes 4 - Blackout beta has kicked into full gear on Xbox One and PC this weekend, but that doesn't mean Treyarch...

 
 
 
Turning Down Political Ads: Noble or Stupid?

TURNING DOWN POLITICAL ADS: NOBLE OR STUPID?

I won't muddy the waters by going into my personal politics but, needless to say, there are things I support and things I oppose. People...

Why I'm Taking a Chance on the Nikon Z6

WHY I'M TAKING A CHANCE ON THE NIKON Z6

Last week, I went out on a limb and pre-ordered the 24-megapixel Nikon Z6 , which should ship on November 30. It is a bit of a flyer,...

 
 
 
Big brands like Facebook and Starbucks are going to take crypto to the next level, and they could leave some ICO projects in the dust

BIG BRANDS LIKE FACEBOOK AND STARBUCKS ARE GOING TO TAKE CRYPTO TO THE NEXT LEVEL, AND THEY COULD LEAVE SOME ICO PROJECTS IN THE DUST

Crypto took off at the end of 2017, with bitcoin hitting $20,000 at the end of December. In this oped, Bruce Elliott, president of...

What I Learned From a 5-Week Photo Trip Around the United States

WHAT I LEARNED FROM A 5-WEEK PHOTO TRIP AROUND THE UNITED STATES

I just returned from a 5-week photography trip. I had a few weeks off work between contracts and figured why not hit the road instead...

 
 
 
Mafia 3 Developer Opes UK Studio to Work on New AAA Game

MAFIA 3 DEVELOPER OPES UK STUDIO TO WORK ON NEW AAA GAME

Mafia 3 ‘s failure may have hit Hangar13 hard, but it looks like the developer is rallying from the setback. Apparently, in association...

Top 10 Ways to Improve Flickr in 2018

TOP 10 WAYS TO IMPROVE FLICKR IN 2018

Having spent thousands of hours on Flickr over the past 15 years or so, on a personal level I've become fairly invested in the site....

 
 
 
My Thoughts on the SmugMug Flickr Acquisition

MY THOUGHTS ON THE SMUGMUG FLICKR ACQUISITION

Yesterday, we learned that the photo-sharing site Flickr has been acquired by the photo sharing site SmugMug. Terms of the acquisition...

An Open Letter to alexilubomirski: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Need A Wedding Photographer!

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALEXILUBOMIRSKI: PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE NEED A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER!

Dear Alexi, Congratulations on the announcement that you will be Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding photographer! Your engagement...