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Gear story: Loved, lost & coming to terms with life without a trusted brand

 
 

Yesterday, upon getting back home after a cross-country wedding shoot, I noticed something was missing in my bag: my card readers. Lately, I’ve been making a habit of bringing my prized card readers with me on trips...

Canon G1X Mark III First Shots: Pixel-peep sample images from Canon’s first APS-C compact camera!


Click here to view our Canon G1X III First Shots

 
 

Canon's flagship PowerShot series, the G1X, is now on its third revision. This time around, there are a lot of upgrades and new features, making it Canon's most...

Adobe updates Lightroom CC on all platforms with improved and new features

 
 

Adobe has today released a massive update to the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including mobile and desktop applications. There are new features, fixes and new cameras and lenses supported. Let's dig into the...

Canon bets big on added value CarePAK service, offers free year with many DSLR, lens purchases

 
 

For some time now, Canon has been pushing their service and support as a major cornerstone of value for their camera products. Seeing as how much money they invest in local repair facilities, I believe them. It's kind of inarguable how good Canon service and support is. Therefore, it's no surprise that they are...

The importance of self-doubt in the creative process

 
 

Self-doubt may not seem like an important component to photography, but photographer Ben Horne believes it is. So long as you harness it and make it productive, at least. Wondering what you're doing and why, questioning how something is going to work out, can make you a more curious and creative photographer....

Gear story: Loved, lost & coming to terms with life without a trusted brand

 
 

Yesterday, upon getting back home after a cross-country wedding shoot, I noticed something was missing in my bag: my card readers. Lately, I’ve been making a habit of bringing my prized card readers with me on trips in case I need to access something while on the road. It’s not common, but it does happen. Now I’m...

Photographing the Grand Canyon with medium format cameras

 
 

Photographer Ted Forbes of "The Art of Photography" recently travelled to the Grand Canyon while he was visiting Arizona. He got up early to get there before sunrise and we can follow along on his photographic journey in the video below.

It wouldn't be a behind the scenes video without some gear discussion....

Canon G1X Mark III First Shots: Pixel-peep sample images from Canon’s first APS-C compact camera!


Click here to view our Canon G1X III First Shots

 
 

Canon's flagship PowerShot series, the G1X, is now on its third revision. This time around, there are a lot of upgrades and new features, making it Canon's most advanced compact camera to date. The big story is that despite it's compact size, the Canon G1X Mark...

“Mantis Cam” is a new camera which replicates the incredible eyes of the mantis shrimp

 
 

Normally scientists and engineers design cameras to see in a way similar to how the human eye sees the world. Sure, there are infrared cameras and other specialized tools, but researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a specialized camera to see the world similar to how mantis shrimp see the world.

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Apple awards Macphun/Skylum Aurora HDR 2018 “Best Mac App of 2017” honor

 
 

Apple has announced its most popular and best Mac apps of 2017 and Macphun - soon to be Skylum - has been awarded Best Mac App of 2017 by Apple for their Aurora HDR 2018 software.

Of the recognition, Macphun/Skylum CEO Alex Tsepko says, "When you have a goal, you have to live, dream and breathe this goal 24/7!...

Adobe updates Lightroom CC on all platforms with improved and new features

 
 

Adobe has today released a massive update to the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including mobile and desktop applications. There are new features, fixes and new cameras and lenses supported. Let's dig into the details.

One of the big improvements comes to "Auto" settings, which have been completely reworked to...

Think Tank Photo releases Video Tripod Manager 44, perfect for transporting large, heavy-duty tripods

 
 

While we know many of you are focused on stills photography, there are many video users who peruse our site as well. Video is typically only as good as it is steady. A dedicated video tripod can be very large and heavy and it is not always easy to transport. Think Tank Photo has released a new rolling tripod case...

Big savings on Nikon lenses and DSLR cameras

 
 

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday long gone, that doesn't mean that you can't still save a lot of money during your holiday shopping. Nikon has started new lens-only rebates, which are highlighted in the first section below.

There are still good savings to be had on a variety of Nikon cameras as well, which we...

Bring out the details in your photos with this selective sharpening technique in Photoshop

 
 

Over at Photoshop Cafe, Colin Smith has produced a new tutorial all about sharpening your images. If you shoot RAW, you will need to process your images to bring out the best quality that your files have to offer. This includes sharpening. While JPEG images often come out of the camera with a good amount of fine...

What’s in this landscape and wildlife photographer’s camera bag?

 
 

If you're reading Imaging Resource, it's a safe bet that you love gear. What better way to talk about gear than with a "what's in my bag?" video from a professional photographer. Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton is traveling in Namibia and has just published a video showing off the gear he took with him.

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Firmware Friday: Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master and Hasselblad XCD lenses get better focusing, bug fixes


 
 

After last week's mega roundup which topped 50 camera models, this week's Firmware Friday post is a comparitively short and sweet affair. It's also a little unusual in that we only have news of lens updates this time around, with no new firmware landing for interchangeable-lens camera bodies or fixed-lens...

How to add a customized warm glow to your images in Photoshop

 
 

Winter is on the way and there's no better way to fight off the cold than with some warm glow. In a new Phlearn tutorial, Aaron Nace shows you how to add a warm glow to your photos in Photoshop.

If you'd like to follow along with the video tutorial below, you can download the sample image used here. For the most...

Quick tip: How to manually remove chromatic aberration in Photoshop and Lightroom

 
 

Modern lenses are very good at handling chromatic aberrations and reducing the instances of color fringing. However, no matter how much lens technology has advanced, certain challenging situations will still often produce chromatic aberration. The most common instances of chromatic aberrations are purple, green or...

Capturing the beautiful brutality of nature is one of the biggest challenges in photography

 
 

If you've been following photographer Thomas Heaton's journey in Namibia, his latest video may well be the most exciting one yet. On his last morning in Etosha National Park in Namibia, Heaton captures three of his favorite images from the trip. He's been finding that wildlife photography is a tricky task, and one...

How to capture the perfect moonrise or moonset landscape image

 
 

Capturing the perfect moonrise or moonset in a photograph is a very challenging task. Photographer Matthew Saville is here with NatureTTL to try to make it easier to capture a beautiful moonrise photograph, or at least to help give us the best chance. After all, while you can predict the position of the moon and...

Canon M100 Field Test Pt I: A solid entry-level camera that makes it easy to capture nice images


Click here to read our Canon EOS M100 Field Test Part I

 
 

Beginning photographers who are looking to move up from their smartphone or a small-sensored point-and-shoot camera yet are still wanting something that's small and lightweight have numerous options nowadays, one of which being Canon's refreshed,...

We go hands-on with Olympus’ new fast primes, the 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2: see real-world shots here


Click here to see our Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 Galleries

 
 

In late October, Olympus announced the new 17mm and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses for Micro Four Thirds. We've had some hands-on time with the new fast prime lenses and have now published a variety of gallery images for each of the primes.

While full...

Amazing autumn maples: Large format film photography in Zion

 
 

Large format film photographer Ben Horne has published his third video from a recent fall trip to Zion. If you missed his first two videos from Zion, click here and here. Horne has travelled to Zion multiple times and enjoys revisiting scenes to see how he has grown as a photographer. He enjoys trying new scenes as...