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General — Photography — February 23rd, 2024

5 GoPro Alternatives That Won't Break The Bank In 2024
If you love extreme sports and want to capture some of your adventures on camera, you've probably considered getting a GoPro. While immensely durable and capable, the GoPro is not inexpensive.
February 23rd, 2024Source

A Complete Guide to Creating and Using Texture Layers in Photography
Texture layers are photos that are normally blended with other images as part of a composite rather than being used on their own. They can be color, monochrome, detailed, or blurred. The idea is simply to add an extra level of interest to a picture. In this guide, we will look at various ways of collecting and using texture layers for your photography projects.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Best Selling Cameras of USA 2024 - DSLR and MIRRORLESS
We have listed the top-selling cameras in the USA based on the latest facts we have from the online US stores. These stats may differ from the offline retail stores in the USA.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Fujifilm Launches New Service in Canada to Digitize Old Media
Fujifilm has launched a service through its Printlife branding called Capture Canada, which offers consumers there the opportunity to digitize prints, film, slides, and videotapes by mailing them in.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Haukland 7-in-1 Parka Pro: The Ultimate All-Weather Jacket Set for Photographers
In the world of landscape and nature photography, capturing the perfect shot often requires venturing into harsh and unforgiving environments. Whether it's trying to stay warm in the biting cold or attempting to stay dry in frozen rain, photographers need gear that not only shields them from the elements but also enhances their ability to focus on their craft.
February 23rd, 2024Source or Watch Video

HOT preorder numbers: New Fuji X100VI made 50x more preorders than Sony A7cII/AcR combined!
There is an interesting story that might tell us a lot about the future of the camera market. I contacted many well known store managers and asked them to give me an idea of the Fuji X100VI preorder numbers.
February 23rd, 2024Source

iPhone Photography Basics: Become a better landscape photographer
Turn your Instagram Feed into a patchwork of stunning vistas.
February 23rd, 2024Source

iPhone Photography Basics: How to capture a panorama on your iPhone
Struggling to fit it all in? Your iPhone's Pano mode might be the answer.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Kase 200mm F5.6 Reflex full-frame Manual focus for All Mounts
Lens Filter maker Kase announced 200mm f/5.6 full-frame manual focus based on reflex tech, the good thing is aperture down to 5.6 so they have used proper technique here, compared to other brand reflex lenses with 8 stops fixed aperture.
February 23rd, 2024Source

New Viltrox 27mm f/1.2 Pro RE-announced again
One month ago the first preorders of the new Viltrox 27mm f/1.2 Pro became available at BHphoto, Amazon, Viltroxstore (use code "Rumor" to get a 8% discount) and Pergearstore. Today Viltrox made big fuzz and re-announced the lens.
February 23rd, 2024Source or Watch Video

Review: Viltrox AF 27MM F/1.2 STM ASPH ED IF PRO
Viltrox AF 27mm 1.2 STM ASPH ED IF PRO is the company's second lens in its APS-C PRO series lenses, 75mm f/1.2 being the first. 27mm focal length in APS-C format, roughly equivalent to 40mm full-frame.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Sigma 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS Sports Overview
Manufacturer description: The SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports is an ultra-telephoto prime lens exclusively for mirrorless cameras that features a 500mm focal length with outstanding image quality in a remarkably compact and lightweight body.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Testing Belkin's Auto-Tracking Stand Pro With DockKit
Belkin recently came out with the Auto-Tracking Stand Pro for capturing video, and while there are several other similar products with video tracking on the market, we thought we'd test Belkin's because it brings something new - support for DockKit.
February 23rd, 2024Source or Watch Video

Three months after the announcement the Sony 300mm GM is now finally in Stock in the USA
USA readers told me that they got notified that their Sony 300mm preorder ie being cleared for shipment at BHphoto. Amazon US&EU. Adorama.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Wide Lenses Were Created Especially to Film Close-Ups in 'Oppenheimer'
Christopher Nolan's love affair with IMAX cameras is no secret and the director's enthusiasm for them caused new lenses to be created.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Wise's New CFexpress 4.0 Type B Reader Will Speed Up All Cards
Wise, a member of the Compact Flash Association (CFA), has joined the USB4 generation with its new Wise RD-40CXB CFexpress 4.0 Type B card reader.
February 23rd, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 21st, 2024

An OM System OM-1 Firmware Update is Coming and Will Improve AF and UX
Following the launch of the OM System OM-1 Mark II, many photographers wondered, "Could this have been a firmware update?" There are quite a few new features exclusive to the new Micro Four Thirds flagship camera because it features improved processing power and memory. Nonetheless, OM Digital Solutions (OMDS) has heard the complaints and has announced a new firmware update for the original OM-1.
February 21st, 2024Source

Can FujiFilm's X100VI Camera Strike Gold With TikTok Creators A Second Time?
The FujiFilm X100 line is the camera maker's premium compact camera designed for everyday users. Its last release, the FujiFilm X100V, became a TikTok hit when many creators chose this camera over interchangeable lens digital SLRs or mirrorless cameras to create short videos.
February 21st, 2024Source

Canon Celebrates 21st Consecutive Year of No. 1 Share of Global Interchangeable-Lens Digital Camera Market
Canon U.S.A., Inc. today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc. is celebrating that the company's interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and mirrorless cameras) have maintained the No. 1 share of the global market for 21 consecutive years from 2003 to 2023.
February 21st, 2024Source

Canon EOS R5 Mark II sensor resolution likely to stick at 45mp but with new AI features [CR2]
The Canon world is preparing for the lauch of two massive cameras, the EOS R5 Mark II and EOS R1. We expect to hear official word about both cameras by the end of May 2024.
February 21st, 2024Source

DJI Ronin 4D-8K Review: The Ultimate All-In-One Cinema Camera
Capturing smooth, movie-quality footage can be a real challenge when you're operating without the advantages of a Hollywood budget, but the DJI Ronin 4D-8K might just be the ultimate solution to this conundrum. In addition to the typical 3-axis stabilization mechanism common to gimbal stabilizers, the Ronin 4D-8K adds a fourth axis which should help smooth out those pesky bumps in your footage incurred by walking or running.
February 21st, 2024Source

Fujifilm's X100VI is a big step forward for the TikTok-famous compact camera
The 40-megapixel compact shoots at up to 20fps and supports 6K 30p video.
February 21st, 2024Source

How to create a photo book with Mixbook — cherish your memories outside of your iPhone's camera roll
You can use AI tools to simplify the process.
February 21st, 2024Source

New York City as Captured by Elliott Erwitt
Late photographer Elliott Erwitt was perhaps best known for his humorous images of dogs taken on the streets of New York City but his body of work is an important documentation of the Big Apple.
February 21st, 2024Source

Odysseus Lunar Lander Captures Brilliant Photos as it Prepares for a Historic Landing
The Odysseus moon lander, developed by Houston-based company Intuitive Machines, has sent incredible photos back to Earth. The private space exploration behind the lander has selected four to share with the world.
February 21st, 2024Source

Photographers Offered $10,000 to Fly in Helicopter and Capture Solar Eclipse
Two lucky photographers will be paid $5,000 each and fly in a private helicopter to capture the total solar eclipse when it takes place in April.
February 21st, 2024Source

Press release: Sony's Creators' Cloud now enables "Cloud upload" for "FX3″and "FX30" and soon for α1, α9 III, α7S III, and α7 IV
Sony Electronic's cloud production platform Creators' Cloud now enables Cloud upload, which allows photos and videos taken with cameras such as the FX3 and FX30 to be directly uploaded to cloud storage.
February 21st, 2024Source

Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G Review
The Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G (SEL2450G) is a compact, lightweight and fast standard zoom lens for Sony Alpha full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras.
February 21st, 2024Source or Source or Watch Video

Sony officially announces the FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G Lens
The FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G is designed for Sony Alpha full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras, but it also works with APS-C sensor cameras (with an effective focal length of 36-75mm due to the 1.5x crop factor). Here's what you need to know about this lens:
February 21st, 2024Source

Sony's New FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G Lens is Compact, Light, and Fast
Novel and non-traditional focal length and aperture combinations are becoming significantly more common among mirrorless system lenses. Sony is no stranger to different sorts of lenses, having launched the 20-70mm f/4 G last year. Sony is channeling a similar spirit with its newest E-mount lens, the FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G.
February 21st, 2024Source

Teen Photographer Shoots Portraits of Her Friends on a 100-Year-Old Camera
A teen photographer shot a series of stunning portraits of her friends on a 100-year-old camera.
February 21st, 2024Source

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a Perfect Tool for the Discerning Creative
The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a $299 projection lens that allows users to create interesting, creative, and precise light and shadow patterns in their images with Bowens mount flash heads (optionally the BLP is available for continuous light sources).
February 21st, 2024Source

This Macro HDR Video of Glitter and Liquid is Cosmically Wonderful
Photographer and filmmaker Vadim Sherbakov, whose work PetaPixel has featured on numerous occasions, recently forayed into HDR video with a brilliant short film, Creation.
February 21st, 2024Source or Watch Video

Today Sony announcement! Follow live on SonyAlphaRumors.com!
Today we should have a Sony announcement at around 3-4pm London time. There is not livestream event from Sony likely because there is no new camera to be announced. There will be a new 24-50mm f/2.8 G and I heard also the PDT-FP1 transmitter will be unveiled in other countries outside Japan.
February 21st, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 19th, 2024

A multi-camera differential binocular vision sensor for robots and autonomous systems
Recent technological advances have enabled the development of increasingly sophisticated sensors, which can help to advance the sensing capabilities of robots, drones, autonomous vehicles, and other smart systems. Many of these sensors, however, rely on individual cameras, thus the accuracy of the measurements they collect is limited by the cameras' field of view (FOV).
February 19th, 2024Source

Additional Sigma lens info...
I got few additional tidbits about the two Sigma lenses coming on February 21 at 2am Berlin time (That's February 20 at 8pm New York time)
February 19th, 2024Source

Best Canon Camera for Beginners 2024
A lot of people are still buying the Canon T7 camera. Is it a good camera? Should you also buy a T7 and save a few bucks, or should you go towards the mirrorless lineup of Canon?
February 19th, 2024Source

New image of the upcoming Viltrox 135mm f/1.8 FE lens
This is a new image of the near production ready Viltrox 135mm f/1.8 FE lens. This will be Viltrox first "LAB" series lens. This series aims to achieve the highest Image Quality possible.
February 19th, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 16th, 2024

Closing the Distance Between You and a Great Shot
Shaky hands, poor seating, darkness — if you're not up close and personal with the subject of your photo, a lot can come between you and the perfect shot. With Galaxy S24, that's a thing of the past.
February 16th, 2024Source

Just announced: New FJORD 50-C camera backpack
Reminder: Asuizo launched their new Card reader case on Kickstarter. It stores 4x SD cards, 12x Micro SD cards, 4x Nano SIM cards. It protecst your data against dust and moisture and fall. This is how it works:
February 16th, 2024Source

Late Photographer Elliott Erwitt's Home For Sale Complete With Photo Studio
The former home of legendary photographer Elliot Erwitt who recently passed away is on the market with listing photos showing his home studio.
February 16th, 2024Source

Phase One is Finally Selling the XC Camera Without the $46K Back
Phase One will finally make its medium format travel camera, the XC, available as body-only for those who might already own an IQ4 digital back.
February 16th, 2024Source

Police Report Reveals How Deepfake Nude Photos Took Over a High School
A police report has revealed how a deepfake nude scandal took over a high school in the U.S. last year.
February 16th, 2024Source

Sony a9 III: BUFFER Testing by Matt Granger
It's clear from his test that the lossless compressed RAW option is the way to go if you want to clear the buffer as fast as it gets. While compress RAW will give you the possibility to shoot more frames but buffer clearing takes much longer.
February 16th, 2024Source

Sony PlayMemories Will Shut Down for Good on February 29
Sony will finally set PlayMemories out to pasture this month. The company stopped new uploads to the service last September but on February 29 — nearly 12 years after it launched — Sony will terminate the service entirely.
February 16th, 2024Source

Victorian Photos Show the Plight of Scotland's Poor 150 Years Ago
In 1868, photographer Thomas Annan was commissioned by Scottish authorities to document the slums of Glasgow which at the time were considered to be the worst in Europe
February 16th, 2024Source

Viltrox to Launch Four New Lenses, Including First 'LAB' Prime: Report
Reports out of China suggest that Viltrox is preparing to launch four new prime lenses, including its first LAB series prime lens, a new product line that promises pro-level image quality.
February 16th, 2024Source

You've Taken Great Photos? They Must Be AI-Generated!
During Sunday's Super Bowl commercials, a set of incredible photos were seen by some 123 million people. Regardless of where you stand on the Jesus-themed ad, it was a pretty cool moment for photography.
February 16th, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — February 14th, 2024

Canon Patents a Triple-Layer High-Speed Stacked Image Sensor
Patents are always a fun way to see what camera companies are up to and theorize about what might be coming next, even if they frequently don't find their way into actual products. A new Canon patent filed in Japan is particularly intriguing, as it outlines a triple-layer high-speed stacked image sensor.
February 14th, 2024Source

Former NYC News Photographer Performs One-Man Show About Traumatic Past Life
Being a news photographer can be incredibly stressful: tight deadlines, grisly murder scenes, and grieving families can take its toll.
February 14th, 2024Source

'Hyper-Vigilant' Photographer is Robbed of $16K Worth of Camera Gear
A "hyper-vigilant" photographer was robbed of $16,000 worth of camera gear right under his nose.
February 14th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Man Who Killed Photographer Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
The man who fatally shot photographer Tyler Gerth during a protest following the death of Breonna Taylor has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
February 14th, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 12th, 2024

A Look at How Sony Equipped Photographers for Super Bowl LVIII
Sony was a major player in the massive record-setting broadcast production of Super Bowl LVIII but its support of image capture at the event didn't end there. More than 50 a9 III cameras and 145 lenses were available for photographers and Sony Pro Support was on hand, too.
February 12th, 2024Source

Brooklyn Film Camera's Instant Optics Add Creative Flair to Your Polaroid
Brooklyn Film Camera announced a line of new screw-on prisms called Instant Optics that are designed for Polaroid SX-70 and 600 cameras and give photographers a way to creatively jazz up their instant photos.
February 12th, 2024Source

Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM II mentioned [CR2]
Canon's "look what we can do" zoom, the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM is about as highly regarded as any standard zoom lens in history of consumer optics.
February 12th, 2024Source

Crazy! Sigma will announce a new 15mm f/1.4 diagonal fisheye lens!
Damn what a surprise! Around February 21 (day varies according to timezone) Sigma will announce two new lenses:
February 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Deepfake 'Face Swap' Attacks Surged By 704% in 2023
New research has revealed that deepfake attacks using "face swap" technology surged by 704% in 2023.
February 12th, 2024Source

Fujifilm and Skylum are Hosting 50 Free Photo Walks Across the U.S.
Skylum, the company behind the Luminar Neo editing platform, and Fujifilm have partnered to host 50 free photo walks across the United States, giving photographers a chance to not only see their local cities in a new light but also try out new Fujifilm gear.
February 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Greenland from Above: A Filmmaker's Guide to Helicopter Cinematography
There's something magical about the moment the ground falls away as we soar into the air. The helicopter's engines start to whir, and everything begins to shake. Cameras are ready, everything taped down, lens hoods removed.
February 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

How to Take the Best Photos with the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra
In the dynamic world of mobile photography and videography, the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra emerges as a formidable contender, brimming with advanced AI-based camera features designed to elevate your creative pursuits. Whether you're a casual shutterbug or a serious videographer, understanding how to harness these capabilities can transform your visual storytelling. Here's a detailed guide to mastering the art of photography with the Galaxy S24 Ultra.
February 12th, 2024Source

Minions Poke Fun of Terrible AI Images in Super Bowl Ad
The Minions made fun of terrible AI images in a Super Bowl ad last night for the upcoming movie Despicable Me 4.
February 12th, 2024Source or Source

'Pet Detective' Uses Drone-Based Thermal Imaging to Find Lost Dogs
Yorkshire, England-based Erica Hart is a self-described "pet detective" who uses an infrared camera attached to her drone to help find lost dogs. To date, she's found and returned 330 pets to their owners.
February 12th, 2024Source or Source

Photographer Found Dead Body While Taking Wildlife Pictures
A wildlife photographer has told a court the upsetting story of finding the body of a "murder victim" while out taking pictures.
February 12th, 2024Source

Photographer Lifts the Lid on That Jesus Super Bowl Ad
The photographer who took the powerful foot-washing images for a Jesus ad that played at Super Bowl LVIII has revealed the huge production value behind the photos and hit back at critics who say the ad was AI-generated.
February 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Rafael Fuchs Exhibit Captures Y2K Nostalgia
On a nondescript block tucked away from the usual Park Slope crowds, 19th Street Gallery welcomes a crowd for its first showcase.
February 12th, 2024Source

Sony Disputes Canon's 'Number One Mirrorless Brand in 2023' Claim
Last week, Canon claimed victory as the number one mirrorless camera brand by unit sales in the United States. While impressive, Sony says it has data from the same agency Canon used that contests the position.
February 12th, 2024Source

Unveiling the 2024 Thin Line Fest: A Fusion of Documentary, Music, and Photography
Tucked away in the artists' enclave of Denton, Texas, Thin Line Fest is an artistic adventure filled with communal celebration and discovery. What started as a documentary film festival in 2007 is now a lively mosaic of artistic expression with seven music stages and multiple photography galleries.
February 12th, 2024Source

Wedding Photographer Fined $30,000 For Using Images Taken By Other Photographers
A wedding photographer must pay $30,000 in civil penalties for advertising her services using images taken by other photographers and failing to disclose that the pictures were not her own.
February 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

White House Wants to 'Cryptographically Verify' Videos of Biden to Fight Deepfakes
The White House says it wants to "cryptographically verify" videos of President Joe Biden in a bid to fight AI-generated deepfakes.
February 12th, 2024Source

You've Never Seen Times Square Like This: How a Photographer Captures NYC's Minimalist Beauty
Veteran New York City event, editorial, and portrait photographer Bob Krasner has done brilliant work for decades, finding a way to make ends meet in the cutthroat field of professional photography. While paying bills with inspired "traditional" work, he has also earned a passionate following through daily abstract photo posts on Instagram.
February 12th, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 9th, 2024

Best Action Cameras of 2024
Capture your next adventure with ones of these tiny rugged cameras. These are the best action cameras we've tested.
February 9th, 2024Source

Earthbound Astronaut Shares Stunning Photos He Captured While in Orbit
Swedish astronaut Marcus Wandt has just returned from a 20-day voyage into space and he shared some incredible images of the views he saw while in Earth's orbit.
February 9th, 2024Source

National Geographic Drops Epic Trailer for 'Photographer'
The six-part docuseries from Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin will flip the lens on photographers that are pushing the boundaries in nature, fashion, and documentary.
February 9th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Nikon Z8 Firmware 2.0 Massive Update
Nikon has released a new firmware update for the Z8 camera, which includes a total of 30 Big and small updates inside it, I am really surprised to see the vast amount of software-level updates sent to the camera for free of charge, other camera makers should learn from this. I think this is the largest number of updates we've seen to date from a camera maker.
February 9th, 2024Source

Photographing Idaho: A PetaPixel Travel Doc Featuring Chris and Jordan
Hop in the car and ride along with Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake as they embark on an adventure-filled road trip through Idaho. From the border with Canada down to Twin Falls, the duo soak up the visual splendor of the region, capture some epic photos, enjoy its incredible food, and meet the wonderful people that call the state home.
February 9th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Sebastião Salgado Announces Retirement From the Field
The 80-year-old Brazilian tells The Guardian that years of working in hostile environments has taken its toll and it's time to call it a day.
February 9th, 2024Source

Watch This 2001 BBC News Report on the Emerging Camera Phone Market
A classic news report produced by the BBC in 2001 on the coming of smartphone cameras has resurfaced.
February 9th, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 7th, 2024

Nikon firmware version 2.00 released for FX-format mirrorless camera the Nikon Z8
Nikon has introduced firmware version 2.00 for its full-frame, FX-format mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z 8. This update marks the first significant enhancement since the camera's debut, incorporating advanced features from other models in the Z series. Enhancing the capabilities of its Z8 mirrorless camera with a significant firmware update.
February 7th, 2024Source

Paradox Interactive sees its full-year revenue grow by 34%
While it wrote down Lamplighters League during Q4, the period saw revenue jump by 72%
February 7th, 2024Source

Rare Set of Type 1 Photographs of Pop Culture Icons to be Sold at Auction
A cache of Type 1 photographs of pop culture icons are up for auction that includes pictures of Jackie Kennedy, Al Capone, Walt Disney, and many more.
February 7th, 2024Source

The Enduring Value of B&W Photos in the Age of Digital and Color
The early days of photography were built on monochromatic imagery. Many of the greats who created what we now know as the art of photography worked primarily with black-and-white film.
February 7th, 2024Source

We Finally Have an Official List of VPG Verified CFexpress Cards
The Compact Flash Association (CFA) finally published a list of all VPG certified memory cards that provide a guarantee that they will work with certain functions of all supported cameras, including Sony cameras that require the certification.
February 7th, 2024Source

General — Photography — February 5th, 2024

An Excellent Breakdown and What to Expect From Kodak's New Super 8
It may have taken Kodak the better part of a decade, but its new Super 8 camera is starting to arrive on store shelves.
February 5th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Arsenal Player Turns Photographer After English Premier League Victory
After a resounding victory against English Premier League rivals Liverpool, Arsenal's Martin Ødegaard celebrated by indulging in some post-game photography.
February 5th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Awaiting The Rain
Michael Robinson Chávez speaks about the visual diary of Peru that he has produced over the course of many years.
February 5th, 2024Source

DIY Ceiling-Mounted Motorized Slider is Perfect for Content Creation
Erik de Poorter from Concept Crafted Creations on YouTube created a brilliant, motorized ceiling-mounted camera system that may be perfect for content creators.
February 5th, 2024Source

Fuji X-100 VI Images Leaked
Finally, the leaked images of the to-be-announced Fuji X-100 VI Camera. The Camera looks like it is built like a tank from the initial set of leaked images. Back in December, we published the core specification of the upcoming Fuji X-100 VI camera, we do believe the same core specs the camera so take a look at the leaked specs once again.
February 5th, 2024Source

Meet the Toy Camera at the Heart of the Analogue Revival
When the Holga first launched, it didn't quite capture people the way its creator hoped... but it did spark something.
February 5th, 2024Source or Source

General — Photography — February 2nd, 2024

AstrHori Introduces 90-Degree 18mm f/8 'Periprobe' 2x Macro Lens
AstrHori has upgraded its APS-C macro probe lens. The 18mm f/8 2x Macro Probe lens brings its full-frame probe lens to crop-sensor cameras, including those with E, F, RF, Z, L, and M43 mounts. And now, there is a 90-degree angle attachment available for the distinct tubular macro lens.
February 2nd, 2024Source or Watch Video

International Garden Photographer of the Year Celebrates Botanical Beauty
The International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition celebrates all things botanical photography, including close-ups, abstract images, and landscape scenes. The winners of the 17th edition have been revealed and are beautiful.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Meta's Reality Labs Had Its Best Quarter Yet, But is Still a Money Pit
Meta's Reality Labs, the division responsible for its virtual reality endeavors, had its best quarter ever, but still lost more than $4 billion.
February 2nd, 2024Source

New York City's Invisible 'Airglow' Comes Alive in Infrared
Airglow, not to be confused with auroras, is a colorful atmospheric phenomenon typically visible to typical cameras only in very dark and clear night sky conditions. The sky above New York City definitely doesn't qualify as "dark," but that doesn't mean it's impossible to photograph airglow, as Ty Buckley has shown in new YouTube videos.
February 2nd, 2024Source or Watch Video

Nikon Zf camera paired with the Viltrox AF 20mm F2.8 lens
So, I know we have a Nikon Zf camera paired with the Viltrox AF 20mm f/2.8 lens, and not only that, but the camera also has a Neewer hand grip.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Photographer, 19, Falls to His Death While Taking Pictures of Canyon
A photographer out "doing what he loved" has tragically fallen hundreds of feet to his death as he tried to find a better vantage point.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Photographer's Patience Pays Off in Stunning Seasonal Video of New York
With snippets of iconic spots in the city weaved together as they move from a snowy winter to lush summer scenes, all lined up precisely, Kieran Murray's video of New York City is mesmerizing.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Polar Pro's Stylish Defender Body Cap Holds an AirTag or Memory Card
Typical camera body caps are so dull, right? Photography gear company Polar Pro certainly thinks so and aims to solve this problem with its new Defender Body Cap.
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February 2nd, 2024
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Skier's Helmet Camera Captures 'Breathtaking' Avalanche Footage
A skier has posted terrifying footage of himself being caught up in an avalanche as he was moving down a mountain.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Zuckerberg's Going to Use Your Instagram Photos to Train His AI Machines
During his earnings call for Meta's fourth quarter results yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg made it clear he will use images posted on Facebook and Instagram to train his generative AI tools with.
February 2nd, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 31st, 2024

AP Photo Editor, Who Made Important Decision to Run 'Napalm Girl', Dies
Hal Buell, who led The Associated Press' (AP) photo operations and made the pivotal decision to run Nick Ut's Napalm Girl, has died.
January 31, 2024Source or Watch Video

Holocaust Museum Changes Exhibit to Stop Tourists Taking Selfies With Nazi Uniforms
A Holocaust museum has rearranged its exhibit to provide people with fewer opportunities to take Nazi-themed selfies.
January 31, 2024Source

News Station Blames Photoshop for 'Sexist' Edit of Female Politician
After an Australian news station used an edited image of a female member of Parliament — specifically increasing her breast size and exposing her midriff — the network tried to pass the blame onto Photoshop. But Adobe says the facts don't line up.
January 31, 2024Source

Qysea's Underwater Camera Robots Can Now Track and Follow Divers
Qysea has a new update for its Fifish underwater drones that allows them to track and follow divers underwater, similar to how aerial drones are able to follow and track moving subjects on the ground.
January 31, 2024Source or Watch Video

Photographer Brian Griffin, Who Shot Depeche Mode's Iconic Album Covers, Dies
Influential music photographer Brian Griffin, who shot Depeche Mode's first five iconic album covers, has died.
January 31, 2024Source or Watch Video

Photographer Captures Ultra-Rare 'Aurora Curl'
The aurora tends to show itself as shapeless illuminations that dance and swirl but one photographer in Iceland recently looked up and saw the northern lights being "curled" in a highly unusual way.
January 31, 2024Source or Watch Video

Senators Introduce Bill Against Deepfake Porn After Taylor Swift AI Nudes
U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would criminalize the spread of nonconsensual deepfake porn — in direct response to the sexually explicit AI-generated photos of Taylor Swift that went viral last week.
January 31, 2024Source

Sony ZV-1 Mark II review, a vlogging camera with excellent video that thrives in auto modes
The Sony ZV-1 Mark II is a vlogging-focused compact camera built around a 20MP Type 1 (13.2 x 8.8mm) Stacked CMOS sensor and an 18-50mm equivalent F1.8-4.0 lens. Besides the new focal length range, much of this camera remains the same as its predecessor, which was itself a competent pocket-sized video camera.
January 31, 2024Source

Strada Is a New Cloud-Based AI Media Workflow App Built by Industry Vets
A new platform that claims it will reinvent media workflow is on the horizon. Strada, an AI-based cloud platform built for video creatives, is set to be unveiled on February 1st, beginning its early testing phase.
January 31, 2024Source

The Best Is Yet to Come for OM System
The OM-1 Mark II has landed with more of a whimper than a bang. It's a great camera but there's not much new about it. However, the rush to pass judgment on what the lack of novel features means for the future of OM System and Micro Four Thirds at large is premature.
January 31, 2024Source

The ISS Captures Earth Glowing Golden in Magnificent Photo
Photographers are often inspired to shoot during the "golden hour", but the International Space Station (ISS) has just snapped a photo that takes "golden" to a whole new level.
January 31, 2024Source

The most important camera gear of January 2024
Blink, and you may have missed it, but the first month of 2024 has already come and gone. Here's a recap of the most noteworthy camera gear announced, released, or put up for preorder this January.
January 31, 2024Source

The State of Medium Format in 2024 | The PetaPixel Podcast
With Hasselblad's 100-megapixel upgrade to its classy 907x medium format modular camera being announced, the PetaPixel Podcast team got to thinking about medium format overall and its place in the current photography market.
January 31, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — January 29th, 2024

Adox Launches Color Mission Helios, A New Ultra-Low-ISO Color Film
German film company Adox is branching out with another new color film. On the heels of Color Mission, which Adox released in 2022, Color Mission Helios is an ultra-low-ISO color option for photographers.
January 29, 2024Source

