Pictureline Blog

Today, we are excited to introduce someone who we absolutely adore, not to mention, she is also one of our Pictureline Pros. We are extremely excited to be featuring Wedding Photographer—Nicole Aston. Nicole has been such an awesome customer of ours and we admire her style of photography, especially her destination and elopement images. So without further ado, let's get started!   1. Tell us...
Today, we have Eric Replogle from Profoto here with us to discuss the launch of the Profoto Pro 11. So, Eric this is pretty exciting. Q: To start, what can you tell us about it? A: Let’s see, the thing that is most exciting about it is going to be the new introduction of our AirX Bluetooth technology. We find...
Valentine’s Day is near and dear to our hearts here at pictureline not just because it’s a holiday that celebrates love but because it sparks memories of humble beginnings. Come February 15th, we will be celebrating our 32nd year since we first opened our doors. It’s a time of reminiscing and looking back at how it all started and how...
A roll of seamless background paper is the perfect finisher to tie together the theme for your controlled studio shoots; from portraits, to products, to still life. Among the numerous reasons why photographers love shooting with these simple backgrounds, perhaps the most sought after reason is the clean and cohesive look they provide, without any distractions. It’s entirely purposeful accent....
In January, Fujifilm announced a new medium format camera—the Fujifilm GFX 100S. This camera incorporates a majority of the same features found in the Fujifilm GFX 100 but in a lighter, more streamlined, compact design. We were able to test out the camera ourselves and instantly fell in love with the overall ergonomics and how it felt in our hands. Our...
Sony has pulled out all the stops on this new flagship mirrorless camera—the Sony A1, and has quickly set a new bar for what full frame mirrorless can do. This is the first time Sony has come out with a single mirrorless camera with best-in-class features; from high-res stills, professional video specs, and high-speed sport shooting all into one glorious...
Today, we are excited to feature a customer of ours who genuinely puts a smile on our face every time she comes into the store. She has been a regular to our rental department this last year and is one of the kindest souls. Her photography continues to grow and inspire, so without further ado, we are proud to feature...
Adventure drone pilots typically put their drones through harsh conditions. Utah is no exception to these extreme environments especially, when winter rolls around. Low temperatures and snow can be a hazard for your drone and may limit its capabilities. In this blog, we will cover best practices for before, during and after your flight to ensure your drone is in...
It’s rare to find a large aperture 35mm lens that manages to be compact and suited for active shooting, but that’s exactly what Sony has just added to its already impressive lineup of G Master lenses. This line of lenses—known for their remarkable resolution, sharp images, and sophisticated bokeh—now has a dedicated 35mm prime offering, the Sony FE 35mm F1.4...
It's no secret that Sony has dominated the full frame mirrorless game these past couple of years with its unmatched autofocusing and dynamic range. Unfortunately, Canon and Nikon were late to the game coming out with their first mirrorless cameras back in 2018. Now, two years later, Canon has made huge strides forward with the release of the EOS R5 and R6...
Raindrops on roses? Nah. Whiskers on kittens? Forget about it! THESE are a few of our favorite things. It’s been a wild year, but that hasn’t stopped us from finding fabulous new gear that we want to share with you. Read on to discover our favorite finds and staff picks that somehow managed to emerge from a seemingly unsalvageable year....
Even though colder weather may make it more difficult to shoot outdoors, there is no shortage of beautiful scenery. So how can you make that winter wonderland more hospitable and still end up with incredible images? Read on for our best winter weather tips. Dress for success Whatever you do, don’t forget the gloves! Most gloves that are best suited...
Packed with easy-to-use features in a compact body, the Panasonic LUMIX G100 was designed with vloggers and content creators in mind, including an innovative audio system as well as a Video Selfie Mode. Read on to find out more about this clever little camera. Because it’s all about you The G100 makes sure the focus stays where it should—on you!...
Still searching for that perfect Christmas gift? Find the best gifts for videographers our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide and find exactly what you’ve been looking for. Let's get started!  DJI RSC 2 Camera Stabilizer Empower the content creator on your list with the DJI RSC 2 Camera Stabilizer. Optimized for capturing shots with a single hand, the RSC 2 is also...
There’s no better time than now to wrap up that holiday shopping! Check out our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Photographers to discover that perfect present, and snag a stocking stuffer (or two). So let's get started!  ProGrade Digital Memory Cards Ask any photographer what it is they really want, and “more memory” will definitely be in their top 10....
You may be taking your own holiday photos from home this year, rather than sending the kids off to get their portrait snapped with Santa. Don’t be intimidated! Your annual holiday update will get rave reviews from even the most critical cousin when you follow these simple steps: Add Some Illumination When you’re scouting the perfect location, don’t forget to...
Black Friday is here! Welcome to the biggest shopping day of the year—and tons of special savings on all your favorite brands. We’ve collected the best deals around on cameras, lenses, accessories and other equipment, available exclusively to our pictureline customers beginning on Black Friday. These holiday deals will only last for a limited time, so start your shopping soon!...
With the holidays right around the corner and with many families staying home this year, documenting holiday memories has a little more significance this time around. Whether it’s Zoom calls, streaming online or vlogging for YouTube, we want to make sure you have the best equipment to share those memories with all your friends and family. Below, we list the...
For this week's Featured Photographer, we are excited to highlight Landscape and Astrophotographer, Derek Sturman! Not only is Derek amazing with his work out of the camera, but he's also a master at post-processing. He has participated and presented at Utah's own Nightscaper Conferences and has hosted multiple post-processing workshops/webinars. We absolutely love Derek's style of images because they are so clean...
With the announcement of two new RF lenses—the RF 50mm F1.8 and RF 70-200mm F4, Canon ensures you’ll have the tools of the trade you need to turn your creative vision into reality. Beautiful Bokeh with the RF 50mm F1.8 For amazingly soft backgrounds, look no further than the compact, lightweight Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM. This 50mm fixed focal...
DJI recently announced the latest version of its Ronin stabilizers—the RS 2 and RCS 2. Let’s find out what makes these newer versions so great and why video creators will want these on the top of their Christmas list. The DJI RS2 The DJI RS 2 is the most powerful, small-sized handheld camera stabilizer that DJI has developed so far....
Featuring a sleek, minimalist body design, the Fujifilm X-S10 certainly doesn’t skimp on power—the 26.1 MP backside illuminated X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and quad-core X-Processor 4 CPU achieve amazing results, whether shooting video or stills. A dynamic new deep handgrip design makes the X-S10 particularly attractive to on-the-go photographers, providing maximum security and comfort, even with larger lenses. A 180-degree...
After two years, Nikon has announced two new versions of its original full-frame mirrorless cameras—the Z6 II and Z7 II. So what's the difference between the original and the Mark II? Let's find out! Nikon Z6 Mark II The Nikon Z6 Mark II borrows from many of the same features of the previous generation including the same sensor, IBIS, LCD screen and high...
Building on the versatility of 2018’s EOS M50, Canon’s new EOS M50 Mark II punches up some of its predecessor’s most popular features, making it the perfect content creation tool for vlogging and live streaming while also shooting spectacular stills.  This hybrid—released just ahead of the holiday shopping rush, hint hint—features a 24.1 MP CMOS sensor and a powerful DIGIC...
Designed with multi-camera productions and live streaming in mind, the latest from Panasonic is a dream come true for content creators at every level. Featuring a 10.2MP Live MOS sensor capable of 13 stops of dynamic range, the LUMIX BGH1 can shoot unlimited footage in virtually any video setting—including 10-bit 4:2:2 C4K at 60p, both standard and anamorphic. Dual native...