Canon aims to lure casual shooters and content makers away from their smartphones and further embed shooters within its ecosystem with its latest mirrorless offerings, the full-frame EOS R8 and the entry-level EOS R50.
Canon EOS R8 and EOS R50 Mirrorless Cameras
The new releases include the EOS R8 and EOS R50 camera bodies in black and the
Sigma's 50mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens updates a classic prime for full-frame L-Mount and Sony E-Mount cameras. The new lens features a revamped optical design, faster autofocusing, and a scaled-down form factor to suit the mirrorless format better than before. Continuing Sigma's commitment to fast, sharp glass in the Art series, it is destined to
After teasing their development at CES earlier this month, Nikon has officially added a pair of FX-format lenses to the Z-series lineup: the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S and NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8. Featuring a classic focal length and exceptionally fast maximum aperture, the 85mm is sure to become a favorite among professional portrait, wedding, and fashion
Innovative pop-up pod maker Under the Weather has unveiled its latest in a series of protective tents well suited for creatives working in variable weather conditions. Of these tents, the PhotoPod is designed specifically for photographers and videographers to work comfortably while gear remains safe and dry. Meanwhile, with its larger configurations, the
This has been a light week with only a couple of announcements for those into video production. Tascam made a niftier version of its 32-bit handheld audio recorder with the Portacapture X6, and Teradek launched the Prism Mobile, a professional camera-back encoder for 4K HDR streaming.
Tascam Portacapture X6
A handheld audio recorder has been a mainstay of the indie filmmaker's kit for a long while now, and Tascam has always had some
Lots of stuff on the agenda this week—some of which even shocked us! Most relevant to our creative audience is likely the Sony FE 20-70mm f/4 G Lens, a fresh take on the mid-range standard zoom with an extra-wide starting focal length. Apple's surprise launch of upgraded MacBook Pros starring the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips was another big update for anyone in the market for a new
In preparation for the upcoming release of the M.Zuiko 90mm f/3.5 Macro IS PRO lens, OM SYSTEM has released firmware updates for the E-M1 Mark II, E-M1 Mark III, E-M5 Mark III, E-M1X, and OM-5 cameras.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Camera
According to the release notes, the updated firmware optimizes the AF function of the cameras when the M
FUJIFILM announced several firmware updates for the X-H2S and X-H2 cameras and the XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. This marks version 3.00 for the X-H2S, which improves its already stellar autofocus performance. Users can expect enhanced
Sony is reaching out to a generation of handheld creators with a new, extra-wide standard zoom: the FE 20-70mm f/4 G. A fresh take on the “normal” zoom, its extended range should appeal not only to vloggers and selfie connoisseurs but also to photographers and videographers looking to squeeze more into their compositions without the hassle of swapping lenses.
Sigma has just announced a mirrorless version of the herculean 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens. Compatible with full-frame E and L-Mount cameras, it is the first interchangeable ultra-telephoto to bring 10x magnification to the mirrorless form factor. Like its popular DSLR predecessor, the new zoom delivers maximum versatility for sports and wildlife photographers looking for an all-in-one super tele.
CES 2023 is dominating headlines this week, and it certainly seems like the show is returning to its pre-pandemic highs. For us, the most relevant bits revolve around photography and imaging tech, of which there is plenty to discuss. Panasonic takes top billing with the launch of the LUMIX S5 II series—its first camera with phase-detect autofocus. Nikon also got into the mix with lens announcements. Beyond that, we have some end-of-2022 news to catch up on quickly.
There is lots of fun to kick off the new year, so let's get into it.
Nikon continues to strengthen its Z series lens lineup with the announcement that the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S and NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 lenses are in active development. The 85mm should check the box for an extra-premium portrait prime as a new member of the S-Line, while the 26mm f/2.8 joins Nikon's ultra-compact series as an accessible and slim wide-angle
Venture into the video and photo sides of creative storytelling with the powerful, new hybrid mirrorless camera offerings from Panasonic, the Lumix S5II and Lumix S5IIx full-frame mirrorless cameras. The new releases include the Lumix S5II and Lumix S5IIx camera bodies, kits with the
by David Swindler · Posted 12/15/2022
We at B&H are excited to announce our partnership with the 2023 OUTSIDERS Photography Conference, to be held in person March 3-5, in Kanab, Utah. Virtual tickets are also available. Geared toward landscape, wildlife, and nature photographers of all backgrounds and abilities, this conference will provide attendees with three days of valuable instruction from talented photographers and industry professionals.
Keynote speaker Keith Ladzinski is a National Geographic Photographer and Emmy nominated
Panasonic updates a classic zoom with the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S Lens. Providing the equivalent of a 24-70mm focal range, the new zoom serves as an excellent all-in-one option for street, landscape, and even portrait photography. Designed to replace the LUMIX G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8, it boasts the optical excellence of Leica glass, dual image stabilization, and a rugged build begging to be taken on an adventure.