Google's Art Selfie 2 Uses AI to Turn You Into a Renaissance Painting
Google has released Art Selfie 2, an app that harnesses generative AI to transform the user into a historical character.
January 29, 2024Source or Watch Video

It's time for Sony to make Minolta SR-T inspired E-mount vintage cameras!
As you all know vintage cameras like the Nikon ZF and Fuji X100V are selling extremely well. Canon is also rumored to be working on a new "classic" model. Sony seems to have no plan to launch such a camera.
January 29, 2024Source or Watch Video

Kat Von D Beats Photographer in Copyright Lawsuit Over Miles Davis Tattoo
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D scored a resounding victory in the copyright infringement trial over her unlicensed use of a photograph of Miles Davis for a tattoo she inked on a client.
January 29, 2024Source

NASA Wants to Put a High-Res Telescope Camera Array on the Moon
A team from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has proposed a design for a lunar-based multi-camera telescope array that could start small, but expand to be much larger over time.
January 29, 2024Source

Nikon Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Review
The Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena is a fast telephoto prime lens for Nikon's extensive range of Z-series mirrorless cameras.
January 29, 2024Source

Olympus OM 1 Mark II is Coming due to...
The trademark for the Olympus name has expired. This might be the primary reason behind the announcement of the OM 1 Mark II and the end of the Olympus brand name. It's really sad to hear, but that's the way things are going-on right now. There is a high probability that the lower-end models may also get a refresh with the OM series name instead of Olympus.
January 29, 2024Source

Photographer's Secret Images of Holocaust Victims Being Rounded Up Are Discovered
A trove of clandestine photos taken of Jewish people being rounded up in Nazi-occupied Poland so that they could be murdered has been released for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
January 29, 2024Source

RED's New Global Shutter Camera Promises Unbelievable Dynamic Range
Last week, RED unveiled a pair of new large-format global shutter cinema cameras, the V-Raptor (X) and V-Raptor (X) XL. Tedious model names aside, these cameras have 40.96 x 21.6-millimeter image sensors and make lofty promises concerning dynamic range.
January 29, 2024Source

Richard Prince to Pay Photographers Over $650,000 In Copyright Lawsuits
Artist Richard Prince has agreed to pay at least $650,000 to two photographers in a pair of long-running copyright lawsuits against him for using their images in his controversial Instagram-sourced New Portraits series.
January 29, 2024Source

Sounds like we are soon getting an APS-C E-mount lens...
A German youtuber just posted a video where he says he bought the new Sony A6700 camera because he now has to review "something" that will be announced for this camera soon.
January 29, 2024Source

Watch a Chameleon Erupt in Stunning Color Moments Before She Dies
This is the incredible moment a female chameleon erupts in glorious color in a poignant final display before its death.
January 29, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — January 26th, 2024

Leica Sofort 2 Review: Elevating the Instant Camera
Even among the now-crowded niche of instant cameras, Leica's Sofort 2 stands out, representing the idealized version of a modern-day instant camera.
January 26, 2024Source

Nikon Z6 Mark III Specification Leaked
Finally we have the confimred set of specification of the Nikon Z6 mark III camera from E8M_888 source
January 26, 2024Source

RED Launches World's First Large Format Global Shutter Cine Cameras
Make way, Sony: RED Digital Cinema wants to get on the global shutter train. RED's V-Raptor (X) and V-Raptor (X) XL video cameras feature newly developed global shutter image sensors.
January 26, 2024Source or Watch Video

The 'One LUT' for Apple Log Perfectly Matches the Arri Alexa's Iconic Look
The One LUT is able to "seamlessly match" the iPhone 15 Pro's ProRes log video to the cinematic quality of the Arri Alexa K1S1 rec709 look.
January 26, 2024Source

This is Why Hit Film 'Saltburn' Was Filmed in a 4:3 Aspect Ratio
Among the many things you couldn't possibly forget about Emerald Fennell's hit movie Saltburn, one of them surely was the film's highly unusual 4:3 aspect ratio.
January 26, 2024Source or Watch Video

What's That Leaking From Your Flex Drill Battery?
After a 24-volt lithium-ion battery from the company leaked during CR's testing, we set out to find out more about the mysterious liquid
January 26, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 24th, 2024

5 Reasons Why Photographers Should Use Files.fm
Compared to other professions, photographers have it rough when it comes to the sheer quantity of equipment required. Not just physical equipment -- cameras, lenses, flashes, tripods, light stands, and endless other accessories -- but digital tools, too.
January 24, 2024Source

Hasselblad's Modular 907X Camera and 100MP CFV 100C Digital Back Revive Vintage Camera Gear
Hasselblad unveiled the 907X camera body in 2019 alongside the CFV II 50C digital back. Hasselblad has today unveiled the CFV 100C digital back. The 907X and CFV 100C combine to offer what Hasselblad calls "the most versatile medium format camera" in the industry.
January 24, 2024Source

Leaked Pixel 9 renders suggest Pro-level camera changes
And an iPhone-like redesign.
January 24, 2024Source

Nikon on User Experience, Camera Controls, and Evolving Preferences
Following PetaPixel's Nikkor lens interview with Kouichi Ohshita, a member of Nikon's optical engineering division, we are back with the promised part two centered around user experience and camera design.
January 24, 2024Source

Samsung Members Connect 2024: Samsung's Most Dedicated Users Experience the All-New Galaxy S24 Series, Powered by Galaxy AI
Samsung Electronics hosted Samsung Members Connect 2024, bringing together over 50 passionate Samsung Members Stars to witness the dawn of the new mobile AI era. Held over three nights and four days, the event offered exclusive access to Galaxy Unpacked 2024, in-depth learning sessions and hands-on experiences with the Galaxy S24 series.
January 24, 2024Source

Show and Tell with the New Logitech Reach 2-in-1 Webcam and Overhead Camera, We Go Hands On
Content creators often find themselves not just needing a static positioned camera to show their faces, but something to show on a bench or a table from an overhead viewpoint, and which can be easily repositioned. Perhaps the best example would be game streamers wanting a viewport showing their user inputs in real time; or an engineering content creator wanting to show something on their bench from top.
January 24, 2024Source

Sony is the Most Popular Camera Brand Among Average Japanese Users
The annual BCN Awards provide a reasonably good indication of what cameras and lenses proved popular in the year past, and the BCN Awards 2024 show that some familiar faces sold a lot of photography equipment last year.
January 24, 2024Source

The Hasselblad 907X 100c Review. My Dream Camera of 2024.
Seems like yesterday when I was walking through the woods snapping photographs with the then new Hasselblad 907X 50C (Youtube). While it has been about three years since then, the 907x 50c became one of my all time favorite cameras, if not my all out #1 favorite digital camera ever.
January 24, 2024Source

The iPhone 16 Pro Max could boast a big camera sensor upgrade with nighttime photography improvements and more
The iPhone 16 Pro Max could be getting a camera boost.
January 24, 2024Source

What Happens When Film Goes Through an Airport Security Scanner?
Frequent analog photographers likely know that flying with film can be a risky endeavor. But beyond anecdotal experience and what airport scanning companies say, the impacts of flying with film haven't been very thoroughly examined.
January 24, 2024Source or Watch Video

What is 'Good Enough' for a New Smartphone Camera? | The PetaPixel Podcast
Last week, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S24 Ultra that had some hardware improvements, but leaned much more heavily on software and the addition of AI-powered features. It got us thinking, does a new smartphone need more than just AI to be compelling?
January 24, 2024Source or Watch Video

Zhongyi Re-Releases an APS-C 20mm f/0.95 Aimed at the Japanese Market
Zhongyi Optic's latest lens is the Chuichi Kogaku Speedmaster 20mm f/0.95, an ultra-fast, manual focus, mirrorless lens designed for Nikon, Canon, Sony, and Fujifilm APS-C cameras that suspiciously shares a lot in common with its 20mm T1.0 Mitakon lens.
January 24, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 22nd, 2024

9 of the Most Unique Digital Cameras Ever Made
I'm not just a camera history nerd, I'm also a huge fan of weird things in general. Weird and unique technology is especially fascinating, and I'm sure many readers here share the same sentiment.
January 22, 2024Source

Canon EOS R100 review: Rebel-like mirrorless camera, cheap but cuts corners
The Canon EOS R100 is an ultra-compact 24 Megapixel APS-C mirrorless camera with an RF mount. It is the cheapest way to enter Canon's mirrorless ecosystem, offering more flexibility than a smartphone.
January 22, 2024Source

Finding Darwin
What traces did Charles Darwin (credited with the theory of evolution) leave behind in Patagonia? Brazilian photographer Marcio Pimenta who lives there, asked himself the same question.
January 22, 2024Source

First Canon R1 specs...that I do not trust
I am sure that after one year for rumors. at some point in 2024 the Canon R1 will be announced. But rumors so far have been totally wild and the latest batch of specs are also in my opinion just an educated guess:
January 22, 2024Source or Watch Video

Fujifilm's Next X-Summit is in February, Just Before Japan's Big Photo Show
Fujifilm took to YouTube to make a few announcements today, with the most notable being the announcement of an upcoming X-Summit. Slated for February 20 in Tokyo, it's poised to drop just days before the country's largest photography trade show.
January 22, 2024Source or Watch Video

Kamikaze FPV Drones Are Now Regularly Being Used in Ukraine War
Cheap kamikaze FPV drones, the kind more typically used by photography and racing enthusiasts, are now one of Ukraine's most valued weapons against the Russian invasion.
January 22, 2024Source or Watch Video

Rare Footage of Florida Panther Captured on Trail Camera
A trail camera has picked up the extremely rare sight of a panther prowling a preserve in South Central Florida.
January 22, 2024Source or Watch Video

New Product Release: Monster Adapter LA-FE2
Moster Adapter officially released the LA-FE2: a new generation Nikon F-mount lens to Sony E-mount camera electronic adapter ring (mount adapter) with built-in focus motor and aperture motor.
January 22, 2024Source

New release: Topaz GigaPixel 7
Topaz just released the new Gigapixel 7. I personally use it ALL the time to upscale my old images or images taken with my smartphone. Sometimes I even do upscale cropped images taken with my Sony A7rV camera.
January 22, 2024Source

The Big Story Behind Filming the Tiny Creatures in 'A Real Bug's Life'
More than 25 years after Pixar's groundbreaking feature film A Bug's Life first hit theaters, Disney has returned to the incredible world of insects for inspiration. A new docu-series, A Real Bug's Life, delivers a breathtaking adventure into nine different micro bug worlds.
January 22, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — January 19th, 2024

Berlin: The City That Hates Selfies
Selfies have become a ubiquitous part of daily life in most major cities. But there is one European city where it may not be so commonplace: Berlin.
January 19, 2024Source

Best selling compact camera at Yodobashi: Ricoh rules, Leica Q3 is hot and old Sony RX100VII still sells!
Yodobashi shared the best seller list for the compact camera segment based on their sales the last 2 weeks of December:
January 19, 2024Source

Confirmed: Sony ZV-E10II is coming in Spring time!
Through trusted sources, I can now confirm with certainty that we will get the new ZV-E10II before the summer. I have not yet received an exact announcement date... but I suspect we'll see the new camera sometime between February and April.
January 19, 2024Source

First camera samples with the Galaxy S24 Ultra: here's how they look next to S23 Ultra and iPhone 15 Pro Max
Samsung's Galaxy S24 series is official, and even though all of the lineup is getting some of that AI goodness to elevate its camera system to the next level, it is the Galaxy S24 Ultra that offers the best of the best Sammy has to offer.
January 19, 2024Source

Google Looks Set to Add an AI Image Generator to Bard
An AI image generator is reportedly coming to Google Bard after a tipster uncovered a set of unreleased patch notes.
January 19, 2024Source

Godox Announces the V1Pro Flash With a Detachable Sub Flash
Hot on the tail of the release of its impressive new wireless trigger, Godox announced an update to one of its most popular flashes. The Godox V1Pro Flash sees a handful of worthy updates, including the ability to use a detachable sub-flash.
January 19, 2024Source or Watch Video

ProGrade's New VPG 200 CFexpress Type A Cards Are Affordable, Spacious
The new CFexpress Type A Gold-class cards come in 240GB and 480GB capacities and include the same "industry-leading quality" as the ProGrade CFexpress 2.0 Type A Cobalt 160GB card, per the card maker.
January 19, 2024Source

Retouch4Me Adds Dust Remover and Color Match OFX for Video Tools To Its Plugin Lineup
Retouch4Me has announced two new Artificial Intelligence (AI) plugins for its suite of Photoshop Tools that add automatic Dust Cleanup for still images, and expands its Color Match tool to apply color grades from still images to video.
January 19, 2024Source

Scientist Films Slow-Motion Footage of Snake Attacks to Discover How They Kill
A scientist spent years filming slow-motion footage of snakes launching at and attacking their prey — to reveal exactly how they kill.
January 19, 2024Source

The Awesome Winners of the 2023 Ocean Art Photography Competition
The winners of the 2023 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition have been announced with a picture of a paddling monkey taking home the grand prize.
January 19, 2024Source

The Rise of 'Sludge' Videos: Gen Z Are Watching Multiple Clips at Once
Generation Z is increasingly watching "sludge" videos on TikTok — a type of viral video that features multiple clips all playing on a screen at the same time.
January 19, 2024Source

Update Roundup: Sony Flashes, Nikon Cameras, and DxO Software Updated
Following an exciting week of CES announcements, this week has been rather calm in the tech world. There have, however, been some software announcements from the likes of Nikon, Sony, and DxO that are worthwhile and important.
January 19, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 18th, 2024

iPhone 15 Pro videographers must have this tiny SSD with a status screen and camera rig
The new USB-C port on the iPhone 15 has opened up a whole universe of different accessories that can now be used, like USB-C hubs, universal chargers, universal dongles but most importantly (to me), the ability to use SSDs with your iPhone. Even though you can use everything with any of the iPhone 15s, the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are the ones that have USB 3.2 Gen 2 speeds, allowing for up to 10 Gbit transfer speeds.
January 18, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 16th, 2024

Adobe Commits $6 Million to Support Underrepresented Video Creators
It's no secret that the film and TV industries lack diversity, but in its latest announcement, Adobe is stepping up to offer support for underrepresented creators. The new Adobe Film & TV Fund aims to provide career support and growth to increase representation in film and television.
January 16, 2024Source

Adobe Premiere Pro Gets a Significant Audio Workflow Overhaul
Thanks to significant audio workflow updates, Adobe Premiere Pro promises to be easier to use and more powerful than ever before.
January 16, 2024Source

Adobe's new AI-powered Premiere Pro features eradicate boring audio editing tasks
The Enhanced Speech dialogue clean-up tool is getting a full release, while Adobe adds new beta features like interactive fade handles and clip effects badges.
January 16, 2024Source

Canon Patent Application: Major Defocus improvements
One of the problems that mirrorless cameras have is major defocus. This is when you attempt to focus on the subject with the lens completely out of focus. There's not enough contrast for the camera to determine just how far it needs to move the lens to reach focus on the target.
January 16, 2024Source

Jake Sloan review of the Sony A9III will likely convince you to preorder the camera!
On top you can watch Jake Sloan Sony A9III review. There are a couple of interesting takeaways:
January 16, 2024Source or Watch Video

Just announced: New Godox Xnano S Touchscreen TTL Wireless Flash Trigger for Sony
You can preorder it now at BHphoto, Amazon and Adorama (where it's named "Flashpoint").
January 16, 2024Source or Source or Watch Video or Watch Video

Major Camera Companies Are Working To Fight Deepfakes: Here's How
Before the ubiquity of artificial intelligence (AI), humans imagined a world wherein machines would take over the most mundane and repetitive tasks. In this ideal world, things like cleaning or organizing would have been a thing of the past, and people could do less manual labor and more creative work. Unfortunately, this is not what is happening.
January 16, 2024Source

Persona 3 Reload: The Final Preview
Don't call it a remake.
January 16, 2024Source

Photographer Says His Images Helped F1 Champion Max Verstappen Drive Faster
A racing photographer has claimed that his camera work once helped the reigning Formula 1 World Champion Max Verstappen to go even faster.
January 16, 2024Source

Spy camera detector reveals hidden video cameras instantly
Imagine you're in a hotel room, rented apartment or a changing room, and you get that eerie feeling that someone might be watching you. It's a concern that's becoming more prevalent in our connected world, where privacy is increasingly hard to come by.
January 16, 2024Source

Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II sample gallery
Sony's 16-35mm F2.8 GM II lens is smaller, lighter and more capable than its predecessor. Optical improvements come in the form of better corner-to-corner sharpness and a new close-focus distance of just 22 cm.
January 16, 2024Source

Sony a9 III review in progress
The Sony a9 III is the company's latest high-speed pro sports camera. It features a Stacked CMOS sensor capable of shooting at 120 fps and able to read all its pixels out simultaneously: the long hoped-for 'global' shutter.
January 16, 2024Source

The Beautiful First Winners of The Nature Photography Contest
The Nature Photography Contest, which held its first edition in 2023, announced the inaugural winners' circle, which offers €2,000 in cash prizes, equivalent to just over $2,000 USD.
January 16, 2024Source

The BlackBox 120 Uses a Digital Camera To Scan Medium Format Film
A new film scanner has come onto the scene, courtesy of BlackScale Lab. The BlackBox 120 system makes it easy to use a camera to digitize medium format film.
January 16, 2024Source

Voigtlander Color-Skopar 18mm f/2.8 for X Mount is Less Than an Inch Long
Cosina has announced a tiny new lens for Fujifilm X-Mount cameras. The Voigtlander Color-Skopar 18mm f/2.8 Aspherical is a pancake-style prime lens designed exclusively for Fujifilm X Series cameras.
January 16, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 15th, 2024

Best selling lenses at Yodobashi
These were the top ten best selling lenses at Yodobashi During the Second Half of December 2023:
January 15, 2024Source

Incredibly clever selfie stick does triple duty as tripod and remote [Reviews]
The SwitchEasy EasySelfie is a fantastically clever combination of three products — a selfie stick, a portable tripod and a camera remote — and it pulls off all three pretty well.
January 15, 2024Source

Nikon Zf review: the classiest mirrorless of them all?
Nikon's Zf is a full-frame mirrorless camera with classic styling, built around a 24MP BSI CMOS sensor. It's designed to mimic the look of the company's FM2 SLR from the early 1980s, meaning it effectively becomes a full-frame counterpart to the company's Z fc APS-C camera.
January 15, 2024Source

Traces
Stuart Franklin's latest project is dedicated to the diversity and uniqueness of trees, which he has been photographing since last year, all over the world.
January 15, 2024Source

Wild rumors roundup: A6700R and FX50
About those rumors: I have no idea who sent them and 90% of the times they turn out to be wrong. But, it happened in the past that a couple of those were right. So I will post them today, and we all together can eventually keep track of this. If one of the sources turns out to be right than we will know we can trust it a bit more!
January 15, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 13th, 2024

5 Of The Highest Rated Ring Lights In 2024
Though smartphone cameras have become so advanced they're used to shoot movies and photograph million-dollar homes, they still struggle in one area. Lighting. No matter how many megapixels a lens may be, if the surrounding lighting is poor, the image quality will take a hit.
January 13, 2024Source

The Battle of the 135mm Lenses: Which Lens Takes the Portrait Podium?
The 135mm focal length is one of my favorite portrait ranges due to its compressed rendering of people's faces, as well as lending itself to stunningly dramatic full-body environmental portraits. Last year saw the release of two new 135mm lenses, one each from Canon and Nikon.
January 13, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 12th, 2024

Ben Whishaw Cast as Acclaimed Photographer Peter Hujar in Upcoming Biopic
Paddington star Ben Whishaw has been cast as iconic photographer Peter Hujar, who died of AIDS in 1987, in an upcoming biopic.
January 12, 2024Source

Kolari Camera Modification Prevents Moire on Panasonic Cameras
Many digital cameras include an optical low-pass filter (OLPF) in front of the image sensor to blur some of the finest details before they reach the sensor. While it may seem counterintuitive to make an image softer, an OLPF helps prevent a very ugly digital artifact called moire.
January 12, 2024Source

Monkey Hugs Photographer After Being Reunited in Heartwarming Video
A photographer has shared the sweet moment Mikah the spider monkey gave him a hug after the pair had not seen each other in two years.
January 12, 2024Source

Tenba Axis V2 18L backpack review: Fully functional, but lacking in features and flair
The Tenba Axis V2 18L is a well-made, quietly competent but otherwise uninteresting backpack. Tenba has been in this industry long enough to know the basics of building a functional bag, but this simple black rectangle struggles to stand out against a field packed with more interesting, stylish, or specialized options like Peak Design's exceedingly versatile Everyday Bag or LowePro's hiking bag that happens to hold cameras well too.
January 12, 2024Source

The LEGO Polaroid OneStep Camera is Available Now and Looks Amazing
After reaching the necessary amount of votes of support in the LEGO Ideas community in 2022, Minibrick Productions' LEGO Polaroid OneStep SX-70 instant camera is now available.
January 12, 2024Source

The 'Millennium Camera' Will Capture Arizona's Landscape for 1,000 Years
Standing watch over the desert landscape of Tuscon, Arizona for the next 1,000 years, the aptly named Millennium Camera is designed to slowly capture the changing scene in front of it until the year 3023.
January 12, 2024Source

Vwfndr Keirin Is a Beautiful Panoramic Digital Camera
"Reductionist" design studio Nuevo.Tokyo has collaborated with designer Mireia Gordi Vila to create a digital camera for panoramic photography.
January 12, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 11th, 2024

Best Gifts for Photographers in 2024
Whether you're shopping for a beginning photographer, a keen landscape enthusiast or a budding YouTube vlogger, these gifts will be essential extras.
January 11, 2024Source

Engineers Freeze Camera Below Ice Hockey Rink to Capture 'Impossible Angle'
A team of engineers froze a camera underneath the ice in an ice hockey rink to film the sport from a once-impossible angle.
January 11, 2024Source or Watch Video

eyeQ takes a fresh look at video call eye contact
Video calls, while essential, often lack the naturalness of in-person conversations, causing fatigue and reduced engagement. There are a ton of tools out there that help you keep eye contact when talking with people online — some (Plexicam, CenterCam) place the camera in front of your screen.
January 11, 2024Source

Hopes, dreams and speculations for 2024: Shaminder's wild ideas about the year ahead
The possibilities of a new year can inspire us to (re)ignite passions, set new goals or send the mind raveling in wild flights of fancy. In the grand scheme, the heavens do not notice that a rock has hurtled through the cosmos to retrace its steps once more, but on that rock, we humans take notice every January.
January 11, 2024Source

Lexar is the First to Release a Next-Gen CFe 4.0 Card for Sony Cameras
Lexar is the first memory card manufacturer to bring support for the new, much faster CFexpress 4.0 standard to Type-A cards, the format that only Sony uses in its high-end mirrorless Alpha cameras.
January 11, 2024Source

The First-Ever Die-Cast Leica Prototype is Coming to Auction
Die casting is the process of forcing liquid hot metal into a mold under high pressure. That mold is made out of two hardened steel dies, hence the name, and the process is described as similar to injection molding. Casting is typically less expensive per part than other methods like milling, although its tolerances aren't necessarily as good which is why some manufacturers will choose milling for smaller runs that require more precision.
January 11, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 10th, 2024

7 Tips To Improve Your Macro Photography
French photographer Emilie Talpin did not pick up her first camera until 2018 but within just a few years, she became both an OM SYSTEM Ambassador and a highly respected photo educator best known for her favorite photography genres: macro and nature.
January 10, 2024Source

Grading Every Camera Maker's 2023 Performance | The PetaPixel Podcast
The last year was huge for the camera industry and saw a swath of new products from just about every manufacturer in support of basically every mount. But narrowing the focus, The PetaPixel Podcast team grades the 2023 performance of every camera maker.
January 10, 2024Source or Watch Video

How Kodak Film Was Made in the 1950s
The fine folks at PeriscopeFilm have gotten their hands on an old educational film created by Eastman Kodak in the 1950s. While the copy of the vintage movie is incomplete, it shows part of a documentary about how the company makes film for cameras.
January 10, 2024Source or Watch Video

How One LA-Area High School is Changing the Way We Teach Photography
Nestled in the heart of a youthful neighborhood arts district, just opposite the bustling Port of Los Angeles, lies a relatively unassuming gallery, much like any of those that surround it.
January 10, 2024Source

Insta360's Ace Pro Action Camera Makes Editing Videos Easier Than Ever
SlashGear was able to tour Insta360's booth at this year's CES and check out the Ace Pro Action Camera in person. Co-engineered with Leica, the Ace Pro Action Camera can shoot 8K footage and record audio in 48 kHz 16-bit AAC. It can also record slow motion in 4k, utilize Active HDR, and use its new PureVideo mode for fantastic low-light shooting.
January 10, 2024Source

Look How Small Panasonic's New 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Is
On Monday, Panasonic announced its 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens for full-frame L-mount cameras with the tagline of "smallest full-frame macro lens." While that came with a stipulation of "with a focal length greater than 90mm," don't let that distract from how compact it is.
January 10, 2024Source

MAVEN Wave 2 color-coded photo and video camera filters for quick creativity
Photography and videography enthusiasts, take note: MAVEN has just unveiled its latest series of high-quality filters, designed to elevate your visual storytelling to new heights. Building on the momentum of their successful initial Kickstarter campaign, MAVEN's Wave 2 filters are here to cater to the needs of both amateur and professional image creators.
January 10, 2024Source

Mercedes' Next-Gen Virtual Assistant May Stay Quiet If Its Cameras See You're Angry
Your experience of Mercedes' upcoming next-generation virtual assistant — and the luxury cars that it's a part of — may not be the same as your neighbor's, and a lot of that will come down to trust and just how willing you are to trade access to your digital life in return of a more contextually aware vehicle.
January 10, 2024Source

Remedy Trademarks "FBC: Firebreak", Thereby Directly Referring to 2019's Control
The trademark was filed by Remedy some days ago at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) under sections "computer gaming software" as well as "clothing", and "audio, video and multimedia production, and photography".
January 10, 2024Source

The Best Ring Lights to Buy in 2024
Top-rated ring lights for streaming, zoom, webcams, and more
January 10, 2024Source

This $199 AI companion is called the Rabbit R1 and it's much more than a Tamagotchi on the juice
January 10, 2024. If you're keeping an eye on the news from (under) NYC and that one particular Brooklyn synagogue, you're probably having a thrill ride right now.
January 10, 2024Source

You Can Take Selfies in the BMW iX M60, So That's What I Did
BMW didn't introduce its in-car camera as a new feature at CES 2024, but it was the first time many got to try it and see what it's like.
January 10, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 9th, 2024

DJI Ronin 4D 8K Review: A Stable Platform Gets a Resolution Boost
I've been in the camera review game for a decade and a half and while the pleasure of checking out new gear hasn't diminished, it's very rare for me to be truly excited about a new camera. Well, that happened two years ago with the DJI Ronin 4D release, and now we have an impressive new 8K version to check out.
January 9, 2024Source or Watch Video

DPReview Reader's Choice Awards 2023: Product of the Year
The final round of voting has closed, and it's time to reveal the winner of our annual Reader's Choice Awards! Beginning in December, DPReview readers picked their favorite cameras, zoom lenses and prime lenses released in 2023.
January 9, 2024Source

Kolari Shades Put Ultra-Sharp ND Lens Filter Glass in Front of Your Eyes
Kolari, the company behind acclaimed photography filters and camera conversion services, has taken its filter technology into eyewear, launching a pair of stylish new sunglasses. Kolari Shades promise to be the "world's sharpest sunglasses."
January 9, 2024Source

Panasonic Lumix S 100mm F2.8 Macro sample gallery
Panasonic's Lumix S 100mm F2.8 Macro is a full-frame L-mount lens that's designed to be compact and lightweight, coming in at 82mm (3.2") long and 74mm (2.9") in diameter and tipping the scales at 298g (10.5 oz). Hands-on, we can confirm it is very tidy and light.
January 9, 2024Source

Photographers Find a Spider Weaving Webs in Their Sony a7 IV's EVF
Dutch visual storytellers and travelers Krista and Ties, known as Bluehill_Stories on Instagram and YouTube, are currently on an adventure in New Zealand and have run into an unusual problem with their Sony camera — a spider decided to move in.
January 9, 2024Source

Polar People
An unknown and unimaginably large world: at the North and South Poles we find a particular kind of people, whose passion pushes them to the limits of the earth and to their own limits.
January 9, 2024Source

See how 'The Marvels' VFX team brought space to life in this exclusive clip
Go behind the cosmic chaos.
January 9, 2024Source or Watch Video

