Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Airport Advantage Plus Rolling Camera Bag Maximizes Camera Gear for International Flights

From Think Tank Photo:   Santa Rosa, Calif. – Think Tank Photo’s new Airport Advantage Plus rolling camera bag is specifically designed for traveling photographers. By complying with international carry-on requirements, photographers can keep their most valuable gear safe and … Continue reading

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Sony Alpha A7R III review

The Alpha A7R III is Sony's latest high-resolution mirrorless camera, and an update of the excellent Alpha A7R II, which was responsible for tempting many a photographer away from the comfort of their Canon and Nikon DSLRs.  This latest model … Continue reading

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A rare glimpse inside Sony’s giant Kumamoto sensor factory

Whether your go-to camera is your smartphone or a full-frame DSLR, the chances are its sensor was manufactured in the sleepy prefecture of Kumamoto, which sits on Japan’s southern-most main island of Kyushu. Some 550 miles from Tokyo, Kumamoto seems … Continue reading

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How to use Off-Camera Flash to Create Dramatic Images with Cross Lighting

Learning to use off-camera flash allows you to create and shape light, giving you plenty of new opportunities for dramatic photography. But for many photographers, starting up with flash can be intimidating. It’s not just a matter of aiming a … Continue reading

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Reflections: Are You Making the Most of This Creative Tool?

We all know that if we make use of reflections we can add some wonderful creativity to our images. How many of us, however, consciously look for reflection opportunities as part of our standard photographic routine? And do we look … Continue reading

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Strobist Lighting Cookbook

Introducing the Strobist Lighting Cookbook. Read more » Strobist

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is the latest in a long line of enthusiast-focused compact cameras, designed for photographers looking for something to complement their DSLR, or for those looking for a versatile alternative to a DSLR in … Continue reading

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Oben BC-139 Ball Head – $129.00 Shipped (Reg. $199.00)

B&H has the Oben BC-139 Ball Head available for $ 129.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $ 199.00.   I use an Oben BC-139 on my backup tripod. I especially like the very smooth panning base that works very well … Continue reading

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The dPS Ultimate Guide to Fine Art Photography

Daring to be Different One of the contentious topics in the world of photography these days seems to be what exactly is fine art photography. Ultimately it is what the photographer deems it to be, but in the world of … Continue reading

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The best wide-angle lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs in 2017

Next to a telephoto zoom lens, a super-wide-angle optic is one of the most popular accessories for a DSLR.  Most kit lenses offer a widest focal length of 28mm equivalent, or sometimes even 24mm. This does give your camera a … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Better Nightscape Photography

A nightscape is a representation of any place or scene at night. If you are venturing into this area of photography, you will quickly realize that there are some other things to consider along with getting your exposure right. Here … Continue reading

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Sunset Photography Tips

In today’s photo tip we’ll move back into landscape photography… How to get better sunset photos! photo by Rajarshi MITRA Sooner or later we all give sunset photography a shot. It’s almost a rite of passage! In fact, for a … Continue reading

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