Samyang has announced its first autofocus lenses. The 14mm F2.8 and 50mm F1.4 are designed for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras and will be available in July. Learn more
Peak Design has launched a lighter and more compact version of its Everyday Messenger bag designed to hold a 13" laptop. Read more
While most of new 1" sensor enthusiast cameras have been on the shorter end of the focal length spectrum, there are now quite a few long zoom models. Whether you want 4K video or a lens reaching 600mm (or both), you'll find one in our roundup of enthusiast long zoom cameras. Read more
Our Nikon D500 studio tests have produced encouraging results, so we were eager to follow them up with some real-world shooting – by land and by sea. See gallery
It's not all bad news from camera manufacturers – despite a downward trend in sales, Sony's imaging division finished the 2015 financial year strong, with a healthy uptick in operating income. Read more
Fujifilm is slowly but surely bringing a key subsidiary's production facilities back online after earthquakes forced a shut down, and expects to be back at full production by the end of May. Learn more
Canon's latest entry-level Rebel wraps up an 18MP sensor, a 9-point AF system, built-in Wi-Fi and 1080p video in a beginner- and budget-friendly DSLR. We took it out for a spin. See gallery
Peak Design takes a fresh approach to the camera strap with its Slide Sling. Well-considered details and a comfortable strap help justify its steep price, but there's a potentially deal-breaking flaw in the strap's design. Read more
The good people at iFixit publish product-specific disassembly guides, written to help common folk make simple repairs to their own electronic devices. They're also a great way to peek inside a digital camera without voiding your warranty. This week we look inside the Canon PowerShot G16. Read more
Software developer MacPhun has announced a free app for Mac OS X users that adds 30 filter effects to Apple's Photos program. Read more
Google makes high resolution photos freely available through its Images search engine, and Getty Images has had enough of it. Read more
Sony's latest patent might raise some privacy concerns.
Over the last couple of years, the enthusiast zoom camera market has exploded. Most cameras in the group have 1"-type sensors and fast lenses, though not a lot of zoom power. Our updated roundup gives an overview of the class and highlights our top picks. Read more
Adobe has released updates for ACR as well as standalone and CC versions of Lightroom, providing Raw support for the Pentax K-1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III as well as minor bug fixes. Read more
The Padcaster Verse offers an adjustable mount, making it suitable for a large range of mobile devices.
ON1, an Oregon-based photography software developer, has announced a combination non-destructive photo editor and Raw processor: ON1 Photo RAW. The application has been built from the ground up to work with modern computers and high-resolution camera systems. Learn more
German camera manufacturer Leica has announced a new M digital rangefinder that has no LCD panel. The Leica M-D (Typ 262) will be almost exactly the same as the existing M (Typ 262) but without a rear screen for reviewing images and working the menu. Read more
Newly released firmware updates for the Sony a7R II and a7S II enable XAVC S format video recording to SDHC memory cards. Previously, XAVC S format video could only be recorded to an SDXC card. Read more
The Canon EOS 80D is Canon's latest enthusiast-focused DSLR, and one of the company's most innovative cameras yet. A new 24MP sensor offers greatly improved dynamic range and enables a highly capable Dual Pixel AF system, which transforms performance in live view and video. Is Canon catching up? Read on
Despite a 17.5% year-over-year drop in net income in the first quarter of 2016, Canon Inc. says that interchangeable lens camera sales are steady. Compact camera sales continue to plunge, though there is strength in a few areas. Read more
The Magnum Photos agency has announced $18,000 worth of prize money for its first photography competition that will be open to anyone 18 or older. The awards are launched in part to celebrate the agency's 70 years since it was established. Read more
The Helium Core iPhone chassis offers an abundance of mounting and attachment options.
