Phase One Introduces 90mm Medium-Format Lens

This 5th Rodenstock lens is designed for the XT medium-format camera system
Phase One’s new Rodenstock HR Digaron-SW 90mm f/5.6 prime lens Today, Phase One, which manufactures high-end medium-format cameras and lenses as well as Capture One software, announced a new lens for its XT medium-format camera system and IQ4 Infinity platform: The new Rodenstock HR Digaron-SW 90mm f/5.6 prime lens. The new lens will have “outstanding... Read more

PhotoPlus Expo 2020 ‘In-Person’ Show Is Canceled

The show will be held virtually throughout the year starting November 1, 2020
This year’s “in-person” version of the PhotoPlus Expo, which is generally held in October at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, has been canceled, but according to Emerald Expositions, which owns the show, PhotoPlus Expo will be going virtual starting November 1. Emerald Expositions announced “we have decided to cancel... Read more

Latest Update To Adobe Lightroom CC App Deleted Photographers’ Photos

Some images and presets that were not backed up were lost
The conventional wisdom for pro photographers is that when there’s an update for one of your important mobile apps—let’s say an app like Adobe Lightroom CC—you download and install the update, in order to optimize the app, perhaps to make it speedier or more efficient. Unfortunately, some photographers experienced the opposite of that: For the... Read more

Panasonic Will Announce New Full-Frame Mirrorless LUMIX S5 On September 2

The new LUMIX camera will be announced during an online launch event
Today, Panasonic announced that it will be introducing a new full-frame mirrorless camera: “Panasonic is pleased to announce that they will hold an online launch event for the new full-frame mirrorless camera LUMIX S5.” You can see the news yourself at on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 10:00 EDT.  Dave... Read more

Sony Expands ‘Alpha Female+’ Photography Grant Program

12 women photographers and videographers will receive $5,000, plus $3,000 in gear
Since today marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women with the ability to vote as well as with new opportunities to affect our democracy in countless ways, I thought I’d highlight a relatively new grant competition, Sony’s Alpha Female+ (or Female Plus) program, which... Read more

This Year’s Adobe MAX 2020 Will Be Free And Virtual

Adobe MAX 2020 speakers include Annie Leibovitz, Ava DuVerney, Keanu Reeves and Tyler, the Creator
Earlier today, Adobe officially opened registration for the Adobe MAX 2020 trade show, which will be free and virtual this year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. According to Adobe, this year’s “creativity conference is virtual, completely free, and jam-packed with 56 hours of non-stop inspiration and learning.” The conference will include live... Read more

Sony Announces Free Registration For “Kando Everywhere” Event

Sony’s annual event goes virtual
Beginning in 2017, Sony’s annual “Kando Trip” brings together Sony technical and leadership teams, Sony Artisans of Imagery and Imaging Collective Members, photo industry leaders, press and photographers of all skill levels for an immersive, multi-day event in a photogenic location. Past Kando Trips have been held in Santa Barbara, CA, Monterey,... Read more

Sigma Announces 85mm F1.4 DG DN Prime Portrait Lens

The new lens is designed for full-frame mirrorless L-mount and Sony E-mount cameras
Sigma’s new 85mm F1.4 DG DN prime lens Earlier today, Sigma announced its latest prime lens for its Art series of lenses: The new Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN prime lens is a portrait prime lens designed for both L-Mount and E-Mount mirrorless-camera systems. Sigma emphasized that the new prime will not only have very high optical quality, but it will... Read more

New Documentary Will Focus On Former White House Photographer Pete Souza

The film, “The Way I See It,” chronicles Souza’s work under Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama
Poster for the upcoming documentary film on Photographer Pete Souza, “The Way I See It.” It’s hard to believe that we have less than 90 days to go before the start of the 2020 US Presidential Election between President Donald Trump and the Democratic hopeful, Former Vice President Joe Biden. At this point, Biden may be leading in the polls,... Read more

Olympus Introduces OM-D E-M10 Mark IV & 100-400mm Zoom Lens

The camera company may be selling its imaging division, but for now it continues to produce new products
The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera body and the new M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS lens The aphorism “The more things change, the more they remain the same” may sound like a cliché, but for those in the camera industry, it has a strange resonance today. That’s because although several weeks ago, Olympus announced it would be... Read more