Photographer Tyler Shields' image of Kathy Griffin holding a Trump mask made to look like a decapitated head has not gone over altogether well.
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May 2017 news and reviews
May 31, 2017 at 20:16
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is changing its photography policy such that only licensed commercial photographers can snap photos of tourists at the more than 3600 monuments it manages.
May 31, 2017 at 20:01
As rumors predicted, Nest's next-generation security cam is capable of 4K video, but only uses its full resolution for digital zoom.
May 31, 2017 at 19:03
Designed to create 360-degree renderings of interiors, the Matterport Pro2 adds support for 4K-resolution 2D photography on top of its VR walkthrough and 3D functionality.
May 31, 2017 at 18:54
Sony plans to make its semiconductor business unit less reliant on volatile demand from the smartphone sector by cutting costs, boosting production yields and increasing sales of sensors for cars.
mobileMay 31, 2017 at 18:17
Available now, Halide aims to occupy the space between Apple's basic stock camera app and more advanced options.
May 31, 2017 at 17:30
A soft release button is usually the lowest cost item in any Leica store, but if it feels wrong screwing a $20 disk into the shutter release post of your $7000 M body, help is here.
May 31, 2017 at 17:15
Leica has announced new firmware for its SL camera. Firmware v3.0 expands the range of customization options available in stills and video modes.
mobileMay 31, 2017 at 17:00
The company has not only officially launched the Mk2 model of its existing DOF Adapter but is also offering the new Pro Series 1.33x Anamorphic Lens and the Beastrail to attach focusing aids.
Sigma's SD Quattro H features the largest-ever Foveon sensor: an APS-H chip with a spatial resolution of 25.5 megapixels. An impressively solid body, refined interface and competitive price tag all count in its favor. But has the Quattro design given up too much of what Foveon fans liked so much?
videoMay 31, 2017 at 13:17
Photographer Stan Chang has turned the images captured during a 3-year journey through 30 European countries into a stunning time-lapse, showing the old continent's beauty.
video newsMay 31, 2017 at 13:00
Canon has announced the Cinema EOS C200 and C200B, two variants on a 4K/60p capable production video camera that shoots in a new 12 or 10-bit Cinema Raw Lite format.
mobileMay 31, 2017 at 12:25
The Xiaomi Mi6 is one of the first Android phones to offer an iPhone 7 Plus style dual-camera with a 27mm wide angle and a longer 52mm lens. Is it as capable as Apple's flagship device? Well, sort of.
May 31, 2017 at 08:00
A museum in the Netherlands recently acquired a collection of photography pioneer Anna Atkins' work documenting British algae.
Nikon has added a sixth lens to its collection of fast F1.4 primes. The AF-S Nikkor 28mm F1.4E ED has a nine-blade aperture and weather-sealing and will hit stores in late June.
Nikon has announced a full-frame 8-15mm F3.5-4.5 fisheye lens. The lens is circular at its wide end and non-circular at its long end on FX bodies, and will set you back $1249.
Nikon has unveiled the AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm F4.5-5.6G VR an affordable ultra-wide zoom for its crop-sensor DSLRs, offering an equivalent focal range of 15-30mm.
camera newsMay 31, 2017 at 04:00
The Coolpix W300 updates Nikon's rugged compact lineup with 4K video and Snapbridge connectivity.
May 30, 2017 at 22:53
New versions of Capture NX-D, Camera Control Pro, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility have been made available in readiness for the Nikon D7500, which starts shipping in June.
May 30, 2017 at 22:25
David Hobby and portrait photographer Gregory Heisler on the role that color plays in adding realism to a lit portrait.
May 30, 2017 at 19:12
The new FlexTT6 brings with it the same HyperSync technology found in the FlexTT5 model, and offers compatibility with more than 20 Canon DSLRs and flashes.
May 30, 2017 at 19:06
Ship dates for the 15" MacBook Pro have slipped to June 6th – one day after Apple's WWDC keynote. According to rumors, these new models with finally support Intel's latest Kaby Lake processor.
May 30, 2017 at 18:48
A statement from Sigma acknowledges that some of its zoom lenses may experience focus issues on the Sony a9 when used with the MC-11 adapter.
May 30, 2017 at 18:33
Photographer Linda Köhler-Sandring used a mobile studio setup to photograph 888 subjects in exactly the same style and lighting for speedy capture and editing.
May 30, 2017 at 18:08
As part of our ongoing review, we've added the Sony a9 to our studio scene and had a close look at its image quality. Tech Editor Rishi Sanyal has also delved into the sensor's behavior and what it means for dynamic range.
May 30, 2017 at 17:04
The floor of the world's oceans is littered with human debris, from sunken cruise ships to lost cargo. As part of its #EarthCapture photo challenge, the BBC is showcasing some eerie underwater images.
mobileMay 30, 2017 at 16:21
The Essential phone comes with top-end specifications all around and an optional 360-degree camera module.
May 29, 2017 at 18:54
Google has updated its Photos mobile apps to support the recently announced service for creating and printing physical photo books.
May 29, 2017 at 18:20
Europeana Photography is a new online image archive that includes more than 2 million historical photographs from European collections in 34 countries, covering the first 100 years of photography.
May 29, 2017 at 18:00
Manufacturers love to state CRI (color rendering index) numbers to prove that their LED lights will provide great color, but a single CRI score doesn't tell the whole story.
