Photographer Elliot Nahm loves shooting hot air balloon festivals, and he wants to spread some of that joy. Here are his top tips for newbies who want to capture great photos of these colorful events.
« December 2017 | February 2018 »
GoPro is making some really tough decisions as part of its commitment to "[turn] our business around in 2018," according to CEO Nick Woodman. That includes exiting the drone market entirely, cutting over 250 jobs, and dropping the price of the Hero6 Black from $500 to $400.
January 2018 news and reviews
Jan 31, 2018 at 23:03
If you thought the KODAKCoin cryptocurrency was just a marketing stunt or a bit of temporary cryto-insanity, it doesn't look that way. In a statement released today, Kodak says over 40,000 potential investors are interested in the company's Initial Coin Offering.
Jan 31, 2018 at 20:32
PolarPro has introduced new versions of its Cinema filter series for those ordering the DJI Mavic Air drone, in addition to a few other bespoke accessories for the pint-sized new drone.
Jan 31, 2018 at 18:50
Earlier this month, Zion National Park released new Commercial Use Authorization rules that seemed to ban tripods altogether, sparking outrage from photography workshop operators. In response, the park has reassessed its position and issued a clarification.
mobileJan 31, 2018 at 17:11
The director of movies such as Erin Brockovich, Traffic, and Ocean’s Eleven was impressed by the smartphone's 4K resolution, and general movie performance.
Jan 31, 2018 at 16:15
When photographer Zack Arias found out about Unsplash, his blood boiled. So he wrote a several-page email to co-founder Mikael Cho, who agreed to talk to Zack about his creation and what it means to the photography industry as a whole.
Jan 31, 2018 at 15:45
Documentary photographer Giora Dan describes his experience taking portraits in the world's largest brothel town in Daulatdia, Bangladesh for the Save the Children organization.
camera newsJan 31, 2018 at 05:00
Fujifilm has released its budget-friendly X-A5 mirrorless camera that improves upon its predecessor by adding more processing power and phase-detect AF, which were its biggest weaknesses. Also new is Bluetooth, 4K video capture (at a choppy 15 fps) and a 15-45mm power zoom kit lens.
lens newsJan 31, 2018 at 05:00
Fujifilm has announced its first power zoom lens for X-series cameras: the XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ. This compact, stabilized lens, equivalent to 23-69mm on X-series bodies, has a minimum focus distance of 5 cm and weighs just 136 g.
Jan 30, 2018 at 21:10
Dan and Sally Watson over at Learning Cameras put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, and Canon 5D Mark IV through their paces, testing all three cameras for everything from skin tones, to dynamic range, to autofocus tracking and more.
Jan 30, 2018 at 18:55
The entire agency has been banned from attending the Opening Ceremony on February 9th, and the photographer who took the leaked photos has been banned from covering the games altogether.
Jan 30, 2018 at 17:14
In this short video review, PhotoShelter founder and CEO Allen Murabayashi decided to see how the $5,000 Zeiss Otus 28mm F1.4 lens stacked up against the almost-as-expensive $4,250 Leica Q, which sports a fixed 28mm F1.7 lens.
Jan 30, 2018 at 15:28
"In 1904, a photographer in North Carolina lent a 4×5 camera to a divorced single mother. He shook his head and muttered several times that she’d 'never make the grade.' One year later, he viewed her as his competitor and took back his equipment."
Apple's premium iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone to date, so it's only fitting that it comes with optically stabilized dual rear cameras, impressively high-quality video capture and a gorgeous display. So does all that make up for the high price of entry? Let's find out.
Jan 30, 2018 at 14:46
Adobe knows Lightroom Classic CC needs some serious under-the-hood performance improvements, and they gave us a sneak peek at an upcoming update that does just that.
Jan 29, 2018 at 23:34
A recent Canon patent shows a novel—at least for cameras—way to protect your camera from thieves: fingerprint ID. Using this tech, you could 'unlock' your camera by using the fingerprint sensor on either the camera's body or lens.
