Google Updates Photos App with AI-Powered ‘Portrait Light’ Tool and One-Tap Edits

Yesterday, in addition to debuting the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a smartphones, Google also unveiled a major update for the Google Photos app. The update adds two new AI-powered photo editing tools: a one-tap editing feature that tailors suggestions to your specific photo, and an intelligent ‘Portrait Light’ feature that lets you alter lighting …

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Skylum Unveils ‘Adaptive Templates’ Coming to Luminar AI

As Skylum continues to prep for the full launch of its AI-based photo editor, Luminar AI, the company has reveled more details about how it will work. Namely: Skylum is showing off something called ‘Adaptive Templates,’ which are essentially next-level presets with some machine learning smarts. “Templates are more than simple presets. They are packaged …

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Save 88% on 200 Photography Assignments that Inspire, Motivate and Teach

The post Save 88% on 200 Photography Assignments that Inspire, Motivate and Teach appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darren Rowse. If you learn more efficiently (and have more fun with your photography) when you’re out shooting versus sitting somewhere reading about it, then this photography learning aid was designed for …

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Tips for Using Photographic Minimalism to Great Effect

The post Tips for Using Photographic Minimalism to Great Effect appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Simon Bond. In today’s article, you’ll learn a key tip for improving your photography. After all, when you understand that photography is the art of subtraction, it makes sense that minimalism works so well for …

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A Look at the Ginormous Gowlandflex Twin-Lens Reflex Camera

The Gowlandflex is a ginormous twin-lens reflex (TLR) camera invented by famous American glamour photographer Peter Gowland. The camera equipment shop Camera West got its hands on one through a trade-in and made this 3-minute video that offers a look at the unique camera. Gowland was known for building his own camera and studio equipment, …

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Funleader 18mm f/8: A $199 Cap Lens for Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

After raising nearly $35,000 through Kickstarter in late 2019, the Funleader 18mm f/8.0 Cap Lens is now available to the general public. It’s an ultra-compact walkaround lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. “FUNLEADER Cap Lens 18mm f/8.0 is an incredible camera lens that provides a joyful experience to you in photography,” Funleader states. “The 18mm powerful …

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Canon Sets the World Record for the World’s Longest Digital Photo Print

Canon officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records this past weekend by setting the record for the world’s longest digital photo print: a massive 309-foot (109 meter) long collage that was printed at the Oberstdorf Photo Summit in Germany. The record was set and validated on September 26th, and Canon Germany shared the news …

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Olympus Concludes Sale of Imaging Business to JIP, Shares More Details

Late last night, Olympus officially finalized the sale of its Imaging business to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) and released a detailed press release in which they share some of what we can expect from so-called “OM Digital Solutions Corporation” moving forward. The announcement that Olympus would sell its Imaging business to JIP first hit the …

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Sigma Unveils 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

This morning, Sigma officially unveiled its much-anticipated 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. This is Sigma’s first Art-series Macro lens for a mirrorless system, and it’s been optically re-designed from the ground up to deliver “exceptional sharpness and pleasing bokeh.” Optically, the new mid-telephoto macro lens is made up of 17 …

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