A number of the media industry’s biggest associations and organizations have published an open letter to performers on behalf of thousands of photographers and journalists in the United States. The letter is titled “An Open Letter to Performers Regarding Standard Terms and Conditions for Photographer and Reporter Credentials,” and it has been signed by 11 […]

Using Sony Wi-Fi with PlayMemories, PicTapGo, & Instagram – How to Use Wi-FI on your Sony Mirrorless camera in conjunction with the Sony PlayMemories app,  PicTapGo and Instagram on the iPhone by Paul F. Gero |  paulfgero.com Member, Sony Artisans of Imagery Program One of the great things about Sony mirrorless cameras like the a7II, the […]

“Let’s think about it, let’s consider what were doing here, let’s have an idea” suggests Chicago commercial photographer Sandro Miller, when asked his opinion on posting photographs for our Instagram society.  Miller talked to the BBC’s Anna Bressanin about why the ability to post photos online threatens his artistic medium and about how he and Malkovich […]

How many times have you bought a new camera, only to feel like a total idiot within ten minutes of opening the box?  Happens to me almost every time. I get what a camera is supposed to do: take pictures. I understand the feature set I bought my camera for, or at least I should […]

How To Get Off Your Ass & Get Your Stuff Noticed with Gary Vaynerchuk & Chase Jarvis Chase Jarvis welcomes author and social media marketer Gary Vaynerchuk to his Seattle studio to discuss how to stand out in a noisy social world.  Gary’s books are always a treat to read, but even better are his public […]

Despite the best efforts of the top camera and smartphone manufacturers, personal video hasn’t exploded the way still photos have. However, like still photos, many say that personal video has the potential to break out from its role as “memory clips” and become an even more integral part of consumers’ real-time social sharing habits on […]

Modern photography is incredibly complex. We like to pretend that our mastery of cameras and digital technology has made photography easier or better, but in reality it has never been harder to simply create photographs. Above all else, cameras and digital technology give us choices, and more choice means more complexity.  Thirty years ago, photography basically consisted […]