I can’t begin to count the number of times I’ve taken a photo of someone with glasses only to have a reflection ruin the shot.
No matter what brand of camera you prefer, there’s a good chance a 24–70mm f/2.8 lens is available for the mount. It’s one of the most versatile pieces of glass out there and almost every company manufacturers some variation of it.
To put four of these variations to the test, Camera Store TV created a video review showing and explaining how the 24–70mm lenses from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax stack up to one another.[Read More…]
Earlier this week, actress Rumer Willis very publicly called out photographers Mark Williams and Sara Hirakawa of Williams and Hirakawa on Instagram for allegedly over-editing her facial features in a photo for Vanity Fair.
Now, the photographers have spoken out against the criticism saying no unnecessary post-processing was done to the photograph.[Read More…]
Another day, another controversial drone crash. This time though, the entire incident was captured via the onboard camera.[Read More…]
Photokina 2016 is just four months away and already rumors are swirling around as to what we can expect from photography companies at the world’s leading imaging expo.
One of the latest rumors says Sony is looking into creating a medium format imaging sensor to take on the likes of Hasselblad.[Read More…]
GoPros all over the world have captured incredible footage. From the tops of tallest mountains to the deepest depths of the sea, the little action cams have seen it all. But their adventures aren’t limited to life here on Earth, as we’ve seen before.
Today, GoPro gives us yet another look at the space-bound endeavors of their action cameras with an incredible video showing a rocket launch to space.[Read More…]
It’s not uncommon for us to come across a story about a celebrity getting upset that their stomach, hips, legs or even arms were unrealistically edited in an image via post-production. What is uncommon is to come across an incident where it’s the subject’s face that received an unrealistic make-over in Photoshop.
Sure, it’s wonderful to own top of the line Nikkor and Canon glass. But incredible engineering and precise alignments of optical components aren’t always needed. Sometimes you just need to have fun. And for those moments, cheap toy camera lenses are a wonderful opportunity to explore the playful and unknown.
In his most recent video, photographer and man behind The Weird Lens Challenge, Mathieu Stern, gets his hands on four toy lenses that all cost less than $30 and quickly explains the unique characteristics of each.[Read More…]
Two years ago, Apple ditched its photo-editing app iPhoto for the redesigned and newly-named Photos app. As part of that transition, the Cupertino-based company announced its new Photos app would support third-party extensions to help make it more powerful and customizable for users.
Known photo app developer MacPhun recently decided to take advantage of this new functionality with its app Filters for Photos. Now, along with the app, MacPhun has announced that it will include 30 free filters to go along use inside the app.[Read More…]