Recently, Zeiss started teasing a ‘new Batis portrait telelens’ on its Instagram account. A couple of Zeiss Ambassadors have posted photos from the yet-to-be-named lens as part of a weekly account takeover. The photo below was taken by music photographer Greg Watermann. Zeiss mentions that the E-mount lens will be available this spring. UK-based wedding photographer Lisa

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No, this isn’t April Fools’ day. Canon really has decided to launch a collection of new merchandise, coming to a catwalk near you. It’s probably more surprising that Canon UK don’t already have a regular clothing range. If you think about it, a lot of companies diversify. Clothing is easy to produce, it’s a great

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How to Get Paid for Your Posts on Instagram

Par dans Photo le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 03 min

Everyone wants to make money doing what they love. We love photography, and for many of us, getting paid to take photos is a dream. I never wanted to be a photographer; I liked it, but shooting full-time was never a goal I had early in my career and still isn’t. That all changed when Instagram came

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Photographer of the Day: Tassanee

Par dans Photo le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 00 min

Rob Sylvan 03/22/2017 0 Category: Outdoors Photographer: Tassanee “Celestial” I think the key to a great Milky Way shot is having a strong foreground to provide a sense of scale and wonder. I think Tassanee picked an ideal location, and the Milky Way is a perfect backdrop for this scene. The curving road is a wonderful

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The Men and Methods Behind ‘Nerf John Wick’

Par dans Photo le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 01 min

Two days after its release on YouTube, “Nerf John Wick” has racked up over two million views and counting. So, I reached out to Corridor Digital to learn more about the people and techniques behind its making. Childhood friends Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer found their filmmaking when they created their YouTube channel, Sam and Nico, back in 2010. They are now the the creators,

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Will GoPro Give up on Targeting the Average Consumer?

Par dans Photo le 22 March 2017 à 22 h 02 min

A decade ago, GoPro was the highest selling action camera brand in the world; however, the company’s attempts to expand into the mainstream have resulted in their inability to compete with the enormous popularity of the smartphone. As a result of GoPro’s recent attempts to return to profitability, the company has just completed its third round

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Instagram has been quickly moving its platform to be more than the sharing photos with friends app it started out as. With the news that Instagram has increased its monthly advertisers to one million and plans to increase testing of their Instagram shopping features its obvious where the new direction is heading. Instagram tells Bloomberg

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If you’re looking for a lighting setup to build on a budget, Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter has a useful video for you. In his latest tutorial, he guides you through buying the stuff for the LED light kit for only $150. This doesn’t only include the lights, but also stands, batteries, modifiers, and

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Digital storage solutions company Drobo has updated its 5N desktop network attached device with a new version that it claims is easier to use and faster than any previous NAS it has produced. An upgraded processor makes the Drobo 5N2 twice as fast as the previous model, and it comes equipped with a pair of

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If you’re new to couple portraits, you probably know that it could be a bit tricky. It’s not always easy to get them relaxed and feel comfortable in front of the camera. Rachel and Daniel from Mango Street will give you some quick tips how to take and more natural-looking portraits of couples. In their

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Inspirational Ghostly Mountain Photography

Par dans Photo le 22 March 2017 à 19 h 32 min

During my time as a professional fine-art landscape photographer, I’ve come to appreciate the moody and somber aspects of photography more than those bursting sunsets. You can find me in the forest or on the beach in the harshest of conditions or in low-light. However, I’m a real sucker for mountains; mainly because we don’t

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Midwest Photo, a retail store in Columbus, Ohio, has been the subject of a reported theft that the company president Moishe Appelbaum describes as ‘Mission Impossible style.’ On Wednesday, March 15th, an unknown thief or multiple thieves broke a hole through the store™s roof and used that hole to gain access to a pipe, which was

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Backlighting translucent objects is always great fun to experiment with. Sometimes it’s quite easy. You just put a light on a stand, place it behind your subject, and start shooting away. But food can get a little messy, and it’s not easy to just hang up in front of a light. This is where a

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Photographers with a strong presence on Instagram might soon be able to monetize their accounts in a more tangible way than has been possible so far. In an interview with Bloomberg, James Quarles, Instagram’s head of business, has confirmed that Instagram will soon add a function to book a business or service directly from the mobile

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Scott Lawrence 03/22/2017 0 Photographer Zack Arias, recently released a new ebook entitled, Get to Work. You might’ve heard Zack and Marco talking about it on the podcast (a great interview by itself). As a photographer knee deep in business development, I thought I’d check it out. While I’ve been operating as a full-time photographer the

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A magnifying glass is a handy little tool, popular with intrepid detectives and bug collectors. As the name suggests, the convex lens produces a magnified image of an object, but it can also be used to make some unusual and eye-catching imagery. Pairing a photographic lens with a magnifying glass will probably not create a flawless alternative to

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So you had a photo shoot on Saturday morning and it seems that your model partied hard the night before? She’s holding up well, but there are eye bags that give her away. This video tutorial will show you how to remove the eye bags in under a minute. Instead of using the Healing Brush

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Cold and moody processing is quite trendy lately. As I’ve been watching a lot of movies and cinematography tutorials, I began mimicking that cinematic feel in spite of myself. While lighting and makeup both play a big part in the final look, the post processing is critical as well. Here’s how to achieve it using

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One of Billboard magazine’s latest covers – featuring former Fifth Harmony babe Camila Cabello – was recently shot quite infamously using the portrait mode on an iPhone 7. The spread itself was shot using both the iPhone and a DSLR. What does all of this mean for our ever-changing industry? Should we be worried? I

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Usually, lenses of a similar focal length and aperture cost a similar price. Except, perhaps, when they have Zeiss written on them. The Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 costs $1,199, while the Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 costs a mere $598. Even at $598, the soon to be released Sony lens is a little more expensive than the Nikon

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