Developer Abe Fettig is launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to get his FilmLab negtaive scanning app ready for official distribution in the app stores. Read more
National Geographic highlights early 'People' entries to Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 competition
May 12, 2017 at 10:00
Submissions are being accepted until June 30th. Thinking of entering? Scope out the competition in the 'People' category and check out some early favorites. See gallery
May 12, 2017 at 08:04
While they don't necessarily grab the headlines, one thing is for certain: entry-level interchangeable lens cameras sell by the truckload. In our latest roundup we'll pick out the best options for those wanting to spend around $500. Read more
reviewMay 11, 2017 at 16:28
Panasonic's smallest camera is also its most affordable. But is it any good? Read on
May 11, 2017 at 08:00
These Library of Congress images remind us of just how arduous publishing a daily paper used to be. Read more
May 10, 2017 at 21:57
It's over ten years since Adobe's Lightroom emerged from beta, and it's evolved a lot since then. The company's 'Coffee break' series of videos introduces features you might not know. For a minute of your time, these tips can help speed your workflow. Read more
videoMay 10, 2017 at 18:53
This footage, filmed by CreateOne film production on a DJI Mavic Pro high above Norway has us all checking our vacation days and airline ticket prices. Read more
camera newsMay 10, 2017 at 11:00
Phase One has announced a mono version of its 100MP IQ3 medium-format camera back. The $50,000 camera has no color filter array or IR filter, so should produce higher levels of pixel sharpness as well as offering greater sensitivity. Read more
sample galleryMay 9, 2017 at 10:00
The Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF is the first of its kind to sport both AF and image stabilization. It pairs smooth bokeh and subject isolation with slightly extended depth-of-focus. We shot everything from engagements to candid child to street photography. Read more
'That article was more like gossip' Panasonic's head of cameras talks downsizing, GH5 and the 8K era
May 8, 2017 at 10:00
Yosuke Yamane, the Director of Panasonic’s imaging business speaks to us about the GH5, the promise of 8K, reports of downsizing and why we haven’t seen on-sensor phase detection in one of the company’s cameras. Read more
May 8, 2017 at 06:00
Olympus has released a major firmware update for two of its OM-D cameras as well as the PEN-F. It adds support for Profoto's TTL flash system and also brings numerous new features and bug fixes. Read more
May 6, 2017 at 10:00
In this article, landscape photographer Erez Marom explains how his recent acquisition of a Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM has changed the way he shoots. Read more
May 6, 2017 at 09:00
National Geographic's 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest is now underway, with the grand prize being a 10-day trip to the Galápagos Islands. Read more
May 5, 2017 at 08:43
There's no shortage of interchangeable lens cameras in the $500-900 range. Whether they're mirrored or mirrorless, there's something for beginners and enthusiasts alike in this crowd of inexpensive cameras. Read updated roundup
May 4, 2017 at 10:00
In this week's throwback Thursday article, Barney looks back fondly at the Canon EOS-1D Mark II of 2004. Read more
May 3, 2017 at 22:37
The new Sony a9 not only offers powerful technical capability, but also carefully thought out ergonomic improvements. We've updated the story with a deeper dive into Memory Recall abilities. Read more
videoMay 3, 2017 at 08:00
What do you get when you mount six 4K cameras in a sphere? 12K 360-degree video, of course. Photo Gear News checks out Nick Driftwood's new rig. Read more
May 3, 2017 at 00:01
It might not be much, but the latest industry figures from trade body CIPA suggest the camera market may have finally bottomed-out. Read more
lens newsMay 2, 2017 at 17:45
Venus Optics has released more details of a forthcoming lens it claims will be the widest rectilinear F2 for the Micro Four Thirds system. The Laowa 7.5mm F2 MFT was first seen at Photokina last year, and will offer the 110° angle of view we'd expect from a 15mm lens on a full-frame camera. Read more
May 2, 2017 at 07:01
The internet had a lot to say recently about the photographer who entered and won his own photo competition, but nobody rants quite like our friend Jared Polin. Read more
May 1, 2017 at 19:09
Columbia Journalism Review recently surveyed a group of photojournalists on their favorite publications to work with based on several criteria, including arguably the biggest one – what they pay. Read more
May 1, 2017 at 18:51
