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Три эксперимента Google для фотографов

Google создал три приложения, которые используют экспериментальную технологию. Все три программы для мобильных устройств экспериментируют с фото и видео. Приложения Storyboard, Selfissmo! и Scrubbies используют алгоритмы интеллектуального распознавания объектов и лиц для творческого редактирования изображений и видео.

Fujifilm X-T3 объявят на Photokina 2018

Кроме камеры Fujifilm X-H1, которую объявят в начале 2018 года, будет представлена новая беззеркалка с байонетом X, которая получит название Fujifilm X-T3. По слухам, она будет представлена на выставке Photokina в сентябре 2018 года.

«Ракка» – фантастический короткометражный фильм с Сигурни Уивер

Режиссёр Нил Бломкамп давно облюбовал жанры научной фантастики и боевика. В этом же русле он снял короткометражку «Ракка» (Rakka), где главную роль исполнила легендарная сражательница с инопланетным злом – Сигурни Уивер.

Cosina закрыла серию Zeiss SLR Classic

Cosina Япония официально прекратила выпуск объективов серии Zeiss SLR Classic, в результате чего прекращается производство Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm F2. 8, 18mm f3. 5, 25mm F2, 28mm F2, и 35 F1. 4, а также Zeiss АРО-Sonnar T* 135mm F2.

Sony A7rIII + Nikon 400mm autofocus test

Bernd Smid from our A7rIII group tested the autofocus performance using the : And here is an autotofocus test with the Canon 85mm:   – Sony A7rIII at Amazon, Bhphoto, Adorama, BuyDig, FocusCamera, Calumet DE, Wex UK.

Ep. 237: Well Ain’t That a Kick in the Head – and more

Episode 237 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Photographer and educator, Joe Edelman In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us. Show Opener: Photographer and […]

Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.0.01 has been released

Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1. 0. 01 has been released. Improvements list: Fixed the phenomenon where a black spot may appear at the center of an image when developing a RAW file. Fixed the phenomenon where the shooting date and time does not get included in a JPEG file when a JPEG is output from a RAW file […] The post Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.

Первые характеристики Panasonic GH5s

В сети появились первые данные о камере Panasonic GH5s. Напомним, что это будет камера, ориентированная на видеосъёмку. Она получит низкое разрешение датчика изображения, что позволит использовать пиксели более крупного размера для уменьшения количества шума и увеличения светочувствительности.

New European deals: Sony A7 for 777 Euro..

Today you have those new deals: Sony A7 for 777 Euro at Amazon Germany. Up to 35% off on Sandisk cards at Amazon Germany. Save 250 Euro on the Sony A7rII at Amazon Germany. Sony 85mm FE for 508 Euro only at Amazon France.

12 фильмов мастера неожиданных финалов М. Найта Шьямалана

Шьямалан прославился как мастер мистических триллеров и неожиданных концовок. При этом в карьере режиссёра не раз происходили крутые выверты. Его работы объявляли то лучшими фильмами года, то главным разочарованием в мире кино.

Jason Halayko Shoots with Passion for Action

My name is Jason Halayko, and I am a Canadian-born photographer who is now based in Tokyo, Japan. I have been doing photography for around 20 years (since many hours of time in the high school darkroom) and have been doing it as a full professional for the last 3 years.

How DSLR Phase Detection Autofocus Works

Most photographers rely heavily on the capabilities of autofocus systems in DSLR cameras, but knowing how they actually work is something that even experienced photographers may not have learned. Here’s a 4-minute video by ZY Productions that helps decode the mystery of DSLR autofocus by explaining the technical details behind it. As light enters the […]

Deal: B&H Photo has Special Bundle Deals on Select DSLRs and Lenses

B&H Photo has a bunch of instant savings bundles for a limted time. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body & Storage Kit $3199 Bundle Includes: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body Canon BG-E20 Battery Grip for EOS 5D Mark IV Lowepro Photo Hatchback 16L AW Backpack (Slate Gray) WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.0 Secure Read more...

