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INSIDE Image Stabilization: Olympus takes us on a geek’s tour of what makes IS work

The rise of image stabilization has brought with it more benefits for photographers than just about any other technology, and in recent years it's been getting really good. I've wanted for a while now to make an explainer article and video that...

Improving on excellence: Panasonic releases firmware version 2.1 for the S1H, adding RAW video output

 
 

Last August we wrote that the Panasonic S1H 'represents the new state-of-the-art for ILC video capabilities.' At its launch, the S1H was already capable of recording 6K/24p video and 10-bit 4K footage at 60 frames...

Sony unveils the FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM, a high-performance, flagship ultra-wide angle full-frame lens

Click here to read our
Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Hands-on First Impressions

 
 

For Sony photographers and video creators looking for the ultimate in wide-angle lenses, look no further than the just-announced Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master lens. The latest member of Sony's high-end, "spared no expense" G Master lens...

10 Minute Review: The Nikon D780 is precise, powerful and feels comfortably familiar

Watch our Nikon D780 10 Minute Review

 
 

The next subject of our "10 Minute Reviews" video series is the Nikon D780 full-frame DSLR. The D780 is Nikon's latest DSLR camera, and it presents an interesting mix of a familiar design with modern features.

The D780's imaging pipeline is anchored by a 24.5-megapixel...

New Olympus products are coming: 8-25mm F4.0 PRO lens, 150-400mm in winter 2020, Bird AF for E-M1X

 
 

Despite last week's surprising news of Olympus' impending sale or divestiture of their Imaging Division, things are still "business as usual" for the time being, particularly when it comes to Olympus' upcoming product announcement plans. To that end, Olympus has announced an updated lens roadmap with two new...

Olympus announces free webcam software for select OM-D cameras

 
 

Olympus joins the growing ranks of camera manufacturers to release desktop software that transforms your standalone digital camera into a high-quality webcam. With more and more people across the world these days working from home or students participating in web-based classrooms and study sessions as well as the...

Fujifilm announces launch of GF 30mm f/3.5 lens: The wide-angle prime makes a positive first impression (UPDATED)


UPDATE (9:20am):
Fuji 30mm f/3.5 Beta-sample Gallery Images available for download

 
 

Fujifilm has announced the launch of its latest lens for the GFX system, the Fujinon GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR prime lens. The lens, which has previously been teased in Fujifilm's GF lens roadmap, is the eighth prime lens for the GFX...

Panasonic G100 Video: We go hands-on with a look at Panasonic’s new compact vlogging camera

Watch our Panasonic G100 Hands-on Video

 
 

Come explore the new Panasonic G100 with us in the form that it was designed for... video! This new lightweight tool from Panasonic with a relatively large sensor for such a small package is aimed directly at multimedia creators looking for good image quality and features...

Can Olympus thrive after the sale? A “photo brain trust” of top editors chews it over

 
 

Olympus announced on Wednesday that it would sell off its imaging division to Japan Industrial Partners, a private investment firm. You can catch the coverage on many sites. We got together a few of the photo folks from Madavor Media, including Imaging Resource founder Dave Etchells, Imaging Resource managing...

Sigma fp v2.0 firmware update brings 12-bit 4K RAW output, ProRes RAW, better image quality, AF & more

 
 

Sigma today released Firmware Version 2.0 for the fp, their first major firmware update for the compact, full-frame mirrorless camera. As expected with a big update, the new v2.0 firmware introduces not only several fixes and improvements to existing features but also brings in a host of new functionality. Given...

End of an era? Olympus is selling off its imaging division to Japan Industrial Partners

Update, 9:06am ET: See below for a statement from Akihiko Murata, President, Olympus America Inc., Consumer Products Group 

 
 

Well, it happened. Olympus just announced their intent to sell off its entire imaging business. In a news release published this morning, Olympus Corporation CEO Yasuo Takeuchi stated that...

Panasonic announces compact Lumix G100 vlogging-centric mirrorless camera

Panasonic G100 Hands-On Preview

First ShotsGallery Images

 
 

Many years ago, Panasonic shook up the video world with their mirrorless GH-series of Micro Four Thirds cameras. Things really took with the introduction of the GH4 in 2014, the first mirrorless ILC to offer 4K video recording. Not only was the...

Panasonic G100 revealed: Lab First Shots and real world gallery images with 7 lenses

 
 

There's a lot to love right off the bat with the new Panasonic G100. For starters, it weighs LESS than a pound with the 12-32mm kit lens attached, even though it has a relatively large 4/3rds sensor housed inside. This light weight begs us to compare it to compact cameras and smartphones, and yet unlike those...

Sigma unveils new mirrorless lenses: 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN, Teleconverters & f/1.4 Trio for L-mount

 
 

It's a good day to be 1) a fan of Sigma lenses and 2) an owner of a mirrorless camera, because Sigma's just unveiled a number of new lenses and accessories for Sony full-frame mirrorless and L-mount camera owners. From a versatile supertelephoto zoom lens, to several new teleconverters, to new L-mount versions of a...

Lensrentals’ flange-to-sensor measurement project finds fractured sensor mounts in Sony cameras

 
 

Last week we told you about a fairly daunting, time-consuming investigation from our friends over at Lensrentals, who were looking into the inconsistencies and variations in flange-to-sensor distances between different cinema cameras. For a quick recap, Roger & Co. discovered that flange distance variation could...

Starting bright: Tamron unveils first affordable travel zoom (28-200mm) that opens to f/2.8 at wide angle

 
 

Summer's almost here and even though the world has changed a lot, many of you are still preparing to embark on various travel journeys, which is a great way to reinvigorate both the mind and the body. Tamron aims to help all of you Sony FE-mount shooters in the creative department for your ventures, by providing a...

Ricoh debuts limited edition GR III “Street Edition” kit and they’re only making 3,500 units worldwide

 
 

The Ricoh GR is one of those cameras that have garnered a cult following, particularly among street photographers. They are fairly niche-market cameras, but their super-compact size, fixed wide-angle lens, large sensor (especially since the 2013 revamp with the APS-C-based "GR") as well as an understated design...

10 Minute Review: Traveling light with the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III

 
 

Do you shoot with a Sony FE or E mount camera and need a capable all-around zoom lens for portraits, sports and close wildlife that won't weigh you down? If so, you'll want to watch our 10 Minute Review of the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III to see just what this lens is capable of achieving.

We started this new...

Confounded by focus? Lensrentals tests over 2,500 cinema cameras for flange distance variations

 
 

What do you do when you're a photo and video gear rental house with thousands upon thousands of pieces of equipment, and then suddenly a global pandemic hits? Well, people stop renting gear, and you begin to see your warehouse shelves filling up with equipment. Fortunately, the folks over at Lensrentals have been...

Fuji X-T4 Field Test: A refreshed, improved X-T3 that offers even more performance and versatility

Click here to read my Fuji X-T4 Field Test

 
 

The Fuji X-T3 was, and still is, a fantastic camera. With cool styling combined with excellent performance and top-notch image quality, what's not to love? But it was lacking one notable feature: in-body image stabilization. Previously offered only on the larger, more...

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

 
 

UPDATE: 07/09/2020, 8:20am - Fujifilm has announced a macOS version of their Fujifilm X Webcam software. Click here for more information

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...

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...