May 29, 2017 at 16:00
NASA's Juno spacecraft is sending back its first images from Jovean orbit, and they're beautiful.
May 28, 2017 at 20:00
As summer really gets going over here in the Northern hemisphere, the team at Imaging Resource has put together a list of the best cameras for backpacking.
May 28, 2017 at 16:00
The Ukrainian Parliament banned statues of Lenin in 2015. Two years later, the monuments no longer adorn public buildings or stand watch over town squares, but they're still there.
May 26, 2017 at 22:50
Sony is the world's leading mirrorless camera brand but remains third for ILCs overall, it's said in a presentation to investors. A focus on high value cameras and lenses should boost operating income, it says.
May 26, 2017 at 21:30
It's nicknamed the 'Cycloptic Mustard Monster,' and is a 3D printed medium format camera.
May 26, 2017 at 20:15
Have you been telling yourself, "Hey, I really need one of those 8K displays?" A video about Dell's new 8K monitor shows you what to expect. Is it really that much better?
May 26, 2017 at 18:32
There's a new Spiderman movie coming out and the poster been generating a lot of online chatter. Mostly about how it looks like the creation of a fevered teenager that just discovered Photoshop.
May 26, 2017 at 18:31
An honest defense of the system's merits, with photos as proof.
May 26, 2017 at 17:29
Copyright disputes are no fun at all. 'Binded' is a new startup that aims to simplify the process of registering - and enforcing - copyright for photographers.
Not everyone wants to pay a premium for a long zoom camera. Thankfully, there are many reasonably priced cameras available, though they won't offer the same image quality as enthusiast models. In this updated roundup we look at big zoom cameras with more consumer-friendly price tags.
May 25, 2017 at 21:11
Think Tank Photo has updated two of its popular bag lines with improvements to functionality.
May 25, 2017 at 20:03
We’ve all seen Bob Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize winning photo, but there's another.
videoMay 25, 2017 at 19:46
The sample footage looks good.
May 25, 2017 at 19:34
It will automatically pick the best camera settings depending on shooting conditions. It even promises enhanced functionality for your camera, like exposure and focus stacking. It already supports many cameras from Canon, Fuji, Nikon and Sony.
May 25, 2017 at 18:27
As if $13,950 wasn’t enough to pay for a special edition lens, the Leica Store in San Francisco is offering a prototype of said lens for $24,995.
May 25, 2017 at 18:16
Make those old photos disappear without deleting them forever.
May 25, 2017 at 16:02
Firmware updates enable 10 fps shooting with adapted A-mount lenses, and faster startup times and better compatibility for 20 fps shooting when using native lenses on the a9.
May 25, 2017 at 15:07
Fujifilm has released firmware updates for its camera models X-T2, X-Pro2, GFX 50s, X-T20, X100F and X-T1 and updates to three of its software products.
May 25, 2017 at 15:00
A 22 year-old Romanian photographer uses his DJI Phantom 4 drone to capture unique perspectives of the city where he now lives.
camera newsMay 24, 2017 at 20:17
Ricoh has introduced a new rugged compact camera with a 16MP CMOS sensor, 28-140mm lens, 2.7" LCD and built-in LED macro lights.
mobileMay 24, 2017 at 18:32
The new Prynt Pocket can print a photo directly from their iPhone simply by inserting the phone into the printer, then snapping a photo. Each print will cost about 50 cents.
May 24, 2017 at 17:44
Updates for Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom CC bring support for the Sony A9 and Panasonic ZS70/TZ90, along with bug fixes.
mobileMay 24, 2017 at 17:36
The Triggertrap remote camera control system is no longer sold due to the company folding, but now users will be able to build their own.
May 24, 2017 at 17:28
The Magic Format Converter comes with internal optics that expand the image circle of full-frame DSLR lenses for use on the Fuji medium format camera.
May 24, 2017 at 16:00
The usually Apple-exclusive MacPhun software developer has announced that it will introduce PC versions of two of its most popular applications. Both Aurora HDR and Luminar should be available for the Windows operating system by the autumn of this year.
Sony's newest G Master telephoto zoom, announced alongside the a9, is the first of the company's FE lenses to reach 400mm natively. We had one in California and photographed horses, portraits, and landscapes - check out how it did.
May 24, 2017 at 11:00
Garmin has entered the 360-camera market with the VIRB, which captures 5.7K video at 30p as well as 15MP stills.
May 23, 2017 at 19:34
German media reports that the founders of the company behind the Panono 360-degree ball camera have filed for bankruptcy at a court in Berlin.
May 23, 2017 at 19:29
With a claimed 800 new custom parts, Microsoft's updated Surface Pro comes with the latest Kaby Lake processors, better battery life, a new hinge, plus the Surface Pen is updated as well.
May 23, 2017 at 18:54
DW Photo is attempting to resurrect the Hy6 medium format camera, though the legal tangles of its development may stop it being branded Rolleiflex.
May 23, 2017 at 18:49
The Kodak EKTRA, the company's 'camera first' smartphone, is now available to purchase in the United States.
May 23, 2017 at 18:12
Apple and Nokia have settled their years-old patent dispute. Apple will make an undisclosed payment to Nokia and sign a licensing agreement related to digital health products with the Finnish company.