Sony представила карты CFast 2.0

Sony анонсировала ряд новых карт памяти CFast 2. Карты имеют скорость записи до 510MБ/с и скоростью чтения до 530МБ/с. Новые карты памяти G Series CFast 2. 0 будут доступны с объёмом памяти 32Гб, 64 Гб и 128Гб.

Patent: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Mirror (Catadioptric) Lens

A patent application showing a new mirror lens design from Canon is confusing to say the least. I figured the days of the catadioptric lens were well behind us, but here we are. Specification from the patent: Focal length: 400mm Aperture: f/5.6 2 Read more...

Review: Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II by DPReview

DPReview has completed their review of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II, Canon’s smallest 1″ sensor camera. The camera appears to be a bit of a mixed bag, as the user experience is quite good, but the camera is let down by a soft lens and poor battery life. I looked long and hard Read more...

Декабрьское обновление экосистемы Lightroom CC

Автоматический режим редактирования фото с помощью ИИ, возвращение “Тоновой кривой” и “Раздельного тонирования” и еще несколько новшеств. На днях компания Adobe анонсировала новую волну обновлений для всей экосистемы Lightroom CC: от Lightroom CC и Classic CC для ПК до мобильных приложений для iOS и Android.

Фильм о жизни и работе Энсела Адамса

Для тех, кому нужно вдохновение – замечательный документальный фильм о замечательном фотографе. “Энсел Адамс: Документальный фильм” впервые показали по ТВ в 2002 году, на 100-летие со дня рождения фотографа.

Тест Leica TL2

Получая камеру Leica на тест, мы в который раз убеждаемся: её нельзя измерять той же линейкой и оценивать по тем же лекалам, что и остальные фотоаппараты рынка. Это не утилитарный инструмент получения фотоизображений, а элемент стиля и символ успеха с серьёзными фотовозможностями.

REMINDER: Fill Out Our Survey, Be Entered To Win a $1,000 Gift Card

Help us! We’re trying to build a better Phoblographer through this survey. Just a reminder about filling out our survey. Here’s the deal: In 2009, when I started this website, I knew where I wanted the website to be in 10 years, but I didn’t know exactly how it would get there. So, every day

iPhone X sample gallery

$(document). ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_7669073668","galleryId":"7669073668","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) }); The iPhone X shares the iPhone 8 Plus' camera specs with two notable exceptions: both of the X's main cameras are stabilized, and the telephoto lens boasts a brighter F2.

Обзор Alcatel A5 LED

Надо понимать, что Alcatel A5 LED — это смартфон, который играет на своём поле и что, кроме крышки, в нём нет ничего выдающегося. По железу он ничем не отличается от собратьев. Радует разве что довольно большая для этого класса ёмкость аккумулятора в 2800 мА·ч.

Have your say: Best zoom lens of 2017

This year saw plenty of new lenses released, including several excellent zooms. We've used a lot of them, but we want to hear from you - what were your favorite zoom lenses of 2017?

Canon разрабатывает новый адаптер для беззеркальных камер

Новый патент показывает, что Canon работает над следующим поколением адаптеров для беззеркальных камер. В описании патента говорится о системе регулировки количества света. Это может говорить о добавлении функции управления диафрагмой прямо на корпусе адаптера при использовании объективов EF/EF-S для байонета EOS M. Следите за новостями: Facebook, Вконтакте и Telegram

Neptune 3в1 от Lomography

После успешного сбора средств в размере $585085 через Kickstarter в начале этого года, Lomography, наконец, готова выпустить систему Neptune три в одном для продажи широкой общественности. Это система использует одну базу для крепления объективов, которые предлагают три различных группы передней части, что позволяет получить три различных фокусных расстояния.

Lightroom становится умнее

Adobe объявила очередное обновление экосистемы Lightroom CC, Classic CC, а также мобильных приложений для Android и iOS. Все программы получили одно существенное обновление. Автоматическое улучшение стало умнее.

Kai: “Sony RX0 vs GoPro Hero 6 – The GoPro Killer?”

