Metz mecablitz M400 Compact Wireless Flash Released

The M400 features wireless TTL control and coverage to match 24-105mm lenses.
Metz mecablitz M400
German flash manufacturer, Metz, has released their new compact flash system the Metz mecablitz M400. The unit features wireless TTL control and coverage to match 24-105mm lenses. The M400 is compatible with just about every camera manufacturer including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Pentax and Micro Four Thirds systems. It features a zoom-swivel head... Read more

Instagram Introduces Comment Control Features

Instagram's new features enable some control of how people can comment on posts
Instagram comment control
For a while now, Instagram has been slowly transitioning from a simple photo sharing app to a viable commercial entity. Most of this is due to the obvious influence of parent company Facebook, which bought Instagram in 2012. Earlier this year, the app introduced features that enabled businesses to more easily communicate with followers and post in... Read more

Fujifilm X-A10 Camera Is The New Entry-Level X-series Model

The Fujifilm X-A10 features a flip screen and a 16 megapixel APS-C sensor.
Fujifilm X-A10
Fujifilm will be releasing their newest camera in January 2017. The Fujifilm X-A10 is a new entry-level model for the manufacturer’s X-series of mirrorless interchangeable lens compact cameras. The camera features a 16 megapixel APS-C sensor, though unlike some of the more powerful X cameras, it comes with a Bayer color filter rather than the... Read more

DxO ViewPoint 3 Released, Adds Auto Distortion Correction

The latest iteration of DxO's Viewpoint wide-angle lens software is now available
DxO ViewPoint 3
DxO ViewPoint 3 is now available for download, and through December 4 is being offered for $50, instead of the usual $79. The program is a wide-angle lens correction tool. ViewPoint 3 adds automatic horizon and distortion correction. Previously, distortion correction tools were all manual (and those are still available), but the new aall-auto option... Read more

New Fotodiox Adapter Connects Nikon Lenses To Sony E Systems

The new adapter enables Nikon lenses auto functions to work when mounted on a Sony E-mount camera.
Fotodiox Fusion Smart AF
Fotodiox, a photography accessory manufacturer, has a new adapter that enables Nikon lenses to utilize their full range of automatic functions when mounted on a Sony E-mount camera. The Fusion Smart AF adapter works with Nikon G AF-I and AF-S lenses. Some of the automatic functions it enables include autofocus and the ability to automatically stop down... Read more

Capture One Pro 10 Released With New Features, Speedy Editing

While CaptureOne Pro 10 features a number of new tools, the big improvement is editing speed.
Capture One Pro 10 Released
Today, software developer and camera manufacturer, Phase One released Capture One Pro 10, the latest iteration of their all-in-one photography workflow program. The update streamlines the interface, adds a number of new features and provides a faster editing experience. I’ve had access to the beta version of this Lightroom competitor for a few... Read more

Manfrotto Announces Stylish Windsor Collection Camera Bags

The Manfrotto Windsor Collection of camera bags evokes a certain sense of fashionable London and English stiff-upper-lip.
Manfrotto Windsor Collection
Manfrotto has been on a roll with camera bags this year. Their latest, the Manfrotto Windsor Collection, appears to be aiming for a certain sense of London class and English stiff-upper-lip attitude. The collection includes the Windsor Backpack, Windsor The collection includes the Windor Backpack, Windsor Messenger (in small and medium sizes), and the... Read more

Elinchrom Adds Panasonic Support For Skyport Radio Transmitters

Elinchrom's firmware update adds support for more Olympus cameras and Panasonic Lumix cameras.
Elinchrom had the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Nikon, Canon and Sony cameras for awhile. This past September, during Photokina 2016, Elinchrom announced a new version for Olympus cameras. At the time, however, the system didn’t support the new Photokina-announced Olympus models or Panasonic Lumix cameras, which have been tied with... Read more

Cokin Riviera Classic Tripod Is Inspired By Vintage Styling

For those who prefer a more retro style of equipment, the Cokin Riviera Classic aims to look classic tripods of yesteryear.
Cokin Riviera Classic tripod
With the “vintage” looking equipment becoming more and more popular, it’s no surprise that shooters with retro-styled cameras would want accessories that inspire the same kind of feel. Filter manufacturer, Cokin, has stepped in to fill that void in the tripod world by creating the Riviera Classic line of tripods. Working with tripod... Read more

Olympus Offering 1M Yen, OM-D E-M1 II In Global Photo Contest

Anyone from across the world can enter Olympus' new photo contest.
2016-2017 Olympus Global Open Photo Contest
Olympus is holding a global photo contest that could net the winner an Olympus OM-D E-M1 II paired with a 12-40mm F2.8 Pro lens and one million Yen. Their 2016-2017 Olympus Global Open Photo Contest is open to amateur and professional photographers from around the world. Interestingly, Olympus hasn’t placed any restrictions on what type of equipment... Read more

Mountainsmith Teams Up With Chris Burkard For T.A.N Camera Bags

The T.A.N. bags from Mountainsmith were designed for adventure photographers
Mountainsmith T.A.N.
The outdoor adventure company Mountainsmith is more known for their trekking bags and accessories. However, the company does make a few series of camera bags. Their new series, T.A.N. (Tough as Nails), was created in collaboration with photographer Chris Burkard. Burkard helped designed the bags, which features five bags of varying sizes. These bags... Read more

Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art Lens Now On Sale

The Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art lens is now on sale for Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts
Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art lens
Announced at Photokina 2016 back in September, the Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art lens is now on sale for Canon, Nikon and Sigma mount cameras at a price of $1199. As part of the release, Sigma is hosting a series of Demo Days across the country during November and December. The Demo Days will showcase the 85mm lens, as well as the 12-24mm F4 Art lens. For those... Read more