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RICOH Announces Rugged WG-50 Camera

The new WG Series compact combines a durable body with advanced technology for shooting in challenging outdoor conditions

Red River Paper’s New Palo Duro Etching

The fine-art inkjet photographic paper is designed to create the look and feel of fine-art darkroom prints

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai Returns For Fourth Year

The exhibition is an international celebration of contemporary photography, giving Asia Pacific buyers and collectors and the public access to cutting-edge works

Manfrotto Introduces Manhattan Camera Bag Collection

Comprised of three versatile models, the series is designed to meet the needs of urban photographers

Olympus Tough TG-5 Joins The Series

The compact camera features a high-speed ƒ/2 lens and 12MP CMOS sensor for capturing stills and video on outdoor adventures

Hasselblad Announces 100MP A6D-100c Aerial Camera

The medium-format camera system impressively builds on Hasselblad’s advanced products for aerial photography with improved features and higher resolution

Sony Announces FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM and FE 12-24mm F4 G

The FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is the final lens in the E-mount F2.8 G Master series, while the FE 12-24mm F4 G covers the widest angle among all full-frame E-mount glass

Profoto Launches B1X Flash

The flash features a new LED modeling light that adds 80% more light output, with an increased CRI of 90+; Profoto also introduces two new OCF reflectors

Libec Offers TH-X H Video Head As Individual Model

The flat base/65mm video head is part of the company’s popular TH-X high-spec entry-level tripod system, plus a limited-time promotion

Business

Kando

Byron’s Blog: What Is Kando 1.0?

With the a9, Sony is certainly “Being in the moment, present with expressive technology”
Finding A Camera System You Love

Byron’s Blog: Finding A Camera System You Love

It doesn’t matter what camera you shoot with—really—what matters is that you get the shots

Gear and Reviews

Canon EOS M6

Byron’s Blog: Shooting With The Canon EOS M6

Don’t think of it as mirrorless
LED lighting

A Constant Light: LED Lighting Solutions

Today’s LED lights are brighter, cheaper and better than ever, and ready for your studio
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Byron’s Blog: A Tough Little Camera

Testing the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, as it survives the elements in the Pacific Northwest—and a bike crash

Sony a9 Image Samples And Autofocus Review

We evaluate the images from the Sony a9 and its autofocus performance

Technique

Telling A Story With Environmental Portraiture

For a recent photo assignment, Jim Cornfield chose to create an environmental portrait of Air Force Capt. Kenneth Curry, telling a story in images by connecting the pilot to his former military experience. The environmental portrait is one of photography’s simpler ideas: An image of a subject that includes his or her external life—some place Read more…

Adjustments With A Restrained Hand

The left half of this frame shows the original photo, as taken by my camera. I had a 6-stop ND filter applied, which not only allowed me to get this long exposure, it also applied a visible blue tint. The right half is the exact same photo except I applied a custom white balance that Read more…

Byron’s Blog: Self-Assigned Shoot—Urban Geometries

Using shapes, lines, colors, tones and lighting to create visually interesting and painterly photos of the city

The Power Of Portable Light

Using speedlights to tell a more compelling visual story

In Your Face: Photography In The Age Of Virtual Reality

Photography In The Age of Virtual Reality

Why You Should Own A Light Meter But Probably Don’t

A light meter is one of the most important tools in a photographers' arsenal, and you probably don't own one.
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