Flickr's infamous "system down" message...who is the "Bad Panda" now?

Further Proof That Flickr Doesn’t Care About Photography (And Other Social Media Thoughts)

April 02, 2014 / by

Taking yet another step away from a community-driven platform, Flickr has once again implemented changes that are less than ideal for the typical photographer. We discuss what those changes are, the fundamental flaws and the fact that Flickr clearly doesn’t care about us anymore. We’ll also take a brief moment to discuss the big picture of social media from a Photographer’s perspective.

"Cypress" by Dennis Ramos

“Cypress” by Dennis Ramos (Because Some Photos Should Inspire Dreams)

February 18, 2014 / by

All photos should have a purpose, but sometimes we just want them to inspire dreams. Dennis Ramos’s photograph, Cypress, does just that. Read on to learn about this photo and be inspired.

MePhoto Roadtrip Tripod

Holiday Photography Buyers Guide: 2013

December 05, 2013 / by

It’s the holiday season (and also bonus time), so we’re outlining some of our favorite products of the year. Whether they’re gifts for loved ones or yourself, this list is bound to spark some interest and inspiration.

Following the success of their earlier cameras, Ernst Leitz GmbH released the Leica II and III, launching a whole new angle (literally) to photojournalism.

Our 10 Favorite Cameras of All Time

October 17, 2013 / by

We are all gear lovers at heart, so let’s talk camera gear.. So lets count down our 10 favorite cameras of all time (plus a few honorable mentions). All cameras are on the table, film, digital and novelty formats. Maybe your favorite is here.

The Spyder 4 Elite with base & included CD (software also available as a free download) - photo courtesy of Datacolor

Datacolor Spyder 4 Elite Monitor Calibration System Review

September 18, 2013 / by

Color management of your monitor is a must. In this review, we introduce you to the Spyder 4 system from Datacolor, which is one of the most dependable systems on the market.

Untitled by Shannon Adelson

Untitled by Shannon Adelson (Or Fresh Ideas Beats Experience)

August 20, 2013 / by

In a comparison between two photographs, Shannon Adelson’s fresh idea beats the experiences of yours truly. In this article, we discuss how Shannon’s unique approach and his choice of focal length yields a more interesting photo. Featuring Eastern State Penitentiary.

Sigma DP3 cu

The Merrill Experiment: Finding Simple Beauty in the Sigma DP Merrill Cameras

July 01, 2013 / by

Taking one of the Sigma DP Merrill Cameras for a spin, we fell in love with the image quality of the Faveon sensor. But is this camera hindered by over-simplification? Read on to find out.

Kata DR-466 DL

Summer Goodie Bag Giveaway

June 27, 2013 / by

We’re giving a bunch of great things away to one lucky Google+ Community Member. Join us and win.

"Captivity" by Brian Day

The Black & White Explorations of Brian Day

June 11, 2013 / by

Brian Day is a photographer who has inspired us for many years. In this long overdue spotlight, we discuss his brand recognition and the quality of his black & white images.


3 Places For Flickr Refugees

June 06, 2013 / by

As many – those who are upset or angry – wander the web looking for a Flickr replacement, we would like to offer our thoughts. We’ve compiled this list of our three favorite photo communities. We discuss what we like and dislike about each.