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Sigma L-Mount Lenses and MC-21 Converter Hands-on Photos

26 Jun 2019 - 15:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Want to see exactly what the 11 new Sigma L-mount lenses and the MC-21 Canon EF-L mount converter look like in the flesh?

Then check out our extensive gallery of hands-on photos of all of Sigma's upcoming L-mount lenses and new converter for Canon lenses.

Loupedeck+ Now Integrated with Adobe Camera Raw for Photoshop

26 Jun 2019 - 14:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Loupedeck has announced its integration with Adobe's Camera Raw for Photoshop, expanding its compatibility within the Adobe ecosystem.

The Camera Raw integration is available starting today. Loupedeck+ is priced at $249.

Hasselblad X1D II 50C First Impressions

24 Jun 2019 - 13:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Some three years almost exactly since the announcement of its predecessor, a new compact digital medium format camera from Hasselblad has landed in the shape of the X1D II 50C. What has been tweaked this time essentially boils down to speed and performance. As its name suggests, the camera still has a 50 MP sensor at its heart, along with an OLED EVF and 3.6-inch touchscreen. With the Phocus Mobile 2 app unveiled alongside it allowing images to be shared to your iPhone, the idea is that with the Hasselblad X1D II 50C, we'll be able to "take the beauty of medium format anywhere." Compatibility is offered with its maker's state-of-the-art leaf shutter XCD lens family, for which we also have a new addition in the XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 zoom.

Leica M-E (Typ 240) Shoots Video, But Not 4K

24 Jun 2019 - 13:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Leica have quietly unveiled the Leica M-E (Typ 240) full-frame mirrorless camera, which is essentially a standard Leica M that can now shoot video.

Finished in a new anthracite grey paint with genuine leather trim, the M-E can shoot 1080p, full-HD movies with the classic 'Leica look' via a dedicated recording button, but unlike most cameras released in 2019, it can't manage 4K quality.

Other standout features of the Lecia M-E will be familiar to Leica M owners - 24MP CMOS sensor, ISO 6400, 2GB buffer memory and the usual Leica attention to detail. The M-E is is also compatible with virtually every M lens ever produced.

The new Leica M-E will be available to buy from the end of July, priced at $3,995.

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Hands-on Photos

24 Jun 2019 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Want to see exactly what the Hasselblad X1D II 50C medium format compact system camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Hasselblad X1D II 50C medium format compact system camera.

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Sample Images

24 Jun 2019 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Ahead of our full review, here are sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the brand new Hasselblad X1D II 50C digital camera. The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a new medium format mirrorless camera with a 50-megapixel medium-format sensor.

Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Hands-on Photos

24 Jun 2019 - 11:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Want to see exactly what the Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 medium format mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 lens.

Hasselblad CFV II 50C and the 907X Hands-on Photos

24 Jun 2019 - 10:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Want to see exactly what the CFV II 50C digital back and the brand new 907X camera body looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Hasselblad CFV II 50C digital back and the 907X camera body.

Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO Premium Travel Tripod

24 Jun 2019 - 10:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO is a new premium aluminium and carbon fibre travel tripod designed for professional travel photographers. Featuring a built-in 90 column for enhanced creative versatility, the Befree GT XPRO is 100% engineered, designed and manufactured in Italy.

The aluminium Befree GT XPRO is priced at 269.95, and the carbon fibre version will retail for 409.95.

Slik PRO CF Carbon Fibre Tripods and Pro Ball Heads

24 Jun 2019 - 09:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Slik have just launched a new range of carbon fibre tripods and pro ball heads in the UK and Ireland. All 4 models in the PRO CF range use 8-layer carbon- fibre legs, and there is a choice of 4 or 5-section telescopic legs.

Prices range from 219 to 299 for the Slik PRO CF Carbon Fibre Tripods and 85 to 90 for the Slik Pro Ball Heads.

Sandmarc Anamorphic Lens for iPhone Filmmaking

24 Jun 2019 - 09:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Sandmarc Anamorphic lens for iPhones is designed with professional mobile filmmaking in mind, providing a 2.4:1 wide aspect ratio and enabling cinema-like videos.

