Welcome to the New-Look Photography Blog

April 18, 2013 | Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG | 45 Comments | |
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We've been hard at work on a fresh new look for Photography Blog.

We've concentrated on making the site simpler, cleaner and easier to use, with an up-to-date design that looks equally at home on a large monitor, smaller laptop screen and the latest Retina devices.

We've also placed more emphasis on what we do best - bringing you in-depth reviews of the very latest cameras, lenses and accessories - something that we'll continue to do in the future.

If you have any suggestions for how we could improve the site further, or any specific likes or dislikes, then please let us know via the comments form below.

Likewise, if you experience something that doesn't work in the way that you expected, please leave a comment.

In the meantime we hope that you enjoy the new Photography Blog!

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#1 pj

So many adverts! Really hard to spot the article text.

3:34 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#2 Gianfranco Bo

Very good!
simple, clear, effective,...

3:57 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#3 Cali

Sorry Guys. Thanks for your effort but Webdesign is realy not your "talent #1".

Never use Fonts with more than 20 Pixel in a Title. It's bad to read.
Content with maximum 14px. Never use more than three different Sizes. Never use Uppercase for Menus.
Just to Info: The "Black & White" Area is over.

I've restyled at afternoon your Site with "Stylebot" for Google Chrome in a more sensefull and comfortable way.

The Size of the Website is a nightmare!!! 4.3 (four point three) MB for the Frontpage? Do you kidding us? that's more then 10 times so much as usual! you are bankrupt, if you open this site with a smartphone without a flatrate for the internet.


One look in the Source Code of the Site and i can't stop to cry. Sorry Guys, in which year do we live? 2005?

This Homepage is for me as an hobby photographer one of the most important for news and reviews, until now.

The Design ist not more simple than before. It's not better on my Smartphone (no responsive Design - okay, i don't prefer responsive design, i prefere the pinch to zoom version).

Bottom line: I'm disapointed...i mean, i was disapointed until i have changed the whole CSS with my Stylebot. Now i can living again with your redesign...oh..no....my redesign :D :D :D

4:15 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#4 Craig

The new look is refreshing.

4:32 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#5 Iwan

I like the new design. The font, design and overall color look casual & refreshing.

4:47 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#6 JS

Not bad but it is looking to big (not so goog)I am kind of lost here now...make it smaller, "neater"

4:58 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#7 JS

"too big, not so good"....

5:00 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#8 xpanded

Very difficult to read. Happy you maintained the white background, but the older layout (and font in particular) was far easier on the eyes.

5:36 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#9 Chris

looks like for the visually impaired

6:02 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#10 Neil Golding

Sorry, but this just too much in your face and is, quite frankly unreadable.

The type sizes are an immediate turn-off and trying to read an article is painful.

Curiously, your last format was just perfect for scrolling through and reading.

Why change? When you have a superb website that works and communicates really well, to tinker in this way is likely to alienate us daily readers.

As the man said, 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it.'

I have been registered on the site since you began and would hate to see you wreck it just to theoretically give it a 'new' look.

Readability and comfort are the important things along with, of course, you content which I enjoy.


6:14 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#11 Hermeneanu Valter

I own a d7000. I don't need 24 mp camera. I need one stop ISO better quality.

7:16 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#12 Derek

Like the old look better. It was clean and easy to follow.

7:28 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#13 Adrian Bosch

Siempre es bueno renovarse, tratar de ser mejor y brindar mejor servicio.- Me permito aconsejar: títulos un poco mas pequeños, justificar el texto, separar mas la publicidad del contenido.- Me gusta diseñor limpio que destacan la imágen y el texto.- Saludos y mi apoyo y felicitaciones por su trabajo.-

9:17 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#14 Adrian Bosch

Always good to renew, try to be better and provide better service. - I would advise: slightly smaller titles, justify text, separating content more advertising. - I like clean diseñor highlighting the image and the text. - Greetings and my support and congratulations for your work. -

9:20 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#15 Brad

Applaud the effort to improve the site. The links to the forums and photo galleries need to be more prominent. They are buried at the bottom of the page and are difficult to find - certainly they will be hard to notice by someone not hunting for them.

