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Peak Design Updates Cuff, Leash

The WhiteWall Experience

Capture One Styles Packs

An Apple Photos Project

Capture One Pro Keyboard

Think Tank Photo Signature 13 Bag

SilverFast SRDx Plug-In

Epson FastFoto
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Life's A Small Glass Of Glass Cherries

Adapting A Background To Your Environment

Cradle To Grave

A Different Angle

Summer Fog

A Thank You To Our Subscribers

Take A Seat On A Share Chair

The Biggest Wedding Photographer Fail

The Fourth

Building Macros For DxO Optics Pro

Of Fireworks We Singe

On The Bay Trail

Tahoe

Along Grand View

The O'Shaughnessy Overlook

Photodrive

Photowalk

Glass Swizzle Sticks

The Arctic Melt

Black & White Photography

Focus & Filter

In Camera

TreeGirl

A Beautiful Anarchy

The River In My Backyard

Polaroid, The Magic Material

Focus In Photography

Fifty Paths to Creative Photography

Cubs Photographer Stephen Green

Solar Eclipse Imaging

The Blind Photographer and the New Arteon

Phototherapy

Argento Ritrovato

Daniel Berehulak

Familia Carvalho

The Dull Men's Club

Arlene Gottfried

Gösta Peterson

Richard Benson

Hope Ryden

Gary Friedman

Marie Cosindas

Stanley Greene

Don Hunstein

Ren Hang

David Rubinger

Chuck Stewart

Lennart Nilsson

Antony Armstrong-Jones

Martha Swope

Howard Bingham

Rodney Smith

William Christenberry

Joe Marquette

Tim Mantoani

Nathan Lyons

Marc Riboud

Bill Cunningham

Fan Ho

Charles Kelly

David Gilkey

Malick Sidibe

Bob Adelman

Gary Braasch

Leila Alaoui

Hilla Becher

Tony Gleaton

Charles Harbutt

Harold Feinstein

Mary Ellen Mark

Dan Farrell

Jane Brown

Phil Stern

Michel du Cille

Arthur Leipzig

Lewis Baltz

David Armstrong

René Burri

Alfred Wertheimer

Ray Metzker

Lida Moser

Uwe Steinmueller

Bunny Yeager

Camille Lepage

Leee Black Childers

Dave Martin

John Dominis

Saul Leiter

Jack Mitchell

Editta Sherman

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Around The Horn

21 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Kevin Sturman in Morocco, shooting a 1:1 aspect ratio, Capture One import options, QAD card practices and multi-photo layouts in Lightroom.

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Site Tweak: Index Left Margin

19 August 2017

We don't call this series "tweaks" for nothing. They are sometimes ridiculously small changes that, nevertheless, we find exhilarating.

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Matinee: Cubs Photographer Stephen Green

19 August 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Friday Slide Show: On The Bay Trail

18 August 2017

We couldn't believe it had been almost a year since our last hike on the Bay Trail when we visited Sierra Point. So we drove back to South San Francisco last weekend to explore the segment just south of that.

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Around The Horn

18 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Hagia Sophia, watermarks, another Lighting 103 piece from David Hobby and all the available 35mm films.

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Life's A Small Glass Of Glass Cherries +

17 August 2017

Glass cherries, with their slender black stems, are not long for this world. We have a few still, picked up for a buck each long ago at a little store on Clement St. We gave most away as Christmas presents one year.

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Around The Horn

17 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Michael Johnson, housetrucks, the Olympus E-M1 Mark II, the Neewer Vision Four flash, layer groups, Josh Parker and B&H Photo's lawsuit settlement.

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Around The Horn

16 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Carolyn Van Houten, Dalton Hamm's underwater photography, subtracting light, soft-tone photo manipulation and preview the solar eclipse.

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Adapting A Background To Your Environment

15 August 2017

Josef Albers is the guy you can blame for all those comparisons of colored rectangles within colored rectangles. "Is this the same color?" Invariably yes, but it never looks the same because the color surrounding it changes your perception.