Sony RX0 II Review

20 Jun 2019 - 15:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The brand new RX0 II is an updated version of Sony's unique action / b-roll / vlogging camera, now additionally offering a tilting LCD screen, internal 4K video recording and in-body electronic stabilisation. Read our Sony RX0 II review now to find out just what this intriguing camera is capable of...

Techart Sony E to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter

20 Jun 2019 - 11:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Techart Sony E to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter (TZE-01) is the world's first autofocus adapter that allows Sony E-mount lenses to retain the automatic focus functionality when used on Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras.

The Techart Sony E to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter is currently available for pre-order priced at $249.

Leica CL "Urban Jungle by Jean Pigozzi" Special Edition

20 Jun 2019 - 10:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Leica CL "Urban Jungle by Jean Pigozzi" is the newest special edition release created in collaboration with French-Italian photographer, entrepreneur and art collector Jean Pigozzi.

The Leica CL "Urban Jungle by Jean Pigozzi" is limited to 150 sets worldwide and will be on sale priced at $3,950 beginning June 25th 2019.

Synology DiskStation DS419slim

20 Jun 2019 - 10:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Synology DiskStation DS419slim is an ultra-compact 4-bay NAS designed for SOHO and home users, supporting up to 20TB maximum raw capacity with four 2.5" HDDs.

The The Synology DiskStation DS419 slim is priced at 266.86 (exc VAT) / 285.46 (exc taxes).

Vuescan Adds Support for Pacific Image Electronics Film Scanners

20 Jun 2019 - 09:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

VueScan from Hamrick Software has just added full support for 30 film scanners from Pacific Image Electronics, including PIE's latest scanner, the PowerFilm.

VueScan supports over 6000 scanners from 42 manufacturers in a combination of 3 operating systems - Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

VueScan is available in two editions, Standard Edition ($29.95 USD) and Professional Edition ($79.95).

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Mirrorless Camera and XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Zoom Lens

19 Jun 2019 - 13:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a 50 megapixel mirrorless medium format digital camera. New features include a higher resolution 3.6-inch 2.36-million-dot touch display, higher resolution enhanced OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 3.69-million dots and a high magnification of 0.87x. Live view now features a faster refresh rate, reduced shutter lag and black out time between frames, plus there's an improved continuous capture rate and a startup time cut almost in half from the first generation.

The XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 is the ninth addition to the X System lens range. This extremely high performance, compact mid-range zoom covers moderate wide angle to short telephoto focal lengths.

The X1D II 50C is priced at 5000 / $ 5750 / 4500 excl. VAT. Delivery in July 2019. Available to order immediately.

The XCD 3,5-4,5/35-75 Zoom lens is priced at 4500 / $ 5175 / 4050 excl. VAT. Estimated delivery in October 2019.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 and Firmware Version 3.0 for OM-D E-M1 Mark II

19 Jun 2019 - 11:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Olympus has released a new 2x teleconverter and announced a major OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera upgrade via a firmware update.

The new M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 doubles the focal length of the master lens and features excellent portability as well as Olympus' acclaimed weather sealing. It will be available from early July priced at 399.99.

The OM-D E-M1 Mark II firmware upgrade to Version 3.0 includes major improvements to the camera's autofocus performance, enhances the image quality and unlocks new video features, and is available for download from today.

X-Rite ColorChecker Nano, Mini, XL and MEGA

19 Jun 2019 - 10:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

X-Rite has extended its ColorChecker family with new sizes including Nano, Mini, XL and MEGA. With a range of new sizes for both the ColorChecker Classic and ColorChecker Video targets, now there is a ColorChecker to help every photographer and filmmaker tell their story, no matter the size of their shoot.

Lensbaby OMNI Creative Filter System

19 Jun 2019 - 10:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Lensbaby OMNI Creative Filter System offers control and repeatability when shooting through crystals and other objects engineered by Lensbaby to create distinct and compelling in-camera effects.

The OMNI Creative Filter System and the Crystal Expansion Pack will be available for pre-order June 18. The OMNI Creative Filter System will retail for $99.95. The Crystal Expansion Pack will retail for $49.95.

