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Nikon D7200 First Shots posted: A peek under the hood at our initial lab test sample images

 
 

The long awaited successor to the popular Nikon D7100 has just touched down in our lab, and we wanted to get you our First Shots without delay! The big story with the D7200 is a big increase in buffer depth over the...

Nikon D750 Review: This high-end enthusiast DSLR offers outstanding image quality and much more

 
 

After spending time out in the Maine wilderness for its Shooter's Report, and then more time back at Nikon's repair shop for a fix to the widely-reported flare problem, the D750 is back and our full, in-depth Nikon...

Sony patent shows off curved, full-frame sensor and accompanying lenses

 
 

A new patent from Sony, published March 19th, shows off what could very well be the schematics of the first full frame camera with a curved sensor.

Even the abstract of the patent is a bit complicated in nature, but in essence, it describes a full-frame image sensor that would allow future lenses to be more...

Manfrotto launches Lumie, consumer-level series of continuous LED lights

 
 

Italian camera accessory manufacturer has released Lumie, a new series of consumer-level LED lights. Powered by rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries, each of the lights offer continuous, flicker-free lighting for over an hour.

The three units are called Lumie Art, Lumie Play and Lumie Muse, which put out 220lux,...

Nikon D7200 First Shots posted: A peek under the hood at our initial lab test sample images

 
 

The long awaited successor to the popular Nikon D7100 has just touched down in our lab, and we wanted to get you our First Shots without delay! The big story with the D7200 is a big increase in buffer depth over the predecessor, granting sports and wildlife shooters greater image capture ability for burst shooting....

Simple Lightroom tip to easily rate and keyword images

 
 

Lightroom is one of the — if not the — most comprehensive photo management and editing applications out there. However, with an application as rich in features and capabilities as Lightroom is, it’s easy to miss small aspects of it that can truly take your workflow to the next level.

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Amazon announces two new unlimited storage plans, including limitless photos for $12/year

 
 

Amazon has announced two new unlimited storage plans, taking on the likes of Dropbox, Google, Microsoft and Apple.

The first plan, called ‘Unlimited Everything,’ lets you store unlimited files of any type to Amazon’s cloud platform for only $60 a year. The second plan, called ‘Unlimited Photos,’ is a...

Nikon D750 Review: This high-end enthusiast DSLR offers outstanding image quality and much more

 
 

After spending time out in the Maine wilderness for its Shooter's Report, and then more time back at Nikon's repair shop for a fix to the widely-reported flare problem, the D750 is back and our full, in-depth Nikon D750 review is now complete. The latest enthusiast full-frame DSLR from Nikon sits in a sweet spot...

Words and pictures: The third effect

 
Don’t tell people what they can already see. “The cousins went swimming with Uncle Greg” will always be trumped by “Alexander was scared of the water, but Uncle Greg’s kindness and humor soon had him swimming with all of the cousins.” Words make a difference.

Today’s topic is difficult to photograph. It’s all about...

Photoshoot.io is the easiest way to share galleries and deliver photos to clients

 
 

One of the most difficult aspects of a professional digital photography workflow is figuring out a way to effectively present your final images to the end client. There is no shortage of options out there, but they’re often convoluted in their interface and unappealing aesthetically.

Looking to change that is...

Camera Deals of the Day: Sony NEX-7 Kit $498; Canon 60D body $479; Fuji Camera & Lens Instant Rebates and more!

 
 

It's spring, and that means it's time for spring cleaning. If you're clearing out your old camera gear and are in need of something fresh, you're in luck. We've compiled together a nice little selection of new springtime camera and lens deals, including great bargains on a Canon DSLR, multiple Fuji and Sony...

What is a photograph?

 
 

It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of photography. Whether it’s lusting over the newest strobes or pixel-peeping the RAW files from the latest DSLR, it’s important to occasionally step back and look at the larger picture.

To help take that step, Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography has released a...

Everyday 2.0: The easiest way to make a self-portrait time-lapse

 
 

We often frown upon selfies. But their value does have some merit, particularly when done tastefully. One such method is when a self-portrait is taken as part of a larger project, to document changes to yourself over the course of days, weeks, months and years.

However, consistently capturing photos and storing...

Founder and namesake of Paul C. Buff lighting gear passes away at 78

 
 

Yesterday, the Paul C. Buff photography company shared with the world a tragic piece of news. Paul C. Buff, the namesake and founder of the company has passed away at the age of 78.

Known most for its contribution to the photography world through AlienBees strobes, Einstein strobes and Vagabond battery packs,...

Ricoh reveals pixel-shifting high-resolution mode: Coming soon to a camera near you?

Here's a little follow-up from CP+2015 that got misplaced until now, but one with big implications for Pentax fans: Ricoh officially talked about their pixel-shifting super-resolution technology, almost certainly coming in their full-frame DSLR slated for release later this year - And it may not be just new Ricoh/Pentax DSLRs that get to benefit from the tech! There are...

New Year’s Resolution: We take a closer look at initial gallery images from the Canon 5DS R

UPDATE 3/25/15: Canon has requested that we remove links pointing to the full-resolution camera images, so we've done so, as of about 1pm US EDT. They've said that screen-res images with 1:1 crops are OK, though, and we'll be adding a few more examples of that sort, hopefully later today. Apologies for the disappointment; we'll shoot and post more samples as soon as we...

TravelByDrone plots drone footage on a map for fly-over views around the world

 
 

Meet TravelByDrone, a website dedicated to providing a geographically-based collection of drone videos from operators around the world.

Built on top of Google’s map data, TravelByDrone allows viewers to view the globe via drone footage using geotagged video, uploaded by users to YouTube.

The interface is...

Instagram’s new ‘Layout’ app lets you easily create photo collages

 
 

Instagram has launched Layout, ‘a new app that lets you easily combine multiple photos into a single image.’

Apps like this are nothing new to most Instagram users, but up until now, users have had to rely on third-party applications to get the job done, which adds extra steps to the process of posting an image...

‘#Hashboard’: the easy, beautiful way to present a collection of Instagram photos

 
 

Almost five years after its initial release, Instagram is still going strong as one of the, if not the, largest photo-sharing platform in the world. Thanks in part to a considerably open API, a handful of third-party apps have been developed around Instagram to further utilize its impressive user base and strong...

Photographer accidentally crushes the world’s smallest sculptures

 
 

Author's note: There are images of (nano-sized) sculptures depicting nude female form in this article

Stuff happens. No matter how careful we are, sometimes things go wrong. A lab technician and photographer of Jonty Hurwitz’s 'nano-paintings' learned this the hard way when they accidentally crushed several of...

A little color goes a long way

 
Three red hats, a red skirt, a red sweater, and some unusual 1940’s underwear all add up to National Geographic gold. Legend has it that back in the old days, Geographic photographers traveled with red clothing just in case they got into a bind. Whether it’s true or not, it’s makes a good story and my point.

Santa...

Canon 5DS R First Shots posted! The 50.6mp full frame high-resolution heavyweight hits IR labs

 
 

UPDATE 3/25/15: Canon has requested that we remove links pointing to the full-resolution camera images, so we've done so, as of about 1pm US EDT. They've said that screen-res images with 1:1 crops are OK, though, and we'll be adding a few more examples of that sort, hopefully later today. Apologies for the...