Breaking News RSS

This month’s prizes:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Nikon P610, L840, AW130: We post a trio of test lab First Shots

 
 

Our test lab has been working overtime this week to bring you First Shots for three popular new offerings from Nikon: the P610, L840 and AW130, and they're now available on their respective samples pages as well as...

Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens Review: A versatile kit zoom with great range and VR

 
 

The Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens comes as a replacement to Nikon's former higher-end kit lens, the 18-135mm. This newer model adds not only a little extra versatility with longer zoom range, but also Vibration Reduction, which is a great feature considering the not-so-bright f/3.5-5.6 variable aperture. 

...

DigitalRev takes a 0.3MP smartwatch for a spin on the latest ‘Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera’

 
 

Another installment of DigitalRev TV’s ‘Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera’ has been released. This time, F8 Photography founder Gary Tyson takes for a spin the VTech Kidizoom, a smartwatch that has a whopping 0.3 megapixel camera, 128MB of storage and two hours of battery life.

After trading his Leica for the...

Leica issues product advisory due to DNG flaw that can wipe out Apple Photos libraries

 
 

Leica has discovered a major flaw in regards to the RAW DNG files from its new Monochrom (Typ 246) camera. According to a product advisory posted on Red Dot Forum, the camera’s DNG files have been causing issues with Apple’s Photos app, potentially corrupting users entire photo library.

Specifically, the product...

Snap Me Up alarm app won’t stop ringing until you snap a selfie

 
 

If you have a hard time getting up in the morning, a new Android app called Snap Me Up might be just the solution for you.

Rather than using a button or a shake to wake you up in the morning, Snap Me Up makes you take a photo of yourself before your alarm is dismissed. Each snap from your morning awakening will...

MIT researchers develop algorithm to remove reflections from photos shot through glass

 
 

When taking photographs through glass, there’s almost always the problem of reflections. Of course, you could avoid shooting through glass in the first place, but that’s not always possible.

MIT researchers are looking to rid the world of unwanted reflections though, with a new algorithm that’s capable of...

Shutterdial: a search engine that helps you find for images based on camera setting

 
 

Flickr’s latest update dramatically improved its search function by better providing intelligent, contextualized search results. But as rich as its search capabilities may now be, it still doesn’t allow you to search for photos based on camera settings.

Enter Shutterdial, a search platform that does just this....

Nikon J5 and S9900: We post test lab First Shots

 
 

We just posted a duo of Nikon First Shots fresh from our test lab. The first is from the J5, Nikon's latest 1-series camera and one that features a newly designed and higher resolution sensor than its predecessor of 2014, the J4. Anyone interested in discovering more about the latest image quality refinements from...

Lily, a waterproof drone that will follow you on your craziest adventures

 
 

There are a number of drones capable of keeping up with a movable subject automatically. However, none are quite as simple -- or adorable -- as Lily, a waterproof drone designed to follow a moving subject with ease.

Inside, Lily packs an impressive 1080p HD camera capable of...

Tenba unveils Packlite Travel Bag lineup, ‘the world’s first packable, self-stowing camera bag’

 
 

Tenba has announced its new lineup of Packlite Travel Bags, deeming them ‘the world’s first packable, self-stowing camera bag.’

As the name suggests, Packlite Travel Bags are small camera bags that can be folded up and stored inside other bags until called upon. When needed, Packlite bags can then be taken out...

Olympus unveils limited-edition ‘titanium-tinted’ OM-D E-M5 II

 
 

In addition to announcements regarding its lens lineup, Olympus has unveiled a limited edition, ‘titanium-tinted’ OM-D E-M5 II model.

Only 7000 of these cameras are set to be made. Internally, there are no differences between this limited edition model and your standard OM-D E-M5 II. However, on the outside,...

Olympus share price & availability of 7-14 f/2.8, 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye lenses; new firmware for E-M1, E-M5 II

The Olympus family of 'PRO' lenses welcomes two new members with the availability announcement for the much-anticipated Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 M.ZUIKO PRO as well as the formerly "in-development" 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens.

 
The Olympus M.Zuiko PRO Family

Following in the footsteps of the first two, very highly...

Groundhog Day in Maine! We post Nikon P900 initial gallery images and first impressions

 
 

The Nikon P900 features an impressive 83.3x optical zoom, ranging from a 24mm f/2.8 equivalent focal length all the way to 2000mm f/6.5. To get a focal range like this in a reasonably sized camera, the image sensor has to be small, so the P900 has a 16mp backside-illuminated 1/2.3” CMOS sensor.

The first time I...

PixBuf helps you schedule when your photos get published on Flickr, 500px and more

 
 

If you’re a constant user of social media, be it for personal or business reasons, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Buffer, a service designed to efficiently schedule and plan out content on a multitude of social networks.

Buffer is a wonderful resource, but the problem is it’s meant mostly for links and...

Panasonic CM1 Gallery Images: The smartphone camera gets serious

 
 

Smartphones with cameras are a dime a dozen nowadays (to be honest, you might be hard-pressed to find a smartphone without a camera nowadays), but with their rather tiny imaging sensors, the quality of photos captured with these devices often falls short compared to dedicated cameras, which more often than not...

Canon issues product advisory for Rebel T6i/T6s sensor problem

 
 

Canon USA has issued a product advisory regarding a sensor issue with a number of Rebel T6i/T6s (750D/760D) cameras.

Last week, we shared a detail report on the aforementioned sensor problem, which left tiny white specks embedded within Rebel T6i/T6s (750D/760D) sensors. Canon has officially acknowledged the...

Canon reveals newest 50mm f/1.8 STM ‘Nifty Fifty’ with metal mounting plate, silent stepping motor

 
 

Canon has officially unveiled the 50mm f/1.8 STM, the next generation of its ‘Nifty Fifty’ lens, a position previously held by the popular 50mm f/1.8 II.

The updated lens keeps roughly the same price point, coming in at $129.99 when it goes on sale later this month. Despite the same price point, the lens brings...

How to quickly stack focus with Photoshop

 
 

One of the most common techniques used in creating macro images is focus stacking. What is focus stacking? It’s the process of combining multiple images with slightly different focus points to keep the subject tack sharp while the background keeps the smooth bokeh often associated with macro photography.

There...

Nauticam unveils underwater housing for Atomos Shogun 4K recorder/monitor

 
 

Underwater housing manufacturer Nauticam has announced a new enclosure for Atomos Shogun’s 10-bit, 4K recorder/monitor.

Released back in November of 2014, and touted as one of the go-to methods for capturing 4K streams from cameras such as Sony’s A7S and Panasonic’s GH4, the Atomos Shogun can now take its talents...

Canon patent reveals potential update for its EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens

 
 

A patent, published on April 20th, reveals Canon may be looking to update its EF-S 15–85mm f/3.5–5.6 IS lens.

Originally filed back in October of 2010, the patent lays out the basic optical formula for a replacement to Canon’s versatile zoom lens for APS-C sensors.

The design of the overall lens doesn’t appear...

Macphun’s Snapselect free for a week in the Mac App Store

 
 

It might not be Lightroom 6 or Photoshop CC, but Macphun’s Snapselect is free on the Mac App Store for a week. Usually $24.99, Snapselect strives to rid the pain of culling through photos from a shoot by using image recognition technology to group together similar or duplicate images together.

Once grouped...