Who Shot It Better? Turkey: Graydon/Herriott or Peden/Munk

The New York Times tells me that the Pilgrims didn’t eat turkey, but that hasn’t stopped the flightless bird from becoming the protein du jour in the U.S. for the Thanksgiving table. And in celebration of the most traveled day, we bring to you two images that have graced the pages of bon appétit magazine for… The post Who Shot It Better? Turkey: Graydon/Herriott or Peden/Munk appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Pete Souza’s Obama Book is Here!

A confluence of events led to the success of Pete Souza as Chief White House Photographer for President Obama. First, he’s a supremely talented photographer and visual storyteller. Then he negotiated an all-access approach with a photogenic president. Obama’s years in office also largely coincided with the rise of social media which led to accounts… The post Pete Souza’s Obama Book is Here! appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Deanne Fitzmaurice on Judging CPOY and the Evolution of Photojournalism

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Deanne Fitzmaurice had just finished judging the College Photographer of the Year in Missouri, when she jumped on a plane to join the faculty at the Summit Sports California Photography Workshop near Malibu, CA. While she was in transit, a prominent photo editor started a discussion on Facebook over whether the desaturated look of… The post Deanne Fitzmaurice on Judging CPOY and the Evolution of Photojournalism appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

New Guide! The 2018 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

We’ve partnered with the World Photography Organisation for The 2018 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests, our biggest guide of the year. Inside, get a breakdown of 42 photo contests worldwide and learn which contests to consider and which to pass up. We give each a verdict based on factors like entry fees, promised exposure and prizes,… The post New Guide! The 2018 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

The PhotoShelter List is Open! Apply Here

We’re doing something new and are pretty excited to tell you all about it. For the first time ever, we’re assembling something called The List. This will be an exclusive list of the top photographers on PhotoShelter, representing every major photo category. Here’s our CEO Andrew with the rundown on why you should apply.   The incentive… The post The PhotoShelter List is Open! Apply Here appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Who Shot It Better? Amy Adams: Joe Pugliese or Collier Schorr

Amy Adams has had a long and illustrious careers as one of the most versatile and finest actors of her generation. Currently filming Adam McKay’s currently untitled movie about Lynne and Dick Cheney, Adams recently graced the cover of the New York Times’ T Magazine “Greats” Issue. Let’s take a look! Collier Schorr did the… The post Who Shot It Better? Amy Adams: Joe Pugliese or Collier Schorr appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Lightroom CC isn’t Pro-Ready…Yet

Adobe’s migration towards more cloud-based services is unsurprising given the general trend of cloudifying everything from Microsoft Office to Apple Keynote. The benefit of having all your data accessible from anywhere is incredibly appealing in a world where many people use multiple devices and are constantly on-the-move. But dealing with a 45MP RAW file isn’t… The post Lightroom CC isn’t Pro-Ready…Yet appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Yashica digiFilm Y35 Exemplifies Everything Wrong with Retro Styling

At the turn of the millennium, Chrysler introduced the PT Cruiser, a retro-styled automobile that echoed design elements from the 1930s. People went gaga for it because it was retro cool while retaining modern utility. Turning on the car didn’t require the driver to manually crank the engine. The car had air conditioning, power windows,… The post Yashica digiFilm Y35 Exemplifies Everything Wrong with Retro Styling appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

The Oldest Genius: Photographer Dawoud Bey named MacArthur Fellow

Of the 24 extraordinary people who the MacArthur Foundation named as 2017 Fellows (commonly referred to as “Genius Grant” winners), one is a photographer. As the oldest recipient at age 64, Chicago-based photographer and educator Dawoud Bey photographs people and things that he says “might be taken for granted.” Bey refers to himself as “an… The post The Oldest Genius: Photographer Dawoud Bey named MacArthur Fellow appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Photojournalism Ethics and Computational Photography

Unlike most niches of photography, photojournalism has staked a claim on veracity and ethics. Recent and past scandals make for lascivious headlines and imply an industry without a conscience, but most photojournalists still consider ethics with a high level of gravitas. Various photojournalistic outlets have issued codes of ethics that generally fall into two categories:… The post Photojournalism Ethics and Computational Photography appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

Making Visual Sense of Tragedy

From a perch in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, a lone gunman armed with a large cache of weapons opened fire on an unsuspecting crowd of concert goers. In the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, 64-year old Stephen Paddock killed at least 59 people and injured 527 others before killing himself. The Route… The post Making Visual Sense of Tragedy appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.

PhotoShelter Lightroom Plug-in – New Version!

Have you been using our plug-in for Adobe Lightroom? Good news – we just launched version 5.23 and it’s running faster and better than ever. Syncing your images from Lightroom to your PhotoShelter account has never been so seamless and straightforward. The new version of the PhotoShelter Lightroom plug-in dramatically improves the speed and stability… The post PhotoShelter Lightroom Plug-in – New Version! appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.