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Firmware Friday: Updates coming from Canon, DJI and Panasonic; Fuji, Sigma and Sony updates arrive


 
 

Our regular Firmware Friday roundup this week is a little unusual in that most of the updates for which we have news aren't actually available just yet, although a few are already here and more will arrive in...

Fuji X-Pro3 First Shots: Sample images from Fujifilm’s new quirky street-shooting mirrorless camera

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While the X-T2 underwent its latest revision last year to the X-T3, upgrading from a 24MP sensor and X Processor Pro (among other things) and the X-T30 following...

Fujifilm GFX 100 Review Conclusion: The most versatile medium-format camera ever made?

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Fuji GFX 100 ReviewReview Conclusion

 
 

Fujifilm shook things up a few years ago with the release of the GFX 50S, their first medium-format mirrorless camera, indicating a desire to...

Sigma announces its second brand-new Art-series zoom for full-frame mirrorless, the 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN


 
 

Japanese optics manufacturer Sigma this week expanded its Art-series lens lineup with a lens that's only its second all-new zoom in the Art series, the Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art. Expected to ship in the US...

Firmware Friday: Updates coming from Canon, DJI and Panasonic; Fuji, Sigma and Sony updates arrive


 
 

Our regular Firmware Friday roundup this week is a little unusual in that most of the updates for which we have news aren't actually available just yet, although a few are already here and more will arrive in the coming days. In all, we have news of firmware updates for two cameras and one lens in the past...

Fuji X-Pro3 First Shots: Sample images from Fujifilm’s new quirky street-shooting mirrorless camera

Click here to browse our Fuji X-Pro3 First Shots

 
 

While the X-T2 underwent its latest revision last year to the X-T3, upgrading from a 24MP sensor and X Processor Pro (among other things) and the X-T30 following shortly after, the X-Pro line, meanwhile, remained unchanged from the X-Pro2 of 2016. That finally...

Fujifilm GFX 100 Review Conclusion: The most versatile medium-format camera ever made?

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Fuji GFX 100 ReviewReview Conclusion

 
 

Fujifilm shook things up a few years ago with the release of the GFX 50S, their first medium-format mirrorless camera, indicating a desire to completely skip over the craze of the "full-frame mirrorless" market. Instead, they built an entirely new...

Sigma announces its second brand-new Art-series zoom for full-frame mirrorless, the 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN


 
 

Japanese optics manufacturer Sigma this week expanded its Art-series lens lineup with a lens that's only its second all-new zoom in the Art series, the Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art. Expected to ship in the US market from mid-November at an as-yet undisclosed price, the full-frame 24-70mm F2.8 will be offered...

Firmware Friday: Faster focusing and more for Canon G5X II, Ivy Rec, 400 / 600mm L lenses and camcorders


 
 

After a mammoth article last week, our Firmware Friday roundup this week is a rather more modest affair. In fact, if you're not a Canon shooter you can move along now, because all of this week's news comes from Canon alone. A fair few different product categories are included, however.

First of all, we have...

Full-frame astrophotography fun: Canon EOS Ra tweaks the EOS R to better capture the heavens


 
 

If you're a fan not just of stargazing, but of recording the heavens for posterity as well, then Canon has some great news for you. (And it was officially revealed, perhaps rather fittingly, in the wee hours of last night.) After a lengthy absence from a digital camera niche that the company originally...

Field Test: The Leica SL2 is a far better camera than I ever expected it to be

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Leica SL2 Field TestLeica SL2 Product Overview

 
 

The Leica SL2 is one of the most dramatic improvements on a prior iteration I've seen since the Sony A7R II to the A7R III. Not only did Leica adjust their ergonomics and interface, they also dramatically upped their game in terms of...

Panasonic’s expands Pro-level L-mount lens lineup: New 70-200mm f/2.8, 16-35mm f/4 coming in January

 
 

The L-mount lens lineup, spanning the three companies partnering in the L-Mount Alliance, currently offers a wide range of lenses, most of which come from Leica's catalog of lenses at this time. For Panasonic's own selection of L-mount glass for their trio of S Series full-frame cameras, the native selection has...

