Here is a wonderful video that goes into the properties of camera lenses and explains the features of the modern camera lens for both photography and cinematography. Topics include Focal Length, Aperture, Primes vs. Zooms as well as some specialty features.
Video by Filmaker IQ
A deep-learning algorithm builds heat maps over images to identify the memorable and forgettable elements of any photo.
Source: Are Your Photos Memorable? This Algorithm Will Tell You - D-brief
Bruce Kluckhohn Professional sports photography for the editorial market is an endangered species. Unfortunately, a lot of it has to do with editorial clients turning away from the professional photographer to sports enthusiasts who are willing to trade their photos for season tickets.
Source: What Killed Editorial Sports Photography?: You’ve Got To Hustle As A Sports Shooter These Days | Shutterbug
This year’s Lagos Photo Festival goes beyond traditional photojournalism to explore how conceptual work can offer a deeper exploration of the issues facing the continent.
Source: African Photography Comes of Age With Lagos Photo Festival - The New York Times
Go take a look at this site and feast your eyes on the largest panoramic image ever taken:
They took 70000 images to make it!
"The astonishing majesty of this impressive white giant is too wide to be represented either in words or images. You have to be there to feel it. But now, you can grab that rarefied atmosphere through the highest resolution panorama ever made: a way to know, explore and feel the Mont Blanc. No matter if you’re not an alpinist or a photographer: from now onwards the highest mountain in Europe will be part of your life like never before."
For I Was Here, Paris-based photographer Ambroise Tézenas delves the practice of grief tourism (or dark tourism), a global phenomenon whereby sightseers are drawn to the scenes of mass tragedies, from the sites of genocides to those of natural disasters. Shedding the privileges normally afforded to members of the press, he chose to embark on the journey just as his fellow travelers did, paying for his own guided tours and uncovering in the process a network of sinister locales, bound together by the rapt attention they inspire in day-trippers young and old.
Source: Photographs Capture the Worldwide Phenomenon Known as 'Dark Tourism' - Feature Shoot
Check out this video of three photographers going head to head on stage at GPP2015.
Only one emerges victorious!
Photographer Tim Mantoani provides three basic tips for portrait lighting in this video from the Sports Shooter Academy.