Testing the Fujifilm medium format, A new solution to copyright, How to take your rooftop photography to the next level… read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news.
Photographer Seth Lowe decided to test out Fujifilm’s GFX 50S on his trip to northern Montana in the United States. The location allowed him to test the camera’s capabilities in different scenarios: low light, mixed lighting, dust, wind, hard sun, fast moving subjects, portraits, and landscapes. Check out a few of the pictures from the shoot below.
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Source: Resource Magazine
Rangefinder recently announced the winners of their photography contest “The Portrait,” which is defined by the website as “a competition celebrating the art of photographing people.” Check out the winner of the grand prize, Agata Serge, below. Agata taught a 500px class on “How to Bokeh, read more about the classhere.
A post shared by Agata Serge Photography (@agataserge) on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:10pm PDT
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Registering pictures with the U.S. Copyright office is a tedious process photographers have to go through to protect their images. Binded is a new service that promises to make photographers’ lives simpler by enabling copyright registration right on their website. Simply upload your images, pay the government fees, and you’re all set!
Working as a freelance photographer can be stressful and the instability of the field may induce you to take all projects you come across. However, taking on a client should be a rewarding experience, and it is important to realize when someone might be taking advantage of your skills. Freelancers Union prepared a guide on how to evaluate projects before accepting them. Read the full article here.
Source: Freelancers Union
500px Brand Ambassador and class instructor Daniel Cheong discussed the techniques he uses to create his city and architecture images in a recent interview for This Week in Photo. The topics of the interview include his digital blending practices and the use of vertoramas. Check out the full interview below and join Daniel Cheong’s upcoming 500px Class on Sept. 8th.
Source: This Week in Photo
The 500px WWF Canada Quest invited users to share their most creative wildlife pictures as a celebration of Earth Day 2017. The winning image (shown below) will be featured in the WWF Canada’s 50th anniversary wildlife calendar. The judges commented on their choice for the winning image:
“A stunning shot. This image speaks volumes about the raw power of nature. Not everyone is fortunate enough to see a scene like this up close and personal, but through the lens of talented, patient photographers like Ian Stotesbury, we are all able to experience and appreciate the wild beauty that still exists all over this planet.”
View some more of the best Quest submissions here.
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