Swarovski's AX Visio Binoculars Are Also an AI-Powered 13MP Camera
Swarovski, a leading name in high-end binoculars, announced the AX Visio binoculars: the world's first AI-supported system that is capable of recognizing over 9,000 animal species. They also feature a 13-megapixel sensor and photo/video capture capability.
January 9, 2024Source

The best instant cameras you can buy right now
We found the best cameras for your budget and needs.
January 9, 2024Source

The Circle
How do we want to live? For his long-term project, Italian photographer Luca Locatelli has been documenting ideas for a worthy and sustainable future.
January 9, 2024Source

The crucial camera news from CES 2024 (so far)
The Consumer Electronics Tradeshow of 2024 is kicking off, and while we don't expect any huge camera announcements this year, there are plenty of other bits and bobs of interest to the photographically inclined. The show is in full swing now, with the show floor officially open. Ironically, that means the actual announcements are beginning to wrap up.
January 9, 2024Source

'The Knowing' Short Film Was Shot on Sony's New Burano Cinema Camera
World-renowned conservation photographers Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen have teamed up with Academy Award-winning cinematographer Emmanuel "Chivo" Lubezki to create a new short film, The Knowing.
January 9, 2024Source or Watch Video

These Cold-Weather Gloves Are Made for Photographers
Photography gear company Pgytech's new gloves are made specifically for photographers, ensuring that they can keep their hands warm while still operating cameras and other equipment.
January 9, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 8th, 2024

3D-Printed Film Cartridge Revives Fujifilm Single-8 Cameras
British electrical engineer Jenny List, known for their extensive work at Hackaday, released a 3D-printable cartridge to fit Fujifilm Single-8 home movie cameras.
January 8, 2024Source

Abode's New Home Security Camera Measures Wireless Range In Miles, Not Feet
San Francisco-based Abode Systems (not to be confused with Adobe) has had a long history of debuting smart home cameras at the Consumer Electronics Show. In 2020, the company showcased a modular smart camera system called the Abode Outdoor/Indoor Smart Camera. CES 2022 saw the company announce two products — the Abode Wireless Video Doorbell and Abode Color Bulbs.
January 8, 2024Source

For the Brave, Nauticam Now Has an Underwater Housing for the Red Komodo-X
Brave Red Komodo-X users have a new option for protecting their cameras while they dive to the depths. As News Shooter reports, Nauticam, one of the leading manufacturers of underwater camera housings, announced a new case for the high-end cinema camera.
January 8, 2024Source

Nat Geo Photographer Offers Three Tips to Improve Your Images
Professional photographer Stephen Wilkes has a multi-decade career that melds artistic and commercial photography and has taken him around the world. He's worked with National Geographic, Apple, and Netflix, among others.
January 8, 2024Source

Panasonic announces Lumix S 100mm F2.8 macro lens, ultra compact and more than just a macro
In conjunction with CES 2024, Panasonic has announced the Lumix S 100mm F2.8 Macro lens for full-frame L-mount cameras. Panasonic calls it "the world's smallest and lightest medium-telephoto fixed focal length macro lens."
January 8, 2024Source

Panasonic Lumix S 100mm F2.8 Macro Review
The Panasonic Lumix S 100mm F2.8 Macro is a mid-telephoto macro prime lens for L-Mount (Panasonic, Sigma, Leica) full-frame mirrorless cameras.
January 8, 2024Source

Panasonic Made a New Super Accurate In-Camera Subject Recognition AI
Panasonic announced that it developed a new image recognition AI that has a new "classification algorithm" that is more accurate than conventional methods.
January 8, 2024Source

Panasonic's 100mm f/2.8 is the World's Smallest Full-Frame Macro Lens
Panasonic announced the Lumix S 100mm f/2.8 Macro, the world's smallest and lightest full-frame macro lens with a focal length greater than 90mm.
January 8, 2024Source

Photographer Records Mouse Secretly Tidying Up His Shed
A wildlife photographer set up a night vision camera after he noticed objects in his shed being tidied up overnight — he discovered a mouse was doing the cleaning.
January 8, 2024Source or Watch Video

Sony a9 III review in progress
The Sony a9 III is the company's latest high-speed pro sports camera. It features a Stacked CMOS sensor capable of shooting at 120 fps and able to read all its pixels out simultaneously: the long hoped-for 'global' shutter.
January 8, 2024Source

Traveling with Canon's entry-level EOS R8 and R100 mirrorless cameras
Are they worth carrying around instead of a smartphone?
January 8, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 7th, 2024

REVIEW: SONY FE 12-24MM 2.8 GM
I always had the feeling the Sony FE 12-24mm 2.8 GM has been flying under the radar a bit, which is surprising, because it might be the most spectacular ultra wide angle lens any manufacturer has ever built, but let me tell you in this review why I think so.
January 7, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 6th, 2024

Canon R1 is Expected to be Announced First in 2024
We shared the same information back in October 2022, that Canon is planning to announce the Canon R1 camera first, and after that, we will have the Canon R5 Mark II camera.
January 6, 2024Source

Curiosity: On January 24 Hasselblad will announce a digital back using the Sony 100MP medium format sensor
On January 24 Hasselblad will announce the new 907X 100 Megapixel X-mount back. It's the same 100MP Sony sensor of the Hasselblad X2D. I have no info about the price but it will definitely be more expensive than their current 907x 50MP.
January 6, 2024Source or Watch Video

Reviewing The Forbidden Lenses That Canon Doesn't Want You to Have
Many camera manufacturers choose to support, or at least turn a blind eye to, third-party lens makers. Some even wholeheartedly embrace them. However, Canon has infamously taken a stance to deny third-party manufacturers access to its RF mount.
January 6, 2024Source or Watch Video

To be announced soon: New Godox V1 pro!
Trusted sources told me that Godox will launch a PRO version of their popular Godox V1 TTL Li-ion Round Head Camera Flash. No info yet on the specific advanced features...
January 6, 2024Source

Traveling with Canon's entry-level EOS R8 and R100 mirrorless cameras
Are they worth carrying around instead of a smartphone?
January 6, 2024Source

Understanding your camera, our best reads for learning what's happening inside that light box
We're about a week into 2024, and if you made any proclamations to refresh or improve your photo skills, we're here to help you with those photo/video resolutions.
January 6, 2024Source

General — Photography — January 5th, 2024

Sony's Top 3 Value Full Frame Prime Lenses by Patrick Murphy-Racey
These are Patrick's top 3 favorite budget primes:
January 5, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — December 31st, 2023

InfiRay P2 Pro and TOPDON TC001 Thermal Cameras Capsule Review
The consumer thermal camera market was opened up in the late 2010s by the launch of Seek Thermal's first offering and FLIR's FLIR ONE / FLIR ONE Pro. These had comparatively high resolutions of 206x156 and 160x120, which allowed the companies to further cut down the cost of follow-up products with lower-resolution sensors
December 31, 2023Source

Sony a7S III versus a7 IV Slow-Motion Shooting in Low Light
Figuring out which camera is going to deliver the best image quality is a complicated endeavor. A big reason for the difficulty is that each camera is going to have its own quirks or features that might make it amazing for certain things and terrible for others.
December 31, 2023Source or Source

General — Photography — December 30th, 2023

Best Kit Lenses of All Time: My Five Favorites
We all have to start somewhere. For most of us, that means a basic DSLR or mirrorless camera kit with a compact, handy general-purpose zoom lens. Undoubtedly, we can't wait to ditch our basic kit lens for something faster or more versatile.
December 30, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — December 29th, 2023

3D printed multilayer structures for high-numerical aperture achromatic lenses
Flat optics are made of nanostructures containing high-refractive index materials to produce lenses with thin form factors that function only at specific wavelengths.
December 29, 2023Source

Behind the Photos: Russel Albert Daniels' aerial landscapes reveal industrial degradation in the west
Russel Albert Daniels' aerial landscapes of the Uinta Basin are stunning, but if you spend a bit of time with the photographs, you will realize they reveal a much darker reality. His project, Mother Wound, takes a bird's eye view of the environmental damage that the fossil fuel industry has caused to the region -- an area that includes the White River, which is a crucial watershed for the Colorado River.
December 29, 2023Source

Darktable 4.6.0 Makes the Free Lightroom Alternative Even Better
Popular and excellent open-source photo editing app darktable has been updated to version 4.6.0, adding numerous critical features to the app.
December 29, 2023Source

Micro Four Thirds in 2023: Quality Over Quantity
Micro Four Thirds remains an excellent system for photo and video applications. Despite the relatively small image sensor size, Micro Four Thirds cameras like 2022's OM System OM-1 and Panasonic GH6 show that great things come in small packages. However, what about 2023? What new Micro Four Thirds cameras and lenses arrived this year?
December 29, 2023Source

Our Favorite PetaPixel Stories of 2023
This year has been a fascinating one in the world of photography, and like every year, it was full of incredible highs, devastating lows, and everything in between.
December 29, 2023Source

Samsung Is Allegedly Working On A Camera With On-Sensor AI
Smartphone cameras have come a long way, and two companies that are responsible for it are Samsung and Sony. Both companies have worked tirelessly to deliver some of the best sensors in the market. Now, if a new report is to be believed, the South Korean giant is taking the fight to its Japanese competitor as the company is looking into developing a sensor that will feature on-sensor AI, which might not make sense at the moment but could revolutionize smartphone photography forever.
December 29, 2023Source

The Most Forgettable Announcements of 2023
This year included some fantastic new cameras, lenses, and accessories. From the Nikon Z8 and the Sony a7CR to the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8 and Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN Art, nearly every camera maker brought something amazing to the table.
December 29, 2023Source

The Powerful Lessons Analog Photography Can Teach
Up until recently, most introductory photography classes in colleges and universities still taught students the basics of the medium using film and darkroom processes. These days, though, the majority of schools have transitioned to digital since it is more affordable for students and doesn't require a lab full of equipment and chemicals. But despite the obvious benefits of digital, analog photography still serves as a valuable tool for learning the medium.
December 29, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 28th, 2023

Canon EOS R3 Body $3999 (Reg $4999)
The Canon USA store has refurbished Canon EOS R3 bodies for only $3999 (Reg $4999). All refurbished gear from Canon USA comes with a full 1-year Canon USA warranty.
December 28, 2023Source

Canon EOS R5 C $3399 (Reg $3799)
The Canon USA store has stock of refurbished Canon EOS R5 C bodies for only $3399 (Reg $3799 after $500 Canon USA rebate). All refurbished gear from Canon USA comes with a full 1-year Canon USA warranty.
December 28, 2023Source

Canon Patent Application: APS-C 15-45mm
One of the disappointments for me with the RF-S system is the normal kit zoom range from 18-45 instead of 15-45mm.
December 28, 2023Source

Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM $1999 (Reg $2799) & RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM $1899 (Reg $2599)
Canon has a couple of huge deals on popular refurbished lenses. While quantities last, you can save big on both the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM and RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM.
December 28, 2023Source

How Sigma Makes its Super-Tiny fp Full-Frame Cameras
Japanese YouTube channel Process X has delivered a great Christmas present to camera enthusiasts everywhere — a nearly 12-minute long video showing how Sigma makes its fp cameras, the world's smallest and lightest full-frame interchangeable lens camera.
December 28, 2023Source

How to Recycle Cardboard Into a Creative Photography Backdrop
It's no secret that most photography equipment is expensive and typically highly specialized. But that doesn't always need to be the case. In the above video from Adorama (Youtube), photographer Gavin Hoey walks viewers through how to create studio portraits using a simple sheet of cardboard and some studio lights.
December 28, 2023Source or Watch Video

Maven Filters launches their Wave 2 "Revenge of the Mavens"
Just over 1 year after the launch of his first Kickstarter which raised over a half million dollars on crowdfunding platforms, camera reviewer & Youtuber Michael The Maven has announced a second Kickstarter for his MAVEN filter line, which expands his patent-pending Color Coded, Magnetic Filter ecosystem with 17 new filter products set to launch at up to a 70% discount off expected retail pricing.
December 28, 2023Source or Watch Video

These are the best selling cameras and lenses at Yodobashi (December)
One of the largest Japanese stores (similar to BHphoto in the USA) shared the sales data for the first half of December. It's interesting to see that Sony is doing extremely well in this Christmas sales season:
December 28, 2023Source

Viltrox AF27mm F1.2 Pro Now available for Sony and Nikon Mount
Earlier, Viltrox announced the Viltrox AF27mm F1.2 Pro lens for the Fuji X Mount. Now, they are planning to announce the same lens for the Sony E mount as well as the Nikon Z mount. The lens will become available for sale from January 2024.
December 28, 2023Source

What's going on with Canon Speedlites?
Since the launch of the EOS R system, the Speedlite situation for the system has been a bit of a mess.
December 28, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 27th, 2023

Best Lenses for Nikon Zf
It can be very challenging to choose the perfect lens for your Nikon Zf camera. There are several lenses available as options. At the same time, Nikon has also opened their lens mount for third-party lens makers. Now, we also have lenses from Tamron and Sigma, as well as Viltrox. So, you have to select your lenses based on your requirements and the budget range you have.
December 27, 2023Source

Canon in 2023: A Mixed Bag for the EOS R System
Canon's EOS R system finished 2022 with a bang, with Canon introducing the excellent EOS R6 Mark II camera and RF 135mm f/1.8 L IS USM lens. The momentum carried into early 2023, with two new cameras and a pair of new lenses. After that, Canon slowed down, although some late-year announcements set the stage for a strong return to form in 2024.
December 27, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 26th, 2023, 2023

Nikon in 2023: The Nikon Z8 and Great Lenses Highlight Nikon's Excellent Year
Like Sony, Nikon released a very impressive 10 new products in 2023. The composition of the releases is different, with Sony splitting its debuts evenly between cameras and lenses and Nikon going heavy on glass.
December 26, 2023Source

Revisiting Nikon's Legendary D700 DSLR 15 Years After Its Release
My first digital ILC (interchangeable lens camera) was the Nikon D40, which I purchased during my senior year of high school in late 2007. That camera was followed by the Canon T2i (550D), which I bought in 2010, primarily because of Canon's significantly more advanced video features; I have always been an active filmmaker as well as a photographer.
December 26, 2023Source

WhiteWall Celebrates Black and White Photography With its Latest Products
A few months ago, the esteemed German photo printing company WhiteWall introduced new black-and-white specific products into its expansive catalog. I recently tried some of the products with my images and am extremely impressed by the company's craftsmanship.
December 26, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 24th, 2023

Celestial Images Shine in National Astrophotography Competition
A competition aiming to promote astrophotography in India has borne out some incredible images.
December 24, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 22nd, 2023

2023 DPG Masters Underwater Imaging Competition winners announced
This morning, DivePhotoGuide (DPG) announced the winning images in the 2023 edition of its underwater photography competition. Featuring seven categories and entries from thousands of photographers, the competition crowned one Gold winner per category, along with a Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mention.
December 22, 2023Source

Canon Discontinued ALL EOS M Bodies Along with Lenses
Canon is in the process of shutting down the EOS M mirrorless camera. According to a Japanese website after discontinuing the development of the Canon EOS M Mirrorless camera they are halting the production line of Canon EOS M Lenses too. See what they have said
December 22, 2023Source

Canon R10 Mark II Coming on August 2024
I am receiving a lot of questions from my subscribers about when the Canon R10 Mark II camera will arrive. Many of them are interested in purchasing the camera but are a bit worried that if the successor arrives in the next 2 to 3 months, it would be better for them to wait.
December 22, 2023Source

Chills, Spills, and Thrills: How Insta360 Tests its Action Cameras
Insta360 showed exactly how it makes sure its action camera are rugged enough for real-world use in a new behind-the-scenes video.
December 22, 2023Source or Watch Video

Darktable 4.6.0
Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers.
December 22, 2023Source

Fujifilm in 2023: A Big Year for GF Glass and a Boring Year for X Series
In 2023, Fujifilm's X Series saw little love, with a single new camera and lens being added to the mix. The medium-format GFX System grew by one camera and three lenses this year.
December 22, 2023Source

'Holy Grail' Nikon 13mm f/5.6 Lens Sells for $50,000
A Nikon 13mm f/5.6 dubbed the "Holy Grail" of camera lenses has just sold for $50,000 on eBay.
December 22, 2023Source

Nikon Z6 III has the Essence of a Flagship Camera
According to the latest we have from Chinese sources, Multiple beta testers of the Nikon Z6 Mark III camera claim that the overall construction features of the Nikon Z6 Mark III camera are as great as the Nikon flagship DSLR camera. According to the beta tester, the camera carries the essence of a flagship camera inside a mid-range full-frame mirrorless body, take a look at what he said.
December 22, 2023Source

Underwater Photo Competition Sees Swimming Monkeys and Alien Octopus
The winners of the 2023 edition of the DPG Masters Underwater Imaging Competition have been announced with a picture of a juvenile blackfish hitching a ride on a jellyfish under the gaze of Mount Vesuvius taking home first place.
December 22, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 21st, 2023

CA Essential Webcam Flex review: An interesting, unique perspective
Putting the webcam in the center of your screen is intriguing. But the rest could use some work.
December 21, 2023Source

Sony in 2023: The E-Mount Cameras and Lenses That Landed This Year
It was a busy year for new cameras and lenses, and few companies were anywhere near as prolific as Sony.
December 21, 2023Source

The Beloved Photography Gear That Nobody Uses Anymore
As we wrap up 2023, a year that featured a ton of incredible photography gear that will undoubtedly feature in many a photographer's kits for years to come, we began to wonder, "What popular photography gear from years past is much less common now?"
December 21, 2023Source

This Same Bizarre AI Image Keeps Getting Shared on Facebook
This photograph, which has over one milion likes on Facebook, shows a man in an outdoor sawmill kneeling next to the wooden carving of a German Shepherd that he painstakingly created.
December 21, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 19th, 2023

5 Tips to Make Apple's Journal App a Powerhouse Digital Scrapbook
Last week, Apple released its latest iOS update, and with it the new Journal app. While Journal seems simple, it can actually be quite handy for managing photography shoots and other projects.
December 19, 2023Source

A Cheetah Preparing to Strike Inspired the Canon EOS R7's Design
Last year, PetaPixel called the EOS R7 "one of the best cameras Canon makes," and that sentiment still rings true. In a new video, Canon details the R7's look and feel, including interesting insights from Canon engineers.
December 19, 2023Source

Algorithm takes on photographic motion blur
One of the many problems faced by a wide range of photographers in wildlife, sports, celebrity and theatrical photography, and even industrial testing and medical photography is the issue of motion blur. This occurs when the subject is moving and the camera's shutter speed is too slow to "freeze" the action.
December 19, 2023Source

Aputure's Spotlight Max Projection Lens is a Light Shaper for Pros
Lighting company Aputure, which recently acquired film and television LED lighting maker Prolycht, has launched the Spotlight Max, a Bowens mount projection lens for high-output LEDs.
December 19, 2023Source or Watch Video

Australian Photo Industry Website Inside Imaging is Shutting Down
After 15 years of publishing photography industry news, the Australian website Inside Imaging has announced that it is shutting down.
December 19, 2023Source

Canon Patent Application: Lens functions adjusted with orientation
In this patent application, Canon describes setting lens barrel button functions based on the orientation of the camera body. The idea that they are batting around is that as you change the orientation and you are hand holding a heavy lens, the buttons can be then in an awkward position when you are trying to steady a heavy lens, and also what buttons you can access normally change with orientation.
December 19, 2023Source

Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Confirmed for 2024 [CR3]
We have finally confirmed that the Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM is indeed coming in the first half of 2024. There have been some false positives over the years, but we're as sure about this as we are about anything.
December 19, 2023Source

Chinese Firm Montage Repackages Intel's 5th Generation Emerald Rapids Xeon Processor into Domestic Product Lineup
Chinese chipmaker Montage Technology has unveiled new data center processors under its Jintide brand based on Intel's latest Emerald Rapids Xeon architecture. The 5th generation Jintide lineup offers anywhere from 16-core to 48-core options for enterprise customers needing advanced security specific to China's government and enterprise requirements.
December 19, 2023Source

Five settings to get the most out of the Fujifilm X-T5
The Fujifilm X-T5, like most of the company's cameras, is known for the dials and tactile controls, at least on the outside. Inside, they sport hundreds of features like any other modern digital camera.
December 19, 2023Source

Gear of the Year: Shaminder's Choice — Leica Q3
No camera stood out to me more this year than Leica's Q3. But it's not for the reasons you may imagine.
December 19, 2023Source

Pentax K-3 III Monochrome: APS-C Becomes Black and White
The Pentax K-3 III Monochrome is among the most affordable cameras designed exclusively for black-and-white photography and a very good APS-C DSLR.
December 19, 2023Source or Watch Video

Ricoh Execs on the Pentax K-1 Mark III, Film, and the Future of the 645 and Q
At a marketing event in Taipei earlier this month, Ricoh executives answered wide-ranging questions about Pentax's strategy, including the status of the company's DSLR cameras and its highly anticipated film camera revival.
December 19, 2023Source

Samsung Unveils Two New ISOCELL Vizion Sensors Tailored for Robotics and XR Applications
The ISOCELL Vizion 63D, a time-of-flight sensor, captures high-resolution 3D images with exceptional detail
December 19, 2023Source

Sort of...Tamron just made the world's biggest lens!
Tamron Japan constructed this giant 35-150mm FE mockup lens for a new advertisement campaign that still have to be disclosed. Maybe we are going to see this at the CP+ show in February?
December 19, 2023Source or Watch Video

Stability AI announces paid membership for commercial use of its models
The company said paid tiers will fund the future of its AI research.
December 19, 2023Source

Vivian Maier Set for First Major Exhibition in New York City
70 years after she roamed the streets of the Big Apple with her camera, Vivian Maier is finally getting a major exhibition in New York City.
December 19, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 18th, 2023

Gear of the Year: Dale's choice — Sigma 14mm F1.4 DG DN Art
My gear of the year is the Sigma 14mm F1.4 Art lens: a big, heavy and glorious ultra-wide prime lens with a fast aperture.
December 18, 2023Source

Check Out This Minimalist Panasonic Lumix S5 IIX Cine Rig
Panasonic really hit the nail on the head with the S5 IIX. They took many of the biggest complaints with the first version and addressed them while also adding some new features and functionality.
December 18, 2023Source

iPhone 16 Pro Rumored to Feature 48MP Ultra Wide Camera
The iPhone 16 Pro could feature an upgraded Ultra Wide camera with a 48-megapixel sensor, according to a Weibo leaker.
December 18, 2023Source

Kodak Camera Strap Promises Vintage Style and Versatile Design
Just in time for the holidays, Kodak brand licensee Reto Production Ltd., the makers of the popular Kodak Ektar H35N half-frame camera, has released a Kodak Multi-Purpose Camera Strap designed for cameras and smartphones, big or small.
December 18, 2023Source

Mapcamera: Best selling cameras in November are the Sony Ac7II and the new DJI Osmo 3
Pity we don't have such rankings outside of Japan. I am sure those rankings would look different as I suspect Japanese buyers have different priorities. For example they like smaller cameras more than bigger ones. Would love to know if the A7cII is selling as well in US and EU as in Japan!
December 18, 2023Source

TTArtisan Releases an RF APS-C 10mm F2
TTArtisan released an intriguing 10mm F2.0 for APS-C systems. It's manual focus and manual aperture but it's 10mm F2.0 so there's that. Because there are no electronics, Canon ignores it as if it does not exist and so it's available for the RF mount.
December 18, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 15th, 2023

Concept Brings Weird Analog Quadrascopic Camera into Digital Age
A new camera design takes inspiration from an unusual, short-lived analog camera type in the 1980s to create a thoroughly modern image-making device. The camera concept, which looks remarkably real and was made by industrial designer Olga Orel, delivers a digital re-imagining of vintage quadrascopic cameras.
December 15, 2023Source

Nextorage Has Made the Fastest CFexpress Card for Sony Cameras Yet
The Japan-based memory manufacturer Nextorage released the fastest CFexpress Type A card made yet, promising read and write speeds of up to 950 MB/s.
December 15, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 14th, 2023

B&H Photo Published an AI-Generated Guide Written by a Fake Person
B&H Photo published an AI-generated photography guide on its Explora blog under the byline of a fictional author without disclosing the use of artificial intelligence, PetaPixel has learned.
December 12, 2023Source

Camera Owned by Mountaineer Who Died in Mysterious Circumstances Discovered
A Nikomat 35mm film camera once belonging to American mountaineer Janet Johnson has been discovered in a receding glacier.
December 12, 2023Source

DJI Brings 8K/75p performance to the Ronin 4D with the Zenmuse X9-8K camera
When DJI announced its extremely innovative Ronin 4D camera and stabilizer combo in 2021, we were very impressed. Maybe the most innovative video product in a decade, the world's first four-axis cinema camera was a shoo-in for our 2021 DPReview awards. But one thing was missing at launch: the only available camera module was DJI's Zenmuse X9--6K module, which tops out at 6K/60p or 4K/120p.
December 12, 2023Source

Hipstamatic's Mega-Hyped Camera is Actually Just a Digital Skin in Its App
Hipstamatic has spent the better part of the last week hyping what appeared to be a new rangefinder camera, but today revealed it's not a hardware release but rather a digital skin for its app.
December 12, 2023Source

How to Make Resolve 18 Much Faster Using an External SSD
NLEs are complex. While we may be used to just tapping on any old app on our computer or phone and expect to get good results there is a lot more going on as you video edit.
December 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

Luminar Neo's GenExpand AI Tool Allows Users to Extend Their Photos
Skylum, the maker of photo editing software Luminar Neo, has released GenExpand AI, its third and final generative artificial intelligence (AI) tool of the year, which allows users to effortlessly change the aspect ratios of images beyond the original composition.
December 12, 2023Source

Photographer Gifted Full Phase One Kit After Impromptu Gig
Videographer and PetaPixel reader Andreas Hofmarcher sent a voice message to the PetaPixel Podcast and Andreas' story is so incredible that it warranted a dedicated article.
December 12, 2023Source

Tokay Lite no-code Edge AI camera with night vision and TensorFlow Lite support and more
A new multifunctional Edge AI camera offering night vision, motion detection, TensorFlow Lite support, no-code set up and open source design is now available to purchase from just $89 from the Crowd Supply website. Watch the video below for a quick overview of what you can expect from this tiny and affordable Edge AI camera.
December 12, 2023Source

Visionary.ai Claims it 'Surpasses Human Vision' in Mobile Imaging
Low-light photography and videography has improved considerably over the last decade, but Visionary.ai says its collaboration with Qualcomm could deliver a generational leap in quality.
December 12, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 12th, 2023

3 Legged Thing 'Lexie' Universal L-bracket Supports More Cameras
3 Legged Thing released a new universal L-bracket, Lexie, designed to work with a wide range of popular cameras from companies including Canon, Fujifilm, Hasselblad, Nikon, OM System (Olympus), Panasonic, Pentax, and Sony. However, the British tripod company adds that Lexie will fit even more cameras.
December 12, 2023Source

7artisans 14mm T2.9 is an Ultra-Wide Cine Lens for Full-Frame Cameras
7artisans announced a new 14mm T2.9 cinema lens designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. It is the widest of the four primes in 7artisans' "Spectrum" series of cine lenses.
December 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

134-Year-Old Photo is the Oldest to Ever Be Developed
A roll of photographic film that was loaded into a camera all the way back in 1889 has been developed 134 years later, revealing two mystery figures.
December 12, 2023Source

BeReal is introducing a 'BTS' feature: Here's how to use it
Friends can now see all the prep work that goes into being real.
December 12, 2023Source

Canon RF 10-20mm f/4 L Review: A Full-Frame Favorite Gets Even Wider
The Canon EF 11-24 f/4 L lens was an extremely wide-angle lens that found popularity with DSLR users. Although it could easily be adapted to RF mirrorless cameras, doing so would make its bulky size more cumbersome and it was quite expensive — but now there is or an RF solution

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December 12, 2023
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How to find (and use) Apple's new Journal app
Start documenting the little moments right from your phone.
December 12, 2023Source

I reviewed the DJI Osmo Pocket 3 and I can't imagine a better social video camera
This camera should tilt the livestreaming and vlogging world on its axis.
December 12, 2023Source

What is HDR Photography?
HDR photography may seem complex, but it is a surprisingly simple tool that can open new photographic doors. Most people have encountered HDR photography without thinking about it since smartphones automatically produce HDR images.
December 12, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 11th, 2023

Capture Automatically Shares Your Photos With Friends With No Preview
Camera app Capture allows a user to automatically share their photos with their friends — without letting them view the image first.
December 11, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 8th, 2023

6 of the Best Cameras You Can Buy Right Now
As the year comes to a close, we're looking back at the cameras that have clawed their way to the top of their respective categories (and our buying guides). These aren't the only cameras worth buying, but when you start here, it's hard to go wrong.
December 8, 2023Source