May 23, 2017 at 17:49
Photographers from the SKYGLOW project travelled 150k miles and took 3 million photos in increasingly rare locations: those without light pollution.
May 23, 2017 at 17:16
Photokina, the biennial photo industry trade show in Cologne, Germany, has announced that it will become an annual event beginning in 2018, and expand its focus to additional areas of imaging technology.
May 23, 2017 at 16:13
No mic socket? No problem. In this video, Daniel Peters at Photo Gear News shows you how to make a lapel microphone using just a smartphone and a pair of earbuds.
May 23, 2017 at 14:56
Canon Australia's video series "The Lab" is designed to make photographers experiment and think outside the box. In the latest video a group of photographers create images based on their sense of taste.
May 23, 2017 at 14:45
The GH5 is expected to get a firmware update this summer to support 400Mbps internal recording. NewsShooter explores what memory cards you'll need to make it work.
videoMay 23, 2017 at 10:30
Riding a mountain bike downhill is dangerous enough in daylight, but potentially lethal at night. Which is where drones come in.
May 23, 2017 at 10:00
Rumors abound that Canon (and maybe Nikon) may produce a mirrorless camera based using their existing DSLR mount. Does this guarantee immediate great lens choice or a perpetually second-rate experience?
May 23, 2017 at 09:00
According to rumors, the next camera from Nest will be able to capture 4K video, though that resolution will be only used for 'virtual' pan and tilt functions.
May 23, 2017 at 08:00
Boundary's Prima 'fully modular' backpack is expandable to 30L and has a removable camera case and tablet sleeve. Early Kickstarter backers can get one for $189.
May 22, 2017 at 21:28
Stanley Greene captured 'brutally honest' photographs in the war zones of the Middle East, Chechnya and Georgia. He was also one of the few African-American photographers working internationally.
May 22, 2017 at 21:10
Owners of Leica M cameras that suffer from peeling CCDs will be able to claim a free repair in the future so long as the camera was purchased within five years of the fault becoming apparent, the company has announced.
May 22, 2017 at 20:00
The Carl Zeiss Jena BIOTAR 75mm F1.5 Red T lens is very rare and priced accordingly. It can be yours today for the low, low price of $15,000.
video newsMay 22, 2017 at 18:13
In this terrifying video, Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely narrowly misses a sniper's bullet, which takes out his chest-mounted GoPro. Warning: strong language.
May 22, 2017 at 18:02
A new report expects action camera growth to increase about 15% by 2021, with Ultra HD cameras driving demand.
May 22, 2017 at 17:55
Profiles for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom have been released for Irix's ultra-wide 11mm and 15mm primes. Like all profiles, these correct for distortion and vignetting.
May 22, 2017 at 17:29
An upcoming firmware update from DJI will cripple its drones unless they are 'activated' on the company's website. Live streaming will be turned off and flight radius/altitude will be limited.
May 22, 2017 at 14:30
DaVinci Resolve is making strong moves to compete with Premiere and Final Cut Pro, including affordable control panels for colorists. According to Premium Beat, they're really good.
May 22, 2017 at 13:38
If you are not planning to fly your drone commercially you are not required to register it with the FAA anymore. This decision was handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.
May 22, 2017 at 10:00
Whether you're syncing a flash, wondering why banding is appearing in your image or getting strange images from your camera's silent shutter mode, the way your shutter works has a role to play. Here's what happens when you press the shutter button.
May 21, 2017 at 10:00
William Vazquez travels all over the world documenting humanitarian work. He spoke to us about the challenges of his work, the importance of research and why a multitool and duct tape are your best friends in the field.
May 20, 2017 at 10:00
These ten film cameras stand the test of time. They are easy to find, affordable and capable of excellent results.
May 19, 2017 at 23:03
They're offering tips for composing selfies and converting to black and white.
May 19, 2017 at 21:52
Whether you're seeking ultra-high resolution, first-rate autofocus or 4K video capture, there are some supremely capable 'semi-pro' cameras available. Find out which models we liked best in our updated semi-pro camera roundup.
May 19, 2017 at 19:01
With composition specified by the director, drones may one day be able to navigate a movie set on their own.
May 19, 2017 at 18:39
Canon has made the previous version, 1.1.0 available for download again.
May 19, 2017 at 18:16
This 'strictly limited edition' is a refurbished original Polaroid 600 redesigned with a custom two-tone paint job.
May 19, 2017 at 17:43
High school students from New York got he chance to shoot along with award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv in Morocco.
May 19, 2017 at 14:45
The photos are great, but whether drones should have been flying in a couple of these places is debatable.
videoMay 19, 2017 at 07:01
A video from space!
May 18, 2017 at 20:39
The NY Times magazine takes a look at the history of food photography, including the requisite bullet-thru-an-apple shot.
May 18, 2017 at 20:38
Regardless of your feelings about colorizing iconic black-and-white photos, the results are pretty impressive.
May 18, 2017 at 20:13
Need we say more?
May 18, 2017 at 19:47
Canon has issued a service notice for a collection of lenses with specific serial numbers that need to be checked for faulty focusing systems.
May 18, 2017 at 19:28
When you can only shoot 20 photos in a session you make them count.
videoMay 18, 2017 at 18:55
Team Film Spektakel spent 10 days in New York in 2016 and shot 65,000 photos to produce this breathtaking three minute time-lapse.
