Photography News

If you’re looking for unique Christmas portraits for your kids this holiday season, head over to the Pioneer Place shopping mall in downtown Portland, Oregon. There, in one of the world capitals of hipsterdom, you’ll find a hipster Santa that ditched his traditional red outfit in favor of jeans, a festive cardigan sweater, and a fashionable man bun.

Oh, and instead of utilizing reindeer and a sleigh, this Santa rides a bike. So far, the new look has been a hit:

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Adobe today announced Lightroom Mobile version 1.4 for Android devices. With this latest version, the photo editing app is now completely free — you don’t need an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription to download and use the app.

Adobe already made Lightroom Mobile for iOS free when it released version 2.0 back in October 2015.

Lighroom Mobile was... more

The PD-100 Black Hornet 2 is a high-tech camera drone that’s currently being tested by the US military. Unlike consumer drones used by photographers, such as the DJI Phantom or Inspire, the PD-100 is designed to be extremely stealthy: it fits in the palm of your hand, and weighs just 18 grams — about the same as 3 to 4 sheets of ordinary printer paper.

Oh, and they cost $40,000 each.

Developed by the Norwegian company... more

Photographer Mathieu Stern did this short experiment with capturing the full... more

By Jordan Stead

I prefer prime lenses to zooms because I can already see the frame before I raise the camera to my eye. After you've shot with a lens for a long time you get used to it. After looking through a 35mm lens for so long, I can visualize the field of view instinctively. And 35mm suits the way that I shoot. It's challenging, and at the same time, a very versatile focal length. 

The original Canon EF 35mm F1.4L USM, wide open at F1.4. (Photo:... more

Tips from the Top Floor podcast host Chris Marquardt recently got a private tour of the Kodak Technology Vault in the... more

Readers' Showcase: Giuseppe Milo

The foggy bridge - Dublin, Ireland. Photo by Giuseppe Milo

Giuseppe Milo credits his interest in landscape and architectural photography with helping to shape a series of street photos he calls 'Faceless.' His fascination with the interaction between humans and the built environment are a common thread through the series, a project he calls 'endless' with new additions every week. Take a look at a selection of his photos... more

Artist Shea Glover recently did a social experiment. The 18-year-old Chicago-based artist took her... more

Nikkei Asian Review published this interesting chart showing which companies dominated the interchangeable-lens camera sales in 2014. Canon had 43.3%, Nikon had 32.1%, Sony had 13%, and other companies accounted for a... more