Believe it or not, there is a piece of Iceland you probably haven't seen photographed ad nauseam. It's called the "Cape": a geological gem the likes of which I've never seen before or since.
Aug 9, 2017 at 17:43
Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet just released a new Instagram-like app called Trips. The app lets you share photos from your adventures and, if you're interested, create travel guides of your own.
Aug 9, 2017 at 15:38
If you've ever felt down, defeated, unmotivated, uncertain and unsure whether you should go on being a photographer, then this video is for you. In other words: this video is for all of us.
Aug 9, 2017 at 14:47
Corel's PaintShop Pro 2018 comes with an expanded feature set and is available as a bundle with the company's video editing package.
Aug 9, 2017 at 14:39
Registering your photos with the US Copyright Office can be a huge pain... or it used to be. A new service offered by the website Binded lets you do it in one click without charging any additional fees!
Aug 9, 2017 at 13:00
Have you thought about adding a drone to your collection of cameras? Photographer Reza Malayeri thinks that you should probably consider it, and that if you're a pro, it may even be necessary to remain competitive.
Aug 8, 2017 at 20:24
This useful, to-the-point tutorial shares a few top tips for posing male models (and friends) so they look better in photos. It's one of the few male posing tutorials we've seen.
Aug 8, 2017 at 19:58
If you're looking for a super-affordable entry into artificial light photography, Amazon sells its own AmazonBasics speedlight for Canon and Nikon DSLRs that only cost 28 bucks.
Aug 8, 2017 at 18:49
A years-long legal battle between PETA and UK photographer David Slater over a famous (and infamous) monkey selfie may finally be coming to a close.
Aug 8, 2017 at 15:40
Illegal drone pilots beware: the Pentagon has given military bases permission to "disable, destroy and track" any wayward drone that wanders into unauthorized airspace.
Aug 8, 2017 at 15:13
Tanja Alexia Hollander has been traveling around the world since 2011 in an effort to meet and photograph all 626 of her Facebook friends in their homes.
sample galleryAug 8, 2017 at 10:00
The Voigtländer 65mm F2 Macro APO-Lanthar is a manual focus lens for Sony E mount cameras. We recently got our hands on one – read on for details on our experience, along with sample images.
Aug 7, 2017 at 19:26
The next version of PlayStation’s Gran Turismo Sport will comes with a 'Scapes' photo mode that lets you capture professional looking photographs of exotic cars, with a surprising amount of ‘photographic’ control over the way the images look.
Aug 7, 2017 at 19:07
Godox just released a set of studio portraits captured with an iPhone 7 Plus and the company's upcoming Godox A1 smartphone flash and flash trigger. Intrigued?
Aug 7, 2017 at 18:04
National Geographic and Airbnb have teamed up to give two people the eclipse experience of a lifetime: viewing the whole thing from a private jet.
Aug 7, 2017 at 17:26
It turns out the "read" and "write" speed written on your memory card is a bit idealistic. In a real-world shootout, YouTuber Tom David Frey shows how real-world performance falls short of the marketing.
Aug 7, 2017 at 15:42
Apple has officially joined Instagram. If you're a fan of great iPhone photography, you'll definitely want to follow the tech company's new account for inspiration and the chance to have your own #ShotoniPhone photos featured.
Aug 7, 2017 at 15:13
GoPro's financial fortunes have finally made a turn for the better. After multiple rounds of layoffs, cuts and restructuring work, the company's Q2 2017 financial results showed strong growth.
Aug 7, 2017 at 13:00
How do the latest entry-level offerings from Canon and Nikon square up? We take a feature-by-feature look.
Aug 6, 2017 at 14:00
Photographer Markus Hofstaetter had to build a pond in his backyard and play with some serious fire to capture this wedding portrait in a single exposure. Find out how he did it.
Aug 6, 2017 at 14:00
Anti-bullying organization Ditch the Label covers some of the most common, funniest, and also saddest 'Insta Lies' people share through the popular photo sharing service. Any of these look familiar to you?
Aug 6, 2017 at 13:00
Camera makers' product decisions are regularly criticized and second-guessed, but some of this angst stems from a misunderstanding of the role marketing plays. Camera companies want your money, but they're rarely stupid or malicious, argues Richard Butler.
Aug 5, 2017 at 16:00
Great composition is about a lot more than the 'rule of thirds' and 'golden spiral.' In this episode of The Art of Photography, Ted Forbes dives into two key compositional concepts: simplification and negative space.
sample galleryAug 5, 2017 at 13:00
Lens manufacturer Venus Optics unveiled its Laowa-branded 7.5mm F2 earlier this year. Take a look at the view from one of the widest lenses available for Micro Four Thirds.
Aug 4, 2017 at 17:38
The Yongnuo YN686EX-RT is the Chinese company's first Lithium ion powered speedlight, built to work as both master and slave for the Canon RT 2.4 GHz system.
Aug 4, 2017 at 15:35
The Dell Canvas, Dell's 27-inch 'world's first horizontal smart workspace', is finally available to buy... and a little bit cheaper than initially expected if you act fast.
