Stefan Schmidt

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Our Pick: The 10 Best Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras have become increasingly popular among enthusiasts and pros because they provide a DSLR-like shooting …

iPhone photos get image quality boost with new Lightroom app

With iOS 10 on Apple's newer mobile devices, Adobe lets you tweak and enhance images even more by shooting in raw photo formats.<p>Good news, photographers: Adobe Systems just unlocked a new level of photo quality for those with recent iPhones and iPads.<p>With the release of Adobe Lightroom 2.5 for iOS …

Mobile Photography

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Hands-On and First Impressions

First of all, we apologise for the delay in our live blogging. We have been having serious issues with the … Continue reading Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark …

Olympus Cameras

The Olympus Pen F Complete Review – A camera with personality

There is one thing I’ve always appreciated about Olympus cameras: they rarely leave you feeling indifferent. It’s not necessarily due … Continue …

Olympus PEN Series

Yi’s camera brings some underdog to the Micro Four Thirds market

You may know Yi Technologies from its action cameras or its fancy, carbon-fiber drones, but at Photokina, the company launched its first mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera, the Yi M1. Sporting a 20 mpx Sony IMX269 sensor, a high-quality 3-inch touch-screen and a raft of sharing-friendly features, …

Blog, Tips | Three Different Methods To Pick The Perfect Point Of Focus In Landscape Photography

<b>Free Photography Bundle: PS actions, LR presets, photo overlays, & print templates! Get it here.</b><p>It’s part of the photographers job when composing the …

Tokyo Street Photography by Lee Chapman

<b>Lee Chapman</b> is a talented photographer based in Japan, who captures the frenetic atmosphere of everyday life in Tokyo through beautiful and amazing …

Photography

Why Fuji's New Medium Format Camera Is Important

Since the days of film, medium format has been far from reach for many photographers. Even working professionals can have trouble justifying the high …

Cameras

Silver Efex Pro 2 vs Adobe Lightroom - Black and White Photography

<b>Why Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 Beats Lightroom</b><p>Many photographers have been tempted to a closer look at the <b>Nik Collection</b> by <b>Google</b>, but may still not have …

Kodak revives its Ektra brand with a camera-centric smartphone

Kodak is a brand with history, but little relevance in the modern photographic world. The company battled through bankruptcy in 2013, refusing to give up as its film business was superseded by digital. Now, it's experimenting with smartphones. Following the IM5, a largely forgettable device aimed …

Sony RX100 Mark V Hands-on and First Impressions

In my full review of the RX100 mark IV, I stated in the title that it was the most powerful … Continue reading Sony RX100 Mark V Hands-on and First …

Cameras

Sony and its frequent camera releases: is it positive or negative?

The announcement of the new has generated a mix of excitement and controversy about the company’s aggressive strategy. While some have … Continue …

Cameras

Photographer captures quirky portraits of dogs up for adoption

The sweet and sometimes sad faces of dogs waiting to be adopted is just one of those things that tug at your heart strings. And these pup photos are …

Photography

FIRST LOOK REVIEW: The Panasonic Leica 12mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH Micro 4/3 Lens

FIRST LOOK REVIEW: The Panasonic Leica 12mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH Lens By Steve Huff Hey hey hey! It’s Friday and what better day to post a new 1st …

Cameras

Street Photography on the Streets of London – An Interview with Craig Reilly

Welcome to our series of 100 interviews we are holding with photographers who use mirrorless cameras for their work! “Switching to a smaller and …

Street Photography

Sharpening Your Photographic Mind: The 2 Types of Photographers

Something is off in our modern photographic culture. We’ve lost something. Something… big.<p>As a professional photographer, and also a consultant on …

Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

Tutorials

Photographer’s Review – iPad Pro

<b>Holy crap</b>. I caved. I really bought an iPad. Not just any iPad, the newest 9.7″ iPad Pro! I’m not new to the iPad world. I deal with them every day I …

IPad Pro

Sony a6500 Vs. a6300 Vs. Nikon D500 Specs Comparison

Sony has just announced the new a6500 flagship APS-C mirrorless camera. Here is a detail specs comparison of Sony a6500, a6300, and Nikon D500.<p>Sony …

Cameras

Apple Launches a Thinner MacBook Pro With OLED Touch Bar

Since 2012, when the Apple Retina MacBook Pro’s introduction set a new standard for laptop displays and did away with the DVD drive, not much has …

MacBook Pro

Fujifilm X-Pro2

<b>Pros</b><p>Quick focus and 8.2fps burst shooting. Large buffer. Unique hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder. Focus selection joystick. Film emulation modes. …

Cameras

A Review of the Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 Lens

The very first lens I bought for my X-Pro 2 was the XF23mm f/1.4, and it’s still one of my favorites. My only issue with the lens is that it can be a …

Palpable

Winners of The 2016 Take A View: Landscape Photographer of The Year

The finalists of this year’s UK <b>Landscape Photographer of the Year</b> competition have been revealed. Landscape Photographer of the Year is a major, …

Landscape Photography

LEICA M A LA CARTE

Leica M à la carte makes it possible to redesign the Leica M (Typ 240), the Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) or the analogue models MP and M7 the way you …

Leica D-Lux

SHARPER PHOTOS THANKS TO A LARGE SENSOR<p>Sparkling photos with finest detail<p>The Leica D-Lux features a Four Thirds sensor with a diagonal measuring …

Leica brings back the Summaron-M 28mm

The most compact M-Lens available.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>7<p>Originally produced from 1955-1963, the Summaron-M 28mm was known for its …

Cameras

Patrick Kolts: The Least Touristy Tourist in Peru | Moment

Being labeled a tourist is something I have always tried to avoid. Maybe it’s the millennial in me that wants to be considered a trendsetter, who …

South America

Dreams to Awaken

Priime Time: Editing Tips for Better Mobile Photos | Moment

One of the most important decisions to make about your mobile photography is which mobile editing software to use. There are several major …

Mobile Photography