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Phase One Brings 100-Megapixel IQ3 Back into A Series

February 05, 2016 · Gear

Phase One's IQ3 100MP medium format back will now be offered in an A Series model with built-in Alpa lens calibrations. More »

Object of Desire: Lensbaby Composer Pro II

February 05, 2016 · Lenses

This lens mount lets you control depth of field to create images with a sharp slice of focus surrounded by a sea of smooth blur. More »

Product Reviews: Manfrotto Digital Director

February 04, 2016 · Software & Storage

The Digital Director turns your iPad Air into a giant monitor and remote control for your Canon and Nikon DSLR. More »

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Phottix Now Shipping Odin II TTL Flash Trigger

February 01, 2016 · News

The Odin II TTL flash trigger from Phottix can support up to five groups of flashes with modes for shooting at high shutter speeds. More »

Sihl Inkjet Papers Coming to the U.S.

January 27, 2016 · Gear

Sihl's MASTERCLASS inkjet photo papers come in a variety of finishes for a range of output needs. More »

Lomography Resurrects Soviet-Era 50mm Lens

January 21, 2016 · Gear

Lomography's Jupiter 3+ Art lens is a modern take on a vintage lens. More »

Lens Review: Tamron SP 35MM F/1.8

January 21, 2016 · Lenses

With image stabilization and close focusing, the SP 35mm isn’t your typical 35mm prime lens. More »

Leica Debuts First Waterproof Camera

January 20, 2016 · News

The Leica X-U is the company's first waterproof and durable digital camera with a few high-end features. More »

Object of Desire: Microsoft Surface Book

January 20, 2016 · Software & Storage

With the Surface Book, Microsoft creates a high-performance laptop that can double as a tablet.  More »

Object of Desire: Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM

January 18, 2016 · Lenses

This newest addition to Sigma's Art line is touted as the world's first 20mm f/1.4 lens.  More »

Camera Review: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

January 15, 2016 · Compact Cameras

The OM-D E-M10 Mark II is the entry-level model in Olympus’ mirrorless arsenal, but it still manages to pack a punch. More »

Camera Review: Hands-On With The New Leica SL

January 14, 2016 · Compact Cameras

With the SL, Leica has a blazing fast full-frame mirrorless camera on its hands. More »

11 Mirrorless Marvels

January 12, 2016 · Compact Cameras

No other camera category has seen as much innovation as the mirrorless market over the past several years, and the latest crop of models are a testament to that. More »

Object of Desire: Netgear ReadyNAS 200

January 11, 2016 · Software & Storage

Netgear's ReadyNAS keeps your stills and video secure and accessible from any Internet-connected device via Ethernet and wireless networking. More »

Object of Desire: Fujifilm Instax Mini 70

January 07, 2016 · Compact Cameras

After a brief, smartphone-driven collapse in 2004, instant film camera sales have soared, and Fuji's latest instant snapshooter, the Instax Mini 70, looks to keep the momentum alive with a few modern touches. More »

Phase One Breaks CMOS Megapixel Barrier with 100-Megapixel Back

January 03, 2016 · News

Phase One's new XF series digital back delivers 100-megapixel resolution and 15 stops of dynamic range. See sample images here. More »

Object of Desire: Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF E-Mount Lenses

December 28, 2015 · Lenses

The company adds a Sony mount to its list of cinema lenses. More »

Object of Desire: Atomos Ninja Assassin

December 23, 2015 · Video

A lighter and less expensive version of the company's popular Shogun 4K recorder. More »

Object of Desire: FilmToaster

December 22, 2015 · Gear

This tool enables you to use your camera to digitize your archive of slides and negatives. More »

Object of Desire: Ikigai Rival Bag

December 18, 2015 · Gear

This well-executed bag-within-a-bag concept features a backpack with a removable camera cell. More »

Sony Keeps DSLR Line Alive with a68

December 17, 2015 · Gear

Sony's a68 digital SLR features 4D focus and several pro-worthy video tools. More »

The Best Advanced Compact Cameras You Can Buy Today

December 17, 2015 · Features

Big sensors, fast lenses and 4K video for professional results in small packages. More »

Sigma Builds Body Armor for Your Lens

December 16, 2015 · Gear

 Sigma's new Clear Glass Ceramic lens filter is 10 times stronger than a conventional filter. More »

Camera Review: Olympus AIR 01

December 11, 2015 · Gear

A compact camera that leverages a smartphone's connectivity, huge display and ease-of-use to deliver better-than-smartphone quality images. More »

Camera Review: Canon PowerShot G3 X

December 09, 2015 · Gear

Canon's advanced compact boasts a big sensor and an impressive zoom. Is it enough to stand out from the crowd? More »

Objects of Desire: Our Favorite Gear of the Year

December 04, 2015 · Gear

We tested a lot of photo gear in 2015. Here were some of our favorites. More »

