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Think Tank Shape Shifter V2.0 Backpack Review: Flexible design makes for an excellent travel pack

 
 

Photo backpacks are typically quite rigid in their design, often to provide extra protection for your equipment. However, Think Tank's new Shape Shifter V2.0 series of backpacks contracts and expands with your gear,...

A medium format camera for pros and mere mortals alike? Hands On with the Fuji GFX!

 
 

Who needs full-frame? That's certainly the attitude from the folks over at Fujifilm as they unveiled their brand new medium format mirrorless system camera, the Fuji GFX. The X-T2 and X-Pro2 serve as the dual...

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Hands-on First Impressions: A quick look at Olympus’ beefed-up flagship OM-D

 
 

Yes, Micro Four Thirds fans, the flagship OM-D camera finally gets a follow-up model. Breaking onto the scene and putting DSLRs on notice back in 2013, the Olympus E-M1 made a big splash, and by a look at the specs,...

Olympus News: Flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1 II camera launched at Photokina 2016!

 
 

The announcements continue at Photokina as Olympus kicks off its press conference. What does the company have to reveal today? The IR team is live at the show, and we'll summarize the announcements below. In the meantime, you can see all of the new products for yourself in the live stream video courtesy of Olympus:...

Fuji announces Medium-format Fuji GFX mirrorless camera system and lens roadmap

Earlier today we brought you the Fuji press conference from Photokina in Cologne, Germany, and now the news that they're bringing a medium format system to us in 2017 in the form of the GFX. Read below for the updates as they happened in real time, and stay tuned for much more to come!

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We're live yet again at the fourth major press conference of the day, this...

Sharing your adventures: Nikon unveils trio of KeyMission action cameras at Photokina

 
 

Nikon has today announced three KeyMission cameras, including the KeyMission 360 that it briefly teased during CES in January. The trio of action cameras are differentiated not only by their features, but by their lenses and imaging sensors.

The KeyMission 360 is the flagship KeyMission camera, offering a full...

Sony News: Live from Photokina 2016, the Sony A99 II is the new flagship Translucent Mirror camera!

 
 

With the biennial Photokina trade show getting underway tomorrow, the announcements are pouring in thick and fast. We're reporting live from the show as usual, and Senior Editor William Brawley is front and a little off-center at Sony's press conference, ready for whatever new products the company has to offer...

The Panasonic GH5 is coming soon, featuring *6K* Photo, 4K 60p video; 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording

 
 

In addition to the new G85, LX10 and FZ2500 cameras announced today at Photokina, Panasonic teased the next version of their esteemed photo-video flagship camera, the GH5. While only a few key details were revealed, the forthcoming GH5 promises a lot of impressive photo and video technology.

Sporting a brand new...

Panasonic G85, FZ2500 and LX10 unveiled: A trio of hot new cameras arrive just in time for Photokina


 
 

It's finally here, ladies and gents: The biennial Photokina tradeshow in Cologne, Germany kicks off tomorrow, explaining the raft of announcements around these parts of late. And now Panasonic has joined in the festivities, launching three hot new cameras that will take its Lumix camera line into the next...

Photokina 2016 Monday Madness: We’ll be there! Check in with us early and often

 
 

The Photokina trade show in Cologne, Germany is just around the corner, and we don't want our readers to miss a thing! The show itself starts Tuesday, but Monday is press day, and we expect to see some significant announcements. Photokina comes around only every other year, so companies often hold back at least a...

Firmware Friday: New features for Canon 1DX II, Leica S and S-E; better performance for Techart M-E adapter


 
 

Another week has flown by, and it's that time once more: Firmware Friday is here! This week, we have news of updates for three cameras, and in all three cases it's not just bug fixes -- there are new features on offer here too! And for good measure, we also have news of an update for Techart's Leica M to Sony...

And then there were four: Zeiss expands full-frame Loxia lens line for Sony E-mount with 85mm f/2.4


 
 

Two years ago, famed lens maker Zeiss launched its new Loxia lens line for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras with a pair of bright prime lenses, a 35mm f/2 and a 50mm f/2 respectively. A year later, it added a little something to the wide end of the range with a third Loxia optic, the 21mm f/2.8, and now the...

