Tamron developing lightweight, compact 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 lens

Third-party lens maker Tamron has officially announced that it is working on a new tele-zoom lens for full-frame Kameras: the 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035). Thanks to the use of magnesium in key areas of the barrel, Tamron claims the lens is both durable and, weighing in at… Continue reading

Updated: Nikon D850 sample gallery

Nikon’s latest DSLR, the D850, offers up 45.7MP of resolution that you can capture at a rate of seven frames per second (nine with the optional battery grip). Topped off with the autofocus system from the flagship D5, it’s clear that the D850 is designed to be a highly versatile… Continue reading

Netflix acquires rights to Kodachrome: a movie about the final days of the iconic film

Photo courtesy Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Netflix has acquired the rights to Kodachrome, an upcoming Jason Sudeikis movie about the last days of the Kodachrome film era. The news was first reported by Deadline, who is claiming that Netflix paid $4 million for the rights and plans a widespread… Continue reading

Western Digital’s new 12TB hard drive offers lots of storage and class-leading reliability

Western Digital is upping the internal storage ante with a new WD Gold drive that measures in at a whopping 12TB. The new WD Gold 12TB is a twelve-terabyte 7200RPM 3.5″ SATA 6Gb/s hard drive with the company’s 4th-gen HelioSeal, a technology that seals the drive with Helium to improve… Continue reading

Godox announces affordable XPRO-C wireless flash trigger for Canon users

Godox has unveiled the new XPRO-C, an affordable wireless flash trigger compatible with all of the company’s X1-series 2.4GH lamps and flashes, and built specifically for Canon Kameras. The new trigger seems to be competing with both Canon and Nissin, whose Air 10s trigger features some similar features at a… Continue reading

Google teases Pixel smartphone launch, takes on iPhone X on October 4th

Responses to the iPhone 8/Plus and iPhone X launch have ranged from „meh, unimpressed“ to „holy crap this is going to change everything.“ But if you’re waiting for Google’s response to the iPhone X Kamera, you won’t have to wait long. In fact, you can mark October 4th on your… Continue reading

Sony packed serious phase detect AF into these new 4K palm-style camcorders

If you’ve used a palm-style camcorder to try and film action at any point over the past several years, you’ve probably noticed an issue: most of these camcorders are god awful at finding and holding focus, usually relying exclusively on contrast detect AF. Well, not anymore. Sony has just debuted… Continue reading

21 spectacular photos from Saturn: A photographic ode to Cassini

Earlier today, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft ended its 20-year long mission by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere and incinerating itself. The probe, which arrived at Saturn in 2004, has been one of the most prolific and consistent sources of mind-blowing imagery NASA has ever produced—sending back photograph after photograph of the ringed… Continue reading

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

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Canon TS-E 135mm F4L Macro

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Canon EOS M100

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Video: The pros and cons of natural light vs off-camera flash

Photographer Manny Ortiz took to the woods with his wife and model Diana during golden hour to film a comparison video that many amateur photographers on up will find useful: natural light vs off-Kamera flash. What are the pros of each setup, why would you choose one over the other,… Continue reading

Leak: Profoto is preparing to release its first ever speedlight, the Profoto A1

It seems Profoto is preparing to announce a new line of products: an A-series of speedlights. The lighting company is known for its powerful, high-end flashes, monolights, and modifiers, but a product page leak shows Profoto is preparing to target a slightly less high-end user with something called the Profoto… Continue reading

Yashica is teasing a comeback to the camera market

The legendary Yashica brand may be planning a comeback to the Kamera market, and people are kind of freaking out. Unfortunately, very little detail is available at this point, but a teaser video and website published by Yashica show a woman using a Kamera that looks like an old film… Continue reading

Polaroid is back! Unveils OneStep 2 instant camera and i-Type film

Remember those intriguing teasers Polaroid was scrolling through on its main website last week. Well, yesterday night was when that countdown ended, and it ended with a huge announcement that has the photo industry buzzing. In short: the old Polaroid you knew and loved is back from the dead with… Continue reading

OnePlus 5

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Photo of GoPro Hero6 leaked, will be able to shoot 4K at 60 fps

We’ve already knew the GoPro Hero6 was on the way thanks to company CEO Nick Woodman, who revealed the Kamera’s existence back in February. But a newly leaked photo of the Hero6 reveals one very exciting feature we didn’t know about: the little Kamera will allegedly be able to shoot… Continue reading

Nissin announces Super Light Stand LC-50c: The world’s lightest light stand

Nissin has released a new light stand that it claims is the lightest in the world. The Super Light Stand LS-50C uses carbon fibre for its central column to keep its total weight down to just 575g/1.2lb. But even at that featherweight, it can still hold 1.5kg/3.3lb and extends to… Continue reading

Lastolite unveils two new ’stone effect‘ panoramic backgrounds for portrait photographers

Studio accessories manufacturer Lastolite has introduced a pair of new stone effects to its panoramic background range. Granite and Limestone are the first textured materials to join the range that currently just includes white, black and Chromakey Green plain finishes. The Lastolite Panoramic Background system consists of a three-part collapsible… Continue reading

Nikon Asia accused of sexism over D850 promotion that featured 32 men and 0 women

32 photographers featured… all of the men. Nikon Asia is taking some serious heat today after a Nikon D850 promotion featuring 32 photographers caught the eye of the blog Fstoppers. The issue with this so-called „awe-inspiring“ promotion? It featured 32 men, and 0 women, a realization that has led to… Continue reading