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This month’s prizes:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Nikon Z7 Field Test Part I: Nikon takes a good first step into the full-frame mirrorless fray


Click here to read my Nikon Z7 Field Test Part I

 
 

After many teasers and hints, Nikon finally took the wraps off their brand-new full-frame mirrorless camera system back in August. The announcement comprised of...

Fuji X-T3 Field Test Part II: Out in the wild with Fuji’s enthusiast-grade flagship camera


Click here to read our Fuji X-T3 Field Test Part II

 
 

In this current era of so many Full Frame Mirrorless offerings streaming forth, Fujifilm remains quite content to play on either side of that fence in both the...

Canon USA’s President and COO Kevin Ogawa talks mirrorless and strategy, as the EOS-R hits the market

 
 

The last 6 weeks or so have been pretty hectic, given the blistering pace of new-product announcements and the Photokina show, so I'm only now managing to share an in-depth conversation I had with Kazuto (Kevin)...

ON SALE: The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is the best-performing small travel drive you can buy


UPDATE, 10/16/2018: In the market for an ultra-fast, rugged SSD drive? This SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is on sale today at Amazon in all capacities, including the 1TB size for just $199

 
 

Small, portable and high capacity storage drives are more and more becoming the norm. There was a time that transporting...

Surrealist slice of life: Dan Marker-Moore captures spirit of time-lapses in a single composite frame

 
 

In the newest episode of Adorama’s Through the Lens, the focus is on photographer and videographer Dan Marker-Moore. Originally from Chicago, Dan moved to Los Angeles about eight years ago. In Chicago, he was doing a lot of 2D and 3D art, including animation and motion graphics. After moving to L.A., he continued...

Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace: Creating high-contrast portraits using only natural light

 
 

Using only natural light, Mark Wallace can capture high-contrast, grungy-looking portraits. Thanks to the newest episode of Adorama’s Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace, you can too.

Fortunately, you don’t need fancy lighting equipment for this technique. All you need is open shade, a lens which can shoot...

Nikon Z7 Field Test Part I: Nikon takes a good first step into the full-frame mirrorless fray


Click here to read my Nikon Z7 Field Test Part I

 
 

After many teasers and hints, Nikon finally took the wraps off their brand-new full-frame mirrorless camera system back in August. The announcement comprised of two cameras with identical bodies, the Z7 and the Z6, alongside a handful of native lenses. The Nikon...

Breaking down the new features in Adobe Photoshop CC 2019, including content-aware fill

 
 

Yesterday at Adobe MAX 2018, Adobe unveiled major updates to nearly all of their Creative Cloud applications, including Lightroom and Photoshop. Regarding Photoshop in particular, there are many updates, big and small, and Jesús Ramirez of the Photoshop Training Channel has broken them all down in a couple of new...

Fuji X-T3 Field Test Part II: Out in the wild with Fuji’s enthusiast-grade flagship camera


Click here to read our Fuji X-T3 Field Test Part II

 
 

In this current era of so many Full Frame Mirrorless offerings streaming forth, Fujifilm remains quite content to play on either side of that fence in both the Medium Format world and, of course, the popular APS-C world. We've loved so many of their APS-C...

7 tips for planning your perfect photography trip

 
 

Landscape photographer Nigel Danson has taken a lot of photo trips over the past year and during that time he has made mistakes. Fortunately, every mistake is a learning opportunity and with Danson’s excellent YouTube channel, we can learn from his mistakes as well. In the video below, Nigel gives us seven tips for...

NatureTTL delivers tips and tricks for taking your drone photography to new heights

 
 

There’s nothing like taking to the skies for a fresh new perspective in your photography. With the advent of affordable, capable drones, nearly anyone can try their hand at aerial photography. In the newest video at NatureTTL, photographer Olly Jelley shares tips and tricks to help you take better drone photos.

