This new Philips 32-inch Quad HD display with 99% Adobe RGB coverage is seriously tempting for photographers, especially once you look at the price tag.
Dec 4, 2017 at 20:08
Sigma's 14mm F1.8 Art lens has been called the astrophotographer's dream lens. Ultra-wide and ultra-fast, watch how this lens actually makes it possible to capture a hand-held shot of the Milky Way!
Dec 4, 2017 at 19:13
According to the latest CIPA figures, in October, overall digital camera shipments stayed disappointingly flat, while mirrorless camera shipments increased by 12 percent year-over-year.
Dec 4, 2017 at 18:06
Director of Photography Dustin Farrell drove over 20,000 miles with his Phantom Flex4K camera in 2017 to capture this incredible reel of storm chasing footage. Put your headphones on, turn down the lights, and be sure to set the resolution to 4K.
Dec 4, 2017 at 17:35
DJI has just added the option to voluntarily broadcast your drone ID and flight info, so concerned authorities using the company's AeroScope system can see what you're up to without tracking you down first.
Dec 4, 2017 at 17:25
CamFi has revealed a souped up version of its wireless remote controller, the CamFi Pro. Dubbed "the fastest wireless camera controller in the world," it will be able to transfer photos at 10Mbps.
Dec 4, 2017 at 14:00
It's time: make your voice heard and vote for your favorite photography products of the year. Polls are currently open in all seven categories but don't deliberate too long – they close December 18th.
As you approach the $2000 price point you'll find flagship APS-C and Four Thirds cameras, built for speed and durability. You'll also find a handful of full-frame ILCs and DSLRs, with their own unique selling points. Find out which cameras are best-in-class in this price range.
Dec 2, 2017 at 15:00
Michael Shainblum shares the story behind this stunning photograph of the Milky Way rising over Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites.
Dec 1, 2017 at 21:40
Leica Camera AG has grown its revenue by 6 percent in 2017/2018, bucking the downward trend that has plagued the camera market in general.
mobileDec 1, 2017 at 21:25
A rarity in the world of phones, the new high-end Samsung flip phone can switch between an F1.5 and F2.4 aperture to capture more of the background when it senses there's enough light.
Dec 1, 2017 at 19:16
NatureTTL's Matthew Saville compares three of the most popular ultra-wide astrophotography prime lenses out there: The Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.8, the Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.4, and the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art.
Dec 1, 2017 at 17:41
Following in the footsteps of its popular full-sized DSLR plate, CAMS just launched two new camera plates designed to work with smaller DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The plates feature some really nifty features: like space to store an SD card and hex key.
Dec 1, 2017 at 16:53
Photographer Conner Turmon has put together a useful video tutorial that will get you up to speed on using the RGB tone curves to post-process your photos in either Lightroom or Photoshop.
Dec 1, 2017 at 14:00
2017 has been a pretty good year for lenses, but the one that had the biggest impact for editor Dale Baskin was the Sigma 14mm F1.8 prime, a lens that lets him capture big sky and magic light.
Nov 30, 2017 at 19:04
A newly leaked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memo claims the company may be spying on the US on behalf of the Chinese government. For its part, DJI claims the allegations are 'profoundly wrong.'
Nov 30, 2017 at 17:30
Meet Isolite, an intriguing set of 'intelligent' lighting modifiers that claim to let you adjust the lighting in your image after you've taken it. Well, assuming they raise enough money on Kickstarter...
lens newsNov 30, 2017 at 16:45
Leica has released yet another lens this week. This time, it's a special 'LHSA' edition of the APO-Summicron-M 50mm F2 ASPH that merges the styling of the 1954 Summicron 50mm F2 with the optics of the modern lens released in 2012.
Nov 30, 2017 at 15:40
The new online 'Hasselblad Store' is officially live for residents of the USA, China, UK, Germany and France, allowing customers around the world to skip the third-party vendors and buy their next medium format camera straight from the manufacturer.
Nov 30, 2017 at 15:29
Watch out Adobe. Phase One just released Capture One 11, a major update that makes the Raw conversion and image editing software even more powerful and layer-centric than it was before.
Nov 30, 2017 at 12:00
Those shooting portraits and weddings need a camera with a decent autofocus system that won't give up in low light, good image quality at medium/high ISO and great colors straight out of the camera. Read on to see which cameras are best suited to those tasks.
Nov 30, 2017 at 04:01
Snapbridge Version 2.0 has been redesigned with a 'more intuitive' and 'easier to use' interface, as well as a few nifty new feature like support for multiple cameras and the full manual control of select Nikon DSLRs.
