A Craigslist poster has discovered the worst possible way to photograph a car: taking pictures of pictures displayed on a cracked and scratched up smartphone screen.
mobileSep 22, 2017 at 17:01
With the iPhone X coming out soon, the title probably won't last, but the iPhone 8 Plus is officially the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested, and the iPhone 8 is second.
Sep 22, 2017 at 16:36
Kodak's new Facebook Messenger chatbot is trying to bring back the 'Kodak Moment' by digging up your old social media photos and trying to sell you prints and custom coffee mugs.
Sep 22, 2017 at 15:47
Affinity Photo for iPad was touted as "the first full blown, truly professional photo editing tool to make its way onto the Apple tablet." This update makes it that much more convenient.
camera newsSep 22, 2017 at 15:04
Yashica has released a new teaser video, and this one claims they'll be releasing an "unprecedented camera" in October on Kickstarter. Ready... set... speculate!
videoSep 22, 2017 at 13:00
We're always expanding our collection of product overview content, and we've just added videos for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II, the EOS Rebel SL2 and EOS M6.
Sep 20, 2017 at 19:50
Super macro photographer Can Tuncer captured these incredible close-ups of a single peacock feather using a special setup and three different microscope lenses.
lens newsSep 20, 2017 at 18:59
After successfully crowdfunding the Biotar 75mm F1.5, Oprema Jena is at it again. This time they're bringing back the Biotar 58mm F2: the world's only lens with a 17-blade aperture.
Sep 20, 2017 at 18:27
Adobe's move to a subscription model is treating it very well indeed. The company has posted record revenue for the second quarter in a row, hauling in a mind-boggling $1.84 billion.
Sep 20, 2017 at 18:12
More details have emerged about the potential sale of Blackstone's 45% stake in iconic camera brand Leica.
mobileSep 20, 2017 at 16:27
Popular mobile editing app Snapseed just got a major update that includes a new interface and 11 new presets for both Android and iOS, as well as adding the Perspective tool to the iOS version.
Sep 20, 2017 at 16:18
It might sound like a strange idea, but taking macro photos of boiling water can actually result in some really cool photographs. A good photo experiment for a rainy day.
Sep 20, 2017 at 15:50
The database was created to "break with the narrow lens through which history… has been recorded" by equipping those who commission photography with "the resources to discover photographers of color available for assignments.
Sep 20, 2017 at 15:23
Lensbaby has released two new optics for their special "optic swap system." The Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic gives you that trademark sweet spot of focus, while the Creative Bokeh optic gives you 9 different drop in aperture plate options to play with.
Sep 19, 2017 at 19:03
Instagram is currently testing a major change to the app's profile layout: replacing the 3-photo across grid with a 4-photo grid... and some users are NOT taking the news well.
Sep 19, 2017 at 18:45
A report by USSRPhoto is shedding some light on the return of the famed Zenit camera brand. It seems the full-frame mirrorless camera they're working on will be made in part by Leica using components from the Leica SL.
mobileSep 19, 2017 at 18:19
According to a reliable Korean report, Samsung is developing a smartphone sensor that's capable of super slow motion. Translation: Samsung's next batch of Galaxy smartphones may be able to shoot 1,000fps.
Sep 19, 2017 at 16:13
This simple photograph of a seahorse and Q-tip has taken the internet by storm. We spoke to photographer Justin Hofman about how it was captured, and what it means to him.
Sep 19, 2017 at 15:39
After a massive leak last week, Profoto has officially debuted the Profoto A1: the company's first on-camera flash system that they're calling "the world's smallest studio flash."
The Canon EOS Rebel SL2 (also known as the EOS 200D) is the company's impressively compact entry-level DSLR. Packing a 24MP APS-C sensor, DIGIC 7 processor and Dual Pixel AF, it promises a lot of bang for the buck. And while not mind-blowing, it handles most tasks very well.
Sep 18, 2017 at 21:10
Correct these four common composition mistakes and your photos will be more balanced, tell a better story, and lead your viewer's eye where you want it to go.
Sep 18, 2017 at 19:27
iOS 11 launches tomorrow, and it'll save all of your pictures in a new high efficiency image format called HEIC. Fortunately, there's now a converter that will let you turn those photos back into JPEGs.
Sep 18, 2017 at 18:10
Photo protection company ImageRights recently released a new service that lets non-subscribers take advantage of their streamlined copyright registration system that checks for errors and fills out all the required forms for you.
