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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Instant Film Compared: How Does Fujifilm Instax Measure Up?

Fujifilm’s Instax line of instant film cameras and films is a cash cow that continues to grow and is consistently a top selling product on Amazon’s camera marketplace. But what if you are wanting to get into the Instax system and are curious about how all the various options match up, and if you are old enough to remember Polaroid instant films, how Instax compares to those. If that is the case we’ve got you covered.

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.

Photographer Barely Avoids Crashing Rally Car

Photographing rally car racing from right next to the track can be extremely hazardous to your health. Here’s a 1-minute video that shows how one cameraman narrowly avoided getting squashed recently by a crashing and flipping rally car.

Leica Q in Silver brings a new look to the compact camera

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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.

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.

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.

Affinity v1.6 Adds Performance Enhancements and a Light User Interface

The new 1. 6 versions of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are even faster, smoother and more powerful than before. Also, for a limited period, buyers of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer will be able to claim a bundle of creativity-boosting extra goodies totally free of charge.

This animation shows the chaos a drone caused at a London airport

The sequence of diversions and re-routing caused when a drone was sighted close to one of London’s busiest airports has been turned into an amazing animated map by the UK’s National Air Traffic Service (NATS), to demonstrate the level of disruption even short airport closures can create.

Street Photography: The Ease and Difficulty of the Art Form

I am a Los Angeles based Street and Documentary photographer. I have been making images for over 22 years. I use a Sony a7ii, Ricoh GR and Fujifilm X100F. My aim is to capture emotion in fleeting moments, so as to connect with the subject I am shooting and thus provide the viewers of my images with that connection as well.

Review: Lomography Simple Use Cameras

The Lomography Simple Use Cameras can easily be mistaken for disposable cameras, but they're in fact not. Confused? Yeah, I was the first time that I saw the press release too as when I looked at the cameras themselves, they straight up just looked like disposables.

The Story Behind That Iconic Portrait of Steve Jobs

Photographer Albert Watson is the man behind the iconic photo of Steve Jobs that is seen all over the Internet and on the cover of the Steve Jobs biography written by Walter Isaacson. In this 2-minute video from Profoto, Watson shares a delightful peek into the shoot itself.

Macphun’s Luminar 2018 Now Available for Preorder

The new Luminar 2018 takes on Adobe Lightroom New Luminar 2018 delivers a breakthrough photo editing experience for photographers on Mac & Windows with new filters, tools, non-destructive editing, major speed boosts, and a digital asset management platform that will arrive in 2018.

Обзор монитора Philips 276E7QDSW

Некоторое время назад мы начали выбирать монитор для редакции и поняли, что при кажущейся простоте задача не самая простая. Наша задача — найти доступный по стоимости монитор для офисных целей, но при этом выбрать лучший по цветопередаче.

Проблему с дисплеем в Pixel 2 XL устраняют обновлением ПО

Google ответил на критику Pixel 2 XL. Многие пользователи жаловались на дисплеи смартфона. Было сделано заявление, что компания выпустит обновление программного обеспечения в ближайшие недели, которое добавит новый режим насыщенных цветов.

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.

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.

Polaroid Photo Booth Kit

The Polaroid photo booth kit is an all-in-one instant-set-up photo booth that brings the party everywhere you go. From after-school events to celebratory office gatherings, the Polaroid photo booth kit cranks up the fun atmosphere and keeps everyone entertained for hours by providing a dramatic red background, oversized (28.

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 […]

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Panasonic isth October 2017 – 30th January 2018 from participating retailers.

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.

Photo Enhancement is Starting to Get Crazy

As the worlds of artificial intelligence and digital photography collide, we’re starting to see some mind-blowing technology emerge. The latest research in turning low-resolution photos into high-definition photos may drop your jaws — it’s starting to cross into the realm of sci-fi.

These are the winners of the UK’s Landscape Photographer of the Year contest

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Проблему с дисплеем в Pixel 2 XL устраняют обновлением ПО

Google ответил на критику Pixel 2 XL. Многие пользователи жаловались на дисплеи смартфона. Было сделано заявление, что компания выпустит обновление программного обеспечения в ближайшие недели, которое добавит новый режим насыщенных цветов.

