Ridiculous test incoming. What happens when you slap a $50 Yongnuo 50mm F1.8 lens onto a $12,000+ 5K RED cinema camera? One YouTuber decided to give it a shot and find out.
Jan 17, 2018 at 23:06
Drone giant DJI has released a teaser video titled 'adventure unfolds,' implying that a new folding drone is coming on January 23rd at 10am Eastern time.
Jan 17, 2018 at 21:52
Some good inspiration for current and aspiring wedding photographers out there. If you shoot images like these, you're bound to stand out from the crowd and give your clients that "wow" factor.
videoJan 17, 2018 at 20:23
In his video Structure, photographer Drew Geraci shows how everyday objects become fascinating landscapes when captured in moving 4K shots at up to 1000x magnification.
Jan 17, 2018 at 20:02
The 2018 Japan BCN camera rankings are in, and the most surprising bit of news is that Canon is still outpacing Sony in the mirrorless segment, taking the #2 spot in that segment while still dominating in DSLRs.
Jan 17, 2018 at 17:54
Nikon's updated D850 firmware brings a number of smaller bug fixes, including fixing a green cast issue that was happening when users had long exposure noise reduction turned on.
Fujifilm's first 1:1 macro lens for the X-system gives a 122mm equivalent view of the world. We gave it a go shooting close-up subjects as well as some portraits – take a look at how it performs when paired with the X-T2.
mobileJan 16, 2018 at 21:21
According to a Reuters report, US Congress is urging US companies to sever ties with Chinese manufacturers of communication equipment.
video newsJan 16, 2018 at 20:52
A firm launch date is still forthcoming, but in the meantime a sample reel from Kodak's new Super 8 camera has been released.
camera newsJan 16, 2018 at 12:00
Hasselblad has introduced its next-generation multi-shot camera body, built to shoot 400-megapixel photos by using sensor-shift technology to combine up to six exposures into a single monster image measuring 23200 x 17400 pixels.
Jan 15, 2018 at 21:52
CVS is banning digitally altered beauty imagery on its store-brand beauty products, and plans to mark other brands' images as "Digitally Altered" if they're not up to snuff by the end of 2020.
Jan 15, 2018 at 19:48
Following a series of allegations of sexual misconduct against Bruce Weber and Mario Testino, magazine publisher Conde Nast has severed ties with both of the famed fashion photographers, and released a code of conduct for future photo shoots.
mobileJan 15, 2018 at 17:46
A new feature in the Google Arts & Culture app compares your facial features to its database of thousands of artworks, finding your fine art "doppelganger."
SponsoredJan 15, 2018 at 14:24
Recently, we spent a day in Los Angeles with photographer, cook and food blogger Kylie Mazon. Join us and see how Kylie approaches the challenge of shooting lifestyle and promotional images for a downtown hotel with the Canon EOS M6.
lens newsJan 15, 2018 at 14:00
Leica has announced a pair of short telephoto lenses for its SL full-frame mirrorless camera. The APO-Summicron-SL 75mm and 90mm F2 ASPH lenses feature an apochromatic design to reduce chromatic aberration, one aspherical element and minimum focusing distances of around 0.5m.
Jan 12, 2018 at 21:57
In this quick video, award-winning travel photographer Bob Holmes shares nine of his most basic and straightforward tips for finding great images, even when you're in a rut.
videoJan 12, 2018 at 21:02
Gudsen has launched a new gimbal that’s aimed at mirrorless photographers. With a payload of 3.9lbs/1.8kg, the new Moza AirCross can provide stabilization to a mirrorless body even fitted with a cinema lens and a new in-handle option can provide power to Sony and Panasonic cameras.
Jan 12, 2018 at 19:15
Nikon Rumors is reporting that an upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera from Nikon will sport an all-new "Z-Mount" with an extremely short flange distance of just 16mm.
Jan 12, 2018 at 17:09
A lot of people still have positive associations with the Kodak brand and its iconic logos, but it’s worth clearing something up: not everything with the Kodak name on it has much connection to a bunch of clever people in Rochester, New York.
mobileJan 12, 2018 at 16:30
A leaked image of a Galaxy S9 retail box indicates the new model might come with a variable aperture lens and a super-slow-motion video mode.
Jan 12, 2018 at 16:01
The portable little scanner features a 3.5-inch color screen, an integrated SD card slot for saving your scans, adapter trays for different types of film, and an HDMI port for viewing your scans directly on an external display.
Jan 12, 2018 at 15:12
Yesterday, Canon Italy and Canon Spain accidentally shared a composite photo that contained stolen elements shot with a Fujifilm camera. Today, in a response on social media, the company somehow managed to make things worse.
Jan 12, 2018 at 14:00
We've got a pair of Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN lenses in the office: one for Micro Four Thirds and the other for Sony E-mount. In this article we have some impressions of the MFT version, as well as some other lenses in this class worth considering.
