News entries for September, 2012

Metz 52 AF-1 strobe makes flash control a touch more modern

 
 

Now that large, high-resolution screens are commonplace, camera interfaces have come along in leaps and bounds over the last few years. The same can't really be said for the interfaces on external flash strobes, though. Even on high-end strobes with an LCD panel, the interface typically features a few soft buttons...

Female photographer thrives in male-dominated action sports photography profession (VIDEO)

 
 

In the world of action sports photography, female shooters are few and far between. One of the few women in action sports photography who is not only surviving but thriving these days is Mirja Geh, who captures a range of action sports from ski divers to extreme skiers to base jumpers.

In this video interview...

Samsung UK seeks the next David Bailey in Facebook campaign


 
 

Could you be the next David Bailey? If you live in the United Kingdom and share the same name as the famous British photographer, you've already got a head start on the road to being the next big pro--or so Samsung UK cheekily suggests with a new publicity campaign for the Samsung NX1000 digital camera,...

New York Knick Tyson Chandler shows off his photography at art show

 
 

Remember when we showed you how much trouble NBA star Kobe Bryant was having using his Canon DSLR at the London Olympics this past summer? We're assuming Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks doesn't have the same problem with his camera, as evidenced by the sweet photography show he put on last night in New York...

Q&A with Olympus President Haruo Ogawa: Quality, innovation key to staying ahead of mirrorless camera competition

 

Mr. Haruo Ogawa
President
Olympus Imaging Division

Olympus has been in the news recently for a lot of different reasons -- some good (the popularity and positive reviews of its new cameras, in particular the OM-D E-M5), some bad (financial scandal) and some very interesting (Sony's rumored new...

my Picturetown app ships for Nikon S800c and other Android devices


 
 

Last month, Nikon revealed the Coolpix S800c, the first mainstream digital camera to be based around Google's Android operating system. Today, it turns out that the greater Android ecosystem will also benefit from that camera, as the first app created for that camera also turns out to support many other...

Lens Review: Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

 
 

Canon updated its wide angle primes with image stabilization - and after 24 years with the Canon 24mm f/2.8, the Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a worthy update. Redesigned with a new optical formula, curved aperture blades and image stabilization, we have had the opportunity to put the lens through its paces in our...