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BenQ’s New SW240 Could Be The Post Processing Monitor For You

BenQ is known for their quality monitors for creatives and business people, and today they added to their lineup of PhotoVue SW monitors with the SW240. A monitor designed for photographers and photo processing, with a somewhat unique 16:10 aspect ratio and excellent color reproduction this could be a popular choice for photographers of all kinds.

Review: HP zBook X2 Tablet for Creative Professionals

When the HP zBook X2 was announced, I was pretty excited and had hopes in me that it would send a message to Apple. And over my month or so of using the HP zBook X2, I grew less and less tolerant of it vs the Apple ecosystem that I've been embedded in for almost 10 years now.

Using a 140-Year-Old Lens on a $15,000 RED Camera

How does a 140-year-old lens perform on a modern $15,000 cinema camera? Photographer and filmmaker Mathieu Stern wanted to find out, so he paired his ancient (by photography standards) lens with a 5K RED camera to see what would result.

AFP Kabul chief photographer among journalists killed by suicide bomber

AFP news agency's Kabul Chief Photographer Shah Marai was one of several journalists killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan's capital city, the agency has confirmed. The attack happened approximately 15 minutes after an initial suicide blast and specifically targeted journalists and aid workers who arrived on scene following the first attack.

Sony Europe launches new up to €1000 cashback on cameras and lenses

Sony Europe launched a new up to €1000 cashback on cameras and lenses. Full details can be found on these sepcial pages at Amazon Germany, Sony Nederland, Sony Belgium. Sony UK and Ireland cachback actions starts tomorrow (PDF file), Some of the best cashback deals on cameras: €400 on the Sony A7rII (Check: ).

CIPA Global Camera Sales Numbers for March 2018 Released

CIPA has released the camera shipment numbers for March 2018 today and there are some interesting things going on with ILC’s. Canon News has done their usual great breakdown of the numbers, so I don’t really need to do the same thing.

Official: Nikon’s Mirrorless is On Its Way!

The countdown has started; Nikon’s new mirrorless system will be here by Spring 2019. This news was confirmed by Kimito Uemura, Executive Officer at Nikon Imaging Japan, during an interview at the recent CP+ show in Japan.

Волшебство микроскопического мира

Уил Мийер (Wil Mijer) из Нидерландов увлекается макрофотографией. Она очень тонко чувствует маленький мир и может передать его атмосферу и очарование. Ещё больше вдохновения: Facebook, Вконтакте и Telegram

Benq’s New SW240 Could Be the Post Processing Monitor for You

BenQ is known for their quality monitors for creatives and business people, and today they added to their lineup of PhotoVue SW monitors with the SW240. A monitor designed for photographers and photo processing, with a somewhat unique 16:10 aspect ratio and excellent color reproduction this could be a popular choice for photographers of all kinds.

Новая система объективов Olloclip для iPhone X

Производитель аксессуаров для смартфонов Olloclip выпустил новую систему объективов для смартфона Apple iPhone X. Крепление оптики и набор объективов очень похожи на предыдущие системы Olloclip. Тем не менее, новые объективы приходят с целым рядом особенностей, которые расширяют возможности флагманского смартфона от Apple.

Объективы Nikon для предметной съёмки и не только

Все представленные объективы по уровню качества относятся к высокому классу и пригодны для профессиональной работы. Результаты подтвердили теорию: все они подходят для профессиональной предметной съёмки, но у каждого есть свои особенности.

Sample gallery: Pentax K-1 II

$(document). ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_2340689509","galleryId":"2340689509","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) }); The Pentax K-1 was one of the most anticipated DSLRs in recent memory - with the K-1 II, Pentax hopes to take image quality and ISO performance to the next level.

Wedding Photography: What You Need to Capture

As a keen photographer there may come a time where you’re asked to shoot a friend or family member’s wedding. For some people, the idea would fill them with dread and it would be too big a responsibility to take on.

Nokia 7 Plus. Обзор смартфона

Nokia 7 Plus — это очень красивый и яркий смартфон. Если бы подобное устройство вышло несколько лет назад (конечно, без двойной камеры и дисплея с соотношением сторон 18:9), оно наверняка имело бы успех, и судьба бренда сложилась бы иначе.

