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2021 Comedy Pet Photo Awards winners announced

 
 

The winners of the 2021 Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards have been announced. This year, the overall winner is Zoe Ross for her photo of the puppy, Pepper. Ross takes home a grand prize of £2000 (over $2,600...

5 tips for deep sky astrophotography: How to get started and what you need for gear

 
 

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at deep sky astrophotography? If so, you've probably wondered about the best way to start and what you would need for equipment. B&H recently published a video with photographer...

Fuji XF 33mm F1.4 Gallery Images: Sample shots from Fujifilm’s latest super-fast prime lens

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While I'm still in the middle of reviewing the new Fuji XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens, I've managed to gather together a batch of real-world sample images and...

Canon EOS R3 First Shots: Canon’s high-end, high-speed mirrorless camera arrives in our testing lab

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It's finally here! After several teasers throughout the year and then a final, full product unveiling back in September, we're finally getting our hands on the...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Best Overall Camera of 2021

 
 

Well, we've finally reached the end. Technically. We're ready to unveil our pick for the Best Overall Camera of the Year for 2021! We still have our Reader's Choice Award to come, so keep your eyes out for that one...

Best camera and lens deals for the holidays


 
 

With the holidays around the corner, we've scoured Amazon, Adorama, and B&H to provide a comprehensive list of gift ideas and sales taking place for photographers.

We'll do our best to keep pricing and sales...

2021 Comedy Pet Photo Awards winners announced

 
 

The winners of the 2021 Animal Friends Comedy Pet Photo Awards have been announced. This year, the overall winner is Zoe Ross for her photo of the puppy, Pepper. Ross takes home a grand prize of £2000 (over $2,600 USD at current conversion rates), some of which will be given to a pet welfare charity and spent on...

5 tips for deep sky astrophotography: How to get started and what you need for gear

 
 

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at deep sky astrophotography? If so, you've probably wondered about the best way to start and what you would need for equipment. B&H recently published a video with photographer Brian Fulda that delivers five tips for aspiring deep sky astrophotographers.

Fulda's first tip is...

Fuji XF 33mm F1.4 Gallery Images: Sample shots from Fujifilm’s latest super-fast prime lens

Click here to browse our Fuji XF 33mm F1.4 Gallery

 
 

While I'm still in the middle of reviewing the new Fuji XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens, I've managed to gather together a batch of real-world sample images and published a Sample Gallery for those who are curious about the lens's real-world image quality performance....

ZY Optics announces new Mitakon Speedmaster 90mm F1.5 lens for Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony FE and Leica M mount

 
 

Zhong Yi Optics, also known as ZY Optics, has announced the Mitakon Speedmaster 90mm F1.5 lens for Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony FE and Leica M mount. The full-frame manual focus prime lens promises high-end image quality at a much lower price than similar autofocus-equipped lenses. At $599 to $649, the Mitakon...

2021 Nature inFocus Photography Contest winners announced

 
 

The Nature inFocus Photography Contest 2021 winners have been announced. The competition included more than 18,000 entries from over 2,000 photographers from 40 countries. Winners were selected from numerous categories, including Animal Portraits, Wildscape and Animals in Habitat, Creative Nature Photography, Young...

Does Color Management Really Matter? See your images exactly the way you intended them.


 
 

You are probably familiar with color management if you’ve spent any time on photography or videography. We have all taken photos, ordered prints and noticed that they have a flaw, like a green cast. “That’s not what it looked like when I shot the photo!” is the most common reaction. Nobody wants unattractive...

2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards combine amazing photography with perfect comedic timing

 
 

Last week, our sibling publication Digital Photo, published a story highlighting the winners of the 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. We've been hard at work with our Camera of the Year awards and our regular review content, so we haven't yet had the chance to showcase the amazing, and hilarious, wildlife...

Canon EOS R3 First Shots: Canon’s high-end, high-speed mirrorless camera arrives in our testing lab

Click here to browse our Canon EOS R3 First Shots

 
 

It's finally here! After several teasers throughout the year and then a final, full product unveiling back in September, we're finally getting our hands on the Canon EOS R3, Canon's most high-performance, most high-end full-frame mirrorless camera yet. With a...