In One Tiger-Infested Village, AI Trail Cameras are Keeping People Safe
Tiger populations have successfully rebounded across India and Nepal in recent years. Thousands of them now live outside of wildlife preserves, increasingly closer to villages and potentially bringing them into contact with humans.
December 8, 2023Source

Qysea's New Underwater Drone Looks Dope, But It Deserves a Better Camera
Qysea, one of the only robotics companies pushing the envelope for underwater drones, has a new modular, AI-equipped, underwater robot that gets almost everything right. The camera, though, leaves something to be desired.
December 8, 2023Source

Sony Photographers Need to Be Careful What Memory Cards They Buy
Photographers who use any of Sony's most recent cameras are no doubt familiar with CFexpress Type A cards. As Sony is the only manufacturer to use the format, the cards are usually expensive. There are some cheap options out there, but unfortunately, they still come with a cost.
December 8, 2023Source

TTArtisan's New APS-C Prime Lenses Are Bright in More Ways Than One
Chinese company TTArtisan

announced a couple of new APS-C prime lenses in China, including an AF 56mm f/1.8 lens for E, X, and Z mount cameras and a limited-edition yellow AF 27mm f/2.8 lens for Fujifilm X Series cameras.
December 8, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 6th, 2023

Amazon Says Its New AI Image Generator Won't Hurt Photography
Amazon's recently announced Titan generative AI isn't quite the same as consumer-facing image generators like Dall-E and Midjourney, but the Titan Image Generator may hold implications for professional photographers working with corporate clients.
December 6, 2023Source

Canon Rolls Out Firmware Updates for R Series Cameras
Canon has announced firmware updates for the EOS R6, EOS R10, and EOS R50 Mirrorless Cameras.
December 6, 2023Source

Mountain Lion Soars Through Air and Pounces on Trail Camera
This is the incredible moment a mountain lion soared through the air and pounced right on a trail camera.
December 6, 2023Source or Watch Video

Nikon Makes Special Firmware for Astronauts to Block Galactic Cosmic Rays in Photos
Space travel requires instruments made on Earth to be specially adapted to the harsh extra-terrestrial world — and that includes tweaking a camera's software.
December 6, 2023Source

Panasonic's New Lumix G100D Camera Upgrades the EVF and Adds USB-C
Panasonic Japan announced a minor hardware upgrade to the Lumix G100 Micro Four Thirds vlogging camera, adding a USB Type-C port and changing the camera's electronic viewfinder.
December 6, 2023Source

The PetaPixel Awards: The Best of Photography in 2023
We are proud to announce the results of the third-annual PetaPixel Awards where we give honors to a small list of the best new photography products released in the last year as voted by the PetaPixel staff.
December 6, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — December 5th, 2023

Half of Panasonic S5 II Buyers are Much Younger Than Expected
Nearly half of the people who have bought the Panasonic Lumix S5 II and S5 IIX

are in their 20s and 30s, much younger than Panasonic expected ahead of the cameras launching early this year.
December 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

Judge calls Amazon's "shock" over abused bathroom spycam use nonsense
The customer used the camera exactly how the Amazon-approved marketing suggested
December 5, 2023Source

The Emotion of Nature: Sandra Bartocha's Creative Photography
German photographer Sandra Bartocha has been making fantastic and ethereal nature photography for many years and is among the most creative landscape photographers working today. PetaPixel chatted with Bartocha about her interesting techniques, artistic vision, and the importance of authenticity in photography.
December 5, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 4th, 2023

5 Things To Consider When Buying A Dashcam For Your Car
Dashboard recording devices have gone from a technology used primarily by law enforcement agencies to one regularly found in the vehicles of everyday drivers. They're being used by those citizens for everything from recording everyday roadway encounters and providing legally admissible evidence in the case of an automobile accident to protecting citizens' essential civil liberties. 
December 4, 2023Source

DJI Osmo Pocket 3 review: Maybe the only vlogging camera you need
Much improved picture quality and subject tracking enables solo vlogging.
December 4, 2023Source

Nikon Zf Review
The new Zf is a full-frame FX format mirrorless camera inspired by the iconic FM2 film camera that was first released in 1982.
December 4, 2023Source

Sony a7CR review: high resolution in a small package
The Sony a7CR is a relatively compact high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera. It brings a large chunk of the gold award-winning a7R V's capabilities to a smaller form factor and an appreciably lower price bracket.
December 4, 2023Source

The best webcams for 2023
Your computer's built-in video camera can only do so much. Choose from these tested and reviewed webcams instead.
December 4, 2023Source

The Leica Gallery Paris is presenting the first ever exhibition of travel photographs by Paolo Roversi, taken in India between 1989 and 1991
Known primarily as a fashion photographer, Roversi dedicated this series to travel photography, using subtle colours and dream-like sequences, to speak about India, which he presents as a gentle and hopeful country.
December 4, 2023Source

The 'Minimum Viable Camera' is a Pocket-Sized 35mm Pinhole Cam
While cameras have gotten more complex over the years, there is something to be said for getting back to basics. To that end, the MVC, or Minimum Viable Camera, takes photography down to the studs in this pocket-sized 35mm pinhole affair.
December 4, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — December 3rd, 2023

This adorable motion-tracking camera has proven to be indispensable in my smart home
I finally found an indoor camera I actually want to keep in my living room at all times.
December 3, 2023Source

General — Photography — December 1st, 2023

Bird Landing on Bride's Head During Vows Wins International Photo Award
A photo of a saucy bird interrupting a wedding ceremony by perching itself on top of the bride's head as the couple were saying their vows has taken home the top prize in the International Wedding Photographer of the Year competition.
December 1, 2023Source

Hasselblad XCD 90mm f/2.5 V Finally Releases, X2D 100C Gets Face AF
After more than a year's wait, the Hasselblad XCD 90mm f/2.5 V lens that was announced alongside the X2D 100C camera is finally available and the first reviews have begun rolling out.
December 1, 2023Source or Watch Video

Science Explains the Rainbows That Appear in Hummingbirds' Wings
Christian Spencer became well-known for his stunning photos of hummingbirds that show rainbows in their wings, it's a specialized technique of shooting the amazing birds, one which Spencer pioneered.
December 1, 2023Source

Sony A7C Mark II Dynamic Range Sensor Test Score
We now have the dynamic range test core of the Sony A7C Mark II camera, published by the Photos to Photos website. In the chart, you can see that the photographic dynamic range test score of the Sony A7C Mark II camera somewhat resembles that of the Sony A7 IV.
December 1, 2023Source

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD for Nikon Review
The Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD for Nikon is a versatile wide-angle to medium telephoto zoom lens for Nikon's Z-series range of 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras.
December 1, 2023Source

These fantastic XR glasses gave my MacBook a 120-inch screen to work with
Viture's One XR glasses are a clever and portable way to work and play.
December 1, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 30th, 2023

Can You Guess What Film Was Used to Shoot These Photos?
Canadian film photographer Dmitri Tcherbadji of Analog Cafe has been on a creative kick lately. Alongside his brilliant, operational instant film camera constructed using gingerbread, he has also helped develop a free web game built for analog shooters that tests the player's knowledge of black and white film stocks.
November 30, 2023Source

Canon RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM Review
The Canon RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM is an affordable standard zoom lens for Canon RF-mount 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras that won't break the bank.
November 30, 2023Source

GoPro Hero 11 Vs 12: What Are The Big Differences?
The GoPro Hero 11 and 12 models were released almost exactly a year apart from each other, with the 11 released in 2022 and the 12 released in 2023. Technology moves so fast these days that it can be difficult to determine how much a device can change in a single new iteration, at least at a glance. While you'd hope an upgraded version would bring a bevy of new and beneficial features, for some devices, a new version isn't much more than a justification to charge more money for effectively the same thing.
November 30, 2023Source

Leaked Image Sparks Speculation About New Nikon Camera
According to them, the viewfinder of this particular camera looks bigger and maybe it can be the Z6 Mark III or something else that may arrive just before Olympics. But if you analyze it closely, you may notice it looks very similar to the Nikon Z8 camera.
November 30, 2023Source

Man Charged With Attempted Murder Over Shooting of Train Photographer
A man has been detained by police for allegedly shooting a photographer during a botched robbery attempt while he was taking pictures of trains in Memphis last week.
November 30, 2023Source

Photographers Alarmed Over Squarespace's 'Auto Opt-In' of AI Crawlers
This month, Squarespace added a feature that allows website owners to opt out of artificial intelligence crawlers; however, some photographers are dismayed because the option appears to automatically be set to opt-in.
November 30, 2023Source

The Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2023
Where has the time gone? It's been ten years since Jordan and I started our annual roundup of the best and worst products in our industry. Every year we give our opinions on the cameras we feel deserve the top spot as well as any honorable mentions that have also made a positive impression. Perhaps even more exciting, though, is our vote for the most infamous photo and video products of the year.
November 30, 2023Source or Watch Video

Uncommon Thinkers: Blake Resnick finds a larger purpose in tech, making drones for public safety
Don't get your hopes up that Sam Altman will actually wire the money.
November 30, 2023Source

Using the Sony a9 III for Concerts as Dave Matthews Band's Photographer
Like most photographers, I've never reviewed a piece of gear before. Also like most photographers, I tend to voraciously read reviews each time I consider upgrading. Many of these reviews parse through micro-level analysis of pixel detail, noise levels, and test charts but to me fail to answer the simple question: "will this help me get the shot?"
November 30, 2023Source

What Sony's gridline update tells us about the future of cameras
Earlier this week, Sony announced a $150 update to bring custom gridlines to its Alpha line of cameras starting March 2024. The a7 IV will be the first camera to have access to the update, with others likely to follow soon after.
November 30, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 29th, 2023

Canon RF 28mm F2.8 STM Review
The Canon RF 28mm F2.8 STM is a super-compact wide-angle pancake prime lens for Canon RF-mount 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras that won't break the bank.
November 29, 2023Source

Chris and Jordan Dig Through a Mountain of Your Questions! | The PetaPixel Podcast
You asked, we answered! We got buried behind weeks of your outstanding questions and now we're digging ourselves out. Get ready for a heavy dose of camera education!
November 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

DJI Mini 4 Pro Review: Ultra-Light Without Compromises
The DJI Mini 4 Pro is a drone I've been looking forward to flying for a while. Weighing in at under 250g, while still featuring a powerful and capable camera, the Mini 4 Pro packs a lot of features into a tiny body. But can a drone that only weighs a few ounces really deliver quality photos and videos?
November 29, 2023Source

iPhone 15 Plus sample gallery: Does resolution compensate for fewer photo options?
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus represent Apple's entry-level iPhone models designed to appeal to a wider swathe of customers than the Pro models. On the photographic side, resolution is this year's big story: a 48MP main camera sensor brings high-resolution image capture to non-Pro owners in two forms: the default option to capture a pixel-binned 24MP version or shoot full-res 48MP 'max' images. Both are steps up from the 12MP available on previous models.
November 29, 2023Source

Panasonic is Now Leasing Out Its Cameras Like They're Cars
Panasonic Japan has started a new service that lets photographers lease out camera kits that is an extension of the company's Tokyo-based rental service.
November 29, 2023Source

Photographer Made a Working Instant Film Camera Out of Gingerbread
A film photographer made an edible, Polaroid-style instant film camera out of gingerbread and candy that can take photos.
November 29, 2023Source

Who Should Count as a 'Student' in Photo Contests?
The Sony World Photography Awards is arguably the most prestigious and largest photo contest. The 2024 edition is open to entries and some of its rules are under fire.
November 29, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 28th, 2023

First 360-Degree Action Camera in Space Captures New View of Earth
Insta360 has sent a pair of Instax360 X2 action cameras into outer space, and the cameras are now orbiting Earth, capturing 360-degree views of the planet, stars, and the Milky Way galaxy. The achievement marks the first time a 360-degree action cam has reached space.
November 28, 2023Source

Hollyland Mars M1 Enhanced is an All-in-One Wireless Video Transceiver
Hollyland recently announced the Mars M1 Enhanced, a wireless transceiver monitor with a 5.5-inch touch screen that combines transmitter, receiver, and monitoring functions into one device.
November 28, 2023Source or Source

Samyang AF 35-150mm F2-2.8 FE Review
The Samyang AF 35-150mm F2-2.8 FE is a versatile wide-angle to medium telephoto zoom lens for Sony's Alpha range of 35mm full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras.
November 28, 2023Source

Symmetry in Photography: A Basic Guide for Better Compositions
Wherever you are right now, take a moment to look around. What patterns and shapes do you see? What objects, scenes, buildings, or other designs just look like they "make sense?"
November 28, 2023Source

The Jollylook Eye is a Battery-Free Digital to Analog Instant Photo Printer
Jollylook, a small team of photography enthusiasts, launched a short crowdfunding campaign for the Jollylook Eye, a vintage-styled fold-out instant printer that turns digital photos into instant prints.
November 28, 2023Source

The Obsbot Tail Air is a Compact 4K PTZ Camera With AI AF and Tracking
Obsbot, the company behind numerous webcam products, has successfully funded its newest camera, the Tail Air, after raising more than $1 million on Kickstarter.
November 28, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — November 27th, 2023

Crown + Flint Companion App for Film Photographers Receives Major Update
Late this summer, film photographer
November 27, 2023SourceDon Goodman-Wilson launched Crown + Flint, a smartphone app designed to be an analog photographers' digital companion. Goodman-Wilson announced

the app's first major update, adding numerous requested features.

Drama Erupts Over Abrupt Firing of Veteran White House Photographer
Veteran White House photographer Jonathan Ernst was fired from his nearly 20-year role as a freelance and staff photographer at Reuters over what the publication is calling "gross neglect of duty."
November 27, 2023Source

How Sigma Could Make the fp Great
I have always admired Sigma. It wasn't regarded in the same league as it is today for its lenses until the Art series came out, but Sigma's digital cameras have always been singular in design and purpose. The family-owned company has never been afraid to try something new, and honestly, that's something we need to see a lot more of in the photography world.
November 27, 2023Source

Oppo Find X7 Pro Spotted Flaunting A Wild Looking Camera Array
A new leak of what the camera hump of the upcoming Oppo X7 Pro might look like has emerged, and let's just say that it's... massive. Could this be a bluff or something close to the final product?
November 27, 2023Source

Photographer Who Captured Murder of Lee Harvey Oswald Recalls Turbulent Few Days
News photographers yearn to capture an iconic image; so when Bob Jackson missed the opportunity to get a photo of President John F. Kennedy's assassination because there was no film in his camera — perhaps he thought he had missed his golden opportunity.
November 27, 2023Source or Watch Video

PopPhoto is Dead, Again
After shuttering in 2017 and reviving in 2021 as an online-only magazine, Popular Photography — colloquially known as PopPhoto — has let go its last staff members and is effectively dead once again.
November 27, 2023Source

Sigma 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN Review
The Sigma 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary is a fast ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Sony, Leica, Panasonic, Sigma and Fujifilm APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras, where it provides a 15-27mm equivalent focal range in 35mm full-frame terms.
November 27, 2023Source

Sirui's T2.9 Saturn Series Anamorphic Lenses are 'World's Lightest'
Following the success of its 35mm lens, Sirui has announced two new full-frame carbon fiber anamorphic lenses for its Saturn Series available in 50mm and 75mm focal lengths. The new trio of lenses all weigh less than 500 grams, making them the "world's lightest" full-frame anamorphic lenses.
November 27, 2023Source

The River Ran Black
In her photographic narrative, Lys Arango aimed to capture the essence of a pivotal juncture in time — the fading of a profession, a way of life, and the transformation of an entire region.
November 27, 2023Source

UAE Astronomy Expert Calls for Fatwa Based on Astrophotography
A prominent United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based astronomer has proposed a fatwa concerning astrophotography, a move that potentially change the way the start of a new lunar month is determined.
November 27, 2023Source

Yul Brynner's Leica MP Cameras Sell for More Than $3 Million
The 43rd Leitz Photographica Auction occurred over the weekend in Vienna, Austria, and some exceptional cameras and lenses sold for huge sums.
November 27, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 24th, 2023

$190 Viltrox AF 20mm f/2.8 E-Mount Lens Promises Great Value
Chinese lens maker Viltrox routinely releases high-quality lenses that far outpace their affordable price tags. For example, per PetaPixel's review by Ryan Mense, the Viltrox AF 16mm f/1.8 FE lens has "no business being this cheap." Viltrox has launched a new AF 20mm f/2.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony cameras for just $190 that appears to also be very good.
November 24, 2023Source

Markus Hofstaetter Has a Fun and Entirely Analog Day of Photography
Photographer Markus Hofstaetter is well known for his excellent analog photography and fun do-it-yourself projects. The Austrian photographer is spoiled with opportunities to get new gear, including at Joe Geier's Mint and Rare Store, which organizes a biannual analog flea market called Wiener Fotoboersë.
November 24, 2023Source

Sony A7C II Best Lenses
If you are looking for the best lenses for the Best lenses Sony A7C II camera, this article will help you select the right lens for all kinds of photography and cinematography.
November 24, 2023Source

Photo of Vital Insect Food Experiment Wins Environmental Photo of the Year
The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023 (EPOTY) photo contest winners have been announced, including a pair of grand titles and four additional category winners.
November 24, 2023Source

Photographer Captures Timelapse of Sun During Intense Solar Storms
An astrophotographer captured a spectacular timelapse of the Sun at a time of greatly increased solar storm activity.
November 24, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 23rd, 2023

The 7 Best compact zoom cameras
Long gone are the days when all of us owned some kind of compact camera: the convenience and increasing quality of smartphones saw to that. But there are still some situations in which a compact can do things a smartphone can't. In fact, there are several types of compact camera that each offer capabilities that aren't easily replicated by even the best smartphones.
November 23, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 22nd, 2023

Is This The Highest Grossing Photo of All Time?
A 1960 photograph called Girls in the Windows by SourceOrmond Gigli may have unexpectedly become one of the most collected and valuable images in the history of the medium.
November 22, 2023Source

Kodak's New Super 8 is a $5,495 Limited Edition Mashup of Film and Digital
Kodak is bringing back the Super 8 camera but with a twist. In the company's own words, it is the "magic of analog filmmaking meets modern convenience" in a limited edition camera body.
November 22, 2023Source

The Most Impactful Tech of 2023 with Tyler Stalman | The PetaPixel Podcast
This week, Chris Niccolls, Jordan Drake, and Jaron Schneider are joined by commercial filmmaker, fellow YouTuber, and podcaster Tyler Stalman to talk about the most impactful tech we've seen this year.
November 22, 2023Source or Watch Video

Underwater Cameras Discover How Dolphins Pull Off a 'Crab Bait Heist
Frustrated fishermen in Australia have long been robbed by dolphins — and now camera technology has shed more light on the situation.
November 22, 2023Source or Watch Video

Weird Camera Rig Captures Volumetric Video That Can Be Manipulated in 3D
Earlier this year, filmmaker Josh Gladstone showed off an incredible volumetric video rig he built using GoPro action cameras. Since then, he has been refining the hardware and software, delivering an even more impressive light field array and workflow.
November 22, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 21st, 2023

Church Camera Captures First Case of Mammals Mating Without Penetration
A church surveillance camera is believed to have captured the first-ever recording of mammals mating without intromission (the act of penetration).
November 21, 2023Source or Watch Video

Defunct Phhhoto App Revives Lawsuit Against Meta For 'Copying' Boomerang
Defunct animated photography app Phhhoto is attempting to revive or a lawsuit against Meta — in which the company accused Instagram of copying its main feature.
November 21, 2023Source

How to Get an FAA Part 107 License to Fly a Drone Commercially
Drones are awesome. Much more than just being fun novelties you might see buzzing around your neighbor's backyard piloted by a young child, they are amazing creative tools that allow for camera shots that you simply cannot get in any other way, and are used in everything from music videos to live sports to the biggest blockbuster films.
November 21, 2023Source

Insta360 Ace Pro Action Cam Might Be the Low-Light Video Champ
With a big image sensor with an 8K resolution and some AI smarts, Insta360's action camera has cleaner low-light video and a lossless 2x zoom.
November 21, 2023Source

Insta360 ACE PRO versus Insta360 ACE
Let's compare the Insta360 Ace Pro with the Insta360 Ace. The sensor size of both cameras differs. The Insta360 Ace Pro features a 1/1.3″ sensor, while the Insta360 Ace is limited to a smaller 1/2″ sensor. There's also a difference in the lenses used. The Ace Pro uses a Leica-branded lens, whereas the Ace uses a general lens.
November 21, 2023Source

Insta360 Action Camera Coming on Nov 21st 2023
Insta360 Action camera coming on Nov 21st, 2023. The teasers are out and very soon we will see an official announcement. Earlier as per the information the camera was said to be Insta RS2 Action camera.
November 21, 2023Source

Insta360's New Ace Pro Action Camera Combines Leica Engineering with AI
Insta360 announced the Ace and Ace Pro, two new action cameras that were co-engineered with Leica and promise to bring incredible image quality powered by blending hardware with computational photography driven by artificial intelligence.
November 21, 2023Source

Sony's In-Camera Authentication Technology Passes AP's Tests
Sony and the Associated Press (AP) have completed testing of advanced in-camera authenticity technology, promising to stem the tide of fake images and provide photographers and consumers the tools they need to verify photos.
November 21, 2023Source

The Splendid Nature Photos That Won NANPA's 2024 Showcase
The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has announced the winners of the 2024 edition of its flagship photo contest, the NANPA Showcase. Featuring 24 beautiful winning images across six categories, the 2024 Showcase delivers some of the most spectacular nature photography of the year.
November 21, 2023Source

TMZ Launches Hollywood 'Selfie Tour' To Help Tourists Improve Their Photos
TMZ has launched a new "Selfie Tour" of Hollywood to help celebrity-spotting tourists improve their photography.
November 21, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 20th, 2023

Apple Wants to Take Camera Sensor Design In-House: Report
Apple is reportedly interested in building on the success of the M-series processors and bringing the design of multiple other components in-house, including camera sensors.
November 20, 2023Source

Best Blackmagic Camera App Settings for Filming in Apple Log
The new Blackmagic Camera app will transform your iPhone 15 into what is basically a cinema camera.
November 20, 2023Source

Best Windows Hello webcams 2023: Add biometric login to your PC
Dell, Logitech, and Elecom top our list of PC webcams with Windows Hello support.
November 20, 2023Source

Fujifilm GFX 100 II Review: Pushing Medium Format Boundaries
Fujifilm has come to dominate the medium format market and for good reason. Combining the ergonomic controls and autofocusing capabilities of its APS-C cameras with the colossal image quality from the 100-megapixel sensor has paid dividends for the company.
November 20, 2023Source or Watch Video

'Morels 2' Combines Mushroom Hunting and Wildlife Photography into One Game
Morels: The Hunt 2 is an upcoming game from developer Abrams Studios that combines the joys of mushroom hunting and photography into one chill-as-hell experience.
November 20, 2023Source or Watch Video

Photographer Inspires Discourse Using Gun Sculptures Made of Cameras
Accomplished music, fashion, and lifestyle photographer Jason Siegel has released a new collection for his Shoot Portraits Not People (SPNP) project.
November 20, 2023Source

TTArtisan's New 35mm f/1.8 Autofocus Lens for APS-C Cameras is Only $149
TTArtisan's latest release is compact, lightweight, and affordable autofocus-equipped 35mm f/1.8 lens for Sony E, Fujifilm X, and Nikon Z-mount APS-C cameras.
November 20, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 17th, 2023

Atmospheric Illuminations
A photographic journey caught between documentation and surrealism: Yael Martinez speaks about how proximity and empathy define his images.
November 17, 2023Source

Best Computers for Photo Editing in 2023
Ensuring you have chosen the right tools for the job can be a daunting task and selecting the right computer to handle your photo editing is no exception to this rule. You'll want to be sure the machine is as high performing as possible but also consider the price, ease of use, serviceability, and even connectivity to be sure you've selected the right computer for your photography workflow.
November 17, 2023Source

Insta360 Action Camera Coming on Nov 21st 2023
Insta360 Action camera coming on Nov 21st, 2023. The teasers are out and very soon we will see an official announcement. Earlier as per the information the camera was said to be Insta RS2 Action camera.
November 17, 2023Source

Shimoda's First 'Everyday Carry' Backpack is for City Adventures
Shimoda Designs is best known for its high-quality adventure-style camera backpacks, but a new crowdfunding campaign breaks with that mold and introduces the Urban Explore, the company's first "everyday carry" style backpack.
November 17, 2023Source or Source

Sony A7C II Best Lenses
If you are looking for the best lenses for the Best lenses Sony A7C II camera, this article will help you select the right lens for all kinds of photography and cinematography.
November 17, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 16th, 2023

5 Underrated GoPro Accessories Worth Trying Yourself
GoPro makes some versatile cameras. The company has made its name by producing durable machines like the new Hero 12 Black.
November 16, 2023Source

Canon Welcomes New Creative Minds to EMEA Ambassador Programme
Canon welcomes 62 new creative minds to its EMEA Ambassador programme
November 16, 2023Source

Check Out This Dope Elgato Teleprompter for Creatives
Teleprompters can be invaluable tools for creatives looking to do some talking head work on their own. The problem is that decent ones can be incredibly expensive.
November 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

Creative Live! Cam Sync 4K review: A 4K webcam for way, way less
That $50 price tag is so very tempting.
November 16, 2023Source

Five key points you need to know about the Sony a9 III
Sony's a9 III is the first full-frame mirrorless camera with global shutter, which means rolling shutter and having to think about flash sync speeds should be a thing of the past. But that's only part of the story, Sony is positioning the camera as a game-changer for the industry, but is it?
November 16, 2023Source

Hobolite Says It Has Made the First-Ever Extreme Weather Lighting Solution
Hobolite claims its new X-Series of lighting solutions are the first that are built for photographers and videographers who operate in "extreme" environments.
November 16, 2023Source

How To Troubleshoot Common Issues With Blink Security Cameras
Blink cameras are often considered a solid choice when it comes to home security, whether you stick with just the camera or throw in some accessories. However, they aren't immune to problems -- much like most forms of modern technology.
November 16, 2023Source

'One in a Million' iPhone Photo Shows Three Versions of the Same Woman
A woman says that "the fabric of reality crumbled" after she looked at an iPhone photo of herself trying on a wedding dress and noticed that her reflection looked different.
November 16, 2023Source

Sigma 70-200mm DG DN OS | Sports initial impressions
Sigma's latest release, the 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports, provides a new constant-aperture telephoto zoom for users of Sony, Panasonic, Leica and Sigma full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens itself isn't much of a surprise, what with the existing 'pre-announcements' that have been floating around the web for a while now, but we've been able to get our hands on a copy to shoot some samples, to get an idea of how it stacks up against the existing first- and third-party competition.
November 16, 2023Source

Sigma releases 70-200mm DG DN OS: internal zoom tele lens for mirrorless
Sigma has announced the 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS lens for full-frame Sony E-mount and Leica, Sigma and Panasonic L-mount cameras that it's been promising for some weeks now.
November 16, 2023Source

This AI Tool Will Estimate When an Old Photo Was Taken
When looking at an old, undated photo it can be difficult to guess when it was taken, but now an artificial intelligence (AI) tool claims to offer a helping hand.
November 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — November 15th, 2023

Canon Game-Changer: Ultra-High-Res Sensor with Unmatched Low-Light Capability
In Canon's latest patent, we can see that Canon is working to improve the low-light sensitivity of their sensors, specifically with dense photodiode architecture. This becomes particularly important when pixel sizes decrease and pixel count increases, as is the case with higher-resolution sensors. It's a significant challenge for camera makers to maintain proper low-light sensitivity under these conditions.
November 15, 2023Source

Is the Sony a9 III the Start of a Global Shutter Future? | The PetaPixel Podcast
It's been a busy week in the photography world, highlighted by the launch of the Sony a9 III. As the first full-frame CMOS sensor camera with a global shutter made for photography, we had to ask: is this the start of widespread adoption of the tech?
November 15, 2023Source or Watch Video

Lexar unveils cutting-edge CFexpress memory cards — a new era for professional creatives
If you are searching for reliable and high performance storage solutions for your video and photographic needs you might be interested to know that Lexar has this week added new additions to its professional storage range. The Professional CFexpress Type A Card SILVER Series and the Professional GOLD microSDXC UHS-II Card.
November 15, 2023Source

New: Best cameras around $2000
It's not so long ago that $2000 would buy you the lowliest, entry-level full-frame camera. Now, for around the same money, you get a choice of high spec cameras that shoot excellent stills and video, and include autofocus systems approaching the performance of professional sports cameras.
November 15, 2023Source

