Sony a6400 Firmware Update Includes Eye AF For Animals

Sony’s latest firmware (Version 2.0) allows Sony a6400 to perform real-time Eye AF for animals
If you had to name the most important part of a portrait or image that includes living beings—whether human or animal—and has remained so throughout the centuries, going back as far as the Italian and Northern Renaissance right up to the present day, it would be this: The eyes. And it’s perhaps one of the reasons Sony is so focused on expanding... Read more

Sony Expands Lens Lineup With Telephoto And Telephoto Zoom

Sony brings two new powerful but pricey lenses to the market
Sony has introduced two new powerful lenses into its full-frame lens lineup: The FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens (model SEL200600G) and the FE 600mm F4 GM OSS super-telephoto prime lens (model SEL600F40GM). Both offer photographers the ability to capture subjects at the same super-telephoto focal length (600mm), but at much different... Read more

Camera & Photo Learning News Digest: Shooting with Waterproof Cameras, #NoFilter How-To Book And More

Find out what you can learn about photography today
I shot this photo of my son with a waterproof point-and-shoot after he jumped into a pool.  Photo Tips—Waterproof Cameras: Rugged-and-waterproof point-and-shoots have been around for more than a dozen years. But camera manufacturers keep improving them. For example, you can go farther underwater without needing a special housing to keep it waterproof.... Read more

Leaked Photos Show Apple iPhone 11 Could Have 3 Lenses

The new iPhone 11 might have a triple-lens configuration
Leaked photo of Apple iPhone 11, which appeared on the BRG website. The iPhone 11 is said to be released in September, with possible camera improvements.  According to leaked photos posted on BGR, a tech gadgets website, the iPhone 11 could be replacing the dual-lens configuration with a triple-lens configuration. So what does that... Read more

Olympus Makes A Splash With New Waterproof Camera

The new Olympus Tough TG-6 point-and-shoot lets you capture photos and video in places you’d never take your other cameras or phones into.
If you’ve never shot an underwater photo, or better yet, an underwater video, you’re in for a surprise. Because in many cases, it can turn a simple plunge into the pool into an incredibly expressive photograph or video, in which light, color, movement and the human form are wonderfully distorted in a surreal and almost organic way. And then there... Read more

Camera & Photo Learning News Digest: Garry Winogrand, Adobe Tools And More

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Fine-Art Photography—Garry Winogrand: There’s a lot to enjoy and learn at the Brooklyn Museum’s Garry Winogrand “Color” photography exhibition, which just recently opened and will run through December 8. Although Winogrand is better known for his black-and-white images that pioneered the “snapshot aesthetic,” the photographer also... Read more

Camera & Photo Learning News Digest: “For Freedoms” At ICP, Google Pixel 3a And More

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Exhibition: There’s a lot to see and learn about in the current photography exhibition “For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here?”, which is running at the International Center of Photography in New York City until June 16. What’s intriguing about the show is how it re-envisions four painting created by Norman Rockwell in the 1940s, which were... Read more

Adobe Temporarily Removes $10 Option For Creative Cloud Plan, Angering Photographers

The new pricing plan—which includes Photoshop and Lightroom—appeared as a test to increase the digital-imaging service from $10 to $20 a month
Adobe Temporarily Removes $10 Option For Creative Cloud Plan Angering Photographers
Adobe had angered many photographers yesterday when they learned the company had seemingly changed its cloud pricing plan by eliminating the $9.99 per month option so that the cheapest option photographers and content creators could select was now $19.99 per month, according to reports from Petapixel. Petapixel also notes that Adobe has offered... Read more

Fine-Art Photography Friday: The AIPAD Photography Show In New York City

Gallery owners, curators, book dealers and publishers show rising stars in the fine-art photography world next to photo veterans and old masters
For photographers interested in getting their work represent by a fine-art gallery or if you’re looking to be inspired by some incredible images, the AIPAD Photography Show, which opened this past Thursday and runs through Sunday, April 7, is a must-see show. The event, which is held each year at Pier 94 on the west side of Manhattan in New York,... Read more

Nikon Brings Two New Coolpix Superzoom Cameras To The U.S.

Both new point-and-shoots include long optical-zoom lenses, robust images stabilization and are wireless.
Today, Nikon announced two “new” 16-megapixel point-and-shoots, the Coolpix A1000 and Coolpix B600, which both sport long optical-zoom lenses. (The two point-and-shoots were previously announced in other countries.) Both models are also equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for easy image sharing using the Nikon SnapBridge app. Here’s... Read more