Jan 29, 2018 at 20:38
The tree lost a limb during the holidays last year, prompting the local government to put up signs. But if Instagrammers won't keep their distance, the tree might have to be protected with fencing.
camera newsJan 29, 2018 at 20:13
If you’ve been desperately waiting for Google’s AI-driven Clips camera, your wait is over. The company has added the intelligent lifelogging camera to its store for US customers, with delivery expected between the end of February and the beginning of March.
camera newsJan 29, 2018 at 18:11
The limited edition LC-A models feature brown leather cladding and an embossed anniversary message on the back.
Jan 29, 2018 at 15:52
No Film School got access to 'comprehensive data' about the cameras and lenses used by filmmakers screening at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
SponsoredJan 29, 2018 at 12:00
After being seriously injured covering the civil war in Libya, Photographer Michael Christopher Brown's work has taken him all over the world. His latest commission brought him all the way back home, to Washington State, USA.
first impressionsJan 28, 2018 at 14:00
Though it has a slow maximum aperture, the Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD lens covers a very useful focal range, and more importantly is sharp throughout said range. Its image stabilization is also very good.
Jan 27, 2018 at 14:00
A dizzying sunset hike, a pro golf tournament and a false missile alert made for a challenging few days on a recent trip to Hawaii.
Jan 26, 2018 at 21:17
In a patent from October, 2017, Canon details a lens adapter for mirrorless cameras that would feature an electronic variable ND filter built right in. This would be particularly useful for video shooters.
Jan 26, 2018 at 19:01
Photographers in the US who want to register groups of images for copyright protection will find the process much simpler and easier starting at the end of February.
Jan 26, 2018 at 18:30
In this video, product photographer Dustin Dolby shows you how to capture a 'classic' perfume product shot using just a single speedlight, some reflective materials, and a bit of lighting know-how.
Jan 26, 2018 at 17:01
There's probably no easier tool out there for converting Lightroom presets for use in Photoshop. Just drag-and-drop, and you're ready to go.
Jan 26, 2018 at 15:54
Google relied on the expertise of a documentary filmmaker, a photojournalist, and a fine arts photographer to train the AI and feed some high-quality photography into its machine learning model.
Jan 26, 2018 at 14:00
Shooting the GH5S side-by-side with the Sony a7S II we simply couldn't recreate some of the more optimistic claims made for the Panasonic camera. That said, here's why we think the GH5S is the most exciting video camera we've ever used.
Jan 25, 2018 at 22:23
WIRED's latest Dot Physics video explains the physics behind drone flight—showing how a drone is able to hover, move in three dimensions, and rotate all by just changing the speed at which the propellers spin.
Jan 25, 2018 at 21:59
Twitter is harnessing the power of computer vision to more intelligently crop image previews, automatically focusing the crop around the most eye-catching or interesting part of the photo.
videoJan 25, 2018 at 21:28
In an attempt to attract new users, Magix has made its Vegas Pro video editing software available on a subscription basis. The program typically costs $600 to buy outright, but on the subscription model users can access it from $16.67 per month.
Jan 25, 2018 at 19:14
Designer and hobbyist photographer Paul Stamatiou decided to build himself the ultimate Adobe Lightroom photo editing PC. The build cost him just under $6,000, and he explained exactly how and why he built it in a massive 32,000-word blog post/guide.
mobileJan 25, 2018 at 16:59
Samsung has sent out its Galaxy S9 smartphone launch invites, and it looks like the company's next flagship phone is all about 'reimagining' camera.
Jan 25, 2018 at 16:04
Last week, a series of "leaked" images purported to show the upcoming Canon G7X Mark III, complete with 4K video! Just one issue: they were big fat fakes. This Italian vlogger is the guy who made them.
The G1 X III is Canon's flagship PowerShot, and the only APS-C compact currently on the market with a zoom lens. So in terms of real-world performance, it should easily dominate a 1"-sensor compact like the G7 X II, right? Not so fast.
Jan 25, 2018 at 00:19
The updated Cascable app includes 'Shutter Robot Recipes', a feature that lets you create and trigger custom time-lapse routines, exposure bracket sequences, or any other series of shots you can think of.
Jan 24, 2018 at 23:04
The faulty AC-5VF power adapter wall plugs were sold with a variety of Fujifilm digital cameras, including the popular Fuji X-A3 and X-A10 models.
