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Shooting an Olympic sailor in action using remote high speed sync

This article was originally published on Luminous Landscapes, and is being republished in full on DPReview with express permission from Terry McDonagh. In January of last year, I was commissioned to shoot some dramatic action shots of an Olympic sailor; however, I did some image research and wasnt overly impressed by any images I found, so I decided that a good approach would be to try and light the subject and by doing so I could afford to underexpose the available light. dpreview.com

2017-11-13 18:00

Behind the scenes: Ben Von Wong dangled everyday athletes off a skyscraper for Nike

Spend enough time building your brand as the photographer du jour for crazy and interesting stunts, and your next assignment might come in form of a challenge. That's what happened to Benjamin Von Wong when Nike sent him a pair of shoes and a personalized note: What would you do if you could walk on air? A little clicha crazy idea, with a community impact twist. dpreview.com

2017-10-4 20:00

How would you improve the Panasonic GH5?

Lee Morris at Fstoppers has high praise for the new Panasonic GH5, calling 'almost perfect. ' What would be necessary to remove the word 'almost' from that statement? Lee suggests 12 firmware updates Panasonic could make to improve the camera, and most of them are relatively small but useful things, ranging from better battery level displays to additional customization options. dpreview.com

2017-5-10 16:45

Is this drone-toting concept car the future of photojournalism?

$(document). ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_3973428980","galleryId":"3973428980","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"standalone":false,"selectedImageIndex":0,"startInCommentsView":false,"isMobile":false}) }); Photojournalists, especially those embedded or covering remote and/or dangerous regions of the world would likely benefit from a vehicle specifically designed to help them overcome the daily challenges they face. dpreview.com

2017-1-10 12:00