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March 2019 news and reviews
Mar 31, 2019 at 14:00
Zeiss Senior Product Manager Elliot Shih sat down with us at CP+ to talk about the company's first camera to launch in more than a decade.
Mar 30, 2019 at 16:43
Kim Jong-un allegedly 'purged' his personal photographer 'Ri' after he broke two rules that caused 'damage to Supreme Dignity.'
videoMar 30, 2019 at 13:00
In this 'Wooden Niccolls' episode Chris and Jordan recreate a famous movie scene using the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Chris may even be an Oscar contender for his portrayal of Kate Winslet in a dramatic role.
Mar 29, 2019 at 19:24
Image rights enforcement company Copytrack has released its 2019 Global Infringement Report that details the current state of unauthorized image use around the globe.
Mar 29, 2019 at 16:58
App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered Instagram is testing out a new feature that would allow users to skim through videos.
mobileMar 29, 2019 at 13:46
OPPO's Reno device is scheduled to launch on the 10th of April but we are already allowed a very close look at its innovative tele camera.
Mar 29, 2019 at 13:00
So many cameras! With our full reviews of the Fujifilm X-T30 and Sony a6400 underway, we've now had a chance to shoot our studio test scene with production models to get an idea of how they perform – take a look for yourself.
lens newsMar 29, 2019 at 09:00
Sigma has announced the pricing and availability of its upcoming MC-21 adapters that will allow Sigma SA- and EF-mount lenses to be adapter to L-mount camera systems.
mobileMar 28, 2019 at 20:48
Apple has filed a patent application describing a system that automatically optimizes camera settings and image processing for underwater photography.
mobileMar 28, 2019 at 19:46
The Japanese company is creating a new Electronics Products and Solutions unit that merges several consumer electronics product lines.
videoMar 28, 2019 at 18:51
YouTuber Azriel Knight shares a number of funny, unusual and downright creepy camera commercials from yesteryear.
Mar 28, 2019 at 17:08
Canon Europe has launched a pair of Zink-powered instant cameras that print out wallet-sized photos on the spot.
Mar 28, 2019 at 14:52
Profoto has announced the Profoto Connect, a puck-shaped wireless trigger that's sleek, compact and buttonless.
Mar 28, 2019 at 13:00
In our interview with Fujifilm executives we covered everything from the upcoming GFX 100 to plans for APS-C, and why the X100 still occupies such an important position in the company's lineup.
Mar 28, 2019 at 06:00
Panasonic's previously announced paid upgrade to its DC-S1 full-frame camera is due in July. The upgrade will add 10-bit 4:2:2 4K/60p output, 10-bit 4:2:2 4K/30p internal recording and support for V-Log.
Mar 27, 2019 at 21:59
Musician Ariana Grande has come under fire for her far-reaching contract that includes 'all copyrights' for photos captured at her concerts.
mobileMar 27, 2019 at 19:33
We've had a closer look at the brand new Huawei P30 Pro smartphone and its imaging features and innovations.
Mar 27, 2019 at 18:10
A Wisconsin wedding videographer has been ordered to pay back more than $14,000 after he either didn't deliver the services he was hired for or never showed up to the weddings at all.
Mar 27, 2019 at 16:15
Entries are now being accepted for 2019’s Travel Photo contest at National Geographic, with a top prize of $7500 on offer for the overall winner.
Mar 27, 2019 at 14:52
Canon Asia has preemptively announced an impending firmware update for the EOS R that will bring improved Eye-Detection AF and a number of bug-fixes to Canon's full-frame mirrorless camera.
Want a compact, wide angle prime for your X-mount camera? If so, Fujifilm's new XF 16mm F2.8 might just be the lens for you. In this quick review, Chris and Jordan put it to the test – which, somehow, involved shooting through the glass floor of a skyscraper.
Mar 26, 2019 at 20:43
Drone photography and videography community SkyPixel has announced the winners of its 2018 Storytelling Contest.
Mar 26, 2019 at 18:58
It's been announced that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Jacobus 'Co' Willem Rentmeester's copyright case involving the Nike 'Jumpman' logo.
mobileMar 26, 2019 at 15:48
Chinese manufacturer Huawei has launched its new P-series flagship smartphones at an event in Paris today.
camera newsMar 26, 2019 at 15:14
Sony has launched the RX0 II, a second-generation ultra-compact that features 4K/30p internal recording, improved Eye AF functionality and much more.
accessory reviewMar 26, 2019 at 13:00
Langly's premium camera backpack looks outdoorsy and stylish but is less functional than the competition.
video newsMar 25, 2019 at 22:31
Apple has updated its professional video editing app Final Cut Pro X to version 10.4.6. The update brings full 64-bit support, a new feature that helps convert older formats and much more.
