This photograph illustrates the idea of ‘global contrast‘. It’s not a very appealing term, but it’s the most descriptive one I can think of. If you want to be more artistic about it, you could call it ‘light and shade’. Photographs need more than just a full range of tones, from black to white. To […]
Photography isn’t just about taking pictures of things. Very often you’re trying to capture something deeper, like a metaphor or an emotion or simply a graphically satisfying image. The trouble is that what you see isn’t necessarily what other people see. That shouldn’t stop you taking pictures that are meaningful, but it may help you […]
This is a replacement for the 2014 G800 and the continuation of a rugged compact camera series specially adapted for the tough and often security-conscious environment of industrial imaging on worksites and in disaster relief areas, for example.
Ricoh has replaced its popular but specialised GR II pocket compact with a new, improved, higher-resolution GR III. Like its predecessor, it’s a small camera with a big APS-C sensor and a fixed 18.3mm (28mm equivalent) f/2.8 prime lens.
This 32mm f/2.5 lens is designed to fit DSLR and mirrorless cameras via appropriate adaptors and is designed to mimic the high contrast, high saturation, vignetted effect of Lomography’s Lomo LC-A camera to a digital audience. It’s a way to get an old-style lo-fi hipster look without having to buy and use the quirky plastic […]
Tamron has announced two new full-frame DSLR lenses and an ultra-wide-angle zoom for full frame Sony E-mount cameras, and all three offer a tantalising alternative to mainstream lenses. There was a time when we only found out about new lenses when they were released, but there’s a fashion now for makers to announce new lens […]
Fujifilm has added the FUJINON XF16mmF2.8 R WR to is range of compact primes lenses for X-mount cameras like the X-T3 and and X-T30. It’s the widest lens in this series, equivalent to a 24mm wide-angle in 35mm camera terms, though its f/2.8 maximum aperture is one f-stop slower than other lenses in the series, […]