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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

Photo story of the week: Fire and Ice

This photograph was taken at 2AM on Disko Bay in Greenland. I had been sailing for several hours between immense icebergs, and the clouds were building in such a way that it was becoming clear that the sunrise was going to be something special.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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 […]

Halide 1.5 camera app is designed specifically for the iPhone X

Lucky owners of the new iPhone X have a tempting new camera app option. The newest update to Halide (v1. 5) features a new interface designed from scratch for the iPhone X—one that positions all of the controls near the bottom where they're within thumb's reach.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Музей искусств LACMA выложил в свободный доступ 20 000 изображений

Музей искусств округа Лос-Анджелес (LACMA) – один из популярнейших культурных центров в мире. Ежегодно его посещают свыше одного миллиона человек. Коллекции музея охватывают практически все цивилизации – от предметов искусства древнего мира до современных видеоинсталляций.

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 […]

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

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.  

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.

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.

Panasonic to Launch G9 Within Weeks?

Panasonic could be ready to pull the covers off a new Compact System Camera, rumoured to be a replacement for the Lumix G85. Internet rumour site, Photo Rumours, reported the new camera is likely to be called the G9 and information about the new camera suggests it could sport some impressive specifications.

AI-based upsampling tech creates high-res versions of low-res images

Upsampling image and video files usually leads to pixelation and soft textures, simply because algorithms are not capable of replacing non-existing image detail. But scientists at the Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany have come up with a clever solution that is capable of producing better results than anything we've seen so far.

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 […]

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 […]

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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...

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.

The new BenQ SW271 27" 4K monitor gives photographers full color control

BenQ has launched a new monitor designed for professional photographers who need both high resolution and extremely accurate colors: the 27" SW271. This model builds upon the company's previous SW2700PT display, offering support for HDR10 alongside a 4K 3840 x 2160 resolution and the maker's AQCOLOR technology.

Онлайн-разборы игр по обработке с форума

На нашем форуме регулярно проводятся игры по обработке. Участникам дается исходник в формате RAW и неделя на его обработку. Результаты обработки выкладываются в соответствующих...

Top 10 Editors’ Choice photos of the week

Here's a look at the 10 photos we loved most this week in Editors' Choice, and why they caught our eye. The post Top 10 Editors’ Choice photos of the week appeared first on 500px Blog.

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.

«Моё такси»: нью-йоркский таксист 20 лет фотографировал своих пассажиров

Внутри такси общественное пространство плавно перетекает в личное. Люди в нём дерутся, занимаются любовью, едят, обдумывают планы мирового господства или спят. Многие ведут себя так, будто никого рядом нет.