Photo Mechanic Caves to Industry Trends, Shifts to Subscription Model
Camera Bits, the company behind Photo Mechanic, announced that it will shift its photo editing and organization software away from perpetual licenses and toward a subscription model.
November 15, 2023Source

ProGrade's New CFexpress Cards Write Data at a Roaring 3,000 MB/s
Even though it just launched a new Cobalt-class CFexpress 4.0 card in September, ProGrade Digital isn't resting on its laurels and has a new Gold series in three capacities that writes data at a rip-roaring 3,000 MB/s.
November 15, 2023Source

SmallRig's New $240 Carbon Fiber Tripod is for Traveling Photographers
SmallRig has announced the FreeRover AP-100 carbon fiber tripod kit. Designed primarily for photographers, the lightweight and compact travel tripod features carbon fiber legs, an inverted ball head, robust load capacity, and plenty of neat quality-of-life features. Better yet, at just $239, it is a relatively affordable carbon fiber tripod.
November 15, 2023Source or Watch Video

The 2023 Natural Landscape Photography Awards Showcase Authenticity
Canadian landscape photographer Blake Randall has won the 2023 Natural Landscape Photography Awards (NLPA), an annual international photo competition that celebrates realism and authenticity in landscape images.
November 15, 2023Source

The New 'Affordable' Chronos 4K12 and Q12 Shoot at Nearly 30,000 FPS
Kron Technologies has spent the past two years developing its next-generation Chronos high-speed cameras, including the brand-new Chronos 4K12 and Chronos Q12 models.
November 15, 2023Source or Watch Video

There are Some Surprises in Sony's a9 III Lens Compatibility List
While the dust has not fully settled following Sony's reveal of the groundbreaking a9 III camera, Sony Japan has published a new support document that will help photographers prepare for the arrival of the camera next year.
November 15, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — November 14th, 2023

Foreign Camera Crew Robbed at Gunpoint in San Francisco
A Czech camera crew fell victim to the San Francisco crime wave as they were robbed outside a bookstore in broad daylight on Sunday evening.
November 14, 2023Source

Opal's Tadpole proves webcams don't need to be big or boring
A large sensor and a directional microphone should give your Zoom calls a solid facelift
November 14, 2023Source

Sebastião Salgado Receives Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award
One of the world's foremost photographers Sebastião Salgado will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award from the Sony World Photography Awards 2024.
November 14, 2023Source

Sony A9 III versus Nikon Z8 — Which is Better?
The Sony A9 III from 2023 is a 24 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera that has a clear focus on providing as much speed as possible for sports and wildlife photography.
November 14, 2023Source

Thief Steals City Trail Camera, Gets Secretly Photographed in His Bedroom
A hapless thief who stole a city game camera which began sending photos of him to the police has been arrested.
November 14, 2023Source

This Modular Pinhole Camera Is Colorful and Environmentally-Friendly
An earlier version of this article stated that the Fi35 was available to order now. It will be available to order on November 29 from Finite Industries.
November 14, 2023Source

The Making of a Massive 94-Inch Print of the Curvature of the Earth
After releasing the Photoshoot at the Edge of Space, I encountered an unexpected turn of events. Ordinarily, when I release images — be they of trains, cars, or athletes — I receive a smattering of emails and messages inquiring about the availability of prints for purchase. These queries typically come from fans, some devoted to specific race teams, others enamored with a particular athlete or train locomotive.
November 14, 2023Source

Top apps and games: Apple names 37 App Store Award finalists
Apple's App Store named its apps and games of the year for different devices/services plus other App Store Award finalists Tuesday. All told, it recognized 37 apps and games whose developers "are delivering exceptional experiences and making a profound cultural impact."
November 14, 2023Source

Waterproof Pentax WG-90 Has New Branding and Color But Identical Specs
Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation has announced the Pentax WG-90, an all-weather camera designed to succeed the Ricoh WG-80.
November 14, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 13th, 2023

Airplane Forced to Land After Windows Were Melted by Video Lighting
Photo and video lighting can get very hot, as evidenced by a near-catastrophic incident on an Airbus A321 that departed from London's Stansted Airport on a chartered flight to Orlando, Florida.
November 13, 2023Source

Burglars Steal $30,000 Worth of Cameras from Iconic Photo Store
Surveillance footage shows the moment burglars broke into an iconic photo supply store and stole over $30,000 worth of cameras.
November 13, 2023Source

Fotodiox RF-Mount TLT ROKR Adapter Adds Tilt-Shift to Any EF Lens
The Fotodiox EF to RF TLT ROKR is a new adapter for Canon RF cameras that adds the ability to tilt and shift any attached Canon EF lens.
November 13, 2023Source or Watch Video

Nikon's Financial Results Show Better Than Expected Performance
Nikon has released its financial report for the most recent quarter, showing an overall positive growth trend for interchangeable lens digital cameras.
November 13, 2023Source

Sony A9 III versus Canon EOS R3 — Which is Better?
The Sony A9 III and Canon EOS R3 are both 24 megapixel full-frame mirrorless cameras that have a clear focus on providing as much speed as possible for sports and wildlife photography.
November 13, 2023Source

Sony A9 III versus Nikon Z9 — Which is Better?
The Sony A9 III from 2023 is a 24 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera that has a clear focus on providing as much speed as possible for sports and wildlife photography.
November 13, 2023Source

Sony A9 III versus Sony A1 — Which is Better?
The Sony A9 III from 2023 is a 24 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera that has a clear focus on providing as much speed as possible for sports and wildlife photography.
November 13, 2023Source

The DJI Wishlist: 6 Features We'd Like to See in Upcoming Drones
It's been over two years since DJI released the DJI Mavic 3, an upgrade to their incredibly popular Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom series. In this new form factor, they redesigned the battery to offer a whopping 45-minute flight time, added Occusync 3.0 for better flight distance and stability, added 5.1K video resolution, added an onboard SSD (to the Cine version), and experimented with adding a Zoom lens to capture images and video at different focal lengths.
November 13, 2023Source

Watch How a Camera Lens is Made, From Start to Finish
YouTube channel Process X creates videos showing how a diverse range of products are made, and a new video takes viewers to Sigma's factory to show how a lens is manufactured.
November 13, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — November 10th, 2023

Smoke S fog machine lets you easily add film quality smoke effects to your films and photos
In the world of photography, creativity is the key to capturing images that resonate and leave a lasting impression. One of the most innovative ways to infuse creativity into your photographs is by using a portable handheld fog machine.
November 10, 2023Source

This photo editing app with manual controls is a joy to use
Obscura 4 is a photo app for anyone who misses using cameras.
November 10, 2023Source

This photographer says shooting with the iPhone 15 Pro Max is like "having a third hand"
There's a photography exhibition in Paris that's been shot exclusively on the iPhone 15 Pro Max — the two-day event is held at the Salon Corderie and features work from five esteemed photographers.
November 10, 2023Source

vivo VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards Celebrate the Joy of Humanity
The vivo VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards 2023 celebrates the beautiful photography that users capture using their highly capable mobile devices. Just a few years after the inaugural VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards in 2020, the contest has grown dramatically, with this year receiving over 210,000 submissions from over 80,000 photographers in more than 40 countries and regions worldwide.
November 10, 2023Source

What is global shutter: 3 ways it can change photography
The Sony a9 III is the first full-frame mirrorless camera to be built around a global shutter CMOS sensor, and we doubt it'll be the last. So what is global shutter and what does it mean for photographers?
November 10, 2023Source

Yul Brynner's Leica Cameras Headline 43rd Leitz Photographica Auction
There are some very interesting lots in the upcoming 43rd Leitz Photographica Auction on November 25 in Vienna, Austria.
November 10, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 9th, 2023

Acclaimed Food Photographer Aubrie Pick Dies Aged 42
Acclaimed food photographer Aubrie Pick has died at the age of 42 after a brief battle with an aggressive form of cancer.
November 9, 2023Source

AI-generated images from Israel-Hamas conflict sold on Adobe Stock, used by news outlets
Adobe has responded
November 9, 2023Source

Cameraman is Struck in the Eye by Accurate Archerfish
Photographers have to contend with all types of malevolents and dangers threatening them — but not many have to deal with fish shooting water at them.
November 9, 2023Source or Watch Video

CNN Severs Ties to Photographer With Alleged Links to Hamas
CNN says that it has severed ties with a photographer who was allegedly embedded with Hamas during the October 7 attack on Israel.
November 9, 2023Source

Humane's Wearable $699 AI Pin Has a Camera But No Screen
After months of mystery and intrigue, a wearable AI pin that is partially controlled by lasers projecting onto the user's hand was launched today at a cost of $699.
November 9, 2023Source

New iPhone photography exhibition debuts in Paris on November 10th
"I Remember You," a two-day photography exhibition opening in Paris on Friday, November 10, will highlight original work shot on iPhone 15 Pro Max celebrating the intersection of photography and nostalgia. The collective work of esteemed artists Malin Fezehai, Karl Hab, Vivien Liu, Mika Ninagawa, and Stefan Ruiz incorporates people, places, and things that move them, exploring the transience of their most precious memories and the power of photography to preserve them.
November 9, 2023Source

Oppo Find X7 Series to Debut New Hasselblad Camera System
Oppo says the HyperTone camera system will "usher in a new era of computational photography."
November 9, 2023Source

Sony a9 III Hands-On: Finally, An Actual Game-Changer
This week, Sony announced the a9 III featuring the world's first full-frame 24-megapixel sensor to feature a global shutter in a interchangeable lens mirrorless camera. There have only been a few times in my reviewing career where I would, in all seriousness, call something an actual game-changer. This is certainly one of those moments.
November 9, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony a9 III sample gallery: Global shutter has arrived
Earlier this week, Sony announced the a9 III mirrorless camera, the first full-frame camera to feature a global shutter, which can capture images at up to 120 fps with no blackout at a maximum shutter speed of 1/80,000 sec. We had an opportunity to shoot with a pre-production a9 III for a few hours following the announcement, including indoor sports and outdoor portraits along the High Line in New York's Hudson Yards neighborhood.
November 9, 2023Source

Sony A9 III Sample Images
Sony A9 III camera sample images. Finally, we have the official sample images of the Sony A9 III camera. Let's analyze the sample images and see how the new 24.6-megapixel sensor performs with the global shutter technology. The sensor is able to preserve a good amount of the range in the images and its slow-motion performance is perfect
November 9, 2023Source

Sony A9 III versus Sony A9 II — Which is Better?
The Sony A9 III and Sony A9 II are both 24 megapixel full-frame mirrorless cameras that have a clear focus on providing as much speed as possible for sports and wildlife photography.
November 9, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 7th, 2023

Canon comprises No 1 share of cameras used during Rugby World Cup 2023
Canon comprises number one share of press cameras used during Rugby World Cup France 2023
November 7, 2023Source

Canon Redline Challenge 2023 Winning Image
Winning image of the Canon Redline Challenge 2023 revealed
November 7, 2023Source

Canon's VR imaging lens wins Bronze at Design for Asia Awards 2023
Canon's VR imaging lens wins the Bronze Award at the Design for Asia Awards 2023
November 7, 2023Source

Panning, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blur
Photography is unique, as far as artistic media is concerned. Behind the camera, we can freeze time, turning once-in-a-lifetime moments into indelible mementos that have a good chance of outliving the gear that created them.
November 7, 2023Source

Sony 300mm f/2.8 GM OSS Review: You Never Forget Your First
The world of mirrorless camera lenses is strangely devoid of professional 300mm lenses. That is, until now. Sony has released a brand new full-frame 300mm f/2.8 G Master lens and I had a chance to test it out.
November 7, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony a9 III First Impressions: The Global Shutter Era Has Arrived
In what is perhaps the most significant Sony camera announcement, well, ever, the dominant force in the mirrorless market has introduced the a9 III, the world's first full-frame camera with a global shutter system, which promises massive benefits for high-speed photography.
November 7, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony Announces a9 III, World's First Global Sensor Full-Frame Camera
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the first Sony Alpha 7, the first Alpha full-frame interchangeable lens mirrorless camera. Sony is marking the occasion by announcing a breakthrough advancement in imaging technology — the Sony a9 III, the first full-frame ILC to incorporate a global shutter image sensor.
November 7, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony FE 300mm F2.8 GM OSS Review (so far)
The FE 300mm F2.8 GM OSS is a telephoto lens for Sony's range of Alpha 35mm E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.
November 7, 2023Source

Sony Will Finally Bring New Features to Old Cameras via Firmware Updates
At the tail end of its presentation for the new global-shutter-equipped a9 III full-frame camera, Sony announced that it would finally be bringing some of its new software features to select older cameras via firmware updates.
November 7, 2023Source

Sony's a9 III Uses Last-Gen Memory Cards, Creating an Irritating Bottleneck
Sony's new a9 III is the first full-frame interchangeable lens mirrorless (ILC) camera to use a global shutter, which unlocks some serious performance like 120 frames per second shooting. It doesn't however, have support for the latest CFexpress specification.
November 7, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 6th, 2023

Best Cheap Sony APS-C Lenses That Will Give You the Most Bang for Your Buck
Sony's APS-C system has had a resurgence the past couple years with major updates (and additions) across the line.
November 6, 2023Source or Watch Video

Canon RF Lenses for Canon EOS R Cameras
Listing of current consumer and professional Canon RF Lenses for Canon EOS R6 / EOS R5 / EOS R Cameras:
November 6, 2023Source

Canon RF-S Lenses for Canon EOS R (APS-C) Cameras
 
November 6, 2023Source

Nikon Ambassador Michelle Valberg on Storytelling in Wildlife Photography
Wildlife photographer and Nikon Ambassador Michelle Valberg is well known for her beautiful photos of Canada's most incredible and iconic animals, including wolves, bears, moose, whales, and so many more.
November 6, 2023Source

Really Right Stuff's New Universal L-Bracket Fits Almost Any Camera
Really Right Stuff announced a new L-bracket called the MC-LS that is designed to work on basically any camera with the classic SLR design with a perfect fit thanks to five levels of adjustment.
November 6, 2023Source

The Phase One P5 is a 128-Megapixel Medium Format Camera Built for Drones
In collaboration with Quantum Systems and Trimble, Phase One announced a state-of-the-art 128-megapixel camera purpose-built for survey-grade applications.
November 6, 2023Source or Watch Video

Three New Canon RF Lenses for Still / Video Photography
Canon Introduces Three New Lenses, Enhancing Still Photography and Video Production for Any Skill Level
November 6, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 3rd, 2023

Blind Camera Comparison ULTRA-WIDE Edition Results: iPhone 15 Pro Max defeated by Pixel 8 Pro and Galaxy
A couple of weeks back, we compared the main cameras on the iPhone 15 Pro Max, Pixel 8 Pro, and Galaxy S23 Ultra, and today, we have these three phones once again, but this time we focus on another camera that has seen huge improvements over the last few years: the ULTRA-WIDE camera!
November 3, 2023Source

Slideshow: Photography Hall of Fame awards four women 2023 honors
IPHF recognizes four trailblazing women
November 3, 2023Source

This New Polaroid x Hello Kitty Mashup is an Overload of Cuteness
Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based product design studio Retrospekt has partnered with Sanrio to release a "Strawberry Kawaii" collection of Hello Kitty-themed devices, including a Polaroid 600 instant camera.
November 3, 2023Source

Xiaomi 14 Ultra Is Going To Launch As A Photography Powerhouse
The Xiaomi 14 series debuted recently and comprised of the base version and the Pro variant. We do know that there is going to be an Ultra variant as well, which still isn't out. However, the latest leak we have suggests that the Xiaomi 14 Ultra is going to be a photography powerhouse thanks to a new sensor.
November 3, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 2nd, 2023

Canon RF-S10-18mm, RF24-105mm and RF200-800mm camera lenses officially launch
Canon has unveiled three new camera lens models, designed to enhance the creativity of photographers and videographers alike. In the form of the new Canon RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM, RF24-105mm F2.8 L IS USM Z, and RF200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM lenses, each with distinct features and functionalities that cater to a variety of photography needs.
November 2, 2023Source

I tested this Insta360 car camera mount on a Jaguar XJS, and the results were glorious
This is the best car camera and mount configuration I've ever used.
November 2, 2023Source

New: Best cameras under $1000
$1000 might sound like a lot to spend on a camera, but it's probably the least we'd recommend spending on a new camera if you want a device that will take better photos and deliver a more satisfying photographic experience than your smartphone. We've selected a series of cameras that succeed on both those fronts.
November 2, 2023Source

Psync's Genie S security camera uses GPT to describe what it sees
Computer vision and generative AI transcribe what's going on.
November 2, 2023Source

ON1 Photo RAW 2024 is Available Now and Includes Many AI Features
ON1 Photo RAW 2024 is now available and includes a wide range of new features, including some powered by advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
November 2, 2023Source

Tapo C120 Review: A Beginner Indoor/Outdoor Security Camera That's Easy To Install
Home security monitoring can be a tricky market to navigate due to having maybe a few too many options to consider — from Ring cameras to TP-Link's own offerings. Considering the significance of a home security camera, and why you might need one, it's also important to know that what you're buying will do what you want, do it well, and do it reliably.
November 2, 2023Source

The best cameras for 2023
Compacts, DSLRs, action cams and of course, mirrorless and digital cameras.
November 2, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 31st, 2023

Best Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids for You
We tested 10 OTC hearing aids made by Audien, Eargo, Go Hearing, Jabra, Lexie, Lucid, and Sony
October 31, 2023Source

Bronica: How a Japanese Rice Farmer Tried To Give Hasselblad a Run for Its Money
Hasselblad needs no introduction. Ever since the launch of its 500C, the boxy, modular medium-format waist-level SLR has defined the output of genres ranging from street to fashion photography throughout the mid-20th century and beyond.
October 31, 2023Source

Canon EOS D30 Retro Review: The DSLR That Changed Everything
Gordon Laing of Camera Labs has returned with a new episode of his excellent "Retro Review" series, taking photographers on a nostalgic stroll down memory lane. This time, Laing has reviewed the Canon EOS D30, the company's first DSLR built from the ground up in-house.
October 31, 2023Source or Watch Video

EU Common Charger Law May Be Final Nail in Coffin for DSLRs
While the European Union's move to make USB-C the common charging standard for nearly all electronics by the end of next year is good news for many consumers, it may spell the end for DSLR cameras.
October 31, 2023Source

Haunting Victorian Family Photos Show Loved Ones Who are Already Dead
Posing with her daughter who leans on her shoulder, a Victorian mother stares mournfully into the camera. But her cheerless expression is understandable when you realize that her peaceful daughter beside her is dead.
October 31, 2023Source

Photos of Florida's Fight to Protect Threatened Burrowing Owls
Cape Coral, Florida, a city experiencing unprecedented growth. While great for their economy, the economic boom is disastrous for wildlife, especially species that thrive in open, treeless areas. In particular, the burrowing owl population is suffering as its habitat shrinks.
October 31, 2023Source

Pooch Doing Parkour Among the Winners of Dog Photography Awards
The winners of the 2023 Dog Photography Awards have been announced with a pooch doing parkour and a doberman performing ballet among the winners.
October 31, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 30th, 2023

Inherited State
William Daniels speaks about the stateless people he has been documenting while on an unprecedented journey around the world.
October 30, 2023Source

Leica's M11-P is the first full-frame camera with built-in content protection
Transforming principles of trust and provenance into consumer-ready technology
October 30, 2023Source

New Pixii+ Digital Rangefinder Has an Extended Viewfinder, New Eyepiece
French company Pixii has announced the latest version of its APS-C digital rangefinder camera, the Pixii+.
October 30, 2023Source

Photographer Captures Epic 8K Timelapse of the Ring of Fire Eclipse
A photographer has released a jaw-dropping timelapse video made up of almost 2,000 images of the recent ring of fire solar eclipse showing the celestial event in unprecedented detail.
October 30, 2023Source or Watch Video

Photographer's Wife is Left Stunned By Cost of His Camera Gear in Viral Video
A photographer asked his wife to guess the cost of his camera gear in a viral TikTok video — and she was left hilariously "shaken to the core" by what she learned.
October 30, 2023Source

President Biden Issues First Ever Executive Order on AI Content
President Joe Biden has issued an executive order today outlining the federal government's first regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) systems.
October 30, 2023Source

Review: Viltrox 20mm 2.8 AF FE
When looking for an affordable AF lens in the ultra wide angle realm my recommendation so far has usually been the Samyang 18mm 2.8 AF — also due to lack of alternatives. But now Viltrox released this 20mm 2.8 AF lens. Not as wide as the Samyang, but noticeably cheaper. Is this my new recommendation for a low cost AF lens in the ~20mm range? Let's find out.
October 30, 2023Source

Wacom One 12 review: An entry level pen display for more efficient photo editing
The Wacom One 12 pen display is designed to eliminate much of the frustration of trying to edit photos with a mouse or a trackpad. Drawing directly on the Wacom One 12's etched glass screen with a pressure-sensitive pen combines the natural feeling of drawing with the ability to precisely edit images.
October 30, 2023Source

Wedding Photography Survival Guide: Difficult Situations and How to Handle Them
Wedding photography is a fast-paced high-stakes environment, kind of like football or poker, except without all the hitting or sunglasses and hats. It's actually really hard to shoot with sunglasses on and tackling would damage our gear so try to avoid that too. Luckily, after over a decade of photographing weddings, I've picked up a few survival tips that might just help you get through your first wedding season unscathed.
October 30, 2023Source

General — Photography — November 4th, 2023

AstrHori's New and Improved 28mm f/13 2x Macro Probe Lens Now Rotates
AstrHori has announced a new version of its 28mm f/13 2x Macro Probe lens.
October 27, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 27th, 2023

10 Of The Most Popular Camera Tripods, Ranked By Portability
You may have a steady hand, but some shots require the stability afforded by a good tripod, which makes them an essential camera accessory. Camera tripods come in a variety of designs and flavors, from behemoths for use in fixed locations to sleek designs portable enough to tote while hiking to stunning landscapes.
October 27, 2023Source

Artists and Photographers Bemoan There is No Way to Opt Out of Meta's AI
After Meta announced that its new artificial intelligence (AI) models were trained on public Instagram and Facebook posts; it began allowing people to "opt-out" of the training data.
October 27, 2023Source

Camera Drones to Shoot the World Series for the First Time Ever
Baseballs won't be the only thing flying through the air in Texas tonight as Fox Sports has integrated drones into its World Series coverage for the first time.
October 27, 2023Source

FilmNeverDie Announces Nana, a 'Next-Gen' Reusable 35mm Camera
Australian film lab FilmNeverDie has announced a new motorized and reusable 35mm "simple" film camera called the Nana for $130.
October 27, 2023Source

How Leica's M11-P Camera Combats AI Deepfakes For Photographers With Deep Pockets
The Leica M11-P is the first camera in the world designed specifically to combat AI deepfakes. It stores metadata in line with the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) to ensure better protection of copyrights and safeguards the trustworthiness of publications.
October 27, 2023Source

Maternal Bug Portrait Wins European Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Maternal Care by Javier Aznar González de Rueda | EWPY 2023 Overall Winner. "A mother stink bug protecting the babies. For almost a couple of weeks I followed a mother who was taking care of the eggs in a twig or a tree. My surprise was to see that not only this mother would protect the eggs, but also the babies until the molt for the very first time.
October 27, 2023Source

Midjourney Wins Battle of the Image Upscalers, But With a Catch
A photographer has made an extensive test of image upscalers with AI image generator Midjourney topping the experiment in terms of image quality — but with a caveat.
October 27, 2023Source

Nikon Zf Review: A Cutting Edge Camera Hides Beneath A Vintage Exterior
You'd be forgiven for mistaking the Nikon Zf for one of Nikon's classic film cameras, but the truth is that behind its vintage-styled exterior are the guts of a modern digital camera. The Zf is the full frame brother to the excellent crop-sensor Nikon Z Fc, both cameras certainly owing part of their heritage to the venerable Nikon Df DSLR of years past.
October 27, 2023Source

Prompter the teleprompter for streamers and creators from Elgato
The Prompter from Elgato, a new all-in-one teleprompter is a versatile and essential tool for creators. Offering a wealth of features that make it stand out from other camera attachable teleprompters in the content creation and streaming market. One of the key features of the Prompter is its ability to connect to a camera or webcam, enabling creators to maintain natural eye contact with their audience.
October 27, 2023Source or Watch Video

Samsung announces new AI-based zoom feature for its 200 MP ISOCELL sensor
Samsung has provided a first look at some exciting new camera technologies that could debut on its Galaxy S24 lineup next year. In a new blog, the company demonstrated 'ISOCELL Zoom Anyplace', a feature enabled by its 200-megapixel image sensors.
October 27, 2023Source

Samsung Flaunts 200MP Zoom Anyplace Wizardry, Tips Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Galaxy S24
Qualcomm revealed the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 this week, delving into myriad new AI-enhanced features. Among them was Zoom Anyplace, a camera capability designed for Samsung's 200MP image sensors. Qualcomm didn't have much to say about ISOCELL Zoom Anyplace, but Samsung sure does.
October 27, 2023Source

Samsung's ISOCELL Zoom Anyplace for 200MP Camera Looks Amazing
Samsung detailed this morning a couple of changes for its 200-megapixel image sensor, the one believed to be inside the upcoming Galaxy S24 Ultra. This sensor is currently in the Galaxy S23 Ultra, but this week, Samsung announced new solutions for it, powered by the help of Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 with its focus on AI.
October 27, 2023Source

Slideshow: Winners of the 2023 Nikon Small World photomicroscopy competition
But what's often overlooked — and understandably so — is the teeny, tiny and beautifully detailed microscopic world. Beyond the reach of the naked eye (most of the time) and your traditional macro lens, the world of microscopy, or photomicrography, is a specialized style of photography that bridges scientific imaging technology with visual creativity.
October 27, 2023Source

The Lumionix KOMET 'Smart' Camera Trigger is Full of Quick-Access Features
Delaware-based company Lumionix has announced a new 'smart' camera trigger called the KOMET that comes loaded with "state of the art" special features to take its users photography skills to the next level.
October 27, 2023Source or Watch Video

The Most Popular Video Games for Virtual Photography
Memory company Crucial makes products for photographers and gamers alike. The company has blended these two audiences with a new article, "The most beautiful video games."
October 27, 2023Source

This new camera embeds authenticity details in photos, but it doesn't come cheap
The 'Content Credentials' include information such as who captured an image, when and how it was captured, and whether AI was involved.
October 27, 2023Source

UK Landscape Photographer of the Year Exhibits Dramatic Images From the British Isles
The winners of the U.K. Landscape Photographer of the Year 2023 have been announced with a panoramic photo of the aftermath of a fire taking home the grand prize of $12,119 (£10,000).
October 27, 2023Source

What is Lapse? Everything to know about the popular invite-only social media app
Lapse brings the appeal of a disposable camera to 2023 social media.
October 27, 2023Source

You Can Try the Nikon Zfc for 30 Days
Nikon has returned to a somewhat unusual and very consumer-friendly marketing tactic with a new 30-day Trial program for the retro-inspired Nikon Zfc APS-C mirrorless camera.
October 27, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 26th, 2023

Eufy's new Floodlight Cam E340 is the hardest working security camera I've tested
I spent a week with Eufy Security's new dual-camera security system and it checks all the boxes but one. Fortunately, there are fixes.
October 26, 2023Source

Kodak Ektar H35N Half Frame Camera Review: More Sharpness, More Fun
Lately, it seems like everyone wants to save money on film while still having fun shooting it. So, on the heels of the wildly successful 72-photos-per-roll, Kodak Ektar H35, Hong Kong camera maker, RETO, just released an upgraded version of their smash hit half frame point-and-shoot, the H35N.
October 26, 2023Source

Leica announces M11-P with Content Authenticity Initiative metadata recording
Leica has launched the M11-P, the low-key version of its 60MP M11 rangefinder, nominally modified for photojournalism. As usual the 'P' version loses the red dot from the front, gains a sapphire glass rear screen cover and rather prominent Leica script across the top.
October 26, 2023Source

Leica announces Summicron-M 28mm F2 ASPH, a bright compact wide for daily use
Leica has announced the Summicron-M 28mm F2 ASPH, a compact wide-angle M-mount lens for Leica's rangefinder cameras. This lens is an update to Leica's existing lens with the same name and features a new body design and an integrated lens hood which can be rotated to pop out over the front element or rotated in the other direction to slide into the lens.
October 26, 2023Source

Leica M11-P Review: As Authenticated as They Come
The Leica M11 series now consists of three cameras. We have the original M11 which I very much enjoyed using on the streets of New York. Then, the M11 Monochrom was released and became an instant classic. I loved taking black-and-white images with it all over Montana.
October 26, 2023Source or Watch Video