Mar 25, 2019 at 22:02
Tonight's episode of NBC's Tonight Show, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, was filmed entirely on Samsung's flagship smartphone the Galaxy S10+.
Mar 25, 2019 at 19:00
Camera Bits has released the long-awaited update to its photo ingestion software in the form of Photo Mechanic 6.
videoMar 25, 2019 at 16:23
SmugMug Films has shared its latest film, Streets in Mind, which takes a look at the life and work of London-based street photographer Alan Schaller.
Mar 25, 2019 at 13:00
We were in Japan earlier this month for the annual CP+ show in Yokohama, where we sat down with senior executives from several camera and lens manufacturers, among them Nikon.
camera newsMar 25, 2019 at 11:00
Sony has released firmware version 5.0 for its flagship mirrorless camera, the a9. The update brings AI-driven autofocus modes, an improved menu structure and other updates.
mobileMar 24, 2019 at 13:00
Night Sight, Portrait Mode and (surprisingly) wide-angle selfie mode are features that we're currently loving about the Pixel 3's camera.
Mar 23, 2019 at 21:12
The Auschwitz Museum has asked visitors to be more respectful after an upsurge of pictures posted on social media showing people posing on the train tracks that lead to the main gate.
Mar 22, 2019 at 18:54
Harvard is facing a lawsuit over profiting from 19th century daguerreotypes that captured the portrait of a slave and his daughter on a South Carolina plantation.
Mar 22, 2019 at 17:46
From the detailed textures in rural landscapes to the incredible lighting inside futuristic buildings, the photorealism of Unreal Engine 4 is blurring the lines between fiction and reality...you know...aside from the spaceship.
Mar 22, 2019 at 14:46
Facebook has sent out emails to affected users requesting they change their passwords following a discovery that over 20K Facebook employees had access to 600 million passwords.
videoMar 21, 2019 at 22:05
YouTube channel Photoshop Cafe has shared a video detailing ten tips and tricks you can do to both fix and speed up Photoshop when it's running slow and sluggish.
videoMar 21, 2019 at 18:06
It's not going to be the banger of the year, but it'll get a few laughs.
Mar 21, 2019 at 17:08
DJI has confirmed its drones won't be affected by the GPS 2019 week rollover.
Mar 21, 2019 at 16:07
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has teamed up with Kodak to release a beer that's capable of doubling as a film developer.
Mar 20, 2019 at 20:51
Residents of a Paris street plagued by Instagrammers, selfie takers and music video crews are asking the city government for a weekend and evening ban to give them some peace.
Mar 20, 2019 at 17:59
The adapter plugs into the Osmo Pocket's USB Type-C port and features a 3.5mm TRS jack to plug in various external microphones.
mobileMar 20, 2019 at 14:25
Checkout allows Instagram users to select products for purchase and make payments directly in the app.
Mar 20, 2019 at 13:51
GauGAN as it's known, can create photorealistic images from basic drawings using the power of artificial intelligence.
Mar 19, 2019 at 22:11
Montana judge Dana L. Christensen has ruled the Republican National Committee did not infringe upon the copyright of photographer Erika Peterman after they took a photo from a Democratic candidate's Facebook page without permission and altered it to use in a derogatory promotional mailer.
Mar 19, 2019 at 18:20
Nikon has launched updates for three of its programs to address various bugs and glitches that could cause crashes and unwanted results.
Mar 19, 2019 at 15:40
LEE Filters has launched the LEE100, its next-generation filter holder that improves the design and looks in all the right places.
Mar 18, 2019 at 19:03
Importing, culling and tagging photos is about to get a whole lot faster and look a whole lot better with the impending arrival of Photo Mechanic 6.
Mar 18, 2019 at 18:38
On its own, the FTZ adapter retails for $250 and when bundled it dropped the cost to just $150. Now, Nikon is offering it for free with all Z6, Z7 purchases in the United States.
Mar 18, 2019 at 17:28
Profoto said it spoke with Godox back at Photokina 2018 and continues to contact Godox in an effort to stop it from marketing its V1 light.
mobileMar 18, 2019 at 16:13
Product renders in Italian publication Notebook Italia show an unusual design that conceals all cameras with the help of a slider mechanism.
