Photography

Instagram’s Suggested Posts Bring an Endless Scroll of New Photos

If you use Instagram as a way to view photographic inspiration, you may be pleased to know that the service is rolling out a new “Suggested Posts” feature that brings an endless scroll of photos and videos tailored to your interests. Previously, scrolling to the “end” of your Instagram feed would display a “You’re All …

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Lightroom App Update Wipes Users’ Photos and Presets, Adobe Says they are ‘Not Recoverable’

This morning, multiple readers wrote in to alert us to a major Adobe gaffe. It seems the latest update to the Lightroom app for iPhone and iPad inadvertently wiped users’ photos and presets that were not already synced to the cloud. Adobe has confirmed that there is no way to get them back. The issue …

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Review: The Laowa 50mm f/2.8 Macro for M4/3 is Small and Sharp

Over the past few months, pre-production copies of the new Laowa 50mm 2:1 F/2.8 Super Macro Lens for Micro Four Thirds (MFT or M4/3) had been going around among some M4/3 macro photographers. With COVID-19 lock-downs happening across the globe, there weren’t any photos taken in the field with this new lens. After Singapore’s circuit …

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First Look: Flashpoint XPLOR 1200 Pro and R1200 Ring Flash

Ring flashes have always been among my favorite lighting tools. They can be used as effective key lights in certain situations, but I more often use them as front fills, as part of a multiple light setup. David Bowie by Markus Klinko Mariah Carey, Daphne Guinness and Iman by Markus Klinko Additionally, ring flashes are …

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The Problem with Using Large Format Lenses on a Digital Camera

Large format photography still enjoys the status of a noble branch in image-making. Legendary names like Planar, Dagor, Heliar, Symmar, and Angulon — to mention just a few milestones in lens’ history — bear an almost supernatural aura of excellence. But, as film photography has become a niche, the temptation to play with those optics …

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Moment Unveils the Travelwear Line: A Backpack and Tote to Work Anywhere

The camera lens and accessory brand Moment has just announced its new Travelwear line of bags. The company is now a full-fledged camera bag company after dipping its toes with the Rugged Camera Sling that was unveiled back in May. The Moment Travelwear (MTW) line features five separate products: the MTW Backpack, the MTW Tote, …

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