Kai: “Sony’s latest water-resistant, shock-resistant camera looks set to be tough competition for the GoPro Hero 6 with its bigger 1″ sensor and S-Log2 but can it outdo the most popular action camera around?”   And here is the RX0 presentation video from Sony Europe: The post Kai: “Sony RX0 vs GoPro Hero 6 – The GoPro Killer?” appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Похожие, но не одинаковые. Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 и F/4

Объектив Sigma 70-200mm F/2. 8 DG OS HSM Sport будет представлен в начале 2018 года. Анонс состоится на шоу CP+ в феврале. Также Sigma может анонсировать менее светосильную оптику 70-200mm F/4 DG OS HSM Contemporary наряду со спортивной версией.

Ещё одна жертва Китая. Multiblitz закрывает производство

Закрытие Bowens ранее в этом году было встречено с удивлением многими фотографами. Странно то, что несмотря на развитие рынка фотооборудования, некоторые производители вспышек разоряются. Может быть это вызвано отсутствием инноваций.

Panasonic разрабатывает органическую 8К-матрицу

В данном случае, правда, неясно, какого размера будет матрица и будет ли она предназначена для профессиональных видеокамер и, следовательно, будет ли имеет малый размер или рассчитана на более творческое применение и интеграцию новые беззеркальные камеры компании.

Review: Godox Xpro-N TTL Wireless Flash Trigger (Nikon DSLRs)

It's no secret at this point that Godox makes some fantastic products, so when the Godox Xpro-N TTL Wireless Flash Trigger came in for review I was really optimistic. The little China based company has been producing flashes and triggers that have been putting the Japanese to shame at a much more affordable price point.

The Winning Photos of Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

National Geographic has announced the winning photos of its prestigious 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand prize winner, selected from over 11,000 entries, is the photo above by Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan showing a male orangutan peering from behind a tree while crossing a river in Borneo, Indonesia. Here’s Bojan’s description […]

When Photographers Become Pitchmen

It’s not surprising when camera companies hire photographers to pitch their products. But photographers have also been enlisted to sell other types of products — the result of Madison Avenue trying to romanticize the occupation, even though the reality often fails to meet the expectation.

Lomography's 3-in-1 Neptune lens system is officially on sale

After raising $585,085 through Kickstarter earlier this year, Lomography is finally ready to release its Neptune three-in-one lens system for sale to the general public. This odd system uses a single lens base that accepts three different front element groups to can create three individual focal lengths.

В Галерее Классической Фотографии пройдёт творческий вечер фотографа Сергея Карпухина

16 декабря в 15. 00 в Галерее Классической Фотографии пройдёт творческий вечер фотографа и трэвел-блогера Сергея Карпухина, на котором он представит творческий отчёт за прошедший год «В этом уже завершающемся году у меня было, как никогда, много фото-экспедиционных проектов.

How I Shoot Dancers: 4 Simple Tips

I spent close to a decade of my life as a sports photographer and during this time it never crossed my mind to shoot dance. My dance photography all began when I was asked by a friend who was auditioning for a dance program to help with her audition photos. I didn’t have a clue […]

NiSi’s Latest Variable ND Filter Avoids the X-Effect Problem

NiSi has announced a new variable ND filter called the Pro Nano 1. 5-5-stop Enhance ND-Vario. One of the filter’s features is that it says has no dreaded X-effect. Variable ND filters are made by stacking polarizing filters, which are then turned to produce different intensities.

Review: Irix Firefly 15mm f/2.4 by Northlight

Keith over at Northlight Images has completed his extensive review of the Irix Firefly 15mm f/2. 4 lens. We seem to have an abundance of fast ultrawide lenses to choose from now. Canon, Sigma, Rokinon, Zeiss and now IRIX all offer competent lenses at different price points.