Sep 18, 2017 at 17:17
What's the difference between a $200 circular polarizing filter and a $100 circular polarizing filter? Roger Cicala at Lens Rentals put six different filters through a few tests to find out.
camera newsSep 18, 2017 at 16:19
A flurry of leaks reveal that GoPro's upcoming Hero6 will shoot 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps, will cost $500, and is scheduled for announcement/release on September 28th.
Sep 18, 2017 at 14:19
WD's new G-Technology G-Drive mobile SSD R-Series is a portable solid state option for photographers who want the reliability of an SSD in a rugged water and dust-resistant package.
Fast, stabilized and affordable is an appealing combination when it comes to lenses. With its latest 24-70mm F2.8, Tamron aims to upgrade autofocus speed and stabilization. We've got a full gallery from this updated full-frame zoom.
Sep 17, 2017 at 15:40
Photographer Clay Cook tells the story of his most ambitious photographic dream and career goal coming true: photographing A-list actress Jennifer Lawrence.
camera newsSep 17, 2017 at 14:51
In an interview with a Chinese website, Nikon Japan's Director of Development dropped a bombshell, saying that a Nikon mirrorless camera "must be full-frame."
Sep 16, 2017 at 19:30
A month and a half after revealing the finalists of the 2017 EyeEm Awards, the photo sharing community and licensing marketplace has finally revealed the winners.
Sep 16, 2017 at 14:00
Photographer Josselin Cornou tells the breathtaking story behind two beautiful photos captured while snorkeling with humpback whales in Tonga.
videoSep 16, 2017 at 13:00
The Sony RX10 IV is a fixed lens camera with a 1"-type sensor and 24-600mm equivalent lens that can shoot 4K video or stills at 24 fps, but that's not what we think is interesting about it. The addition of phase detection autofocus is pivotal to all those features.
Sep 15, 2017 at 22:14
The announcement date is set! Google will reveal their next generation Pixel phones—their response to Apple's shiny new iPhone X—on October 4th. Let the smartphone camera wars begin.
videoSep 15, 2017 at 21:59
Sony just debuted three palm-style 4K camcorders that steal a bit of speedy phase detect autofocus technology from the company's RX10 IV. In fact, they kind of improve on it.
Sep 15, 2017 at 21:08
Earlier today, NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, ending a 20 year long mission. Here are 21 of our favorite photographs captured by this incredible machine and its makers.
Sep 15, 2017 at 19:21
Fans of film photography should keep an eye out for the widespread theatrical release of Kodachrome, a movie staring Jason Sudeikis about the final days of the iconic film stock.
Sep 15, 2017 at 17:04
Photographer Manny Ortiz breaks down the pros and cons of shooting natural light vs off-camera flash, and explains why he chooses to shoot one, the other, or both in any given situation.
Sep 15, 2017 at 16:12
A leaked product page and a bunch of leaked photos shows Profoto is preparing to release its first ever speedlight: the Profoto A1 Air TTL
camera newsSep 15, 2017 at 15:03
The Yashica camera brand disappeared in 2003, but a new teaser video and website hint at a comeback. Excited?
Sep 15, 2017 at 14:28
The new Godox XPRO-C is an affordable, highly capable flash trigger for Canon users that boasts a lot of useful features at a very reasonable price.
lens newsSep 15, 2017 at 14:09
Tamron is working on a lightweight, durable and compact 100-400mm tele-zoom lens that will be available for Canon and Nikon cameras by the end of the year.
Sep 14, 2017 at 19:27
A leaked photo of the upcoming GoPro Hero6 in its final retail packaging shows a powerful little camera that will be able to shoot 4K video at 60 frames per second.
Sep 14, 2017 at 15:33
Nikon Asia is being criticized from all sides today after a huge Nikon D850 promotion it hosted featured 32 male photographers... and exactly 0 women.
camera newsSep 14, 2017 at 14:42
Goodbye Impossible Project, hello Polaroid Originals! The new Polaroid Originals brand brings the Polaroid of old back from the dead with new i-Type instant film and the OneStep 2 analog instant camera.
Sep 13, 2017 at 19:16
If you need insane, mind-blowing, holy crap power out of your PC, check out HP's new Z8 workstation. This beast can handle up to 56 processing cores, 3TB of RAM and 48TB of hard drive space.
Sep 13, 2017 at 18:37
Alien Skin Exposure X3 will pack a bunch of new features including "toning enhancements" for B&W and color images, a side-by-side comparison view, radial and linear brush shapes, and more.
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"CPS Platinum members will now enjoy next-day service, with equipment serviced and shipped the business day after an estimate is approved. For repairs that will take longer, Canon will offer next-day loaner equipment."
The F4 Plus can can capture 360° stills, videos and broadcast livestream footage at 8K resolution... that's 7680 x 3840 pixels!
