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Nov 01, 2014 12:53AM

Oct 31, 2014 08:27PM

Unified Color?s HDR Expose 3 algorithms trickle down to its affordable HDR Express app

    HDR fans: Want a little more control than your camera can provide you with for your high dynamic range photos? If so, it's time to switch to your computer and really take charge of your photography -- and an update to Unified Color Technologies' consumer-friendly HDR Express app is here to help. Based around the same algorithms that underlie in the company's flagship HDR Expose 3, the latest version of HDR Express keeps things simple while providing useful tools like automatic alignment and deghosting of your source...
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Oct 31, 2014 11:47AM

Exclusive - Samsung NX1 hands-on and samples [UPDATED]

    [UPDATE: We've just been informed that the high-ISO noise reduction processing has, in fact, not been finalized in the firmware of the NX1 used for these sample photos. Final image quality for higher ISO shots could potentially change with a full production version.] [UDPATE 2, 3:45pm: We've now confirmed that the firmware on the NX1 used for these sample photos didn't include any noise reduction processing on very high ISO shots. Therefore, we have removed them from the sample gallery. That being said, the images nevertheless...
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Oct 31, 2014 11:30AM

Firmware Friday: Sony speeds up power-on for six Alpha mirrorless cameras

    Firmware Friday is all about Sony this week, as the company updates no less than six of its Alpha E-mount mirrorless cameras. If you've noticed slower-than-expected startup of your camera, fear not: The solution is here! For all six cameras, the change made in current firmware is identical. Upon installing the Smart Remote Control application with earlier firmware, startup time could be extended. This is now resolved, with power-on time said to be improved when the app is installed. In all, the following cameras have been...
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Oct 31, 2014 10:42AM

Nikon 20mm f/1.8G AF-S Review: At long last, the 20-yr-old full-frame fast prime gets a modern refresh

    Nikon released an updated version of its 20mm prime lens back in September 2014 -- the Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED AF-S -- offering a very fast f/1.8 aperture, plus a new design to match the look and build of their other "G" lenses, along with modern amenities such as ED glass and Nano Crystal Coat. The new lens isn't a replacement for the classic 1994-era 20mm f/2.8D AF, though, which (at the time of writing) has not been discontinued. The manual focus 20mm f/2.8 AIS also continues to be available. We've just published our full review...
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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:20:00 Z

Oct 31, 2014 05:20PM

Richard Franiec offers Canon PowerShot G7 X custom grip

Richard Franiec is now offering a Canon G7 X custom grip, joining the examples he makes for the Sony RX100 series, Panasonic Lumix GM1 and other small camera models. Like his other products, it's machined from high-grade aluminum alloy and attaches to the camera's front plate with 3M VHB transfer tape that can be safely removed without leaving residue. Read more

Oct 31, 2014 12:52PM

Kodak introduces PixPro SP360 action cam

JK Imaging has recently introduced the Kodak PixPro SP360 action camera to its lineup of active photo equipment. The SP360 offers an extreme 360 degree viewing range thanks to its ultra-wide F2.8 lens, which is able to capture full HD video footage along with 10MP photographs. Read more

Oct 31, 2014 11:20AM

Calumet brings equipment rental service online

C&A Marketing, the company that bought photo retailer Calumet's US operation when it closed its stores in May, has announced that Calumet Rentals is now available online. Cameras, lenses, accessories video and lighting equipment are available to rent through Read more

Oct 31, 2014 05:00AM

Sony launches support program for pro photographers

Sony has launched a 'Pro Support' program with the aim of offering professional photographers the levels of support available from the big DSLR makers. The move presumably comes to help persuade pros to consider switching to the company's SLT and mirrorless camera systems. The program, called Sony Imaging PRO Support, provides 'superior support' so that pros can 'ensure their Digital Imaging products are always ready'. 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
Oct 26, 2014 04:27PM

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

More on the Subject of Blinkies

I've received a lot of feedback and questions since my recent article on the blinking highlight display most cameras are capable of. As with many good things, blinkies aren't quite perfect. And you have to know your camera to understand what it is trying to tell you....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

JPEG: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The JPEG image format is the most common file format used for digital images, hands down. The term "JPEG" has become almost synonymous with "image" in common usage. But in actual usage, JPEG works great for some things, but really isn't your best choice for other uses....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

Auto White Balance Versus the Sunset

Your eyes can compensate for the color cast of a wide variety of light sources. With auto-white balance, so can most cameras. But sometimes your camera can compensate too well....

Dec 31, 1969 06:00PM

I've Got the Blinkies - Is My Display Broken?

There are a lot of different ways to judge exposure. If you're not checking your blinkies, you're missing out on one of the most important....

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.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:41:22 +0000

Oct 31, 2014 07:41AM

PhotoPlus Expo 2014: V.360 Camera Sees All

The V.360 camera takes panoramas with no stitching.

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Oct 30, 2014 07:32AM

PhotoPlus Expo 2014: Mylio Launches with Mission to Reunite Photos Wherever They Are

A new software, Mylio, aims to help protect and organize images no matter what device they're on.

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Oct 30, 2014 05:48AM

PhotoPlus Expo 2014: Phottix Debuts Indra500 TTL

Phottix pulled back the curtain on the new Indra500 TTL studio light at PhotoPlus Expo 2014.

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Oct 30, 2014 03:05AM

PhotoPlus Expo 2014: LG Intros 4K Monitor, Super-Wide Screen Models

LG is looking to attract photo and video editors with three new monitors, including a 4K display and two ultra-wide screen products.

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Oct 29, 2014 02:28PM

Step Ahead: Preserving Memories With Mylio

Sponsored by Mylio Mylio is a powerful new software tool that lets your photos do the talking. Simply stated, Mylio aims to solve the central dilemma facing photographers of all skill levels: how to find, organize and safeguard an ever-growing library of digital memories across all of our multiplying devices. From the professional photographer with […]

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Digital cameras
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:28:03 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)