Photography News

Another day, another innovative solution for catching, disabling, or destroying rogue drones. If your camera drone isn’t taken down by a radio wave rifle or a drone with a giant net in the future, you now have another countermeasure to be aware of: a “Spider-Man”... more

Whats in a viewfinder? The view within a viewfinder has always been an opportunity to display additional information to the user. In this post, we’ll take a quick look at 8 film SLR and rangefinder camera viewfinders.

Canonet 19 (1961)

The Canonets viewfinder, which sported what Canon called a data center, indicates the aperture at which the selenium light meter decides the photo will be taken.

Canonet GIII QL17 (1972)

This is a fairly popular... more

Photographer Alexis Cuarezma is a master of doing rapid-fire portrait shoots of famous athletes for Sports Illustrated. When some of his shoots are limited to just 1 minute, Cuarezma uses 2 lighting... more

German flash manufacturer Metz has said that the mecablitz 44 AF-2 flash unit that it announced at the end of last year will be available immediately in the UK at a price of 179.99. The gun is an update of the 44 AF-1, and brings with it compatibility with Fuji's X-system and a built-in LED for videographers. 

Originally announced in November last year, the 44 AF-2 is designed for full frame and APS-C DSLRs, as well as a collection of mirrorless cameras. It has a maximum guide... more

Looking at a new Apple patent that has recently surfaced, it appears we might see a dual-camera setup in future iPhone generations. The design uses two camera modules, one with a wide-angle lens and another with a longer focal length. Throw some Apple software wizardry into the mix and you get yourself a smartphone zoom lens that should get close in quality to fully optical zooms and much better than existing digital zooms.... more

Yesterday’s NFL football playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Minnesota Vikings was the 3rd coldest game in NFL history, as temperatures were -6 F with a wind chill of -25 F. It was so cold that camera batteries weren’t performing well and had to be warmed up on the sidelines.

It's -6 at the stadium with a -25 wind chill. It's officially the coldest game in... more

Want to see what the Nikon D5 can do on the video front? Nikon ambassador photographer Corey Rich shot this short film titled “Inspired” using the new flagship DSLR. The video “... more

Some people can’t get enough of having their photos taken. Photographer Mikal Theimer‘s girlfriend is the opposite. She’s extremely camera shy, so it’s difficult for Theimer to get any photo of her smiling and looking into his camera.

That doesn’t stop Theimer... more

The New York Public Library has released more than 180,000 digitized items into the public domain, making them freely available for anyone to use for any purpose. These items include scans of manuscripts from well-known authors, copies of sheet music, more than 40,000 stereoscopic photographs and more than 20,000 atlases and maps.

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This year’s NFL championship game is Super Bowl 50, and it’ll be played on February 7th, 2016, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California (the home of the 49ers). To celebrate what is often the most watched TV broadcast of the entire year in the United States, Sports Illustrated is spending 50... more