Tell us about yourself. When did you first start in photography and what other things do you enjoy doing apart from photography? I was born in the city of Auckland, nestled on the north island of New Zealand. At the age of 9, I moved with my family to Queensland, Australia and have been here since. From a young age,… Continue reading "Featured Photographer – Blake Robertson"
Author: Andre Appel
Imagine yourself looking through your lens at the picturesque canals and architecture of Venice. Sounds like a dream right? For many this dream has already come true, the iconic travel photos anoint the walls in their houses and offices, but for others, their traveling journey is yet to become a reality…. ‘Why wait’ we say? The time is now – Carpe… Continue reading "It’s Time You Went on Holiday – To Venice and the Magic of the Carnival"
It’s been a while. 4 years, exactly. That is the time it took Canon to update the Canon 5D Mark III to the brand new Mark IV. But is it a game changer and up to the competition? The good… The Canon 5D Mark iv sports a brand new, full-frame, high-speed CMOS sensor with whooping 30.4 Megapixels. According to DxOMark… Continue reading "Canon 5d Mark iv, the best and still not up to the game"
Today we are excited to announce our new Photography Challenges (beta). Each month we will provide the community of F Stop Lounge Photographers a photography challenge that will improve your skill, develop your techniques and get you out shooting! This month’s Photography Challenge is TRAVEL. There’s not that long left in the month so we recommend you get out and about… Continue reading "Photography Challenge – Our New Monthly Photo Contest"
If you’re starting out in photography, it’s around this time of year you might be wondering what the best camera is for you, your friend or family member. This quick guide will take you through the best cameras for new photographers based on image quality, usability and features. OLYMPUS OM-D E-M10 – Recommended if you’re just starting out. As an entry… Continue reading "3 of the Best Cameras for New Photographers"
It’s not often that an instant camera comes out that oozes style, class and sophistication so when we got the word that the new Lomo’Instant Montenegro Edition released today we had to spread the word. Promoting itself as the ‘most creative instant camera ever made’ this classic delivers itself clad in fine, genuine black leather with lavish silver trim to boot. There’s… Continue reading "Move Aside Digital The New Lomo’Instant Montenegro Edition Just Arrived"
When you get the call to film inside a Royal Palace made for one of Malaysia’s 9 Sultans you probably would pinch yourself. We’re sure that’s exactly what Benjamin Von Wong did when Bill Bensley the architect behind this majestic palace got in contact with him to ask if he would be interested in creating a short film that would showcase his 15… Continue reading "This Is What It Would Be Like To Live in a Royal Palace"
Fuji today have announced a new auto focus system for the XT1. The new firmware, which is yet to be released (late June) will have a few auto features that will improve the X-T1’s focus capabilities to make it more in line with higher end DSLR cameras. I’ve broken down the focus modes below to explain them further. Auto Focus… Continue reading "Fujifilm X-T1 New Auto Focus System Explained"
You can save up to $800! Canon have just announced dramatic reduced prices on a range of L Series lenses. The following lenses have been reduced over at B&H. Canon EF14mm F2.8L II USM – NOW $2099.00 Canon EF24mm F1.4L II USM – NOW $1549.00 Canon EF50mm F1.2L USM – NOW $1449.00 Canon EF85mm F1.2L II USM – NOW $1999.00 Canon EF 135mm… Continue reading "DEAL TIME: Canon Reduce Prices on Selected L Series Lenses"
The Bajau are a small tribe from Borneo, literally living on the water. They either reside in small boats, all day on the move or on floating villages built on coral reefs. This is how they earned the title of the “sea gypsies”. All they need to be happy are the ocean and their fishing rods. Réhahn, a french photographer,… Continue reading "The Sea Gypsies"