Man Mauled During Paid Photo Op with Black Leopard in ‘Backyard Zoo’

A man in South Florida was mauled by a black leopard after he paid $150 for a “full-contact experience” with the big cat in what is being described as a “backyard zoo.” The experience was supposed to include playing with the leopard, rubbing its belly, and taking pictures… instead the man has had to undergo …

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Laowa Unveils 15mm f/4.5 Shift: The World’s Widest Shift Lens for Full-Frame Cameras

Venus Optics has just unveiled a new “world’s first” in the optics game. The new Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens is apparently “the world’s widest shift lens for full-frame cameras,” and it will be available for both DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift works on both full-frame and medium format …

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How to shoot beautiful abstract photography

In 1951, the photographer Edward Steichen, serving as the director of MoMA’s Department of Photography, organized an exhibition devoted entirely to abstract photography. The 150 images featured in the show ranged from fine art pieces to scientific studies to light drawings, including meticulously planned compositions and works made by happy accident. Today, the individuals included …

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The Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift is the widest shift lens available for full-frame cameras – DIY Photography

Venus Optics has announced their new Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens for Canon EF/RF, Nikon F/Z, Sony FE, Leica L and Pentax K. Covering a huge 65mm diameter image circle, Laowa says this is the world’s widest shift lens available for either full-frame or medium format. Offering +/- 11mm of shift (or +/- 8mm …

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