Sony Introduces 61-Megapixel a7R IV Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

The a7R IV is the latest addition to Sony’s full-frame mirrorless Alpha camera lineup
During a presentation in New York City this morning, Sony announced the newest addition to its lineup of full-frame mirrorless cameras: The new Sony a7R IV comes with a 61-megapixel Sony sensor and will be available this September for $3,500. It will also include Sony’s E-mount, making it compatible with 52 existing Sony lenses. Sony also... Read more

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Deals: Find Great Deals On Camera Gear And Camera Accessories

This year use the two-day Amazon Prime Day event to find deals on camera gear, software, and photo accessories
This is the fifth year Amazon is holding its Prime Day sales event, which runs for two days—today, July 15th and tomorrow, July 16th. And while in the past, Amazon’s Prime Day hasn’t always provided tremendous value for photographers on some camera gear, you will find some deals, particularly on select lenses, software, printers and other camera... Read more

Canon Claims New RF 24-240mm F4-6.3mm IS USM Lens Uses Dynamic Image Stabilization For Both Stills And Video

Up until now, Canon has used this hybrid IS system in lenses and cameras for video only
This week Canon announced its first 10x optical zoom compact and lightweight lens for its full-frame mirrorless cameras: the new RF 24-240mm F4-6.3mm IS USM lens for Canon’s R-series full-frame mirrorless cameras, including the Canon EOS R and the EOS RP. There are several reasons the 24-240mm lens, unlike Canon’s other mirrorless RF lenses, is... Read more
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Sony Expands Full-Frame Lens Lineup With New FE 35mm F1.8 Prime

Sony’s new 35mm lens is the 14th prime E-mount lens
Today, Sony announced a new lens for its full-line of full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras: The FE 35mm F1.8 prime lens. Small, compact and lightweight, Sony says this new 35mm lens is ideal for portrait, street photography, landscape, candids and near-macro photos, as well. Sony makes a number of claims for the features on this lens, which we’ll... Read more

Great Deals: Tiffen Cuts Prices On 2 Steadicam Air Monopods

Tiffen, which makes photo accessories for enthusiast and pro photographers and videographers, has made 2 of its monopods more affordable
Monopods, like tripods, are incredibly effective tools for improving images and video for photographers and videographers at every level. That’s why Tiffen’s current sale is great news for photographers. The company has reduced each of its two Steadicam Air Monopods by $100: The Steadicam Air 15 Monopod (15lb. weight capacity) is now $299.95 The... Read more

New BenQ Monitors Claim Less Eye Strain

Photographers may benefit by using an additional monitor for reading and research
A screen grab from BenQ’s website featuring its anti-eyestrain technology. While most photographers and videographers would rather edit their images and video all day long, the truth is most content creators need to do a lot of reading, writing and research. And all of that gazing into a monitor can lead to eye strain, or perhaps, worse. According... Read more

Tamron Adds Fast Prime To SP-Series Lens Lineup

The new 35mm F/1.4 lens marks Tamron’s 40th anniversary of producing this series of lenses
Tamron has recently introduced a new fast prime lens, the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD (Model F045), to commemorate its 40th anniversary of producing SP series lenses. The lens, which Tamron says is equipped with a large F/1.4 aperture and high-speed, high-precision autofocus functionality, offers “exceptional reliability, plus other features for increased... Read more

Sony a6400 Firmware Update Includes Eye AF For Animals

Sony’s latest firmware (Version 2.0) allows Sony a6400 to perform real-time Eye AF for animals
If you had to name the most important part of a portrait or image that includes living beings—whether human or animal—and has remained so throughout the centuries, going back as far as the Italian and Northern Renaissance right up to the present day, it would be this: The eyes. And it’s perhaps one of the reasons Sony is so focused on expanding... Read more

Sony Expands Lens Lineup With Telephoto And Telephoto Zoom

Sony brings two new powerful but pricey lenses to the market
Sony has introduced two new powerful lenses into its full-frame lens lineup: The FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens (model SEL200600G) and the FE 600mm F4 GM OSS super-telephoto prime lens (model SEL600F40GM). Both offer photographers the ability to capture subjects at the same super-telephoto focal length (600mm), but at much different... Read more

Camera & Photo Learning News Digest: Shooting with Waterproof Cameras, #NoFilter How-To Book And More

Find out what you can learn about photography today
I shot this photo of my son with a waterproof point-and-shoot after he jumped into a pool.  Photo Tips—Waterproof Cameras: Rugged-and-waterproof point-and-shoots have been around for more than a dozen years. But camera manufacturers keep improving them. For example, you can go farther underwater without needing a special housing to keep it waterproof.... Read more

Leaked Photos Show Apple iPhone 11 Could Have 3 Lenses

The new iPhone 11 might have a triple-lens configuration
Leaked photo of Apple iPhone 11, which appeared on the BRG website. The iPhone 11 is said to be released in September, with possible camera improvements.  According to leaked photos posted on BGR, a tech gadgets website, the iPhone 11 could be replacing the dual-lens configuration with a triple-lens configuration. So what does that... Read more

Olympus Makes A Splash With New Waterproof Camera

The new Olympus Tough TG-6 point-and-shoot lets you capture photos and video in places you’d never take your other cameras or phones into.
If you’ve never shot an underwater photo, or better yet, an underwater video, you’re in for a surprise. Because in many cases, it can turn a simple plunge into the pool into an incredibly expressive photograph or video, in which light, color, movement and the human form are wonderfully distorted in a surreal and almost organic way. And then there... Read more
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