Sarah Saratonina is a still life and food photographer from Cotia, Brazil. Often focusing on fun, colorful compositions, which incorporate floral and food elements, Sarah’s photos have been featured a number of times in Editors’ Choice and in Digital Photo Magazine. Q: Sarah, please tell us a bit about your journey as a photographer, what
Analogue Wonderland has just announced Analogue WonderBox, a new subscription service that sends a curated set of 35mm films to analog photographers every month. “Every week we get questions from folk getting into film photography – either for the first time or returning after a couple of decades in the digital world – asking for
There are some new numbers out that give us an idea of how the top brands in the camera industry did in 2019 in terms of DSLR and mirrorless camera shipments. Canon was still the market leader by far, Sony dominated mirrorless cameras, and Nikon was still trying to find traction with its Z series.
Commercial filmmakers, videographers, and photographers usually need to pay a fee if they want to shoot on every federal land. Right now, however, the fees aren’t consistent across these lands. Therefore, federal land management agencies are currently in the process of standardizing them and making them mandatory and consistent everywhere. The major federal land management
This year, to coincide with World Health Day and World Earth Day, hundreds of conservation groups came together to sign an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO), urging them to recommend to governments the banning of live wildlife markets and the use of wildlife in traditional medicine. 2020 has brought into focus the
Heads up! If you’re a college student, MasterClass is offering to give you a full year of access to its high-quality courses (including in photography) for just $1. The subscription is ordinarily valued at $180 and this deal is only being offered today (Thursday, September 17th). MasterClass features online courses on a wide range of
[embedded content] YouTube star and food scientist Ann Reardon of How to Cook That films videos for her 4.4+ million subscribers with a Panasonic GH5. At Panasonic’s request, Reardon baked a 3D cake version of the camera, and this 16-minute tutorial shows how you can do it too. To follow along and create exactly what
Samyang has just launched a new Lens Simulator that lets you play with sensor sizes and lens settings to see how they affect the look of resulting photos. The interactive web app features a dynamic photo on the left and controls on the right for adjusting the image. You can choose the background image, sensor
TETENAL’s been in the film developing business since 1847 and almost all of the world’s other developing companies have relied on them during that time. They’d been having trouble (at least publicly) since the end of 2018 when they were desperately seeking help to avoid bankruptcy. The following month, they declared that they would be
Henri Cartier-Bresson did it. Edward Steichen and Richard Avedon did too. Ansel Adams recently went viral for using it. Of course, we’re talking about the golden ratio, the divine proportion, or phi—a seemingly magical number that crops up time and again in the work of master photographers. Whether they used it intentionally or not, the
ZY Optics has unleashed its latest “Speedmaster” lens. Designed for the Micro Four Thirds system, the new Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III combines ultra-fast optics with a 34mm equivalent field of view and packs it inside a lens that costs just $400. Like most of the Mitakon Speedmaster lineup, the lens is surprisingly small given
It’s my belief that color is actually one of the most subjective elements that we as humans all understand, yet we actually have no real way of enforcing or translating it to one another. Think of color as a language. I may say the word ‘Red’ to you and you will have an idea of
Cameradactyl camera maker Ethan Moses has announced the new Cameradactyl Mongoose, an automatic 35mm film carrier for people who want to quickly scan their film using a digital camera. The device is designed to pull an entire roll of 35mm film over a light source while triggering an exposure by an overhead camera for each
GoPro Hero 9 has been officially announced. Now we can finally confirm what we saw in leaked photos and unboxing video: yes, it does have a color selfie screen and it’s capable of shooting 5K video at 30 fps. But there are some other improvements over its predecessor, such as a 23.6 MP sensor. So,
Landscape photography may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that will really stir the viewers’ emotions and minds. Just ask photographer Iurie Belegurschi, whose own jaw-dropping landscapes never fail to amaze us. In this 500px ISO exclusive, Iurie