Jan 11, 2018 at 21:50
Most wedding photographers are probably open to a little bit of feedback from their clients, but one Hong Kong couple was reportedly so upset, they provided their photographer with a detailed 30-page report full of their grievances!
mobileJan 11, 2018 at 21:30
It appears Huwei's ties to the Chinese Government and a fear of espionage have played a role in AT&T's decision not to offer the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and it's Leica-branded dual camera to customers in the United States.
Jan 11, 2018 at 21:12
The Autel Robotics EVO looks like the first serious competitor for DJI's Mavic Pro Platinum. With a better remote, slightly better camera, and a slightly cheaper price tag, this drone could steal some serious Mavic market share.
Jan 11, 2018 at 19:37
Sony has released firmware version 2.00 for its flagship a9 mirrorless camera. The most notable improvements are to continuous AF, but overall stability has been addressed, as well.
Jan 11, 2018 at 17:39
Kodak just debuted a bitcoin mining machine for rent at CES, leaving photographers slack-jawed and confused, and cryptocurrency mining experts balking at what they claim is an outright scam.
Jan 11, 2018 at 16:11
Hong Kong drone manufacturer Yuneec has announced three new drones at CES including an update to the Typhoon H with a bigger sensor with more resolution and the ability to shoot 4K at 60fps.
Jan 11, 2018 at 15:30
Oops. In their rush to post a pretty picture last night, multiple Canon social media accounts accidentally shared a composite, huge portions of which were stolen and shot with a Fujifilm X-T1.
Jan 11, 2018 at 14:00
We've published our studio test scene for Panasonic's video-focused Lumix DC-GH5S Micro Four Thirds camera. Have a look to see how it stacks up against the GH5 and Sony's a7S II.
Jan 10, 2018 at 19:35
LaCie's new DJI Copilot hard drive was purpose built for drone photographers and videographers who want to back up and even review their full resolution photos and video on-the-go.
Jan 10, 2018 at 16:56
Eleven lucky photographers will be receiving a Hasselblad medium format kit after beating over 31,000 submissions to win their categories in the Hasselblad Masters competition.
Jan 10, 2018 at 16:31
Connected to a hot-spot, the ACE Eyewear glasses let you live-stream point-of-view video to Facebook, Youtube and Instagram.
Jan 9, 2018 at 22:03
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD was designed to offer performance and durability in a highly portable package, while the My Passport Wireless SSD packs built-in WiFi, an SD slot, and more for photographers on-the-go.
Jan 9, 2018 at 20:39
Ricoh just announced a 'partner program' for the 360° Ricoh Theta V camera. Through this program, Android developers will be able to create plug-ins and apps for the camera, and hopefully keep it evolving for years to come.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:49
In an announcement that has the photo industry checking their calendars to confirm that it is NOT April 1st, Kodak has announced the debut of the KodakONE image rights platform and KodakCOIN: a photo-centric cryptocurrency.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:15
YI Technology, working with Google's VR team, has announced the Horizon VR180 camera, which captures stereoscopic 3D stills and videos at 5.7K. The VR180 'seamlessly' integrates with YouTube and Google Photos for easy viewing with various VR headsets.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:11
Western Digital has managed to fit a full Terabyte of storage onto a USB-C thumb drive. The memory stick was revealed at CES, and WD is claiming that it's "the world's smallest 1TB flash USB-C drive."
Jan 9, 2018 at 18:44
Imaging Resource recently put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, Canon 5D Mark IV, and Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II through a "water torture test." Watch the video to see how the cameras coped with "moderate heavy rain and misty conditions."
Jan 9, 2018 at 17:10
A smaller version of the massive stainless steel "Fake Leica" sculpture by Chinese artist Liao Yibai has popped up on eBay. Weighing in at 40 kg (88 lbs) this version is going for "just" $99,995 USD... plus shipping.
In other news
HTC's newest handset, the HTC U11 Eyes, improves on the standard U11 by slapping a dual camera on the front for 'portrait mode' selfies with real-time bokeh simulation.
Photographer Christopher Payne captures the 'colorful world of craft and complexity' you'll find in the General Pencil Company's factory in Jersey City... and almost nowhere else.
The next Samsung flagship smartphone—which might be the first smartphone with a variable aperture lens—is not being announced or even teased at CES, as previously thought. Instead, Samsung confirmed that the phone would arrive in February.
"What bothers me more than the fact that these photographers missed the play of the game, is the amount of 'bashing' that they are being subject to on many social media platforms [...] as an industry, WE ARE BETTER THAN THAT!"
"Gerda Taro didn’t just help invent one of the world’s most famous photographers. Briefly, she was him [...] This is a story about two identities so intertwined that it’s hard to keep them apart."
With Snapdragon 630 chipset and 1080p displays, the Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra are mid-range devices. And yet they offer very similar camera technology to Sony's flagship models.
