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Huawei P9 & P9 Plus are official: get all the details on specs & the new Leica camera

Huawei has officially announced its next flagship smartphones today at a press event in London as expected. We were on hand to get a first look at the device, which boasts some pretty impressive specs and new custom Leica-designed camera system. Here’s the rundown…<p>The new devices include the P9 and …

How Sanne Boertien Takes Incredible iPhone Landscape Photos

I’m delighted to share this interview with Sanne Boertien who uses her iPhone for stunning landscape photography. With a passion for exploring …

Mobile Photography
Tutorials

5 Tips to Take Better Sunset Photos - and Why Not to Photograph the Sunset Directly

As a landscape photographer, I participate in many online groups, and I also teach classes where I get the opportunity to see less experienced …

Custom Cam: The Best Professional iPhone Camera App Yet

Videographer and photographer Daan van de Westelaken was on a quest to find the perfect camera app for his iPhone. It's one thing to have all the …

In Defense of Sony’s Pro Mirrorless Cameras

The photographer Sator has created quite a buzz with his article “Why Sony’s Full Frame Pro Mirrorless Was a Fatal Mistake.” I thought long and hard …

How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage

Whether you couldn't afford a pricier model or just misjudged how much storage you'd need, these tips can help you get by.<p>Good news: There are no more 16GB iPhones ($999.99 at Cricket Wireless) in Apple's lineup. Even the lowest-end iPhone SE ($329.95 at Amazon.com) and iPhone 6s ($740.00 at …

Gear & Gadgets

Why Sony’s Full Frame Pro Mirrorless Was a Fatal Mistake

There is a big craze for Sony full frame (FF) mirrorless cameras at the moment, and seeing people rush onto that bandwagon is like watching lemmings …

How to Choose a Lens for Astrophotography

Many photographers, mesmerized by the night sky and the vastness of space, often tend to try to photograph it. Of course, if you’re one of those and …

You can transfer photos from your DSLR to your iPhone or Android device wirelessly

We’re not sure why it took someone as long as it did to think of this, but it’s here now so we should all just be thankful. The days of expensive …

Tech Trends

I Switched From Phase One to Nikon. Here’s Why.

Before I became a fashion photographer I worked as a retoucher and digital tech for other photographers. Full frame was still in its first or second …

Cameras

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S6, Is It Worth Upgrading?

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are Samsung latest smartphones, both handset come with an number of upgrades over the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, so we …

Sony adds affordable 50mm prime, 70-300mm as full-frame E-mount lens options

Sony A7-series owners have two new E-mount lens options for their full-frame mirrorless cameras: a 70-300mm telephoto zoom and a 50mm prime.<p>The FE …

Cameras

The First High-End Camera to Capture the Entire Light Field

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 3.4”L x 5.7”W x 6.5”H<p>Weight:<p>2.07 lb (without battery)<br>• 2.27 lb (with battery)<p>Snapdragon 801 Image Processor<p>Focal …

4 Easy Dodging and Burning Techniques in Photoshop

When it comes to dodging and burning, everyone has their own technique. Some take a little more time than others, but the results will ultimately be …

Tutorials

Covr's iPhone Case Comes With A Secret Built-In Camera Lens

People don’t act naturally when you point a camera at them – just look at any reality tv show from the past 15 years and ask yourself if the folks on …

Mobile Photography

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III

Sony today launched the Cyber-shot RX10 III bridge camera featuring a 1"-type 20.1-megapixel imager and a 24-600mm (eq.) f/2.4-4 lens. Other …

What Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter does for Sony E-Mount Cameras

There are still lots of questions about what Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter (shipping April 2016) can do for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras such as …

Cameras

Sigma Joins the Mirrorless Wars with the sd Quattro and sd Quattro H

Sigma today dropped a surprise bomb on the camera industry by announcing a pair of formidable mirrorless cameras. While the DP Quattro packed Sigma’s …

Save Photoshop files up to 20x faster with just a couple of clicks

PSB files are Adobe’s answer to the 2GB file size limit of PSD files, the standard Photoshop Document, and something which most photographers will …

6 Tips to Help Take Great Photos With Your Smartphone

How many pictures did you take during your last vacation? And how many of <i>those</i> were with a smartphone? With the rise of Instagram and other social media sites taking pictures with smartphones is becoming a very popular way to document your travels. Instagram, alone, has roughly 80 million photos …

Mobile Photography

Are You Obsessed with Shooting Wide Apertures - Here's Why You Might Want to Hold Back

There’s a scene in the original Jurassic Park movie, that almost perfectly describes one lesson I have learned when documenting the world around me …

Athentech announces Perfect Exposure and it’s FREE!

For the past several months I’ve been using Perfectly Clear in my workflow to edit my images. I love the product so much I became a Perfectly Clear …

Tutorials

Google Just Made $150 of Great Photography Software Totally Free

Nik is the German company behind popular mobile app Snapseed, and a bunch of fantastic plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. The company was …

Why the 4″ iPhone SE Will Revolutionize Photography

One of the big things that inspires me in photography, life, and technology is the ability to “democratize”, to add “access”, and to make things …

Street Photography
Phones

Irix 15mm f/2.4 is an Ultra-Wide Lens for Canon, Nikon, and Pentax

TH Swiss has announced a new line of lenses called Irix. The first lens in the family is the Irix 15mm f/2.4, a “photographer’s dream” lens that was …

8 Steps to Great Long Exposure Landscape Photography

In this article I will outline eight steps, that will help visualize what you’ll need to capture beautiful, well-planned, and unique images that …

The Best Ways to Invest Your Money as a Photographer

<i>Matej Sokol is a self-taught hobbyist who loves nature, mountains, and travel. To see more of his work, give him a follow on 500px.</i><p>You want to be a …