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2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Fujifilm announces new compact XF10: Featuring a 28mm equiv. f/2.8 lens, 24MP APS-C sensor and more


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After discontinuing the Fujifilm X70, there has been something of a hole in the X Series lineup for users looking for a compact fixed-lens camera that costs less than the...

Pixels for Geeks: A peek inside Nikon’s super-secret sensor design lab

 

 

I’ve known for some time that Nikon actually designs their own sensors, to a fairly minute level of detail. I think this is almost unknown in the photo community; most people just assume that “design” in...

Sony A7 III Review Conclusion: Sony’s best all-around full-frame mirrorless camera to date


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Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras keep getting better and better! The latest-generation of their "entry-level" option, the A7 III, is no exception. At...

Combining dance and street photography : Adorama’s Through the Lens features Omar Z Robles

 
 

In the latest episode of Adorama's Through the Lens, a web docu-series which focuses on various professional photographers, the focus is on New York City-based photographer Omar Z Robles

Robles, a Fujifilm X-Photographer, has an interesting personal history to go along with his diverse photographic portfolio....

Unleash the beast: Say hello to the Nikon P1000, a superzoom with a 3000mm-equivalent zoom lens


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If you're a fan of superzoom cameras, you're likely familiar with the Coolpix P900 from 2015. Sporting a record-breaking 83x optical zoom lens, this Coolpix redefined the term "superzoom." Well, Nikon's ready to break their own record with the Nikon P1000. Although it...

7 landscape photography tips Nigel Danson wishes he knew from the beginning

 
 

While looking through old photos, photographer Nigel Danson realized how far he has come as an artist. In addition to this realization, Danson also considered what sort of lessons he wished he had learned earlier on in the process. In his latest video, seen below, he shares seven simple photography tips he wishes...

Performing lens corrections in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC

 
 

Over the weekend, we saw Anthony Morganti's video about sharpening and noise reduction in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC. If you missed it, you can view it here. The video, along with the one featured below, is part of his ongoing series Mastering Lightroom Classic CC. His latest video is focused on lens corrections in...

Save up to $200 on Nikon lenses, including the 14-24mm f/2.8, 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 and much more

 
 

Nikon has unveiled a new set of lens rebates for July, featuring savings up to $200 USD on select Nikon lenses. Let's take a look at the lenses on sale.

First up are a trio of wide-angle zooms, the Nikon AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED, Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED and Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR. You can...

How to photograph the Milky Way: Three-part video series about planning and shooting the night sky

 
 

Over the last few months, photographer Brenda Petrella has been making videos about photographing the Milky Way. The third video was just uploaded, so I wanted to share the trio of videos with you all at once.

The first video is focused on how to plan a Milky Way photo. Petrella uses the PhotoPills app for...

Beginner tips for shooting sharper photographs using stability, camera settings and more

 
 

Getting sharp images is one of many concurrent goals most photographers have every time they press the shutter. Photographer and educator Serge Ramelli wants to help beginners shoot sharper photos. It's frustrating when you take an otherwise nice shot only to find that it's blurry and soft. What can you do to...

How to sharpen photos and reduce noise in Lightroom Classic CC

 
 

As part of his ongoing video series, Mastering Lightroom Classic CC, Anthony Morganti wants to help you get the most from Lightroom's built-in sharpening and noise reduction features.

When sharpening an image, there's a balance to be struck between extracting the most detail from your raw images while not...

Firmware Friday: Bug fixes for Nikon AW120, AW130, Ricoh Theta V; new features for Panasonic Varicam


 
 

After an action-packed June with dozens of updates from most of the main camera brands, our first Firmware Friday roundup for July arrives as a rather more compact affair. This week, we only have news of three still cameras and three video cameras either receiving new updates in the past seven days, or slated...

What are Photoshop smart objects and how can they help your photo editing?

 
 

Colin Smith of Photoshop Cafe has a new video focused on using smart objects in Photoshop. What are smart objects and how can they help your photo editing?

To help illustrate what a smart object is and what it does, Smith uses an example of a potato. Suppose you want to make the potato blue, you can paint the...

Drones are awesome, but there are good reasons not to buy one

 
 

Drones allow you to capture images and video that would have been impossible not long ago. The proliferation of drones has allowed people to capture awesome images from really cool perspectives. They're very powerful creative tools. However, does that mean you should go buy a drone? In his latest video, Tony...

Capture One releases new Latitude Styles, inspired by deep forests and sun-soaked locales

 
 

Alongside the latest version of Capture One 11, Phase One has released a new Latitude Style Pack Series for Capture One. Introduced in 2017, Capture One Styles are collections of presets designed by Phase One to quickly and easily change the appearance of your photos with a single click.

The new Latitude Series...

Step-by-step guide to creating background blur using Photoshop

 
 

Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect has a new start-to-finish tutorial outlining how to blur the background of your image in Photoshop and add bokeh.

It's always preferred to blur the background and get nice bokeh in camera, but it's not always possible in a given situation. Dinda's complete guide to editing and...

Utilize the Brenizer Method to capture wide-angle shots with a shallow depth of field

 
 

When shooting with a wide-angle lens, one of the sacrifices you make is that it is difficult to attain a shallow depth of field. In some cases, that's no problem. For example, when shooting a landscape shot, more depth of field is almost always a good thing. However, what if you want to shoot portraits with a wide...

Adorama’s Through the Lens docu-series returns to the United States for its sixth season

 
 

Adorama's Through the Lens docu-series is back for a sixth season, this time returning to the United States. They're calling it their biggest season yet and the first episode is now available.

The first video below is the trailer for the sixth season, which like prior seasons has been produced by Sal D'alia. The...

Join film photographer Ben Horne at Capitol Reef National Park in Utah

 
 

Ben Horne's spring photography trip saw him visit some lovely locations on the Colorado Plateau. In his latest video, covering the fifth day of his trip, he's in Capitol Reef National Park in southern Utah.

If you're unfamiliar with Horne's work, he shoots on a large-format film camera. This makes for a distinct...

If you weren’t paying attention to Skylum before, it might be time: they’ve hired the founder of 500px

 
 

It's been relatively easy to ignore Skylum, formerly Macphun, for many years now. Their software has always been good, but seems to lose the public's eye when compared to the giant that is Adobe. Since rebrading as Skylum, the company behind Aurora HDR and Luminar has been doing quite a lot to make their software...

Fuji X-A5 Review: Despite performance drawbacks, the X-A5 impresses with excellent image quality


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You don't have to spend a lot of cash to get your hands on a camera that can take amazing photos. The Fujifilm X-A5 is one such camera. Much like its X-A3 predecessor, the X-A5 is one of Fuji's most affordable X Series models, and offers a nice mixture of...

Landscape selfies: Creating a sense of scale in your landscape photography

 
 

When you are out photographing landscapes, it's very easy to get a sense of scale. After all, you're there, taking it all in. How do you convey the grand scale to a person who will only see your two-dimensional representation of the scene?

Photographer Nigel Danson recommends trying to include a person in your...

How to tell when an image will look better in black and white than in color

 
 

There are times when I think an image will look really good when converted to black and white. In Anthony Morganti's newest video, he tries to address the topic. How can you know when an image will look better in black and white?

One of the more effective ways to identify a potentially good black and white image...