Sigma last made waves with their long awaited Sigma 85mm F1.4 art back at Photokina in September, and they aren’t waiting long to make some more with today’s announcements. On today’s docket is several lens announcements including the brand new Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art and Sigma 135mm f1.8 Art – two lenses that are sure to make some mouths water. Continue reading…
This weekend, we’ve still got our Food Photography workshop in Brooklyn and there are still available spots left for folks to sign up! Attendees get a free 24/7 camera bag, a three course dinner and a critique on their food photographs.
Join us! Find out more info right here!
This is one of our last reminders: our Analog photography zine Kickstarter is now fully funded. Again, a big thank you to everyone who made this possible. It means a whole lot to us. However, if you still want one and were afraid to donate before, you’ve got no worries now. At this point, you’re essentially just buying a zine with the option of also getting a subscription to La Noir Image.
We’ve been spending a bit of time getting to know the new Fujifilm X-T20 ( $899.00 ) and so far we’re pretty impressed with it’s capabilities. Today, we’ve added sample photos to our first impressions. When shot the right way, the Fujifilm X-T20 can do something absolutely special.
Screenshots taken from video.
While digital photography has taken over film in terms of popularity, there is a recent rise of film shooters, reviving the traditional process of analog photography. However, due to sheer convenience and accessibility issues, many films were developed, scanned digitally and printed by commercial or digital ink-jet printers. This was in stark contradiction to the original full workflow of film that involves the manual labor and expertise of darkroom printing. Therefore, what are the differences between full analog darkroom printing process versus the modern day, digital commercial printing? We have found a useful video on Youtube to compare and contrast results obtained from both digital and darkroom printing.
When is the last time you really thought about what is going on inside of your digital camera when you are taking a picture? I’m not talking about the exposure or direct photographic processes but beyond that, into the physics and other scientific processes? If you are like me, that answer is probably never, if ever. Continue reading…
Not many macro lenses have impressed me in the mirrorless camera category, but the Canon 28mm f3.5 ( $299.00 ) is probably an underrated lens that you haven’t heard a whole lot about. However, it’s got a few great features to it that make it very useful in various situations. Besides its compact size, it also has a cool macro light built into it. The light can be controlled using a button on the lens and can be very useful in many situations.
What happens when a professional photographer becomes a professional leatherworker? In the case of Grant Cruick, he’s taken his appreciation of aesthetics and attention to details to build a new line of leather camera straps. The Cruick ultra-premium straps promise photographers the use what he’s saying is the finest leather paired with heavy-duty hardware to create a strap that could last you a lifetime.