Ricoh Announces Pentax 85mm Lens For K-Mount DSLRs

The new pricey prime lens will have a bright F1.4 maximum aperture
The new HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW prime lens Today, Ricoh introduced a new Star series prime for its Pentax K-Mount DSLR system camera bodies: The new HD PENTAX-D FA*85mm F1.4ED SDM AW prime lens will be available in mid-June for $1899. It’s the second fixed focal-length lens in Ricoh’s next-generation, high performance Pentax Star lens... Read more

Panasonic Introduces New LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 For L-Mount Cameras

The new full-frame zoom is lightweight and dust-and-splash resistant
Panasonic’s new LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 zoom lens Earlier today, Panasonic announced a new full-frame zoom lens, the LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6, for L-Mount mirrorless cameras. Panasonic says the lens will be available at the end of July for $599. What’s intriguing to note is that it has a compact and lightweight design, weighing in at around... Read more

Sony Introduces ZV-1 Compact Camera For Vlogging

The new compact camera is targeted at video content creators and vloggers
Sony’s new ZV-1 compact camera for vloggers Today, Sony introduces the Sony ZV-1 compact camera, which looks rather like a modified RX-100 series style camera. However, aside from the sensor and processor, which is, in fact, borrowed from the Cyber-shot RX-100 Mark VII advance compact camera, Sony says much of the new ZV-1 has been re-designed... Read more
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Free Update To Capture One 20 Software Improves Healing Tool And Adds Nikon Version

The new version includes other improvements, like a better Before & After tool
Today, Capture One refreshed its image-editing software, Capture One 20, which now comes with a number of enhancements that should improve workflows for all kinds of photographers. The update improves the following capabilities: Enhanced Healing and Clone Brush Tools The update provides improvements to the software’s Healing brush and Clone brush... Read more

Lexar Introduces New Multi-Card Readers

The two readers include a 2-in-1 reader and a 3-in-1 reader
Lexar’s two new card readers: The Professional Multi-Card 3-in-1 Reader (top) and Compact Multi-Card 2-in-1 Reader Lexar has introduced two new multi-card readers—the Lexar Professional Multi-Card 3-in-1 USB 3.1 Reader and the Lexar Multi-Card 2-in-1 USB 3.1 Reader, for $29 and $19, respectively. Both will be available later this month. Lexar... Read more

Canon Offers Free Solution To Use Canon Cameras As Webcams

Canon has also posted a quick tutorial video on its new EOS Webcam Utility Beta Software
These days, it seems the whole world has gone virtual as so many of us are now connecting with our coworkers and colleagues as well as family and friend via virtual meetings, WebEx or Zoom sessions and hangouts. However, not every laptop comes with a webcam that has top notch optics to provide you with the best quality you’re looking for. It’s why... Read more

Cine Gear Expo LA 2020 Is Rescheduled For October

The popular trade show has been moved due to fears over the Coronavirus pandemic
The Cine Gear Expo LA 2020, a popular trade show that takes place each year at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood, California and focuses on cinema gear and technology, has been moved due to fears over the Coronavirus pandemic. The show was originally going to be held in early June, but have now been moved to October. Here are the rescheduled dates: October... Read more

Epson Unveils Two Pro Desktop Color Inkjet Printers—Epson’s SureColor P700 and SureColor P900

The company says they've added new features, but cut down on the size of each printer
The new Epson SureColor P900 (left) and SureColor P700 (right)  At the low-end of the market, anywhere from $100 to $300, you’ll find quite a few new or recent rather inexpensive all-in-one as well as some single-function inkjet printers, which do an OK job on photos, but not generally what pros or even enthusiasts are looking for. But when you... Read more

Canon EOS R5 Will Include Powerful 8K Video Features

It appears Canon is pulling out all the stops on the EOS R5 to make it an 8K video powerhouse
The Canon EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera Today, Canon announced some exciting development news about its upcoming high-end EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera: For starters, the EOS R5 will capture 8K video. And as Editor William Brawley of Imaging Resource writes in his news story on the new camera, “And boy, oh boy, if you are serious about... Read more

Sigma Announces Charitable Initiative For COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The camera and lens company has partnered with its dealers to donate 5 percent to charity
This week, Sigma announced it was introducing a new charitable initiative, in partnership with authorized Sigma lens dealers nationwide: The camera and lens company said that from now until June 30, 2020, 5 percent of all Sigma lens sales made through participating dealers will be donated to a charitable organizations working on COVID-19 relief efforts. “This... Read more

Shutterstock Announces Subscription Plans For Stock Video Footage

The new plans offer content creators subscription plans for stock video footage
Earlier today, Shutterstock, a company that provide a variety of stock media options, photography, stock footage, stock music and editing tools, for content creators, announced a new subscription plan for filmmakers, videographers, photographers and content creators. The plan offers users several option for buying video stock footage that Shutterstock... Read more

Beloved New York Sports Photographer Anthony Causi Dies Of Coronavirus At 48

Causi, who died Sunday of COVID-19, shot for the New York Post and was loved for his big heart
Back cover of The New York Post for Monday, April 13 There’s a poem by A.E. Housman published in 1896 titled “To an Athlete Dying Young.” The second stanza reads:   “Today, the road all runners come, Shoulder-high we bring you home, And set you at your threshold down, Townsman of a stiller town.” Today, New York City is indeed a “stiller... Read more
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