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Firmware Friday: Leica SL (Typ 601), Panasonic EVA1, Sony AXS-R7 updated


 
 

For the second week in a row, our Firmware Friday roundup is short and sweet, with few new updates arriving and relatively little to discuss over the last seven days. In all, we have news of updates for the...

Panasonic G9 Field Test Part II: Taking a look at the video features of this stills-centric Lumix flagship


Click here to read our Panasonic G9 Field Test Part II

 
 

When one hears "Panasonic mirrorless camera" and "video recording," you probably immediately think of the GH5 or new GH5S, and for good reason -- they are...

Fujifilm announces new X-H1 flagship camera, featuring in-body stabilization & DCI 4K video


Click here to read our Fujifilm X-H1 Preview

 
 

There's a new camera at the top of the Fujifilm X Series totem pole, the X-H1. The brand-new camera may sport some familiar components, such as the 24.3-megapixel...

The new bokeh champs? Olympus cracks the code for beautiful bokeh with its F1.2 Pro prime lens series


 
 

If you're a photographer, chances are you're at least somewhat familiar with the word "bokeh". Originally a Japanese term for how lenses render the out-of-focus parts of an image, it's rapidly turning into the...

Firmware Friday: Leica SL (Typ 601), Panasonic EVA1, Sony AXS-R7 updated


 
 

For the second week in a row, our Firmware Friday roundup is short and sweet, with few new updates arriving and relatively little to discuss over the last seven days. In all, we have news of updates for the Leica SL (Typ 601), Panasonic AU-EVA1 and the Sony AXS-R7 (this last being an accessory for the Sony F5...

Panasonic G9 Field Test Part II: Taking a look at the video features of this stills-centric Lumix flagship


Click here to read our Panasonic G9 Field Test Part II

 
 

When one hears "Panasonic mirrorless camera" and "video recording," you probably immediately think of the GH5 or new GH5S, and for good reason -- they are amazing video cameras. With the recent G9 camera, however, Panasonic focused more on still photography...

Rising from Lexar’s ashes, ProGrade Digital is redefining quality in memory

 
 

In the fall of 2016, I found myself in a warmly lit, large and bright conference room accentuated by a beautiful sunny day streaming in from wide windows in the Silicon Valley office of Micron. Micron, the at-the-time parent company of memory card goliath Lexar, was celebrating the memory card company’s 20 year...

ProGrade Digital’s 512GB CFast card has the fastest write speed we’ve ever tested

 
 

Memory cards aren’t sexy. They’re not the part of a photographer’s kit that makes a photo better, and they don’t get a lot of praise. Honestly, the only times you really hear a photographer talk about a memory card is when they have a failure, or if something gets corrupted. If something goes wrong, you can bet a...

Introducing ProGrade Digital & their line of high-end SD and CFAST memory cards

 
 

A new company based out of San Jose, California and "founded on a mission to provide the highest quality, professional grade memory cards and workflow solutions available," has announced a new line of memory products and accessories designed to fill the needs of professional photographers and videographers....

Fujifilm announces new X-H1 flagship camera, featuring in-body stabilization & DCI 4K video


Click here to read our Fujifilm X-H1 Preview

 
 

There's a new camera at the top of the Fujifilm X Series totem pole, the X-H1. The brand-new camera may sport some familiar components, such as the 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III sensor and X-Processor Pro at the heart of its imaging pipeline, but it features many...

Zeiss expands its full-frame E-mount lens family with a new wide-angle Loxia 25mm f/2.4 prime


Pre-order the Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 here

 
 

For Sony E-mount photographers, Zeiss just announced a new member to their Loxia full-frame, manual-focus prime lens lineup, a 25mm f/2.4 optic. Squeezing in between their ultra-wide 21mm f/2.8 and the classic 35mm f/2 wide-angle lens, the new Loxia 25mm f/2.4 offers a...

The new bokeh champs? Olympus cracks the code for beautiful bokeh with its F1.2 Pro prime lens series


 
 

If you're a photographer, chances are you're at least somewhat familiar with the word "bokeh". Originally a Japanese term for how lenses render the out-of-focus parts of an image, it's rapidly turning into the latest photography buzzword.

