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Hands-on with Nikon’s pricey but super-fast and very sharp Z 50mm f/1.2 S prime lens (Sample Gallery)

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Nikon continues to grow to their mirrorless Z system, not only with new camera models -- such as the recently refreshed Z7 II and Z6 II bodies -- but also with...

In Other News: CES 2021, Capture One update, Costco photo center, Apple ProRAW files and more

 
 

Welcome to the first edition of a new regular feature, 'In Other News'. Each week, you can find a recap of new product releases, updates, videos, tutorials and other photo-related news from around the web. There's a...

Sony announces 35mm f/1.4 G Master lens, promising high-end performance in compact form

 
 

Sony has announced its 59th E mount lens, the FE 35mm f/1.4 G Master. In addition to now offering nearly 60 lenses, including teleconverter and conversion lenses, the 35mm f/1.4 is Sony's 39th full-frame mirrorless...

Sony unveils Airpeak, the world’s smallest drone capable of carrying Alpha mirrorless cameras

 
 

At this year's virtual CES, Sony unveiled its new Airpeak drone, 'the world's smallest drone capable of carrying the Alpha camera system.' Alongside the drone itself, Sony announced it will launch its drone business...

Nikon Z6 II Field Test: How important are the Z6 II’s improvements?

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Two years after the launch of the original Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera, Nikon has released an upgraded model, aptly named the Nikon Z6 II. The new camera maintains...

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 Macro Gallery: Images from the close-up and far away world

 
 

Do I feel more artistic when shooting Sigma Art lenses? Yes. Why? I’m not entirely sure, but think the repeated experience of the quality and craftsmanship must play at least some part. I just get a little bit more excited when we find out one’s arriving in our lab.

There’s every reason to buy a lens for a...

Skylum announces Luminar Live educational event ahead of Luminar AI’s December 15 release

 
 

In anticipation of the upcoming release of Luminar AI, Skylum has announced a new event to showcase the AI-powered tools in the upcoming software. Luminar Live will feature world-renowned photographers and aims to provide education for photographers so they can hit the ground running when Luminar AI releases on...

Sigma announces a trio of “I Series” premium primes for full-frame mirrorless cameras

 
 

If you're in the market for not only compact but also stylish and high-quality primes for your Sony or L-mount mirrorless camera, the all-new Sigma I Series of premium prime lenses could be just the ticket. Part of Sigma's Comptempory line of lenses, the new "I Series" of primes are a premium sub-set of lenses...

Boris FX Black Friday sale offers up to 50% discounts on software, including 25% savings on Boris FX Optics

 
 

All Boris FX products are on sale through December 4th at midnight EST as part of the company's Black Friday promotion. There are large savings to be had on software bundles including Boris FX's latest products, such as Sapphire 2021, Continuum 2021, Mocha Pro 2021, Silhouette 2020.5, Silhouette Paint 2020.5 and...

Fujifilm announces GFX 100 IR and Pixel Shift functionality for GFX 100, resulting in 400MP image

 
 

Fujifilm has introduced an infrared version of its GFX 100 medium format camera, the GFX 100 IR. In addition to the GFX 100 IR model, Fujifilm has also announced firmware version 3.00 for the GFX 100, adding a new Pixel Shift feature. This Pixel Shift Multi-Shot feature allows the camera to capture 400 megapixel...

Panasonic 70-200mm f/2.8 S PRO Field Test: A versatile, rugged and sharp telephoto zoom lens

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Panasonic's L-mount family of full-frame lenses debuted back in early 2019 with a trio of lenses, including a classic 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens. However, this first model was of the f/4 variety, which helps make it lighter and more portable but...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2020: Best Overall Camera!

 
 

As our big Camera of the Year week draws to a close here at Imaging Resource, there's just one last thing remaining for us to do... announce our Big Winner for 2020! It's been such a strange year for most of us in life, but fortunately the camera manufacturers have continued to deliver awesome products, and today...

Nikon Z6 II First Shots: Sample images from Nikon’s upgraded 24MP enthusiast mirrorless camera

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At first glance, Nikon's new Z6 II full-frame mirrorless camera looks an awful lot like its predecessor. Sharing a nearly identical physical design, this refreshed 24MP enthusiast-grade full-frame mirrorless is largely unchanged on the outside, save for a few...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2020: Readers’ Choice Poll Results!

