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  • Olympus has NOT fallen: exclusive Olympus UK interview
    by Geoff Harris on 5th July 2020 at 10:57 am

    "Don't panic... business is pretty strong." Olympus UK's Mark Thackara gives a wide-ranging interview and as you can imagine, there is a lot to talk aboutOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFollowing the recent announcement that Olympus was planning to sell off its camera and lens business to a Japanese private …Continue reading »

  • AP regular kicks off July/August workshops
    by Geoff Harris on 5th July 2020 at 10:46 am

    Former British Press Photographer of the Year, Edmond Terakopian, is offering lots of creative inspiration during the late summer monthsA child runs around whilst bathed in rays of sunlight in the turbine hall. Tate Modern, during a heat wave bank holiday. Bankside, London, UK. May 06, 2018. Photo: Edmond Terakopian  Award-winning documentary photographer and regular AP contributor, Edmond Terakopian (above), is running a series of wide-ranging photographing workshops and …Continue […]

  • “We have been very open and transparent”: Huawei
    by Geoff Harris on 3rd July 2020 at 3:38 pm

    Senior Huawei UK executive Anson Zhang remains bullish despite the many global challenges facing the Chinese smartphone makerHuawei is often in the news at the moment, mainly because the government is reportedly reconsidering how much this Chinese …Continue reading »

  • “The awards make an uplifting story.” MPB on its Hall of Fame awards
    by Geoff Harris on 3rd July 2020 at 1:59 pm

    MPB CEO Matt Barker talks about the thinking about the new Hall of Fame awards, and reveals the company has seen a lot of Olympus kit being sold this weekUsed specialist MPB has just launched its first-ever Hall of Fame awards to recognise and honour the world’s best photographic …Continue reading »

  • More free Nik Collection webinars for July
    by Geoff Harris on 3rd July 2020 at 11:24 am

    Another series of free webinars to sharpen your skills in the well-regarded Nik Collection toolsThe Nik Collection 3 by DXO is one of the most impressive software updates of 2020, refreshing and expanding some …Continue reading »

  • Olympus updates lens roadmap – plus new bird AF firmware
    by Geoff Harris on 2nd July 2020 at 6:03 am

    Wide-angle 8-25mm F4 Pro added, plus more details of the ED 150-400mm F4.5Olympus is in the news again, this time with some lens updates and an intriguing-sounding firmware update which should strongly …Continue reading »

  • Olympus rolls out beta webcam software for five OM-D models
    by Geoff Harris on 2nd July 2020 at 5:59 am

    Turn your OM-D mirrorless camera into a webcam. You know you've always wanted to...With Covid-19 having a deep impact on how organisations and indeed photographers interact and hold meetings, webcams and teleconferencing software …Continue reading »

  • New phone app for capturing raw images
    by Geoff Harris on 1st July 2020 at 9:58 am

    Free raw-editing app for iOS, iPad and Android now available from ON1, plus new workflow solution for multiple devices and updates to the ON1 Photo Raw 2020 applicationPhoto-editing software specialist ON1 has released a free app for capturing raw images on your phone, if supported. It’s called …Continue reading »

  • New Lexar SSD in 512Gb, 1Tb options
    by Geoff Harris on 1st July 2020 at 9:14 am

    Sleek new storage device can withstand a lot of punishment and comes with advanced security featuresMany photographers will have been sorting out their sprawling photography archive during the various restrictions and lockdowns this year, and extra …Continue reading »

  • MPB launches inaugural Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame
    by Geoff Harris on 30th June 2020 at 11:22 am

    Don’t miss this chance to vote on your favourite camera and video gear, based on a wide range of categoriesLeading used specialist MPB has announced that public voting is now open for its first ever Photo and Video Kit …Continue reading »

  • Variable-size filter mount promises far less faff
    by Geoff Harris on 30th June 2020 at 11:15 am

    H & Y Filters has announced a Kickstarter campaign for an interesting sounding product called the RevoRing, which enables you to use the same filters across multiple lenses with different filter threadsThe RevoRing is essentially a lightweight, variably sized stepping ring made from aluminium, which uses a clever spring-loaded attachment mechanism, …Continue reading »

  • Fighting the black dog: Using photography to combat mental health issues
    by TI Photography on 30th June 2020 at 7:06 am

    Gavan Goulder used photography to combat his own mental health issues, Peter Dench finds out more about his inspiring storyGavan Goulder is stood in front of a standing-room-only audience at the Photobookcafe in Shoreditch, London, pre-lockdown. He is a …Continue reading »

  • New 30mm prime for Fujifilm GFX series, major firmware updates
    by Geoff Harris on 30th June 2020 at 5:05 am

    Fans of Fujifilm's GFX range of medium-format mirrorless cameras get a new prime lens and a brace of firmware updatesFujifilm has announced the GF30mm F3.5 R WR, a wide-angle prime for the company’s GFX medium-format mirrorless cameras. The lens, …Continue reading »

