Photography

Every serious photographer should own these 2 lenses – Business Insider

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Sigma Photography is probably the most expensive and confusing corner of the consumer tech world. If you’re just starting to set up your camera kit, you face a baffling array of choices: fixed-lens or interchangeable? DSLR or mirrorless? Nikon, Canon, Olympus, or Sony? Most people don’t need to buy expensive equipment, since smartphone cameras have gotten pretty damn good. It’s probably more beneficial to spend your time learning about lighting and composition than…

Canon’s industrial-strength drone carries a rumored $20k price tag – Engadget

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The drone platform doesn’t look too different from existing pro-level equipment like DJI’s modular M600 system, but it does offer the incredibly high 4 million ISO that makes the ME20F-SH the perfect camera for extremely dark situations. The drone is weather proof and the two-axis gimbal can carry up to 10 kilograms, but other than that the main selling point seems to be the camera it carries. That kind of…

Why Taser Changed Its Name And Offered Every Cop A Body Camera – Fast Company

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Eventually, Smith says, the software will help automatically analyze the video for more immediately useful and actionable data, integrating with legacy systems for records management, and saving time and money for police. Combining body camera video with artificial intelligence could also automate other parts of police work, for instance, by capturing license plate numbers and faces in order to find criminals. Eyeing that future, the company has been on a tech hiring spree, recently recruiting senior executives from…

Canon’s industrial-strength drone carries a rumored $20k price tag – Engadget

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The drone platform doesn’t look too different from existing pro-level equipment like DJI’s modular M600 system, but it does offer the incredibly high 4 million ISO that makes the ME20F-SH the perfect camera for extremely dark situations. The drone is weather proof and the two-axis gimbal can carry up to 10 kilograms, but other than that the main selling point seems to be the camera it carries. That kind of…

10 must-have accessories for every Nikon DSLR owner | TechRadar – TechRadar

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Whether you’re thinking about get a Nikon DSLR, you’ve just got one or are a long time user, there’s a wealth of accessories out there to help transform your photography. That’s not to say you can’t use it straight out of the box with the bundled kit lens, but to take full advantage of your Nikon DSLR, you’ll want to invest in new lenses and other photo accessories. While there’s…

Get up close with the new Canon macro lens – TechRadar

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Canon has just announced its widest ever macro lens – the EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM. While the terms wide-angle and macro don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand (macro lenses tend to be longer focal lengths for less intrusive working distances), this new 35mm optic is designed for Canon’s range of APS-C DSLRs.  This means it delivers a focal length equivalent to 56mm in full-frame terms, which when you factor in…

Magic moments marking 170 years of British photography – BBC News

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Covering the dawn of photography in the 19th Century and moving into the 20th Century, a new exhibition called Britain in Focus charts how photographers have documented and interpreted the UK. The images span the genres of documentary, landscape and art and were taken by a mixture of professional and amateur photographers. From black and white to colour, and back again, here is a select history of British photography. Image…

Tog Photography aims to better community’s photos – Richland Source

Thursday, April 06, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the latest installment in a series of stories looking at local photographers as their businesses boom during the prom, graduation, and wedding seasons. MANSFIELD — Tracy Graziani of Tog Photography firmly believes the better photographers in the community are, the better it will be for consumers. Close …

How Do You Beat the Smartphone Camera? – Bloomberg

Thursday, April 06, 2017

After more than a year of work, Rajiv Laroia was on the verge of a breakthrough. By the summer of 2014, with the help of five or so engineers, he’d developed a digital image-making system that could achieve the resolution, depth of field, and focus control of a clunky digital single-lens reflex camera (commonly known as a DSLR) in a device just a fraction of its size. At least that…

Tog Photography aims to better community’s photos – Richland Source

Thursday, April 06, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the latest installment in a series of stories looking at local photographers as their businesses boom during the prom, graduation, and wedding seasons. MANSFIELD — Tracy Graziani of Tog Photography firmly believes the better photographers in the community are, the better it will be for consumers. Close …

