Building on their position as a leader in digital imaging for both photography and video, the long-rumoured Canon full frame mirrorless camera has been announced. The Canon EOS R is the first in a series of brand-new full frame mirrorless bodies to come from Canon. It is joined on release by four brand new lenses using Canon’s new RF mount.Read More
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On July 25th, Nikon announced the development of the replacement for the D810. It will be called the D850. Just as has been predicted for months. In fact the development hasn't even been a question. Too bad the announcement is utterly content free.Read More
Based on the panic induced drop in stock price following Nikon's recent announcement of financials for the third quarter ending December 31st, 2016, there's an enormous amount of noise that Nikon is done, that the company is over, yadda, yadda, yadda. I don't think so.Read More
Every New Year, folks make resolutions. A lot of them never get started, some get accomplished, and by the 3rd of January, life has often gotten in the way. To save you time, gentle reader, I have provided a lengthy list of resolutions for creatives to make your list building quicker. Heck, you might even do some of them!
I've been watching the photographic industry for a long time, and I confess to being opinionated about it. I've been agreed with and hated simultaneously for positions that I have taken, and rightly or wrongly, I've been proven correct more than not. My topic for this article is Camera Evolution.Read More
What the hell were these people thinking? At at time when things are not getting easier for professional creatives, we are increasingly inundated by people without skill or capability lowering the market price for services by charging very little for what they allege is professional grade work. A surprising number of these idiots work for free thinking that this is actually a smart decision.Read More
This post is a summary of all the announcements that I found interesting enough to share from Photokina the week of September 19, 2016. If I miss something that you were really interested, email me and I will look into it. Please do note that I don't cover smartphones or point and shoots so they won't be here.Read More
As I finish compiling this, Photokina is opening. I will try to keep the Photokina announcements together, but some came early and so you will see them here. Photokina is a hugely exciting time for photographers with new offerings from a multitude of providers. Expect the next release of the news update to be filled with new gearRead More
I've discovered in recent weeks that the amount of photo video news, that is actually "news" has become a small percentage of news feeds. So while I may not provide as many links as in the past, I'm trying really hard to confine them to news, or a link that I personally found interesting. For those who have been following individual posts on Google +, the update is now consolidated into a website post with all the links in one place.Read More
I have been a bit lax with the news updates, so this post has many items.
A very good article by a professional photographer Dear Clients: Don’t Ask Photographers for a Reshoot of Good Photos
Composition Leveraging Lines Lines Reveal the Great Compositions in Famous Movies
Pretty cool video on how a shutter works Super Slow Motion Shows How an SLR Camera Shutter Works
Yahoo has been sold. What does this mean for Flickr? Flickr ownership changes hands as Verizon acquires Yahoo
Excellent article for models, and for photographers seeking to hire models Models, Beware the Warning Signs of Creepy ‘Photographers’
Photographer sues Getty Images for $1B for selling her public domain images Photographer Suing Getty Images for $1 Billion
Some really great ideas 10 Photography Accessories You Can Buy at the Supermarket
Astropad is updated Astropad 2.0 brings better performance and increased compatibility