Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art Earns DxOMark’s Highest Grade

The high-speed prime joined Sigma’s Global Vision Lens line last fall
Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art lens
The Sigma Art lens line is proof that high-quality glass doesn’t have to come from the camera manufacturers.  Debuting last fall as part of Sigma’s Global Vision Lens line, the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | A earned the highest marks ever for a lens in DxOMark.com’s performance testing. When mounted to a Nikon D810, the Sigma 85mm scored a 50, and... Read more

New Filters From SIRUI

Known for its photographic support gear, the company is introducing five new filters and a filter holder
SIRUI filters
Known for their line of photographic gear, including tripods, monopods, specialty heads and bags, SIRUI has joined the filter market with five new filters and a filter holder: the CPL Circular Polarizer, UV Filter, Neutral-Density Filter, GND Square Filter, ND Square Filter and the SIRUI Filter Holder. Following are a few highlights. Ultra Slim S-Pro... Read more

Buy A Profoto B1 Or B2, Get A Free Air Remote

The promotion is available for a limited time through Profoto dealers
Profoto B1
For a limited time, Profoto is offering a special Air Remote transceiver promotion. Between February 1 and April 30, photographers looking to add to their lighting kits can purchase a Profoto B1 or B2 and get a free Air Remote—the Air Remote TTL-C for Canon, the Air Remote TTL-N for Nikon or the new Air Remote TTL-S for Sony systems. The Air Remote... Read more

GoPro Karma Quadcopter Flies Again

After addressing the loss of power issue, the company makes the quadcopter available
GoPro Karma
After last year’s recall of the Karma quadcopter, GoPro had addressed the loss of power issue and the Karma is available now. The ultracompact drone allows photographers to capture smooth footage, whether handheld or body-mounted. New users will appreciate the Karma’s ease of use, while those familiar with flying drones will appreciate the quadcopter’s... Read more

Ricoh Debuts Ultra-Compact Pentax KP DSLR

Building on the legacy of the K-3 series, the Pentax KP features a 24MP CMOS sensor and Shake Reduction in a weatherproof body built for the outdoors
Ricoh Pentax KP
Building on the legacy of the K-3 series, the Pentax KP from Ricoh includes many of the advanced features of that premium compact while incorporating many new ones. With an internal re-design, the Pentax KP APS-C DSLR has a new 24-megapixel CMOS sensor, and it’s the first Pentax APS-C body to include five-axis Shake Reduction II, or SR II, to compensate... Read more

Joel Meyerowitz Receives Leica Hall Of Fame Award

The master of street and color photography is to be honored for his work
Joel Meyerowitz
Wyoming, 1964. Legendary photographer Joel Meyerowitz, known for his groundbreaking street and color photography, has received the Leica Hall of Fame Award. Meyerowitz began photographing in 1962, finding inspiration in the works of Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Shortly thereafter, the photographer would focus on color photography, and his... Read more

New Fujifilm Cameras For Enthusiasts And Pros

The premium X100F compact and interchangeable-lens X-T20 will be available in February
Fujifilm X100F
Along with the 51.4-megapixel medium-format mirrorless GFX 50S, Fujifilm has announced the fourth-generation X100F, a premium rangefinder-style camera with a 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III APS-C image sensor and high-speed image processor. Fujifilm’s Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder has been improved and allows switching between the optical and electronic... Read more

Fujifilm Introduces GFX 50S

The medium-format mirrorless camera features a 51.4 MP CMOS sensor and X Processor Pro image processor
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm has announced the new GFX 50S, a medium-format mirrorless camera that the company revealed at the Photokina trade show last September, which we previewed on the Digital Photo Pro YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/bym1zKcfDdY). Building on the tradition and quality of the Fujifilm X Series, the GFX 50S features a 43.8×32.9mm, 51.4-megapixel... Read more

Leica M10 Debuts

Photographers will appreciate the new camera’s compact size, speed and enhanced sensitivity
Leica M10
Successor to the M9 system, the new Leica M10 is smaller and faster, with enhanced sensitivity. Leica cameras are known for offering photographers a compelling shooting experience in a small rangefinder body, and the M10 is no different, saving size and weight off the previous system, losing 20 grams (0.71 ounces) and 0.2 inches from the depth. Enthusiasts... Read more

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Takes The Show On The Road

The first of three GH5 Dealer Tours are set to begin January 19
Panasonic LUMIX GH5
For photographers and videographers who want to learn more about the new LUMIX GH5, Panasonic is holding Dealer Tours around the country. Among its many features, the mirrorless Micro Four Thirds system camera includes a 6K PHOTO Function and captures 4K 60p/50p video. The first of the three tours is set to begin January 19, making the following stops: Adorama... Read more

SIRUI Introduces Camera Bags At Imaging USA

The SlingLite and Weekender series are new, with additions to other lines
SIRUI SlingLite
Among the new bags from SIRUI are the SlingLite and Weekender series. A sling-style bag, the SlingLite Series (pictured) is designed for day trips. The water-repellant bag holds a mirrorless camera or small DSLR and up to three lenses, as well as an eight-inch tablet and accessories; it features a removable photo insert, removable shoulder pad and front... Read more

Ricoh R Development Kit

Spherical, 360-degree, 24-hour live streaming is here
Ricoh R Development Kit
Immersive virtual and augmented reality are gaining in popularity, and now the first camera to deliver up to 24 hours of fully spherical, 360-degree live streaming video has arrived, the Ricoh R Development Kit. Images are captured through two fish-eye lenses in 2K at 30 frames per second, recording to a microSD card. Ricoh demonstrated the sleek, lightweight... Read more
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