At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, we talked in-depth with Panasonic about the company's new Lumix G9 and GH5S cameras and its increased emphasis on stills capture as well as high-quality 4K video.
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March 2018 news and reviews
Mar 30, 2018 at 21:18
Photo gear company Fotopro has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Mogo, a flexible monopod based on the Fotopro UFO. Mogo features flexible legs that can be wrapped around a rail or post or used on uneven surfaces.
Mar 30, 2018 at 20:58
A new partnership between DJI and stock footage library Pond5 might make it easier for aerial photographers with Part 107 certification to connect with potential customers – and vice versa.
We're continuing to shoot with and test the Lumix GX9, Panasonic's latest rangefinder style Micro Four Thirds camera. Priced at $1000 with kit lens, the GX9 offers a 20MP sensor, 5-axis stabilization and promises a 90% reduction in shutter shock.
Mar 29, 2018 at 20:05
The Zenmuse XT2 features a 12MP 4K visual camera with a 1/1.7" CMOS sensor, and two different thermal resolutions: 336 x 256 and 640 x 512. It also sports 9mm, 13mm, 19mm, and 25mm lenses, and an IP44 rating for flights in fog, rain, snow, and smoke.
mobileMar 29, 2018 at 19:48
Square lens filters for your smartphone are now a reality. Say hello to the NiSi Prosories P1 Kit: a smartphone filter kit that includes a phone clip, medium graduated neutral density filter, polarizer, pouch, and holder.
Mar 29, 2018 at 19:30
Google has built a fascinating rotating light field VR camera rig using 16 GoPros mounted in an arc. The rig is meant to give viewers "a more realistic sense of presence” within a VR world.
videoMar 29, 2018 at 18:22
Canon's 120MXS APS-H CMOS sensor can capture 120MP at 9.4fps. To get an idea of just how much resolution that is, Canon created this demo video, that pits the 120MXS footage against regular 1080p HD from a Canon 1D Mark IV.
Mar 29, 2018 at 17:34
The camera—safely preserved inside a waterproof case—washed up on a beach in Taiwan so covered in barnacles that it was barely recognizable. And yet, the students who found it were able to locate the owner by sharing images from and of the camera on social media.
mobileMar 29, 2018 at 17:17
Smartphone accessory maker Moment has launched a new product line targeted specifically at mobile filmmakers. The lineup includes an anamorphic lens, a gimbal counterweight, and a smartphone filter mount.
camera newsMar 29, 2018 at 15:31
The GoPro HERO is a pared down version of the HERO6 that boasts a solid feature set at an entry-level price. For just $200, users get a HERO action cam that shoots 1440/60p video and 10MP stills, can use GoPro's Quik Stories feature, and more.
Mar 29, 2018 at 13:00
At last month's CP+ show in Yokohama, we met up with Shigemi Sugimoto, head of Olympus's imaging business unit. He explained where he sees the most opportunity for Olympus, and how his company will continue to differentiate itself from the competition.
video newsMar 28, 2018 at 22:39
A sensor designed to be used in space has gone on general release from cinema camera manufacturer Red. The Gemini 5K S35 was originally created especially to work in very low light conditions, but has been adapted to offer dual native ISO settings so it can also shoot in normal conditions.
mobileMar 28, 2018 at 21:30
The new iPad is the first non-Pro model to support Apple Pencil, the maker's own stylus. Despite its low price, the 9.7" iPad features a Retina display, A10 Fusion chip and support for augmented reality experiences.
camera newsMar 28, 2018 at 13:00
Canon has announced the EOS C700 FF, an updated version of the company's C700 cinema camera that includes a full frame sensor in place of a Super 35 sensor. This allows the camera to use Canon's entire line of EF-mount lenses at their standard focal lengths.
It's official. Light field company Lytro has announced that it is shutting down just one week after TechCrunch reported that Google was planning to buy the company for $40M. But it seems Google is more interested in the company's employees than its light field technology...
