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Where are you, E-M5 Mark III?

 
 

It was love at first sight. My parents gave me an Olympus 35mm Pen in high school, and I just couldn't believe that a roll of 35mm film could even fit in there. I carried that little guy with me everywhere I went....

Canon EOS RP First Shots: Canon’s new entry-level full-frame camera arrives for testing


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Earlier this week, Canon debuted their second full-frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS RP. Borrowing the 26MP sensor from the 6D Mark II (albeit with some...

Lack of practice is a problem in landscape photography. What can you do about it?

 
 

As Adam Karnacz states in his video below, there is a lot that goes into making a good landscape image. There is planning, preparation and early rises. The challenge of landscape photography is certainly part of the appeal, as is being able to go out into nature and (hopefully) return home with a beautiful...

Blake Rudis takes a closer look at the new Enhance Detail feature in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom

 
 

Last week, Adobe announced an update to Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. This update introduced numerous features, but the one garnering the most attention is the new Enhance Details tool. Enhance Details is a new demosaicing process driven by Adobe Sensei. By leveraging machine learning and artificial...

Retouching portraits in ON1 Photo RAW 2019

 
 

ON1, makers of ON1 Photo RAW 2019, have many great educational videos on their YouTube channel and the most recent pair of videos are perfect for beginning portrait photographers.

The first video below is aimed at someone who is totally new to ON1 Photo RAW 2019 and it goes through the portrait editing process...

Where are you, E-M5 Mark III?

 
 

It was love at first sight. My parents gave me an Olympus 35mm Pen in high school, and I just couldn't believe that a roll of 35mm film could even fit in there. I carried that little guy with me everywhere I went. But it wasn't until I joined the ranks of Imaging Resource in 2012 that I met the newer digital...

Mondo Firmware Friday: Canon, Fujifilm, Leica, Nikon, Olympus and Sony update 14 cameras and 1 lens


 
 

Our Firmware Friday roundup this week is a doozie, with well over a dozen updates for cameras and lenses from a wide range of brands, including Canon, Fuji, Leica, Nikon, Olympus and Sony. We've a lot to discuss in what we've dubbed Mondo Firmware Friday, so let's get right down to it!

Canon EOS R and RF...

Canon EOS RP First Shots: Canon’s new entry-level full-frame camera arrives for testing


Click here to see our Canon EOS RP First Shots

 
 

Earlier this week, Canon debuted their second full-frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS RP. Borrowing the 26MP sensor from the 6D Mark II (albeit with some tweaks) and pairing it with their latest DIGIC 8 image processor, the new EOS RP sits at the entry-level...

How to capture long exposure photographs without the use of a filter

 
 

For photographers interested in long exposure photography, neutral density filters are a very useful accessory. However, as photographer Attilio Ruffo shows in his latest video, they are not always necessary. Photography is an expensive hobby as it is, so it makes sense to not buy new accessories and equipment...

Fuji X-T30 Sample Images: Real-world photos, plus First Shots in case you missed it (Updated)


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Gallery ImagesFirst Shots

Update, 02/18/2019: After publishing, Fujifilm informed us that both the X-T30 body and the XF 16mm f/2.8 were, in fact, pre-production units. Gallery Images and First Shots have both been re-labeled as "Beta." As such, please note that these sample images are not indicative of final image...

Fujifilm introduces compact, lightweight and affordable XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR lens

 
 

Joining the existing suite of compact and affordable prime XF 23mm f/2 R WR, XF 36mm f/2 R WR and XF 50mm f/2 R WR lenses, Fuji has just announced a new wide-angle prime, the Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR. The light and compact lens is made using metal components and includes weather sealing in nine different...

A lightweight camera with heavyweight features: Fuji announces X-T30 mirrorless camera

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Like the Fuji X-T10 and X-T20 before it, the newly-announced Fujifilm X-T30 camera blends high-end performance with a compact and lightweight form factor. The X-T30 shares many features and specifications from the highly-acclaimed Fujifilm X-T3 (our 2018 Camera of...

Juicy technical tidbits on the Canon EOS RP - IR Interview/Q&A


 
 

We had a chance to sit down with some high-level Canon engineering execs at the recent launch event for the EOS RP, to answer our usual round of technical questions about the product. I was particularly interested to see this model, after having learned that an entry-level EOS-R would be the next model to be...

Full-frame for everyone? Canon EOS RP debuts entry-level full-frame mirrorless with impressive low price


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While a lot of folks get caught in the hype for the latest high-end flagship camera, most of those types of camera are big, feature-packed and complex to operate, not to mention often extremely expensive for the majority of photographers out there. Canon's...

Nikon Z-mount options grow with debut of high-end 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom, new ARNEO lens coating

 
 

Good news, Nikon Z-mount shooters: The native lens options for your Z6 or Z7 camera just grew with the announcement of another optic which will be shipping this spring. The Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S has been on the roadmap since the Z-series cameras first launched in 2018, but it's only now that we're getting to...

Canon shows commitment to RF mount, announces 6 more lenses coming in 2019

 
 

Canon is continuing to place the emphasis of their brand into their optics over all else with the announcement of six additional RF series lenses to come in 2019. All the lenses under development and in the 2019 timetable for release are built around Canon's new mirrorless RF mount, which features a large 54mm...

How to Photography Everything: Posing techniques with Tamara Lackey

 
 

We share a lot of videos about portrait techniques, particularly with respect to lighting portraits. However, light is only piece of the puzzle. One of the more challenging aspects of portrait photography is actually how to pose your subject. In the latest episode of How to Photography Everything, photographer and...

OnSet with Daniel Norton: How to bounce your light for the best portrait results

 
 

You can dramatically change the look of your portrait by simply changing the distance and angle of bounced light. Much like it's important to learn how to set up your light (or lights) for portrait photography, it is perhaps equally important to understand how to bounce your existing lights.

In the video below,...

Olympus announces its highest zoom ratio lens, the M.Zuiko 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 super telephoto zoom

 
 

One of the biggest advantages of a Micro Four Thirds camera system is that manufacturers can create lenses which offer extensive zooming capabilities while remaining compact. Olympus' newest super telephoto zoom lens, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3, is a perfect example of this. Offering a 35mm...

The top 3 post-processing mistakes for beginner photographers to avoid

 
 

Photographer Ming Cai has learned a lot over the years, including coming to recognize various post-processing mistakes he made when he was first starting out. Every photographer was at one point a beginner and for every beginner, there will be some form of a learning curve, both for capturing images and for editing...

Adobe’s new AI-powered Enhance Details feature promises up to 30% more resolution for raw images

 
 

Adobe has announced an update to the entire Adobe photography ecosystem, including Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom CC. The primary focus of the update is the new Sensei-powered Enhance Details feature, which utilizes a brand-new approach to demosaicing raw images. Demosaicing is an important...

Let’s all take a close look at the focusing capability of the Sony A6400

 
 

Sony a6400 Field Test 1Overview

Several weeks ago, Sony hosted a media event for their new A6400 digital camera and firmware updates to the A9. There was quite a lot to unpack about the two cameras, and we did our best to explain the overarching technology in a piece published last week. This week, we want to...