Whether you’re a beginner or advanced photographer, take your photography to the next level with the newly launched Nikon School Online platform.
The new online school is an expansion of the Nikon School program, which has taught over 100,000 students in the United States over the past 30 years.
While there are currently only 3 classes available: a 15-minute “Getting Started with Your Nikon DSLR” video class, “Photographing Children & Pets” taught by Tamara Lackey, and “Hands-On with the SB-5000 Speedlight” taught by Joe McNally, additional classes will be added in the future.
Visit the Nikon School Online website at online.nikonschool.com to take any of the available classes. taking one of the classes. The introductory DSLR class costs $15 while the full-length classes taught by Lackey and McNally cost $50 each.Read More →
As a photographer, it is essential to always keep an eye on your gear when traveling because even the most seasoned photographers can become victims of theft.
Just last week, News Corp photographer Brett Costello was the victim of a robbery where over $40,000 of his camera gear was stolen at a cafe in Rio while he was there covering many of the 2016 Rio Olympics. But in a bizarre turn of events, Yahoo Sports reported that while Costello was entering Sambodromo stadium for the men’s archery competition, he noticed another man entering behind him wearing an official photo vest.
But not just any vest: Costello’s stolen photo vest.
Here is a video of what ensued following Costello’s recognition of his stolen vest:
While Costello likely helped prevent many other photographers from losing their equipment, there is unfortunately no word on whether Costello has recovered any of the $40,000 equipment he lost.Read More →
Climbing photographer and National Geographic shooter Jimmy Chin was asked by the New York Times to ascend to the top of 1 World Trade Center to make an interactive panorama using a 360 VR camera and the results were incredible!
(From Huffington Post)
Sometimes the most beautiful wedding photos are the ones that are hardest to get.
Funny Photographer ‘Confessions’ You Can Probably Relate To…Read More →
From beginners to professionals, all levels of photography enthusiasts and camera lovers will come together for a true photo and cinema extravaganza in Downtown Los Angeles, May 21st – May 22nd.
With over 50 of the photography and video industry’s top brands on hand to offer exhibition and demonstration of their cameras and photography related products, as well as a virtual Who’s Who of the Los Angeles photographic and cinema communities providing entertainment, education and opportunity for all levels of photography enthusiasts and professionals, PhotoCon LA will be an unmissable celebration of photography and video.
PhotoCon LA’s 2016 theme is a celebration of Samy’s Camera 40 years in business in Southern California. The legendary camera retailer has been a part of the Los Angeles photographic community since opening their doors in 1976.
For tickets to this event, visit http://photoconla.com/tickets/Read More →
How much damage can a tiny drone propeller really do when it comes up against a person’s flesh? Aalborg University in Denmark has answered that question with a rig that can ram a spinning drone propeller into a piece of flesh at 33mph.
The video below is an accurate (and slightly gruesome) demonstration of what could happen if you lose control of your drone and it hits a person, propeller spinning…
Lava? Not quite. This photo is an example of a phenomenon called a Firefall in Yosemite that only happens two weeks out of the year.
The photographer, Sangeeta Dey, told the SF Gate:
This is Horsetail Falls in Yosemite.
Every year for two weeks in February, the sun sets at a certain angle and illuminates the waterfall in luminescent orange and red, making it look like a fluid fire.
I’ve met photographers who said that they have been coming for 11 years only to see this happen 2 or 3 times.
It was supposed to happen at around 5:30 in the evening, but I was there at 2 PM to find a spot. I finally settled for a tiny space under a thorny bush.
When the fall started glowing, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. For 10 minutes, all of us sat there mesmerized by this spectacle. When it ended, a few of us had tears in our eyes. Some of us were clapping.
And others were just ecstatic to finally get a chance to see it after trying for years.Read More →