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2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Sweet 16: The most popular lenses of 2017…so far

What are the most popular lenses on our site in 2017 now that we're halfway through the year? We're glad you asked! We post the most popular cameras on our homepage… why not discuss the most popular lenses? When we took an initial look at the traffic stats, some in the Top...

Firmware Friday: Sigma fixes AF issue for MC-11 mount converter


 
 

Our Firmware Friday roundup this week is going to be rather short and sweet, as we're only aware of two new updates for digital imaging devices. Sigma's closely-related MC-11 mount converters for Sony E-mount...

Canon 6D Mark II First Shots: Production-level lab samples from Canon’s entry-level full-frame DSLR


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Announced earlier this summer, the long-awaited Canon 6D Mark II was finally unveiled to the world. Sporting a similar lightweight design -- though now with a...

Nikon D7500 Field Test Part III: It’s time for sports shooting, video capture and reader questions


 
 

Over the last few weeks, I've posted my first and second field tests for the Nikon D7500, and today I round our my real-world shooting experiences with my third and final field test!

In those first tests I...

Sony A9 Field Test Part II: The best full frame mirrorless design from Sony yet


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Frequent IR readers, especially those keeping track of our progress on our Sony A9 review, might be scratching their heads about the title here, Field Test Part II... where's Part I, you ask? Fear not. We've simply re-classified our earlier "Sony A9 Gallery...

Canon 6D Mark II Performance: Analyzing AF speed, buffer depth and more


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Shortly after the Canon 6D Mark II was announced, it quickly became the most popular camera on our website, and there it has remained ever since. We've now had the chance to put this new full frame offering through its paces in the performance side of our...

Firmware Friday: Hasselblad, Insta360, Leica + Nikon cameras; Godox and Sigma accessories updated


 
 

After a brief hiatus last week, Firmware Friday returns today with news of several camera updates from Hasselblad, Insta360, Leica and Nikon, as well as updates for a healthy selection of accessories from Godox and Sigma. (Godox's updates actually landed late last month, and have only just come to our...

Seven secret tips for Lightroom include user interface improvements, editing video and much more

 
 

Colin Smith, the founder of Photoshop Café, has released a new video with seven tips for using Lightroom. You may know one or more of his "seven secret tips you probably didn't know in Lightroom," but nonetheless, the video will likely teach you something new. Lightroom is a very popular photo editor which many...

Syrp team takes the new Canon 6D II out for a timelapse review

 
 

The original Canon 6D was loved by timelapsers because of its full frame sensor, low price and some even said that the color rendered by the sensor was superior to the 5D Mark III. So, naturally, timelapsers are curious how the 6D II will perform and if it will be as good or better for the craft than the original....

Shutter Release: Photoshop shortcuts, Nat Geo photographs Nepal’s last honey hunters and more

 
 

Today's Shutter Release is all about videos. We have videos covering a wide range of topics, including new Adobe Stock features, keyboard shortcuts for Photoshop, behind-the-scenes with National Geographic and we wrap up today's Shutter Release with a beautiful video that combines cutting-edge time lapse and...

A great big view of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot offered by NASA’s Juno spacecraft

 
 

Jupiter's red spot, which is an ongoing storm with a diameter greater than that of Earth, has long been a source of mystery on the distant planet. We've observed it before, of course, but never like NASA recently has with their Juno spacecraft. Juno launched in August of 2011 and has been orbiting Jupiter for about...

Shutter Release: New Benro tripods, best framerate for video, Volvo captures photos and more

 
 

Shutter Release is a feature in which we scour the internet for interesting stories and videos and share the best with you via quick summaries. Let's press that shutter release and look at new tripods from Benro, how to choose the right video frame rate, tips for how to shoot and edit like photographer Brandon...