Mar 18, 2019 at 15:15
Canon says its new EF 400mm F2.8L IS III and EF 600mm F4L IS III lenses can suffer from an intermittent flickering when shooting video in M or Av modes with certain cameras.
Leica recently announced the Q2, a digital rangefinder with a fixed 28mm F1.7 lens. It's a heck of a lot of fun to shoot with, but is it right for you? Based on our time with the camera, and its specifications, we've examined how well-suited it is for common photography use-cases.
Now that our Panasonic Lumix S1R has final firmware, we couldn't wait to get out shooting with it - and we also tried the high-res mode, which combines files to get 187 megapixel images. Because sometimes, 47 megapixels just isn't enough.
Mar 17, 2019 at 13:00
In this article, travel and landscape photographer Mitch Green encourages us to spend more time in the the field.
lens newsMar 16, 2019 at 16:37
The lens lacks any electronics whatsoever and is constructed entirely of glass and metal. Of course, that comes at the expense of weight — this thing weighs in at 1.1kg / 2.43lbs.
Mar 16, 2019 at 11:25
Hasselblad has released a new cable release and USB double battery charger for its X1D medium format camera .
Mar 16, 2019 at 00:22
After a report published by NBC News, Flickr has taken heat for allegedly letting IBM 'scrape' photos for use in its facial recognition datasets. But the problem isn't what it seems on the surface.
lens newsMar 15, 2019 at 20:51
Samyang has announced the impending arrival of the AF 85mm F1.4 FE lens for full-frame Sony cameras.
videoMar 15, 2019 at 19:27
Some Photoshop shortcuts are simple and obvious. Others, not so much. Here are 15 shortcuts that are actually useful.
mobileMar 15, 2019 at 16:50
Twitter has redesigned its in-app camera for easier access from the timeline screen.
lens newsMar 15, 2019 at 13:40
Independent cinema lens manufacturer SLR Magic has announced it will offer all of its existing MicroPrime range in the Fujifilm X mount and has even created a Fuji-specific 12mm lens.
Mar 15, 2019 at 12:00
We've updated our buying guides with three more cameras: the Canon EOS RP, Nikon Z6 and Olympus E-M1X.
Mar 14, 2019 at 19:56
CFexpress 2.0 cards will come in three different form factors, each of which will offer different maximum speeds.
lens newsMar 14, 2019 at 16:46
Lensbaby has added a third tilt lens to its Optic Swap system, this time a 35mm lens, adding to the existing 50mm and 80mm options.
lens newsMar 14, 2019 at 15:41
Sigma has released firmware updates for a number of its lenses as well as its EF-E adapter to address various errors and features with Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras.
Mar 14, 2019 at 13:00
We've added the Fujifilm X-T30 and Sony a6400 to our 'Best Cameras under $1000' buying guide. These two mirrorless models pack in a lot of features for just $900 body only.
Mar 13, 2019 at 20:27
Instagram, Facebook and other Facebook-owned services are down for users around the world.
Mar 13, 2019 at 18:49
Think Tank Photo has unveiled its new Vision series of shoulder bags, including the Vision 10, Vision 13 and Vision 15.
Mar 13, 2019 at 15:41
Insta360 has unveiled its latest camera, as well as a new VR headset app and a specialized smartphone cover that makes it possible to view 3D video on standard smartphones.
mobileMar 12, 2019 at 19:34
At the Hydrogen One launch RED promised a range of bolt-on modules designed to expand the device's feature set. However, there is now doubt if those modules will ever be released.
Mar 12, 2019 at 17:34
Due to growing concerns about drones around regulated airspace, no-fly zones in the United Kingdom will be more than four times larger than before starting March 13.
Mar 12, 2019 at 16:23
Huawei clearly hasn't learned its lesson and once again has been busted for trying to pass off DSLR photos as images taken with one of its upcoming smartphones.
videoMar 12, 2019 at 14:32
A compact camera reached speeds of 264 miles per hour during a test to demonstrate the dangers presented by normal domestic objects flying around during tornado.
The Fujifilm GF 100-200mm F5.6 covers a range equivalent to 79-158mm when mounted on a GFX camera. It's also a medium-format Fujifilm shooter's longest zoom option for the foreseeable future – take a look at some sample shots.
Mar 11, 2019 at 19:29
Roger Cicala is a hard man to impress. His team tests a lot of lenses, but the new Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM looks like it's a cut above the average tele prime. His verdict? 'This is the sharpest lens we've tested. Period'.
lens newsMar 11, 2019 at 18:04
Meyer Optik Görlitz has confirmed in a press release that a number of its lenses were slightly remodified and rebranded lenses from Chinese and Russian manufacturers.
mobileMar 11, 2019 at 16:00
Qualcomm has updated the imaging specifications of a range of its Snapdragon mobile chipsets.
