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Flickr Has Been Acquired by SmugMug

Huge news in the photo sharing world today: SmugMug just announced that it has acquired Flickr from Yahoo, which was itself acquired by Verizon last …

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This upcoming adapter will let you use your favorite camera lens w/ an iPhone

Getting that perfect shot with your smartphone has become immensely easier over the years as Apple, Google and other manufacturers have placed more emphasis on photo-capturing capabilities. Accessory makers have bolstered iPhone and Android phone cameras as well, with a variety of clip on lenses …

Mobile Photography

This is the Power of Canon’s 120MP Camera Sensor

Canon has just released this new 3-minute video showing the power of its 120-megapixel CMOS sensor, which it first announced in September 2015 and …

Cameras

Turning Chances

Sailing

Maybe it's time to quit Photography

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Google Removes ‘View Image’ Button from Image Search to Protect Photos

Google has removed the “View Image” button from its Image Search results that had allowed anyone to quickly download the original image file while …

Are $5 IKEA LADDA Batteries Identical to $20 Eneloop Pro Batteries?

Do you use Eneloop Pro rechargeable batteries in your photo equipment? You may be able to get the same performance at a much lower cost. This …

Sony Creates Groundbreaking Backlit CMOS Sensor with Global Shutter

Sony just announced a groundbreaking development in the world of camera image sensors: it has created a 1.46-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor …

Fujifilm Takes Over Xerox in $6.1B Deal

Fujifilm just took over Xerox in a deal worth $6.1 billion that creates an $18 billion company. Fujifilm will have majority ownership and complete …

Copyright Registration to be Limited to 750 Photos Per: Bad News for Some

The US Copyright Office has just announced new rules regarding the group registration of photographs. One of the biggest changes is the fact that …

How Portrait Mode Works and How It Compares to an $8,000 Camera

Dual cameras have become ubiquitous in the smartphone world, and with them has emerged a new technique for simulating a shallow depth of field — the …

Mobile Photography

How It's Made - Canon 500mm f/4 L Lens

This is What Photos From a $63,000 Camera Look Like

What kind of images does a $63,000 stills camera produce? Here’s a 19-minute video by Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography in which he uses a Phase …

DxO Buys Nik Collection from Google, Will Resume Development

The popular Nik Collection of photo editing software will live on. Just months after Google said that it was abandoning the brand and ending …

Videography

Adobe Said It Would Offer Standalone Lightroom ‘Indefinitely’

Adobe unveiled its cloud-centric Lightroom CC yesterday and announced that desktop Lightroom has been rebranded as Lightroom Classic CC. The company …

Adobe Announces Updates to the Lightroom CC Family of Products

I’m excited to announce a brand new addition to the Lightroom CC family of products as well as several updates and new features to Lightroom on …

Tutorials

Nikon D850 Best DSLR Ever, Gets First Full 100 Score at DxOMark

The Nikon D850 was just awarded the first full 100 overall score ever given out to a DSLR by the testing lab DxOMark. The D850 now sits alone in the …

Cameras

Quick Tips for Photographing the Full Moon or Supermoon

The great thing about photographing the moon is that you have many chances each month to photograph it in its various phases.<p>That means that if you …

Landscape Photography

House Bill Introduced for Copyright Small Claims

Photographers in the United States are now one step closer toward seeing a copyright small claims system for pursuing infringements on a smaller …

Kittens

PSA: Canon issues service notice for EF 50mm F1.4 focus issue

If you own a Canon EF 50mm F1.4 USM lens, listen up: Canon has issued a 'service notice' for your lens. If your lens matches the serial numbers …

Cameras

Introducing the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Lens

Canon Announces the 85mm f/1.4L IS, Three Other Lenses, a Flash, and a Camera

Hang onto your seats, folks. Canon just announced the widely anticipated 85mm f/1.4L IS, the first non-third-party 85mm lens with image …

The story behind viral, iconic Smith Rock total solar eclipse photo

Approaching Photoshop as an Ongoing Journey of Discovery & Creative Growth

Photography has forced me outside my comfort zone to shoot places I would not have otherwise journeyed. From jumping out of a perfectly good airplane …

State Supreme Court rules digital cameras can't be searched without a warrant

This is a somewhat limited bit not insignificant ruling. Techdirt reports that the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has “sort of” decided that …

A Quick Look Behind the Scenes of an Amazing Solar Eclipse Photo

Just like everyone else, my social media feed was flooded with solar eclipse images yesterday. While there were a number of truly amazing shots and …

Landscape Photography