Hands On With The Leica Q

A generational camera at an heirloom price
Leica Q camera
I handed a millennial a Leica Q, and you won’t believe what happened next. Hint: She took good and even great photos with it. Prior to me handing Emma Broback the Q, and putting down her avocado toast for a minute, she’d never heard of a Leica. Really…this is like the song Hey Nineteen, but not about May-December romance, and we’re colleagues,... Read more

Inside Canon Professional Service & Support Center

A visit to Canon’s service center in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Canon
There’s no denying that for the professional photographer, support of gear is nearly as important as the gear itself. Countless photographers have been saved by the repair and loan services of the various professional support programs. When I worked in the media centers of the Beijing and Vancouver Olympics, I watched as a stream of photographers... Read more

Self-Assigned Challenge: Photos In The Attic

Scanning at one photo a second, the Epson FastFoto makes quick work of the albums gathering dust in the attic
Epson FastFoto FF-640
It’s raining in Seattle and will do so until next summer. In April, the rain lets up for a bit, bringing a respite to Seattleites, with bright rays of sunshine. But then Mother Nature abruptly closes that door, and we’re right back to low-hanging ever-gray clouds, a mist I’ve described as the dreep: raindrops so steady and persistent they’re... Read more

Upgrading Your Kit Doesn’t Have To Cost A Fortune

Building a kit for photography can be very expensive, with the costs of high-end DSLRs, specialist lenses, and high quality 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.
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Building a kit for photography can be very expensive, with the costs of high-end DSLRs, specialist lenses and high-quality 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 necessary—you... Read more

iPhone X Video Tip From PhotoJoseph

Exploring the perfect format for creating iPhone X videos
Apple iPhone X
If you have an iPhone X, you know that regular 16:9 videos don’t fill the screen unless you pinch in, but then you end up cropping the top and bottom off the video. Plus, there’s that notch…. So, I set out to create a video that would fill the iPhone X 19.5:9 aspect ratio screen perfectly, and even do something fun with the notch! Check out the... Read more

On The Road: Live From The Sony a7R III Media Event In Sedona

Media events like the Sony a7R III are a lot of work—and a lot of fun—and they help us bring you reviews of new gear
Sony’s press event in Sedona, Arizona, this week gave assembled journalists a chance to test out the new Sony a7R III in a number of different shooting situations, with the incredibly scenic backdrop of the sandstone cliffs and blue skies of this legendary tourist destination. Media events like these are a pretty regular occurrence for the photo... Read more

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
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