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Finally Canon have 'announced' their contender in the megapixel wars (not before time I hear many people say) and the interesting rumours are that they will be collaborating with Sony to provide the sensor. This can only be good news for both companies as the patent exchange will undoubtedly improve cameras on both sides.
People will undoubtedly say "we don't need more megapixels!" and "but our lenses won't cope!" but the short answer is that the latest megapixel peak has always been a popular camera and this new 5Ds be just the same (until Sony announces theirs!) and our current lenses have been fine on the 7D with the same pixel density and Nikon and Canon film lenses from the 70's have been keeping up with digital sensors so far (and there is always the Otus!)
Anyway - I was going to be writing a few blog updates from Iceland but the reality of travelling around the whole island, taking photographs from dawn to dusk and then staying up for the occasional aurora was a little more tiring than I thought. It's surprising how much mental energy using a camera takes up.
However, Joe Wright has been a star and has been keeping to fires burning whilst I'm away and Dav Thomas has been lightly sautéing the PDF to. So please enjoy this current issue and we'll have more about the latest rounds of the megapixel wars in the next!
This is the page where you need to view the Livestreaming event on 10th February, 8pm. To register for the event, please go to the following article. Tim Parkin has recently on a tour around Iceland and David has been scouting the snowy recesses of France and we’ll be talking about this and more plus we have a guest star (hopefully) who will make an appearance. more
You can download the PDF by following the link below. The PDF can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat or by using an application such as Goodreader for the iPad. Click here to download issue 87 more
With the success of the live broadcasts from our conference we've decided to run a few more and the first of these will be on the 10th of February. Tim Parkin has recently on a tour around Iceland and David has been scouting the snowy recesses of France and we'll be talking about this and more plus we have a guest star (hopefully) who will make an appearance. If you've got any questions or subjects you'd like us to more
Thus you can see some of my images in Kuwait are mainly shot in the seaside or the seascape and Many of my images in Kuwait represent Cityscapes as a way to document Architecture evolution in a Middle Eastern Country. more
Hello and welcome to On Landscape and I am sitting here with Paul Moon. We are going to be talking to tonight about your relationship with the Yorkshire Wolds. more
I'd say that the majority of my work, maybe 80%, is done as a series, but sometimes that series appears organically more
Following the recent Meeting of Minds conference, photographer and blogger Malcolm Ragget’s posted his personal summation of the weekend. (http://mraggett.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/onlandscape-conference-craft-versus-art/) David Ward - Eggum Boatshed In a thought-provoking article, Malcolm calls for landscape photographers to broaden their horizons and consider metaphor as a key ingredient of a good photograph. Toward the end of the post he makes a plea for “…delegates to think more deeply more
Photography has inextricably intertwined with my life for nearly 40 years. I am not a photographer in the sense that I make my living out of it nor am I an artist but have used the medium to further enjoy outdoor pursuits and to scratch a technical itch with regards to cameras and technology. Photography was also a very necessary escape from a demanding career. Like any ‘craft’ I have learned how to make my images work, importantly knowing more
Today, nearly five decades later, the same pools and springs, and the blissful comforting vastness of the desert, are what keep me going, too. But, I am not alone. more