“Designed Environment” Photography Exhibit At The G2 Gallery

Depicting patterns in natural and urban landscapes, the work of Ansel Adams, Art Wolfe and other notable photographers will be on display in Venice, CA, October 12-December 23, 2017
photography exhibit
Photo by Art Wolfe The G2 Gallery in Venice, California, is presenting a new photography exhibit “Designed Environment,” showcasing the work of photographers who have turned their lenses on the visual patterns in the world, both in natural and urban landscapes, to create compelling images of our environment. Photo by Matthew Kuhns Running October... Read more

Polaroid Introduces Flexible LED Lighting Panel

The new versatile 5600K accessory is lightweight, bendable and foldable
LED lighting
LED lighting solutions are especially appealing due to their versatility, light weight and low cost. Polaroid adds to the mix with the introduction of its new LED lighting panel. The light source is shapeable, bendable and foldable, making it a versatile accessory for photographers and videographers. Suitable for indoor and outdoor shoots, as a main... Read more

Lensbaby Debuts Sweet 80 And Creative Bokeh Optics

New lens options for shooting portraits, landscapes and other compositions with creative bokeh effects
lenses
Lensbaby continues to expand its offerings for photographers, debuting two new optics—the Sweet 80 and Creative Bokeh—for shooting portraits, landscapes and other compositions using the lens maker’s creative bokeh effects. Available on its own ($199.95) or as a kit with the Composer Pro II ($379.95), the Sweet 80 is designed to create razor-sharp... Read more

Tenba Air Case Attaché Series Introduced

Six new cases for photographers and filmmakers, featuring hard case protection in a lightweight design
camera bags
We’re believers in the idea that there’s no single perfect bag or case, just different bags for different assignments. Tenba adds to the mix with the new Air Case Attaché series, part of its rugged Transport collection, featuring hard case protection in a lightweight design. There are six cases in the series—the Attaché 3220W, Attaché 2520W,... Read more

Profoto A1 Flash Announced

Billed as “the world’s smallest studio light” by the company, the A1 also represents its first on-camera flash
flash
The Profoto A1, billed as “the world’s smallest studio light” by the company, has been formally introduced. Representing Profoto’s first on-camera flash (though it works as a standalone flash, too), the 76Ws flash packs some power in its small form factor. Weighing 1.2 pounds, the A1’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery is designed to support... Read more

WD Introduces G-Technology G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series Storage Device

The portable storage solution for photographers and other creatives features USB-C connectivity and transfer speeds up to 560 MB/s in capacities up to 2 TB
SSD storage drive
Storing and backing up content has become more important than ever, as cameras increasingly can shoot more photos faster in addition to 4K video. Western Digital has introduced a new option, the G-Technology G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series. Among its features, the portable storage solution for photographers and other creatives supports USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen... Read more

Tamron Developing New 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens

The compact and lightweight ultra-telephoto zoom is designed for full-frame DSLRs
ultra-telephoto zoom lens
Tamron has announced development is underway for its new 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) lens. Compact and lightweight at 39.3 ounces, the ultra-telephoto zoom is designed for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Tamron says important areas of the lens barrel are constructed of a magnesium material that’s meant to “improve weight reduction,... Read more

Alien Skin To Launch Exposure X3

The nondestructive RAW image editor and organizer gets an update, with new features and a few improvements
image-editing software
Alien Skin is set to launch Exposure X3, the latest update to the nondestructive RAW image editor and organizer, with new features and a few improvements. Among them are new color and black-and-white toning adjustments, which can be viewed as side-by-side comparisons. You can see that view in these portraits by photographer Sue Bryce, a longtime Exposure... Read more

Sony Launches RX10 Mark IV—Live Coverage

A camera for the birds, literally, and it shoots 4K video, too
cameras
Today, at a press event in New York, Sony launched the RX10 Mark IV, a camera designed for the outdoors, with birders and travelers in mind. We’ll have more thoughts and impressions later today, but first, here’s what you need to know. The highlights: 4K video 0.3-second autofocus 315 focal-plane Phase Detection AF point, about 65% of the frame 24... Read more

Fujifilm Announces FUJINON GF45mmF2.8 R WR Lens, GF Lens Roadmap, GFX Camera Firmware Update

The new wide-angle GF lens is the sixth in the series, designed for the GFX medium-format mirrorless camera system
Fujifilm
Fujifilm has introduced the FUJINON GF45mmF2.8 R WR, the sixth lens in the series designed for the GFX medium-format mirrorless camera system, including the new GFX 50S. With its compact form factor, the new wide-angle GF lens is a great choice for street photography. The GF45mm has a 36mm focal-length equivalent (in 35mm terms). Among its features... Read more

Fujifilm Announces X-E3 Camera, FUJINON XF80mmF2.8R LM OIS WR Macro Lens

The ultra-compact rangefinder-style mirrorless features a 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III image sensor, while the new lens is the first 1.0x magnification mid-telephoto macro in the interchangeable-lens X Series
Fujifilm
Fujifilm has added a new camera and lens to the arsenal. The ultra-compact X-E3 rangefinder-style mirrorless camera features a 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III image sensor and X-Processor Pro high-speed image-processing engine, while the FUJINON XF80mmF2.8R LM OIS WR Macro is the first 1.0x magnification mid-telephoto macro in the X Series interchangeable-lens... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Announced

The interchangeable-lens compact features a new tilting touch-screen interface and shoots both stills and Ultra HD 4K video
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III
Update 11/6/17: Check out this hands-on review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III, from our friend Gordon Laing at cameralabs.com Olympus announced a new addition to the OM-D series, the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III, aimed at photographers looking to move beyond snapshot photography and experiment with lenses. Using the same TruePic VIII image processor... Read more
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