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The White House photographer has taken more than 2 million photos during Obama's presidency — here are the best

Pete Souza has taken an estimated 2 million photographs during Obama's eight years in office, and released them to the public in real time on Flickr and Instagram.<p>Souza has captured historic moments, such as the Situation Room meeting where Obama learned the outcome of the mission to kill Osama Bin …

Fujifilm X-T1 to Get Major AF Upgrade with Firmware Version 4.0

Fujifilm has announced a new version 4.0 firmware update for the X-T1 that will revamp the autofocus system for the camera with better speed and more …

Cameras

The Story Behind a Viral Great White Shark Photo

This photograph of an underwater camera being held up to a great white shark has been making the rounds on the Web over the past week. It was …

Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

"They're trying to take our MP3s."<p>That was the half-kidding, semiserious conclusion my college friends and I reached a few years ago when we realized subscription streaming services, namely Spotify, were not a fad. Whether "they" represented tech companies or the music industry, storage constraints …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

DSLR Camera Lenses and Their Abbreviations

For those of you who want to learn what these abbreviations are about, I have compiled a list of the terms used, what it stands for and of course …

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Olympus PEN E-P5 Hands-on Review

An Introduction to Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is an expensive hobby and an even more expensive profession. Camera bodies, speedlights, reflectors, memory cards, …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Lightroom

Light Painting How To

LAPP, or light art performance photography, is a style in which you literally paint your pictures with light. If you own a DSLR camera or even a Lomo …

Sigma’s Game-Changing 18-35mm f/1.8 Zoom Lens to Cost Just $799

Sigma shook up the camera world back in April by announcing its new 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens — the world’s first zoom lens with a fixed maximum …

Review: Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN (Sony NEX)

Sigma has taken great strides over the past couple of years to become a serious player in the third-party lens space. If you’d asked someone years …

Weekend Humor: iOS 7 Makes Siri Snarky About Your Photos

<b>Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. So don’t, ya rube.</b><p>The talk of the town this week was iOS 7, the latest installment in Apple’s mobile …

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Teardown In Touit: Taking Apart the New Zeiss 32mm Touit Lens

Electronic autofocus and aperture control are new features introduced by Zeiss’ new Touit lenses into the company’s consumer lens lineup. After the …

Samyang Announces New 16mm f2 Lens for APS-C Sensor Cameras

On the Samyang Asia Facebook page, the company announced their brand new 16mm f2 lens. The lens will be best suited for APS-C sized sensor cameras …

How To Shoot a Live Band Without a Flash

Shooting gigs, in my opinion, is the second hardest form of photography, the first being landscapes. As a photographer, in a mosh pit of excited …

Have a Canon 50D? Then You've Got a Cinema Camera

When the Canon 50D was released, it didn’t make such a huge splash as its predecessor the 40D did. For years, the 40D was the bread and butter camera …

First Impressions: Canon 28mm f2.8 IS (Canon EF)

Canon’s release of the 28mm f2.8 IS kind of had many photographers scratching their heads. For what good reason would a company put IS in such a wide …

Learning From My Mistakes: 5 Okay Shots That Could Have Been Great

I am incredibly lucky. It’s taken me a decade, but I have built a portrait photography business that depends solely on word-of-mouth marketing and …

20 Amazing Panoramic Pictures

Panoramic photography is a special technique, using specialized equipment or software, that captures a much wider perspective of the landscape into …

Travel Photography Tips and Techniques

With travel photography you want to convey not only the scenes you have seen but also the feelings and emotions associated with the locations. The …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Samsung Expects Galaxy S4 To Hit 10m Sales Before End of May

Samsung expects Galaxy S4 sales to break the 10 million milestone over the next seven days, making it one of the fastest-selling smartphones the company has ever produced.<p>Shin Jong-kyun, co-CEO of Samsung Electronics told a number of journalists at an industry event in Seoul, South Korea, that the …

Bernie Ecclestone F1 future under cloud as bribery charges are prepared

Formula One is coming face to face with the almost unthinkable: that it might have to negotiate the future without Bernie Ecclestone, the remarkable …

Chelsea, Arsenal Could Face Absurd UCL Playoff: What Needs to Happen?

Arsenal’s 4-1 win at home to Wigan on Tuesday not only put the Gunners a point ahead of Tottenham Hotspur in the race of Champions League qualification, it also raised the possibility of a one-match playoff with Chelsea to determine third place in the Premier League.<p>Should Rafael Benitez’s men only …

Soccer

Rafael Benítez says Chelsea will spend €100m on new players this summer

Rafael Benítez has claimed Roman Abramovich will spend €100m on new players this summer as Chelsea look to build a team that can challenge for the …

Honda to make Formula One return as engine suppliers to McLaren

McLaren and Honda, one of the most evocative partnerships in the history of Formula One, will be reunited for the 2015 season. As first predicted in …

Manchester City clear out Roberto Mancini's backroom staff

Manchester City have confirmed the departure of five more members of Roberto Mancini's backroom staff.<p>Mancini was sacked after three-and-a-half years …

Manchester United players happy with David Moyes appointment

Manchester United's players have welcomed the appointment of David Moyes as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor. The majority are said to be happy he was …