Month: August 2019

According to serial leakers, who are usually fairly right, Nokishita, Nikon is planning to “make some announcements” about the Nikon D6 DSLR, successor to the current flagship Nikon D5. In a post made to Twitter, Nokishita says that the announcements will come on September 4th. Yes, that’s right, next Wednesday. ニコンが9月4日に「D6」について何かしらの発表をするらしい。#噂 — 軒下デジカメ情報局 (@nokishita_c) August
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The best travel tripods strike a balance between their size when fully collapsed and their maximum height when extended and are compact enough to fit in your carry-on bag and light enough to take with you on a long hike without becoming a fatiguing burden. These are the key specification to consider when choosing a
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In 2014, The Guardian columnists Sean O’Hagan and Jonathan Jones revisited an old question: is photography a fine art? According to Jones, a photograph could never compete with a painting on a gallery wall. But O’Hagan argued that it didn’t have to—photography is its own medium, independent of other art forms but no less worthy
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[embedded content] Portrait photographer Julia Trotti recently put together a useful comparison video for beginners where she captures portraits using a crop-sensor camera and her most-used prime lenses: a 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and 135mm. Plenty of people have done comparisons like this using full-frame cameras and, in fact, Trotti did that comparison first. But
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Flickr today announced that it’s bringing photo printing to all of its users, making it easy for anyone to order professional-grade prints directly from within Flickr on your phone or computer. Developed in partnership with SmugMug, which acquired Flickr from Verizon in 2018, the printing system will allow digital photos to be turned into paper,
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[embedded content] Want to get started in macro photography but don’t have much to spend? There are ways to jump into the niche using mostly the gear you already have (assuming you don’t have a dedicated macro lens). Here’s an 8-minute video by NatureTTL that’ll point you in the right direction. In the video, professional
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An Instagram influencer with over 216,000 followers raised eyebrows recently after she posted stylish professional-quality photos of herself lying on the ground immediately after she supposedly crashed her motorcycle. BuzzFeed News reports that Nashville-based lifestyle blogger Tiffany Mitchell posted a series of photos on July 31st after a motorcycle accident that she claims left her
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Illustration that shows types of photography at different aperture settings Aperture is one of the three pillars of photography (the other two being Shutter Speed and ISO), and certainly the most important. In this article, we go through everything you need to know about aperture and how it works. An image captured with a wide
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The FAA has published a notice and is sending out emails warning drone owners and the general public that weaponizing drones is illegal. The notice, published yesterday and titled “Drones and Weapons, A Dangerous Mix,” warns that it’s not just firearms on drones that will put you on the wrong side of the law —
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Photographing herpetofauna has its own special considerations when shooting in tropical rainforests. In this article, I will go through the various aspects of herpetofauna photography and discuss some of the challenges. Table of Contents What is Herpetofauna? Herpetofauna refers to all the animal species included in both the reptiles and amphibians categories, namely – snakes,
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At 500px we’re firm believers that photography is something you should do because you love it and that your success shouldn’t be measured by likes, comments, and algorithms. This vision inspired us to create ‘Life After Likes’. A panel series aimed at discussing how social media has changed today’s photography landscape. Life After Likes: Falling
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