Content having to do with digital photography.

Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street

Eric Kim has just posted a free ebook/PDF of a work in progress, 31 Days to Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography. He writes, "In street photography, one of the biggest problems that most aspiring street photographers is getting over their initial fear of taking photos of strangers in public (without permission)." Check it out.

M9 and Wedding Photography

Wedding and documentary photographer Joeri van der Kloet talks about his documentary approach in photography and his focus on quality throughout the process. He is one of the few people that uses a Leica M9 in wedding photography (click CC for English subtitles):

Leica M9-P White Limited Edition

Commemorating the opening of Leica Daimaru Tokyo store and set to be released in July by Leica Camera Japan - a new Leica M9-P white limited edition camera was announced for the Japanese market. Only 50 pieces will be produced and will be available only from nine Leica store locations. This white kit comes with a silver Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens and a leather strap. The price is ¥2,620,000 (around $30,000).

Leica to Offer Photoshop Lightroom 4

There have been some questions raised by the community as to whether or not Leica will provide new M9 and M9-P owners the latest version of Photoshop Lightroom 4 which was released earlier this week. The good news is that they will - but there's an expected one week delay before it becomes available on their servers. If you have not yet downloaded Lightroom with your provided TAN, give it a little time. Those that have already downloaded Lightroom 3 in the past are eligible for the $79 upgrade pricing from Adobe. Read more for the statement from Leica:

Easy Photoshop Black/White Points

Alex Wise brings us this great Photoshop tutorial on easily finding your black and white points in an image... This is useful for a number of reasons, but namely removing color casts and adjusting contrast:

Adobe LR4 and ACR6.7 Include M Lens Corrections

Both the newly released Adobe Lightroom 4 and Camera Raw 6.7 release candidate include lens corrections for 21 Leica M lenses. You can view the Adobe product page for Lightroom 4 (which can be purchased for $149 or upgraded from LR3 for $79) - as well as download the Camera Raw 6.7 release candidate (which is a free update) to get started today with your existing Adobe applications. Read more below for the full list of lenses covered.