In the following video, Larry Becker presents three recently introduced Rokinon wide-angle prime lenses, and covers their manual focus designs, compatibility with a wide array of camera types and mounts, and highlights each of the lens's specific attributes. Beginning with the 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS, Becker showcases the Canon EF-mount version of this lens and describes its optical design, nano-... READ MORE
Summer is the time of the year when kids are off from school, the sun is shining and outdoor activities abound. It is the perfect time to stimulate a child’s interest in photography as an aside to their already active schedules. Additionally, it is the perfect time to capture images of your children out and having fun in the warm weather.
Alternative Process Printing
For a physical activity that... READ MORE
Succeeding one of the more noteworthy and exciting cameras released in recent history, the new Nikon D810 DSLR improves upon the D800/D800E in numerous ways, yet still retains much of the allure that made the original D800 series so enticing. When the D800 and D800E... READ MORE
Regardless of how many times you've relied on your air conditioner this year, summer didn't officially begin until 6:51 a.m. on June 21 (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyhow). So we thought it would be a great time to highlight a few practical pieces of gear that come in handy when the days are long and toasty.
1) Waterproof Cameras
If you're going to be using a... READ MORE
David Hume Kennerly has been shooting on the front lines of history for six decades. He has covered wars and the people who started them, major sporting events including the 1969 Miracle Mets-winning World Series, and every other kind of story imaginable. He has done portrait sessions with kings, queens, presidents, soldiers in the field, and Indonesian fishermen.
With the advent of the new... READ MORE
In this lecture, John Cyr discusses the genesis of his most recent work, "Developer Trays." With an unrivaled passion for the darkroom and all its accouterments, Cyr set out to document the developer trays of many of the world’s most renowned photographers, such as Ansel Adams, Sally Mann, Sylvia Plachy, Aaron Siskind, and Joel-Peter Witkin. Cyr celebrates in stunning large-format color... READ MORE
Nobody slips through the cracks with Oben. With variations in size, load capacity, composition, leg locks, and numerous other features, there is an Oben tripod for every photographer and every situation. In this overview, we will profile the wide range of available tripods, monopods, heads, and accessories from Oben.
However let’s start with a brief introduction to the nomenclature used to... READ MORE
This week in the news:
- Fujifilm unveiled the XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens with weather-resistant construction and advanced stabilization.
- Tamron announced new lenses for Micro Four Thirds and Canon EOS M, as well as full-frame-compatible lenses for Canon, Nikon, and Sony.
- Adobe updated Photoshop and Illustrator, amid a bevy of other announcements.
- The winners of...
In his lecture, Harvey Stein shares aspects of a career that spans more than 40 years of consistent and impressive work in photography. He shows and discusses work from his newest book, Harlem Street Portraits, published last October. In addition, he shows some images from his four other books, Parallels: A Look At Twins (1978), Artists Observed (1986), Coney Island (1998), Movimento: Glimpses of... READ MORE
When Litepanels introduced the original 1x1 years ago, it was in the vanguard of the LED revolution in lighting. On-camera models followed, as did the Inca and Sola Fresnel lines. Not content to ride on its laurels, Litepanels reaffirms its commitment to an ongoing evolution of quality and innovation with the introduction a 3rd-generation... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Digital Camera and covers its professional-grade attributes, as well as introduces the camera's wealth of new advancements over previous 1-series cameras. The video begins with an introduction to the basic... READ MORE
Watch this vide to acquire the answers to everything you wanted to know about copyright and other legal issues, but were too scared to ask. There is a boatload of bad information, myths, factoids, and half-truths regarding copyright and other photo-related legal issues, such as model releases, floating around. Photographer Jack Reznicki and lawyer Ed Greenberg demystify and illuminate the gray... READ MORE
Tamron has made great efforts in the world of optics, attested to here by the release of a 14-150mm lens for Micro Four Thirds (a first for Tamron), an 18-200mm lens for the Canon EOS M, and a 28-300mm lens for Canon, Nikon, and Sony DSLRs. These all-in-one zooms give you everything from wide-angle to super telephoto in nice, compact packages.
14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Lens for Micro Four Thirds... READ MORE
The introduction of 4K video to the masses is delivering the unprecedented levels of quality and realism that audiences demand. 4K also brings with it massive amounts of data that can slow traditional video workflows down to a crawl. In the face of the ever-increasing requirement for a lightning-fast video editing pipeline, HP Workstations and Thunderbolt 2 are powering a new generation of... READ MORE
In the course of her presentation, Jennifer Stoots talks about the various ways that photographers can get their artwork in front of curators, gallerists, photo editors, and publishers. Having worked for galleries and in the fine art photography world for 16 years, Stoots is familiar with many of the avenues available to photographers today. In addition, feedback from photographer friends and... READ MORE