Mar 11, 2019 at 15:15
Manfrotto has added four new carry-on-size camera bags to its Pro Light Reloader collection, each of which has its own little niche.
Mar 10, 2019 at 14:20
Go ahead and add laser tattoo removals to the list of things you shouldn't be filming with your digital camera.
Mar 10, 2019 at 13:00
Canon's EOS RP is the company's latest entry-level full-frame camera, and it happens to be mirrorless. The company's previous entry-level full framer was the EOS 6D Mark II, and so we decided to take a look at how they stack up for different types of photography.
Mar 9, 2019 at 19:05
In a blog post on its website, Flickr has announced new updates on Creative Commons images and a solution to accounts whose owner has passed away.
videoMar 9, 2019 at 14:00
Most serious photographers are familiar with histograms, but what about waveforms? Chris and Jordan explain why this tool from the video world may just be the best way to judge exposure for still photos too – and why all cameras should have them.
Mar 8, 2019 at 18:08
This might be the most cringeworthy case of mistaken identity we've come across.
Mar 8, 2019 at 15:34
If you find your biceps bursting through the arm of your shirt at the end of a day’s video shoot you might be glad of something to make your gimbal feel a little less heavy. A project about to be launched on Kickstarter claims to have the answer – GimbalGun.
Mar 7, 2019 at 21:29
Godox promised the impending arrival of its Profoto A1 competitor late last year at Photokina 2018 and it appears as though it's just around the corner.
Mar 7, 2019 at 17:59
Yongnuo has shared more details about its Android-powered YN450 mirrorless camera and Cinema5D has taken an in-depth look at what's inside and what it's meant to be.
mobileMar 7, 2019 at 16:43
The Samsung Galaxy S10 earns itself an incredibly low repairability score of 3/10.
Mar 7, 2019 at 15:29
Google has temporarily disabled the Photos app for its Android TV platform after it discovered a bug in a number of devices that revealed the accounts of hundreds of users.
camera newsMar 7, 2019 at 14:00
Leica has introduced the Q2, updating its predecessor with a higher resolution full-frame sensor, splash and dust resistance on par with the SL's and an updated OLED viewfinder.
The Leica Q2 has arrived on the scene and we've been busy pointing its 47MP full-frame sensor and 28mm F1.7 lens at as many subjects as possible. Initial impressions of image quality suggest excellent detail and ISO performance, but lackluster JPEG color.
Mar 6, 2019 at 21:44
Dubble Film has announced it's changing film suppliers and subsequently changing the name of some of its film stocks.
Mar 6, 2019 at 19:48
Researchers have developed a new web app, powered by artificial intelligence, that colorizes photos with incredible accuracy.
Mar 6, 2019 at 17:37
The latest version of DxO’s raw conversion software PhotoLab 2.2 brings compatibility for Canon’s EOS R mirrorless camera as well as the Nikon Z6, the EOS M50 and the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone.
lens newsMar 6, 2019 at 14:35
The lens doesn't yet have a definitive price or date of availability, but based on Meike's other offerings, it should be a rather affordable option.
Over the past few days we've been sharing news and interesting products from the annual CP+ trade show in Yokohama, Japan. However, there's also a lot that goes on behind the scenes at a show like CP+. We've put together a short video that lets you join us here – at least in a virtual sense.
sample galleryMar 6, 2019 at 13:00
Canon's EOS RP may be small on the outside, but it's hiding a big 26MP full-frame sensor on the inside. We've been pushing forward with our full review and have updated our gallery with fresh shots, and have taken a look at how how it handles our studio test scene – see for yourself.
Mar 5, 2019 at 19:23
JetBlue is offering free flights for a year...so long as you remove all of your Instagram photos from your account.
mobileMar 5, 2019 at 19:17
A Huawei representative already some details about the P30 Pro camera ahead of the launch at the end of March.
camera newsMar 5, 2019 at 19:06
Blackmagic has announced a second-generation URSA Mini 4.6K camera and a massive update for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K that adds Blackmagic Raw capture.
Mar 5, 2019 at 18:22
Canon has been pumping out RF lenses left and right, and from the looks of it, they show no signs of slowing down.
Fujifilm's GFX 50R takes the image quality from the existing 50S model and wraps it in a new body with new controls and a lower price of entry. Is that enough to tempt you to pick one up for yourself? Find out how the GFX 50R performs in our full review.
