Articles tagged "light"

PiXLIGHT portable speedlight for cameras and smartphones launches on Kickstarter

The model includes replaceable batteries, Bluetooth and a compact folding design.

Gary Fong warns of counterfeit Lightsphere flash diffusers

Gary Fong has published a video detailing how counterfeit light diffusers are being sold by malicious sellers through online retailers such as Amazon.

Anker announces the first MFi certified LED flash cube for iPhone 11, 11 Pro devices

The new 'iPhone LED Flash' from Anker will work natively with iOS' built-in camera app, as well as third-party camera apps. It's rated for up to 10,000 flashes on a single charge and is set to cost $50 when it's released next month.

Hoya introduces Starscape light pollution filter for astrophotography

Hoya's new Starscape filter helps to reduce the glare produced by the mercury and sodium vapor lights commonly found in cities.

Kenko's new flash automatically moves its own head for optional bounce lighting

Kenko has produced a flash that works out the best bounce position for your subject and your environment - and adjusts its head automatically.

Aputure's new LS 600d prototype LED light offers 600W output

Aputure's impending LED light has 600W raw output in a size not much larger than your standard cinema light.

Spiffy Gear launches Lumee wearable cinematic bi-color, RGB LED light strips

The Lumee ‘slap bracelet’ style lights can easily be positioned to add a little extra pop to your photos and videos.

Video: How to upcycle old TVs and monitors into a natural-looking light source

Matt, of the YouTube channel DIY Perks, has shared a video showing how old TVs and monitors can be upcycled into natural-looking light that resembles light coming through a window.

Elinchrom launches ELM8 portable continuous LED light from Light & Motion

Elinchrom says the ELM8 is the ‘most portable, powerful and progressive modular system’ of its kind.

Watch out Profoto, the Godox V1 round head flash is just around the corner

Godox promised the impending arrival of its Profoto A1 competitor late last year at Photokina 2018 and it appears as though it's just around the corner.

Relio² is a second-gen light cube that comes with 3D-printable accessories

The Relio² is a highly customizable portable lighting system for photography and other color-critical applications.

Xiaomi and Light announce partnership to push smartphone photography forward

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi and Light have announced that they'll collaborate in developing smartphone cameras and computational photography technology.

Light and Sony team up to make the next-generation of multi-camera smartphones

Light has announced it's teaming up with Sony to combined experience and technology in their respective fields to create the next-generation of multi-camera smartphones.

Video: UV light brings out the ethereal colors of everyday objects

Mathieu Stern has published a video showing experimental work with off-visible-spectrum specialist Pierre Luis Ferrer in which they use a handheld UV torch to illuminate fruit and everyday objects.

Leica participates in $121M funding round for computational photography company Light

Leica Camera AG is now an investor in Light, the makers of the innovative L16 camera. According to the company, the funding will allow Light to 'expand the reach of its imaging platform beyond consumer photography'

Light reportedly has phones with 'between 5 and 9 lenses' due out later this year

According to a report, The Washington Post has seen concepts and prototypes of phones that feature 'between five and nine' camera modules developed by Light.

Rotolight Anova Pro 2 features improved output and 'unrivaled battery'

Rotolight has released the Anova Pro 2 circular LED for stills and video, boasting a 70% increase in brightness and what the company describes as "unrivaled battery performance."

Full-res image samples from the 16-module Light L16 camera

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.

Voyager is a waterproof, smart LED light stick that you control with a phone

Voyager is a waterproof smart light stick you can control entirely from your phone. The light has already blown past its $300K funding goal on Indiegogo.

That crazy 16-module Light L16 camera is finally shipping today

After 4 years of designing, prototyping, building, tweaking, improving, testing, and retesting, that crazy 16-module Light L16 camera is finally shipping to pre-order customers today.

Light at full throttle in preparation for L16 launch

Light gives us some insight into the preparations for the launch of the pre-order shipments of its much anticipated L16 multi-lens camera.

National Geographic photographer shares tips for controlling light

Photographer Bob Holmes shares tips about lighting to bring that 'National Geographic look' into your pictures.

Light's L16 camera is in final stages of testing

According to a new update from the company, Light is rounding third and headed for home on production of its L16 camera. Read more

Light aims to launch 52 megapixel smartphone camera in 2016

Startup Light is aiming to launch a 52MP array camera by the end of 2016.

PowerLite is a multi-functional light for your smartphone camera

PowerLite combines an external light source with a battery pack and remote control for your smartphone camera.

Relio is a powerful LED light in your pocket

The Relio light cube is made from aluminum and emits approximately 200 lumens.

Nokia's low light photo contest shows off smartphone

Nokia challenges photographers to capture low light images with its Lumia 925.

Lumu turns iPhone into incident light meter

Tiny accessory is quickly gaining Kickstarter support.

Masterclass: Arnold Newman
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Masterclass, a handsome new book of images made by Arnold Newman, the first published since his death in 2006, contains familiar works as well as several previously unpublished pictures. For fans of portraiture 'Masterclass' is definitely worth a look.

Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash  By Joe McNally

A superstar in the editorial photography and photo-education worlds, bestselling author McNally (The Moment It Clicks and The Hotshoe Diaries) has written another accessible, entertaining book - this time about methods for creating and shaping light using all manner of strobes.