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What We're Reading: 8 Common Ethical Mistakes in Wildlife Photography (And How to Fix Them)

By David Schonauer   Tuesday April 20, 2021

Photographers can advocate for wildlife protection, but they can also cause damage to the environment, intentionally or otherwise. In recent years, for instance, high-profile photographers have come under fire for chasing giraffes, posing models within feet of wild elephants, working with animal handlers, and staging pictures, noted Feature Shoot's Ellyn Kail recently. Kail reviews common mistakes photographers make in wildlife photography and offers tips …   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: DJI Unveils Air 2S Drone

DP Review   Tuesday April 20, 2021

DJI has today officially announced its new DJI Air 2S drone, which comes just a year after its predecessor, the Mavic Air 2. “Whereas the Mavic Air 2 emphasized resolution over sensor size, with features like 48MP stills and 8K hyperlapse modes, the Air 2S pivots in the direction of image quality; its larger 20MP sensor easily outperforms the camera on the Mavic Air 2,” notes DP Review. The drone offers up to 31 minutes of flight time with four-way directional obstacle sensors, adds DIY Photography.   Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: World Press Photo Winners Are Announced

World Press Photo   Tuesday April 20, 2021

Mads Nissen has won the 2021 World Press Photo of the Year prize for his image “The First Embrace,” which shows an 85-year-old woman, Rosa Luzia Lunardi, being embraced by nurse Adriana Silva da Costa Souza, at Viva Bem care home, São Paulo, Brazil, on August 5, 2020. “This was the first hug Rosa had received in five months. In March, care homes across the country had closed their doors to all visitors as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, preventing millions of Brazilians from visiting their elderly relatives,” noted Nissen.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: The Cameras That Shot the Winning Photos of World Press Photo 2021

PetaPixel   Tuesday April 20, 2021

Spanish website Photolari has done a breakdown of brands, systems, and cameras that were used to create the winning images from this year’s World Press Photo contest, notes PetaPixel. Findings: As has been the case since 2018, Canon cameras were used more than any other system. This year’s contest saw very little evolution as SLRs are still the majority compared to mirrorless cameras.   Read the full Story >>

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