Apple just announced the new Apple Watch Series 6. While the design of the watch has remained virtually unchanged from Series 5, there are a number of innovative features that set it apart. First off, there’s a new watch face (one of 7 in the new watchOS 7) powered by Lumy that photographers will appreciate:
[embedded content] Our friend Pye Jirsa from SLR Lounge recently teamed up with the folks from Adorama to put together a very handy Photoshop tutorial you may want to bookmark for later. In this video, he shows you how to swap faces and expressions in four easy steps. We’ve all been there: you’re looking through
Datacolor has announced the ColorReader EZ, a new portable tool that’s designed to simplify matching, selecting, and coordinating colors. The ColorReader EZ joins a family that includes the $99 ColorReader and $249 ColorReader Pro, and it becomes the most portable and affordable device of the trio. “ColorReader EZ takes the guesswork out of selecting and
I have only recently begun to discover astronomy, but it’s an even more expensive hobby than photography. So, I’m really happy to see that you can take stunning photos even through a tiny consumer telescope. And I mean, really stunning! This 550-megapixel photo shows star clusters and nebulae in great detail, and it was taken
The photo industry has changed significantly in the last ten years, and according to recent surveys, so have photography schools. From offering video and film production training to increasing their online presence through blogs and websites, photography institutions are finding new ways to connect with students and push the industry forward. Plus, while many art
[embedded content] San Francisco was blanketed by an apocalyptic orange sky last week due to the smoke from wildfires across California. This 24-second time-lapse shows what it was like to take off from the city and climb into the thick smoke layer. The images were captured by Alaska Airlines flight #3458 as it took off
With the compact camera market decimated by smartphones, Canon is getting creative with its latest product. Called the PowerShot Zoom, it’s an unusual-looking pocket-sized camera that resembles a monocular. The PowerShot Zoom is designed to be operated with just one hand and weighs 5.1 ounces (145g). Inside is a 12.1-megapixel 1/3-inch CMOS sensor and a
I’m not sure how I feel about this one yet. On the one hand, it’s pretty cool and interesting. A new take on the tech that could be very useful to a lot of people – especially sports goers, if Canon’s promo video is anything to go by. But on the other, it’s pretty weird.
Dutch photo artist Erik Kessels has sparked outrage with his latest art installation, titled “Destroy My Face.” Kessels covered the ground of a skate park with portraits of women who have had plastic surgery and then invited skateboarders to shred them up by riding over them. Kessels began installing the “interactive” exhibition on September 7th.
Leica recently discontinued its replacement service for M9 cameras afflicted by the widespread “sensor corrosion” issue that surfaced back in 2014. Now a new report claims that it wasn’t “damaged” coatings that caused the corrosion, but the fact that protective coatings were inexplicably left out completely. LDP LLC, a camera conversion and repair business based
Computer chairs are not something very exciting. Unless they look like a scorpion and shape-shift like a transformer. Say hello to the Cluvens Scorpion Computer Cockpit. A $3,299.00 behemoth that will occupy your entire room. Then again, it probably has all that you need to edit, then maybe its ok that there is no room
This article is guide for the aspiring travel photographer who don’t know where to start. The article originally appeared here, and is being republished with express permission from Viktor. Viktor Elizarov is a travel photographer and educator from Montreal, Canada. He travels around the world and shares his experiences on his popular travel photography blog.
The popular iOS camera app Halide says it saw a huge increase in downloads this week by people needing a better way to capture orange skies from wildfire smoke. In response, Halide has donated a day of sales toward wildfire relief. As wildfire smoke blankets the West Coast of the United States, many smartphone users
Over the last few years, several companies have been actively producing accessories for smartphones. The majority of these accessories have been for iPhones and for the most part the accessories haven’t been overly significant devices. What I mean is that the accessories most manufacturers produced have been small LED flashes or add-on lenses. This seems
While Kolari Vision might not have been the first company to announce the release of drop-in filters for the Canon EF to RF drop-in filter adapter, they are the first to bring them to market. Kolari Vision has now announced the release and immediate availability of a range of filters designed specifically for the Canon