Jan 24, 2018 at 19:33
Photolemur's "Market Map of the Digital Photo Industry" includes all sorts of brands, manufacturers, publications and other organizations that are involved in the industry in some shape or form.
Jan 24, 2018 at 17:00
The TSA claims the film crew tried to sneak the device through security while filming the process for a television episode. The crew's production house claims it was actually just 'vacuum compression luggage,' and this is all a big misunderstanding.
Jan 24, 2018 at 16:30
With a capacity of half a Terabyte, Integral's new microSD card offers plenty of storage to photographers and video shooters—a boon for drone videographers who are shooting lots of 4K footage.
camera newsJan 24, 2018 at 05:00
Fujifilm has announced the FinePix XP130, a rugged camera that can go up to 20 meters (65 feet) deep and handle a drop from 5.7 feet (1.8 meters). It's one of the cheapest all-weather cameras you'll find, with a price of $229.
Jan 23, 2018 at 23:05
This rare camera was used to train Japanese airplane machine gunners during World War II. Instead of bullets, the camera would shoot pictures, which would be developed and analyzed to improve the gunner's accuracy.
mobileJan 23, 2018 at 19:52
Red, best known for its high-end cinema cameras, is projecting a summer ship date for its Hydrogen One smartphone. This super-phone's main trick is a 5.7" holographic display, which displays a "better than 3D" image without the need for glasses.
Jan 23, 2018 at 19:28
Nikon announced the news earlier today, revealing that it "attained the #1 position for both market share and revenue for December 2017" in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera category. Yes, that includes full-frame mirrorless.
Jan 23, 2018 at 15:24
What happens when you fuse a Mavic Pro with a Spark? You get DJI's new Mavic Air, a lightweight, foldable drone with features that will appeal to enthusiasts and pros on the go.
Jan 23, 2018 at 14:00
The update includes some minor improvements and compatibility updates for Windows users, but the big news is the release of Select Subject: an AI-powered feature that can intelligently cut your subject out of the background in a single click.
Jan 22, 2018 at 19:40
PhotoshopCAFE host Colin Smith puts a $6,400 iMac Pro to the test against a Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, and an Alienware gaming PC in a variety of intense photo and video editing tasks to see if this powerhouse all-in-one is worth the money.
Jan 22, 2018 at 17:32
Less than 24 hours before the official announcement, the DJI Mavic Air has been revealed in a massive trove of leaked photos and specs. Find out why we're feeling very lukewarm about the folding drone announcement now that we know what's coming.
mobileJan 22, 2018 at 16:40
Samsung's new ISOCELL Fast image sensors feature a 3-stack Fast Readout design, which enables 1080p video capture at a whopping 480fps.
Jan 22, 2018 at 14:00
Computational photography is by all accounts the 'new thing,' but in its current state, how does it compare against your average entry-level camera? Let's find out.
Jan 21, 2018 at 18:35
Either ridiculous or brilliant... there is no middle ground for the so-called Chairpod. This chair-tripod hybrid developed by Japanese tripod manufacturer Velbon is set to be released sometime this month.
Jan 21, 2018 at 16:35
Did you know that you can use Microsoft Excel to create an HDR image? It's weird, but true, as Columbia University computer science student Kevin Chen demonstrates in this entertaining presentation.
Jan 20, 2018 at 15:00
In part four of his series on shooting lava flows in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, landscape photographer Erez Marom shares his experience shooting lava flows from a helicopter—an expensive experience worth every. single. penny.
Jan 20, 2018 at 00:21
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.
Jan 20, 2018 at 00:00
After four years giving away many of his photos for free on Unsplash, photographer Samuel Zeller shares some thoughts on social networking for photographers, the rise and fall of Instagram, and how he's trying to stay ahead of the game.
camera newsJan 19, 2018 at 20:37
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.
Jan 19, 2018 at 19:31
Aurora Aperture has created a hybrid filter that we haven't seen before. Meet the Aurora PowerGXND: the world's first variable graduated neutral density (GND) filter family.
Jan 19, 2018 at 18:23
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.
