IRIX has announced its latest lens, the 150mm F2.8 Macro 1:1. IRIX claims the lens features 'close to zero' distortion and stands out with its 150mm telephoto focal length.
The RF 24-105mm F4L IS USM is one of four lenses to launch with Canon's new full-frame mirrorless system, and it boasts the longest reach of the range. Take a look at some of the samples we've gathered thus far as our EOS R testing continues.
There's no mistaking the Nikon Coolpix P1000 – with a 24-3000mm equivalent zoom, it really is in a class of its own. It's a conspicuous-looking superzoom with one main job: getting you really close to far away subjects. We've put together a gallery showing the kind of results you can expect from it.
mobileSep 22, 2018 at 12:00
A new report from The Verge claims Instagram is currently testing a feature that allows users to re-share posts to their own account feeds.
Sep 21, 2018 at 19:00
GoPro has announced its HERO7 camera lineup. The updated action cameras feature new HyperSmooth and TimeWarp modes, as well as improved video and photo specs.
mobileSep 21, 2018 at 16:59
The latest Samsung midrange smartphone offers a super-wide-angle lens in its triple-camera setup.
Sep 21, 2018 at 12:00
Apple released iOS 12 a few days ago and some iPhone X users are less than happy with how the new operating system has made their phones look.
Sep 21, 2018 at 11:00
Camera bag manufacturer Lowepro has introduced mark II backpacks for its ProTactic AW range with models that are said to feature an improved handling experience as well as a collection of accessories that can be attached to the outside.
camera newsSep 20, 2018 at 23:37
Canon has announced its latest superzoom camera, the PowerShot SX70 HS. Compared to the SX60 that came before it, the SX70 has the same lens but offers a higher resolution EVF, 4K video capture and support for Canon's new CR3 Raw format.
Sep 20, 2018 at 15:45
Cosina has announced its eighth lens designed specifically for Sony's E-mount system. The Voigtlander 21mm F3.5 lens is due out October 2018.
lens newsSep 20, 2018 at 14:00
Sony has taken the wraps off of its new 24mm F1.4 GM full-frame lens, which the company claims is the lightest in its class. Despite its fast aperture, the 24mm F1.4 is remarkably light, weighing just 445 grams (15.7 ounces). The lens will set you back $1400 when it ships next month.
video newsSep 19, 2018 at 19:42
Thanks to a software update, the Loupedeck+ editing console can now be used for video editing.
British photographic engineer MTF Services is claiming the world’s first third-party lens adapters for the new Nikon Z system with a collection of four units designed to allow cinema lenses to be mounted on the mirrorless full frame bodies.
Sep 19, 2018 at 15:50
Think Tank Photo has updated its line of heavy-duty rain covers and introduced a new, compact version for emergency situations.
Sep 19, 2018 at 14:00
The X-T3 is our first opportunity to analyze what's likely to be Fujifilm's next generation image sensor. Take a look at how it performs next to the competition in our studio test scene.
Sep 18, 2018 at 21:05
Nikon will cease offering Brazil-based customer service and technical support, though the company stresses that it will still offer technical assistance and warranty repairs for valid warranties.
Sep 18, 2018 at 15:39
Two years ago, CatLABS of JP announced a plan to save Packfilm from the dead. Now, it's announced it's giving up its efforts to better focus its resources elsewhere.
SponsoredSep 18, 2018 at 14:00
The GoPro Fusion is designed to make it easy to capture 360-degree video and stills. We took it out recently on a typically hot Seattle summer day to see what it can do.
sample gallerySep 18, 2018 at 13:00
We've got our hands on a full-production Nikon Z7 camera and have updated our gallery with additional samples.
Sep 17, 2018 at 20:54
A new Kickstarter campaign seeks funding for Chroma Chrono, a programmable RGB camera flash that emits multiple colors during long exposures.
Sep 17, 2018 at 15:50
Think Tank Photo has launched a new lineup of six dual-access, water-resistant protective lens cases it calls Lens Case Duo.
Sep 17, 2018 at 13:00
Canon and Nikon finally entered the full-frame mirrorless market this summer with the brand-new RF and Z mounts. Now that we've had some time with the cameras, we wanted to revisit our earlier predictions and take stock.
mobileSep 16, 2018 at 13:00
The devices' camera specs look pretty much identical to last year's iPhone X but under the hood a number of important improvements have been made.
