New Meyer Optik Somnium 85mm f/1.5 II lens

Meyer Optik has a new (second version) Somnium II 85mm f/1.5 lens currently listed for pre-sale on their website. Here are the technical specifications: Focal length: 85mm Aperture: f1.5 – f22 Mounts: Canon-EF, Nikon-F , M42, Pentax-K, Sony-E Angle of view: 28° Minimum focussing distance: 85cm Filter diameter: 67mm Construction: 6 […]

New Yorkers

New York has long been a city of immigrants, of new beginnings, of constant change—but the present pace at which long-time residents are being forced out is alarming. This series gives voice to native New Yorkers who have been particularly affected by gentrification. Photographs and text by Haruka […]

Aerial Photos with 100MP camera

Jin-Woo Prensena is a Los Angeles-based fine art photographer who shoots gorgeous aerial photos from a top-down perspective. Instead of using a drone, as is popular these days, Prensena hangs out of helicopters while wielding a Phase One XF 100MP medium format camera for 100-megapixel photos. “PhotoMag.blog” via petapixel.com

World Press Photo 2018. The nominees

The top images being considered to win awards in the 61st annual World Press Photo Contest ​have just been released, with the final announcement of the winners coming on April 12. Jury members selected the nominees in eight categories, including the new environment category, from submissions made by 42 photographers […]

Sony Alpha a7 III is coming

On February 26 Sony will announce a new Alpha camera model. This should be finally the long awaited A7 mark III. Specs shouldn’t be revolutionary. 24MP, same or similar A9 autofocus sensor, 7fps and a price tag at or just under $2,000. New 24MP full frame sensor (There […]

Photo exhibition “Cross over Russia”

Hieromonk Savvaty (in the world Sergey Sevostyanov) fond the photography since a childhood, but choosed for itself another profession: graduated from the geographical faculty of Moscow state University. With the camera, Sergei traveled almost the whole country. As the hieromonk says: the love of photography led him to God. In […]

The Underwater Photographer of the Year

The Underwater Photographer of the Year photo competition has just unveiled its winners for 2018. This year’s overall winner was German photographer Tobias Friedrich with an image titled “Cycle War” (shown above). It shows Norton 16H motorcycles loaded into the backs of submerged Fordson WOT 3 trucks. You can see a […]

Palace of Shirvanshahs

In this short photography-backed essay, we’ll take you to a journey inside one of the most prominent masterpieces of the medieval architecture of Azerbaijan. Our story is about the Palace of Shirvanshahs – a remarkable complex of different-purposed buildings erected back in XV century, by the last dynasts […]

CANON EOS M50 WILL SHOOT 4K

Canon EOS M50 the first APS-C shooter in the Canon lineup to shoot 4K and adds a bit of credence to that special invite from one of Canon’s subsidiaries. The EOS M50 will remain an EF-M mount camera. Unfortunately, there is no other specifications at this time. “PhotoMag.blog”

Chen Jiagang. Abandoned landscapes.

Chen Jiagang was born in 1962 in Chongqing. He was first trained as an architect and founded the Chengdu Upriver Museum and Kunming Upriver Museum. He began his photography career around 2003 with his series Third Front – followed by The Great Third Front in 2008 -, which primarily tackle the historical […]