Samsung NX1 Review

…The design of the NX1 looks as if Samsung paid zero attention to what other mirrorless camera companies were doing. It looks almost exactly like a DSLR, and is in fact larger and heavier than entry-level DSLRs. Samsung didn’t make the NX1 mirrorless to save space; they made it mirrorless because that is the current state of technology. After all, Samsung is a tech company, and a reflexing mirror box is about as high-tech as a ham sandwich…
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Review

It was three years ago that Olympus introduced the world to their first OM-D camera, the E-M5. Borrowing design cues from Olympus’ original OM series of film cameras, beloved by photographers for their small size, the E-M5 resembled a miniature DSLR.

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PRODUCT NEWS

Samsung NX1 Review: Smartcamera

I’ll be honest: the Samsung NX1 is a camera I didn’t want to like. In a landscape as diverse as the mirrorless camera market already is, having yet another manufacturer in the fray makes the process of choosing a camera just short of debilitating. Nonetheless, I found...

New at NAB 2015

Another National Association of Broadcasters show is upon us! Once again, Blackmagic Design has all but stolen the show, with Panasonic also putting up a good showing. Of course, Canon already made their big announcement before the show: the C300 Mark II. Here’s...

Olympus OM-D E-M5 mark II review: Good vibrations

It was three years ago that Olympus introduced the world to their first OM-D camera, the E-M5. Borrowing design cues from Olympus’ original OM series of film cameras, beloved by photographers for their small size, the E-M5 resembled a miniature DSLR. Its retro design...

COMMUNITY NEWS

April 2015 Lab Gallery – Aaron Bieleck

Our April Photo Lab gallery features the work of local photographer, Aaron Bieleck. You can see more of Aaron’s work on his Flickr page. Artist statement: To me, being a photographer is more than simply making images. It is about exploring something… a...

New at NAB 2015

Another National Association of Broadcasters show is upon us! Once again, Blackmagic Design has all but stolen the show, with Panasonic also putting up a good showing. Of course, Canon already made their big announcement before the show: the C300 Mark II. Here’s...

Workshop: Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, and Composition

This Saturday, take your photography to the next level with this workshop! Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, and Composition covers the three main elements of photography, and is a perfect workshop for the beginner or intermediate photographer. Click here for...

TIPS AND TRICKS

Macro Photography Tips

This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, we’re going to be down at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival for some macro photography workshops with Canon and Nikon. As such, we figured it would be a good idea to offer a brief primer on macro photography techniques. Use a tripod!...

How many images will fit on my memory card?

It’s a seemingly innocuous question and one we get asked all the time. You just bought a new camera and now you want a memory card that suits it. But how do you know which one to get? Is 8 gigabytes enough, or do you need 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB? Unfortunately,...

Tech Tip – 5 Tips for Photographing Fireworks

With Independence Day just over a week away, it seems fitting to do a post on photographing fireworks. To make this Tech Tip extra special, we reached out to the community to provide sample images, so even if you hate reading, you’ll definitely want to see the...

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