HDR The Easy Way
Learn to make use of this increasingly mainstream technology without losing the soul of your images
We've all heard the sales pitch: High-dynamic-range imaging has solved photography's last great problem, creating beautiful, realistic photographs of high-contrast scenes.
In Focus: July 2015
Ricoh Imaging has introduced the Pentax K-3 II camera. The K-3 II shares the K-3's dustproof and weather-resistant magnesium-alloy casing and metal chassis, as well as the 24.35-effective-megapixel resolution, 27-point AF system and 8.3 fps shooting speed.
With advanced sensors and processors, top-shelf image quality and a cool factor that makes DSLRs seem clunky, the best mirrorless cameras available today might inspire you to make a change
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras came into being because many felt that DSLRs were too bulky to carry around much of the time.
Assignments: July 2015
For this special National Parks issue, we're featuring some of the best submissions to our recent National Parks Assignment.
National Parks Pro Guide
Tips and insights on where to go inside some of our most popular national parks
The national parks are a treasure trove of wilderness, habitat and scenic beauty, but most visitors never venture more than 100 feet from the roads or parking areas.
Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
The Great Smoky Mountains are located in the heart of the southern Appalachians along the border between western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee.
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