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Ron Leach  |  Sep 25, 2018  |  0 comments

The Photokina news keeps coming, as Sigma just introduced five new Global Vision lenses for shooting everything from landscapes and street photography to portraits and sports. The new glass includes a 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary, 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports, and the 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 25, 2018  |  0 comments

Ricoh’s powerful GR series compact digital cameras have always had a cult following among travel photographers and street shooters who appreciate pocketable cameras with high-end optics, relatively large sensors, great build quality, and a full range of manual controls. The excitement is sure to grow, with today’s Photokina announcement of the Ricoh GR III, the latest model in the line.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 25, 2018  |  0 comments

Panasonic said at the photokina show in Germany today that it has developed two full frame mirrorless cameras: the 47MP S1R and the 24MP S1. According to Panasonic, these models are equipped with the “world's first: 4K 60p/50p video recording function and the Dual I.S. image stabilization system."

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 25, 2018  |  0 comments

Leica, Panasonic and Sigma announced today at the photokina show in Germany that they are forming the “L-Mount Alliance” to try to create a new lens mount standard for full frame mirrorless cameras.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 25, 2018  |  0 comments

Fujifilm made more medium format camera news at the photokina show in Cologne, Germany today, saying it is developing a new flagship model, which will have a 100MP image sensor. 

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 25, 2018  |  0 comments

Fujifilm is trying to prove that big cameras can come in small packages. At the photokina show in Cologne, Germany today, Fujifilm announced the GFX 50R, a 51.4MP medium format digital camera in a relatively compact rangefinder-style mirrorless camera body. The GFX 50R is the followup to Fuji’s GFX 50S, https://www.shutterbug.com/content/hands-impressions-new-fujifilm-gfx-medium-format-mirrorless-camera which was announced at the last photokina show in 2016.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 24, 2018  |  0 comments

Not all lenses come with lens hoods these days but, for us, they are an essential photo accessory. And, to be honest, even when they are included with a lens, they’re easy to lose or leave behind when you hit the road for a shoot.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 21, 2018  |  0 comments

Superzoom cameras are not dead! Canon just introduced the new PowerShot SX70 HS compact digital camera, which features a whopping 65x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 21-1365mm), a 20.3MP CMOS imaging sensor and 4K video capabilities.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 20, 2018  |  0 comments

Travel photographer Pierre T. Lambert teams up with Gabi Alves Photography for a fun lesson in what NOT to do as a photographer.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 20, 2018  |  0 comments

You’ve probably noticed that lots of photographers these days are offering Lightroom preset packs. And you’ve probably wondered, how do they create all these awesome Lightroom presets? Even better, how do you create one yourself?

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Sep 20, 2018  |  0 comments

Given skill, experience, and the awesome capabilities of today’s gear, what else is it that makes a great travel photographer?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 20, 2018  |  0 comments

Sony just launched a new 24mm F1.4 prime lens in its G Master series for its full frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Sony says the new FE 24mm F1.4 GM (model SEL24F14GM) is “the most compact and lightweight in its class,” measuring approximately 3 inches x 3.64 inches, and a weight of 15.7 ounces, with a filter diameter of 67mm.

Jason Schneider  |  Sep 19, 2018  |  2 comments

As I confidently predicted last time, you can’t possibly please everybody when it comes to picking the best, the greatest, or the most influential cameras ever made. After we posted our list of The Top 20 Greatest Cameras of All Time, it came as no surprise that we received a ton of emails, varying in tone from pugnacious condemnation, to anguish, to polite suggestion, all begging to differ with our first top ten choices.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 18, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a great video for anyone who is just getting started in boudoir, and even for those who have been at it for a while but need a quick refresher on some basics. Los Angeles-based pro photographer Michael Sasser has seen it all when it comes to boudoir, and he’s learned what to do and what not to do.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 18, 2018  |  0 comments

With everyone taking selfies these days, why are so many of these self-portraits so terrible? And when couples shoot selfies together while traveling (such as on vacation), why do they only seem to capture their faces and none of the scenic surroundings?

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