Photography

This Bizarre Super Macro Lens Basically Turns Your Camera Into a Microscope

Photographer Arthur R recently got his hands on a strange lens that you probably haven’t heard of. Made by Japanese company Yasuhara, the Nanoha Super Macro is a full-manual, 4x-5x macro lens with built-in USB-powered LEDs that basically turns your camera into a microscope. This lens is an odd-ball for sure. It’s fully manual (no …

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Sony Unveils New A-Mount to E-Mount Adapter with Built-In AF Motor

In a surprise announcement this morning, Sony unveiled the new LA-EA5 lens adapter: a Sony A-mount to E-mount adapter that promises E-Mount autofocus and burst shooting performance when using Sony’s older A-mount glass, including lenses without a built-in AF motor. The LA-EA5 is a surprisingly compact adapter, given everything it’s promising. The adapter allegedly delivers …

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5 List-Making Exercises to Improve Creativity in Photography

The post 5 List-Making Exercises to Improve Creativity in Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy. We’ve all made lists before: shopping lists, to-do lists, Christmas lists, and more. List-making can be a valuable asset to photography, too. In this article, we’ll look at the benefits of list-making, how …

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This Dead $10,000 Camera Shows the Danger of Salt Water

LensRentals recently got back a $10,000 Fujinon GFX100 medium format mirrorless camera from a customer who used it in dive housing and reported that it “suddenly died for no reason.” After Fuji declared repair impossible and insurance claims were paid, LensRentals decided to take the camera apart and look inside. From the outside, the camera …

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Google Images Launches ‘Licensable’ Badge and Search Filter

Google today launched new features in Google Images “to help people use images on the web responsibly.” The features should benefit photographers, as they help people both identify photos that can be licensed as well as find out how to properly license them. Licensable Badge Google Images’ new “Licensable” badge, which had been in beta …

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iPhone 12 Pro to Feature ‘Enhanced’ Night Mode, ‘Advanced’ Noise Reduction, and More

Apple will allegedly unveil the iPhone 12 lineup sometime in October, and according to the most recent leaks there are a lot of interesting camera improvements coming our way, especially if you go with one of the “Pro” models. The latest leaks come from tech analyst Jon Prosser of FRONT PAGE TECH, who tweeted some …

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Tourist Breaks 200-Year-OId Sculpture by Sitting on It to Take a Picture

Earlier this month, an Austrian tourist learned a tough (if obvious) lesson at the Antonio Canova Museum in Possagno, Italy: don’t sit on the sculptures. While posing for a photo with a 200-year-old plaster cast of a famous statue, the tourist leaned on and broke off several of the sculpture’s toes. The incident took place …

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Phase One Unveils $13K 90mm f/5.6 Lens for the Medium Format XT System

Phase One has just unveiled the latest lens for the $57,000 XT camera system. The new XT-Rodenstock HR Digaron W/SW 90mm f/5.6 is the fifth lens for this system, weighing in at $13,000 and built with three priorities in mind: image quality, image quality, and image quality. In case you missed the announcement last September, …

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Sony to Debut a New Line of ‘Compact’ Full-Frame Cameras Starting this Month: Report

Sony might have some interesting gear in the works. According to the latest rumors, the company is planning to debut a new line-up of “super-compact” full-frame a7 and a9 cameras aimed at vlogging and travel. And the first one, dubbed the “Sony a7C”, will arrive this month. According to Sony Alpha Rumors, two reliable sources …

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Canon EOS M7 Rumored to Arrive in 2020 With Dual Card Slots, 2.36M-Dot EVF

The post Canon EOS M7 Rumored to Arrive in 2020 With Dual Card Slots, 2.36M-Dot EVF appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. With most photographers focused on Canon’s new EOS R models, rumors of another couple of Canon EOS M cameras have mostly flown under the radar. This includes …

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