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Nov 26, 2014 07:49PM

Nov 26, 2014 02:48PM

Sony A7 II announced in the US market, complete with price and availability

    A week ago, Sony Japan gave us a surprise announcement with the unveiling of the Sony A7 II, a full-frame compact system camera that improved upon its earlier A7 mirrorless with a groundbreaking five-axis sensor shift stabilization system, an improved, more durable design and plenty more besides. What we didn't know at the time was what the company planned for the US market: Although some other markets provided pricing and availability info, there was no comment on either topic for the camera here in the States. Until now, that...
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Nov 26, 2014 01:24PM

Forget your GoPro?VSN.Mobil?s V.360 camera will shoot immersive 360-degree video of the action!

    Last July, you may remember, we told you about a new entry in the 360-degree video market, Florida-based VSN.Mobil. The company's first imaging product is the V.360, an unusual camera that uses contoured mirrors to capture a 360-degree view of the world around it. Now, that product has officially hit the market with an even lower pricetag than was first predicted, and immediately availability from IR affiliate Since no stitching is required, every still image or frame of video shot by the VSN V.360 is captured in one...
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Nov 25, 2014 04:24PM

Nick?s Photography Tips: This holiday season, find the groups within the groups

    Some things are so painfully obvious they need to be said out loud. That’s another way of saying "here’s how my brain doesn’t work when I get excited". When you shoot a group shot, you’re the star of the show. You’re in charge. And as silly as it sounds, even when I’m arranging the crowd at the family reunion, I get some butterflies in my stomach. That’s a little pathetic, but I’ve come to deal with it. The problem is that my thinking goes a little cloudy, and I often don’t take complete advantage of all of those people...
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Nov 25, 2014 03:47PM

Forget Black Friday?Titanium Tuesday debuts with the Hasselblad Stellar II

    As Thanksgiving fast approaches, Black Friday is once again the talk of the town among bargain-hunters -- but at the other end of the spectrum is a very different kind of shopper. Today, on what we're informally dubbing Titanium Tuesday, Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has something that may tempt collectors to reach for their wallets and pay more than the regular price for an existing camera. Hasselblad's earlier Stellar and Lunar cameras took existing Sony designs and reskinned them at a much, much higher pricetag for...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:27:00 Z

Nov 26, 2014 04:27PM

Ten things you need to know about the Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony announced the Alpha 7 II last week relatively quietly, introducing a new member to its full-frame mirrorless family. The a7 II brings 5-axis in-body stabilization to a full-frame camera for the first time, claiming 4.5 stops in shake reduction. Other updates include improved ergonomics - you can see these for yourself in our hands-on overview of the a7 II. Here's what you need to know about Sony's newest Alpha camera. Read more

Nov 26, 2014 02:31PM

Small change: Samsung NX mini review

The Samsung NX mini is truly tiny, offering a 20MP 1" sensor inside a highly compact body which features a 180-degree tilting LCD and extensive connectivity features. The mini's touch-sensitive display is the camera's primary interface for changing shooting settings, and an interchangeable lens mount should make this the ideal combination of versatility and point-and-shoot simplicity. Read our review to find out how it compares

Nov 26, 2014 11:05AM

2014 Consumer DSLR Roundup

Despite the emergence of the mirrorless class, the market is still dominated by conventional DSLRs. Large sensors, optical viewfinders, and sizable grips make them comfortable choices for many aspiring photographers. We cover seven consumer and mid-level models in this roundup. Find out which we recommend. Read more

Nov 26, 2014 08:00AM

Sony announces US pricing for full-frame Alpha 7 II

Sony Electronics has announced US pricing and availability for its recently announced Alpha 7 II camera. The a7 II is the world's first full-frame mirrorless camera with in-body image stabilization (5-axis, no less), and also offers improved controls, focusing performance, and video specs. It will be available on December 9th for $1700 body only and $2000 with the 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 FE lens. We'll be getting our hands on a beta version shortly and will post samples as soon as possible. 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
Nov 23, 2014 05:52PM

Dec 31, 1969 07:00PM

What's in a File Name?

It would obviously be difficult for your camera to name an image "mt rainier sunrise" or "uncle joe's birthday party" but is _DSC5409.NEF or IMG_1234.JPG really the best we can do?....

Dec 31, 1969 07:00PM

I Can Just Fix That in Photoshop

It's a common refrain. You may have used it yourself when things don't go quite right while out shooting: "Don't worry. I can fix it later in Photoshop." Ah, but can you? Are you sure you really even want to?....

Dec 31, 1969 07:00PM

Where Does Creativity Come From?

Photography is both an art and a science. One the one hand, there's the whole question of how to produce a well exposed competent image that doesn't accidentally cut anything important out of the frame. On the other hand, there's the question of creativity....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Two Versions of Photographic Reality

The word "photography" derives from the Greek for "painting with light" and clearly photography itself is a visual medium for representing a subject. But it's more than just that....

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.

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:59:48 +0000

Nov 26, 2014 12:30PM

Obituary: Lewis Baltz, Age 69

Lewis Baltz, a star of the New Topographics movement of the late 1960s and 70s, has died. According to his longtime gallerist Theresa Luisotti, the photographerpassed away at his home in Paris, France, on Saturday, November 22, 2014 of complications related to cancer and emphysema. He was 69 years old. Along with Robert Adams, Frank […]

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Nov 24, 2014 11:24AM

UK Orphan Works Law Takes Effect: Similar US Law Is Increasingly Unlikely

A controversial “orphan works” law, making it legal under certain conditions to use photos and other creative works belonging to copyright owners who cannot be located, took effect took effect October 29 in the United Kingdom. Efforts to enact a similar law in the US continue to languish. Orphan works laws reduce the legal risk […]

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Nov 21, 2014 12:01PM

Adobe Spotlight: Tim Landis?s Extraordinary Instagram Scenes

Sponsored by Adobe All photos Tim Landis While many photographers say they picked up their first camera before adulthood, creating beautiful images is a skill that can be acquired at any time. Photographer Tim Landis is proof of this?while he says that he has always been drawn to visual storytelling, it wasn?t until after the […]

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Nov 20, 2014 11:00PM

PDN Video Pick: Pitchfork?s Interactive Mini-Site for the 2014 Basilica Soundscape Festival

Pitchfork, the influential music website that has grown to include a quarterly print magazine and three art and music festivals, has launched a new mini-site to showcase videos made during September’s Basilica Soundscape Festival.The custom site, which lives at, features videos of 12artists performing at the third iteration of the annual festival, held onSeptember […]

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Nov 20, 2014 02:07PM

Gear Roundup: Must-rent Equipment from CSI Rentals

Sponsored by CSI Rentals For many photographers and videographers, few things in life are more precious than gear. As the page turns on 2015, visual storytellers have a surplus of technological riches available to them, and at equipment rental hotspots like CSI Rentals in New York City, it?s easy to keep up with changing technology […]

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Digital cameras
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:53:46 PST

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)