Panasonic Has A New Lumix G Leica DG Lens

The H-X012 Micro Four Thirds Professional Wide Angle Mirrorless Lens
Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm, F1.4 ASPH Lens
Panasonic has a new Micro Four Thirds lens in the new Leica DG Summilux 12mm/F1.4 ASPH. It’s 24mm equivalent for 35mm cameras. The new lens is a digital single lens mirrorless camera.  Unfortunately, Panasonic has not yet released a price or release date for this lens. Currently, Panasonic’s 15mm Leica DG Summilux lens runs about $600,... Read more

Canon Announces Four New Large Format Media

Canon is expanding their print media options with an eye toward photographers who want to print in large format.
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Canon is expanding their print media options with an eye toward photographers who want to print in large format. Three of their new options cover standard fine art and photography printing. However, the interesting one is the outdoor media which is supposed to allow for printing posters that can withstand the elements for up to six months without lamination.... Read more

New Pentax K-70 DSLR Announced by Ricoh

New Pentax K-70 DSLR Announced by Ricoh
New Pentax K-70 DSLR Announced by Ricoh
Today, Ricoh announced that they would be releasing a new compact camera in the Pentax K-70, a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor DSLR. The new K-70 was designed with outdoor photographers in mind, and comes with dustproof and weather-resistant construction. It’s capable of withstanding temperatures down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. Priced at $649.95, the... Read more
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Instagram Introduces Business Profiles

Instagram opens up new profile options for businesses that changes how they reach followers and potential clients.

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Once Facebook bought Instagram it became a matter of when, not if, that purchase would change how Instagram functions. Early attempts created backlash a few months ago when Instagram started promoting a Facebook-style feed that only showed the most popular posts. You may have noticed the needy pleas by brands and users requesting followers to turn on... Read more

Leica-S Adapter L Enables Leica S Lenses On Mirrorless SL

New adapter from Leica allows use of 16 additional lenses on the company's mirrorless SL system.
Leica has announced the Leica-S Adapter L which enables use of Leica S lenses On mirrorless SL system. This will allow users of the Leica SL to connect 16 S-model lenses to the SL camera. The company also announced the upcoming introduction of a new audio adapter for the Leica SL. Read our hands-on review of the Leica SL camera. Original Press Release Leica... Read more

DxO Updates OpticsPro 11 With New PRIME 2016 Noise Reduction

PRIME 2016 allows for photographing with higher ISOs
The new DxO OpticsPro 11 brings with it a number of new updates but the largest update might be the addition of PRIME 2016 noise reduction. The proprietary addition is supposed to allow photographers the ability to salvage noisy and high ISO images. It was updated to better preserve bokeh and smooth transitions while maintaining detail. For more details... Read more

Flashpoint Introduces The New Remote R2 Wireless Flash System

The R2 lighting line includes a streaklight, zoom flash, studio flashes and more.

Flashpoint’s new R2 lighting line is made up of a five new lighting accessories. These new products are geared toward Nikon and Canon cameras, with Sony versions on the way. The biggest feature of note is that they are wireless and equipped with a 2.4GHz radio. The system unifies the disparate parts with simple to use buttons and a paenls that... Read more

Hawkesmill England Launches Luxury Line of Camera Bags

Hawkesmill England aims to create fashionable style for photographers with their new line of luxury camera bags.

In general, camera bags value function over form, which means that the average camera bag looks more like high schooler’s backpack than a stylish accoutrement that carries cameras. Hawkesmill England aims to change that with their new luxury line of camera bags. These are high-end bags. The Bond Street model, seen in the image above, is listed... Read more

Samyang Announces Company's First Autofocus Lenses

Samyang’s new autofocus lens are Sony e-mounts in 14mm and 50mm sizes.

Today, Samyang Optics announced that the company would be releasing 14mm F2.8 and 50mm F1.4 autofocus FE lenses for Sony E mount mirrorless cameras with full frame sensor size. These new lenses are the company’s first autofocus lenses. The lens aren’t going to be available until July 2016, and Samyang didn’t release pricing information.... Read more

Canon Offers CarePAK Plus For Free With Purchases From May To July 2016

The complimentary offer is only eligible for new purchases.

From May 2016 through July 2016, Canon is offering their extended repair warranty plan, CarePAK Plus Protection Plan, for free to anyone who purchases a Canon product. The plan lasts for 13 months and offers free repairs to customers who accidentally damage their gear. For the list of eligible products and more details check out the press release below.... Read more