12 Tips For Snow Photography

Shooting video or photos in the bright, white and cold snow isn't as straightforward as shooting in regular conditions — get your top tips here on how to make the best of it!
Is it snowing outside? That’s no excuse to stop taking pictures! The super bright conditions that a sunny, snowy day creates can wreak havoc on your camera’s light and white balance meter. The cold can crimp your batteries and the wet can damage your gear. It’s enough to make you want to stay inside! But with these 12 tips, you’ll be ready to... Read more

Enabling Creativity Through Dance, Food And Cityscape

A new brand campaign showcases the dedication and inspiration behind professional photographers who utilize Capture One in their work.
In the video below Dayron Vera, a former ballet dancer describes taking up photography following his career as a dancer as a way to stay connected to the art of dance, and how his passion and dedication enables his creativity as a photographer. The story is from a Capture One series of videos designed to give voice to three individual photographers... Read more

Sony a7 III Hands On With “The Basic Model”

Sony's a7 III, the "plain model" is loaded with features from their more expensive models and priced for those upgraders
In took three years of a relentless release schedule, bringing unprecedented features to market (like silent shooting), and two flagships—a7R III and the a9—for Sony to refocus on making the “basic model.” And, what they mean by that is the entry-level Alpha Series has been upgraded with specs from more expensive models and priced at... Read more

Chrome Niko F-Stop Camera Bag

An updated version of the fan-favorite Niko Pack with a back opening, more pockets, and the same low-profile silhouette.
You know that thing when you get some gear and then notice everyone else that has it too? Well, in my travels I’ve seen many Chrome Nikos. I owned and used a Niko Messenger bag for years, but switched to the Thule Covert when airlines became more restrictive with luggage allowances. The cube shape of the Niko Messenger was perfect for travel. I just... Read more

Add Another Dimension to Your Portraits with the Lensbaby Velvet Lens

PhotoJoseph demonstrates how the Lensbaby Velvet Lens makes creamy, soft portraits using a LUMIX, Olympus, Nikon, Canon, or Pentax camera
As a portrait photographer, every edge you can grab helps you to stand out from the competition. In this video, see how the Lensbaby Velvet lens can add a delicious dreamy look to your portraits! We brought in Genevieve, a gorgeous model for this Valentine’s Day special to see exactly how the lens works in realtime! In other videos, learn how... Read more

New DJI Mavic Air Takes To The Skies – Live From NYC Event

New DJI drone combines lightweight body, high resolution, advanced controls into Mavic Air
What do you get when you take the image quality of the DJI Phantom 4 and put it into a body about the same size as a DJI Spark? The answer, revealed by DJI’s Mike Perry at an invite-only media event in New York City today is the Mavic Air, a restyled, revamped, folding drone that looks to be the “gotta have it” tool for photographers... Read more

PhotoJoseph compares the GH5 to the new GH5S In This Review

New video-centric Micro Four Thirds has incredible light performance, but has left some things out
If you do that video thing, then you’ve probably heard that Panasonic announced a new camera, the GH5S, as a companion to the very popular GH5 camera. While many on the interwebs immediately went into panic mode, worried that their beloved GH5 was already out of date — FRET NOT! The GH5S is a complement, not a replacement, for the GH5. With superior... Read more

Hunting For Technology At CES 2018

Drones, robots and SSD dominate the worlds largest consumer electronics show
Another annual electronic circus in the desert is over. 179,999 people and I wandered the aisles of wireless phone chargers, 3D printers, drones, TVs and other “innovations”. There were robots: One that played table tennis, a couple which folded laundry, and one that is trying to replace your dog. We experienced a power outage, and did I mention... Read more

Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Hands On Exclusive In Hawaii

Versatile APS-C Zoom Lens Is The Perfect Travel Companion
At a media event in Oahu, Hawaii, Sony provided a small selection of media, including myself, a first look at the new E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens for Sony’s APS-C a6000/a6300/a6500 cameras. We took the lens out to shoot some local food markets to check out the image quality. With 12 groups and 16 elements, including an aspherical element, the $600... Read more

Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018 Winners Announced

One photographer in each of 11 categories in the global professional photography competition was awarded the Hasselblad Master designation, among a record-setting 30,000-plus submissions
Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018
Photo by Jorge de la Torriente, Miami, USA, winner in the Aerial category of the Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018. Hasselblad has announced the Masters Awards 2018 winners. One photographer in each of 11 categories in the global professional photography competition was awarded the Hasselblad Master designation, among a record-setting 30,000-plus submissions. Here’s... Read more

Nikon Storytellers Scholarship

Open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, submissions are being accepted for the program, which will award 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 each
Nikon Storytellers Scholarships
First announced in July, in conjunction with Nikon’s 100th anniversary, the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship is now accepting submissions. The program is open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, with 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 (US) each awarded to the winners. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the United... Read more

Video: PhotoJoseph Reviews Final Cut Pro X 10.4

A look at the video editor’s latest features, including new color capabilities and the new white balance tool
Final Cut Pro X 10.4
Nearly every Final Cut Pro X user has been waiting for this day for a long, long time. The vastly improved color tools in FCPX are massively welcome, and very exciting! On Friday’s Photo Moment show, I quickly went through the bullet list of new features, then spent some time exploring the new color capabilities, including LUT application (including... Read more
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