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Happy holidays from Cult of Mac

Happy holidays everyone, however you celebrate it: Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, kickin’ Kwanzaa and a tipsy New Year!<p>We trust you’re in the company of family and friends, stuffing your faces and giving and receiving in the best spirit of the holidays.<p>Things are going be quiet around here for a …

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The Project Apollo Archive is best experienced in the "Albums" view

Some Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lenses have AF issue, must be sent back to Nikon for service

Today Nikon issued a new service notice for the Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR - lenses with a serial number under 2008365 will need a firmware update …

iPhone 6s + 6s Plus cameras come closer to high-end DSLRs, shine with stable 4K video

Though the vast majority of advance iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus reviews spoke only superficially about the performance of Apple’s latest cameras, several reviewers have spotlighted major performance improvements over the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that weren’t obvious from Apple’s marketing …

Next generation iPhones rumored to have 12MP camera and 4K video

This morning, Apple sent out the official invite for its September 9th event at Bill Graham auditorium in San Francisco, California, where it’s …

The Greatest Release of High Quality NASA Photographs

GRIN (Greatest Release Images by NASA) is a huge collection of historical space culture images digitally scanned for public access. Intended …

Capture the Magical Golden Hour With Rizon For iOS

A magical moment of soft and warm light, the golden hour is a period slightly before sunset or slightly after sunrise when the sun is low in the sky. …

iOS Apps

This Insane Motorcycle Surfing Shoot was 2.5 Years in the Making

Surf photography doesn’t usually feature motorcycles, but this crazy shoot did. For its latest project titled “Pipe Dream,” DC Shoes partnered with …

Motorcycles

Leica invented autofocus, then abandoned it

Legendary German camera maker Leica spent nearly 20 years patenting technology that would take focusing out of the hands of photographers. As with the 35 mm still camera the company created in 1925, Leica stood ready to once again revolutionize photography, this time with an autofocus system.<p>But …

The Leica Q Real World Camera Review by Steve Huff

Transfer metadata from selected Nikon film cameras with Meta35

Meta35 let's you transfer metadata from selected Nikon film cameras. It brings the perks of digital data management and camera customization into the …

Debunking The Mirrorless Hype

It is hard to visit any photography website without noticing extensive fanfare being paid to the mirrorless camera niche. Some tout it as the savior …

CamSwarm Turns Multiple Phones Into a Bullet-Time Camera Array

The “bullet time” effect popularized by the 1999 film <i>The Matrix</i> is generally done by arranging a large number of still cameras on a circular track, …

Columbia University

Lessons Learned from Shooting Large Format Photography

Sometimes you just need to slow down. Last year, I shot just north of 95,000 digital photographs. That may not seem like a lot to some of you wedding …

1970s Olympus Trip 35 Commercials Starring British Photographer David Bailey

Back in the 1970s, Olympus launched an advertising campaign for its Trip 35 35mm compact camera that featured renowned British photographer David …

Cameras

Is the new D800 “free maintenance service initiative” just another Nikon recall?

Today Nikon sent out letters to selected D800 camera owners to participate in a free "<i>Nikon Maintenance Service Initiative".</i> I am not sure if this is …

Frozen trees in Finnish Lapland

A Fair Fight? Shooting Film in the Digital Age (A Rebuttal)

I wish I hadn’t, but the other day I stumbled across an essay on <i>PetaPixel</i> entitled 12 Reasons Photographers Still Choose to Shoot Film over Digital. …

Photography

Photographer Captures the Ruins of the Soviet Space Shuttle Program

Russian urban exploration photographer Ralph Mirebs recently paid a visit to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, where inside a giant abandoned hangar are …

Evolution of Photography; Sad But True

Ask someone who worked as a professional photographer what he dislikes most about photography today, and there’s a pretty good chance he’ll say …

Hands On with the New Leica Q

Leica officially announced their new full-frame Q series camera this morning. The beautifully compact unit features a 24-megapixel sensor and …

Cameras

Tric is the World’s First Professional Flash Trigger for iPhones

There may soon be a way to use flash units and studio strobes in iPhone photography. A new product called Tric wants to be the world’s first …

Shutter Speed

Jules Decrauzat: The First Swiss Sports Photographer

1,250 glass negatives from between 1910 and 1925 were recently found in the archives of the Swiss photo agency Keystone. After some thorough research …

Photography

14-bit vs 12-bit RAW – Can You Tell The Difference?

12-bit image files can store up to 68 billion different shades of color. 14-bit image files store up to 4 trillion shades. That’s an enormous …

A Visualization of Sunrise and Sunset Photos Being Snapped Around the World

“All Our Suns” is a new project by NYC telecommunications grad student Michelle Chandra that visualizes the snapping of sunset and sunrise photos …

Landscape Photography