Jan 19, 2018 at 17:36
Confused about what all those layer blending modes do in Photoshop? Well, you don’t need to be any more. Jesus Ramirez has made an excellent short video tutorial that explains each mode in simple and easily-understood terms.
mobileJan 19, 2018 at 17:15
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.
Jan 18, 2018 at 21:17
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."
Jan 18, 2018 at 19:45
Accessories manufacturer Meike has released details of a new grip it will be selling for the Sony a9 and a7R lll bodies that can hold two batteries and double as a remote control.
Jan 18, 2018 at 19:36
Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon recently tried something he himself called "the dumbest thing I've ever done." With no real experience in this area at all, he disassembled his Canon 1DX Mark II... just because.
mobileJan 18, 2018 at 17:28
In an interview with ABC News, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company will allow iPhone users to turn off the controversial 'power management' feature that was slowing down old phones when the battery became 'unhealthy.'
Jan 18, 2018 at 16:44
TetherPro USB-C cables are available in a variety of connector combinations, eliminating the need for adapters and dongles.
reviewJan 18, 2018 at 14:00
The Handevision Iberit 35mm F2.4 is a budget manual-focus prime lens for Leica's M-mount, and a slightly-less-budget alternative for Fujifilm X-mount and Sony E-mount photographers. We've been trying it out for a few days.
videoJan 17, 2018 at 23:40
Ridiculous test incoming. What happens when you slap a $50 Yongnuo 50mm F1.8 lens onto a $12,000+ 5K RED cinema camera? One YouTuber decided to give it a shot and find out.
Jan 17, 2018 at 23:06
Drone giant DJI has released a teaser video titled 'adventure unfolds,' implying that a new folding drone is coming on January 23rd at 10am Eastern time.
Jan 17, 2018 at 21:52
Some good inspiration for current and aspiring wedding photographers out there. If you shoot images like these, you're bound to stand out from the crowd and give your clients that "wow" factor.
videoJan 17, 2018 at 20:23
In his video Structure, photographer Drew Geraci shows how everyday objects become fascinating landscapes when captured in moving 4K shots at up to 1000x magnification.
Jan 17, 2018 at 20:02
The 2018 Japan BCN camera rankings are in, and the most surprising bit of news is that Canon is still outpacing Sony in the mirrorless segment, taking the #2 spot in that segment while still dominating in DSLRs.
Jan 17, 2018 at 17:54
Nikon's updated D850 firmware brings a number of smaller bug fixes, including fixing a green cast issue that was happening when users had long exposure noise reduction turned on.
Fujifilm's first 1:1 macro lens for the X-system gives a 122mm equivalent view of the world. We gave it a go shooting close-up subjects as well as some portraits – take a look at how it performs when paired with the X-T2.
mobileJan 16, 2018 at 21:21
According to a Reuters report, US Congress is urging US companies to sever ties with Chinese manufacturers of communication equipment.
video newsJan 16, 2018 at 20:52
A firm launch date is still forthcoming, but in the meantime a sample reel from Kodak's new Super 8 camera has been released.
mobileJan 16, 2018 at 15:53
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.
camera newsJan 16, 2018 at 12:00
Hasselblad has introduced its next-generation multi-shot camera body, built to shoot 400-megapixel photos by using sensor-shift technology to combine up to six exposures into a single monster image measuring 23200 x 17400 pixels.
Jan 15, 2018 at 21:52
CVS is banning digitally altered beauty imagery on its store-brand beauty products, and plans to mark other brands' images as "Digitally Altered" if they're not up to snuff by the end of 2020.
Jan 15, 2018 at 19:48
Following a series of allegations of sexual misconduct against Bruce Weber and Mario Testino, magazine publisher Conde Nast has severed ties with both of the famed fashion photographers, and released a code of conduct for future photo shoots.
Jan 15, 2018 at 18:08
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.
mobileJan 15, 2018 at 17:46
A new feature in the Google Arts & Culture app compares your facial features to its database of thousands of artworks, finding your fine art "doppelganger."
