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From the Pit: An Introduction to Photographing Concerts

In my opinion, shooting live music is one of the most challenging photographic experiences possible. For starters, there is very low light, and it’s constantly changing. I’ve shot in venues that are lit by a single bare lightbulb hanging from the ceiling, and venues that have light shows that move beams of colored light in all directions.

Обзор Samyang 35mm f/1,4 AF

Обзор нового объектива Samyang от Ханны Саба – австралийского фотографа из компании HR Images. Очередной автофокусный объектив и очередной успех: 35mm f1. 4 AF для беззеркальных камер Sony с байонетом E пополнил линейку автофокусной оптики Samyang, в которой уже есть объективы 35 mm f2.

iPhone X is the world's best smartphone for photos, second best overall on DxOMark

The past few months have been a ratings-palooza for DxOMark Mobile, as flagship after flagship has come out raised the bar on smartphone sensor quality. From the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and its 100 photo score, to the iPhone 8 Plus' week-long stint at the top of the charts, to the Google Pixel 2's highest ever score of 98, we've had plenty to keep an eye on.

Preorder open: The new Luminar 2018 takes on Adobe Lightroom

The preorders for the new Luminar 2018 (for Mac and Windows) are now open at Macphun.com. This is the first serious Adobe Lightroom alternative too as it includes a new DAM module. Full info here: Short press text: About Luminar: Luminar 2018 offers everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing, including new filters powered […] The post Preorder open: The new Luminar 2018 takes on Adobe Lightroom appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Quick Tips For Getting the Most Out Of Your 35mm Lens For Portraits

The 35mm focal length has long been an incredibly popular focal length choice for photographers of all genres and niches, but particularly of portrait photographers. This has especially been the case in the last several year's thanks to the introduction of great third-party options from companies like Sigma and Tamron which manage to control distortion, fringing, and other optical issues to produce images that are sharp and offer solid contrast.

Outex launches clear, universal underwater camera housing

Outex has launched a clear version of its rubber underwater camera 'housing' via Kickstarter, where it is seeking $35k in funding to bring the product to market and help even more people get into underwater photography without breaking the bank.

Ken Hermann Tells the Story of Magic Amidst Modernity in Inner Mongolia

In a time when cities have grown ten-fold and life gets more and more fast-paced, some places still maintain a deep connection with their age-old practices and traditions. Copenhagen-based Ken Hermann gives us a colorful and fascinating view into this mix of mysticism and modernity with a portrait project set in Inner Mongolia called Shaman.

Cheap Photo: $50 Off The Art Of Travel Photography Video Course

Are you interested in learning more about being a travel photographer? There is much more to it, if you want to do it right, than you may think before looking into it. This isn't just about packing your camera when you go on vacation, this is about how to shoot images that people will want to see, covering everything from packing your bag to processing your images.

Возрождение системы Leica CL

Согласно последним слухам, Leica собирается анонсировать новую систему беззеркальных камер Leica CL. Анонс состоится 22 ноября 2017 года. Leica CL будет иметь встроенный электронный видоискатель. Оригинальные Leica CL продавались с 1973 по 1976 год.

New Luminar 2018 Takes on Adobe Lightroom

Macphun (Skylum) today announced Luminar 2018. This edition offers everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing, including new filters powered by artificial intelligence, major speed improvements, a dedicated RAW develop module and a forthcoming in 2018 digital asset management platform.

GoPro Q3 2017 financial results reveal return to profitability

GoPro has reported its Q3 2017 financial results, detailing revenue that highlights a return to profitability. The company has undergone extensive business restructuring over past months in an effort to reverse its fortunes while decreasing non-GAAP expenses.

