A Printer On Every Desk

Today’s printers use state-of-the-art technology to create museum-worthy output, and these new devices should be part of every photographer’s arsenal

Epson SureColor P600 Inkset: UltraChrome HD 9-color Ink Type: Pigment Ink Colors: Photo Black, Cyan, Vivid Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Vivid Light Magenta, Light Black, Matte Black, Light Light Black Minimum Ink Droplet Size: 2 picoliters (variable) Maximum Print Resolution: 5760×1440 dpi Ink Tank Size: 25.9 ml Maximum Cut Sheet Size:... Read more

Equipped To Explore!

Essential Gear For Your Next Photo Adventure

Travel photography can be exhilarating as you explore new places and cultures, but it can also be frustrating if you’re unprepared. Unlike a portrait sitting in a controlled environment, you’re at the mercy of your surroundings, and more often than not, if you miss a shot, there’s no do-over. Add to that the concern of keeping your... Read more

Essential Gear For Portraiture

Lights, staging and other necessities for setting up your portrait studio

While I was working on my degree in photography, I earned extra income as a photographer working at a portrait studio in the local mall. The occasional nightmare customer aside, all in all, it was a fun college job, and I learned a lot of the practical, business side of photography that you don’t get in the classroom. One thing that you may not... Read more

Action Cams

The next generation of POV cameras brings sophisticated controls and a 4K option

Wearable, mountable POV cams get you out from behind the camera and let you capture your adventures in high-def video and stills. Controlled via smartphone apps or accessory remotes, you can mount these ultracompact cameras just about anywhere for a totally unique perspective on the action. DRIFT GHOST-S The Ghost-S has a large 2-inch display and a... Read more

Filmmaking With Still Cameras

Improve your dslr video work with microphones, lighting & support systems

The small size and excellent imaging quality of a still camera makes it an affordable and ideal choice for working with video, but there are several disadvantages to using a still shooter over a camcorder. Filmmakers attach a variety of accessories to professional filmmaking cameras like monitors, EVFs, mic systems, follow-focus units, matte boxes and... Read more

Fast Wide Zooms

Wide-angle zoom lenses are often far more practical as a purchase for photographers than a telephoto or even a standard do-it-all zoom.

Wide-angle zoom lenses are often far more practical as a purchase for photographers than a telephoto or even a standard do-it-all zoom. The large foreground framing is ideal for working from tight spaces or indoors, and while they can be unflattering for commercial portraiture, they’re still very handy when working with people because they allow... Read more

The Basic Pro Kit

Putting together a basic kit that will cover most photo assignments doesn’t require that you spend a lot, but it does take some forethought.

Putting together a basic kit that will cover most photo assignments doesn’t require that you spend a lot, but it does take some forethought. The checklist of must-have gear will vary depending on the type of photography you do and where you do it, but some things such as backup batteries and memory cards are something every photographer should... Read more

The 4K Resolution Revolution

Offering four times the image information of high-definition video, this holiday season saw a big push for consumer-level 4K televisions from companies like Panasonic and Sony.

Offering four times the image information of high-definition video, this holiday season saw a big push for consumer-level 4K televisions from companies like Panasonic and Sony. While content is still in short supply, it’s likely this year will see an even bigger explosion of new projects, as the means with which to capture and play back 4K are... Read more

Tablet Tech

Thanks largely to the convenience factor, mobile tablets are slowly but surely over-taking the more powerful desktop and laptop market.

Thanks largely to the convenience factor, mobile tablets are slowly but surely over-taking the more powerful desktop and laptop market. For photographers, despite the disadvantages of a less powerful computer, that means cloud access to files, as well as an easy way to view and do basic edits to photos, even if you’re out on the road. Perhaps,... Read more

Wireless Solutions

Whether you’re looking to keep your fan base updated from the road or to access images and portfolios from the cloud, camera manufacturers are fighting back by adding wireless technologies directly into cameras.

In the digital age, convenience is often more important than quality, and for this reason alone, smartphones have undermined the sales of compact cameras over the last few years, despite several major disadvantages like inferior image quality, exaggerated shutter lag, limited manual controls, lackluster low-light performance and poor zooming optics.... Read more

5 Top Waterproof Cameras

Whether looking to capture fun in the sun candids of the kids or pursuing professional imagery under the waves, it can be difficult to work with cameras and accessories in locations where wind, sand, dirt and spray are a factor.

Whether looking to capture fun in the sun candids of the kids or pursuing professional imagery under the waves, it can be difficult to work with cameras and accessories in locations where wind, sand, dirt and spray are a factor. Not only will these environmental concerns damage your lens, but bits of dust, sand and water can work their way into the... Read more

Go Wireless!

Photography has always been a relatively mobile art form—even a view camera on a tripod is less burdensome than the tools of the painter or sculptor.

Photography has always been a relatively mobile art form—even a view camera on a tripod is less burdensome than the tools of the painter or sculptor. Now, new technologies are giving photographers more freedom with capabilities like wireless camera control and mobile Internet connectivity. Here are a few examples of wireless tech that are helping... Read more
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