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Review: Sony a9

It took Sony long enough, but earlier on this year the company announced a true flagship mirrorless camera: the Sony a9. The Sony a9 is designed to take on the likes of the Canon 1DX Mk II and the Nikon D5.

New Sony A9 tests: Shows no banding issue and makes a great job shooting Roland Garros!

Photo credit: Christophe Ena / AP Roland Garros: Christopher Eno from the Associated Press used the new Sony A9 for his Roland Garros shooting. He got interviewed at Focus-numerique (Google translation here) And these are some of his comments on using the camera: The main issue he found using the A9 is that Wifi connection […] The post New Sony A9 tests: Shows no banding issue and makes a great job shooting Roland Garros! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Обзор беззеркальной камеры Panasonic Lumix GH5: на стыке двух миров

Panasonic, оказавшись в авангарде беззеркального нашествия на рынок фототехники, постепенно сместила фокус с фото на видео. Первая GH, вышедшая в 2009 году, брала свое просто самой возможностью снимать Full HD-видео, GH5 же преподносится как полноценный рабочий инструмент видеографа, который по совместительству может стать отличным фотоаппаратом для путешествий

Прочный компакт Nikon Coolpix W300 с 4K-видео

Coolpix W300 обновляет линейку прочных компактных камер Nikon, предлагая BSI CMOS датчик с разрешением 16MP, возможность записи 4K/30p видео, 3-дюймовый дисплей, оптику с эквивалентным фокусным расстоянием и беспроводную связь через Snapbridge.


«Чивита ди Баньореджо – "умирающий город" туманным утром. Его основали этруски более 2500 лет назад. Здания рушатся из-за оползней, поэтому место стало непригодным для жизни», – фотограф Урдои Каталин (Urdoi Catalin).

Тест Canon EOS 800D

Подводя итоги теста, можно смело утверждать, что наш сегодняшний герой — Canon EOS 800D — обладает удачным сочетанием цены и возможностей. Камера показала себя с лучшей стороны, несмотря на довольно скромное позиционирование в линейке относительно старших братьев.

Очки Snapchat Spectacles появились в Европе

Команда разработчиков популярного мессенджера Snapchat с самоуничтожающимися сообщениями сообщила о выходе своих солнечных очков Spectacles в Европе. Напомним, с ноября прошлого года очки и специальные вендинговые автоматы под названием Snapbot были доступны в Америке, а теперь они появятся в ряде европейских стран.

The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017 Is Here!

We have posted about several of the 5DayDeal bundles over the last year, and today we are here to let you know about their latest venture - The Complete Video Creators Bundle 2017. In this kit you will get over $2,000 worth of video creation education from some of the worlds leading video educators for just $97.

A9 overheating is NOT a general issue: seems to affect few faulty units only.

Our reader Donald J. Trump said selecting “covfefe” should fix the overheating issue. Thanks president! I am making some small progress in understanding the few A9 overheating reports we saw on youtube and on forums: 1) Plenty of people reported on our A9 group and on forums that they had no issues whatsoever when shooting […] The post A9 overheating is NOT a general issue: seems to affect few faulty units only. appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Nikkei report: Sony holds 50% of the global sensor market share

Nikkei reports: Output of image sensors is expected to reach 100,000 a month at the end of March 2018, with the volume rising another 10-20% by 2020. Sony holds the leading global market share of nearly 50% in value terms for image sensors, Techno Systems Research says.

Третий из трёх. Бюджетный Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm F4.5-5.6G VR

Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm F4. 5-5. 6G VR является одним из трех объективов, выпущенных Nikon вместе с двумя более высококлассными линзами. Эта оптика, в отличие от остальных новичков, рассчитана на работу с камерами, оборудованными датчиками формата APS-C.

Latest "Shot on iPhone" commercial puts focus on iPhone video capabilities

After previously mostly concentrating on still imagery Apple's latest iPhone commercial showcases the iPhone's video mode by combining several clips that were shot by iPhone owners. There are nature scenes, including beaches, mountains, animals, insects, and ice floes, but also some scenes that feature human subjects.

This is why you should be excited about the soon to be announced new Sigma FE lens!!!

Our trusted sources told us that Sigma will announce the first FE lens this summer. And it will be a new 35mm f/1.4 FE autofocus lens. And Sigma will also another zoom FE lens shortly after. And why is this exciting news? Because Sigma makes lenses that are on par or even better than the […] The post This is why you should be excited about the soon to be announced new Sigma FE lens!!! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Submit your pictures to the Sony World Photography Awards!

