Pentax 645Z: The Medium-Format DSLR Gets A Major Sensor Upgrade

Medium-format digital cameras are out of reach for most, but Pentax has been providing ones on the “affordable” side (under $10,000), for a few years now. Their new guy, the 645Z, packs a brand new, friggin large, 51 megapixel CMOS sensor.


The Best Gear For Your Outdoor Photo Expeditions

For photographers, the end of daylight saving means getting a jump on your night shoots, as well as having a spring in your step for taking amazing sunrise shots the next day. If you’re heading out into the wilderness to grab the perfect shot, here’s what you’ll need to consider.


Stunning Drone Footage Of A Slackliner Walking 120m In The Air

Video: I’m glad quadrotor drones and GoPro cameras are becoming ubiquitous, because I just can’t have enough of these videos of people doing crazy things in beautiful remote places. Here’s Andy Lewis and Scott Roger walking a 20m slackline between two monumental 120m rocks in the Moab Desert, Utah.


Panasonic Lumix GM1 Review: A Bite-Size Mirrorless Camera With Pedigree

When Panasonic introduced the Lumix GM1 late last year, it was met with equal parts confusion and wonder. Is it really a good idea to pair such a tiny size with interchangeable lenses? To be honest, we’re still not quite sure.


Sony's A7s Low Light Test Shows Off Crazy Ability To See In The Dark

Sony’s recently announced A7s boasts some pretty mind-boggling light sensitivity. Even though the camera hasn’t reached the hands of the masses yet, Sony posted this low-light test to give you an idea of its ability to laugh at darkness.


Amazing Photoshop Job Turns Dozens Of Pictures Into One Seamless Image

Image compositing is a common practice in digital art and advertising. But the crazy extent of it is often completely invisible. Like the image above, which is made of a few dozen separate pictures. This GIF — posted to Reddit — peels back the layers of one meticulously crafted scene.


Sigma 50mm F/1.4 Art Review: Great Glass That Punches Above Its Price

Sigma has been the darling of the lens world recently, producing high-performance products at reasonable prices. Its latest is the 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens, a long awaited addition to their line that we recently had the pleasure of trying out. You’re not going to find much more lens for the price.


Photographer Reveals The Secret Of The Windows XP Desktop Image

Charles O’Rear is the photographer who took Bliss, the image that became the desktop of every single Windows XP computer in the world. Billions saw it and probably think the photo is so perfect and colourful that it is computer generated — or at least Photoshopped. O’Rear reveals the origin of the photo in this video.


This GIF Shows What Sound Actually Looks Like

If you picture what sound looks like in your head, you’ll probably think of some picture graph of a sound wave. But no one can actually see those up and down scribbles with their eyeballs. So what does sound actually look like in real life?


Photographer Captures Awesome Halo Projected Behind His Jet Fighter

Professional photographer Blair Bunting takes some really awesome photos. He’s also an aviation freak. So much that he has flown in a F-16 twice and he’s the honorary commander of the USAF 425th FS (Singaporean Air Force). He captured the incredible shot above in his latest flight with the Thunderbirds. Here are some of his photos: