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Kumamoto earthquakes continue to have impact: Shortage on the way for older Sony cameras

 
 

On Friday, Sony Japan released an update on the impact the Kumamoto earthquakes are having on their camera production. Sony is far from the only company impacted as Ricoh, Nikon and others have been affected by the...

Analogue only: West Yorkshire Cameras keeping film alive in England

 
 

With a seemingly steady stream of news about more and more companies ceasing production of different films, it might surprise you to hear that there's a store in England that is not only holding onto film, but...

Kumamoto earthquakes continue to have impact: Shortage on the way for older Sony cameras

 
 

On Friday, Sony Japan released an update on the impact the Kumamoto earthquakes are having on their camera production. Sony is far from the only company impacted as Ricoh, Nikon and others have been affected by the devastating earthquakes.

In their statement, which includes an apology to all of the people...

Analogue only: West Yorkshire Cameras keeping film alive in England

 
 

With a seemingly steady stream of news about more and more companies ceasing production of different films, it might surprise you to hear that there's a store in England that is not only holding onto film, but eschewing digital altogether.

West Yorkshire Cameras is located in Leeds Corn Exchange and they buy,...

Affordable studio lighting: Create your own set of lightweight, efficient LED lights for less than $300

 
 

Studio lights don't come cheap. Kino Flo LED lights in particular come in at some very high prices that are sure to scare away most portrait photographers. But what if you could create your own set of LED lights, perfect for headshots and portraits for under $300?

Photographer Joe Edelman has done just that and...

An unorthodox filter: Welding glass is an affordable way to get into long exposure photography

 
 

Long exposure photography is a lot of fun, but purpose-built neutral density filters can sometimes get quite pricey. Mathieu Stern, who you may remember for his "weird lens challenge," has a much more affordable alternative: welding glass.

In the video below, Mathieu used shade 11 welding glass, which you can...

Bring your smartphone photos to life in ten seconds with the new Fujfilm Instax Share SP-2 printer

 
 

Smartphone pictures don't need to be confined to the digital realm, certainly not when you have a Fujifilm Instax Share printer. Fujifilm has just announced the Share SP-2 printer, which features a completely new design, more features and better reported performance.

Bring your smartphone photos to life on...

Coming soon: You’ll be able to get your hands on the Sigma sd Quattro next month

 
 

The distinctly-shaped Sigma sd Quattro was announced back in February yet without any pricing or availability information provided. Sigma has finally given us the details on their new mirrorless camera body and you won't have to wait much longer to get your hands on the Foven X3 Quattro camera.

Releasing in July,...

Panasonic GX85 Production Gallery Supplement: Shooting the real world with real firmware!

 
 

Since we first announced the existence of the Panasonic GX85 back in early April, the camera has been climbing the charts on our site. Taking a look at our homepage today shows the GX85 as #2 in overall popularity for all cameras we have pages for, second only to the uber-popular Canon G7X II and yet besting models...

Add some wow factor: Preserve and present your work with WhiteWall’s new premium photobooks

 
 

German-based WhiteWall has been producing high-quality prints on a wide variety of substrates from their Frechen, Germany photo lab since 2003. Their online service, WhiteWall.com, has been operational since 2007, and earned an enviable reputation for quality in that time.

Many high-end photographers around the...

Panasonic ZS100 Review: 1”-type sensor and compact form factor make for pleasing travel zoom

 
 

The new 20-megapixel Panasonic ZS100 is the first ZS-series model to include a 1"-type sensor. It combines that with a 10x optical zoom lens while maintaining a compact, pocketable size, which altogether, results in a rather versatile travel zoom camera.

With solid image quality across a respectable range of...

Don’t let an overnight flight go to waste, capture cool Milky Way shots with these great tips

 
 

If you've got an overnight flight and a bit of luck with regards to conditions, you might as well try your hand at some photography through the window, right? Ian Norman of Lonely Speck has put together a tutorial for photographing the Milky Way from an airplane.

It isn't easy, but it can be done. There are...

Hands-on with the Hasselblad X1D: A remarkably portable & manageable medium format digital camera

After the announcement yesterday morning, reviewer Eamon Hickey then had an opportunity to get some hands-on time with a prototype of the new Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera during their press event in New York City. As a pre-production model, some of the finer details, such as image quality, AF performance and a number of...

Making waves in 4K: Sony artisans travel to Nicaragua with the A6300 and Action Cam

 
 

Famous surfer Tia Blanco recently took to the waves in Nicaragua, accompanied by Sony Artisans David McLain and Gabe Rogel to make "Tia Blanco 'My Journey'" for Sony.

The 4K video, which you can see below, was mostly recorded using a Sony A6300 with a Sony 20mm f/2.8 lens. Rogel handled the majority of the...

Focused on a faster workflow: Phase One releases Capture One Pro 9.2

 
 

Phase One has updated their popular open-platform imaging software Capture One Pro 9 to version 9.2. The software, which offers tethered capture, raw image conversion and extensive image editing tools, is considered integral to many professional's and enthusiast's workflows.

Capture One Pro 9.2 includes new...

Canon 1D X Mark II Field Test Part I: Sports photography performance with a flagship DSLR

 
 

I'm not a professional sports photographer, not anymore, anyway. I did, at one point, photograph sports for a local newspaper company, but even then I didn't "feel" like a professional sports photographer...and I certainly never used the latest 1D-series cameras and big white supertelephoto lenses. I did buy an...

Changing the game: Hasselblad launches world’s first mirrorless medium format camera

 
 

Digital medium format cameras have traditionally been large, unwieldy and complicated pieces of gear. Hasselblad hopes to have changed this with their new mirrorless medium format X1D-50c. As was the case with the popular mirrorless Xpan film camera of the late 90s, Hasselblad has again created an entirely new...

Are your images unforgettable? Run them through MIT’s “MemNet” algorithm to find out

 
 

We have a wide array of goals for our images, but I think it's often the case that no matter the subject matter or purpose for releasing the shutter, we hope to make images that a viewer will remember. It isn't easy to determine if an image will be memorable, however.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology's...

The men who drive the megamillion-dollar boats: Portraits and sailing come together for Peter Hurley

 
 

Established portrait and headshot photographer Peter Hurley picked up a camera for the first time when he failed to go to the Olympics for the United States sailing team in 2000. Sailing has been a part of his entire life, so it was exciting for Hurley when he got to combine his two passions, sailing and...

Portable backup for your memory cards: Western Digital’s My Passport Wireless Pro WiFi hard drive


 
 

Western Digital has announced a new, upgraded version of their My Passport Wireless portable hard drive this morning, sporting a number of upgrades, significant new features, and significantly improved speed.

Photographers' main interest in the device will likely be in its built-in SD card slot and ability...

Smarter, faster and integrated: Adobe updates Creative Cloud software for 2016

 
 

Adobe has launched a wide variety of updates to its Creative Cloud software suite today, including deeper integration of Adobe Stock through its software and a few interesting Photoshop-specific features.

Adobe Stock: Integrated and ready for your submissions

Adobe Stock is now deeply embedded into CC software....

Frenetic final: Nikon Ambassador shares his experience photographing UEFA Champions League

 
 

When you’re photographing an important event like the UEFA Champions League final between two storied franchises Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, it can be a stressful assignment. There might be only one chance to get the definitive shot of the event and everything happens so quickly. Nikon Europe Ambassador Joel...