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DJI Phantom 3 Models Announced

April 8, 2015 | By Christopher Robinson

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.

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Resolution…Too Much Will Always Be Just Right

February 25, 2015 | By Christopher Robinson

More pixels, more problems…and so many more possibilities.

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Creative Live’s Photoshop Week Ramps Up

February 23, 2015 | By Christopher Robinson

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

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Long-Awaited FAA Proposed Rules For Drones

February 17, 2015 | By Christopher Robinson

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

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

February 6, 2015 | By Christopher Robinson

If some is good and more is better, then too much should be just right. Canon is definitely pushing the…

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DJI Introduces New Phantom Inspire One

November 14, 2014 | By Christopher Robinson

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.

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What Makes A Great B&W Image?

November 10, 2014 | By Christopher Robinson

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

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

October 22, 2014 | By Christopher Robinson

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

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Apple Halts Development Of Aperture

June 27, 2014 | By J. Ana Flores

Apple confirms that Aperture will fade away in favor of the new OSX Photos app.

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Sending Well-Wishes To Jack Dykinga

May 21, 2014 | By J. Ana Flores

Jack Dykinga hospitalized, awaiting lung transplant.

Happy Birthday, Ansel Adams
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Happy Birthday, Ansel Adams

February 20, 2014 | By J. Ana Flores

As an artist, craftsman and environmentalist, Ansel Adams was one of the most important figures in nature photography.

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Nov. 15th Is America Recycles Day

November 8, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

Recycle your obsolete and unused electronics on America Recycles Day.

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A Better Name Than “Mirrorless”

October 28, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

I wish the photo industry did a better job of naming things. The SLR was great…it’s catchy and it’s descriptive. But other than SLR, and of course, DSLR, I’m hard-pressed to think of a any particularly good names for any photographic technology. Do you have an idea for a better name than “mirrorless”? Send it my way.

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Confusing Tools With Talent And Craft

August 14, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

The medium of photography has always confused the tool with the actual talent and craft. Every photographer has a story about showing a favorite photo and getting the question, “what kind of camera did you use?” The leap of logic is that the photographer didn’t take the picture, the camera did. In the iPhone era it’s become prevalent to take this same notion in a bizarre new direction.

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4 x 5 And The Benefits, Or Not, Of Slowing Down

August 7, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

In a frenetic, splintered, Tweet, Text and Instagram world, I, like many, crave the prospect of slowing down from time to time. Being out in nature with my 4 x 5 was a very contemplative experience. If you’ve never done it, the process of shooting large-format film involved a lot of steps and none were fast. Did it make me a more creative photographer?

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EVFs And Shooting Into The Sun

May 1, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

In the greek myth, Icarus fell from the sky because he flew too close to the sun. In photography we’re trained to employ a version of the lesson of the Flight Of Icarus–don’t shoot into the sun, shoot with the sun at your back. Of course, this is a pretty awful rule to apply to apply to all of your photography.

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Photo Of The Day by Max Vuong

April 29, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

On his first trip to Death valley, Max Vuong got this photo and he submitted it to the OP Your Favorite Places Gallery.

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Photo Of The Day by Darren White

April 24, 2013 | By J. Ana Flores

Darren White’s photo of Picture Lake in Washington is today’s Photo of The Day.

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Photo Of The Day by Nicholas Barnhart

April 23, 2013 | By Christopher Robinson

Nicholas Barnhart captured a quintessential view of California’s Mono Lake in this photo. The distinctive tufas draw countless photographers every year in the hopes of a moment like this when the light cooperates and the lake is calm.

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Photo Of The Day by Ya Zhang

April 22, 2013 | By Kristan Ashworth

Ya Zhang is today’s Photo Of The Day winner. Zhang’s choice of rendering this vista in black and white adds an element of timelessness to the image. The photo was shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mk II and a Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L lens. Zhang sent this photo to the Reflections Assignment which is open for submission until April 23rd.

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