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Google releases three new smartphone photography apps

Google has released three new apps which aim to help photographers make the most of their smartphone cameras – Storyboard, Selfissimo! and Scrubbies. The apps have been launched as the first part of a new Google series called ‘appsperiments,’ which…

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Shutterstock ban ‘unnatural’ photographs of primates

Shutterstock will no longer use unnatural images of apes and monkeys after pressure from animal rights group PETA. These images include photographs of primates wearing clothing and accessories or exhibiting trained behaviour, like dancing. The world’s largest subscription-based stock photography…

Making the grad with Lee Filters

Unlike Lee Filters’ Stopper and ProGlass IRND filters, which are both made from glass, the company’s graduated neutral-density (or ND grad) filters are made from resin and dipped by hand. That’s because resin allows tight control over the graduation lines…

Iceland’s unmissable 5

Nikon and Secret Escapes recently sent one aspiring photographer along with a professional to Iceland, to learn how to capture the perfect shot. Armed with the Nikon D7500 and the Nikon D850, this is their journey. Find out more at secretescapes.com/nikon/iceland/…

Changing exposure with Lee Filters

Now in its 50th year, Lee Filters is the world’s leading manufacturer of professional-quality light-control filters. The Andover-based company’s filters are used not only in photography, but also in motion picture and television productions, theatrical and live stage events, and…

Reach for the Stars

It’s not hard to understand why any landscape photographer would choose to work in Dorset as it is one of the UK’s most photogenic destinations. Competition is tough though – not only have you got several world-class pros living in…

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Leica Camera Group announces record 2016/2017 revenue growth

The Leica Camera Group has announced its most recent results, recording a revenue of almost 400 million euros in the financial year of 2016/2017. This meant a six percent growth for the company, compared to the around 10 percent decline…

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Selection of 2018 Sony World Photography Awards entries released

The World Photography Organisation has released a new selection of entries from the Sony World Photography Awards 2018 to mark the final month of the competition. Photographers from around the world are invited to enter the $25,000 USD prize, which closes for…