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Canon PowerShot G7 X First Impressions updated

From the outside, Canon's PowerShot G7 X enthusiast compact looks like the S-series models that came before it, but inside it's an entirely different story. The G7 X offers a 20MP 1"-type BSI CMOS sensor, a 24-100mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Show More Summary

Apple iPhone 6 Plus camera review

The iPhone 6 Plus, introduced alongside the iPhone 6, offers one distinct feature that its sibling doesn't - optical image stabilization. In all other respects, their 8MP cameras, F2.2 aperture lenses and updated AF systems are the same. On paper the 6 Plus doesn't represent a great leap forward in terms of camera tech, but how does it perform in the real world? Read more

Last call for the Photocritic long exposure competition!

British Summer Time ends this weekend&Mdash;at 02:00 on Sunday, to be exact—which means that time is running out for you to submit your long exposure photos to our competition. We won’t be accepting any more entries after the clocks move back, so if you want to be in with a chance of winning a £40 […]

These Camera Themed Ice Cubes Are A Perfect Fit To Photography Cocktails

There are many way to show you love photography. but what happens when you put the camera down and just want a cold drink? Well, you can still have that strong photography connection with your camera by sipping your pop (or scotch) with camera shaped ice cubes made with the just-been-released camera themed ice cube tray [...]Show More Summary

Lomography adds Lomochrome Turquoise film to lineup

Back in January 2013, Lomography announced that it would be releasing a color negative film called Lomochrome Purple, which was based on Kodak's Aerochrome. With that film, photographers could capture images with shifted colors skewed towards the presence of purple. Today the company has made a follow-up announcement, introducing the Lomochrome Turquoise XR 100-400. Read more

Stevie Nicks : 24k Gold At the Morrison Hotel Gallery

Stevie Nicks/Morrison Hotel Gallery “For every love affair, there are pictures” Stevie Nicks What do rock goddesses do when they leave the stage? Take Polaroids, it seems. Stevie Nicks may be on tour now, but her photography is stationary on display at the Morrison Hotel Gallery at 116 Prince Street for the month of October […]

Sony develops sensor capable of rendering color images at 0.005 lux

Sony has introduced a new CMOS sensor, calling it the highest sensitivity sensor of its kind. Developed for automotive use, the new chip can capture color images in light conditions down to 0.005 lux. The sensor is 1/3-inch type with...Show More Summary

Think Tank Photo Accelerator Phantom 2 Backpack

We have been on the lookout for the best way to transport our Phantom 2’s for a while now. It seems the only choices have been large hard cases like the HPRC or GoProfessional,...

Readers' Showcase: Documentary and Street photography

With all the talk about new equipment at this time of year it's worth remembering why we buy that gear - to make great photos. What better way to do it than to showcase the excellent work of our own community? This week we asked users...Show More Summary

Ghost Town: Shooting in Kolmanskop

Nature photographer Erez Marom captures a wide range of subjects, from macro shots of insects to some of the world's most dramatic landscapes. In this article, he shares images from a very unusual location - the ghost town of Kolmanskop, in Namibia. Show More Summary

Fotodiox creates 'Tough E-Mount' for Sony E & FE-mount cameras

Sony's NEX and Alpha range of E and FE-mount cameras have a lot going for them, but some users have reported a 'wiggle' in the lensmount, especially when heavier lenses, or third-party optics via adapters are used. Fotodiox thinks it has the answer with its new 'Tough E-Mount' - literally a replacement lensmount for E and FE-mount cameras. Show More Summary

Photographers You Should Know: Jeanloup Sieff

I discovered Jeanloup Sieff while going through a bunch […] Categories: LE News and Info Photographers You Should Know Seen & Noted (Read more...)

The L is for Lollipop, Android 5.0: Top New Features

Google has unveiled the next major iteration of its mobile OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop, featuring improvements to battery life, power and more.

Lee Filters introduces Landscape Polariser with built-in warm-up

British filter manufacturer Lee Filters has announced a new polarising filter that features a built-in warm-up effect that it says is aimed at landscape photographers. The 105mm Landscape Polariser has been designed with a shallow mount...Show More Summary

You want to become a better photographer? Take fewer photos!

The shock! The horror! The blasphemy! How can we here at Photocritic, a place that purports to teach people about photography, nay has over 2,000 students in its online school, dare to utter a statement that is contrary to the received wisdom of practice making perfect and the 10,000 hours rule? How can we possibly […]

Too %$#@ Much Freedom

Last week I railed against too many rules. Now I am ask […] Categories: Essays Featured LE News and Info (Read more...)

Nexus 6 vs. iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

Google made its new Nexus 6 smartphone as a direct competitor to Apple's iPhone 6 and Samsung's Galaxy S5 - but how do the specs compare?

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