Aug 4, 2017 at 14:55
In a leaked memo, the US Army, the largest branch of the United States armed forces, called for all units to "discontinue use of DJI equipment," citing "cyber vulnerabilities."
mobileAug 4, 2017 at 14:30
The Apple HomePod firmware leak has revealed more information about the video capabilities of the upcoming iPhone models, and it looks like Apple is going to seriously upgrade the phone's front-facing camera.
Aug 4, 2017 at 14:26
Unsplash founder Mikael Cho responds to the criticism that his creation devalues photography, and shares his thoughts on the future of photography and the true value of a photograph that's given away for free.
Aug 3, 2017 at 20:00
Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo took the new Nikon 8-15mm F3.5-4.5E ED fisheye zoom lens for a spin beneath the waves. As usual, they came back with some awesome shots, and a few thoughts about this impressive little lens.
Aug 3, 2017 at 18:39
A host of adapters have been launched that allow owners of the Fujifilm GFX to attach new and historic lenses from other brands to their mirrorless medium format camera.
Aug 3, 2017 at 17:56
MIT has developed a new machine learning technology that can retouch an image before you even snap the photo... and it's lightweight enough that it can work on an ordinary smartphone.
mobileAug 3, 2017 at 16:55
According to information that was found in the source code of the Apple HomePod firmware, Apple's AI technology might be implemented in the iPhone camera to optimize camera settings for specific scenes in real time.
Aug 3, 2017 at 16:19
Bowens employees are reportedly furious at how the lighting company's liquidation is being handled, claiming they were not paid for July and are required to continue working, without pay, for the duration of the process.
Aug 3, 2017 at 14:29
If you're looking to learn Photoshop, or pick up a few nifty new tips, Adobe's got you covered with a brand new YouTube tutorial series called '3, 2, 1 ... Photoshop!'
Aug 3, 2017 at 13:20
Miggo is back, and they're crowdfunding an interesting new 'Agua' line of waterproof bags designed to carry DSLRs as well as the DJI Mavic and Spark drones.
Aug 2, 2017 at 20:43
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.
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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.
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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, 201717
The new seamless Granite and Limestone backgrounds join Lastolite's nascent panoramic background range, measuring in at 4m wide.
Sep 14, 201722
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.
Sigma users who want a rear filter holder on their Canon mount 14mm f/1.8 Art lens can now pay the company to fit one on there for them.
Sep 11, 201720
Taking pictures in a hurricane can be extremely dangerous. If you're not prepared and careful, you could end up like the guy in this video.
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Adobe has updated two of its Raw processing modules for use with the Nikon D850 and a range of new Nikon lenses.
Sep 7, 201729
Corephotonics has published a white paper on "The Evolution of Zoom Camera Technologies in Smartphones", covering early telescopic zooms up to the latest dual-cam systems.
How do cover a tragedy as wide-ranging as the Hurricane Harvey flooding in Houston? Chicago-based photojournalist Alyssa Schukar shares her experience preparing for and shooting Harvey for the NY Times.
A website is selling Instagram users' private contact information for $10 per search. Worse yet, security experts who analyzed a sample of 10,000 allegedly stolen records say the data is legitimate.
What's it like having your photo go viral, become a meme, and take on a life of its own? Photographer Antonio Guillem, the man who took the 'distracted boyfriend' photo, shares his experience.
Instagram's latest update lets you view its popular Snapchat clone "Stories" on desktop or mobile browsers. And soon you'll be able to upload to Stories from mobile web, too.
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The Moto X4's dual-camera combines a 12MP main module with an 8MP 120-degree super-wide-angle camera, a similar concept to what we've seen on LG's recent high-end devices.
"While vanity magazines can provide valuable learning experiences for photographers who are set on climbing the ladder, the same skills can be learned by other means and, more often, to better effect."
The XZ1 and XZ1 compact smartphones take over much of the flagship XZ Premium's camera specification, and will be the first devices to launch with Android 8.0 Oreo.
The LG V30's video mode offers manual control over shutter speeds and sound levels, cinematic effect filters and a point zoom function, among other movie-centric features.
Syrian photographer Hosam Katan shares his experience photographing the ongoing conflict in his home country, getting shot by a sniper, and more.
The latest Instagram update now lets you share portrait, landscape, OR square format photos in their multi-photo posts. The catch: you can't mix formats.
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Photographer Louis DeLuca's photo of Houston SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carrying Catherine Pham and her 13-month-old son Aidan "offers a bit of hope in the middle of a tough story in the middle of a tough news year."
As the name implies, the new 360fly 4K Pro can capture Ultra HD footage... but it doesn't stop there. This little single-lens 360° cam can livestream that footage, too.
"Cleveland, OH – A local shooter recently switched from Canon to Sony and was pleased to discover that he awoke the next morning as a master photographer..."
The New York Times has published a powerful photo essay that follows the entire 16-year arc of the United States' War in Afghanistan—one photo per year, starting with 2017 and moving backwards to 2001.
A new product called LukiLink promises to be a boon for amateur video shooters. About the size of a USB dongle, it allows you to use your smartphone as an HDMI monitor for your DSLR.
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