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Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II announced: Read our review of Sony’s first mark II G Master lens

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Sony has announced its first Mark II G Master lens, the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II. The original 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens came out in 2016...

Nikon Z9: 8K/30p video recording on display in new teaser of Nikon’s upcoming flagship camera

 
 

Last week, Nikon released the first teaser video of its upcoming flagship mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z9. That teaser gave us our first look at the back of the dual-gripped full-frame camera. Today, Nikon has...

Nikon announces Z 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR DX all-in-one zoom for APS-C Z-mount mirrorless cameras

 
 

Back in 2015, Nikon released a new, versatile "travel zoom" lens for their APS-C-based DSLR cameras, the 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED DX VR. Today, they've unveiled a similar optic for their APS-C-format mirrorless...

Fujifilm GFX 50S II Hands-on Review: Is the GFX 50S II the best deal in medium-format photography?

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The original Fujifilm GFX 50S kicked off Fujifilm's medium-format GFX camera system in 2017. Since then, the Japanese company has released the GFX 50R,...

Is the era of DSLR cameras coming to an end?

Wes Pitts, editorial director, Outdoor Photographer: Earlier this year, Sony quietly discontinued its last DSLR models. The newest of those models, the a99 II, was introduced in 2016. As one of the leading brands in the transition to mirrorless cameras, that's not...

ProGrade announces new, more affordable CFexpress Type A card

 
 

CFexpress Type A cards are speedy, high-performance storage solutions for high-end cameras, like the Sony A7S III and the Sony A1. However, the cards are expensive (and don't work across all CFexpress devices, by the way). Sony, a longtime supporter of its own memory cards (who remembers Memory Stick?), sells...

Capture One announces Capture One 21 to 22 upgrade path promotion

 
 

Capture One has announced a special upgrade path for new purchasers of Capture One 21 ahead of Capture One 22's launch in December. From today through October 4 at 6:00 PM ET, if you purchase a license for Capture One 21, you will receive Capture One 22 for free as soon as it's available. Traditionally, to upgrade...

2021 Drone Photo Awards: Winners showcase unique perspective of aerial photography

 
 

The Drone Photo Awards have announced the 2021 winners. The contest's categories include Wedding, Nature, People, Urban, Animals, Abstract and Sport for single still images. There's also an Open category for video and a Series category for photographers to enter five to nine images on the same theme. Among these...

Ocean Photographer of the Year 2021 announced

 
 

The winners of the 2021 Ocean Photography Awards have been announced. The contest is organized by Oceanographic Magazine and the competition aims to highlight the ocean's beauty and how it's under attack through powerful imagery.

Photographer Aimee Jan, a tour guide and photographer from Australia, took home the...

Nikon Small World 2021 winners highlighted by mesmerizing photo of an oak leaf that looks alien

 
 

There are many excellent photo contests each year, but one I especially look forward to is the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The Nikon Small World contest attracts many fantastic images from talented photographers around the world. While the images may look very different from one another, they...

Fujifilm GFX 50S II First Shots: Fuji’s 50MP version of the compact GFX 100S hits our testing lab!

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Earlier this month, Fujifilm held their 2021 X Summit event and among the several products announced was a new addition to Fuji's growing GFX family of medium-format mirrorless cameras: the GFX 50S II. Back in 2019, Fujifilm launched the GFX 100, with a...

Apple Event Recap: New iPads, Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro models announced

 
 

Apple hosted a virtual event today dubbed 'California Streaming.' Ahead of the event, rumors swirled about the iPhone 13 series of smartphones, Apple Watch Series 7 and more. Unsurprisingly, many rumors came to fruition. Apple unveiled its new smartphones, which include some features that should interest...

Canon fully unveils the EOS R3 professional camera: 24MP stacked BSI sensor, 30fps, Eye Control AF, 6K RAW video & more!

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After teasing a handful of product details a couple of times earlier this year, Canon has now fully announced its new, top-of-the-line EOS R-series camera, the Canon EOS R3. While we already mostly knew what the camera looked like as well as some key specs,...