At long last, a Nikon D500 has found its way into our office (thank you LensRentals!). We put the camera straight into our studio to find out what the long-awaited successor to the D300 can do. Learn more
A pocket-sized motorized camera dolly that runs on an AAA batteries is in the works from US company Rollocam. Hercules consists of a three-wheeled body with a tripod screw and a single press-button controller. Read more
Tinkerers and DIY-ers can now add an 8MP Sony IMX219 sensor to their Raspberry Pi projects. Updating the previously available 5MP OmniVision chip, the Sony sensor accessory costs just $25. Learn more
With over 100,000 attendees, the NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) is a great place to see what tools and technologies are on the horizon for filmmakers, videographers, and even still photographers. We take a look at a few trends and products that caught our eye last week at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas. Read more
An Iranian photographer has won the top prize in the Sony World Photography Awards with a collection of portraits highlighting the horrors of acid throwing and the plight of its victims. Asghar Khamseh was given the title L’Iris D’or Photographer of the Year. See winners
Reportage photographer Giulio Magnifico wants to take people on a journey with him when they look at his photos. He captures street scenes and card nights in local osterias in his hometown of Udine, Italy, but over the past few years the focus of his work has been reporting on the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. Read more
What dark secrets lurk beneath the Fujifilm X30's cool, retro exterior? Lots and lots of ribbon cables, it turns out. iFixit guides us through a full disassembly from a safe distance. See more
SanDisk has refreshed its iXpand Flash Drive design with a flexible Lightning connector, USB 3.0 and a revamped app for iOS. Read more
The Inmacus Wide Angle HD kit offers a good quality wide-angle lens, polarizer and macro filter in one package.
Among the features introduced in Nikon's new D5 and D500 DSLRs, we're very excited by automated AF Fine Tune. This feature allows users to quickly fine-tune their specific camera bodies and lenses, maximising the chanes of a sharp shot and avoiding the lengthy process of trial-and-error tuning that was previously necessary. Watch our video and read our in-depth analysis
Production studio and early VR adopter Condition One has created a rugged VR camera rig for internal use called 'Bison.' Using 16 cameras, it produces 360-degree 3D videos with 3D positional audio. Read more
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 / GX80 manages to take most of what we like about the GX8 and pack it into a smaller, lighter body. We've taken a pre-production model for a spin around Puget Sound to see how it measures up. Read more
In their latest blog post, the crew at LensRentals tears apart a series of linear drive lenses and discuss the various designs they've encountered – some are robust, others, not so much. Read more
Lytro debuted its Cinema prototype, and footage shot with the system, to a packed showroom at NAB 2016. To say we're impressed would be an understatement. Cinema is massive, but the high resolution, low noise capture paired with depth-screening, simulation of F0.3 apertures, and perspective shifts in post mean that Lytro may just be poised to change the face of cinema forever. Read more
Nikon has announced delays of some recently announced compacts, including the DL-series compacts, the Coolpix A300/A900, B500/B700 and the KeyMission 360. Read more
The major earthquakes that struck Japan on April 14th and 15th have closed Sony's Kumamoto factory, which primarily manufacturers sensors for digital cameras. Read more
After some confusion around Leica's involvement in the P9 camera development Huawei has today issued a statement.
We had our first opportunity to shoot with the Sigma 30mm F1.4 Contemporary at CP+. With a full-production lens in hand and good weather in the air, we've put the lens through its paces a little closer to home. Read more
Accessory manufacturer miggo has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new iPhone grip that it says brings DSLR-style controls to Apple's smartphone. Read more
Nikon's SnapBridge utilizes BLE connectivity between compatible cameras and mobile devices.
Tamron's venerable 90mm F2.8 Macro is re-born. This iteration, announced in February of this year, offers stabilization, 1:1 magnification and focusing as close as 13.9cm/5.5in. With springtime springing in Seattle, we put it through its paces. See more
The manufacturer of the Huawei P9 camera module has been revealed.
Flash manufacturer Phottix has launched a new adapter that is designed to allow hotshoe flash units to be used with standard studio accessories, such as softboxes, umbrellas and snoots. Read more
Lexar has launched a microSD-to-Apple Lightning reader for transferring files from a media card directly to an iPhone or iPad. Read more