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Nov 28, 2014 09:21PM

Nov 28, 2014 04:21PM

Is GoPro about to step into DJI?s turf with its own consumer drone? The Wall Street Journal thinks so?

    Action camera maker GoPro's offerings have proven very popular with videographers looking to document some fairly extreme sports, but there's another market niche which has popped up over the last few years that the company may not have been anticipating. Now, it looks set to take advantage of that opportunity. The rise of affordable multicopters -- drones, in mainstream media parlance -- has seen a large number of photo and video fans taking to the skies, and wanting a camera along for the trip. It turns out that the GoPro...
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Nov 28, 2014 02:32PM

Nick?s Photography Tips: Make Cards While the Snow Flies

    This tip is pretty simple. Shoot your Christmas card while it’s snowing. It seems obvious, I know, but trust me, it’s easy to watch the snow come and go and not hop to when you need to. Those truly gorgeous snow falling moments really don’t last all that long. I’m just giving you the heads up here, so that if it snows at your house any time soon it just may be on your radar, and you can knock off your Christmas card photo. Real falling snow looks great on cards. Keep in mind that the snowflakes are going to show up better...
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Nov 28, 2014 08:46AM

The Absolute Best Black Friday Camera Deals of 2014 (UPDATED HOURLY)

Black Friday is here! We've searched high and low for the best camera, lens & photo deals for Black Friday in order to distill them to this one page!  We'll update this page hourly today to give you the most up-to-date deals information on the web. Bookmark this link and check back often for the best Black Friday camera deals!  Updates, Nov. 28, 12:30pm Updated pricing on Canon deals. Removed expired deals Updates, Nov. 28, 9am Hasselblad Stellar  @ $999 (compare to $3,299.99) Panasonic FZ200  @ $297.99 ($300...
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Nov 26, 2014 06:02PM

Nick?s Photography Tips: How to photograph the Thanksgiving dinner table

    If you are so inclined to shoot the Everyone Around the Thanksgiving Table photo this Thanksgiving, here are a few tips you may find helpful: Turn off your flash. This is mandatory. If you don’t, the folks close to you will be overexposed, and everyone at the far end of the table will be in relative darkness. Turn off the flash. Turn up your ISO. The room is probably going to be dimly lit, and turning up your ISO sensitivity will help you use a faster shutter speed. But faster is a relative term here. You...
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Nov 28, 2014 01:13PM

Lumu smartphone light meter app updated with reflective mode

Even for photographers who would not even think about taking pictures with a smartphone camera, with the right accessories your phone can be a very useful photographic tool. The Lumu light meter is a great example - it plugs into the headphone socket of a smartphone and, with the help of the dedicated Lumu app, turns your smartphone into a fully-fledged light meter that can help enhance your understanding of a scene's lighting situation. Click through to read more

Nov 28, 2014 09:30AM

Lensbaby Circular Fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 now available in new mounts

Lensbaby has announced its Circular Fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 lens is now available with new mount options. Launched in April for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, the Circular Fisheye will soon be offered with Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F, Sony A and E, Samsung NX, Canon EF, and Pentax K mounts. Read more

Nov 26, 2014 09:52PM

2014 Enthusiast Mirrorless Camera Roundup

The enthusiast camera category is small, but mighty. These cameras offer more high-end features and controls than their consumer-level counterparts, many doubling as excellent video and still cameras. Expect fast burst rates, strong image quality, solid AF performance and in several cases, 4k video capture. Read our 2014 enthusiast mirrorless roundup and see how the cameras in this category compare

Nov 26, 2014 09:50PM

2014 High-end Pocketable Compact Roundup

Optical zooms with fast glass, the ability to capture in Raw, large sensors (compared to those in smartphones), and even EVFs are finding their way into this class of camera. And while they may lack the controls of bulkier enthusiast compacts, many of them offer comparable image quality in a sleeker package 2014 Enthusiast Pocketable Compact Roundup

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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.

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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
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:16:05 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)