Mar 27, 2018 at 17:33
The Godox AD600 Pro, Broncolor Siros 800 L, and Profoto B1X are all battery powered monolights that offer studio power in a portable package. In this video, photographer Robert Hall breaks down all of their pros and cons, and explains why you might choose one strobe over the others.
mobileMar 27, 2018 at 16:06
It looks like the Huawei P20 Pro is the smartphone to beat, smashing its nearest rival—the Samsung Galaxy S9—by a full 10 points to score a whopping 109 on DxOMark's mobile tests.
mobileMar 27, 2018 at 15:35
Huawei's P20 Pro boasts an impressive triple camera system that features a larger-than-average 1/1.7-inch image sensor in the main module. It looks like we may have a new "best smartphone for photography" on our hands.
Mar 27, 2018 at 14:56
Named Bubblegum and Monsoon, the latest in a line of Dubble pre-colored emulsions work at opposite ends of the spectrum—with Bubblegum injecting lots of orange warmth, and Monsoon creating a cool cyan/blue effect.
mobileMar 27, 2018 at 13:43
The exterior of the new Mi MIX 2S hasn't changed much compared to its predecessor, but the camera system has received an important overhaul.
Mar 27, 2018 at 13:00
This year at CP+ we sat down with senior executives from Tamron. Our conversation covered various topics, including the move to new native mirrorless designs and the decline in DSLR lens sales.
mobileMar 26, 2018 at 22:02
The new Vivo V9 smartphone is all about taking the best possible selfies... so much so the camera maker slapped a 24MP front-facing camera on the thing. That's 3MP more than the combined resolution of both rear-facing cameras.
videoMar 26, 2018 at 21:54
In Lensrentals testing, the Veydra Mini Primes wipe the test bench floor with the equivalent Zeiss CP.2 lenses, which cost more than three times as much. In Roger Cicala's words: they kick some serious resolution butt.
Mar 26, 2018 at 18:20
It seems GoPro is planning to release an entry-level "HERO" action cam later this week. The camera looks just like the Hero5 Black and Hero6, will shoot up to 1440p at 60fps, but is rumored to cost less than $200.
Mar 26, 2018 at 15:17
A group of scientists at Cornell University have created an algorithm that lifts the stylistic characteristics of one picture, and drops them onto a completely different image with startling precision.
Mar 26, 2018 at 13:00
We spent some time at CP+ talking with senior executives from Fujifilm about the runaway success of the GFX system, how the company is moving into video and, of course, Instax.
Mar 25, 2018 at 14:00
Photographer Chris Schmid recently embarked on an ambitious project to document one of the most resilient animals on Earth: the musk ox. He hopes his film and photos will highlight this arctic animal's plight, and raise awareness around the effects of climate change.
sample galleryMar 24, 2018 at 13:00
We've already posted lots of images from the Sony a7 III launch event, but now we've had plenty of time with the camera around our home base in Seattle. Check out our updated gallery to see the cherry blossoms at the University of Washington, historic coastal lighthouses and more.
Mar 23, 2018 at 20:48
GoPro has inked a multi-year licensing deal with manufacturing services company Jabil that will allow Jabil to incorporate GoPro sensor modules and camera lenses into third-party products.
Mar 23, 2018 at 20:36
It's not just fashion magazines. It seems some major Instagram accounts with tens or hundreds of thousands of followers are pitching photographers, offering to feature their work... for a fee.
Mar 23, 2018 at 19:40
Canon Rumors has reportedly "confirmed from a couple of good sources" that Canon's full-frame mirrorless camera is currently being tested in the field by select Canon pro photographers.
Mar 23, 2018 at 18:09
In a ‘the world’s gone crazy’ role-reversal Sheeba magazine's submission guidelines specifyl that photographers lucky enough to have an image selected for the cover will have to pay $860 for the privilege of having it used.
Mar 23, 2018 at 17:51
A Russian drone pilot took his little camera drone to an altitude of 10 kilometers (~33,000 feet), and while the flight didn't break any local regulations and was done in a remote region, it's still an incredibly reckless and stupid thing to try.
Mar 23, 2018 at 17:24
Zach Sutton over at Lensrentals has put together this very useful on-location lighting tutorial for beginners, complete with five sample lighting setups to experiment with as you get more comfortable using artificial light.
Mar 23, 2018 at 17:12
Instagram has revealed some interesting updates this week, including a return to a slightly more chronological newsfeed where "newer posts are more likely to appear first in feed."
