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Capturing wildlife with the Olympus OM-D Camera System (video)

 
 

As most of our readers are well aware, capturing wildlife in meaningful ways is not the easiest of endeavors. It is, in fact, often a great challenge, and yet generally well worth the effort when you get it right....

Sigma announces 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary, the lightest f/2.8 standard zoom for full-frame mirrorless cameras

 
 

Sigma has announced a new Contemporary-series full-frame mirrorless zoom lens, the 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary. The 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN C lens is based on Sigma's existing 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens, but...

Sony A1 First Shots: Browse our sample photos from Sony’s supercharged 50MP flagship camera

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Last month Sony unveiled one of their most ambitious and technologically advanced cameras to date, the Alpha 1. Sporting an all-new 50MP sensor, new-generation image...

Ricoh Imaging announces 3 new HD Pentax-FA Limited prime lenses for K-mount

 
 

Ricoh Imaging has announced a trio of HD Pentax-FA Limited interchangeable lenses for Pentax K-mount SLR cameras. The lenses are updated versions of existing Pentax-FA SMC lenses. The refreshed HD Pentax-FA 31mm f/1.8 Limited, HD Pentax-FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited and the HD Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited lenses feature...

Capturing wildlife with the Olympus OM-D Camera System (video)

 
 

As most of our readers are well aware, capturing wildlife in meaningful ways is not the easiest of endeavors. It is, in fact, often a great challenge, and yet generally well worth the effort when you get it right. Having a seasoned, effective camera system can make all the difference, and the OM-D System from...

Sigma announces 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary, the lightest f/2.8 standard zoom for full-frame mirrorless cameras

 
 

Sigma has announced a new Contemporary-series full-frame mirrorless zoom lens, the 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary. The 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN C lens is based on Sigma's existing 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens, but starting the new zoom's focal length at 28mm results in a significantly smaller and lighter lens without...

Sony announces the FX3: Its most compact Cinema Line camera ever is aimed at solo shooters

 
 

Sony announced a new addition to its Sony Cinema Line, the FX3. The cinema line currently comprises the Venice, FX9 and FX6 cameras. The new FX3 is the most compact Cinema Line camera, blending Alpha 7S III-like form with FX6-like cinema performance.

At the heart of the FX3 is a full-frame 12.1-megapixel Exmor R...

Sony A1 First Shots: Browse our sample photos from Sony’s supercharged 50MP flagship camera

Click here to browse our Sony A1 First Shots

 
 

Last month Sony unveiled one of their most ambitious and technologically advanced cameras to date, the Alpha 1. Sporting an all-new 50MP sensor, new-generation image processor, full-res burst shooting up to 30fps, 8K video recording, bird-detection AF and more, the...

Sigma releases update about its full-frame Foveon sensor development

 
 

Sigma's full-frame sensor development project has been a tumultuous saga. At Photokina in 2018, Sigma's CEO Kazuto Yamaki unveiled the company's ambitious plans to develop a full-frame camera based on Sigma's Foveon sensor technology. The company's Foveon sensor has long been one of the most distinct image sensors...

In Other News: Laowa lenses in new mounts, 4K/1000fps Nikon sensor, tutorials, and much more

 
 

In this latest edition of 'In Other News,' we will feature Laowa lens news, Nikon sensor developments, tips and techniques, and much more. The photographer you should check out this week is Kesha Lambert, a portrait and wedding photographer and the latest participant in B&H's '21 Questions' video series. There's a...

Ricoh announces Pentax K-3 Mark III delay

 
 

Ricoh Company, Ltd. and Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. announced that the Pentax K-3 Mark III will not be launching around this year's CP+ show, as was previously announced.

Ricoh states that the K-3 Mark III's launch is being pushed back due to delays in receiving requisite parts for the camera. Ricoh has...

Nikon announces update for Z6 II and Z7 II, adds 4K/60p to Z6 II and Blackmagic RAW to Z6 II/Z7 II

 
 

Nikon has announced that a new firmware update for the Nikon Z6 II and Nikon Z7 II mirrorless cameras will be available next Thursday, February 25. Firmware version 1.10 will add support for RAW video output to Blackmagic Design external recorders for both cameras. The firmware also improves Eye-Detection autofocus...

