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Canon 5Ds Review Through Print Performance - Mon, 27 Jul 2015

A comparison with two older Canon full frame DSLRs The new 51MP Canon 5Ds (and 5Ds R) shipped in June 2015, and I finally felt that it was time to update my long serving Canon 1Ds mark 3, which I’ve owned since 2007. Let me start by saying that the 5Ds is a superb camera. In all [Read More]

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Canon G3X Review - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

Canon Hits a Superzoom Home Run A few points of information first. This is my first review of a Canon product in years. Why is this the case, when I used to be a Canon user and a regular reviewer of Canon products? Two reasons; Canon’s product offerings became boring several years ago, with little [Read More]

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Searching for Edward Hopper - Wed, 22 Jul 2015

Searching for Edward Hopper Let me begin by stating that despite its title, “Searching for Edward Hopper” was never a shooting project where I went out looking for Hopper images, but only an exercise well after the fact, a way of looking back at 40 years of my work from a different point of view [Read More]

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Make it Long - Mon, 20 Jul 2015

A Preference for Long Lenses On a regular basis, a newbie will ask on one of the forums…”What wide angle lens should I get for landscapes“? Since I don’t want to get sucked down that particular rabbit hole I rarely answer, leaving it to some other experienced person to set the questioner straight. Of course, the reality [Read More]

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Sony PZ 28-135mm Lens Review - Fri, 17 Jul 2015

The World’s Only Interchangeable 35mm Full-Frame Power Zoom Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS Lens In my opinion the Sony PZ 28–135mm lens is the cine lens for Sony A7 series camera owners, and especially for owners of the 4K-capable A7s and the upcoming A7RII. We’ll look at what makes it tick, but first let’s make [Read More]

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A Plea for DNG – Again - Thu, 16 Jul 2015

What Camera Companies Do With Raw Files Is Against Photographer’s Best Interests It’s that time of year when newly announced cameras are hitting the stores. This means that they are also crossing my desk for review. It’s a fun time, with one exception. Raw files. The camera industry, with just a handful of exceptions, continues [Read More]

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Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Hands On Review - Wed, 15 Jul 2015

I have been waiting for this lens for a long time.  I had hesitated to move to the Sony A7 system because of the lack of lenses, especially a macro lens.  Over the last few months Sony announced a number of new lens and the 90mm Macro was one of them.  The other lens I [Read More]

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About Black and White - Mon, 13 Jul 2015

Composition is the art of arranging in a decorative manner the various elements which the painter uses to express his sentiments. In a picture every separate part will be visible and… everything which has no utility in the picture is for that reason harmful. Henri Matisse 1 – Introduction This is the second essay in [Read More]

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Nikon D810A – Review for Landscape Astrophotography - Sat, 11 Jul 2015

In May of 2015 Nikon provided me with their brand new D810A to give it a workout for landscape astrophotography. I wrote an article for their Image Chaser blog, and this is my personal review of the camera The Short Answer In my experience the D810A matches the high ISO performance of the D750.  The [Read More]

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Understanding The Jargon of Video - Thu, 09 Jul 2015

What Do All of These Letters Mean? With just about every imaging device from Smartphones to DSLRs featuring the ability to shoot video, many still photographers come up against the video jargon wall. There are literally dozens of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) and foreign concepts involved in video, and to go from press the red button to producing [Read More]

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Unlimited Storage for PhotoShelter Pro Members - Mon, 27 Jul 2015

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PhotoShelter’s Pro plan now allows for unlimited file storage.

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Metabones Canon EF to MFT Speed Booster Adapter Firmware V1.7 - Mon, 27 Jul 2015

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Metabones have issued a firmware upgrade for four of their Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds adapters.

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22 Landscape Photography Mistakes - Mon, 27 Jul 2015

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PhotoWhoa has released a free ebook entitled, “22 Landscape Photography Mistakes & How to Avoid Them.”

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Magnum Presents Harry Gruyaert’s First Solo UK Exhibition - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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The first solo UK exhibition of images by Magnum Photographer Harry Gruyaert will open at the Magnum Print Room in September.

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Death Valley Timelapse Photography Workshops - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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Timelapse Workshops have announced that their upcoming 3-night and 4-ight advanced time lapse photography workshops will be held in Death Valley in late September and early October.

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile 1.2 for Android - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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Adobe have released version 1.2 of Lightroom Mobile for Android phones and tablets.