In Other News: Nikon Z9 Dual-Stream technology, Through the Lens, 10 ways to improve wildlife photography & more

 
 

After a lengthy hiatus, we're back with another edition of 'In Other News.' This time, we've got a quick look at the Dual-Stream Technology in the upcoming Nikon Z9 flagship camera, the first episode of the new season of Adorama's 'Through the Lens,' many tips and tricks videos and much more. Let's dive in.

Nikon...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Reader’s Choice Award

 
 

Last year, we introduced a Reader's Choice award into our Camera of the Year Awards repertoire, giving you all a say in what you consider the year's best camera. The response we received was very positive, and so we've conducted a reader poll once again this year. A few weeks back we opened up the voting booth and...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Best Overall Camera of 2021

 
 

Well, we've finally reached the end. Technically. We're ready to unveil our pick for the Best Overall Camera of the Year for 2021! We still have our Reader's Choice Award to come, so keep your eyes out for that one soon. But for us here at IR, we've discussed, deliberated and tallied the votes, and the choice has...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Best Professional Full-frame Camera, Best Standard Lens & Best Telephoto Lens

 
 

Today's Camera of the Year award focuses on the professional image creator -- the photographer, the videographer, the creative who makes their living with a camera in their hand. While a large number of cameras these days, at varying price levels, can succeed in many different professional work environments,...

Nikon announces the standard version of its compact and affordable Nikkor Z 28mm F2.8 prime lens

 
 

Nikon has announced the standard version of its Nikkor Z 28mm F2.8 prime lens. The compact and affordable lens has previously been available as a special edition (SE) version that matches the retro styling of the Nikon Z fc camera. At the time of the original announcement, Nikon said that a standard Z-styled...

Fujifilm announces Instax Mini Evo Hybrid instant camera that blends analog and digital features

 
 

Fujifilm has announced a new instant camera, the Instax Mini Evo Hybrid Instant Camera. What makes it a hybrid camera? The new Mini Evo blends the analog printing features of the Fujifilm Instax line with digital camera features, such as a digital image sensor, internal storage and wireless connectivity.

'The...

Sony becomes camera provider for USA Today Network

 
 

Sony Electronics Inc. and Gannett Co, Inc., operator of USA Today Network that spans more than 250 national and local media outlets including USA Today, have announced that Sony will become the imaging products provider for Gannett's photographers and video journalists.

This continues an ongoing trend for Sony...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Best Enthusiast Full-Frame Camera, Best Medium-Format Camera & Best Macro Lens

 
 

For today's selection of Camera of the Year Awards, we're moving up the food chain, so to speak, into the world of enthusiast-level full-frame cameras and then into the realm of medium-format cameras! For lenses, we have a single category -- and a single winner -- this time around -- Best Macro Lens. A specialized...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Best Enthusiast Crop-Sensor Camera, Best Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens, Best Super-Telephoto Lens

 
 

Our 2021 Camera of the Year awards continue today as we step up into the enthusiast world, both in terms of cameras and lenses. This is the territory most frequented by our long-term readers... the gear that aims to do it all!

To be clear on our definition of "enthusiast," we consider an enthusiast someone who's...

Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD Gallery Images

Click here to view our Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD Gallery

 
 

As we continue work on our Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD Hands-on Review, we wanted to let you know that our real-world Gallery images are now live. You can check them out and download full-size versions, including our real-world sharpness test...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2021: Best Intermediate-Level Camera, Best Premium Compact Camera & Best Wide-Angle Lens

 
 

It's that time of year, everyone... Camera of the Year time! Over the course of this past year, there have been several terrific cameras released from nearly every major manufacturer, and it's been an honor testing them on your behalf both in the lab and in the field. We've now sorted, deliberated and decided on...

Lensrentals announces Keeper program, two new ways to directly purchase used gear

 
 

Lensrentals has announced a pair of new purchasing programs. The Lensrentals' Keeper' and 'Keeper Test Drive' programs allow customers to purchase used gear directly from Lensrentals. LensAuthority, a sister site to Lensrentals, has previously let customers buy used gear but will be wound down now that the Keeper...