Photography

Photography
by Todd Vorenkamp
11 hours ago
Night photography is full of challenges. One of the biggest for beginners and pros alike is the difficulty of achieving accurate focus in very dark scenes. However, autofocus systems are constantly improving and many of today’s modern DSLR cameras can focus in darkness that would have short-circuited the autofocus systems of cameras made just a few years ago. Yet, the downside of most autofocus...
13 hours ago
Volume One of our series, Cheating Death for a Photograph, emphasized the critical importance of listening to your inner voice. In this episode, photographers Isak Pretorius, Arthur Morris, and Jeff Cable recount photographic encounters where a single misstep could—or nearly did—have...
1 day ago
On August 25, the National Parks Service celebrates its 100th Anniversary, and we celebrate the parks and all that they have provided to photography over the years. From early photographers documenting natural wonders to persuade Congress of the value of a park system, to legendary landscape photographers such as Ansel Adams, to the countless tourist snapshots of Old Faithful, and even to Apple’s...
1 day ago
Much like I wish I were the kind of traveler who only packed one bag, I wish I were the kind of photographer who only used one camera. Instead, I always have two or three bags and two or three cameras. Despite my best intentions, I can’t seem to go on a trip with just one of each. Even if I wear the same outfit or shoot with the same camera for three days straight—both of which have been known to...
1 day ago
After an exciting year during which Fujifilm has updated its two top-tier cameras, the company is now focusing its attention on the entry-level X-A-series. The new X-A3 mirrorless camera succeeds last year’s X-A2, and sees a...
1 day ago
Whether you’re in the studio, shooting landscapes in the country, or photographing an event, chances are you’ve been looking forward to the highly anticipated EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera. The Mark IV offers a slew of upgrades,...
3 days ago
Conversations about the rules of composition tend to annoy me. Perhaps it’s just my disposition about rules in general, but try talking to your favorite photographer about composition rules and the technical details of their greatest photo and you may be ignored, or worse. Let’s face it—nobody ever liked a photograph because it adhered to a rule. Perhaps the best you can say about any rule of...
4 days ago
Save and share your precious memories of yesteryear with the people you love, digitally, thanks to the easy-to-use 8mm and Super 8 Movie Reels2Digital MovieMaker from Wolverine....
by Todd Vorenkamp and Christopher Witt
1 week ago
North American friends, mark your calendars for August 21, 2017, when there will be a total eclipse of the sun traversing the middle of the United States. The last time a total eclipse crossed the entire continental U.S. was in June 8, 1918. A total eclipse touched part of the continent in February, 1979. If you miss the 2017 eclipse, you will have to wait until 2024 for the next total eclipse...
1 week ago
While digital camera manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to improve and increase resolution, dynamic range, frame rate, ISO, and…everything, a very strong counter trend has emerged that is turning back to analog, mechanical, and film techniques.  Standing out amongst these “throwback” technologies is the rising popularity of instant film and instant film cameras. Fujifilm Instax has...
1 week ago
Coming in on the heels of their first autofocus lens announcement, the AF 50mm f/1.4 FE, Rokinon is introducing their second lens with autofocus: the AF 14mm f/2.8 FE. Designed for full-...
1 week ago
After some impressive flagship releases from Nikon, it is nice to see that they aren’t forgetting about the little guy with today’s release of the D3400 DSLR Camera. The most notable upgrade here is the introduction of...
1 week ago
Filmmakers and videographers who have long dreamed of getting Lensbaby’s special effects with their cinema cameras can now pick up the Composer Pro II with a PL mount. Offering the same features and specifications as the existing still-photo mounts, this model is compatible without the need for...
1 week ago
Continuing to expand the feature-sets of both Photoshop and Lightroom, along with their associated apps, Adobe has just launched a host of updates to benefit individual app subscribers as well as subscribers to the Creative Cloud Photography Plan. Making full use of Creative Cloud’...
1 week ago
Conserve power without sacrificing quality with the Anova Pro BI-S LED Light, a Bi-Color LED fixture that runs on 94% less power than a tungsten light of similar brightness. This Rotolight fixture...

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