YouTuber Marques Brownlee recently took a trip to Portland, OR to learn about (and play around with) Motorized Precision's incredible camera robots. Watch as they create shots no human camera operator could hope to duplicate.
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Mar 23, 2018 at 17:51
A Russian drone pilot took his little camera drone to an altitude of 10 kilometers (~33,000 feet), and while the flight didn't break any local regulations and was done in a remote region, it's still an incredibly reckless and stupid thing to try.
videoMar 22, 2018 at 17:48
YouTuber Devin Graham recently got to do something very few of us will ever get to: he purchased and unboxed nearly a quarter million dollars worth of cinema lenses.
Mar 8, 2018 at 14:26
Fstoppers recently decided to 'rickroll' photographers who would be willing to pirate their latest photography tutorial, by posting a totally fake and ridiculous version on bit torrent sites before the official release. This is what happened.
Mar 5, 2018 at 17:20
The winner's of this year's International Wedding Photographer of the Year have been announced, with Erika Mann of Two Mann Studios taking home the top prize for her striking portrait of a bride set against a double rainbow.
Feb 23, 2018 at 19:02
Kodak Alaris is resurrecting yet another film photography product. Kodak's T-Max P3200 high-speed B&W film—which the company says can be push processed to ISO 25,000—is officially coming back in March!
Feb 19, 2018 at 19:00
Swiss Olympic skier Lara Gut wiped out on a run last week, and slid straight into a group of photographers shooting the action from the sidelines. Getty photographer Sean Haffey kept on shooting as Gut slid towards (and eventually hit) him.
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.
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 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 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 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 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!
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 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.
Dec 26, 2017 at 18:00
When SpaceX's Falcon 9 took to the skies like a UFO last Friday, photographer Jesse Watson was ready to capture the incredible sight in timelapse. His footage of the launch is far and away the most beautiful we've seen so far.
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.
Oct 9, 2017 at 16:20
The Profoto A1 may be 'the world's smallest studio light,' but is it worth the $1,000 price tag? Photographers Daniel Inskeep and Rachel Gulotta think it is. In fact, they're calling it a 'gamechanger.'
Sep 29, 2017 at 17:50
In this quick, very informative video, retoucher Jesus Ramirez explains the key differences between Vibrance and Saturation, and demonstrates how both can be used to enhance an image in different ways.
Sep 25, 2017 at 20:00
macOS High Sierra came out today, but if you use a Wacom tablet you need to wait a few weeks before you upgrade. According to Wacom, they won't have a compatible driver ready for you until "late October."
Sep 22, 2017 at 15:47
Affinity Photo for iPad was touted as "the first full blown, truly professional photo editing tool to make its way onto the Apple tablet." This update makes it that much more convenient.
Aug 31, 2017 at 19:30
Photographers Martin J. Romero-Clark and Andrew Lillibridge face three felony charges apiece after illegally climbing the Ben Franklin Bridge to capture some cityscape shots.
Aug 31, 2017 at 14:02
"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."
Aug 30, 2017 at 14:24
This poor cricket reporter is making the rounds online after he tried to pass off his iPhone calculator as a "light meter." Too bad the light was good enough to spot his gaff...
Aug 29, 2017 at 19:37
Portrait photographer Philippe Echaroux tried to capture professional-looking portraits using just an iPhone, flashlight, and Big Mac box from McDonald's... seriously.
Aug 28, 2017 at 14:26
"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..."
Aug 22, 2017 at 22:13
Try your hand at this blind portrait shootout between the Canon 1DX Mark II, Nikon D5 and Sony a9. With all bias removed, you might just rank your favorite camera brand worst.
Aug 15, 2017 at 17:46
When a prospective client approaches you, don't just say "yes" right away. Here's a useful list of questions you should be asking before you decide to take the job and name your price.
Jul 24, 2017 at 15:12
Photographer Paul Adshead breaks down 11 photography-related smartphone apps he couldn't live without—from a pocket light meter to a lighting diagram app.