Mar 22, 2018 at 23:19
The 10 Open category winners revealed this week will duke it out for $5,000 in prize money and the title of Open Photographer of the Year. The winner will be revealed on April 19th, alongside the Professional category winners.
lens newsMar 22, 2018 at 18:33
The new Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D is "the world’s widest rectilinear f/2.8 lens for mirrorless APS-C cameras." It boasts a 113° angle of view, fast F2.8 aperture, and a Zero-D design that promises "close to zero" distortion.
videoMar 22, 2018 at 17:48
YouTuber Devin Graham recently got to do something very few of us will ever get to: he purchased and unboxed nearly a quarter million dollars worth of cinema lenses.
Mar 22, 2018 at 15:00
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Mar 21, 2018 at 19:11
A report from the National Endowment for the Arts shows that photography and photo-finishing services contributed $10.2 billion to the US economy in 2015.
Mar 21, 2018 at 18:52
According to unnamed sources, Google will acquire Lytro's technology and patents, with Lytro employees already having left the company.
Mar 20, 2018 at 20:33
The new ExaDrive offers a three times higher capacity than the previous largest SSD, a 30TB model by Samsung.
Mar 20, 2018 at 20:29
A pair of images show what may be the upcoming DJI Phantom 5 drone featuring an interchangeable lens camera. Update: Comparing this image to the size of previous DJI lens mounts, and noting the 3:2 aspect ratio of the sensor, we're confident the leaked image shows a 1"-type sensor
videoMar 20, 2018 at 14:00
Nikon looks to be positioning its D850 as a serious video rig with today's announcement of its D850 Filmmaker's Kit. The kit includes the body, 20/35/85mm F1.8G lenses, an Atomos Ninja Flame external recorder, two microphones and an extra battery.
Mar 19, 2018 at 21:04
The FAA has ordered helicopter pilots and operators to halt certain doors-off flights in the wake of a tragedy that killed five passengers.
mobileMar 19, 2018 at 18:19
Analysts TechInsights have torn down a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus to have a closer look at the device's internal components and their cost.
mobileMar 19, 2018 at 17:24
Oppo's new high-end phones bear an uncanny resemblance to the iPhone X, with features like face unlock to a portrait lighting mode.
Mar 18, 2018 at 13:00
At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, we sat down with senior executives from several major manufacturers, including Canon. Topics of conversation included Canon's ambitions for high-end mirrorless cameras, and the importance of responding to the demands of the smartphone generation.
SponsoredMar 18, 2018 at 12:00
We were recently able to follow local frame builder Max Kullaway as he created one of his AirLandSea bikes. Here are our picks of the photos we got, as the project progressed from bare tubes all the way to rideable bicycle.
Mar 17, 2018 at 14:00
On paper, the Sony a7 III is a tempting option for photographers who've been considering a switch to full-frame mirrorless. But how does its image quality stack up? We compare it to the Mark II and a few of its other peers.
Mar 17, 2018 at 14:00
Erez Marom shares the details behind this beautiful aurora photograph, captured on Haukland Beach in the Lofoten Islands, Arctic Norway, on a moonless evening.
mobileMar 16, 2018 at 19:59
Google Lens uses artificial intelligence and 'computer vision' to identify and provide information about businesses, landmarks and other objects using your phone's camera. And now it's available for iPhone users, too.
Mar 16, 2018 at 19:34
The company posted a record quarterly revenue of $2.08 billion for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. That represents incredibly healthy year-over-year growth of 24 percent.
Mar 16, 2018 at 19:09
In the job posting, the Times' describes this role as "one of the most important and high-profile jobs in visual journalism." If you're looking for a high profile job in photojournalism, you could do a lot worse than being Photo Director at The Gray Lady.
Mar 16, 2018 at 17:34
According to a recent report out of South Korea, Samsung is increasing production of its ISOCELL image sensors in a bid towards market leadership for image sensors. To reach this goal, Samsung will have to dethrone current market leader Sony... no small task.
Mar 16, 2018 at 16:18
In this video, large format photographer Ben Horne shows off the incredible resolving power of 8x10 slide film by pixel peeping a massive 709.6-megapixel drum scan of one of his landscape shots. And you thought 100MP medium format was big...
