Further confirming the slow, painful demise of Samsung cameras, both Adorama and Best Buy have almost every Samsung NX lens listed at ‘closeout’ prices, including some third party glass.[Read More…]
Incredible illustrator by day, passionate photographer by night, Ryan Hamrick loves little more than making art—the exceptions being his wife, children and maybe the perfect Old Fashion.
Since hopping onboard Samsung’s #DitchTheDSLR campaign some time ago, Hamrick has amassed an impressive collection of camera gear, most notably Samsung and Fuji. As his collection grew, he needed a place to store his camera gear.
In his typical artistic fashion, he wanted it to not only store his gear, but show it off in a beautiful way.
Last month, we shared with you ‘a geeky crash course on the science of camera sensors,’ a short film from the team at Filmmaker IQ that took a look at the intricate light-sensitive devices that capture the images we take.
All things held constant, prime lenses are far sharper at any given focal length than their zoom counterparts. The trade off, of course, is that you don’t have the convenience of changing the composition of an image with only a twist of the wrist.
One field where zooms seem to make the most sense is in photojournalism, since you’re oftentimes constrained with where you can shoot. But the truth of the matter is many photojournalists prefer primes. Myself included.
The reasons will vary from photographer to photographer, but two reasons I prefer fixed focal length lenses are that they tend to offer faster apertures, which help in do-or-die situations where light is all but nonexistent, and that the constraint of primes often leads to better images, as it makes me use my own legs as a means of composing images.
Regardless of why I, you or any other photographer chooses primes, I’ve decided to bring together the top five prime lenses for anyone looking to get into photojournalism.[Read More…]
USB drives are practically a dime a dozen nowadays. But sometimes you want something a little more specialized that will make yours stand out from the crowd when you slip it into your USB port.
To help take your USB drive game to the next level, Canon has unveiled a new mini DSLR USB drive.[Read More…]
Over the past week we’ve rounded up some of our favorite products this year, all of which make great gifts for the photographer in your life, be it yourself or a loved one.
Now, we’re bringing all five round-ups together so you can easily browse your favorite categories and pick the perfect gift this holiday season![Read More…]
With our camera gift guide taken care of, we’re on to the next piece of gear you’ll be needing – lenses.
For part two of our round-up, we’ve gathered some of the best glass from both first party and third party manufacturers. From smartphone lens attachments to the classic ‘Thrifty Fifty,’ we have you and your Christmas shopping list covered.[Read More…]