SIGMA Equipment Completes $100000 Project – Tristatehomepage.com

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Courtesy: Sigma Equipment Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Courtesy: Sigma Equipment SIGMA Equipment in Evansville has announced the completion of 3,500-square-foot indoor wash bay. It’s going to be used to speed up the equipment intake process and maximize cleaning…

Photographer captures treasured memories behind the lens – Blue Mountain Eagle

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The Eagle/Angel Carpenter Photographer Tanni Wenger in front of her new business location in John Day. She and her family also call the house, built in 1890, home. Buy this photo The Eagle/Angel Carpenter Tanni Wenger, at the computer, searches her files of senior photos. Buy this photo …

Five Purchases That Changed My Photography Forever – Fstoppers

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Let’s face it. We’re all gear-junkies and tech-geeks whether we choose to admit it or not. Chances are that many of us have made hundreds of purchases related to photography over the years, but I’d venture to say that not all of those purchases have been as impactful as others. Here are five purchases that I certainly don’t regret. DX to FX I’ll spare you the boredom that would soon…

Tamron vs. Nikon: Which 70-200mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens Is Best for … – Fstoppers

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Without a doubt, one of the most popular and useful pieces of gear a photographer can own is the 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto lens. This lens is so amazing that it has become a staple for photographers shooting wildlife, portraits, headshots, sports, weddings, events, and even landscape photography. With Nikon and Tamron both recently updating their version of this lens, we thought it would be a great time to review them side…

Sigma Pharmaceuticals CEO says mobile tech was key to breaking into China’s market – CNBC

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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Breathtaking photography displayed at Union South – The Badger Herald

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

An elite group of University of Wisconsin student artists are to display their breathtaking photography at an exhibit at Union South, running all next week. The Dirty Bird had the chance to observe these photos and speak with the students about their photography. This photo captures a minimalist approach, which is all of the hype in contemporary photography. It’s evident the photographer gathered objects essential for office life, including a brand-spanking-new yellow watch, which…

Tamron vs. Nikon: Which 70-200mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens Is Best for the Money? – Fstoppers

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Without a doubt, one of the most popular and useful pieces of gear a photographer can own is the 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto lens. This lens is so amazing that it has become a staple for photographers shooting wildlife, portraits, headshots, sports, weddings, events, and even landscape photography. With Nikon and Tamron both recently updating their version of this lens, we thought it would be a great time to review them side…

Breathtaking photography displayed at Union South – UW Badger Herald

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

An elite group of University of Wisconsin student artists are to display their breathtaking photography at an exhibit at Union South, running all next week. The Dirty Bird had the chance to observe these photos and speak with the students about their photography. This photo captures a minimalist approach, which is all of the hype in contemporary photography. It’s evident the photographer gathered objects essential for office life, including a brand-spanking-new yellow watch, which…

Microsoft’s new iPhone camera app has some weird tricks for the Snapchat generation – The Verge

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Microsoft released its own Selfie app for the iPhone more than a year ago, and now it’s experimenting with another iOS camera app. Sprinkles, released curiously on April Fools’ Day and spotted by TechCrunch, is the latest experimental app from Microsoft. It’s exclusively available on the iOS App Store, and it’s designed to automatically add stickers, emoji, or captions to photographs. I’ve tested the app out briefly, and at 33…

Apple, Amazon … Sigma: Small Santa Fe software firm joins NASDAQ – Santa Fe New Mexican

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Apple, Amazon … Sigma Courtesy – Sigma executives at the NASDAQ market exchange to ring the opening bell on March 2 Apple, Amazon … Sigma Sigma Labs President and Chief Executive Mark Cola in the manufacturing room in the Santa Fe Business Incubator. ‘I still think New Mexico is a great place to do manufacturing,’ he said.Clyde Mueller The New Mexican Apple, Amazon … Sigma Examples of products manufactured by…