The history of photography is over a century old — in fact, it was 107 years ago that Oskar Barnack created the Ur-Leica, a camera that would later be known as the genesis of the 36×24 “full-frame” format. Since then, hundreds of companies across the world have, to varying degrees of success, produced everything from
While reviewing the Leica 24-70mm f/2.8, I was able to spend some time with a lens from Sigma that has been accused of being the exact same lens in a rehoused body. But is it? Editor’s note: The following evaluation is meant to be viewed after reading the full review of the Leica 24-70mm f/2.8,
[embedded content] Camera accessory manufacturer Fotodiox has published a video that explains how to make a digital camera obscura that can be used for both video and photo capture made from a box, a magnifying glass, and frosted plastic. The build is promised to be super-simple and results in an unusual video capture device as
A decade into the E-mount camera system and Sony has become well-versed at making 50mm lenses for mirrorless bodies. The company’s latest effort, the 50mm f/1.2 G Master, is the most ambitious as well as the most satisfying. For as many 50mm lenses that Sony has released, surprisingly, it hasn’t been until now that it
Figure 1. Shot with the new iPhone 12 Pro Max using the Apple ProRAW format. Developed in Lightroom Classic. Introduced in the iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Max, Apple ProRAW is an entirely new file format that indicates where Apple is heading with its camera technology. Two years ago, I did something I
Polaroid has collaborated with the Keith Haring Foundation to feature a custom Polaroid Now camera and i-Type instant film that is decorated with Haring’s signature motifs. Haring, who was an American pop artist from New York city, is most well known for this chalk outlines of people, dogs, and other images on black advertising spaces.
Just over a year ago, Lomography launched the 180th Anniversary Edition of the Petzval 80.5mm f/1.9 MKII Bokeh Control Art Lens which promised a bevy of improvements over its 85mm predecessor. It looked as though it would put a historic lens back in the hands in creatives at an affordable $549 price. So does it?
[embedded content] The Slow Mo Guys tested out the new Phantom TMX 7510 — the fastest Phantom yet — by capturing a slow-motion close-up video of a spark plug breaking a car window at an incredible 800,000 frames per second. The high-speed Phantom TMX 7510 camera, used in the video, was launched just earlier this
In a recent interview with Phileweb, Nikon’s Fumiyuki Wakao — the company’s General Manager of Planning and Marketing — said that the team developing the upcoming Z9 professional camera was dealing with “great expectations and responsibilities” and that they were “struggling to reach the goal.” Nikon announced that it was developing the Z9 mirrorless professional
Sigma has announced that it will offer a paid service to current fp camera owners who want to replace the dials with the newer ones on the recently announced fp L. The “button replacement service” will cost about $150 and is not included in the camera’s warranty. The company says that the service is provided
[embedded content] Canope, the company formerly known as Nubrella, has updated its $90 hands-free wearable umbrella and shade system to provide more protection from more adverse weather conditions including both rain and sun. This updated device is what the company calls the world’s first patented, hands-free, wind-resistant weather protection umbrella that is worn much like
Leica recently introduced its $2,795 Vario-Elmarti-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens, the latest zoom lens for L-Mount systems. It’s not what most would call “cheap,” but it certainly is inexpensive compared to the rest of Leica’s lineup. But does that mean a dip in performance? The 24-70mm f/2.8 lens has always been one of the most
[embedded content] Photographer and filmmaker Joey Helms ventured to Iceland in order to capture footage of the volcanic eruption there. During a pass over the mouth of the volcano, his DJI FPV was swallowed by lava and lost forever. As noted by Helms, first-person view drones — or FPV for short — are very much
[embedded content] When taking a look at Sigma’s newest zoom in its Contemporary lineup, one can’t help but draw comparisons to the myriad of other standard-range zoom lenses available. Let’s be honest — it doesn’t break any new ground. Heck, some may even accuse Sigma of stepping on its own toes with this one, considering
[embedded content] Moment is more known for its phone accessories, but today has launched what it claims to be the lightest outdoor camera bag available for the adventurous creator who wants both a mountain pack and a camera bag all in one. The Strohl Mountain Light Backpack is the company’s latest and was designed in
NASA’s Mars Ingenuity drone survived a close call that could have ended in disaster. During its sixth flight, a glitch in its camera image delivery pipeline caused the drone’s onboard navigation system to malfunction. In order to explain what happened, it’s crucial to first understand how the Ingenuity drone estimates its flight path and motion.
If you’re a content creator in need of professional-grade storage drives, Western Digital’s newly unveiled SanDisk Professional line of premium storage solutions is just for you. Professional photographers and creatives across a wide range of industries are always working with data that’s in a perpetual state of motion. Whether working with photos, high-resolution videos, or
[embedded content] Hasselblad has released the second video in its “Hasselblad Home” series where the company is giving a behind-the-scenes look at what it calls “the core of Hasselblad.” In it, the company details the design decisions behind the ergonomics, materials, and user interface of its mirrorless cameras. Hasselblad’s initial X1D and following cameras have
[embedded content] A photography duo from Alamosa, Colorado recently ordered a Sony Alpha 1 camera from Amazon as an investment in their business in a transaction that they report cost them more than $7,000. But instead of receiving the new camera, the two only found empty boxes. In an interview with The Denver Channel, Bill
Previously, we looked at which DSLR system held its value better over time and how fast the mirrorless market is growing. This time, we explore Sony’s popular full-frame mirrorless camera lines and see how they stack up against each other. This story is part of KEH’s Tilt-Shift Report, where the company shares exclusive data and