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Around The Horn

15 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the response to Charlottesville, saturation, a drone photography backup strategy, vandalized Confederate monuments, backing up your Lightroom catalog, daylight LED panels for $68 and a white rose.

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Subscriber Benefit: Copyrighter Pro Updated

14 August 2017

Funny thing about software. It's never quite finished. Sure, you may turn those project specifications into code that commands worldwide adulation. But once that software puts a few miles on it, the problem it solves seems to have grown new thorns.

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Around The Horn

14 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Ryan Kelly in Charlottesville, the Sony FE 16-35mm f2.8, self-imposed limitations, the Panasonic FZ2500, Beth Dubber, evaluating your own images, and attorney appraises Binded.com and World Elephant Day.

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Matinee: 'Solar Eclipse Imaging'

12 August 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Friday Slide Show: Tahoe

11 August 2017

August always brings back memories of childhood vacations spent at Lake Tahoe in the Sierras. It was a brutal three-hour car ride from the coast through the heat of the valley before rising 6,000 feet to that gorgeous lake. But it was always worth it.

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Remembering Arlene Gottfried

11 August 2017

The Singing Photographer has left the stage. She was carried off, after a remarkable performance as one of the leading street photographers of her generation, at the young age of 66 by breast cancer.

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Around The Horn

11 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Voyager's 40th anniversary, a Brownie at the races, five free Instagram presets, a new Helen Levitt book and online image editing.

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Peak Design Updates Cuff, Leash +

10 August 2017

About a year ago we made the move. We looped one of Peak Design's Achor Links on the right eyelet of all of our cameras (well, four of them anyway). Why? So we could snap Peak Design's Cuff to it.

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Terje Abusdal Wins Oskar Barnack Award

10 August 2017

Leica has announced Norwegian photographer Terje Abusdal has been awarded the Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his project Slash & Burn. In addition, Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnitchenko has been awarded the Newcomer Award, given to professional photographers age 25 or younger.

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Around The Horn

10 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at roadside buildings that look like what they're selling, the film resurgence, Chris Killip, Pershing Park and Sigma solar eclipse lens deals.

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Explorers Of Light Go On Portrait Photography Tour

9 August 2017

Canon's Explorers of Light professional photographers are going on a Portrait Photographer Tour to six cities. The day-long events will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a $99 ($79 for CPS members) fee.

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Rocky Nook, ShootDotEdit Host Free Online Wedding Photo Event

9 August 2017

Rocky Nook and ShootDotEdit will hold a free, online wedding photography summit on Aug. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT. The summit will feature five pros discussing posing, storytelling, lighting, branding and marketing.

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Cradle To Grave

9 August 2017

There we were minding our own business, trying to mark a special occasion with a bit of solemnity when, for no reason at all, we turned around. And what did we see? We saw the old maternity ward of Seton Hospital overlooking Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma. A perfect picture.

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Around The Horn

9 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Stephen Crowley, Pete Souza's new book, Joann Pai, the Canon 22mm f2 M lens, more useful Lightroom smart collections and mail order film development.

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A Different Angle +

8 August 2017

There we were at Torpedo Wharf in the Presidio, which is right by the Warming Hut bookstore and cafe. There are great views of the Golden Gate Bridge to the west and the city to the east.

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Hasselblad Opens Shanghai Retail Store

8 August 2017

After opening its first retail outlet in Stockholm this June, Hasselblad has opened another in Shaghai, its first in China where it plans to expand in that country's major cities.

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Around The Horn

8 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at insect macro techniques, abstractions, Nikon's strobes, Adobe looks for rising stars in broad daylight and last night on The Photo Show.

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The Forest, The Trees +

7 August 2017

Just a short note to invite anyone within earshot of www.kcmj.org" target="_new">KCMJ 93.9 FM in Colorado Springs to tune in tonight at 7:30 MT to Mike Pach's The Photo Show. Or, you know, pretend you're within earshot using your browser or an app.

