Canon Telephoto Lens Snapped in Half on Sidelines of NCAA Football Game

Sterling Shepard Lands on Lens

In the second quarter of the football game today between Oklahoma and Kansas State, Oklahoma’s quarterback Trevor Knight threw a fade pass to the corner of the end zone. Receiver Sterling Shepard laid out for the reception and landed just outside the back corner of the end zone.

The problem for Shepard and one unfortunate photographer was that Shepard landed on top of a Canon telephoto lens. [Read more...]

Bride Drowns During Photoshoot in Wedding Dress

While posing for a photo shoot in her wedding dress near a river in Montreal, a woman slipped and fell into water about 1-foot deep.  The “wedding dress got soaked and became extremely heavy.  She started slipping and falling down when the photographer grabbed her but she was too heavy that he couldn’t pull her from the edge,” according to Quebec provincial police Sgt. Ronald McInnis. [Read more...]

Nikon: “A Photographer Is Only as Good as the Equipment He Uses” [Updated]

Nikon Facebook

A recent status update on Nikon’s Facebook page stated that “A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses.”

I can appreciate the marketing push for your products over competitors, but limiting a photographer’s skill to the equipment he uses is a pretty dumb thing to say. [Read more...]

Chase Jarvis LIVE: Full Hour-Long PhotoPlus Keynote Now Online

Chase Jarvis PhotoPlus

This is one you don’t want to miss.

At PhotoPlus 2010, Chase Jarvis gave a killer keynote speech, which was followed up by a panel discussion with Vincent Laforet, Jasmine Star, Zack Arias, JoeyL and Rob Haggart.

If you missed out on the live stream, it’s embedded below. Grab a snack, and enjoy.

[via Chase Jarvis]