Out Of The Picture: Olympus To Exit Camera Business

After decades in the camera industry, Olympus will spin off imaging division to Japan Industrial Partners
Earlier today, Olympus, which for decades has manufactured high-end professional digital camera systems as well as consumer-level point-and-shoots, announced that it is leaving the digital imaging business. According to The Verge, Olympus has signed a memorandum of understanding that it will sell off its imaging division to Japan Industrial Partners... Read more

Panasonic Introduces Compact Lumix G100 For Vlogging

A new compact mirrorless camera targeted at vloggers and video content creators
Panasonic Lumix G100
Panasonic’s new Lumix G100 Today, Panasonic announced a new mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the Lumix G100, which is targeted at vloggers and video content creators. In many ways, it’s a camera that appears to be designed to compete directly with the Sony ZV-1, which was announced last month. Panasonic says the new Lumix G100 will include... Read more

Sigma Introduces F5-6.3 100-400mm Telephoto Zoom, Teleconverters And More

Company also announces a USB dock and three lenses that are now available in L-Mount formats
Today, Sigma introduced several new lenses and accessories: The most notable announcement is the introduction of the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens. Marketed as a companion lens to two previously released full-frame mirrorless zooms—the 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art and 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art—Sigma says the 100-400mm F5-6.3... Read more

Tamron Launches All-In-One 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Zoom Lens For Sony E-Mount

The new versatile superzoom lens is designed for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras
Tamron’s new 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD all-in-one zoom lens (Model A071) Tamron has just announced a new superzoom lens, Tamron’s 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD (Model A071), which is an all-in-one zoom for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens, which Tamron says is the first F2.8 all-in-one zoom lens for full-frame mirrorless... Read more

Ricoh Announces Pentax 85mm Lens For K-Mount DSLRs

The new pricey prime lens will have a bright F1.4 maximum aperture
The new HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW prime lens Today, Ricoh introduced a new star prime for its Pentax K-Mount DSLR system camera bodies: The new HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW prime lens will be available in mid-June for $1899. It’s the second fixed focal-length lens in Ricoh’s next-generation, high performance Pentax Star lens series,... Read more

Panasonic Introduces New LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 For L-Mount Cameras

The new full-frame zoom is lightweight and dust-and-splash resistant
Panasonic’s new LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 zoom lens Earlier today, Panasonic announced a new full-frame zoom lens, the LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6, for L-Mount mirrorless cameras. Panasonic says the lens will be available at the end of July for $599. What’s intriguing to note is that it has a compact and lightweight design, weighing in at around... Read more

Sony Introduces ZV-1 Compact Camera For Vlogging

The new compact camera is targeted at video content creators and vloggers
Sony’s new ZV-1 compact camera for vloggers Today, Sony introduces the Sony ZV-1 compact camera, which looks rather like a modified RX-100 series style camera. However, aside from the sensor and processor, which is, in fact, borrowed from the Cyber-shot RX-100 Mark VII advance compact camera, Sony says much of the new ZV-1 has been re-designed... Read more

Free Update To Capture One 20 Software Improves Healing Tool And Adds Nikon Version

The new version includes other improvements, like a better Before & After tool
Today, Capture One refreshed its image-editing software, Capture One 20, which now comes with a number of enhancements that should improve workflows for all kinds of photographers. The update improves the following capabilities: Enhanced Healing and Clone Brush Tools The update provides improvements to the software’s Healing brush and Clone brush... Read more

Lexar Introduces New Multi-Card Readers

The two readers include a 2-in-1 reader and a 3-in-1 reader
Lexar’s two new card readers: The Professional Multi-Card 3-in-1 Reader (top) and Compact Multi-Card 2-in-1 Reader Lexar has introduced two new multi-card readers—the Lexar Professional Multi-Card 3-in-1 USB 3.1 Reader and the Lexar Multi-Card 2-in-1 USB 3.1 Reader, for $29 and $19, respectively. Both will be available later this month. Lexar... Read more

EOS Webcam Utility Beta Turns Your Canon Into A Webcam

Canon today released the EOS Webcam Utility Beta software, which turns your camera into a handy webcam

With so many of us working from home and taking virtual meetings, you might find yourself in need of a webcam. If you use a Windows computer (sorry Apple fans!) and have a compatible Canon EOS or PowerShot camera, Canon today released the EOS Webcam Utility Beta software, which turns your camera into a handy webcam. All you need is the software and... Read more