Sep 15, 2018 at 12:00
Blackmagic Design has announced the public beta of its new Blackmagic RAW video codec. The company says the new format combines the benefits of shooting Raw video with the ease of use and smaller file sizes usually associated with non-Raw video files.
mobileSep 15, 2018 at 11:00
Serif, the company behind the Affinity suite, has announced the latest update for its mobile Photoshop competitor Affinity Photo for iPad.
Sep 14, 2018 at 16:25
The Atomos Ninja V external video recorder and monitor will be ready to ship at the end of this month. The 5.2in Ninja V is designed to provide a smaller option, while still offering many of the features of the larger 7-inch models.
Sep 14, 2018 at 13:00
Having shot with the camera, spoken to Canon and read the tea leaves, here's what DPR Technical Editor Richard Butler thinks the EOS R tells us about Canon and the RF's mount's future.
After last week's teaser, lighting manufacturer Profoto has announced its 'small big' new product. The B10 is designed to be used as studio flash head but in a very small body, and has a powerful continuous light source for videographers as well.
Sep 14, 2018 at 11:00
Konseen has launched Photo Studio, a new light box tent large enough to photograph people, as well as objects.
Sep 13, 2018 at 18:35
Seagate has introduced new high-capacity hard drives for Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices: the 14TB IronWolf and 14TB IronWolf Pro HDDs.
lens newsSep 13, 2018 at 17:00
The case was first announced earlier this year as a Kickstarter campaign and comes with a range of features aimed at iPhone photographers.
Sep 13, 2018 at 16:00
Manfrotto has introduced a new two-in-one tripod to its Befree lineup. Called the Befree 2N1, this new addition is both a tripod and monopod in one and is available with both of Manfrotto's locking mechanisms.
accessory reviewSep 13, 2018 at 13:00
The Everyday Sling might just be the perfect pack for not carrying too much gear, combining comfort with Peak Design's signature modern style.
mobileSep 12, 2018 at 18:58
Apple has unveiled the next generation of its iPhone X in the form of three variants: the 5.8" iPhone XS and 6.5" iPhone XS Max with OLED screens, and the 6.1" iPhone XR with an LCD and single rear camera.
Sep 12, 2018 at 17:30
Ahead of the launch of the CamRanger II the company has announced a mini version of its wireless remote control system that it says has a longer range than the original in a body half the size.
Sep 12, 2018 at 17:22
Lens manufacturer Sigma has announced a trio of fast cinema lenses for full-frame camera systems, that it says will also be available in the future in the LPL mount for Arri’s large format camera system.
Sep 12, 2018 at 15:58
LumaPod is a a new tripod being funded on Kickstarter that takes just four seconds to set up and uses patented tension technology to keep your shots steady in a compact design.
Sep 11, 2018 at 15:58
ExperimentalOptics has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its second lens design, a 35mm F2.7 lens it claims is the world's 'smallest fastest pancake lens.'
Sep 11, 2018 at 13:00
The new XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR and XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR are aimed at enthusiasts and professionals, and add considerable versatility to Fujifilm's growing XF lens lineup. We've been taking a look.
Sep 10, 2018 at 19:01
The Getty family is working to regain control of stock photo agency Getty Images, according to multiple reports published late last week.
mobileSep 10, 2018 at 18:34
The Phoneslinger line, a modular bag system for mobile photographers, has been launched on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.
Sep 10, 2018 at 16:00
CamRanger has announced the impending arrival of its CamRanger 2 wireless tethering and trigger system, complete with redesigned apps, updated wireless features, and support for select Sony and Fujifilm systems.
SponsoredSep 10, 2018 at 13:00
As well as high-resolution stills, the new Nikon Z7 also shoots 4K video and 120p HD video. We recently spent two days with director Chris Hershman, shooting a music video on the Z7 for pop artist Emily Blue.
In other news
Fujifilm released a firmware upgrade for its X-T3 mirrorless camera that addresses issues with distortion compensation and the mechanical lock on SD cards.
Sep 20, 201864
The app's algorithms have been trained using using 200 million cropping data points from real photographers.
Buried among the EOS R and new lenses, Canon also introduced its Speedlite EL-100, a lightweight flash which has a powerful range of 26m and the ability to serve as an optical transmitter or slave. It can also tilt and rotate, and weighs just 190 grams.
