Panasonic Will Announce New Full-Frame Mirrorless LUMIX S5 On September 2

The new LUMIX camera will be announced during an online launch event
Today, Panasonic announced that it will be introducing a new full-frame mirrorless camera: “Panasonic is pleased to announce that they will hold an online launch event for the new full-frame mirrorless camera LUMIX S5.” You can see the news yourself at www.panasonic.com/global/consumer/lumix/s/s5.html on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 10:00 EDT.  Dave... Read more

Sony Expands ‘Alpha Female+’ Photography Grant Program

12 women photographers and videographers will receive $5,000, plus $3,000 in gear
Since today marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women with the ability to vote as well as with new opportunities to affect our democracy in countless ways, I thought I’d highlight a relatively new grant competition, Sony’s Alpha Female+ (or Female Plus) program, which... Read more

This Year’s Adobe MAX 2020 Will Be Free And Virtual

Adobe MAX 2020 speakers include Annie Leibovitz, Ava DuVerney, Keanu Reeves and Tyler, the Creator
Earlier today, Adobe officially opened registration for the Adobe MAX 2020 trade show, which will be free and virtual this year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. According to Adobe, this year’s “creativity conference is virtual, completely free, and jam-packed with 56 hours of non-stop inspiration and learning.” The conference will include live... Read more
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Sony Announces Free Registration For “Kando Everywhere” Event

Sony’s annual event goes virtual
Beginning in 2017, Sony’s annual “Kando Trip” brings together Sony technical and leadership teams, Sony Artisans of Imagery and Imaging Collective Members, photo industry leaders, press and photographers of all skill levels for an immersive, multi-day event in a photogenic location. Past Kando Trips have been held in Santa Barbara, CA, Monterey,... Read more

Sigma Announces 85mm F1.4 DG DN Prime Portrait Lens

The new lens is designed for full-frame mirrorless L-mount and Sony E-mount cameras
Sigma’s new 85mm F1.4 DG DN prime lens Earlier today, Sigma announced its latest prime lens for its Art series of lenses: The new Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN prime lens is a portrait prime lens designed for both L-Mount and E-Mount mirrorless-camera systems. Sigma emphasized that the new prime will not only have very high optical quality, but it will... Read more

New Documentary Will Focus On Former White House Photographer Pete Souza

The film, “The Way I See It,” chronicles Souza’s work under Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama
Poster for the upcoming documentary film on Photographer Pete Souza, “The Way I See It.” It’s hard to believe that we have less than 90 days to go before the start of the 2020 US Presidential Election between President Donald Trump and the Democratic hopeful, Former Vice President Joe Biden. At this point, Biden may be leading in the polls,... Read more

Olympus Introduces OM-D E-M10 Mark IV & 100-400mm Zoom Lens

The camera company may be selling its imaging division, but for now it continues to produce new products
The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera body and the new M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS lens The aphorism “The more things change, the more they remain the same” may sound like a cliché, but for those in the camera industry, it has a strange resonance today. That’s because although several weeks ago, Olympus announced it would be... Read more

New Highly Anticipated Sony a7S III Announced

In addition to the new video-focused Sony camera, the company introduced a new type of CFexpress Type A card
Sony’s new a7S III full-frame mirrorless camera with the FE 16-35 F2.8 GM lens Today, after five years of waiting, Sony made an important camera announcement, particularly for those looking for a high-performing, video-focused full-frame mirrorless camera: Sony introduced the new Sony a7S III camera body. This latest generation of the Sony a7S includes... Read more

AP Visual Journalists Switch To Sony Cameras

For the next two years, Sony will exclusively equip Associated Press with photo and video gear
In this photo shot on Sony equipment, Georganne Moline competes in women’s 300-meter hurdles at the Weltklasse Zurich Inspiration Games at Mt. San Antonio College, July 9, 2020, in Walnut, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Today, Sony and The Associated Press, one of the most prominent global news organizations in photography and video, announced... Read more

Nikon Introduces Z 5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera, A Kit Lens And 2 Teleconverters

This affordable, full-frame mirrorless model is targeted at those looking for an entry-level camera
The new Nikon Z 5 with the Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 zoom kit lens. This month, camera companies introduced photographers to some exciting new full-frame mirrorless cameras and lenses. The most notable was from Canon, revealing that it was continuing to expand further into the full-frame mirrorless market with the introductions of the new Canon... Read more