Adventure photographer Mike Mezeul II captured something truly extraordinary a couple of weeks ago. While hiking around Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii one night in September, he managed to capture the moon, the milky way, a meteor, and flowing lava in a single frame.
An Italian astrophotography company called PrismaLuceLab has launched a modded version of the Nikon D5500 DSLR. Called the “D5500a Cooled,” the camera uses a special cooling system mounted on the back to chill the sensor and reduce noise during long-exposure photos.
Walt Disney reportedly smoked three packs a day, so how come it’s so difficult to find a photo of Walt smoking when you’re walking around Disneyland or digging through the Disney Archives? The answer is simple: all of the cigarettes have been Photoshopped out.
Before I became a fashion photographer I worked as a retoucher and digital tech for other photographers. Full frame was still in its first or second generation, and from what I saw all the best fashion and advertising photographers were shooting digital medium format.
When Google announced its Pixel smartphone last week and boasted about its “best smartphone camera ever,” there was one notable thing it lacked compared to the iPhone: optical image stabilization. Instead of physically stabilizing shots, the Pixel uses readings from the phone’s built-in gyroscope to compensate for shake.
This is a review of the Canon 5D Mark IV. My name is Albert Palmer, and I’m a professional wedding photographer who uses my cameras at least 1 to 3 times a week — often for 10 to 12 hours a day and in quite challenging conditions.
Over in Peoria, Illinois, a box of nearly 200 glass negatives from the late 1800s and early 1900s has been found in the corner of the attic in a condemned house.
Good news isn’t always easy to come by in the world of film; more often than not, the stories we run have to do with film being discontinued. But that’s not always the case, and the most recent news out of Ilford should give film lovers something to smile about.
Leica just added a strange very limited edition camera to their M line. It’s called the Leica M-P (Typ 240) “Grip,” and it’s covered in the rubber material you’d usually find on a ping pong paddle.
This 1-minute video was captured by a road-tripping group of friends who stuck a GoPro out a car window while driving down a road in Vermont. It’s also a video that accidentally captures how one of the kids lost his dad’s $1,000 DSLR.
This is one of the best “Internet saves the day” stories we’ve run across. When a filmmaker in North Carolina took his drone out to survey the damage done by Hurricane Matthew, he inadvertently helped rescue a man and his elderly dog who were trapped in a flooded house.
Great light is what creates great images.
What makes a photograph is not the camera sensor, or the autofocus system, or the depth of field. Photographs are made with light.
In a recent interview with LensVid at Photokina, Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki answered a question many have been asking for years: why does Sigma continue to make cameras when lenses are clearly their strong suit? The answer was … surprising.
How does the camera quality of Apple’s latest flagship smartphone compare to Leica’s high-end digital rangefinders? Respected Japanese street photographer Shin Noguchi decided to find out by shooting the same scenes and then comparing them side-by-side.
Canadian fine art photographer David Burdeny created this remarkable photo of a giant iceberg that’s neatly divided into four quadrants, each with a different look.
Choosing the right hashtags for your Instagram photos can make a big difference in how many eyeballs see your work. If you find yourself constantly struggling to come up with the best relevant hashtags for your photos, there’s a new web tool designed just for you. It’s called Display Purposes.
At the end of October, for the first time in history, you’ll have the chance to own one of Ansel Adams’ 4×5 view cameras for yourself. Heritage Auctions has gotten their hands on an Arca-Swiss 4×5 inch view camera used by Ansel in the 60s, and on October 27th it goes up on the auction block.
Photographer Taylor Jackson—whose more serious videos we’ve featured here and here—had to know he was stirring up trouble when he created this satirical short video. If you’re a …
Australian photographer Beau Pilgrim got the surprise of a lifetime recently when an adult humpback whale breached right in front of him, landing just a couple of meters away from the swimming photographer. Fortunately for us, he captured the incredible moment on video.
If you’re looking for an affordable way to capture 360° photos and high def video, Ricoh’s new Theta SC is worth a look. Full featured and powerful, the camera delivers surprising performance at a tempting price point.