• Exploring Soft Light and Hard Light in Photography
    by Nicholas Hess on 21st June 2024 at 18:40

    Light is the basis of all photography, and the quality of light in your photo can make or break the image. Understanding the characteristics of light and how it interacts with your subject is essential for capturing captivating photographs. In this article, I will delve into the realm of soft and hard light, both for flash photography and natural light. I’ll also explore various light modifiers that can be used to create specific effects and discuss when one type of lighting may be preferable to the other, depending on the context and mood of the shot.

  • The Fastest Memory Cards for Nikon: 36 Tested
    by Libor Vaicenbacher on 21st June 2024 at 04:01

    I've updated my tests of the fastest memory cards for Nikon, now with 36 cards tested! This includes CFexpress, XQD, and SD cards. This update adds five new cards in total, which placed #9, #15, #16, #18, and #20. Plus, one of the new cards is my top pick for value.

  • Manual Mode with Auto ISO in Wildlife Photography
    by Massimo Vignoli on 19th June 2024 at 06:49

    Using Manual Mode with Auto ISO is very useful for fast-paced wildlife photography. In this article, I'll explain how to set Manual Mode + Auto ISO, how it works, and why it's so effective. Also, I'll provide some tips on optimizing exposure and maximizing your image quality in this mode.

  • Seven More Detailed Nikon Z6 III Comparison Articles Published!
    by Spencer Cox on 17th June 2024 at 15:23

    I didn't want to crowd the homepage by posting all of them here, but in addition to the Nikon Z6 II versus Nikon Z6 III comparison that Jason published earlier, we've also finalized another seven comparison articles between the Z6 III and its closest competitors. Links are below:

  • 5 Things to Know About the Nikon Z6 III
    by Spencer Cox on 17th June 2024 at 13:48

    Nikon just announced the Z6 III, building upon the earlier Z6 II substantially. Some of the Z6 III's features aren't found anywhere else in Nikon's lineup, like the partially stacked CMOS sensor. This article breaks down the top 5 things you need to know about the Z6 III that aren't obvious from the specs alone.

  • Nikon Z6 II vs Nikon Z6 III: What Should You Get?
    by Jason Polak on 17th June 2024 at 12:25

    The Nikon Z6 II and Nikon Z6 III are two full-frame, 24-megapixel Z-mount mirrorless cameras from Nikon. In some ways, the Nikon Z6 II was a fairly incremental upgrade to the original Z6, which addressed the main problems of the Z6 such as the single card slot. The Z6 III, on the other hand, is a completely different beast with its new partially stacked sensor. So, is the Z6 II enough for you, or do you need the Z6 III? Read on to find out!

  • The 11 Best Camera Hard Cases Of 2024
    by Light Stalking on 21st June 2024 at 12:00

    Most hard cases are great for providing safety to your gear. The camera equipment is a big investment because of its high price and you should choose it wisely. In this article, we will cover the 11 best and most versatile camera hard cases that will keep your gear protected. The post The 11 Best Camera Hard Cases Of 2024 appeared first on Light Stalking.

  • The Best Photography Magazines Of 2024
    by Dahlia Ambrose on 20th June 2024 at 12:00

    Every photographer loves reading about the craft, so we have put together what we think are the best photography magazines around at the moment. The post The Best Photography Magazines Of 2024 appeared first on Light Stalking.

  • Adobe Sued Over Complex Subscription Policies
    by Kehl Bayern on 19th June 2024 at 16:45

    Have you ever tried to cancel your Adobe subscription? Did you find the process complex? Apparently, enough people did for the US government to file a lawsuit against the company. From hidden cancellation fees to obscured policy text, the picture doesn’t look too good for the makers of perhaps the world’s largest suite of media The post Adobe Sued Over Complex Subscription Policies appeared first on Light Stalking.

  • Why I Prefer To Shoot Medium Format: It’s Not What You Think
    by Jason Row on 19th June 2024 at 12:00

    If you are a regular reader of Light Stalking, you may remember back in October of 2023, I wrote about buying a medium-format camera. The camera in question was the Fujifilm GFX50s. I did not buy it new, my budget does not allow for cameras of such ilk, especially when many of the lenses cost The post Why I Prefer To Shoot Medium Format: It’s Not What You Think appeared first on Light Stalking.

