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Canada Wants Stricter Drone Laws and Mandatory $100K Insurance

The world is closing in on lawless drone operation, with Canada now following on from last week’s proposals by the UK. Transport Canada has proposed a draft of strict drone regulations — laws that drone company DJI isn’t happy about. DJI was welcoming of the regulations proposed by the UK, showing ...

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Happy 100th Birthday, Nikon!

Nikon turned 100 years old today. It’s a huge milestone for a company that was born back on July 25th, 1917, as an optics company based in Tokyo, Japan. One century later, the company has become one of the world’s dominant and beloved brands in photography. Here’s what Nikon president Kazuo ...

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Adobe Project Nimbus Leaked: This is ‘Lightroom in the Cloud’

At its MAX conference in 2016, Adobe teased Project Nimbus, a new cloud-based Lightroom-style photo editor that distils complex photo editing features into simpler tools. An internal version of Project Nimbus leaked this week, giving us a peek at what Adobe is working on. The French website MacGeneration reports that ...

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RIP: Microsoft Paint Killed Off After 32 Years

Microsoft Paint, the first image editing software experienced by countless photographers and PC users around the world, is being laid to rest. Microsoft has announced that it’s abandoning the famous program after 32 years. The Guardian spotted a newly published page on the Microsoft website with a list of Windows ...

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Nikon Made the Weirdest Music Video for Its 100th Birthday

To celebrate its 100th anniversary on July 25th, 2017, Nikon decided to make one of the weirdest and wildest music videos you’ll see. The 4-minute long video above is the “Nikon Version” music video for the song Oz by the Japanese rock band Mrs. Green Apple. The video seems to ...

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UK to Require Drone Registration and Safety Tests

UK drone pilots have enjoyed some of the most relaxed regulations around the popular pastime, but now the government has proposed new regulations that will require all owners of drones over 250 grams (~8.8oz) to register their quadcopters, attend safety courses, and pass a safety test. According to the BBC, ...

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The Top 10 Camera Films Preferred by Photographers

When a new film photographer asks the photography community which films are the best, most voices tend to agree on Porta, Tri-X, and HP5… but are these the most popular? In this article, we are going to look at the top 10 films photographers prefer. Earlier this year, I launched ...

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