Luminar Neo brings generative AI tools to hobbyist photographers
While Adobe is bringing generative AI models to professional photographers and designers, another company is working to make easy-to-use generative AI tools available to a wider range of photographers, including hobbyists.
October 26, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 24th, 2023

ARRI ALEXA Mini vs Lumix S5 IIX — Can You Guess Which is Which?
Panasonic's first stab at full-frame mirrorless was commendable and found many fans. However, it appears their sophomore effort with the Lumix S5 IIX is the camera many people actually wanted when the camera maker went to a larger format.
October 24, 2023Source

SanDisk Claims World's Fastest microSD with New Media Card Announcement
SanDisk has summited the top of the media card pyramid with what it claims to be the world's fastest high-capacity microSD media card on the market.
October 24, 2023Source

Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Uses AI to Add New Photo and Video Capabilities
When it comes to image capture, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is all about leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to its fullest which allows it to push the boundaries of what is considered possible on mobile platforms.
October 24, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 23rd, 2023

Are Lumix Cameras Good Enough For Professional Photographers?
Lumix is the consumer digital camera division of the Japanese electronic manufacturer Panasonic. Beginning in the early 2000s, the company released plenty of DSLRs and compact cameras under the Lumix name, but they didn't really shake up the industry until the release of the G1 in 2008.
October 23, 2023Source

Dead-Eyed Tiger Staring Out From Mangrove Wins Photo Competition
A photo of one of the very few tigers in the world that has adapted to a mangrove habitat has won the 2023 Mangrove Photography Awards.
October 23, 2023Source

Fujifilm Instax Pal Link 2 Bundle Review: Tiny Printed Photo Nostalgia For A Price
In the era before the selfie became a ubiquitous means of self-expression and capturing the most candid moments of our lives in an instant, technology limited our ability to do such things with instant results. However, people did have access to cameras capable of delivering instant gratification, the Polaroid.
October 23, 2023Source

Fujifilm Isn't Telling the Whole Truth About the GFX 100 II
Last month, Fujifilm held one of its X Summit events, using the occasion to launch the Fujifilm GFX100 II. The new flagship medium-format camera has attracted significant attention, and with good reason. However, the camera is enigmatic regarding high-speed shooting performance and dynamic range.
October 23, 2023Source

Peter McKinnon and Nomatic Team Up Again With Stylish New Camera Bags
Photographer Peter McKinnon and bag maker Nomatic have teamed up again for a new collection of McKinnon-branded bags.
October 23, 2023Source

Sphere Studio's 18K Big Sky Sensor Tech Has Been Revealed
The Big Sky Camera that powers the spectacular visuals at Sphere, including Oscar-nominated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky's new film, Postcard From Earth which is playing exclusively at the Las Vegas Sphere, has been detailed in a recent scientific article.
October 23, 2023Source

This Dual-Camera Drone Is So Affordable, You Won't Care If You Crash It
The Ninja Dragons Blade X drone is on sale for $79.97. It's an affordable option for someone's first drone, or for getting ahead of the game in holiday gift preparation.
October 23, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 20th, 2023

Ford Wants to Turn Its Vehicles into Photography Assistants
Ford Motor Company has filed a patent under its Ford Global Technologies, LLC branch to turn future Ford automobiles into a photographer's assistant.
October 20, 2023Source

Nokia announces plans to slash 14,000 jobs amidst market challenges
In 2023, major tech players, including X, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Meta, have made significant job cuts, collectively letting go of over 50,000 employees. Recently, a report showed that Qualcomm will cut 1,258 positions across its San Diego and Santa Clara offices.
October 20, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 19th, 2023

BIG PRICE DROP in Fuji Medium Format Camera GFX100S Body
From October 23, 2023, Fuji will cut the price of Fuji GFX 100S from 39,800 ($5441) RMB to 29990 RMB ($4000 approx ). I hope and expect this massive price drop isn't limited to China ONLY. Do check B&H Store after October 23, to check the price of the GFX 100S camera.
October 19, 2023Source

Canon Finally Discontinues the EOS M Camera System
Canon is finally shutting the door on the EOS M system as it has removed the cameras from its websites and listed the series as discontinued.
October 19, 2023Source

Creative Live! Meet 4K web camera €350
The Creative Live! Meet 4K web camera is designed to enhance the quality of virtual interactions, whether they be formal meetings, educational classes, or recreational activities. The Meet 4K web camera is equipped with a host of advanced features that collectively deliver a superior video conferencing experience.
October 19, 2023Source

Leica delivers SL 14-24mm F2.8 and SL 21mm F2 to add ultra wideangle options to L-mount
Leica has announced two full-frame ultra-wideangle lenses for the L-mount: the Super Vario Elmarit SL 14-24mm F2.8 ASPH and the Super Apo Summicron SL 21mm F2.
October 19, 2023Source

OM System TG-7 Review
One area of the compact camera market has remained resilient against the all-consuming smartphone, and that's the rugged or "tough" sector.
October 19, 2023Source

Photographer Has 7 Years Worth of Images Wiped by Facebook Scammers
A photographer had his business destroyed after Facebook scammers wiped seven years of his images, videos, and customer orders from his social media account.
October 19, 2023Source

Photographer's Nightmare as Camera With Wedding Photos Vanishes on Plane
A wedding photographer is living through every shooter's worst nightmare after her camera that contained all the photos from a wedding vanished at Denver airport.
October 19, 2023Source or Watch Video

SD Express Got an Update But It Still Won't Make the Format Work
The SD Association announced a new standard for SD Express and microSD Express that adds new speed classes for the former and promises double the speeds of the latter. While great on paper, the updates do nothing to make the format desirable for camera makers.
October 19, 2023Source

Symphony Of Faces
The Leica Gallery Amsterdam is presenting 'Symphony of Faces', a selection of pieces taken by Rahi Rezvani over recent years — a composition made up of faces, people and themes.
October 19, 2023Source

Tamron 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for Nikon Review
The Tamron 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for Nikon is the only 70-300mm, 4.3x telephoto zoom lens currently available for Nikon's range of full-frame mirrorless cameras.
October 19, 2023Source

Underwater cameras facilitate large-scale study of oyster reef habitat in Chesapeake Bay
A new study used a novel technique to assess types of habitat provided by oyster reefs across 12 tributaries in the Chesapeake Bay.
October 19, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 18th, 2023

CineStill's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week | The PetaPixel Podcast
CineStill, once one of the most popular film brands, is facing widespread backlash for defending its trademarks in a manner that is being described as intimidation and bullying.
October 18, 2023Source or Watch Video

New California Bill Keeps In-Car Camera Feeds Private
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill that is designed to prevent car companies from selling photos or videos captured from inside a vehicle to third parties.
October 18, 2023Source

Panasonic Cameras with Built-in ND Filters
Recent patents suggest that Panasonic is working on built-in variable ND filters for their cameras. From the body design that we see in the patents, we expect that they will consider their full-frame series first to introduce these built-in ND filters, and after that, we may see them in the GH series too.
October 18, 2023Source

Panasonic Expands Focusing Performance to Lumix S 5 II with Firmware Update
Panasonic has announced that an upcoming firmware update greatly enhances the focusing performance of the Lumix S 5 II and S 5 IIX mirrorless cameras.
October 18, 2023Source

The Elinchrom THREE is a 261Ws Battery-Powered 'Adventure Light'
Elinchrom announced the Elinchrom THREE, a new 261 watt-second (Ws) active charging, battery-powered, portable, off-camera monolight that sits in between the model ONE and FIVE systems.
October 18, 2023Source or Watch Video or Watch Video

YouTube Invests in an 'Authoritative' Multi-Format News Experience
YouTube wants its users to be able to find news more easily from "authoritative sources across video on demand, live streams, podcasts, and Shorts."
October 18, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 17th, 2023

Peak Design Camera Cube V2 review: Padded pouches keep your camera safe in any bag
This morning, Peak Design announced two brand new sizes of its Camera Cubes: X-Small and Smedium. We were lucky enough to check these new sizes out before the announcement. All of the new V2 Camera Cubes also get new waterproof zippers, bigger main openings, fold-away lids, and 360-degree exterior handles.
October 17, 2023Source

Peak Design's New Camera Cube V2 Is More Rugged and Usable
Peak Design has launched an upgraded version of its popular Camera Cube product. The Camera Cube V2 allows photographers to safely store and organize their camera equipment inside any bag, including the Peak Design Travel Bag.
October 17, 2023Source

Nikon Small World 2023 photo microscopy contest: Meet this year's top 20 winners
Your annual reminder that science can be beautiful as well as informative.
October 17, 2023Source

Nikon Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S pre-production sample gallery
The Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S lens presents an interesting proposition for wildlife and sports photographers. It's light enough to handhold for hours on end without killing your back and arms, and it's small enough for anyone looking for long glass for a trip where they also don't want to pack a tripod or monopod.
October 17, 2023Source

Nikon Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR Review
The Nikon Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR is a professional super-telephoto zoom lens for Nikon Z-series full-frame mirrorless cameras.
October 17, 2023Source

The Photography-on-the-Net Forums is Shutting Down
Photography-on-the-Net, one of the original digital photography forums and perhaps one of the most prominent of the time, is shutting down at the end of 2023.
October 17, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 16th, 2023

A Look Back at Canon's First Serious Digital Camera, the PowerShot Pro70
The Canon PowerShot Pro70's SLR-style appearance may not seem out of the ordinary now, but when it hit store shelves in 1998, it represented a significant departure for Canon. Photographer and vintage digital camera enthusiast Gordon Laing of Camera Labs has tested the influential Pro70 in the latest edition of Laing's excellent "Retro Review" series.
October 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

Firmware Update: Canon EOS R3: Firmware Version 1.5.1
Firmware Version 1.5.1 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:
October 16, 2023Source

Photographer Finds $1,400 Lens for $7 at Thrift Store
One extremely lucky photographer recently experienced the find of a lifetime at his local Goodwill thrift store. While looking through the home entertainment section, he was shocked to find a $1,399 professional camera lens priced at just $6.99.
October 16, 2023Source

Photographers Capture Spectacular 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse
Photographers were out in force across the United States this past weekend to capture a rare phenomenon known as an annular solar eclipse which momentarily created a "ring of fire" in the sky.
October 16, 2023Source

Pixel Camera Quietly Replaces Google Camera In Play Store With Key Changes
The Google Camera app has been quietly replaced with the Pixel Camera app in the Google Play Store. The Pixel-exclusive app also received a new app description with a few hints at what Pixel owners will be able to do with the newly labeled app, suggesting there's more than just a name change afoot.
October 16, 2023Source

Sony Wants to Put Haptic Feedback into its Cameras' Shutter Buttons
Sony appears interested in expanding how its cameras communicate with photographers by adding haptic feedback that can be felt through its cameras' shutter buttons.
October 16, 2023Source

The Clever Cameras Used by the East German Stasi to Spy on Citizens
East Germany, or the German Democratic Republic (GDR), was one of the most tightly-controlled police states in recent memory from 1949 to 1990 that would spy on its own citizens throughout using all sorts of fascinating imaging equipment.
October 16, 2023Source

The Gnu is a Versatile Modular Carbon Fiber Tripod with an Unusual Design
Aurora Aperture Inc. has announced an impressive, adaptable, and versatile tripod that aims to be the one tripod to rule them all.
October 16, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 13th, 2023

Bride Bans Sister's Husband From Wedding Photos 'Just in Case' They Split
A bride banned her sister's husband from appearing in certain shots in the wedding photos "just in case" they break up.
October 13, 2023Source

'Find the darkest sky you can' — Interview with astrophotographer Julia Icenogle
Julia Icenogle is a self-taught night photographer who lives in the Seattle area with her dog, Lyra. She sat down with us recently to speak about her work, what inspires her to go out into the wilderness at night, and how preparation is the key to successful night photography. You can find more of her work on Instagram.
October 13, 2023Source

EyeEm Purchased by Freepik, Photographers Finally Get Paid
German stock photography company EyeEm has been purchased by Freepik, a platform that provides images and other media.
October 13, 2023Source

High-Resolution Thermal Satellite Takes Earth's Temperature
A new high-resolution thermal satellite camera has beamed back its first set of spectacular images.
October 13, 2023Source

Lumix G9 II Review: MFT Upgrade For Professional Wildlife Photography
With so many full-frame mirrorless cameras on the market, it can be easy to forget about smaller sensor options, but in recent years we've come to appreciate the Lumix Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system by Panasonic. MFT is approximately half the size when compared to a full-frame sensor, allowing for solid body stabilization and lighter lens options.
October 13, 2023Source

'Talking to Trees': Photographing the Expressive Nature of Trees
I have a confession to make. I possess a profound and abiding love and respect for trees.
October 13, 2023Source

Warning Not to Burn Your Camera Shutter During the Solar Eclipse
With the "Ring of Fire" solar eclipse just around the corner (October 14), Kolari has put out a video warning photographers not to burn their shutters.
October 13, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — October 12th, 2023

Intro to Colorimetry: Color measurement basics and how colorimeters work
Color accuracy is critical for modern creative work. It may not be the most glamorous part of the job, but there's a good chance you spend more time in front of a computer editing digital files than you do actually capturing content. And if you're doing that work on a crappy, uncalibrated monitor, you're shooting yourself in the foot.
October 12, 2023Source

Nikon's Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S first look video
Nikon's Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S is a super telephoto that uses a fresnel element to cut down on length and weight. Nikon loaned us a pre-production model to familiarize ourselves with the new phase fresnel lens. We were limited to only out-of-camera JPEG for review, so we don't have a full picture just yet, but the early results look promising.
October 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

Thieves Steal Camera But Mail Back SD Card With Photos, Call it 'Karma'
A photographer who left his expensive camera on a bench was later sent the SD card with his photos along with a letter saying that it was "karma."
October 12, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 11th, 2023

Canon RF Lenses for Canon EOS R Cameras
Listing of current consumer and professional Canon RF Lenses for Canon EOS R6 / EOS R5 / EOS R Cameras:
October 11, 2023Source

Introducing the Canon RF 10-20mm F4 L IS STM lens
Join Rudy Winston from Canon USA to learn about the RF10-20mm F4 L IS STM lens. Great for still photography and videography, the 10mm ultra-wide-angle effect is outstanding for its dramatic look, lending visual drama to your landscape, interior, architecture, travel, and even photojournalism images.
October 11, 2023Source or Watch Video

Film Brand CineStill Swarmed by an Angry Mob Stoked by Misinformation
CineStill has sold motion picture film and analog photography equipment to still photographers for over a decade, including the company's popular CineStill 800T high-speed color film. The company now finds itself embroiled in a major controversy within the analog community, and the situation has devolved into allegations of intimidation and harassment.
October 11, 2023Source

New Canon RF 10-20mm F4L IS STM Ultra-Wide Lens
See more, do more: Canon launches the widest auto focus zoom lens ever made for a full frame camera
October 11, 2023Source

Sigma Should Make an L-Mount APS-C Camera (And Probably Will)
Sigma has not released a new camera since 2021 and doesn't currently have an APS-C camera, otherwise known as a crop sensor, in its lineup. In fact, it hasn't made one since the sd Quattro in 2016. That should change, and I believe it's about to.
October 11, 2023Source

Sony ZV-E1 Review
Sitting at the head of the ZV range, the Sony ZV-E1 is a 35mm full-frame mirrorless camera designed to be the ultimate all-round compact hybrid option for video content creators and vloggers.
October 11, 2023Source

Two Never-Before-Seen Lenses Unveiled in One Day! | The PetaPixel Podcast
It's rare to see Canon and Nikon release lenses at exactly the same time, but it's downright unheard of to see both lenses be one-of-a-kind. That's exactly what happened this week, and the PetaPixel Podcast team shares their thoughts.
October 11, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — October 10th, 2023

$5,000 Pro Camera versus iPhone 15 Pro: Sometimes Closer Than You'd Think
I've just returned from a whirlwind tour of Idaho and it provided me with ample photographic opportunities. I figured if I always have a phone with me and I always have a mirrorless camera, why not test them out against each other?
October 10, 2023Source or Watch Video

Laowa 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF is a Compact, Ultra-Wide APS-C Lens
The compact zoom lens promises to "redefine the boundaries of wide-angle photography" and offers an angle of view ranging from 82.8 to 120.9 degrees. The Laowa lens offers well-controlled optical distortion, close-focusing performance, and, despite its ultra-wide design, includes an 86mm front filter thread.
October 10, 2023Source

Looking near and far without a lens: Radial masks give thin cameras a large depth of field
To take an image that is completely in focus, one of the most familiar parts of a camera--the lens--isn't necessary anymore. Instead, a thin mask over the image sensor can do the job. But the kind of mask you use makes a huge difference in how sharp your image is.
October 10, 2023Source

Photo Competition Slammed for 'World's First' AI Image Contest
A prestigious photography competition has drawn criticism after it held the "world's first" AI image awards.
October 10, 2023Source

Rare Leica 0-Series Camera Sells for a Whopping $3.7 Million
A rare Leica 0-series camera for 1923 was sold at the Wetzlar Camera Auctions on October 7 for €3.5 million, or approximately $3.69 million.
October 10, 2023Source or Watch Video

Six Photographers Around the World Shared One Roll of Film
Squarespace and Magnum partnered to bring together photography and website design in an unusual way: Magnum gave six photographers one roll of film and then Squarespace made six website designs inspired by what they produced.
October 10, 2023Source

Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 Di III VC VXD A057 for Nikon Z mounts
The Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD A057 for Nikon Z mount is a remarkable lens that offers a blend of compact size, high image quality, and advanced features. This lens is designed for full-frame Nikon Z-mount cameras and offers a wide zoom range, making it a versatile choice for photographers of all levels.
October 10, 2023Source

These new security cameras from TP-Link match Arlo and Nest for style but, thankfully, not price
The Tapo Wire-Free MagCam starts at $100 and has free local storage, AI-powered alerts, and a neat double-sided magnetic mount for easier installation.
October 10, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 9th, 2023

6 Tips for Better Event Photography
My name is Simon Wiffen, and I'm a Leeds, UK-based photographer specializing in family, lifestyle, portrait, commercial, and event photography. In this article, I'll share my 6 best tips for better event photography to help you achieve the best results.
October 9, 2023Source

How to Get Perfectly Balanced Image by Overexposing
All the new cameras with updated sensor tech, new color profiles, different metering modes, and countless other settings make exposure a difficult subject to understand.
October 9, 2023Source or Watch Video

Randy Johnson: From Hall of Fame Pitcher to Pro Photographer
Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Randy Johnson is a passionate and skillful photographer pursuing wildlife, music concerts, and travel photography. When Johnson retired from Major League Baseball in 2010, he returned to his photography major (photojournalism) from 1983 to 1985 at the University of Southern California.
October 9, 2023Source

Sony ZV-1 II Review
The Sony ZV-1 II is intended to be the ideal all-round compact vlogging camera at an affordable price, with a 18-50mm-equivalent f/1.8-4 wide-angle zoom lens, 20-megapixel 1.0-type image sensor and an intelligent microphone.
October 9, 2023Source

Wotancraft New Pilot backpack review: A high-quality, modular bag for photographers
It's been an interesting couple of years for camera backpacks. Seemingly sparked by Peak Design's super popular bags, suddenly you can find dozens that no longer scream "This is a camera bag, look at how interesting a camera person I am!"
October 9, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 6th, 2023

A 20MP Sensor In a Film Canister Reinvigorates Vintage Analog Cameras
I'm Back Film is a fascinating product that makes the dream of "digital film" a reality. I'm Back is the first digital film roll and relies upon a 20-megapixel Sony Micro Four Thirds image sensor tucked away inside a film roll canister.
October 6, 2023Source or Watch Video

Canon Helps Sick Children Express Themselves Through Photography
Canon hosted a workshop with the Ronald McDonald Camp to teach children battling cancer about photography.
October 6, 2023Source

Firmware Update: Canon EOS R5 Firmware V. 1.9.0
Firmware Notice: Canon EOS R5 Firmware Version 1.9.0
October 6, 2023Source

Firmware Update: Canon EOS R6 Mark II Firmware V. 1.2.0
Firmware Notice: Canon EOS R6 Mark II Firmware Version 1.2.0
October 6, 2023Source

Firmware Update: Canon EOS R8 Firmware V. 1.1.0
Firmware Notice: Canon EOS R8: Firmware Version 1.1.0
October 6, 2023Source

Firmware Update: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware V. 1.8.0
Firmware Notice: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III: Firmware Version 1.8.0
October 6, 2023Source

Firmware Update: Canon PowerShot V10 Firmware V. 1.1.0
Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:
October 6, 2023Source

Firmware Update: Canon WFT-R10 Firmware V. 1.3.0
Firmware Notice: Canon WFT-R10: Firmware Version 1.3.0
October 6, 2023Source

HyperX Reveals New Peripherals Including A Webcam, Audio Mixer and Mic & Camera Arm
HyperX is the gaming peripherals team at HP who has revealed three new peripherals to enhance your gaming setup. These new peripherals include HyperX's first webcam, an audio mixer and a spring-loaded microphone and camera arm all to elevate the needs of gamers and streamers.
October 6, 2023Source

Researchers catch protons in the act of dissociation with ultrafast 'electron camera'
Scientists have caught fast-moving hydrogen atoms—the keys to countless biological and chemical reactions—in action.
October 6, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 5th, 2023

Filmstock Celebrates Analog Photography, Beer, and Camaraderie
Filmstock, held by KEH Camera and The Darkroom Lab, will include a social get-together, special guests, and a photo walk through Atlanta.
October 5, 2023Source

Leica announces Sofort 2, an instant camera with on-demand printing and built-in storage
Leica has announced the Sofort 2, the company's second instant camera. The Sofort 2 is a 4.9 MP compact camera/printer hybrid that captures images digitally and lets users decide what to save, what to send to a smartphone app for sharing, and what to print. It uses a tiny Type 1/5 (2.9x2.2mm) CMOS sensor and a 2.4mm F2 lens that gives a 28mm equiv angle of view, and is compatible with Fujifilm's Instax Mini film.
October 5, 2023Source

Leica Sofort 2 Hybrid Instant Camera Shoots Digital and Prints Analog
Leica has announced a new instant camera, the Sofort 2. Arriving just over seven years after the original Sofort, Leica's first instant camera, the Leica Sofort 2 is a hybrid instant camera, meaning that alongside shooting on instant film, it now offers photographers the option to save digital images permanently.
October 5, 2023Source

South African Photography in the Spotlight for Major Exhibition
The NOW Gallery in London will present its annual Human Stories exhibition series, this year showcasing South African photographers.
October 5, 2023Source

Why You Should Follow Lesser-Known and Local Photographers
Between 2008 and late 2016, I took tens of thousands of pictures and proudly vomited the vast majority of them online. While I'd toyed around with things like depth of field and long exposures, I didn't understand anything about photography, so my camera rarely left 'auto'. I'd checked out an online tutorial or two, but as far as I was concerned, 'exposure compensation' was something victims got after winning a public indecency lawsuit.
October 5, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 3rd, 2023

Kodak DCS: Why the Revolutionary Digital Camera System Failed to Catch On
Sometimes, having an original idea isn't everything. Innovation can strike at the wrong moment, fizzing out before it has a chance to materialize.
October 3, 2023Source

Nikon Zf: hands-on with Nikon's modern/classic full frame mirrorless
The Nikon Zf is the retro-styled, full-frame mirrorless camera the company has been working towards for some time.
October 3, 2023Source

Photographer Reuben Wu Showcases the Power of iPhone 15 Pro Max
Apple has recently commissioned multidisciplinary artist and National Geographic photographer Reuben Wu to showcase the Cupertino giant's newest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 15 Pro Max.
October 3, 2023Source

General — Photography — October 2nd, 2023

Camera shy Volvo EM90 MPV in new pictures
Volvo's first-ever MPV sticks to the shadows in latest teasers ahead of November reveal
October 2, 2023Source

Field Made's New Lens Labels Show a Lot More Info at a Glance
Canadian-based Field Made Co. has released a "next-generation" update to the company's lineup of Lens Indicator Labels for Canon RF and EF, Nikon Z and F, Sony FE, Fujifilm XF and GFX, Sigma, and Tamron lenses to make it easier and faster to find the right lens in a bag, at a glance.
October 2, 2023Source

Interview: Fujifilm talks GFX, kaizen and the future of the X-E series
Yuji Igarashi cuts a relaxed figure as he prepares for the public to arrive at Fujifilm's Fujikina event in Stockholm. I caught the Divisional Manager of Fujifilm's Professional Imaging Group at Fotografiska — part of the world's largest museums dedicated solely to photography — just before the doors opened.
October 2, 2023Source

Newgrain iOS App Aims to be the Digital Home of Analog Photography
Analog photography remains extremely compelling to many shooters, carving out a relatively small but passionate niche in the photo space. Alongside the resurgence in film photography in recent years, digital platforms have become increasingly crucial for photographers at large.
October 2, 2023Source

Nikon Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S 'Plena' pre-production sample gallery
Nikon's Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S 'Plena' is designed to minimize vignetting, maintain rounder bokeh edge-to-edge and produce sharp images with exceptional clarity. Nikon seems to have put a lot of thought into making a lens that maintains a high quality of light and smooth fall-off to create depth of field with gradual gradations.
October 2, 2023Source

Ricoh is Bringing Kenko Photo Accessories to the United States
Ricoh Imaging Americas has become the new official distributor for Kenko branded photography accessories, a brand which usually sees its name tied along with Tokina.
October 2, 2023Source

Sony Exec on Demand for Firmware Updates: 'Sony Knows About It'
Sony cameras have for years held significant advantages for photographers but one issue has come up recently that has many upset: a lack of after-purchase support for even the company's most expensive cameras.
October 2, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — September 29th, 2023

Canon India Adoption of Nandrampur Bass Village
Haryana, 5th September 2023 — Solidifying its commitment to creating lasting impact on the community, Canon India announced the adoption of Nandrampur Bass in Haryana, the latest addition to the villages under its flagship 'Adopt a Village' initiative. Aligning its 'Henkaku' strategy i.e., Transformation to CSR initiatives as well, the new village adoption underscores Canon's resolute dedication to fostering positive change and making substantial contributions to the upliftment of society.
September 29, 2023Source

Canon Learning Series — Wildlife Photography
Wildlife is a beloved topic within photography, that requires good knowledge of the environment, patience and resilience. It is not for the faint-hearted but starting out doesn't need to be as wild as you might think!
September 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

Canon PowerShot V10: the must-have camera for video and stills
Canon PowerShot V10: the must-have camera for on-the-go video and stills — Official Canon Video
September 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

Disposable Camera App Lapse Tops Charts By Making Users Invite Friends
A disposable camera app called "Lapse" has soared to take the number one spot in the U.S. on Apple's App Store charts — by reportedly forcing users to invite their friends.
September 29, 2023Source

DJI Osmo Action 4 Review: Big Sensor, Big Impact
Without skipping a beat, DJI has released its newest Osmo Action camera. This year's big advancement is its larger-sized sensor which is 25% bigger than last year's model. Is it enough reason to go with the new Osmo Action 4?
September 29, 2023Source

Hands on with Nikon's Nikkor Z 135mm F1.8 S 'Plena'
Nikon has touted the Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S 'Plena' lens as its premium mid-telephoto portrait prime for Nikon's Z-series cameras. Nikon says the lens was designed to capture fine detail hair and skin tones, reduce vignetting and produce circular bokeh with minimal cat's eye. Night photography and other scenarios with limited sources of light should also benefit thanks to a fast aperture.
September 29, 2023Source

Photographer Captures Meteors, Milky Way Galaxy, and Bioluminescence in One Photo
In this modern world of Photoshop and AI, it's easy to fake photos. But one photographer is keeping the philosophy of getting it right "in camera" alive and well.
September 29, 2023Source

This Polaroid 600 is Emblazoned with the Artwork of Evan Weselmann
Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Retrospekt is back with another customized camera set, this time featuring a Polaroid 600 and a 35mm film camera that both feature the artwork of artist Evan Weselmann.
September 29, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 28th, 2023

Canon EMEA Strengthens CNA Authorisation
Canon EMEA strengthens its vulnerability countermeasures through CNA authorisation
September 28, 2023Source

Canon EOS 90D PDF User Guide / Manual Download
 
September 28, 2023Source

How to Control and Monitor the Sony FX3/FX6/FX30 from Your iPhone and iPad
Sony almost silently released major firmware versions for the FX3, FX6, and FX30 — these would be V4.0, V3.0, and V3.0, respectively — which offer a new way to remotely monitor and control your camera.
September 28, 2023Source

How To Step Up Your Auto Photography: Circular Polarizers
Shooting automobiles well is deceptively challenging. A car, after all, is nothing but a series of surfaces made entirely of reflections and smoothed-over creases and glass, which are some of the hardest things to shoot well. Luckily, there are simple ways to make your life easier and make your automotive photography feel less disposable-camera and more Road & Track cover shoot.
September 28, 2023Source

