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Hands-on with Sigma’s new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for E-mount and L-mount

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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Hands-on Review

 
 

Sigma has announced its new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for full-frame E-mount and L-mount mirrorless cameras. We've gone...

Nikon Z fc First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s new retro-inspired, APS-C Z mirrorless camera

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Earlier this summer, Nikon unveiled its second Z mirrorless camera with an APS-C-sized sensor. However, instead of following a similar modern design to the earlier...

In Other News: Capture One workflow, sRGB vs. Adobe RGB, 50 years in the Galapagos and more

 
 

Capture One editing workflow with Emily Teague

Adorama teamed up with photographer Emily Teague for a roughly 30-minute video tutorial on a good Capture One workflow for basic editing. In the video below, Teague...

Hands-on with Sigma’s new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for E-mount and L-mount

Click here to read our
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Hands-on Review

 
 

Sigma has announced its new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for full-frame E-mount and L-mount mirrorless cameras. We've gone hands-on with the new telephoto zoom lens and have our Hands-on Review published. It's an impressive...

LEE Filters expands LEE100 filter system with adapter for Nikon’s Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Nikkor zoom lens

 
 

LEE Filters has announced a new adapter for its LEE 100 filter system to use compatible filters on the Nikon Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S lens. While the lens can accept screw-on filters, unlike its DSLR predecessor, the ultra-wide lens takes 105mm (!) filters. 105mm filters are large, expensive and difficult to find....

Nikon Z fc First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s new retro-inspired, APS-C Z mirrorless camera

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Earlier this summer, Nikon unveiled its second Z mirrorless camera with an APS-C-sized sensor. However, instead of following a similar modern design to the earlier Z50 -- and the full-frame Z-series models -- the new Nikon Z fc looks squarely into the past, drawing...

Huawei unveils P50 series smartphones with neat photo features, including 50MP and 65MP cameras

 
 

Huawei has announced a pair of new flagship smartphones, the Huawei P50 and Huawei P50 Pro. Both phones include a Leica-branded 50-megapixel main camera.

Let's look at the P50 Pro first, since it has the more interesting features. The P50 Pro utilizes a dual-matrix camera design, True-Chroma Shot, a 200x zoom...

In Other News: Capture One workflow, sRGB vs. Adobe RGB, 50 years in the Galapagos and more

 
 

Capture One editing workflow with Emily Teague

Adorama teamed up with photographer Emily Teague for a roughly 30-minute video tutorial on a good Capture One workflow for basic editing. In the video below, Teague covers workspaces and customization, tools in the Exposure tab, color grading, healing and how you can...

Sony announces ZV-E10: APS-C E-mount Alpha camera for vloggers and video content creators

 
 

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Last year, as the pandemic was in its early stages, Sony released the ZV1. The fixed lens camera includes a 1"-type image sensor and is aimed at vloggers and video content creators. In the year since then, the pandemic has driven demand for tools to create video, live...

Luminar AI updated: Portrait Bokeh AI added, offers AI-powered bokeh to replicate a fast portrait prime

 
 

Skylum has announced a new free update to its flagship photo editing software, Luminar AI. The new update, which is Update 4, adds a few new features but is highlighted by the much-anticipated Portrait Bokeh AI feature.

Portrait Bokeh AI builds upon Skylum's AI-guided depth mapping tools to isolate the subject(s)...

Capture One 21 updated: New Magic Brush, improved Exporter, more camera/lens support and more

 
 

Capture One 21 (14.3.0) is available now. The update adds various improvements, introduces new features and includes new camera and lens support.

New to Capture One 21 (14.3.0) is the Magic Brush. The Magic Brush is designed to create complex masks in a matter of seconds. The tool is found in the Layers Tool or...

Tamron announces its first lens for Fujifilm X-mount, the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3, also available for E-mount

 
 

Tamron has announced the development of its first lens for Fujifilm X-mount. Tamron is co-developing 'the world's first 16.6x all-in-one zoom for APS-C mirrorless cameras' for Fujifilm X mount and Sony E mount. Specifically, the lens in development is the Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061).