Here Is What Fujifilm Needs To Do With X-Trans IV; My Wish List

As was widely publicized when Fujifilm launched their new X-H 1 a while back; Their current X-Trans sensor technology dates back all the way to the launch of the X-pro 2. It is a fine sensor, and the X-Processor Pro which accompanies it, is solid as well, but in today's world tech moves fast and three years is a long time.

Sony A7III in Stock at BHphoto right now!

The Sony A7III is in Stock right now at BHphoto (Click here). Don’t forget to check out the big rebates on BHphoto, Buydig, Adorama, FocusCamera. Reminder: Get a 10% discount on Capture One 11 (Click here) and Capture One 11 for Sony (Click here) by using our coupon code “AMBSAR“.

Canon в магазине Pixel24.ru: Беспроцентная рассрочка на фототехнику

Давно мечтаете о покупке новой фототехники Canon, но пока не накопили нужной суммы? Магазин Pixel24.ru поможет осуществить Вашу мечту. До 30 июня магазин предлагает Вам оформить рассрочку на 12 месяцев на покупку техники Canon без начального платежа и без процентов.

Портреты среди тысяч цветов

В работах Алексии Синклер (Alexia Sinclair) прослеживается страсть к Франции 18 века. Мода и стиль жизни того времени очень тонко переданы в ярких и иногда откровенных портретах. Серия изображений Алексии Синклер называется «Рококо».

Fuji готовит стильную Insta Square SQ6

Fujifilm скоро выпустит новую камеру мгновенной печати изображения Insta Square SQ 6. Снимок внешнего вида камеры оказался в сети. Все данные о камере доступны на английском языке в руководстве пользователя, которое можно просмотреть по ссылке. Следите за новостями: Facebook, Вконтакте и Telegram

Sony A7III in Stock at BuyDig (new review at Admiringlight)

A limited Stock of A7III bodies is now in Stock at BuyDig (Click here). And Jordan Steele from Admiringlight published his full A7III review: While the A7 III is by no means a flawless camera, it gets so much right that any minor flaws are extremely easy to live with.

Landscape Fundamentals: 10 Tips for Better Landscape Composition

Landscape photography is simultaneously one of the easier photography niches to get into, while at the same time being one of the harder disciplines to really master and be known for. But assuming your goal is simply to take better landscape photography images, there are some things that you should really have in mind while you are out in nature looking to capture the beauty of the world around you.

Street Photography Tip: Keep Working the Scene

One of the most useful tricks we can learn and master when it comes to street photography is how to work the scenes we come across. More often than not, these scenes offer more than one way to present a story to us, and we can say it's our mission to capture as much these as possible.

Three Photographer Moms Tell Us What They Want for Mother’s Day 2018

I'm of the personal and strong belief that whomever the mother figure in your life is, you should find a way to always be thankful and appreciative of what they've done for you. We shouldn't necessarily dedicate a single day to our moms, but if we didn't then the economy and the retail industry wouldn't be able to find a way to give us all access to some killer deals and sales.

Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS (SEL18135). Тест объектива

В лице объектива SEL18135 компания Sony предложила любителям фотографии универсальный зум для камер с матрицами формата APS-C, который явно выходит за рамки своего класса. Высокое качество изображения и небольшой крепкий корпус — основные отличительные черты Sony E 18-135mm F3.

Days Inn is advertising a $10k summer gig shooting sunsets around the US

Here's an interesting opportunity for any landscape photographers who need a "summer job" in the most literal sense of the term. Wyndham Hotels' property Days Inn—which features a rising Sun as its logo—has posted a job add seeking a photographer to serve as its "Sun-tern" for a one-month gig this summer.

DxO подтверждает банкротство, но плагины Nik будут обновлены

DxO Labs объявила о том, что компания подала документы для проведения процедуры банкротства. Французская компания говорит, что цель процедуры банкротства заключается в «реструктуризации бизнеса» и что это не повлияет на обслуживание клиентов.

Новый стабилизатор от Olympus

Ранее появлялась информация о том, что Olympus достиг физических пределов стабилизации изображения, предоставляя 6 стопов компенсации дрожания в недавно анонсированной камере Olympus E-M1 Mark II. Несмотря на это, продолжают появляться новые патенты, описывающие улучшенные технологии стабилизации на основе сдвига датчика изображения.

Tutorial: The best way to sharpen portraits in Photoshop

Sharpening plays an important role in influencing how the human eye interprets a photo and it is the only way to create the illusion of higher definition and detail. Also, much like we use light, color, and composition, it is an extremely effective way to guide the eyes of the viewer to wherever you want them to focus.

