Category Archives: Photography

Aurora HDR 2018 72 Hours Flash Sale – The Lowest Ever Price

Aurora HDR 2018 72 hours flash sale is now live as this is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for Aurora HDR 2018. We rated it “Highly Recommended” and described the software as “an even more compelling option for HDR photography”. Aurora HDR is not just a tool for merging bracketed images, it also provides numerous toolsContinue Reading

Yongnuo unveils YN 60mm F2 MF macro lens

Yongnuo has introduced its newest YN 60mm F2 MF macro lens. There has been no official word on what mount it will be made for, but the gold-plated contacts in the product shot make this a Canon EF lens. Price also hasn’t been revealed. The model has a minimum focus distance from 0.234m / 9.2-inchesContinue Reading

Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 medium format mirrorless lens announced

Hasselblad officially announced their new XCD 21mm f/4 medium format mirrorless lens. This is the company’s widest lens ever. The US price of the lens is $3,750. The high-performing 21mm f/4 lens brings together the compact format of the XCD range with the maximum optical quality across the frame with a wide field of view. TheContinue Reading

Phase One announced the world’s first camera using the new Sony 100 Megapixel back-illuminated sensor

Phase One officially announced the new iXM Metric Cameras and Motorized Lenses – the Phase One iXM 100MP Camera is the world’s first camera using the new Sony 100MP Backside-Illuminated 44x33mm sensor. The iXM 100MP metric camera incorporates the first medium-format sensor with backside-illumination technology, enabling high light sensitivity and extended dynamic range. Fast, highly responsive,Continue Reading

Meyer Optik Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 mirrorless lens announced

Meyer Optik announced a new Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 lens for mirrorless cameras. The long prime lens will be available for Leica M, Sony E and Fuji X mounts. For similar bright aperture models see the Meyer Optik lenses like the Nocturnus 50 f/0.95 II and Nocturnus 35mm f/0.95 lenses for Sony E-mount. It will feature a 15-bladed iris that MeyerContinue Reading

TIPA World Awards 2018 Winners List

2018 TIPA World Awards Winners. The best products in the photo and imaging market are listed below. The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) announces its awards for the best photo and imaging products launched by the industry in the last 12 months. TIPA WORLD AWARDS both recognize and honour industry companies and their products and serve as an important benchmark and guide for consumers in making theirContinue Reading

Flickr acquired by SmugMug

Photo-sharing site Flickr has been acquired by photo hosting service SmugMug. We’re excited to announce that Flickr has agreed to be acquired by SmugMug, the photography platform dedicated to visual storytellers. SmugMug has a long history of empowering people who love photography and who want to improve their craft, making them a perfect fit forContinue Reading

Phase One Releases Capture One 11.1

Phase One today released Capture One 11.1, a feature release to the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. The release enhances the Capture One user experience, through a new support platform and functionality updates to ensure a faster, smoother workflow. Improved Styles and presets workflow, support for 11 new cameras, including Sony A7Continue Reading

Luminar 2018 Gets a “Rocket-Booster” Update

Skylum released the new Luminar Jupiter 2018, the first major update for its post-processing software. Skylum has dramatically increased the speed of editing across all areas of Luminar. Now images open faster, filters apply quicker, and the entire application is more responsive. Luminar Jupiter also got numerous interface and user experience improvements based on users’ feedback for anContinue Reading

Meyer Optik Görlitz APO-Makro-Plasmat 105mm f2.7

Meyer Optik will soon start a Kickstarter funding campaign for another retro lens remake: Meyer Optik Görlitz APO-Makro-Plasmat 105mm f2.7. The APO-Makro-Plasmat 105 f2.7 is the latest lens from Meyer Optik Görlitz. The Plasmat lenses, especially the Makro Plasmat (Makro meaning for 35mm film), are probably the most famous lens of the Meyer portfolio. The price is expected toContinue Reading