I just got back from a trip to Yellowstone National Park to test out the Nikon D500, Nikon D5, and Pentax K-1 DSLRs and I wanted to share my experience, specifically my frustrations with visiting and photographing this amazing location, which has been my top spot for many years for photographing both wildlife and landscapes.
When people say 9-year-old Regina Wyllie is a wedding photographer, they’re not being loose with the word “photographer.” The young photographer is already being requested by brides who hire her pro photographer dad.
Sony made a big splash when they announced the G Master lenses, but how does the 85mm GM compare, side-by-side, in the real world, with one of the most popular 85mm lenses already out there? Gary Fong put it to the test, but he’s letting you to decide which lens is best.
Phil Grishayev is an LA video producer with an interesting hobby: he revisit iconic locations from his favorite films and recreates the same shot to show the location “then and now.”
Even a single off-camera flash can make a massive difference in an outdoor portrait shoot, giving you a look that is simply impossible to capture with natural light alone. Photographer Manuel Ortiz demonstrates this beautifully in a quick, eye-opening comparison video.
I will begin by saying that my intention is not to attack Steve McCurry or defame him in any manner. It is only an attempt to clear certain facts that have come to light regarding his work and to also raise certain questions on aspects that may or may not have been missed, but certainly have not been expressed till now… at least not publicly.
Photographer Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens made this helpful 7-minute video tutorial that provides a crash course on the different types of clamps used by photographers during shoots.
“This is not super glamorous stuff to talk about,” says Morgan, “but it’s the basics that we use every single day that we’re on set.”
“Follow your passion” is a piece of life advice that’s commonly thrown around. It’s heard in the photography industry, and especially in graduation commencement speeches. But here’s a 5-minute video in which well-known TV host Mike Rowe argues for the opposite: why you (maybe) shouldn’t follow your passion.
Making food look appealing on camera is no easy task. For still photos, food photographers use all kinds of tricks and non-food products to make food look beautiful and tasty. Similar hacks exist for capturing food on video. In its new ad above, Carl’s Jr. decided to go the easy route instead of using those techniques.
Many prime lens lovers will tell you they don’t need no stinkin’ zoom lenses, just “zoom with your feet” as they say. But there is a point to zoom lenses, and it’s not just the versatility of having multiple focal lengths—it’s the ability to tell different stories with the same lens.
In mid-April, we told you that Canon was allegedly working on a full-frame mirrorless model they could release as soon as Photokina in September. Today, that rumor gets a bit more oomph thanks to a Canon lens patent that was recently published.
Move over Huawei P9, because Hasselblad and Lenovo are planning something that promises to dwarf that Leica-branded dual camera. According to recent reports, the newly announced modular MotoZ phone will soon boast a powerful Hasselblad camera attachment that snaps right on!
A mis-named marketing gimmick is bringing together 360° photos and … beer? Yep. Beck’s beer has launched a special edition bottle that comes complete with a “CapCam,” a 360° lens you can pop off and attach to your smartphone.
National Geographic is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for travelers, the entire photo industry perks up its ears and pays special attention to see what they have to say.
Adobe today announced its latest updates to Lightroom and Camera Raw. In addition to new lens support and various bug fixes, the updates bring a brand new feature called Guided Upright — it’s a tool that lets you easily straighten lines in photos.
Ask a photo nerd and they’ll tell you that the world’s first digital camera was invented in the 70s by Steve Sasson while working at Kodak (oh, the irony). But did you know that it’s Fuji, not Kodak, who claims they invented the world’s first “fully” or “truly” digital camera? It’s true.
A couple of days ago we shared a video/story that has since gone viral across the Internet. The video showed photographer James York getting into a bit of a headbutting match with a young bull elk who took an interest in his gear before getting aggressive.
Today we’ve found out that the elk in question has since been put down by Rangers at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, leaving much of the internet and York himself saddened and speechless.
My name is Jesse Rockwell, and I’m a California-based photographer with an insatiable appetite for travel. I wanted to share a solution I have found for international travel and the hassle of charging large numbers of batteries on strange foreign outlets.
Can an algorithm-based service such as Google Images be racist? That’s what people are suggesting this week after one man’s video went viral.
Steve McCurry is, perhaps, one of the most iconic names in the National Geographic pantheon. A travel photography giant, his vibrant images have inspired millions, but he’s recently come under fire over Photoshop use after a botched print at a show in Italy was found to have a serious issue.