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This Pink Olympus XA2 Is an Extremely Rare Commemorative Edition

If your camera collection is comprised mainly of rarities and curiosities, our latest vintage find is certainly worthy of your attention: an extremely rare pink Olympus XA2 with matching flash. Chances are you've never heard of it -- it's a testament to how rare it is! Whether you're yet to get your hands on an XA2 or simply have a penchant for intriguing editions, this could be a candidate for the next addition to your collection -- if you're willing to look past the fact that it's pink! thephoblographer.com

2019-8-10 13:00

Photography Cheat Sheet: Choosing the Best ISO Setting

The ISO is one of the exposure values that you have at your disposal to make sure you get the best results for your photos. It's one of the things you'll hear being thrown around in photography circles quite often, but what exactly does it do? How will your settings affect the way your photos will look like? Never fear, because another photography tutorial and cheat sheet from Digital Camera World is here. thephoblographer.com

2019-8-7 10:00

Pro Tip: How to Add Character to Your Location Portraits

So, you've found a nice location that gives you some pretty interesting backdrops for your next portrait shoot. However, it's often only one part of the picture, so to speak. In this quick tutorial for Adorama, Gavin Hoey gives us some tips and ideas on how to use props, wardrobe and styling, lighting, and a little bit of post-processing to add character to our location portraits. thephoblographer.com

2019-7-28 07:00

Instagram expands its hidden likes experiment to additional countries

In April Instagram launched an experiment and started hiding like counts for some of its users in Canada to examine if the move could be beneficial from a user experience point of view. There has been no word on the results but it looks as though the results have been promising as Instagram is now expanding the trial, hiding likes and video views for select users in Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Japan and New Zealand, in addition to those in Canada. dpreview.com

2019-7-18 17:44

Convert Your Sony A7r to Full Spectrum for Infrared Photography

Infrared photography is one of the most popular creative styles for both film and digital, but for the latter, you'll need to have a camera modified specifically for this purpose. If you've ever been curious about how cameras are converted to enable them to shoot in infrared, fortunately, there are brave and experienced photographers like Davin Lavikka who show us how it's done. thephoblographer.com

2019-7-12 22:00

How to Protect Your Camera and Gear at Fireworks Parties This 4th of July

As photographers, we find ourselves being asked to be the photographer at all sorts of events, even family events like firework parties, and that means we don't get to be quite as immersed as we would like, but if you find yourself being able to skip the party photography in an official capacity, you can go about taking images for fun, and for yourself. thephoblographer.com

2019-7-5 07:00

How to Protect Your Camera and Gear at Firework Parties This 4th of July

As photographers, we find ourselves being asked to be the photographer at all sorts of events, even family events like firework parties, and that means we don't get to be quite as immersed as we would like, but if you find yourself being able to skip the party photography in an official capacity, you can go about taking images for fun, and for yourself. thephoblographer.com

2019-7-4 07:00

Sony a9 'real-time tracking' update makes it the highest scoring camera in its class

We were already impressed with the Sony a9 when we reviewed it, giving it a score that put it on par with its two very capable rivals, the Nikon D5 and the Canon EOS-1DX II. In April this year, nearly two years after the camera's launch, Sony introduced a significant firmware update that largely revamped the autofocus system of the camera, adding a new 'real-time tracking' AF mode that works seamlessly with face and eye detection. dpreview.com

2019-7-3 21:52