Nokia 8 flagship phone features 13MP dual-cam with Zeiss optics

HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia smartphone brand, has launched its long-anticipated Nokia 8 flagship. With a 5.3″ QHD IPS display covered in 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB storage options the Android device comes with high-end specification all-around… Continue reading

Venus Optics‘ long-awaited Laowa 15mm F2 for Sony FE is finally available

Venus Optics has finally announced the price and delivery date of the second lens to join its Zero-D line up: the 15mm F2 for Sony’s E-mount that was first announced last September, and which the company has called „the world’s fastest 15mm rectilinear lens for full-frame.“ The lens is due… Continue reading

Cinnac is a Tinder-style photo rating app that helps you discover your best photos

If you have trouble deciding which of your images to include in your portfolio, or which ones will get the most positive response on social media, the new cinnac app might be exactly what you’ve been waiting for. Cinnac is a social network for photographers that uses means-tested ratings from… Continue reading

Canon EF 35mm F2 IS USM gallery

The Canon 35mm F2 IS USM is Canon’s ‚affordable‘ full-frame 35mm lens option slotting below the 35mm F1.4L II. It’s smaller and lighter in size, and unlike its higher-end sibling, comes with image stabilization that can somewhat mitigate its aperture disadvantage, as long as your subjects aren’t moving too much.… Continue reading

Instagram update adds threaded comment replies

Threaded replies are a small update, but regular users will really appreciate it. Instagram just launched a minor update that regular users will really enjoy: threaded comments. Previously, comments on the Facebook-owned photo sharing app were all lumped together, only @-replies denoting who was talking to who. Now, when you… Continue reading

B&H Photo will pay $3.2 million to settle federal discrimination case

B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., the company behind retail site B&H Photo, has agreed to pay $3,220,000 to settle a federal discrimination case, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This follows a lawsuit filed by the Department of Labor against B&H Foto & Electronics Corp. in February 2016, in… Continue reading

Godox A1 smartphone flash trigger officially released, costs $70

The Godox A1 smartphone flash trigger is finally official. After being announced unofficially over Facebook and teased further with some studio portrait samples, the phone flash and 2.4GHz flash trigger is now available for pre-order. Chinese company Godox is a rising star in the lighting world thanks to a growing… Continue reading

Canon beats Nikon to get EISA’s Pro DSLR award for 3rd year running

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV has won the European Imaging and Sound Association’s (EISA) Professional DSLR of the Year award, making this the third year in a row that the brand has beaten Nikon to the top spot in the professional Kamera category. Neither company, though, managed to come out… Continue reading

Barack Obama photo and quote becomes most popular tweet of all time

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza Former president Barack Obama’s recent photo response to the violent events in Charlottesville, VA has officially become the most popular tweet of all time. The 44th President of these United States tweeted the official White House photograph above—captured by the great Pete Souza—alongside… Continue reading

This iconic still life photo was shot at f/240… for 6 hours!

Editor’s Note: The video contains a fine art nude print that is spoken about starting at 7:50 and appears in the background throughout most of the video from that point on. Potentially NSFW. What’s the smallest aperture you’ve ever used? F22? Maybe the max you’ll find on some large format… Continue reading

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm F1.4E ED

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Nikon Coolpix W300

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Ricoh WG-50

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New Qualcomm Spectra system brings 3D depth sensing to Android devices

Qualcomm launched the Clear Sight dual-Kamera system—which was powered by its Spectra ISP and used a combination of RGB and monochrome images sensors—in 2016. Today the company announced the second generation Spectra Module that introduces 3D computer vision to Qualcomm-powered Android devices. The Qualcomm system is a dual-Kamera setup that… Continue reading

How to shoot the solar eclipse: a list of resources for photographers

The first successfully captured photograph of a total solar eclipse was shot on July 28, 1851, by Prussian photographer Johann Julius Friedrich Berkowski. Your eclipse photos can look better than this, with a little advice from some of our friends. If you live in North America or are a citizen… Continue reading

Macphun unveils Aurora HDR 2018: Will come to Mac and PC with new tools and UI

Macphun today announced the upcoming release of Aurora HDR 2018, the latest version of its popular HDR creation software created in collaboration with photographer Trey Ratcliff. After 1.7 million downloads on Mac computers since its launch in November 2015, Aurora HDR will now for the first time be available for… Continue reading

Oprema Jena seeks to resurrect the legendary Zeiss Biotar 75mm F1.5

The company behind the new Meyer Optik Goerlitz lens manufacturing business has formed a new brand to bring back the Biotar 75mm F1.5 that was made by Carl Zeiss Jena in the 1940s and 50s. Many of the original examples were made in East Germany after WWll and in quite… Continue reading

Leica TL2

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor Fisheye 8-15mm F3.5-4.5E ED

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Nikon AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm F4.5-5.6G VR

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