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1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

Field Test: Sony’s all-new FE 24mm f/1.4 G Master is a wide-angle stunner


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The all-new Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM, which is Sony's 30th overall lens and 8th G Master optic, may not be a focal length that immediately jumps off the page to every shooter, as it is...

Nikon P1000 Field Test Part I: First impressions from the far away world


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The last few weeks in the digital photography world have all seemed to focus on cameras with larger sensors, as the great Full Frame mirrorless race is now in...

Review: Peak Design’s Travel Backpack unfortunately falls short in its goal to be one bag that does it all

 
 

Peak Design is one of the most successful, fastest-growing brands in the photographic industry. The entire industry, not just bags. They have a massive fan base and even big names like Sony and DJI are working with them to create either co-branded products or custom embroidered swag. They have a massive following...

Excire Search Pro Review: Automatically keyword your entire Lightroom library based on image content

 
 

If you have a lot of images in your Lightroom library, it can be very difficult to find a specific image or keep your library organized. There are numerous built-in tools you can use, such as creating keywords, but if you are trying to add keywords to tens of thousands of images, it can take a long time....

Pentax K-1 II Field Test: The uniquely upgradable full-frame DSLR flagship gets its first real-world workout


 
 

If you prefer DSLRs to mirrorless cameras, there's only one company which can offer you a choice of APS-C, full-frame and medium-format DSLRs: Ricoh's Pentax brand uniquely offers products in all three categories. It's to the middle of that trio that we turn our attention today, and specifically, to the...

Sample photos from Canon’s new ultralight supertele lenses: 400mm f/2.8L IS III & 600mm f/4L IS III


Canon 400mm f/2.8L IS III GalleryCanon 600mm f/4L IS III Gallery

 
 

Seemingly lost in the shuffle amid the late-night release of Canon's EOS R full-frame mirrorless system was the news that they've also updated two of their famed supertelephoto lenses: the 400mm f/2.8L IS and 600mm f/4L IS. The new third-gen EF...

Skylum announces Aurora HDR 2019, coming this fall with new AI-powered HDR tone mapping

 
 

Skylum’s Aurora HDR software has long proven to be a popular choice for photographers creating and processing high-dynamic range (HDR) images. Aurora HDR 2018 was very good, but the Skylum team has been hard at work creating an even better version of the software, Aurora HDR 2019. The new version introduces an...

Lumapod, the “world’s fastest tripod,” launches on Kickstarter

 
 

For photographers on the go, the decision to bring a tripod can be a tricky one. There are many excellent lightweight tripods, sure, but in addition to bringing another piece of gear on a trip, you also need time to set up the tripod. For photographers who don’t mind getting low, the Platypod has proven to be a...

Adobe announces major updates to Premiere Pro and After Effects

 
 

Adobe has announced sweeping updates across their video creative software, from Premiere Pro through Audition there are many new features that should impress video professionals. Adobe has made new ways to animate, better ways to create immersive audio, new methods to control color, and has deepened the ways teams...

Selecting the right portrait lens and shooting from an ideal distance can dramatically improve your portraits

 
 

While cameras get a lot of attention, and rightly so, lenses are a huge part of a photographic system. All else equal, investing in your lenses will likely change the look of your shots and provide you with more creative possibilities than simply upgrading to the newest generation of a given camera system. Going...

Two Minute Tips: Reproducing the effects of polarizing filters and tilt-shift lenses on your computer

 
 

There are many adjustments you can make to your images during post-processing, but there are some things you need to get right during capture. One of these is using a polarizing filter. Its effects are not easily replicated during editing, particularly if you are using a polarizer to reduce reflections in a scene.

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Adorama Through the Lens episodes 10 and 11 highlight photographers Lauren Naylor and J.N. Silva

 
 

In the latest pair of episodes of Adorama’s Through the Lens, we see the work of photographers Lauren Naylor and J.N. Silva.

In the case of Naylor, she studied photography and graphic design at Florida State University and has since started specializing in portrait photography. Her camera of choice is a Canon 5D...

Canon EOS R First Shots: Lab test images from Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless camera


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After shooting with the new Canon EOS R for a bit out in the real world, we quickly got one back to IR Headquarters and into our testing lab. We now have our standard First Shots series of lab sample images ready for your pixel-peeping and inquisitive eyes!

As...

Check out our DEEP-dive walkthrough of the Canon EOS R

 
 

The last few days have been a blur of activity as we've done our best to capture as much as we can about the new Canon EOS R to share with all of you. We still have a lot more testing to do, but we wanted to give you our first take, for a detailed walkthrough of the camera, its lenses and its capabilities.

It's a...

Think Tank Photo releases new series of Lens Case Duo optics carrying cases

 
 

Think Tank Photo has introduced six new lens cases to help you safely transport your optics. The new Lens Case Duo series comes in two colors, black and green, and are offered in six distinct sizes. All half dozen sizes include some of the same features, including a grab handle, belt loop and shoulder strap; a...

Adobe’s soon-to-come update to Content Aware Fill looks insanely powerful

 
 

Adobe has some of the most powerful and useful technologies at their fingertips when it comes to their editing software. They've created a bunch of useful tools in the past, but this upcoming enhancement to their Content Aware Fill tool might take the cake for most improved feature they've ever released. The new...

7 simple adjustments and edits you can do in Lightroom to transform your photographs

 
 

There are many ways to edit your photos, but a particularly popular choice for photographers is using Adobe Lightroom. There are currently a couple of Lightroom options, Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, with the latter RAW editor and photo organizing software being the one most photographers are used to. Of...

Firmware Friday: Fuj X-E3, X-H1, Yi Camera get compatibility fixes; Nikon updates Win/Mac software


 
 

Our Firmware Friday roundup this week is unusually brief, with news of just three firmware updates and three software patches in the past seven days. Unless you're shooting with the Fuji X-E3 or X-H1, Yi M1 or a Nikon camera, you can skip right on to the next story. (We'd suggest checking out our Canon EOS R...

Canon EOS R Gallery Images: Real-world photos from the Ring of Fire (UPDATED: more photos added)


UPDATED: 09/10/2018: More gallery images added 

Update, 9/10/2018: We've added additional real-world gallery images, including a few shots from a pre-production sample of the 28-70mm f/2L lens and photos using adapted EF lenses mounted with a pre-production sample of the EF-to-RF adapter.

 
 

Big day for Canon...

Fuji X-T3 gets new 26 mpix BSI X-Trans sensor, AF pixels aplenty and support for in-cam 4K 60p capture


 
 

It's been close to five years now since Fujifilm first wowed me with its beautifully-crafted, retro-styled X-T1 mirrorless camera. Today it follows up with the latest in the line, announcing the Fuji X-T3, a camera which takes the best of the X-T1 and its 2016 followup, the X-T2, and then adds in a raft of...

Canon announces the new full-frame EOS R mirrorless camera


Canon EOS R Review: First Impressions

 
 

Canon has announced their first full frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R. Canon has also announced several new lenses to go along with the launch, calling this the launch of a "system" rather than just the launch of a new camera. As such, Canon is launching the EOS R with...

Chasing sunrise: The most challenging aspect of landscape photography could be the early mornings

 
 

If you shoot outdoors, you’ve likely heard about the golden hour, that hour or so window around sunrise and sunset when the light is particularly excellent. If you’re a landscape photographer in particular, then you know first-hand that one of the most challenging aspects of shooting landscapes are the difficult...