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These 5 lighting tips from Peter Hurley will help you to shoot perfect headshots

If there’s one photographer synonymous with the headshot genre it’s probably Peter Hurley. In this video, Peter walks us through 5 tips that he says will help you light headshots and push your images from good to great. Point your nose towards the sun and let the shadows fall behind you – Walk Whitman. ‘Why […] The post These 5 lighting tips from...

Samyang to launch its first Fuji X mount autofocus lens on October 26th

Since Fuji opened up its X mount to third parties, those third parties sure seem to have jumped on it. And they’re not just manual lenses that happen to use the mount, either. We’ve seen a few autofocus from Tokina, Zeiss, Viltrox and even a zoom lens from Tamron. Well, now it looks like Samyang’s […] The post Samyang to launch its first Fuji X mount...

Photographer shoots Gucci Hot Wheels car in 1/64 scale and the detail is off the charts

Florence, Italy, after dark. A Cadilac Seville pulls up on the deserted cobbled street outside the tiny entrance to the Gucci leather goods shop. Torn posters adorn the walls, a light in the window of the upstairs apartment comes on. You’d be forgiven for thinking this was an opening scene from a movie, but this […] The post Photographer shoots Gucci...

Apple is now selling lens cleaning cloth for $19 a pop

So, the freebie that gets thrown in with even the cheapest low budget lens is now a $19 Apple accessory. Of course, Apple isn’t marketing it as a simple lens cloth. This is a “soft, nonabrasive” material for cleaning the glass and displays on your Apple devices. There’s even a “compatibility” list. Surprisingly (or not, […] The post Apple is now selling...

Ricoh files new lens patents – Is Pentax finally considering going mirrorless?

A few days ago, Ricoh filed a patent application in Japan for three new full-frame telephoto lenses, one of which is for mirrorless cameras. These aren’t the first they’ve filed, either, having filed patents for a couple of other mirrorless lenses a month ago. Could this be a turning point for Pentax, the one company […] The post Ricoh files new lens...

I tried TikTok’s top photography tips for 7 days, and this is what happened

I’ve been intrigued by the power of TikTok for a little while, particularly the popularity of it as a place for top tips. But how good are those tips? And do they actually work? For the sake of science and DIYPhotogaphy, I decided to find out. For 7 days I tried the top photography tips […] The post I tried TikTok’s top photography tips for 7 days,...

Aputure brings bicolour, daylight and RGB LED panels and Bowens mount COB lights to the entry level

Aputure has today released four new LED lights in their entry-level Amaran range. Two of them, the Amaran P60c and the Amaran P60x are LED panels and the other two, the Amaran COB 60d and Amaran COB 60x are Bowens mount LEDs. As the name suggests, they’re all 60 Watt lights and can be powered […] The post Aputure brings bicolour, daylight and RGB...

Could Sigma’s new 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN mean an APS-C L mount camera is on the way?

Sigma has announced its new 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. Interestingly, it’s available in two mounts. Sony E and Leica L. Yes, that’s right, an APS-C f/2.8 zoom lens with an L mount. I highly doubt Leica shooters are going to be buying this one, so could it mean that […] The post Could Sigma’s new 18-50mm f/2.8...

This otherworldly landscape wins the 2021 Epson International Pano Awards

The 12th EPSON International Pano Awards has just announced its winners, and just as always, it’s a stunning collection of panoramic photos. The 2021 winner is Joshua Hermann with a series of landscapes that look like they were captured on another planet. But the shortlisted photos are nothing less impressive, awaking our longing for traveling […] ...

This free stock photo gallery hilariously covers all stereotypes about Canada

My favorite kind of trolling is self-trolling, and Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has already shown us that they’re really good at it. Now they’re back with a new set of stock photos that cover pretty much all stereotypes about Canadians. They are hilarious, free for you to download and use in your projects… Or […] The post This free...

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