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Color Of The Year 2018 — Ultra Violet & Photography Ideas

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Every year, the color experts at the Pantone Color Institute pore over research and analyses of design, film, food, fashion, art and entertainment, as well as materials, travel, sports and technology, to reach a color of the year. Every December Pantone gives the title to a new hue.  A vivid purple was picked for 2018 in tribute to “the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. The vast and limitless night sky is symbolic of what is possible and continues to inspire the desire to pursue a world beyond our own.” A dramatically provocative and...

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Sony a6300 vs a6000

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On February 3 Sony announced its a6300 APS-C mirrorless camera- an update to the popular interchangeable-lens models a6000 which was shipped in February 2014. The body of a6300 (4.7 x 2.9 x 1.9 in) is similar to that of the a6000 (4.8 x 2.9 x 1.8 in), and the weight of a6300 (est 405 g) is a little heavier than the a6000 (330 g). The size of the LCD screen remains the same. The a6300 is more rigid since the entire body is composed of magnesium alloy with upgraded dust and moisture resistance, while Sony a6000 only featured the material in...

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Top 10 Cameras Review Sites

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If you are looking for the right camera for you photography needs or the latest tech trends, you can look into these popular review sites. dpreview.com It has all the latest digital camera reviews and digital imaging news. There is also a lively discussion forums. The site has a black background, it is easy to find the information you need. A great source to get comprehensive info of cameras, lenses, and other equipments. www.cnet.com/topics/cameras/ A great site that has comprehensive camera reviews and the buying guide. photographyreview.com Another great review site. digitalcamerareview.com As its name says. imaging-resource.com Reviews and buying...

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The Most Expensive Lens with Unbelievable Size

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Leica APO-Telyt-R 1:5.6/1600mm lens Price: $2,064,500 Focal length: 1600mm Weight: 132 pounds (60kg, heavier than some people) Length: approximately 1.2m (1.55m with lens hood attached) Maximum lens barrel diameter: about 42cm This Leica 1600mm f/5.6 Telephoto Lens was delivered in 2006 on special order from an incredibly wealthy photography aficionado and former Minister of Culture, Sheikh Saud Bin Mohammed Al-Thani of Qatar. He also bought a specially-equipped Mercedes four wheel drive to transport the lens and move it around. No picture taken with this lens has been released. It proves that photography can be a very expensive hobby, and you also need...

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Mysterious beautiful Light pillars Appeared in Inner Mongolia on 12/30/2015

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After a dry freezing and non-windy day at temperatures between -12C and -22C, colored light columns rose above Xilinhot City in north China's Inner Mongolia on Wednesday night. The surreal scene lasted for a few hours. Some comments from Twitter-like Weibo: 'Did the photographer had a dirty lens?' 'Isn't this simply a lighting effect? But it looks so beautiful.'  This effect is created by light reflected off numerous falling tiny ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere or clouds in cold weather. The light can come from the Sun (usually when it is near or even below the horizon) and causes the phenomenon called...

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