Auroras look so magical, and it’s no surprise that it’s on a lot of photographers’ bucket list. Not all of us will ever get the chance to photograph these magnificent lights, but if you happen to be lucky enough, will you know how to shoot them? Thankfully, expert aurora photographer Mads Peter Iversen just posted the ultimate video guide on how to predict and photograph this elusive phenomenon.
Drones have been a gamechanger in the world of photography. With these flying cameras, now everyone can create pro-level footage and video. Unfortunately, there are also a few bad apples who like to use them for shady purposes. Now Department of Homeland Security wants to impose even stricter regulations on drones. So how exactly will this affect law-abiding drone enthusiasts and professionals?
In the past few months, Apple has released a slew of ads boasting the iPhone X’s Portrait Lighting, but this latest commercial is definitely among the best we’ve seen. Titled ‘Studio in your pocket,’ it shows a young woman taking a selfie at a busy train station, and all sorts of studio lights and umbrellas start to appear out of nowhere. I have to say it’s certainly an eye-catching way to promote the iPhone X’s (so far) unmatched camera capabilities.
A lot of photographers felt excited when the Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 FE was first announced in February. And although Tamron recently said that they might not be able to deliver on time, early reviews of the lens still appear to be positive. The latest is of David Oastler who wanted to see if Sony’s face and eye-detection would work well with the new lens. So, is it any good?
If you’ve ever dreamed of having a digital camera that can also shoot film, then you might want to take a look at the PONF camera. It’s a modular “multi-back film and digital camera system” which, according to the developers, will allow you to seamlessly use the best of both the analog and digital worlds.
It’s been two weeks now since Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea erupted and it still shows no signs of slowing down. Since its initial eruption, we’ve seen a lot of videos and photos of its destruction. However, this photo taken by astronaut Drew Feustel from ISS is arguably among the most breathtaking.
A lot of photographers are perpetually worried about location. It can be quite an issue, especially if you live in a place that isn’t necessarily photogenic. However, the photography duo Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street teach us in this video that you can create beautiful photographs just about anywhere.
A leaked e-mail from Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun reveals that the company is creating its own camera department to compete with other major manufacturers. The CEO apparently considers photography one of the most important features of modern smartphones, and building a better camera will help the company elevate the quality of their phones even more.[Read More…]
In this “Show Me Your Nerd” video produced by Gizmodo, we’ll get to meet David Silver, a man who’s been enamored by cameras since he was a young boy. First inspired to collect when his father gave him his grandfather’s 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, he has since amassed a wide range of vintage cameras. Let’s check out some of his favorite items and find out what he wants to leave as his legacy in the world of photography.