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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 12, 2016 0 comments

If you’re like most photographers and are enthralled by everything about Ansel Adams, you won’t want to miss this video tour inside his home.

Ron Leach Posted: Sep 08, 2016 0 comments

Manuel Ortiz is a Chicago-based wedding/portrait photographer who strives to capture the spirit and personality of his subjects. In this helpful tutorial video, he enlists the help of his pretty wife Diana to provide 10 effective tips on posing women.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 08, 2016 0 comments

Google’s powerful Snapseed app is popular among mobile photographers looking for robust image-editing tools for their iOS or Android mobile devices. Last month the app was updated to include image-resizing tools and an advanced text filter on both platforms, and now iOS version 2.9 just received Raw support and a new Face tool.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 08, 2016 1 comments

Zeiss has just added three fast prime lenses to their Milvus line of premium manual-focus lenses for DSLR cameras—a 15mm f/2.8, an 18mm f/2.8 and a 135mm f/2 telephoto. This expands the respected Milvus line to nine lenses offering optimum image characteristics, premium coatings, smooth bokeh, and uncompromising build quality.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 07, 2016 0 comments

As expected, Apple today unveiled the eagerly anticipated iPhone 7, featuring a water-resistant design, dramatically improved battery life, a 25% brighter display, and what Apple calls “the most powerful chip ever in a phone.” But the real excitement for mobile photographers is an entirely new camera system with a powerful array of imaging features.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 07, 2016 0 comments

The Faroe Islands are a bucolic archipelago of about 540 square miles between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. And as you might expect, this scenic locale wasn’t high on the list for obtaining Goggle’s Street View technology. So shepherd/engineer Durita Dahi Andreassen took measures into her own hands and created the “Sheep View” project for documenting the islands.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 07, 2016 0 comments

If the name Mark Levoy sounds familiar, it’s because Levoy is the guy behind the Frankencamera, and he helped launch Google Street View. He’s also a former Stanford University Professor and has just put his entire digital photography course online for free.

Ron Leach Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

The annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta offers one of the more extraordinary photo opportunities anywhere, and if you need a reason to attend this year’s event just watch the incredible time lapse below. The 2016 Festival runs from October 1-9, so you have plenty of time to plan a trip.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

Canon made some big 4K news this morning with the introduction of a new flagship cinema camera, the EOS C700. Also unveiled was the XC15 compact video camcorder and two high-end UHD displays designed for professional video applications.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

When Tamron introduced the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD telephoto zoom three years ago it became an almost instant hit due to it’s powerful range, impressive image quality, and vibration-compensation capabilities. Now Tamron has upped the ante with a vastly improved version of the lens; the new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022)

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