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Going Mirrorless: 10 Reasons To Ditch The DSLR With Pro Photographer Jason Lanier

Photographers are becoming more and more curious about the advantages mirrorless cameras have over DSLRs. In fact, judging by some of the comments on the Migrating To Mirrorless post here on DIYPhotography, many of you have already ditched the DSLR in favor of a mirrorless model. That’s precisely what pro photographer, Jason Lanier, did when gave Nikon [...]Show More Summary

Interview: Anne Geddes on photography and philanthropy

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with one of the most recognizable names in photography - Anne Geddes. In our interview, recorded in partnership with CreativeLive, DPR's Barney Britton talks with the photographer about how her career started, the transition from film to digital, and her efforts as a global advocate for children. See video

Fall Color: 1952

"Picnic at Austin, Minn. -- 7 Sept. 1952." Although the trees are still green and it's technically still summer, the native fauna's coats are thickening, ready to blend in when autumn arrives. Kodachrome slide by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

LG's Exit May Herald End of Plasma TVs

LG has announced that it will no longer produce plasma TVs after November, leaving only one other major competitor that still supplies them.

Google Fit Takes on HealthKit With Detailed Fitness Tracking

Google has answered Apple's health initiative with Google Fit: a free app for tracking exercise on your Android phone.

Going Wide With the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8

The Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 APS-C sensor lens is without a doubt my favorite lens in my camera bag and it also has some great reviews throughout the photography community. But is this lens for you? What are its strengths and weaknesses?...Show More Summary

Motorola Droid Turbo Specs vs iPhone 6, Galaxy S5, Nexus 6

Motorola finally released the Droid Turbo for Verizon, boasting a 48-hour battery life and a 21MP camera - but how do its specs stack up?

Times Square

The intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street and the surrounding neighborhood on New York City is at or near the top of any tourist destinations list. There are always amazing sights to see, and here's a collection of photos of the spectacles. --By Lane Turner

Xtreme Justice

Donning superhero outfits, a dozen or so people patrol San Diego's streets aiming to fight crime in the city.

Texas Statute Limiting Photos of People Found To Be Unconstititional

  As addressed in my November 4, 2007, blog entry, photographers in Texas first had to consider whether their photography violated Section 21.15 of the Texas penal code, which states:  A person commits an offense [of improper photography]...Show More Summary

Glass Wrangler: 1920s

San Francisco ca. 1920s. "Young man on Harley-Davidson motorcycle -- California State Automobile Association 'Broken Glass Department' patrol." 6.5x8.5 glass negative originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

Check Out The Awesome Makeup In This Epic Self Portrait Project: 31 Days Of Halloween

For most of us, the hardest part about committing to a portrait project is coming up with new and creative photos day in and day out, but that doesn’t seem to be the case for pro photographer, Amanda Chapman. Since 2012, Chapman has been partaking in a 31 Days Of Halloween project where she dresses [...]Show More Summary

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM lens — One of the Fastest Canon Primes You Can Buy

It doesn’t get any more bokeh than f/1.2. The first thing you notice when you hold the EF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens for the first time is how significant the weight of this lens is over the less expensive EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens or EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens(both also excellent 50mms lenses). You […]

Bring the Kids: 1916

San Francisco circa 1916. "Jordan touring car with children." Did we lose a few back there when we hit that bump? Better do a head count. 6.5x8.5 inch glass negative originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

Better Star Trails Photographs with StarStaX

Long, swirling star trail photography is on the bucket list of many photographers. In the film days, this required leaving your shutter open for one continuous exposure on the order of hours and hoping that everything would turn out just right. Show More Summary

How I Built A Huge Mega Giga-Panoramic Robot

Today I want to share how I created a few huge, Gigapixel photos, using a DIYed panoramic head. Actually, it is not a panoramic head because it not only goes right and left, but also up and down. I’ve been a big fan of panoramic photography and of landscape in general for a long time. But four years [...]Show More Summary

Learning to look (or training your photographic eye)

When you’ve been shooting for a while, you might start to notice that as well as being able to handle your camera more deftly, you’re also pressing the shutter more instinctively and with a greater degree of conviction that you’ll create a good image. Indeed, you are producing a greater number of better photos. While […]

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