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Techart releases new Canon EF to Fujifilm GFX smart adapter with autofocus capabilities

 
 

Fujifilm continues to expand their GF lens lineup, but that isn’t slowing down the demand for lens adapters from Fujifilm GFX owners, especially those who moved from a full-frame system and want to continue to use...

YI M1 Review: A Micro Four Thirds body with lens and Sony sensor for under $300—so what’s the catch?


 
 

Late last year, Shenzhen, China-based XiaoYi -- known stateside as Yi Technology -- launched the YI M1 to great fanfare. Its first standalone camera (and an interchangeable-lens camera, at that!) the Yi Camera...

Techart releases new Canon EF to Fujifilm GFX smart adapter with autofocus capabilities

 
 

Fujifilm continues to expand their GF lens lineup, but that isn’t slowing down the demand for lens adapters from Fujifilm GFX owners, especially those who moved from a full-frame system and want to continue to use some of their favorite lenses. For Canon system users, Techart has a new Canon EF lens to Fujifilm GFX...

Serge Ramelli offers five tips for improving your editing in Adobe Lightroom

 
 

Photographer Serge Ramelli is a longtime professional photographer and educator and shares many free resources. His latest video is all about Adobe Lightroom, which I'm sure many of our readers use for organizing and editing their images.

In the video below, Ramelli covers "5 Lightroom secrets" including using...

Shutter Release: EyeEm award winners, photographing black dogs, iOS 11 file issues & more

 
 

In today's edition of Shutter Release, we have a rich assortment of content to share with you. We start by pointing you toward the winners of this year's EyeEm Photography Awards, which attracted entries from nearly 90,000 photographers. After that, dog fans will be pleased with a video about a neat photo project...

Love of cars runs through two very different photographers across generations and styles

 
 

For car fanatics, there is something special about the roar of an engine. It's not easy to point to what exactly makes cars special, and perhaps there are as many answers to that question as there are cars on the road. It could be the unique shapes, the incredible engineering or maybe just the flat-out speed of a...

Is 17 the magic number for bokeh? Biotar announces campaign for 17-bladed 58mm f/2 optic

 
 

If you have ever scoffed at a mere 9 or 11 aperture blades, then Oprema Optik's latest Indiegogo campaign is a must-see. The German lens maker, Oprema Jena, is resurrecting the Biotar 58mm f/2 optic, including its unique and "world record" 17-blade aperture design. What's old is new again.

This is Oprema's second...

Capture One Pro 10 Spectrum Styles Pack adds cinema-inspired color grading to the RAW editor

 
 

For fans - like us - of Capture One Pro 10, Phase One shared some interesting news yesterday. The company has released a new series of Styles, which are one of the big features of Capture One Pro 10.1. The first "Grading Styles" Styles Pack is the new "Spectrum" pack.

Each Styles Pack comes with up to 18...

You can now use Adobe Spark with your own custom logos and colors

 
 

Adobe Spark is a web-based platform for blogging and storytelling, and it got an update with "premium features," which lets you create and share branded stories in all three Spark formats: Post (for graphics), Page (for web pages), and Video (for video stories). Now instead of carrying Adobe's branding wherever it...

Profoto enters new territory with the announcement of their first speed light: the Profoto A1

 
 

Announced today by Profoto comes a new product in a market we haven't seen them even show a desire to really enter. Until today, Profoto is most notably known for their pro-level strobes and lighting kits that cost thousands of dollars (but those who use them will say they're worth worth every penny). So what is...

Shutter Release: 3 videos about lighting techniques, dramatic black and white images and more

 
 

In our regular roundup feature, Shutter Release, we share and summarize interesting photography content we see from around the web. It could be video tutorials about Photoshop, an opinion piece about a new camera or really anything that we think our readers would enjoy seeing. We are dedicated to bringing you the...

YI M1 Review: A Micro Four Thirds body with lens and Sony sensor for under $300—so what’s the catch?


