Nikon has announced the compact Nikkor Z 400mm f/4.5 VR S super-telephoto prime lens for its mirrorless Z-mount cameras and it says that this new optic is the lightest in its class. The new full-frame lens for the Nikon Z Mirrorless system weighs about 2.55 pounds (1,160 grams, excluding the tripod collar), and is about
The Nikon Z30 The Nikon Z30 is the most entry-level camera in the Nikon Z series yet – and the first without a viewfinder. Nikon’s advertising leans heavily on the camera’s video prowess, although its specs frankly aren’t very different from those of 2019’s Nikon Z50. It ships mid-July for $710 body only. Nikon Z30
Nikon has announced the Z30 mirrorless camera designed specifically with video content creators in mind. The new 20-megapixel APS-C (DX) camera is lightweight, small, and packed full of features for vlogging and streaming. The company says the new compact camera will help creators consistently capture professional-looking 4K UHD video with sharp focus on the eyes,
Well, if this turns out to be true (which is more than likely), it’s a shame but not much of a surprise. Canon Rumors is reporting that Canon’s not-officially-announced-but-pretty-much-inevitable flagship camera, the Canon EOS R1 is not expected to come “anytime soon” and that a retailer has actually been told not to expect it until
In 2017, a survey from Splashlight revealed that 47% of US online consumers rank high-quality product images as the most influential factor in considering a purchase. In 2019, research from Buffer found that 35.8% of marketers surveyed named images/video as the most important aspect when creating and publishing content. And in 2021, 52% of marketers
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DigiKam, the free open-source multi-platform digital photo management application, has released version 7.7 for Windows, macOS, and Linux that adds new features, support for more cameras, and fixes a bunch of bugs. DigiKam is an open-source digital photo management application that runs on Linux, Windows, and MacOS. The company says it provides a comprehensive set
Godox has announced the R200 Ring Flash attachment for the AD200P power device. The ring-shaped flash is a 200Ws strobe that is a lighter, lower-power alternative to the AR400. The AD200, also known as the eVOLV 200, is a speedlight and a bare bulb head and battery system. The new R200 ring flash plugs into
[embedded content] When we think of lenses, we usually think of chunks of metal or plastic with glass elements inside them. If somebody says “wooden lens” to us, we usually think of CNC or laser-cut models of lenses that don’t actually have any optical properties and are simply chunks of wood that resemble a lens.
More than a hundred years ago, a photographer by the name of A. R. Gurrey self-published The Surf Riders of Hawaii, the first book dedicated entirely to the subject of surfing. By the 1930s, John Heath “Doc” Ball helped establish surf photography as a profession. In the 1960s, Leroy Grannis documented the surf scene at
Underwater Photography Guide’s Editor-in-Chief Nirupam Nigam is a dedicated underwater photographer and fishery scientist, who recently ventured under the waves in the Gulf of Maine and only to find a hauntingly empty habitat. Nigam says that the Gulf of Maine has historically been one of the “breadbaskets” of North America, but a recent dive into
The famous photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson once said that “Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” If I were a photographer just starting my photography career it would fill me with hope that I could make my way to mastery in less than 6 minutes with cameras like the Sony A1, Canon R3 or Nikon Z9.
Micron has announced that it has created the world’s highest-capacity microSD card that has the “unprecedented” density of 1.5TB. Called the i400, it is designed for use in industrial-grade video security systems. The company says that the 1.5TB capacity can store up to four months (or 120 days) of video security footage locally and eliminates
There are so many different ways to use photography, and the barriers to realising your creativity are possibly lower than ever. We have a device in our pocket that is capable of producing so many cool things, the only limit is our imagination. This interesting music video was created using very basic resources, and the
A court has ruled that Harvard University can be sued over a series of photographs that depict enslaved people by a woman who is a descendent of the subjects. Massachusetts’ highest court ruled on Thursday that Tamara Lanier can sue Harvard for emotional distress because of the school’s continuing distribution of the images. The daguerreotype
I recently heard a photographer say he’d spent 17 hours going through 10,000 images, deciding which ones were worth saving. My first thought was, “I hope he’s retired.” My second thought, though, was that he badly needed a lesson on speeding up his workflow. Which led me to write this guide on how to turbocharge
Haida has announced a new 2-in-1 filter that provides both a variable circular polarizer and a variable neutral density filter in a single device that allows each to be controlled independently. The Haida PROII CPL-VND 2-in-1 Filter is positioned as an ideal companion for videographers and photographers. It promises to not only reduce the light
With a raise of hand, how many of you have more than one battery for your photography gear? More than 2? More than 5? More than 10? I personally have more than 20. Each with its own proprietary charger. Actually, with all those chargers, I am not surprised that some people build a small shrine
A photographer was out camping when a SpaceX rocket shot across the sky in front of him and he was lucky enough to capture spectacular video footage of it. Justin Anderson was in Manitoba provincial park when he saw the remarkable sight as he gazed up into the stars at around 1:13 on Sunday morning.
[embedded content] Travel photographer and content creator Pat Kay has released an extensive and detailed video on how to edit a digital image in Adobe Lightroom to make it look as though it was captured on film. In the nearly 30-minute video, Kay begins by discussing the resurgence of analog photography over the last few