Ron Leach

Ron Leach  |  Mar 31, 2016  |  0 comments

There are plenty of image­-editing apps out there, and every so often you stumble upon one that’s a little different like Filteract, which allows you to selectively apply filters to your images using an iPhone or iPad. The app features a simple interface, clean design, and is quite responsive to your input.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 31, 2016  |  0 comments

We all tend to stow our gear when the weather turns nasty, and that’s a real shame because that’s often when the most dramatic photo opportunities arise. Now you can ignore rain, dust, snow and salt spray and keep shooting, thanks to the versatile and affordable Altura Professional Rain Cover.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 31, 2016  |  0 comments

We all know journalists are getting pushed around on the political beat these days, but during a commercial photo shoot on the streets of Chicago? That’s what happened to Chicago Tribune photographer Anthony Souffle yesterday as he came upon an Adidas advertising shoot in public.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 30, 2016  |  0 comments

Here’s an interesting video in which Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza explains how he makes such intimate images of President Obama who considers him a friend. In the past Souza was an Official White House Photographer for President Reagan and a freelancer for National Geographic. He also worked for the Chicago Tribune in their Washington bureau.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 30, 2016  |  1 comments

The new Pluto Trigger is a high-speed camera trigger enabling you to control a multitude of functions with a full-featured app on your iOS or Android smartphone via Bluetooth. The affordable device features 24 modes, including time lapse, HDR, video recording, lightning photography and much more. 

Ron Leach  |  Mar 30, 2016  |  0 comments

Using filters with ultrawide lenses can often be a difficult proposition but Fotodiox has just launched a nifty solution. Called the Wonderpana FreeArc XL, the innovative filter system enables Canon shooters to use NDs, polarizers and other filters on the ultrawide Canon 11–24mm lens.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 28, 2016  |  0 comments

We’ve all experienced the frustration of attempting to make a good photograph through a window or windshield without getting distracting reflections from nearby objects. Sure, polarizing filters help, but researchers at MIT will present a more sophisticated solution at next month’s Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference in Seattle.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 28, 2016  |  0 comments

In 2009, Fine Art photographer Betsey Chesler decided to use her craft to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged teens, and she launched the Cameras For Kids Foundation (CFKF).  The idea was to put cameras in the hands of kids and teach them basic concepts of art and photography—thereby fostering self-esteem, confidence, and a skillset they could be proud of. 

Ron Leach  |  Mar 28, 2016  |  0 comments

There was considerable buzz generated at The Photography Show in Birmingham, England last week with the unveiling of the new Irix premium lens line from TH Swiss. The first in what promises to be an assortment of premium glass is the ultrawide Irix 15mm f/2.4.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 24, 2016  |  0 comments

You still have one week to pull your best images together and enter the 2016 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS).  The competition, launched in 2007, is the first and the longest running iPhone photography competition and has engaged the creativity of iPhone users worldwide. In the past competitions entries were received from photographers living in over 120 countries.

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