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
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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

Nikon Expands Z-Series Lens Lineup With New Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S Portrait Lens

The new Nikon prime has the potential to be a versatile lens for shooting portraits, fashion photography, event images and tight interview shots or B-roll video footage
The new Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S portrait lens Today, Nikon again has affirmed its commitment to expanding its line of interchangeable lenses for its Z-Series of full-frame mirrorless cameras with the announcement of the new Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S prime lens. According to Nikon, the new lens will be a versatile lens that’s idea for, “portraits,... Read more

New Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 VII Comes With Real-Time Tracking And Mic Input

A pricey point-and-shoot that aspires to the power and speed of system cameras and targets photographers and vloggers
The new 20.1-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII advanced point-and-shoot Although the market for point-and-shoot cameras nearly disappeared a few years after smartphones began shipping with capable cameras, advanced point-and-shoots, sometimes referred to as bridge cameras, have not only survived, but appear to be making a comeback. At the very... Read more

Ricoh Introduces New Pentax Fish-Eye Zoom Lens For D-SLRs

The new HD Pentax-DA Fish-Eye 10-17mm F3.5-4.5ED is compatible with Pentax K-mount digital SLR cameras
Ricoh’s HD Pentax-DA Fish-Eye 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED zoom lens Ricoh has announced the launch of the newly redesigned HD Pentax-DA Fish-Eye 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED zoom lens, which is designed to be compatible with Pentax K-mount digital SLRs. It’s a small, lightweight lens that features fish-eye qualities with the latest HD coating technology. ... Read more

Sigma Announces 3 New Lens Series For Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Systems

The two new primes and one new zoom lens will come in L Mounts and Sony E mounts
Sigma’s three new lenses include its 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens, 45mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens and 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art lens The Sigma Corporation recently made announcements for three new lenses designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The new lenses include: Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art Sigma 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art Sigma 45mm F2.8... Read more
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