Photography News Archive

Sony A7S III Announcement

Today Sony announced its third-generation video-centric full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sony A7S III. Sporting an upgraded 12 MP BSI-CMOS sensor, a brand new BIONZ XR image processing engine that provides up to eight times more processing power than its predecessor, a brand new 9.44 MP EVF, an improved autofocus system,...

Nikon Z5 Announcement

Today Nikon unveiled its third Z-series full-frame camera, the Nikon Z5. Featuring most of the features from the Z6, as well as dual SD card slots in a lightweight magnesium-alloy body, the Z5 is a highly capable entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera. And with its very attractive price of $1,300, it...

Canon Announces 4 New RF Lenses

Along with the R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras, Canon also announced four new lenses for its full-frame mirrorless system. The lenses are as follows: 85mm f/2 Macro IS, 600mm f/11 IS, and 800mm f/11 IS, and 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS. Canon also announced two RF teleconverters as well.

Canon EOS R5 Announcement: A New Bar for Mirrorless

Canon just announced the EOS R5, the most advanced mirrorless camera they’ve ever released, and arguably the most advanced mirrorless camera from any company today. Capable of 20 FPS at the full 45 megapixel resolution, along with native 8K RAW video, the data the R5 can process borders on the absurd.

Canon EOS R6 Announcement: Big Features at 20 MP

Sitting in the shadow of the 45 megapixel EOS R5, yet nearly as impressive, the Canon EOS R6 is a feature-packed 20 megapixel mirrorless camera built with speed in mind. In fact, most of the R6’s specifications mimic those of R5, although there are some differences here and there.

Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Announcement

Today Sony unveiled its high-end ultra-wide angle zoom lens, the Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 G-Master. Featuring a complex optical design comprised of 17 total elements in 14 groups (three of which are extreme aspherical, one regular aspherical, two super extra-low dispersion and three extra-low-dispersion elements), as well as Sony's most...

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...