Fuji X-T2 Field Test Part I: Taking the new flagship Fuji into the eye of the storm

 
 

Every photographer is different, and that's likely the one thing we can all agree on. We all have a different matrix of subject matter we like to shoot, different needs in camera gear and lenses, and we all have a different aesthetic eye that we were born with or have cultivated over time. The Fujifilm X-T2 has...

Nikon D3400 First Shots: Putting the compact, entry-level DSLR through its paces in the lab

 
 

Unveiled about a month ago and just now appearing on store shelves, the new Nikon D3400 serves as the Japanese camera maker's latest entry-level DSLR. We recently got our hands on this new piece of kit, and given the impressive image quality of its predecessor, we were anxious to get this new model into the lab to...

Lit by the stars: Canon ME-20F-SH shoots Milky Way and meteor shower video at ISO 400,000

 
 

Uncage the Soul Productions recently took the specialized Canon ME20F-SH video camera out under the stars to capture footage at ISO 400,000. The camera was paired with a Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens and follows a group of high school students from an astronomy camp as they observed this year’s Perseids meteor...

No longer just entry-level: Enthusiast-friendly Canon EOS M5 mirrorless boasts much better performance


 
 

If you've been waiting patiently in the hopes of a higher-end offering for Canon's EOS M-series lineup of mirrorless cameras, your wait is over: The company has just taken the wraps off the Canon EOS M5, and unlike its entry-level predecessors, the new model looks to offer much better performance in an...

Canon launches updated 70-300mm f/4-5.6 II lens with Nano USM and an interesting new LCD info display

 
 

11 years ago, Canon launched its EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM zoom lens. It's had a good run, but today its successor is here in the form of the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM zoom. There's quite a bit of new tech in the followup, including an interesting new built-in LCD panel on which to preview some...

Venus Optics rewrites the record books with 15mm f/2 for Sony E-mount, 7.5mm f/2 for Micro Four Thirds


 
 

Do you like to shoot wide? Really wide, and yet with minimal distortion? If so, Chinese lens manufacturer Anhui ChangGeng Optical Technology -- better known by the name Venus Optics -- has a couple of new products that will likely pique your interest. The company, which is building something of a reputation...

Panasonic GX85 Field Test Part II: Exploring C-AF performance, 4K photo, Focus Bracketing and more!

 
 

The Panasonic GX85 is the third most popular camera on our site as of this morning, as seen on the homepage in our "Most Popular Cameras" section to the right. That listing is populated by you, the readers, and it places this latest mirrorless offering in esteemed company indeed!

Our reviewer extraordinaire Eamon...

Fujifilm apologizes for delays in filling Fuji X-T2 preorders, pledges to ramp up production


 
 

If you're eagerly waiting to get your hands on the Fuji X-T2, the Japanese camera maker would like to offer you an apology. According to a statement published late last week on its Japanese-language website, Fujifilm has found itself facing greater demand for the X-T2 than was expected, and that's left it...

As Apple’s iOS 10 lands, Adobe adds DNG raw capture support to Lightroom for iPhone and iPad


 
 

If you're shooting with a recent Apple iPhone or iPad and want to maximize the versatility of your rear-facing iSight camera, we've good news for you. Alongside the launch of Apple's iOS 10 update, Adobe has simultaneously released an update to its Lightroom for Mobile apps supporting both iPhone and iPad...

Tokina announces 20mm f/2 for full-frame Sony E-mount; preps 35mm, 50mm, 85mm T1.5 cinema primes


 
 

Continuing the incredible deluge of lens news of late, Japan's Kenko Tokina has unveiled a new lens line for mirrorless camera optics, and populated it with its first offering for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. And the company has also announced several new optics aimed at the fast-growing cinema lens...

Samyang announces premium lens lineup, gets the ball rolling with 14mm f/2.4 and 85mm f/1.2 primes


 
 

2016 is turning out to be a huge year for South Korean optics manufacturer Samyang. The company has already launched nine lenses this year with, between their different mounts, a total of close to 50 different variants. Now it has launched a new premium lens line, and populated it with two new prime lenses,...