Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Jupiter and its four moons © Bill Dunford Is this Photo Showing Jupiter and Its Four Moons a Fake? – Snopes A photo of a
It’s probably easier for most photography fans to point to the best cameras on the market, not the ones that offer the most value for their price. In this 11.5-minute video, Jay P Morgan discusses what he thinks are the best cameras for under a grand. The camera market is constantly in flux, so the
[embedded content] If you are a heavy Photoshop user, you have probably accumulated a few panels over the years. Maybe some Infinite panels, or Color panels, or that Pro panel that Ole reviewed yesterday. If you have a bunch, they are a nightmare to manage. They either take up a lot of real estate on
After 70 years of holding its leading photographic trade show in Cologne, Germany, Photokina may be no more. The world’s largest photo trade fair has announced that due to a “massive decline in markets for imaging products,” it will be discontinued indefinitely. Photokina was first held in Cologne in 1950, becoming a biennial event in
The Canon R5’s overheating time limit has been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Regardless of how or why the overheating happens, Matthew Perks over at DIY Perks has come up with an unusual mod that actually works to fix it: he watercooled his camera. Using water to remove heat is common in everything
John Weatherby has developed a panel for Photoshop that will help you speed up your editing workflow. There are quite a few panels out there. The first one was probably made by Tony Kuyper, who created luminosity masks back in 2006. Other than that, Infinite Tools, Lumenzia, and Raya Pro are probably the best-known panels.
Our friends at MIOPS have just released their third-generation smart trigger, the FLEX. From capturing lightnings and HDR timelapses, to controlling your camera from a smartphone, the FLEX is more than just a trigger. It is compatible with most camera models from Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon and Sony. As with the previous releases, MIOPS is launching
Oleksandr Berezko is a Ukrainian photographer and holds a PhD in computer science. His portfolio includes a great blend of lifestyle and conceptual content that captures vibrant colors, rich moments shared between friends and family, as well as private moments of individuals expressing themselves creatively. Oleksandr has previously won the 500px Imagine the Possibilities Quest.
Panasonic has published a firmware update for all four Panasonic S full-frame cameras. The S1, S1R, and S1H all see improvements to autofocus to match that of the S5, while the S5 sees a major video upgrade along with better autofocus performance. Panasonic is known for frequently making changes to its autofocus algorithm that have
While some might not find this announcement as exciting as a new mirrorless lens, Tokina has unveiled the atx-i 17-35mm f/4 full-frame lens for Canon EF and Nikon F DSLRs. The company says the lens is designed for full-frame cameras and is made to provide a flexible, wide-angle option. When at a focal length of
Whether we like it or not, Instagram is still one of the best places for creators to showcase their work. Whether it’s photography, video, or any other kind of creative work, you’ll find many creatives on this platform. I’m one of them, sharing my articles and recipes, and I used to manage a YouTuber’s profile.
Nasim Mansurov is the author and founder of Photography Life, based out of Denver, Colorado. He is recognized as one of the leading educators in the photography industry, conducting workshops, producing educational videos and frequently writing content for Photography Life. You can follow him on Instagram and Facebook. Read more about Nasim here.
