American Photography News for 2 Mar 2021
I'm seeking out the hidden beauty of a common local landmark by revisiting it over three winters and producing black & white images shot only on a basic iPhone. Several years ago, I was lucky enough... to catch a major David Hockney retrospective at the De Young in San Francisco and was particularly impressed by a series of charcoal drawings he had done of a footpath through a wood in Yorkshire. Not only were the drawings technically flawless, but they were done over the course of a whole year, showing the same scene in different seasons. He explored the same concept with a stunning video installation that placed the audience in the middle of a clearing, with each of the four video walls playing a different season at the same time, so that viewers experienced the whole year all at once.
The Mars Perseverance Rover, which already has sent back some incredible images from the Red Planet, is equipped with 23 cameras designed for a host of tasks. Its main camera array is particularly... impressive, able to see details as small as a tip of a pencil close by, and the size of an almond from […]
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As much as things change, they also stay the same. And honestly, I'm expecting the same thing from Sony. If the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master is real, then it's going to be good. However, I'm sure it's... going to be just about the clinical definition of good. Sony's engineers for years have sucked the soul out of lenses. The only recent exception is the Sony 35mm f1.4 G Master. But a lens like the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master will really need to be something extraordinary.
Laowa has made a considerable splash at CP+, unveiling five new lenses: a 25mm f/0.95 lens for Micro four Thirds, a 33mm f/0.95 APO lens for APS-C, and the full-frame 35mm f/0.95, 45mm f/0.95, and... 12-24mm f/5.6 lenses. Because it is the only lens that received a set of supporting image examples, let’s start with […]