Mother’s Day is almost upon us, and perhaps some of you still haven’t figured out the ideal gift yet. It can be incredibly difficult to find that perfect present, but if you’re lucky enough to have a mum who is also a photographer, we are here to help with our alternative Mother’s Day Gift Guide.
DXOMark ranked the new Leica M11 rangefinder and scored it a 100, which makes it one of the top five full-frame sensors currently available. It joins the Nikon Z7 II and D850, Panasonic S1R, and Sony A7R III as the other 100-point cameras. DXOMark Image Labs is a private French engineering company located near Paris.
I believe in a happy medium, somewhere between too little and too much. Aristotle defended this view with his Golden Mean, the middle ground between excess and deficiency. Apply it to the pleasures of life, to your emotions, to your decision-making, and it makes practical sense. Even digital photography follows Aristotle’s wisdom. I recently found
Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after rumours confirm (if that in itself isn’t an oxymoron) that the Canon EOS R7 is going to be announced later this year, we have our first set of rumoured specs. Honestly, though, I’m not entirely sure how accurate these are going to be at this stage. I
Dynamic range is the ratio between the strongest and weakest signal measured in a given context. For example, the dynamic range of a camera sensor is the ratio between the brightest and darkest signal that can be captured in a single image. Like most other things in photography, dynamic range is often measured in stops,
[embedded content] While smartphones can provide great images in controlled environments, they’re not considered to be as versatile as a dedicated camera. Wedding Photographer Jason Vinson decided to see how a Sony Xperia Pro-I would fare in an setting where he had little to no control: a full-day wedding. Vinson says he has always wanted
Snap Inc, the company behind Snapchat, has announced its long-rumored drone. Called Pixy, the company is positioning it as a friendly, pocket-sized, free-flying sidekick. “We first created Snapchat as a new way to use the Camera for self-expression and communication. From Lenses to Spectacles, there are so many ways to share your perspective. Today, we’re
Dorothea Lange’s photo Migrant Mother is one of the most famous photos of the 20th century. If you’ve always wanted to have a print of it, now you can as there’s one on an auction. And it’s not just any print – it was originally part of Dorothea Lange’s family collection. Not surprisingly, it’s expected
Last year, the now-famous prairie-style “Nap Dress” by Hill House Home took over the internet. By February, when the brand dropped a new collection, it sold $1 million’s worth in inventory in just twelve minutes. By the end of the day, they’d made more than they had in the entirety of 2019. Meanwhile, English Garden-inspired
Retouch4.me offers a collection of nine plug-ins that it says use AI to capably and effectively retouch photos and target specific retouching tasks to quickly automate what would normally take much longer to do by hand. For many photographers the most time consuming part of their jobs isn’t taking the photos, it’s the editing afterwards.
Not many other adventure holidays are as alluring as an African safari that comes with the promise of seeing Africa’s Big Five animals up close and in the wild. The thrill of coming into contact with wild animals is hard to beat. The following article will provide essential considerations for your next Big Five safari
If you’re a photographer, you’re likely familiar with memory cards. They’re what our photographs are stored on — removable flash media that we insert into a slot (or slots) in our camera, take photos, and then (sometimes) remove and insert into a card reader or card slot on our computer. All of that is almost
Vazen has unveiled their new 135mm T2.8 1.8x anamorphic lens for full-frame cameras in EF and PL mount. This completes their 3-lens 1.8x full-frame anamorphic lineup adding to the Vazen 85mm T2.8 1.8x anamorphic full-frame lens announced in August 2020 and the Vazen 50mm T2.1 1.8x anamorphic full-frame lens announced last May. As with Vazen’s
It’s early morning and I’m sitting in the shelter to photograph the love story of… but why to reveal it now? Can you tell from the attached photo at the end of this article what bird I’m targeting? But as it is with wildlife photography, most of the time you just sit and stare into
Instagram is testing the ability to pin posts to a profile, which would allow users to highlight specific photos at the top rather than hiding them under a deluge of newer ones. A Meta representative confirmed to TechCrunch that the company is currently testing the ability to pin posts to profiles. “We’re testing a new
In a world of increasing automation, at least photography still offers the opportunity to stay alert, active, and in command. While intimidating at first, shooting in full manual mode provides creative control, proper metering in tricky light, and deeper integration into the entire process of making photos. If you give it time, manual photography can
For big-time creatives with a similarly-sized budget, the pinnacle in mobile, off-grid living has arrived: the Living Vehicle Creative Studio. Developed in the maelstrom of remote work, the LV Creative Studio cuts no corners. It’s essentially a combined portable office and apartment that is ready to travel wherever a full-sized pickup can tow it. Powered
Samsung has announced their newest portable SSD, the Samsung T7 Shield. Now, on first glance, especially given the name, it might just sound like a regular Samsung T7 drive in a fancy rugged enclosure and… Well, yeah, that’s pretty much exactly what it is. But now that the world is opening back up and photographers
When Vadim Balakin encountered the remains of a polar bear in Northern Svalbard in August of 2014, the cause of the animal’s death was unknown (pictured below). It might have been old age; however, the good condition of the teeth suggested that starvation was also a likely possibility. “They say nowadays such remains [are] to
Learn this clever Photoshop technique to create furry text using custom brushes, layer masks, and layer styles! 🎯 SUBSCRIBE to get more amazing Photoshop tutorials! ► https://www.youtube.com/user/photoshoptrainingch?sub_confirmation=1 📘 INDEX – How to Create Furry Text in Photoshop 00:00 – Introduction 00:30 – Crete the Text Layer and Apply The Fur Layer 01:16 – Create the