Phase One Unveils the 151-Megapixel XF IQ4 Camera System

Both of the 150MP backs feature a 151-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) sensor for “unprecedented image quality in detail” — “a world first in full frame medium format photography,” Phase One says.

Daily Life in Maine, as Photographed by Robert F. Bukaty – The Atlantic

Robert F. Bukaty has been working as a photographer for the Associated Press since 1993, and was a member of the AP team that won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of President Clinton’s impeachment. However, Bukaty’s many photographs of everyday life in the state of Maine, where he is based, are a constant source of joy and wonder. The images are beautifully made portraits of Maine’s people, its landscape, its wildlife, and, of course, its ever-changing seasons. Gathered here, moving from spring to winter, is a collection of some of his Maine photography from the past few years.

Striving for Justice and Equality With a Camera on New York’s Streets – The New York Times

For decades, Builder Levy photographed protests and social issues, as well as the neighborhoods where he taught in New York, to counter media depictions he saw as problematic.

Announcing 6th Annual Luminance Talks at Photoville: Sept 14th in NYC – PhotoShelter Blog

Join us on Friday, September 14th for discussions with industry professionals and photographers at 60 Water Street near Brooklyn Bridge Park. We’ll cover topics like best practices for archiving your work, how to land a job and negotiate contracts, non-profit storytelling, creative ways to get noticed and build your business, how to apply for photography grants, plus an exclusive conversation with renowned photographer and Brooklyn native, Jamal Shabazz.

Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 24 August 2018 – Photojournalism Now

The 30th edition of the world’s preeminent photojournalism festival opens in the southern French town of Perpignan on 1st September for two weeks. For those who have not attended, Visa is amazing, overwhelming, fantastic!

Pro Tips: What it Takes to Publish a Personal Photo Project – PhotoShelter Blog

In honor of World Photo Day, we asked editorial and commercial photographers Emanuel Hahn and Andrew Kung to share the story behind their audiovisual storytelling piece, The Mississippi Delta Chinese. Emanuel and Andrew recently stopped by our office to speak at one of our Third Thursdays* events, and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to get all their pro tips on camera. Watch the video for the story behind their project, what they learned along the way, plus advice on pitching to photo editors and getting published (in The New York Times!).

There’s Less to Portraits Than Meets the Eye, and More – The New York Times

Portraiture existed long before photography was invented. And for more than a dozen years after photography’s invention, it was practically impossible to make a photographic portrait: the required exposure times were too long. But the two eventually came together, and now their pairing seems so natural that it’s as though photography was invented for making portraits.

Nikon Unveils the Z Series Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System

The Z mount uses a large 55mm inner diameter and a 16mm flange focal distance that allow for apertures as fast as f/0.95 and a slim body design. It also opens the door to other lens properties that weren’t previously possible with Nikon’s F mount.

Photographing Baltimore’s Murderous Summer – PhotoShelter Blog

In the Summer of 2013, Giordano set out to cover a spurt in homicides in a tragic moment of Baltimore’s history. Five years later, he returned to the story to revisit some of the earlier subjects and celebrate how the community had worked towards reducing the violence.

30-year-old images show how little has changed in the plight of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border – The Washington Post

In the early 1980s, I began traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border to take make photographs for my book “To the Promised Land.” I wanted to tell the story of people desperate to reach America. Although my own immigrant family had no visual record of our journey from Eastern Europe in the late 19th century, I’d always found inspiration in the photographer Lewis Hine, whose work in the early 1900s capturing Ellis Island and images of child labor that had stunned a nation with scenes meant to be hidden — breaker boys in the coal fields, doffer girls in America’s spinning mills, newsies, oyster shuckers. People who just wanted to support themselves and their families, not unlike those trying to cross the border all those years later. I was proud of the work I’d done — and then I focused on other subjects of social concern, the mainstay of my work.

The Daily Edit: Interview with Frank Ockenfels Part Two | A Photo Editor

You look at photography now, and most photographers, which I kind of make a joke about. Jeff Dunas does this photographers breakfast once a year and it’s  about 25 of us. We get together and sit around this table having breakfast at the Beverly Hills Tennis Club and discuss life. We discuss what happened in the last year and we’ll tell stories to each other.  Everyone from Douglas Kirkland to Gerhard Ludwig attends, it’s a wide variety of photographers, Claxton and Marshall and Herman Leonard.

Leica M10-P camera officially announced | Leica Rumors

The Leica M10-P camera is now officially announced. The US price is $7,995.

Photographers on Photographers: Emily Hamilton Laux on Richard Rothman | LENSCRATCH

I met Richard Rothman about four years ago, in a class he taught at the International Center of Photography on large format photography. His teaching, both the technical and cerebral aspects, deeply influenced the way I think about making pictures. After memorizing the zone system’s tricky math, and sitting for hours loading film in blacked-out closets, I realized I could push myself more technically. Richard’s class, especially the discussions of iconic 20th century work, helped me to become more deeply conscious about creating images that express my ideas while paying closer attention to formal considerations.

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