Photography News

Italian accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has released a new app for its Digital Director iPad cradle that allows users to wirelessly control Manfrotto Lykos and Litepanels Astra LED lights. The 2.0 app is... more

For its holiday campaign this year, the Yorkdale shopping mall in Toronto, Canada, created Fashion Santa. Instead of wearing his traditional red hat, coat, trousers, and boots, Santa posed for a photo shoot wearing festive outfits representing the latest trends in male fashion.

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This past weekend was the 10th anniversary of the infamous Cronulla Riots in Sydney, Australia, race riots that resulted in 26 injuries and 104 arrests. “Party for Freedom” leader Nick Folkes decided to hold a “patriotic barbecue” to mark the occasion... more

Leica has announced a firmware update for its SL (Typ 601) full-frame mirrorless camera. The company says that firmware v1.2 improves low ISO performance, the quality of the image on the electronic viewfinder, and makes entering Wi-FI passwords easier.

It also corrects an issue with using the Leica Log Gamma curve (L-Log) with internal 8-bit recording, which was previously only capturing the bright tones from the scene. The update has lowered the offset to zero... more

On the face of it the SP-1 seems costly and pointless; it costs $0.75/shot to use, which is a unit of measurement long forgotten by hobbyist digital photographers who already share their images digitally. Plus, the prints are smaller than the venerable square Polaroids that have been nearly beaten to death in the fine art photography world. Even with their higher-quality origin, the digital files end up printing at a similar not-very-sharp quality that an instant camera would produce. And... more

Readers' Showcase: Rob Kearney

NYC April, 2007. New York in the rain is just so very photogenic. The Canon 50mm 1.2 does an amazing job of isolating subjects and accentuating texture. Photo by Rob Kearney

At the ripe age of 19, Rob Kearney had developed an encyclopedic knowledge of cameras and a position at a local camera shop (for which he was the only applicant). With his Leica M6 and 50mm Summicron, he fancied himself the Cartier-Bresson of New Haven, Connecticut. He... more

We’re starting to get a better idea of what Nikon’s next flagship DSLR will offer for professional photographers thanks to newly leaked photos and specs of the upcoming Nikon D5.

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H Anh c of Vietnam created this humorous video that shows the “truth” behind those picture perfect photos you see shared all over Instagram and Facebook. You don’t need Photoshop to stretch the truth in photos.

“I want to show that what’s behind pictures... more

Google’s ongoing Project Ara effort features a modular smartphone with interchangeable camera add-ons. It looks like Samsung is thinking about taking modular smartphone photography a step further: a new patent shows a smartphone with a modular lens mount that can be added to support interchangeable lenses.

The patent was spotted and shared... more