SpyderX Capture Pro and SpyderX Studio Bundles

18 Jun 2019 - 00:01 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Datacolor has announced the launch of two new product bundles for photographers to manage their colour workflow: SpyderX Capture Pro and SpyderX Studio.

SpyderX Capture Pro:

Recommended Street price: 399 / 355 GBP incl. VAT

Promo Price: 319 / 283 GBP

SpyderX Studio:

Recommended Street price: 449 / 399 GBP incl. VAT

Promo Price: 359 / 319 GBP

Tamrac SpeedRoller International Rolling Case

17 Jun 2019 - 15:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Tamrac SpeedRoller International is a new rolling case built to carry and protect heavy camera gear and a laptop across diverse terrain.

The Tamrac SpeedRoller International is available now priced at 389.99 in the UK.

Nokia 9 PureView Lens Profile Added to Adobe Lightroom

17 Jun 2019 - 15:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, is excited to share an update on its partnership with Adobe Lightroom. The companies have worked closely together to further improve the already impressive imaging experience on the Nokia 9 PureView with the introduction of a bespoke Lens Profile specifically for this smartphone. The new Lens Profile automatically tailors the editing capabilities of Adobe Lightroom to the Nokia 9 PureView, giving you full editorial control over your images directly on your smartphone.

Honor View 20 Review

17 Jun 2019 - 13:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Honor View 20 is a mid-range smartphone with flagship specs and performance, with a 48 megapixel sensor, a "hole punch" to house the front-facing camera, and dedicated Night, Portrait and Pro shooting modes aimed at photographers. Is this all the smartphone that you really need? Find out now by reading our in-depth Honor View 20 review, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

Sony Xperia XZ3 Review

17 Jun 2019 - 12:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The Sony Xperia XZ3 is a flagship smartphone with a 19 megapixel camera, 4K HDR Movie recording, 960fps Super slow motion in Full HD, and AI predictive capture.Are there enough features and performance to tempt keen photographers? Find out now by reading our in-depth Sony Xperia XZ3 review, complete with full-size sample images and videos...

OnePlus 6T Review

17 Jun 2019 - 11:30 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The OnePlus 6T is a flagship smartphone with a 16 megapixel camera, 4K/60fps movie recording, 960fps super slow motion video, and a smaller notch design. Read our expert OnePlus 6T review with full-size sample JPEG and Raw images and videos...

HTC U12 Plus Review

17 Jun 2019 - 10:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The HTC U12 Plus is a flagship smartphone from one of the smaller players in the industry, with a dual-camera setup on both the front and rear. Read our detailed HTC U12 Plus review to find out what it offers photographers, complete with full-size sample images and videos...

Sony A6400 Version 2.00 Firmware Update Enables Animal Eye AF

13 Jun 2019 - 12:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Sony has released a new firmware update (Version 2.00) for the Alpha A6400 mirrorless camera which will enable Real-time Eye AF for animals.

This mode utilises Sony's latest algorithm including Artificial Intelligence based object recognition and processes colour, subject distance (depth), pattern (brightness) as spatial information to ensure that all subjects can be captured with excellent accuracy.

Plus, when photographing or videoing humans, face and eye position information is recognised by AI and the subjects eye is monitored in real time with extremely high tracking precision. This can be activated by a simple half press of the shutter button, or can be assigned to a custom function as well.

Download the Sony A6400 Version 2.00 Firmware Update

Capture One Launches Capture One Studio

13 Jun 2019 - 11:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

Capture One Studio brings all the power, flexibility, and quality of Capture One to an enterprise level production, focusing on efficiency at scale, workflow management, and automation.

instax mini LiPlay Hybrid Instant Camera Specs, Availability and Pricing

13 Jun 2019 - 10:00 from feeds2.feedburner.com

The instax mini LiPlay ["Lee-Play"] is a new-generation hybrid instant camera that's packed with new, unique and exciting features. This includes a unique new "Sound" function which allows you to play a voice message or personalised audio through a unique QR code that's embedded in the instant instax mini print.

The instax mini LiPlay will be available from 14th June 2019 priced at 149.99 and comes in three unique colours - Stone White, Elegant Black and Blush Gold.