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Amazon Opens Huge Photography Studio in London - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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Amazon has just opened its new multi-million pound fashion photography studio in Shoreditch, London.

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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Review - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
The AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II is a brand new premium standard zoom lens for DX-format DSLRs. Does the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II offer enough to justify its $1069.95 / £869.99 / €1179.00 price-tag? Read our in-depth AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens review to find out...

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Flickr Reintroduce Pro Accounts - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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Flickr have just unveiled their new Pro membership plan.

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Panono Explorer Edition - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

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Panono has announced its plan to release the first edition of its Panono Camera, the first consumer camera to exceed 100 megapixels.

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Job: Picture Editor – worldwide multimedia content producer – Bournemouth UK - Mon, 27 Jul 2015
spotted by a PAN reader on the IP jobs page ‘Imagine Publishing, a worldwide multimedia content producer within the technology, photography, knowledge and videogames market sectors, is looking for a talented Picture Editor.’ You will...

Photographer Monte Fresco nominated for face of new £20 note - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Photo: Mirror photographer Monte Fresco in the Azteca Stadium – 1970 World Cup tournament in Mexico. May 1970. Self portrait © Mirrorpix – click the image to view Monte’s images The Royal Mint is looking...

Job: Content Director – Magnum Photos London - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Magnum Photos, the leading photographic agency, is seeking a Content Director in London. This is a senior role working to lead the creation of new projects and content by Magnum’s photographers. It will involve both...

People: Scott Braut (ex-Shutterstock) joins Adobe as Head of Content, Creative Cloud - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Scott Braut as head of content to drive overall content strategy and operations for its Creative Cloud business. Scott was Vice President, Content at Shutterstock and Offset for the last three years where he led...

Michael Frith celebrity portraits now license-ready at Ikon - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Ikon Images is now representing the work of artist Michael Frith best know for his work in The Times & Sunday Times as well as being exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery.

Photo share-and-license platform 500px raises fresh funding = $13M - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Photo share-and-license platform 500px (founded in 2004) has secured $13M of fresh funding reportedly from China photo giant Visual China Group. 500px founder Evgeny Tchebotarev in a blog post about the news says: …”Now, with...

Go See: Shirley Baker exhibition in association with Mary Evans Picture Library - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Photo: Two smiling girls (aided by an old man) play skipping on a deserted Manchester street, strewn with toys and little children. An evocative view of 60s England with terraced housing, close-knit communities, the local...

Job: Studio administrator – in house photo studio – magazine publisher – Bath UK - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
spotted on Future’s job pages ‘Are you a talented and highly organised administrator looking for a new challenge? Future’s Photo Studio is looking for a Studio Administrator to take on a pivotal maternity cover role...

Pearson sell FT - Fri, 24 Jul 2015
The BBC reports on the Financial Times sale

Job: Part-time Account Executive / Sales Person for Natural History Picture Library - Wed, 22 Jul 2015
Ardea is one of the UK’s leading Natural History picture libraries and has been supplying the publishing, media and design industries with high quality images of wildlife, pets and the environment for over forty years....

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Shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X - Mon, 27 Jul 2015

We've been shooting with the Canon PowerShot G3 X for a few days now. Canon's latest high-end compact offers a 20MP sensor and 24-600mm equivalent zoom lens, with a touch-sensitive LCD screen and optional EVF. The G3 Xoccupies something of a niche in the long-zoom category, offering a longer lens than its 1-inch sensor competitors but without some of the extras, like a built-in viewfinder and 4K video. What's it like to use? Read our overview to find out.

Readers' Showcase: Luis dos Santos - Sun, 26 Jul 2015

Lobbies, office towers and stairwells seem like unlikely places to find artistic inspiration, but that's where Luis dos Santos' photography thrives. Based in Germany, he creates images that give ordinary spaces an otherworldly feel. See his work and read more about him in our Q&A. Read more

Photos of former Vice President Dick Cheney on September 11, 2001 released to public record - Sat, 25 Jul 2015

A collection of images featuring then-Vice President Dick Cheney on September 11, 2001 have recently been released to the public in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.Part of the National Archive, the images are available on Flickr and show Cheneytraveling on Marine Two and at the President's Emergency Operations Center. Read more

Hammock suspension adds extra protection in the Kontrast Pro DSLR Backpack from Case Logic - Sat, 25 Jul 2015