Mar 16, 2018 at 15:40
Photographer Wendy Teal tells the heart-breaking story of a wedding she shot at a hospital on just 24-hours notice. The mother of the bride had been given one week to live, and Wendy responded to the couple's desperate social media plea for someone to capture their special day.
mobileMar 16, 2018 at 15:04
This tiny little plug-and-play VR/AR camera for Android phones uses a pair of greater-than-180° FOV fisheye lenses to offer both 360° video/photo capture and 360° livestreaming at 1440p resolution.
videoMar 16, 2018 at 14:15
Syrp has announced the Magic Carpet Pro: a slider that offers filmmakers an 'infinitely extendable' range thanks to built-in track levers that let you connect lengths of track without the use of tools.
Sony interview: 'If cameras are going to develop, manufacturers have to develop mirrorless technologies'
Mar 16, 2018 at 13:00
At CP+ we sat down with executives from several major manufacturers. Among them was Kenji Tanaka, of Sony, who talked to us about the a7 III as well as its plans to attract more pro shooters – without ignoring APS-C and entry-level customers.
Mar 15, 2018 at 16:57
How do you shoot macro photography on an 18x24cm large format wet plate camera? You 'connect' two large format cameras together! That's how wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter did it, and you can read about the whole process in this article.
Mar 15, 2018 at 15:03
Motorsports photojournalist Jamey Price recently flew to Canada with Lamborghini for the car company's Winter Accademia 2018, where clients get to drive the latest Lamborghini supercars on snow and ice. Yes... it is exactly as awesome as it sounds.
mobileMar 14, 2018 at 20:31
For the Pixel 2 smartphone's Motion Photos feature, Google built on its existing Motion Stills technology by adding advanced stabilization that combines software and hardware capabilities to optimize trimming and stabilization.
Mar 14, 2018 at 20:15
This "high-capacity advanced spider tripod" system can handle a maximum load of 65kg / 143lbs thanks to its reinforced design and 8-layered carbon fiber legs.
Mar 14, 2018 at 19:25
Photographer William Briscoe captured the beautiful two-for-one timelapse just outside Fairbanks, Alaska on January 31st, braving -31°F (-35°C) temperatures to get the shot.
Mar 14, 2018 at 19:09
"After his camera was stolen from his room in the orphanage, he switched to an iPhone for his photography, reasoning that the image quality of a big, heavy camera was less important than the freedom of a cell phone. 'Quality? Screw it, I’d sketch things with a pencil if I could draw,' he wrote in a blog post."
mobileMar 14, 2018 at 17:21
Chinese manufacturer Vivo has announced some AI-powered Super HDR tech to compete with Google's HDR+ system. Both systems combine multiple images to create a final shot with more dynamic range and less noise, but Super HDR claims to do so more intelligently.
mobileMar 14, 2018 at 16:39
The YouTube channel JerryRigEverything recently tore down (or rather, tore apart...) the new Samsung Galaxy S9, giving us the closest look at yet at the new smartphone's camera hardware.
Mar 14, 2018 at 15:08
The Leica l Model A, dating from between 1926 and 1927, comes with a card signed by Earhart herself. Unfortunately, this is the only 'proof' that the camera really did belong to her.
sample galleryMar 14, 2018 at 13:00
The Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE is a budget-friendly option for users of Sony's a7-series that are looking to get into the 35mm focal length.
Mar 13, 2018 at 22:17
The 'semantic image segmentation model' categorizes every pixel in an image and assigns it a label, such as “road”, “sky”, “person” or “dog.” And now, Google has released its latest version as open source, making it available to any developers whose apps could benefit from the tech.
Mar 13, 2018 at 21:46
Fuji's latest firmware update for the GFX 50S adds two new features: a focus stacking mode, and a 35mm format mode that takes 30.5MP photos using the center portion of the camera's medium format sensor.
Mar 13, 2018 at 17:16
The crash has raised serious questions about 'startling safety gaps' in the doors-off photo tour industry. After a brief safety video, passengers are strapped in with heavy-duty harnesses and given only a knife to cut themselves loose in case of emergency.
Mar 13, 2018 at 15:52
For the first time in five years, Adobe is raising the price of some Creative Cloud subscription packages. The good news for photographers: The $10/month CC Photography plan that includes Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, and Lightroom Classic CC will stay the same.
