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  • 50% Off PortraitPro 21 Software + An Extra 15% Off With Discount Code
    on 1st August 2021 at 9:27 pm

    Anthropics are giving ePHOTOzine members the chance to save an extra 15% when purchasing PortraitPro 21 on top of their already discounted '50% off' price.

  • ePHOTOzine Team Change Announcement
    on 1st August 2021 at 9:27 pm

    ePHOTOzine's Technical Editor is leaving the team but our photography experts are here to continue to bring all of the best reviews and industry knowledge to the ePHOTOzine community.

  • Save 15% Extra On LandscapePro With Our Discount Code
    on 1st August 2021 at 9:27 pm

    Anthropics are giving ePHOTOzine members the chance to save 15% extra when purchasing Landscape Pro which is already discounted by 50%.

  • In-depth tripod review: FLM CP34-L4 II
    on 1st August 2021 at 2:00 pm

    FLM's CP34-L4 II tripod at full height, almost towering over your 1.83 meter (6 foot) tall reviewer. FLM CP34-L4 | $683 FLM is well-known for German ingenuity and superb construction in the tripod and ball head realm, starting with their incredibly stable CB-58FTR ball head which was this reviewer's introduction to the brand. Since that review, the company was bought by MK Messtechnik, who continue to design and build the FLM heads and plates at their factory in Stuttgart, […]

  • Who is the most innovative camera maker?
    by Geoff Harris on 1st August 2021 at 12:20 pm

    For the latest in our Nobody Does it Better series, we reveal the most innovative camera maker when it comes to helping with challenging shots

  • Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 sample gallery (DPReview TV)
    on 31st July 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just wrapped up their review of the Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD for Sony E-mount. Check out their sample gallery and judge image quality for yourself. View the Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 sample gallery from DPReview TV

  • DPReview TV: Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD
    on 31st July 2021 at 2:00 pm

    With smoke from nearby wildfires preventing them from taking the Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 into nature, Chris and Jordan stay in Calgary to test the lens. See how this ultra-wide optic performs for both stills and video on Sony APS-C E-mount bodies. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week. Introduction Sample images Build and design Autofocus and focus breathing Chromatic aberrations Close-up performance Flare and sunstars Bokeh Sharpness Versus the Sony […]

  • 50 years later: A look back at NASA's incredible first Lunar Rover
    on 30th July 2021 at 7:47 pm

    50 years later: A look back at NASA's incredible first Lunar Rover 50 years ago this week, the Apollo 15 spacecraft launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Apollo 15 mission is significant for numerous reasons. It was the ninth crewed Apollo mission, the fourth to land on the Moon, and perhaps most importantly, the first to use the lunar roving vehicle (LRV). While rovers seem commonplace today, it was a stunning achievement for NASA in 1971. To celebrate Apollo's first LRV, […]

  • Update: Images appear to confirm Nikon’s Z9 is being tested at the Olympics, gives us the first...
    on 30th July 2021 at 5:40 pm

    Update (July 30th, 2021 at 1:30pm EDT): We have added a new tweet from the Photolari Twitter account that shows new images of what appears to be the same Nikon camera shown off in the two images from yesterday. Today, Twitter account Photolari shared a tweet with a pair of photos showing what appears to be Nikon Z9 mirrorless cameras in the wild at the Olympics. The original tweet has been deleted, but digicame-info managed to save the above images before their removal. Nikon has confirmed […]

  • The Absolute beginner's guide to film photography: Parts 1 - 10 - start your analog awakening here
    on 30th July 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Photo: Chia Ying Yang Curious about film photography? Don't know where to begin? We've got you covered! Parts 1-10 of our absolute beginner's guide to film photography address all the basics of the medium, from film and camera types to advice on choosing the absolute best camera for your needs. We also cover the nuts and bolts of exposure, including the Sunny 16 Rule, as well as logistical questions, like, 'Where do I get film developed?' We cover all the basics of the medium, from film and […]

  • The do’s and don’ts of working with models
    by Jessica Miller on 30th July 2021 at 11:23 am

    Natasha J Bella shares her guide to working with models in your photography, and what you should avoid

  • Portrait of Humanity shows resilience
    by Jessica Miller on 30th July 2021 at 9:29 am

    The third volume of Portrait of Humanity presents diverse experience in response to world events over the last year.

