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1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Panasonic S1R Review Conclusion: Panasonic impresses with its first full-frame mirrorless camera

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In recent years, it seems many of the camera makers have been going full-steam into the full-frame mirrorless world. Sony jump-started this revolution years...

Olympus E-M1 Mark III Field Test: Just as portable as before, but now even more powerful

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Last month, Olympus finally unveiled the long-awaited successor to the popular E-M1 Mark II. The aptly-named E-M1 Mark III, rather than being a drastically...

How to combat the quarantine blues with photography

 
 

Photography can be a very cathartic pursuit, bringing peace of mind and much needed fresh air as well, especially to those of us with desk jobs. But you all already know that, and you don't need me to tell you the...

Panasonic S1R Review Conclusion: Panasonic impresses with its first full-frame mirrorless camera

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In recent years, it seems many of the camera makers have been going full-steam into the full-frame mirrorless world. Sony jump-started this revolution years ago, forcing many of its rivals to take note and rev-up their design and engineering teams to bring...

Olympus E-M1 Mark III Field Test: Just as portable as before, but now even more powerful

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Last month, Olympus finally unveiled the long-awaited successor to the popular E-M1 Mark II. The aptly-named E-M1 Mark III, rather than being a drastically all-new camera, instead offers a nearly-identical design along with some updates and refinements under the...

How to combat the quarantine blues with photography

 
 

Photography can be a very cathartic pursuit, bringing peace of mind and much needed fresh air as well, especially to those of us with desk jobs. But you all already know that, and you don't need me to tell you the obvious, especially these days. And hopefully, for those of you who are still allowed to go outside...

Photokina 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus, next Photokina to be held in May 2022

 
 

In what's likely not an all-too-unexpected turn of events, the bi-annual Photokina tradeshow set to take place in May in Cologne, Germany has now been cancelled due to health concerns surrounding the growing COVID-19 pandemic.

The popular international trade fair was scheduled to take place between May 27-30, but...

IR Version 2.0 is here and happening! I’m super-excited, as Madavor Media acquires the brand :-)


 
 

 
 

I apologize that it’s been so long since I gave any of our readers any update on IR’s status, but I can finally share some very, very good news today!

Madavor Media has acquired the Imaging Resource brand and website, allowing IR’s uniquely...

Madavor Media Acquires Imaging Resource

 
 

Madavor Media, LLC announced today that it has acquired Imaging Resource, one of the most popular and trusted websites for camera and photography equipment reviews.  The 22-year-old website, which has millions of loyal followers, will continue to operate utilizing its experienced staff and contributors.

The...

How to REALLY weather-seal a camera. We go deep behind the scenes at Olympus R&D headquarters


 
 

Have you ever lost a shot because you were afraid of getting your camera wet? Or perhaps you braved the conditions and got the shot, but lost your camera to the elements in the process? I've experienced the pain of both, so I know just how important good weather sealing can be. It's not just for pros, though,...

Canon 90D Review Conclusion: A higher-res, faster and more capable intermediate-level Canon DSLR

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Are you in the market for a new, not-so-beginner-level camera? What kind of camera? Do you want a DSLR, with a bright optical viewfinder, deep handgrip, and lots of lens options? Or do you put a priority on compactness and portability? Well, with Canon, you have...

Sony A7R IV Review Conclusion: Resolution plus performance make for a truly versatile camera

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A while back we published our Sony A7R IV review conclusion in video form, but we've finally circled back with our standard written Review Conclusion. Suffice it to say, the Sony A7R IV is one heck of a camera! Building upon the already-fantastic A7R III, the...

The Fujifilm X-T4 arrives and looks ready to throw some very solid punches

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The Fujifilm X-T4 has at last arrived, and oh my, we couldn't be happier. The X-T3 checked off so many boxes for enthusiast photographers, had so many cool bells and whistles, and even won our most coveted award: Best Overall Camera of 2018. And yet... there was just one...

Sony announces FE 20mm f/1.8 G, their widest full-frame prime lens thus far

 
 

Sony full frame fans can celebrate today, as you now have an ultra-wide, bright prime for FE-mount cameras. The FE 20mm f/1.8 G becomes the 56th lens in the ever-expanding E-mount line-up, and the widest available angle for full frame prime lenses to date.

FE 20mm f/1.8 G

Perhaps the most notable item from a...

Fujifilm X100V First Shots: Sample images from Fuji’s updated fan-favorite fixed-lens camera

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At last! The refreshed and updated X100F sucessor has arrived. The Fuji X100V -- the fifth generation X100-series model -- has finally hit the scene and gains a number of updates and upgrades, both physical and under-the-hood. LIke the X-T3, X-T30 and X-Pro3, the new...

Nikon Z50 First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s first compact APS-C mirrorless camera

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Nikon's first APS-C-based Z-series mirrorless camera, the Z50, has finally arrived in our lab. Offering an even-more-compact design than their full-frame Z6 and Z7 cameras, the lightweight Z50 is centered around a 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor -- a similar sensor to that...

Nikon releases firmware updates for Z cameras, adds Animal-Detection AF for Z6, Z7 models

 
 

Nikon just released a pair of firmware updates for its Z series of mirrorless cameras, version 3.00 for the full-frame Z7 and Z6 models, and version 1.10 for the crop-sensor Z50, adding some pleasing autofocus improvements across the board.

For the full-frame models, the new Ver. 3.00 firmware update adds a...

CP+ tradeshow in Japan cancelled due to coronavirus concerns

 
 

This year's CP+ tradeshow in Yokohama, Japan has been cancelled by the event's organizers, CIPA, due to safety concerns surrounding the growing coronavirus outbreak. According to the just-released press alert, the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) states that due to the lack of an effective treatment and...

Canon announces development of EOS R5: shoots 8K video, 20fps bursts, features IBIS & dual card slots

 
 

Surprise Canon fans! The EOS R-series is expanding and in a MAJOR way with the development announcement of a forthcoming Canon EOS R5 full-frame camera. Though full details are unavailable at this time, what we do know is that the R5 looks to be an absolute beast of a camera specs-wise, going way beyond what the...

Canon announces Rebel T8i, RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS lens, and new image.canon Cloud Platform

 
 

Alongside the surprise late-night development announcement of the EOS R5, Canon's also unveiled some additional goodies, including the new Rebel T8i DSLR, a new compact and affordable RF zoom lens and an interesting new photo cloud platform for both wireless camera image transfer and image storage.

Canon Rebel...

Olympus E-M1 III Hands-on: First Shots, Gallery Images & more; Plus new 12-45 PRO lens & E-PL10

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Hands-on PreviewFirst ShotsGallery Images

 
 

Four years in the making and the successor to the compact, rugged E-M1 II is here. The aptly-named Olympus E-M1 Mark III brings an altogether familiar styling, build quality and overall shooting experience as the...

Nikon announces new flagship D6 camera plus two new Nikkor lenses for Z-mount

 
 

Nikon has today announced the D6, their new flagship sports camera and successor to the popular D5 from 2016. Along with this news comes word of two new Z-mount Nikkor S lenses, a 20mm f/1.8 prime and a 24-200mm f/4 zoom, which begins to fill out their growing arsenal of high-end Z lenses for Z6 and Z7...

Sad news: Full-frame Foveon-based camera from Sigma no longer close to market

 
 

While more well-known for their lenses (especially their renowned Global Vision series, encompassing Art, Sport and Contemporary models), Sigma Corporation also has a strong history of innovation in the camera space as well. It seems that they've sadly hit a bump in that particular road, though :-/ 

At the...