CROZ, a small DIY camera that first appeared on Kickstarter in October 2016, is now available for purchase. This DIY camera is quite small and features a clear case that makes the internal components visible. Read more
sample galleryMay 1, 2017 at 10:00
Panasonic's latest consumer superzoom, the Lumix FZ80/FZ82, takes a crazy 60x zoom range (which starts at a very wide 20mm) and adds 4K video at a price that won't break the bank. Check out its performance with some rare sunny Seattle weather. Read more
In an age of wide color gamut displays and HDR-everything, DPR regular Nicolas Alexander Otto urges his fellow landscape shooters to embrace shooting in black-and-white. Here are a few reasons why he embraces monochrome for landscape work. Read more
videoApr 29, 2017 at 10:00
In honor of International Dark Sky Week, astrophotographer Matt Dieterich has released a time-lapse video called Pacific Northwest Nights, shot while working at Mt. Rainier National Park. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 19:07
EXIF.co is a new service offering photographers paid photo hosting that automatically applies smart watermarks and other protections to images uploaded to the platform. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 18:18
On Monday, Nikon initiated legal action against ASML and Carl Zeiss AG over semiconductor lithography patents. Now the two companies have teamed up to counter-sue Nikon. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 14:36
The Acer ProDesigner PE320QK display features an enhanced color gamut and comes with a removable anti-glare hood. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 14:09
Firmware version 1.1.1 for the EOS 7 Mark II includes various bug fixes and improves the reliability of communications when transferring images using the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7. Learn more
Apr 27, 2017 at 18:50
US filter brand Aurora Aperture has announced a neutral density filter that it claims reduces exposure by 16 stops. Read more
Apr 27, 2017 at 18:39
Harbortronics has announced the DigiSnap Pro, a complete system controller designed for long-term time-lapse photography. It can be paired with the company's Cyclapse Pro housing that can transfer images from anywhere on the planet. Read more
It's been a long week since the Sony a9 announcement, but now we're finally able to show you our real world samples gallery from Sony's shooting event in New York. Click through for hockey, figure skating and a full-on track meet. Read more
first impressionsApr 27, 2017 at 15:00
While combing through our thousands of images from Sony's a9 launch event last week, we've taken a critical look at the camera's revamped JPEG engine and the effectiveness of its 653-point autofocus system. Read more
reviewApr 27, 2017 at 14:00
The Nikon KeyMission 360 wants to find its way into your camera bag. And it recently received a firmware update aimed at improving UI. So is it worth the cash? Find out
There were many 'races' in the compact camera market back when they were selling like hotcakes. One of them was just how small a camera could be. One of those mini-cameras was the Minolta DiMAGE X, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 20:59
The new budget-oriented Zeiss cine line includes ten compact primes that can output metadata to aide in post-production. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 20:40
Canon has increased its estimated 2017 operating profit, due mainly to its acquisition of Toshiba's medical equipment unit. Camera-wise, the 5D Mark IV has helped to drive sales, with mirrorless products doing well in Europe and Asia. As expected, point-and-shoot sales continue to drop. Read more
mobileApr 26, 2017 at 18:19
Google software engineer Florian Kainz wrote a custom Android app and used manual post-processing in Photoshop to show what's possible with current smartphone cameras in low light. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 17:16
Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that it is to launch a new drone later this year that will be fitted with a 100-million-pixel Hasselblad H6D-100c camera. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 14:48
The Fujifilm Professional Services Program offers product loaners, quick repair turnaround and other services to the owners of GFX medium format cameras. Learn more
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Youthful trainspotter turned adult photographer, John Sanderson has traveled across the United States, documenting the country's railroads. But you won't find any trains in his pictures.
Shoulderpod has converted its offerings into a lego-like modular system by offering all individual parts of existing products separately, allowing users to build exactly the rig they need for a specific project or simply replace a damaged part.