Mar 13, 2018 at 14:58
In a statement, Canon CEO Fujio Mitarai said the company will "go on the offensive" in mirrorless cameras, aiming to clinch 50% of the entire interchangeable-lens camera market.
Mar 13, 2018 at 14:27
In this month's 'Race Issue,' National Geographic asked historian John Edwin Mason—who specializes in the history of photography and the history of Africa—to investigate the iconic magazine's coverage of people of color around the world.
Mar 13, 2018 at 13:36
We spoke with Sony's Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka, at CP+, and he told us that in his opinion, Canon and Nikon will join Sony in the full-frame mirrorless market by next year's CP+ show.
SponsoredMar 13, 2018 at 13:00
We followed the work of a Seattle-based bicycle builder, documenting the process with the Fujifilm X-E3, and hoping to get a sense of why some people end up forming such personal attachments to their bikes – and their cameras.
Mar 12, 2018 at 22:17
As photographers, we often share photos of our favorite locations, landscapes, and landmarks online. But what if your photos ultimately led to the destruction of those locations, landscapes, and landmarks? For one photographer in Sweden, that's exactly what happened.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 21:40
Shiftcam 2.0 will be available for the latest iPhone models 8, 8 Plus and X, and offers a range of individual "Pro" lenses in addition to a 6-in-1 lens slider.
Mar 12, 2018 at 21:21
According to Japan Camera Hunter, Agfa Vista color negative film is no longer being produced. The site says the information was confirmed by ‘reliable industry sources,’ and that supplies are drying up around the world.
Mar 12, 2018 at 20:38
I'm Back, the digital back that promises to transform your old 35mm SLR into a digital camera, has returned from the Kickstarter graveyard... and this time it's blown past its funding goal.
Mar 12, 2018 at 20:02
An anonymous urbex photographer tells the tale of how he broke into the bowels of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southwest Kazakhstan to photograph some half-built USSR space shuttles, and why Russian agents have been looking for him ever since.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 18:12
A report that Instagram was considering bringing back the chronological feed has been squashed by Instagram itself. Despite years of complaining, it seems IG has no interest in dumping the algorithmic feed.
Mar 12, 2018 at 15:16
This Leica 0-series—one of only 25 ever produced, and only three in 'original condition'—beat the previous record set by another Leica 0-series. It is now officially the most expensive camera ever sold at auction.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 13:41
iFixit tore down the new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, giving it a repairability grade of 4 our of 10, and showing how the main camera lens uses two rotating, ring-like blades for switching between F2.4 and F1.5.
We've seen a spate of press releases trumpeting market share and ranking position in recent months. But, argues office curmudgeon Richard Butler, you should ignore them since they tell you very little – and less still that's useful.
Photographer Drew Hopper share the story behind this photo, which was captured on the streets of Hoi An, Vietnam. For Drew, the best way to capture the bustle of Hoi An's streets was to lean into it, pulling movement into his street photography.
mobileMar 9, 2018 at 20:03
Google has released the first Developer Preview of its upcoming Android P mobile operating system, and it comes with support for the space-saving HEIF image format that is hoping to replace JPEG.
Mar 9, 2018 at 18:58
Mahmoud Abou Zeid, a 31-year-old photojournalist also known by the alias Shawkan, is currently facing a death sentence in Cairo. Zeid was arrested while covering anti-government protests for a British photo agency in August 2013.
mobileMar 9, 2018 at 18:19
The full infographic covers 18 years: starting with the manufacturer's first camera phone, the 0.11MP SCH-V200, and ending with the company's flagship Galaxy S9 smartphones.
Mar 9, 2018 at 14:36
One of the limitations of Sony a7R III's Pixel Shift mode is that you have to use Sony's Imaging Edge software to process the resulting 'quartets.' That's where SonyPixelShift2DNG comes in, converting those unwieldy ARW files into DNGs you can edit in your favorite Raw converter.
Mar 8, 2018 at 18:44
"Nobody’s looking at each other. Everybody’s glued to their phones. [Street photography] is thriving but not in the way I used to do it. The best street photographers now show humans dwarfed by ad billboards. The street has lost its savour.'"
mobileMar 8, 2018 at 17:49
Leaked product images show the Huawei P20 with three cameras vertically aligned on the device's back plate, confirming a rumor we shared last month that the upcoming Huawei phone will be the first to feature a 'triple-cam.'