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Adobe's FaceStyle Tool Takes No Prisoners

7 August 2017

Adobe has released -- well, more like foisted upon the world -- a FaceStyle Web app to illustrate what it calls "example-based synthesis of stylized facial animations."

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Around The Horn

7 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at fashion photography, the 1959 Miami Photojournalism Conference, a Gene Smith book, Emily Garthwaite, Sony's ultra wide lenses, film cameras, the 10th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk and Noe Valley's Wishing Tree.

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Matinee: 'The Blind Photographer and the New Arteon'

5 August 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Friday Slide Show: Along Grand View

4 August 2017

Grand View runs just east and slightly below the Market St. raceway that winds along the bottom of Twin Peaks in San Francisco. It's at the top of a very steep hill that is difficult to walk down and impossible to climb without steps.

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Remembering Gösta Peterson

4 August 2017

The fashion photographer Gösta Peterson, who died last Friday at the age of 94, began his career as an illustrator and that approach defined his photography. He didn't sell clothes. He imagined new worlds.

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Around The Horn

4 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Italian marble, more from the LACP Portfolio Review, another Lighting 103 installment, The Curator and Phase One's 100-Mp achromatic digital back.

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Around The Horn

3 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at minor leaguers, the , Zeiss 85mm T2.1 CP.3, Kasson again on criticism, selective color editing in Apple Photos, Kost's new series on Photoshop tips, Canon discounts on solar eclipse bundles and ImageOptim.

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Summer Fog

2 August 2017

When you mix the heat of the California's Central Valley with the cool air being blown in off the ocean, you get fog. Wisps of white cloud at ground level, that is, floating in like a light drizzle.

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Around The Horn

2 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Elliott Erwitt, handling criticism, copyright tip, Thiago Dezan, equipment failures, Apple's media library folders and a bid for stills and video.

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Adorama Launches Season Four of 'Through The Lens'

1 August 2017

Adorama has released Through The Lens: Europe the first episode of its fourth season of Through The Lens, its online docu-series which will be broadcast Tuesdays at 2 p.m. EDT.

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WhiteWall: Personal Photos Are Among Most Treasured Possessions

1 August 2017

A survey by the German-based online photo lab WhiteWall of its U.S. newsletter subscribers has revealed over three quarters of them consider their photo collections one of the most valuable assets they one. And 10 percent said it was the most valuable.

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Around The Horn

1 August 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at winners of the National Geographic Travel Photographer contest, 10 inexpensive film cameras, cinema lenses, Olivia Locher, Sony FE lenses and a BorrowLenses discount.

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July Archived

1 August 2017

We've just updated the Archive with the 73 stories we published last month as Volume 6 Number 7 of Photo Corners. We delivered 13 Features, 30 commented news items, 24 Editor's Notes (with over 110 total items of interest), three reviews and three site notes.

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July

Book Bag: The Arctic Melt

31 July 2017

The full title of this large format (10x13-inch) portfolio is The Arctic Melt: Images of a Disappearing Landscape. But we're running out of time to read full titles. Our ice caps are melting.

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Deals: PhotoShelter 25 Pct. Discount Today

31 July 2017

Today's the last day but there's still time to snag PhotoShelter's 25 percent discount for the first year on monthly or annual Standard and Pro accounts. The deal includes...

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Around The Horn

31 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the Hippie Trail, the effect of familiarity, packing for Iceland, Women Photograph grants, lens design, the Fujifilm GFX at Dana Lakes and Peter Turnley on John Morris.

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Matinee: 'Phototherapy'

29 July 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Photo Editor John G. Morris Is Dead At 100

29 July 2017

John Godfrey Morris, the legendary photo editor for Life, Ladies' Home Journal, Magnum, The New York Times, The Washington Post and National Geographic died yesterday at the age of 100 in Paris.

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Friday Slide Show: The O'Shaughnessy Overlook

28 July 2017

When the Nikon D300 was new in 2008, we took a review unit to the bluff overlooking Glen Canyon Park despite a forecast for rain. You do that with review units.

