When photographer Jared Polin's friend Arty was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Jared asked if he could tell his story in pictures. This is Arty's photo story.
Sep 11, 2017 at 19:24
The UN's International Civil Aviation Organization agency wants to establish a unified database where all of the world's drone pilots would be required to register their UAVs.
Sep 11, 2017 at 17:15
Hasselblad just dropped the price of the medium format H6D-50c AGAIN. At just $14,995, the camera is now selling for a whopping $11,000 less than the original retail price.
camera newsSep 11, 2017 at 16:49
Kodak today revealed their newest instant camera: the Printomatic. It's a 10-megapixel 'instant print' camera that prints your snapshots on Kodak's own ZINK photo paper.
Sep 11, 2017 at 14:36
The D810 offered excellent DR combined with a low base ISO that allowed it to tolerate lots of light. A look at the D850 suggests it's been able to repeat this trick, while also seeing an improvement at high ISO settings.
Sep 11, 2017 at 14:22
Recently, DPReview was invited to Japan to visit both the Sony headquarters in Tokyo and Sony’s image sensor factory in Kumamoto. The trip was an opportunity to gain some insight into both the philosophy and the technology that underpins the company.
Sep 10, 2017 at 14:00
If you're looking for a simple, kind of silly way to pick your next lens purchase, the What the Lens web tool is a fun way to determine what glass you like best.
Sep 9, 2017 at 16:00
There are a ton of useful little features baked into Lightroom that most of us never actually use. Here are three simple tricks you should probably know about.
mobileSep 8, 2017 at 18:31
Red has provided more detail on the origin of 'holographic' technology used by its upcoming Hydrogen One smartphone: Leia Inc., not to be confused with Leica, is partnering with the company.
Sep 8, 2017 at 17:42
'Hundreds' of loaner drones are available to photographers who want to enter National Geographic's #MyMavicContest, an aerial photography contest.
Sep 8, 2017 at 15:07
Users of Mac and PC Google Drive and Photos apps will soon have to migrate to the new Backup and Sync app for continued service.
Sep 7, 2017 at 23:47
Fujifilm has announced a new Raw converter that uses the camera's own image processor while connected to a Mac or PC over USB. It arrives in November 2017 for Mac, and January 2018 for PC.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:55
Is Polaroid's classic instant film coming back from the dead? Teasers popping up on the Polaroid.com website hint at something big coming from the iconic instant photography brand very soon.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:23
Get a sneak peek at a new feature coming to Photoshop CC later this year: The Curvature Pen Tool.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:09
The newly announced Air Remote TTL-F was created in collaboration with Fujifilm, and allowing Fuji shooters to take full advantage of Profoto's Pro-10, D2, B1, B1X, and B2 flashes.
Sep 7, 2017 at 14:57
Hear ye, hear ye. By official decree of Governor Roy Cooper of the great state of North Carolina, October 2017 has hereby been designated 'Photography Month.'
Sep 7, 2017 at 14:03
Nikon has filed two new full-frame mirrorless lens patents in Japan, leaving many of us hoping that the company will make good on its promise to deliver a 'superior' mirrorless camera.
The X-E3 is the company's latest rangefinder-styled mirrorless camera, a 24MP X-Trans model. The most obvious change is the increased reliance on a touchscreen, but how does this affect what it's like to shoot with? Let us talk through our experiences.
Sep 7, 2017 at 12:00
Turning ten years old this week is the A700, Sony's first high-end DSLR after fully taking over Konica Minolta's camera business. With plenty of Minolta DNA, it debuted in September 2007 to take on the likes of Canon's 40D and Nikon's D300.
camera newsSep 7, 2017 at 06:00
Fujifilm has announced the X-E3, sporting a 24.3MP X-Trans sensor and 4K video capture. It updates the X-E2S, which was itself a fairly minor update to the X-E2, so brings a number of welcome upgrades like touch control.
lens newsSep 7, 2017 at 06:00
Fujifilm is officially announcing the XF 80mm F2.8 Macro, a lens that previously appeared on the company's X-mount roadmap. The 80mm F2.8 is equivalent to 122mm on Fuji's X-series bodies, and gives full 1:1 macro reproduction.
lens newsSep 7, 2017 at 06:00
In addition to announcing a weather-resistant 36mm equivalent prime, Fujifilm has updated its medium-format GF system lens roadmap and detailed an upcoming GFX 50S firmware update.
