Here are the major camera announcements from the 2018 Photokina show – Nikon Rumors

Here are the major camera announcements from the 2018 Photokina show:

Zeiss ZX1 – this is the camera Leica should have announced at Photokina – Leica Rumors

Zeiss just announced a new ZX1 full frame camera with 36MP, 35mm f/2 fixed lens, EVF, 4.3″ screen, aluminum body, integrated Lightroom and 512 GB internal memory (full specifications available here):

Zeiss announces the ZX1 full frame fixed lens camera – sonyalpharumors sonyalpharumors

As expected our rumors about this camera were 100% accurate. Zeiss today announced the new ZX1 fixed lens camera and here are some key specs:

Photographing Past Stereotype – The New York Times

In 2015, the Spanish-Belgian photographer Cristina De Middel posed herself an obvious but underasked question. In most photographic projects about sex work, it is the faces and bodies of women we see: their strength, weakness, courage and suffering. Where are the men? De Middel wanted to interview men who had paid for sex and photograph them in the kinds of hotel rooms to which they would take female sex workers. So she put an ad in Extra and O Dia, two local newspapers in Rio de Janeiro. She was astonished by the volume of response: More than 100 men showed interest.

Wistful Photos Inspired by Memories of Growing Up in Sweden – Feature Shoot

When Simon Kerola was a kid growing up in a Stockholm suburb, his father took him on adventures to beautiful and mysterious places. “I remember one time specifically when I had just started taking photos,” he tells me. “I wanted to capture the golden hour for the first time. He woke me up really early and had already prepared coffee and a couple of sandwiches. He drove me out in the middle of nowhere. We listened to Balmorhea in the car, and the morning mist was laying thick across the road and fields.” Kerola, who also goes by the name Johnny Keethon, has chased that feeling ever since.

Dear Panasonic: A Plea from a Photojournalist

It’s not often camera news puts dread in my heart, but Panasonic’s full frame announcement felt like watching CNN at its most doom-laden. The future, suddenly, does not seem so bright for us Micro Four Thirds (M43) shooters.

How the BBC verified that video of a grisly murder in Cameroon, step-by-step | Poynter

So the BBC started looking into the video, which allegedly took place in Cameroon. In July, when the video first went viral, the government there dismissed the allegations as “fake news” on the basis that the soldiers depicted were not wearing the right gear or carrying the right weapons.

Fujifilm’s Next GFX is a 102MP Medium Format Mirrorless with PDAF, IBIS, 4K

It will also be the first medium format digital camera to feature in-body image stabilization, allowing photographers to capture sharper ultra-high-resolution photos while shooting handheld.

Fujifilm GFX 50R is a 51.4MP Medium Format Rangefinder-style Mirrorless

Inside the GFX 50R is a 51.4-megapixel G Format 43.8×32.9mm CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 100-12800 (expandable to 50-102400) backed by an X-Processor Pro image processing engine. The camera supports Fujifilm’s popular Film Simulation modes that can simulate the company’s popular film stocks, including Velvia, Provia, and Acros.

Charles H. Traub: Taradiddle | LENSCRATCH

Charles H. Traub sees the world with a particular sense of humor and irony that reminds us of our messy humanity. His photographs are tonic for a world that has gotten way too serious. Fortunately for the last 20 years, he has his camera ready when odd juxtapositions present themselves, moments too surreal to be real, but based in the truths of the street. This collection of “photographic wanderings” from around the globe, with a particular eye toward serendipity, is now a book, Taradiddle, published by Damiani Editore. In viewing this collection of photographs, I am reminded of the importance of examining the absurd split second moments that can only be captured if one is looking. And Charles has a legacy of looking–in fact, this is his sixteenth publication, but he also a significant legacy of supporting photographic education, well evidenced in his bio. Each time I visit his website, which is often, I am inspired by someone has lead a spectacular photographic life and manages to continue to see the world with curiosity, humor, compassion, and joy.

‘The Very Top Guy in the Stasi was Personally Involved in Figuring Out How to Destroy Punk.’

Author Tim Mohr talks about East Germany’s dissident punk rock scene, and its role in bringing down the Berlin Wall in 1989 — the story behind his remarkable new book, ‘Burning Down The Haus.’

Exploring the Chimerical World of Fantasy in “Korean Dreams” – Feature Shoot

In her new exhibition, Korean Dreams at the Gadsden Museum of Art in Gadsden, AL (September 7-October 29, 2018), Daoust has created a series of photographs that act a metaphor for the way information is manipulated in North Korea. During the development stage, Daoust deliberately obscures her photographs. As the layers of film are peeled off, information is “lost,” and what remains is a haunting shadow of the original – it’s truth no longer evident, or even essential to the viewing experience.

Photographer Sues Zillow for Scraping His Real Estate Photos

The American Genius reports that California/Nevada-based photographer George Gutenberg claims that Zillow scraped photos from Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) and went beyond using the data syndicated to Zillow. This allegedly led to Zillow obtaining Gutenberg’s copyrighted photos and using them without permission on their for-profit website.

The new Leica S3 medium format camera leaked online – Leica Rumors

The outstanding performance of the entire Leica S3 system is a well-thought-out result. All of its individual components are precisely matched to achieve a harmonious interaction, creating a unique Leica feel. The Leica S3 worked closely with professional photographers during development, and with its superior image quality and flexibility, as well as simple operation and strong robustness, professionally met their special needs.

Portrait of Humanity: Marc Moitessier’s photographic revolution – British Journal of Photography

Marc Moitessier shot his project, 36 Poses, in Beijing in 2007, using one role of 36 exp film, and allowing himself to shoot just a single photograph each day

Who I’ve Hired: Chloe Coleman, The Washington Post | PDN Online

Chloe Coleman currently works on The Washington Post’s international news desk. She is also a photo editor for Outlook, the newspaper’s weekly section for for news analysis and opinion, and a contributing writer and editor on The Washington Post’s In Sight photo blog. Previously, Coleman worked as a photo editor at NPR and The Denver Post, and has served as a faculty member at The Kalish Visual Editing Workshop.

Lessons Learned: Top Lifestyle Photographers Share What They’d Tell Their Younger Selves – PhotoShelter Blog

On one hand, the nature of a career in photography can be daunting — the freelance life and learning on your own in a rapidly changing industry. But we also know photographers to be generous in offering help and advice. It’s one of the things we love about working with photographers and why we asked this group of lifestyle photographers from The List about some of the career lessons they’ve learned.

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