It’s True! ILC Sales Up, DSLRs Still Doomed

The beginning of the year did not look too well for the photo industry, sales were down (almost across the board) for apparently little reason. But now that the year has progressed we are starting to see numbers in terms of shipments much more around the numbers we have expected to see.

Nikon рассказала, когда выпустит беззеркалку

В интервью представитель Nikon заявил, что компания выпустит беззеркальную камеру к весне 2019 года. «Развитие идет полным ходом, и мы ожидаем, что выпустим беззеркальную камеру на рынок весной следующего года».

LG unveils G7 ThinQ smartphone with super-wide-angle lens

After a few months' delay (the reasons of which are not entirely clear) LG is the last of the big mobile manufacturers to finally unveil its new 2018 top-end smartphone. The new model is called the G7 ThinQ, and comes with most of the photography features and characteristics you would expect from a current flagship device.

Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 EF sample gallery

$(document). ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_8904657965","galleryId":"8904657965","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) }); Rokinon/Samyang's first autofocus lens for Canon EF-mount is the 14mm F2.

Совершенно новый GIMP

Графический редактор с открытым исходным кодом GIMP был обновлен до версии 2.10.0, которая стала первым крупным обновлением за последние шесть лет. В этой новой версии GIMP был «почти» полностью портирован на новый движок GEGL, который приносит поддержку 32-битных изображений, многопоточную обработку, а также может использовать GPU для более быстрой обработки. GEGL может предоставить GIMP возможность […]

Шаг от любителя до профи или как стать профессиональным фотографом

Что делает профессионального фотографа профессионалом? Вы просто проснетесь в один день и поймёте, что боги фотографии ниспослали вам мастерство? Есть ли специальный экзамен, сдав который вы получаете новый статус? Коммерческий фотограф Джастин Мотта из Таиланда отвечает на все вопросы в этой статье.

Интервью Olympus: «продажи PEN-F почти оправдали наши ожидания»

Сайт Imaging Resoruce интервью взял интервью у Shigemi Sugimoto, руководителя отдела обработки изображений корпорации Olympus. Вот некоторые из ключевых моментов интервью: Продажи E-M1 Mark II: «Если говорить о внутреннем рынке (Япония), мы обнаружили, что многие пользователи перешли на E-M1 Mark II с других брендов.

Girl Shoots Selfie Every Day from Ages 14 To 22 for 8-Year Timelapse

A 22-year-old woman has created a viral timelapse video of herself aging 8 years in 3.5 minutes. She has been faithfully shooting a selfie a day since age 14 for the frames in the video. Design student Eadington says that she was inspired after seeing all the other “selfie-a-day” projects (popularized by Noah Kalina’s “everyday”) […]

LowePro PhotoStream SP 200 Travel 360

Lowepro has today announced the availability of a range of new photography / camera bags and cases - the PhotoStream SP 200 Travel 360°, m-Trekker HP 120, m-Trekker BP 150 and m-Trekker SH 150.

Dry Glass Plate Photography is Back

In the era of the “selfie”, of the relentless click-and-publish images on social media, of the mega sensors replete with megapixels, we are witnessing an unpredictable resurgence of many ancient photographic devices and techniques.

DxO Labs confirms bankruptcy, but promises updates to Nik Collection and DxO PhotoLab

DxO Labs has released an official update on its financial situation in the form of a blog post on its website, and it’s not as doom-and-gloom as it seems. . . or sounds. While the statement confirms DxO Labs has chosen "to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection and is now in the process of restructuring the business," it also says the restructuring "will not affect our customers in any way.

Nikon manager confirms: New mirrorless system coming by spring 2019

Screen capture: Nikon Eye In an interview with Japanese TV-channel NHK, a Nikon manager has confirmed the company's new mirrorless camera system will be on the market by spring 2019. This is the first time we have given an approximate launch date after Nikon officially confirmed it was developing a new system back in July 2017.

Когда Olympus представит E-M5 Mark III

Olympus, по слухам, объявит беззеркальную камеру E-M5 Mark III в конце 2018 года или в начале 2019. Уже есть список предполагаемых характеристик новой камеры. То же датчик, как у Olympus E-M1 Mark II 121-точечный контрастный автофокус Режим высокого разрешения 50 MP Максимальная скорость затвора: 1/8000 Максимальная скорость серийной съёмки 15 кадров в секунду Видео DCI […]

Настройка съемки на компьютер через Wi-Fi

Как известно, сейчас многие камеры поддерживают, с помощью программ от своего бренда, передачу файлов при съемке на компьютер с помощью беспроводного соединения, то есть, с...

