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A Short List of the Best Prime Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras

Not that long ago, one of the primary complaints about mirrorless camera systems is that they simply did not offer much in the way lens selection.But …

Which Is the Best Lens for Portraits? 35mm vs 55mm vs 85mm vs 70-200mm (VIDEO)

What is the best lens for portrait photography? That is an eternal debate amongst photographers, one that pro portrait shooter Manny Ortiz has jumped …

Easily Capture Everyday Items to Sell as Stock Photography

Have you ever considered the potential of the objects that sit in front of you every day? With the high demand for photos in social media and online …

Online Life

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN C vs Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 – The complete comparison

A brand new addition to the mirrorless range of primes is the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary, a wide-angle lens with a bright f/1.4 aperture …

105 Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Dear friend,To advertise my new book: “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Street Photography“, here is a list of practical and philosophical tips …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated July 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

12 Budget Lenses For Street Photographers Under $500

<b>Hit the street with one of these affordable budget lenses for some great street photography results.</b><p>Street photography is not a niche in photography …

The Essential Online Resources List for Street Photographers

Having a good place to start with street photography can be extremely helpful in the long voyage to find our inner voice. Today we want to share with …

Olympus M.Zuiko 45mm f/1.2 PRO vs M.Zuiko 45mm f/1.8 – The complete comparison

Portraiture is a popular genre regardless of the camera system in question and 85mm/90mm lenses (35mm format) have always given photographers the …

Travel Cameras: Seven reasons to choose micro four-thirds

<i>Salzburg, Austria, Olympus PEN-F and 12-40 Olympus (Photo Mike Evans)</i>These days photographers have the choice of a wide range brilliant camera …

Olympus PEN Series

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Olympus OM-D E-M10 III vs Fujifilm X-T20 – The Complete Comparison

Two brands we’ve always enjoyed comparing, despite the difference in sensor size and the technology they employ, are Olympus and Fujifilm.<p>The Micro …

Why You Should Look Into Shooting with Vintage Lenses

Vintage lenses seem to be increasingly popular nowadays, and not just in the hipster crowds. In this 5-minute video, photographer Mark Holtze looks …

Olympus Unveils 17mm and 45mm f/1.2 Lenses for Micro Four Thirds

Olympus has just announced two new lenses to its M.ZUIKO F1.2 PRO lens roster: a 17mm and a 45mm. They join the existing M.ZUIKO 25mm f/1.2 PRO in …

Olympus

ZUIKO ED 45mm f/1,2 PRO

Wir haben Oktober, für mich als Naturfotografen endet langsam die Saison,<br>eigentlich möchte ich noch gerne ein paar Motive ablichten, aber …

Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery

The Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro is a 90mm equivalent that just screams to be used for portraiture. So when we found ourselves with a production-ready copy, …

Can a $70 lens (brand new) deliver decent results on a Micro Four Thirds camera? VSL investigates.

<i>7Artisans 25mm f1.8 lens for Sony E series or M4:3.</i><br>I was buying some cheap bits and pieces for my Godox AD200 flash at Amazon.com a day or two ago …

Cameras

Watch a Tesla smoke custom street racing cars while their owners get upset

There might be a new king of the street racing scene, and it wins with a whisper. A gutted Tesla P100D hit the streets over the weekend to take the pride (and a lot of money) off owners of traditional one-eighth-mile cars.<p>The P100D with “ludicrous mode” was already one of the quickest production …

Tesla

What’s the Best Lens for Portrait Photography? This Pro’s Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

If you’re shopping for a portrait lens, or just trying to figure out which lens you own is best for people pictures, we encourage you to watch this …

Why I Only Use One Lens

After many years of experience using different lenses, I now have resorted to only using a single prime lens. I started with a 50mm, then added an …

How to use your Hand as a Light Meter

Just what the title says! What if you don't have time to line up a grey chart but want some kind of reference for correct exposure through all your …

Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Switching from Full-Frame to Micro Four-Thirds

For years, I trusted my Nikon D800 kit to produce images for my clients. I knew the system inside and out, and was comfortable with it. But as time …

Knowing Your Camera Like the Back of Your Hand

Since I’ve started leading photography workshops, I’ve noticed something quite unexpected: attendees would turn up with great cameras, sometimes even …

6 REASONS WHY BOKEH IS OVERRATED

I currently think the LEICA 35mm f/2.4 ASPH (silver) is the best designed (in terms of proportions, build quality, sharpness, compactness, weight, …

Cameras

PHOTOGRAPHY IS A COCK-MEASURING CONTEST

Why is it that photography seems like a competition?<p>Thank you to Cindy for introducing the essay:<p>Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight via …

Social Media

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich:<p>I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn over …

Street Photography

The Valencia Experience- Street photography using a PEN F. By Roger Odermatt

The Valencia Experience- Street photography using a PEN F. By Roger Odermatt – www.glanzodermatt.ch Hi Steve, I hope you’re doing well. First of all …

Street Photography

Which Micro Four Thirds Camera Is Right For You?

We have done Fujiflm and Sony, so now it is time for us to take a look at the Micro Four Thirds ecosystem and give a few indications as to which of …

5 Lessons FAN HO Can Teach You About Street Photography

Fan Ho: in my opinion, better than Henri Cartier-Bresson.<p>Fan Ho shot the streets of Hong Kong when he was only 21. He later went on to become a movie …

Street Photography

How to Get The Fastest Performance From Your Camera When Doing Street Photography

Some of the biggest problems with mirrorless cameras for photojournalists, street photographers, wedding photographers and others has to be the …