Photography News Archive

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...

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...

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...

Follow PL as We Travel in the Middle East

Spencer and I are currently traveling in the Middle East. We are starting our journey in UAE, after which we are planning to visit the beautiful Jordan. The last week of our month-long adventure will be spent in Turkey. If you would like to follow our daily adventures and get...

Join Me in Dubai This Saturday (Free Event)

I’m on my way to Dubai to deliver a lecture titled "Technical Photography and the Photography Industry", as well as to kick off my Dubai and Jordan workshop. If you are in Dubai this coming Saturday, February 29, 2020, please join this free event - I would love to meet...

Fuji X-T4 Announcement

Fujifilm just announced the 26.1-megapixel X-T4, a highly anticipated update to 2018's X-T3. The X-T4 sports significant improvements in autofocus, video, and shutter durability, but the headline feature is 6.5-stop IBIS (the previous X-T3 does not have in-body image stabilization at all, so this is a major upgrade). The camera...

Nikon Z6 and Z7 Add Animal Eye AF via Firmware

It is a big day today for Nikon Z shooters - Nikon has just released a huge firmware 3.0 update that includes a number of big upgrades and fixes, including the introduction of "Animal Detection" autofocus mode that adds dogs and cats to the subjects supported by face and eye-detection...

Canon EOS R5 to Feature IBIS and Shoot 20 FPS, 8K Video

It is no secret that Canon has been pushing its development efforts hard towards its mirrorless system. The company has already pointed out that it will not develop any more EF lenses for its DSLR cameras, unless there is significant demand from its customers. With all the development efforts shifted...