May 18, 2017 at 18:45
A feature we first saw demonstrated in 2015 appears to be almost ready for prime time.
May 18, 2017 at 14:15
Ridley Scott's 1979 film Alien was full of stunning visuals, a trend that continued through its many sequels. Film School Rejects highlights 50 of the best shots from the Alien franchise.
mobileMay 18, 2017 at 13:35
OnePlus says the French imaging software company has "years of imaging experience and expertise" but does not specify what the cooperation will exactly entail.
The good news? a9 Raws look good at high ISO, and there's no cost to it dropping to 12 bit mode. The bad news? That's because there are only 12 bits worth of dynamic range to begin with. Rishi digs into Sony's sports specialist's sensor.
May 18, 2017 at 10:00
Because free is better.
May 17, 2017 at 21:08
When 360 video support arrives for YouTube's TV apps, you'll be able to interact with clips using your remote or game controller.
videoMay 17, 2017 at 19:54
It turns out they're used to stun fish before eating them.
May 17, 2017 at 19:28
Philadelphia-area photographer Richard Wah is offering a 'pay what you can' shoot for high school graduates who are unable to afford professional photos.
videoMay 17, 2017 at 19:23
Stuck in a creative rut? Here are 10 easy photo techniques to get your creative juices flowing.
mobileMay 17, 2017 at 18:46
Google's image storage and organization app will soon analyze your photo library and suggest images for sharing.
May 17, 2017 at 18:18
At Google I/O 2017, the company showed off its new Google Lens technology, which can identify things like flowers when in 'live view' on your phone.
May 17, 2017 at 17:49
The new firmware claims to improve the AF accuracy of the lenses when used with the Sigma Mount Converter MC-11.
May 17, 2017 at 17:33
Canon wants to send you on a year-long, all-expenses-paid summer vacation.
May 17, 2017 at 16:00
Sony's just released two new ultra-wide-angle lenses, and perhaps what's most surprising about them is their size and weight - or lack thereof. Read more
lens newsMay 17, 2017 at 16:00
Sony has added a 16-35mm F2.8 wide-angle zoom to its G-Master range of premium lenses. The widely anticipated lens addresses a common need among professional and amateur landscape shooters. Read more
lens newsMay 17, 2017 at 16:00
Sony has announced the FE 12-24mm F4 G, a full-frame, ultra-wide angle zoom for E-Mount. Read more
May 17, 2017 at 08:00
Soon you'll be able to pop some popcorn and tune into aerial footage streamed right to your TV.
camera newsMay 17, 2017 at 06:00
Olympus has announced its latest rugged camera, the TG-5. Compared to its predecessor, the TG-5 can take more of a beating, uses a lower-res sensor and offers tracking capabilities. Read more
mobileMay 16, 2017 at 21:34
Instagram's slow morph into Snapchat is all but finished with the addition of goofy augmented reality filters.
May 16, 2017 at 20:19
The 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia takes place in locations all over Venice.
May 16, 2017 at 19:48
Everyone has a good side.
May 16, 2017 at 19:15
Don't steal photos.
May 16, 2017 at 18:58
It won't end up in a smartphone or camera, but Sony's IMX382 high-speed vision sensor is still pretty cool. Read more
May 16, 2017 at 18:53
Photo Gear News went hands-on with Waterbird's completely flexible camera Multi-Slider. An optional motor allows users to move the camera along the rail with their smartphone.
May 16, 2017 at 18:10
Alan Wright and his wife were photographed at Sissinghurst Castle by a fellow visitor three months before Mrs. Wright passed away. He's looking for the photographer who took the last photo of them together.
May 16, 2017 at 17:45
It works with the company’s 12 series bodies and brings aperture control to electronically operated lenses from Canon and Nikon, as well as Contax, Hasselblad and Rollei.
May 16, 2017 at 14:20
Norwegian landscape photographer Thomas Berger is losing his sight to diabetes, but is still in pursuit of the perfect image.
May 16, 2017 at 13:45
The Guardian reports that the company plans to adopt an outsourcing model that relies more on freelancers.
May 16, 2017 at 09:00
When not on duty, 767 pilot Santiago Borja Lopez is a photographer, capturing dramatic photos of phenomena like storms and lightning.
May 16, 2017 at 08:30
Want to avoid being photographed while flying through LA? It'll cost you a measly extra $3500.
May 16, 2017 at 08:00
William Brawley took the X100F shooting around Atlanta and, aside from some bugs and other quirks, was a big fan.
May 16, 2017 at 07:01
And it came with a Elmar 50mm F2.8 lens attached.
May 16, 2017 at 00:41
It will confirm your identity by comparing an image of your face to your passport photo, which isn't creepy at all.
May 15, 2017 at 22:28
As annoying as the premise is, it's actually kind of hard to hate this upbeat ad.
May 15, 2017 at 20:37
The free-to-use ‘Photoshop alternative’ is now in version 2.8.22 and includes fixes for a number of operations, such as drag-and-drop/copy-and-paste uses of the clipboard that could make the program crash.
videoMay 15, 2017 at 19:38
This video tutorial makes it easy to step outside of your available-light comfort zone.
May 15, 2017 at 19:35
Fashion photographer David Justice shares ten of his do's and don'ts of retouching portraits.
