All the Major Browsers Will Soon Block Flash, is Your Website Ready?

by admin August 18, 2016 at 10:06 am

Here’s a little video that will no doubt fulfill at least a few readers’ childhood dreams. Using a GoPro Hero4 Session, the clip puts you in the driver’s seat of a Hot Wheels car as it hurtles down 8 expertly crafted pieces of track connected by ‘teleporting tunnels.’

The Canon 5D Mark IV is about a week away from its expected announcement … cue massive photo and specs leak.

This short Lightroom tutorial will show you how to turn a simple RAW photo of the Milky Way into the kind of bright, vibrant Milky Way shot you’re probably used to seeing online—complete with out-of-this-world colors.

Dear photography community, I am writing this blog post to warn you from an experience I had in getting my camera stolen from a car, and then finding that my insurance refused to cover it.

I recently shot a wedding with a buddy of mine where there were other hired professionals doing what they do: videographer, musicians, coordinators… you get the idea. My friend and I do our best to stay out of each other’s shots, but just in case it’s unavoidable we both wear formalwear so we can easily blend in as guests.

What does opulence look like in the world of selfie shooting? The Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri, that’s what. It’s a ridiculous $6,000 limited edition smartphone designed for people with extremely deep pockets and a yearning to snap showy selfies in style.

To hear photographer Nathan Wirth tell it, the wonder of old movies, TV shows, and comic books was that they were so obviously unrealistic. These old fantasies sparked the creative fire inside Wirth, and it’s in homage to these memories that he created the photo series Imaginations.

“The Light Collector” is a new 3.5-minute short film about Dilish Parekh, the man who holds the Guinness World Record for “Largest Collection of Cameras” by amassing a collection of about 4,500 cameras.

Olympic Games often produce iconic photos, and that’s what happened this Sunday during the men’s 100 meter semifinals. Getty Images photographer Cameron Spencer managed to capture a remarkable photo that shows Usain Bolt flashing a “cheeky grin” as he comfortably wins the race.

The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home.

A massive aerial TV camera suspended by cables outside the Olympic baseball venue in Rio came crashing to the ground on Monday afternoon after both the camera’s guide cables snapped. The camera fell approximately 65 feet, injuring 7 people in the process.

Varanasi, India is an incredible place, a real eye opener and a step back in time. You witness events you may have never imagined, or have ever wanted to see. It’s completely unavoidable and totally unpredictable. It’s the kind of place that you shouldn’t expect anything, but embrace every moment.

A Canadian couple has turned their engagement shoot into the stuff of “epic” Internet fame. Cici and Clement were determined to get one-of-a-kind pre-wedding photos, and so they flew an entire photography and videography crew out to Iceland for a week-long photo excursion.

While Canon was out trying to plug up a major leak, Nikon was busy making an official camera announcement today. In a bid to recruit a few more DSLR beginners to its ranks, Nikon revealed the D3400 and four fresh kit lenses.

It’s happened. Safari did it in June, Firefox will do it by 2017, and now Chrome has officially announced they will do it, too: they’re blocking flash by default in favor of HTML5. If your photography website runs on Flash, it may be time for a change.

Daniel Norton, the same photographer who showed you how to capture three distinct looks simultaneously when you’re pressed for time on a shoot, is back for another useful quick tip. This time, he’s showing you how to capture four distinct portrait looks with a single umbrella.

The UK’s Ministry of Defense is being sued by eight soldiers who are suffering PTSD after a Royal Air Force pilot’s Nikon DSLR caused a Voyager transport plane carrying 198 soldiers ti plummet towards the sea.

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at Magnum Photos’ New York headquarters, has personally worked on some of the cooperative’s best-known images. A number of his marked-up darkroom prints have appeared online, revealing the enormous amount of attention Inirio gives photos in the darkroom.

Some poor photographer in Kansas City, Missouri, accidentally left their camera bag outside city hall yesterday. Someone noticed the “suspicious package” and alerted police, who then sent a bomb squad and blew the camera bag up. Oops.

Want to see how a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer responds to a request for free images in exchange for “credit” from a major news corporation? You can, because that exchange happened a few days ago.

David Carson is photojournalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch who won the Pulitzer Prize with his paper this year for his coverage of protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Last Friday, Carson was contacted by what appears to be a CBS account on Twitter that regularly Tweets requests for image usage.

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