Phottix Juno Transceiver Flash Announced

The manual hot-shoe flash is available as a standalone unit or as part of a kit for location photographers
on-camera flash
Phottix has introduced the Juno transceiver flash, a new lighting solution for location photographers, at a nice price point of $139.95 for the standalone unit. (Be sure to check out Digital Photo Pro’s guide, 11 Ways To Improve Your Photographic Lighting.) Available now, as part of a kit as well, the manual hot-shoe flash is compatible with a wide... Read more

Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary Lens Announced

The second prime in the series, it’s the first interchangeable lens for mirrorless E-mount cameras in APS-C format with a 24mm focal length and ƒ/1.4 aperture
Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary lens
Sigma has introduced the 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary lens at the 2017 Photo Plus Expo. The second lens in the series, it’s the first interchangeable lens for mirrorless E-mount cameras in APS-C format with a 24mm focal length and ƒ/1.4 aperture. We recently shot with the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary, and look forward to a hands-on... Read more

Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens Launches

The lightweight ultra-telephoto zoom is designed for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs
Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD lens
Originally announced as under development in September 2017, the Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) has officially landed, compatible with full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Designed to deliver “superior optical quality,” says Tamron, the lens owes its autofocus performance and Vibration Compensation (VC) with four stops of stabilization... Read more

Ricoh Introduces Two Pentax Star-Series K-Mount Lenses

Designed for high-megapixel DSLRs and ultra-high-res photography, the HD PENTAX-D FA★ 50mm F1.4 SDM AW and HD PENTAX-DA★ 11-18mm F2.8 are the first two lenses in the new line
Pentax lenses
HD PENTAX-D FA★ 50mm F1.4 SDM AW At the 2017 Photo Plus Expo in New York, Ricoh has introduced the new Pentax Star-series lenses for high-megapixel K-mount DSLRs. Designed for ultra-high-res photography, the HD PENTAX-D FA★ 50mm F1.4 SDM AW and HD PENTAX-DA★ 11-18mm F2.8 are the first two lenses in the new line. HD PENTAX-DA★ 11-18mm F2.8 The... Read more

Olympus Grows M.ZUIKO PRO F1.2 Prime Lens Series

The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO and M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO Micro Four Thirds lenses are designed to deliver gorgeous bokeh
New from Olympus, the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO lens Olympus is growing its M.ZUIKO PRO F1.2 prime lens series, with the addition of the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO and M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO Micro Four Thirds lenses, designed to deliver gorgeous bokeh. Lightweight and compact, the new Olympus optics are among the Best Lenses of... Read more

Sony a7R III Announced, Plus New Lenses

The full-frame interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera features a 42.4 MP sensor and 10 fps continuous, while the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS is a standard-zoom full-frame lens; the G Master 400mm F2.8 super-telephoto full-frame E-mount is in development
Sony a7R III
Sony a7R III Announced In the run-up to the 2017 Photo Plus Expo trade show in New York, Sony gathered journalists for the announcement of the Sony a7R III. While the name indicates an incremental update from the a7R II, the technological advances applied to this camera make it feel more like a hybrid of the a7R II and the a9. If Sony used different... Read more

Phase One Introduces Capture One Film Styles Pack

Inspired by analog film emulsions, this expansion of the imaging editor series is designed for photographers who want to recapture that retro grain and texture in their photos
image editing
Phase One introduced its first Styles Packs for photographers in June, then followed up with the SPECTRUM Styles Packs last month. Building on those imaging editors, Phase One has released the Film Styles Pack. Look for our hands-on review soon. Inspired by both color and black-and-white analog film emulsions of the past, the Film Styles Pack is designed... Read more

ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 Lens Introduced

The high-speed wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs is the 11th lens in the premium Milvus series
ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 lens
We love shooting with ZEISS lenses for the excellent image quality they deliver. Now the company has announced the new Milvus 1.4/25, the 11th lens in the premium line. The high-speed, wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs has a max ƒ/1.4 aperture, making it a fine choice for landscapes, architectural compositions and photojournalism, but it’s equally... Read more

Adobe Announces New Products, Big Updates At MAX 2017

At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, a rebranded Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom mobile and Photoshop CC updates, and new Creative Cloud Photography plans
Adobe
The new Adobe Lightroom CC 10/20/17 Update: One of our contributors has been testing a pre-release version of Lightroom CC; here are his first impressions. UpdateAdobe has announced new products and big updates at MAX 2017. At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, and updates to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom... Read more

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Introduced

The addition to the premium compact line features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, firsts for a Canon point-and-shoot camera
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III
Update 10/20/17: Check out this hands-on review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III, from our friend Gordon Laing at cameralabs.com Canon has introduced the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, the latest addition to Canon’s premium compact line. The new PowerShot features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor—the largest imaging sensor in a Canon point-and-shoot—and... Read more

Rokinon Introduces 35mm F1.4 AF Lens For Sony E-Mount

The high-speed full-frame prime is designed to deliver excellent performance at an affordable price
prime lenses
Rokinon has introduced its wide-angle 35mm F1.4 AF lens for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras. The high-speed full-frame prime is “designed to meet, and even exceed the performance of its direct competition at a more affordable price,” says the lens maker. The autofocus line expands to four, with this new lens joining the 14mm F2.8 AF, the 35mm F2.8 AF... Read more

Mountainsmith Updates TAN Series Bags

The line features five rugged pieces, designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard
camera bags
Outdoor adventure company Mountainsmith also makes excellent camera bags, and the company has just updated its TAN series of bags, for “Tough as Nails.” Featuring five rugged pieces, the line was designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard, who requires gear that matches the rigors of his backcountry photo shoots. Sold separately,... Read more
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