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Master your Craft: Studio lighting fundamentals

 
 

Studio lighting is a big topic, but it doesn't need to feel overwhelming. Understanding basic lighting and posing can dramatically improve your studio portraits. Better yet, some of the lessons will translate to...

Nikon announces new surprisingly compact Z 400mm F4.5 VR S supertelephoto prime lens

 
 

In addition to the compact and affordable Z30 hybrid mirrorless camera, Nikon has also debuted a new supertelephoto lens for full-frame Z-mount cameras, the Z 400mm F4.5 VR S. This new supertele lens joins the Z...

How to photograph fireworks: It’s a lot easier than you might think!

 
 
 

For any of you in the rest of the world who may not know, we Americans use the fourth of July to celebrate our independence from the British Empire a few hundred years ago. Fortunately, we're...

Master your Craft: Studio lighting fundamentals

 
 

Studio lighting is a big topic, but it doesn't need to feel overwhelming. Understanding basic lighting and posing can dramatically improve your studio portraits. Better yet, some of the lessons will translate to other portrait photography situations. A new video by Pye Jirsa of SLR Lounge delivers an overview of...

Street Scene 2022 Photo Contest: Send us your best candid street photos for a chance to win great prizes!

 
 

Street photographers, ready your camera gear or start sorting through your photo library, our Street Scene Photo Contest is back! Imaging Resource is once again teaming up with our sister publication, Digital Photo, to co-host our annual photo contest celebrating all things street photography. This year's contest...

Video: 5 easy ways to improve your landscape photos in Adobe Lightroom

 
 

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton isn't a fan of change. For this reason, and a few others, Heaton hadn't updated Adobe Lightroom in a long time. He had a workflow that worked for him. However, Heaton finally updated Lightroom, and, as it turns out, he's happy he did because he has found some new tools to help...

Profoto announces A2 monolight: Compact light is about the size of a soda can

 
 

Profoto has announced a brand-new light, the Profoto A2 Monolight. The light is designed to be easy to use and extremely compact. The A2 is about the size of a soda can and weighs 495 grams (17.5 ounces). If you're after portability, Profoto has designed the A2 for you.

The A2 includes AirX connectivity, so you...

Nikon announces new surprisingly compact Z 400mm F4.5 VR S supertelephoto prime lens

 
 

In addition to the compact and affordable Z30 hybrid mirrorless camera, Nikon has also debuted a new supertelephoto lens for full-frame Z-mount cameras, the Z 400mm F4.5 VR S. This new supertele lens joins the Z 400mm F2.8 TC lens from earlier this year as the second 400mm prime lens in the Z-mount lineup. However,...

Nikon announces lightweight & affordable Z30 mirrorless camera aimed at video creators

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The Nikon Z30 is Nikon's third APS-C Z series camera and the company's most compact, lightweight and affordable Z camera. The Z30 is aimed at entry-level users, perhaps people who have never owned an interchangeable lens camera. Further, Nikon has also designed its newest...

Video: Photographer Steve Perry’s ultimate guide to slow shutter speed wildlife panning

 
 

Panning is a tricky technique, but it can produce amazing, unique photos. When panning, you use a slow shutter speed and move your lens to track a moving subject while the shutter is open. If done correctly and with the appropriate panning technique, your subject will remain sharp while the background will be...

See the world in 360 degrees: Insta360 announces ONE RS 1-inch 360 Edition camera in partnership with Leica

 
 

Insta360 has announced the ONE RS 1-inch 360 Edition. The new camera "raises the bar" for 360-degree image and video capture and includes a pair of 1"-type CMOS sensors. The camera is co-engineered with Leica – Insta360 and Leica have collaborated since 2020 – and records 6K video.

"The 1-Inch 360 Edition...

Capture One for iPad now available: Full raw processing on-the-go

 
 

As promised, Capture One has released Capture One for iPad today. The app is now available on the App Store on iPad as part of a monthly subscription plan for $4.99 per month. The app works as a standalone iPad app but also alongside Capture One Pro for desktop with a Cloud File Transfer feature.

"We are...

Are you the best judge of your photography?

 
 

It is challenging to assess our photography accurately. For some, the feelings associated with a particular image can make us see it as much better than we otherwise would. For others, we are so critical of ourselves that it's almost impossible to see a good shot we've captured when it's staring us in the face....

Video: Thomas Heaton had his Fuji X-T3 converted to infrared & his first IR photos are awesome

 
 

Photographer Thomas Heaton recently sent his Fujifilm X-T3 camera to Protech Photographic to have it converted to infrared for black and white landscape photography. Heaton settled on a 720nm filter, which is considered a "classic" or "standard" infrared filter. It allows for some visible light and generally...

Blackmagic Design announces Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2

 
 

Blackmagic Design has announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2, a next-generation model of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 includes a new adjustable touchscreen, a larger battery for a longer shooting duration, plus support for an optional electronic...

Video: 5 simple ways to improve your outdoor portraits

 
 

Is there a better way to enjoy lovely summer weather than to get outside and capture some outdoor portraits? Over at SLR Lounge, photographer Pye Jirsa recently showed off five simple portrait ideas that you can try out in a local park or any nice outdoor area.

The first tip to try is to backlight your subject....

Rare opportunity to see 5 planets in the sky at once with the naked eye

 
 

For the next several weeks, stargazers can view five planets in the sky at once. In the predawn sky, about 60 to 90 minutes before sunrise, viewers can see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the sky, with the moon joining the party as well.

As a bonus, the planets will appear from left to right, looking...

Samsung announces 200MP smartphone image sensor with extremely small pixels

 
 

Samsung has announced a new smartphone image sensor, the ISOCELL HP3. The 200-megapixel image sensor features the industry's smallest pixels at just 0.56 micrometers. Compared to its 200MP ISOCELL HP1 image sensor, Samsung's latest sensor has 12 percent smaller pixels, resulting in a 20 percent smaller camera...

Tamron 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 VC VXD Hands-on Review: Tamron’s all-in-one APS-C zoom is very impressive

Click here to read our Tamron 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 VC VXD Hands-on Review

 
 

Last year, Tamron released the 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 VC VXD lens for Sony E-mount and Fujifilm X Series cameras. The APS-C zoom lens delivers a versatile 16.6x optical zoom, covering a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27-450mm. It's a true...

Fujifilm announces Instax Mini Link 2 wireless smartphone printer

 
 

Fujifilm has announced a new Instax printer, the Instax Mini Link 2. The wireless smartphone printer includes new customizable frames, image modes and the ability to "draw" special effects onto your print via a new INSTAXAiR feature.

Mini Link 2 connects to your smartphone – or Fujifilm X-S10 camera – via...

Tamron 17-70mm F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD announced for Fujifilm X-mount

 
 

Tamron announced another lens for Fujifilm X-mount APS-C cameras, the Tamron 17-70mm F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model B070). The 17-70mm joins the existing 18-300mm 16.6x all-in-one zoom lens.

The 17-70mm F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model B070) first launched in January 2021 for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. You...

Best Hybrid Cameras for Photo and Video in 2022

 
 

Cameras of all shapes and sizes these days capture both photos and videos. Most of them anyway. You'll still find a few new models here and there that capture exclusively still images, but the vast majority of digital stills cameras also capture video. And it's often not just basic video capture, but many cameras...

DxO announces Nik Collection 5 with updated Color Efex and Analog Efex plug-ins

 
 

DxO has announced the latest major release of its Nik Collection plug-in suite, Nik Collection 5. The new release includes major upgrades to Nik Color Efex and Analog Efex, including improved local adjustment technology and a better overall user experience.

Before diving into what's new in the Nik Collection 5,...