This man has photographed every Super Bowl, describes what’s changed over the years

Three men have been spectators at all fifty Super Bowls, but Sports Illustrated photographer John Biever is one of only four people to have photographed them all. Biever recently spoke with CBS News' John Blackstone about his experiences. At the age of 15, John Biever photographed Super Bowl I (known as the AFL-NFL World Championship Game at the time) with his father, Vernon Biever, the team photographer for the Green Bay Packers (who beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35 to 10). At the game, John captured a photograph of the very first Super Bowl touchdown. In the...
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“Goodbye powder flash…meet flash synchronization!” Honoring the man who invented it

Prolific German inventor Artur Fischer has died at the age of 96. His company, Fischerwerke, announced that Artur Fischer passed away on January 27th at his home in the southwestern German town of Waldachtal. Among his many inventions, Fischer was the creator of the first synchronized camera flash. He patented his synchronized flash invention in 1947 when he invented the technology to make images of his newborn daughter. In 2015, he told the Der Spiegel magazine, "At the time, you could only use a powder flash for interior shots, which you had to ignite with...
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Quickly and easily preserve film negatives with FilmToaster

If you're a digital photographer looking for a quick and convenient way to digitize old film negatives, then South Carolina-based photographer Cecil Williams has just the invention for you, the FilmToaster. This $1,699 system, which is the "world's first multi format film duplicator," allows photographers to use their digital camera to capture images of film negatives. The FilmToaster consists of a 6" x 6" x 9" rectangular metal box and a 5000K led interior lightsource. The "pitch black" interior minimizes reflections while the light is battery operated. The...
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Should you ever give a client raw files? One portrait photographer says “no!”

If you've ever been asked by a client for raw image files, you perhaps found yourself hesitant. Photographer Jessica Kobeissi has published a video in which she discusses various reasons why photographers should not give out their raw files. Jessica says that "Asking for raw photos from us [photographers], it's like asking an artist for their unfinished painting. You're essentially asking us for a product that isn't even finished." This leads into her first reason for not giving out raw files, that they're not the final product, and are basically the...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook proves that it’s the photographer that makes the photo, not the camera

On the heels of another "Shot on iPhone" campaign, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave the internet something to joke about last night with a blurry photo taken on the field after Super Bowl 50. In congratulating the Denver Broncos on their Super Bowl victory, Cook tweeted out the image below. It is surprising that Cook opted to share such a blurry image with his nearly 2 million followers (and the additional people that are seeing the image as it makes its rounds on the rest of the Internet). This image might not be sending the best message about iPhone photography....
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Over 100,000 4K video assets now available on Adobe Stock

Adobe announced late last week that it has added over 100,000 native 4K video assets to its Adobe Stock collection. Joining the large collection which already contains over a million video assets and 45 million images and graphics, the new 4K video assets are now available, with new assets being continually added. Per Adobe: "4K is increasingly becoming the new standard for video production, and demand for higher resolution content, sometimes referred to as UHD, is growing quickly." 4K video provides users more detail and more flexibility in post-production,...
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