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
The night may be dark and full of shadows, but night photography expert Gabriel Biderman is here to take the fear and mystery out of photographing at night! Biderman shares some of his favorite images from his new book, Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, and sheds light on creating inspirational images once the sun goes down.
In this seminar, Biderman will help you look beyond the... READ MORE
Ricoh Imaging is expanding the reach of the Pentax 645 zoom lens lineup with the release of the... READ MORE
Sony updates and expands their Cyber-shot point-and-shoot camera lineup with the release of the DSC-WX220 and DSC-W810 digital cameras.
The... READ MORE
Join landscape photographer and Canson Infinity ambassador Robert Rodriguez Jr as he shares advanced workflows in the Lightroom 5 Develop module. Developing images creatively in Lightroom is more than just optimizing tonalities and color, it entails careful interpretation of the raw file to convey the essence of the image effectively. Selective detail, subtle use of color, and local adjustments... READ MORE
This week in the news: Apple updated their MacBook Pro with Retina display computers featuring faster processors, more RAM, and a lower price for the top-of-the-line model. Sony announced the PXW-X70, a 4K-ready camcorder that's their most compact XDCAM to date. Two new Canon super-zoom cameras were announced, with the introduction of the SX520 HS and SX400 IS. And DJI revealed that they're... READ MORE
The dawn of a new era is upon us. For more than 100 years, camera companies have been trying to squeeze the best specs into the smallest available formats. Smartphones and point-and-shoot cameras are too limiting, and digital SLRs are too bulky. Enter the Mirrorless Generation. Now, we can pack big image quality into a small, travel-friendly package.
Whether you are looking for a new camera or... READ MORE
Two years after the introduction of the D800 and D800E, Nikon announced their successor, the D810, which was billed as the new high-resolution DSLR solution for still... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-5.6 Di II VC PZD Macro Lens, and covers its versatility, optical qualities, and performance-related attributes. The video begins with a rundown of the lens' design as well as its ability to produce a 1:2.9 maximum magnification ratio... READ MORE
So, you are a regular Explora reader and you recently mastered fireworks photography. Now, the fireworks shows are done and you are hooked on photographing dazzling light, so you decide you want to photograph the lightning that comes with summer storms. Well, again, you have come to the right place!
Before we get... READ MORE
Canon has just added two new super-zoom point-and-shoots to their expansive line of PowerShot digital cameras; the SX520 HS and SX400 IS. As part of the esteemed SX-series of cameras, these two new offerings are contextualized by their high degree of imaging capabilities, versatile zoom... READ MORE