  • Brits lose over two days selecting social media images
    by Jessica Miller on 30th July 2021 at 8:20 am

    New research by GoPro reveals key findings and statistics about our social media habits

  • Canon EOS R3 shows off its 30fps continuous shooting during Tokyo 2020 Olympics
    on 29th July 2021 at 10:00 pm

    The Canon EOS R3 is on its way. We know quite a bit about it already, but very few individuals have gone hands-on with Canon's upcoming pro-grade mirrorless camera. However, several photographers are testing the unreleased camera at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. One such photographer is Atiba Jefferson, a photographer and skateboarder with an impressive list of publications on his résumé, including Slap, Thrasher, Juxtapos and Transworld. Jefferson works and lives in Los Angeles and is a Canon […]

  • Leica's first smartphone, the Leitz Phone 1, hits the Japanese market
    on 29th July 2021 at 6:48 pm

    Leica has introduced its Leitz Phone 1 to the Japanese market. Leica writes it's 'the first smartphone to combine uncompromising quality, peerless optical engineering, and imaging software mastery with iconic Leica design.' The Leitz Phone 1 is the first smartphone designed by Leica. Leica's new phone is named in tribute to its founder, Ernst Leitz (II). The Leitz Phone 1 promises to deliver the 'world-famous' Leica experience to smartphone users. Part of the Leica experience is camera design […]

  • Boxfish Luna is an 8K underwater drone housing for Sony's a1, a7S III cameras
    on 29th July 2021 at 5:15 pm

    Two engineer friends from New Zealand shared a passion for underwater photography but were disappointed in the ROV (remotely operated vehicles) technology available at the time. The felt it had stagnated since the early 1990s. When one was forced to give up diving in 2016, the duo set out to create a solution for capturing high-quality imagery. The Boxfish Luna ROV houses both Sony's a1 and a7S III cameras, making it capable of capturing up to 8K footage. The ROV's dimensions are 71 x 44 […]

  • APOY round five results: architecture
    by Geoff Harris on 29th July 2021 at 4:58 pm

    Here are the winning images and the latest leaderboard results from round five, architecture, in our major APOY competition

  • In-depth tripod review: Sirui SR-3204
    on 29th July 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The Sirui SR-3204 out in the cold, with the Sirui PH-30 Carbon Fiber Gimbal on top, loaded with a 150-450mm zoom on a full-frame Pentax. Sirui | $550 Back in a 2014 roundup of ball heads, Sirui was mentioned as a 'relative newcomer,' but today they are an established and well-respected brand, not only for tripods but also for such unusual items as humidity-control cabinets and anamorphic lenses. The full Sirui support catalog includes a very wide range of tripods and […]

  • Analogue Wonderland announces new film lab
    by Jessica Miller on 29th July 2021 at 1:57 pm

    Find out more about the new Analogue WonderLAB, coming in September

  • How to use flash on location
    by Jessica Miller on 29th July 2021 at 1:20 pm

    Ian Pack guides you through using portable battery flash outdoors

  • Canon’s Q2 financial results credit its EOS R5, R6 mirrorless cameras for 101% YoY net sales...
    on 29th July 2021 at 1:02 pm

    Canon has released its financial results for the second quarter of its 2021 fiscal year (Q2 FY2021), revealing better-than-expected performance, particularly within its imaging division. The data In its investor relations presentation shows Canon’s consumer camera division pulled in 112.1B yen ($1B) in net camera sales—more than double its 55.7B yen ($500M) in sales in the same quarter last year. Granted, Q2 FY2020 was when COVID-19 was hitting much of the world the hardest, this recovery […]

  • Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD sample gallery
    on 29th July 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD is a compact ultra-wide zoom (with a very long name) for Sony APS-C E-mount bodies. While not the most solid-feeling lens, it impressed us with its corner-to-corner sharpness and minimal aberrations. And, it's priced a bit cheaper than Sony's slower (but stabilized) 10-18mm F4 lens. See how it performed in a variety of situations in our sample gallery. View our Tamron 11-20mmF2.8 Di III-A RXD sample gallery

  • Nikon preparing to launch the first camera with GNSS instead of GPS, according to government filing
    on 28th July 2021 at 8:53 pm

    Reports out of Japan are suggesting future Nikon digital cameras may include GNSS instead of GPS. Nokishita tweeted an unreleased Nikon camera, registered as N2014, is poised to include GNSS in addition to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. If the reports come true, it'd be the first consumer camera with GNSS. ニコンの未発表デジタルカメラ「N2014」には、Wi-FiとBluetoothの他にGNSS(GPS等の衛星測位システム)も搭載されるらしい。#認証情報 […]

  • Metadata from Olympic photographer’s photos suggests the EOS R3 will have a 24MP sensor
    on 28th July 2021 at 4:31 pm

    Jeff Cable, a photographer covering the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, appears to have accidentally shared the sensor resolution of Canon’s forthcoming EOS R3 mirrorless camera To date, Canon has announced the EOS R3 is in development and even shown off the body of the camera, but it hasn’t yet revealed what specifications we’ll find from the hardware inside the camera. However, we might have at least one piece of the puzzle thanks to Cable, who has been testing out Canon’s unreleased EOS R3 […]

  • How to capture stunning portraits in natural light
    by Jessica Miller on 28th July 2021 at 3:33 pm

    Find out how to create beautiful portraits using only natural light. Top photographer Daniel Carson reveals how he works

  • Sony ZV-E10 sample gallery (DPReview TV)
    on 28th July 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The Sony ZV-E10 may be aimed at vloggers, but it's a capable stills camera too. Check out this gallery from our team at DPReview TV that includes everything from landscapes to portraits. View the Sony ZV-E10 sample gallery from DPReview TV

  • Hands-on with the Sony ZV-E10
    on 28th July 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Hands-on with the Sony ZV-E10 The Sony ZV-E10 is an APS-C, E-mount interchangeable lens camera designed primarily for vlogging. It's largely based on the company's entry-level a6100, with a three-capsule microphone and fully articulating LCD display (and no electronic viewfinder) being the main cosmetic differences compared to the older model. It offers the same excellent autofocus system, image quality and performance as the a6100. It inherits most of the software features from the ZV-1 […]

  • Sigma to release new products on August 4
    on 28th July 2021 at 1:42 pm

    Mark your calendars, people. Sigma has published a YouTube Premiere placeholder video teasing the launch of new products on August 4, 2021. No additional information is shared in the placeholder image, nor in the video’s description, but the plural ‘products’ suggests it will be more than one accessory, camera or lens. According to L-Rumors, at least one product it expects to be announced is a new 150–600mm F5–6.3 DG DN lens. While the rumored lens remains under wrap, officially, […]

  • Shooting an elopement with Carl Zoch and the Zeiss Batis 40mm F2 CF
    on 28th July 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The Zeiss Batis 40mm F2 CF is a high-quality prime lens designed for Sony's E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. Offering excellent sharpness and high-grade weather-sealed construction, the 40mm F2 is an excellent lens for portraiture and everyday shooting. In this video, photographer Carl Zoch takes the Zeiss Batis 40mm F2 CF to the Utah desert to shoot an elopement wedding. Join him as he captures a day in the life of a very happy couple, against the backdrop of beautiful southern Utah. […]

  • Kodak faces backlash for removing Instagram post from photographer who called China's Xinjiang...
    on 28th July 2021 at 11:05 am

    Eastman Kodak has come under fire recently after Instagram users noticed the company had removed a post from its profile that featured photographs depicting the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) of the People’s Republic of China: an area where the current Chinese administration is accused of numerous human rights violations against the Turkic ethnic group. Kodak, whose Instagram account features the work of photographers from around the globe, shared a gallery of images from French […]