Sony Academy In-Store Photography Classes

Sony Academy kicked off the summer with free in-store photography classes. The classes feature tips for those just starting out to those who feel most at home with a camera in hand. The goal is to get out of “auto mode” and into the inner workings of the Sony camera, whether it’s a Cyber-shot P&S more »

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Advances Photography Workflow

Adobe announced the availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 for Mac OS and Windows, which is offered as an individual license or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. Designed for both photography enthusiasts and professionals alike, Lightroom 5 adds photo-editing capabilities to create more efficient workflows. “Lightroom was originally conceived through the requests of Adobe more »

Photodex Releases Sports and Action Effects Pack for ProShow 5

Photodex released its new Sports & Action Effects Pack for ProShow 5—a software tool designed to make it easy to create high-quality slideshows from photos, video clips and music with the flexibility to edit and customize them. The new effects pack, geared for creating sports slideshows, offers 15 sets of slide styles and 10 transitions. more »

The 2013 Schedule of Canon Live Learning Events for Pros & Enthusiasts

Canon USA released the 2013 Canon Live Learning (CLL) workshops and programs schedule. The on-site program, in its fourth year, is aimed at helping both advanced imaging enthusiasts and professionals elevate their knowledge of photography, filmmaking and the technologies within Canon’s professional imaging and printing devices. CLL programs feature the EOS Immersion seminars, EOS Destination more »

Samsung Experience Shops Opening in Best Buy Stores

Samsung Electronics announced a unique relationship with Best Buy that enables you to explore, purchase, activate and service Samsung’s portfolio of mobile products, including connected cameras, and accessories. The Samsung Experience Shop will be installed in more than 1,400 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores across the U.S. beginning this month. By early more »

How to Make Environmental Portraits

An environmental portrait shows the subject encompassed in its surroundings. It reveals a habitat in which it belongs, lives, works, or plays. It provides a visual representation of what the human or wildlife subject does or who it is. Environmental portraits are frequently used in magazines, newspapers and by photojournalists recording images for varied publications. more »

Tamron Roundup: See How Tamron is Helping Everyone Take Better Pictures

Tamron is a lens company that continues to impress. They truly want to help you take better pictures and are leading the way with innovative and interactive ideas. Here are a few of the ways you can use Tamron as a resource.   Iconic Places offers exclusive articles on their newly launched Tamron Lenses & more »

Olympus InVision Photo Festival Headlined by Tenneson, McNally, Strauss & Dickman

Internationally acclaimed photographers Joyce Tenneson , Joe McNally , Zoe Strauss  and Olympus Visionary Jay Dickman  headline a dynamic lineup of presenters for the Olympus InVision Photo Festival, to be held November 2-4, 2012, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. “Olympus is proud to reinforce its commitment to the local community with a multiyear title sponsorship of the Olympus InVision more »


Don’t Let Rain Slow You Down: Protecting Your Camera Gear in the Rain

Being caught in a rainstorm sucks, but it sucks even worse when you are rocking a camera and a lens or two. However, rain can also greatly enhance a scene by providing some added interest. Let’s look at how a bit of planning can help making some water falling from the sky more bearable. First more »

Travel Photography with the Tamron 18-270mm Di II VC PZD

Travel Photography with the Tamron 18 270mm Di II VC PZD – Philip & Patricia travel to Santa Fe, NM with their new Tamron 18-270mm VC PZD all-in-one zoom and get great shots they can’t wait to show to their family and camera club friends.

How to Shoot beautiful indoor Portraits

Portrait Photography Tutorial How To Video – Photographer Emily Wilson Shoots Window Light Portraits with the Tamron 28-300mm lens. In this video you will see how to make indoor light work best for your portraits.

How to Photograph Children

Digital Camera Reviews, Camera Accessories – Photographer Candice Stringham gives you tips on Photographing Children with her Tamron 70-200 f2.8 in this how to video.