Articles tagged "news"

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Major firmware updates coming for Fujifilm X-T2 and X-Pro2

Fujifilm will launch a couple of major firmware updates for its X-T2 and X-Pro2 cameras. Features on the way include focal length-dependent minimum shutter speed in ISO auto and added tools for video shooters. Read more

Drobo announces 'easiest and fastest ever' 5-bay NAS storage with 5N2

Digital storage solutions company Drobo has updated its 5N desktop network attached device with a new version that it claims is easier to use and faster than any previous NAS it has produced. Read more

Midwest Photo camera store thieves reportedly cut hole in roof to steal gear

Midwest Photo, a retail store in Columbus, Ohio, has been the subject of a reported theft that the company president Moishe Appelbaum describes as 'Mission Impossible style.' Read more

Instagram will soon let you book photographers and other services directly in the app

Business accounts will soon be able to add a booking option to their Instagram profile, allowing potential customers to schedule appointments directly through the app. Read more

Meyer Optik Trioplan 35+ Kickstarter unlocks colorful lens trio reward

Meyer Optik recently added a new backer reward option to its wildly successful Trioplan 35+ Kickstarter campaign: limited edition red, green and blue variants of the lens. Read more

Apple launches new 9.7" iPad and limited edition iPhone 7 in red

Apple's new 9.7" iPad is meant to replace the iPad Air 2 and offers upgraded processor specifications. Proceeds of the limited edition (Product) Red iPhones go towards charitable causes. Read more

Android 7.1.1 update for OnePlus 3T brings improved video stabilization

With its Android 7.1.1 based OxygenOS 4.1.0 update, the OnePlus 3T's video stabilization is now on the Google Pixel's level. Read more

US bans most electronic devices, including cameras, on flights from eight countries

Electronic devices larger than cellphones will be banned in carry-on luggage on flights to the US from some Middle-Eastern and African countries. Read more

£10,000 of Sigma lenses up for grabs in Amateur Photographer of the Year competition

The UK’s Amateur Photographer magazine has launched its 2017 Amateur Photographer of the Year competition and is offering a total of £10,000 worth of Sigma lenses in prizes. Read more

Real 3D images of Mars make up this video of a simulated flight over the red planet

It took photographer and self-proclaimed space enthusiast Jan Fröjdman three months to produce a video turning NASA anaglyph images of Mars into a simulated flight over the planet. Read more

Lomo'Instant Automat Glass Magellan has a wide-angle glass lens

Lomography has introduced what it says is the first instant camera featuring a glass wide-angle lens: the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass Magellan. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court seeks permanent full-time photographer

Dust off your resume: the US Supreme Court is looking for a full-time photographer. Read more

Oberwerth launches Donau line of leather lens pouches

Like most of its other products, Oberwerth's new Donau line of lens pouches is made from soft cowhide leather. Read more

Google Guetzli is an open source JPEG encoder that creates 35% smaller files

Google has announced the open source release of Guetzli, a new JPEG encoder able to reduce a JPEG's file size by up to 35%, without any significant loss of quality. Read more

Sigma announces 135mm F1.8 DG will cost $1400, arrive in May

Sigma has revealed pricing and availability for the 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens it unveiled just prior to CP+: it will ship to customers in May at a cost of $1400. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to come with 1000 fps video mode

According to reports, the upcoming Galaxy S8 will use a DRAM layer in its image sensor, similar to what we have seen on the recently announced Sony Xperia XZs and XZ Premium devices. Read more

Mitakon launches Mk II Nikon to Fuji X Turbo adapter that maintains angle of view

Chinese optical manufacturer Zhong Yi Optics has announced availability of a new version of its Turbo adapter that allows full frame Nikon lenses to be mounted on Fujifilm X series compact system cameras while retaining the intended field of view. Read more

Richard Cooke shares stories from a career photographing fast cars and RAF jets

Richard Cooke, an action photographer whose portfolio includes innovative air-to-air shots of RAF jets, has launched a weekly video series telling the stories behind some of his most daring shoots. Read more

Photo planning app PhotoPills now available for Android

PhotoPills is a very popular photo planning app among iPhone and iPad users. Now an Android version with all the same features as its iOS cousin has been launched. Read more

GoPro to cut 270 jobs as part of restructuring effort

GoPro plans to eliminate another 270 jobs, the company revealed in its Q1 2017 guidance report, via a combination of layoffs and open position cancellations. Read more

NanGuang introduces flexible LED lighting mats

Chinese lighting manufacturer NanGuang has launched a new kit that consists of a pair of flexible LED light panels designed for studio or location still and video work. Read more

Veydra's California headquarters robbed of 200+ lenses over weekend

Veydra, a California-based cinema lens maker, has reported the theft of more than 200 lenses from its headquarters. Read more

Updated: A look at the Panasonic DC-GH5's autofocus system

While the Panasonic DC-GH5's impressive video specs tend to steal the show, a ton of updates under the hood have made it a better sports shooter than you might expect. Check out how its updated autofocus system fares in our in-depth analysis. Read more

Photogenic Death Valley salt flats damaged by driver who abandoned van

An abandoned van found on Death Valley National Park's protected salt flats has been towed away, but tracks remain – and may be there for years. Read more

Fundy Suite offers wedding photographers tiered pricing for album design and sales tools

Fundy Software, maker of album-building and sales tools for wedding photographers, is updating its software set with additional features and a new tiered pricing structure. Read more

