Photography News

Stuart Palley is a freelance photographer who specializes in covering wildfires in his home state of California. His six-year 'Terra Flamma' project includes images drawn from Stuart's experience at 45 major fires, including some of the most devastating in California state history. When I spoke to Stuart he... more

Cinematographer Martin Lisius has detailed the creation of a 16K 15,985 x 5792 pixels HDR video titled "Prairie Wind." The video was published on Vimeo, though the online version of the video is limited to 8K. According to Lisius, the project involved two Canon EOS 5DS cameras with Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art lenses and a custom-built calibrated mount.

"Prairie Wind" showcases weather over America's Great Plains, according Lisius, who explains in... more

Over the last few years, the photography industry has been growing quite steadily. With the advent of new technologies and price-accessible equipment, more and more people are choosing the photography industry. Smartphones have also played a significant part in the influx of new photographers and creatives.

The limited barriers to entry and income potential make the industry very appealing for many people. The photography industry also appeals to people looking for more... more

Colombian graffit artist Sepc recently created an mural showing a woman snapping a Polaroid picture. But it’s unusual in that it’s a negative: you can see the normal “positive”... more

The Nikon Z7 is the company's first full frame mirrorless camera, and one that presented Nikon with a stiff challenge: how to build a mirrorless camera that could measure up to its own DSLRs and deliver a familiar experience to Nikon users. Chris and Jordan have used the camera for the past couple of months and tell us whether they think Nikon succeeded.

Editor's note: In order to fully cover the Z7's new video capabilities, we will be publishing a separate video... more

2018 National Geographic Photo Contest (Week 1 and 2 entries)

Photo and Caption by... more

Rhino has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new Rhino Arc II, a "robotic camera assistant" designed to replace a fluid head. The Arc II features a 4-axis motorized head with support for both tripods and the Rhino Slider, as well as up to 6.8kg/15lbs of camera equipment. Users have both joystick and mobile control options.

Rhino Arc II supports LightLapse, Interview, Keyframe, and Rack modes for smooth camera movements in a... more

Gloucestershire police have unveiled Britain’s biggest speed camera. Called the A417, the portable camera can catch drivers violating laws from roughly 1,000 meters or about 3/5 of a mile. And on the front of the camera is a... more

The beauty of time-lapse photography is that it gives us a view of the world that our eyes can’t naturally see. Darryl Cheng of House Plant Journal created a time-lapse that does just that: it reveals... more

Software company Skylum and mobile image sharing community EyeEm have teamed up and launched a global photography scholarship that is open to anyone interested in photography. Skylum Software will be supporting 10 artists on the EyeEm platform with $10,000 to help them focus on their photography.

In addition the selected photographers will be able to create editing presets... more