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Why You Should Use a 100-400mm Lens for Landscape Photos

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Photographer Michael Shainblum is known for some truly impressive landscape images and in previous videos has strongly advocated for the use of telephoto lenses. In this 10-minute video, he shows how he captured two days worth of images with mainly a Sigma 100-400mm.
Before the pandemic last year, Shainblum had the opportunity to visit Yosemite just after a snowfall which gave him the opportunity to shoot snow-dappled images of one of the most photogenic National Parks in the United States. After revisiting that shoot recently, he realized that he went the entire day shooting almost...
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Radioactive Glass: Can Using Vintage Lenses Ruin Your Photos?

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Some lenses produced from the 1940s through the 1970s were treated with radioactive thorium oxide to curb chromatic aberration. But as Andrew Walker explains in this 7.5-minute video, modern digital cameras can actually “see” that radiation as image noise that has the potential ruin your long exposures.
There are a significant number of lenses produced between 1940 and 1970 that are measurably radioactive, like the Pentax SMC Takumar 50mmf/1.4 lens Walker shows in the video above. Thorium Oxide is the main culprit of this radioactivity and was applied to glass elements because of its...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

An open and collective architecture, rich in symbolism, and at the same time adaptable and reusable. The TerraMater Store / RENESA Architecture Design Interiors Studio. Image ©... Read more ...

Canon Unveils RF100mm f/2.8 L Macro with Unique Bokeh Control Ring

Canon Unveils RF100mm f/2.8 L Macro with Unique Bokeh Control Ring

Canon has announced the RF100mm F2.8 L Macro IS USM, the “world's first medium telephoto macro lens” that is designed for a wide range of photographers and that offers a unique... Read more ...

Canon Announces Development of the EOS R3: ‘A New Class of Camera'

Canon Announces Development of the EOS R3: ‘A New Class of Camera'

Canon has announced the development of a new professional-focused mirrorless camera called the EOS R3, which will sit between the R5 and the 1DX series. Built for speed, it... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, Mixed Media Collage “California...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, Mixed Media Collage “California Dreaming” by New Orleans Artist Lou Jordan

12"x12" Collage on Glossy photo paper adhered to canvas $275 Available HERE Visit to Read more ...

Tea Room Floating by the River / DCDSAA Dianchuan Architecture Office

Tea Room Floating by the River / DCDSAA Dianchuan Architecture Office

Exterior. Image DCDSAA Dianchuan Architecture Office Location: Shanghai, China Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Enlong Zhu Area: 300.0 m2 Read more ...

Starke Wreck: 1940

Starke Wreck: 1940

December 1940. "Wrecked cars of Camp Blanding construction workers. Starke, Florida." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size. Read more ...

Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and...

Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and Narratives of Blackness

Detail of “Passage, when momma lets my braids flow down my back,” wool, synthetic braiding hair, wood, plaster, resin, satin. Collaborators are Kiki Jewell, Nyja Amos, Grace... Read more ...

Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by...

Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by Laurent Grasso

“Future Herbarium,” distemper on wood, 33.5 x 24 x 4.2 centimeters. Photo by Claire Dorn, courtesy of Perrotin. All images © Laurent Grasso, shared with permission In Laurent... Read more ...

Samsung Rumored to Add IBIS to Phones Through Olympus Partnership

Samsung Rumored to Add IBIS to Phones Through Olympus Partnership

Samsung is reportedly working on adding sensor-shift stabilization to its smartphones, similar to what the iPhone 12 Pro Max does on its wide lens. While Samsung has used... Read more ...

Facebook's Oversight Board Now Accepts Appeals to Remove Photos

Facebook's Oversight Board Now Accepts Appeals to Remove Photos

Facebook's Oversight Board has announced that users can appeal content that they want to be removed from Facebook and Instagram after they have exhausted Facebook's normal... Read more ...