Photographer Felix AAA has spent the past ten years touring the world with a variety of musicians, capturing behind the scenes shots and portraits. He talks about some of his favorite images on the FujiFilm Blog.
Google is holding a competition that could see your Pixel photos gracing millions of screens.
Jun 26, 20175
Nikon's 100th birthday party continues worldwide as a distributor in Italy organized a one-of-a-kind feat: assembling the world's largest 'human camera' from over a thousand volunteers.
Jun 26, 201740
Ricoh has dropped the price of its Theta SC 360 spherical camera by to $199, a reduction of roughly $50. The camera features two 12MP sensors and can record Full HD video in addition to stills.
Photojournalist Pete Souza served as the presidential photographer for both Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. In an interview with fellow photographer Marcia Nighswander, he discusses several of his most noteworthy images.
Jun 26, 2017
Photographer Michael Wolf has been documenting the crowded conditions of Tokyo's subway trains since the 1990s. The photos have gone viral regularly in the years since he started the project, and he just published the final edition in the series.
The just-launched OnePlus 5 is getting a minor update that should improve camera function.
Adobe says that many of its users have been relying on SkyBox for VR editing and it therefore made sense to make the plug-ins available to all subscribers through Creative Cloud.
Jun 26, 20172
The Polish town of Katowice is not famed as an area of beauty, but as all photographers know, that doesn't mean that beauty can't be found if you look in the right places. Mariusz Pietranek used a drone to look down on the colorful sedimentation tanks at an ironworks.
New York Times video journalist Ben Solomon spent a harrowing three weeks accompanying Iraqi Major Sajjad al-Hour as he and his men fought to retake Mosul from I.S. forces.
The 3D VR camera launched through a crowdfunding campaign in 2015 goes on sale beginning June 26.
Noctilucent clouds, a crescent moon and Venus were visible in the pre-dawn sky over Budapest yesterday. Photographer György Soponyai captured NASA's astronomy picture of the day.
Squirming pets won't sit still for photos? A Kickstarter campaign is looking to help.
Jun 23, 201732
Find out how Chris Burkard shifted from editorial photography to his true passions: landscapes, conservation and, of course, surfing.
The updated EyeEm app scans your camera roll and picks images that are composed particularly well, have the best quality, or highest chance of selling on EyeEm Market.
Just a guy wearing a VR headset, smashing invisible Goombas in Central Park.
Jun 23, 201720
The city of Laguna Beach, California has provided some clarification around the kinds of photography permits it offers.
Jun 22, 201764
Later this year, a VR180 camera will be Joining Yi's Halo and 360 VR cameras, which will offer stereo 3D capture, yet be as easy to use and compact as a 2D camera.
Jun 22, 20174
Facebook is testing a feature that prevents people from saving, sharing, or even taking a screenshot of your profile picture.
Jun 22, 20176
The collection will be officially launched during the Europeana Transcribathon Campus Berlin 2017 crowdsourcing event which will be held on 22 and 23 June at the Berlin State Library.
Jun 22, 20177
Light gives us some insight into the preparations for the launch of the pre-order shipments of its much anticipated L16 multi-lens camera.
OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has confirmed in a tweet that the second lens on the back of the OnePlus 5 uses a 1.6x optical zoom and that digital zoom is used to reach the claimed 2x zoom factor.
Jun 22, 201712
No stranger to extreme situations, legendary climber and filmmaker Jimmy Chin talks to Outside Magazine about his career, and the challenge of filming Alex Honnold's rope-free solo climb of El Capitain.
A company backed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin is attempting to make video conferencing less terrible.
Jun 21, 20176
Rangefinder magazine asked five professional portrait and wedding photographers about posting on Instagram; no surprise, they got five different answers.
Jun 21, 201716
It will enable users to simulate the presence of the sun, moon and Milky Way and see how they interact with an area's topography.
Since its introduction in November last year Instagram's live streaming feature has been used by millions, but videos could not be archived for watching at a later stage. A new update has now added the capability.
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