Back in November of 2015, filmmaker Daniel Riley created what he dubbed “the world’s brightest flashlight”: a 1000W LED panel that pumped out an insane 90000 lumens of light. This week, he took his invention to the skies.
You may not know this, but you can’t buy the GoPro Hero5 or Hero5 Session from Amazon right now, and it’s not because they’re not available to order. The issue is a squabble over pricing that may have cost GoPro as much as $10 million.
The lens that Sigma Art lovers have been waiting for is finally here (almost). The new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art is a welcome addition to Sigma’s Art lineup, and I’m sure people all over are saying “it’s about time!”
For many advanced photographers, the rule of thirds is seen as something of a beginner’s trope or amateur construct, but learning how, why, and when to break it can be a challenge. This short episode of Brain Flick helps deconstruct that question and explain why and when “bad” compositions work.
Photographer Felix Hernandez was recently commissioned by Audi to create a set of photos of the R8 sports car. Hernandez used his signature technique of creating realistic photos using miniature scale models, clever props, and careful camera angles.
Get to know people, forget the rules, don’t read books on composition, embrace imperfection, print your photos, and more… Here are 43 amateurish tips for capturing better images.
We’re just one day away from the official release of the DJI Mavic Pro and just over a week away from the GoPro Karma release. But if you’re still having trouble deciding between the two foldable drones, this infographic might help.
The popularity of camera drones has been exploding in recent years, but so have drone-related injuries — spinning propeller blades can do serious damage if they come in contact with human flesh. Case in point: a starting baseball pitcher had to exit the biggest game of his baseball career yesterday after his finger started bleeding profusely from a drone-related injury.
Upscaling a photograph always means trading resolution for size. And while Photoshop’s “preserve details” scaling does a pretty good job, there’s a freeware program called “A Sharper Scaling” that can do it even better.
Gary Fong is famous in the photo industry for inventing the Lightsphere diffusion system, but now he’s taking a huge step in a new direction: Fong has directed a Hollywood feature film… using only Sony mirrorless cameras.
My name is Shawn Hubbard, and I’m the team photographer of the Baltimore Ravens football team in the NFL. I’ve always loved the challenge of shooting with a camera phone.
I have the best job in the world. Seriously.
As a Navy public affairs officer, I get to take pictures of amphibious assault vehicles storming a beach, Marines landing in tiltrotor aircraft, and the unusual tableaus that make up life in the Navy.
‘Levitation’ photos are a fun, and not overly complicated style of photography. But if you really want to create believable levitation shots, there are some tips and tricks that will really help. Enter photographer Christopher James (@christopher.james).
Longtime Adobe Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde shares a very useful little tip in this 60 second episode of Lightroom Coffee Break. If you’ve ever run across a difficult-to-clone spot in Lightroom, Warde shows you how to use a setting that will definitely help.
As we mentioned this morning, composition is one of the most critical aspects of photography. But another, equally important piece is understanding the basic laws of light and how to use them when capturing a photograph.
About 5 years ago, the last employees that worked here left. The company was bought by a Swiss giant in the industry and they decided to move the facility. The site this facility was built on was rented, but the new owners did not renew the contract.
I write an annual article to help photographers with one of the toughest parts of their job: pricing their work. In the 2016 version, I’m going to add some new elements such as a little advice for photography buyers. Another section I’m most excited about is the question and answer portion at the end. Each year I receive many questions about photography rates in the comments. This year, I address some of the common and interesting follow-up questions I have received over the past few years.
This article is my best post on photography pricing so far and I hope you find it valuable.
If you’re hungry for new ways to proclaim your love of Leica’s iconic red dot, you’re in luck. Leica has teamed up with ONA Bags to create six different luxury camera bags that are both stylish and red dot approved.
If you drive around in industrial areas, you may have noticed massive cooling towers across the landscape, the tall, open-topped, cylindrical concrete towers that are used for cooling water or condensing steam for industrial uses.
A backpack filled with extremely rare and valuable Soviet camera prototypes was recently stolen at the Berlin Central Station in Germany.