Bag manufacturer Case Logic has launched a new backpack that features a hammock system, suspending a DSLR with lens attached within the space in the middle of the bag. The company claims this adds extra protection as less of the camera body is in direct contact with the structure of the bag. Read more

Peak Design's Everyday Messenger carries more than camera gear - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

Peak Design, maker ofthe Slide and Clutchand other camera gear, has launched its newest bag on Kickstarter. Called'The Everyday Messenger', this bag features anadaptable design able to tote around one's everyday gearalong withphotography equipment. Read more

Metabones creates Speed Booster ULTRA with improved optics and Canon lens AF for Panasonic users - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

Caldwell Photographic and Metabones have announced the Speed Booster Ultra for Micro Four Thirds: an updated design that uses more sophisticated glass and has been optimized for use with the relatively thick Micro Four Thirds filter stack. The latest Canon version also gains AF-S autofocus when used with Panasonic cameras: an improvement available via firmware update for existing users. Read more

On top of the world: Photographer faces fears to capture rare wedding photos - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

Photographer Brian Rueb was approached by two friends to shoot their wedding -a familiar proposalformany photographers. However, there was aslightly unusual twist in thiscase, as the couple planned to tie the knot on top of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Read more

Panasonic Osaka offers 3D figurine portraits via imaging booth fitted with 120 Lumix GH4s - Fri, 24 Jul 2015

The Panasonic Center in Osaka has installed a photo booth that uses 120 Lumix DMC-GH4 cameras to create a three-dimensional impression of the occupants, which can then be turned into a plaster figurine. Panasonic claims that what makes its booth stand out is that the 'scan' is created in just 1/1000sec. That means the subjects can be in motion and the image will still be sharp. Read more

Flickr brings back Pro account option - Thu, 23 Jul 2015

Flickr has re-introduced its Prolevelmembership after an account structure re-organization removed the option for most site users in 2013. When Flickr upgraded its free members to 1 Terabyte of space with every account, the option for new Pro plans was phased out. Read more

The AP and British Movietone publish more than 1 million minutes of historic footage to YouTube - Thu, 23 Jul 2015

The Associated Press and British Movietone have announced the addition ofmore than 1 million minutes of digitized historic footage to YouTube. The AP says thatthis project represents the largest ever upload of historic news content to YouTube, and will serveas a 'visual encyclopedia' for witnessing some of the biggest moments in recent world history. Read more

Canon PowerShot G3 X added to studio test scene comparison - Thu, 23 Jul 2015

We've already published an initialreal-world galleryfrom the PowerShot G3 X, Canon's newest enthusiast compact, and now we've put its capabilities to the test against our studio scene.The G3 X is weather-sealed and uses a1"-type 20MP sensorwitha 24-600mm equiv. lens, making it an appealing choice foroutdoorsy types. Take a look at how it performs compared to its peers. Read more

GoPro mount becomes standard accessory for next year's Toyota Tacoma, as GoPro plans user-generated-content licensing deals - Wed, 22 Jul 2015

Toyota has revealed that the 2016 version of its adventure truck will come pre-fitted with a windshield mount for a GoPro camera. Those interested in filming their muddy, dusty and rocky scrambles will be able to fit a camera to point forwards or backwards to capture either the 'flight' or passengers reactions. Read more

UPDATED: Canon PowerShot G3 X real-world samples posted - Wed, 22 Jul 2015

Update: We've added a number of Raw conversions to our gallery.The PowerShot G3 X is Canon's newest premium compact camera, offering a versatile 24-600mm equivalent zoom lens and a 1"-type 20MP sensor. DPReview Editor Barney took the G3 X out on a weekend fishing trip deep in the Olympic mountains. Take a look at our real-world gallery. Read more

LensRentals applies copy variation test to short telephoto primes - Wed, 22 Jul 2015

LensRentals has embarked on a quest to investigate the complicatedtopic of sample variation among copies of the same lens. It's the kind of fascinating, geeky stuffwe've come to know and love from LensRentals, and in the latest round of tests they've taken a look at a group of short telephoto primes ranging from 85mm to 150mm. Read more

Taylor Swift's photography contract revised following criticism - Wed, 22 Jul 2015

Following several weeks of controversyinvolving pop singer Taylor Swift and a growing number of music photographers and news publications, Swift's management has revised the terms of its photo contract. Read more