Today’s scuba divers want to bring images home to show their families and friends the beauty of the underwater world. Simple cameras bring back acceptable snapshots, but to capture the splendor of the underwater environment, you need a camera with manual exposure control, a wide-angle lens with macro capabilities, and a large sensor for better image quality.
The underwater image-maker could... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, takes a quick look at Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan: a new subscription option that pairs both Photoshop CC 2014 and Lightroom 5 into a convenient and affordable 1-year license. The Creative Cloud model ensures... READ MORE
Sometimes, the most annoying thing about having an interchangeable-lens camera is the interchangeable-lens part. Prime lenses and short-range zoom lenses for full-frame cameras aren’t that big by themselves. But at some point, you realize that the five-lens kit you have is a bit of a drag to carry around with you everywhere, and you wish you could just take one lens with you that could replace... READ MORE
Greatly expanding the current lineup of full-frame-compatible, E-mount lenses, Sony has just introduced a quartet of new FE lenses ranging from prime wide-angles to an all-inclusive zoom. The FE 28mm f/2 is a standard wide angle that is compatible with two other new optics, the Ultra Wide Converter and Fisheye Converter, to further broaden its perspective. The Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA... READ MORE
At the Wedding and Portrait Photography Expo, in Las Vegas, Larry Becker, reporting for Kelbyone.com, talked to Rudy Winston at the Canon booth, where for the first time in the United States, some prints from the pre-production model Canon 5DS and... READ MORE
Profoto has done it again. A little over a year since the release of the revolutionary B1, the company is expanding its Off-Camera Flash System with the B2 250 AirTTL, a portable battery-powered pack with TTL operation for both on- and off-camera use. It has two fully asymmetrical outputs for... READ MORE
In this video from KelbyOne Media, Larry Becker takes a quick look at the new Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM telephoto zoom lens. He explains the benefits of the different coatings and lens elements, and discusses the lens and aperture construction. Becker also goes over the user-... READ MORE
In the following video, KelbyOne Media’s Larry Becker presents an in-depth overview of the Fujifilm X100T, and covers its updated features, core technologies, and some optional accessories to complement its use. The video begins with a rundown of the Fujifilm X100T's primary specs, including its 16.3MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor... READ MORE
At a photo show in another country, you are bound to see some unique products that aren’t what you normally find in photo stores in the US. This is especially true when you are in one of the most photography and camera-loving countries in the world: Japan. Below are some unique items seen at this year’s CP Plus Expo, in Yokohama.
How about a humidity-controlled storage and display cabinet to... READ MORE
No matter how advanced your skill set, if you shoot portrait, fashion, or beauty photography, your images will require some manner of retouching once the shoot is finished. Even the most beautiful model—with perfect makeup, hair, and lighting—can use at least a tweak or two, especially beneath the unforgiving eye of today’s high-resolution digital cameras. Whether it’s... READ MORE
The Rebel Series from Canon has been one of the most successful in DSLR photography. Economically priced and feature packed, these cameras appeal to demanding entry-level, as well as seasoned DSLR owners. This year, introduced at the CP Plus Expo, the new 24-megapixel Rebel T6i and... READ MORE
In the following video, B&H writer John Harris takes a look at a range of updated Lowepro backpacks at CP Plus 2015, in Yokohama, Japan, and highlights the construction details on a series of versatile bags. Beginning with the ProTactic 450 AW, Harris points out the durable hard top... READ MORE
While the EOS M1 mirrorless camera from Canon was released briefly in the US, its predecessor, the M2, was released only in Japan, and that looks like the case again for the new M3. I have the M1, and it makes an excellent backup for an APS-C DSLR like the 7D, especially with the EF lens adapter that allows it to use any Canon EOS lens. The M3 would be the same. Improvements include a much-needed... READ MORE