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Jun 30, 2015 10:43PM

Jun 30, 2015 03:07PM

Photoflex gets bought out by Promark International Inc.

Earlier this year we reported on the news that lighting and accessory manufacturer Photoflex had filed for bankruptcy and subsequently closed shop and suspended all sales. Less than three weeks later, Photoflex announced it was opening up shop again, temporarily, while they searched for a potential buyer of the business. Today, Photoflex shared the news many photographers had been hoping for; it’s been purchased by Promark International Inc., a photography conglomerate that also owns Photogenic, Norman, Quantum and other photography brands (pictured below)....
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Jun 30, 2015 10:00AM

Olympus AIR comes to America: We fall in love instantly!

    This is the camera that every Micro Four Thirds photographer will want to own! The Olympus AIR is a tiny camera module that uses your smartphone as its viewfinder and user interface, seamlessly bridging the worlds of Micro Four Thirds photography and smartphones, and is the most downright fun camera I've used in at least a decade! OK, saying every MFT photographer is a bit over the top, but I'll stand by "most". With a great price (just $299, body-only), great image quality, and the ability to use any Micro Four Thirds lens...
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Jun 30, 2015 07:16AM

Sony patent details fixed-aperture 28-70mm f/4.0 FE OSS lens

  Sony's current 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 FE OSS lens A recent Sony patent unveils the inner workings of a new 28–70mm f/4.0 OSS FE lens design. Filed back in October of 2013, the patent (translated) displays 13 elements in 9 groups, including one ED (Extra-low Dispersion) element. Also mentioned in the patent is the inclusion of Sony’s OSS (Optical Steady Shot) image stabilization and internal focusing mechanism (4th group in illustration). There aren’t any details on when we might be seeing this lens, if at...
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Jun 30, 2015 07:06AM

Panasonic LX100 Review: Could this be the enthusiast compact you?ve been waiting for?

    For several years, Sony has had the enthusiast compact camera market all to itself -- but the times, they are a-changin'. As you'll see in our just-completed Panasonic LX100 review, there's finally a real fight on for the hearts and minds of photographers who're in the market for a pocket-friendly camera that shoots great photos! The Panasonic LX100 is a very interesting camera indeed, in part because it takes a decidedly different approach to the enthusiast compact dilemma. Among its rivals, most -- that is, the Sony...
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Jul 01, 2015 06:00AM

DxO OpticsPro 10.4.2 released with Canon EOS 5DS/R support

DxO has introduced OpticsPro 10.4.2, adding Raw support for Canon's EOS 5DS and 5DS R. Also added are 789 new camera/lens combination correction profiles. Updates for DxO FilmPack and DxO ViewPoint also make those applications fully compatible with Photoshop CC 2015. Read more

Jun 30, 2015 05:16PM

Atomos releases AtomOS6.4 firmware upgrade for Shogun recorder

Video production tool maker Atomos has announced the release of AtomOS6.4, a significant firmware update for its Shogun video monitor and recorder. The update includes a number of useful features, including anamorphic de-squeezing that supports the Panasonic GH4's new anamorphic video mode. Read more

Jun 30, 2015 12:15PM

DxOMark Mobile report: Sony Xperia Z3+

The Xperia Z3+ is the international version of the Japan-only Xperia Z4. On paper, it's only a minor upgrade over the predecessor Xperia Z3. The 1/2.3-inch 20.7MP Sony Exmor sensor and F2.0 25mm equiv. lens are shared with the previous model. Despite having the same specs, camera performance is improved and nabs the Z3+ DxOMark's third place ranking. Read more

Jun 30, 2015 10:00AM

Olympus brings its Air lens-style connected camera to US

Olympus is bringing its connected 'Air' camera to the US. Announced in Japan earlier this year and shown off previously in concept form, the Air consists of a 16MP Four Thirds sensor and Micro Four Thirds lens mount and uses your smartphone or tablet screen as its display. It's similar in spirit to the Sony Alpha QX1 but with a smaller body, Bluetooth connectivity and several unique shooting modes. Read more

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May 29, 2013 05:30PM

Web site moving to a new server

This site will be moving to a new server shortly. The move will be accompanied by a slight change in the path to site pages. As before, you'll be able to reach the entrance to the site by surfing to, but any of your bookmarks that end with or include .asp in the path will soon lead to a dead end. Simply substituting html for asp will fix things in most cases.

Go to advertiser website.

Jul 18, 2012 08:00PM

Personal message: a new job means a big change for this website

Earlier this month, I accepted a photojournalism instructor position at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) here in Calgary. SAIT is home to one of Canada's premiere visual journalism programs, and I'm excited that the teaching of future Canadian photojournalists will be my full-time gig starting in a few week's time. My new job has led to an especially difficult decision regarding this website, please see the full story for more.

Jul 17, 2012 01:30PM

Nick Didlick demonstrates video, time-lapse abilities of Nikon 1 V1

Vancouver, Canada-based photographer Nick Didlick has recently posted two short movies showcasing the video and time-lapse capabilities of the Nikon 1 V1 camera. Each is well worth a look, both for what Didlick has captured and for the ethereal effect he has given each video in post-production.

Jul 17, 2012 11:30AM

A few thoughts about the Nikon D4

Since picking up a Nikon D4 in March it has been my go-to camera for low light and high speed photography, supplementing a D800E that's now used for just about everything else. Here are a few observations about D4 image quality, autofocus, wireless networking and more.

