Cameras

Dispelling the Myths Around Depth of Field and Crop Factor

There is a lot of misunderstanding and confusion on the subjects of depth of field, the difference between full-frame and crop sensors, and the ‘crop …

Depth Of Field

Galaxy S8 promises better photos, especially from the front

Though not much has changed in terms of Galaxy S8’s rear camera (for better or worse), the front-facing camera has been completely revamped.<p>I’m not going to lie – when I heard that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus would have the same 12-megapixel camera found on last year’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 …

Samsung Galaxy

JPEGs: Sorting the fact from fiction

As the megapixel values of our DSLRs increases every year, we create larger and larger data files that slow us down and give us a storage headache. …

Photography

DSLR gimbal stabilizers get affordable with the Moza Air

Consumer-level gimbal stabilizers for DSLR-sized cameras are really only about three years old. But in those three years they've come from US$4,500 …

DSLR Cameras

Samsung's new Gear 360 camera shoots in 4K and works with iPhones

And now supports live-streaming<p>Samsung just announced a new version of its Gear 360 camera, which as the name suggests shoots video and photos in 360 degrees, and has a new design that’s supposed to make it easier for non-video-nerds to use. It is admittedly cute, and has a nifty stabilization …

Samsung

Alaska Eagle Photography Diary 2017 – Part 3

(NOTE: All photographs Copyright Scott Bourne – All Rights Reserved.)<p>As I write this I am in the airport waiting to fly home to Seattle. I’ve spent …

Photography

Leica Thalia: a new line of cinema lenses announced

CW Sonderoptic announced a new line of cinema lenses called Thalia:<p>The set of 9 spherical lenses provides an image circle of 60mm diagonal, which …

Photography

How I Light: Nick Fancher on Creating Dramatically Illuminated Portraits with Plenty of Experimentation | Rangefinder

<b>Columbus, OH</b> <b><br>Genre:</b> Portraits <b><br>Style:</b> Dramatic, emotive, evolving <i><br>@nickfancher | nickfancher.com</i><p>My lighting usually yields vibrant colors and dark, …

Portrait Photography

Why the Technical Stuff Matters

Along with normal how-to articles and essays, I’ve always liked reading and writing very technical, nitty-gritty articles about photography — …

Depth Of Field

The Best Portrait Camera Ever - The Mamiya RZ67

Everyone has their baby. You know, that one camera that speaks to them in a way that all other cameras fall short. Of course, saying something like, …

Photography

Review: D-Link's Omna 180 Cam HD Offers HomeKit, But Could Use Improvement

Connected home security cameras have been on the market for quite some time, but D-Link recently began selling the first HomeKit-compatible security camera.<p>Priced competitively at $199, the D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD camera has several perks over competing cameras that don't offer HomeKit integration …

Smart Homes

Light and Movement: Performance Photography with the X-Pro2

One of the truisms about Fujifilm cameras is that they cannot be used for photographing performance. You often read people making statements like …

Photography

Foreground Bokeh Techniques with Portraits

You may have heard that you should never put something out of focus in the foreground of your images. Some say that a viewer’s eyes will keep coming …

Tutorials

Rumor Claims Next iPhone Will Be Called the 'iPhone Edition', Have Rear Touch ID Sensor, Metal Back, More

A new rumor claims that Apple will name its 10th anniversary smartphone the 'iPhone Edition'; rather than calling it the 'iPhone 8' or 'iPhone …

iPhone

The Biggest Thing Missing From the Galaxy S8

The LG G6 has 'em. So does the iPhone 7 Plus, Huawei's P9 and P10 and even budget phones like the ZTE Blade V8 Pro. But you won't find them on the …

Depth Of Field

Fujifilm's Instax Mini 9 is colorful and selfie friendly

Fujifilm's Instax Mini 9 might not be as chic as the brand's Michael Kors-designed model, but its color variants sure are pretty. The Flamingo Pink, Ice Blue and Lime Green versions of the instant camera will be out in April, while the Cobalt Blue and Smokey White variants will follow in June. It …

FUJIFILM

The Sony 85 f/1.8 Lens Review. All the 85 you may ever need!

<b>The Sony 85 f/1.8 Lens Review. All the 85 you may ever need!</b><p>As I get older, and move on in my years (am now 47) I start to realize that the small …

Photography

85mm vs 135mm Lenses for Portraiture: Which One Should You Work With?

One of the things that many portrait photographers and headshot photographers struggle with is figuring out whether they should get a 135mm or 85mm …

Imaging

Top 6 4k Camcorders of 2017 | Video Review

Where 4K Came From<p>The way we talk about resolution is pretty simple, and can often times be misleading. I don't want to go ahead and say the industry …

HDR Photography

7 Great Tips on How to Shoot Eye-Catching Environmental Portraits

(<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Giulio Sciorio is a professional photographer specializing in portraits and video. To learn more about Sciorio’s process of shooting …

Portrait Photography

Samsung brings 4K to the new Gear 360

360-degrees of ultra high definiton video.Samsung is making a big upgrade to its Gear 360 camera with a boost in image resolution that brings 4K, …

Samsung

Canon gains new photo-printing possibilities with the acquisition of Kite.ly

Why it matters to you<p>Canon is working to create a printing solution for its users that is app-based.<p>Canon could be turning out more mobile printing …

Canon Cameras

Video from camera falling from airplane and landing in pig pen

An oldie but goodie. I was expecting the GoPro logo to pop up at the end.<p>"Camera falls from a sky diving airplane and lands on my property in my pig …

Photography

Sony Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM

Sony's A-mount system has come back into the spotlight thanks to the high-resolution, fast-shooting Alpha 99 II—a camera that offers an incredible …

ZeroTech Dobby review

The world of drones is broadly split into two sectors at the moment: high-end models that cater for professionals who need super-stable aerial shots …

Drones

Hasselblad Hires Photographer Ming Thein as ‘Chief of Strategy’

Commercial photographer, blogger, and long-time Hasselbald user Ming Thein has been named Hasselblad’s new Chief of Strategy, a move that is …

Photography

Datacolor updates Spyder5 calibration software to add auto ambient light switching

Calibration company Datacolor has updated the Spyder5 software package that accompanies its Spyder5 monitor calibration devices for Pro and Elite …

DSLR Cameras

WHY GEAR MATTERS | (Art of Photography Response)

3/29/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>Are photos from a DSLR better than photos from an iPhone? Is 35mm better than large format? Does any of this …

Photography

Contrastly

If photography by definition is writing with light, then the concept of night photography may seem like a contradiction. But as we all know, it’s …

Landscape Photography

Panasonic DMC-LX7 Review - Panasonic LX7 to Avid importing and codec problem on Mac

The popular Panasonic LX-series has received a rather modest update with the arrival of the new LX7 model. The aperture ring and ND filter button are …

Lumix