Jun 26, 2017 at 19:25
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 21, 2017 at 17:32
Forget expensive lenses with fancy coatings and special lens elements – photographer Robin de Puy took these portraits using just a water drop for a lens.
videoJun 9, 2017 at 08:00
This video is a friendly reminder that gear is only a small part of the photographic equation. It's experience that truly matters.
Jun 2, 2017 at 09:00
According to a website set up to track such things, apparently not. But models, on the other hand, should be worried...
May 23, 2017 at 14:56
Canon Australia's video series "The Lab" is designed to make photographers experiment and think outside the box. In the latest video a group of photographers create images based on their sense of taste.
videoMay 18, 2017 at 18:55
Team Film Spektakel spent 10 days in New York in 2016 and shot 65,000 photos to produce this breathtaking three minute time-lapse.
videoMay 15, 2017 at 19:38
This video tutorial makes it easy to step outside of your available-light comfort zone.
May 15, 2017 at 17:33
If you're luck enough to be going on safari, you'll want to read these tips from Mike Briggs before you hop into your Land Rover.
May 3, 2017 at 17:07
Lexar's latest pro cards are fast, reliable and durable as heck.
Feb 6, 2017 at 19:52
Intel's Shooting Star Drones made an impressive television debut last night as the fleet of dancing drones ushered Lady Gaga onto the stage. Read more
There's no doubt that JPEG is the web's go-to image format, offering both widespread compatibility and small file sizes, but it's far from perfect. Alternative image formats have been developed that provide higher-quality compression, but nothing yet has come close to toppling JPEG thanks to its ubiquity. BPG is the latest new format to challenge it. Read more
Dec 4, 2014 at 00:06
F-Stop Gear has introduced Kashmir, a camera backpack designed specifically for women. Kashmir is billed as an ultra-light camera pack with a harness system and torso height adjusted to complement a woman's body, something accomplished through the use of an Ultra Lite EVA-padded hip belt and what the maker says are 'female specific S-shoulder straps'. The bag is being funded through Kickstarter. Read more
Jul 10, 2014 at 07:01
Sergeant Larry Reid Jr. is an official photographer for the US Air Force's Thunderbirds display team, covering everything from mechanics working on the team's F16 fighter jets to air-to-air shots at high G-loads. A new video produced by Jaron Schneider takes a detailed look at Reid's job, which has everyone here at DPReview insanely jealous (albeit a little queasy). Click through for a look - and hold on to your hat!
May 28, 2014 at 22:15
Back in 2012, Jesse Chen - now an engineer at Facebook, but then a fresh graduate - wrote a blog post. In that post he explains how to get rid of the 'ugly copyright overlay' typically used in image proofs, posted online or sent out by professional photographers after events. Essentially a short guide to image theft, the post went unnoticed at the time, but two years later it has come back to haunt Chen, creating a storm of righteous anger from photographers on social media. Read more
In April of this year an avalanche on Mount Everest took the lives of 16 sherpas who were preparing a route for their climbing clients. In the wake of this tragedy, a group of photographers have banded together to create SherpaFund.org, which will sell a collection of photographs to help the Sherpa families in crisis and establish long-term support for the wider community. Learn more
Mar 20, 2014 at 08:00
Chase Jarvis has posted another show-and-tell video about the core gear he carries with him on shoots. In this video, you can see bag upon bag of photo and video gear sitting on industrial shelving in the background. Rather than going through every piece of equipment he owns, Jarvis presents his essential camera gear, the stuff he takes with him on every shoot. See video
Jan 31, 2014 at 06:00
Many have seen Don McCullin's haunting pictures of conflict, but few have heard his own thoughts on his acclaimed career. Created by photographer David Sims for the Dunhill 'Voices' campaign, for three minutes and twenty seconds we are taken into the mind of one this generation's most iconic photographers. 'The majority of the last 50 years of my life has been wasted photographing wars. What good have I done showing these pictures of suffering', McCullin says. See video
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