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Traveling Light: The Perfect Rig For Photo & Video in Extreme Locations

Having just come home from a 10 day trip to China, lugging my back-breaking DSLR kit, laptop and luggage full of souvenirs through airports, on …

TV makers and Hollywood team up to save 4K from themselves

We've seen at past CES how overzealous money grabs by electronics manufacturers can turn the public off to new technology (hello 3D), but it appears the industry might be learning. A long list of big names just announced they're joining the "UHD Alliance" to "set the bar" for next-generation video. …

Privatized offshore cities: the new climate apartheid

Financier-developers with ties to some of the century's most notorious war criminals are building Eko Atlantic, an offshore city near Lagos, to house …

Urbanization

Canon unveils NFC camera hub for wireless photo sharing

LAS VEGAS — The magic of NFC has been with us for some time now, but now that it's finally going a bit more mainstream in the U.S., device makers are …

Cameras

Fujifilm is Selling Off One of its Major Film Factories in Europe. Here’s a Look Inside

During the glory days of film photography, Fujifilm ran one of its major production facilities in Tilburg, the Netherlands. The plant was founded in …

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Do we really need all that wasteful consumerism that comes with the 18-month device upgrade cycle?<p>Worldwide, more than 1.8 billion mobile phones were sold last year–most replacing devices that were less than two years old. The average smartphone owner upgrades every 18 months.<p>Is it possible to …

#OutsideEssentials: The Survival Gear You Need

There's some gear you just can't leave home without. We're not talking about your smartphone—there are more important things in life, especially if you're headed outside. We asked our Instagram followers what adventure essentials they always have with them. From a trusty knife to a well-worn pair …

30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

The Introduction to Getting the Best Results from Your Lenses

Your lenses are much more important than your camera is. They do a big job of helping to determine what kind of image quality comes out of the …

Photographer Mark Seliger Talks About Photographing P. Diddy

<i>Image by Mark Seliger for Vanity Fair. Screenshot from Video.</i><p>When a big rap star doesn’t like your vision for a photo, how do you convince them to go …

Getting The Most Out Of Your Modifiers

Artificial lighting can be overwhelming, there are thousands of options to modify one single light source and there are dozens of companies that …

Customer Service

Nat Geo Photog Says Amazon Won’t Stop Selling His Stolen Photograph

Earlier this month, National Geographic photographer Tomas van Houtryve had one of his photographs selected by <i>TIME</i> magazine as one of the Top 10 …

Wedding Photographers Robbed During Shoot, Lose Wedding Photos and $13,500 in Gear

Wedding photographers beware: you could be a prime target for robbers due to the value of your gear. Just last year we reported that photojournalists …