Sony Announces RX100 IV and RX10 II Cameras

New Compact RX100 IV and High-Zoom RX10 II Models Boast World’s First Stacked 1.0 type CMOS sensor with a DRAM memory chip, 40x Super Slow Motion Capture, 4K Video Shooting, High-speed Anti-Distortion Shutter and more

NEW YORK, Jun. 10, 2015 – Sony – a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer1 – has today announced two of the most advanced, versatile Cyber-shot cameras ever to come to market, the compact RX100 IV (model DSC-RX100M4) and high-zoom RX10 II (model DSC-RX10M2) cameras. The two new models both feature... Read more

PhotoShelter Launches Mobile App

Available on the App Store June 9

With PhotoShelter’s new mobile app, you can: Search and view your images right from your mobile device. Respond to client requests by sending images with just a few taps. Price images for sale. Get notified instantly when clients download images or when you make a sale. Manage access and permissions to control who sees and shares your work. Upload... Read more

SIRUI Introduces Its First Waterproof Tripods

SIRUI W Series is specifically designed to brave the elements

SIRUI W Series Waterproof tripods expand the capabilities of outdoor photographers and videographers like no other tripod! While most tripods warn against use in or near water and sand, the W Series welcomes it! The SIRUI designed WPS Waterproof Sealing System has a series of waterproof rings that prevent water from seeping into the tripod leg tubes... Read more
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Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies at Age 75

The legendary photographer’s subjects ranged from celebrities to world leaders to runaway children in Seattle.

Mary Ellen Mark, an influential documentary photographer, passed away Monday, May 25, in New York City at the age of 75. Born in Elkins Park, Penn., Mark’s numerous books, exhibitions and editorial work brought her worldwide visibility. Her work has been widely published in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, LIFE, Rolling Stone and Vanity... Read more

Lensbaby Releases Velvet 56

Now available in Canon, Nikon, Sony A and Pentax mounts.

Portland, OR and St. Louis, MO (ShutterFest 2015) – April 7, 2015 – Lensbaby, providing creative effects lenses to photographers that ignite their creativity and expand their unique visions of the world, announced the Velvet 56, a new high-end classic portrait lens. Velvet 56 was on display for the first time during ShutterFest 2015, April 7-8 at... Read more

Olympus Announces 2 New M.ZUIKO PRO Lenses

Olympus is proud to announce two new premium M.ZUIKO DIGITAL PRO lenses, available in June, in addition to the latest firmware Version 3.1 for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Micro Four Thirds System standard compliant) and Version 1.2 for the E-M5 Mark II

Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO and M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 PRO Fisheye lens. The lightweight 7-14mm f/2.8 has a 35mm equivalent of 14-28mm and 11 point weather sealing for use in rain, snow and on the beach. The 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye lens provides a 180° diagonal angle of view and is also dustproof and splashproof. Additionally, Olympus... Read more

Canon U.S.A. Introduces New EF 50MM F/1.8 STM Lens

Compact and Lightweight EF Lens Features Stepping Motor (STM) Technology and is Ideal for First time DSLR Users as well as Advanced Amateur Photographers

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce the new lightweight and compact Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM standard lens. Featuring a large maximum aperture of f/1.8, this single focal length lens (which has an effective focal length of 80mm when attached to an EOS camera with an APS-C sensor... Read more

Leica Unveils New M Monochrom Camera

Fresh features focus on unsurpassed imaging performance, rich details, peak low-light capabilities, HD video capability and live view options

April 30, 2015 – Leica Camera introduces the new Leica M Monochrom (Type 246) today, the next step in its hugely successful digital black-and-white photography concept for the Leica M rangefinder camera system. The new Leica M Monochrom, the first and only digital camera to enable a real black and white image – still or moving – without image... Read more

Sony Introduces Two Premium ZEISS Lenses for α A-mount Camera System

Newly Refined Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 and 16-35mm F2.8 Zoom Lenses

SAN DIEGO, Apr. 23, 2015 – Sony today has announced two new high-performance ZEISS® lenses zoom lenses – a standard zoom and a wide-angle zoom – for its α A-mount system. Designed for professionals and high-end photo enthusiasts, the new Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM II (model SAL2470Z2) standard zoom and Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8... Read more