Panasonic Launches LUMIX G 100-400mm Telephoto-Zoom, LEICA DG VARIO-ELMAR Lens

New lens combines 200-800mm zoom (35mm equivalent) and 4K video compatibility in a durable and lightweight body

Las Vegas, NV (January 5, 2016) – Panasonic announced today at CES 2016 a new telephoto lens for its LUMIX G range of Micro Four Thirds System cameras – the LEICA DG VARIO-ELMAR 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 ASPH. Telephoto-Zoom (H-RS100400) with Power Optical Image Stabilization (O.I.S.). Small, light and highly durable, the latest addition to Panasonic’s... Read more

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS Pro Arrives

Super-telephoto lens with powerful 5-axis sync image stabilization and Olympus’ highest resolution ever in a compact, dustproof and splashproof body

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 5, 2016 — Olympus is pleased to announce the Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 300mm f4.0 IS PRO, a compact super-telephoto lens that expands the capability of the M.Zuiko PRO series of professional, splashproof and dustproof lenses that deliver outstanding image quality in any circumstance. The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 300mm f4.0 IS... Read more

Nikon Unveils Nikon D5, D500 at CES

With the backdrop of the biggest electronics show, Nikon unveiled the new Nikon D5 flagship DSLR

In a press conference in advance of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nikon unveiled their new flagship Nikon D5 camera, a DSLR that bridges the gap between the mirrorless and the mirrored world. The D5 uses a new “stable” mirror system, which Nikon claims provides performance that outpaces the mirrorless cameras on the market.... Read more
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Phase One Announces 100MP XF Camera System

Built around a 100MP CMOS full-frame sensor co-developed with Sony, the new digital back from Phase One is part of its modular XF Camera System. Classified as a Full Frame Medium Format sensor without lens crop factors, you’ll also find 16-bit color output, 15 steps of dynamic range and an ISO range from 50-12800. The Read more…

Built around a 100MP CMOS full-frame sensor co-developed with Sony, the new digital back from Phase One is part of its modular XF Camera System. Classified as a Full Frame Medium Format sensor without lens crop factors, you’ll also find 16-bit color output, 15 steps of dynamic range and an ISO range from 50-12800. The utilization of Electronic First... Read more

Kenko Tokina Announces New AT-X 14-20mm F2 PRO DX

Characteristics The fast F2.0 Zoom lens of Tokina — Since the maximum aperture of F2.0 is given this lens, it’s possible to support the low sensitivity photography used ISO64 and ISO100 setting. The maximum aperture of F2.0 shows its power for the photography using the blur feeling and photography with the low brightness (In the Read more…

Characteristics The fast F2.0 Zoom lens of Tokina — Since the maximum aperture of F2.0 is given this lens, it’s possible to support the low sensitivity photography used ISO64 and ISO100 setting. The maximum aperture of F2.0 shows its power for the photography using the blur feeling and photography with the low brightness (In the room, In the... Read more

Lastolite By Manfrotto’s Compact And Portable Softbox For Flashguns

An updated version of the Ezybox Speed-Lite, the second generation compact and portable Ezybox Speed-Lite 2 softbox is compatible with most standard flashguns and, thanks to a new design, can be custom fit using the new silicone strap and tension dial. The softbox, which is 30 percent lighter than its predecessor, measures 8.66×8.66 inches but Read more…

An updated version of the Ezybox Speed-Lite, the second generation compact and portable Ezybox Speed-Lite 2 softbox is compatible with most standard flashguns and, thanks to a new design, can be custom fit using the new silicone strap and tension dial. The softbox, which is 30 percent lighter than its predecessor, measures 8.66×8.66 inches but... Read more

Manfrotto Announces An Octet Of LED Lights

Known for energy efficiency and low heat output, LED lights provide convenient continuous lighting for still and video capture. With eight new models from Manfrotto, featuring daylight, tungsten and bi-color options, even the most demanding photographers will find a good fit for their needs. If you’re on a budget and prefer an on camera panel, Read more…

Known for energy efficiency and low heat output, LED lights provide convenient continuous lighting for still and video capture. With eight new models from Manfrotto, featuring daylight, tungsten and bi-color options, even the most demanding photographers will find a good fit for their needs. If you’re on a budget and prefer an on camera panel, check... Read more

New THETA+ Video App Enables Editing Of 360° Videos Captured With Ricoh Theta Camera

New features also available in popular THETA+ app

DENVER, December 21, 2015 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the launch of the new THETA+ Video application, for easy editing of 360° video, which has been captured using the Ricoh Theta camera. THETA+ Video makes editing 360° video and time-lapse footage easy, enabling users to trim video length, choose from four different... Read more

New A-mount Camera From Sony Comes To The U.S. And Canada

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The 24-megapixel a68, announced in Europe in November, will be available in the U.S. and Canada beginning in April. With many of the same features found in the more expensive a77 II, the a68 offers good value for the dollar at $600 (body only) and $700 (with the DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II lens). Of note is the integration of Sony’s 4D focus system,... Read more

Booq’s New Slimpack Offers Function And Contemporary Design

Compact camera backpack provides several storage options, organization and protection for cameras, lenses, a laptop and tripod

SIERRA MADRE, Calif. – December 17, 2015 – The team at Booq, designers of stylishly functional laptop bags, backpacks and carrying cases for creative professionals, releases their latest backpack for photographers: the Slimpack. Its compact design is perfect for photographers traveling with their gear and editing on the go, as it fits two DSLRs,... Read more