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Фотофорум-2018: новые аксессуары

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BenQ releases SW240 PhotoVue monitor for photographers on a budget

BenQ has added a new entry-level monitor to its SW PhotoVue line of photo editing monitors. The new SW240 is a 24-inch 1080p 10-bit IPS display that will sit below the 27-inch QHD SW2700PT, the 27-inch UHD SW271, and the 32-inch UHD SW320, and like the rest of the lineup, it was designed with photo editors in mind.

SiOnyx Aurora action cam with color night vision blasts past Kickstarter funding goal

Kickstarter's latest major funding success is a campaign for SiOnyx's Aurora, an action cam said to be the first ever day/night camera of its kind offering "true night vision. " SiOnyx packed a 1-inch sensor into Aurora for low-light capabilities, using it to offer both night vision and color night vision recording options for twilight and night time settings.

GIMP 2.10.0 released: Features 32-bit support, new UI and more

Open-source image editor GIMP has been updated to version 2. 10. 0, its first major update in six years. In this new version, GIMP has been "nearly" fully ported to the GEGL image processing engine, which brings support for up to 32-bit images, multi-threaded processing, and optional GPU-side processing for systems with stable OpenCL drivers.

Apple Faces Patent Lawsuits Over the iPhone’s Dual Cameras

Apple is being sued in two separate patent infringement cases by an Israeli company that’s one of the pioneers of dual camera technology in smartphones. Corephotonics accuses Apple of violating its patents in the dual camera systems found in the latest generations of iPhones.

Magic Of Everyday Things

Take any mundane thing. Take a coffee cup you see every day. Or a compass you bought on a vacation, but obviously, never used.

Instagram gets third-party Story support and video chat

Instagram has announced a number of new features during parent company Facebook's F8 developer conference. Firstly, you can now share to the Stories functions directly from third-party apps, without actually switching to the Instagram app.

Rafael Mantesso и его бультерьер

Rafael Mantesso – художник из Бразилии. Но получил известность он благодаря фотографиям в инстаграм, где он показывает своего бультерьера, дорисовывая разные сюжеты и миры...

Crystal clear: Inside Nikon's Hikari Glass factory

Inside Nikon's Hikari Glass factory Located about 375 miles north of Tokyo in the Akita Prefecture, the Hikari Glass factory is a special place. Opened back in the 1970s, Hikari Glass has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Nikon since 2004.

The Beauty Of The Redhead Italian Women

Hi everyone! My name is Ernesto Parisi, My stronger passion is the photography it’s my personal way to read the world and during all my free time I have always my camera on my right hand. If somebody would ever ask me why do I love photography so much, I will answer that in photography, reality is so subtle that becomes truer than reality itself.

Facebook Can Reconstruct a 3D World from Your Photos and Videos

What if you could relive your photos and videos by stepping back into those locations in virtual reality? Facebook is about to make that possible. The company just showed off a mind-blowing new feature that creates 3D spaces from your 2D photos and videos.

X-Ray Photos Reveal the Evolution of Cameras

Fossils can tell us a lot about the history of living things. Photographer Kent Krugh is creating a “fossil record” of sorts for cameras. His project Speciation is a series of X-ray photos of cameras that provides a brief history of photography, as told through the evolution of the camera. “This work uses x-rays to […]

I Made A Harry Potter Movie Come To Life!

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Instagram currently testing slow-motion video and mute features

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Детальный тест беззеркалки Sony Alpha 7 III: миниатюрная камера начального уровня

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Adobe slashes Creative Cloud school pricing to just $5 per user per year

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Какая камера лучше размоет фон? Full Frame vs APS-C vs Micro 4/3

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Phase One’s New Drone Camera is First to Pack 100MP Sony BSI Sensor

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Halide update adds Apple Watch support, self-timer and more

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This is a $10,000 Canadian Selfie Stick

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Style Me Pretty Saved From Shutdown After Founders Buy It Back

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Nikon Confirms New Mirrorless System to Arrive by Spring 2019

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I Photographed An Abandoned Mining Village In Namibia

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