Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!
While overall hate crime dipped in 2020, hate crime against Asians increased dramatically in a number of cities around the country. That trend has unfortunately continued into the early parts of 2021, most visibly manifesting itself with the killing of 8 people (six of whom were Asian) in Atlanta on March 16, 2021.
The White House has released the official portraits of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. They were shot by Chief Official White House Photographer Adam Schultz using a Sony a9 II full-frame mirrorless camera.
I previously wrote an article on some of the gear that photographers can buy used and how I saved $15,000 doing so. It feels wrong for me to buy any new gear -- like I'm burning money when doing so. That said, here are a few photography things that even bargain-hunters like me buy new.
In late March, Sigma published a service notice for the newly-announced 28-70mm f/2.8 lens where ghosting resistance may deteriorate in some circumstances. The company delayed shipping it in order to address the issue, and today Sigma has announced that the problem has been solved.
A video showcasing the incredible optical quality of the Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm f/2.8 lens recently surfaced, and the quality that this lens exhibits (which today retails used for $15,000 used) in 4K video is mind-blowing... especially considering the footage was shot from Earth.
Lifestyle and entertainment giant, Playboy, is entering the non-fungible token (NFT) market with plans to sell its extensive art collection and to support emerging artists.
If you're a wedding photographer who has had a change of heart about your chosen path in this industry as lockdown restrictions and subsequent client cancellations continue, you are not the only one. It's never too late to make a career change!
Reported at the end of March, Canon appears to be rapidly discontinuing popular EF-mount DSLR lenses and according to a new report, that isn't slowing down. Canon is supposedly ceasing production of ten more lenses with at least four more planned to join the list sometime in 2021.
Sandmarc has announced a set of variable ND filters for full-size cameras that it says are "designed without compromise" for high-end photographers, filmmakers, or just the casual shooter.
Twenty years ago, few photographers would have questioned your choosing to go out with black and white film loaded in your camera of choice. Today, when I tell people my digital medium format camera shoots only in monochrome, I am prepared to receive just as much criticism as confusion.
Rokinon has announced the AF 24mm f/1.8 Compact, a wide-angle, fast prime that has a specific astrophotography mode to assist with star photography. This is Rokinon's eleventh autofocus lens specifically engineered for Sony cameras.
While Curiosity recently shared the latest of several selfies it has captured over the years, NASA's Mars Perseverance rover was not to be outdone, and in its first-ever selfie, it decided to share the spotlight with the Ingenuity drone.
Facebook has launched Hotline, a question and answer-style app that combines the features found in the popular app Clubhouse along with Instagram Live features, into a public beta test.
The global silicon chip shortage appears to finally have reached Apple, as a new report states that it has delayed the production of some MacBook and iPad models. While it does not impact current product availability, the delay is a worrying sign that could change.
Iceland's Geldingardalsgos volcano continues to erupt on the island, allowing photographers and videographers to capture some incredible footage. Photographer Jakob Vegerfors has done just that, and also included something often missing from recorded footage: the sound of the volcano.
The PowerEgg X is a versatile drone and a camcorder that prides itself on being able to withstand harsh environments, land on water, and comes loaded with AI-powered live streaming and video conferencing features.
A Fort Worth special events venue has become the center of a classic fake check scam, this time aimed at local North Texas photographers. Unsuspecting photographers are told they have been hired to shoot an event at Fort Worth Country Memories when no such event has been booked.