Macphun unveils Luminar 2018, takes on Adobe Lightroom CC

Macphun—the photo editing software company that will rename itself 'Skylum' at the end of the year—has just unveiled the latest version of its full-featured photo editing suite Luminar. Meet Luminar 2018: a photo editor and (eventually) digital asset manager that seeks to compete with Adobe's Lightroom at a time when many Lightroom users are looking for an out.

First iPhone X hands-on field test with sample photos

iPhone X pre-orders only just started, but our friend Chase Jarvis of CreativeLive somehow got his hands on one of the very first smartphones out in the wild. Naturally, he took this amazing opportunity to run around New York City like a maniac and create the first hands-on field test of the iPhone X! We spoke to Chase in New York before any of this went public, and he was kind enough to share some sample photos and his just-published video with us first.

Shooting the Presidents Cup with the Sony a9

Believe it or not, sports and live music photography have a lot in common – your reaction time as a photographer is crucial. The money shot moments happen in a split second and if you are too early or too late on your shutter release you will have missed the shot.

Компания Macphun представляет Luminar 2018, возможную альтернативу Adobe Lightroom CC

Macphun – компания по разработке программного обеспечения для фотосъемки, которая в конце 2017 года переименует себя «Skylum». Macphun представила последнюю версию полнофункционального набора для редактирования фотографий Luminar 2018: редактор фотографий и цифровой менеджер активов, который стремится конкурировать с Adobe Lightroom, и делает это вовремя, так как сегодня многие пользователи Lightroom ищут новые решения и программы в связи с обновлённой политикой компании Adobe в отношении Lightroom.

The Reflex Manual Film SLR Will Hit Kickstarter Soon

We told you all about Reflex, the project to develop and produce the first all manual film SLR in almost two decades, a little over a month ago. Since that time information about the project has been thin, but a new report is now pegging a Kickstarter launch in the very near future.

CBS sues photographer for sharing TV show screenshots on social media

CBS Broadcasting is suing photojournalist Jon Tannen for doing something you (and most people you know) have probably done: sharing screenshots from an old television show on social media. The lawsuit is being characterized a 'retaliatory strike' by some, since Tannen filed his own copyright infringement lawsuit against CBS Interactive back in February.

6000 редких рок-н-ролльных фотографий из личных архивов музыкальных фанатов

Рок-фотография – это и форма искусства, и средоточие ярких эмоций, и тёплых, полных ностальгии, воспоминаний. В этом нас убеждает коллекция снимков, собранная усилиями многих любителей музыки в Сети.

Pika is Smartphone Bot That Helps Kids Explore the World with a Camera

Pika is a new bot friend that “explores the world” with children through the use of a smartphone camera. The concept combines the camera with computer vision and augmented reality. Pika “learns” through a series of games that allow children to teach it various skills. For example, Pika might ask a child to teach it […]

New Sony Europe deals: Up to 1000€ Cashback!

Sony Europe launched a new cachback action. You can read the details here: Amazon Germany special page, Wex UK, Sony Netherland, Amazon France, The post New Sony Europe deals: Up to 1000€ Cashback! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Между строк

Туман окутывает зубчатые края флиша на баскском побережье в Испании. Чередование флишевых слоёв образует разительный пейзаж. Но фотограф, сделавший кадр, пишет, что этот ландшафт имеет не только эстетическое значение.

Canon 85mm F1.4L IS USM sample gallery

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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.

Behind the scenes: Capturing creepy Halloween wet plate portraits

While most people will be out experimenting with a little chemical called Ethanol on Halloween, at least one photographer decided to use some Ethyl Ether and Silver Nitrate instead. Markus Hofstaetter—whose work we've featured in the past—decided to take a few wet plate collodion portraits this Halloween, and documented the entire process in a creative 360° video.

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

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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.

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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

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Тестируем и сравниваем зеркальные камеры Nikon системы D

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This Guy Ruins His Friends’ Instagram Food Photos

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

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