Sigma I Series Field Test: Hands-on with Sigma’s premium and compact 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2 and 65mm f/2 DG DN C lenses

 
 

Sigma's new I Series of lenses offers customers premium compact lenses for E mount and L mount mirrorless cameras. There are currently four lenses in the series, each featuring an all-aluminum exterior, magnetic lens cap, and impressive build quality at relatively affordable prices. Sigma promises customers that I...

Fast and wide L-Mount prime: Leica launches APO-Summicron-SL 28 f/2 ASPH lens

 
 

Leica has announced a new L-Mount lens, the APO-Summicron-SL 28 f/2 ASPH. The new lens joins the existing APO-Summicron-SL primes available in 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 90mm focal lengths, making the just-announced lens the widest in its series. Leica states that the APO-Summicron-SL 28 f/2 is suitable for reportage,...

Hands-on with Panasonic’s new Lumix S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Macro full-frame telephoto lens (Gallery)


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Panasonic has added another handy new lens to its growing full-frame L-mount lens arsenal with the debut of a compact, weather-sealed Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S. telephoto zoom. Designed for professionals and enthusiasts alike, this...

In Other News: Contest winners galore, behind the scenes with Chris Burkard, tutorials and more

 
 

This week, our roundup article features winners from numerous photography contests, including the Sony World Photography Awards. Keeping the Sony theme, Sony published a behind-the-scenes video of Chris Burkard and his team biking across Iceland. This weekend, KGB spy cameras are being auctioned. We are also...

AI photo grading and organizing: Canon announces new AI-powered Photo Culling app for iOS

 
 

Canon has announced its first-ever photo culling app. The application utilizes Canon's computer-vision artificial intelligence engine, which is also making its public debut. Canon wants the app, aptly named Photo Culling, to help users deal with the huge amounts of images many photographers capture and keep on...

Create timeless love stories with Skylum’s new Luminar AI Valentine’s Day promotion

 
 

If you've wanted to take advantage of the AI power of Skylum's Luminar AI, there's no better time. Skylum has announced that Luminar AI is on sale as part of an ongoing Valentine's Day promotion.

As part of the deals, which end on February 15, new customers can save on Luminar AI and special new bundles. A...

Venus Optics releases four more Laowa lenses in L mount, including a couple of unique macro lenses

 
 

Venus Optics, maker of Laowa lenses, has announced that four more of its existing lenses are now available in L mount, bringing the total number of Laowa lenses available in L mount to a dozen. The lenses in question are the 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye, 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D, 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe, and the 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X...

Adobe updates Photoshop with document collaboration, preset syncing, and more

 
 

Abode has announced updates to its ecosystem, making collaboration easier than ever before. While the updates apply to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fresco, we'll focus on Photoshop.

With today's update to Photoshop, users can now invite others to collaborate via the new Invite to Edit feature. Alongside a...

In Other News: Nikon rebates, Sony A1 BTS video, a closer look at the Fujifilm GFX 100S and much more

 
 

In this week's edition of 'In Other News,' we will be looking at new Nikon lens rebates, a Sony Alpha 1 behind-the-scenes video, an in-depth look at the GFX 100S with Fujifilm itself, a day in the life of an NHL photographer amid a pandemic, photography-themed playing cards, lighting tips, Lightroom tricks and we...

Nikon to close a pair of lens factories in Japan among ongoing consolidation, what does it mean?

 
 

According to a report (translated version) by Nikkei, Nikon will suspend operations at two of its Japanese lens factories by the end of March as part of an overall consolidation plan.

The factories in question are Nikon's Nagai Plant in Nagai City, Yamagata Prefecture, and the Aizu Plant in Tadami Town, Fukushima...

Elevate your bird photography with these 8 tips and techniques

 
 

Photographic disciplines are incredibly varied and diverse with all sorts of subject matter and styles, from landscapes and macro to sports and portraiture -- just to name a few. And with each style of photography, they all require certain tools and equipment as well as lots of time spent "out in the field" to hone...