Starting from today you can submit your pictures to the Sony World Photography Awards: worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards. May the force be with your pictures ;) The post Submit your pictures to the Sony World Photography Awards! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Microsoft демонстрирует лучший способ согнуть датчики

Microsoft стала последней компанией, которая доказывает преимущество изогнутых датчиков изображения. Компания разработала метод изгибания обычных датчиков из кремния. Многие компании и научные проекты в последние несколько лет занимаются разработкой криволинейных датчиков.

The 2017 5DayDeal Video Creators Bundle Sale is on Now!

THE EXPERT TRAINING, TOOLS, AND RESOURCES YOU NEED TO TAKE YOUR VIDEO WORK TO THE NEXT LEVEL. The Complete Video Creators Bundle has been curated exclusively to help video makers save time and money, hone their technical and creative skill, and advance their career.

Ep. 181: The Sony a9 Is Hot! But How Hot? – and more

Episode 181 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Commercial and documentary photographer, Sam Comen 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 […]

Blow out sales on Rokinon E-mount lenses at Adorama

Adorama just sent me this: We are running a blowout sale on Rokinon Lenses. All prices include free shipping with 2% Adorama Rewards. Prices are live until 6/6: Rokinon Auto Focus 50mm f/1. 4-16 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount – $499 Rokinon 12mm f/2.

Matterport Pro2 3D Camera launches with 4K still image support and GPS

Matterport has taken the wraps off its new 134MP Pro2 3D Camera, an update to its existing Pro 3D camera designed to create 360-degree renderings of real estate interiors. The Matterport Pro2 adds support for 4K-resolution 2D photography on top of its VR walkthrough and 3D functionality.

Сказочные портреты от фотохудожника Виктории Солидарных

Виктория Солидарных обладает талантом создавать из разрозненных кадров и отдельных элементов целостные сказочные образы и целые миры. Виктория представила ряд изображений, демонстрирующих малую часть того, из чего состоят её финальные работы.

How I Managed to Photograph Obama on a Beach in 2008

In the fall of 2008, Barack Obama had just become the Democratic candidate and was heavily favored to win the White House to become the first African American President of the United States. His popularity created media frenzy as the world was thirsty to learn more about the young Senator from Illinois. Because Obama was […]

Swimming with giants: Black and white whale portraiture by Jem Cresswell

Creativity showcase site My Modern Met recently interviewed Jem Cresswell, an Australian photographer who has just completed a project he calls Giants. The project is a series of portraits of humpback whales presented in black and white and offers an intimate look into the personalities and emotions of these 'gentle giants.

Старый и новый мир.

Фотограф Kamal Bagirli любит путешествовать и в своих поездках он находит места со старых фотографий. Такие поиски стали его хобби и результат оказался очень интересен.

Обзор Sony RX100 V

На что способен новый компакт из прославленной серии RX100. Пять лет назад Sony презентовала модель RX100, компактную камеру, которая легко умещается в кармане брюк и при этом может делать прекрасные фотографии.

Обновленный онлайн-фоторедактор Polarr 4 предлагает новые инструменты обработки

Редактор Polarr, позволяющий обрабатывать фотографии онлайн (то есть просто в окне вашего браузера), был запущен в сентябре 2014 года. Мы рассказывали и о его появлении, и о выходе второй версии.

Gallery: Sony a9 High ISO Image Samples (And Extended Impressions)

We're almost done with our review of the new Sony a9 camera; and so far it's shaping up to mostly be pretty great. This post is to mostly showcase High ISO image samples from the new Sony a9, and before we go on you should know that it does a fantastic job and I personally like the high ISO output even more than I do from the Sony a7s II.

Picktorial 3 Review

Picktorial 3 is a non-destructive raw photo editor for MacOS. Targeted at photographers looking for a powerful Aperture replacement, Picktorial 3 offers native support for browsing Aperture libraries.

Ep. 182: Nikon Sued! – and more

Episode 182 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Photographer David Hobby of Strobist.com 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 […]

LG G6 camera review

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Десять примеров, почему нельзя доверять фотографиям

Ни для кого не секрет, что за большинством великолепных снимков стоит серьезный труд по обработке изображения в редакторе – часто рутинной, а иногда и весьма креативной. В наши дни манипуляции с цифровой картинкой обычно являются важной составляющей эффектной фотографии.

