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How to Photograph Fall Colors

Autumn colors are reaching their peak here in Colorado, making it one of the best times of year for landscape photography. I just spent a weekend in the mountains photographing cottonwoods, scrub oaks, and especially aspen trees showing off their deep reds and brilliant yellows. If you also want to...

Nikon Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Announced

Nikon just announced the newest lens for the Z system – and their first lens ever with a “Plena” designation. The Nikon Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena is full of high-end features and will be available next month for $2500. It also has one of the most intense optical construction diagrams I’ve ever seen.

11 Things to Know About the Nikon Zf

Nikon’s big announcement of the retro-themed Zf will draw a lot of attention, and not just because the camera is so beautifully designed. In fact, some of the Zf’s new features are totally unexpected and exciting – and many aren’t obvious at first glance. Here’s what you need to know!

Nikon Zf Announcement: A Camera of Firsts for Nikon

Moments ago, Nikon announced the full-frame, retro-themed Nikon Zf mirrorless camera. And although it inherits some tech from Nikon’s existing cameras like the Z6 II, the Nikon Zf actually has a lot of surprises under the hood. With a launch price of $2000, this camera looks extremely promising to me.

Photography News: iPhone 15, Major Fuji Announcements

This week, I did one of my favorite hikes in Colorado - one which goes to a beautiful high-alpine lake with stunning mountain views. Unfortunately, it was so foggy at the top that I couldn't see a thing! Instead of going home empty-handed, I thought about some alternative compositions that...

Composing Upside Down and Backwards

Before I started shooting with large format film, something that almost scared me away is that composition on these cameras is completely backwards. It’s also upside down. And I’m not talking in metaphors – the image on the ground glass, used for composition, is totally opposite from the real world.

Sony a7CR and Sony a7C II Added to Comparisons Database

Now that the Sony a7CR and a7C II have been officially announced, I wanted to take a look at how they compare to the rest of the market. To that end, we've published full head-to-head comparison articles between these two cameras and every other camera in our Comparisons Database, for...

Sony a7CR Announced: 61 Megapixels in a Tiny Package

To cap off a trio of major announcements today, Sony has revealed the a7CR – an offshoot of their small, lightweight a7C lineup that borrows the company’s highest-resolution 61 megapixel full-frame sensor. Although the original a7C was more of an entry-level full-frame camera, the a7CR definitely isn’t, launching for a price of $3000.