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Around The Horn

28 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the LACP Portfolio Review, the Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 Art lens, 11 free photo apps, the Eighth World Bonsai Convention and a SmugMug deal.

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Nikon Launches Two Programs For Budding Photographers

27 July 2017

Nikon has announced two new programs to recognize and support the next generation of visual creators. The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship will award 10 college students with academic scholarships of $10,000. Additionally, Nikon Inc. will recognize rising stars on digital platforms as a part of its curated Nikon100 List.

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TSA: Separate Bin For Electronics Larger Than A Phone

27 July 2017

The Transportation Security Administration has announced new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items. The new measures require travelers to place "all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for X-ray screening." For photographers that includes cameras and likely lenses and strobes as well.

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Around The Horn

27 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at photo-multigraphs, deleted protest photos, iOS 11's new document scanner, transparency and SD memory cards.

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Primera Introduces Bravo 4200-Series Disc Publishers

26 July 2017

Primera Technology has announced its new Bravo 4200-Series disc printers and disc publishers. The Bravo 4200 series automates the process of burning and printing quantities of recordable CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs with built-in robotics and either single or dual optical drives.

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Oberwerth Launches ISAR Wrist Strap

26 July 2017

German bag manufacturer Oberwerth has introduced ISAR, a padded wrist strap made from rhubarb leather that is designed for dSLR and full-format cameras.

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Around The Horn

26 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at wildfires along the Riviera, Stephen Matera, pseudo batch processing for Apple Photos, Instagram hashtags and Flash.

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Nikon Celebrates 100 Years Today

25 July 2017

Established on July 25, 1917, Nikon today celebrates its 100th anniversary. After announcing the development of new flagship dSLR, the company marked the occasion with a message from Kazuo Ushida, its president and representative director...

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A Thank You To Our Subscribers

25 July 2017

Stop the presses. We'd like to take a moment to express our appreciation to our subscribers and other financial supporters. We do it every day when we sit down at the keyboard but once a year we like to make a public display of our gratitude.

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Around The Horn

25 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the 2017 Silk Way Rally, a street photography workflow, the Magnum Photography Awards 2017, Joe McNally's portraits on the prairie, Callie Mills and Photoshop automation.

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Nikon Announces D850 Development +

24 July 2017

On the occasion of its 100th anniversary, Nikon has announced it is developing the D850 dSLR, its next generation full-frame, high-resolution, high-speed flagship camera to replace the D810.

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The San Francisco Art Book Fair

24 July 2017

Last weekend the 2017 San Francisco Art Book Fair was held at 1275 Minnesota St. That particular venue could hardly contain the numerous exhibitors, each limited to a small folding table, not to mention the crowds pouring in to the free event.

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Around The Horn

24 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Harf Zimmermann, the beta Photos for macOS, street photography drama, Lightroom mobile and Bowens.

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Site Tweak: Carousel Navigation

23 July 2017

Two in the morning. Awake. Roll over. Still awake. Repeat for half an hour. Still awake. The only solution: get up, go down to the bunker and write some JavaScript.

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Matinee: 'Argento Ritrovato'

22 July 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Friday Slide Show: Photodrive

21 July 2017

When we wrote about our excursion to the Presidio yesterday, we didn't tell you the whole story. Yes, we wanted to escape the bunker for a while. But there are escapes and then there are escapes.

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Win A DNP Printer With Your Vacation Photo

21 July 2017

DNP has announced a summer vacation photo contest whose grand prize is a DS620A printer and a case of 6x8-inch media. Post your favorite summer vacation photo on the company's Facebook page or Instagram site (#DNPPhoto) with a short paragraph about why you should win. Deadline is Sept. 30.

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Around The Horn

21 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Jonathan Castellino, using color gels, the 2017 World Aquatics Championships and a stolen gear story.

