Meyer Optik Görlitz has just released Trioplan 35mm f/2.8 II. The new lens features a recognizable look and bokeh of other company’s lenses, and you can get one in pretty much any mount you want: 11 of them, to be exact.
Two decades after the first movie and seven decades after the first book was published, The Lord of the Rings is getting its TV show version. Perhaps you’ve already seen the gorgeous intro that Amazon prime recently launched. It totally looks like it was CGI – but it actually isn’t. The whole thing is a combination of masterfully created and filmed practical effects.
A French tourist has been arrested in Iran after he was caught flying a drone. He was accused of espionage and arrested in 2020, and he has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
As we have already seen, you can make a working lens from pretty much anything. Sean of Fotodiox decided to use a toy lens and adapt it to his Sony a7R. If you’re a Ghostbusters fan, you are going to love this: Sean found a GhostZapper toy and used its plastic projector lens to take photos in 2022.
A new Instagram scam seems to be going around, and it’s pretty serious. It’s a good old phishing scam, designed to look just like a message from Instagram. But the scammers behind it will hijack your account and ask for money to give it back to you – and it goes up to $40,000.
One of the ways to earn money through photography is by selling your prints. This especially goes for those of us who don’t photograph people and events, but rather landscapes, nature, cityscapes, and the like. But selling prints may not be as easy as it sounds. In this video, Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography reveals some uncomfortable truths about it, but also suggests some solutions for selling more of your prints in the future.
A Connecticut woman has filed a lawsuit against Snap and Meta, Facebook and Instagram parent company. The woman claims that Snapchat and Instagram caused a strong addiction in her 11-year-old daughter that eventually led her to take her own life in July 2021.
We’ve featured some of Tim Gamble’s magnificent photos before, and I instantly became a fan of his work. While he often does experimental long exposure photography, this time something different caught my eye. It’s one of those photos that make you stop and stare in awe, while at the same time trying to figure out what’s in it. Thankfully, Tim was kind enough to share the details of the shot with DIYP, as well as some backstory that will make you grab your camera and go out and shoot.
After the 400mm f/8 lens launched in 2020, Tokina has decided to go even further and zoom in even more. The company has announced a 500mm f/8 reflex lens, a super-telephoto lens that fits the palm of your hand. It’s compact and very lightweight, and it’s likely going to be cheap, but it still has some drawbacks. So let’s dive in and see what you can expect.
Mexican photojournalist, Margarito Martinez (49), was shot dead outside his home in Tijuana. While the police say that the reasons for the attack are still not clear, Martinez had reportedly been threatened.