National Geographic Terminates its Contract with Fine Art Gallery Amid Legal Complications

The National Gallery of Fine Art has apparently lost its association with National Geographic. Based on a multi-week investigation, I have been able to determine that National Geographic recently cut ties with the gallery amid legal complications. I wrote three (here, here, and here) articles about National Geographic Fine Art Galleries (NGFA) spanning just over a year …

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Sony Parts Supply Shortage May Indicate AKM Factory Fire Directly Impacting Camera Industry

In late October, a massive fire completely destroyed the AKM parts factory in Japan. While mostly responsible for A/V parts manufacture, speculation that it could affect the camera industry popped up a few weeks later. A new notice of camera parts shortage from Sony appears to confirm that link. Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) is responsible …

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Canon Appears to Have Finally Designed a Dual Pixel BSI Sensor

Canon has patented a new sensor design that mimics the design of backside-illuminated (BSI) sensors made by Sony. Mixing Dual Pixel with BSI would likely result in huge leaps in low light performance, dynamic range, and readout speeds. The design illustrated in Canon’s patent application does not specifically state that it would be a backside-illuminated, …

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Stellar Photo Recovery Software Review: An Easy Way to Reclaim Your Precious Photos

The post Stellar Photo Recovery Software Review: An Easy Way to Reclaim Your Precious Photos appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Have you ever accidentally deleted photos or videos from your memory cards? Or, even worse, have you ever formatted your card, and only then realize it contained valuable …

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6 Tips for Capturing Dramatic Skies in your Landscape Photography

The post 6 Tips for Capturing Dramatic Skies in your Landscape Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Hillary Grigonis. Don’t let the “land” in landscape photography fool you; a great landscape photo relies just as much on the sky as the land. Boring gray skies make for boring landscape photos, …

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This Afghan Photographer’s Camera is 100 Years Old

Travel vlogger Drew Binsky was wandering the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, recently when he came across an older photographer named Haji. In this 9-minute vlog, Binsky tells the story of Haji and how he has been shooting for 65 years using a 100-year-old box camera. After meeting Haji, Binsky visited the photographer at his house …

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