Fotodiox’s New WonderPana Systems Are Worth a Look

A little earlier this year, Fotodiox released a new series of filter systems for use specifically for wide angle lenses, lenses that traditionally are unable to accept filters due to a protruding front element. Though somewhat pricey, the WonderPana line addresses a need that I’m certain some of you have been looking for. [more]

Rack Focusing Made Easy With FocusMaker

Anyone getting started out in DSLR video production can tell you that one of the biggest frustrations for them is changing focus during a shot. This is where FocusMaker comes in. It attaches to any lens and in just a few minutes you can have focus points marked on the big ruler, and easily jump back and forth from focus point to focus point.


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3 Release Candidates Available for Download

Adobe released the new Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3 release candidates through Adobe Labs, today, giving support for the Retina MacBook Pro displays as well as full support for the Nikon D600 and more! [more]

New Leica Cameras Available Now

Leica’s latest offerings, the V-LUX 4, the D-LUX 6 and the M-E Digital Rangefinder were part of a lot of buzz surrounding Leica back at Photokina. The cameras are now available for those of you looking to add a Leica to your camera collection. [more]

BTS On The International Space Station: Discussing The Cameras, Techniques, And Difficulties Involved When Shooting In Space

Astronaut Donald Pettit has spent more than a year of his life in space. Between two long-term stays on the ISS and a six-week Space Shuttle trip, he’s racked up an incredible 370 days living, working, and photographing in the most hostile environment known to man. In this video, Donald shows us the techniques he’s developed to create some of the jaw-dropping images and timelapses that he’s created [more]

Large Format Film for Corporate Brochure

I teamed up with Luquire George Andrews, an ad agency in Charlotte, NC, to create four images for a corporate brochure for Lincoln Harris, a commercial real estate company with properties in 26 states.  LGA wanted to feature b/w photographs of executives in Lincoln Harris’ properties. [more]

Sigma’s New 35mm f/1.4 Pricing Released, Available Now

Sigma has just released the pricing of the highly anticipated 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens, something we have all been curious about since we first heard about this lens. It’s available “immediately” for $900 MAP. Given the release of the Canon 35mm f/2 less than 48 hours ago, it is going to be hard to not to compare these two lenses. [more]

Tamron Releases Pricing of New 90mm f/2.8 Macro and 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses

Tamron’s updated 90mm f/2.8 1:1 macro lens that was announced at Photokina got a price tag today, and will ship on November 30 of this year. You can get this new lens for a pretty low $850, which is great considering the prices that Canon and Nikon can ask for their branded lenses. Tamron also released the pricing for their new 70-200mm f/2.8 lens released at the same time for $1500. [more]

Canon’s new 24-70mm f/4 Lens is Perplexing

When Canon released the upgraded 24-70mm f/2.8 II lens earlier this year, it was met with a serious mix of emotions. Why was it so expensive, and where the HECK was the image stabilization? And sure, the lens performs magnificently, but it left a lot to be desired. Last night, Canon announced a new member to the lens family, and many of us are confused as to where a 24-70mm f/4 IS fits into the picture between the 24-105 f/4 IS and the 24-70mm f/2.8 II. [more]

Nikon D5200 DSLR Announced!

Nikon’s newest update, the D5200, is now out. Replacing the D5100, the D5200 features a 24.1MP APS-C DX sensor, 100-6400 native ISO, and a fully variable 3-inch LCD screen… [more]

Canon Announces the New 24-70mm f/4 IS and 35mm f/2 IS Lenses

You’ve likely read the rumors, and now Canon has made those a reality in officially announcing the availability of two new lenses: the 24-70mm f/4 IS and the 35mm f/2 IS. The EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is expected to be available in December for an approximate retail price of $1,499.00, and the The EF 35mm f/2 IS USM lens is expected to be available in December for an approximate retail price of $849.99. [more]

Handheld Lumix DMC-LX5 Now Only $250

If you’ve been looking for a quick and easy point-and-shoot that results in pretty darn good images, Lumix fans can’t quite say enough about the DMC-LX5. Normally well-priced at $320, it is now on sale for a real bargain of only $250. It’s a pretty good compromise if you don’t want to go interchangeable compact lens camera, but you also don’t want to lug around your DSLR. Also, the Sony NEX-VG900 Full-Frame Camcorder and the Canon EOS C500 have arrived in stock. [more]

Fstoppers Reviews the Custom SLR C-Loop and Glide Strap

When I test products, I like to have a plan. I put together what I think the product should handle and then carefully execute and document the situation. It’s the easiest and best way for me to give a fair assessment of the gear. A relatively straightforward and planned review was on my schedule for the C-Loop and Glide Strap but instead, I found myself in the midst of a natural disaster and the desire to capture the moment as best I could. This required the cooperation of this camera strap, and inadvertantly, resulted in this review. [more]

Oops Olympus! Justin Bieber’s New Music Video Was Also Shot With GoPros [UPDATED]

A couple of nights ago a close friend of mine, Jesse, gushed over Justin Bieber’s new music video, ‘Beauty and A Beat’. How it was entirely shot with the new Olympus TG-1 (a point-and-shoot camera) and how I should write a post about it for the site. So, taking his lead I went ahead and did some research on Justin’s new music video. [more]

Pentax K-01 Price Now Cut in Half!

Photorumors.com points out that the Pentax K-01 reviewed earlier is now half price! That makes it one of (if not, the) cheapest APS-C mirrorless cameras out there. [more]

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