The aptly-named 'Nude' app automatically detects NSFW images on your iPhone, moves them to a protected vault and deletes the original files in the camera roll and on iCloud.
PDN sat down with Ahmed Fakhr, director of photography at RollingStone.com, to talk about how the famed publication is adapting to the changing photo and video needs of the modern era and how he 'evaluates the skills of potential contributors.'
Kudos to Canon. Earlier today, the camera giant announced that it had produced its 90 millionth EOS camera and 130 millionth EF-series lens.
Oct 17, 201793
Google Photos is adding a few pet-friendly features that will make it easier to find photos of your favorite pooch. Now, you can organize your pet photos by facial recognition, and you can even search your library by breed.
"Wildlife photography in Yellowstone National Park is an incredible opportunity, yet some bad photographers are giving all photographers a bad name by not following the rules."
"I was 22. I was young, careless and a firm believer in the importance of my work. I was not going to let myself be stopped by mere bullets, beatings, and angry people. That all changed one day in July 2016—the worst day of my life."
Camera bag maker Billingham just released the Billingham 72: a new shoulder bag for fixed lens compact and small mirrorless ILC shooters.
Oct 6, 201792
A new set of firmware updates from Fujifilm fix camera freezes on the X-T2 and X-Pro2 and focal-length display issues on the XF 18-55 and XF 10-24 lenses.
Oct 5, 201760
The popular Camera+ app has been updated to make use of some of Apple's latest iOS hardware and software features.
Photographers who love toting their gear around in style may want to check out the new Rana Series of leather messenger bags from Cravar.
Oct 3, 201724
"I could see people covered in blood and I thought, 'Oh my gosh, this is real.'” Photojournalist David Becker shares his story of capturing the horrifying scene in Las Vegas as it unfolded the night of October 1st.
Oct 3, 2017Time
Overshadowed by the huge Firmware 2.0 release for the Panasonic GH5, the GH4 and two Panasonic lenses also got a firmware update last week, helping to improve image stabilization performance.
Oct 2, 20176
Astrophotographer Ian Norman of Lonely Speck has put together an extremely useful and advanced astrophotography shutter time calculator that goes way beyond the "500 Rule." This is a Must Bookmark!
If you're selling high-priced camera gear on eBay, watch out for this incredibly sneaky scam that's being used to fool people into parting with their equipment for free.
Scuba Diving Magazine has unveiled the winners of its 2017 underwater photo competition, and this year's best entries are just plain stunning.
Photographer Catherine Leroy was only 21 when she arrived in Vietnam in 1966 with her Leica M2 in tow. But over the next three years, she built an incredible body of work covering the war.
Snapchat is using its augmented reality tech to replace the sky in your photos. The so-called 'sky filters' can swap out a boring sky for a colorful sunset, rainbows, a starry night, and more.
Sep 26, 201730
Storage solutions company Synology has just released its very first 6-bay NAS tower. Combined with the DX1215 expansion units, it can hold and control up to thirty drives.
Sep 22, 201757
TechCrunch has already posted their review of the upcoming iPhone 8 (not yet the iPhone X), and they're calling it "a look into the augmented future of photography."
"When the first hyperfocal distance charts were designed, someone decided that an acceptably sharp background contained some blur — enough to notice in a medium-sized print [...] After that point, nearly every other hyperfocal chart followed suit."
The rugged, compact 360° action camera Kodak unveiled at Photokina in 2016, the Kodak PixPro Orbit 360, is finally available in the United States.
Before he became the iconic director whose name we've all heard, a teenage Stanley Kubrick struck up a business relationship with New York’s Look magazine. No surprise: he was an incredibly talented photographer.
Western Digital just debuted a new, higher capacity WD Gold internal hard drive. The new drive offers 12TB of storage and class-leading reliability to the tune of a 550TB/year workload rating.
Sep 15, 2017113
Photography enthusiast Michael Sechler recently shot a Hurricane Irma photo that went viral and was used by media all over the world… so why didn't he make dime for his work?
Nissin claims the new Super Light Stand LS-50C is the lightest light stand in the world. Weighing in at just 575g/1.2lbs, it can still hold up to 1.5kg/3.3lb.
Sep 14, 201721
The new seamless Granite and Limestone backgrounds join Lastolite's nascent panoramic background range, measuring in at 4m wide.
Sep 14, 201728
SLR Magic's latest lens for Sony E-Mount cameras looks like a good option for landscape and architectural photographers, as well as video-shooters.
"Dear Canon [...] since the launch of the Canon 5DMK2 way back in March 2008 it has been extremely hard to be genuinely excited about any new cameras you have released."
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