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Durable construction, classic styling: Peak Design’s new Everyday bags promise the best of both worlds

 
 

Last year, with the help of photographer Trey Ratcliff, Peak Design released the Everyday Messenger bag. Proving to be very popular, the company has now followed it up with three new Everyday bag styles: Backpack (available in two sizes), Tote and Sling.

Launched in Kickstarter as the company's sixth campaign on...

Mayday! Drone takes a bullet and plummets to its untimely demise

 
 

Imagine that you're flying your new DJI Inspire 1 drone. All of a sudden you hear loud bangs and your drone comes crashing down. Photographer and filmmaker Toby Harriman recently experienced this nightmare scenario over the fourth of July in Aspen, Colorado.

According to Harriman, he was carefully and legally...

Raw editing on the road: Lightroom for Mobile updated for both iOS and Android

 
 

Mobile photographers can now download the latest updates for Lightroom for Mobile. The iOS release now stands at version 2.4, while the Android variant is at version 2.1.

The iOS version 2.4 includes two major improvements: Raw technology preview and local adjustment tools. Minor improvements include the ability...

Picktorial 2.0: OS X photo editor receives major update, offers more features and better performance

 
 

OS X photo editor Picktorial launched this spring and made a positive first impression with me due to its clean user interface and approachability. The team has released its first major update to its app a mere four months after launching the first version, and has introduced numerous noteworthy improvements and...

Magix Camera MX and Polaroid Swing: Live photos apps deliver moving images for Android and iOS

 
 

Magix Software's Camera MX app has been available for Android devices for a while now, and it was recently updated to version 4.0. The app -- which is used by over 1.3 million users each month -- was one of the first to bring live photos to Android devices earlier this year via its Live Shots feature.

The Live...

Five lenses in five weeks! Samyang revealing a new lens every Monday starting next week

 
 

Samyang isn't pulling any punches this summer. They've just announced on their Facebook page that they are going to reveal five news lenses over the next five weeks, unveiling a new one each Monday starting July 18.

However, that's not all! If you publicly share the Facebook post and leave a comment that states...

SLR vs mirrorless: What’s in the camera bags of The Camera Store TV hosts Chris and Jordan?

 
 

If you're a fan of the Camera Store TV YouTube channel then you've probably wondered over the years what gear Chris and Jordan have in their personal camera bags. Well, now you can find out!

Chris Niccolls opts for a Nikon D750 DSLR, which is an excellent full-frame DSLR camera. With that body, he's using the kit...

Canon EOS M10 Field Test: A simple, easy-to-use entry-level mirrorless camera

 
 

The Canon EOS M10 is the Canon's more entry-level mirrorless offering, which combines a compact form factor with an attractive price tag. The simple camera body is matched with an intuitive user interface and nice tilting 3-inch touchscreen display. There is no viewfinder or many controls, though. The EOS M10 is a...

A small but significant upgrade: Canon updates excellent PRO-1000, allowing for longer custom prints

 
 

The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 is an excellent 17" printer. The first in a new series of professional printers provided excellent performance when I reviewed it late last year.

Among the very few issues I had with the printer was that the printer's driver didn't allow you to make prints longer than just over 23...

GoPro on notice: Xiaomi Yi 4K looks to dethrone Hero4 as go-to high-res action cam

 
 

GoPro's Hero4 has been the go-to 4K action camera since its release, but Chinese company Xiaomi may have something to say about that with its new Yi 4K. Released in China in May, the Yi 4K is now available in the US for $250, which compares very well to the $450 asking price for the GoPro Hero4 Black.

The Yi 4K's...

Medium format drone! Hasselblad and DJI’s recent partnership bears first fruit in form of new bundle

 
 

Last November, we reported on the interesting development that DJI had bought a stake in Hasselblad. It was unclear what the exact plans were, but we speculated at that time that it might not be long before we'd see Hasselblad gear flying high in the sky. Now, just over eight months later, that's exactly what's...

This is how you earn Instagram’s adoration: Playful photos with paper props and plenty of preparation!


 
 

It's a trick we've seen done a fair few times before, but Instagrammer Rich McCor -- aka paperboyo -- has really taken it to the next level. When it comes to popular tourist landmarks, it can be tough to set your photos apart from the crowd. But with the addition of a cleverly-chosen prop, you can inject a...

Simplifying Photoshop: Three basic tools to help fix many different issues with an image

 
 

DIY Photography's Stefan Kohler is a German conceptual photographer. Being a conceptual photographer, he spends a lot of time in Photoshop. He has a nice series of tutorial videos that are designed to help you "fix everything" in Photoshop using three tools.

Kohler retouches images by focusing on structure,...

Amazon Prime Day is here! We’ll keep you updated on the best camera and lens deals throughout the day

 
 

Update 5:30pm EDT: We're now live with the Rokinon 100mm f/2.8 macro ($439), the 21mm f/1.4 ($319) and also the 85mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount at just $239!. See below for the links and details, and stay tuned for more to come.

For anyone not yet familiar with Amazon Prime, it's an annual membership offered by...

The birthplace of classic photographs: Get an inside look at Ansel Adams’ darkroom

 
 

If you enjoyed taking a trip back in time with previously unreleased footage of Ansel Adams last week, then you will really love the recently completed video tour of the late legend's darkroom.

Ansel's son, Michael, recently gave Marc Silber an in-depth look at the darkroom and provided some nice background...

Time to buy that camera, Brits: Your photo gear prices are expected to soar due to the Brexit vote


 
 

It's been a couple of weeks now since residents of the United Kingdom made a momentous decision to leave the European Union, and as the dust settles on the many ballots cast, the referendum's impact is beginning to be felt in a variety of ways. Perhaps the most startling of these has been the rapid decline of...

Fuji X-T2 Beta First Shots: Our pre-production sample takes a tour of our test lab

 
 

As far as pre-production grade samples go, our Beta copy of the new Fuji X-T2 has certainly seen some action thus far. We were able to bring you real world galleries last week, and now with a firmware upgrade to bring us closer to full production, we've been given the greenlight to give you a sampling of our lab...

Color toning in Photoshop made simple: Gradient maps are like customizable Instagram filters

 
 

The popularity of Instagram filters -- you know the ones -- makes it clear that there's definitely a desire for color toning among the general population. A subtle artistic touch is important, though; filters are often heavy-handed and don't allow for much fine-tuned control. Phlearn's Aaron Nace discusses a method...

12K timelapse of Los Angeles shot with Phase One camera shows off the power of high-resolution

 
 

Los Angeles-based photographer Joe Capra has shot a native 12K -- yes, 12K! -- ultra high-resolution time-lapse in his home city. Are you wondering what can you do with three times more resolution than your standard 4K Ultra HD file? Well, even if your final output source is much lower-res, you can be a lot more...

Camera deals or just “candy and insoles”… Will Amazon Prime Day be a boon or another big flop?

 
 

I've been an Amazon Prime member for a few years now, and am badly in need of a few pieces of tech gear, so I was really starting to get excited about Prime Day coming up on July 12. But then my colleague William Brawley reminded me that last year's Prime Day was widely considered an enormous letdown for buyers,...