Firmware Friday: Software aplenty + firmware too from Blackmagic, Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Panasonic and Ricoh


 
 

We thought last week's Firmware Friday roundup was big, but this week it's a whole different ballgame, with a truly spectacular amount to discuss for folks shooting cameras from Blackmagic, Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Panasonic and Ricoh. We've referred to really large roundups like this as being "mega" in the...

Canon EOS M6 II Field Test Part II: Rounding out our real-world testing with sports, low-light, video + more


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A couple of weeks ago, I published my first field test for the Canon EOS M6 Mark II. (Not already read it? I highly recommend starting there for a discussion of ergonomics and handling, lens selection, customizability and daytime image quality.) And...

Firmware Friday: Seven cameras from Blackmagic, Canon, Leica, Ricoh and Sigma get updates

 
 

After a few weeks in a row of smaller roundups, our regular Firmware Friday series returns with a rather larger article this week, bringing news from no less than five manufacturers -- Blackmagic, Canon, Leica, Ricoh and Sigma. In all, seven different cameras have received updates (or the promise of future updates)...

How Panasonic is future-proofing their Lumix S-series lens design

 
 

We are experiencing an imaging revolution: more photographs are being made and shared than ever before, and users and the publishing world are rapidly adopting new quality standards in both photography and video. In the past, lens engineers had to design lenses that would comply and perform well with analog film,...

Fuji X-T30 Review Conclusion: It’s the impressive X-T3 fit into a smaller, more affordable shell

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Fujifilm X-T30 ReviewX-T30 Review Conclusion

 
 

We really, really enjoyed the Fuji X-T3. The combination of cool styling and rugged build quality as well as all-around excellent image quality and responsive performance made the X-T3 a thoroughly impressive camera. To us, it hit the sweet...

New lens round-up: The latest lenses from Canon, Venus Optics, Tokina and Tamron

 
 

With the 2019 Photoplus Expo kicking off this week in New York, camera and lens manufacturers alike are busy announcing their latest products. New lenses have been announced from companies including Canon, Venus Optics, Tokina and Tamron. Let's take a look at the latest new product offerings in a quick round-up.

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Canon announces development of faster, more powerful 1D X Mark III flagship DSLR

 
 

Surprise, surprise, Canon fans! The latest flagship EOS DSLR is on its way. Given the earlier announcements of both Nikon's upcoming flagship DSLR, the Nikon D6, and Sony's debut of their latest high-speed, pro-oriented A9 Mark II, it's not all that shocking to see Canon following suit with their development...

Fuji X-Pro3 arrives with X-T3 image pipeline, hybrid viewfinder improvements + hidden touch-screen LCD


 
 

Last September, Fujifilm started teasing a new model for its popular X-Pro mirrorless camera line, currently led by 2016's Fuji X-Pro2. Today, that new camera has now been officially announced as -- you guessed it -- the Fuji X-Pro3, and while it bears a striking resemblance to the earlier X-Pro2 and X-Pro1...

Firmware Friday: Lots of love for X-mount, L-mount lenses from Fuji and Sigma, plus software too


 
 

A little later than intended -- your humble editor has been under the weather for the past few days -- our Firmware Friday roundup arrives this week predominantly bearing news on the lens front. In all, five lenses for Fuji X-mount and Leica L-mount have been updated in the past week, with the majority of...

The Olympus E-M5 Mark III is at last here! We have plenty of early content to get you started (UPDATE)


Olympus E-M5 Mark III Overview • Field Test Pt. 1 • Lab Samples

UPDATE - 10:30am: In addition to the E-M5 III, Olympus has also announced the new E-PL10. This camera is being introduced to the Japanese and Chinese markets only at this time. See down below for more details.

 
 

Say hello to the Olympus E-M5 Mark...

Skylum Luminar 4 is now available for preorder at a promotional price and with a special bonus

 
 

Skylum has opened preorders for Luminar 4, their upcoming complete photo editing solution. Over the last few months, Skylum has been teasing the software by showing off new features, particularly ones which leverage the power of artificial intelligence. New and improved features for Luminar 4 include AI Sky...

Our Photo of the Day Contest is still alive and kicking!

 
 

As you'll have all likely read both on our site and a few additional camera sites recently, our publication will be minimizing our traditional output somewhat beginning in 2020. But I wanted to let you all know that for now, and hopefully for a long time to come, our esteemed Photo of the Day Contest is still very...