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Tripods are one of the few pieces of camera equipment that haven't seen a lot of innovation over the years. LumaPod is hoping to change that though, with its all new tripod that's currently available to back on Kickstarter.

Deemed the 'world's fastest tripod,' the LumaPod is a compact tripod that uses patented tension technology to stabilize your shots without weighing a ton. It comes in two... more

How does a vintage $80 f/1.2 prime lens stack up against a modern $1,500 f/1.2 lens? Photographer Mathieu Stern recently decided to do a shootout to find out, and he shares his... more

Profoto has just announced the new B10, a small flash with big power. Only a little larger than a medium-sized zoom lens, the B10 packs five times the power of... more

Earlier this year I got a phone call from Japan asking whether I would be interested in working on yet another important global introduction campaign for a new Nikon product. As I very much enjoyed creating the Hercules Rising night time-lapse for the introduction of the Nikon D850, I said yes.

My wife Daniella and I plan our photo tours two years ahead and we travel/... more

Early this September, I went up to New York City to photograph Teachers College, Columbia University’s new student orientation. While I was there, I had the opportunity to take some time for myself and walk around New York City, reminiscing about old times.

I lived in New York for 5 years and had a lot of great memories around the city. Several of which included walking around Manhattan alone and with friends taking photos in 2014.

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X-Rite has announced the ColorChecker Video XL, an oversized color target designed for those shooting situations in which smaller variants won't quite cut it.

The Video XL uses the same gray and color patches as well as skin tones as the standard ColorChecker Video but is simply twice as large.... more

Product photographers use pop-up light boxes and tents to capture well-lit photos with minimal setup. If you want the same kind of convenience except for people instead of products, check out the Konseen Photo Studio.

The product is a human-sized light tent that’s quick to assemble — simply slide the rods into the... more

There are people who understand you well enough to challenge you but in that if-youre-not-pushing-boundaries-youre-not-doing-it-right kind of way — people you ultimately trust to have your back and your best interests at heart. Kate Chase, my friend, former rep and now producer, is one of those people.

Shes the engine on my new project... more

The Hawaiian island of Maui features some of the most picturesque wedding venues in the world, but some of those highly-sought-after venues are implementing policies that professional wedding photographers aren’t happy about.

We spoke to five wedding photographers working in Maui who feel that certain guidelines and restrictions being put in place by venues are “devaluing” photographers and videographers. The photographers wish to remain anonymous due to fear... more

ExperimentalOptics has launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the production of what it claims is the 'smallest fastest pancake lens in the world.'

The 35mm F2.7 lens is measures just 7mm thick the same height as exactly 4 quarters stacked on top of one another and weighs 40 grams/1.4 ounces. Although most of the testing for the lens was done on full-frame mirrorless... more

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