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This month’s prizes:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Pentax K-S2 Review: Ricoh’s affordable, all-weather DSLR sports all the latest innovations


 
 

When we spoke to Ricoh about its nascent K-S DSLR lineup at the CP+ show earlier this year, the company told us that it was all about innovation. The all-weather Pentax K-S2 is true to its word, sporting all...

More heat for Light: ‘SLR-killer’ camera maker wins $25 million in new funding,  we have the interview

Yesterday, photography start-up Light, whom we’ve introduced and interviewed in the past, announced it had secured $25 million in Series B funding, putting their allegedly SLR-killing smartphone camera tech a big step closer to reality.

We...

Panasonic GX8 Beta First Shots: Pixel-peep the highest-res Micro Four Thirds camera to date

 
 

While it may be a beta sample, we've gotten our hands on a brand-new Panasonic GX8 and shot some test photos with it. We've published our standard First Shots set of lab sample images, and they're now ready for your...

Fujifilm X-T10 Field Test: Classic style, modern features

 
 

Our favorite Maine-based landscape and nature photographer Jeremy Gray is back once again with another in-depth Field Test, this time taking the brand-new Fuji X-T10 out for a spin. Spending some quality time with...

Nikon D5500: See the full review and our final conclusion for Nikon’s latest middle-tier DSLR

 
 

Nikon has enjoyed great success with their 5000-series, mid-level DSLR's dating back to the D5000, which debuted in 2009, to the D5300 which was honored with a well-deserved Camera of Distinction honor here on our...

Pentax K-S2 Review: Ricoh’s affordable, all-weather DSLR sports all the latest innovations


 
 

When we spoke to Ricoh about its nascent K-S DSLR lineup at the CP+ show earlier this year, the company told us that it was all about innovation. The all-weather Pentax K-S2 is true to its word, sporting all the latest must-have tech.

Features we've never seen before in a Pentax DSLR are to be found in the...

More heat for Light: ‘SLR-killer’ camera maker wins $25 million in new funding,  we have the interview

Yesterday, photography start-up Light, whom we’ve introduced and interviewed in the past, announced it had secured $25 million in Series B funding, putting their allegedly SLR-killing smartphone camera tech a big step closer to reality.

We talked with with Light CEO Dave Grannan and CTO Rajiv Laroia to learn what this means for the company,...

Panasonic GX8 Beta First Shots: Pixel-peep the highest-res Micro Four Thirds camera to date

 
 

While it may be a beta sample, we've gotten our hands on a brand-new Panasonic GX8 and shot some test photos with it. We've published our standard First Shots set of lab sample images, and they're now ready for your perusal -- with the provision that due to the prototype nature of this unit, image quality might be...

Fujifilm X-T10 Field Test: Classic style, modern features

 
 

Our favorite Maine-based landscape and nature photographer Jeremy Gray is back once again with another in-depth Field Test, this time taking the brand-new Fuji X-T10 out for a spin. Spending some quality time with the much-lauded Fuji X-T1's little brother, Jeremy dives in to discuss both the good and bad for this...

ISO 4 Million: Canon’s new Multi-Purpose Camera sees in the dark

Get your night vision goggles ready. Canon has unveiled a brand new multi-purpose camera, the ME20F-SH.

The first of its kind for Canon, the ME20F-SH features a cube-like design and is capable of capturing Full HD video up to an equivalent ISO sensitivity of over 4,000,000 with its full-frame 35mm CMOS sensor.

Yes, ISO 4 million.

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Nikon D5500: See the full review and our final conclusion for Nikon’s latest middle-tier DSLR

 
 

Nikon has enjoyed great success with their 5000-series, mid-level DSLR's dating back to the D5000, which debuted in 2009, to the D5300 which was honored with a well-deserved Camera of Distinction honor here on our site in our 2013 COTY awards. Here in 2015, we've very much enjoyed our time with the fifth and latest...

WANTED: $75,000 reward posted for drone operators who flew UAVs over California wildfires

Over the past two months, on three separate occasions, drones have delayed firefighting efforts in California’s San Bernardino County, where wildfires have been a weekly occurrence as of late.

In response, San Bernardino County Supervisors have announced they are offering $75,000 in total rewards to anyone who comes forward with information...

KeyFeed lets you browse, ‘like’, and share your Instagram feed right from your keyboard

In iOS 8, Apple finally opened up third party access to the keyboard, giving developers and users means to customize their keyboards however they see fit. Naturally, many developers created customized tools that can change the font, color, and style of keyboards, but a few have gone above and beyond, providing unique keyboards to add an even...