Canon announces 2 new RF mirrorless lenses: RF 16mm f/2.8 STM and RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM

 
 

Canon has announced a pair of new lenses for its mirrorless EOS R system, and they are quite distinct from one another. One of them is a wide-angle prime lens, the RF 16mm f/2.8 STM, and the other is another telephoto zoom, the RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM. The latter lens is a more affordable and lighter...

Nikon announces compact, lightweight and affordable Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 lens for its mirrorless system

 
 

Nikon has announced the Nikkor Z 40mm f/2, a compact full-frame (FX-format) prime lens for its expanding Nikkor Z lens lineup. The 40mm f/2 is the 20th lens in the Nikkor Z lineup and the 18th FX-format lens, not counting Nikon's Z teleconverters. The 40mm f/2 prime lens joins the Z 28mm f/2.8 lens as the most...

Sony Visual Story app for event photographers updated, now compatible with video content

 
 

Sony has announced the newest version of its Visual Story mobile application, bringing the software to version 2.0, adding compatibility with video content and more.

The mobile app is designed for professional event photographers, allowing them to deliver content to clients immediately following an event. Visual...

Venus Optics announces Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF lens, the fastest 35mm full-frame lens

 
 

Venus Optics has announced a brand-new lens, the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF. It's the world's fastest full-frame 35mm prime lens and the widest f/0.95 lens designed for full-frame cameras.

As you'd expect, the 35mm f/0.95 full-frame lens isn't exactly compact for a 35mm prime lens, although it's not massive,...

Nikon Z fc and Fujifilm GFX 50S II kit are in high demand, resulting in possible shortages

 
 

Our Nikon Z fc Hands-on Review is in progress. So far, the camera has proved to be impressive and fun to use. It has also proved intriguing to customers. DIY Photography wrote earlier this week that the new retro-styled Z camera is a hit in Japan. The camera seems to be striking a chord with both young and...

Profoto announces new B10X and B10X Plus flashes with improved performance and features

 
 

Profoto has announced the B10X and B10X Plus portable battery-powered strobe lights. The new lights build upon the foundation laid by 2019's B10 and B10 Plus lights while adding more power, improved performance and new features.

Profoto writes of the B10X and B10X Plus, 'They're both multipurpose. This means...

OM Digital Solutions announces development of Olympus 20mm F1.4 PRO, 40-150mm F4.0 PRO lenses

 
 

Surprise, surprise Olympus fans! OM Digitial Solutions continues to expand their impressive Olympus lens lineup, announcing the development of two more Zuiko PRO series lenses -- one fast prime lens and one compact telephoto zoom. On the prime side of things, OM Digital Solutions -- hereafter referred to as...

Ricoh announces GR IIIx premium compact camera with same 24MP APS-C sensor and new longer lens

 
 

Ricoh has announced the Ricoh GR IIIx, a high-end compact all-in-one camera. It is a revised version of 2018's GR III and includes a newly-designed 26.1mm GR lens, which provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 40mm on the GR IIIx's 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor. GR enthusiasts looking for a more natural...

Sigma announces two more I Series primes, a faster 24mm f/2 and a 90mm f/2.8 (Hands-on & Gallery)


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Back at the end of 2020, Sigma launched a new family of prime lenses, the "I Series," which encompassed the compact 45mm f/2.8 lens that debuted alongside the Sigma fp mirrorless camera as well as three additional...

Skylum announces Luminar Neo: New tools and more AI promises to make photo editing easier

 
 

Skylum has announced a new creative image editor, Luminar Neo. The software builds upon the foundation of Luminar AI and adds new features and improved performance.

'As the latest member of the Luminar family, we designed Luminar Neo to allow artists to take on more challenging image creation work and achieve...

Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 winners announced

 
 

Last week, the winners were announced for the Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 contest. This year's competition attracted more than 22,000 image entries from all over the world.

The grand prize was awarded to Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto for his photograph, seen below, of a roadrunner standing next to...

Empathy in documentary photography: Jim Mortram on building trust and helping people be heard

 
 

Photographer Sean Tucker has a wide variety of content on his YouTube channel. He does some traditional photography content, like tutorials, but also creates more emotional and philosophical content. His latest video bridges that gap, even such a gap even exists, by interviewing documentary photographer Jim Mortram...