Nov 30, 2017 at 03:15
First teased back at Photokina, Fujifilm has released its X Raw Studio software, which uses the processor inside select X and GFX series cameras to convert Raws on your Mac or PC. In addition, firmware updates for the GFX 50S, X-T2 and X-T20 are now available.
mobileNov 29, 2017 at 22:16
Instagram may soon add a Regram button, GIF support, the ability to follow hashtags, and a whole lot more. All of these features are currently being tested with small batches of users.
videoNov 29, 2017 at 21:24
The new HDMI 2.1 specification and Ultra High Speed Cable standard have been released, and they can handle some crazy data rates. We're talking 10K video, uncompressed 8K HDR, and 4K at 120fps kind of crazy.
videoNov 29, 2017 at 20:34
Lytro just released a new version of their insane Immerge light-field camera system for professional VR productions. The Immerge 2.0 features higher quality, a wider field of view, and much more... not that any of us mere mortals will ever touch one.
Nov 29, 2017 at 20:13
First teased back in September, Pixelmator Pro has officially arrived. The powerful non-destructive photo editor was built from the ground up for the Apple ecosystem, offering Mac users a tempting alternative to Adobe's offerings.
Nov 29, 2017 at 16:19
Until now, HEIF images could only be read and edited on Apple hardware. Zoner brings the format to the Windows platform.
lens newsNov 29, 2017 at 14:45
Leica's Noctilux family just got a new member! Meet the Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH: a lens that promises 'impeccable speed', 'exceptional imaging performance', and 'hair-thin depth of focus.'
Nov 29, 2017 at 14:00
Even though (or perhaps because) 2017 has seen the release of some of the most impressive cameras he's ever used, Richard has ducked the difficult decisions and made an unexpected choice for his Gear of the Year. But, as always, he's going to argue his point.
Nov 29, 2017 at 12:00
If you want a compact camera that produces great quality photos without the hassle of changing lenses, there are plenty of choices available for every budget. Read on to find out which portable enthusiast compacts are our favorites.
camera newsNov 28, 2017 at 20:25
Despite mockery from much of the photo community, the Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera managed to raise a staggering $1.28 million USD in funding online—money that helped earn backers a spec bump in the camera's image sensor and lens.
Nov 28, 2017 at 18:52
Pop star Bruno Mars is being sued for posting a photo of himself as a kid on Instagram. The photographer who captured the portrait in 1989 says neither Mars nor his record label asked for permission before sharing the photograph through all of Mars' social media channels.
mobileNov 28, 2017 at 18:29
The second Android 8.1 Developer Preview finally activates Google's Visual Core chipset that boosts HDR+ image processing and opens it up to third-party apps. Photography with the Pixel 2 is about to get even better.
Nov 28, 2017 at 18:14
Sony is getting into CFast memory cards, releasing a trio of blazing-fast 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB cards that boat maximum read and write speeds of 530MB/s and 510MB/s, respectively.
Nov 28, 2017 at 17:20
Adobe is getting ready to release an exciting new feature for Photoshop CC: Select Subject. This AI-powered tool promises to cut a subject (or subjects) out of your background in a single click!
Nov 28, 2017 at 16:03
The DxOMark score is in for the Sony a7R III, and no surprises here: it's fantastic. In fact, the a7R III ties the Nikon D850 for the top score ever awarded to a full-frame camera.
mobileNov 27, 2017 at 22:03
Moment just unveiled a pair of counterweights that let you use the company's add-on smartphone lenses while also using the DJI Osmo Mobile gimbal stabilizer, making it the first smartphone gimbal to supports add-on lenses.
Nov 27, 2017 at 19:27
The UK has just revealed a new set of proposed drone regulations that it hopes to enact this spring. Simply called the Drone Bill, it would allow police to ground and seize drones, and may further tighten drone restrictions around airports.
Nov 27, 2017 at 19:00
Editorial photographer Jake Hicks recently turned a couple of ultra-cheap household lights from IKEA into beautiful lighting modifiers. Read the full article to find out how he did it, why it worked, and what he'll do differently next time.
Nov 27, 2017 at 18:54
Security researcher Kevin Finisterre found a major security vulnerability in drone maker DJI's servers that gave him access to private user information. But when he reported it to DJI, he claims things got ugly fast.
mobileNov 27, 2017 at 17:14
Arguably the most comprehensive Raw conversion app for Android, Photo Mate is now available as a free ad-supported version.
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Instagram will now tell followers when you were last online. Fortunately for those of you who aren't thrilled by this new 'feature,' there IS a way to disable it.
Google's odd little AI-powered Google Clips camera we told you about back in October has officially passed through the FCC. Expect an official launch very soon.
LIFE Photo Editor Barbara Baker Burrows, who died of a rare brain disease called corticobasal degeneration on January 10th, chose the pictures that told some of the century’s biggest stories.
A new patent by Samsung proposes moving the front camera and other components—such as the earpiece and proximity and ambient light sensors—underneath the screen.
Photographer Shane Balkowitsch tells the story of how (and why) he built "the first natural light wet plate studio constructed in the entire country in over 100 years."
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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