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March 2012 Blog

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4 Things Every Photographer Should Know About Protecting Images on Social Networks
Thrive with caution on Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ ...and whatever's next

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, March 26, 2012

The social media revolution is filled with opportunities for self-promotion, but it also poses challenges for photographers who are concerned about protecting their copyrighted, unique creative work. Here's a balanced approach to protecting your work....  > Read more

Tags: social network,  social networking,  facebook,  social media marketing,  social media,  Google,  Pinterest,  Yahoo,  Tumblr,  Flickr 

Test Drive Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta
Free download available now

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, March 22, 2012

Adobe has just announced that a pre-release (beta) version of Photoshop CS6 is now available to download for free....  > Read more

Tags: adobe,  Image editing,  windows,  software,  Mac,  Adobe Photoshop CS6 

Happy 25th Anniversary, LumiQuest!
The company I discovered in the back of a trade show

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, March 21, 2012

25 years ago, if you wanted to modify your flash, you took a white notecard and attached it to your flash head with a rubber band. Pretty basic stuff. Yes, there were umbrellas and such, but for a shoe-mount flash, options were limited. Then I discovered LumiQuest, and shared it with the world....  > Read more

Tags: LumiQuest,  flash modifier 

Adorama Backs New Photographer's i iPad Magazine
Meet the future of photographic publishing

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, March 20, 2012

Adorama is proud to support Photographer's i, an extraordinary new photo magazine, one created exclusively for the iPad and Android-based tablets. ...  > Read more

Tags: app,  iPad,  Android 

Meet the Adorama Pro Sales Staff...Through the Lens of Joe McNally
We're blushing but thankful for Joe's comments and complements

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, March 19, 2012

Joe McNally is a Big Deal photographer and a very lucid, well-written blogger. So when he turned his attention last week to the Adorama pro sales staff, his kind words had us going "aw, shucks..."...  > Read more

Tags: adorama,  Joe McNally,  AdoramaPro 

March Madness, Basketball Photography, and ISO Wars
Low light capture technology has changed in the last four years

Blog The ALC Blog - by Mason Resnick, March 19, 2012

If March Madness has inspired you to try basketball photography, you're in luck!...  > Read more

Tags: sports,  sports photography,  baseball,  ISO,  high ISO,  Sports Illustrated,  sportsshooter 

Sony Alpha 57 DSLR, New Translucent-Mirror DSLR, Announced
Mid-range model includes 12fps burst rate, Full HD at 60p

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, March 13, 2012

Sony today announced the Sony Alpha 57, a new high-end APS sensor-based DSLR with a fixed translucent mirror that boasts a 16-megapixel sensor, high-resolution electronic viewfinder, and claimed "pro level" performance for this mid-range model....  > Read more

Tags: DSLR,  sony,  APS 

Hold on to your camera strap, we just launched our Adorama Pinterest page!
Follow our new page for a chance to win $100

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama Learning Center Editors, March 9, 2012

To celebrate Adorama's new Pinterest page, we're running a contest and you could win a Benjamin!...  > Read more
Adobe Lightroom 4 Out Now
Price halved, enhanced dynamic range added

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, March 6, 2012

Adobe Lightroom 4 is released today with improved shadow/highlight dynamic range boost, online sharing, and a much lower price....  > Read more

Tags: adobe,  Lightroom,  Lightroom 4 

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Pro HDSLR Announced
Long-awaited successor to groundbreaking Canon 5D Mark II

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, March 2, 2012

Following up on the industry standard-setting success of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the new Canon EOS 5D Mark III will offer 22 megapixel resolution, ISO 25600 (expandable to ISO 104,200), improved metering and autofocus, and much more....  > Read more

Tags: canon,  DSLR,  video,  hd video,  Canon EOS 5D Mark II,  hdslr,  Canon EOS 5D Mark III 

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