September 10, 2018 Donald Scarinci

Before he became a ground-breaking director, Stanley Kubrick was a photographer. His early work can be seen this summer in New York City. “Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs” runs through October 28, 2018, at the Museum of the City of New York. By Stanley Kubrick ; cropped by Off-shell – File:KubrickForLook.jpgOriginal image: LOOK Magazine Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [Reproduction number e.g., LC-L9-60-8812, frame 8], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35534727Kubrick got his first professional photography job in 1946 as an apprentice for Look Magazine. His first published photograph was entitled “A Short Story from…

August 27, 2018 Donald Scarinci

Nikon’s much-anticipated Z7 camera is finally here. Based on the early reviews, Nikon’s new mirrorless full-frame camera exceeds the hype. Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Digital Camera As more fully detailed in a prior article, this is Nikon’s first entry into the mirrorless camera market. The cameras are unique in that they lack the complex internal mirror system of DSLRs. As a result, there is also no optical viewfinder, which means photographers must rely on the rear screen or an electronic viewfinder. After much speculation about how Nikon would design its maiden mirrorless camera, the company did not disappoint. According to Nikon, the Z7…

August 14, 2018 Donald Scarinci

For dedicated users of Nik Collection, the fate of the photo editing software is again uncertain. After purchasing Nik Collection from Google, DxO Labs recently announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Photo by Melinda Gimpel on Unsplash For those who aren’t familiar with Nik Collection, it is popular among photographers for its easy-to-use editing tools. The Nik Collection includes seven desktop image editing plug-ins that are popular with both professional and amateur photographers. The software suite includes color-correcting, image sharpening, and retouching tools. Silver Efex Pro is a great app for creating stunning…