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April 8th, 2015

DJI Phantom 3 Models Announced

DJI Phantom 3
In a global announcement with live events in New York, London and Munich, Drone maker DJI has introduced their latest update to the popular Phantom line, the new Phantom 3 and the Phantom 3 Professional.
 
February 25th, 2015

Resolution…Too Much Will Always Be Just Right

Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R 50 Megapixels DSLRs
More pixels, more problems…and so many more possibilities.
 
February 23rd, 2015

Creative Live’s Photoshop Week Ramps Up

Creative Live Photoshop Week
Seattle-based Creative Live has put together a week-long program with some of the biggest names in image processing.
 

February 17th, 2015

Long-Awaited FAA Proposed Rules For Drones

The message from the FAA seems to be Keep Calm And Fly On…Just Don’t Be Stupid Or Drunk When You Do It.
 
February 5th, 2015

Canon Breaks 50 Megapixel Barrier With A Pair of New EOS 5D DSLRS

Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R 50 Megapixels DSLRs
If some is good and more is better, then too much should be just right. Canon is definitely pushing the more is better when it comes to resolution by adding to the 5D lineup with a pair of new 50 megapixel models. The Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R DSLRs are high-megapixel, powerhouse cameras. The new, …
 
November 13th, 2014

DJI Introduces New Phantom Inspire One

DJI InspireOne
New Inspire One builds on DJI’s reputation for offering robust drones with solid video and still photography capabilities. Like the highly-regarded Phantom line, the Inspire One comes as a completely ready to fly package.
 
November 10th, 2014

What Makes A Great B&W Image?

Photo By Adam Hanlon
It’s easy to be seduced by the surreal look of a black and white photograph. Image processing software makes it, literally, one-click simple to convert a photo from color to b&w
 
October 22nd, 2014

Reikan FoCal Pro AF Calibration Software Review By Wetpixel’s Adam Hanlon

Reikan AF Calibration Software
At Wetpixel.com, editor Adam Hanlon has an excellent review of Reikan FoCal Pro, a software package that will take care of it for you. Check out the full review
 
September 9th, 2014

New Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4…Excellence Has Its Price

Zeiss Otus 85mm f 1.4 Without The Lens Shade
  When it was introduced last year, the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 was heralded for its optical brilliance. At the time the company also confirmed that there would be more Otus lenses coming and this week they kept that promise with the new Otus 85mm f/1.4. If you’re curious about the latest Zeiss naming conventions, …
 
July 14th, 2014

The Grand Canyon Monsoon—Best Locations To Shoot By Gary Hart

Three Strikes, Grand Canyon, North Rim, Northern Arizona
In the July issue of Outdoor Photographer, Gary Hart gave some excellent tips for photographing the booming thunderstorms that hit the desert southwest in summer. This post is a followup to that article with Hart’s favorite locations to shoot in and around the Grand Canyon.