Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Firmware Update 2.0

The update addresses the original missing feature set, but brings some unexpected (and welcomed) improvements, too
Panasonic LUMIX GH5
When Panasonic introduced the Lumix GH5, the company promised a few updates to the performance and operation via a firmware update. Today, that update has been announced, which brings the firmware to Version 2.0. Not only does it address the original missing feature set, but it also brings some unexpected (and welcomed) improvements as well. Panasonic... Read more

Gitzo Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Century Camera Bag Collection

The new line is inspired by the company’s premium Traveler series tripods
camera bags
Gitzo Century Traveler Backpack Earlier this year, Gitzo launched limited-edition 100th anniversary tripods, and now the company continues the celebration with a new camera bag line. Inspired by Gitzo’s premium Traveler series tripods, the Century Camera Bag Collection—the Century Traveler Backpack, the Century Traveler Messenger and the Century... Read more

Canon EOS M100 Introduced

Replacing the EOS M10, the new compact camera features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and a DIGIC 7 processor
Canon EOS M100
Canon has announced the EOS M100, featuring a 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and a DIGIC 7 processor. The new interchangeable-lens compact is a replacement to the EOS M10, and Canon sees it as a step-up camera for photographers looking to move beyond smartphone photography and experiment with lenses and more advanced features. The... Read more

Canon EF 85mm F/1.4L IS USM, Macro TS-E Lenses Announced

In addition to introducing its first 85mm lens with image stabilization and first macro tilt-shift lenses, Canon has a new macro twin-lite flash
Canon EF 85mm ƒ/1.4L IS USM Aimed at professional and advanced amateur photographers, Canon has announced the new EF 85mm ƒ/1.4L IS USM lens, its first 85mm focal length lens featuring image stabilization, as well as its first macro tilt-shift lenses—the TS-E 50mm ƒ/2.8L Macro, TS-E 90mm ƒ/2.8L Macro and TS-E 135mm ƒ/4L Macro—and a new flash,... Read more

WhiteWall Introduces Direct Print On Wood

This new option uses a single piece of birch onto which an image is printed, with the grain becoming a part of the print to create a one-of-a-kind display
photo output services
Photographers have no shortage of unique options to offer clients or to present their own work, and WhiteWall continues to add to the mix, with its new Direct Print On Wood product. Made from a single piece of birch, the grain of the wood actually becomes part of the final print. WhiteWall uses a seven-color printing process to print the photo onto... Read more

Think Tank Photo Introduces Spectral Shoulder Bags

The new budget-friendly line is designed to let photographers maintain a low profile while also protecting valuable gear
photography shoulder bags
Think Tank Photo Spectral 15 Shoulder Bag We count Think Tank Photo bags and backpacks among some of our favorites, and the company has just introduced a new series, the Spectral Shoulder Bags. The budget-friendly line is designed to let photographers maintain a low profile while also protecting gear from thieves and weather. There are three bags in... Read more

Nikon D850 Complete Specs Released

Nikon’s newest camera combines high speed and high resolution in one system
Nikon D850
After teasing the release of the Nikon D850 last month, Nikon has now announced the full specifications for the camera, and they are impressive. Speaking with Nikon’s Steve Heiner, Senior Technical Manager, in advance of this announcement, we went over the specs line by line, and the Nikon D850 feels like the child of a Nikon D750 and a Nikon D810. Check... Read more

Western Digital Announces My Book Duo Storage System

The new desktop RAID represents WDC’s highest-capacity external storage system at up to 20 TB
RAID storage system
As photo and video content file sizes continue to grow and camera frame rates continue to get faster, so grow the demands on storage and backup solutions. We recently took a look at how RAID systems are increasingly meeting those needs for photographers. With the announcement of its My Book Duo desktop RAID, Western Digital has introduced its highest-capacity... Read more

Macphun Teases Aurora HDR 2018 Arrival

The new and improved HDR image editor will be available for pre-order beginning September 12, with a release date of September 28
HDR photography
On the heels of introducing Neptune, the free update to Macphun’s award-winning editor Luminar that features cool new Artificial Intelligence technology, the company has announced the release of Aurora HDR 2018. Once a Mac-only imaging solution, Aurora HDR 2018 will be available for Windows, as well. Co-developed with photographer Trey Ratcliff in... Read more

Hensel Announces Porty L 1200 Kit Savings

The company is offering up to $670 off the battery-powered strobe kits, running through November 17, 2017
battery-powered strobes
Hensel has announced instant rebates of up to $670 off the Porty L kits. Providing 1200 Ws of power, the battery-powered strobe is offered in two kits—Original 1 and Original 2—and this current offer represents Hensel’s best pricing on the strobe kits, to date. The promotion ends November 17, 2017, while supplies last. Here’s a look at the kit... Read more