 
 

Late last year, Shenzhen, China-based XiaoYi -- known stateside as Yi Technology -- launched the YI M1 to great fanfare. Its first standalone camera (and an interchangeable-lens camera, at that!) the Yi Camera drew plenty of attention for its reserved Leica-like looks, its quality Four Thirds-format Sony...

Shutter Release: Portrait lighting setup, large format portraiture, Photoshop tips, Yashica’s return and more

 
 

We hope you all had a pleasant weekend and for those of you were out taking photos, we hope the conditions were favorable! In today's edition of Shutter Release, our regular roundup feature here at Imaging Resource, we will be looking at six articles and videos covering a wide range of topics. We start with an...

Fuji GF 110mm f/2 Field Test: Fuji’s fastest GFX lens delivers terrific sharpness and dreamy bokeh


Click here to read our Fuji GF 110mm f/2 Field Test

 
 

One of the more popular use-cases for a medium format camera system is for high-quality, high-resolution portraiture. With the new Fuji GFX system, the camera maker offered a handful of lenses upon its debut, with those more suited for general photography and...

Firmware Friday: Canon Cinema EOS C700, Hasselblad X1D-50c and Pentax K-1 updated


 
 

This week's Firmware Friday roundup is fairly short and sweet, compared to some of the lengthy lists we've seen lately, but if you're shooting Canon's Cinema EOS C700-series video cameras, the medium-format Hasselbad X1D-50c mirrorless camera or Ricoh's full-frame Pentax K-1 DSLR, it will nevertheless be...

Shutter Release: Lightroom Coffee Break, natural versus artificial light, moody landscapes and a pro’s workflow

 
 

As we head into the weekend, we have four videos to share with you in today's edition of Shutter Release. First up is a new Lightroom Coffee Break video, next is a video about natural light versus off camera flash, then a behind the scenes landscape video before finishing with the latest from photographer Jay P....

Lightest in its class: Tamron announces new 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD full-frame telephoto zoom

 
 

Earlier this year, Sigma and Sony each announced a 100-400mm lens, with the latter a high-end lens as part of Sony's G Master lineup. Now Tamron is getting in on the 100-400mm race with its new 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) lens, which is actually a bit faster than the newest Sigma at the wider end of...

Sony announces its first camcorders to feature phase-detect autofocus

 
 

Sony’s newest camcorders are its first to feature phase detection autofocus, and each also boast 1-inch sensors and 4K capture. The XDCAM PXW-Z90, the NXCAM HXR-NX80 and the Handycam FDR-AX700 are Sony's first camcorders to use a "Fast Hybrid AF" system which they say "ensures highly accurate focusing and...

Wild Wild West: Real-world gallery images from the super-versatile new Nikon D850


Click here to browse our Nikon D850 Gallery

 
 

This past week, myself, along with a group of other photo press members, were invited by Nikon to come out to Bend, Oregon for a whirlwind testing session with the new Nikon D850. While out here in Oregon, I had the opportunity to put the D850 through its paces with a...

WhiteWall Direct Print on Wood Review: A natural-looking print with its very own personality

 
 

You may recall last month when we shared news about WhiteWall's new direct print on wood product. The folks at White Wall were kind enough to provide me a code to order my own 20 x 15 inch wooden print. Let's take a closer look at the new product and how my own print turned out.

The ordering process is a breeze....

Shutter Release: Kobra flash modifier, iPhone X video specs, Lightroom secrets, tinting images and more

 
 

It's been a busy week so far here at Imaging Resource, with a lot of news to cover. Let's take some time to share a variety of interesting photography content with you in today's edition of our regular roundup feature, Shutter Release.

Today's Shutter Release will focus on tips for photographing reptiles, a new...

A blast from the past: Polaroid relaunches its instant camera business with the new OneStep 2

 
 

Polaroid is back with a vengeance. The reemergence of the instant camera is an interesting one spearheaded by Fujifilm and their Instax cameras, but you can trace its origins back to the 70s when Polaroid released the foldable SX70 and then a few years later, the simpler OneStep camera. The simple camera had a...