In its seemingly inevitable march toward becoming another version of Facebook, Instagram recently confirmed that recommended posts will now be a part of what users see, further muddying already fragmented feeds. The reaction from most people has been negative, which is unsurprising.
Stock photography companies are tallying their data from the last few years to predict what imagery trends will flourish in 2018, what they've predicted is fantastic news for us all. A mixture of creativity and authenticity are expected to dominate the new year's biggest image trends. It is so important for artists to stay on top of these trends as to not slip through the cracks, it's especially important this year because these trends are very different.
It's no secret that college tuition is expensive. Nikon has an opportunity for eligible students to ease some of that financial burden. As part of its 100th-anniversary celebration, Nikon announced "The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship" earlier this year. On December 14, they began accepting applications from students in the U.S. and Canada. This is an amazing opportunity for qualified students to further their education, become the content creators of the future, and leave school with less debt in student loans.
The Department of Homeland Security have listed an ad searching for a photographer for its secretary. Listed on a post to the government’s official employment website USAJOBS, the role is a for a full-time photographer, and sits in the pay scale and grade GS 12. The salary range is between $79,720 to $103,639, and also includes government benefits.
By now, you should already know the importance of backing up your data, and while storage (even cloud storage) isn't all that expensive these days it's still an expense. So here is my holiday gift to you: unlimited Google Drive storage for free. See for yourself if you qualify.
I regularly view vlogs and how-to videos on YouTube. It's a vital resource for any photographer or videographer, and we all know that it's been a compliment to our businesses in the visual arts industries. I've noted that the vloggers don't just monetize their YouTube channels with the ads that are displayed before the video starts. No, they use affiliate links to all the gear they used to make the video in the description below the video on YouTube. What will it mean for us if Amazon starts their own video platform like YouTube?
To be a successful photographer, you don't have to be physically stronger, faster, or tougher. It's not like pro sports where it's normal for the number of men to overpower women. So why are women still facing so much systematic sexism and harassment in the photography industry?
At the age of seven, Melissa Spitz first visited her mother in an institution. It was the first of many trips that inspired her project documenting her mother’s mental illness — a project that has now won her TIME Magazine’s Instagram Photographer of the Year 2017.
There aren’t many brands that have been so thoroughly lambasted over the past few years as Canon, and for good reason. Despite their reputation as a manufacturer of durable, functional camera tools, they are notoriously tight fisted with their technology. But what has looked like antiquated engineering is starting to look more like a calculated long-term strategy to play the field as it lays. With rumors emerging about a new 6K cinema camera to rival Sony’s Venice, Canon looks like it might be ready to play a new game.