NASA is one-upping every photographer out there for the August eclipse. While we're stuck on Earth, they'll be chasing the eclipse in jets to capture the "clearest images of the sun's corona to date."
Aug 2, 2017 at 19:58
Researchers with the University of California, Santa Barbara and NVIDIA have developed a new type of 'computational zoom' tech that will let you change a photo's perspective and focal length in post.
Aug 2, 2017 at 19:52
Huge news out of the photo industry today. It seems Blackstone is considering selling their 45% stake in Leica Camera, and Zeiss is one of the potential buyers... but only if they can buy a majority stake.
Aug 2, 2017 at 17:52
YouTuber Marques Brownlee got an exclusive first-look at the RED Hydrogen One: the modular smartphone from RED that features a holographic display and can be turned into a full-fledged cinema camera as you attach more and more modules.
camera newsAug 2, 2017 at 15:53
RED has teamed up with Apple to sell their most 'affordable' camera kit (just $15,000) exclusively through the Apple online store. You can also get demos of the camera system at select Apple stores.
Aug 2, 2017 at 15:20
Light.co, the company behind the 16-module 52+ megapixel Light L16 camera that takes photos using up to 10 camera modules at a time, just released three full-res image samples for you to pixel peep.
Aug 2, 2017 at 14:32
Nikon shooters looking for some budget glass will have something to celebrate very soon. Yongnuo will reportedly release two new lenses for Nikon F-mount very soon: a 40mm F2.8 pancake and a 100mm F2.
video newsAug 2, 2017 at 14:28
Avid just released Media Composer First, a free version of its pro-level video editing software. Surprisingly, it only comes with a few omissions that most non-professionals will easily be able to live with.
Aug 1, 2017 at 20:25
From erupting volcanoes to fully-submerged surfers, the winners of National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 do not disappoint.
Aug 1, 2017 at 19:31
According to a new court ruling, if your copyright registration is still 'pending' with the US Copyright Office, you won't able to file a copyright infringement lawsuit if someone steals one of your photos.
videoAug 1, 2017 at 18:48
VSCO—the brand known among photographers for its film-inspired presets and smartphone photo editing tools—is making its first foray into video with a new editing tool for its iOS app.
Aug 1, 2017 at 17:28
The fortunes of Sony’s camera division have taken a turn for the better with a rise in first quarter sales and operating income thanks to 'high-value' cameras and booming smartphone sensor business.
Aug 1, 2017 at 16:29
A group of photographers are working together to take gigapixel photography to the next level under a collective called VAST. They seek to create "exceptionally
Aug 1, 2017 at 15:34
A bride and groom who set out to destroy their wedding photographer's career will now have to pay $1.08 million in damages for the "defamatory, disparaging and malicious statements" they made.
Aug 1, 2017 at 14:43
A lot of vintage lenses contain a Thorium coating, which is radioactive. So you should probably stay far away from these lenses, right? No... not really.
Aug 1, 2017 at 14:30
The Nikon 1 AW and 1 V3 mirrorless cameras are no longer available to order, and the Nikon 1 J5 is only available while supplies last. Is this the end of the Nikon 1 line?
sample galleryAug 1, 2017 at 13:00
There's wide, and there's the Nikkor Fisheye 8-15mm F3.5-4.5. We've spent some time shooting with this unusual zoom.
videoJul 31, 2017 at 19:15
YouTuber Chris Marquardt yanked the shutter mechanism out of a Nikon D500 so he could show you exactly what happens every time you press that shutter button.
camera newsJul 31, 2017 at 18:29
Both Nikon Japan and Canon Japan have warned users that forthcoming DSLRs will be delayed. The 100th anniversary edition of Nikon’s D5 has been put back by a couple of weeks, and Canon's 6D Mark II/EF 24-70mm F4L kit in Japan is also delayed.
Jul 31, 2017 at 18:13
Fans of medium format film photography have something to celebrate today. Japan Camera Hunter Bellamy Hunt has announced a 120 version of his well-loved JCH StreetPan Black & White film.
sample galleryJul 31, 2017 at 17:25
The Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD is an ultra wide angle lens for crop sensor DSLRs, and we've been shooting with it for a few days.
Jul 31, 2017 at 17:22
This daguerreotype is the first successfully captured photograph of a total solar eclipse, shot on July 28, 1851 by Prussian photographer Johann Julius Friedrich Berkowski.
