Supermoon 2016 Photography Tips

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The full moon of November 14, 2016 is not only the biggest, closest and brightest supermoon of this year. It’s the closest supermoon in 68 years since January 26, 1948. It will be another 18 years before it’s this big again. The same side of the moon always faces the planet, but part of it is in shadow. And, in reality most of the time the "full moon" is never perfectly full. Only when the moon, Earth and the sun are perfectly aligned is the moon 100 percent full, and that alignment produces a Lunar eclipse. On Dec 13 2016 at 7:05...

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The Art of Travel-10 dreamlike shots of 2016 Siena International Photography Awards Winners

Siena International Photo Awards

The 2nd Siena Art Photo Travel Festival is already regarded as a prestigious event. The Siena International Photo Awards is a prestigious photography contest that receives entries from over 100 countries around the world. Results for the 2016 competition have just been announced. The pictures span countless countries including India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey, Cuba, Myanmar and Bahrain. Leyla Emektar won first place for the travel category for her beautiful image of a strawberry-picker walking between colorful greenhouses in Turkey, while first place for the Open Color category went to Danny Yen Sin Wong for his shot of a Vietnamese woman...

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Sketches of Rumored Upcoming Canon EOS M5 in Late 2016

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Canon is rumored to announce a new EOS M mirrorless camera before Photokina 2016 (Thursday, September 15). The new product would be the EOS M3 successor which might be called the EOS M5. It will be a departure from what has come before it. It won’t be a full frame camera, the sensor is expected to remain APS-C sized. But it will be slightly upmarket from the EOS M3. Alongside the new Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera will be a new lens called EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS standard zoom optic. The lens will be announced together with the MILC. Rumored sketches of Canon EOS M5:  ...

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Canon’s arsenal of gears for Rio Olympics 2016

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The stockpile of Canon’s arsenal of gears for Rio Olympics 2016 is impressive. It is said that Canon has brought over 1,500 lenses and over 950 DSLR bodies to the Rio Olympic Games. The camera room is filled with the Canon cameras, lenses, and accessories. Each Getty Images photographer will be equipped with a nearly 50-pound camera bag containing a 360-degree camera, 4 DSLRs, a 16-35mm f/2.8, a 24-70mm f/2.8, a 70-200mm f/2.8, a 300mm f/2.8, an extra telephoto lens (400mm, 500mm, or 600mm), 2 flash units, a laptop, and clothes. Each photographer is carrying Canon gear up to $42,289 in their 50lb bag...

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Legendary Street Photographer Bill Cunningham Passed Away

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Bill Cunningham -The New York Times' street-style fashion photographer died on Saturday 6/25/2016 in Manhattan at 87 soon after being hospitalized for a stroke. His two notable columns in the Times, On the Street and Evening Hours ran in the paper from February 26, 1989 until shortly before his death in 2016. For On the Street, Cunningham photographed people and the passing scene in the streets of Manhattan, often at the corner Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Known for his candid and street photography, in 2009 Mr. Cunningham was designated a living landmark. He rode his bicycle through Midtown, where he did most of his field work: his bony-thin...

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