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Ricoh announces new Pentax D FA* 85mm f/1.4 full-frame portrait prime lens

 
 

While it can seem like the photo world is all "mirrorless, mirrorless, mirrorless" these days, there are plenty of photographers out there using DSLRs. These tried-and-true cameras are still completely capable,...

Meet the Panasonic 20-60mm S: A lightweight and affordable standard zoom that also goes quite wide

 
 

Full-frame zoom lenses tend to be heavy and expensive, especially the ones promising high image quality, but Panasonic is aiming to redefine that assumption. They've today beefed up their growing selection of...

Sony ZV-1 revealed: A high-powered RX100-styled camera tailor-made for video creators

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Here's a little surprise from Sony. Literally! Though we are still awaiting the arrival of the A7S II successor, Sony has nevertheless surprised us with another high-powered...

Fujifilm releases software to turn your X Series or GFX camera into a webcam

 
 

These days, with the huge increase in people around the world working from home, or simply needing a remote and safe way to connect with friends and family, having a high-quality webcam is both an important tool for the workplace and a nice quality-of-life improvement. Last month Canon released a new piece of...

Ricoh announces new Pentax D FA* 85mm f/1.4 full-frame portrait prime lens

 
 

While it can seem like the photo world is all "mirrorless, mirrorless, mirrorless" these days, there are plenty of photographers out there using DSLRs. These tried-and-true cameras are still completely capable, high-performance tools for many photographic pursuits. Long-time DSLR stalwart Pentax, technically Ricoh...

Meet the Panasonic 20-60mm S: A lightweight and affordable standard zoom that also goes quite wide

 
 

Full-frame zoom lenses tend to be heavy and expensive, especially the ones promising high image quality, but Panasonic is aiming to redefine that assumption. They've today beefed up their growing selection of L-mount offerings with the intriguing Lumix S 20-60mm f/3.5-5.6mm lens.

At just 12.3oz (350g) the 20-60mm...

Sony ZV-1 revealed: A high-powered RX100-styled camera tailor-made for video creators

Click here to see our Sony ZV-1 Preview

 
 

Here's a little surprise from Sony. Literally! Though we are still awaiting the arrival of the A7S II successor, Sony has nevertheless surprised us with another high-powered video-centric camera, this time in a compact and pocketable RX100-like form-factor. Meet the new...

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III Gallery: Initial images from the field with the Sony A7R Mark IV

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We were thrilled to get an early sample of Tamron's new 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III full-frame lens in for review, and for good reason. While perhaps not covering quite the focal length range of the classic 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses, this offering is far lighter and...

Fuji X-T4 Gallery Images: Real-world sample images from Fuji’s flagship stabilized X Series camera

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A short while ago we shared our standard lab First Shots series of sample images from the all-new Fujifilm X-T4, and now to follow that up, I've prepared a large batch of real-world gallery images from my upcoming X-T4 Field Test. I still have a bit more...

Capture One 20 update brings new heal & clone tools, before/after slider, Capture One for Nikon & more

 
 

Phase One today announced a free update for their popular Capture One 20 photo editing software suite, adding a handful of new features such as new healing and clone tools, an updated Before/After tool, improved Lightroom Catalog importing, and a dedicated version of Capture One for Nikon cameras (in a similar...

Fujifilm X-T4 First Shots: Fuji’s souped-up ‘X-T3 with IBIS’ arrives for laboratory testing

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The new Fuji X-T4 has landed at IRHQ, and we have our First Shots series of lab sample images ready for the pixel-peepers among you!

So what's new about the Fuji X-T4? Well, as the name suggests, it's the successor to the popular X-T3, but whereas previous...

10 Minute Reviews: The Sigma fp is an elegant camera and a study in beauty

 
 

For many years now we've offered our readers comprehensive Field Tests on a wide variety of cameras and lenses, from entry-level to enthusiast-grade as well as professional-tier models. Given the growing popularity of video as a review format, we've decided to launch a new series called "10 Minute Reviews" that is...

