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Review Redo: Sony A7S II vs Panasonic GH5S High ISO Comparison

 
 

Last week we published our field test of the Panasonic GH5S and lauded its high ISO performance which we still stand by when considering how relatively small the sensor of the camera is. However, in that review we...

Fotorgear Magilight launches on Indiegogo as a more affordable, portable, ergonomic Pixelstick alternative


 
 

A few years ago, light painting as an artform was reinvented by the arrival of one seriously cool gadget. Bitbanger Labs' Pixelstick debuted to great acclaim, quickly whistled past its funding goals on...

Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Field Test: A compact, all-in-one zoom lens that’s ready for your next vacation


Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Field Test

 
 

Despite all the attention towards Sony full-frame cameras these days, they still make some darn good APS-C cameras. With the recent announcement of the E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6...

Resolution Wars heat up as Hasselblad announces new H6D-400C that’s capable of 400mp images

 
 

With more and more full-frame cameras now including a multi-shot mode, such as the new Sony A7R III, Hasselblad has released a new medium-format model with its own "Multi-Shot" technology, the Hasselblad H6D-400c MS...

Really Right Stuff TFC-14 Travel Tripod Review: Carbon fiber tripod is a perfect travel companion

 
 

I've been using Really Right Stuff's TVC-34L with BH-40 ballhead for years - you can read my review of that tripod here - and it is a fantastic combo. However, it's tall and can be heavy. This is no issue in many cases, but when I travel or am doing extended hiking, I have long wanted something lighter and easier...

Hasselblad Masters 2018 winners announced: Come see the amazing winning images

 
 

Hasselblad has announced the winners of its 2018 Hasselblad Masters Awards. The latest edition of the contest set a record for entered images with 31,500 photographs being submitted for consideration. This represents a 175% increase over the 2016 edition of the contest.

The competition is one of the most...

When the light doesn’t cooperate, sometimes a great view doesn’t make for a great image

 
 

As a photographer who primarily shoots landscapes, I am often faced with beautiful views when out in the field but those excellent vistas do not always make for great images. It can be confusing for non-photographers to see me standing around in a lovely park and not capture any photos, but as seasoned...

How do you balance noise and sharpness when processing high ISO images?

 
 

When you are shooting high ISO images, it can often be difficult to balance noise reduction and sharpening during your RAW processing. Adobe Camera Raw offers numerous tools to help you reduce noise and increase sharpness, but how do you use them both together? Blake Rudis of f64 Academy has a new tutorial showing...

Wildlife Dream: Nikon announces new 180-400mm f/4E zoom lens with built-in 1.4x teleconverter

 
 

Wildlife and sports photographers with Nikon DSLRs have a new zoom option and it's a pricey one with a lot of advanced technology packed in to its surprisingly compact form factor. Nikon has announced the new AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR super-telephoto zoom lens. The full-frame lens has a built-in...

Introducing Copilot: LaCie co-brands with DJI to release a mobile hard drive solution for actual adventurers

 
 

For quite a long time I and many photographers and videographers I know have been clamoring, nay begging, for a mobile backup solution that wouldn't require a computer to operate. When you’re really out there in the bush and trying to create content, especially with a drone, the last thing you want to do is rely on...

The new king of low-light? Video-centric Panasonic GH5S arrives, gets its first real-world field test


 
 

Big news, low-light and video fans: The movie-centric Panasonic GH5S just landed, it looks like it could be a contender for the low-light throne and we've already posted our first real-world field test!

The GH5S looks a whole heck of a lot like the GH5 which precedes it, but look closer and you'll see major...

Rokinon releases first autofocus lens for Canon EF mount with new 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide prime

 
 

The fifth autofocus lens in Rokinon's lens lineup is their first for Canon EF-mount. The 14mm f/2.8 AF lens has been designed from the ground up for full-frame Canon EOS DSLR cameras and is weather-sealed. The lens offers an angle of view of 116.6 degrees on a full-frame camera and its autofocus system has been...

