Brendan Taylor is possibly one of the first people that have managed to transform a film SLR into a digital Micro Four Thirds camera. Taylor’s receipt is very simple: take an old, nonfunctional Nikon Nikkormat EL 35mm manual SLR and fit inside Sony NEX’s parts.
The CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2013 has brought a new lens from Panasonic. The new Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS lens is designed as an affordable kit lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds sensors from Panasonic and Olympus.
New lens patent that describes a 14-42mm and its 12-42mm variation has surfaced from the Konica Minolta camp. The f/3.5-5.6 lenses are interesting news as they are specifically made for Micro Four Thirds-sized sensors, suggesting that the company will join the Olympus and Panasonic in the MFT world.
Several restaurants have turned against on-the-spot amateur food snapshotting, as their customers were beginning to feel harassed by the flashes. Chefs and restaurant owners worldwide have chosen to stop their customers’ photographic food sharing, as their actions can create discomfort for fellow diners.
ez Share is LZeal’s new high capacity storage and Wi-Fi transfer memory card. It delivers Wi-Fi capabilities in a SD card package, while boasting four storage capacities: 4, 8, 16 and 32GB. Additionally, the company has updated its application for mobile devices in order to provide more features.
Advertising photography usually implies having large amounts of expensive camera and lighting gear, in order to produce commercially viable materials. Test-drive photography, on the other hand, can turn out great at just a fraction of the cost, while being quite easy to carry out if you know what you are doing.
WordPress is one of the best platforms for today’s blogs and websites, yet few use it for photo portfolios. This time, WordPress created a new specialized section, just for the picture-perfect website. Automattic, WordPress’ parent company, has created a new “Portfolios” page in order to attract the people that work with images: photographers, visual artists, designers, etc.
Extended photo shoots will take a toll on your gear’s battery. However, there is no longer a need to fear this thing, as the Freeloader Pro and CamCaddy are here to give you a helping hand. These devices will harness power from the sun and then recharge your camera’s battery in no time.
China was witness to a new Kodak-branded camera which was shown off at a press conference in Peking. The new Micro Four Thirds camera is planned for release in late Q3 of 2013. Made by JK Imaging, the new Micro Four Thirds camera is going to have a built in WiFi transmission function.
Dell.com customer, Jalal, shares his story of how he became a victim of a retail shop scam. The scam seems to revolve around Canon 5D Mark III cameras, Dell.com and a wholesale warehouse, which is shipping laminated wood floor panels instead of the company’s full-frame DSLR camera.
Kelby Media Group and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals have teamed to produce the first ever digital magazine about Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom Magazine is the first Adobe Photoshop “How-to” magazine that incorporates columns and articles from the industry’s top experts in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
Next generation three layers sensors seem to be close to reality with Sony’s latest patent. The Japanese company might bring a new revolutionary image sensor to the market in the near future. A new patent has just surfaced these days, in which we can find a detailed plan of a new generation image sensor.
Underwater photographer Hugh Gentry talks with popphoto.com about his work for Newsweek’s first animated cover. To mark the magazine’s full digital switch, Hugh Gentry, a Hawaiian underwater photographer and film producer, made Newsweek’s first animated cover.
Facebook-owned Instagram has registered an 8 million-user drop after its December Terms of Service fiasco. AppStats has registered a 50% drop in Instagram user activity between December 17, 2012, and January 10, 2013, suggesting that users are really unhappy with the social network’s new ToS.
Manhattan District Judge, Alison Nathan, ruled that Agence France-Presse and The Washington Post have infringed on the copyrights of photographer Daniel Morel. The two press agencies were found guilty of using Daniel Morel’s twitted photographs without his permission. The case is one of the first that centers on the copyrights of public shared images.