Sony Alpha 9 | Il détrône les reflex classiques!

Après avoir imposé ses appareils 24 x 36, Sony s’attaque, avec l’Alpha 9, au sport et au reportage. Deux domaines où les reflex règnent en maîtres.

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Réactivité avant tout
Sony Alpha 9
Il détrône les reflex classiques!

Banc d’essai Chasseur d’Images

The Circle of Life | Chris Schmid

Award-winning nature photographer captures stunning imagery of African wildlife; depicting the harsh realities of survival in the wild.

Photographer Chris Schmid set out on an awe-inspiring photography expedition to the dry salt planes of Namibia.

The shoot was part of Chris’ documentary ‘The African Survivors’; filming and photographing endangered species across Africa; looking at how the same animals behaved differently in differently environments.

The enigmatic beauty of the wild is enriched through the lens of Sony’s RX10 III camera; combining an extended 24-600mm 25x super-telephoto zoom with a powerful sensor poised to capture sensational close-up detail.

Award winning photographer Chris Schmid, commented: “I find photographing the local nature in Namibia fascinating; seeing how the animals have adapted their behaviour to be able to survive is a wonderful story to tell through the camera lens. Vegetation and water supplies are a lot more limited in such dry environments, we see that groups of animals split up more often when hunting for their next food source. With precious few places to hide, this makes the territory extremely effective and deadly.”

The Circle of Life
more at Sony

Sony World Photography Awards | 2017 Shortlist

Sony World Photography Awards
2017 Shortlist

sonywpa03aGrey Matter(s)
Tom Jacobi, Germany
Shortlist, Professional, Landscape, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

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sonywpa03cAfrican Wildlife at Night
Will Burrard-Lucas, UK
Shortlist, Professional, Natural World, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

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sonywpa03eFoley Hits, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open Competition, Culture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards
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sonywpa03fFan Chen, China, Shortlist, Open Competition, Wildlife, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards
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sonywpa03gSpace & City Rules
Dongni, China
Shortlist, Professional, Architecture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

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Sony World Photography Awards | 2017 Shortlist
more at World Photo

Reflex 24 x 36 | L’heure du choix

Choisir l’appareil le mieux adapté à l’usage auquel on le destine
Ce rappel n’a pas pour but de décourager ceux qui rêvent d’un reflex haut de gamme, mais d’éviter les déceptions. Voici de beaux outils, pointus et rapides, qu’il faut apprivoiser si l’on veut passer au stade supérieur de la photographie, celui à partir duquel on construit ses images au lieu de les découvrir.

CI24x36a CI24x36bReflex 24 x 36 | L’heure du choix
dossier complet dans:
Chasseur d’Images #384 – Juin 2016

Les défis de la mise au point et les différents modes AF des marques

Les défis de la mise au point
Depuis son apparition sur le Konica C35 AF en 1977, la mise au point automatique (ou AF pour Auto Focus) est devenue une fonctionnalité particulièrement affûtée.
Pourtant, malgré ses sophistications technologiques, elle se fait régulièrement pièger par des conditions de prise de vue non prévues par ses algorithmes.

RP290voir dossier complet dans Réponses Photo Nº290 – Mai 2016

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Les différents modes AF des marques

RP290a RP290b RP290c RP290d RP290e RP290f RP290g

National Award 2016 Winners | 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

About the National Awards
Now in its 4th year, the hugely successful National Award programme works across 61 countries, from Australia to Argentina, Russia to Vietnam, and is unique in its scope and reach.
For this year’s competition, an expert panel was tasked to uncover and honour the best single image taken by a photographer from each National Award country, entered into any of the ten Open categories of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.

WPAsonyNA03aVietnam National Award
Minh Thanh Ngô, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03bVenezuela National Award
Enzo Caraballo, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03cTaiwan National Award
Wang Tai Ran, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03dSlovakia National Award
Peter Svoboda, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03ePhilippines National Award
Manex Sungahid, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03fNorway National Award
Arnfinn Johansen, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03gEstonia National Award
Andrei Reinol, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03hCroatia National Award
Petar Sabol, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03iChina National Award
Longxiang Xie, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03jEcuador National Award
Víctor Vargas, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03kAustria National Award
Stefan Thaler, Winner
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WPAsonyNA03lFinland National Award
Matti Virtanen, Winner
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a lot more at: worldphoto

2016 Sony World Photography Awards

We are proud to reveal the shortlist for the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition.

This year’s competition has broken records once again, with a staggering 230,103 entries in total across all competitions, up 28% on last year.

From zip-lining acrobats, moonlit dung beetles, scrummaging rugby players and floating ballerinas, to heartening stories of love and loss, the standard of quality from both professionals and photography enthusiasts alike, has taken the competition to new heights.

The Professional Photographer of the Year plus overall Open, Youth and Professional category winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony in central London on 21st April. They will share the $30k cash prize and receive the latest Sony digital imaging equipment.

WPO2016sl01Maoyuan Cui – Ancient Chinese Villages

WPO2016sl02Dora Maar by Cristina Vatielli

WPO2016sl03Prakash Singh – Landscape

WPO2016sl04Liu Chengliang – Bulguksa

WPO2016sl05uk leacks by laurian

WPO2016sl06Frozen Nights by Vincent Frascello

WPO2016sl07Nature & Wildlife by berna236

WPO2016sl08Church on the fields of Sorško polje by Tarfila

WPO2016sl09Environment by EkaterinaKZ

WPO2016sl10Lesbos-07 by Alessandro Penso

WPO2016sl11Running Away with the Circus by Stephanie Sinclair

WPO2016sl12Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau by Kevin Frayer

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2016 Sony World Photography Awards

much more at: worldphoto