May 15, 2017 at 19:15
Seeff recorded his shoots of celebrities like Ray Charles, Steve Jobs and Tina Turner. His famous photo sessions doubled as 'mini-confessionals.'
May 15, 2017 at 18:58
This is the first rugged memory card reader offering both microSD and SD UHS-II card slots in a single device, according to Delkin.
May 15, 2017 at 18:22
According to the company it's an update with improvements in three areas: 'power, power and power.'
mobileMay 15, 2017 at 18:19
With a score of 88 points in DxOMark's Mobile testing the Samsung Galaxy S8 cannot quite achieve the Google Pixel's score of 89, but is on the same level as its predecessor Galaxy S7 and the HTC 10. Read more
videoMay 15, 2017 at 18:16
For Nicolas Bruno, creating photos inspired by the waking nightmares of sleep paralysis helps him maintain a sense of control.
Leica to cease free sensor replacement for M9 / M9-P / M-E / Monochrom cameras older than five years
May 15, 2017 at 17:34
They'll still replace a corroded CCD as long as the camera was purchased new in the last five years.
May 15, 2017 at 17:33
If you're luck enough to be going on safari, you'll want to read these tips from Mike Briggs before you hop into your Land Rover.
videoMay 15, 2017 at 13:45
Video firmly establishes critical need for high frame rate 4K on all cameras.
May 15, 2017 at 13:30
Worried about having to check your bag of photo gear on your next flight? Maybe it's time to start watching the overhead bins as well.
May 15, 2017 at 13:00
Confused? Maybe it's just easier to read Eric's article that explains what he means.
mobileMay 15, 2017 at 12:31
The Shiftcam system for the iPhone 7 Plus is built around a shock-proof case and a sliding lens module which allows for switching between telephoto, wide-angle, fisheye and macro options.
May 15, 2017 at 10:00
Everyone loves a big sensor compact with a prime lens. But can you put together a better combination with a cheap-ish mirrorless camera and a pancake prime? Read more
sample galleryMay 14, 2017 at 10:00
The Boeing 737 first flew in 1967, and it's been in continuous development ever since. The latest model is the Max 9, which flew for the first time last month. We were there and we took the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III along for the ride. Read more
May 14, 2017 at 08:00
Benjamin Von Wong is at it again, this time partnering with digital artist Karen Alsop to give a paralyzed mother an opportunity to share her love of adventure with her 8-year-old son.
Karsh, Beaton and Swannell featured as Camera Press celebrates 70 years with exhibition of famous faces
May 13, 2017 at 08:00
An exhibition of portraits that chart the last seven decades of celebrity photography will mark the 70th birthday of British photo agency Camera Press. Read more
May 12, 2017 at 21:25
The camera produces 'shake-free' footage with stereoscopic effects that can be adjusted with a mobile device during post-processing.
May 12, 2017 at 20:07
StarTech.com's new memory card readers can reach data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps over USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1).
mobileMay 12, 2017 at 17:48
Developer Abe Fettig is launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to get his FilmLab negtaive scanning app ready for official distribution in the app stores. Read more
May 12, 2017 at 17:35
The Tlingit tribe in Alaska hopes to use IR photography to preserve a deteriorating shaman's drum.
May 12, 2017 at 17:30
Ticketmaster's used 3D wireframe models and photos to show you exactly what you're getting, with the exception that you still don't know how tall or obnoxiously drunk your neighbors will be.
videoMay 12, 2017 at 17:25
Don't say we didn't warn you.
May 12, 2017 at 14:15
California couple and their photographer trek 3 weeks across Nepal to get married. Some of the photos are pretty cool.
May 12, 2017 at 13:50
Canadian Photographer Adrian Fish and his camera got access to the archives and meeting rooms of the Berlin office of the East German secret police for the series Deutsche Demokratische Republik: The Stasi Archives.
mobileMay 12, 2017 at 13:26
Apple's new 'How to shoot on iPhone 7' website offers a series of videos that explain the iPhone 7 camera features and how to use them to achieve specific image results.
National Geographic highlights early 'People' entries to Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 competition
May 12, 2017 at 10:00
Submissions are being accepted until June 30th. Thinking of entering? Scope out the competition in the 'People' category and check out some early favorites. See gallery
videoMay 12, 2017 at 09:00
In his latest photo news 'fix', Jared Polin, AKA 'Fro Knows Photo' tackles the announcement of Phase One's new 100MP black and white back, and rumors of a forthcoming replacement for the Canon EOS 6D.
May 12, 2017 at 08:04
While they don't necessarily grab the headlines, one thing is for certain: entry-level interchangeable lens cameras sell by the truckload. In our latest roundup we'll pick out the best options for those wanting to spend around $500. Read more
May 12, 2017 at 07:01
The app provides a user-friendly way to mix photos and videos into movie clips with fun effects.
May 11, 2017 at 20:54
iFixit director of communications Kay Kay Clapp has a lot to thank her mother for, not least her insistence that children should learn how to repair things.
May 11, 2017 at 20:34
When President Trump met Russian diplomats at the White House this week, US Press were not invited. But a photographer for Russian news agency TASS was allowed in, apparently by accident. And some intelligence experts are worried.
May 11, 2017 at 18:56
Take your RX100 V on your next ocean adventure.