Mar 5, 2019 at 13:26
Video monitor manufacturer SmallHD has launched Focus 7, a new seven inch on-camera model that features a 1000 nit display and which offers dual battery slots.
Mar 4, 2019 at 23:16
Judith Streng, a grandmother who was posing on an 'ice throne' in Iceland floated out to sea, only to be rescued by a boat captain who had rescue training.
Mar 4, 2019 at 21:26
The Relio² is a highly customizable portable lighting system for photography and other color-critical applications.
videoMar 4, 2019 at 18:56
Popular YouTube channel 'How to Make Everything' went through the painstaking process of creating a camera lens starting with raw materials.
Mar 4, 2019 at 17:03
Actor Jason Momoa, who's known for his roles as Aquaman and Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, is working on a 'special' project with Leica and has an impressive collection of his own.
Mar 4, 2019 at 17:00
SmugMug is addressing its most-requested feature from Flickr users — a new login process that gets rid of the need for Yahoo credentials.
SponsoredMar 4, 2019 at 15:00
A pair of photographers capture New Zealand's stunning Milford Sound region with the Canon EOS R, traveling by land, water and air.
mobileMar 3, 2019 at 18:50
DPTH uses artificial intelligence to create depth maps of existing images.
Mar 3, 2019 at 14:04
Olympus promised a 150-400mm F4.5 with built-in teleconverter back in January. It's an idea that starts to make sense when you see the prototype.
Mar 3, 2019 at 12:52
We're at CP+ 2019, where Tokina is showing its latest high-quality zoom lens for full-frame cameras, the Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF.
Mar 3, 2019 at 08:00
Nikon's booth at CP+ includes Z6 and Z7 cameras running firmware with Eye AF. We tried it out, side-by-side with the Sony a7R III, to see how they compare.
Mar 2, 2019 at 22:21
Costco will start shutting down the photo departments at a number of its locations across the United States.
The EOS RP is Canon's second full frame mirrorless camera, built around the new RF mount, and comes with an aggressive launch price of $1300. While there are some inevitable compromises to be made at this cost, Chris and Jordan discovered that there's a lot to like about this pint-sized full-framer.
Mar 2, 2019 at 10:00
While not strictly announced at the show, CP+ is one of our first chances to see Tamron's trio of full frame lenses: a 35mm F1.4 DSLR prime, an 17-28mm F2.8 for Sony E mount and an intriguing 35-150mm F2.8-4 for Canon and Nikon DSLRs.
Mar 2, 2019 at 08:51
Alongside the GR III, Ricoh is using the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan to give its customers a first look at the PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW, a high-performance zoom for APS-C.
Mar 2, 2019 at 05:05
We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, where Cosina is letting customers get their hands on three fast manual-focus Voigtländer primes - two for Sony E-mount and one for Leica M. We took a closer look.
Mar 1, 2019 at 17:05
Apple has shared the ten photos it selected to be displayed on billboards and advertisements in cities across the world.
mobileMar 1, 2019 at 16:20
Thanks to AI-powered stabilization handheld exposures of up to nine seconds are possible with Spectre.
Mar 1, 2019 at 15:48
Canon USA has unveiled RAISE, an online photo platform that uses the power of AI to intelligently tag, sort and recommend photos.
Mar 1, 2019 at 14:56
Sony has announced it will introduce the next generation CFexpress memory cards this summer, promising read speeds of up to 1.7GBps and write speeds of 1.48GBps.
Mar 1, 2019 at 14:00
Network attached storage manufacturer Synology recently announced a new DiskStation model that aims to provide a lower price-point 5-bay NAS for photographers and small businesses. Here's a quick overview of the new model.
Mar 1, 2019 at 13:00
Ricoh is highlighting its commitment to the Pentax K mount by showing a mockup of its forthcoming D-FA* 85mm F1.4 lens.
Mar 1, 2019 at 12:00
The Ricoh GR III is one of the stars of the CP+ show in Yokohama. The 'touch-and-try' units were running firmware 1.0 so we took a closer look.
Mar 1, 2019 at 10:30
Sigma's MC-21 adapter allows 29 of Sigma's Global Vision lenses to be mounted on the Leica L-mount. We got hands-on and took a closer look.
Mar 1, 2019 at 08:20
It had to happen sooner or later.
Mar 1, 2019 at 04:25
Canon has used the annual CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan to showcase a limited edition gold version of its newest mirrorless camera and a collection of working concept models, first unveiled in 2018.
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