Fujifilm X100V Field Test: A beautiful camera inside and out

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The compact, fixed-lens X100-series finally undergoes the upgrade treatment with Fujifilm's latest imaging pipeline and AF system. The new Fuji X100V gains a 26MP APS-C X-Trans sensor, a fast quad-core X-Processor 4 imaging processor and a high-performance 425-point...

Olympus Q&A - More new products coming, E-M1 II to remain, how Starry Sky AF works and (much) more

 
 

I visited Olympus' corporate headquarters on my last trip to Japan, back in early March 2020. It's taken me until now to finally publish my interview with Masanori Sako (Senior Manager of Global Marketing Strategy for Olympus Imaging Division) that I recorded back then. The sale of the Imaging Resource business and...

Fuji X100V Gallery: New sensor, processor and lens bring better imaging to this cool fixed-lens camera

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As I continue to work on my Field Test for the Fuji X100V, I thought I'd go ahead and share a selection of real-world gallery images I've shot with this sleek and stylish fixed-lens camera. With upgrades both inside and out, the new Fuji X100V is shaping up to be the...

The IR Newsletter is back! Sign up now to stay in touch with all things Imaging Resource

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Yes, indeed, loyal readers, the IR Newsletter is back. And if you're new around here, welcome!

After winding things down here with the newsletter late last year in light of some uncertainty regarding IR's future, Imaging Resource -- if you're unaware...

Upgrade your video conferencing image quality with Canon’s new EOS Webcam Utility software (UPDATED)

UPDATE, 05/28/2020: Canon has now released a macOS version of their new EOS Webcam Utility Beta software. 

 
 

These days, a lot of us are working from home or simply stuck indoors away from friends and family, and in order to faciliate some form of social interaction, the world is turning to video conferencing in a...

Are the mountains alive? Exploring the Southern Appalachians with the Fujifilm X-Pro3

 
 

Venture with me to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, just as fall is winding down and winter is closing in. The world is still open, and we're free to roam as we choose!

In late December 2019, I was able to begin an exploration of a question I'd been asking myself: Are the mountains alive? Armed with...

Sigma fp First Shots: Sample images from Sigma’s first non-Foveon-based digital camera

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After spending some quality hands-on time last week with the tiny Sigma fp full-frame camera, Dave Pardue shared an initial batch of real-world gallery images. And while he continues to work on his field test, he let me borrow the new Sigma fp for the...

Panasonic announces May release date for free S1H firmware providing RAW video data output via Atomos (UPDATED)

UPDATE: 05/22/2020: It appears Panasonic has run into technical issues with the RAW video data output feature for the forthcoming v2.0 firmware update for the Lumix S1H. Firmware v2.0 will be released on schedule on May 25th, but the RAW video output feature has been removed. According to Panasonic, the RAW output feature will be released provide as part of the camera's...

What’s the story with Fujifilm’s X-Trans sensor tech? Is it really all that different?

 
 

More than perhaps any other company, Fujifilm has a long history as an innovator in image sensor design. From the very beginning of the digicam boom, its rivals have almost exclusively used standard, Bayer-filtered sensors in their standalone cameras. Fuji, though, hasn't been afraid to buck that trend in its quest...

The Canon EOS R5 is shaping up to be a video beast: 8K 30p RAW, 4K 120p 4:2:2 10-bit & more!

 
 

Canon today unveiled a few more exciting tidbits of information about their upcoming high-end EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera, this time focusing on more of the video capabilities of this new potential powerhouse. And boy, oh boy, if you are serious about shooting video -- and perhaps don't want or need to jump...

Sigma fp Gallery: World’s smallest full-frame camera begins its journey at IR

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Our friends at Sigma surprised the camera world in the fall of 2019 with the launch of the fp, the world's smallest full-frame camera. Long known for their awesome lens lines such as the Art series for various mounts and formats, and for their niche Foveon-sensor-based...