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Back in November of 2015, filmmaker Daniel Riley created what he dubbed “the world’s brightest flashlight”: a 1000W LED panel that pumped out an insane 90000 lumens of light. This week, he took his invention to the skies.

The lens that Sigma Art lovers have been waiting for is finally here (almost). The new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art is a welcome addition to Sigma’s Art lineup, and I’m sure people all over are saying “it’s about time!”

You may not know this, but you can’t buy the GoPro Hero5 or Hero5 Session from Amazon right now, and it’s not because they’re not available to order. The issue is a squabble over pricing that may have cost GoPro as much as $10 million.

Photographer Felix Hernandez was recently commissioned by Audi to create a set of photos of the R8 sports car. Hernandez used his signature technique of creating realistic photos using miniature scale models, clever props, and careful camera angles.

We’re just one day away from the official release of the DJI Mavic Pro and just over a week away from the GoPro Karma release. But if you’re still having trouble deciding between the two foldable drones, this infographic might help.

My name is Mark Cersosimo, and I’m a hobbyist photographer and filmmaker living in New York. Way back in 2014, when President Obama announced that U.S. relations with Cuba would be normalized, I knew I had to make a move. While “tourist” travel is still prohibited, 12 new options became available in January 2015.
So, I went with my girlfriend. Upon returning we’ve been inundated with questions from our curious American friends who up until now, Cuba had just been a twinkle in their eye. I’ve decided to share our experience, as I know millions of others out there are eager to visit our “it’s complicated” friend, Cuba.

For many advanced photographers, the rule of thirds is seen as something of a beginner’s trope or amateur construct, but learning how, why, and when to break it can be a challenge. This short episode of Brain Flick helps deconstruct that question and explain why and when “bad” compositions work.

Gary Fong is famous in the photo industry for inventing the Lightsphere diffusion system, but now he’s taking a huge step in a new direction: Fong has directed a Hollywood feature film… using only Sony mirrorless cameras.

Upscaling a photograph always means trading resolution for size. And while Photoshop’s “preserve details” scaling does a pretty good job, there’s a freeware program called “A Sharper Scaling” that can do it even better.

As we mentioned this morning, composition is one of the most critical aspects of photography. But another, equally important piece is understanding the basic laws of light and how to use them when capturing a photograph.

I have the best job in the world. Seriously.
As a Navy public affairs officer, I get to take pictures of amphibious assault vehicles storming a beach, Marines landing in tiltrotor aircraft, and the unusual tableaus that make up life in the Navy.

Longtime Adobe Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde shares a very useful little tip in this 60 second episode of Lightroom Coffee Break. If you’ve ever run across a difficult-to-clone spot in Lightroom, Warde shows you how to use a setting that will definitely help.

About 5 years ago, the last employees that worked here left. The company was bought by a Swiss giant in the industry and they decided to move the facility. The site this facility was built on was rented, but the new owners did not renew the contract.

Canon is planning to launch a miniature satellite into orbit, and onboard will be a space camera that’s based on the Canon 5D DSLR.

A backpack filled with extremely rare and valuable Soviet camera prototypes was recently stolen at the Berlin Central Station in Germany.

Wedding photographer Leslie Hollingsworth captured this comical photo of the wedding party’s reaction as a car nearly took her out. In case you’ve ever wondered, this is what it looks like when a car almost kills you in the middle of a group photo.

Want to learn about product photography editing techniques? A small trove of helpful video tutorials has been found in an obscure YouTube channel that had previously gotten no attention.

Marc Silber of Advancing Your Photography just released another insightful conversations with Ansel Adams’ son Michael Adams. This time around, they tackle Ansel’s famous book The Range of Light, his work schedule, education, childhood, and much more.

I write an annual article to help photographers with one of the toughest parts of their job: pricing their work. In the 2016 version, I’m going to add some new elements such as a little advice for photography buyers. Another section I’m most excited about is the question and answer portion at the end. Each year I receive many questions about photography rates in the comments. This year, I address some of the common and interesting follow-up questions I have received over the past few years.
This article is my best post on photography pricing so far and I hope you find it valuable.

Every great photograph consists of three key elements. First and foremost composition, then lighting and, of course, the moment. Look at any great image and you’ll notice these elements.

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