Photography News

Lensbaby today announced the Lensbaby Sol 45, the company’s “most playful and accessible” lens yet. It’s a lens that features unusual “bokeh blades” that can be moved into the... more

I was hesitant when I first found out that Best Buy had a camera shop in their stores. My experience in the past had been a disappointment, walking through their small camera section was underwhelming and most of the associates avoided that area. I didnt think too much of it, as cameras were not generally accepted knowledge like it is with computers or TVs. Your average employee would have issues talking about ISO, shutter speed, aperture, and the practical application of these terms... more

The Hong Kong-based camera equipment company Cactus has launched the new RQ250, a 250Ws, Li-ion-powered TTL wireless monolight that is tiny enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

The flash has a power output equal to 3.5 ordinary speedlights, and it offers TTL and HSS support for 8 major camera brands: Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Sigma, and Sony.

“With its frosted diffuser disc and uni-body reflector, the RQ250 is ready to be used straight... more

It has been bugging me for a while now: there is just something that is missing from photography. From my personal work to the majority of photographers out there. Im talking about the photos on your feeds, be it personal to commercial. It has been bugging me and I finally found out what it is: what is missing from photography is stories.

A disclaimer, Im not talking about photojournalism, or anything relating to the... more

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Lensbaby has announced the Sol 45, a lens aimed at photographers new to the Lensbaby lineup. The Sol 45 is a fixed F3.5 aperture 45mm manual focus creative lens that offers a relatively straight-forward way to try out the creative... more

Android 9, taking the moniker 'Pie,' only adds a few photography features but they're notable. With Pie, app developers will now be able to access streams from multiple physical cameras simultaneously. HEIF support is also introduced - a compressed image format that saves more space than JPEG and is now in regular use by Apple in its iOS devices.

App developers will now be able to access streams from multiple physical cameras simultaneously

Other additions in Pie include support for... more

In one of the more bizarre collaborations we've seen in a while, drone manufacturer DJI has teamed up with Line Friends to release an animal-themed DJI Spark drone.

For those unfamiliar, Line Friends is a collection of playful characters taken from the messaging app Line. Although pictures indicate other characters could make their way onto DJI Spark drones, the only confirmed character collaboration is with a bear named Brown.

As you may have... more

You know those moments when you’re chimping and wonder why that amazing shot that you thought was going to be, well, amazing just isn’t? Your exposure was right – check; white balance – check; aperture – check; shutter – check. Lens… hmm. Let’s see. Lens? Yes, I shot with the right lens. If you are shooting competently and things are still not working out like you would want them to, I have a great piece of advice for you.

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We’ve seen Soviet spy cameras disguised as everything from a gold ring to a pack of cigarettes, but this recently auction Soviet spy camera was disguised as… a camera.

The camera went up for auction in early... more

Photographer and retoucher Antti Karppinen has started a new series of video tutorials that aims to teach Photoshop techniques by recreating the looks seen in movie posters.

“I have always loved movie... more