Belgian wins €15,000 Zeiss Award for Faroes project

A young photographer from Belgium has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Zeiss Photography Award for a month-long project on the inhabitants of a remote collection of islands off the north coast of Scotland. Read more

Sony Digital Filter camera app merges parts of three images into one

Sony has announced a new PlayMemories camera app called Digital Filter, essentially an updated version of its Sky HDR app that merges multiple exposures of a single scene. Read more

Lumee Duo is an iPhone case with built-in illumination

The LuMee Duo is an iPhone case with integrated LEDs on the front and back, offering a brighter and softer illumination than the phone's built-in LED flash. Read more

Broncolor 'How To' site details how to replicate lighting setups and more

Broncolor has launched a 'How To' section on its website, including some helpful diagrams detailing the lighting setups used to create a variety of sample photographs. Read more

Take a look at the first video cage for the Panasonic GH5

Polish video accessory-maker 8Sinn claims to have made the first video cage for the Panasonic GH5, and our friends at Photo Gear News have taken a closer look at it. See video

Hasselblad Foundation awards $110,000 prize to Dutch portrait photographer

The Hasselblad Foundation has announced that Rineke Dijkstra is the winner of its 2017 International Award in Photography and the approx. $110,000/€100,000 prize that goes with it. Read more

Olympus working on 8K video for Micro Four Thirds

Senior representatives from Olympus have revealed in an interview that the company could be working on Micro Four Thirds sensors that support 8K video. Read more

Photojournalist Mannie Garcia awarded $45k settlement in police lawsuit

After five and a half years, photojournalist Mannie Garcia's civil rights lawsuit against the Montgomery County Police department has resulted in a settlement. Read more

Meyer Optik launches Kickstarter campaign to fund third Trioplan lens – the 35+

German lens manufacturer Meyer Optik Gorlitz intends to produce the ‘last chapter’ of its ‘Trioplan Trilogy’ if it gets enough funding from its latest Kickstarter campaign to build the Trioplan 35+. Read more

Huawei P10 scores highly in DxOMark Mobile testing

With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 88, the Huawei P10 is only beaten by the Google Pixel, HTC 10, Sony Xperia X Performance and Samsung Galaxy S7. Read more

Malta's Azure Window, a photographer favorite, collapses in storm

The rock formation, familiar to photographers and Game of Thrones fans, collapsed into the sea in gale force winds early Wednesday. Read more

Apple captures 79 percent of global smartphone profits with 14.5 percent market share

Despite a smaller market share than some of its rivals, Apple is reaping the highest profits in the smartphone business. Read more

Fotodiox launches soda-can sized LED lights with Fresnel focusing

Accessory manufacturer Fotodiox has introduced a battery-powered LED lighting head that uses a Fresnel lens to create a focusing spot function – and the whole thing is as small as a can of soda. Read more

Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.9 arrives with new camera and lens support, loads of bug fixes

In addition to its Camera Raw update, Adobe has released Lightroom CC 2015.9, adding support for additional cameras and lens profiles, as well as nearly two dozen bug fixes. Read more

Insta360 Air turns Android phones into 360-degree VR Cameras, now available in US and Europe

The Insta360 Air camera, which attaches to an Android smartphone via a microUSB or USB Type-C port, turns your phone into a 360-degree VR camera. It's now available in the US and Europe. Read more

Adobe Camera Raw 9.9 launches with new camera and lens profile support

Adobe has announced the release of Camera Raw 9.9 for Creative Cloud subscribers, adding expanded lens profile and camera Raw support to the likes of the Fujifilm GFX 50S, among others. Read more

Flickr rolls out neural-network-based Similarity Search

Flickr has announced a new feature called Similarity Search, a deep neural network-based discovery engine that is designed to uncover a wider range of related image results than is possible under the current search system. Read more

Nikon fixes bugs and adds compatibility for WT-7 Wi-Fi transmitter

Nikon has issued new firmware for its D810, D810A, D750, D7200 and D500 DSLR cameras that fixes a number of issues and which will allow those that can’t already to operate with the company’s WT-7 wireless transmitter. Read more

Cinetics announces new Lynx camera slider and motion control system

Cinetics has announced Lynx, its next generation camera slider and motion control system for photographers and filmmakers. Read more

'Popular Photography' magazine and PopPhoto.com to close after nearly 80 years

Franklin D. Roosevelt was president of the United States of American when the first issue of Popular Photography Magazine hit newsstands in May of 1937. Now, nearly 80 years later the magazine is folding. Read more

2016 CIPA data shows compact digital camera sales lower than ever

Last month, the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) released its 2016 report detailing yearly trends in camera shipments. Using that data, photographer Sven Skafisk has created a graph that vividly shows the impact of smartphone sales. Read more

Lightroom Mobile update brings Raw HDR capture mode

Adobe has released an update for its Lighroom Mobile app that comes with an HDR feature that makes use of the Raw capture capability of the latest mobile devices. Read more

PDN announces its 30 emerging photographers of 2017

PDN has announced its annual list of 30 emerging photographers to watch, chosen from a pool of almost 300 photographers. Read more

Phottix launches Ares ll radio flash triggering system with more channels

Independent flash and accessories manufacturer Phottix has announced the next generation of its Ares remote flash triggering system that brings with it additional channels and new security. Read more

SkyPixel, DJI and Tourism Australia team up to launch aerial photography contest

The Australia From Above contest's aim is to inspire aerial photographers from around the world to experience and share new photographic perspectives of Australia. Read more

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