  • Fujifilm pushes Shop Local campaign to support retailers
    by Geoff Harris on 29th June 2020 at 3:59 pm

    Major camera and lens maker in new push to help smaller retailers get their bricks and mortar stores back to business after the lockdownFujifilm has launched a ‘shop local’ marketing campaign to support photo retailers who have been able to reopen their physical stores from June …Continue reading »

  • Camera straps designed by women for women
    by Geoff Harris on 29th June 2020 at 3:38 pm

    However good your camera, a cheap, uncomfortable strap that doesn't fit your shape can spoil your enjoyment of photography and indeed, your productivity.For some time, US photographer and designer Nicole Elliott has been working with major strap supplier, Blackrapid, and the company …Continue reading »

  • New ultra wide-angle rectilinear Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens
    by Geoff Harris on 29th June 2020 at 1:59 pm

    New Laowa lens is claimed to be the world's first non-fisheye, ultra wide angle 9mm full-frame lens for Sony E, Nikon Z and Leica mounts. First 100 orders get a free filter holder, tooThe world's first non-fisheye 9mm full-frame lens for Sony E, Nikon Z and Leica L and M mounts.

  • Rankin shoots Covid-19 heroes to mark NHS anniversary
    by Geoff Harris on 29th June 2020 at 1:51 pm

    Celebrity portrait shooter swaps supermodels and A-listers for doctors, nurses and other NHS staff at the front line of the war against the virusPortrait photographer to the stars, Rankin, has unveiled a series of portraits of doctors, nurses and other NHS staff who …Continue reading »

  • Master your Lightroom workflow
    by TI Photography on 28th June 2020 at 4:17 pm

    Is your image library in disarray? Now might be the perfect time to get organised with Lightroom’s Library tools and a step-by-step Lightroom workflow, says James PatersonMany of us are hamstrung by chaotic image libraries. Maybe you started with a sloppy folder structure years ago and …Continue reading »

  • Win £250+ worth of data storage for #NationalCameraDay
    by TI Photography on 27th June 2020 at 8:32 am

    We've got some great prizes from Verbatim in our #NationalCameraDay Competition!It’s #NationalCameraDay on monday, and to celebrate Amateur Photographer have teamed up with Verbatim to offer our readers the chance …Continue reading »

  • Get 30% off Nik Collection 3 until June 30th
    by Geoff Harris on 26th June 2020 at 11:10 am

    Move fast to save big on one of the best-value editing packages for Mac and PC, which also works seamlessly as plug-ins for Photoshop and Lightroom ClassicRegular readers will know we are big fans of the Nik Collection from DXO, a powerful yet easy to use …Continue reading »

  • New Laowa 9mm Lens Is World's Widest Rectilinear Lens For FF Cameras
    on 4th July 2020 at 10:00 am

    Laowa have released a new 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens, which they claim is the world's widest rectilinear lens for full frame cameras.

  • Fujifilm Launches Shop Local Campaign
    on 4th July 2020 at 10:00 am

    Fujifilm has announced a 'shop local' marketing campaign, designed to support photo retailers re-opening after lockdown.

  • Lexar Announce New SL200 Portable SSD
    on 5th July 2020 at 3:24 pm

    Lexar have announced a new portable SSD drive, featuring 256-bit AES encryption.

  • Save An Exclusive Extra 15% On PortraitPro 19 AI!
    on 3rd July 2020 at 12:10 pm

    PortraitPro 19 AI is currently available with 50% off, plus an exclusive extra 15% off for ePHOTOzine readers with a special code.

  • Did You Know You Can Trade In Or Sell Old Photography Kit With MPB?
    on 3rd July 2020 at 10:00 am

    MPB is an industry leader in buying and selling used camera kit and they always buy your used cameras from you with cash or, alternatively, you can trade-in for a newer model.

  • DxO Continue Free Photography Webinar Programm
    on 3rd July 2020 at 8:48 am

    DxO are offering more free photography webinars that you can watch from home.

  • Olympus Release Updated Lens Roadmap Featuring New Lenses
    on 5th July 2020 at 3:24 pm

    Olympus has unveiled a new lens roadmap, showcasing a new 8-25mm lens as well as a telephoto macro.

  • Spend £100 Or More With Vanguard And Get a FREE Pair Of Vesta Compact Binoculars
    on 5th July 2020 at 3:24 pm

    Shoppers spending £100 and above on Vanguard products in July will receive a free pair of binoculars worth £39.99.

  • New Mobile Phone Tether System As Well As Nicole Elliott Camera Sling And Delta Customisable Straps...
    on 5th July 2020 at 3:24 pm

    Blackrapid has got a line-up of new accessories which includes a strap to keep your smartphone safe and a unique camera sling strap as well as a customisable Delta strap.

  • Prime Student Members Offer: 2 Months Of Kindle Unlimited For Free!
    on 2nd July 2020 at 12:32 pm

    Amazon UK is running a great deal for students where they can get 2 months of Kindle Unlimited without parting with any cash.