In late December, PetaPixel published an article asking if it was a good idea to buy used. There were mixed responses, but if KEH’s data is to be believed, far more people support buying used than you might think. For KEH, 2020 was a “banner year.” KEH is a used camera marketplace that features all
Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! ‘I Tried to Become Part of Wuhan’: Hector Retamal – Agency Photographer of 2020 – The Guardian The picture desk at The Guardian, the reputed
While not necessarily indicative of how well a brand is doing in terms of sales, the annual LensRentals Top Rented Photo and Video Products report is at least telling of what’s popular or what has the public eye. This year, it was Canon yet again. While actual sales figures are much more telling when it
Announced in 2018, we’re finally starting to get a look at the $6,000 Zeiss ZX1. The camera is designed to be a photo capture, edit, and share device, and as such runs Lightroom Mobile right on the rear LCD. Outside of making edits to photos taken with your Apple or Android smartphone, to this point
During the peak of the astronomical event that was the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in December, a photographer named Garret who goes by gm_astrphotography posted a photo that sparked some debate to its authenticity. The fact is, the image is 100% legitimate. The images below at first seem like they must have been manipulated
A University of Virginia history teacher published a tweet asking what photojournalism and documentary photography would look like, now and in the past, if the photographer’s right to take someone’s image were balanced by that person’s right to say no. In October of 2020, the New York Post published a controversial OpEd calling street photography
Google has apparently removed support for its Astrophotography mode from the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G ultra-wide cameras in the latest version of the Google Camera app. Astrophotography mode is now only available on the phones’ primary camera. When both the Pixel 5 and 4a were released, Google’s Astrophotography mode was available for use on
Xiaomi today announced the Mi 11 smartphone which houses an impressive new low light technology. Quality nighttime photo-taking capability has been a thing for some time, but this latest device is the world’s first to implement a Night Mode for video. The Mi 11 is the first smartphone to use Qualcomm’s newly-showcased Snapdragon 888 processor.
Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Whitewashing the Great Depression – The Atlantic Blacks in the lineup for food at mealtime in the camp for flood refugees, Forrest City, Arkansas, Feb.
Fujifilm has announced that it has set a new world record by creating a magnetic storage tape that can store a staggering 580 terabytes of data. The breakthrough, developed jointly with IBM Research, uses a new magnetic particle called Strontium Ferrite (SrFe), commonly used as a raw material for making motor magnets. Fujifilm has been
GoPro has unveiled a new Bluetooth remote for controlling your GoPro camera. It’s simply called The Remote. The smart remote is designed to be rugged enough to be a trustworthy companion during your outdoor adventures — it has a durable exterior and is waterproof down to 16 feet. Roughly the size of a smartwatch, it
Lightroom version 6.0, officially Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015, was the last major release of Lightroom that was available with a perpetual license (i.e. a one-time purchase). Unfortunately, some users who don’t wish to make the jump to paying a subscription through the Creative Cloud are finding that “perpetual” isn’t as all-encompassing as they thought.
Google wanted a way to encourage Google Photos users to look back on their cherished memories, so they got Nickelback to record a new parody version of their hit song “Photograph.” You can hear the 1-minute parody above. The original “Photograph” was released by the Canadian rock band back in August 2005 as the first
The Hong Kong-based lens adapter maker Megadap has launched the world’s first autofocus adapter for manual lenses on Nikon Z mirrorless cameras. The lens gives autofocus abilities to Leica M manual-focus lenses. The adapter works by replacing the manual focusing system of the lens and instead autofocusing with an extendable bayonet structure, moving the lens
Photographer Mike Mayou was flying his drone on the St. Louis River last week when he managed to capture once-in-a-lifetime shots of a trio of bobcats hanging out and even sitting on a log together. Mayou was out on a photography adventure on December 16th when he noticed wildlife moving across the icy river. Upon
Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Photographing Antelope Canyon on the Tour – Phil Mistry © Suwandi Chandra, Sony a7 III, Sony FE 24-105 F4 G OSS, 24mm, f/8, 1/30, ISO
A Canadian photographer has captured a funny photo of a bison seeming to use a crosswalk especially designed for their safety. Tim Osborne, a wildlife photographer out of St. Albert, decided to take a drive out to Elk Island National Park, near Edmonton, described online as “an important refuge for bison, elk, and more than
DJI has found itself on a list of companies that the United States Department of Commerce has blocked from being able to conduct business with U.S.-based companies. American companies cannot export parts to DJI, and it’s possible that U.S. consumers will find it harder to purchase DJI products. The Department of Commerce added 78 companies
Evan Anderman is a pilot and photographer who uses his combination of skills to capture some impressive aerial landscape photos. Anderman has been dutifully uploading multiple videos a month documenting his process since earlier this year. Anderman calls himself a “social landscape photographer” and since April of 2020 has been regularly sharing ten to fifteen-minute
Industrious designer Benjamin Bezine has created a Raspberry Pi-powered film scanner that combines with a film advancer made from Lego and a mirrorless camera that along with machine learning automatically scans whole rolls of film. Bezine writes that this is his fourth iteration of the Roboscan device, with the latest model made more efficient thanks