Nikon's Nikkor Z 135mm F1.8 S 'Plena' lens first look video
Nikon's Nikkor Z 135mm F1.8 S 'Plena' is the company's second Z-mount lens with a unique moniker, which seems to suggest they think it's something special. Nikon has described the lens as a must-have light-gathering beast for photographers, one which minimizes vignetting with clean edge-to-edge brightness, has exceptional clarity and sharpness for fine details, hair and skin tones, as well as minimizes cat's eye bokeh to produce round specular highlights throughout the frame.
September 28, 2023Source or Watch Video

Photographer Wins a Gargantuan $109,000 in 10th Prix Pictet Awards
Photographer Gauri Gill has won the 10th Annual Prix Pictet Photography and Sustainability Award, taking home the massive prize of 100,000 Swiss Francs (about $109,219), one of the largest if not the largest sums for a photo award in the world.
September 28, 2023Source

Retailer Discovers Box of Unopened 1980s-Era Polaroid SLR 680 Cameras
While moving to a new warehouse last month, Mint Camera discovered an unopened, worn box that contained a small number of Polaroid SLR 680 cameras in perfect condition.
September 28, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 27th, 2023

Best Fall Foliage Maps for Tracking Leaf Color Forecasts in 2023
Autumn has officially begun in the northern hemisphere, meaning foliage season is just around the corner. Much of New England, a popular region in the United States for fall photography, experiences peak foliage in early-to-mid October, but what about other places?
September 27, 2023Source

Rare Dumbo Octopus Spotted Live on Camera During Deep Sea Expedition
A spooky and extremely rare "Dumbo" octopus was spotted on camera during a deep sea exploration off the coast of Hawaii.
September 27, 2023Source or Watch Video

Trail Camera Footage Captures Wolf Stealing Another Trail Camera
A remote trail camera captured the amusing moment a wolf stole and ran off with another trail camera.
September 27, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 26th, 2023

10 Speakers, 20 Sessions, 2 Days: Rocky Nook Unveils Its First Online Photography Conference
For those looking to level up their photography skills, leading photography education book publisher Rocky Nook is hosting its first ever online conference, called The Art and Craft of Photography.
September 26, 2023Source or Watch Video

Photo-sharing app Lapse hits top of the App Store by forcing you to invite your friends
Forget invite-only social apps, Lapse is testing a new technique to acquire its users: It forces you to invite your friends in order to get in. The reinvention of a social camera app first introduced in 2021, Lapse is now king of the U.S. App Store after having jumped from No. 118 Overall earlier this month to reach No. 1.
September 26, 2023Source

Photographer Tracks $24K Worth of Stolen Gear to Address, SF Police do Nothing
A photographer and filmmaker who had $24,000 worth of camera equipment stolen from his car has slammed San Francisco police for doing nothing about the fencing operation his gear was taken to.
September 26, 2023Source or Watch Video

'The Human Element' is a New Portrait Competition from TIME and ASMP
The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and TIME Magazine are launching a new global photography competition and the prizes include a paid TIME photo assignment, custom three-month mentorship with the photo editors of TIME, and over $16,000 in cash.
September 26, 2023Source

Why Your Blink Camera Is Flashing Green (And How To Fix It)
Amazon's Blink security cameras utilize a variety of colored lights to communicate their current status and health to you. Most of these lights have pretty obvious implications — solid green means everything's just fine, blue means it's actively recording footage, yellow means some kind of connectivity issue, and so on.
September 26, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 25th, 2023

DJI Mini 4 Pro is a Sub-249g 48MP 4K Camera Drone that is Easier to Fly
DJI has announced the DJI Mini 4 Pro, what the prominent drone-maker calls its "ultimate mini camera drone." Designed to be the perfect companion for adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts, the Mini 4 Pro incorporates sophisticated omnidirectional obstacle sensing and DJI's O4 video transmission technology.
September 25, 2023Source or Watch Video

DJI Mini 4 Pro Review: Flagship Features In A Pocket Sized Drone
Normally the only advantage to tech being small and lightweight is portability — when it comes to drones every gram matters for ease of use. Few drones can claim to be smaller and lighter than the new DJI Mini 4 Pro and still deliver such an impressive resume of capabilities.
September 25, 2023Source

DJI Mini 4 Pro: A sub-250g model with advanced tech and omnidirectional obstacle detection
Today DJI announced the Mini 4 Pro, the latest model in its Mini series of compact and foldable sub-250g drones. The Mini 4 Pro is the first in the series with omnidirectional obstacle detection and avoidance and Waypoints. It also features True Vertical Shooting, perfect for platforms that use vertical video. On a single charge, the DJI Mini 4 Pro can remain airborne for up to 45 minutes with the right battery.
September 25, 2023Source

Footage From Blackmagic's New Cinema Camera 6K is Very Impressive
Earlier this month, Blackmagic announced its first full-frame camera, the Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K. On paper, the specifications looked enticing, and newly-released sample footage shows that it can live up to that hype.
September 25, 2023Source

Getty is going to offer AI-generated images after all
After previously banning AI, the company is now unveiling an AI tool trained on its library.
September 25, 2023Source

Getty Images subscribers to get access to AI image generator
Getty will indemnify customers against lawsuits and pay artists on "recurring basis."
September 25, 2023Source

How fast are Arctic glaciers melting? Engineers explored the north with a robot and cameras to find out
Equipped with snow jackets, gloves and luggage containing a host of cameras and sensors, professor Hanumant Singh and a team of Northeastern robotics researchers recently traveled to the Arctic with a noble goal to help address the climate crisis.
September 25, 2023Source

How Modern Camera Tech Enables Ethical Macro Insect Photography
Pete Burford is an award-winning macro photographer based in the United Kingdom who uses very specific camera technology to take remarkably detailed, incredible images of live, unharmed insects.
September 25, 2023Source

Night Sky at Hadrian's Wall, Sunlit Portrait Earn Win Northern Photography Prize
The Northern Photography Prize celebrates the best in amateur photography in North East England. A pair of amateur photographers from the historic region have been awarded the landscape and portrait awards in this year's Northern Photography Prize competition.
September 25, 2023Source

Nikon Zf versus Sony A7C II
First, let's look at the body design of the two cameras. The Nikon ZF features a retro body design with extensive manual controls. So, if you're a photographer, the Nikon ZF is highly recommended, especially from a design perspective.
September 25, 2023Source

Photographer Goes Viral Calling Up Clients to Pay Outstanding Invoices
A photographer has gone viral calling a client on camera to try to get paid for an outstanding invoice.
September 25, 2023Source

Review: Voigtländer VM 75mm 1.9 Ultron
The Voigtländer VM 75mm 1.5 Nokton was and still is one of the most compelling M-mount portrait lenses for me and an epitome of what Cosina is capable of when it comes to creating very fast yet lightweight lens constructions.
September 25, 2023Source

Tested: New CFexpress 4.0 Readers Make Your Current Cards Way Faster
The new CFexpress 4.0 specification promises significantly faster transfer speeds than the cards currently on the market and while no camera can take advantage of it right now, your computer can, which makes a strong case for consolidating your storage hardware into a single media.
September 25, 2023Source

The best webcams for boosting video quality
A basic necessity for WFH.
September 25, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 22nd, 2023

Behind the Photos: Adam Corbett Captures London's Bike Culture
When Adam Corbett first heard about Bikestormz he didn't realize it was a project he'd be sticking with long-term — but five years later, the photographer and filmmaker found himself headed back to document the massive group ride.
September 22, 2023Source

Lion Mountain TV Illegally Using a Vernon Chalmers Egyptian Geese Image
Lion Mountain TV YouTube Channel Using a Vernon Chalmers Egyptian Geese Image Without Permission
September 22, 2023Source

Nikon teases a mysterious new 'Plena' lens coming on Sept. 27th
Nikon released a teaser video today for an upcoming product announcement scheduled for September 27, 2023. Simply titled 'Plena,' the video doesn't reveal too much about what this upcoming product will be, although it's safe to say it's likely a new high-end, full-frame Z-mount lens.
September 22, 2023Source or Watch Video

Panasonic Lumix G9 II Review
The Panasonic Lumix G9 II is a flagship hybrid mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor that's aimed at both stills photographers and videographers.
September 22, 2023Source

Photographer Shoots Sports on Film Cameras, Other Pros Think He's Crazy
A photographer with a passion for film photography has been turning his cameras on live sports — a subject ill-suited to analog.
September 22, 2023Source

Review: Ttartisan 500MM 6.3 ED IF
The Chinese manufacturers have been busy releasing lenses in the 15-100mm range but only rarely set foot in the tele lens realm. And if they did, those were usually mirror lenses that may be compact but have plenty of other issues.
September 22, 2023Source

Sony ZV-E1 review: The best vlogging camera to date, by a big margin
A cheaper, stripped down, A7S III on AI steroids.
September 22, 2023Source

These 35mm Film Cameras are a Collab with Santa Cruz's Killer Acid
Retrospekt, a Milwaukee-based company that refurbishes retro products including cameras, released three new versions of its FC-11 35mm film cameras that are emblazoned with the trippy artwork of Santa Cruz brand Killer Acid.
September 22, 2023Source

TTArtisan's New 500mm f/6.3 Full-Frame Mirrorless Lens is Just $329
TTArtisan has announced a 500mm f/6.3 telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras, including E, L, RF, and Z-mount.
September 22, 2023Source or Watch Video

Unistellar eQuinox 2 Review: An Expensive But Easy Telescope Camera
Most "serious" astrophotographers will balk at the idea of a smart telescope. While it may miss some of the professional level tools, resolution, and precision, the $2,499 eQuinox 2 from Unistellar does provide easy access to the cosmos for up to 10 viewers at a time, making it a great (albeit expensive) tool for beginners and casual stargazers to enjoy viewing interstellar objects in minutes.
September 22, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 21st, 2023

Behold the Power of Sony Clear Image Zoom, a Feature Nobody Talks About
Nearly all modern Sony cameras include Clear Image Zoom (CIZ), a feature that gets almost no attention but can prove extremely useful — especially for wildlife photographers.
September 21, 2023Source

Chasing Ice and Light in an Arctic Photo Expedition Through Svalbard
In the land where the summer sun never sets, where ice and fire engage in a perpetual waltz, I embarked on the photography journey of a lifetime. The destination? Svalbard--an Arctic realm of mystery and marvel, the northernmost reaches of our planet.
September 21, 2023Source

Shinobi versus Osee versus Portkeys — What's the Best Compact On-Camera Monitor?
As can be expected with nearly every new piece of technology on-camera monitors have continued to get cheaper and better. That's great for us since now you can choose between a few models to find the right now.
September 21, 2023Source or Watch Video

Street Photography Series Explores the Urge to Take Photos of Strangers
A documentary series looking at street photographers has just been released with the camera being turned on shooters like Daniel Arnold and Jill Freedman.
September 21, 2023Source or Watch Video

The best home security cameras for peace of mind at home
The top home security cameras are easy to set up and equipped with motion detection, sirens, night vision and more to make for a safer and smarter home.
September 21, 2023Source

The Spyder Checkr Video Lets Filmmakers Color Calibrate Cameras on Set
Datacolor's Spyder Checkr Video is a new color reference tool that promises to allow videographers and filmmakers to calibrate the color of one or more cameras, lenses, and sensors before shooting to make post-production workflows more efficient.
September 21, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 20th, 2023

10 New Features of Nikon Zf Camera
Finally, the Nikon ZF camera has arrived at almost the same announcement price as the Z6 Mark II. For those who were waiting for the Z6 Mark 3 camera update, this can be a perfect replacement for the Z6 Mark II camera.
September 20, 2023Source

GoPro Hero 12: Everything you need to know about all the new features
It's a modest upgrade, but there's a lot to like here.
September 20, 2023Source

Get Two Easy To Fly 4K Camera Drones For The Price Of One
Shopping for an affordable drone? How about two? This bundle includes the Alpha Z PRO and Flying Fox 4K camera drones for only $144.99, down from its usual price of $398.
September 20, 2023Source

Is There Any Real Benefit to Retro Camera Design?
This week Nikon launched the Zf, a full-frame retro-inspired camera that packs some serious technology and gives us a glimpse into the company's future. But we have some questions about retro design: is it all nostalgia or is there more to it?
September 20, 2023Source or Watch Video

Nikon's Zf full-frame camera stuffs modern internals into a retro body
Standalone cameras aren't dead
September 20, 2023Source

Researchers reveal novel AI-based camera alert system to promote coexistence between tigers and humans
For decades, wildlife biologists have dreamt of a "smart" camera alerting system capable of detecting tigers and other endangered species on the prowl. Legacy camera-trap technology, while valuable for many research applications, has historically been hindered by false positives and an inability to facilitate rapid responses.
September 20, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 19th, 2023

Lion Mountain TV Illegally Using a Vernon Chalmers Egyptian Geese Image
Lion Mountain TV YouTube Channel Using a Vernon Chalmers Egyptian Geese Image Without Permission
September 19, 2023Source

Leica Operates the 'Largest Network of Photo Galleries in the World'
Leica's CEO has revealed that the camera manufacturer owns the largest network of photo galleries in the world.
September 19, 2023Source

Sirui Announces 'Sniper' Primes for APS-C, the Company's First AF Lenses
Sirui makes many interesting, affordable lenses, including the sub-$500 "Night Walker" cinema lenses for APS-C and Super35 sensors and the world's smallest anamorphic lens for full-frame cameras. Sirui has provided CineD an exclusive look at a set of new "Sniper" f/1.2 autofocus prime lenses designed for APS-C mirrorless cameras.
September 19, 2023Source or Watch Video

This rugged hard case is perfect for lugging your costly camera and other tech around
If you travel with your camera or other expensive equipment, this inexpensive case might be just the thing to protect your investment.
September 19, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 18th, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Utilizing Deep Learning Techniques to Enhance ADAS
Deep learning enhances ADAS with real-time sensor data for precise object detection, collision prediction, and proactive decision-making.
September 18, 2023Source

Blackmagic Releases Updated Cinema Camera 6K, Joins the L-Mount Alliance
Signaling a merging with the L-mount Alliance, Blackmagic Design has released a new L-mount Cinema Camera 6K with a full-frame sensor and a host of capturing options from 3:2 full-frame to wide-screen anamorphic.
September 18, 2023Source

Fujifilm GFX 100 II first look video
Fujifilm continues to roll out medium format digital cameras with the Fujifilm GFX 100 II, a 102MP beast packed with the latest AF and video capabilities and a redesigned camera body.
September 18, 2023Source or Watch Video

Fujifilm GFX 100 II Review
The GFX 100 II is the sixth medium-format mirrorless camera that Fujifilm have released since 2019, and as the name suggests, the third to have a massive 100 megapixels.
September 18, 2023Source

Lion Mountain TV Illegally Using a Vernon Chalmers Egyptian Geese Image
Lion Mountain TV YouTube Channel Using a Vernon Chalmers Egyptian Geese Image Without Permission
September 18, 2023Source

Midjourney v5.2 prompts for realistic cinematic photograph AI art creation
The creation of hyper-realistic cinematic photos and videos has become a fascinating frontier thanks to the explosion in AI art generator is such as the amazing Midjourney, Stable Diffusion XL and others. The advent of these AI tools has revolutionized the way we perceive and create visual content. T
September 18, 2023Source or Watch Video

Panasonic Lumix G9 II updated pre-production sample gallery
Last week, we went hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix G9 II, the company's new stills-oriented Micro Four Thirds body. This big, powerful camera has a reworked 25-megapixel sensor and can shoot 100MP handheld high-resolution shots if you need even more resolution.
September 18, 2023Source

Teen Girl Says Flight Attendant Taped Camera to Toilet in Airplane Bathroom
A family is suing American Airlines after their teenage daughter allegedly found a camera taped to the lid of the airplane lavatory's toilet.
September 18, 2023Source

The Key to Finding Your Ideal Wedding Photography Clients
Want to know the key to finding your ideal wedding photography clients? Be true to yourself. I know, it doesn't seem like it can be that simple but it really is.
September 18, 2023Source

This Samsung T5 SSD camera mount is a must-have accessory for content creators
If you have a video camera that can make use of Samsung T5 external SSDs, you owe it to yourself to purchase this inexpensive SmallRig mount.
September 18, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 15th, 2023

A Brief History of Olympus, From the Six to OM Digital
Throughout the history of photography, few names have endured for as long and few have left as significant of an impact on the medium as Olympus.
September 15, 2023Source

Blackmagic Design Joins the L-Mount Alliance
Yesterday, Blackmagic Design announced its first-ever full-frame cinema camera, the Cinema Camera 6K. The camera is significant for many reasons, not the least of which is that the full-frame camera sports an L-Mount, marking Blackmagic Design's entry into the growing L-Mount Alliance.
September 15, 2023Source

New Atomos Shogun Series Recorders Sport Huge, Bright Screen
Video tech company Atomos has announced a new Shogun Series set of camera-mounted recorders and an Adobe Premiere Pro extension for its browser-based editor.
September 15, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 14th, 2023

Best Camera Bag and Backpack for 2023
These are the best photography backpacks, messenger bags and roller cases for carrying cameras in 2023.
September 14, 2023Source

Blackmagic's First Full-Frame Cinema Camera Has 6K Sensor and L-Mount
Blackmagic Design announced many new products in a live stream today ahead of the 2023 IBC Show in Amsterdam. The most exciting reveal is the new Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K with L-Mount, the company's first full-frame cinema camera.
September 14, 2023Source or Watch Video

Canon CR-N100 4K PTZ Camera and RC-IP1000 Remote Camera Controller
Canon Announces CR-N100 4K PTZ Camera and Flagship RC-IP1000 Remote Camera Controller
September 14, 2023Source

Fujifilm GF 55mm F1.7 R WR Review
The GF 55mm F1.7 R WR is a very fast, standard prime lens for the Fujifilm GFX medium-format mirrorless camera system.
September 14, 2023Source

How to Fix Noise When Shooting 4K 120p on the Sony a6700 and FX30
After years of full-frame releases, it was about time that Sony revamped their top-tier APS-C lineup.
September 14, 2023Source or Watch Video

New camera offers ultrafast imaging at a fraction of the normal cost
Capturing blur-free images of fast movements like falling water droplets or molecular interactions requires expensive ultrafast cameras that acquire millions of images per second.
September 14, 2023Source

New Laowa Anamorphic Lenses Include Interchangeable Flare
Venus Optics and Keslow Camera have jointly announced an interchangeable flare version of the Laowa Proteus 2X Anamorphic Lens series, the Proteus Flex.
September 14, 2023Source or Watch Video

Review: Tamron 70-180MM F/2.8 DI III VC VXD G2
A lot actually — except for some handling unpleasantries. With the addition of a lens button and a customizable switch I expect great improvements here, but that is not all: Tamron also decided to upgrade the lens with an internal optical image stabilizer. Let's have a closer look!
September 14, 2023Source

Sigma Has Not Discontinued its 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens
Last week, AsobiNet reported that some specialty camera stores in Japan had listed the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens for Sony E-Mount and Leica L-Mount as discontinued.
September 14, 2023Source

Sony to release updates to Camera Remote SDK, adding a7CR, a7C II support and more features for drones
Sony is set to release a pair of updates to its Camera Remote Software Developer Kit (SDK). These updates add key features for companies integrating Sony's cameras into their products, including support for some recently-announced camera models.
September 14, 2023Source

Tips for Creating Your First Contract as a Wedding Photographer
Creating your first contract as a wedding photographer? My first tip is to hire a law professional to review your contract. While over a decade of experience in the wedding industry allows me to give you some tips based on my experience, a wedding photography contract is a legal document between you and your clients that outlines expectations, responsibilities, and deliverables.
September 14, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 13th, 2023

Retrospekt Plates Iconic Polaroid Instant Camera in 24K Gold
Available in a limited release of just 99 fully refurbished instant film cameras, the stylish special edition SX-70 Sonar Autofocus camera is plated in 24-karat gold. "Each camera is built using components from vintage Polaroid SX-70 Sonar Autofocus instant film cameras that have been completely deconstructed and restored," explains Retrospekt.
September 13, 2023Source

Sony Burano Press Release | $25K 8K Cinema Camera
Sony is pleased to announce the new BURANO camera as part of the CineAlta lineup — the company's top line of digital cinema cameras. The new BURANO features a sensor that matches the colour science of the VENICE 2 and is specially designed for single-camera operators and small crews. This camera combines exceptional image quality with high mobility and is the world's first digital cinema camera with a PL-Mount to feature in-body image stabilisation. In addition, the compact housing includes for the first time both a thinner-than-before electronically variable ND filter structure alongside the optical image stabilisation mechanism, a technological feat never achieved previously. When removing the PL lens mount, the camera can be used with E-mount lenses and supports fast hybrid AF and subject recognition AF, even perfect for fast-moving subjects.
September 13, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 12th, 2023

Canon's New 4K PTZ Camera Offers Many Features For $2,000
Canon has announced a new 4K pan, tilt, zoom (PTZ) camera with an affordable $2,000-price point, plus a high-end remote that will make using the new camera or Canon's other PTZ offerings a breeze.
September 12, 2023Source

Fujifilm announces GFX 100 II at X Summit event
Fujifilm has announced the GFX 100 II, the latest camera in its GF range of medium format cameras. The company says the new camera adds speed to the GFX series.
September 12, 2023Source

Fujifilm delivers GF 30mm and 110mm F5.6 tilt-shift lenses for medium format
Fujifilm has announced the GF30mm F5.6 T/S and GF110mm F5.6 T/S Macro: the first tilt/shift lenses developed exclusively for mirrorless cameras.
September 12, 2023Source

Fujifilm GFX 100 II initial review: medium format movie maker
The Fujifilm GFX100 II is the company's latest high resolution medium format camera, that brings the latest AF and video capabilities to a redesigned camera body.
September 12, 2023Source

Fujifilm GFX 100 II Shoots at 8 FPS, Has AI AF, and Records 8K Video
At today's X Summit in Stockholm, Sweden, Fujifilm has announced the GFX100 II. It is its new flagship medium-format mirrorless camera with better AF, faster shooting, and 8K video.
September 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

Fujifilm GFX 100 II versus Fujifilm GFX 100 — Which is Better?
The original 100-megapixel Fujifilm GFX 100 medium-format digital camera was released in 2019. We awarded it 4.5 stars / Highly recommended and commented "The GFX 100's massive 102 megapixel resolution is undoubtedly the one feature that gets everyone's attention, but it's the other major improvements that have been made that really make it a step forward for both Fujifilm and medium format cameras in general."
September 12, 2023Source

Fujifilm updates roadmap to add GF 500mm F5.6 and video power zoom
Fujfilm has updated its lens roadmap for its GF series of lenses for medium format. It's added a 500mm F5.6 lens, due to arrive in 2024, and a standard power zoom for video shooters. No details are given for the focal length or aperture range of the power zoom.
September 12, 2023Source

Logitech is crowdfunding a flexible show-and-tell webcam
Logitech Reach would have been great during the pandemic
September 12, 2023Source

Nikon's Robotics Division Adds Smart Pan Tilt Head for Impossible New Camera Angles
Nikon's Mark Robert's Motion Control Robotics Division continues to develop robotic products that not only appeal to indie content creators, but they're doing it at a very affordable budget price.
September 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

Panasonic G9 II Hands-On: It's Made for Photographers, But is it Really?
The original Panasonic G9 was quite a revolutionary camera. Built around a modern and intimidatingly professional-looking body, the G9 featured blazing-fast burst rates, an exceptionally good EVF, and motion-compensated multi-shot mode. However, it has been seven years since the G9 launch — a long time to wait for a successor.
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic G9 II is a Photo-Focused, PDAF Equipped, 60FPS Burst Camera
Panasonic has announced the long-awaited Panasonic Lumix G9 II, the first Micro Four Thirds camera in the Lumix G Series to feature phase-detect autofocus technology.
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic Lumix G9 II versus Panasonic Lumix G9 — Which is Better?
The original Lumix G9 mirrorless camera was launched way back in 2017, and we absolutely loved it, awarding it our highest 5-star Essential rating and commenting that "the Lumix G9 is the most well-specified, well-built and well-rounded Panasonic mirrorless camera to date".
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic Lumix G9 II versus Panasonic Lumix GH6 — Which is Better?
The Lumix GH6 hybrid photo and video mirrorless camera was launched last year in 2022, and we absolutely loved it, awarding it our highest 5-star Essential rating and commenting that "the new Panasonic Lumix GH6 delivers virtually everything that an aspiring one-man/woman videographer could ever want from a hybrid camera.".
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic Lumix G9 II versus Panasonic Lumix S5 II — Which is Better?
The full-frame Lumix S5 II hybrid photo and video mirrorless camera was launched in early 2023, and we absolutely loved it, awarding it our highest 5-star Essential rating and commenting that "the new Lumix S5 II introduces phase-detection auto-focus for the first time on any Panasonic camera — for many people, that will be the only reason that they need to seriously consider it".
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic Lumix DC-G9 II initial review: The G9 series matures
Almost six years after the announcement of the Lumix DC-G9, Panasonic has announced its successor, the Lumix DC-G9 II. This is the company's high-end model aimed at stills shooters, and it is the first-ever Lumix Micro Four Thirds camera to include phase detection autofocus. Despite its target demographic, the G9 II comes with a surprisingly long list of video features as well.
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic Redesigns Its 35-100mm f/2.8 and 100-400mm f/4-6.3 Lenses
Alongside the new Lumix G9 II Micro Four Thirds camera, the first G Series camera to sport phase-detect autofocus, Panasonic has announced refreshed versions of two of its most popular Micro Four Thirds zoom lenses: the 35-100mm f/2.8 and the 100-400mm f/4-6.3.
September 12, 2023Source

Panasonic's Lumix G9 II is its first Micro Four Thirds camera with hybrid autofocus
It offers incredibly fast shooting and shockingly good video capability for $1,900.
September 12, 2023Source

Sony's $25,000 Burano Cine Camera Offers 8K Video and Venice Colors
Sony has announced the Burano 8K cinema camera, the newest addition to the company's CineAlta family of digital cinema cameras.
September 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

The new Fujifilm GF 55mm f/1.7 R WR is a Super-Fast 'Normal' GFX Lens
Over two years after appearing in a Fujifilm GFX System lens roadmap, the Fujinon GF 55mm f/1.7 R WR lens is finally coming.
September 12, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — September 11th, 2023

7 IMAX Certified Cameras You Can Maybe Get Your Hands On
If you want an incredible cinema experience it is very hard to beat IMAX. The big screen, extra resolution, and serious sound just make watching movies in a proper IMAX theater even more immersive.
September 11, 2023Source or Watch Video

Baby beaver sighting inspires hopes of a California comeback
Bill Leikam was reviewing footage from a wildlife camera he placed along a Palo Alto creekbed recently when something unfamiliar scampered across the screen.
September 11, 2023Source

Cities: Skylines II Cinematic Camera & Photo Mode Explored
Hey everyone! We're back with another installment of our development diary series. In this one, we will go over a feature that will help you capture the most memorable moments from your city! The Cinematic and Free Camera modes are completely different from what you are familiar with in Cities: Skylines. T
September 11, 2023Source or Watch Video

F1 Posts Old Footage of Camera Flying off Car and Destroying the Car Behind
Formula 1 has shared an old video showing the astonishing moment a camera attached to the rear wing of a Ferrari came loose and struck the other Ferrari following behind.
September 11, 2023Source

Hiker is Saved After He Begged 'Help Me' on Wildlife Bear Camera
A wildlife bear camera saved a stranded hiker's life after viewers spotted him pleading "Help me" on a livestream.
September 11, 2023Source

Photographer Uses Everyday Objects to Frame His Subjects
Framing is everything in photography. But one creative shooter takes framing to a whole other level by looking for everyday objects to shoot through.
September 11, 2023Source

Prograde Digital Announces 3rd Gen CFexpress 4.0 Type B 1.3 TB Memory Card
ProGrade Digital, Inc., founded with a mission to provide the highest quality professional grade digital memory cards and workflow solutions, announces the 3rd generation of its CFexpress Type B Cobalt-class memory card in a new 1.3 TB capacity.
September 11, 2023Source

Samyang's XEEN Meister Series Goes Wide with 14mm and 24mm Primes
Samyang Optics has announced two new premium cinema prime lenses as part of its XEEN Meister family. The 14mm T2.4 and 24mm T1.3 cine lenses are fast full-frame lenses designed for PL, Canon EF, and Sony E mount cameras.
September 11, 2023Source

The latest Cities: Skylines II dev diary takes a look at its in-game camera and Photo Mode
Over the past few months, developer Colossal Order and publisher Paradox have been posting weekly dev diaries that showcase the new and improved gameplay features of its upcoming city building and management sim sequel, Cities: Skyline's II. Today, the final dev diary that's devoted to new features in the game has been posted on its official website.
September 11, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — September 7th, 2023