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Take A Seat On A Share Chair

20 July 2017

After publishing the news that dribbled in yesterday, we drove over to the Presidio in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area for no better reason than to escape the confines of the bunker.

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Around The Horn

20 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at trees, the 2018 Pirelli Calendar, Lightroom Web, older lenses and a Clip update.

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Deals: Alien Skin 40 Pct. Summer Discount

20 July 2017

Alien Skin Software has announced a 40 percent discount on all its product through July 24.

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Anthropics Tech Releases LandscapePro 2

19 July 2017

Anthropics Technology has released LandscapePro 2, the latest generation of its intelligent editing software for outdoor photographers. The new version features an expanded library of skies, 2D and 3D lighting brushes, sky reflections in water and improved selection brushes.

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Adobe Updates Camera Raw, Lightroom

19 July 2017

Adobe has updated Camera Raw, the Raw processing editor in Photoshop and Lightroom, and fixed a few bugs in Lightroom desktop at the same time. But Lightroom update "does not include performance improvements based on your survey responses," according to a blog post by Priya Alexander announcing the update on the Lightroom Journal.

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Around The Horn

19 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Igor Posner, Austin Burke, Irving Penn, negotiating stock licensing, Daniel J. Gregory and the Modular Cleaning Program.

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Lightroom Mobile Updated For Android, iOS

18 July 2017

In a blog post today, Josh Haftel announced updates to both the Android and iOS versions of Lightroom mobile. In a nutshell, the asynchronous updates feature...

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Around The Horn

18 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at hijacked educations, photographing the solar eclipse safely, swan upping, how to shoot like an astronaut and Ed French.

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Around The Horn

17 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 Art lens, poems inspiring pictures, the Leica TL2, architectural portraits, rail systems for rent, external drives and a smartphone tether.

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Matinee: Daniel Berehulak

15 July 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Friday Slide Show: Photowalk

14 July 2017

It seems hard to believe that we've published 186 slide shows since 2013. It isn't just the number, it's the idea that a shy, retiring fellow like us would splatter the Web with his work on such a relentless basis.

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Around The Horn

14 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Australia's Outback, video file structures, the Olympus PEN-F and a used lens sale.

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Deals: Kodak Printer Dock $40 Off

14 July 2017

Among Amazon's Deals of the Day is a $40 discount on the new Kodak Photo Printer Dock, a dye-sub 4x6-inch photo printer that can also charge your mobile device. The printer, whose list price is $139.99, can be purchased for $99.99 today only.

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Nikon Updates D750 Service Advisory Again

13 July 2017

Nikon has updated its D750 service advisory to users of its D750 for a shutter problem that "sometimes resulting in a shading of a portion of images." The latest service advisory adds D750 cameras manufactured from July 2014 through September 2014 and from July 2015 through September 2016.

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Deals: Rocky Nook 24-Hour Fifty Pct. Discount

13 July 2017

Rocky Nook is offering a 50 percent discount on your entire purchase until tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. PST when you use the coupon code JULY50 at checkout.

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DxO Updates FilmPack, ViewPoint

13 July 2017

DxO has released updates to FilmPack and ViewPoint with support for eight new cameras, including the Sony A9, Apple iPhone 7/7 Plus, Canon EOS 77D, Nikon 7500 and Panasonic GH5.

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Around The Horn

13 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Jupiter's red spot, architecture, womanhood, photojournalism, the unseen, texting a photo, a studio setup, David Slater and a National Parks senior pass price increase.

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Book Bag: Black & White Photography

12 July 2017

Subtitled "The Timeless Art of Monochrome," Michael Freeman's new book on black-and-white photography titled Black & White Photography (what else?) is a comprehensive 192-page discussion and demonstration of the subject. You'd expect nothing less from Freeman.

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Around The Horn

12 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at documenting community radio, Google Photos, the DxO One, infringement, Filmulator and Net Neutrality Day.

