New FUJINON XF50mmF2 R WR Lens Built For Travel Photography

The compact mid-telephoto is the latest addition to Fujifilm’s X Series line of interchangeable lenses
Weather- and dust-resistant, the FUJINON XF50mmF2 R WR lens from Fujifilm is compact and lightweight, making it ideal for a variety of travel photography situations. Among its features are a 76mm equivalent focal length (35mm film format), ƒ/2.0 maximum aperture and high-speed autofocus. The X-Mount is compatible with all FUJIFILM X Series interchangeable-system... Read more

New Cameras From Fujifilm For Pros And Enthusiasts

In addition to the medium-format GFX 50S, the X100F premium compact and interchangeable-lens X-T20 will be available in February and are ready for pre-order
Fujifilm X100F
In addition to the powerhouse 51.4-megapixel medium-format GFX 50S, Fujifilm is introducing the fourth-generation X100F, a premium rangefinder-style camera with a 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III APS-C image sensor and high-speed image processor. Fujifilm’s Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder has been improved and allows photographers to switch between optical... Read more

Canon Returns To Sundance Film Festival As Sponsor

The popular Canon Creative Studio will feature daily programming beginning January 21
Canon Creative Studio
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival returns January 19-29 in Park City, Utah, and Canon will be there again as a Sustaining Sponsor. The Canon Creative Studio, located at 592 Main Street, will hold daily programming beginning January 21, including live panel discussions and interactive displays featuring Canon equipment. More than 20% of the Sundance films—at... Read more

Fujifilm Announces GFX 50S

The new medium-format mirrorless camera features a 51.4 MP CMOS sensor and X Processor Pro image processor
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm is introducing the new GFX 50S, a medium-format mirrorless camera that the company announced in September 2016 at Photokina, which we previewed on our YouTube channel ( The GFX 50S builds on the quality and tradition of the X Series, incorporating a 43.8×32.9mm, 51.4-megapixel CMOS sensor, supporting multiple... Read more

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Hits The Road

Photographers can get hands-on with the new camera, as Panasonic begins Dealer Tours starting January 19
Panasonic LUMIX GH5
For photographers and videographers interested in learning more about the new LUMIX GH5, Panasonic is holding Dealer Tours around the country. Among its features, the mirrorless Micro Four Thirds system camera includes a 6K PHOTO Function and captures 4K 60p/50p video. The first of three tours is set to begin January 19: Adorama (NYC) – January 19... Read more

Leica M10 Is Here

The latest addition to the M-series is a compact camera that’s smaller, faster and more sensitive than ever
Leica M10
Leica has announced the new Leica M10, a successor to the M9 system that’s smaller, faster and more sensitive than ever. While Leica cameras are well known for providing a compelling shooting experience in a small rangefinder body, the Leica M10 saves size and weight off the previous system, shedding 20 grams (0.71 ounces) and 0.2 inches from the... Read more

Joel Meyerowitz To Receive Leica Hall Of Fame Award

The legendary photographer is to be honored for his life’s work
Joel Meyerowitz
Wyoming, 1964. Acclaimed photographer Joel Meyerowitz has received the Leica Hall of Fame Award. Known for his authentic, groundbreaking American street and color photography, Meyerowitz began photographing in 1962, finding early inspiration in the works of Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. The photographer would shortly turn to color photography,... Read more

George Eastman Museum Collections Go Online

More than a quarter-million objects are now searchable on the website
George Eastman Museum
Photo courtesy of The George Eastman Museum The George Eastman Museum holds an extraordinary collection of the history of photography and cinema, and now it’s searchable online. Included are more than a quarter-million objects across the Photography, George Eastman and Technology collections, with photos and other items to be added on an ongoing basis.... Read more

Leica Camera To Open Oskar Barnack Award Submissions

The annual international photo competition begins taking submissions on March 1, 2017
Leica Oskar Barnack Awards
Photo by 2016 finalist William Daniels © Leica Camera AG For the 37th year, Leica Camera presents the competition for the prestigious Oskar Barnack Award, as well as the Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer, which recognizes rising photographers under age 25. The contest calls for image submissions from professional photographers that reflect the interaction... Read more

Epson Announces SureColor P5000 Printer

The 17-inch, 10-color inkjet is the latest addition to Epson’s wide-format professional printer line
Epson SureColor P5000
The newest member of the Epson wide-format professional printer line, the 17” wide P5000 features a 10-channel ink system and a new ink-repellant coating that, combined with the improved dust and static control systems, should reduce nozzle clogging issues. Epson has seriously revamped the tonality of output thanks to a denser, darker black, and the... Read more

SIRUI Announces Camera Bags At Imaging USA

The new Weekender and SlingLite series are introduced, with additions to other lines
SIRUI Weekender 13
Among the new camera bags from SIRUI are the Weekender and SlingLite series. The first in the line, the Weekender 13 (pictured) can carry a mirrorless camera or a DSLR, plus two to three lenses and accessories, and it features a configurable and removable camera insert that lets you easily convert it from a photo to a standard backpack. Designed for... Read more

Panasonic Adds Leica 12-60mm, Updates Four Lumix G Lenses

The Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4 ASPH launches, plus Lumix G lenses add features
Panasonic Leica 12-60mm lens
Panasonic has officially launched the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4 ASPH, a lens we first saw at Photokina last September. The 12-60mm functions like a 24-120mm in the 35mm format, and uses weather-sealed construction for shooting in well below freezing conditions. Smooth bokeh is a goal of this lens, with a nine-blade aperture, while the Panasonic... Read more