Most people have little idea of what bokeh really means, though,...

Tips for photographing waterfalls and how to shoot with a wide versus long lens for landscapes

 
 

Waterfalls are a very popular subject for photographers and with great reason, they're dynamic and every waterfall is different. With different lighting conditions and depending on recent weather, even the same waterfall can vary dramatically over time. Photographer Adam Gibbs recently headed to Englishman River...

Sony announces potential focusing issue with new 24-105mm f/4 G OSS lens, promises fix

 
 

While most users and critics have generally been impressed with the new Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS zoom lens, Sony has announced that some samples of the lens are affected with a focusing issue.

"In certain shooting conditions an out of focus issue may occur with some 24-105mm f/4 full-frame E-mount G (SEL24105G)...

From flat to fab: Editing natural light fashion photos in Adobe Lightroom Classic

 
 

By getting comfortable using natural light, you can ensure that you can capture great portraits no matter your budget for artificial light. No matter your light source, it's a great idea to process and retouch your portraits.

In the video below, Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid goes through his retouching process in...

Adobe releases Lightroom Classic 7.2 with improved performance

 
 

Adobe has released Lightroom Classic 7.2. The new update promises improved performance. Let's take a quick look at what you can expect from LR Classic 7.2.

Users have reported that Lightroom has typically slowed down after prolonged usage, an issue which Adobe says they have now addressed. Further, for users with...

In-camera compositing? Yes! Now available on the new Panasonic GX9

 
 

Compositing images in post-production can be quite a time-consuming endeavor, and if your subject is shot against a textured background it can often be next to impossible to pull off. Panasonic has created a way around this, at least for anyone who only needs 4K resolution, with a new feature called Sequence...

Shrink-ray street-shooter: The Panasonic GX9 is smaller, more affordable, yet promises better IQ


 
 

If you're a Micro Four Thirds fan who loves shooting stealthily, there's good news for you today from Panasonic. The company has just launched the 20.3-megapixel Panasonic GX9, a followup to 2015's popular GX8 that, first and foremost, looks to be focused on reducing size *and* cost. There are nevertheless...

Panasonic ZS200 announced: New travel zoom is the first 1-inch sensor camera with a 15x (360mm eq!) lens

Click here to read our Panasonic ZS200 Hands-On Preview

 
 

When Panasonic launched the ZS100 compact travel zoom camera in March of 2016, we were impressed by the camera's image quality and its impressive 4K video and 4K PHOTO features. However, we were a bit let down by the camera's ergonomics and lens performance....

A technically perfect white balance doesn’t make a perfect landscape photo

 
 

White balance is a very important component of any color photograph. One of the best reasons for shooting RAW, for example, is that you have full control over white balance when processing your images without degrading your file. It's often the case that you want to have a neutral white balance for some types of...

5 things you should avoid doing when shooting portraits

 
 

It's important to know what sort of things you should do when photographing people, but it's perhaps just as important to know things you shouldn't do when capturing portraits. In the video below, Manny Ortiz gives us five things you should avoid when shooting portraiture.

The first thing you should not do is go...

Testing his limits, Ben Horne heads back to Death Valley with his large-format film cameras

 
 

We've seen a number of videos of Ben Horne as he shot in Zion National Park and it's fascinating to see a large format film photographer at work. In his latest video, he is in a very different location, Death Valley. Like Zion, it's a place that Horne has visited before.

Of Death Valley, he says it's a place that...

Review: G-Tech’s G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 is a sleek & versatile high-capacity drive

 
 

There are different types of hard drives for different uses in my workflow. For single or dual drive arrays, I generally keep them under my monitor stand as a “business” or documents repository. I also use them to send footage across the country for various reasons. This is their designation because I don’t need a...

Using a blurred foreground element to create depth in wildlife photography

 
 

If you enjoyed last week's video with Morten Hilmer in which he photographed mountain hares in the Scottish Highlands, then you'll be glad to find that he has uploaded a second behind-the-scenes video.

The weather is quite different this time around and Hilmer has shifted his focus toward showing us how to...