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 »

Polaroid Z340 Instant Camera Blends the Digital and Analog Worlds

Polaroid announced that its Z340 instant digital camera is “the next step in the evolution of the famed instant camera.” It features a full-function 14 megapixel digital camera and an integrated ZINK printer. To deliver a new twist on the instant experience, the Z340 enables users to customize each individual photo between snap and share, 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 »

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 »

Summer Photo Tips to Get You Out Shooting

Here are some tips and inspiration to get you out shooting this summer. From underwater, action, to portraits, summer simply brings with it the opportunity for great pictures. Maybe it’s the warm weather. Maybe it’s the longer days. Maybe it’s all the sunshine. Whatever it is, pick up your camera and get out shooting. If more »