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THIS week in the news: Sony announced the a5100 mirrorless camera, while Leica unveiled the M-P digital rangefinder camera. Kodak has rung the death knell of BW400CN film. Hasselblad announced the new 200-Megapixel H5D-200c Multi-Shot medium format camera. Barnes & Noble and Samsung released the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook.
The New Sony a5100 Mirrorless Camera
Sony added to its digital camera lineup... READ MORE
Following up on Jeff Cable’s “The 15 Features of the DSLR That Every Photographer Should Know,” and “The 15 Features of Photoshop That Every Photographer Should Know,” this presentation covers 15 of the most common mistakes that people make when taking photos. Cable discusses composition, proper use of flash, good focus technique, and much more. As always, with Cable, we know that his stories... READ MORE
Leica has announced a gorgeous new camera, which is an update to the Leica M (Typ 240) Digital Rangefinder. In reality, the new... READ MORE
At first glance, purchasing a step-up ring is a simple, straightforward transaction―all you need is a metal ring that enables you to use a filter with a wider-diameter thread size than the lens on which you want to mount it. What’s not so clear-cut is why there are so many choices for a lens accessory that, on the surface, is so simple and basic.
The answer to the above is that the materials... READ MORE
This video from Kelby One is Larry Becker’s hands-on review of the Canon G1 X Mark II. Becker discusses the camera’s 1.5" sensor, built-in 24-120mm lens, and Wi-Fi/NFC capabilities, as well as other features, such as a poseable pop-up flash and manual function controls. He also makes a good... READ MORE
As if Sony didn’t have enough great cameras on the market right now, the company just announced a new mirrorless camera that will... READ MORE
Deviating from the common adage that "everything can be fixed in post," optical filters are an essential tool for current-day photographers and cinematographers to correctly balance exposures and achieve successful results at the time of shooting. In spite of the advancements for digitally manipulating imagery post production, filters offer the unique advantage of being able to get a shot right... READ MORE
This week in the news: Samsung has announced the Galaxy Alpha smartphone, encased in lightweight metal. Manfrotto has unveiled a carbon fiber version of the BeFree Tripod, as well as the Pro Light series of photo and video bags with accessories. Profoto announced the Air Remote TTL-N for Nikon cameras. The Telefunken THP-29 Extreme Isolation Headphones are now available for pre-order.
Profoto... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless digital camera and covers its features and unique functions in comparison to the previous Fujifilm X-series cameras. The video begins with a quick comparison between the X-T1 and the first... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Olympus Stylus SP-100 digital camera and covers its unique features, powerful zoom, and distinct imaging capabilities. The video begins with a focus on the 50x optical zoom lens and transitions into the unique Dot... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Sony a77II DSLR camera and covers its new features and technologies in comparison to the former, original a77. The video begins with a quick rundown of some of the imaging facets, including the 24.3MP APS-C sensor and BIONZ X image processor, and... READ MORE
You’ve mastered shooting RAW, so what’s the next step? When it really matters, know how to tether up and see results immediately. Tethered shooting can make the difference between a successful shoot and miserable failure. With this class, we cover ways to tether your DLSR and medium format camera using Capture One Pro, the industry standard among professional photographers. Learn how and when to... READ MORE
This week in the news: Ricoh Imaging announced a new 28-45mm zoom lens for the Pentax 645 medium-format cameras, as well as the S-Q1, the latest, and most stylish addition to the Q-series line of mirrorless cameras. DJI launched the new Spreading Wings S900 drone, which can fly cameras such as the Canon 5D Mark III. Sony updated its action-camera offerings with the announcement of the HDR-AS20,... READ MORE
Updating their compact, convenient and style-minded Q-mount camera system, Ricoh Imaging has just announced the Pentax Q-S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera. It becomes the flagship camera of the Q-mount system that is recognized as one of the smallest and lightest interchangeable lens... READ MORE
Ricoh Imaging is expanding the reach of the Pentax 645 zoom lens lineup with the release of the... READ MORE