Every Fashion Week I learn something new. This is my tenth or so New York Fashion Week by now and I’m still forgetting memory cards, wandering aimlessly trying to find the backstage entrance at Skylight Clarkson, getting kicked out of areas and wondering why Dropbox doesn’t sync faster on Starbucks WiFi.
Sigma is undoubtedly, tantalizingly on fire. Their Art series lenses consistently undercut and outperform the competition, as they proved yet again by manufacturing an 85mm f/1.4 lens that is not only $600 cheaper than Sony’s top-of-the-line 85mm GM, but according to DPReview, it’s better ‘across the board.’ This news should come as no surprise.
I miss India. The explosions of bold colour alongside subtle, pastel textures and hues. The juxtaposition lurking on every corner.
When it comes to taking photos of stars, the best camera/lens combos are the ones that capture the most light.
For us photo-people, the insane price tag on some Cinema zoom lenses makes zero sense. Why not just use really nice photography glass?
When FujiFilm’s X-Trans III sensor was introduced in the X-Pro2, many users began noticing a strange new artifact in their backlit photographs.
Many a blockbuster movie and several popular travel photo/video creators out there use something called the ‘Orange and Teal look’ when they color grade their work.
If you do a lot of basic product photography, you might want to check out this video. In it, you’ll learn how to build and operate your own 360° product photography turntable, and it’ll only cost you about 15 or 20 bucks.
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Japanese Instagrammer Hotkenobi is making quite a name for himself, gaining thousands of followers who appreciate his talent for bringing superhero action figures to (often humorous) life.
What’s better for portraits? Is it the versatility of a great 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom lens, or the bright bokeh-tastic performance of a solid 85mm f/1.4 lens?
Recently a few things came up that makes me ask if or when does the idea of copying someone else’s photo go too far, or is it just a form of flattery derived from a source of inspiration via the route of imitation?
14-year-old budding photographer Erin wants to pursue a career in photography and filmmaking, so she asked the always inspirational Ted Forbes to share the most important lesson he’s learned as a photographer.
I am often asked how I manage to photograph a celebrity in a few minutes or what is the best way to shoot a good portrait.
Fashion photographers now have a very real reason to claim that robots are taking their jobs. A company called StyleShoots has designed a fully-robotic fashion photography studio that can set up its own lighting and capture its own pictures and video while poor unemployed photographers stand by and watch.
After doing some testing of the feature earlier this month, Instagram has officially rolled out multiple photo posts.
SD cards still can’t approach the kind of speeds CFast 2.0 and XQD cards boast, but that’s not stopping Sony from upping their SD game in a big way.
Here’s a quick tip that will save every newbie photographer (and probably more than a few intermediate shooters) some agony and embarrassment: how to properly fold a reflector in one easy motion.
Fans of the movie La La Land will love this creative engagement shoot. In a tribute to Hollywood romance and the romance between bride-to-be Ellen Wleklinski and her betrothed Corey Collins, photographer Marlies Hartmann recreated some of the Oscar-nominated movie’s most popular scenes in real life.
Sony is making a lot of their new 100mm f/2.8 GM lens with its Smooth Trans Focus technology. But what exactly is this so-called STF, how does it work, and why does it produce smoother bokeh?