Mike Willacy

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Sony A9 Review

A9 Summary<p>A flagship, professional-class full-frame mirrorless camera is here! The Sony A9 aims to dethrone the DSLR as the go-to choice for pro …

Which Sony a9 Feature Will Make Pros Switch?

Sony’s recently announced full-frame flagship a9 is a game changer for mirrorless systems. Designed to compete directly against the Canon EOS 1D X …

Sony's Kenta Honjo Takes us Through the new Sony a9

Today at the Sony a9 announcement, Product Manager Kenta Honjo was kind enough to run through some features of the camera with us. The new Sony a9 is …

Sony Adds Two Wide Zooms To E-Mount Range

Sony's newest wide-angle zooms, the FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM (left) and FE 12-24mm F4 G (right).Sony digital imaging is undeniably on a roll, and the …

This is What 20fps with the Sony a9 Sounds Like (Spoiler: Nothing)

Sony made quite a splash in the photo industry this week by announcing the new a9, a mirrorless camera that can shoot 24MP full-frame photos at a …

How To Shoot Awesome Portrait Photography

COOPH presents some fun tips and tricks on how to shoot epic portrait photos for social media, job applications and creative gifts. There’s a million …

31 of the Most Famous Photographers of All Time

<b><br>Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</b>Famous photographers is a topic that a lot of us agree on, but ask a group of photographers what …

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …

Every Photographer Needs a Bag Full of These Photography Gadgets

Let's have a good ol' fireside chat, just you and I...I'm going to be very candid with you on a few items that I just absolutely love and think you …

Basic Headshot Setup to Get a Cinematic Look

Levy Moroshan wants to show you guys that with a simple tweak of his Basic Headshot setup you can get a whole new look. Something a bit more …

Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Apple Inc (AAPL.O) launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.<p>The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, …

IPhone 7

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …

Tutorials

How to Photograph the Moon

The moon is 238,900 miles from earth.In the vast majority of moon photos taken by amateurs, the moon looks like it’s that far away!There’s plenty of …

Astronomers discovered a rogue, wandering black hole hiding in our galaxy — and it's one of millions

Of the hundreds of millions (perhaps billions) of black holes scientists suspect are floating around in our galaxy, only about 60 have been found. The closest black hole that we know of is around 3,000 light-years away.<p>But astronomers believe they've spotted a rogue black hole hidden within a …

Stephen Colbert and Ricky Gervais Debate the Existence of God

Unsurprisingly, the Catholic host failed to convince his atheist guest that God exists.<p>Typically, the question “Is there a God?” does not come up on …

If the Universe Is Expanding, What Does It Expand Into?

<i>If the universe is expanding, then what does it expand into?</i><p><b>Richard Muller:</b><p>The universe doesn't have to be expanding into anything in order to …

Central Africa

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

70-200mm Lens: Overrated or Best to Have?

As photographers, we’re buried with various focal length options.There’s wide-angles and standard lenses, short telephotos and long telephotos.Add …

This Could Be The First Observational Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

Wha??<p>For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is - or once was - a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require …

We Finally Have a Solid Lead on One of Space’s Most Mysterious Signals

Where do fast radio bursts come from?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are among the most explosive and mysterious signals ever detected from space. They only …

Black Holes