by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel One of Photoshop’s most impressive features was just added to After Effects. Content-Aware Fill is now available for automatically removing unwanted elements from video. Adobe first teased Content-Aware Fill for video back at the Adobe MAX 2017 conference in October 2017. Utilizing the power of Adobe Sensei AI technology, After Effects’ new Content-Aware […]Read more "New! After Effects Just Got Content-Aware Fill for Auto-Erasing Things in Video"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel Heads up if you’re a drone-flying photographer in the United States: the government may soon require a physical license plate on the outside of your drone. Bloomberg spotted the proposed rule that was quietly filed in early May 2018. Drone owners are currently required to register their aircraft with the FAA and […]Read more "US May Soon Require Drones to Have Visible License Plates!"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel (Thanks to reader, Rodney Mitchell, for the referral) Windowed is a simple new app that finally lets you upload to Instagram directly from your Mac or PC desktop. Created by photographer and programmer Felix Sun, the app is essentially a tiny mobile browser that you can log into Instagram’s website through your […]Read more "Windowed: Upload to Instagram Directly From Your Desktop, FREE"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel Want to quickly find out the current market value of a used camera or lens? Bokeh Market is a new website that can tell you the real-time value of used equipment. It’s like the Kelley Blue Book of camera gear. The front page features a search bar. Type in whatever piece of […]Read more "This Website Tracks the Market Value of Used Camera Gear"
by Michael Zhang, PetaPixel The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that you probably wouldn’t enjoy eating the foods seen in those pictures. The reason is because commercial food photographers use all kinds of […]Read more "10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos"
February 24, 2015 by Michael Zhang, PetaPixel (Thanks to Rudy Atallah for posting) A new “Ansel Adams Act” introduced in Congress could have big implications on photographers’ rights across the United States. The bill aims to “restore the First Amendment rights of photographers” by removing restrictions on taking photos in public places. Introduced on January […]Read more "Ansel Adams Act Goes to Congress, Aims to ‘Restore the First Amendment Rights of Photographers’"