  • Is This a Small Win for Photographers? Apple to Label AI-Generated Images
    by Rob Wood (Admin) on 19th June 2024 at 03:57

    Over the last few months, photographers have had to take their small wins where they can get them. With the huge rise in the onslaught of AI images and other types of AI creatives, it’s understandable that they may feel frustrated. However, a recent move by Apple might offer a small glimmer of optimism. According The post Is This a Small Win for Photographers? Apple to Label AI-Generated Images appeared first on Light Stalking.

  • May Contest Winners: Faces of the World
    by Rob Wood (Admin) on 18th June 2024 at 02:11

    We are happy to announce the winner of our May photo contest – “Faces of the World!” Our monthly photo competition has a $250 prize for the overall winner and another “People’s Choice Award” of $100 in store credit which is done by community members voting on the images during the month of submission. So The post May Contest Winners: Faces of the World appeared first on Light Stalking.

  • Adobe adds impressive new AI technology to its Lightroom ecosystem
    by NONE@imaging-resource.com on 18th April 2023 at 14:30

    Adobe has announced significant updates to its entire Lightroom ecosystem, including the popular Lightroom on desktop, Lightroom Classic, and Adobe Camera Raw applications. Many new features rely upon improved artificial intelligence (AI) technology, which has been a major focus of Adobe's for a few years now, with all its apps receiving more sophisticated AI-powered features seemingly with every major release. The primary new features of Lightroom include expanded Adaptive Presets, new masking tools for Select People,... (read more)

  • Nikon announces Nikkor Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR ultra wide angle zoom lens
    by NONE@imaging-resource.com on 18th April 2023 at 13:00

    Nikon has fully revealed a new ultra-wide angle zoom lens for APS-C (DX-format) Nikon Z mirrorless cameras. The Nikkor Z 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR lens is the widest DX-format lens in Nikon's Z system, and the company's first power-zoom (PZ) lens since the Nikon 1 Series PD lenses. The Z 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 lens was first revealed when Nikon added it to its lens roadmap last fall, although, at that time, only the focal length was known. Today, Nikon has unveiled all the details of its newest lens, including release and pricing... (read more)

  • Leica announces M11 Monochrom, a 60-megapixel camera built for black and white photography
    by NONE@imaging-resource.com on 13th April 2023 at 14:45

    It's a glorious time for black-and-white photography enthusiasts. Hot on the heels of Ricoh announcing the Pentax K-3 Mark III Monochrome, Leica has announced a new monochrome camera, the Leica M11 Monochrom. The M11 Monochrom is a digital rangefinder sporting a 60-megapixel full-frame backside-illuminated monochromatic image sensor. This is the same resolution as the standard color Leica M11 camera, and the M11 Monochrom also features the same multi-resolution functionality, allowing users to swap between 18, 36, and... (read more)

  • Adobe at NAB 2023: Major updates to Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Frame.io
    by NONE@imaging-resource.com on 13th April 2023 at 13:00

    Adobe has announced major updates to Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Frame.io, further expanding the performance and usability of its applications and services for videographers, video editors, and photographers. Adobe Premiere Pro adds AI-powered text-based editing Looking first at Premiere Pro, the popular video editing app has long utilized artificial intelligence (AI) to speed up the workflow for its users. The newest version of Premiere Pro takes that even further with Adobe Sensei-powered text-based editing. Adobe... (read more)

  • Pentax announces the world’s only DSLR designed exclusively for black and white photography
    by NONE@imaging-resource.com on 12th April 2023 at 22:00

    Ricoh Imaging has announced the Pentax K-3 Mark III Monochrome. The new DSLR combines many of the features of the company's flagship APS-C DSLR, the K-3 III, with a newly developed monochromatic image sensor, making it the world's only DSLR designed for black and white imagery. "The concept of a monochrome-specific digital SLR camera attracted a great deal of attention and interest from photographers who participated in an online fan event held in November 2021," says Ken Curry, president of Ricoh Imaging Americas. Curry... (read more)

  • Photo contest website VIEWBUG partners with Michael J. Fox Foundation to fight Parkinson’s
    by NONE@imaging-resource.com on 11th April 2023 at 13:00

    VIEWBUG has announced a social mission and fundraising campaign to raise awareness and money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a leading foundation fighting against Parkinson's disease. VIEWBUG is an ecosystem of more than 4 million creators designed to create a personal space for photographers of all skill levels to share their work, grow, get exposure, and get rewarded via daily photo contests. The new fundraising campaign is available to all photographers, even if they don't have a VIEWBUG account (it's free to join, by the... (read more)


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