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New generation of system flash units
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New generation of system flash units

Photo and videolight specialist Metz is set to unveil a new generation of compact system flash units at photokina 2016 with the new Metz mecablitz M400. Zirndorf- Metz launches the mecablitz M400, a system flash unit that impresses in particular with its compact build. The M400 is over 30 per cent […]

The Story of a Modern Generalist Photographer
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The Story of a Modern Generalist Photographer

The internet is teeming with advice for the next generation of professional photographers. Advice givers say developing a niche expertise early on in a pro photography career is the only way to stand out in today’s increasingly-competitive industry. But generalist photographer Floyd Dean’s career and success path shares a different […]

Tamron introducing the pinnacle of ultra-telephoto zoom with advanced features, enhanced performance, and improved ergonomics.
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Tamron introducing the pinnacle of ultra-telephoto zoom with advanced features, enhanced performance, and improved ergonomics.

New generation “G2” lens boasts faster AF speed and enhanced VC SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) September 1, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 […]

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
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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
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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 […]