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Fujifilm X100T Shooter’s Report Part II: Exploring performance, image quality and WiFi functionality

 
 

In part II of his Fuji X100T Shooter's Report, reviewer Eamon Hickey dives deeper into the functionality and performance of this classic street shooter, with a closer look at both still and continuous autofocus...

Nikon releases repair instructions for users affected by D750 flare issues

 
 

Nikon has been extremely diligent on addressing and informing consumers about the flare issue affecting a handful of D750 cameras. Today, they make good on previous promises, officially releasing detailed instructions for D750 users who are looking to correct the issue.

In the statement, Nikon instructs D750...

Affordable Panasonic GF7 launches with GX7 image pipeline, selfie-friendly body design


 
 

Looking for an affordable Micro Four Thirds camera that can give you the image quality of higher-end Panasonic mirrorless models, yet cater to your selfie-loving side at the same time? If so, the just-launched Panasonic GF7 will be worth a look. With a consumer-friendly body, the Panasonic GF7 shares much...

Canon 7D Mark II Shooter’s Report Part I: Comfortable handling, robust controls and great image quality

 
 

At long last, our in-depth, real-world review of the updated Canon 7D Mark II is underway. Indeed, landscape and wildlife photographer Jeremy Gray has been battling the cold, Maine winter to bring us the first part of his Canon 7D Mark II Shooter's Report. A long-time Nikon DSLR shooter, the Canon 7D Mark II is...

Canon 400mm f/4 DO II lens review: Optical redesign offers better quality, DO optics keep weight down

 
 

Back at Photokina, Canon introduced a long-awaited update to one of their unique, green-ringed Diffractive Optics lenses: the 400mm f/4 DO telephoto prime. The original model was released back in 2001, and this updated "Mark II" version not only gets subtle cosmetic updates, but also a notable redesign in its...

Getty photographer shares his account of covering unrest, protests in Ferguson, MO

 
 

One of the most high-profile news stories of 2014 was the shooting and killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Brown. Shrouded in controversy, protests and police presence, the case immediately brought Ferguson, Missouri – a small suburb of St. Louis – to the...

Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2R APD lens review: A serious portrait prime for serious bokeh

 
 

Just when you though the bokeh of the original Fuji 56mm f/1.2 couldn't get any better, Fujifilm introduced a special version of their portrait prime at Photokina 2014, the Fuji 56mm f/1.2R APD. The "APD" stands for apodization, by which a filter is introduced into the optical path that features a smooth, circular...

Canon issues advisory regarding PowerShot battery problems

 
 

Canon has published an advisory for owners of select PowerShot cameras. The detailed announcement addresses an issue with the battery that resulted from a connection problem due to an ineffective terminal.

This problem isn’t life or death for Powershot users, but Canon says it might cause users to experience a...

Our favorite photographers: A conversation with Sony Artisan, Vivienne Gucwa

 
 

Longtime readers know how much I like doing interviews. Most of what we've published in that vein so far has been fairly technical in nature, talking about new technology with camera and lens company engineers and executives. At the bottom of it all, though, I just love talking with people, and understanding a...

Jasmine Star shares 3 tips and tricks for shooting bridal portraits

 
 

Opinions and controversy aside, there’s little doubt Jasmine Star is one of the most talented and experienced wedding photographers on the market. In a video she recently shared on her YouTube channel, she dives into three tips for posing a subject during the bridal portraits – an important series of photos in any...

Camera Deals of the Day: Olympus E-M5 $599; Canon SL1 2-Lens Kit $698; Hasselblad H5D-40 $9,995 and more!

 
 

Time for another camera deals round-up! We've put together a nice batch of deals and rebates today, including instant rebates on Olympus and Nikon mirrorless cameras. There's also deals on a compact Canon DSLR and compact cameras from Panasonic, Sony and Nikon. Plus, for all the pros out there, there's a sizeable...

Fuji X100T Shooter’s Report Part I: A classic street shooter hits the streets of Manhattan

 
 

The Fuji X100 series of cameras has been a popular one with the enthusiast photographer crowd, especially those with old-school sensibilities and a bent towards the days of rangefinders. And while many of us fell in love with the X100S, there were a few design quirks that we were hopeful would be addressed in the...

Olympus unveils third season of its ‘Anywhere Classroom’ educational series

 
 

Olympus has officially unveiled the third installment of its Anywhere Classroom video series. Created for photographers of all skill levels, Anywhere Classroom is focused around inspiring photographers to step up their photo skills through shooting alongside some of Olympus’ Visionaries.

In Season One of Olympus'...

Lightroom Mobile finally comes to Android phones; no optimized tablet support yet

 
 

For the last nine months now, Apple fans have enjoyed exclusive mobile features with Adobe's photographer-centric Lightroom imaging app. Today, that exclusive is no more, as Lightroom Mobile finally arrives for Android devices, allowing users of the world's most popular smart device OS to take their Lightroom...

Department of Energy approves 3,200-megapixel camera to capture detailed images of the Milky Way

 
 

Funding for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Large Synoptic Survey Telescope camera (LSST) has officially been secured. Set to be roughly three tonnes, this car-sized beast will soon be snapping photographs of our universe at a sensor-shattering 3,200-megapixels.

Construction on the LSST is set to start in 2022...

Be My Eyes: lend your eyes to the blind with the help of smartphone cameras

 
 

Be My Eyes might be one of the most incredible uses of camera technology and crowdsourcing we’ve ever come across. Created in partnership with iOS development team Robocat, Be My Eyes is an application that connects blind people with volunteer helpers from around the world. Using video chat, the volunteer can help...

WhiteAlbum iOS app brings the disposable camera into the digital realm

 
 

‘No edits. No retakes.’ That’s the motto of WhiteAlbum, a new photographic app and service for iOS. Based on the age-old disposable camera, WhiteAlbum lets you capture 24 photographs. The only catch is, once you take them, you don’t see them again until all 24 of them are printed and shipped to your doorstep.

The...

Nikon issues statement regarding disappearance of D750s from retailers

 
 

Since it was revealed that a number of Nikon D750s were faced with an unusual flare issue, Nikon has been fairly proactive at being transparent. That was, up until people started taking notice of a ‘silent recall,’ which left many online retailers without any D750s in stock.

Today, Nikon USA addressed this move...

Fuji updates kit lenses for X-A2 with new 16-50mm and 50-230mm zooms

 
 

To pair nicely with the updated Fujifilm X-A2, Fuji's brought along a pair of updated, lightweight zoom lenses. The Fujinon XC 16-50mm II f/3.5-5.6 OIS and XC 50-230mm II f/4.5-6.7 OIS both refresh earlier models and are largely unchanged but with a couple minor improvements.

The XC 16-50mm II f/3.5-5.6 OIS...

Affordable Fuji X-A2 mirrorless camera shoots better selfies, sports an updated kit lens


 
 

Fujifilm's X-series mirrorless camera line has a new entry-level model today, thanks to the debut of the Fuji X-A2. A followup to 2013's X-A1, the new model sports some very worthwhile upgrades.

Key among the changes is a new, more selfie-friendly two-stage LCD articulation mechanism on the rear of the...

Fuji refreshes rugged waterproof and superzoom cameras

 
 

Alongside today's other Fujifilm announcements, which included the updated X-A2, XQ2 and a pair of revised X-mount lenses, Fuji has also refreshed a trio of fixed-lens cameras, including a rugged, waterproof model.

The new Fujifilm XP80 serves as the replacement for the XP70 introduced last year, and gets beefed...