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
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
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