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Lensbaby Debuts Sweet 80 And Creative Bokeh Optics

New lens options for shooting portraits, landscapes and other compositions with creative bokeh effects

Tenba Air Case Attaché Series Introduced

Six new cases for photographers and filmmakers, featuring hard case protection in a lightweight design

15th Annual Lucie Awards To Honor Josephine Herrick Project With Humanitarian Award

In addition to celebrating legendary photographers, the awards will recognize the nonprofit, which engages professional photographers to help educate underserved communities

Profoto A1 Flash Announced

Billed as “the world’s smallest studio light” by the company, the A1 also represents its first on-camera flash

WD Introduces G-Technology G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series Storage Device

The portable storage solution for photographers and other creatives features USB-C connectivity and transfer speeds up to 560 MB/s in capacities up to 2 TB

Tamron Developing New 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens

The compact and lightweight ultra-telephoto zoom is designed for full-frame DSLRs

Sony Announces Three 4K HDR Camcorders

Sony leads the 4K market and bolsters its position with the introduction of the NXCAM HXR-NX80, XDCAM PXW-Z90 and Handycam FDR-AX700, its first camcorders with Phase Detection AF

Alien Skin To Launch Exposure X3

The nondestructive RAW image editor and organizer gets an update, with new features and a few improvements

Phase One IQ3 100MP Trichromatic Digital Back, XF Camera System Update Announced

With a 100-megapixel CMOS sensor, the digital back features new Bayer filter color technology as a result of collaboration between Phase One and Sony


social media photographer

Social Media: Brand Recognition

We ask a major brand what it’s looking for in a social media photographer and in its online campaigns
Sony photographic business

Sony: Lessons On Business And Passion Learned In Japan

On a first-ever trip to Sony’s Japanese image sensor factory and headquarters, much was revealed about Sony’s photographic business

Gear and Reviews

zoom lenses

Hands On With The Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM

Sony rounds out its Holy Trinity with one heck of a lens
image storage

Storage Wars Of A Different Kind

Do we invest in our existing archives as a potential revenue source, or keep the material but not spend the hundreds of hours it will take to catalog and keyword all the files?
second-hand photo gear

Shooting The Outdoors Doesn’t Have To Cost You A Fortune

Consider the advantages of purchasing second-hand gear through reputable dealers
video tripods

Hands-On Review: Benro Aero 7 Travel Video Tripod

Collapsible, portable and durable, this carbon-fiber tripod is ready to take on video projects—anywhere in the world


Self-Assigned Challenge: Finding Angles

I was looking at the photos from the editor, and it made me think about finding angles

Great American Eclipse 2017 Photo

One of our contributors is based in the Midwest, where he witnessed 100% totality. Here’s how he captured this image of the eclipse.

Paying Tribute To The Masters Of Painting

As photographers and filmmakers, most everything we try to achieve visually with lighting, a camera and storytelling through composition goes back to the Masters

Wireless Flash

Radio waves and light beams can make the difference between getting the shot or not

B&W Conversions

Try these creative adjustments using Photoshop, Lightroom and third-party software programs for striking black-and-white images

Cooke Optics UK Factory Tour

How to get the Cooke Look