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Firmware Friday: Sony updates 70-200 and 100-400mm lenses for Alpha 9 compatibility


 
 

Our Firmware Friday roundup this week is brief, with news of just two new firmware releases in the past seven days. Both come from Sony for its E-mount lenses.

So what's new in the firmware for the Sony FE...

Canon SL2 Field Test Part I: Ultra-compact DSLR with impressive Dual Pixel AF and excellent touchscreen


Click here to read our Canon SL2 Field Test Part I

 
 

I recently had the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the new ultra-compact Rebel camera, the Canon SL2. This 24-megapixel entry-level DSLR incorporates...

How does the Nikon D850’s film digitizer mode work?

 
 

One of the less-publicized - but also very neat - features of the new Nikon D850 is its "Negative Digitizer Mode." In fact, it isn't until page 85 of Nikon USA's official D850 brochure that we find any discussion of...

Are you looking for a Lightroom alternative? Macphun teases their next big Luminar update

 
 

With yesterday's news from Adobe regarding Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, many photographers are interested in learning more about alternative digital asset management software. Photo software developers...

Firmware Friday: Sony updates 70-200 and 100-400mm lenses for Alpha 9 compatibility


 
 

Our Firmware Friday roundup this week is brief, with news of just two new firmware releases in the past seven days. Both come from Sony for its E-mount lenses.

So what's new in the firmware for the Sony FE 100–400 mm G Master and FE 70-200 mm F2.8 GM OSS lenses? Both updates make the exact same change,...

Canon SL2 Field Test Part I: Ultra-compact DSLR with impressive Dual Pixel AF and excellent touchscreen


Click here to read our Canon SL2 Field Test Part I

 
 

I recently had the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the new ultra-compact Rebel camera, the Canon SL2. This 24-megapixel entry-level DSLR incorporates numerous improvements over its predecessor while retaining the SL1's small and lightweight form...

How does the Nikon D850’s film digitizer mode work?

 
 

One of the less-publicized - but also very neat - features of the new Nikon D850 is its "Negative Digitizer Mode." In fact, it isn't until page 85 of Nikon USA's official D850 brochure that we find any discussion of the feature. So no, it is not a big deal for most users, but for D850 who still have film images...

Want to ditch your backpack? Pixentu launches “world’s most functional photography jacket”

 
 

How often have you been out in the field and wished you didn't have to carry so much gear in your backpack or wished something could be within a hand's reach? If you're like me, it happens quite a lot. I've tried carrying gear in a jacket, but jackets aren't designed with photographers in mind…until now. Pixentu...

Is this Lightroom Classic CC’s best new feature?

 
 

While this week's Adobe announcements were met with mixed reactions by photographers, there are still some really neat new features in the Creative Cloud suite of photography software. For my money, the coolest addition is luminosity masking in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom Classic. You've been able to perform...

Canon adds next-day service for Canon Professional Services Platinum members

 
 

Canon Professional Services are often regarded as the best in the industry. The great has gotten better as Canon has added one of the most-requested feature changes, next-day service for Platinum members.

For CPS Platinum members, Canon will service and ship equipment the day after an estimate is approved. If...

Dramatic skies and autumn colors: Behind the scenes with a pair of landscape photographers

 
 

Who doesn't love a good photography vlog? We have a pair of landscape-centric videos to share with you today.

The first video is from Gary Gough, a photographer and educator. Gary was recently in the Isle of Skye in Scotland leading a five-day workshop. He considers the Isle of Skye one of the best places in the...

Are you looking for a Lightroom alternative? Macphun teases their next big Luminar update

 
 

With yesterday's news from Adobe regarding Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, many photographers are interested in learning more about alternative digital asset management software. Photo software developers Macphun will be releasing a new update to their popular photo editing application, Luminar, for Mac and...

How to create images that are in focus from the foreground through the background

 
 

When you are capturing landscape images, it is common to have a foreground element in your frame. However, it is often simultaneously the case that you want the background to be sharp. For example, suppose you are shooting an image of a mountain with a field of flowers in your foreground. You want the flowers and...

Shutter Release: Large format landscapes, light metering guide, digital back for film camera & more

 
 

After a busy day of Adobe announcements yesterday, we're back to our regular Shutter Release feature. Today we have four pieces of photography content to share with you, starting with a neat video about using front tilt in large format photography. Next up is an article explaining metering modes. Third is a video...

Selecting the right camera gear: The best camera for you may not be the best camera for everyone

 
 

We recently shared a video created by Thomas Heaton, which discussed the importance of gear in the context of comparing APS-C, full-frame and medium format cameras. This is a big topic and as someone who has been asked by many people over the years for camera recommendations, I wanted to throw my own $0.02 out...

How to capture wildlife photographs in a challenging rainforest environment

 
 

22-year-old British wildlife photographer and filmmaker Sam Rowley is the latest guest on NatureTTL's new YouTube channel. Sam's new video is focused on how to capture great wildlife images in a rainforest.

Shooting in a rainforest presents unique challenges, including dangerous animals, unpredictable and harsh...

Counterpoint: Give Adobe’s Lightroom Classic CC changes a chance, because it’s way faster

 
 
 
 

There is quite a bit of confusion and anger regarding Adobe’s updates to Lightroom today, and I did my best to cover those in an editorial you can read here. The point of that editorial was to put into words the range of negative emotions that many photographers...

It’s time to stop living under the illusion Adobe cares what you think

 
 
 
 

Since almost its inception, Lightroom has been the choice for just about any photographer to organize, batch edit and export images. Folks from amateurs to professionals use the program, and there are thousands of plugins made by the community of fans available...

What are the best new features in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018?

 
 

As you have likely seen here on Imaging Resource, Adobe made numerous big announcements today regarding its photography software. The company announced Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop CC 2018

Over at the Photoshop Training Channel, Jesús Ramirez has made a new video covering what's new in Adobe...

Zeiss introduces Milvus 25mm f/1.4 lens for Canon and Nikon

 
 

High-end optical company Zeiss has announced the eleventh lens in their Milvus family of SLR lenses. The new Zeiss Milvus 1.4/25 is also the fourth Milvus lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4 and is going to be available for Canon and Nikon lens mounts.

Christophe Casenave, Product Manager at Zeiss, says of the...

Lightroom Classic CC: Adobe improves, rebrands, then plans to kill the app you used to love

 
 

In addition to the all-new Lightroom CC, Adobe has announced a rebranding and update for the classic Adobe Lightroom software, which is now fittingly called Adobe Lightroom Classic CC. Let's take a look at what's new in the updated "Classic" Lightroom experience.

While a lot of attention has unsurprisingly been...

Confused about Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC? Learn about the differences here

 
 

Adobe has announced Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC and it can be a bit confusing to fully understand how the Lightroom experience changes and what Lightroom CC offers compared to Lightroom Classic CC, so let's break it down.

If you haven't yet read about Lightroom CC, the gist of it is that the software is...

Adobe Photoshop CC: 360° image editing, brush improvements, interactive tutorials & more

 
 

In a Lightroom-centric announcement at Adobe MAX 2017, Photoshop has also been updated to Photoshop CC. The new software includes numerous improvements to functionality and performance.

Speaking of Lightroom, Photoshop CC now includes access to Lightroom photos from the initial startup screen, which should prove...

Adobe announces Lightroom CC: A streamlined cloud-based experience across desktop, web & mobile

 
 

A big change is coming to Adobe Lightroom. Adobe has announced three major new products: Adobe Lightroom CC, Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Photoshop CC. To learn about Lightroom Classic CC, click here. For more on Adobe Photoshop CC, click here. This article is all about the new Lightroom CC product and...