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Jason Schneider  |  Sep 26, 2016  |  0 comments

Photokina 2016  may have ended, but we have a couple more interesting lens introductions to share with you: Leica’s 50mm f/1.4 Summilux SL ASPH, and the Lensbaby Twist60 announced earlier in the U.S.

Jason Schneider  |  Sep 26, 2016  |  0 comments

If there were a Photokina Award for the greatest number of cool new products by an American manufacturer, GoPro would certainly be in the running. The innovative folks that put action cams on the map unveiled two new Hero5 cameras and their first-ever drone, along with some interesting accessories. 

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 23, 2016  |  0 comments

Arguably, the biggest camera news at this year’s photokina show in Cologne, Germany was the announcement of the new Fujifilm GFX, a medium format mirrorless camera, which was unveiled to much fanfare on Monday. Shutterbug was one of a handful of media outlets to get our hands on a prototype of the 51.4-megapixel GFX and try it out for about half an hour in a conference room at the show.

Jason Schneider  |  Sep 22, 2016  |  0 comments

Part of the fun of the photokina show in Cologne, Germany this week is getting to actually touch and try much of the new camera gear that’s been announced in the past month.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 21, 2016  |  0 comments

MeFOTO has launched a new line of compact, rugged tripods that feature a Bluetooth remote, a precision ball head, a secure leg-lock system, and removable center columns for taking selfies. The versatile "Air" tripods (and a monopod) are available in three sizes, and all come with a spring-loaded phone adapter for selfies.

Jason Schneider  |  Sep 21, 2016  |  0 comments

Combining hypermodern styling with the classic high-performance modular design Hasselblad has pioneered for 75 years, the new Hasselblad X1D is a striking statement that promises to move the company forward and it’s certainly generating lots of excitement at Photokina. And two new H-Series models confirm Hassleblad’s commitment to moving that line forward.

Jason Schneider  |  Sep 21, 2016  |  0 comments

Shutterbug fanatics (myself included) are enchanted by the possibilities of remote- control triggers, especially those that take the concept to a new level. Enter MIOPS Mobile, a versatile device that not only triggers your camera, but can also help determine when your photos are taken.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 21, 2016  |  0 comments

Sony announced the long-awaited A99 II DSLR-style camera at photokina 2016 this week and Shutterbug was one of a handful of media outlets to get to shoot with a pre-production version of the camera. What was it like? Well, in a nutshell, it was fast!

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 20, 2016  |  0 comments

With digital cameras offering more and more megapixels for still photos and 4K and beyond for video, photographers need ways to store all that imaging info. Enter SanDisk, which just unveiled a 1TB (terabyte) SDXC card prototype at the photokina show today.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 20, 2016  |  0 comments

Phase One kept pushing the megapixels at the photokina show in Cologne, Germany this morning, announcing the new IQ1 100MP medium format digital back. Phase One also announced two new Schneider Kreuznach Blue Ring lenses today: the 150mm f/2.8 IF and 45mm f/3.5.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 19, 2016  |  0 comments

The big news from Olympus this morning was the introduction of their new flagship mirrorless camera, the OM-D EM-1 Mark II. But the company had more in store with the launch of the compact Pen E-PL8 mirrorless camera and three new lenses.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 19, 2016  |  0 comments

Today at Photokina Sigma added three new lenses to its Global Vision Line: the 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, a 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art and a 500mm f/4 OS HSM Sport.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 19, 2016  |  0 comments

Olympus just unveiled their new flagship mirrorless camera, the OM-D EM-1 weatherproof mirrorless camera designed to deliver maximum speed, superior resolution, mobility and high performance for professional photographers. The camera will be sealed for dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof shooting under harsh conditions.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 19, 2016  |  0 comments

Fujifilm just created some major excitement at Photokina with the introduction of the 51.4-megapixel Fujifilm GFX medium format mirrorless camera and three lenses designed to handle future cameras with 100-megapixel resolution.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 19, 2016  |  0 comments

This morning at Photokina in Cologne, Germany Nikon launched their new line of KeyMission action cameras with three models that will ship next month along with a host of accessories. The new cameras include the KeyMission 360 we previewed at CES in January, along with the KeyMission 170 offering 4K UHD video and the wearable KeyMission 80.

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