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Sony rumors recap: Sony A7sIII, A6700, 24mm GM, 200-600mm, 500mm and 600mm

Time to make a serious recap of the reliable rumors and news we got so far: Note: The recently registered camera code “WW213188” is for the new Sony …

Introduction to Branching Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Corals grow in several unique forms, but none are more recognizable than branching species. Coral branches can be long and dedicated or thick, robust …

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Comparing the Sony a7 III and Canon 5D Mark IV for Astrophotography

I’m an avid night sky photographer that cut my teeth capturing the stars using the original Canon 6D. I shot with that camera for years until …

Cameras

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

Landscape Photography

How to control the Sony A7 III with the DJI Ronin-S IR Cable

There’s been much hype about the DJI Ronin-S and it’s added value features. If it wasn’t enough that this single-handed gimbal sports the most …

How to Win Photo Contests

<b>Ruin, San Diego, California, 28 July 1996.</b> This image has won first prize in every contest in which it's been entered. I shot it with my Linhof …

Photography

Two Mirrorless Nikon Cameras on the Way Means Sony Finally Has Competition

If you haven't been paying attention, Sony has been dominating the camera market, leaving Canon and Nikon in a tailspin. Sony's A7 III was more than …

Cameras

Need a Low Light Profile for the Sony a7 III? Build Your Own

Sony's a7 III is full of features but, like most new cameras, finding the best video settings requires some experimentation. Self-confessed uber geek …

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When and How to Use the Sony A7 III's Slow-Motion Features - ALC

Slow-motion footage adds drama and intensity to every video, whether it’s a groom seeing his bride for the first time or a belly dancer performing at …

Videography

(SR4) First serious Sony A7sIII specs: 4k60p and HDR video!

This rumor is coming via two very old and long time rumor source. These kind of sources do write me anonymously only 2-3 times a year. They were …

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS SEL400F28GM Review

<i>Updates:<br>06/27/2018: Hands-On Preview & Gallery Images posted</i><p>Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM Hands-On Preview<p>We take Sony's long-awaited 400mm f/2.8 supertele …

Cameras

What Sony Does Best

In a few short years, Sony has amassed a cult-like following for its cameras. Without having used one, it can be hard to know exactly what the …

Cameras

(SR5) Hot news!!! Sony product announcement tomorrow at 15:00 London time!!!!

This lens is listed at Bhphoto now. I got confirmation from a top source that there will be a Sony product announcement tomorrow at 15:00 London …

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Sony's Newest Mirrorless Camera Flaunts Its Sensor Smarts

Crack open some of today’s best compact cameras and you’ll find Sony sensors embedded in their guts. However, the Japanese giant hoards its best work …

Cameras

Maximizing Your Travel Photography in Crowded Places

In early 2018, a renowned fine art travel photographer David Lazar took up a 10 day challenge – to successfully photograph what many consider to be …

Kyoto Accommodation Tax

<b>Partners Information:</b> The City of Kyoto will start charging an accommodation tax from <b>1 October, 2018.</b>The tax will be levied on guests staying at …

Japan

Shinhotaka Ropeway Star-gazing Tour

<b>Partners Information:</b> Shinhotaka Ropeway Star-gazing TourTake a trip up into the night sky!Ride the Shinhotaka Ropeway at night and see the stars at …

Japan

Notice about Private Lodging in Japan

In Japan, from June 15 when the Private Lodging Business Act (hereinafter “PLB Act”) becomes effective, any intermediary activities to reserve rooms …

Japan

(SR2) First unconfirmed rumors about a possible Sony product announcement in early July...

I got first unconfirmed rumors about a possible Sony announcement in early July. I hope trusted sources reading this can confirm or deny this soon. …

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art DG HSM Sony E-mount sample image gallery

<b>The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art DG HSM was launched in 2017, but with the new Sony E-mount version now available we couldn't resist taking some sample</b> …

Cameras

DJI Ronin-S Gimbal Available for Pre-Order

<i>[Product Description]</i><br>The Ronin-S gives independent filmmakers the power to capture spontaneous moments with clarity, smoothness, and a refreshing …

Sigma ships its five new fast Sony full-frame primes

Five f1.4 prime lenses in Sigma's Art line have just shipped for Sony FE-mount cameras, ready for your Sony A6xx and A7x-series-shooting pleasure.<p>They are:<p>20mm F1.4 DG HSM, $900<br>• 24mm F1.4 DG HSM $850<br>• 35mm F1.4 DG HSM, $900<br>• 50mm F1.4 DG HSM, $950<br>• 85mm F1.4 DG HSM, $1,200<p>Sigma's Art series lenses -- …

Cameras

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM for Sony E-Mount Review

The Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM for Sony E-Mount is a very fast telephoto prime lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras. The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 for Sony …

(SR5) Sony will announce a new camera within 2-3 months!

Sony officially registered a new camera with the code “WW213188”. It usually takes 1 up to 3 months until this camera will be officially announced. …

Bite Size Tips: What Is High Key Lighting And How To Set It Up

There is a huge difference between shooting in natural light and shooting in a studio because, in a studio, one has full control over lighting. …

Landscape Photography

Unique Animals to Scuba Dive With

We all love sharks and rays. But if you’re looking for something a little different, here are the most unique animals to scuba dive with.<b>Anacondas</b> …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Seahorses

Of the 43 recognized species of seahorses, 12 are on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. They inhabit coastal regions all over the world, …

Eight Ugliest Ocean Creatures

Some ocean critters are cute. Some are giant, and some are weird. And some are downright unattractive. Although we hesitate to use the word “ugly,” …