Shooting products has been a staple of many photographers, but with the advantages brought by CGI, more and more companies are starting to make changes to how they create images of their products. Why are they moving, and do photographers need to adapt?
Articles written by Andy Day
Sony has just announced its fastest lens to date: the 50mm f/1.2 GM. How good is this super-fast glass, and is it worth the money? Gerald Undone puts it to the test.
The show Stranger Things created a stunning way of representing the inner mind of the character Eleven, showing her in an endless black void and standing upon a reflective layer of water. How is this achieved, and how do you avoid electrocuting your cast in the process?
Sony has just announced its sixtieth lens: a brand new, fast, high-end prime, the FE 50mm f/1.2 G-Master.
If you don’t have a ton of fancy lighting gear at home, this doesn’t mean that you can’t produce gorgeous studio-style images. This in-depth video tutorial shows you how to get great results using minimal equipment from the comfort of your own garage and dives deep into how they're edited in Lightroom.
There’s a wealth of telescopes for attaching to your smartphone available on Amazon, but the marketing for the StarScope Monocular would have you believe that their designers have broken the laws of physics.
A recent ruling by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) on one of the inappropriate images of children found in the archive of Magnum Photos has been called into question by a former police officer with extensive experience in categorizing child sexual abuse material (CSAM).
In 2019, Canon did something weird: they crowdfunded a camera that no-one wanted. 18 months later, the reviews are largely terrible and you can now buy it for almost one third of its original price. What happened with the Canon IVY REC?
Since the United Kingdom left the European Union, moving goods and equipment across borders has become more complicated for British passport holders. What are the rules, and will you need to spend more than £300 on an ATA Carnet to take your camera gear across the channel?
Some outlandish rumors regarding the forthcoming flagship mirrorless full frame camera from Canon have emerged, but given that the R5 took the industry by surprise, just how ludicrous are these proposed specifications?
DJI has just released its first-ever first-person racing drone, making these devices that little bit more accessible to the broader market. The new DJI FPV Drone works out of the box and costs $1,299 when purchased with the remote control unit and goggles. Here are 10 reasons to be excited.
We’re used to obscure manufacturers from distant countries coming up with close copies of established gear, but you don’t necessarily expect it from Amazon. Peak Design has noticed a striking similarity between its Everyday Sling and a bag sold via Amazon Basics, and the company decided to poke some fun by putting together a video.
This is one that will grab many fans’ attention. Is the Japanese giant just weeks away from announcing a 50mm f/1.2 GM? How much will it cost and will you be placing an order?
Not too long ago, any Sony shooter wanting an f/2.8 standard zoom would have only a single option. Thanks to Sigma and Tamron, there are now three more to choose from. Which of these more affordable options is the best?
What are the obscure items that you carry with you on the day of shooting a wedding that make the day run smoother or make your results that little bit more pro? Here are five things you might not have thought of that could make a big difference.
Kodak Aerochrome III Infrared Film 1443 was discontinued more than a decade ago, and it now changes hands on eBay for more than $100 for a single roll. If you were to head out with one of these few remaining canisters loaded into your camera, what would you shoot?
While smartphone manufacturers seem intent on making smartphone gimbals redundant, there are a number of excellent products on the market, and the AOCHUAN Smart XR from PERGEAR offers stiff competition given its aggressive pricing.