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Despite the associated higher cost, by end of the year 60% of all smartphones sold are expected to feature a multi-camera module.
Amid its full-frame mirrorless announcements, Canon has also made room for some L-series lens updates, with new 400mm F2.8L and 600mm F4L super-tele primes.
Olloclip's Multi-Device Clip is designed to work with the company's Connect X line of interchangeable lenses and works with most smartphones.
Combined with AI-powered image identification, all media in OneDrive will be fully searchable by text.
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Nikon will offer an FTZ adapter, allowing full compatibility with over 90 AF-S lenses and functionality with many more Nikkor F lenses. The adapter will sell for $250 starting September 27th; when purchased with a Z7 or Z6 before the end of the year, Nikon will offer $100 discount.
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The previously-announced 500mm F5.6E uses a Phase Fresnel design for a lighter and smaller body, and will arrive in September for $3600.
Nikon will sell an optional Dot Sight accessory to help telephoto photographers better track moving subjects.
Aug 23, 201867
Two "really moldy" Hasselblad 500c cameras are offered, with 80mm planar lenses and backs, as well as three extra backs and a mixture of exposed and unexposed film.
Jul 23, 2018124
'Reviewing the brief history of photojournalism in China and the challenges facing photographers there today.'
Jul 6, 2018witness.worldpressphoto.org
Instagram is the fourth Facebook-owned social media app to reach the coveted 1 billion users mark.
Fujifilm has unveiled GetPix DASH, an inexpensive photo kiosk platform for printing images from a mobile device.
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German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.
Google has finally added the ability to mark your favorite images in Google Photos, so they can be filtered into a dedicated album. The service is also planning to a social network-like "heart" button that lets you like other people's photos.
Kodak Alaris has launched a new single-use disposable camera in Europe. Called the Kodak Daylight Single Use Camera, this 800 ISO film camera is supposedly ideal for parties, weddings, and similar events.
You can now insert another user's Instagram post into your own Stories as a customized sticker, the first official "regram" feature we've seen from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app.
Synology has added a new 6-bay NAS to its DiskStation+ series, and it's aimed squarely at photographers and medium sized businesses. The DS1618+ can handle up to six 12TB drives, giving it a max capacity of 72TB, or up to 60TB in RAID 5.
May 21, 201836
"...excuse me if I don’t walk around in front of [my client] shooting bloody BTS because somebody on social media wants to see it because they can’t be arsed to attend a proper controlled seminar and learn properly, they’d rather be ‘cheap’ and just try to reverse engineer BTS stuff."
OnePlus has slightly boosted the camera specifics of its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. Compared to its predecessor, it boasts both a bigger sensor and optical image stabilization.
A piece of leaked code revealed a new feature—since confirmed by Instagram's CEO—that is coming to Instagram. It's called 'time spent,' and it will allow users to track how much time they spend on the photo sharing app so they can be more 'intentional' about it.
In the ad, a woman pulls out her iPhone to take a selfie in a train station, and all sorts of studio lights, umbrellas and softboxes materialize out of nowhere around her.
In a leaked internal email, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun details the creation of a dedicated in-house camera department that will focus exclusively on developing better camera tech for the brand's smartphones.
hähnel has extended its range of radio-triggered Modus 600RT flash units with a model for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The unit can be used directly in the hotshoe as a standalone flash, or within a group of flashes as a TTL commander or a slave using radio or optical communication.
May 14, 201834
"The idea that a 50-mm best approximates human sight has more to do with the early history of lens production than any essential optical correspondence between the lens and the eye."
At the I/O developer conference this week, Google revealed that its AI-based image recognition system Google Lens will be making its way into several stock camera apps on Android smartphones.
With the release of the Huawei P20 Pro, triple-cameras made their debut in the high-end smartphone market. But it seems the technology could trickle down to mid-range devices faster than we thought, thanks to Qualcomm.
Elizabeth Gray at Photography Life has put together a helpful guide that explains the difference between PPI (pixels per inch) and DPI (dots per inch), and how these terms relate to capturing, editing, and printing photos.
The Trint for Premiere plugin integrates seamlessly into Adobe Premiere Pro CC, using the company's popular speech-to-text technology to automatically generate easy-to-edit captions for your video projects.
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