Akshay

Akshay

Venus Optics Unveils 11mm f/4.5 Lens for Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Specialty lens maker Venus Optics has just released another interesting optic. The Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL is the world’s widest rectilinear lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras that can still accept screw-on filters, offering a 126° field of view from a surprisingly small package. To our knowledge, the widest full-frame lens currently available on the …

Venus Optics Unveils 11mm f/4.5 Lens for Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras Read More »

This Interactive Map is a Street View of 1940s New York City

1940s NYC is a new online interactive map created by NYC-based software engineer Julian Boilen. It’s like Google Street View, except every photo taken shows New York City between 1939 and 1941. “Between 1939 and 1941, the Works Progress Administration collaborated with the New York City Tax Department to collect photographs of every building in …

This Interactive Map is a Street View of 1940s New York City Read More »

TikTok Holocaust Trend is ‘Hurtful and Offensive’, Says Auschwitz Memorial

A new “Victims” or “Holocaust” or “Trauma Porn” trend has popped up on video sharing app TikTok that has prompted reactions ranging from outrage to disbelief. While the point of the trend seems to be educational, many people have called it out as offensive and tone-deaf at best, or disturbing and inhumane at worse. While …

TikTok Holocaust Trend is ‘Hurtful and Offensive’, Says Auschwitz Memorial Read More »

Android 11 Will Limit Third-Party Camera Apps to Protect User Privacy

A few weeks ago, it was discovered that Android 11 would limit third-party camera apps’ access, essentially “forcing” apps to use the phone’s built-in camera app even if you have a different app selected as your Default. But while the limitation might seem a bit Apple-esque, Google says it’s a necessary trade-off to protect users’ …

Android 11 Will Limit Third-Party Camera Apps to Protect User Privacy Read More »

Leica Unveils Line of ‘Made in Portugal’ Lenses that are Cheaper for US Buyers

Putting the words “Leica” and “Cheap” in the same headline is usually an oxymoron, but the company has just announced that it will be selling cheap-er “Made in Portugal” versions of nine popular M-mount lenses in order to bypass a controversial US tariff established last year. As mentioned above, the reason behind this move is …

Leica Unveils Line of ‘Made in Portugal’ Lenses that are Cheaper for US Buyers Read More »

Canon Unveils EOS R5 Firmware 1.1, Improves Overheating Times

Most regular consumers haven’t even received their Canon EOS R5 pre-order yet, but the company has already released a major firmware update for the camera. And while Canon doesn’t actually SAY it in the documentation, this update does improve both the base overheating and the recovery times. First things first, Canon barely even mentions temperature …

Canon Unveils EOS R5 Firmware 1.1, Improves Overheating Times Read More »

Is There a Right and a Wrong Way To Expose Your Photos?

The post Is There a Right and a Wrong Way To Expose Your Photos? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kevin Landwer-Johan. I have never liked the term ‘correct exposure.’ I don’t believe there’s often a single right way to expose your photos. There’s always room for artistic interpretation depending on: …

Is There a Right and a Wrong Way To Expose Your Photos? Read More »