Trump Just Signed Mandatory Drone Registration Back Into Law

Back in May, a US federal court ruled that personal drones don’t need to be registered as part of the FAA’s mandatory drone registration program. That just changed: President Trump just signed a defense policy bill that restores the requirement that all recreational drone owners register their aircraft with the government. TechCrunch reports that Trump […]

Toshiba Unveils the World’s First 14TB Conventional Hard Drive

Toshiba has just announced the world’s first 14TB Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) hard drive. The new drive is part of Toshiba’s MG07ACA enterprise series. “We have raised the bar with the new MG07ACA Series 9-disk helium-sealed design,” says Akitoshi Iwata, Vice President of Toshiba’s Storage Products Division.

Shooting with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III in Moab

Moab, Utah is known for its unique desert landscapes as well as a multitude of adventurous outdoor activities. We traveled there recently with photographer Scott Rinckenberger, no stranger to adventure himself, for an action-packed weekend of rock climbing and mountain biking – with a sunrise helicopter ride for good measure.

Have your say: Best smartphone of 2017

This year was a busy one for smartphone manufacturers, with major new handsets released from all of the big players. Take a look at some of 2017's noteworthy new phones, and vote for your favorite!

Adobe Lightroom December 2017 Update

Adobe have updated the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, as well as updates to Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw.

Fixation Now Offers Repair of Bowens Lighting Equipment

Photographers using lighting equipment from recently liquidated Bowens International have been thrown a service and repair lifeline by Fixation, who have set up a dedicated team of lighting equipment experts to deal with all Bowens kit repairs and service requirements.

12 Budget Lenses For Street Photographers Under $500

Street photography is not a niche of photography known to be much of a money maker, in fact if you get into street photography looking to make money you are looking in a very wrong place. This means that street photographers are often looking for more affordable kit options that allow them to get what they need for the look they are going for with the lowest hit to their wallet as possible.

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Cosina has discontinued the Zeiss SLR Classic series of lenses

Cosina Japan has officially discontinued the Zeiss SLR Classic lens series, specifically bringing an end to the: Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm F2. 8, 18mm F3. 5, 25mm F2, 28mm F2, and 35 F1. 4, as well as the Zeiss APO The notice simply reads (translated): "[Production End Guide] The ZEISS SLR classic series of products (2.

A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you $13,200

Photo: Apple It's official! As we reported yesterday morning, the iMac Pro is now officially on sale in the United States, starting with the two base models—the 8-core and 10-core variations—and a price tag of $5,000 for the 'standard configuration.

Famous Album Covers Recreated as Cat Photos

Brooklyn-based photographer and graphic designer Alfra Martini has been taking famous album covers and recreating them with cats instead of humans. She calls the project The Kitten Covers. “Legendary albums from a world dominated by kittens,” says Martini, who owns two cats herself.

Съемка с открытой импульсной лампой

В этом видеоуроке вы узнаете, как можно фотографировать в студии, не используя вообще никакие светоформирующие насадки. Эта техника называется съемка с открытой лампой. Также мы...

These are the winners of Nat Geo's Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Winners National Geographic has revealed the winners of their annual Nature Photographer of the Year contest, and as usual, every photo from the Grand Prize winner all the way to the Honorable Mentions and People's Choice awards are fantastic.

High Sight launches the Mini portable cable camera system

Manufacturer of cable camera systems High Sight has unveiled the latest addition to its product lineup. The Mini System was designed with portability and ease of use in mind, but builds on High Sight's experience building larger and more complex products.

When photographers become pitchmen

This article was originally published on the PhotoShelter blog, and is being republished in full on DPReview with express permission. It’s not surprising when camera companies hire photographers to pitch their products.

Бэкап для видеографа. Тест Synology DS1817+

Как человек приходит к необходимости бэкапа данных? Да, в самом начале своего творческого пути мы всегда думаем о прекрасном: девочках, картинках, фактуре материала. И только когда начинаем терять данные коммерческих заказов, приходит в голову мысль, что что-то не так.

I Photographed My Hungarian Hometown At Night

Szekesfehervar is a historic town in Hungary. It was once the coronation place of many kings, who still rest in peace in the National Memorial. This town is located near the capital, Budapest, that has become a very popular tourist destination in the last few years, and also one of the most photographed cities in Hungary, and probably in Europe.