Lightroom Dashboard is Google Analytics for every image you’ve ever taken

One of the most underrated aspects of digital photography is the ability to capture metadata with every single snap of the shutter. Not only does the metadata capture the shutter speed, aperture and ISO used, it also captures what lens you were using, what the focal length was and even where it was taken if your camera has GPS capabilities.

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Lensrental and Zacuto team up for #withmycamera giveaway with over $10K in prizes

Normally, we don’t publicize giveaways, but Lensrentals and Zacuto have partnered up for a pretty sweet deal. From now through Thursday, Lensrentals and Zacuto are giving away over $10,000 in gear, mostly aimed at the cinematography crowd.

The giveaway is split into individual days, with each day containing its own set of prizes. Today’s...

Sony RX10 II First Shots posted! Take a look at the new stacked-sensor high-speed superzoom

 
 

Sony RX10 II First Shots are here -- hot and fresh, straight from the lab!

As the name suggests, the RX10 II comes as the successor to the very popular Sony RX10 and maintains many of its hallmark features, such as the versatile Zeiss-branded, 24-200mm-equivalent lens with a bright, constant f/2.8 aperture. Also...

Sold! Filters for iPhone acquired by tap tap tap, creators of Camera+ and Magicam

Last week, we shared the news that Mike Rundle was looking to sell off his successful iPhone photo editing app Filters. Today, Rundle announced that tap tap tap, the development team behind photo apps Camera+ and MagiCam, has officially signed the paperwork to acquire Filters.

In a blog post, Rundle stated he had ‘over a dozen serious...

Nikon has officially produced its 95-millionth Nikkor lens

Earlier this month Canon announced it had produced it’s 110-millionth EF lens. Today, Nikon reached a similar milestone, announcing the Tokyo-based company has produced its 95-millionth Nikkor lens.

The milestone comes eight months after Nikon announced it had produced its 90-millionth lens, keeping with roughly the same production rate from...

You knew it was coming eventually: End of the line for Adobe CS6 Adobe Camera Raw updates (updated)

 
 

Today, Adobe announced that owners of Adobe Photoshop CS6 will soon get their last update of Adobe Camera Raw (ACR). This latest release will be ACR 9.1.1, and will inlude the latest Camera Raw and Lens profiles up to that point in time. If your camera and lenses were covered in previous versions, or are covered by...

Metabones unveils new MFT Speed Booster for Canon EF Lenses

In addition to a firmware update, which now brings full autofocus capabilities to its Canon EF to Panasonic Micro Four Thirds Speed Boosters, Metabones has announced the new Metabones T Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x adapter.

This new adapter increases the maximum aperture by a full stop and makes the lens 0.71x wider than its listed focal range....

Pentax K-S2 Field Test: Nighttime shooting at the county fair, plus a look at Wi-Fi and video


 
 

Our review of the Pentax K-S2 DSLR continues today, as the second installment of my field test arrives with an in-depth look at low-light shooting and more!

In part one, I took the K-S2 on the road to Nashville, Tennessee, and found much to love in this mid-range shooter, from its bright pentaprism...

‘How Much Should I Charge For Photography?’

Despite being in the middle of a big move, which he explained in this video, Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography continues to put out great videos. Case in point is a video he recent video he created answering the question ‘How Much Should I Charge For Photography?’

In the seventeen minute video, Forbes takes a fair and balanced approach to...

DIY ‘BattBoard’ is the best way to keep all of your batteries under control

Rechargeable batteries are one of the most wonderful innovations to ever hit the world of photography. Unfortunately, as more gear is acquired the cables and power blocks needed to recharge the batteries of devices grows, becoming ever more impossible to manage in an efficient manner.

Not all hope should be lost though. Vimeo Video School...

Why hiring a professional model might be the best option for learning how to pose subjects

To this day, one of my biggest weaknesses as a photographer is figuring out how best to pose a subject when shooting any kind of portrait. I’ve shot hundreds of portraits, posed and otherwise, over my five year photography career, but to this day I still struggle at times to keep subjects natural looking while giving them direction.

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Follow Friday, an app for sharing your inspiration with the world

For some, Instagram is a portfolio. For others, it’s a source of inspiration. If you fall into the latter category, a new app called Follow Friday is just for you.

Taking its name from the ongoing trend of using the fifth day of the week to share with the world your friends and inspiration, Follow Friday is an app that will let you...