Jul 31, 2017 at 16:02
Go behind the scenes with photographer Richard Thompson and PhaseOne to photograph one of the most intense cars in the world with one of the most intense digital cameras in the world.
mobileJul 31, 2017 at 14:55
Vic Gundotra was essential in Google's early Android efforts, but nowadays he says he would never use an Android smartphone for photography.
Jul 31, 2017 at 14:05
If you own a Leica TL2 and Visoflex electronic viewfinder, listen up. Leica has released a firmware update that will keep the Visoflex finder from breaking your fancy new camera.
Jul 30, 2017 at 16:00
When photographer Martijn van Oers stumbled across an old 1929 Zeiss Ikon in a thrift store, he had no idea there was an undeveloped film inside.
Jul 30, 2017 at 10:00
The Royal Museums Greenwich has announced the shortlist for its ninth annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Click through to see the shortlisted images.
Jul 29, 2017 at 10:00
As with any creative pursuit, sometimes you find your photography stalled. And sometimes making a book of your cat photos is just the thing to get inspiration flowing again.
Jul 28, 2017 at 19:34
Following some initial lab testing results, Lensrentals has published a full review of the highly-anticipated Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 Art.
sample galleryJul 28, 2017 at 13:00
Tamron calls it an 'ultra-telephoto,' and for good reason: this lens offers a massive 27-600mm equivalent zoom range. But is it sharp?
videoJul 27, 2017 at 20:34
A Sony a7S II mounted on the outside of the ISS' Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO) for the last seven months has sent back some impressive 4K video and stills.
Jul 27, 2017 at 19:00
A Federal judge has refused to throw out a copyright case against controversial artist Richard Prince, who used an image by photographer Donald Graham in an exhibition.
Jul 27, 2017 at 15:46
Journalists photographing a protest in the US Capitol building claim they were told by Capitol Police to delete photos and videos of arrests.
Jul 27, 2017 at 13:15
Take one Digital ELPH (or IXUS), rotate it vertically, add a fully articulating LCD and a lens with a camcorder-like focal length, and what do you get? Why, the Canon PowerShot TX1, of course. In this week's Throwback Thursday we revisit Canon's one-of-a-kind hybrid stills/video camera.
videoJul 27, 2017 at 13:00
Just in case there was any doubt in your mind, here's the definitive video proof that yes, a $50,000 cinema camera beats the pants off a $50 camcorder in a side-by-side test.
Jul 26, 2017 at 21:15
Photographers who fly frequently in the US may want to finally invest in that TSA Pre-check status: in standard security lines, cameras and all other electronics larger than a smartphone will need to be placed in a separate bin for screening.
Jul 26, 2017 at 17:52
Images have appeared which claim to show Nikon's forthcoming D850 DSLR, the development of which was announced this week. If genuine, the pictures indicate that the D850 will offer illuminated controls and a tilting LCD screen, but no built-in flash.
lens newsJul 26, 2017 at 17:30
To celebrate the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 lens' successful Kickstarter campaign, Lomography has announced a chrome-plated version of the lens in Nikon and Canon DSLR mounts.
Jul 26, 2017 at 16:23
Nikon just released four new firmware updates, adding features and fixing bugs in the D600, D610, D750 and the KeyMission 80.
Jul 26, 2017 at 15:04
Oops... Adobe accidentally leaked their unfinished Lightroom-powered cloud-based photo editor 'Project Nimbus' to some Creative Cloud users yesterday.
Jul 26, 2017 at 13:49
Storm chaser and award-winning photographer Mike Oblinski just released his latest time-lapse, and it is absolutely stunning.
Jul 25, 2017 at 19:03
Nikon turns 100 years old today, and the company is celebrating with a wacky music video, some tributes to its history, and a new vision presented by president Kazuo Ushida.
Jul 25, 2017 at 17:19
Phottix just released the Premio Parabolic Umbrellas series, replacing their Para-Pro line with a stronger, deeper and better made set of parabolic umbrellas.
mobileJul 25, 2017 at 16:53
The Moto Z2 is Motorola's first dual-camera smartphone and, compared to its predecessor, comes with a number of improvements and new camera features.
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French President Emmanuel Macron has lodged a legal complaint against a paparazzo who snuck onto the president's private vacation property to take pictures.
Aug 18, 201792
Ever wonder what the difference is between compressed, uncompressed and lossless compressed Raw files? Photography Life's Nasim Mansurov breaks it down for you in this informative article.
If you're using the popular Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 Art lens with Sigma's MC-11 converter, listen up: you'll want to update your lens and converter firmware ASAP.
