Adobe Lightroom CC Update Adds Reference View

Adobe also updated Camera Raw and Lightroom iOS/Android
Lightroom CC 2015.8 - Reference View
Adobe updated Lightroom CC and Camera RAW this week. For those who use the Lightroom smartphone app, both the Android and iOS versions received updates. The mobile updates brought in a new editing interface that features a new info section to add copyright data, captions and titles to images on mobile. The new interface is designed to make it easier... Read more

Meyer-Optik Nocturnus Is A New Lens For Sony E-Mount

The new lens is designed for low-light shooting and features flexible depth-of-field
Meyer-Optik Nocturnus 50mm f0.95 II lens
The Meyer-Optik Nocturnus 50mm f0.95 II is a new low-light manual focus standard lens for Sony E-mount systems from German lens maker, Meyer-Optik. The lens is optimized for full-frame sensors but can work APS-C cameras. It has an aperture that ranges from ƒ0.95 to ƒ22, offering flexibility in low light and depth-of-field. Meyer-Optik calls the lens... Read more

Really Right Stuff Products Now Available Through B&H

Really Right Stuff is available for purchase for the first time via a third-party distributor, this time in the form of B&H
Really Right Stuff tripod
Really Right Stuff has long been at the high-end of the camera support system and accessories market. Their tripods, camera plates and other camera products are known for being some of the best on the market. Up to now, though, the only way to get your hands on a Really Right Stuff tripod was to purchase it secondhand or through their website. That’s... Read more

Hawkesmill England Announces New Line Of Small Luxury Camera Bags

The new bags are meant for mirrorless cameras or smaller DSLRs with the lens removed.
Hawkesmill England
We’ve covered Hawkesmill England’s luxury camera bags before. The company makes high-end bags from quality materials that we would not be ashamed to wear around New York City or London. The company’s newest line of luxury camera bags were designed for the consumer who shoots with a mirrorless camera or a smaller DSLR with a single... Read more

Metz mecablitz M400 Compact Wireless Flash Launched

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

Instagram Finally 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

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 - miniature mode
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

Fotodiox Announces Full Automatic Nikon To Sony E Adapter

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

ARRI Annonces Pro Camera Accessories For Canon’s EOS C700

The new ARRI Pro Camera Accessories for Canon EOS C700 include two plates and a viewfinder bracket, all three are available now.
ARRI Pro Camera Accessories for Canon EOS C700
Camera and photography accessory manufacturer, ARRI has a new line of Pro Camera Accessories for the Canon EOS C700. The cinema camera was announced in September and made for cinema, TV and online streaming shooting. ARRI’s new accessories include a hybrid base plate that adaptable for documentary-style setups as well as rental configurations.... Read more

CaptureOne Pro 10 Released—New Features And Faster Editing

Capture One Pro 10 adds new features and improved editing speed.
Capture One Pro 10 screenshot
Camera manufacturer and software company Phase One today released Capture One Pro 10, an update to the company’s all-in-one photographic workflow tool. The update adds new features, and improves editing speed. With CaptureOne Pro 10 released, the industry’s alternative to Lightroom gains more features. I’ve been working with the beta... 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 EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS
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