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Lorin R. Robinson Posted: May 08, 2015 0 comments

Here’s another photography list for you. Like any list of the best of anything, this list is subjective. Even if it were the “most useful,” “most thoughtful” or “funniest” quotes about photography, it would still be subjective.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: May 08, 2015 0 comments

Aimed at outdoor photographers, MindShift Gear just launched the new, higher volume rotation180° Horizon rotating backpack. The larger-sized (compared to the previous model) rotation180° Horizon backpack (with a rotating beltpack) allows for instant access to cameras, lenses, food, binoculars, and other essential gear.

Lorin R. Robinson Posted: May 07, 2015 0 comments

For commercial photographers and videographers hoping for clear signals from the FAA regarding the use of imaging drones in their businesses, the agency’s announcement yesterday of its new Pathfinder program may not sit well.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: May 07, 2015 1 comments

The Satechi BT Smart Trigger is an Android and iOS wireless timer remote for latest Canon camera models. The Smart Trigger app features multiple modes allowing users to easily capture the best shots every time. The Regular Shot mode (iOS/Android smartphones or tablets) acts as a wireless shutter that can be used for group shots. Manual Shot mode offers users the ability to take long exposures and lock the shutter open to capture photographic techniques such as star trails, fireworks or light painting at night. Time Shot mode turns your smartphone or tablet into an intervalometer used for advanced photography tasks such as time lapses or videos of traffic, weather or blooming flowers.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: May 07, 2015 0 comments

The winners of the TIPA Photo Trophy “Discover The World: Open (Y)our Eyes To The Beauty Of Planet Earth” have been announced. These images provide a rare glimpse of some of the most extraordinary places and capture the beauty of the Earth. Johan Elzenga from TIPA was part of the international jury who met in Austria to select the winning images.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: May 04, 2015 0 comments

Designer toys got their start in Japan and China but their uniqueness (and the fact that they are so freaky/cute) soon propelled them to red-hot global collectable status. Produced as limited editions, some of these vinyl creations can be worth thousands of dollars to dedicated collectors.

Nashville-based photographer Ryan Roberts began by creating whimsical images of vintage toys but he soon discovered the odd (and a bit warped) world of designer vinyl toys by artists such as Frank Kozik (Mongers Menthols series), Doma (Acid Sweeties series) and Pete Fowler (Monsterism series). It was then he knew he had the perfect photo subject for the fantastic scenes he saw in his head.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

Leica Camera unveiled its new Leica M Monochrom (Type 246), an updated version of the company's black-and-white-only digital rangefinder. Leica says the revamped M Monochrom is the first digital camera to capture a real black-and-white image (still or moving) without the aid of image processing or filtering.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

Lomo introduced the retro-style but new Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens this morning. This unique lens features the original optics from the Lomo LC-A and is compatible with many analogue and digital cameras.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

MindShift Gear’s designers have created new 13 cases (and bundles) so action camera users can find and use their GoPro cameras, attachments and accessories easily. The series includes carrying cases for single or multiple cameras and provides easy organization for all of the mounts, screws and accessories.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 29, 2015 0 comments

The new TLC200 Pro from Brinno is an HDR video camera (an upgrade to Brinno’s TLC200 model) that can be used both indoors and outdoors to create cool time-lapse videos over pre-set variables of time.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Apr 27, 2015 0 comments

Massive, exotic telephoto lenses are always fun to imagine shooting with and here’s one giant piece of glass that’s actually designed to capture rockets launches. According to the seller on eBay, the Jonel 100 2540mm F/8 Mirror Lens was used for capturing Saturn V and other similar rockets as they were launched into space.

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Steve Meltzer Posted: Apr 24, 2015 0 comments

This Sunday, April 26th is the 15th Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day (WPPD). It’s a celebration of image making and everyone in the world is invited to take part. Be one of those photographers who rediscover the magic of photography by viewing the world through a tiny low-tech pinhole camera.

Edited by George Schaub Posted: Apr 24, 2015 0 comments

The Fujifilm X-A2 mirrorless compact system camera, the successor to the X-A1, uses a standard APS-C sized image sensor rather than the X-Trans CMOS II sensor found in other Fujifilm cameras like the X-T1 and X-E1. Nevertheless, the new Fuji X-A2 gets the most out of this sensor technology and showed a very good performance in our tests.

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 23, 2015 0 comments
This is the time of year when everyone starts thinking about doing some spring cleaning, and that holds true for those of us in the publishing business as well. With that in mind, I thought this would be a good time to share some of the fresh ideas we’re rolling out in Shutterbug Magazine, on, and within our social media initiatives.
Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 23, 2015 0 comments

The jury of the world’s largest photography competition recently announced American photographer John Moore as the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards’ L’Iris d’Or/ Professional Photographer of the Year, amongst other awardees.


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