Finding local landscape inspiration and defining your landscape photography style

 
 

If you hop on Instagram or browse the websites of many famous landscape photographers, you'll find stunning images of sweeping vistas and stunning landscapes. For many of us, we don't live near most of these most popular locations. I'm fortunate that I live near Acadia National Park in Maine, but for most...

Bad Karma: Unable to dethrone DJI, GoPro unceremoniously exits the drone business

 
 

It wasn't long ago when it felt like GoPro was the king of the mountain. In the case of their action cameras, I mean that quite literally. The brand itself became nearly synonymous with action cameras, much like people used to refer to nearly all MP3 players as "iPods." Now it is becoming increasingly likely that...

Advanced portrait editing in Photoshop

 
 

Photographer Sean Tucker breaks down his entire portrait processing workflow in Photoshop, including retouching skin, dodge and burn, color toning, sharpening, contrast and more.

The tutorial video below does assume a somewhat advanced level of knowledge with Photoshop as Tucker does move rather quickly through...

Tips and tricks for taking control of your Lightroom catalog

 
 

As you capture more and more photos, your photo library can become very bloated. If you use Adobe Lightroom, as many of us do, there are a lot of great tools within the software to help keep your photos organized. Photographer Nigel Danson has been featured here on Imaging Resource multiple times for his landscape...

How to edit photos captured in harsh light to recover the most data possible

 
 

If you shoot events outside, you'll often have to contend with images captured in bright daylight sun. How do you deal with harsh light? Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid has tips for how to maximizing your dynamic range and edit your photos captured in bright light.

It can be difficult to save shadow and highlight...

DJI announces two new compact gimbals: OSMO Mobile 2 & Ronin-S

 
 

DJI is rolling into CES with the announcement of two compact stabilizers, both of which will appeal to the mobile videographer who likes to create without being weighed down with too much equipment. The first is the Osmo Mobile 2, which is a handheld smartphone camera stabilizer, redesigned to support portrait...

Water Torture: Nikon D850 vs Sony A7RIII, Canon 5D Mk IV & Olympus E-M1 II

 
 

As we describe in the article announcing our overall winner for the best camera of 2017, it was a difficult choice between the Nikon D850 and Sony A7R III. Both are exceptionally strong cameras, with features that will appeal to different groups of photographers. Given how tough the decision was, we felt that...

Camera of the Year 2017: Best Overall!


After another year in the test lab and out in the field, it's finally time to crown our grand champion Best Overall Camera for 2017, so without further ado, we present our choice for the absolute cream of the crop, with a venerable and stately powerhouse:

 

Camera of the Year, Best Overall - Nikon D850

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Best Prime Lenses of 2017


 
 

It is a proven, scientific fact that the longer one shoots, the more one craves lenses. Camera bodies are important, no doubt about it, but lenses can last a lifetime and separate your imagery from the crowd. They are as important to a photographer as a high-end microphone is to a seasoned audio engineer, and...

Best Zoom Lenses of 2017


From wide-angle to supertelephoto, zoom lenses are all about versatility. Whether you're calmly composing a serene landscape or trying to tackle that tricky wildlife subject, there's likely a zoom lens out there for you. Zoom lenses come in all shapes and sizes, and budget limits large and small.

This year, we saw a variety of new and...

10 Photoshop tricks in under 7 minutes

 
 

There is a lot you can do in Photoshop and that means there are near-infinite resources and tutorials to learn more about the powerful photo editing software. If you want the most bang for your buck, so to speak, then tutvid's new tutorial, seen below, is perfect for you.

Nathaniel Dodson runs through 10...

Sony announces 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 APS-C lens, reaffirming commitment to smaller sensor

 
 

Sony has announced their 46th lens for E-Mount, the 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS. This kind of "do it all" lens is most commonly found as a kit-like option for new photographers and allows them to try a wide range of focal lengths as they learn the craft. Sony's announcement reaffirms their commitment to APS-C sensors...