Hasselblad X1D And H6D Firmware Updates

The newly released 1.19 firmware update improves the functionality of the medium-format X and H systems; check out the video, too
Hasselblad medium-format cameras
Hasselblad has released firmware update 1.19 for the X1D-50c and H6D medium-format cameras (the H6D-50c and H6D-100c), improving functionality of the X and H systems. (Look for our hands-on review of the X1D-50c in the December 2017 issue of Digital Photo Pro.) With the update, the 50-megapixel mirrorless X1D-50c has become more customizable for photographers,... Read more

Leica Reimagines Thambar-M 90mm F/2.2 Lens

The classic soft-focus lens gets an update, including a new single lens coating
Leica lenses
Photographers looking to create that dreamy bokeh look in their images have another tool to consider. Leica has reimagined its classic Thambar-M 90mm ƒ/2.2—originally released in 1935 as the Thambar 9cm ƒ/2.2—giving the soft-focus telephoto lens for people and landscape portraits an update. Leica products are known for their design aesthetic... Read more

Phase One Introduces Capture One Film Styles Pack

Inspired by analog film emulsions, this expansion of the imaging editor series is designed for photographers who want to recapture that retro grain and texture in their photos
image editing
Phase One introduced its first Styles Packs for photographers in June, then followed up with the SPECTRUM Styles Packs last month. Building on those imaging editors, Phase One has released the Film Styles Pack. Look for our hands-on review soon. Inspired by both color and black-and-white analog film emulsions of the past, the Film Styles Pack is designed... Read more

ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 Lens Introduced

The high-speed wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs is the 11th lens in the premium Milvus series
ZEISS Milvus 1.4/25 lens
We love shooting with ZEISS lenses for the excellent image quality they deliver. Now the company has announced the new Milvus 1.4/25, the 11th lens in the premium line. The high-speed, wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs has a max ƒ/1.4 aperture, making it a fine choice for landscapes, architectural compositions and photojournalism, but it’s equally... Read more

Adobe Announces New Products, Big Updates At MAX 2017

At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, a rebranded Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom mobile and Photoshop CC updates, and new Creative Cloud Photography plans
Adobe
The new Adobe Lightroom CC 10/20/17 Update: One of our contributors has been testing a pre-release version of Lightroom CC; here are his first impressions. Adobe has announced new products and big updates at MAX 2017. At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, and updates to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom mobile... Read more

Rokinon Introduces 35mm F1.4 AF Lens For Sony E-Mount

The high-speed full-frame prime is designed to deliver excellent performance at an affordable price
prime lenses
Rokinon has introduced its wide-angle 35mm F1.4 AF lens for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras. The high-speed full-frame prime is “designed to meet, and even exceed the performance of its direct competition at a more affordable price,” says the lens maker. The autofocus line expands to four, with this new lens joining the 14mm F2.8 AF, the 35mm F2.8 AF... Read more

RED Introduces WEAPON MONSTRO 8K VV

The cinematic full-frame sensor for WEAPON cameras features a whopping 17+ stops of dynamic range, capturing 8K video at up to 60 fps and delivering 35-megapixel still photos
RED Weapon cameras
At the RED booth at Cine Gear 2017 earlier this, we checked out the WEAPON 8K and the results it’s capable of delivering. Now RED has introduced the WEAPON MONSTRO 8K VV. The cinematic full-frame sensor for WEAPON cameras features a whopping 17+ stops of dynamic range, capturing 8K video at up to 60 fps and delivering 35-megapixel still photos. Priced... Read more

Phottix Introduces Nuada VLED Lighting Series

The LED lighting solutions are designed for video work, portraiture and product photography
LED lighting
Phottix Nuada P VLED Light Phottix builds upon its original VLED lights with the introduction of a new series of continuous LED lighting solutions, the Nuada VLED Video LED Light. There are currently two models in the line—the Nuada S VLED ($85), suitable for video work, portraiture or product photography, and the Nuada P VLED ($95), a strip-style... Read more

Hasselblad H6D-100c Digital Back Available As Stand-Alone

With a 100 MP CMOS sensor and the ability to capture up to 15 stops of dynamic range, the back can be used with other medium- and large-format cameras
medium-format cameras
Hasselblad has announced that the H6D-100c digital back is now available as a stand-alone. With a 100-megapixel 53.4 x 40.0mm CMOS sensor and the ability to capture up to 15 stops of dynamic range at 16-bit, the back can be used with third-party medium-format, large-format and technical cameras. The H6D camera systems were introduced last year. The... Read more

Mountainsmith Updates TAN Series Bags

The line features five rugged pieces, designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard
camera bags
Outdoor adventure company Mountainsmith also makes excellent camera bags, and the company has just updated its TAN series of bags, for “Tough as Nails.” Featuring five rugged pieces, the line was designed in collaboration with adventure photographer Chris Burkard, who requires gear that matches the rigors of his backcountry photo shoots. Sold separately,... Read more

Synology DiskStation DS418play NAS

The just-launched 4-bay network-attached storage device features a new dual-core 2 GHz processor that supports two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding in real time
network-attached storage
Synology, maker of a wide series of storage solutions, has just released the new DiskStation DS418play. The 4-bay network-attached storage device updates the previous model, with a new Intel Celeron dual-core 2 GHz processor that supports two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding in real time simultaneously. The result is 4K video that can be... Read more

GoPro Launches HERO6 Black And Fusion Cameras

The HERO features a custom-engineered GP1 processor, with 4K 60/1080p 240 video capability, and the Fusion is a 5.2K spherical camera; also announced are updates to the Karma drone and new accessories
GoPro cameras
GoPro HERO6 Black We’re in San Francisco at GoPro’s global launch event today and have been updating live, and the big news from the company is the introduction of the HERO6 Black camera. Also announced at the event are updates to the Karma drone, the official launch of the 5.2K spherical Fusion camera and three new accessories. The new HERO6 Black... Read more
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