Photography News

Sony announced today that its new a7S II “low-light monster” camera will feature user-selected compressed and uncompressed 14-bit RAW when it ships in October. What’s more, the already-shipped a7R II will also be upgraded with 14-bit RAW... more

Canadian photographer and photo-manipulator Renee Robyn has had an unusual career journey — one that started with a devastating motorcycle crash. After getting knocked off her bike and run over by a vehicle, she spent 5 days in the hospital and the next 6 months learning how to walk... more

The four images in the running for the £12,000 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize have been revealed by Great Britain’s National Portrait Gallery. The often-controversial award is again set to spark some debate as one of the shortlisted images features a naked boy that many media outlets will have to think twice about reproducing. Read more... more

Tamron's 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 takes the superzoom concept it made famous a few steps forward. It offers a significant increase in telephoto range, and also goes wider to bring real wide-angle capability to the superzoom category for the first time. It's also earned a 'Macro' designation with its close focusing ability. Is it truly a super zoom? Take a look at our analysis. Read more... more

This past weekend Flickr demonstrated an early preview of a 'virtual reality experience' designed for viewing 360-degree panoramic photos. The demonstration used the Oculus DK 2 headset connected to a computer, and allowed wearers to completely immerse themselves within the panorama. Read more

Epson today announced its new SureColor P-Series line of large format commercial ink jet printers. The new lineup includes the SureColor P6000 and P8000, which is geared toward photographers (and other creative professionals), and the SureColor P7000 and P9000, which is designed for high-end commercial purposes.

All four models work exclusively with Epson UltraChrome HD and HDX ink, which has improved black density that’s 1.5x denser than Epson’s previous ink formula... more

Last week, NASA released a number of new close-up photos captured by its New Horizons spacecraft during its historic flyby of Pluto back in July. Many of the... more

If you’re just getting started with wildlife photography, photographer Steve Perry of Backcountry Gallery has some tips that can help you capture better shots. The 9-minute video above has 10 rapid-fire wildlife photography tips.

Here’s a quick rundown of the tips discussed... more

Editor’s note: This article was also published on photographer Alex Cornell’s blog.

I brought the Leica Q with me on a recent trip to Barcelona and Mallorca. I usually travel with a backpack full of Canon gear; this time I wanted to try a... more

Three winners were announced for the inaugural grant, meant to to reward photographers who use Instagram as a means to document stories from underrepresented communities around the world. Read more