Contest finished on Nov 30th, 2017
The 45mm format is the closest approximation to human field of vision and captures high-resolution shots to an unparalleled degree of resolving power. Furthermore, the integration of VC into a 45mm fast standard prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras is an industry-first*. Compose an image at will, without regard to shooting distance or ambient lighting constraints to produce crisp, tack sharp images from F/1.8 full open aperture. The unique synthesis of a VC system in a 45mm lens with a best-in-class MOD of 0.29m** redefines standard distance shooting freeing the photographer to discover another dimension of personal style. * This prize is eligible for US delivery only - other prizes are available for non-US entries.
Carnival Parade in Bolivia
CreativeLive Class - Using Flash For Night Portraits In this exclusive class, join legend Joe McNally, on the streets of New York to see how to bring light to one of the busiest and most dynamic backgrounds. He will walk through how to prep your gear, scout for locations, direct your models, and incorporate flash to make your subject stand out on the city streets. He will discuss how to set your exposure and plan your shot to achieve the bokeh look of the city glow behind your model. Learn tips for planning your shoot so you are within the city regulations as well as techniques to help work through any troubles you may have while on location. Gain the confidence and know-how to photograph your subjects with flash in what can seem like an impossible environment.
In Your Photojournalism Survival Kit, Ron Haviv brings two decades of experience in building a photojournalism career on carefully laid groundwork. In this course, you will learn: How to identify a captivating story and organize a plan for shooting it How to create a budget and a pitch letter How to plan for any eventuality during the shoot, and cope with setbacks when they strike Ron Haviv draws on his long career for anecdotes and suggestions for aspiring photographers. He will teach you that your assignment starts before you leave your house - planning, packing and preparing for even the best laid plans to go awry is essential. You will learn tricks for assessing your preparedness, safety, and support while on assignment in the field. Your Photojournalism Survival Kit is crucial for beginners, and for current photojournalists who may need to brush up on their checklists. Learn from Ron Haviv early-career mistakes, and lay the foundations of your own successful, impactful enterprise in visual storytelling.