Major Update: Adobe adds tone curve, split toning and more to Lightroom CC

The tone curve, one of the most important features missing from Lightroom CC 1. 0, is finally being added. Photo: Adobe Adobe has launched a major update to the entirely Lightroom CC ecosystem today, releasing major updates for Lightroom CC on Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, in addition to a few updates for Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw.

57 лучших фотографий National Geographic за 2017 год

Журнал National Geographic опубликовал лучшие фотографии года, снятые во всех уголках мира. 57 самых ярких и эмоциональных снимков отобрали из почти 2 миллионов фотографий. За каждым кадром стоит целая история.

I Shot Tilt-Shift Photos of San Francisco

My name is James D. Lee, and I’m a photographer based in Oakland. I recently got around to posting four years worth of selected photos shot in and around the San Francisco Bay area strictly on tilt-shift lenses.

Актуальное новости

Taking Pictures of Strangers in Downtown LA

Photographers Jessica Kobeissi, Rachel Gulotta, and Daniel Inskeep decided to approach strangers in downtown Los Angeles and offer free portraits. The 11-minute video above shows what happened. The group held up “Free Portraits” signs to attract prospective subjects, but it’s difficult to get people to stop with signs — halfway through, the group decided to […]

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Review

The PowerShot G9 X Mark II is an ultra-compact camera that features a larger-than-average 1"-type CMOS sensor. It serves as the entry-level model in Canon's Gx-X series, and has an MSRP of $529.

Советские автобусные остановки в фотографиях Кристофера Хервига

За 12 лет канадский фотограф проездил более 30 000 километров на машине, велосипеде, автобусе и такси по 14 странам бывшего Советского Союза. Всё ради того, чтобы отыскать и запечатлеть неожиданно возникающие вдоль дорог жемчужины социалистического искусства – советские автобусные остановки.

The Dutch police have shut down their drone-catching eagle program

Dutch police are retiring their drone-catching eagles due to a combination of performance issues and a lack of need, according to a report from NOS. The eagles were originally deployed as a way to intercept wayward (and potentially dangerous) drones, but training the eagles is reportedly too costly, and the need for them is too low.

A Skydiving ‘Studio’ Photo Shoot with Flash Lighting in Midair

Adventure photographer Jesper Gronnemark recently did an impressive skydiving photo shoot using flashes and other studio equipment in midair while free-falling at 125 mph (~200 km/h). Armed with a Profoto B1X flash and Sony a7R II, Gronnemark wanted to “push the boundaries” of outdoor adventure photography by shooting “studio” images during an actual skydive. Team Flux […]

The Camera Store Customer from Hell

If you’ve ever worked in retail at a camera store, perhaps this sketch will tickle your funny bone… or bring back bad memories. At 5:30 in this episode of the comedy show Rostered On is an interaction between a store employee and a customer asking to return a “broken” camera. “It doesn’t take good pictures,” […]

Memistore lets you store two extra memory cards right on your camera

There are two kinds of photographers out there: those who have lost a memory card, and those who are going to lose a memory card. . . it's only a matter of time. That's where Memistore comes in: this interesting little camera attachment lets you store two extra SDHC cards right on your camera itself, either using the tripod mount or your hot shoe.

Portrait mode shootout: iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2

Portrait mode shootout: iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2 Like it or not, 2017 is the year that background-blurring Portrait Modes gained major traction in smartphone photography. Apple and Google both offer improved versions of the mode in their latest devices, making for better-looking results all around.

Яркие цветовые круги Ньютона, Гёте и других теоретиков цвета (1665-1810)

Мыслители 17-го и 18-го веков развили множество теорий цвета и света. Художники, химики, картографы, поэты и даже энтомологи. . . казалось, у каждого была своя теория цвета. А каскад открытий (дифракция, интерференция, двойное лучепреломление) лишь усугубил всеобщий разлад.