Sony 12-24mm f/4 G Field Test Excursion: Shooting with the Sony A9 on the heights of Mt. Whitney


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Many of you have likely already heard of Brent Durand, as he's been a major player in the underwater photography world for some time through his work at Underwater Photography Guide and other publications. And if his name sounds familiar to you long time IR...

Two Minute Tips: Canon on why bit depth matters, how to make black and white prints and much more

 
 

This spring, Canon launched a new video series dubbed "Two Minute Tips" in which a pair of Canon pros, Max and Nick, help answer frequently asked questions about photography and printing. It's a really cool idea and the pair have already released a handful of videos, covering a range of topics from Canon's Print...

CEA-LETI has developed a fully-functional 20 MP full frame curved sensor

 
 

CEA-LETI, a France-based research institute for electronics, has delivered a fully functional prototype full frame 20 megapixel curved sensor. Specifically, two members have been awarded prizes during the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science in Prague, Czech Republic, in part to acknowledge their...

Wacom announces new 24 and 32-inch pen displays: 4K Cintiq Pros have over 8,000 levels of pressure sensitivity

 
 

For photographers who like to make edits directly on their images, Wacom has long been a brand worth checking out. Their Cintiq Pro product is essentially a touch-sensitive screen on which you can directly edit your images. If you've ever used a Wacom tablet, it works much the same way except it is also a monitor....

Macphun Luminar public beta for Windows now available, try the powerful photo editor for free

 
 

Software company Macphun announced earlier this year that their software would start making its way to Windows computers this year. The team also announced that there would be a public beta for Windows users to try Macphun's Luminar photo editor this summer and that beta has now been released.

“We are thrilled to...

Open wide: Keeping both your eyes open while shooting provides more awareness and connection

 
 

Photographer David Bergman has an ongoing video series for Adorama TV, "Two Minute Tips," in which he shares tips and tricks from his expansive career as a professional photographer. We have previously covered some of the videos in the series and today we'll look at his latest video, "Eyes Wide Shut."

No,...

Shutter Release: Action camera database, Lensrentals promotion, Nikon camera quiz and more

 
 

Shutter Release is our ongoing series in which we briefly describe and share photography-related news and videos we find around the web. Let's press the shutter release and burst fire an assortment of stories today including a neat action camera finder website, a Lensrentals promotion, a Nikon camera quiz, a look...

Lens distortion have you bent out of shape? Learn how to fix it using Adobe Lightroom

 
 

Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid has recently published a video tutorial covering how to fix distortion in your architecture photos using Adobe Lightroom. The tools he uses in the video below are lens correction, transform and the guided upright tool. Before getting into heavy duty corrections, make sure to have lens...

All about beauty dishes: How to use this reflective light modifier and how to use an umbrella instead

 
 

A beauty dish is a popular light modifier. Despite its name, a beauty dish does not make for easy beautiful light. Rather, it requires a lot of skill to use as it does not soften or diffuse light. A beauty dish reflects light, which can be useful when trying to focus light in a particular direction. They are...

Shutter Release: Best lights for product shots, beginner’s guide to retouching & using a cut-out card

 
 

Shutter Release is an ongoing series here at Imaging Resource. There are a lot of interesting articles and videos about photography on the internet, but it is impossible to see everything. To help you find content you might otherwise not have seen, we search the web and highlight our favorite content for you in...

Adobe looks like they may finally be ready to take your Lightroom performance complaints seriously

 
 

It seems like a near bi-monthly discussion, but Adobe Lightroom isn't performing where it should be. Users around the world regularly grumble about the various problems with the application, usually homing in on its slow speeds when computing a variety of tasks. But if a post published to the Lightroom Blog is any...

What does the technology in Nikon’s new AF-P 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E lens mean for your shooting?

Click here to read more about the Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR AF-P lens

 
 

Earlier today, Nikon introduced their first full-frame lens with their recent AF-P autofocus technology, the Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR AF-P. This lens joins a variety of other AF-P zoom lenses, including 10-20mm, 18-55mm and a DX...