SponsoredJan 15, 2018 at 14:24
Recently, we spent a day in Los Angeles with photographer, cook and food blogger Kylie Mazon. Join us and see how Kylie approaches the challenge of shooting lifestyle and promotional images for a downtown hotel with the Canon EOS M6.
lens newsJan 15, 2018 at 14:00
Leica has announced a pair of short telephoto lenses for its SL full-frame mirrorless camera. The APO-Summicron-SL 75mm and 90mm F2 ASPH lenses feature an apochromatic design to reduce chromatic aberration, one aspherical element and minimum focusing distances of around 0.5m.
Jan 12, 2018 at 21:57
In this quick video, award-winning travel photographer Bob Holmes shares nine of his most basic and straightforward tips for finding great images, even when you're in a rut.
videoJan 12, 2018 at 21:02
Gudsen has launched a new gimbal that’s aimed at mirrorless photographers. With a payload of 3.9lbs/1.8kg, the new Moza AirCross can provide stabilization to a mirrorless body even fitted with a cinema lens and a new in-handle option can provide power to Sony and Panasonic cameras.
Jan 12, 2018 at 19:15
Nikon Rumors is reporting that an upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera from Nikon will sport an all-new "Z-Mount" with an extremely short flange distance of just 16mm.
Jan 12, 2018 at 17:09
A lot of people still have positive associations with the Kodak brand and its iconic logos, but it’s worth clearing something up: not everything with the Kodak name on it has much connection to a bunch of clever people in Rochester, New York.
mobileJan 12, 2018 at 16:30
A leaked image of a Galaxy S9 retail box indicates the new model might come with a variable aperture lens and a super-slow-motion video mode.
Jan 12, 2018 at 16:01
The portable little scanner features a 3.5-inch color screen, an integrated SD card slot for saving your scans, adapter trays for different types of film, and an HDMI port for viewing your scans directly on an external display.
Jan 12, 2018 at 15:12
Yesterday, Canon Italy and Canon Spain accidentally shared a composite photo that contained stolen elements shot with a Fujifilm camera. Today, in a response on social media, the company somehow managed to make things worse.
Jan 12, 2018 at 14:00
We've got a pair of Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN lenses in the office: one for Micro Four Thirds and the other for Sony E-mount. In this article we have some impressions of the MFT version, as well as some other lenses in this class worth considering.
Jan 11, 2018 at 21:50
Most wedding photographers are probably open to a little bit of feedback from their clients, but one Hong Kong couple was reportedly so upset, they provided their photographer with a detailed 30-page report full of their grievances!
mobileJan 11, 2018 at 21:30
It appears Huwei's ties to the Chinese Government and a fear of espionage have played a role in AT&T's decision not to offer the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and it's Leica-branded dual camera to customers in the United States.
Jan 11, 2018 at 21:12
The Autel Robotics EVO looks like the first serious competitor for DJI's Mavic Pro Platinum. With a better remote, slightly better camera, and a slightly cheaper price tag, this drone could steal some serious Mavic market share.
Jan 11, 2018 at 19:37
Sony has released firmware version 2.00 for its flagship a9 mirrorless camera. The most notable improvements are to continuous AF, but overall stability has been addressed, as well.
Jan 11, 2018 at 17:39
Kodak just debuted a bitcoin mining machine for rent at CES, leaving photographers slack-jawed and confused, and cryptocurrency mining experts balking at what they claim is an outright scam.
Jan 11, 2018 at 16:11
Hong Kong drone manufacturer Yuneec has announced three new drones at CES including an update to the Typhoon H with a bigger sensor with more resolution and the ability to shoot 4K at 60fps.
Jan 11, 2018 at 15:30
Oops. In their rush to post a pretty picture last night, multiple Canon social media accounts accidentally shared a composite, huge portions of which were stolen and shot with a Fujifilm X-T1.
Jan 11, 2018 at 14:00
We've published our studio test scene for Panasonic's video-focused Lumix DC-GH5S Micro Four Thirds camera. Have a look to see how it stacks up against the GH5 and Sony's a7S II.
Jan 10, 2018 at 19:35
LaCie's new DJI Copilot hard drive was purpose built for drone photographers and videographers who want to back up and even review their full resolution photos and video on-the-go.
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.
Jan 10, 2018 at 16:56
Eleven lucky photographers will be receiving a Hasselblad medium format kit after beating over 31,000 submissions to win their categories in the Hasselblad Masters competition.
