Hands-On Review: Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF OSS GM And FE 85mm F1.8

The new lenses are fine choices for portrait photography due to their sharpness and smooth bokeh
Our sister publication Digital Photo Pro attended a press event in NYC and had an opportunity to test the new Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF OSS G and FE 85mm F1.8 lenses. Both lenses are excellent choices for portrait photography due to their sharpness and outstanding background blur, or “bokeh.” Check out the hands-on video review from the DPP YouTube... Read more

Manfrotto’s New Lens Filter Suite

The system combines Manfrotto’s high-quality lens filters and Manfrotto XUME magnetic adapters to make filter changes fast and easy
Manfrotto has introduced the new Manfrotto Lens Filter Suite, an innovative system that makes changing Manfrotto filters fast and easy. For pro and enthusiast photographers and videographers, connecting the filter to the lens is instant and precise, with the system’s combination of Manfrotto’s full line of high-quality lens filters and Manfrotto... Read more

Canon Adds EOS Rebel T7i And EOS 77D Cameras

The new autofocus cameras are designed for entry-level and advanced amateur photographers, respectively
Canon EOS T7i
In addition to the new EOS M6, Canon has introduced the EOS Rebel T7i and EOS 77D cameras, two imaging solutions aimed at entry-level and advanced amateur photographers, respectively. The EOS Rebel T7i is part of a few “firsts” in the Rebel series—the first to include a 45-point, all cross-type AF system within optical viewfinder, Dual Pixel CMOS... Read more

Canon EOS M6 Mirrorless Camera Joins The M Series

The newest addition to the EOS M Series features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF for high-quality imaging in a small powerful package
Canon EOS M6
Canon continues its serious push into the mirrorless market with the new M6, a compact camera packed with advanced features. Based around a 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, the camera has Canon’s powerful DIGIC 7 image processor and fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for capturing high-res images and Full HD 60p video. The optional Canon EVF-DC2, External... Read more

New Bags From Think Tank Photo

The Signature Series updates the classic shoulder bag, while the Airport TakeOff V2.0 converts from roller to backpack
Think Tank Photo
New camera bags from Think Tank Photo include the Signature Series shoulder bags, great for urban street photography, and the Airport TakeOff V2.0, which converts from an airport roller to a backpack in the field. The Signature Series shoulder bags are an update of the classic shoulder bag. The Signature 10 ($250) holds a standard-sized DSLR with 3... Read more

Nikon Kills DL Camera Line, Announces “Extraordinary Loss”

The camera manufacturer's parent company reported nearly $500M in losses for the first three quarters of 2016.
Nikon dl
Nikon Group, which is the parent company of Nikon USA announced today that it will be cancelling the anticipated DL camera line, amid “extraordinary losses” in the first three quarters of 2016, and upcoming losses in 2017. Nikon have announced that their are in the midst of “shifting from a strategy pursuing revenue growth to one... Read more

Build Your Own Leica M System

Photographers can choose from three Leica cameras and nearly any current Leica-M lens to customize your kit
Leica is giving photographers the opportunity to build their own M-System kits, for a limited time and with special incentive pricing. Choose from the Leica M (Typ 240), M-P (Typ 240) and M Monochrom (Typ 246) cameras and nearly any current Leica-M lens—19 lens options, in total. The company currently offers bundles for Leica M (Typ 262) and M7 cameras. The... Read more

70 Years Of Magnum Photos

A year of celebratory programs begins with an exhibition of photography from the agency’s early years in NYC, March 27-April 29, 2017
Magnum Photos
Bruce Davidson, USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos Magnum Photos, the historic photo agency founded by legendary photographers Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David Seymour, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year with a series of events around the globe. The launch exhibition, “Early... Read more

Scrollmotion’s New Ingage iPad App

The app makes it simple to create an interactive portfolio to share with clients, friends and followers
Courtesy of Scrollmotion The new iPad app Ingage from Scrollmotion is an interactive platform that allows users to create content for sharing. While it’s not specifically a photography app, photographers can build image portfolios to share with friends, followers and clients. Just load your photos and videos into the app’s interactive page templates.... Read more

Sony Introduces Two New Lenses

The compact FE 85mm F1.8 mid-telephoto prime, plus the FE 100mm F2.81 STF GM OSS, part of Sony’s flagship G Master Series
Sony has added two new lenses for their line of E-mount interchangeable-lens cameras—the compact, lightweight FE 85mm F1.8 mid-telephoto prime lens (model SEL85F18) and the FE 100mm F2.81 STF GM OSS mid-telephoto prime lens (model SEL100F28GM), which joins Sony’s flagship G Master Series. The FE 85mm is designed for both working pros as well as... Read more

WPPI 2017: Nikon Pros To Live Stream

Presentations by Nikon Ambassadors and professional photographers begin February 8
WPPI 2017
WPPI, the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, began this week in Las Vegas. Covering both the creative and business aspects of wedding and portrait photography and filmmaking, the Conference runs February 5-9 and the Expo goes from February 7-9. Photographers and filmmakers should take note of Nikon’s live streaming event, beginning... Read more

Tamron Announces New Zoom Lenses

The lens maker updates the ultra-wideangle 10-24mm and 70-20mm telephoto zoom
Tamron has introduced two new zoom lenses—an ultra-wideangle with Vibration Compensation, the 10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD (Model B023), and an update its predecessor, the SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025). Designed for APS-C DSLRs and compatible with Canon and Nikon mounts, the new 10-24mm has the largest focal-length range in its class... Read more