Telephoto lenses tend to be expensive and heavy, but in recent years, third party manufacturers have provided some very tempting alternatives. The Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens is one of those alternatives, and today only, you can get it for $200 off along with a free UV filter and expedited shipping.
While some would argue that the Removu K1 is a shameless rip-off of the DJI Osmo+, very few would complain about the fact that there is now another affordable gimbal/camera combo option on the market that doesn't carry all of the Osmo's flaws, and now with a built-in monitor. It does, however, seem to bring with it a few flaws of its own, albeit at a significantly lower price point.
Sony's new phone has an AUBE Fusion image signal processor that combines the data from the sensors of each of the two cameras to reduce noise and gives you usable images and video. The sensors are made for ultra-low-light capture previously only possible with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.
The first law of photography is that photographers love talking about gear. And while it's fun to geek out and talk shop, that can become a toxic thing when it becomes a replacement for image-making. This great video reminds us that we're already very lucky when it comes to gear.
Architectural photography isn't the cheapest genre of photography, mainly due to the fact that tilt-shift lenses are a little expensive. Sure there are cheaper options, however, they generally perform worse and may not be worth it. A company called Venus Optics might just have the solution with their Magic Shift Converter.
The wedding industry is a monster of a consumer industry and when it comes to photography, there are plenty of items out there marketed towards the needy wedding photographer. Phil and Sara of PS Photo Stuff dive into their wedding photography kits to give you a candid look at the gear they find most useful when shooting weddings. Perhaps your wedding photography kit looks similar.
Many of you may reply to the title of this article with an abrupt "No," and prior to using the Canon 5D Mark IV for my own videos, I would have agreed with you. It's easy to judge this camera based on the specs because in all fairness they're not exactly groundbreaking, however, the 5D Mark IV might secretly be a great video camera.
Mention landscape photography and focal lengths, and almost universally, photographers will think of wide angle lenses. And while the wide angle is the bread and butter lens for most landscape photographers, you could be missing out if you don't also carry a telephoto lens, and this great video will explain why.
Atomos have been industry leaders in the external monitor and recorder market for several years, providing cinematic workflow solutions for video professionals. They have now brought their HDR 4k60p functionality to a smaller, entry-level model; introducing the Atomos Ninja V.