Go For Broke: Telling the Story of Japanese-American WWII Veterans

All images by Shane Sato via Go For Broke on Kickstarter

While war and conflict remain some of today’s most commonly documented and explored topics, there are still a lot of stories that remain untold. Through his fascinating photo book project on Kickstarter, Los Angeles-based photographer Shane Sato wants to tell a wartime story that is probably still unfamiliar to many.

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Sony’s FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Is The Highest Rated Wide Zoom on DXO

The Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM may be the one to get!

Say what you will about DxO and their testing methodology, but the fact is that it still provides an interesting metric to compare various lenses that you would not be able to test on your own. So it is notable when a new lens makes it to the pack in its designated category; as is the case today, with the Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM. Continue reading…

New App Makes Posting To Instagram From Your Desktop A Reality

Photographers: What you’re looking for is Windowed

Instagram, the social network of choice for most photographers looking to promote their work, is also the greatest annoyance due to not allowing photographers the ability (mostly) to upload images to the service from a computer. A new app called Windowed is looking to change that, and it’s free. Best of all for most photographers, that doesn’t mean you need to have a Windows machine only to post! Continue reading…

Nikon Mirrorless To Feature 45MP Sensor, New Mount?

Apparently that new Nikon Mirrorless camera may be really professional oriented

As you have heard, unless you live under a rock, Nikon is working on their professional mirrorless camera system(s), and while nothing is official yet, reports are still getting out here and there giving tidbits of information about these upcoming mirrorless cameras. The latest report including some major new information about the Nikon mirrorless project. Continue reading…

Congress is Looking to Make it Easier for You to Enforce Your Copyright

Thank god this is finally happening!

If you have been a photographer for any length of time now the chances are that at some point a person or business has used an image of yours without permission. You would also know, getting any sort of payment from them after the fact and collecting any compensation through a copyright case is as unlikely as it is expensive. Thankfully the US Congress is looking to remedy that – at least partially. Continue reading…

If the Yashica Y35 DigiFilm Camera Gets HK$ 9M, The Lens Will Be Upgraded to F2

Well, the Yashica Y35 DigiFilm Camera is improving for sure!

In a recent Kickstarter update announced by Yashica, their Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera is getting an upgrade as per what’s being mandated by their stretch goal. According to the update, the cameras are being updated from f2.8 lenses to f2 equivalents; and this will only happen if they reach HK$ 9,000,000. They’re honestly not far off from that goal as it is. For photographers who shoot in lower lit situations, this is fantastic news. It also just makes sense as the sensor is about the size of a traditional digital point and shoot camera’s yet the lens is superseded by optics made for phones in some ways. But now that the lens is being upgraded to f2, there’s a lot more going for it.

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The FJORD 36 Action Pack Project Is Going After the F-stop Mountain Series Packs

All images by NYA-EVO  for FJORD 36 Action Pack via Kickstarter

Still looking for the perfect backpack to meet your carrying requirements and keep your gear protected against the harshest conditions? Hong Kong-based NYA-EVO has recently set up a Kickstarter project for the production of its all-around adventure backpack, which they believe will rival the Mountain series packs from F-stop.

As photographers get increasingly more adventurous and scale all kinds of terrains and weather conditions for their projects, having a sturdy, comfortable, and functional carrying case for their gear has also become a necessity. With this in mind, the creators of NYA-EVO began working on their own take on the “best all-round adventure backpack on the market that allows you to carry precious camera gear safely in any unforgiving conditions.” After a year of designing, making prototypes, testing, and redesigning, they have finally unveiled the NYA-EVO FJORD 36 Action Pack on Kickstarter.

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