May 11, 2017 at 17:57
The certified cameras can be used in conjunction with the Street View app to create content Google's Street View platform.
reviewMay 11, 2017 at 16:28
Panasonic's smallest camera is also its most affordable. But is it any good? Read on
May 11, 2017 at 15:50
How would you approach a photo shoot at the White House if your tour guide was the President of the United States? TIME photographer Benjamin Rasmussen shares his recent experience.
May 11, 2017 at 14:52
On photography as a universal language and the importance of diversity.
mobileMay 11, 2017 at 14:44
Sony Mobile has released the first super-slow-motion short movie that has been completely recorded on a smartphone.
May 11, 2017 at 14:25
A new firmware version fixes some bugs that occur when using the 30mm F1.4 APS-C lens with the Sony a6300 and a5100 cameras.
May 11, 2017 at 08:30
Murray Fredericks' mesmerizing photos are an exercise in minimalism.
May 11, 2017 at 08:00
These Library of Congress images remind us of just how arduous publishing a daily paper used to be. Read more
May 11, 2017 at 08:00
Photographer Jill Freedman spent some time in the 1970s photographing clowns for her book 'Circus Days'. Her original darkroom proof prints have just been unearthed. And honestly, we wish they hadn't been.
May 10, 2017 at 23:48
The new hotshoe flash is powered by a block lithium ion battery, in the style of the Godox V860ll, instead of the usual AA cells.
May 10, 2017 at 22:11
Check out all those glorious details.
May 10, 2017 at 21:57
It's over ten years since Adobe's Lightroom emerged from beta, and it's evolved a lot since then. The company's 'Coffee break' series of videos introduces features you might not know. For a minute of your time, these tips can help speed your workflow. Read more
videoMay 10, 2017 at 18:53
This footage, filmed by CreateOne film production on a DJI Mavic Pro high above Norway has us all checking our vacation days and airline ticket prices. Read more
May 10, 2017 at 18:23
Manfrotto has launched a new camera bag lineup called the Manhattan Collection. The new bags are designed for urban photographers 'who commute and need their essentials to be close at hand to survive the everyday urban life'.
video newsMay 10, 2017 at 18:09
Saramonic's new PMIC range is aimed at those users who would like to try out filmmaking with a DSLR and want better sound than built-in microphones can provide.
May 10, 2017 at 17:51
Well, this is embarrassing.
May 10, 2017 at 17:50
Who knew that the Ford Falcon influenced photographers in Argentina?
May 10, 2017 at 17:40
Jason Shulman's long-exposure photos turn the movies' color design and composition into abstract washes.
May 10, 2017 at 17:34
A photo essay in The Guardian shows how a three year drought has driven people to leave their homes in search of water.
May 10, 2017 at 17:21
The Viltrox NF-E1 lets you use Nikon Nikon F mount lenses on Sony E mount cameras. The EF-M1 and EF-M2 models let you connect Canon EF and EF-S lenses to your Micro Four Thirds camera.
camera newsMay 10, 2017 at 11:00
Phase One has announced a mono version of its 100MP IQ3 medium-format camera back. The $50,000 camera has no color filter array or IR filter, so should produce higher levels of pixel sharpness as well as offering greater sensitivity. Read more
May 10, 2017 at 10:00
When photographer Souvid Datta's image of a child sex slave being raped was used by LensCulture to promote a competition, it provoked outrage. Since then, it has emerged that other images in Datta's portfolio were misappropriated or faked.
videoMay 10, 2017 at 08:00
All hail the action camera.
May 9, 2017 at 23:35
Reconstructing perceived images based on brain scans has proven difficult and results have been inaccurate. Neural networks may change that.
mobileMay 9, 2017 at 22:52
Smartphone chip maker Qualcomm brings its 14-bit Spectra image processing to its Snapdragon 660 and 630 systems on a chip.
video newsMay 9, 2017 at 22:33
The AI-powered stock/sharing website is looking for aerial shots, food, nature, urban and travel clips. Clips can be from 5 - 45 seconds long and are licensed on a 50:50 basis.
May 9, 2017 at 21:38
Joshua Simmons is a newcomer to photography who has embraced astrophotography – and happens to be a soldier.
videoMay 9, 2017 at 21:02
How do you capture the beauty of an ocean wave with a single still image? You turn it into a cinemagraph, of course.
May 9, 2017 at 20:27
A Northern California couple worked with a local photographer to have their wedding photos taken somewhere unusual - Base Camp on Mount Everest.
May 9, 2017 at 18:48
It's part camera, part commentary on the state of photojournalism.
May 9, 2017 at 18:20
A recently-launched Kickstarter is looking for funding to mass produce a softbox that fits in your coat pocket.
May 9, 2017 at 17:54
Air pollution isn't healthy, but a collection of photos in The Guardian shows that it can make for some impressive images.
videoMay 9, 2017 at 17:42
Adobe is kicking off a new YouTube series of interviews with creatives of all kinds by talking with portrait photographer Lindsay Adler.
mobileMay 9, 2017 at 17:41
Instagram's mobile website has been updated to allow for image upload without installing the Instagram app on a mobile device.
