Travel Storage For That Time Of Year

G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW SSD—a rugged, portable solid-state drive that goes with me wherever I work
G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW SSD
It’s that time of year, and a topic I get asked most frequently at cocktails parties besides “Where’s the keg?” and “What’s a mirrorless camera?” is about workflow. The questions vary between, the friendly “Do you agree this bourbon is tasty?” and “What are your camera settings?” to the much more direct “What are you using to... Read more

Digital Photo’s Your Best Shot 2017 Contest Winners Announced

We’re sharing the winning images from this year’s contest. Thanks to all those who submitted!
Digital Photo Your Best Shot Photo Contest
Grand Prize Winner: “Lobster Landing” by Jacek Borkowski Digital Photo is pleased to announce and congratulate the winners of the Your Best Shot 2017 photo contest. A big thank you to all of you who submitted—we’ll be sharing some of those images as a future Photo of the Day—and to our sponsors, Tamron, 500px, FlatHat, Cotton Carrier, Tamrac... Read more

Lightroom CC For The Professional, Dead Or New Beginning?

With changes to Lightroom, and the renaming of the previous version to Classic, what is Adobe signaling?
Adobe Lightroom CC
Adobe’s recent changes to Lightroom CC—renaming the existing desktop version “Lightroom Classic CC” and creating a new Cloud-centric version that takes on the name Lightroom CC—has sparked heated debates in the photographic community. Eliminating the stand-alone version of Lightroom, while giving the traditional product a name that has a connection... Read more

Self-Assigned Challenge: Shoot With An iPhone

Shot with an iPhone—the 3GS, from 2009
Apple iPhone X, Apple iPhone 3GS
Today the iPhone X arrives in stores, and we’ve seen a week of leaks, hype and yet another “Shot with an iPhone” campaign. At this point, in the decade-long history of iPhones, if Apple really thinks their iPhone camera is as good as a traditional camera, it’s time to stop showing people the surprisingly good images from their phone. Shot with... Read more

Sony a7R III U.S. Launch Live Blog

To a collection of the press, Sony officially unveils the Sony a7R III
Sony a7R III
This article was written live during the Sony event, 10 am EDT, Wednesday, the 25th of October 2017. Live coverage concluded at 10:49 am EDT A livecast of this announcement can be found here. Sony a7R III Sony’s Mike Fasulo took the stage at a private media event in New York City to officially announce the Sony a7R III, as well as two lens announcements. If... Read more

Canon Live Learning EOS Destination Workshops For 2018

Now in their 10th year, the workshops offer a range of topics, from portraiture to landscapes to street photography, led by top photographers specializing in those areas
photography workshops
Photo by Parish Kohanim Canon has announced its lineup for the 2018 Live Learning EOS Destination Workshops. Now in their 10th year, the workshops offer a range of topics, from portraiture to landscapes to street photography, led by top photographers specializing in those areas. This year’s photographers, shooting in locations from Kentucky and Alaska,... Read more

Cocktails And Cameras: Sony RX0 Hands-On Review In Hollywood

While the tiny box form factor looks like an action cam, the RX0 is much more capable. Intended for 4K multicam immersive experiences, it delivers excellent still images, too
video cameras
Hang 5 on a Hollywood set. Sony RX0 Hands-On Review Flatland BMX is about spinning brakeless tricks and insanely difficult, but also fits into an indoor space quite nicely. You get exciting things to photograph in a small space. In the ’80s, the performances would take up an entire basketball court or a couple courts’ worth of space to entertain... Read more

Photographer Profile: Stephen Allen Schultz

V.I.Photographer Stephen Allen Schultz
Stephen Allen Schultz
“Aura.” Location: Florida Studio. Equipment/Exposure Settings: Canon EOS 5D, ƒ/14 at 1/125 sec., ISO 250 Photographer: Stephen Allen Schultz Studio Name: Earth Bound Part-Time Professional Photographer Photographic Specialties: Landscape Wildlife Portraiture Fashion Commercial / Product Biography Started shooting at a young age of 13 back... Read more

Leica TL2: Buy It For The Experience

You’re buying a user experience with this camera, and it’s a precise German one
Leica cameras
I’ll put the review this way, if you’ve ever been frustrated by a camera’s settings, the Leica is worth the price of admission. It’s a pleasure to use, and that’s the point. You’re buying a user experience, and it’s a precise German one. Where it seems many cameras are released by manufacturers to fill slots in prices and specs, the TL2... Read more

“Lanikai Sunrise” by Frank Silva

“Lanikai Sunrise” is featured in Exit in the Summer 2017 issue of Digital Photo
“Lanikai Sunrise” was featured in Exit in the Summer 2017 issue of Digital Photo. “The photo was taken on Lanikai Beach on Oahu in February 2016,” writes photographer Frank Silva. “The two islands in the distance are known as Na Mokulua (“the two islands,” in Hawaiian), also commonly called The Mokes. Lanikai is one of the most beautiful... Read more

Self-Assigned Challenge: Finding Angles

I was looking at the photos from the editor, and it made me think about finding angles
focal points
Photo by David Schloss Scrolling through a gallery of images taken by my editor from a recent trip abroad, I noticed a couple of interesting photos. I don’t mean “cover of a magazine” interesting or maybe even Instagrammable, but for where the focal point was in a very difficult scene. In this instance, the scene was Kendo practice in a setting... Read more

Shooting The Outdoors Doesn’t Have To Cost You A Fortune

Consider the advantages of purchasing second-hand gear through reputable dealers
second-hand photo gear
Building a kit for nature photography can be very expensive, with the costs of high-end DSLRs, telephoto lenses, durable and weatherproof accessories all adding up. Don’t let this put you off though — there are ways to minimize the cost of expanding and upgrading your setup. Forget New, Go ‘Like New’ Buying new may seem appealing, but it isn’t... Read more