Sony A7C: A Compact Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera For Enthusiasts And Vloggers

The company also introduced a 28-60mm zoom lens and external wireless flash
The new Sony a7C small and compact full-frame mirrorless camera with the new FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 zoom lens Today, Sony introduced three digital imaging products: The Sony a7C full-frame mirrorless camera, which the company says is its smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera body to date, nearly as small as the a6600, which has an APS-C-sized... Read more

Fujifilm’s Fastest Interchangeable Lens: The New Fujinon XF50mm F1.0

The new lens will be available this fall for $1,499
Fujifilm’s new Fujinon XF50mm F1.0 R WR prime lens Earlier this month, Fujifilm unveiled a very exciting new lens: Fujifilm’s Fujinon XF50mm F1.0 R WR lens. According to Fujifilm’s Victor Ha, senior director of marketing and product management for the manufacturer, “Not only is it the fastest interchangeable lens Fujifilm has ever produced,... Read more

Panasonic Introduces Lumix S5 Hybrid Mirrorless Camera

This is the newest full-frame mirrorless S-series Lumix camera for video and still photography  
The new Panasonic Lumix S5 full-frame mirrorless camera with the 20-60mm zoom lens It’s been an exciting few months for full-frame mirrorless camera news, with introductions from Sony, Canon, Nikon and others. Today, Panasonic joins the pack with an introduction of its own with the introduction of the Panasonic Lumix S5 full-frame hybrid mirrorless... Read more
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PhotoPlus Expo 2020 ‘In-Person’ Show Is Canceled

The show will be held virtually throughout the year starting November 1, 2020
This year’s “in-person” version of the PhotoPlus Expo, which is generally held in October at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, has been canceled, but according to Emerald Expositions, which owns the show, PhotoPlus Expo will be going virtual starting November 1. Emerald Expositions announced “we have decided to cancel... Read more

Latest Update To Adobe Lightroom CC App Deleted Photographers’ Photos

Some images and presets that were not backed up were lost
The conventional wisdom for pro photographers is that when there’s an update for one of your important mobile apps—let’s say an app like Adobe Lightroom CC—you download and install the update, in order to optimize the app, perhaps to make it speedier or more efficient. Unfortunately, some photographers experienced the opposite of that: For the... Read more

Panasonic Will Announce New Full-Frame Mirrorless LUMIX S5 On September 2

The new LUMIX camera will be announced during an online launch event
Today, Panasonic announced that it will be introducing a new full-frame mirrorless camera: “Panasonic is pleased to announce that they will hold an online launch event for the new full-frame mirrorless camera LUMIX S5.” You can see the news yourself at www.panasonic.com/global/consumer/lumix/s/s5.html on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 10:00 EDT.  Dave... Read more

Audio Design Desk And Frame.io Announce Integration

The two services have developed the integration to improve audio workflows and make them more flexible
Today, Audio Design Desk, a powerful audio software app targeted at filmmakers and video content creators, and Frame.io, a video review and collaboration platform, announced a partnership that would integrate the two services. The integration will exploit ADD’s sound, foley and music-design capabilities while making the most of Frame.io’s cloud-based... Read more

Sony Expands ‘Alpha Female+’ Photography Grant Program

12 women photographers and videographers will receive $5,000, plus $3,000 in gear
Since today marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women with the ability to vote as well as with new opportunities to affect our democracy in countless ways, I thought I’d highlight a relatively new grant competition, Sony’s Alpha Female+ (or Female Plus) program, which... Read more

Red Giant Updates Plugin: Universe 3.3

New tools include animated light trails and powerful blend modes  
Today, Red Giant released an update to Universe, which it calls its “collection of GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists.” The new release, Universe 3.3, delivers two brand new tools: Quantum: This new tool creates animated light trails in front of or behind a layer, which can be great for text and motion graphics. Modes:... Read more

This Year’s Adobe MAX 2020 Will Be Free And Virtual

Adobe MAX 2020 speakers include Annie Leibovitz, Ava DuVerney, Keanu Reeves and Tyler, the Creator
Earlier today, Adobe officially opened registration for the Adobe MAX 2020 trade show, which will be free and virtual this year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. According to Adobe, this year’s “creativity conference is virtual, completely free, and jam-packed with 56 hours of non-stop inspiration and learning.” The conference will include live... Read more

Sony Announces Free Registration For “Kando Everywhere” Event

Sony’s annual event goes virtual
Beginning in 2017, Sony’s annual “Kando Trip” brings together Sony technical and leadership teams, Sony Artisans of Imagery and Imaging Collective Members, photo industry leaders, press and photographers of all skill levels for an immersive, multi-day event in a photogenic location. Past Kando Trips have been held in Santa Barbara, CA, Monterey,... Read more

Sigma Announces 85mm F1.4 DG DN Prime Portrait Lens

The new lens is designed for full-frame mirrorless L-mount and Sony E-mount cameras
Sigma’s new 85mm F1.4 DG DN prime lens Earlier today, Sigma announced its latest prime lens for its Art series of lenses: The new Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN prime lens is a portrait prime lens designed for both L-Mount and E-Mount mirrorless-camera systems. Sigma emphasized that the new prime will not only have very high optical quality, but it will... Read more
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