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A lot of people thought the day would never come but finally, both Nikon and Canon have entered the mirrorless world. As usual, the first thing that everybody did was complain. “The lenses are too heavy!”, “There’s only one card slot!”, “It’s the same sensor we’ve already seen!”, “Way too expensive!”. It’s as if everybody was expecting the companies to make something other than their usual incremental upgrades for a product that will mostly cannibalise existing customers. The fact is that it’s just another product that fits in with the rest of the manufacturer’s range. If you have a bunch of Nikon or Canon glass, it might be just the thing, however, it won’t affect your images, it won’t really make your camera bag that much lighter and it won’t be less expensive. In other words, it’s just another product release.
If you’re interested in photography rather than photographic tools though, we’ve just set up an Autumnal discount code for a weekend ticket at our Meeting of Minds conference. Just go to the payment page and enter ‘autumnspecial’ in the coupon field and you’ll get 15% off. The offer is only available until the 20th September though so put a reminder in your diary!
A lot of people thought the day would never come but finally, both Nikon and Canon have entered the mirrorless world. As usual, the first thing that everybody did was complain. more
Many excellent photographers have developed compelling bodies of work with Iceland as the sources of their inspiration. But the work I keep returning to is that of the master monochrome printer, Tim Rudman. more
Our 4x4 feature is a set of 4 photography portfolios from our subscribers: Alexander McIntosh Weir, Christine Lavanchy, Ivan Di Marco & Xavier Arnau Bofarull more
Are vloggers marching towards us like an army of the undead, insatiably overwhelming all those who dare not to join their horde? more
This September, Fotospeed’s Foto Fest South is returning for the third year running, bringing together 4 of Britain’s best photographers and big name brands for a day of photography inspiration and a celebration of the printed image more
Our lives are circumscribed in so many ways. Photography offers us complete freedom so why impose boundaries on ourselves when all they do is to provide an excuse to keep on doing the same old thing? more
I am a researcher at Edinburgh Napier University studying the intuitive practices of a landscape photographer and I hope that On Landscape photographers may be able to help me. more