User launches Change.org petition to save Nik software collection

Two days ago Google announced that it will stop providing updates for its Nik Collection suite of plug-in photo editing tools via a banner at the top of the Nik Collection site. Now a Nik user, Sascha Rheker from Germany, has launched a campaign on the Change.

Canon EOS C200: профессиональная видеокамера с поддержкой стандарта Cinema RAW Light

Компания Canon пополнила модельный ряд профессиональных видеокамер моделью EOS C200. Как утверждают разработчики, это – первая камера с поддержкой новой разновидности формата RAW — Cinema RAW Light.

Canon Inc. to Acquire Own Shares

According to a press release from Canon, the company plans to acquire about 14 million of its own shares which will cost between $450-$500 million dollars. The company is doing the stock acquisition with the “aim of improving capital efficiency and ensuring a flexible capital strategy that provides for such future transactions as share exchanges.” Canon Read more...

Open Box A7 ith kit lens for $934

We got a couple of new Open Box and Reconditioned deals: Save $115 on the Open Box A7 with kit lens sold by BestBuy. Save $200 on the Reconditioned 85mm f/1. 4 GM lens sold on Amazon. Save $200 on the Reconditioned 50mm f/1.

First $100 price drop on the A6500

Yesterday Sony US launched new savings on many cameras and lenses (overview at BHphoto). I missed to highlight that for the first time there is a price drop on the A6500 too! You save $100 on the body only at Amazon, BHphoto and Adorama.

10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos

The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that you probably wouldn’t enjoy eating the foods seen in those pictures.

Shooting a Handheld Milky Way Photo from an Airplane Seat

I recently captured this 8-second handheld photo of the Milky Way from my seat in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane. Here’s a look at how it was done. The photo was shot with my Canon 5D Mark IV and a 16-35 f/4L lens during a recent flight from Montreal, Canada to Frankfurt, Germany. As the […]

Стартовал конкурс Sony World Photography Awards 2018 с новыми номинациями и возможностью получения грантов

1 июня 2017 г. начался прием заявок на Sony World Photography Awards 2018, один из самых значимых в мире конкурсов в области фотографии. Заявку на участие можно подать бесплатно на сайте www.worldphoto.org

DPReview on TWiT: Is the Sony a9 worth $4500?

DPReview has partnered with the TWiT Network (named after its flagship show, This Week in Tech) to produce a regular segment for The New Screen Savers, a popular weekend show hosted by technology guru Leo Laporte.

Nikon announces a lens I want Sony to make too :)

The next FE lenses Sony will announce will be a 135mm (probably f/1.8), a new 400mm (probably f/2.8) and there is also a third lens coming by end 2017. But if Sony needs advice on what they should put ont heir roadmap please listen to me and make a FE version of the just announced […] The post Nikon announces a lens I want Sony to make too :) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

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«Цветы среди цветов» Римантаса Дихавичюса – первые фотографии ню в СССР

В эпоху тотальной цензуры, когда эта тема была под запретом, Римантас Дихавичюс выпустил первый официальный альбом фотографий в жанре ню, который имел ошеломляющий успех и обошёл весь мир. Китайцы просили закупить «хотя бы миллион экземпляров для узкого круга специалистов».

Photos of Decaying Basketball Hoops Found Around the U.S.

As we roll into the climax of the NBA season, photographer Rob Hammer has a new personal photo project that may be intriguing to basketball fans. It’s called The Basketball Hoops Project, and it consists of photos of all kinds of basketball hoops found across the United States. Hammer, a commercial photographer based in San […]

Cheap Photo: Nikon, Fuji, Sony Announce New Savings

Father's Day is coming up and if you are looking to get your hands on the next addition to your father's photography kit then you are in luck because several companies including Nikon, Sony and Fujifilm have just launched new savings on some of their most popular gear.

Affinity Photo comes to the iPad

Affinity Photo makes its way to mobile for the first time today as an iPad version of the popular editing program makes its debut. It offers non-destructive adjustments and support for Raw editing, along with a wide array of tools for making selections and applying effects.

The Xiaomi Mi6 isn't quite an iPhone 7 Plus, but it's not bad

Xiaomi Mi6 Quick Review The Xiaomi Mi6 is the Chinese manufacturer's brand new flagship smartphone and comes with an impressive spec sheet all around. The Android 7. 1. 1 operating system is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 top-end chipset and a generous 6GB of RAM.

