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Why creatives should live outside of their comfort zones
Editor's Choice / Inspiration

Why creatives should live outside of their comfort zones

Thoughts from Vanguard Professional Kiara Rose Scroll through portraiture photographer Kiara Rose’s portfolio and Instagram account and you’ll likely say “wow” aloud at least a few times. Kiara’s emotion-eliciting photography shares powerful people stories. The photographer, who splits time between Portland and Australia, went fulltime with her photography business just […]

Tamron announces the launch of the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 USD (Model F017) for Sony mount
Featured / News

Tamron announces the launch of the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 USD (Model F017) for Sony mount

Rebirth of a classic with a legacy of superior optical performance August 18, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 USD (Model F017) for Sony mount. […]

SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016) wins “European DSLR Lens 2016-2017”. Tamron lens wins EISA Award for 11th consecutive year
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SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016) wins “European DSLR Lens 2016-2017”. Tamron lens wins EISA Award for 11th consecutive year

August 15, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces that its SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016), world’s first* fast-aperture lens with VC (Vibration Compensation) for full-frame DSLR cameras, has won the EISA Award […]

The two gear essentials every photographer needs
Inspiration

The two gear essentials every photographer needs

Thoughts from photographer and brand creative Bryan Minear Bryan Minear cringes when he recalls how he handled his expensive equipment in the early days of his photography, just over a decade ago. “I had a great camera and lenses sitting atop the world’s cheapest tripod,” he said. “Not only was […]

Photo Challenge – The World Through My Lens – A Travel Themed Photography Contest
Photo Challenge

Photo Challenge – The World Through My Lens – A Travel Themed Photography Contest

PHOTO News Magazine, Canada’s largest circulated photo enthusiast magazine, has launched a very special travel-themed photo contest “The World Through My Lens” as a reader participation element of the magazine’s Image Hong Kong photography experience, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the magazine. The PHOTO News “The World Through my Lens” […]

LumiQuest Light Contest – How I took the winning image – By Bill Boswell
Photo Challenge

LumiQuest Light Contest – How I took the winning image – By Bill Boswell

As a member of the London Camera Club for 12 years, I enjoy entering competitions to expand my photography skills.  The competitions at our Club cover nature, open, monochrome, and portrait.  I find portraits are generally more challenging since they require a willing subject, a suitable location, and often more […]

World Photographic Cup – Canadian Call Entries
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World Photographic Cup – Canadian Call Entries

All Canadian professional photographers are invited to submit images for consideration as part of team Canada’s entry.  The World Photographic Cup (WPC) is a global photography competition, launched as a vehicle to universally share photographic style, encourage image excellence and create friendships across all diverse cultural environments. The WPC is […]

The Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Makes A Splash: Water Portraits by Robin Macmillan
Reviews

The Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Makes A Splash: Water Portraits by Robin Macmillan

As a photographer who primarily uses a 50mm lens for my portraits I have always been curious about the 85mm. A Canon user from the start, I didn’t want to make the huge dollar commitment to its 85mm f/1.2 so I happily continued on with the 50mm. I was then […]

LumiQuest – Winners of The Perfect Light Contest
Photo Challenge

LumiQuest – Winners of The Perfect Light Contest

LumiQuest recently ran “The Perfect Light” contest – a photography contest for flash photography. We’ve selected our winners and sent out prizes to those who have responded with their acknowledgement forms. PHOTONews would like to congratulate the winners and recognize them here, starting with our First and Sixth place winner, […]

Kenko REALPRO C-PL and ND500 Filters
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Kenko REALPRO C-PL and ND500 Filters

Kenko provided me with two of their new RealPRO filters – an upgrade in quality and materials from the PRO-1 series. I tested both filters on the Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC on my Nikon D810 and came away very surprised with how well these Kenko filters perform. […]