Photographer Joerg Daiber of the YouTube Channel Little Big World has published a 3-minute timelapse, tilt-shift-style aerial video along with a set of photos that captures one of Europe’s most beautiful landscapes.
When starting out, you will inevitably stumble upon someone telling you to use a three-light setup for portraits and a beauty dish for fashion photography. I think that’s a whole bunch of nonsense. Lighting setups don’t teach you light — they only confuse you and derail you from progressing. I remember buying my first light […]
I have always been interested in technology. When I was a kid, I had a computer very early and I was writing and learning code at around the age of 7 or 8 years old, simple stuff such as making the screen flash different colors — important skills I have since forgotten. However, from computers […]
The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the winners of its prestigious annual photojournalism competition, naming the World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Story of the Year, and winners of eight categories.
DJI is labeling the newly announced $999 Air 2S its “all in one” drone. When something is claimed to do it all, I always wonder where the sacrifices are being made. One year ago, DJI released the Mavic Air 2 to favorable reviews.
DJI has announced the Air 2S drone, a small and portable flying camera that the company says should offer an “all-in-one” solution of robust flight performance, a top-of-the-line camera, and a set of preprogrammed content creation tools.
Olympus has announced the winners of its Global Image of the Year Life Science Light Microscopy Award, which is an annual competition that recognizes the best in life science photos taken with a microscope.
The Military Visual Awards (MVA) has announced the winning photos for 2020 that were captured and submitted by military photographers around the world. This year, the organization added a new category titled “Pandemic” for a total of 10 categories.
Moza has announced the launch of the compact and feature-packed Slypod Pro, a 3-in-1 monopod with an electric slider and a jib arm, which the company claims is the first of its kind. Moza, a company that specializes in camera and smartphone stabilizers, and which also recently launched the Moin Camera, has announced an upgraded version of […]
Today, DxO launched PureRaw, an application that uses “exclusive technology” to enhance and improve RAW images by removing digital noise and lens flaws, leaving you with a cleaner and more accurate image.
Canon has announced the RF100mm F2. 8 L Macro IS USM, the “world’s first medium telephoto macro lens” for mirrorless that is designed for a wide range of photographers and that offers a unique new feature: a Spherical Aberration (SA) Control Ring.
Samsung is reportedly working on adding sensor-shift stabilization to its smartphones, similar to what the iPhone 12 Pro Max does on its wide lens. While Samsung has used optical stabilization for some time, it has yet to add this particular stabilization feature.
I am not brand loyal. I merely see a camera as a piece of technology that enables me to push my creative process. However, that being said, it doesn’t mean that all cameras are the same. Each system from the various companies out there brings with them both pros and cons against one another and […]
We live in a time when our technology and camera gear usually work extremely well and reliably… Until it doesn’t. Randomly. And at the worst time. When that happens, you’re left feeling unprepared and stressed which is something that none of us enjoy.
Polaroid has announced that it is making its 600 Film Round Frame Edition available again after ceasing production back in 2015. Polaroid has made a considerable turnaround since almost disappearing.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot about the national sports scene, and the 2021 NCAA Tournament — AKA March Madness — was no exception. According to the NCAA basketball’s official photographer Jamie Schwaberow, the experience was filled with firsts both on and off the court.
Adobe has announced a release of new features and performance updates for its video editing apps Premiere Pro and Premiere Rush which are available for Adobe Creative Cloud users starting today. Premiere Rush Premiere Rush is a free mobile and desktop video editing app that focuses on editing quick and engaging content for social media, […]
Apple is adjusting its marketing in the United Kingdom following an investigation by the country’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The investigation called into question language that Apple used that stated the Pro Display XDR was “far beyond HDR,” among other claims.
The Moin Camera, a new travel-friendly handheld device that has been announced by Moza looks to supplant DJI thanks to 4K video capture, articulating screen, 3-axis stabilization, and other features packed in a small and lightweight body for creators on the go.
Beautiful vistas and landscapes require very little in the way of adjectives when enjoyed in person, but trying to convey that majesty to someone through photos is a lot more challenging. Most of the time, a photo just doesn’t really capture the awe-inspiring nature of reality.
Without light, there is no picture. Knowing how to use light to your advantage can help you in any genre of photography, from landscape to portrait. What does photography mean in the simplest terms? Well, the Greek roots of the word suggest painting with light.
While overall hate crime dipped in 2020, hate crime against Asians increased dramatically in a number of cities around the country. That trend has unfortunately continued into the early parts of 2021, most visibly manifesting itself with the killing of 8 people (six of whom were Asian) in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. As the […]
Lifestyle and entertainment giant, Playboy, is entering the non-fungible token (NFT) market with plans to sell its extensive art collection and to support emerging artists. Today, Playboy is a far cry from what the company was during its peak years in the 1960s and 1970s.
If you’re a wedding photographer who has had a change of heart about your chosen path in this industry as lockdown restrictions and subsequent client cancellations continue, you are not the only one.
Sandmarc has announced a set of variable ND filters for full-size cameras that it says are “designed without compromise” for high-end photographers, filmmakers, or just the casual shooter.
Twenty years ago, few photographers would have questioned your choosing to go out with black and white film loaded in your camera of choice. Today, when I tell people my digital medium format camera shoots only in monochrome, I am prepared to receive just as much criticism as confusion. Responses typically range from “I didn’t […]
Iceland’s Geldingardalsgos volcano continues to erupt on the island, allowing photographers and videographers to capture some incredible footage. Photographer Jakob Vegerfors has done just that, and also included something often missing from recorded footage: the sound of the volcano.
Sony has quietly launched new versions of its a7R III and a7R IV cameras that feature some small cosmetic changes along with noticeable improvements to specific hardware. The new cameras have a new “a” added to the official product name that differentiates them from the originals.
The global smartphone sensor market was not slowed down by the pandemic, as a new report states the segment saw a total revenue of $15 billion in 2020 which is up 13% year over year. Sony still dominates the field, but its once ironclad grip has slipped slightly. Sony used to control over 50% of […]
Polaroid founder Edwin Land was a visionary tech titan of his time, and as is common with pioneering entrepreneurs, Land had unusual foresight into where technology was headed. Here’s a neat video from 1970 in which Land accurately predicts the coming age of smartphone cameras in everyone’s pocket. The film was shot for Polaroid’s shareholder […]
Many of us enjoy quality. Be it a car or a lens, there’s a pleasure in using quality things. And in the case of lenses, how perceivable is the quality of the images captured? The research for this article was prompted by my “lust” for the Voigtlander 50mm f/2 Apo Lanthar. Phillip Reeve has written […]
Following rumors, the LG today confirmed that it is shutting its mobile division down amid mounting losses. The company had been known for its “quirky” and unusual designs that were produced as the company tried to differentiate its devices.
NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has re-released an image of the Veil Nebula that it originally featured back in 2015. This time, significantly more detail has been made visible thanks to new processing techniques.
While Apple’s latest M1 MacBook Pro is less than six months old, the company is apparently working on the next generation of the laptop powered by the M2 chip, according to a new report. Tom’s Guide cites a new report from DigiTimes that looks specifically at Apple’s booking of production for its new in-house chips […]
There was a time when I would always shoot wide open, and it hurt my progress. The kit lens that came with my camera had a slow aperture, so getting blurry or creamy background was quite unusual unless the subject was close.
Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Last March, a Photographer Chartered a Helicopter and Captured an Invisible Crisis – Los Angeles Magazine Helicopter flight Friday, April 24th, 2020 over Disneyland, Downtown Los […]
After my testing of the new Sony compact primes, I was able to spend some time with the competing set of primes from Sigma that were arguably the reason Sony created its lenses in the first place. Both sets are fun, compact, and extremely portable optics… but which should you buy? Like the Sony lenses, […]
The Bird Photographer of the Year Awards (BPOTY) has announced the finalists for its 2021 competition, with the winner to be announced in September. This selection is a “sneak preview” of what to expect from the 6th-annual awards.
Facebook as a business is extremely fast to respond to competition, and it continues to do so with Instagram’s latest feature. Called Remix, it’s an add-on to the Reels feature that allows users to record new Reels videos alongside Reels from other users.
For some time there has been repeated speculation that OM Digital was going to (or should) join the L-mount alliance, but in answering questions in its “Four Thirds Day” presentation with Panasonic reconfirmed that it has no plans to produce full-frame cameras.
I have always looked forward to the rush of excitement I feel when preparing to board an aircraft with the promise of a few hours gazing down at our beautiful planet. Viewing the world from another perspective has held an alluring attraction for me as long as I can remember. From the first time I […]
After two delays, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is gearing up to launch its Remote ID training entirely online starting on April 6. The online program is designed to make it easier for Part 107-certified pilots to renew their status without needing to pay for in-person testing. As confirmed by The Drone Girl and reported […]
A new study produced by Zenfolio delves into the current state of the photography industry from the perspective of active photographers. While addressing the decline of business in the last year, it also highlights 2021 and what segments are already seeing a recovery.
WildArt Photographer of the Year, a new international wildlife competition, has announced the winners of its first contest that is themed “wet. ” It is the first of 10 competitions the organization is launching in 2021.
Disposable cameras are all the rage, and the relatively new Snap It wants to make it easier to always have one on hand by mixing the retro-tech with the very modern subscription service business strategy.