Jeff Remas: More than eight hundred A7rIII preorders in less than 2 hours at BHphoto

In this video Jeff Remas reveals the amount of A7rIII preorders at BH. I have no way to compare these numbers with other cameras. And Kevin Raber from Luminous Landscape shared his first impression thoughts and also said this: Based on information shared with us at Sony’s private event, it seems that the company has […] The post Jeff Remas: More than eight hundred A7rIII preorders in less than 2 hours at BHphoto appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Canon Launches New 4K UHD Portable Zoom Broadcast Lenses

The New Broadcast Lenses Feature 45x Zoom, The Highest Zoom Ratio in Their Class MELVILLE, N. Y. , November 1, 2017 – Canon U. S. A. , Inc. , a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today two new portable 4K UHD broadcast lenses for use with broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors: the Canon CJ45ex9.

Review: Rokinon 85mm f1.2 SP (Canon EF Mount)

Relatively speaking, I'm sort of over the idea of super fast aperture lenses simply because most folks won't be able to tell the difference with the photos--and that's the case with the Rokinon 85mm f1.

Обзор системы вспышек Nissin Air

Мы расскажем вам о вспышках Nissin и системе Air. Из-за того, что бренд ориентирован на топовый сегмент новички зачастую упускают его из виду. Мы расскажем почему вам стоит познакомиться с ними поближе.

Reflex – первая плёночная камера за 25 лет

Reflex – это новая плёночная камера, которая использует плёнку формата 35мм. Производитель собирает средства на запуск производства через Kickstarter. Reflex заслуживает внимания хотя бы потому что это первая плёночная камера такого типа, которая была разработана за последние 25 лет.

Benro HD Series 3-way Heads

Benro has launched a series of three, HD Series 3-way heads, which are based on the original HD series, but with several key upgrades including full Arca-Swiss compatibility. Pricing starts from

Ep. 225: The Case…to Erase – and more

Episode 225 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Tenba Bags Ambassador, Timothy Alsbrooks In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us. Show Opener: Tenba Bags […]

The New Elbaflex is a Nikon F Mount SLR That Takes 35mm Film

It's time to get excited about film all over again; the new Ihagee Elbaflex film SLR is going to be launching next week on Kickstarter. This camera joins a number of other analog film related products that have been in the works for a while now. So what's so special about the Ihagee Elbaflex?

TheCameraStoreTV tests the Sony DSC-R1 from 2005

Back in 2005, right before Sony started the Alpha series of interchangeable lens cameras, they released a weird bridge camera with an outstanding lens and enormous APS-C sensor. Is this camera the great grandparent of modern mirrorless cameras? TCSTV’s Chris Niccolls took the Sony R1 out on the streets of New York City to find […] The post TheCameraStoreTV tests the Sony DSC-R1 from 2005 appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Hasselblad is expanding the XCD lens range to a total of nine lenses in 2018 with the addition of the XCD 135mm f/2. 8 and XCD 80mm lenses.

First Impressions: Fujifilm GF 23mm F4 R WR

One of the recent additions to this series of GF lenses is the GF 23mm F4 R LM WR, a fairly fast wide angle lens for the GFX system that is really aimed at landscape and architectural photography professionals and enthusiast who need an impressive wide-angle field of view.

BenQ представил 27-дюймовый 4K монитор с полным контролем над цветом, разработанный специально для фотографов

Компания BenQ представила новый монитор, разработанный специально для профессиональных фотографов, которым требуется одновременно высокое разрешение и очень точные цвета:27" SW271.

The Value of a Photographer

So, you want to be a photographer? And why not, it seems to be a valued and respected profession. Or is it?… Everywhere we look there is the product of a photographer’s work, from newspapers and magazines to online media, to huge advertising hoardings; an unmissable and vital part of the world today. And while […]

Editing Sony a7r III RAW Files: Dynamic Range and Color Depth

The Sony a7r III is the company's latest offering when it comes to the high end, pro-oriented market. The same sensor from the Sony a7r II is at the heart of this camera but the processing has been upgraded to give it 15 stops of dynamic range at the lower ISO settings.

Смарт-очки Olympus с 2,4-мегапиксельной камерой

Olympus представила новую камеру, которая сильно отличается от остальной продукции компании. Миниатюрная 2,4-мегапиксельная камера располагается в умных очках Olympus EyeTrek Insight EI-10. Новый аксессуар предназначен для бизнес-приложений.

