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Why Every Photographer Should Use a Manual Focus Lens

Your camera is smart. It has processors that are able to run algorithms, for near instantaneous adjustments to compensate for lighting conditions and …

Cameras

Canon Unveils the 35mm f/1.4L II, the First Lens with Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics

As expected, Canon today announced its new EF 35mm f/1.4L II prime lens. On APS-C sensors, the lens is the equivalent of a 56mm. It’s the world’s …

AstroPad Mini Turns Your iPhone Into a Photo Editing Graphics Tablet

Last month we reported on the AstroPad App for the Apple iPad: a solution that allowed you to turn your consumer tablet into a professional graphics …

Photoshop

Extreme Makeover Turns '80s Stucco House into Dashing Contemporary Asking $2.69M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p>All photos by Alexander Stross via Contemporist<p><b>Location:</b> Austin, Texas<b><br>Price:</b> $2,690,000<p>A remodeling project nearly a …

Dick Clark

Spring Photography Tips

Spring and autumn are my favorite seasons for taking photographs. In spring I feel more invigorated after the winter and more inclined to get out and …

Landscape Photography

Expectation vs Reality When Buying a New Camera

Here’s a brilliant 45-second commercial that shows what expectation versus reality is like when buying a fancy new camera. People often have lofty …

Photography