Photography can be an expensive hobby to get into. With most DSLRs nowadays coming in at around $400 for even the lowest of consumer level cameras. By the time you add in accessories, the financial aspect can be a bit demanding for a newbie.
Instagram just released its most significant update since the social photo sharing app enabled video sharing, adding a slew of photo editing features that bring the app in step with other major photo capture and editing apps like VSCO Cam.
Check out this trippy video showing New York City sidewalks in Matrix-style “bullet time.” It was created by filmmaker Paul Trillo, who partnered up with Microsoft to create a special camera rig consisting of 50 individual Nokia Lumia 1020...
We’ve interviewed him before and his images have been seen around the globe, but today we have a video from The Inertia that takes a more intimate, behind the scenes look at shorebreak photographer Clark Little, his motivations and his work.
It has been well over a month since the long-awaited-for Fuji X-T1 arrived at my doorstep. I can now safely say that I will keep this camera (and hopefully for a good while). The X-T1 is part of the Fuji X-series of cameras that were first introduced a few years ago and include both compact fixed-lens and interchangeable-lens cameras. At the heart of most of these cameras is an APS-C-sized sensor that has a different pixel arrangement than the sensors used in most other cameras today. Fuji called called the pixel arrangement X-Trans. From the start the X-series cameras were widely praised for their high image quality, close to that of full-frame cameras, but roundly criticized for being slow and quirky. Back then, an X-camera made great photos if you were able turn it on without a firmware crash, get the lens to focus, dig deep into a maze of menus to make adjustments, and your subject stood still while all this unfolded. But that was then and this is now. The just released Fuji X-T1 is a solid performer in every respect when compared to other mirrorless cameras.
A city of trams, tiles and iron funiculars, Lisbon remains a glorious European gem. It is one of the world’s oldest (and coincidentally friendliest) cities and has the honour of being the oldest capital in Western Europe.
Time-lapse photographer Ole C. Salomonsen specializes in the northern lights. But before you skip over this post because you’ve seen about a billion more aurora time-lapses this month, we suggest you click play and give Ole’s work a shot.
Don’t you wish you were here? Photographer Trey Ratcliff captured this beautiful morning in Hobbiton, in the Shire…okay, it’s actually on the set location of the Lord of the Rings film series, in Matamata, New Zealand.
Randy Scott Slavin, a New York based photographer and director, has created a series called Alternate Perspectives. Slavin creates otherworldly images by merging multiple shots into a stereographic projection or 360° panorama.
Here’s a neat GoPro feature that you might not know about: the GoPro actually has a setting where you can take video and still photos simultaneously. No, we’re not talking about pulling low-res stills out of video.
Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.
There are a lot of different options when it comes to processing HDR photos. You can use standalone programs like Photomatix, you can use Photoshop's HDR Pro, you can hand process the photos as layers in Photoshop, and there are plugins that you can use within Photoshop or Lightroom. But another option that can work very well with many photos is simply to use Lightroom's tools with no other plugins or programs.
Lytro’s first offering was meant to bedazzle hipsters. The handheld point-and-shoot light-field camera let photographers refocus shots after taking them. With a new camera called the Illum, a DSLR-style shooter with an 8x optical zoom and a high-speed, sports-worthy shutter, Lytro hopes to tap into the creative professional market.