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Leica Q Snow Deserves a Gold Medal at the Winter Olympics

Home » Tech & Leisure » Leica Q Snow Deserves a Gold Medal at the Winter Olympics<p>The renowned German camera maker <b>Leica</b> has recently joined forces …

Leica Q-series

'Universal basic income': proposals to give £10,000 to everyone under 55

The Government should consider giving £10,000 to every British citizen under the age of 55 as part of a new "universal basic income" fund, a report published today suggests.<p>Under proposals set out by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (RSA), anyone will be …

Income Inequality

Fujifilm X-H1 reuses old tech, but is an entirely new camera

The long-rumored — and highly leaked — Fujifilm X-H1 became a reality on February 15. The camera can be thought of as a heavily modified X-T2, one of …

Cameras

What’s new with Samsung Galaxy S9?

On February 25, Samsung is launching the newest phones on their Galaxy roster–the S9 and S9 plus–at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.There have …

Electronics Industry

SD Memory Cards: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About SD Cards But Were Afraid to Ask

If your digital camera is fairly new, odds are it stores images on SD cards. SD stands for Secure Digital but it may seem more like Strange & …

Cameras

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes. But there's one thing they all have in common. They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet, Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy. But it also begs the …

Charles Darwin

Celebrate the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games w/ a limited edition Leica Q

Leica is well-known for making high-end cameras for photographers. With crazy good sensors, amazing color science, and flawless glass in its lenses, owning a Leica is much like owning a Lamborghini; expensive and prestigious.<p>The Leica Q is a well-known camera when it comes to high-end photography. …

Cameras

This Is How Photographers Shoot Their Families

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing any type of family reunion or relationship in the Family In The Holidays …

Paramount Pictures

Zeiss Unveils the Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Lens for Sony Mirrorless

Zeiss has announced the new 25mm f/2.4 manual focus Loxia lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. It’s a compact lens that’s “particularly …

Cameras

5 Common Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Oscar Wilde wrote “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Every photographer’s journey starts with mistakes, confusion, and a dash of …

Landscape Photography

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The US intelligence community is still worried about Chinese tech giants’ government ties<p>The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from <i>CNBC</i>, the …

Huawei

These six photos are competing for a top photojournalism prize

The world’s violence in its many forms — including the death of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence and Iraq’s fight against the Islamic State — dominated the front pages of newspapers globally last year. Now, some of the most powerful photographs that emerged from 2017 have been recognized by the …

Photographers

Uh-oh: Maybach has found the two-tone paint again

Feast your eyes upon the gaudy magnificence of the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class. Now with extra chrome and one hundred per cent more …

Maybach

Apple’s new 6.1-inch iPhone is expected to sell like crazy

Apple’s upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone will be a smash hit, according to one reliable analyst.<p>It is expected to become the most popular model in the 2018 lineup, thanks mostly to its more affordable price tag. Sales could total a whopping 100 million units over its lifetime.<p>iPhone X didn’t kick off the …

Mobile Technology

Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

Cameras

These Are Our 7 Favorite Superzoom Cameras for Getting Close to the Action

Superzoom point-and-shoot cameras are an attractive option for everyone from casual shooters to serious enthusiasts because they provide unmatched …

Cameras

Photo Gear of the Year: We Team Up with TIPA to Pick the Best Photo Products of 2017

<i>Shutterbug</i>, a member of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), once again joined forces with 30 other member magazines from around the world …

Cameras

Here's how the flu virus kills some people so quickly

A 10-year-old Connecticut boy died of flu. So did a 21-year-old bodybuilder, and 4-year-old Jonah Reiben of Dayton, Ohio.<p>These are not the usual sick and elderly people who die from influenza. But every year, flu carries away perfectly healthy young adults and children, and tens of thousands of …

Medicine

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple cofounder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

Steve Jobs

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs Leica M: Imitation is The Highest Form of Flattery?

Leica I am one of the lucky few to have grown up with Leica. It is weird to critically think about the irrational purchase of such an expensive …

Cameras

The Leica Look

What makes Leica images so different?<p>Back in those days of film and when my older daughter was little, we used to play this game: I would through a …

The MS-Optics 21mm f/4.5 Perar - a tiny, and very eccentric lens

The MS-Optics 21mm f/4.5 Perar is, without a doubt the smallest lens I’ve ever shot with on a Leica rangefinder. In fact, it’s probably one of the …

Cameras

A Street Photographers Review Of The Leica M10

Best In Class<p><i>8.7</i><p>When I’m reading camera or photography articles I like to judge the book (or article in this case) by its cover, and I think you …

Cameras

Leica M10 Camera Review: Redefining Cult Flagships Today

The sensor’s native ISO range of 100 – 6400 sounds rather limited for a modern camera, but it can be expanded to a respectable high ISO of 50,000. …

Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 ASPH FLE Review

The Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 ASPH FLE is a lens I’ve owned for about 3 years in total, and used extensively for almost all genres of photography – …

Cameras

One year with a Leica M: would I make this choice again?

We all know, photographers are never happy and <b>there is no perfect camera out there</b>, because, especially when talking about professional photography, …

Leica Noctilux-M 75/1.25 Field Test and Review

Full-Frame Nikon Mirrorless to Feature All-New Z-Mount According to Rumor

Rumors are sometimes more interesting than reality. After all, within the realm of speculation all sorts of fantastical dreams can come to life as …

This is Why Patterns Look Great In B&W

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

This is how democracies die

Defending our constitution requires more than outrage<p>Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but …

Democracy