Ron Ragonton

93 Added | 3 Magazines | 4 Likes | 2 Followers | @ronrag | Keep up with Ron Ragonton on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ron Ragonton”

The Borna Scrutiny

What does a tennis prodigy need most?<p>“Weapons” are high on everyone's list, and for good reason. Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

The best camera is the one you love - INSPIRED EYE

I've always been asked what the best camera is, where here I will answer that question in a more philosophical way instead of singling out certain …

Cameras

Kodak Jumping Into Smartphones with Photo-Centric Devices in 2015

Kodak is jumping into the world of smartphones to try and make a splash in mobile photography. The company has announced that it will be launching a …

Fujifilm X-Pro1 review

Fujifilm has a history of making beautiful cameras, particularly in its X series. The X100 and X10 are more than just pretty faces, too — both deliver gorgeous pictures and video. They're designed more as companions to a DSLR rather than your one and only camera, though, and the entry price is high …

Sony's A7 II mirrorless camera adds faster autofocus and better image stabilization

One of the best gets better<p>Sony has upgraded its pioneering A7 full-frame mirrorless camera with a few improvements that should make it more responsive and enjoyable to shoot. The A7 II's headline feature is 5-axis image stabilization, an ability first seen on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 back in early …

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Landscape Photography

ATP World Tour Finals: Federer d. Murray

You would think that, after four nights of uncompetitive singles tennis at the ATP World Tour Finals, the London crowd would not take kindly to …

Fujifilm X-T1 Mirrorless Camera Review

I was thrilled when Fujifilm Canada sent me their brand new X-T1 to play with just over a month ago. Along with the camera body itself they sent me …

Cameras

Nikon D750 Officially Announced: A 24MP Full Frame DSLR Designed for Photo Enthusiasts

Nikon this morning officially announced the D750, a 24-megapixel full frame DSLR geared towards photography enthusiasts. It will be a middle-tier …

Canon vs Nikon: which DSLR should you buy?

The most common question people ask when buying their first DSLR is whether to side with Canon or Nikon. Indeed, even more experienced photographers …

Tokina Creates Its First Optically Stabilized Lens, a 70-200mm f/4 Zoom

Tokina broke new ground yesterday when it announced its very first optically-stabilized lens. Dubbed the AT-X 70-200mm F4 PRO FX VCM-S, it uses a …

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

Cameras

Nikon 1 J5 review

Nikon's compact system camera (CSC) line-up seemed to start well when the Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon V1 were first announced back in September 2011. But …

Cameras

Lee Friedlander Pays Madonna $25 For a Nude Shoot

Tips for Boosting Your Confidence Doing People Photography

en_US<p>article<p>Tips for Boosting Your Confidence Doing People …

Photography

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

LED Lighting

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Annie Leibovitz

Crop Factor Explained: How Sensor Size Affects the Field of View

These days, we often hear about the benefits of full frame cameras over APS-C, we are told about four thirds sensors and micro four thirds sensors …

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

9 Features Every DSLR Should Have Now

They say that the DSLR’s better days are behind it, but it’s still the choice for most working pros. Rapid advances on point and shoots, ILCs …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

Federer finally moves past McEnroe for most titles

Victory in Dubai wasn't just a return to the winners' circle for Roger Federer, it was also a move up the all-time standings for most titles. Tied …

Dubai: Federer d. Berdych

Roger Federer owns a home in Dubai, but looked like a man locked out of the house, wandering around the baseline in frustration while Tomas Berdych …

Nikon Finally Pulls Back the Curtain on the D4s: A Less Noisy, Faster Version of the D4

We’ve had teasers, we’ve had spec leaks, we’ve had image leaks and we’ve had more (ultimately inaccurate) spec leaks. And now, finally, we have an …

The Next Episode

There may be 60-some-odd tournaments in a typical ATP tennis calendar, but the reality is that the game is a lot like a high-quality television …

Photo-Sharing Social Network Flickr Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Flickr is celebrating a milestone that many popular services like LinkedIn, WordPress, and Facebook have marked recently: its 10th anniversary. The photo-sharing social network made its first appearance in the wild back in February 10, 2004 and has seen itself go through some highs and lows since …

Wawrinka ends Djokovic's 28-match winning streak, three-year reign in Oz

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Novak Djokovic's bid for a fourth consecutive Australian Open title ended in a dramatic five-set quarterfinal loss to …