Новая дорожная карта для оптики Hasselblad XCD

Производитель среднеформатных камер Hasselblad выпустил X-объектив и показал дорожную карту на 2018 год, рассказав о планах создания девяти линз, которые будут доступны для пользователей беззеркальной камеры X1D-50с к концу следующего года.

Review: Nikon D7500

I came to Chris before a big vacation, and asked a simple question, “Do you have a good quality camera a total novice could use that needs a review?”. Twenty minutes later, he handed me the Nikon D7500 and a Nikkor lens, set up a few features, and said “ You'll want to keep the Fstop to about 4.

Первый взгляд на Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm и 45mm F1.2 Pro

Olympus представила два новых объектива M. ZUIKO ED 17mm F1. 2 Pro и ED 45mm F1. 2 Pro. Обе линзы обещают предоставить фотографам, работающим с форматом Micro Four Thirds, превосходную гибкость в условиях низкой освещенности, в дополнение к малой глубине резкости и отличному качеству изображения.

Review: Rokinon 14mm f2.4 SP Lens (Canon EF)

The Rokinon 14mm f2. 4 SP isn't the fastest wide angle lens in comparison to many of the others out there on the market these days, but Rokinon is touting it to be one of the company's very best.

Macphun has changed its name to 'Skylum' now that it's not Mac-only

Macphun—the Mac-based software company that launched about seven years ago—branched out onto the Windows platform this year with the debut of its HDR and Luminar products for PC. In light of that, Macphun has decided to change its name to the platform-agnostic moniker Skylum, explaining in a blog post that, "we think that this name is a better fit, since we’re no longer a Mac-only developer.

First A7rIII and 24-105mm lens shipped to Chinese buyers

The very first A7rIII has been shipped today to Chinese buyers (Source Xitek). Some time ago Sony stated that China was the number one Full Frame market in terms of volume. I guess that’s why the camera is shipping earlier than in USA and EU.

Анонс Panasonic G9 – Первая профессиональная ФОТОКАМЕРА производителя

Компания Panasonic представила новую камеру –  Lumix G9. Если представленную в начале года Panasonic GH5 называют ультимативной камерой для съемки видео, то новинку позиционируют как ультимативную камеру для съемки фото.

Your Hasselblad V Camera Can Shoot Fujifilm Instax Square With This Back

Hot on the heels of the Rezivot Instant Film Back Kickstarter is this brand new one: it's called the Hasselblad Square Instant Film Back. It does pretty much exactly what it says it does. The back, which is looking for funding on Kickstarter, is a plastic, 3D printed back that takes Fujifilm Instax Square film and attaches to your Hasselblad V medium format camera.

One “SR1 source” had it all spot on!

Back in July I posted one of my rare SR1 ranked rumors roundup (read the article here). Those are rumors I get from completely anonymous sources with no previous track of rumor sharing. Well it’s interesting to see that three of the four rumors were very accurate (with some minor errors) Particularly “Source 2” was […] The post One “SR1 source” had it all spot on! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Affinity Photo 1.6 released

You can now buy the new Affinity Photo 1. 6 (Click here). This is a nice Photoshop alternative. The new features are described within the following video: And don’t forget you have one more week to preorder the Luminar 2018 software (purchase here).

Съёмка на длинной выдержке

Самый частый вопрос, который возникает у новичков: «Почему мои фотографии с длинной выдержкой получаются белыми?» К счастью, решить эту проблему очень легко. Первым...

Что мы знаем о Nikon D650

Похоже, что Nikon D650 будет представлен уже скоро. Один из самых больших магазинов в Праге прекращает продажи камеры Nikon D610. Nikon D610 был объявлен 8 октября 2013 года. Камере уже около 4 лет.

