Photography

Just call me hero: GoPro tempts the budget crowd with the simplified $199 Hero

Announced March 29, GoPro’s latest camera is a simplified, streamlined model simply called the Hero. At $ 199, it is the cheapest model in GoPro’s lineup that includes a built-in LCD monitor. The Hero looks much like the latest generations of GoPro, the Hero5 and Hero6 Black, with the same gray body that’s waterproof without a […]

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The ‘fastest lens in the world’ is bringing an f/0.95 aperture to more mounts

The ultra-bright f/0.95 50mm lens from Meyer Optik-Gorlitz is getting a refresh. This time, more photographers will be able to use what the company claims is the fastest lens in the world. On Tuesday, March 28, Meyer Optik launched pre-orders for the Nocturnus 50/f0.95 III with an updated design and mounts for Fujifilm X and […]

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Fujifilm X-H1

We’ve recommended the Fujifilm X-T2 as our Editors’ Choice in the high-end APS-C mirrorless camera category since it was introduced. Now it has a more premium sibling, the X-H1 ($ 1,899, body only), which uses the same sensor, but adds in-body stabilization and more serious video features. There are some ergonomic changes, as well including […]

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Lytro Announces Shutdown Following Acquisition Rumors

Lytro, the photography startup best known for its “shoot first, focus later” camera, has announced it is shutting down. “Starting today we will not be taking on new productions or providing professional services as we prepare to wind down the company,” the Lytro team wrote in a Tuesday blog post. “We’re excited to see what […]

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Moment Filmmaker Collection brings cinematic shooting to smartphone cameras

With the iPhone-shot Unsane as inspiration, smartphone lens accessory maker Moment announced a new series of products built specifically for cinematographers. Called the Filmmaker Collection, it combines four accessories that push beyond the limits of your phone’s built-in camera, promising cinematic results like never before. The heart of the collection is a new 1.33x anamorphic lens […]

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The best GoPro accessories to make the most of your next adventure

You can use a GoPro to film almost anything, but you’ll need some additional gear to tap into the action camera’s full potential. Fortunately, there exists an abundance of accessories from both GoPro and third-party manufacturers. While this speaks to the company’s immense popularity, it can also be overwhelming for consumers to navigate. If you […]

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Steadicam Air 25 review

Monopod is a fancy name for a stick you put a camera on — and as such, monopods seldom see any major technological advancements. If it’s not broken, why fix it? But the Steadicam Air 25 has found something to fix, and it may just be the most innovative monopod in the last decade. It […]

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Sony’s RX10 series has delivered premium image quality in a fixed-lens, bridge camera design since its introduction. The fourth edition, the RX10 IV ($ 1,699.99), upgrades the image sensor to include phase detection focus, so it can shoot at up to 24fps while tracking subjects. That’s a big plus for sports and wildlife photographers who […]

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

Canon’s G1 X Mark II was almost a great camera. It had a solid, wide aperture zoom lens, paired with a bigger sensor than competing models. But there was no built-in EVF, and its 13MP image sensor didn’t offer as much resolution as competitors like the Sony RX100 III. Its replacement, the G1 X Mark […]

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Lenovo Mirage Camera Up for Pre-Order on Amazon

Lenovo’s virtual reality camera that we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in January is now available for pre-order. As the folks over at The Tracker App noticed, Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the $ 299.99 Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream, which is slated to start shipping on May 4, according to the […]