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Citizen Photo Launches CY-02 Dye Sub Photo Printer

11 July 2017

Citizen Photo has announced its CY-02 dye sublimation photo printer, which improves on the output speed of its CY printer from two 6x8-inch prints per minute to three.

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The WhiteWall Experience

11 July 2017

When photographer and educator Andrew Darlow appeared on The Photo Show with Mike Pach to discuss his book 301 Inkjet Tips and Techniques, he made an interesting point about printing at home (around the 16:30 mark). Don't.

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Around The Horn

11 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the 2017 Audubon photography awards, a Ming Thein video, social media and smart filters.

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Hogarty Invites Feedback On Lightroom Performance Issues

11 July 2017

In a post on the Lightroom Journal, long-time Lightroom product manager Tom Hogarty invited Lightroom users to fill our a survey to help the team address the product's performance issues.

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DNP Updates SnapLab SL620A, DS-Tmini Software

11 July 2017

DNP has released a software update for its SnapLab SL620A and DS-Tmini. The version 3.1 software provides both new features and updates to several features of DNP's SL620A dye-sublimation printer.

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Flying Meat Releases Acorn 6

11 July 2017

Flying Meat has updated Acorn, Gus Mueller's image editing software for macOS 10.11 and later, to version 6. The new version features text on a path, an improved clone tool, new Web export features, smart layer export settings, improved Bezier tools, improved color profile handling and bug fixes.

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Nikon Announces Full-Frame AF-P 70-300mm Zoom +

10 July 2017

Nikon has announced the AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm f4.5-5.6E ED VR featuring enhanced Vibration Reduction and an stepping motor for fast and quiet AF performance, making it Nikon's first full-frame AF-P lens.

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The Biggest Wedding Photographer Fail

10 July 2017

Weddings are conducted year round for the convenience of the couples. But summer seems to be the hardest time to rent a venue, get a church, arrange a honeymoon. It also seems to bring out the newest wedding photographers, all of whom make the same mistake.

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Leica TL2 Announced +

10 July 2017

Leica has launched the TL2, a new TL System camera featuring ia new sensor, 4K video, increased autofocus speed, ease of handling and flexibility, the company said.

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Around The Horn

10 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Autophoto, Dronestagram photo contest winners, a stock photo copyright shell game, Chris Killip and lenses for ultra hi-res sensors.

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ON1 Issues Photo Raw 2017.5.1 Update

9 July 2017

In an email to its users this morning, ON1 announced an update to Photo Raw 2017.5. "This addresses several issues discovered after the .5 release and reported by customers. It is recommended for all users," the email advised.

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Site Tweak: Blocking Google Again

8 July 2017

After just a week this month our Internet service provider notified us that our bandwidth usage had exploded. That's never a good thing, really. Readership doesn't explode. It grows.

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Matinee: 'Familia Carvalho'

8 July 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Around The Horn

8 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Letizia Battaglia, the right to film police, Joshua Holko's toughest print job and a Nikon battery recall.

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Friday Slide Show: Glass Swizzle Sticks

7 July 2017

Once upon a time, we were browsing a little store on Sacramento St. that offered kitchenware among its items when we spied these inexpensive glass swizzle sticks. If we recall, they were made in Mexico and were about $2 each.

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Around The Horn

7 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Mosul, landscape focal lengths, critical camera features, Instagram's Archive feature and a KelbyOne deal.

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Adobe MAX 2017 Early Bird Discount Ends This Month

6 July 2017

The early bird registration discount for Adobe's MAX 2017, its creativity conference being held this year in Las Vegas from Oct. 18 to 20, ends July 31. The discount saves $300 on the $1,595 full conference price.

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Goertz Launches Fixed-Focus Citigraph 35mm Lens Campaign

6 July 2017

C.P. Goerz has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Citograph 35mm, "a super-compact, always-in-focus Tessar-type lens that may very well revolutionize street photography."

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2017 Nikon Photo Contest Winners Announced

6 July 2017

Nikon has announced the three of the winners of its 2016-2017 Photo Contest, a competition that has been held since 1969...