Phase One Acquires Mamiya

December 03, 2015 · News

 Medium format camera maker Phase One buys out the rest of its stake in Japan's Mamiya More »

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Five Fun Gifts for Photographers

November 30, 2015 · Gear

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Phase One Delivers New Editing and Keywording Tools in Capture One Pro 9

November 30, 2015 · Gear

 With Capture One Pro 9, photographers will have more sophisticated control over keywords and color edits. More »

12 of Our Favorite Mobile Apps for Photographers

November 26, 2015 · Features

From photo editing and sharing to unshackling your phone camera's manual controls, these are the apps we can't live with out. More »

Object of Desire: Epson SureColor P6000 & P8000

November 24, 2015 · Gear

Epson has added two new, wider members to its family of SureColor professional photo printers. More »

Object of Desire: Lowepro Slingshot Edge

November 20, 2015 · Gear

Slash your way through the urban jungle with this city oriented bag. More »

Leica Adds New M Digital Rangefinder

November 20, 2015 · Gear

 The newest Leica M (Typ 262) has fewer features than the existing models but a lower price too. More »

Object of Desire: LumoPro LP605M

November 19, 2015 · Gear

This combination tripod/monopod is your photographic multitasker. More »

5 Great Gifts for Mobile Photographers

November 19, 2015 · Gear

These gadgets will take your mobile photography to the next level. More »

Inside the Jaunt ONE: Why a VR Content Company Had to Build the World's Best VR Camera

November 19, 2015 · Gear

Jaunt doesn't style itself as a camera company, but that hasn't stopped them from building the most sophisticated virtual reality camera there is. More »

Ricoh Unveils New 35mm Medium Format Lens

November 18, 2015 · Gear

 The new Pentax 35mm lens for its medium format camera system will deliver a new optical design suited for landscape and architectural photography. More »

New Low Cost Sony Cine Lens from SLR Magic

November 17, 2015 · Gear

 SLR Magic's new cine lens for Sony mirrorless cameras won't break the bank.  More »

Camera Review: Fujifilm X-T10

November 16, 2015 · Gear

Our review of the heir to the X-T1 throne. More »

New ImageRights Plugin Brings Copyright Registration to Lightroom

November 16, 2015 · Gear

 A new Lightroom plugin aims to streamline copyright registration for photographers, at a price. More »

Camera Review: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

November 11, 2015 · Gear

Panasonic continues it's aggressive stance towards 4K with its latest mirrorless offering. More »

Holiday Gift Guide: Great Gifts for Beginner Photographers

November 10, 2015 · Gear

 Whether you're shopping for the photographer in your life, or you are the photographer in your life, check out these great gifts geared for amateur photographers. More »

Camera Review: Sony A7R II

November 09, 2015 · Gear

Sony steps up its full frame game with the a7R II. More »

10 Interesting Things We Learned About Cameras and Lenses from LensRentals

November 05, 2015 · Gear

 Want to learn more about your photography gear? It helps to talk to people who handle and repair thousands of cameras and lenses. More »

New Firmware to Make Sony's A7 II Focus Faster, Shoot Fatter Files

November 04, 2015 · Gear

 Here's what Sony A7 II owners can expect from new firmware due this month. More »

Object of Desire: Lenovo ThinkPad P50

November 04, 2015 · Gear

An Intel Xeon processor helps this laptop grapple with 4K video editing. More »

Mini Review: Epson SureColor P800

November 03, 2015 · Gear

 With the SureColor P800, Epson aims to bring deeper blacks and longer lifespans to your most important images. More »

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Ewan Burns: Continuous Lights Key to Capturing Athletes in Action for Reebok

November 03, 2015 · Features

Burns explains how he illuminated a large space, which allowed him to efficiently capture action action as it happened around him. More »

Tenba's New Cooper Messenger Bags Blend Form and Function

October 29, 2015 · Gear

 Tenba's Cooper Messenger bag can house anything from a compact mirrorless up to a professional DSLR, with a quiet Velcro flap and impeccable styling.  More »

Object of Desire: Mindshift Gear Firstlight

October 28, 2015 · Gear

The bags are designed for travelers ferrying large camera bodies and lenses in and out of airports; its side compression straps help it squeeze into most airline overhead compartments. More »

9 Video Editing Tools to Bring Motion to Life

October 26, 2015 · Features

Video tech is evolving fast enough that even as many products add 4K compatibility, at least one video-editing program is already supporting 8K video. More »

Object of Desire: Zoom F8

October 23, 2015 · Gear

Zoom's new multi-track recorder uses Bluetooth connectivity, which lets you control and monitor audio levels on an iOS device.  More »

Object of Desire: 360Fly

October 19, 2015 · Gear

This small action camera can capture a 240-degree (vertical) and 360-degree (horizontal) field of view via its fixed f/2.5 lens.  More »

