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Canon 24mm f/2.8 STM lens review: Crop-sensor Canon shooters finally get their fantastic, affordable pancake lens

 
 

One of Canon's many Photokina announcements was the introduction of a super compact, super lightweight and super affordable wide-angle pancake prime lens for APS-C shooters -- the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM. A couple years...

Meet the photographer Ansel Adams called ‘The Antichrist’

 
Mad Hatter, self portrait of Mortensen

Ansel Adams was a communicator who made no attempt to hide what was on his mind. But one photographer in particular drew out the worst in Adams, with him going so far as to refer...

Leica acknowledges M-series sensor corrosion issues, will replace affected sensors


 
 

 

Leica has officially announced and made clear that there is a sensor corrosion issue that is affecting a number of users of its M-series digital rangefinder lineup. The issue appears as small, white spots on the sensor and is caused by the glass above the CCD sensor of the Leica M9, M9-P, M Monochrom and...

Photographer captures misty mountaintop proposal, finds the mystery couple with the help of Reddit


 
 

The saying goes, ‘the best camera is the one you have with you.’ In the case of photographer Paul Wolfe, this played out to perfection on Thanksgiving Day when he was hiking along the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon.

As he was trekking away, he came across a mountaintop proposal, which he quickly snapped...

Westcott’s Omega Reflector offers 10-in-1 design with a removable panel for shooting through

 
 

 

Wescott has unveiled its 10-in–1 Omega Reflector, a piece of lighting gear with a little trick up its sleeve. Designed with a removable panel in the middle, the Omega Reflector can act as a ring-light of sorts, letting you shoot straight through it, rather than around the perimeter.

The 10-in–1 offering is...

Camera Deals of the Day: Sony A77 $549; Nikon D610 $1,597; Sony A6000 2-Lens Kit $746; Panasonic GX7 $498 and more!

 
 

While the big Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping "events" might be over, don't for a moment think that all the great camera deals for this holiday season are over. Oh no, there's still plenty of hot, new and deep-discount deals available on all sorts of camera and photography gear. On today's list, we've found...

Meet Kenji Yamaguchi, the man who makes custom gear for National Geographic photographers

 
 

Photography work for National Geographic is as demanding as it comes. Oftentimes required to shoot in tough environments in rough conditions, both the photographer and his equipment need to be on the top of their game to get the job done.

To ensure the equipment side of the equation is good to go, Kenji Yamaguchi...

Olympus MC-14 Teleconverter Review: First Micro Four Thirds 1.4x extender is a small, essential accessory for telephoto users

 
 

Announced back in September 2014 for Photokina alongside the Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 Zuiko Pro, the tiny and robust Olympus MC-14 1.4x teleconverter offers Micro Four Thirds users not only the first focal length extender for the Micro Four Thirds system, but also one that maintains the rugged, splashproof build of...

Steve McCurry on photography being more about the journey than the destination

Throughout his career, American photojournalist Steve McCurry has been taken to a number of incredible destinations. But, as he shares in this three minute video, more often it’s the journey, not the destination that leads him to his best work.

Shared by Phaidon Press, the video uses footage from McCurry’s many journeys alongside his own...

Pie charts show dramatic color changes in European photography from country to country

 
 

Programmer and photographer Jack Mahoney and his friend Eric Hartsuyker, decided to make use of data from EyeEm (a photo sharing site popular in Europe) to see how the colors in photographs change across Europe. With the help of some clever programming and queries to the photo-sharing platform, the two dug up HSL...

CollageMo makes getting your photographs on your wall easier than ever

 
 

 

Getting your artwork from your computer onto your wall can sometimes be a job in and of itself. CollageMo is looking to change that though, with a new service that allows you to easily create custom aluminum prints and collages for your wall, all from the convenience of your iOS device.

Created by Lamplighter...