Trump’s Official Portrait and the Language of Lighting

Nine months after taking office, the White House has finally released official portraits of both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Last month, the Washington Post did a story highlighting the empty walls of some 9,600 federal buildings, all waiting for for an official portrait of the new POTUS. In the meantime, the […]

Компания Manfrotto представила новую серию уникальных клеток для фотокамер Camera Cages

Компания Manfrotto представила новую серию уникальных клеток для фотокамер Manfrotto Camera Cages, которые созданы в сотрудничестве с Wooden Camera, дочерней компанией Vitec Group. Эти клетки предназначены для видеооператоров, снимающих на беззеркальные и зеркальные фотокамеры, и совместимы с широким кругом моделей.

Deal Zone: Save $120 on the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 E-mount lens

If you need a good quality manual focusing APS-C E-mount lens this might be for you: $279 onlyfor the Rokinon 12mm lens at BHphoto. Sony savings: FF cameras: The Sony A7rII  now sells for $2,398 with lot free extras at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama and Focuscamera.

Обзор HP Envy 34: изогнутый монитор для фотографа?

В линейке продукции компании HP, как мы убедились, есть добротный монитор, оснащённый изогнутой матрицей с внушительной диагональю в 34 дюйма. Он рассчитан, скорее, на домашнее использование в качестве устройства для вывода развлекательного контента.

How To Get 11,000 Premium Lightroom Presets For Just $29

As we have mentioned previously, we are starting to get into that time of year where the deals are going to start coming in hot and heavy. This post is about several of those deals, but specifically, as the headline suggests, one deal, in particular, can get you 11,000 Lightroom Presets and all you need to spend is $29 – that is a pretty hard deal to beat.

Обзор смартфона BQ Aquaris X Pro

BQ Aquaris X Pro — редкий смартфон, который действительно способен удивлять, причём делает это не раз. Честно признаться, когда нам рассказали про это устройство, мы не особо воодушевились. Но когда приехала небольшая чёрная коробочка, в ней мы обнаружили очень симпатичный смартфон.

Panasonic Lumix G9 sample gallery

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What’s Going on With the Galaxy HyperSpeed 120 Positive Papers?

The folks over at Galaxy aren't at all the largest company in the photo industry; but the products that they make are pretty well regarded. A while back both The Phoblographer and Petapixel helped them launch their large format direct positive paper with our massive combined reach--and they put our logos on the boxes as a thank you.

Лучшее новости

Photo of Baby Elephant on Fire Wins Wildlife Photo Contest

A striking photo of a baby elephant on fire as it flees a mob of humans with its mother has won an international wildlife photo contest. The photo, titled “Hell is Here” and captured by photographer Biplab Hazra, was awarded the top prize in the Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards 2017. Hazra captured the photo in […]

Тестируем и сравниваем зеркальные камеры Nikon системы D

Какую зеркальную камеру Nikon выбрать? CHIP протестировал камеры системы D и предлагает вам ознакомиться с подробным сравнением всех зеркальных фотоаппаратов: от недорогих камер для начинающих до дорогих профессиональных.

Photographer Recreating Instagram Photos from Around the World

Project ReCognition is a new project by LA-based Iranian photographer Reza Bahrami in which every photo is based on a picture that was found on Instagram. Bahrami and his wife first scoured Instagram for images, searching through over 5,000 public accounts before selecting roughly 100 photos for the project. The duo is now recreating and […]

Macphun Unveils Luminar 2018 to Take on Adobe Lightroom

California-based software developer Macphun (soon to be Skylum) has announced Luminar 2018, a digital photo editor and organizer that’s aiming to be a direct competitor to Adobe Lightroom. Unlike past versions of Macphun software, Luminar 2018 is available for both Mac and Windows users.

Анонс Leica Q in Silver – Новый цвет для полнокадрового компакта

Компания Leica все трудится не покладая рук, выпуская для нас все больше новых и интересных камер. А хотя нет, подождите, это не про эту компанию.  Leica снова взяла свою камеру, выпущенную еще в 2015 году, и покрасила её в новый “уникальный” цвет.