In the last few years, at-home processing has experienced a renaissance, prompting major brands to release DIY kits and products for the modern film enthusiast. Between the LAB-BOX “daylight-loading film tank,” which rose €656,903 from 4,791 backers on Kickstarter, and Ilford Photo’s SIMPLICITY range of film processing sachets, it’s never been easier to process film
Software company autoRetouch has debuted a new software feature that promises to reduce hours of post-production time down to seconds. Automating what is called a “ghost mannequin” photo, the software quickly creates composite images for use in e-commerce. A Ghost Mannequin image is a photo with a sort of “hollow man” look to it. Ghost
Update 11/25/2020: Images have leaked that indicate the December 1 Livestream will include three lenses, not just one. Below are the leaked images of the Sigma 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2.0, and 65mm f/2.0 DG DN: (via Mirrorless Rumors) Original Story: Sigma has announced that it will present a new lens in the DN series for
Way back in January, before Covid-19 was part of our lives, (remember that? It was before we knew that furlough was a real word, before we knew what WFH stood for, and before we put anti-bac on everything), I wrote a little blog about what it’s actually like to be a photographer. If you haven’t
It is a great day for all Fujifilm fans, since the company has just released its first version of Pixel Shift on the GFX 100. If you have never heard of Pixel Shift, this technology allows a camera with in-body image stabilization (IBIS) to shift the sensor by up to a pixel (hence the name)
Learn how to use this AMAZING new Photoshop filter that automatically colorizes your Black & White photos with one click! 🎯 SUBSCRIBE to get more amazing Photoshop tutorials! ► https://www.youtube.com/user/photoshoptrainingch?sub_confirmation=1 📘 INDEX – How To Colorize Black & White Photos 00:00 – Introduction 00:20 – The Colorize Neural Filter 02:18 – Apply The Colorize Blending
While much of our time this year has been spent indoors, research from the University of Cumbria reveals that nature has become more important to people during the coronavirus lockdown and, for many, protecting it has become a higher priority. Not only did the amount of time spent in nature increase among study participants, but
German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies believes that Time of Flight, or ToF, sensors will become a standard in high-end smartphones. The company says the technology will overcome low-light focusing issues that currently plague the devices. In an interview with SemiconductorForYou, the Senior Vice President of Sensors at Infineon Philipp von Schierstaedt says that the company
MIOPS, a camera trigger/accessory company PetaPixel has featured numerous times, has launched its fourth Kickstarter campaign for a new device called the Flex, a camera triggering system that can assist in shooting HDR images, timelapses, high-speed action, and more. The Flex accessory attaches to your camera and gives you control over a number of challenging
Rode has launched a new range of Vlogger Kits aimed at vloggers and smartphone filmmakers. The kit comes in three flavours. There’s a Lightning-equipped iPhone kit, a Type-C USB based Android kit, or a universal kit that works with both (although you’ll need your headphone jack adapter cable). Each kit includes a mini tripod, a
With the global photo editing software market size expected to reach $1,183.8 million by 2026, it’s never been easier to enhance your images in post-processing. Editing apps are more accessible than ever, and professional and amateur photographers alike are boosting their potential with smarter, AI-driven tools. It’s no longer necessary to outsource editing and retouching
Fujifilm has announced a firmware update the brings pixel shift multi-shot functionality to the GFX100. The camera combines with newly-announced software to combine 16 RAW images into a single 400-megapixel image. The feature works by combining the 102-megapixel sensor, the X Processor 4, and the in-body image stabilization system to move the image sensor in
Fujifilm has announced a unique, specialized version of the GFX100 camera. Still insisting on calling it a “large format” camera, this latest version can shoot infrared images at either 100 or 400 megapixels thanks to newly-added pixel shift functionality. Fujifilm says that the images shot with the GFX100 IR allow you to see details in
[embedded content] Control decks and consoles for various pieces of software are starting to really become more of a standard on our desktops these days. Whether it’s one of the various devices by Loupedeck, a TourBox, Blackmagic console, Stream Deck or even a MIDI controller. Perhaps you’ve even been eyeing up Blackmagic’s new Speed Editor
As you might already know, Nikon added a few new lenses to its Nikon Z lens roadmap in October, which included a couple of super-telephoto lenses. Although the maximum apertures of these lenses were not defined, I projected that these would be fast super-telephoto primes, namely Nikon Z 400mm f/2.8 S and Z 600mm f/4
Early last year, a large-format print of a photograph by Richard Avedon went up for sale through Christie’s with a pre-sale estimate of $350,000-$550,000; in the end, it sold for $615,000. While photography might have struggled for decades to be accepted as a fine art, it’s since gained its rightful place in the art market,
Samsung Electronics is reportedly in a position to challenge Sony’s imaging sensor dominance. Sony had prioritized the supply of image sensors to Huawei, a strategy that has backfired; Samsung is apparently ready to take advantage. Sony commands more than half of the image sensor market, but because it focused its efforts on supplying Huawei, Samsung
Earlier this year, Pentax released an 85mm f/1.4 full-frame lens that looked incredible despite its one flaw: it was for the Pentax mount. But MonsterAdapters might just eliminate that issue with its upcoming Pentax K to Sony E adapter. Pentax has not been quiet about its goal of sticking with DSLRs, but this adapter might