Как фотографировал девочек писатель Льюис Кэрролл

Знаменитый писатель, прославившийся во всём мире «Алисой в Стране чудес», был ещё и лучшим детским фотографом 19-го века. Его невинной причудой была любовь к девочкам. Кэрролл часто приглашал их к себе погостить и с удовольствием фотографировал. Его фотоработы относят к пикториализму.

Testing Nikon’s New 28mm f/1.4 Lens in Morocco

Last year, I was fortunate enough to earn a Nikon ambassador badge. I took this as a recognition of my work from a the institution I admire for making the best tools to meet my creative needs. A few months later, going through my work on a Shotkit article, Nikon representatives asked me to shoot […]

Ель на сказочном озере

«Крошечная дугласова пихта (дугласова ель), торчащая из Озера Фей в Британской Колумбии, Канада», – фотограф Крэйг Вот (Craig Voth).

Cheap Photo: Rokinon Blowout Sale!

Rokinon has developed a reputation for great image quality and even better prices. Today we are excited to share these incredible blowout deals on some of Rokinon's most popular lenses, which were already great deals in their own right.

Актуальное новости

Sony World Photography Awards 2018 opens with new categories and grants

The twins' gymnastics dream Yuan Peng - Winner of the Professional Sport Category 2017Copyright: © Yuan Peng, China, 1st Place, Professional, Sport, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards The 11th Sony World Photography Awards has opened for entries for the 2018 contest and brings two new categories for professionals that organizers hope will bring out ‘originality, experimentation and imagination’.

Weekly Photography News Roundup, June 2nd

Nikon's exciting release, the future of drone regulation, views from Mexico, Jalani Morgan's response to vandalism... read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news. The post Weekly Photography News Roundup, June 2nd appeared first on 500px ISO.

Миниатюрная камера-модуль для Essential снимает сферическое 4K-видео

Как мы уже писали, сегодня Энди Рубин (Andy Rubin), создатель мобильной операционной системы Android, представил безрамочный смартфон Essential с модульной экосистемой. Одним из первых аксессуаров-модулей для смартфона стала миниатюрная камера для съемки сферического видео.

“Full Moon Service” – Когда фотошоп это искусство

Ранее мы уже рассказывали вам о фотографе Эрике Йохансоне, который делает нереально красивые сюрреалистические фотографии. Сейчас же он создал новый проект под названием “Full Moon Service. Вначале Эрик всегда делает эскиз того, что хочет получить на выходе.

Анонс Canon Cinema EOS C200 – Компактная камера для профессиональной видеозаписи

Компания Canon представила новую компактную камеру для профессиональной видеосъемки – Canon Cinema EOS C200. Внутри установлен Super 35-сенсор с разрешением 8.85 мегапикселей. К тому же он не простой, а использует технологию Dual Pixel AF, что позволяет очень плавно переводить фокус во время видеозаписи, а так же хорошо отслеживать движущиеся объекты. Для записи отснятого материала в камере есть целых три...

Early 1900s Immigrants Photoshopped Into Modern Day New York City

“The Forgotten Dream” is a new project by Hungarian photographer and Photoshop artist Flora Borsi. She found black-and-white photos of immigrants arriving in the United States in the early 1900s, colorized them, and Photoshopped the people into modern-day photos of New York City.

Анонс Nikon 28mm F1.4E, Nikon 8-15mm F3.5-4.5E, Nikon DX 10-20mm F4.5-5.6 – Ширики на любой вкус и цену

Компания Nikon представила три новых широкоугольных объектива. Два из них предназначены для полнокадровых камер – Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm F1. 4E ED и Nikon AF-S Fisheye Nikkor 8-15mm F3. 5-4. 5E ED, а третий для кропнутых – Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm F4.

Western Digital's new SSDs offer faster speeds and higher capacities

Hard disk manufacturer Western Digital acquired SSD specialist SanDisk last year. Now we are seeing the first fruits of the new relationship in the shape of two new SSD lineups – one under each company's brand name – that are the first to deploy SanDisk's new 64-layer 3D NAND chips.

VENQUE Transformer A modular backpack has an expandable camera bag

Newly launched on crowdfunding website Kickstarter is a modular, 'transformable' backpack called VENQUE Transformer A. The team behind the product describes Transformer A as an 'advanced backpack' that can be transformed into various types of bags, including a camera backpack, a messenger bag, and a 'travel pro' bag.