Jan 10, 2018 at 16:31
Connected to a hot-spot, the ACE Eyewear glasses let you live-stream point-of-view video to Facebook, Youtube and Instagram.
Jan 9, 2018 at 22:03
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD was designed to offer performance and durability in a highly portable package, while the My Passport Wireless SSD packs built-in WiFi, an SD slot, and more for photographers on-the-go.
Jan 9, 2018 at 20:39
Ricoh just announced a 'partner program' for the 360° Ricoh Theta V camera. Through this program, Android developers will be able to create plug-ins and apps for the camera, and hopefully keep it evolving for years to come.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:49
In an announcement that has the photo industry checking their calendars to confirm that it is NOT April 1st, Kodak has announced the debut of the KodakONE image rights platform and KodakCOIN: a photo-centric cryptocurrency.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:15
YI Technology, working with Google's VR team, has announced the Horizon VR180 camera, which captures stereoscopic 3D stills and videos at 5.7K. The VR180 'seamlessly' integrates with YouTube and Google Photos for easy viewing with various VR headsets.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:11
Western Digital has managed to fit a full Terabyte of storage onto a USB-C thumb drive. The memory stick was revealed at CES, and WD is claiming that it's "the world's smallest 1TB flash USB-C drive."
mobileJan 9, 2018 at 18:52
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.
Jan 9, 2018 at 18:44
Imaging Resource recently put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, Canon 5D Mark IV, and Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II through a "water torture test." Watch the video to see how the cameras coped with "moderate heavy rain and misty conditions."
Jan 9, 2018 at 17:10
A smaller version of the massive stainless steel "Fake Leica" sculpture by Chinese artist Liao Yibai has popped up on eBay. Weighing in at 40 kg (88 lbs) this version is going for "just" $99,995 USD... plus shipping.
lens newsJan 9, 2018 at 02:00
Nikon has announced a new full-frame zoom lens, aimed at professional sports and wildlife photographers. The AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR features a built-in 1.4x teleconverter and a claimed 4 stops of shake reduction.
camera newsJan 9, 2018 at 01:00
The wired control accessory that Sony promised for the RX0 has arrived, as well as PlayMemories Mobile app update to enable more wireless control options.
mobileJan 8, 2018 at 20:49
The Insta360 Nano S comes with the same form factor as the original Nano, but it can now shoot 4K video, up from 3K, and take stills up to 20MP, a huge step up from the 4.6MP stills of the previous version.
camera newsJan 8, 2018 at 18:45
Panasonic has unveiled the Lumix DC-GH5S, an even more video-centric variant of the company's GH5 hybrid stills/video camera. Aside from some minor cosmetic differences the two cameras are identical, however the GH5S has been designed to maximize low-light sensitivity and provides a deep feature set tailored to video shooters' needs.
videoJan 8, 2018 at 18:45
We shot the Panasonic GH5S against the Sony a7S II to see whether the video-centric Lumix can wrest the low light crown away from its full-frame rival.
Jan 8, 2018 at 17:48
The major structural change was quietly announced in an email to subscribers and press last month, and neither company has said anything more about the impact of the split since.
Jan 8, 2018 at 17:15
The market for digital cameras continues to shrink, with the shipment numbers for November 2017 approximately 17 percent lower than the same month in 2016.
Jan 8, 2018 at 16:36
GoPro is making some really tough decisions as part of its commitment to "[turn] our business around in 2018," according to CEO Nick Woodman. That includes exiting the drone market entirely, cutting over 250 jobs, and dropping the price of the Hero6 Black from $500 to $400.
lens newsJan 8, 2018 at 15:22
Meet Samyang's first autofocus lens for Canon EF-Mount: the AF 14mm F2.8 EF. At just 700 Euro (~$840 USD), this new third-party offering gives Canon shooters a much more affordable option to Canon's own $2,100 14mm F2.8L II IS USM.
Jan 7, 2018 at 17:00
DJI's new Ronin-S is the company's first single-handed gimbal stabilization solution for DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
mobileJan 7, 2018 at 17:00
DJI's Osmo 2 Mobile stabilization system offers significantly improved battery life, new features like hyper-lapse shooting, and a much lower price.
