Sony a7R III Announced, Plus New Lenses

The full-frame interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera features a 42.4 MP sensor and 10 fps continuous, while the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS is a standard-zoom full-frame lens; the G Master 400mm F2.8 super-telephoto full-frame E-mount is in development
Sony a7R III
Sony a7R III Announced In the run-up to the 2017 Photo Plus Expo trade show in New York, Sony gathered journalists for the announcement of the Sony a7R III. While the name indicates an incremental update from the a7R II, the technological advances applied to this camera make it feel more like a hybrid of the a7R II and the a9. If Sony used different... Read more

Phase One Introduces Capture One Film Styles Pack

Inspired by analog film emulsions, this expansion of the imaging editor series is designed for photographers who want to recapture that retro grain and texture in their photos
image editing
Phase One introduced its first Styles Packs for photographers in June, then followed up with the SPECTRUM Styles Packs last month. Building on those imaging editors, Phase One has released the Film Styles Pack. Look for our hands-on review soon. Inspired by both color and black-and-white analog film emulsions of the past, the Film Styles Pack is designed... Read more

ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 Lens Introduced

The high-speed wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs is the 11th lens in the premium Milvus series
ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 lens
We love shooting with ZEISS lenses for the excellent image quality they deliver. Now the company has announced the new Milvus 1.4/25, the 11th lens in the premium line. The high-speed, wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs has a max ƒ/1.4 aperture, making it a fine choice for landscapes, architectural compositions and photojournalism, but it’s equally... Read more

Adobe Announces New Products, Big Updates At MAX 2017

At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, a rebranded Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom mobile and Photoshop CC updates, and new Creative Cloud Photography plans
The new Adobe Lightroom CC 10/20/17 Update: One of our contributors has been testing a pre-release version of Lightroom CC; here are his first impressions. UpdateAdobe has announced new products and big updates at MAX 2017. At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, and updates to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom... Read more

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Introduced

The addition to the premium compact line features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, firsts for a Canon point-and-shoot camera
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III
Update 10/20/17: Check out this hands-on review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III, from our friend Gordon Laing at Canon has introduced the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, the latest addition to Canon’s premium compact line. The new PowerShot features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor—the largest imaging sensor in a Canon point-and-shoot—and... Read more

Rokinon Introduces 35mm F1.4 AF Lens For Sony E-Mount

The high-speed full-frame prime is designed to deliver excellent performance at an affordable price
prime lenses
Rokinon has introduced its wide-angle 35mm F1.4 AF lens for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras. The high-speed full-frame prime is “designed to meet, and even exceed the performance of its direct competition at a more affordable price,” says the lens maker. The autofocus line expands to four, with this new lens joining the 14mm F2.8 AF, the 35mm F2.8 AF... Read more

Mountainsmith Updates TAN Series Bags

The line features five rugged pieces, designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard
camera bags
Outdoor adventure company Mountainsmith also makes excellent camera bags, and the company has just updated its TAN series of bags, for “Tough as Nails.” Featuring five rugged pieces, the line was designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard, who requires gear that matches the rigors of his backcountry photo shoots. Sold separately,... Read more

GoPro Launches HERO6 Black And Fusion Cameras

The HERO features a custom-engineered GP1 processor, with 4K 60/1080p 240 video capability, and the Fusion is a 5.2K spherical camera; also announced are updates to the Karma drone and new accessories
GoPro cameras
GoPro HERO6 Black We’re in San Francisco at GoPro’s global launch event today and updating live, and the big news from the company is the introduction of the HERO6 Black camera. Also announced at the event are updates to the Karma drone, the official launch of the 5.2K spherical Fusion camera and three new accessories. The new HERO6 Black features... Read more

Live: GoPro Global Launch Event

Big news is brewing at the camera maker, as it gets ready to announce new products. Watch the event live now!
GoPro cameras
We’re at GoPro’s global launch event at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The camera maker’s CEO and founder Nick Woodman is set to announce new products and additional news, and you can watch the event live. Live updates will appear below the livestream video, from oldest to newest during the event, so refresh for updates. 9:03... Read more

“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
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