Sigma Goes Wide with New Art Lens

October 16, 2015 · Gear

 Sigma has expanded its Art lens lineup with the addition of a new 20mm f/1.4 prime. More »

Sony's New RX1R II Delivers 42-Megapixel Full Frame Sensor in Compact Body

October 14, 2015 · Gear

 Sony's new RX1R II has a 35mm-sized image sensor and fast f/2 lens, an attractive pairing for advanced photographers. More »

Interfit Launches S1 Battery-Powered Strobe with TTL

October 14, 2015 · Gear

The S1 draws power from an interchangeable battery or AC power back and features HSS and TTL. More »

Canon Expands PowerShot G Series and EOS M Series with New Models

October 13, 2015 · Gear

The PowerShot G5 X and G9 X boast 1-inch sensors and advanced features while the EOS M mirrorless offers performance on a budget. More »

Object of Desire: Venus Optics Laowa 15mm

October 13, 2015 · Gear

Venus claims that the Laowa 15mm is the world’s widest macro lens for full-frame cameras with a 1:1 magnification. More »

Meet the Light Camera: 16 Cameras in One

October 08, 2015 · Gear

The Light L16 combines 16 lenses and 16 image sensors, applies some algorithmic wizardry and spits out a 52-megapixel image with almost no noise. More »

Camera Review: Sony FDR-X1000V

October 07, 2015 · Gear

Sony's latest splashproof action cam sports built-in GPS and image stabilization. More »

Mini Review: Moab Juniper Baryta Rag 305

October 06, 2015 · Gear

A hands-on review of the Moab Juniper Baryta Rag 305 inkjet photo paper. More »

Lightroom Tethering Issue Reported in OS El Capitan

October 06, 2015 · Gear

 Nikon and Leica camera owners are unable to shoot tethered if they upgrade to Apple's newest operating system, OS El Capitan More »

Camera Review: Leica Q

October 05, 2015 · Gear

The new full-frame compact from Leica takes aim at Sony's RX-1 with a fast lens, high image quality, responsive AF and solid low-light performance. More »

Adobe Rolls Out New Photoshop Apps, Updates to Creative Cloud Programs

October 05, 2015 · News

 Adobe is seeking to better integrate its mobile editing tools with its desktop programs. Here's what you need to know. More »

Camera Review: Canon EOS 5DS

October 01, 2015 · Gear

The newest member of the 5D family gets a whopping 50-megapixel image sensor, but sacrifices low-light performance. More »

New Firmware Gives Profoto B1 and B2 Flashes New Skills

September 30, 2015 · Gear

 New firmware for Profoto's B1 and B2 flashes enables TTL metering for Canon's 5DS/R plus power-saving tweaks. More »

Object of Desire: Sony RX10 II

September 30, 2015 · Gear

Sony updates the its tank-like superzoom with a new 20-megapixel sensor and an updated processor. More »

Stabilizer Roundup: 14 Tripods, Rigs and Gimbals to Steady Your Hand

September 28, 2015 · Features

Though tripod tech has only seen incremental improvements, camera gimbals have experienced a surge in innovation as electronics bring formerly difficult—or impossible—shots within reach of first-time and independent filmmakers. More »

GoPro Extends Hero Lineup with Low-Cost Action Cam

September 28, 2015 · News

 The new GoPro Hero+Wi-Fi is the company's cheapest action cam to still offer wireless connectivity.  More »

Camera Review: Ricoh Pentax K-3 II

September 23, 2015 · Gear

This update to the venerable K-3 adds dual card slots, an anti-aliasing filter simulation mode and a sturdy, weather-sealed build. More »

Rokinon Intros Fast Prime Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras

September 22, 2015 · Gear

 Rokinon is delivering two fast primes-- a 21mm f/1.4 and a 50mm f/1.4--for mirrorless camera owners. More »

Object of Desire: Metabones XL 0.64x

September 19, 2015 · Gear

This new gadget from Metabones for Micro Four Thirds cameras promises a speed bump of 1 1/3 aperture stops, and reduces the full-frame crop factor from 2x to 1.28x. More »

Lens Review: Sigma 150-600mm

September 18, 2015 · Gear

This new long zoom in Sigma's Contemporary series offers a massive zoom range, excellent stabilization and a weathersealed mount. More »

Sony Will Support Uncompressed RAW files for New a7 Models

September 15, 2015 · Gear

 Sony will now support uncompressed, 14-bit RAW files in its mirrorless full frame camera lineup, starting with the new a7S II. More »

Camera Review: Nikon D7200

September 15, 2015 · Gear

The new APS-C body from Nikon comes standard with Wi-Fi and NFC radios and improves on its predecessor's low-light performance. More »

