Photography News

High-end retoucher Pratik Naik of Solstice Retouch created this 8-minute time-lapse video showing how he retouched the hair and skin in one particular portrait over the course of 2 hours and 8 minutes.

Here’s a before-and-after look at the photo, originally shot by photographer... more

I recently took a Polaroid picture photo, but it turned out to be a dud… so I decided to dissect it for science!

After I took the picture, the photo above is what the camera spit out — I guess that’s how they expire. So lets do some digging!

Here’s the back side:

The serial number?

There was a portion that was already starting to de-laminate.

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The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens is breathtaking to behold. Prior to receiving the lens from Carl Zeiss for this review, I had done some extensive research about the lens and its features.

When I received the box in the mail, I was extremely impressed with the packaging and design of the box the lens came in. The size of the lens amazing, it’s the largest 85mm lens that I’ve used. Weighing in at 1140 grams (2.5 pounds), you immediately know that the Zeiss Otus 85mm f... more

Here’s one of the perks of being a world famous photographer: having a major camera company make you a one-of-a-kind camera. When Czech street photographer Josef Koudelka made his jump from film to digital, Leica helped make his transition easier by creating a one-of-a-kind... more

Photographers can finally stop arguing over what to officially call the latest generation of interchangeable cameras that forgo the prisms of past DSLR brethren. A number of various names have existed including Compact System Cameras (CSC), Mirrorless System Cameras (MSC), Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM), Digital Interchangeable Lens System Cameras (DILSC), and Electronic Viewfinder with Interchangeable Lens (EVIL). The Consumer Electronic Agency has picked a name, and they are... more

The Finnish app development studio Sumoing has just launched Relook, a new photo-editing app for iOS that it... more

Mirrorless sales in the USA are rising, with sales values up 16.5% over the past year, says market researcher NPD Group. Sony highlighted the figures while celebrating its own success: with the success of the a7 series helping it generate 66% more income from mirrorless sales over the last twelve months. Sony also points out that the Consumer Electronics Association has recently chosen 'Mirrorless' as its approved term for the class of cameras.... more

It appears that a selfie posted by a “moron” ISIS militant may have helped the US Air Force find and flatten an ISIS headquarter building.

Defense Tech reports that at a Air Force... more

If you’re looking to learn to program, there are free interactive online courses such as Codecademy and CodeSchool... more

1,250 glass negatives from between 1910 and 1925 were recently found in the archives of the Swiss photo agency Keystone. After some thorough research work, it was concluded that the photos formed an important chapter of Swiss photographic history: they were shot by photographer Jules Decrauzat, widely... more