 
 

For eight years we've been bringing you our Camera of the Year awards to showcase the best of the best that passes through our lab and the field. This year we wanted to turn the reigns over to you, the readers, and get your take! 

A few weeks ago we put together a poll featuring eight of the top cameras from...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2020: Best Prime and Zoom Lenses

 
 

Cameras may be the bread of the meal, but lenses are the butter. Especially good lenses. They help you really shape your image, reel in the outside world, and can be the key difference-maker in both still photography and videography.

Today we present to you six wonderful lenses released in 2020 - four zooms and...

Olympus announces firmware 2.0 for E-M1X camera, adding AI-powered Bird Detection

 
 

It's been a big day for Olympus. In addition to announcing the 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens, which William Brawley has Field Tested, Olympus detailed a major new firmware update for its OM-D E-M1X mirrorless camera. Firmware version 2.0 adds Bird Detection to Intelligent Subject Detection Autofocus, RAW...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2020: Best Enthusiast Full Frame, Crop Frame, and Professional

 
 

Our 2020 Camera of the Year train rolls forward today as we move up into the enthusiast and professional realms of the photographic world. 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'll call it someone who's...

Olympus finally unveils the 150-400mm f/4.5 IS Pro super-telephoto lens: See our in-depth Field Test

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Olympus 150-400mm f/4.5 IS Pro Field Test

 
 

Initially unveiled alongside the E-M1X back at CP+ in 2019 as a development announcement, the M.Zuiko 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens is arguably Olympus' most ambitious new lens, offering a massive amount of telephoto reach yet...

Imaging Resource Camera of the Year 2020: Best Entry-level Full Frame & Fixed Lens cameras

 
 

It's that time of year, everyone... Camera of the Year time! We're extra excited about it this year at Imaging Resource because this is our first awards season under our new awesome parent company, Madavor Media. It's more special than ever to be unveiling our choices for the Best of the Best cameras and lenses...

Like bird photography? Enter our Feather Focus Photo Contest and get a chance to win an Olympus E-M1 III

 
 

If you like photographing birds then you're in luck, because we've joined forces with our sister site Digital Photo and today launched the new Feather Focus Photo Contest. Sponsored by our friends at Olympus and hosted on Digital Photo, the grand prize is an amazing assortment of gear and cash... and the contest is...

Taking a stroll around Atlanta with Sony’s compact A7C full-frame mirrorless camera

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For those photographers wanting something small, compact and easy to carry, they have traditionally had to turn to crop-sensor cameras. If you want to go big in the sensor department with a Sony, a hefty camera usually followed. The impressive Sony RX1-series changed that...

Panasonic announces first of four F1.8 full-frame L-mount primes: LUMIX S 85mm f/1.8

 
 

Panasonic has announced the latest addition to its growing full-frame L-mount lens lineup, the LUMIX S 85mm f/1.8 prime. This new lightweight and compact full-frame prime lens joins the LUMIX S PRO 50mm f/1.4 as the second prime lens released so far in Panasonic's full-frame lens series.

This new 85mm f/1.8 lens...

Canon announces RF 70-200mm f/4L IS, RF 50mm f/1.8 lenses and Pixma PRO-200 photo printer

 
 

As one would expect, Canon continues to expand and grow its new RF camera system, today adding a couple more RF-mount lenses to its arsenal: the RF 70-200mm f/4L IS and the RF 50mm f/1.8 STM. Similar to their EF lens family, the RF lens lineup now features two choices for 70-200mm telephoto zoom, a faster f/2.8...

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1.0 Field Test: Fuji’s newest prime lens is all about that bokeh

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Fast prime lenses with apertures ranging from f/1.4-1.8 are very common, but our eyes widen and our attentions pique when we spot a lens with a faster aperture. Lenses with an f/1.2 aperture are pretty serious light-gathering tools, so when Fujifilm put a...

Best Camera of 2020? IR Camera of the Year Reader Poll [Update: Poll Closed]

 
 

We began awarding a Camera of the Year in 2012, and since that time we've seen some awesome cameras come through our lab. Now we've decided to put you, our esteemed readers, in the driver's seat in casting a ballot for your favorite camera from 2020!

Camera of the Year Reader Poll 2020

The year 2020 has seen a...