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Fujifilm launches new professional support program in the U.S. for GFX System owners

 
 

Beginning in May, Fujifilm will join numerous other camera manufacturers by offering professional support services. While some camera makers offer professional support services for a variety of cameras, Fujifilm’s...

What is the perfect portrait angle? How subtle shifts in camera position can dramatically change portraits

 
 

Ed Gregory of Photos In Color has gone through rigorous testing to look for the perfect portrait photography angle. Using a controlled environment, Gregory shot portraits of the same model from 16 different...

Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8: Real world portraits from Akiomi Kuroda with the Sony A7R Mark II

 
 

We've yet to see a testing sample of the coveted Carl Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8, but our colleague Akiomi Kuroda in Japan has, and he's now unveiled his first batch of portrait images for Imaging Resource readers....

Premium drones are driving the market, but NPD data shows that the holidays were kind to cheaper drones

 
 

The drone industry is soaring to great heights. A new report from market research company NPD shows that U.S. consumers spent more than twice as much on drones, 117 percent more to be exact, from February 2016 to February 2017 compared to the same time period the prior year.

The first two months of 2017 saw...

Sony A9, FE 100-400mm GM lens announced today in New York!


 
 

Sony hosted a press conference in New York this morning at which the company announced two new imaging-related products: The Sony A9 full-frame mirrorless camera and a new FE 100-400mm GM lens. We've blogged live from the company's press conference, so for all the details click here for our Sony A9 preview,...

LaCie’s new 2big Dock sports up to 20TB via Thunderbolt 3 and three front-facing docks for USB 3.0, CF and SD

 
 

LaCie, a Seagate company, has announced a nifty little desktop do-it-all hard drive, featuring two magnetic disks that can be connected via Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.0 and includes both CF and SD card slots, as well. The new drive called the 2Big Dock is both a hard drive and a docking station that provides ports for...

Fujifilm goes square format with new digital hybrid Instax SQ10 camera

 
 

Fujifilm's Instax line of cameras, film and printers have proven very popular with photographers looking to either shoot film for the first time or relive the nostalgic experience of analog photography. To capitalize on this popularity, Fujifilm has announced the Instax Square SQ10, a square format hybrid instant...

Fuji announces two new GFX lenses: An ultra-wide and a fast portrait prime

 
 

With the release of the Fuji GFX 50S in late February, the Japanese company officially entered the digital medium format mirrorless market. The high-resolution camera has impressed us so far, but the launch lineup of lenses was sparse with only three lenses being available to early adopters. Fujifilm had previously...

Panasonic introduces a new wide-angle zoom lens: the Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH

 
 

Panasonic continues its partnership with Leica in the creation of the new DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm / F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens, offering an equivalent field of view of 16-36mm in 35mm terms. The lens is small and lightweight, tipping the scales at just over 11 ounces, while offering advanced features and all the technology...

Pocket-friendly Panasonic ZS70 long-zoom debuts new selfie-friendly design, in-cam retouching tools


 
 

Some 15 months after the debut of the Lumix ZS60, Panasonic has today taken the wraps off a followup model, in the form of the pocket-friendly Panasonic ZS70 long zoom. If you're familiar with the earlier model then a lot will prove equally recognizable here, as the ZS70 retains its predecessor's 30x optical...

The pursuit of truth in portraiture: An interview with the photographer Platon

 
 

"A portrait to me is about closeness. It's about truth," Platon says in the opening of a new video interview (seen below) from PBS News Hour. The famous portrait photographer Platon has captured portraits of many famous and powerful figures over the course of his career. It can be challenging to capture genuine,...

Nine Chinese photographers sharing fascinating stories and images from the other side of the world

 
 

Photography is hugely popular in China, especially among the younger generation who were born during and after the 1980s economic explosion in the massive Asian nation. The country remains an interesting society with respect to freedom of expression and how photographers share their work and stories. TIME has...

