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Tech News: Sony Intros World's Fastest SD Cards

DP Review   Tuesday February 28, 2017

Sony has introduced what it says are the world’s fastest SD cars. The new SF-G series  cards come in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB sizes and feature a read speed of 300MB/s and a write speed of up to 299MB/s. “Such speeds equip them to receive high resolution video as well as to cope with the new wave of extreme frame rates in DSLR and mirrorless cameras – such as that produced by the Olympus OM-D E-M1 II,” notes DP Review. The cards are waterproof, shock proof, temperature resistant, and X-Ray proof, adds PetaPixel.   Read the full Story >>

Close-Up: Mark Seliger Talks About His "Christopher Street Portraits" and More

By Ken Weingart   Tuesday February 28, 2017

Mark Seliger has photographed presidents, actors, and rock-and-roll royalty over a celebrated 30-year career. His work has appeared in Italian Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, and other magazines - including Rolling Stone, where he was "chief photographer" for many years. He has also pushed himself creatively with a number of personal projects, the most recent of which is "On Christopher Street: Portraits." The series features transgender ...   Read the full Story >>

On View: See Photography's Rise On the NY Times Front Page

THE VERGE   Monday February 27, 2017

The New York Times has been in circulation since 1851, and since then its front page has evolved considerably, going from a text-heavy broadsheet to one that features high-quality color images. Digital artist Josh Begley has managed to cram almost every front page from the Times into a one-minute-long video, showing the evolution in action. See it at The Verge.   Read the full Story >>

Books: Douglas Kirkland's "Freeze Frame" Sequel

Glitterati   Monday February 27, 2017

Ten years after the release of his popular book Freeze Frame, famed Hollywood photographer Douglas Kirkland is bringing out an expanded sequel, Freeze Frame: Second Cut. The new book features more than 190 of Kirkland’s portraits of movie stars and celebrities made over the past decades, including images of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Audrey Hepburn, Jessica Lange, Angelina Jolie, Antonio Banderas, and Bjork. There are also behind-the-scenes stories about the photographs.     Read the full Story >>

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