The 9 best cameras for shooting landscapes

Dramatic landscape photography: the secret to adding impact with natural light

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres, and there are photographers who dedicate huge parts of their life to getting the perfect shot of a scene. These committed individuals are happy to carry large camera kits and tripods to ensure they get the very best image quality that they can.

There are also lots of people who like to combine landscape photography with walking or cycling or many other outdoor pursuits, who want something a bit smaller and lighter to take their photographs. In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure gathered together a list of cameras that would suit these two tribes as well as those in between.

This Week in Photography – news from 25-31 August

Pentax K-S1 DSLR revealed

Welcome to our weekly photography news, with all the latest stories that matter to serious photographers. Selfie-friendly Olympus PEN E-PL7 unveiled Olympus has unveiled the Olympus Pen E-PL7. This 16.1Mp metal-bodied compact system camera features a selfie-friendly LCD that “flips down and around so you can frame and shoot a series of pre-timed, sequential still… Continue reading

Pentax unveils K-50, K-500: price, release date, full specs revealed

Pentax unveils K-50, K-500: price, release date, full specs revealed

Ricoh Pentax has unveiled two new entry-level DSLRs, officially announcing details of the Pentax K-500 and Pentax K-50 price, specs and release date overnight.

Both new Pentax cameras share the same 16-megapixel APS-C sensor introduced with the Pentax K-30, and both cameras also offer high-sensitivity shooting at ISO 51200.