Panasonic GH5 Field Test Part III: Dynamic range, 6K photo and timelapse and the final wrap-up


Click here to read our Panasonic GH5 Field Test Part III

 
 

We are just about finished with all our testing of the GH5, and with my Field Test Part III, I look at some of the additional photo modes available on the new flagship Panasonic camera. In this final field test, I examine the dynamic range performance,...

Cinetics Lynx is the best motion capture/timelapse machine in its class

 
 

There is a lot of competition in the motion capture/ timelapse device space, and nearly anyone can get started with it in some respect with just about any budget. The most challenging thing for many is finding the best quality you can at the desired price point. You can spend an absolute fortune and grab something...

Lensrentals wants to help marketers, releases humorous marketing blurb generator

 
 

Here at Imaging Resource, we see a lot of interesting marketing materials. While we don’t often single out any particular manufacturer for their sometimes imaginative marketing, it can be good to start the week off with some humor. Roger Cicala and Seb Pearce have created a generator for creating random photo...

16 cameras in your pocket: Light L16 camera and its fascinating tech will be reaching consumers soon

 
 

Smartphone photography is incredibly popular in no small part due to the convenience of capturing shots with a camera you can keep in your pocket. This convenience typically comes with a tradeoff – granted, one that seemingly gets smaller every year – in terms of image and optical quality. For many users, a phone’s...

Pentax KP Field Test Part I: Ricoh’s compact, capable, customizable DSLR heads out into the real world


 
 

Earlier this year, Ricoh launched its brand-new Pentax KP DSLR with features including interchangeable grips and a spectacular ISO 819,200-equivalent maximum sensitivity. The KP is Ricoh / Pentax's answer to the rise of the mirrorless camera, the result of a ground-up rethink of how a DSLR should be packaged...

Firmware Friday: Canon 5D IV, Fuji GFX 50S and Nikon A900 receive a raft of bug fixes, but no new features


 
 

Our Firmware Friday roundup for this week arrives with news of updates for three camera models frm Canon, Fujifilm and Nikon. If you're shooting the Canon 5D Mark IV, Fujifilm GFX 50S or Nikon A900, you'll want to take a moment to upgrade your firmware to avoid bugs in earlier firmware versions. None of these...

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art Lens Review: The sharpest lens we’ve ever tested?


Click here to read our Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art Lens Review

 
 

Bring out the champagne and unleash the confetti! The new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art lens is one of the sharpest, if not the sharpest, lens we've tested so far. We're still in the process of gathering real-world photos and notes on what it's like to use this...

Sony overtakes Nikon for the #2 position in the U.S. full-frame interchangeable lens camera market

 
 
 
 

Sony announced today that they have overtaken Nikon at the number two spot in the United States in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera market according to the NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service (based on dollars) in January through February 2017. Sony...

Photographer offers a unique perspective on our fluffy canine friends in new “Under-Dogs” project

 
 

Lithuanian photographer Andrius Burba made a name for himself with his “Under-Cats” project. Some people consider themselves bigger fans of dogs, so Burba and his team have followed up “Under-Cats” with “Under-Dogs.”

Like “Under-Cats,” the canine photo project captures photos of man’s best friend from beneath,...

Panasonic G85 Review: Mirrorless ILC delivers excellent image and video quality in a rugged body


Click here to read our Panasonic G85 Review Conclusion

 
 

Following up on the Panasonic G7, the Panasonic G85 (known as the Panasonic G80 in some markets) combines a 16-megapixel Four Thirds sensor (sans an optical low-pass filter) with updated image processing all inside a weather-resistant, rugged DSLR-style...

NatGeo did not select nor publish that photo on the railroad, a contributor did

 
 

Earlier today, DIY photography published a piece on the supposed uproar of disapproval of an Instagram photo published by National Geographic. Though their heart is in the right place, as taking photographs on railroads is absolutely a bad idea, it's important to know how or why an image like this got posted in the...