Alien Skin Software Summer Sale

The online deal runs from July 20 through 24, with 40% off all imaging solutions for photographers and other creatives
Alien Skin Software
Photo by Adam King (@AdamKingphoto) Alien Skin Software is announcing its Summer Sale, running from July 20 through July 24 on the company’s online store, with 40% off all of its imaging solutions for photographers and other creatives. Earlier this year, Alien Skin introduced the Advanced Layers Update for Exposure X2, the company’s nondestructive... Read more

New Lightweight Camera Bags From Polaroid

The versatile lineup features seven styles, from sling bags to backpacks
Polaroid camera bags
Polaroid has announced a new line of lightweight camera bags, featuring seven styles to accommodate a variety of photographic needs, from sling bags to backpacks. In addition to custom-fit red foam interiors for protecting camera gear, the versatile series is also ultra-affordable. The Polaroid JOZ 20 zoom photo pack ($14.99) holds a mirrorless camera... Read more

Nikon Releases Firmware And Software Updates

The most significant changes are to the feature set of the D5 with v1.20, with minor updates to the D500 and Coolpix B700 cameras and Camera Control Pro 2 and ViewNX-i software
Nikon firmware and software updates
Nikon has released new firmware and software updates to a number of products. The most significant changes are to the feature set of Nikon’s flagship FX-format D5 with firmware update 1.20, with minor updates to the D500 and Coolpix B700 cameras and Camera Control Pro 2 and ViewNX-i software. Below is a snapshot of the Nikon D5 changes from Nikon’s... Read more

Nikon Announces AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6E ED VR

The new telephoto zoom represents Nikon’s first full-frame AF-P lens with a stepping motor for fast, quiet autofocus
Nikon AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6E ED VR lens
Nikon has announced the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6E ED VR, making the new compact telephoto zoom the company’s first full-frame AF-P lens with a stepping motor for fast, quiet autofocus. Nikon also updates the 70-300mm focal length with enhanced Vibration Reduction and up to 4.5 stops of image stabilization, plus lighter weight. A versatile lens,... Read more

Leica Introduces TL2 Camera

The new mirrorless APS-C camera represents the next generation of the company’s TL-System, with improved AF speed and a larger 24MP sensor
Leica TL2 camera
Leica has announced the new TL2 camera, representing the next generation of the company’s TL-System. The mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera improves on the original TL, featuring a newly designed sensor, with a 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS Leica Maestro II series image processor and UHD 4K30 and Full HD 1080p60 video recording for high-quality stills... Read more

Nikon Updated EN-EL15 Battery Pack Service Advisory

A voluntary recall of the rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack is underway with free replacements of affected units
A voluntary recall of Nikon’s rechargeable lithium-ion EN-EL15 battery pack is underway with free replacements of affected units
Nikon has updated its EN-EL15 technical service advisory of June 20, 2017 for those using the EN-EL15 rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack and is providing a free battery exchange. There have been seven confirmed reports globally of a short circuit that’s causing the pack to overheat, and in some cases, become deformed, representing a potential hazard... Read more

Sigma Releases Firmware Update For Mount Converter MC-11

The Sigma 100-400mm F/5-6.3 FG OS HSM | Contemporary tele-zoom lens gets a firmware update, too
Sigma MC-11 firmware update
Sigma has released a firmware update for its Mount Converter MC-11, as it expands the adapter’s compatibility for additional Sigma SA-mount and EOS-mount lenses for Sony E-mount cameras. The MC-11 is available as the MC-11 SA-E and MC-11 EF-E for Sigma SA and Canon EOS mounts, respectively, and the firmware update makes the MC-11 compatible with two... Read more

Fotodiox Introduces DLX Stretch Lens Mount Adapters

The company expands its lens adapter family of imaging solutions with a versatile new series of 24 lens adapters for mirrorless cameras
Fotodiox introduces the DLX Stretch Lens Mount Adapters, a versatile new series of 24 lens adapters for mirrorless cameras
Fotodiox DLX Stretch Lens Mount Adapter – Nikon Nikkor F Mount G-Type DSLR Lens to Fujifilm Fuji X-Series Mirrorless Camera Body with Macro Focusing Helicoid and Magnetic Drop-In Filters Fotodiox Pro introduces the DLX Stretch lens mount adapters, a versatile new series of 24 lens adapters for mirrorless cameras—Sony E-mount, Fujifilm X-mount... Read more

LEE Filters Introduces ProGlass IRND Filters

These neutral-density filters were originally designed for cinematographers and the film industry; now they’re available for still photographers in sizes to fit the LEE Filters Seven5, 100mm and SW150 systems
LEE Filters ProGlass IRND neutral-density filters
LEE Filters has introduced the ProGlass IRND filter series. These neutral-density filters were originally designed for cinematographers and the film industry; now they’re available for still photographers in sizes to fit the LEE Filters Seven5, 100mm and SW150 systems. With 2mm thick optically flat glass, the filters are available in strengths of... Read more

MindShift Gear Introduces PhotoCross Sling Bags

Built for the elements and outdoor adventure, the new series features a slim profile and allow photographers to work in comfort with easy access to gear
Built for thMindShift Gear PhotoCross sling bags
We count bags from MindShift Gear (part of the Think Tank Photo universe) like the FirstLight backpack series among our favorites, and look forward to trying out the newly introduced PhotoCross series bags. Designed for adventure photographers, or photographers who relish shooting in the elements, these sling bags feature a slim profile and allow photographers... Read more

Tamron Announces SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens

The lens maker’s new high-speed zoom features up to five stops of image stabilization, the highest in its category
Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens
Tamron has introduced the SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032), representing what the lens maker is calling its next-gen high-speed zoom. An update to the previous version, the lens incorporates a new Dual Micro-Processing Unit control system for faster, more precise AF, with up to five stops of image stabilization, Tamron’s Vibration Compensation,... Read more

Canon Announces EOS 6D Mark II And EOS Rebel SL2 DSLRs

Both cameras introduce feature improvements over their previous models
Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon has chosen National Camera Day to announce the EOS 6D Mark II and EOS Rebel SL2 DSLRs, as the new cameras introduce feature improvements from their previous iterations. The EOS 6D Mark II is designed for advanced amateur photographers looking to explore portraiture and landscape photography as they expand their skill set with a full-frame DSLR.... Read more
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