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This is How Photographers Stage Scenes to Win Prizes

Photojournalist A. M. Ahad was at a train station in Bangladesh when he came across a group of photographers pointing their cameras at a young man who was leaning out of a window and striking a prayerful pose. Ahad, an Associated Press photographer based in Bangladesh and a co-founder of ...

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Google Can Use Your Selfie to Find Your Fine Art Doppelgänger

Google’s Art & Culture app has been around since 2016, but the latest update harnesses machine-learning technology for an interesting purpose: it can now help you find your doppelgänger in the art world using a selfie photo. Once you’ve snapped a selfie with your smartphone, the app will spit out ...

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CVS Bans Photoshop in Its Beauty Product Photos

CVS has just announced that it is banning Photoshopping of its beauty images. More specifically, the pharmacy chain will stop retouching in ways that “materially alter” the subjects in photos. CVS Pharmacy says the move is a “commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery.” The new ...

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Leica Unveils 75mm f/2 and 90mm f/2 Lenses for the SL System

Leica has announced two new prime lenses for its Leica SL-System: the APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH and APO-Summicron SL 90mm f/2 ASPH. As part of a new line of “high-performance Summicron-SL lenses,” the two lenses have been designed and constructed in Germany using “exceptional materials” to allow for a “long work life.” ...

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Zion National Park Bans Tripods in Photo Workshops

Zion National Park has banned tripods in photography workshops. The newly unveiled regulations will affect commercial photographers visiting the popular photography area in Utah. Those wishing to run photography workshops in the park must obtain a “Commercial Use Authorization,” and each group is limited to 12 photographers. But what’s unusual ...

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The Hasselblad H6D-400C Multi Shot Captures Monster 400MP Photos

Hasselblad just announced a camera capable of 400MP photos. The new H6D-400C MS is a “Multi Shot” camera that can capture 100MP photos with single exposures or gigantic 400MP ultra-resolution photos using its Multi-Shot capture feature. Multi-Shot (or “pixel shift”) technology has been appearing in a number of digital cameras ...

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Hilariously Bad Family Photos Go Viral

This photo shoot just won the Internet… for how bad the Photoshop job was. Pam Dave Zaring got back her family photos from the professional photographer they hired, and she nearly died laughing. She then posted the photos on Facebook, where they’ve been going absolutely viral. Just take a look ...

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