One The Road: Live From The Sony a7R III Media Event In Sedona

Media events like the Sony a7R III are a lot of work—and a lot of fun—and they help us bring you reviews of new gear

Using Coverage: The Trick To Making Videos That Won’t Annoy People

For photographers new to video, a few simple techniques to help set yourself and your clients apart from the competition

PhotoJoseph First Impressions: Panasonic LUMIX G9

The new mirrorless camera features 20 fps high-speed burst shooting, 6.5 stops of compensation and an 80-megapixel High Resolution mode

Travel Storage For That Time Of Year

G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW SSD—a rugged, portable solid-state drive that goes with me wherever I work

Latest News

Westcott Solix LED Light Introduced

Available as part of three different kits, the compact, portable lighting solution is built to deliver quality daylight-balanced light in an intuitively designed package for both photographers and filmmakers

Hasselblad Rental Program Launches

Giving both enthusiast and professional photographers an opportunity to work with medium-format systems

YI Technology 360 VR Camera Launches

The camera can shoot 360-degree video in 5.7K at 30 fps, with the capability to create in-camera stitching for 4K video and live-streaming

ON1 Photo RAW 2018 Released

Positioned as a Lightroom alternative, the updated image editor and organizer features a series of enhancements for photographers and other creatives, including improved RAW processing

DxO Buys Nik Collection, Releases DxO PhotoLab

A Nik update is slated for mid-2018 delivery, while OpticsPro has been rebranded, now with U Point local adjustment tools


video business

Video Viewpoint: Staying Current In Today’s Media Landscape

Remaining grounded, profitable and moving forward as the video and cinema world shifts beneath you
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

Gear and Reviews


Hands-On Video Review: PhotoJoseph Tests The DJI Spark

Making spectacular images—“tiny planets”—with the mini-drone
Interfit Honey Badger strobe

Hands-On Review: Interfit Honey Badger Strobe

A tough, lightweight and powerful strobe/head lighting unit. Oh, and it’s bright yellow.
wireless flash

5 Pro Studio Gear Guides

From LED lighting to wireless flash to large-format printers, these solutions will maximize your productivity in the studio so you can deliver the image to your client
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Hands-On Review

With a 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor, this feature-rich, mirrorless compact has a number of advanced shooting modes in addition to 4K video capability


11 Ways To Improve Your Photographic Lighting

With an understanding of these go-to lighting techniques, you can easily light any scene with dramatic results

Portrait Lighting Essentials

With these simple lighting techniques, it's possible to master any scene with confidence

The Perfect Debut

All you have to do to make movies is push a different button. How hard can it be?

Mastering Midday Light

Turn the worst light into the best shoot with these simple techniques  

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