Object of Desire: Case Logic Kontrast Pro DSLR Backpack

September 11, 2015 · Gear

This DSLR backpack features a "hammock carrying system" to keep your camera body secure from shocks and vibrations. More »

Sony's a7S II Delivers Internal 4K Recording, 409,600 ISO

September 11, 2015 · Gear

The Sony a7S II will deliver 14 stops of dynamic range, 4K recording and extreme low light sensitivity.  More »

Zeiss Intros New Milvus Lenses for Canon and Nikon Shooters

September 10, 2015 · News

New Zeiss Milvus lenses target high-resolution DSLRs from Canon and Nikon. More »

Four Things We Want in a Canon 5D Mark IV

September 07, 2015 · Gear

Here are four features we'd love to see in a Canon 5D Mark IV. More »

Object of Desire: GoPro Hero+LCD

September 02, 2015 · Gear

The newest action camera from GoPro comes with the LCD screen built-in. More »

Gear Round Up: 8 High-Powered Video Cameras for Your Next Film

August 31, 2015 · Features

With fast frame rates, plenty of dynamic range and resolutions that leave 4K in the dust, these video cameras put your DSLR's video mode to shame. More »

Canon Intros New Mirrorless M3, 35mm Lens and New Optical Tech

August 27, 2015 · News

The Canon EOS M3 is modest mirrorless but the company's new lens technology looks impressive. More »

Object of Desire: Sennheiser AVX

August 25, 2015 · Gear

Sennheiser's AVX is a new plug-and-play wireless audio system for DSLRs and video cameras. More »

Object of Desire: Ona Berlin

August 21, 2015 · Gear

Luxury camera bag maker Ona has updated their ode to Leica, the Berlin, with black leather and gunmetal hardware. More »

Object of Desire: Kinotehnik Practilite 602

August 17, 2015 · Gear

The Practilite 602 is a monolight-shaped LED with Bluetooth and a smartphone app. More »

Rokinon's New Xeen Lenses Take Aim at Cinematographers

August 17, 2015 · Gear

Rokinon's new Xeen lineup of cinema lenses undercut the competition in price. More »

Lens Review: Nikon 300mm f/4 PF ED VR

August 12, 2015 · Lenses

A smaller, lighter 300mm from Nikon, this time with image stabilization. More »

Corel Courts Photoshop Users with ParticleShop Brushes

August 11, 2015 · Gear

Corel's ParticleShop can deliver more sophisticated brushes than the stock brushes available in Photoshop.  More »

Camera Review: Phase One A250

August 10, 2015 · Gear

This medium-format system built around Phase One's IQ250 back and Alpa lenses packs premium performance—and a premium price tag—in a compact package. More »

Storage Review: Eyefi Mobi Pro

August 07, 2015 · Gear

The newest card from EyeFi allows for wireless RAW transfer to your mobile device with an improved interface. More »

Tamron: New 18-200mm Is World's Lightest

August 06, 2015 · Gear

Tamron's 18-200mm zoom lens for APS-C DSLRs is the lightest ever made, the company claims. More »

Nikon Updates 24-70mm and Debuts Two New Lenses

August 04, 2015 · Gear

Nikon adds image stabilization to its popular 24-70mm and throws a 200-500mm zoom and 24mm f/1.8 prime into the arena as well. More »

Object of Desire: Zeiss Batis

August 03, 2015 · Gear

The newest avian-themed autofocus lenses from Zeiss are primes destined for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras. More »

Mini Review: Brinno TLC200 Pro Time Lapse Camera

August 03, 2015 · Gear

A hands-on review of the Brinno TLC200 Pro Time Lapse Camera. More »

Canon's New Camera Sees in the Dark, Costs $30,000

July 30, 2015 · Gear

Canon's "multi-purpose camera" can capture HD video in incredibly low light environments without resorting to infrared.  More »

Object of Desire: Freefly Systems Alta

July 24, 2015 · Gear

The Alta is a ready-to-fly cinematography drone that can hoist aloft up to 15 pounds of gear. More »

5 Affordable 4K Video Cameras [Updated]

July 24, 2015 · Gear

These five cameras bring 4K video capture within the realm (and budget) of mere mortals. More »

Meet the New Flickr Pro: Better Analytics, No Ads and the Badge Is Back

July 23, 2015 · News

With the new Flickr Pro, Yahoo is reinstating the Pro Badge, purging advertising and improving your ability to measure the online performance of your photographs. More »

Lens Roundup: 18 Lenses for Any Need

July 21, 2015 · Features

PDN canvasses the market for the latest great glass for video, mirrorless, DSLR, rangefinder and medium format camera systems. More »

Camera Review: Panasonic Lumix LX100

July 20, 2015 · Cameras

This Micro Four Thirds-format compact packs full manual controls and 4K video into a tiny package. More »

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