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Adobe MAX 2018: Lightroom and Photoshop updated, plus full Adobe Photoshop is coming to iPad

 
 

There’s a lot going on at Adobe MAX, including a lot of news regarding a new Adobe video-editing platform, Rush. However, there’s still quite a bit of interesting content to cover regarding Adobe’s primary photo-editing applications, Lightroom and Photoshop.

You will likely recall that last year, Lightroom was...

Premiere for the iPad? A first look at Adobe’s new, multi-platform Premiere Rush CC software (VIDEO)

 
 

Adobe has been promising the merits of the "creative cloud" since they unveiled it, and even as late as last week, I was still not really seeing the benefits to the average user. Sure, thanks to their "teams" option, it is apparently easy to work with a group to complete a project with shared files and experiences,...

Canon USA’s President and COO Kevin Ogawa talks mirrorless and strategy, as the EOS-R hits the market

 
 

The last 6 weeks or so have been pretty hectic, given the blistering pace of new-product announcements and the Photokina show, so I'm only now managing to share an in-depth conversation I had with Kazuto (Kevin) Ogawa, named as Canon USA's President and COO back in April. I spoke with him on the day of Canon's...

Hey y’all, what lens adapters are you using? (Can we count on ANY to work reliably?)

 
 

We're looking to better-standardize our camera testing methodology, so want to adapt high-quality Canon EF or Nikkor lenses onto Fuji X and Micro Four Thirds bodies.

We know this is a really popular method for using your legacy lenses on your new bodies, so we were curious what adapters you all, the Imaging...

In huge milestone for drone pilots, DJI has been approved by FAA to authorize customer flights near airports and more

 
 

In a move that will benefit just about everyone involved with the process, DJI has been approved by the FAA as a UAS Service Supplier and will be able to offer Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) within their applications to create a line of communication between professional drone pilots...

OnSet with Daniel Norton: Two simple ways to add dimension to your portraits

 
 

One of the most challenging aspects of photography, or any two-dimensional art medium, for that matter, is creating dimension and visual depth. In the latest episode of OnSet with photographer Daniel Norton concentrates on two methods you can use to create more depth in your portrait photographs.

The first simple...

Match lighting between images to create realistic composites in Adobe Photoshop

 
 

Creating composite photographs is a very powerful tool, allowing photographers to combine elements from multiple images to create a final, hopefully realistic, image. For example, imagine you have a really nice portrait you captured outdoors, but you don’t like the background. With compositing, you can combine a...

The 24-200mm zoom of the Sony RX100 VI brings with it both the good and the bad


Click here to read my Sony RX100 VI Field Test

 
 

Sony's RX100 series has been praised pretty much since the get-go, with fans really impressed with what the small camera can do. With each iteration, Sony has made both big and small upgrades to the system to make it a more viable camera that continues to be a...

The permanence of film and the beauty of working with a mature camera technology

 
 

Photographer Ben Horne is well-known for his large-format film photography. His videos often follow him out in the field as he works with his large-format gear and creates excellent nature photography. Other videos focus instead on film review or the film photography process. In his latest video, Horne discusses...

Adorama Through the Lens: Steve Gindler captures stunning portraits in abandoned and old locations

 
 

In the latest episode of Adorama’s Through the Lens, the focus is on New Jersey-based photographer, Steve Gindler. Steve was born in Russia before moving to Brooklyn, New York when he was five.

His love affair with photography began when he was in a band and the band members couldn’t agree on a photographer to...

Two Minute Tips: First versus second curtain flash sync and how it affects your flash photography

 
 

If you don’t frequently work with flash, you may not know about the different curtain sync modes your camera offers. However, if you work with flash, you can open up a lot of creative possibilities by understanding first curtain and second curtain sync. In the latest episode of Adorama’s Two Minute Tips, David...

Mastering photography takes time and likely much longer than anyone anticipates

 
 

Photographer Sean Tucker headed to Iceland to celebrate his 40th birthday and took the time to reflect on his photographic career thus far. In the video below, Tucker shares his thoughts on what it takes to master photography.

Sean Tucker has had a very interesting and diverse journey. After wanting to...