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Sony World Photography Awards reveals 2018 Open category and National Awards winners Photographers worldwide may enter any of the Open competition's 10 categories, with judges looking for the best single image fitting each categories' brief. Many of the winners are non-professional photographers, making their achievement even more remarkable.
Photographer of the Day: Johann Walter Bantz Photographer: Johann Walter Bantz "The Main Event 5,Championnat du Monde IBF Féminin des Poids Super - Plume, M.Hammadouche / M. Dellal, Palais des Sports, Levallois" Johann's photograph of two boxers duking it out in the ring, is impressive for a number of reasons.
Venus Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Sign up for our weekly newsletter! Submit a News Tip! Venus Optics has successfully minimized the weight of the lens to less than 0.5 pounds and 2-inches long. This compact and light lens comprises of 15 elements in 10 groups with 2 pcs of aspherical elements and 3 pcs of Extra-low dispersion elements.
What Should You Charge for Your Pro Photography? "We dig deep into different portrait photography pricing models, discuss the benefits of both low and high price points, and show you how to calculate what you need to make a real living wage from your art." There are all kinds of fears and anxieties that rise up when pondering the problem of pricing, the Northrups say.
The Bike-Share Oversupply in China: Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles Vast piles of impounded, abandoned, and broken bicycles have become a familiar sight in many big cities. As some of the companies who jumped in too big and too early have begun to fold, their huge surplus of bicycles can be found collecting dust in vast vacant lots.
'Isle of Dogs': The Environmental Photography That Inspired the Set "The environmental critique was always at the forefront of our design process," he said, noting that the Isle of Dogs team took inspiration from two particular photographers who have devoted much of their work to capturing the impacts of waste on the environment: Edward Burtynsky and Chris Jordan.
Venus Optics unveils Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D lens for mirrorless APS-C cameras Format Compatibility: APS-C. Lens Structure: 15 elements in 10 groups. Aperture Blades: 7. Min. Focusing Distance: 12cm. Max Magnification: 1:7.5. Filter Thread: 49mm. Dimensions: 60 x 53mm. Weight: ~215g. Mounts: Fuij X, Sony E, Canon EF-M.
Here's an 8K, 360° Video of a Lunar Eclipse with the Northern Lights Back on January 31st, photographer William Briscoe set up his cameras near Fairbanks, Alaska, and shot this awe-inspiring 360-degree interactive video of a lunar eclipse in the sky above the dancing green glow of the Northern Lights. "It was a challenging night due to the temperatures," Briscoe writes.
Go from Drab to Fab by Replacing Skies In Michigan, we get a lot of gray days. But as photographers, we can't let the weather hold us back. Let me show you how I used Luminar 2018 to replace the sky and make my image more engaging. In my case, I had already had an image that I processed in Luminar.
Watch: Unboxing $221,000 worth of Leica Summilux-C cinema lenses Videographer Devin Graham of Devin Supertramp has published a new video in which he unboxes $221,000 worth of Leica Summilux-C lenses.
Insect Photographer Sues Pest Control Company for $2.7 Million A well-known insect photographer has filed a $2.7 million copyright infringement lawsuit against a pest-control company.
Glory days: Chatsworth renewed – in pictures Chatsworth reopens on 24 March after the biggest restoration of the house, garden and park since 1820. An exhibition, Chatsworth Renewed, will highlight its makeover, from rebuilding turrets to conservation of artworks.
Venus Optics announces Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens Third in the line-up of Laowa "Zero-D" lenses, the 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D shares the same excellent control of the optical distortion often found with ultra wide-angle lenses.
Vivo's AI-Powered 'Super HDR' Blends 12 Separate Exposures It has unveiled a new AI-powered feature called "Super HDR," which claims to produce better high dynamic range photos with more natural results.GSMArena reports that Vivo's technology captures 12 separate exposures of the scene in rapid succession and intelligently blends them together for a single composite photo.
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Offers Superb Build Quality & Reach For the past four years, I've photographed an event for Gilda's Club Grand Rapids - the Laughfest Signature Event. It features a highly sought-after comedian with the ultimate goal to raise money for cancer support. This year, Comedy Central's Trevor Noah graced Grand Rapids with his presence for the event.
New Fujifilm X-H1 Firmware Update Fujifilm are set to release a new firmware update for the X-H1 camera by the end of March 2018 to address two "malfunctions". They are:. Fujifilm Press Release. Regarding Malfunction of FUJIFILM X-H1. March 22, 2018. To our valued customers. Thank you very much for purchasing and using our products.
Nature Photography: Where Are the Women? The field of nature photography can be sculpted into what works for your personal interests, aspirations, time frame and budget. Women are often mothers or primary caregivers.
This is the Speed of the Sony a7 III Here's a short video by Camera Creativ that demonstrates the high-speed continuous shooting of the new Sony a7 III, a full frame mirrorless camera that costs $2,000. Like the $3,200 Sony a7R III, the a7 III has a burst speed of up to 10 frames per second for both RAW and JPEG photos.
We're hiring! DPReview seeks Software Development Engineer We're looking for a Software Development Engineer to join our Seattle-based team. Bring your creativity, passion and talent to help us build the next generation of our web and mobile experiences. This role will help build shopping and comparison tools for photo gear as well as other special projects on the roadmap.
Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D Lens Officially Launched The Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D is the widest angle lens among wide-angle lenses for mirrorless APS-C cameras. 3 special low dispersion lenses and 2 glass aspherical lenses are used extensively, with Laowa promising zero distortion.
Striving For Your "You-Ness" We are completely bombarded with images every single day. From social media to blogs, to advertisements and billboards, we are constantly flooded with images that are aggressively jostling for our attention.
Db Equipment Launch "The Ace" Backpack The Ace from Db Equipment is the ultimate pack for on-the-go photographers. Designed with lightweight and vegan PU leather, The Ace backpack combines comfort, practicality, security, and style. The Ace backpack retails for $319. Db Equipment Press Release.
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art Review The Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art is a new ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C Canon, Nikon and Sigma DSLR cameras with a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 available throughout the zoom range. It offers the equivalent angle of view as a 21-36 mm lens on an APS-C system.
Fujifilm X-A5 sample gallery I'm actually more impressed with this new XC 15-45 lens! I have the X-A3 and am currently mulling over getting the X-A5, but I was more curious about this new 15-45 so I got this lens from B&H. I put it on my X-A3 and I must say that having a wider focal reach really comes in handy for scenics and architectural scenarios - stunningly so.
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