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Around The Horn

6 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Thomas Annan, Masahisa Fukase, avoiding cross contamination, Amelia Earhart, QromaScan and the Glif.

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Neomodern Opens Concierge Print Service

5 July 2017

Somewhere between your photo stream of thousands of images and the revered portrait above the fireplace there's a small collection of photos you can live with. You'd like them on your walls but getting from bits to framed works of art is ridiculously difficult. Enter Neomodern.

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Around The Horn

5 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at the Volvo XC60's camera, 10 years of iPhone, shutter therapy, Arved Colvin-Smith, an update to Pixel Peeper and Dae Cross's Dehaze for CS6.

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The Fourth

4 July 2017

For us, as perhaps for you, Photo Corners is an escape from the headlines of the day. It's a place where beauty is celebrated and chased with wild abandon, where good humor reigns and a generous spirit infects everything we do.

But the pictures we take are of the world. The world that is source of all those headlines.

Admittedly, the world we cover here is smaller than the one the headlines of the day cover. But still, we're a member of the working press. Our perspective is that of you, our reader, not the companies that would like you as a client.

But our world is big enough to celebrate the work of photojournalists and mourn their passing. They are part of that corps covering the larger world that keeps you free to know what's going on and protects you from the manipulators who would pervert your understanding.

There really is, after all, no escape from the headlines of the day.

Today's headlines will no doubt observe that we are busy celebrating the founding of the United States of America. History isn't as tidy as the story, with independence actually being voted on by the Second Continental Congress on July 2 and the Declaration of Independence not signed by everyone until Aug. 2.

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Building Macros For DxO Optics Pro

3 July 2017

It was a dark and stormy night. No, actually, it was a heat wave. We took refuge in the Keyboard Maestro forum where we like to read other people's problems. For a change.

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Photobucket Blocks Free Hotlinking

3 July 2017

The photo sharing service Photobucket abruptly changed its hotlinking policy today, restricting the ability to link to images on its services to those paying $400 for third-party hosting privileges.

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Of Fireworks We Singe

3 July 2017

It's easy to get burned taking photos of fireworks. Just use a digicam with autofocus and auto exposure doing all the thinking. Ugh. Of thee we singe.

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Around The Horn

3 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at Lee Friedlander, Sascha Rheker, Sony a9 banding and Hany Farid.

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Matinee: 'The Simple Joys of the Dull Men's Club'

1 July 2017

Saturday matinees long ago let us escape from the ordinary world to the island of the Swiss Family Robinson or the mutinous decks of the Bounty. Why not, we thought, escape the usual fare here with Saturday matinees of our favorite photography films?

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Around The Horn

1 July 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at PF Bentley, Kelby's tethering kit, selfie taker categories and publishing technology.

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June Archived

1 July 2017

Of the 87 stories we've just archive in Photo Corners Volume 6 Number 6, a hefty 22 were Features, 38 were commented News items, were 22 Editor's Notes (including well over 115 items of interest), two were Reviews and three were Site Notes.

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Get Off To A Great Start With Beginner's Flash

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10 December 2012

It would almost always catch us by surprise. We'd advance the film on our Nikon FM2 only to find out we'd already taken the last shot.

Sometimes that happens in life, too.

After 13 years as the editor of the Imaging Resource Newsletter, we have parted ways. It's going one way, we're going another.

We wish the company well and remain grateful for the opportunity to discuss our passion for getting the picture with each reader who welcomed such a long email every two weeks in their inbox.

But as we used to tell our (usually) patient subject when we realized we had to put a new roll of film in the camera, "Wait a minute!"

Because we aren't done yet.

And this publication is our way of continuing to discuss our passion for getting the picture. We have several reviews in progress, covering tablet software, new image editing software for the desktop, LED lighting and more.

And this is where you'll be able to read about it.

So we hope you'll join us as we publish here at Photo Corners. If you like the idea, support us with a sponsorship or a subscription. Both come with some benefits right away and more to follow.




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