Easter Island Statues Threatened by Nose-Picking Selfie Shooters

Easter Island is a World Heritage Site that’s famous for its nearly 1,000 moai statues, and throngs of tourists flock to the island each year to visit the giant-headed monuments. But those statues are now being threatened by tourists whose goal is to shoot selfies of themselves picking the heads’ noses. UCLA archaeologist Jo Anne […] Continue reading Easter Island Statues Threatened by Nose-Picking Selfie Shooters

How I Switched to Sony (And Took My Best Friend Along With Me)

It’s time to confess. I’ve been converted to Sony! But there’s more. Somehow I converted my best friend, wedding photographer Charlotte Palazzo, at the same time. I’ve been a Nikon fangirl for more than a decade. I absolutely loved my most recent camera, the Nikon D750. The low light capabilities, resolution and the relatively small […] Continue reading How I Switched to Sony (And Took My Best Friend Along With Me)

Panasonic Lumix S1R Wins ‘Camera of the Year’ in Japan

Canon and Nikon both unveiled their first full-frame mirrorless cameras over the past year, but it’s actually Panasonic that launched the best camera according to the Japanese photography press. The Lumix S1R was just named “Camera of the Year” at the prestigious Camera Grand Prix 2019. Put on by Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC), a […] Continue reading Panasonic Lumix S1R Wins ‘Camera of the Year’ in Japan

How to Make a DIY Prism Lens Filter for Less Than $20

PrismLensFX unveiled a set of Variable Prism Filters back in March that lets photographers achieve prism effects using specially-designed lens filters. Upon seeing the prism filters, landscape photographer Christian Mögnum Möhrle decided to try his hand at making his own do-it-yourself version. PrismLensFX’s Prism filter is a clear glass filter that features prism shards on […] Continue reading How to Make a DIY Prism Lens Filter for Less Than $20

Prince Harry Gets Damages, Apology from Photo Agency for Heli Photos

The Los Angeles-based entertainment news and photo agency Splash News has apologized and agreed to pay “substantial damages” to Prince Harry after it flew a helicopter low over his rural retreat home and shot photos into the living room and bedroom. AP reports that the duke and agency settled the privacy and data protection claims […] Continue reading Prince Harry Gets Damages, Apology from Photo Agency for Heli Photos