Photography News

Sunset Selfies” is a project by photographer John Marshall of Frye Island, Maine, who photographers silhouettes of himself posing with creative cardboard cutouts.

“Today, I was enjoying a sunset banana down by the lake when the most amazing thing happened,”... more

SanDisk is a huge name when it comes to memory cards used by photographers, but it’s actually a relatively small company compared to other heavyweights in the memory chip industry — one of the biggest of which is Samsung. A new report says that SanDisk is actively exploring the potential sale of its business, with at least two competitors expressing interest in the deal.

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Sony has just unveiled the new RX1R II, a palm-sized 42.4-megapixel full-frame camera that features the world’s first optical variable low-pass filter that can be turned on and off.

Inside the camera is a back-illuminated 35mm full-... more

Sony has announced its Cyber-shot RX1R II, an update to 2013's RX1 and RX1R full-frame, fixed-lens compact cameras. The RX1R II brings a 42.4 Megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor borrowed from the a7R II, 35mm F2 Zeiss Sonnar T* lens, retractable viewfinder, variable low-pass filter and greatly improved autofocus. Read more

If you’re just starting out in photography, you may be confused with the term “crop factor” that’s thrown around when talking about cameras and lenses. Here’s a 10-minute video in which Mark Ryan Sallee of Michromatic explains the concept... more

Back in 2010, a man named Randy Guijarro in Fresno, California, found and purchased an old tintype photo for $2 at a junk shop. It turns out that photo is worth up to $5 million because it’s only the second authenticated picture that shows the famous outlaw Billy the... more

500px today unveiled its first major company rebrand since the photo-sharing service was born back in 2009. As part of the move, 500px has introduced a “bold new logo for an evolving community.”

Here’s what the old... more

German optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced it is to introduce a wide angle to its Otus family of lenses designed for full frame SLR cameras. The Zeiss Otus 1.4/28 is a 28mm lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4, and will be available with ZE and ZF.2 mounts for Canon EOS and Nikon F cameras. Read more

Tamron seemed to have taken a cue from Sigma when it launched the SP 35mm and 45mm F1.8, following that company's lead in offering fast, high quality fixed focal length lenses. Designed for full frame camera bodies, the SP 35mm and 45mm boast weather-proofing, fluorine coatings and close-focusing abilities not usually found at these focal lengths. Take a look at two full galleries of real-world sample images.... more