As...

Panasonic Q&A: Two GH5 successors, GH5 II AF improvements and a “Double Driving Force” for full-frame & MFT products

 
 

A few months back, Panasonic unveiled not one but two successor models to the popular Lumix GH5 mirrorless camera, the GH5 Mark II and the GH6. The GH5 Mark II shares a lot of similarities with the original model, both on the outside and under the hood, including using the same 20.3-megapixel, albeit with some...

How to capture sharp landscape images from front to back

 
 

Capturing landscape images that are sharp from front to back is challenging. There are multiple ways to achieve visible detail throughout your entire image, and each method has pros and cons. In many cases, it's not as simple as just stopping down the lens to increase your depth of field.

In a new video,...

Why NAS is an ideal storage solution for photographers/videographers and how to set it up

 
 

Storage is a major concern for photographers and videographers alike. If you shoot RAW, especially with a high-resolution camera, hard drives fill up quickly. This is even more true if you are shooting 4K or other high-resolution videos. There are many storage solutions, including setting up RAID arrays for on-site...

In Other News: Sharpening and NR in Lightroom, portrait lighting, landscape camera settings & more

 
 

A guide to sharpening and noise reduction in Adobe Lightroom

Anthony Morganti has published a full guide to sharpening and noise reduction in Adobe Lightroom. In the video below, Morganti covers all of the settings and sliders you need to know about for adding detail and reducing visible noise in your photos.

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Venus Optics announced Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D lens for Canon and Nikon full-frame DSLRs

 
 

Venus Optics has announced a new ultra-wide prime lens for full-frame DSLRs, the Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D DSLR. The lens promises well-rounded performance and close-to-zero distortion in a compact, lightweight package, all at an affordable price of $499.

The Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D offers a 114-degree field of view on...

Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Nikkor Field Test: Does Nikon’s new 105mm macro lens deliver?

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Nikon continues to expand its Z mirrorless system, regularly adding new lenses to the lineup. Last month, the Z system gained a pair of macro lenses in the form of the Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Nikkor and Nikon Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Nikkor. I've gone...

Ricoh announces updated Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 APS-C zoom with new optics and PLM focus motor

 
 

Arriving not long after Ricoh's much-anticipated Pentax K-3 III flagship crop-sensor DSLR, the new HD PENTAX-DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW zoom lens is a refreshed, high-end versatile zoom lens that's a perfect pairing to this new flagship DSLR. The updated and re-worked Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW comes as...

Fuji XF 18mm f/1.4 R WR Gallery: Real-world sample images from Fujifilm’s latest fast wide-angle prime

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Back in April, Fujifilm announced a new super-fast, weather-sealed prime lens, the XF 18mm f/1.4 R WR. This bright 27mm-equivalent prime lens offers a versatile wide-angle view that's perfect for landscapes, travel and street photography. The wide f/1.4...

SmugMug announces new online RAW storage and organization solution, SmugMug Source

 
 

Updated July 13 at 11:30 a.m. EDT: Added a quote from SmugMug's website listing supported RAW and sidecar files. Thanks to Jaron Schneider of PetaPixel for the heads up. 

SmugMug has announced a new RAW storage solution, SmugMug Source. The platform allows you to manage uploaded RAW photo assets with the help of...

Hands-on: Panasonic announces super-fast Leica 25-50mm f/1.7 Micro Four Thirds lens

 
 

Announced as "in development" back in May alongside the Lumix GH5 Mark II and forthcoming GH6, Panasonic's latest Micro Four Thirds lens, the LEICA DG 25-50mm f/1.7 Vario-Summilux, is here in full. As noted in the development announcement, this new Panasonic-Leica fast-aperture zoom lens is designed complement the...

Capture One teases a new update: Magic Brush and improved Exporter

 
 

Details are scarce but Capture One is teasing its next feature update for Capture One 21. In an email sent to customers, screenshots below, Capture One outlines new performance and workflow improvements. The upcoming update comes a little over a month after Capture One added support for Apple Silicon. It's not...