Month: October 2020

Yongnuo is no stranger to affordable alternatives to first-party products. What started with its cheap speedlight alternatives shifted to remarkably affordable mostly-plastic lenses, and the latest full-frame 35mm f/2 lens for Sony E-Mount is the latest in the company’s large library of options. According to the product announcement, the YN35mm f/2S DF DSM was designed
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Photographers of all genres face many challenges and misconceptions about their job. In this video, Pye Jirsa of SLR Lounge shares seven common challenges you may have faced during your career, as well as some misconceptions people usually connect with wedding photography. Have you faced them too? [embedded content] 1.Using watermarks Watermarks are good and
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If you thought brick-and-mortar camera stores were a thing of the past, think again; from Chelsea, NYC, to Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris, to Shinjuku, Tokyo, traditional camera shops are thriving. Many have been around for decades and are steeped in history; others cater to newer, up-and-coming communities of photographers. What they all have in common is
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© Jasper Doest/European Wildlife Photographer of the Year; overall winner Earlier this year, the German Society for Nature Photography (GDT) announced the winners of its annual Nature Photographer of the Year contest. There are now more beautiful photos from GDT we want to share with you. The 2020 winners of European Wildlife Photographer of the
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Lomography is once again expanding the options available to fans of quirky film photography by announcing the HydroChrome Sutton’s Panoramic Belair Camera: the world’s first 35mm format panoramic camera with a liquid-filled lens. The new camera builds on the liquid lens idea that Lomo debuted with the cardboard LomoMod No.1 camera, which was universally panned
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Scanning artwork certainly has its advantages, but it also has its limitations. Brushstrokes can benefit from a more unidirectional light source. Photographing in a controlled environment allows for fine-tuning of texture and shadows. Until the past few years, photographing artwork required either a larger sensor or stitching together multiple shots to get printable resolution. With
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As part of the Adobe MAX creative conference, HP has announced a set of new color-critical HDR monitors under its DreamColor line. The company touts the Z25xs G3 and HP Z27xs G3 DreamColor Displays as “the world’s first color-critical HDR monitors with one-touch brightness adjust.” Earlier this year, HP released three “studio” laptops with DreamColor
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[embedded content] Capturing cool reflection portraits might seem like a breeze—you just put someone behind some glass and go ham, right? But as photographer Matt Granger explains in this tutorial, even a basic understanding of the “key variables” involved can open up more options for you. This tutorial is essentially a quick overview of these
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Canon Japan has just announced their crazy new 250-megapixel APS-H CMOS sensor. Canon’s APS-H sized sensors sit in between its full-frame and APS-C sensors, measuring about 29.4 x 18.9mm. If you’re curious exactly what resolution 250-megapixels is, that’s a massive 19,568 x 12,588 pixels. Announced today, the Canon LI8020 sensor is actually being released later this
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Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Amazing low-light landscape with the new Ultra-Wide camera on Night mode on iPhone 12. Which iPhone 12 Is Best for Photographers? – PC MagApple’s lineup
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I first became interested in storms when I was a boy growing up in Texas, the only state in the US that experiences tornadoes, hurricane and blizzards on a regular basis. I built a scale model of a supercell thunderstorm inside a clear plexiglass box using cotton and a light bulb for lightning, and won
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In the last fifteen years, interest in aerial photography has boomed, as evidenced not only by the 46,000+ pictures that pop up when you search for “drone aerial” on 500px but also by data from Google Trends; since 2013, when DJI released their first consumer drone, searches for “drone photography” have increased substantially over time.
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