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Nikon Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Review

The NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is the smallest and the lightest lens available for the Nikon Z mount. Nikon unveiled its first consumer-grade Z zoom lenses in the form of the Z DX 16-50mm VR and the Z DX 55-250mm VR together with its first DX mirrorless camera,...

Fuji GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Announcement

Today Fujifilm unveiled yet another addition to its line-up of excellent GF lenses with its GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR lens. With a total of 13 elements in ten groups, which includes two aspherical and two extra-low dispersion elements, this lens is designed to be sharp, with exceptional levels of...

Fuji GFX 50R Review

Ever since Fujifilm entered the medium format market, it has been working steadily on developing the system by making highly-capable and compelling cameras at very appealing price points. The Fujifilm GFX 50R is the company's attempt to lure APS-C and full-frame customers into the GF system by providing a lightweight,...

Olympus Has Fallen

If you have not yet heard the news, today Olympus made an announcement that it is going to sell its camera division to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) by the end of 2020. With its continuous losses in the past few years thanks to serious declines of camera sales (thanks to...

All Our Full-Length Courses Are Now Online!

Last month, we announced our intent to make all three Photography Life video courses free on YouTube. Today, I'm happy to say that we have finished uploading every chapter! With a total of 56 videos, there's a ton of good information here, covering photography basics, post-processing, and landscape photography. If...

Best Non-Destructive Editing Software for Photography

With so many editing / post-processing software packages on the market today, photographers might find it rather difficult to go through them all and compare key features in order to pick something that would ultimately work for their needs. Many of us go through that stage, especially when starting out....

Our Photography Courses are Now Free!

We are very excited to announce our decision to make all of our photography courses free for our readers. That's right, starting from this month, our premium courses (valued at $150 each) will be available on YouTube, with no strings attached! We spent many months filming our courses both indoors...

DJI Mavic Air 2 Announcement

Today DJI announced its next-generation drone, the Mavic Air 2. Similar to its predecessor, it is a relatively small and compact drone with excellent stills and video shooting capabilities, extended battery life, and upgraded automatic flight features. The Mavic Air 2 will be available in mid-May for $799, with the...

EXIF Data Explained

When viewing images on the Internet, you might have noticed that some websites provide valuable information related to those images, such as their exposure settings, camera brand, etc. This information known as “EXIF Data” can be an important source of knowledge in figuring out how photographers capture images.

How to Use a Teleconverter

A teleconverter, also known as an “extender”, is a magnifying secondary lens that is typically attached between a camera body and an existing (primary) compatible lens. The purpose of a teleconverter (TC) is to increase the effective focal length of the primary lens, which unfortunately comes at the cost of decreased sharpness and reduced maximum aperture (due to loss of light).