Mar 8, 2018 at 16:43
Owners of the medium format Hasselblad X1D can now mount a series of full-frame lenses to their medium format body, in some cases with minimal vignetting, thanks to a new range of adapters launched by Novoflex.
camera newsMar 8, 2018 at 15:56
For its latest special edition camera, Leica collaborated with the founder and CEO of the fashion brand rag & bone to create a matte black 'Stealth Edition' of the Leica M Monochrom, complete with glow-in-the-dark accents.
Mar 8, 2018 at 14:26
Mar 7, 2018 at 20:42
Google's new 'LIFE Tags' project used AI to automatically tag LIFE magazine's 4-million-photo archive by recognizing objects in each photo—a treasure trove of photo history, packed with hidden gems that are now just a keyword search away.
lens newsMar 7, 2018 at 20:14
The Laowa 25mm F2.8 2.5-5x Ultra Macro lens offers professional and amateur macro photographers alike a compact, lightweight option that can get you extremely close to your subject.
mobileMar 7, 2018 at 18:56
Halide, the feature-rich third-party camera app for the iPhone, just released version 1.7 which adds Portrait Mode and other depth effects when shooting with a dual-cam iPhone.
Mar 7, 2018 at 17:33
A host of feature upgrades has been made to On1’s Photo Raw software package for the 2018.1 edition, including better auto-alignment for the HDR mode, improved high ISO noise reduction, and more detailed image sharpening.
lens newsMar 7, 2018 at 17:02
Japanese optical manufacturer Cosina has announced three new Voigtlander lenses at the CP+ show in Yokohama. The trio consists of two lenses for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras, and a new 50mm F1.2 Nokton lens for Leica M shooters.
Mar 7, 2018 at 16:00
After being accused of stealing one another's photo, Ron Risman and Eric Gendron, both from New England, learned that they had captured the exact same millisecond in time, from the same location, using different cameras, to create virtually identical images.
mobileMar 7, 2018 at 15:16
The Google Lens visual recognition feature that was first available only on the company's own Pixel devices has now been expanded to all Android phones.
Mar 7, 2018 at 14:00
As part of an update to our Buying Guides, we've crowned a new winner in the video category: the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S. Its excellent video quality and extensive range of support features see it take top honors as we add the latest models to our guides.
Mar 6, 2018 at 22:30
Photographer Benjamin Von Wong recently teamed up with computer manufacturer Dell to try and make recycling "cool." Together, they took about two tons of electronic waste, and used it to build three futuristic scenes that show how e-waste can be used to power the future of tech
Mar 6, 2018 at 21:36
Thanks to its USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection the $100 Blackjet VX-1C is compatible with current Mac and Windows Thunderbolt 3 machines. ?
Mar 6, 2018 at 21:23
The Flight Director function automatically edits your drone footage, using algorithms that study the drone's behavior and flight paths and picking the best highlights to edit together.
Mar 6, 2018 at 20:48
A disgruntled bride is being ordered to pay $89,000 USD in damages after destroying a wedding photographer's business with defamatory comments online.
Mar 6, 2018 at 19:39
The Wacom Intuos pen tablet for beginners and enthusiasts just got a major upgrade featuring a fresh design, improved accuracy, and 60% improvement in battery life if you get one of the Bluetooth models.
Sony's a7 III mirrorless camera includes many features from its more advanced a9 and a7R III siblings, but at a more aggressive price point. Here's a quick hands-on tour of some of the most notable upgrades and improvements to Sony's 'basic' full frame model.
Mar 6, 2018 at 15:20
The Irix Edge ND32000 offers 15-stops of light reduction, allowing for about five minutes of exposure time at F16 and ISO 100 on a sunny day.
Mar 6, 2018 at 14:52
The ELB 500 TTL is designed "for adventurous portrait photographers shooting both in studio and on location," and offers 500Ws of power from a power pack capable of running up to two heads in an asymmetric arrangement.
Mar 5, 2018 at 17:20
The winner's of this year's International Wedding Photographer of the Year have been announced, with Erika Mann of Two Mann Studios taking home the top prize for her striking portrait of a bride set against a double rainbow.
