David Schonauer

Trending: Rock Legend Brian May Slams Photog for Protecting Her Copyright

PetaPixel   Friday November 17, 2017

Brian May is not just the legendary lead guitarist of Queen; he also has a PhD in astrophysics  and is ardently interested in 3D photography — his book Queen in 3D  was released earlier this year. But his grasp of copyright law may be wanting. May recently faced an Instagram ban after he posted someone else’s image without the permission or credits. And, notes PetaPixel, he made matters worse by then bashing the photographer who took the photo.   Read the full Story >>

Wedding Photography: Rangerfinder's 30 Rising Stars of 2017

Rangefinder   Friday November 17, 2017

What’s the state of the art in wedding photography? “While years past have been marked by dark styles and film-like palettes, we’re seeing a return to true documentarians—each with a signature aesthetic twist. Rather than epic landscapes captured from far away, cameras are coming closer to show raw emotions, silly expressions and subtle interactions, conveying—as much as possible—a sort of tangibility of what a wedding really felt like,” notes Rangerfinder, which has released its annual roundup of 30 rising stars.   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: Panasonic Unveils Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Power O.I.S. Lens

DIYPhotography   Friday November 17, 2017

Panasonic is on a roll, having recently rolled out its new G9  Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera as well as the new Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Power O.I.S.  lens — the first large-aperture ultra-telephoto prime lens with the LEICA DG line. The lens is the equivalent of a 400mm lens in 35mm terms due to the 2x crop factor of Micro Four Thirds sensors, notes PetaPixel. With the bundled 1.4x teleconverter, photographers can use this lens as a handheld 560mm (35mm equiv.) lens. DIY Photography has more. Availability: Jan. 2018. Price: $3,000.   Read the full Story >>

On View: Women Photojournalists at FotoWeekDC

The Washington Post   Friday November 17, 2017

The Women Photojournalists of Washington  (WPOW) is exhibiting work from its 11th Annual Juried Show at FotoWeekDC  (through Nov. 19), featuring photography shot by the group’s members. The images in the show focus on issues that affect women, notes The Washington Post. This year’s competition was judged by photographers Diàna Markosian, Jenn Poggi and Maggie Steber. WPOW is a nonprofit celebrating women in photojournalism and training D.C.-area women in photojournalism.   Read the full Story >>

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