5 Unique Photography Experiences to Have in Alaska
Alaska is known as The Last Frontier, and for those that have visited, it's easy to see why. As Lindblad Expeditions' former Director of Photography, travel photographer Ralph Lee Hopkins has photographed Alaska dozens of times in his career. The OM SYSTEM Ambassador says that not only is Alaska beautiful, it also has some of the world's most unique experiences for photographers to capture.
September 7, 2023Source

Best Hybrid Cameras for Photography and Video in 2023
We don't often extensively cover video gear here at PetaPixel, but we thought it might be helpful to cover some of the best hybrid cameras out there — those cameras geared toward both photographers and videographers.
September 7, 2023Source

Giant Green Meteor Lights up the Night Sky in Turkey
A massive, bright green fireball was caught on camera as it streaked across the night sky in Turkey.
September 7, 2023Source or Watch Video

GoPro Hero12 action camera features HyperSmooth 6.0 stabilization and more
GoPro has launches its latest action camera in the form of the HERO12 Black. This new addition to the GoPro family offers users an array of features that set it apart from its predecessors and competitors. With up to 2x longer runtimes compared to previous models.
September 7, 2023Source

How to Shoot Outdoor Engagement Photography
Outdoor engagement photography is one of my favorite aspects of being a wedding photographer. I get to shoot environmental portraits in beautiful places without the constraints of a wedding day. Additionally, I get to spend time with my couple getting to know them and their interests in a low-pressure environment.
September 7, 2023Source

New AI Photo App Aims to Give Users 'Perfect Pictures' of Themselves
There is another AI photo app in town which promises to give users "perfect photos" of themselves. Artisse says it aims to make "personal photography accessible to everyone."
September 7, 2023Source or Watch Video

Polaroid's new I-2 instant camera seamlessly blends analog with modern tech
Too expensive to matter?
September 7, 2023Source or Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — September 6th, 2023

Amazon just added support for bridges, but Matter is still in a bind
Bridging older smart home gadgets into Matter is finally fully supported, and cameras are on the horizon, but the new smart home standard still has plenty of unfulfilled promises.
September 6, 2023Source

Beautiful Ways to Display Your Photography at Home
From fun prints on hexagonal tiles to stunning aluminum wall art, these are great ways to show off your photos at home.
September 6, 2023Source

Frames Review: Free App Celebrates Photography in a Beautiful Way
Frames Magazine is a quarterly, 112-page print publication on fine art photography. The team has spent the past year developing an accompanying app, Frames Photography App, that aims to be the complete app for photographers.
September 6, 2023Source

Fujifilm Invests $30M to Boost Instax Film Production by 20%
Fujifilm is investing 4.5 billion yen (about $30 million) into its Ashigara Site at the Kanagawa Factory in Japan in order to boost its Instax film production capacity by 20%.
September 6, 2023Source

GoPro announces new flagship Hero12 Black action camera with longer runtime, better stabilization, 10-bit Log, wireless audio and more
GoPro's latest action camera, the Hero12 Black, takes over the reins from last year's Hero11 and builds upon the numerous new features and improvements the former flagship model introduced. From a design standpoint, the Hero12 is largely unchanged from the Hero11, sticking with the same, refreshed GoPro Hero design introduced several versions ago with the Hero9.
September 6, 2023Source

GoPro Hero 12 Black Adds AirPods Support, But New Max May Make You Want To Wait
GoPro has launched its latest flagship camera, the Hero 12 Black, with many new features that should excite enthusiasts and new customers alike. Its most noteworthy improvement may be its battery life, which has been doubled.
September 6, 2023Source

GoPro Hero 12 Black Makes Big Changes to the Small Action Camera
From longer runtime to AirPods support, the new GoPro adds some long-wanted features.
September 6, 2023Source

GoPro introduces flagship Hero 12 Black action camera starting at $399
Launching September 13
September 6, 2023Source

GoPro's new Hero 12 Black gets the action camera upgrade we've all been waiting for
The world's most popular action camera gets a raft of new features aimed at both beginners and professionals.
September 6, 2023Source

New GoPro Hero12 Doubles Battery Life and Adds Tripod Threads (Finally)
GoPro's new Hero12 Black action camera promises 100% longer runtime, 5.3K and 4K HDR video options, support for Bluetooth audio devices, and connectivity with standard tripod mounts, all for $400.
September 6, 2023Source

Pergear's 14mm f/2.8 II Lens is Smaller, Lighter, and Still Just $279
Pergear has announced the second generation of its 14mm f/2.8 full-frame prime lens for mirrorless cameras.
September 6, 2023Source

Photographer Sues Chrissy Teigen For Posting His Photo of Katie Holmes on Instagram
A photographer is suing model and television personality Chrissy Teigen for allegedly posting his photo of actress Katie Holmes without permission on her Instagram story.
September 6, 2023Source

Sony's Drone Product Strategy is Confusing and Inconsistent
Sony's Airpeak S1 drone has thus far been a rare misstep for the respected Japanese company. Despite some (expensive) improvements to the Airpeak S1 drone, Sony's support for its flagship aerial platform, first revealed in 2021, has been significantly undercut by yesterday's reveal of the Sony ILX-LR1 full-frame camera.
September 6, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 5th, 2023

7 Essential Camera Accessories Every Photographer Should Own
Photography is an immensely satisfying hobby and a thrilling profession. When starting off as a photographer, the only essential item is a camera. However, as a photographer refines their craft, additional equipment, gear, and accessories become essential to improve the quality of the photographs.
September 5, 2023Source

Aqara unveils new HomeKit-enabled smart lock, camera and more
Aqara showcased its new Smart Lock U200, Camera E1, Dual Relay Module T2 and Ceiling Light T1M at IFA 2023 in Berlin, Germany, last week, the company said.
September 5, 2023Source

As ProGrade Cobalt Enters the Fray, the CF Express 4 War Begins
As expected, ProGrade Digital has announced its first Type B CF Express media card utilizing the new CF Express Gen 4 architecture.
September 5, 2023Source

Atlanta Falcons' Newest Security Guard Is a Camera With Legs
The Atlanta Falcons are making "Black Mirror" a reality with its new robot security dog, complete with facial recognition and cameras.
September 5, 2023Source

Consumer Demand for 8K is Too Low Says Panasonic: Report
Anyone waiting for Panasonic to bring its cameras into the world of 8K resolution may have to keep waiting. The company reportedly says the demand for 8K is simply "not enough" to justify an update.
September 5, 2023Source

Cooke's SP3 Lenses Bring Vintage 'Cooke Look' to Modern Cameras
Popular high-end cinema lens maker Cooke Optics has announced the SP3 prime lens series for mirrorless cameras, promising to deliver a cinematic look to the modern videography market.
September 5, 2023Source

Mountain Photographer Reveals Which Country has the Best Peaks
Mountain photographer Arpan Das has traveled all over the world capturing incredible photos of dramatic peaks. But he says there's one country that stands out above all of the others.
September 5, 2023Source

ON1 Photo RAW 2023.5 review: More AI smarts and a powerful mask refinement tool
Late last year I took a look at Photo RAW 2023, ON1 Software's long-running image management and editing toolkit. Photo RAW can trace its roots back to mid-2016 and has made big leaps and bounds in that time. And development hasn't slowed in the past eight months, with ON1 releasing a couple of significant updates to the Windows/macOS application since our last review.
September 5, 2023Source

ProGrade announces its first CFexpress 4.0 Type B memory card & reader
This new generation features the same industry-leading quality of ProGrade current 2nd generation 325GB and 650GB capacity cards, but now leverages PCIe Gen 4 interconnect with NVMe 1.4c host controller interface. ProGrade Digital's 3rd generation CFexpress Cobalt cards are fully compliant with the just released CFexpress 4.0 specification, and provide read speeds of up to 3,400MB/s, burst write speeds of up to 3,000MB/s, and sustained write speeds of up to 2,800MB/s — ideally suited for the highest-resolution cinema-grade video capture applications.
September 5, 2023Source

ProGrade Uses CFexpress 4.0 Tech in Its New Fastest CFexpress Type B Card
ProGrade Digital has announced the third generation of its CFexpress Type B Cobalt-class memory cards in a new 1.3TB capacity.
September 5, 2023Source

ON1 Photo RAW 2024 Features More AI Tools and Better Performance
Photography software developer ON1 has announced the next major release of its flagship all-in-one RAW image editor, ON1 Photo RAW version 2024.
September 5, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony Updates its Remote Camera SDK to Work Better with Drones
Sony will update its remote camera SDK with additional features that are especially useful for drone applications which comes alongside the unusual ILX-LR1 compact camera for drones that was also announced today.
September 5, 2023Source

Sony's ILX-LR1 Is a Super-Compact 61-Megapixel Box Camera for Drones
Sony has announced the Sony ILX-LR1, a new ultra-lightweight, interchangeable lens professional camera designed for industrial applications.
September 5, 2023Source

Wax Paper Photography: Getting the Large Format Look With a $300 Soviet Camera
Anyone who has trawled through a historic photo archive knows the feeling of spotting a large-format photo. Like spotting a beautiful woman in a crowd, it's hard to drag your eyes away. That depth and clarity, which seems to top reality itself, has only ever been possible with a film plane measured in inches rather than millimeters.
September 5, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 4th, 2023

Building the Ultimate Panasonic S5 II/S5 IIX Cinema Rig
Now that the Panasonic S5 II and S5 IIX are out in the wild — and a looking like worthwhile upgrades for filmmakers--it's time to start looking into how you can get them kitted out.
September 4, 2023Source or Watch Video

Low-cost molybdenum complex paves the way for sustainable photochemistry
Given the urgent need for transforming how we use and produce energy, researchers are working hard to find sustainable and cost-effective materials for light-driven chemical applications. To date, this research field heavily relies on expensive precious metal or rare-earth metal complexes with limited abundance in Earth's crust.
September 4, 2023Source

General — Photography — September 1st, 2023

Air leak detection system visualizes building drafts with the click of a camera
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a new detection system that allows home energy auditors to see air leaking from a building in real time with the help of a camera. It's an advancement that could provide more accurate readings far more quickly than current diagnostic tools allow.
September 1, 2023Source

Canon Camera / Lens / Speedlite User Manuals
Canon Camera / Lens / Speedlite Flash PDF Advanced User Guide and Instruction Manual Downloads
September 1, 2023Source

Canon EOS Virtual Reality System Information
Virtual Reality is the creation of an environment that fills the viewers field of view and presented in such a way as to immerse the user within that environment and make them 'believe' they are somewhere else. Environments can be filmed real life scenes, using specialist camera systems, or can be computer generated (or can even be a mixture of the two).
September 1, 2023Source

Canon RF Lenses for Canon EOS R Cameras
Listing of current consumer and professional Canon RF Lenses for Canon EOS R6 / EOS R5 / EOS R Cameras:
September 1, 2023Source

How to Make Money from Photography
Photography provides many money making opportunities for different photographers and photography genres. It can be challenging for the developing photographer to make financial / income decisions in terms of various photographic criteria — especially now that many photographers are equip with either a good quality DSLR / Mirrorless camera and / or high-quality smartphone.
September 1, 2023Source

Free Canon Online Shooting and Exposure Practice
Canon offers an excellent and easy virtual way for DSLR and advanced compact camera owners to learn and understanding the manual exposure setting / process of digital photography.
September 1, 2023Source

Google raises Nest Aware subscription prices up to $30 per year
The price increase affects both Nest Aware and Nest Aware Plus subscriptions.
September 1, 2023Source

Photos From Inside Leica's Expansive Portuguese Factory
While "Leica Camera" and "Germany" are often said in the same breath, an important part of the Leica family has been crafting equipment in Portugal for 50 years.
September 1, 2023Source

Wedding Guest Accidentally Breaks Photographer's Camera
A wedding guest has revealed how she accidentally broke the photographer's camera during the ceremony — leaving the devastated bride and groom without any photos of the big day.
September 1, 2023Source

What It's Like Switching from a 2014 DSLR to a 2023 Mirrorless Camera
Despite huge advancements in camera technology, plenty of photographers still use DSLRs from the 2010s — like the Canon 5D series and the Nikon D800s. And while they remain great cameras, mirrorless rules the 2020s.
September 1, 2023Source

Woodpeckers Keep Destroying Photographer's Trail Cameras
Pesky woodpeckers are giving a photographer a hard time after the critters keep attacking and destroying his trail cameras.
September 1, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — August 31st, 2023

Do you need an anti-spy camera finder and bug detector? How they work
Social media is awash with ads for gadgets to detect hidden cameras and bugs that might be in your home, hotel room, or Airbnb. Are they actually useful?
August 31, 2023Source

Nitecore's New CW30 Photography Fan is for Adding Drama to Your Images
About a week after announcing its new BabyBlower 21 for cleaning camera sensors, Nitecore has announced the CineWind CW30, a powerful portable fan designed to create visual drama on subjects during photo shoots.
August 31, 2023Source or Watch Video

Small camera, big resolution: Sony a7CR sample gallery
The Sony a7RC is a relatively compact camera that promises to deliver big on image quality; it provides many of the same features as Sony's more expensive a7R V, including a 61MP image sensor, in a more petite body, and should appeal to photographers who want to maximize resolution in a smaller body.
August 31, 2023Source

The Perfect Travel Camera? The Sony a7CR on Safari in Brazil
The wetlands of Brazil's Pantanal region aren't as well known as the Amazon, but it's still home to an incredibly diverse ecosystem. With dozens of species of mammals and rodents and hundreds of species of birds, it is a wildlife photographer's dream.
August 31, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 30th, 2023

Full-frame in a compact body: Sony a7C II sample gallery
The Sony a7C II has some significant upgrades compared to its predecessor, including updated processors, more sophisticated autofocus and improved controls. That's all great, but the camera still needs to deliver the goods where it counts: image quality.
August 30, 2023Source

Sony's Camera Line is Way Too Bloated | The PetaPixel Podcast
Yesterday, Sony added two more cameras to its line of interchangeable cameras which brought the line to no less than 18 total choices from entry-level through professional. That is just too many.
August 30, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony's two new A7C series cameras offer premium features for less money
The A7C II is based on the 33-megapixel A7 IV and and A7C R on the 61-megapixel A7R V.
August 30, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 29th, 2023

Best Photography and Camera Insurance Providers in 2023
Photographers of all skill levels should strongly consider insuring their camera equipment. Whether you are an amateur who cannot afford to replace damaged to stolen gear or a working professional who cannot risk missing out on paying jobs, you should consider protecting your equipment with photography insurance and/or camera insurance.
August 29, 2023Source

Laowa Expands Its 'Most Compact' Anamorphic Lens Series
Following the company's successful crowdfunding campaign for the Nanomorph 27mm T2.8, 35mm T2.4, and 50mm T2.4 lenses last year, the new 65mm T2.4 and 80mm T2.4 anamorphic lenses extend the series' focal length options.
August 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master II Review: Easy to Recommend
The classic professional photographer's kit has for decades consisted of the holy trinity of f/2.8 zoom lenses: a 16-35mm, 24-70mm, and 70-200mm. Armed with these, a photographer can cover almost any shooting situation.
August 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony announces FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II
Sony's new FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II updates the third of its trio of GM series F2.8 zooms in a 10% smaller and 20% lighter package. Sony also promises improved corner-to-corner sharpness, reduced chromatic aberrations and improved close-up performance down to 22 cm.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony a7C II initial review: not so small improvements
The Sony a7C II is the brand's second-generation small rangefinder-style full-frame camera. Similar in design to Its predecessor, the a7C II uses the same fantastic 33MP BSI sensor from the larger Sony a7 IV and boasts impressive stills, video and autofocus capabilities that should appeal to a wide range of users.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony a7CR initial review: high resolution in a small package
The Sony a7CR is a new, relatively compact high resolution full-frame mirrorless camera. It brings a large chunk of the a7R V's capabilities to a smaller form factor and an appreciably lower price bracket.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony a7C II and a7CR Cameras are Compact, AI-Powered, and Affordable
Nearly three years after launching the Sony a7C, an ultra-compact full-frame mirrorless camera, Sony has returned to the series with two new cameras, the Sony a7C Mark II and the Sony a7CR.
August 29, 2023Source or Watch Video

Sony A7C II Review
The A7C II is the second-generation attempt to bridge the gap between Sony's A6000-series and A7-series cameras by squeezing the larger full-frame sensor of the latter into the smaller, lighter body of the former.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony A7C II versus Sony A6700 — Which is Better?
The A7C II is the latest attempt to bridge the gap between Sony's A6000-series and A7-series cameras by squeezing the larger full-frame sensor of the latter into the smaller, lighter body of the former.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony A7C II versus Sony A7 IV — Which is Better?
The Sony A7C II and Sony A7 IV are both 33 megapixel full-frame mirrorless cameras that are designed to be the ultimate hybrid stills/video solution for enthusiasts.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony A7C II versus Sony A7C R — Which is Better?
When it was launched back in 2020, the hybrid A7C camera attempted to bridge the gap between Sony's APS-C A6000-series models and their full-frame A7-series cameras, combining the compact body of the former with the full-frame sensor of the latter.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony A7C R Review
The new A7C R attempts to bridge the gap between Sony's A6000-series and A7-series cameras by squeezing the larger full-frame sensor of the latter into the smaller, lighter body of the former.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony A7C R versus Sony A7R V — Which is Better?
The Sony A7C R and Sony A7R V are both 61 megapixel full-frame mirrorless cameras that have a clear focus on providing as much resolution as possible.
August 29, 2023Source

Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II Review
The Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II is a new premium wide-angle zoom lens for the Sony's extensive range of full-frame FE-mount cameras.
August 29, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 28th, 2023

Sony and Nikon Say the Camera Market is Booming Thanks to China
Shipments for digital cameras are at their highest point since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and that boom is being largely driven by China, Sony and Nikon say.
August 28, 2023Source

The GR III Is So Popular, Ricoh Can't Keep It in Stock
The Ricoh GR III, a compact point-and-shoot camera originally brought to market in 2019, is proving so popular that the company can't keep it stocked on store shelves around the world.
August 28, 2023Source

What is 32-bit float audio, and why is it a big deal for video creators?
Røde, the Australian audio equipment company, recently announced its Wireless PRO wireless microphone system. Røde is calling it the 'most powerful compact microphone system ever.' Despite its diminutive size, it offers a versatile range of professional features to address the needs of demanding filmmakers and video creators, including timecode sync, intelligent GainAssist technology and over 40 hours of onboard recording time.
August 28, 2023Source or Watch Video

General — Photography — August 25th, 2023

Canon returns to IBC 2023 with New Imaging Solutions
Canon Europe announces its solutions-based propositions that will be showcased at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2023 — the leading international forum for content creation, management, and delivery. The convention will be held 15 — 18 September at the RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
August 25, 2023Source

Differences Between a DSLR and Mirrorless Camera
This is one of the questions that is frequently asked by many new and experienced photographers. Many photographers are lately considering a mirrorless body rather than the traditional DSLR body. With many questions about the new mirrorless cameras / options and advantages / disadvantages herewith a general listing as a general attempt of answering some of these these questions — and a few articles and statements between the difference (and choice) between the new mirrorless bodies and the traditional DSLR bodies.
August 25, 2023Source

Film Friday: Five half-frame cameras to get you started with 35mm
No, you aren't imagining things — the cost of shooting film has gotten ridiculous. You can't even pick up a 36-exposure roll of Kodak UltraMax 400 for less than $10 these days. Want a roll of Portra? That'll be $18. Not only is this a bummer for current analog shooters but it's also a financial barrier for those curious about the medium.
August 25, 2023Source

Singulart is an Online Art Gallery that Empowers Photographers
Singulart is an online art gallery featuring work from artists worldwide across a diverse range of mediums, including photography. With a team of art advisors available 24/7, customers can find the perfect artwork and have it delivered straight to their homes.
August 25, 2023Source

The Winners of the Black and White Photo Awards 2023
The Black and White Photo Awards celebrate some of the world's best monochromatic photography. A dynamic portrait of a primate with incredible personality and texture headlines the winners of the 2023 edition.
August 25, 2023Source

This foldable drone fits in the palm of my hand and takes the best selfies
The future is here, and you can now have your very own flying selfie camera.
August 25, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 24th, 2023

Astrhori RockStar 85mm F1.8 AF Lens for Z Mount
Astrhori Rockstar is now prepared to announce the 85mm f/1.8 AF lens for Nikon Z mount. This is not the first time we are getting this news. Back in November 2022, we received initial information that the AstrHori 85mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon Z mount and E-mount is coming.
August 24, 2023Source

Blink launches new version of Outdoor cam with improved image quality
The Blink Outdoor 4 is the perfect 'anywhere' security camera, which can be installed in almost any location.
August 24, 2023Source or Source

Filmmaker Shows How to Add a DIY Motor to a Basic Camera Slider
Videographers use a variety of camera movement techniques to capture dynamic motion. Underpinning many of the most visually interesting camera movements are dollies and sliders.
August 24, 2023Source or Watch Video

Landscape Composition — Part 9: One Idea to Rule them All
So far in my landscape composition series, I've talked about compositional elements, their weights and how to use their properties to balance the composition by imagining a balance of torques around the middle axis of an image. I also discussed the balancing of negative space, the perception of subject direction and the often-overlooked importance I reserve to the separation of elements.
August 24, 2023Source

Microsoft May Add AI Features to Windows Photos and Camera
Microsoft may be bringing artificial intelligent (AI) features to built-in Windows apps like Photos, Camera, Snipping Tool, and Paint.
August 24, 2023Source

Nitecore's BabyBlower 21 is Cheaper and Lighter But Blows Just as Hard
Nitecore has been iterating on its BlowerBaby electronic camera sensor blower since it first came to market last spring and the new BlowerBaby 21 is designed to keep the same blowing power but make it easier and faster to use.
August 24, 2023Source

Tamron 17-50mm F4 Lens
Tamron has announced the development of the 17-50mm F/4 Di III VXD (Model A068), a wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.
August 24, 2023Source

Wise Launches its First CFexpress Type A Cards for Sony Shooters
Wise has announced a new series of CFexpress Type A memory cards that were engineered specifically for Sony Alpha and FX line cameras.
August 24, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 23rd, 2023

Breaking News: Viltrox announced 3 new lenses for the DL mount
Viltrox announced 3 new lenses for the DL mount and the DJI mount. These three new lenses are 24/35/50 mm while having MAX aperture of f1.8.We will soon update this post with their price a specification and arrival time
August 23, 2023Source

Hasselblad's New 28mm f/4 P is Designed for Street Photography
Hasselblad has announced the XCD 4/28P lens, a 28mm f/4 medium format lens that has an equivalent 35mm focal length of 22mm and is designed for use on the company's X System cameras.
August 23, 2023Source

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop
Let's face it, not everyone who ends up in front of your camera is going to have amazing white teeth like the model in the photo above. There are going to be times when you have a client whose teeth might be stained.
August 23, 2023Source

Ilford's New Disposable Camera is the Ilfocolor Rapid Half Frame
Ilford has announced a new half-frame single-use disposable camera, the Ilfocolor Rapid Half Frame.
August 23, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 16th, 2023

Amazon May Be Storing Camera Film Improperly: Report
Amazon has been accused of improperly storing its film by Coastal Film Lab, a film developer in Tampa, Florida, as well as through multiple anecdotal complaints in online groups.
August 16, 2023Source

Embark on a Cute Cat Photography Adventure on PC in 'Neko Odyssey'
An upcoming video game, Neko Odyssey, celebrates one of the internet's favorite past times: taking photos of cats.
August 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

Entries Now Open for ViewSonic's 4th Annual ColorPro Awards
ViewSonic has just announced the launch of their 4th annual ColorPro Awards — a global Visual Arts competition aimed at showcasing the world's finest artistic talents across photography and other rotating categories. Whether you're an aspiring creative or seasoned professional, the competition is FREE to enter and the prizes are significant.
August 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

Intel Cancels Plans to Acquire Sensor and Semiconductor Maker Tower
Intel is walking away from its plans to acquire Tower Semiconductor, a chip and CMOS sensor manufacturer that Panasonic once owned a major stake in.
August 16, 2023Source

MagMod Brings its Magnetic Modifiers to Large Studio Lights
MagMod, makers of a diverse assortment of magnetic light modifiers for speedlights and strobes, has expanded its product range with the MagMod XL series designed for studio lights.
August 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

Photographer Captures Hot Air Balloon Festival on Ancient Panoramic Camera
A photographer used a panoramic film camera designed in the 1890s to capture a stunning shot of a hot air balloon festival in the U.K. last weekend.
August 16, 2023Source

Photographer Uses Painting Background to Win International Portrait Photographer of the Year
Australian photographer Forough Yavari has won the International Portrait Photographer of the Year 2023 competition, earning herself a share of the contest's $10,000 prize pool.
August 16, 2023Source

The Mystery of an Abandoned Cabinet Full of Kodachrome Slides in San Francisco
A mystery unfolded when a cabinet full of Kodachrome slides was discovered lying on the sidewalk in a San Francisco neighborhood.
August 16, 2023Source

What is One Piece of Gear You'll Never Get Rid of? | The PetaPixel Podcast
Whether it be for sentimental reasons, because it's so practical, or because it has become a valuable collector's item, most photographers have at least one piece of gear they'll never get rid of.
August 16, 2023Source or Watch Video

Why isn't camera image quality improving as fast as smartphone IQ?
Smartphone image quality has come on in leaps and bounds in the past decade. Not every phone delivers results that hold up to pixel peeping, but the exposure, color, and noise performance increasingly outstrips the requirements of most people. At a time when social media is the main destination for most photographs and smartphones are the most common way to view them, smartphones passed the 'good enough' threshold for most people some time ago.
August 16, 2023Source

General — Photography — August 15th, 2023

Another leak shows the Oppo Find N3 Flip with a triple camera layout
Clamshell foldable phones seem to be all the craze nowadays and one of the major players contributing to that trend is Oppo. At the end of last year the company released the Oppo Find N2 Flip, which proved to be one of the best foldable phones for that year thanks to its awesome displays, battery life, and ergonomic design.
August 15, 2023Source

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1394 Camera Driver
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Choosing a Digital Camera
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Dan Heller's Tutorial Series
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eDigitalPhoto
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gPhoto
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High Speed Video, Phantom Digital Cameras for Motion Analysis
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Infrared basics for digital photographers Marks the paydirt
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Mike's Camera / Digital Cameras and Everything Else
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PhotoFlex
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Samsung Techwin
Maker of optics and digital imaging products including cameras. Information on the company and its Products.
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Saugus.net
Many digital cameras offer additional storage besides their own internal memory; a few sport some sort of disk but the majority utilize some sort of flash card.
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Sigma Download Center
For products available to download, you must read and agree to the license agreement terms before you install and use the software.
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Teachers.Net
Teacher Feature Creative Uses for Digital Cameras in the Classroom. I have used a digital camera for several years and would be lost without it.
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Tech Digest
Canon's top-end compact. Retro digital cameras you'll Leica. Yet more retro looking digital cameras.
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The Complete Guide to Digital Cameras
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The Nikon eBook — Mastering Nikon Compact Digital Cameras
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What is digital camera?
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ADigitalEye.com
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Best Digital Cameras Review
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HP Digital Photography
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SourceForge
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Abes of Maine
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Eastman Kodak
the premier brand in traditional and digital. Making digital even simpler! Announcing Kodak's newest EASYSHARE Digital Cameras.
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Filters for Digital Cameras
Sunpak Filters, Hoya, Tiffen and the Digicam Filter Specialist, the Filter Connection supplies the highest quality filters for todays high res digital cameras.
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Digital Camera and Camcorder online specialists — full range of accessories — over 2000 products!
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FujiFilm
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The leader in digital cameras. Find out about Fujifilm digital cameras, film, photography, competitions, photo processing services, imaging and data storage.
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GeoSpatial Experts
Link Digital Camera Photos to GPS Label digital camera photos with the location (latitude and longitude) of where the photo was taken using a GPS receiver.
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Hanimex
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Mastering Nikon Compact Digital Cameras
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Photographic equipment retailer in London UK, all items like camera binoculars, flashguns and spoting scopes are available.
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Offers a wide selection of digital cameras lenses binoculars flashguns & much more at discount prices.
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Neat Image
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The place to buy digital cameras. Shop at Provantage Computer Products Superstore.
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Radio Shack
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Video Direct Electronics
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WolfCamera.com
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darktable
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PetaPixel
Established in May of 2009, PetaPixel is a leading publication covering the wonderful world of photography. We love photography, and we want to see others love it too. Our goal is to inform, educate, and inspire in all things photography-related.
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