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Monday, January 25, 2016

Master The Grad ND

How to use a graduated neutral-density filter, one of the most essential filters for landscape photography

A typical graduated neutral-density filter (GND) scene is a landscape with a bright sky and dark foreground.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Gadget Bag: Desktop Photo Printers For 2016

New models from Canon and Epson for enthusiast and professional on-demand printing

If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your photo printer, both Canon and Epson have recently introduced major updates.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

In Focus: January/February 2016

Bring a unique look to your landscape and close-up photography with Lensbaby’s Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Gadget Bag: Get In The Action

The latest generation of point-of-view cameras offers enhanced still and video recording, plus improved durability

For outdoor sports and photo adventures on the trail or off, action cameras, or “point-of-view” cameras, let you capture high-resolution video and stills while you’re fully immersed in the experience.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Tamron’s Fast New Primes

The first two lenses in an upgraded SP series feature close-focusing capability and premium construction

Tamron’s premium SP lens line is getting an upgrade, and the first two models featuring the redesign were introduced this fall.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Ben Moon Made The Switch

Adventurous lifestyle photographer Ben Moon calls the Sony a7R II his “everything camera.”

Ben Moon has crossover appeal. He’s not just an outdoor adventure photographer with a portfolio full of tremendous climbing and surfing photos—though he is most definitely that.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Don Smith Made The Switch

A sports shooter turned landscape photographer, Don Smith’s switch to Sony mirrorless cameras was, like his entire career, all about the light.

Don Smith has always been an early adopter of the best new technologies.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

State-Of-The-Art Mirrorless

Once viewed by many as a consumer fad, mirrorless systems have matured and are attracting a growing number of pros and enthusiasts

It’s a bit of a misnomer, the way we talk about a “mirrorless” camera, especially in the digital age.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

In Focus: December 2015

Editors' Picks

Control reflections and eliminate surface glare with HOYA's HD3 Circular Polarizer.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Chris Burkard Made The Switch

This world-traveling photographer chose Sony because he was looking for something “pocketable but powerful.”

For nature and travel photographer Chris Burkard, surfing and climbing and kayaking are more than just the subjects he photographs.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Gabe Rogel Made The Switch

Adventure sports photographer Gabe Rogel loves his Sony mirrorless cameras because they’re light, they’re fast, and they shoot beautiful video.

Adventure sports photographer Gabe Rogel grew up loving mountain climbing and snow skiing.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

In Focus: November 2015

Holiday Buyer’s Guide

Control reflections and eliminate surface glare with HOYA's HD3 Circular Polarizer.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Ultrawide Zooms For Landscapes

Get close and go wide for dramatic landscape compositions

When it comes to landscape photography, don't just think big, think wide!

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Colby Brown Made The Switch

The world traveler switched to Sony’s a7 line of mirrorless cameras because they were so much smaller. He’s stayed with them because they are so much better.

Colby Brown might best be described as a humanitarian photographer.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Full Frame For Everyone

Whether you prefer DSLR, mirrorless or compact, there’s a good selection of full-frame cameras to suit your desires

Nikon has introduced three new lenses of interest to outdoor photographers.

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