Jan 7, 2018 at 16:26
Announced ahead of CES, LG's new 34-inch 5K UltraWide monitor and its 4K 32-inch beast should both have photographers and video editors chomping at the bit.
sample galleryJan 6, 2018 at 14:00
We've already taken the Sony E-mount version of Sigma's super fast 16mm lens for a spin, and we were eager to see how the Micro Four Thirds version stacks up.
Jan 6, 2018 at 13:00
VESA has established the world's 1st open standard for HDR on LCD monitors. Until now monitors have slapped 'HDR' logo on marketing material simply if they displayed HDR10 content. But how *good* is the actual hardware at displaying HDR? That's what the new standard aims to reveal.
Jan 5, 2018 at 21:59
JOBY's name is synonymous with the flexible GorillaPod lineup, but the company's new GripTight POD Telepod is a little different. This little telescoping gadget is a tripod, and grip, AND selfie stick.
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.
Jan 5, 2018 at 19:11
According to a new report, GoPro has laid off between 200 and 300 staff from its drone division, citing a need to "better align our resources with business requirements" as the reason for the layoffs.
lens newsJan 5, 2018 at 16:29
The Moment filter adapter kit allows you to attach any filter with a 62mm thread to its iPhone accessory lenses.
Jan 5, 2018 at 16:04
Two high-resolution leaked product images show that Samyang/Rokinon is preparing to release its first ever autofocus lens for Canon EF mount: the AF 14mm F2.8 EF.
lens newsJan 5, 2018 at 07:04
Sony has introduced an optically stabilized 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 E-mount lens that is 'an ideal fit' for its a6000 series of mirrorless cameras.
Jan 4, 2018 at 21:42
Stockland Martel represented some of the biggest names in the photo industry, including: Walter Iooss, Art Streiber, Lauren Greenfield, Nadav Kander and many more.
Jan 4, 2018 at 21:23
Oops... Godox managed to leak its own strobe: an update to its AD600 model that sports several improvements and a few minor downgrades.
Jan 4, 2018 at 19:39
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.
Jan 4, 2018 at 19:13
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.
Jan 4, 2018 at 17:52
Travel to Romania's Carpathian mountains with wildlife photographer Michel D'Oultremont, and watch as he waits over a week to capture the perfect bison photograph. Inspiration at its best.
Jan 4, 2018 at 16:30
Researchers at Harvard have made a huge breakthrough in metalenses—flat 'lenses' that use nano structures to focus light—making it possible these flat lenses will some day replace the bulky, multiple-element lenses we use today.
Jan 3, 2018 at 19:52
How does one of the best cameras of 2017 handle Canon's beastly 200mm F2L IS USM? Photographer and YouTuber Manny Ortiz took the combo to a family photo shoot he was doing to find out.
Jan 3, 2018 at 18:49
Two former models have confirmed that the NYPD approached them to ask about sexual assault allegations they have made against notorious photographer Terry Richardson.
Jan 3, 2018 at 17:54
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.
Jan 3, 2018 at 17:09
The tiny little modular drone, action cam, and security camera-in-one has raised over a quarter million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in just a few days.
sample galleryJan 3, 2018 at 12:00
The Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary is an ultra-fast wide-angle prime for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras. The lens features low-dispersion elements, a nine-blade aperture and weather-sealing, all for under $450.
Jan 2, 2018 at 20:40
Fans of high-end leather camera accessories are going to want take a close look at the new Hendrix camera straps from Rock n Roll. Each one is made up of over 50 individual pieces of leather stitched together by hand!
mobileJan 2, 2018 at 15:59
Thanks to Charles Chow, developer of the Camera NX Google camera mod, the Pixel 2's portrait mode is now available on the original Google Pixel, the Nexus 5X, and the 6P
Jan 2, 2018 at 14:00
DPR was lucky enough to be invited to tour the Hasselblad factory in Sweden to see the H6D and X1D medium format cameras in production.
SponsoredJan 1, 2018 at 14:00
We recently spent some time in Moab, Utah with seasoned adventure photographer Scott Rinckenberger. Here are some of the still images he captured over those truly action-packed days (and nights).
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