Aug 18, 20174
Lensrentals just did its first Cine lens comparison, pitting five top-notch 35mm primes against each other: the Zeiss CP.2 35mm T2.1, Canon CN-E 35mm T1.5, Sigma 35mm T1.5 FF, Rokinon Xeen 35mm T1.5 and Schneider Xenon 35mm T2.1.
The latest flagship phone from Asus combines a 12MP 1/2.55" Sony IMX362 main sensor with a smaller Sony IMX351 chip for 2x zoom and a background-blurring portrait mode.
Instagram just released a small update that will make a huge difference if you're active on the photo sharing app: threaded comment replies.
Aug 16, 201729
When a prospective client approaches you, don't just say "yes" right away. Here's a useful list of questions you should be asking before you decide to take the job and name your price.
Photographer Ryan Kelly captured one of the most viral and graphic images of the horrifying events in Charlottesville, VA this weekend. This is the harrowing story behind that photograph.
Arlene Gottfried, the New York street photographer whose strange and beautiful portraits made her a household name, passed away this week at 66. Her work is perhaps best described in this obituary: "superb, simple, intimate and funny."
Citi Research predicts that Snapchat and Instagram are going to bring in huge revenues by 2019. They believe Instagram will hit the $10 billion mark, with smaller Snapchat earning a not-insignificant $3 billion.
Aug 9, 20179
The overhauled Cascable app features support for Fujifilm and Panasonic cameras, new or improved features, and switches to a new pricing model.
Aug 9, 201716
PBS sat down with photographer Shealah Craighead to talk about what it's like as the Official White House Photographer for the 45th President of the United States.
Thanks to Sharp's display know-how, the Aquos S2 smartphone fits a 5.5" display into the dimensions of a conventional 5" device.
Renowned self-portrait photographer and MacArthur Fellow Cindy Sherman has just gone public on Instagram—an occasion so momentous it earned a feature in the New York Times.
Aug 7, 201752
Photography icon W Eugene Smith didn't just capture the world in photos. A new book explores Smith's penchant for recording his interactions in audio, including conversations with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Diane Arbus and Robert Frank.
PhotoShelter's Allen Murabayashi responds to Mikael Cho's controversial defense of his company Unsplash in an unflinching look at why Unsplash is [still] bad for photography and photographers.
Version 1.02 of the firmware fixes problems with the optical image stabilization when the lens is attached to Sigma's Sony E-mount converter MC-11 EF-E.
Aug 4, 201710
Renowned photo editor John G. Morris, whose incredible career saw him at LIFE, The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic and Magnum, passed away last week at age 100.
At the age of 22, a still-unknown Elliott Erwitt was asked to go document Pittsburg's transformation from industrial center to cultural hub. Looking back, he calls it "he most important thing that happened to me with regard to starting my career."
Photographer Scott Miller shares the story behind his photo of a woman handing a police officer a flower on the border of West Germany in 1989, as the country (and the Berlin wall) crumbled.
Samsung Electro-Mechanics, the Samsung division that develops smartphone camera modules, has posted a document that might hint at what we will see in the upcoming Galaxy Note 8.
Photographer Jesus Emmanuel returned to his deserted high school in Puerto Rico earlier this year, 4x5 view camera in tow, to pay tribute to the vandalized, abandoned, and destroyed school.
The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has added an anti-harassment standard to its Code of Ethics, and decided to balance the number of video and stills representatives on its board of directors.
EyeEm has revealed the finalists for its fourth annual photography contest, the largest competition of its kind.
Jul 28, 20174
Via its strategic partnership with Huawei Leica is already in the smartphone camera development game, but chairman Andreas Kaufmann can imagine the German manufacturer taking things one step further.
In a blog post the imaging engineers behind the dual-camera in Andy Rubin's Essential Phone explain how the imaging components were developed and calibrated for best performance.
It started with a great idea and a slick promotional video, and ended with the company headquarters being raided by the San Francisco District Attorney’s office. Wired reports on Lily, the selfie-drone maker that never got off the ground.
With card readers disappearing from MacBooks, USB-C card readers are now a necessity. Macworld's helpful guide compares five models and decodes the current mess of card speeds and certifications.
Sony has teased its customers with news of an upcoming announcement: it will soon take the wraps off a new CineAlta motion picture camera, one sporting a 36x24mm sensor.
QuikStories is integrated into the latest version of the GoPro app and automatically creates 'stories' using the video clips you've shot during a day.
Jul 27, 20173
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