OP – The Blog

Archive for Ashley Myers-Turner

About Ashley
Ashley is the Associate Editor for Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo, and HDVideoPro Magazines. Follower her on Twitter: @ashmt

June 16th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Doug Keder

'Wahclella Falls' by Doug Keder
Today’s Photo of the Day of Wahclella Falls, OR, comes from Doug Keder. “This is a beautiful place in the spring when the moss is green and the water has a beautiful green tint to it,” says Keder who used a Nikon D5100 and a Nikkor 18-55mm lens for the shot. “Take exit 40 on I-84 …
 
June 15th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Rick Furmanek

'Summer Rains' by Rick Furmanek
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Rick Furmanek. “Ventured out last evening to an area relatively unexplored with my camera – Pinal Peak just southwest of Globe, AZ. The panoramic views of the Sonoran desert below provided a nice opportunity to frame the encroaching weather,” says Furmanek. Photo of the Day is chosen from …
 
June 10th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Nunzio Guerrera

'Pines' by Nunzio Guerrera
Today’s Photo of the Day was taken in Parc de La Jacques Cartier in Quebec Canada on a fogy morning by Nunzio Guerrera. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the …
 
June 10th, 2015

Sony announces a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Flagship

Sony a7R II
Sony has released a new flagship full-frame mirrorless camera with the a7R II. The back-illuminated full-frame Exmore R CMOS sensor has 42.4 effective megapixels, an ISO expandable to 102,400 and an AF response time that is 40% faster that the original a7R camera. The a7R II has borrowed the 5-axis stabilization system that is currently …
 
June 9th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Linn Smith

'It Is In There Somewhere' by Linn Smith
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from the Shades of Gray Assignment. Linn Smith captured this image of a Great Blue Heron in Florida  with a Canon 5D Mark II. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP …
 
May 19th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Valerie Millett

'Gradation' by Valerie Millett
In today’s Photo of the Day Valerie Millett captures the White Sands National Monument with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 70-200mm lens. Millett describes the image as the “perfect gradation of color for mere seconds and the sun rises over White Sands National Monument.” Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your …
 
May 14th, 2015

Lensbaby Velvet 56 lens

Lensbaby Velvet 56
Lensbaby is now offering the Velvet 56 lens. At 56mm f/1.6, the lens also offers 1:2 macro capabilities. At a wide aperture, the lens gives your subjects a glowing “velvety” look. As you stop down, the subject has a deep, sharp, velvety smooth look reminiscent of film. Check out the press release below for more …
 
May 14th, 2015

Lily Self-Flying Camera Available for Pre-Order

Lily Camera
Entrepreneur Antoine Balaresque was on a family vacation and realized that his mother was missing from all the photos because she was the photographer. With the desire to create a camera that could easily include the photographer in the photo, Balaresque started to develop a camera that could hover. With the excitement over quadcopter technology growing …
 
May 14th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Danan Rolfe

'Velvet and Water' by Danan Rolfe
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Spring Flowers Assignment by Danan Rolfe. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery are picked to be featured in …
 
May 12th, 2015

Olympus Announces 2 New M.ZUIKO PRO Lenses

Olympus M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 PRO Fisheye lens
Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO and M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 PRO Fisheye lens. The lightweight 7-14mm f/2.8 has a 35mm equivalent of 14-28mm and 11 point weather sealing for use in rain, snow and on the beach. The 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye lens provides a 180° diagonal angle of view and is also dustproof …