FastRawViewer update refines interface, pairs better with Adobe apps


 
 

If raw shooting is par for the course in your workflow, you're typically faced with a choice: See lower-quality JPEG previews of your images when browsing, or wait what seems like an eternity to switch between real-time rendered raw previews. There's one app that provides the best of both worlds, though --...

Firmware Friday: It’s all about the video as Blackmagic, Digital Bolex cameras get updates


 
 

After a truly monumental Firmware Friday last week, things have calmed down a little here at the Imaging Resource newsdesk. This week, we're aware of only five firmware updates, all for cameras aimed first and foremost at the video crowd.

Australia's Blackmagic Design makes frequent appearances in our...

Panasonic GM5 Shooter’s Report: The mini Micro Four Thirds camera gets minor but important upgrades & features

For those of you enticed by the ultra-compact Panasonic GM1 Micro Four Thirds camera, but put off by missing features like a built-in EVF or 1080/60p video recording, you're now in luck. Indeed, the Panasonic GM5 has come along and taken the best of the GM1 -- practically-pocketable size, high performance, and excellent image quality -- and added many of the features we...

Mirror, mirror on the cam: Am I ‘kawaii’? Yes, I am!


 
 

We've seen some curious cameras over the years, but the latest offering from Casio -- whose cameras are no longer officially sold in the US market -- really takes the cake. The Casio EX-MR1, sold under the tagline "Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam", is a camera designed solely for selfie fans, with a bizarre...

DxO Optics Pro 10.1 update supports iPhone 6, Canon 7D II, GoPro Hero4 Black and more


 
 

A month after it completely overhauled its flagship Optics Pro image processing application, not to mention its other imaging apps for Mac and Windows, French software company DxO Labs is back with another update. This time around, support is added for four dedicated cameras and two smartphones, and there...

Fujifilm X100T laboratory First Shots posted: How do you top the X100S?

The hugely popular Fujifilm X100S from early 2013 was upgraded this year in the form of the highly anticipated follow-up Fujifilm X100T, and we've now uploaded our initial lab test series First Shots.

Nothing on the X100T has changed in the way of the general basics in the imaging pipeline, from the bright 35mm eq. f/2.0 lens, the same...

Samsung 16-50mm f/2-2.8 lens review: Professional, uniquely fast wide-angle zoom shows promise but with a few concerns

 
 

With the powerful, beefy, professional-level Samsung NX1 now hitting store shelves -- and perhaps already a few lucky customers' camera bags -- Samsung needed an equally beefy, professional-level lens to pair nicely with their new camera. Luckily, they announced one back at CES 2014 earlier this year. The Samsung...

Out of your pocket, into the sea: 60-meter underwater housing arrives for Sony RX100 III


 
 

It's official: the Sony RX100 III is a great little pocket camera, and a magnificent followup to the earlier RX100 and RX100 II. One thing it's not, though, is an underwater camera -- or at least it wasn't until very recently. That's all changed with the release of Fantasea Line's latest product.

The...

Sony A7 II First Shots: How does this full-frame beauty stack up against its much-loved predecessor?

 
 

A fortnight ago, Sony got everyone talking with the launch of the full-frame Sony A7 II, an update to one of last year's most exciting cameras. The big change in the A7 Mark II is its five-axis image stabilization system, a world's first for a full-frame, interchangeable-lens camera. It also sports quite a few...

Robots for your Photos takes the hassle out of sharing photos online


 
 

Making a really great photo is only one part in the life of a photographer. Just as important is to place your photo in front of an audience to get some feedback -- and for many of us, that means placing it online.

And chances are, you don't just upload each image in one place: You probably share them on a...

Ricoh UK offers interest-free financing on Pentax 645Z DSLR, medium-format lenses


 
 

If you read our Pentax 645Z review, published a couple of months ago, you already know that Ricoh's mighty medium-format DSLR is one seriously impressive camera. It's also very affordable by medium-format camera standards -- but medium-format gear is notoriously pricey, so that's a relative thing.

You've...