After trying Canon's 'holy grail' 200mm F1.8L, Lensrentals' Zach Sutton is giving another ultra-rare lens a go: Canon's super-fast 50mm F1.0L, first introduced in 1989. Find out if Zach thinks this lens is really usable, or more of a collector's item.
Stockland Martel represented some of the biggest names in the photo industry, including: Walter Iooss, Art Streiber, Lauren Greenfield, Nadav Kander and many more.
Jan 4, 20187
Photographer Mark Holtzman explains how he captured this incredible photograph of a B-2 stealth bomber flying over the Rose Bowl. Holtzman shot the photo from his own Cessna, which he was flying above the bomber and the football game.
The ban includes images that show an ape or monkey in costume or otherwise dressed up, demonstrating unnatural behaviors like dancing, interacting with humans in a way that isn't natural for the animal, and more.
Jan 4, 2018105
The platform makes it super easy to create then-and-now photos by automatically aligning your before-and-after images for you. And once you're done creating your own 'rephoto', you can explore other photographers' creations as well.
Jan 3, 20183
Chris Burkard sat down for an exclusive interview with Resource Travel to discuss his new film Under an Arctic Sky. Find out about the hardships and dangers that went into making this epic film.
Egyptian photographer Hadeer Mahmoud's photos capture "moments of longing and loss," telling the stories of three young women whose partners were arrested in the wake of the Arab Spring.
"On the morning of December 23rd, I received an email from 500px saying that they had made a mistake. While I had made two sales, it totaled $27, not $2,700."
Reuters photojournalist Zohra Bensemra has been named 2017 Photographer of the Year for her work covering everything from the drought in Somalia, to the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
PDN spoke with Smithsonian Magazine's chief photo editor Quentin Nardi—an 18-year publishing veteran—about how she finds and assigns photographers around the world to cover the science, technology, art and culture stories Smithsonian writes about.
"Texas, like many states, has a banned book list totaling about 10,000. What’s surprising is that whilst books by Adolf Hitler and the Klu Klux Klan leader do not make the list, a surprising number of photography books do."
"I ended up with two minutes to shoot the group of 11 egos, six of whom were palpably unhelpful," says celebrity photographer Jesse Dittmar, "while a peanut gallery of 40 PR reps, individual hair, make-up, and stylists were trying to get their say."
Photographer Nasim Mansurov ran the new Microsoft Surface Book 2 and the newest 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro side-by-side for a month. Read on to find out how the two machines compared in real-world use.
This is what happens when Madison Avenue tries to romanticize photography, using iconic and social media savvy photographers to sell you everything from shoes, to credit cards, to SUVs.
Dec 13, 201747
Tech lover Albert Lee was one of the first to pre-order the intriguing 16-camera module Light L16. Two months in, here's what he has to say about using this not-so-little computational camera.
People have waiting a long time for the Canon 85mm F1.4L IS lens, but how does it compare to Canon's 85mm F1.2L and Sigma's 85mm F1.4 Art? Phillip Pettit of Lensrentals took all three lenses for a spin to find out.
The folks at Kolari Vision—an infrared camera conversion company based in New Jersey—recently tore down a brand new Sony a7RIII, giving everybody a peek at the camera's much-improved weather sealing.
Photography portfolio site PhotoShelter is adding their voice to the growing group of online companies that are speaking out in favor of net neutrality, and against the FCC's upcoming vote to kill it.
The Direct app would replace the current Inbox on the Instagram app, doing for Instagram what the Facebook Messenger app did for Facebook on mobile.
Photographer Alik Griffin tested "all the best XQD and SD (UHS-II) memory cards for the Nikon D850" to see which ones performed best with the new powerhouse DSLR.
"Imagine finding a truck full of brand new 35mm film processing machines. That’s what happened two weeks ago, though the reality of what we found has taken a few days of research and a lot of Googling to understand..."
"[It seems] Phase One has no plans to support the GFX 50S or any other medium format camera on the market to protect its own medium format system. For this reason alone, Capture One could never replace Lightroom as post-processing software for many photographers out there."
OSU's coach called for an 'all-out investigation' to find out who the responsible cameraman was, but it doesn't sound like this will happen after all.
Nov 29, 201763
This has to be one of the strangest image theft stories we've seen. It seems Netflix stole tech enthusiast Gough Lui's photos of a VHS tape and used them to create the design of the Stranger Things box set.
Tips or suggestions? Contact us!
|Blue and yellow in water by fireplace33|
from Ink and water
|Kylmä joki kopio by Kaappo|
from Shutter speed 1/25 or slower
|WR_2.8_13 copy copy by photoprof|
Most popular cameras
Beginner's GuidesGetting StartedIn-depth testingLatest Camera ReviewsBeyond the studio testsFeature Articles and Videossee how we seeSample GalleriesChoose the best camera for you2017 Product Roundupsreal world performanceField Test VideosThrowback ThursdayClassic Cameras from Days PastWhat's that Noise?Shedding some light on the sources of noise