May 9, 2017 at 17:16
Panoramic photographers are being invited to enter images for the annual Pano Awards to compete for prizes from Epson and Nikon as well as $22,000 in cash.
videoMay 9, 2017 at 13:30
Many street photographers have a particular camera that fits them just right. For photographer Robin Schimko, that camera is the Leica Q. Here's why.
sample galleryMay 9, 2017 at 10:00
The Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF is the first of its kind to sport both AF and image stabilization. It pairs smooth bokeh and subject isolation with slightly extended depth-of-focus. We shot everything from engagements to candid child to street photography. Read more
May 9, 2017 at 08:00
Zach Sutton at LR has made a list of the gear that he'd recommend for various trips – just please don't take their cameras to Burning Man.
video newsMay 8, 2017 at 22:51
Go behind the scenes with Director James Gunn and Director of Photography Henry Braham to learn why they went with the RED Weapon 8K.
May 8, 2017 at 21:07
Photographer Bob Holmes shares tips about lighting to bring that 'National Geographic look' into your pictures.
May 8, 2017 at 21:02
Spoiler alert: they're really big.
videoMay 8, 2017 at 20:25
An encore to his 2012 'Fall' time-lapse, Jamie Scott's 'Spring' is a mesmerizing work that encapsulates the season in just four minutes.
May 8, 2017 at 20:22
Photographer Aryeh Nirenberg took over 1000 photos at Assateague Island in Maryland, and created a 4K time-lapse video with an amazing view of the Milky Way.
May 8, 2017 at 19:58
Just weeks after Hasselblad announced a 100MP drone with partner DJI, Phase One has done exactly the same.
mobileMay 8, 2017 at 19:22
Apple will go above and beyond the typical one-year warranty for its iPad accessory keyboard due to hardware issues.
May 8, 2017 at 18:58
The pages of SI's latest issue come to life thanks to image recognition software and a smartphone app.
May 8, 2017 at 18:22
Photos and home movies taken by assistant army attaché stationed in Moscow during the 1950s capture everything from Stalin's funeral to everyday life in the Soviet Union.
May 8, 2017 at 17:44
The collection also includes weddings and sporting events, as well as more traditional subjects like landscapes and monuments, all taken from above.
'That article was more like gossip' Panasonic's head of cameras talks downsizing, GH5 and the 8K era
May 8, 2017 at 10:00
Yosuke Yamane, the Director of Panasonic’s imaging business speaks to us about the GH5, the promise of 8K, reports of downsizing and why we haven’t seen on-sensor phase detection in one of the company’s cameras. Read more
May 8, 2017 at 06:00
Olympus has released a major firmware update for two of its OM-D cameras as well as the PEN-F. It adds support for Profoto's TTL flash system and also brings numerous new features and bug fixes. Read more
videoMay 6, 2017 at 13:00
NewsShooter interviews Blackmagic president Dan May about DaVinci Resolve 14, released last week.
May 6, 2017 at 10:00
In this article, landscape photographer Erez Marom explains how his recent acquisition of a Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM has changed the way he shoots. Read more
May 6, 2017 at 09:00
National Geographic's 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest is now underway, with the grand prize being a 10-day trip to the Galápagos Islands. Read more
May 5, 2017 at 23:50
Everyone’s first friend from the early 2000’s is now an avid photographer.
mobileMay 5, 2017 at 23:09
YouTube channel DailyTekk has put together a mockup of the iPhone 8 based on the rumors flying around.
May 5, 2017 at 23:06
The photographer was held for an hour under British anti-terrorism laws while police searched through his images after he refused to identify himself.
May 5, 2017 at 22:49
Together at last: your cash and spare SD cards, all in one place.
May 5, 2017 at 22:39
How much can you charge for a single image? If you're Kendall Jenner, a whole lot.
May 5, 2017 at 22:29
Amy Shore has written an epic blog post that ranges from learning your camera to finding clients and invoicing.
May 5, 2017 at 22:28
The 'Holographic Navigation Platform' is a mixed-reality platform for surgeons that uses Microsoft's HoloLens to project useful information during surgery.
May 5, 2017 at 19:44
A fascinating study of vanity.
May 5, 2017 at 18:59
San-Francisco based Breakthrough is looking to crowdfund production of new neutral density and graduated neutral density filters made with Schott B270 tempered glass.
lens newsMay 5, 2017 at 18:35
The Neptune Convertible Art Lens System would allow users to achieve three different focal lengths by switching the elements in the front half of a lens.
May 5, 2017 at 17:41
Resource Travel's 'Show Us Your World' photo competition offers some nice Tamron lenses to the winners.
May 5, 2017 at 08:43
There's no shortage of interchangeable lens cameras in the $500-900 range. Whether they're mirrored or mirrorless, there's something for beginners and enthusiasts alike in this crowd of inexpensive cameras. Read updated roundup
May 5, 2017 at 08:30
A fleet of drones is replacing helicopters to search for lost or injured hikers.
May 5, 2017 at 08:00
Photographer Robert Learner needed to downsize his travel kit – find out what led him to Fuji and away from Sony and Olympus.
May 5, 2017 at 07:30
Flip flops optional.
May 5, 2017 at 07:15
Street photography is hard. Fortunately The Phoblographer has some tips to improve your odds.
May 5, 2017 at 07:01
Ray Burrow is reaching the end of a battle with cancer, but he's taking advantage of the time left by posing for photos with his children celebrating the big moments he'll miss.
May 4, 2017 at 23:53
Researchers at Lund University have created a camera fast enough to make 'light stand still.'