Jul 16, 2012 09:00AM

Usability improvements headline ShutterSnitch 2.5

ShutterSnitch, our favourite iOS app for receiving pictures from a wireless-capable camera, is soon to be updated to v2.5. The new version brings with it some of the best usability improvements in the app since v2.0 was released back in 2010.

Earthbound Light Photography Tips
Jun 28, 2015 04:21PM

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

More On Dehaze

The new Dehaze feature in Lightroom CC and Adobe Camera Raw 9.1 can decrease the appearance of haze. Pretty simple, no? But it's introduction has cased some degree of confusion and brought about a number of questions....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

I Can See Clearly Now, Dehaze is Here

Yes, the actual lyrics to the song are that "the rain is gone," rather than "Dehaze is here" but somehow I can't get this tune out of my head anyway. For outdoor photographers, the Dehaze feature in Adobe Camera Raw for the new Photoshop CC (2015) is indeed something to sing about. Lightroom CC (2015) just got Dehaze added too....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

The Myth of Correct Exposure

There's no easier way to ruin an image than to blow the exposure. But just what is "correct exposure" anyway?....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Take Your Camera to Work Day

Well, not really. But June 15 is officially the tenth annual Nature Photography Day sponsored by the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), and it does fall on a Monday this year....

Nov 15, 2012 08:38AM

Nov 14, 2012 06:54AM

Mary Cooney, Calvin Hom Promoted At Los Angeles Times

Deputy managing editor Colin Crawford has announced the promotion of Mary Cooney and Calvin Hom to the position of director of photography at the Los Angeles Times. Here's the memo Crawford sent to the staff:


To: The Staff

Nov 14, 2012 06:30AM

Register Now For Friday's NPPA Business Blitz Roadshow in California

This Friday and Saturday in California will be the final stop for NPPA's 2012 Business Blitz Roadshow, and registration for the November 16-17 event is now open.

Nov 13, 2012 08:06PM

Los Angeles Times Wins $266K From Photographer David Strick

By Kevin Roderick

An arbitrator has awarded the Los Angeles Times $266,000 to cover the costs of defending itself against a suit by longtime Hollywood editorial photographer David Strick. He argued that the Times could no longer use the photographs he shot while under contract to the newspaper after his contract ended. The Times disagreed. Strick sued.

Nov 13, 2012 02:02PM

Nikon Photo Day At Washington's Newseum

Professional speakers, Nikon product demonstrations, an "Eyes Of History" gallery talk, a Photo Safari, and a Pulitzer Prize photography presentation are among the events planned for Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Nikon Photo Day at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

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Jun 29, 2015 08:08AM

Magnum Photos Names 6 New Nominees

  Matt Black, Carolyn Drake, Richard Mosse, Newsha Tavakolian, Lorenzo Meloni and Max Pinckers have been named nominees of Magnum Photos. The cooperative agency also voted to make Michael Christopher Brown, who was named a Magnum nominee in 2013, an associate of the agency. Magnum Photos announced the news yesterday at the conclusion of its […]

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Jun 25, 2015 11:13AM

It?s in the Details: Vanessa Joy?s Metal-Printed Wedding Photos

Sponsored by Black River Imaging Over the course of her career, photographer Vanessa Joy has established thoughtful and elegant practices to capture her clients? engagement sessions and weddings, taking special care to document the details the couple has worked hard to bring to fruition for their special day. From flowers to tablescapes, Joy preserves the […]

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Jun 24, 2015 02:44PM

Uber for Drones: Fly4Me Connects Pilots with Clients

A photo posted by ( on Jan 29, 2015 at 2:52pm PST For all the popularity of drones, they’re far from a mass market product. Many users, even many photographers, may be leery of sending a flying robot into the air, lest it wind up on the White House lawn or onsomeone’s face. That’s […]

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Jun 23, 2015 09:49AM

Court Rejects Rentmeester?s Infringement Claim Over Nike ?Jumpman? Logo

A federal court in Portland, Oregon has dismissed photographer Jacobus “Co” Rentmeester’s copyright infringement claim against Nike for the same reason so many “copycat” infringement claims fail: Copyright law doesn’t protect ideas, only the expression of those ideas. And Nike’s expression was not “substantially similar” to Rentmeester’s, the court ruled. “Mr. Rentmeester has failed to […]

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Jun 22, 2015 06:21AM

Photographer Calls Out Taylor Swift for Apple Hypocrisy [Updated]

Taylor Swift is rapidly making a name for herself as the scourge of streaming music services, first lambasting Spotify and now, Apple Music, for giving musicians short financial shrift. In an open letter to Apple, Swift complains thatthe company won’t be paying musicians during a user’s three month free trial period with the service, calling […]

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Digital cameras
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:31:31 PDT

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, Black)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, red)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 05:36AM

Nikon D3300 (with 18-55mm II lens, gray)

Very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance make the Nikon D3300 A solid choice for a first dSLR.

Mar 14, 2014 04:49AM

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 (Black)

The Olympus Stylus XZ-2 iHS is an excellent bright lens enthusiast compact. At this point, though, you should skip it at its full $600 price.

Mar 12, 2014 09:01AM

Nikon 1 V3 (with 10-30mm Lens)