Olympus Unveils New OM-D E-M5 Mark III Mirrorless Camera

The new mirrorless model continues the company’s focus on models based on its Micro Four Thirds sensor
The new Olympus E-M5 Mark III There are various features I could write about on the new OM-D E-M5 Mark III mirrorless camera, but one of the most intriguing aspects of this camera has more to do with industry competition and whether a brand follows the pack. I found it fascinating that Olympus continues to buck the trend that most other camera manufacturers... Read more

Canon Makes Development Announcement of EOS-1D X Mark III And Introduces Two Lenses

According to Canon, the new flagship DSLR will come with a host of new and improved features
Earlier today, Canon made several product announcements. The most significant for pro photographers and content creators was the news that Canon is developing an update to its flagship pro DSLR: The new model is the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR, which is the successor to the EOS-1D X Mark II, introduced in early 2016. Because this is a development announcement,... Read more

Tamron Announces Four Lenses Sony E-Mount Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Three of the lenses are close-focusing primes, and the fourth is a development announcement on a high-speed telephoto zoom
Today, Tamron introduced four new lenses, which are designed to work wiht Sony E-Mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. c Three of the lenses—20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2, 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 and 35mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2—are close focusing. The 20mm will be available in January 2020, but the other two primes will be available late November.... Read more
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Fujifilm Introduces XPro-3 Mirrorless Camera

This mirrorless camera, which the company says makes you “think like a film photographers,” is the much anticipated successor to the popular XPro-2
The Fujifilm X-Pro3 Earlier today, Fujifilm introduced a camera that emphasized why the company has kept the name “film” in its name all these years: The new camera is the Fujifilm X-Pro3 mirrorless camera, an interchangeable-lens camera that many have been waiting for and is based in large part on the X-T3 mirrorless camera. The new x-Pro3 comes... Read more

Nikon Announces Unique NIKKOR Z 58mm F/0.95 S Noct Lens And Battery Pack

Nikon remakes a one-of-a-kind, powerful and pricey prime lens
Nikon’s new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens Today, Nikon has introduced a unique, powerful and pricey prime lens: The new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, which will run photographers and filmmakers $7999 and will be available October 31, 2019. According to the company, the new prime “is a one-of-a-kind lens that pays homage to the extraordinary... Read more

Sony Increases Speed And Adds Features On Updated a9 II Full-frame Mirrorless Camera

The new updates include enhanced tracking and more frames per second using mechanical shutter
Earlier today, Sony announced an updated version of its flagship full-frame a-series mirrorless camera: The new a7 II  still comes with the same 24-megapixel full-frame stacked mirrorless sensor and the same 20 frames-per-second (with AF and AE) burst mode using the electronic shutter. But Sony has increased speed and performance in other ways.... Read more

Westcott Introduces FJ400 Strobe 400ws And FJ-X2m Radio Trigger

Westcott debuts a new powerful strobe
Westcott has introduced the new FJ400 Strobe 400ws And FJ-X2m Radio Trigger. According to Westcott’s website, the “FJ400 is the first portable 400Ws AC/DC strobe with less than 1 second recycle time at full power and 480+ full-power flashes per charge. The powerful FJ-X2m Universal Wireless Trigger is equipped with multi-brand technology that pairs... Read more

Nikon Announces Development of Flagship D6 DSLR And Prime Lens, Introduces New Z Lens

Today’s announcements really include just one with product information—the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S lens
The Nikon D6 DSLR Today, Nikon made three product announcements. Although one could more accurately say it simply named two new products—the Nikon D6, the new pro flagships DSLR, and a new pro telephoto zoom, the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR F-mount lens. For the highly anticipated DSLR and the zoom lens, Nikon doesn’t offer much more... Read more

Sony Introduces Two New Mirrorless Cameras And Two New Lenses

Sony's new APS-C Alpha cameras include features found previously only on its pro-level models
Sony has announced that it’s updating its consumer-line of Alpha mirrorless digital cameras with two new models: The a6600 and a6100. It’s also introduced two new APS-C zoom lenses. Sony’s new a6100 entry-level mirrorless camera The Sony a6100 mirrorless camera is the new entry-level model in its Alpha mirrorless camera line up, replacing... Read more

Canon Introduces EOS 90D DSLR, EOS M6 Mark II And Two RF lenses

Canon announces new interchangeable-lens cameras and RF full-frame mirrorless lenses
Today, Canon announced two new cameras targeted at enthusiast photographers and advanced amateurs: the EOS 90D DSLR and Canon EOS M6 Mark II compact mirrorless camera. What’s intriguing is that both new models share some significant technical specs, including: a 32.5-megapixel CMOS (APS-C-sized) image sensor Canon’s DIGIC 8 image processor the... Read more

There’s Still Time To Submit For Sony’s Alpha Female Contest For Photographers and Filmmakers

The deadline is August 20, 2019 for photographers and filmmakers who want to enter the Sony “Creator In Residence” competition
Photo by Brooke Shaden Female photographers and filmmakers who are looking to expand their skills by working with a mentor, as well as getting funding and gear, still have time to submit to Sony’s Alpha Female “creators-in-residence” program, which is in its second year. The deadline for the contest is August 20. This year, Sony says, the “Alpha... Read more

Photo News Digest: Andres Gonzalez Receives 2019 Photobook Award, “Heroes of the Sea” And More

Find out what’s happening in the photo world today
Andres Gonzalez, winner of the annual 2019 Light Work Photobook Award Awards: Andres Gonzalez Receives 2019 Photobook Award Andres Gonzalez, an educator, photographer, and visual artist living in Vallejo, California, is the recipient of the annual 2019 Light Work Photobook Award for his monograph, “American Origami,’  which will be co-published... Read more
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