May 4, 2017 at 22:36
Resource Magazine has put together a list of 31 inspiring photography documentaries, featuring everyone from Cartier Bresson to Chris Burkard.
videoMay 4, 2017 at 21:39
The Cassini spacecraft's Grand Finale is a gold mine for space and photo nerds, and now, NASA's stepped it up with a pretty slick animation.
May 4, 2017 at 19:57
Dutch photographer Bob Thissen enjoys finding deserted buildings, and really fell for derelict 'love hotels' in Japan.
May 4, 2017 at 19:41
'As if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced.' Astrophotographer Ian Norman calls for Sony to remove its 'Star Eater' noise reduction.
mobileMay 4, 2017 at 18:57
You should probably still get her a card too.
May 4, 2017 at 18:08
Canon USA is now offering Video Creator Kits for the EOS M6 and Rebel T7i that include a Rode microphone and a memory card.
May 4, 2017 at 10:00
In this week's throwback Thursday article, Barney looks back fondly at the Canon EOS-1D Mark II of 2004. Read more
May 4, 2017 at 09:00
An update to Phase One's Raw processing software claims better handling of Fujifilm Raws, Sony a9 support, workflow enhancements and ability to view PSD files.
May 4, 2017 at 08:00
The stuff childhood memories are made of, Play-doh proves a versatile medium.
May 3, 2017 at 22:37
The new Sony a9 not only offers powerful technical capability, but also carefully thought out ergonomic improvements. We've updated the story with a deeper dive into Memory Recall abilities. Read more
May 3, 2017 at 22:28
A woman featured in his series 'In the Shadows of Kolkata' bears an uncanny resemblance to a subject in a 1978 Mary Ellen Mark photo.
May 3, 2017 at 21:30
Four years after US Army combat photographer Hilda I. Clayton was killed in a training exercise in Afghanistan, army journal The Military Review has published her final photograph, in an issue focusing on gender equality in the military.
May 3, 2017 at 19:35
Just another day at the office.
May 3, 2017 at 19:08
You don't have to win the Super Bowl to get an invite to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue – just put on your VR goggles.
May 3, 2017 at 18:25
Lastolite by Manfrotto has introduced the Joe McNally Ezybox Speed-Lite 2 Plus, a mini softbox that attaches directly to a flashgun.
May 3, 2017 at 17:08
Photographer Zakaria Abdelkafi, a Syrian refugee, explains how he reacted to a Molotov cocktail thrown at police, and how the experience impacted him.
videoMay 3, 2017 at 17:07
New video series covers all the basics you need to know to capture great audio, covering everything from boom poles to lavalier mics, and how to hide a microphone in a plant.
May 3, 2017 at 17:07
Lexar's latest pro cards are fast, reliable and durable as heck.
videoMay 3, 2017 at 17:06
To help Nikon celebrate its 100th anniversary, SmugMug films produced a spectacular time-lapse video using photos taken by Nikon cameras in space.
May 3, 2017 at 17:05
Submerging your gear underwater is a good way to ensure it's ruined. Here's the story of one photographer who learned the hard/expensive way the importance of being aware of one's surroundings.
May 3, 2017 at 17:04
Iconic fashion photos from Harper's Bazaar's 150 year history graced the side of the Empire State Building last night in a slideshow of epic proportions.
May 3, 2017 at 17:02
How do you get the crew compartment of a spacecraft down to 880 pounds? By shaving away the other 11,120 pounds, of course.
videoMay 3, 2017 at 17:01
Winners were announced for spot news, general news, deadline and news feature categories.
May 3, 2017 at 17:01
A Czech photographer's photo series documents the last days of manual steel and iron making.
videoMay 3, 2017 at 08:00
What do you get when you mount six 4K cameras in a sphere? 12K 360-degree video, of course. Photo Gear News checks out Nick Driftwood's new rig. Read more
May 3, 2017 at 00:01
It might not be much, but the latest industry figures from trade body CIPA suggest the camera market may have finally bottomed-out. Read more
May 2, 2017 at 21:02
Imaging Resource took a look at Sigma's fast 135mm telephoto prime lens, calling it once of the sharpest lenses they've ever tested.
lens newsMay 2, 2017 at 17:45
Venus Optics has released more details of a forthcoming lens it claims will be the widest rectilinear F2 for the Micro Four Thirds system. The Laowa 7.5mm F2 MFT was first seen at Photokina last year, and will offer the 110° angle of view we'd expect from a 15mm lens on a full-frame camera. Read more
May 2, 2017 at 07:01
The internet had a lot to say recently about the photographer who entered and won his own photo competition, but nobody rants quite like our friend Jared Polin. Read more
May 1, 2017 at 19:09
Columbia Journalism Review recently surveyed a group of photojournalists on their favorite publications to work with based on several criteria, including arguably the biggest one – what they pay. Read more
May 1, 2017 at 18:51
CROZ, a small DIY camera that first appeared on Kickstarter in October 2016, is now available for purchase. This DIY camera is quite small and features a clear case that makes the internal components visible. Read more
sample galleryMay 1, 2017 at 10:00
Panasonic's latest consumer superzoom, the Lumix FZ80/FZ82, takes a crazy 60x zoom range (which starts at a very wide 20mm) and adds 4K video at a price that won't break the bank. Check out its performance with some rare sunny Seattle weather. Read more
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