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Ron Leach Posted: Feb 14, 2017 0 comments

Astrophotographer and professional astronomer Sergio Montufar makes some gorgeous images of starlit skies. And we thought the romantic image you see above, of Montufar proposing to his girlfriend beneath the Milky Way, would be a fitting shoutout to all our fans on Valentines Day.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 14, 2017 0 comments

Sara Lee is an underwater photographer who became enchanted with the sea while growing up in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. She captured the dramatic images you see here of adventurer and freediver Alison Teal swimming with giant manta rays at night.

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Ron Leach Posted: Feb 14, 2017 0 comments

Mathieu Stern is a weird-lens fanatic whose videos usually involve bargain vintage optics that can be modified for use with modern digital cameras. Occasionally, though, he offers something a bit different, like the video below illustrating how a UV-modified DSLR can reveal some surprising “invisible” secrets hidden beneath your skin.

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George Schaub Posted: Feb 14, 2017 0 comments
My contention has always been that a real live camera affords superior image quality over any smartphone. But you know that already, especially when it comes to optical options, low-light capability, high ISO, video capability, and, perhaps most importantly, the experience of being able to see what you are shooting (through the optical finder of a DSLR) in bright light.
Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Feb 14, 2017 0 comments

Proximity was a factor: corporate and advertising photographer Robert Rathe lives about 10 miles from the long-closed Lorton Correctional Complex in Fairfax County, Virginia. So was a fascination with the concept of what constitutes a prison—physical structure or state of mind? And so was the attraction of documenting and preserving a bit of local history.

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Ron Leach Posted: Feb 13, 2017 0 comments

Winners of the 2017 World Press Photo (WPP) Contest have been announced, and they are spectacular as always. Not unexpectedly, Burhan Ozbilici won the coveted WPP Photo of the Year award for the above image of a 22-year-old Turkish policeman’s assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey during a photo exhibition.

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Ron Leach Posted: Feb 13, 2017 0 comments

It’s been almost exactly one year since Nikon created a buzz by unveiling a new series of three premium cameras with one-inch sensors and 4K video capability. This morning however, Nikon cancelled the delayed release of all three cameras in their highly anticipated DL Series.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 13, 2017 0 comments

Artem Pryadko is a Belarusian photographer who has combined two popular forms of image capture into a unique specialty: He is using drones to make stunning time-lapse videos in the skies above his hometown of Minsk, Belarus.

George Schaub Posted: Feb 10, 2017 0 comments

At $2,995 MSRP, this 24-inch paper width printer is clearly aimed at pros and pro labs and a select group of well-heeled enthusiasts, especially those who want to make large prints from their high-resolution Canon EOS—and other—digital cameras.

Staff Posted: Feb 10, 2017 0 comments

Alexandre Voyer, a freediving photographer, specializes in documenting ocean creatures with the help of his Canon DSLR and some serious lung power. “All the photos are made on a single breath of air—I don’t use oxygen tanks—with natural light,” Voyer says.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Feb 09, 2017 0 comments

Though it was announced late last month, the new 24-megapixel Pentax KP DSLR made its official debut at the WPPI show in Las Vegas this week and we put our grubby little paws all over this compact yet rugged APS-C sensor-based DSLR.

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Ron Leach Posted: Feb 09, 2017 0 comments

As anyone who has attended college knows, all professors are not created equal. Lucky photography students at the University of Central Oklahoma really hit the jackpot with Mark Zimmerman who turned his classroom into a giant camera obscura.

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 09, 2017 0 comments

Australian nature photographer Warren Keelan lives on the South Coast of New South Wales, and has always been fascinated by the ocean and its ever-changing forms. The remarkable photos you see here are a testament to his goal of, “creating an image that tells a story or leaves an impression on the viewer."

Ron Leach Posted: Feb 09, 2017 0 comments

Last week we shared an interesting clip from CNN Style, in which famous photographers and collectors discussed “The Power of Photography.” In the new six-minute segment below, acclaimed celebrity photographer Martin Schoeller reveals his unique approach to portraiture.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Feb 08, 2017 0 comments

We’re currently at the WPPI show in Las Vegas where the brand new Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens is making its debut. Because, unlike in years past, WPPI is scheduled prior to the big CP+ Imaging Show in Japan, breaking product news has been light so far.

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