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Collection of Starry Night Images

Photographing the night sky is challenging and also very rewarding. Doing it well takes patience and skill. In this collection I’ve searched for some outstanding starry night images for you. Let the star gazing begin! A Legend of Starry...Show More Summary

Street Photography – What to Look for When Out on the Streets?

Welcome back to our second article on street photography! Last Monday we promised you we would take a more in-depth look at street photography, and that time has come! Today we’re going to talk about what to look for when out on the streets to serve as inspiration. So, you’ve got your camera with you […]

The 10 People You’ll Meet in a Facebook Photography Group

I often find myself comparing Facebook to real life (i.e., non-internet) experiences. More and more often, it seems like the aftermath of the roadside car collision– the kind where you can’t help but slow for a look. And just so you don’t think I’m a ridiculously morbid individual, I’ve also compared it to the light [...]Show More Summary

GoPro Hero 4 Models To Get 4k Video Capability At 30fps And Touch Screen LCD

After a thread on Reddit exploded with rumors regarding the forthcoming (and highly anticipated) GoPro 4, news about the details of the action camera began seeming more and more reliable. The Reddit thread is now reporting that Michael Zhang says he can confirm the rumors in a post he wrote over on PetaPixel. It looks [...]Show More Summary

Olympus Capture software now available for E-M1 owners

Today Olympus announced the release of its Olympus Capture software, which is designed to bring tethering to owners of the OM-D E-M1. The software, along with the new E-M1 firmware 2.0, was announced last week at Photokina, but today photographers can finally take advantage of the new feature set. Read more

How to Use the Filter in Lightroom’s Library Module

Once you enable the filter in Lightroom’s library module, you are able to search your images in three ways – text, attributes and metadata. To activate the filter bar, the keyboard shortcut is backslash (\). The filter bar will be activated...Show More Summary

4 Ways to Add a Sense of Motion to Your Urban Photography

It is great to walk around a new city, or a new part of a familiar city, and just explore. You never know what will be on the next block or around the next corner. When you bring your camera along with you, you can often capture a few...Show More Summary

How To Photograph A Wedding With One Photographer, One Camera, One Lens and One Flash

In our recent article How To Make Money As A High End Wedding Photographer, we explored the high end wedding photography market. But, it seems that the more I am able to charge for a wedding, the more complicated and stressful wedding photography becomes. So recently I have decided that I would like to simplify [...]Show More Summary

Evolution Of The iPhone Camera: Comparing The iPhone 6 To All Of Its Predecessors

Now that the iPhone 6 has been released, we’ve been seeing a lot of comparison and review posts on the device’s camera. But, this comparison by photographer, Lisa Bettany, might be the most interesting one I’ve come across. Bettany took the new iPhone 6 and put it through multiple camera tests right alongside every other iPhone [...]Show More Summary

'Manual' app brings manual camera settings to iOS8 devices

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 8, offers camera app developers access to previously locked manual controls such as focus, shutter speed and ISO. A new app called Manual not only makes use of the manual controls offered by iOS 8, but puts them at the center of the user experience. Read more at connect.dpreview.com

Epson launches Perfection V850 and V800 multi-format film scanners

Epson has announced a pair of high-end flatbed scanners that are capable of digitizing film in sizes of up to 10x8in. Replacing the Epson Perfection V750 and V700, which were introduced in February 2006, the Epson Perfection V850 and V800 will feature the same specification as the previous models, but will benefit from faster start-up and lower power consumption. Read more

Photokina 2014: Fujifilm interview - 'Over the past few months I’ve been getting more confident'

DPReview attended the Photokina trade show last week in Cologne Germany, and as well as stand reports and hands-on looks at the major new products we also sat down with executives from several of the major camera manufacturers. In this...Show More Summary

8 Things You Should Know if You are Dating a Street Photographer

Let’s face it, photographers are a breed of their own. Street photographers may belong to an even more extreme category… so here are eight things you should know if you are dating a street photographer: #1 You cannot walk where you want...Show More Summary

ACDSee Pro 8 and ACDSee 18 announced

ACDSee has launched updated versions of its standard and Pro software. ACDSee Pro 8 and ACDSee 18 are now available with updated image editing and management features, available for purchase as standalone software or with cloud features for a yearly subscription fee. Read more

Photokina 2014: Canon interview - Mirrorless 'in the very near future'

DPReview attended the Photokina trade show last week in Cologne Germany. As well as getting our hands on this season's newest photo gear we also sat down with executives from several major camera manufacturers. One of them was Masaya Maeda of Canon. Show More Summary

Sony shows off upcoming full-frame lenses at Photokina

We were so busy playing with new Leica cameras and giant telephoto lenses at Photokina that we totally missed Sony's announcement of four upcoming full-frame E-mount lenses. Four FE lenses are coming in the first quarter of 2015, including three primes and one zoom. Sony didn't reveal too much, but you'll still get the idea by reading this

Autonomous Quadcopters Used For The Most Wonderful Choreography

Usually when we features drones (or quadchopters, or UAVs) we share on how they invade privacy, crash on private property or cause violent misunderstandings. But today we stumbled upon this wonderful piece by ETH Zurich of Cirque du Soleil, that would not have been possible if it weren’t for drones. So with my sincere apology, here is [...]Show More Summary

DxOMark Mobile tests iPhone 6 Plus

DxOMark has put Apple's iPhone 6 Plus through its mobile imaging tests and the results are in. Tested alongside its iPhone 6 sibling, the 6 Plus has the added benefit of optical image stabilization. Both phones scored well enough to place them at the top of DxOMark's mobile rankings, pushing the Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z3 down the list. Show More Summary

Mobile Triggers Compared to Help You Choose the Right One

When it comes to mobile triggers or cable releases photographers often have multiple responses: I got the knock-off brand and it doesn’t work when I need it I got the basic button kind and have to count the time on my own The intervalometer...Show More Summary

How I Invested 8 Months In Creating A 2.5D Movie To Attract New Clients

To attract new clients, I decided that I needed something a bit different for my portfolio. I had a crazy idea and no money, but I embarked upon this epic project regardless. My idea was to shoot a 2.5D video consisting of 29 separate still photography photo shoots in a project which took me 8 [...]Show More Summary

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