Serif Releases Update Notes For Affinity Photo Before Fall Release

The updated Affinity Photo adds a number of new updates and preps for the upcoming Windows version.

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Serif has updated their Affinity Photo image editing app with a number of new features. Version 1.5 will be available in early fall with improved HDR merge, tone mapping and new ways to edit 360-degree images, which are growing in popularity. The company is also developing a Windows version which is currently in a free public beta. For more details... Read more

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/1.4 ED Lens Announced

Nikon Announces Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/1.4 ED Lens
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Nikon has taken the wraps off a new Nikkor AF-S Nikor 105mm f/1.4 ED lens. The perfect choice for Nikon portrait and event photographers, the lens features extra-low dispersion glass and the company’s Nano Crystal Coat technology for low levels of chromatic aberration, fringing and flare. The lens uses the company’s Silent Wave Motor for... Read more

Royal Group International Debuts New Lenses and Flashes

The lenses include fisheyes and a new telephoto.
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Royal Group International is releasing a number of new products including new lenses and flashes. The lenses including an 8mm aspherical ultra fisheye lens and an 85mm telephoto lens, both are come in Nikon and Canon mounts. They are also releasing a line of Opteka fisheye lenses. These include the The 7.5mm F/8 DG HD Fisheye, 9mm F/8 DG HD Fisheye... Read more

Moose Peterson Partners With MindShift Gear For New Camera Bags

MindShift's Moose Peterson line of camera bags were made in a partnership with the outdoor photographer
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In a partnership with nature and wildlife photographer, Moose Peterson, MindShift Gear is (re)newing his namesake bag lines. Originally, Peterson created a line of bags in the 1990s with function called “Moose Ears” that allowed outdoor photographers to access their gear quickly while also providing dust and water protection. How the “Moose Ears”... Read more

First Schneider Kreuznach ‘Blue Ring’ Lenses Announced By Phase One

Phase One’s new Schneider Kreuznach ‘Blue Ring’ lenses feature fullfFrame sensor coverage and improved precision.
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Phase One’s two new Schneider Kreuznach ‘Blue Ring’ lenses are designed for the XF system (that of the 50 and 100MP cameras). The Blue Rings are the first zoom lenses in the series. The new lenses are the Schneider Kreuznach 40-80mm LS F4.0-5.6 and the Schneider Kreuznach 75-150mm LS F4.0-5.6. Both are optimized for Phase One’s full frame (53.7... Read more

Hasselblad and DJI Create 50MP Medium-Format Drone Bundle

The DJI M600 drone comes bundled with the Hasselblad A5D aerial camera.
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Drones and drone photography have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. For the most part the photography has been relegated to whatever action cam could be strapped to a drone. Drone maker, DJI, and camera manufacturer, Hasselblad, might be changing that with their new drone-camera bundle. The bundle features DJI’s industrial... Read more

Phottix Announces New Spartan Beauty Dish

The new dish comes in 20-inch and 28-inch sizes, is collapsible and features a removable central diffuser.

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The newest beauty dish/softbox from Phoenix, the Spartan, features collapsible, flexible rods and comes in 20-inch or 28-inch sizes. The central diffuser is removable, while a second diffuser can be attached directly in front of the light source. The dish features an eight-sided formation, and an egg-crate grid. The two sizes will be available for... Read more

AdoramaTV To Host Nigel Barker’s Top Photographer Reality Series

Adorama is teaming up with Nigel Barker to host a 5-episode reality series centered around contests vying to become the next Top Photographer.

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Adorama has teamed up with Nigel Barker to show his reality series, Top Photographer With Nigel Barker. Interested photographers can enter now to, potentially, be a contestant on the show. Find more details in the press release below. °°° New York, NY – July 11, 2016 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging... Read more

Sony Unveils 50mm F1.4ZA Lens, Demos 70-200mm, Flash System

Sony today announced a new lens, the Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4ZA, as well as announced the release date and pricing of the G-Master 70-200 F/2.8 and the company’s new wireless strobe system. Sony provided Digital Photo the opportunity to shoot with the lens ahead of the announcement, and first impressions report, as well as Read more…

The Sony 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens
Sony today announced a new lens, the Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4ZA, as well as announced the release date and pricing of the G-Master 70-200 F/2.8 and the company’s new wireless strobe system. Sony provided Digital Photo the opportunity to shoot with the lens ahead of the announcement, and first impressions report, as well as a gallery are available... Read more

Fujifilm Releases New Firmware Update For X-Pro2

The new firmware system for Fujifilm X-Pro2 cameras improves the autofocus system, adds new power management functions and adds compatibility with the Fujifilm EF-X500 external flash. The company also released a new XF lens roadmap that includes the XF23mmF2 R WR semi-wide angle, the XF50mmF2 R WR compact mid-telephoto, and the XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS Read more…

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The new firmware system for Fujifilm X-Pro2 cameras improves the autofocus system, adds new power management functions and adds compatibility with the Fujifilm EF-X500 external flash. The company also released a new XF lens roadmap that includes the XF23mmF2 R WR semi-wide angle, the XF50mmF2 R WR compact mid-telephoto, and the XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR... Read more

Fujifilm Unveils New X-T2 Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm’s has unveiled the new X-T2, a mirrorless camera that features a new autofocus system and is capable of shooting 4K video. Along with that, Fujifilm is also releasing a new external flash in the EF-X500 Flash for the X series of cameras. The X-T2 will retail for $1600 and the EF-X500 will sell for Read more…

Fujifilm X-T2 press
Fujifilm’s has unveiled the new X-T2, a mirrorless camera that features a new autofocus system and is capable of shooting 4K video. Along with that, Fujifilm is also releasing a new external flash in the EF-X500 Flash for the X series of cameras. The X-T2 will retail for $1600 and the EF-X500 will sell for $450. For more details and some specifications... Read more

BlackMagic Releases 3.4 Update For Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

For those of you have or use the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, the company just released their Camera 3.4 update. It improves 6G-SDI output compatibility, SDI start/stop triggers support, and timecode output support. For more details check out the full press release below. °°° Fremont, California – July 5, 2016 – Blackmagic Design today announced the Read more…

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For those of you have or use the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, the company just released their Camera 3.4 update. It improves 6G-SDI output compatibility, SDI start/stop triggers support, and timecode output support. For more details check out the full press release below. °°° Fremont, California – July 5, 2016 – Blackmagic Design... Read more
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