This is What Photos From a $63,000 Camera Look Like

What kind of images does a $63,000 stills camera produce? Here’s a 19-minute video by Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography in which he uses a Phase One XF medium format DSLR to show the bang for your buck that you get when you spend 63 grand on a camera kit. The Phase One XF […]

Insta360 Pro, камера будущего. Обзор

Insta360 Pro – это профессиональная панорамная камера, снимающая видео и фото в 8К, а также в стереорежиме. Съемка ведется на 6 камер с матрицами Sony. Имеются небольшой дисплей и несколько кнопок управления, впрочем, камерой удобнее управлять со смартфона или компьютера по Wi-Fi.

This Guy Ruins His Friends’ Instagram Food Photos

In the age of Instagram, snapping a photo of a picture-perfect meal before eating it has become something of a ritual (science also suggests it helps food taste better). But one guy has made it a ritual of his own to ruin his friends’ Instagram food photos and capture their horrified expressions. Kevin Freshwater posted […]

Why Photographers are Great at Making Video

Rewind ten or fifteen years ago and there were very few creatives who shot both photography and video. Dual to video kit typically being very expensive, and knowledge to use the kit usually only being available at college-level, these dual disciplines just seemed to stay on different sides of the tracks.

Жизнь в Северной Корее в 1979-1987гг. Фотограф Хироджи Кубота

Хироджи Кубота снимал в большей части азиатского континента. Отдельного внимания заслуживает его фотоархив, посвящённый Северной Корее. Фотожурналист исколесил страну с 1979 по 1987 год, запечатлев будни и праздники северокорейцев в городах и деревнях.  

Вчера была официально представлена новая камера Panasonic G9. Нам удалось одними из первых протестировать её, вы можете посмотреть первые впечатления и обзор новинки по ЭТОЙ ССЫЛКЕ. Предназначена G9 в первую очередь для фотографии, а в частности для съемки репортажей, спорта и дикой природы.

Photographer Sues CBS for Copyright Infringement, CBS Sues Back

There’s a strange legal battle going on right now between a photographer and a giant online media company. After being sued by the photographer for infringing on his photo copyrights, CBS has responded by filing its own copyright infringement lawsuit against the photographer… for sharing 59-year-old TV show still frames on social media. TorrentFreak reports […]

Тест и обзор фотокамеры Sony Alpha 7R III (a7RIII)

Допустим, с названием Sony Alpha 7R III во время практического тестирования мы могли бы поспорить. В хронологическом порядке сейчас следовало бы ожидать Alpha 7 без буквы R в обозначении. Но это не страшно, ведь и в предыдущей Sony Alpha 7R III модели есть кое-что, что напрашивалось на оптимизацию.

Актуальное новости

Affinity Photo 1.6 released: faster processing, new features, and free stuff

Serif has updated its image editing software Affinity Photo with ‘a huge performance boost’ to make it faster to use and more capable with large files. The step to v1. 6 also brings a new ‘light’ user interface option for those new to the program or those who don’t need the full range of features.

How to Shoot Double Exposure Concert Photography

I recently shot a series of double exposure photos of the band I Don’t Know How But They Found Me at The Knitting Factory, and they’ve received a great response. So, I thought it would be worth explaining how I took them! If you also have a Nikon D750 or similar Nikon camera, here’s how […]

Here’s the Best Way to Match Tones in Composite Photos

One of the most common difficulties with compositing photos is having the color tones of the different parts of the image match. This can be tricky to achieve, but this 10-minute tutorial by Photoshop expert Antti Karppinen shows a powerful way you can do it using a Selective Color adjustment mask. By putting a neutral gray layer […]

Meet your Guest Editors for Nov. 2017

Introducing our two new stellar Guest Editors, Skanda Gautam and Nika Kramer, who will be serving up inspiration in Editors' Choice all month. The post Meet your Guest Editors for Nov. 2017 appeared first on 500px Blog.

Осенние цвета: где найти яркие пейзажи

Осень – самая восхитительная пора для пейзажных фотографов. По мере падения температуры листья начинают менять цвет, привлекая своими красками фотографов и любителей...