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When we reviewed the original Canon G7X -- which was released in October 2014 -- we noted that it was the first real competitor that the Sony RX100-series had faced in this exciting enthusiast compact camera market. With a compact body, a 4.2x optical zoom and a 20.2-megapixel 1"-type sensor, the G7X delivered a relatively bit more versatility with the lens and still very good image quality. However, it also had areas of weak performance. Thankfully, the Canon G7X Mark II follow-up released in May keeps the good aspects of the... [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
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Sledding in Saudi Arabia, hyperrealist sculptures in Spain, a 12-meter-tall puppet in England, the Democratic National Convention, snowfall in South Africa, Pope Francis visits Auschwitz, Pokemon Go in Syria, and much more. An attendee stands among balloons at the end of [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
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If you're a photographer reading our site, it's likely that you greatly enjoy reading about the latest and greatest photography gear. However, sometimes it's nice to take a look back instead. Casual Photophile has done just that, with an article about five classic cameras that were used by famous photographers. It's not unusual to see images by notable photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson and Diane Arbus, but it is less common to see a discussion about equipment that they used. Take Cartier-Bresson, for example: Many of his... (read more) [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
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Street and architectural photographer Michele Palazzo captured one of the most iconic images from the massive blizzard, Winter Storm Jonas, that dropped heaps of snow along the mid-Atlantic coast in the United States this past January. In a talk for B&H, Palazzo discussed the image itself and what it was like to have taken a viral photograph. Palazzo was born in Italy and moved to New York City five years ago after working as a consultant in Italy for many years. Despite having a master's degree in architecture, he never worked as... [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
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Landscape photographer and educator Thomas Heaton has an excellent YouTube channel where he regularly uploads great content that follows him as he works to both capture great images and inspire other photographers to do the same. He recently went camping with the twin hopes of spicing up his landscape work and just experiencing a change of pace. After all, as he says, "sometimes it's just nice to get away." Visiting an area he's never been to for a bit of location scouting and camping was Heaton's original plan, but as you can... [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
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Travel photographer Asher Svidensky is focused on sharing stories from around the world. He doesn't like to use the language of "capturing" or "taking" photos but instead views photography as a language in and of itself. He recently shared his knowledge with DIY Photography, and the video is below. Part of what allows Svidensky to witness, photograph and share the stories he wants to, he says, is that when he is traveling, he lets "a part of himself" go and fills the empty space with the places and people he sees and meets... [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
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This week, an estimated 50,000 people have gathered in Philadelphia for the four-day Democratic National Convention. As the delegate votes were tallied, Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to ever become the official nominee of a major party. Supporters of former candidate Bernie Sanders came as well, making their voices heard and protesting the way the Democratic party has handled the election so far. Gathered here are images of some of the speakers and attendees at this year's DNC. [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
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Sports photographer David Bergman has a few tips to help you improve your sports images, whether you're photographing professional athletes or your kids. The Two Minute Tips video below is one of the 25 short videos Bergman has made for Adorama TV and you can see the full list of videos here. One of the most important aspects of a good sports image is that it doesn't contain any distracting elements. Something such as an advertisement on an outfield wall in the background of a baseball image can turn an otherwise cool shot into a... [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
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Priolite recently launched a very successful Kickstarter campaign for their new Priolite Ultra monolight. The campaign, which as of today has more than doubled its $28,000 goal, has six days left and is nearing its $65,000 stretch goal of a wide angle reflector for everyone who has made a pledge for a strobe. The 500Ws Li-ion battery-powered monolight is the world's smallest all-metal monolight on the market according to Priolite and is only eight inches in length. What makes this light particularly special is that it is capable... (read more) [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
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Last week, we published our detailed image quality comparison and print quality analysis for the Sony RX10 III. At the time, I promised that our final verdict on this large-sensor, long-zoom camera -- which aims to offer an alternative to a bulky DSLR or mirrorless camera and a bag full of lenses -- would be coming shortly. Well I've got good news, because it's here now! Of course, if you've read my real-world field test of the Sony RX10 III, you'll know that I really enjoyed shooting with this camera, just as I did the... [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
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Many photographers dream about a big photography adventure. Either a trip to an exotic land or a once-in-a-lifetime experience has to be near the top of the list for most shutterbugs. CNET's Andrew Hoyle took an "epic photography adventure" last summer to Iceland and he's written an article covering how to go about making your own way to the faraway land of your choice. When traveling, you might not want to take all of your gear. I traveled to Iceland myself this past March, and when I made my way there I had to make the... [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
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Well, here's something a bit different. Say hello to the Phase One XF camera paired with a 100-megapixel IQ3 digital medium format back, or Phase One XF 100MP for short. While we tackle pretty much any type of digital camera from small, pocketable point-and-shoots to large, full-frame DSLRs, the medium format world isn't something we regularly deal with. On the other hand, we have had the opportunity to review both the Pentax 645D and its 51MP successor, the 645Z. These medium format DSLRs captured some amazing images, and until... (read more) [...]
Wed, Jul 27, 2016
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Sixty-three years ago today, on July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, ceasing hostilities between North Korean Communist forces, backed by China, and South Korean forces, backed by the United Nations. The war had raged across the Korean Peninsula for three years, leaving hundreds of thousands of soldiers and civilians dead. The Armistice formed the famous Demilitarized Zone that still separates North Korea and South Korea, technically still at war with each other. On this anniversary of the armistice agreement, a look back at the people and places involved in the conflict sometimes called "the forgotten war.” [...]
Wed, Jul 27, 2016
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Photographer Nicholas Pappagallo recently did a talk for B&H Photography which covers patience and consistency. B&H put together a roughly 20-minute highlight video of the talk (seen below) but you can see the full 80-minute presentation here. Besides learning new specific photography skills, what's something else that we can learn to become better photographers? Pappagallo says that patience is key and it is something that you simply have to learn. You need to learn how to put off a "quicker" or "easier" reward and work harder... (read more) [...]
Wed, Jul 27, 2016
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The standard of what makes a woman beautiful has changed over time and continues to vary today by culture. Nevertheless, there is a certain ideal that many people -- at least in the western world -- will agree is beautiful, and that ideal is often well-represented by Victoria's Secret models. As I'm sure we are all well-aware, despite its models' appearance being about as close to "flawless" as a person can be, Victoria's Secret still retouches their photos in advertisements. One of the people who used to do this retouching,... (read more) [...]
Wed, Jul 27, 2016
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