Mar 5, 2018 at 16:49
In a statement to DPReview, ProGrade Digital CEO Wes Brewer confirmed that the new memory card company will NOT manufacture XQD cards. Instead, ProGrade is investing heavily in CFexpress technology.
Mar 5, 2018 at 16:27
In a report from last month, the president of Canon Marketing Japan, Masahiro Sakata, confirmed that Canon is willing to cannibalize its DSLR sales to invest in the "growth market" of mirrorless cameras.
We've been shooting with Sigma's new 14-24mm F2.8 Art, both close to home and in Yokohama, Japan. Its dust- and splash-proof design, 'Art' series pedigree and attractive $1300 price tag have made it one of the more hotly anticipated lenses debuting this spring.
Mar 4, 2018 at 13:00
We stopped by the Ricoh-Pentax booth at this year's CP+ show in Japan and got a chance to handle the new K-1 Mark II as well as a near-final version of the upcoming Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4. We even got a chance to informally test the K-1 II's crazy high ISO and hand-held Pixel Shift feature - click through to read our impressions.
Mar 3, 2018 at 15:00
Go behind the scenes with wildlife photographer and Arctic former special forces soldier Morten Hilmer in the Scottish Highlands as he attempts to capture mountain hares in the middle of a blizzard.
Mar 3, 2018 at 04:10
Venus Optics has been making some very interesting lenses in the past couple of years. and at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama Japan, the company is showing off an innovative 'magic shift converter'.
Mar 2, 2018 at 21:04
KitSplit—the gear rental company that lets companies and individuals post their gear for rent when they're not using it—just raised $2.1 million in funding to help the company grow its presence in Hollywood.
Mar 2, 2018 at 20:51
"The residue is a sort of dried, cake-y, powdered material stuck to the lens. I’m guessing that the solid exhaust mixed with the water from the pad’s water suppression system, and that resulting substance adhered to the lens."
Mar 2, 2018 at 17:17
The 'Depth Collective' initiative is meant to support photojournalists who are interested in trading in their DSLRs for the 16-module Light L16 camera.
camera newsMar 2, 2018 at 17:06
The Rylo 360° camera we called "a 360° camera done right" is finally compatible with the Android operating system, and works with most devices running Android 6.0 or later.
Mar 2, 2018 at 16:29
CIPA stats for January have been released, and the news is not pretty. The number of cameras made and shipped in the first month of 2018 barely reached 70% of the volume for the same period last year and the year before.
Mar 2, 2018 at 16:05
On-demand photo licensing service ImageBrief is shutting down after six years of trying to compete in the same industry as giants like Getty and Shutterstock. The news was announced in an email to users sent out earlier this week.
Mar 2, 2018 at 08:41
The Leica DG Vario 50-200mm F2.8-4 ASPH is the third and final lens in Panasonic's latest premium zoom lens lineup, and we had the chance to handle it in person at this year's CP+ show in Japan. Check out how this high-end tele-zoom handles in our slideshow.
Mar 2, 2018 at 02:52
The Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD is the first third-party standard zoom to be created natively for the Sony FE mount. We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama, where we got our hands on a prototype.
Mar 2, 2018 at 02:21
Tokina has recently released the 50mm F1.4 'Opera' and FíRIN 20mm F2 AF lenses, and we stopped by their booth at CP+ 2018 to get a feel for them.
videoMar 1, 2018 at 19:27
Nikon-owned Mark Roberts Motion Control has announced that it will release a new, smaller version of its incredible Bolt 'cinebot' in April of this year. The so-called Bolt Junior is set to weigh less than half of the original, and will cost less as well.
sample galleryMar 1, 2018 at 14:00
Lensbaby’s newest lens, the Burnside 35, is a Petzval-inspired lens that offers swirly bokeh in a 35mm lens, plus an additional creative control of a vignetting slider. We wanted to see what it's all about.
Mar 1, 2018 at 05:40
Tamron's new 70-210mm F4 Di VC USD is a compact alternative to heavy (and pricey) F2.8 zooms. Take a look at our hands-on slideshow to see just how compact it really is.
Mar 1, 2018 at 03:01
Sigma's new 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a beast, weighing in at 1.6 kilos. We're at the CP+ tradeshow in Yokohama, Japan, where we just got our hands on what Sigma is calling the 'bokeh master'.
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