Sep 7, 2017 at 06:00
Alongside the new X-E3 and XF 80mm F2.8 prime, Fujifilm also announced firmware updates for several of its current X-series models, and an updated lens roadmap.
videoSep 6, 2017 at 21:24
Sony just took the cover off an exciting (and probably very expensive) new cinema camera called the Venice. It's the company's first full-frame digital motion picture camera system.
Sep 6, 2017 at 20:54
Watch legendary photographer Albert Watson at work, shaping the light as he sets about capturing three unique portraits of ballet dancer Sergei Polunin.
Sep 6, 2017 at 19:21
The folks behind popular Mac photo editor Pixelmator have announced plans to release Pixelmator Pro, a more robust version of their software that features AI-powered photo editing features.
Sep 6, 2017 at 19:06
You may have seen Eduardo Martins' brilliant war photography in some of the biggest publications from around the world. There's just one problem... he doesn't exist.
Sep 6, 2017 at 15:47
Broncolor has introduced a new wand-style light shaper called the Litepipe P, a "powerful, versatile and dismountable" flash accessory that's basically a more portable, long, thin softbox.
The Olympus OM-D E-M10 III is a gentle refresh of its predecessor. It's still a 16MP Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, still keenly priced and still devastatingly pretty. A revision of the user interface to make it more beginner friendly and the addition of 4K video sound good, but how much difference does that make?
camera newsSep 6, 2017 at 14:31
Hasselblad has released a new discounted 'Field Kit' that gets you the X1D-50c mirrorless medium format camera alongside three XCD lenses and a collection of accessories. Total savings: $1,700.
mobileSep 6, 2017 at 14:26
The app, created by the makers of Facetune, features a 'quickshot' mode that adjusts your image preview in real-life, rather than optimizing it post-capture.
Sep 5, 2017 at 19:37
The new Rotolight Neo 2 is being touted as an "industry first." An all-in-one High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash and continuous on-camera LED lighting innovation that aims to "revolutionize how people use light."
Sep 5, 2017 at 16:53
The most troubling part of this story is that the officer allegedly offered no warning whatsoever before opening fire on the photojournalist.
Sep 5, 2017 at 16:10
If you want to capture the perfect fall colors this autumn, you definitely want to check out SmokyMountains.com's interactive fall foliage prediction map.
Sep 5, 2017 at 15:44
Consider this an example of what NOT to do. A Swiss photographer has been stripped of two awards after it was discovered she submitted someone else's public domain photo as her own.
Sep 5, 2017 at 15:00
Photographer JunHo Oh captured this spectacular 4K close-up of the total solar eclipse during totality from Warm Springs, OR using a Panasonic GX85, 2160mm f/12 telescope, and robotic mount.
Sep 5, 2017 at 14:02
Logitech is has introduced a new keyboard designed specifically for ‘creators’ that features a dial on top intended to make life easier for stills and video editors.
lens newsSep 5, 2017 at 13:00
What do you get when you mix 42 anamorphic lenses with a volunteer crew of professional filmmakers? The Ultimate Anamorphic Lens Test. You don't need to be a filmmaker to appreciate these tests, and as we discover, anamorphics are for still photographers too.
The E-M10 III's decent video spec looks even better when you consider that both digital IS and 5-axis mechanical stabilization can be used while shooting 4K. Take a look at our sample reel to see what handheld 4K footage looks like.
Sep 3, 2017 at 16:00
In this video, photographer Dustin Dolby offers you a simple, affordable way to capture that classic splash photography look using only cheap speedlights.
Sep 3, 2017 at 14:00
As his time in New Zealand winds down, photographer Sarnim Dean wanted to capture something special: a mountain biking self-portrait under the Milky Way. Here's how he did it.
sample gallerySep 3, 2017 at 13:00
This lens, for Sony E-mount cameras, strikes a unique balance of small size, wide field of view (110 degrees) and fast aperture. Even more impressive is its promise of almost zero distortion.
Sep 2, 2017 at 16:00
Photographer Josh Rossi recently embarked on an incredibly touching portrait project: turn a group of disabled and sick children into the Justice League superheroes, and surprise them with the results.
Seattle's Freeway Park is a labyrinth of trees, towers of concrete and tourists. Turns out, it's also a great place to practice parkour. With several Sony a9's in hand, we turned our lenses to the skies to capture some flying humans in our latest sample gallery.
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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, 201763
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, 201791
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, 201758
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."
A new version of Kenko’s 400mm mirror lens is to be released this month that is said to feature better anti-reflective coatings for improved flare performance.
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