9:34 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#16 Ken

Where do I click for the original view?

10:28 pm - Thursday, April 18, 2013

#17 Nigel

Love the new site,very clear and easy to read.

4:54 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#18 Rob Mac

Clean look but text is too large. Preferred the old look.

6:03 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#19 Tom

Innovative - a click on the D7100 review opens a page with far too small letters and buttons that carry no links at all. What a progress!!!

6:05 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#20 ari

This new "design" is awful.

7:03 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#21 xof

The new font is hideous, making text difficult to read. It's too big too..

8:12 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#22 JPOpperman

Please, why did you change the website, the layout was so perfect with images of the latest reviews on top and the layout of the tests etc. Sorry, this design really makes it difficult for me to understand the site.

8:49 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#23 Jerry

You waste so much space for nothing. Make a more compact Design for a better overview. And please, use smaller fonts and better readable fonts. Or change the design to the old one ;-)

8:57 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#24 John

don't like new big font too

8:58 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#25 Andri

Look "great" in my 22inch Led monitor full HD 1920x1080 pixel, look "realy bad" in my 17inch laptop Res 1440x900 pixel.

11:25 am - Friday, April 19, 2013

#26 Jorginho

New design is o.k. if you are blind or have a really really big problems with your eyesight. Old design was much much better and easier to read!

12:22 pm - Friday, April 19, 2013

#27 AC. Brown

Sorry ... Love your content. Strongly dislike the redesign. Much more difficult to read. Please make it possible to go back to the previous design. If that's not possible, please change the font types and sizes as noted by many others prior to my post. Good luck, and thanks for the great information.

3:14 pm - Friday, April 19, 2013

#28 ecps

This is a the best and most informative photography site that I am aware of. A great deal of work must go into it - and I am sure that much thought went into the new design. Bearing that in mind, it seems churlish to moan, but like many others I do feel that the new look is a backward step. Someone else used the expression 'in your face' and this expresses my feelings too. The sense of 'quality' seems to have gone. Perhaps it needs a rethink.

3:34 pm - Friday, April 19, 2013

#29 John Moody

Welcome to it? You certainly are - I don't want it.
I'm with everyone else who thinks it's a mistake (to put it politely). My eyesight's not what it was, but I don't need large print yet.
Honestly, when I saw it first, I thought my browser had thrown a wobbly.

4:14 pm - Friday, April 19, 2013

#30 JoostL

Sorry, this is terrible. It really was good the way it was!

6:45 pm - Friday, April 19, 2013

#31 WWW

This seems to be designed for different screen sizes, and maybe it works on a tablet but on my pc the font is too big, and all headings, posts, sidebars and comments seem to be floating in emptiness. Harder to read and harder to grasp what it's all about.

10:22 pm - Friday, April 19, 2013

#32 emopunk

Simply put: it's uglier and less functional than it used to be. I find this change unexplainable.

9:52 am - Saturday, April 20, 2013

#33 Dimos

Well I don't like the new look...I prefer the old one.

10:10 am - Saturday, April 20, 2013

#34 longzoom

It's simply amazing how someone likes to come and rain on the parade... Beautiful improving, guys, go ahead!

8:22 pm - Saturday, April 20, 2013

#35 Dan

As a long time user of this site, i say well done, i like the new look.

8:28 am - Sunday, April 21, 2013

#36 Nick

Sorry guys but this style is too hard for the eyes. In my opinion, you' ve ruined the entire site.

4:49 pm - Sunday, April 21, 2013

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12:53 pm - Monday, April 22, 2013

#38 Paul

Your old format was much easier to find things that interested me. Please go back to the old format.

4:41 pm - Monday, April 22, 2013

#39 JP

Ruined a wonderful website. Perhaps it looks good on a smartphone. But it's exhausting to read on a PC.

7:41 pm - Monday, April 22, 2013

#40 John Pavletic

The font sizes are WAY too big. It takes far too long to scroll to the next article.

9:36 pm - Monday, April 22, 2013

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The iPod touch system us very usefull and easy way to use for every body

10:22 am - Monday, April 29, 2013

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The Apple Items are very Usefull for evey body and helpful

10:15 am - Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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