Photography News

Today at CES Nikon announced two new DSLR cameras: the pro-oriented D5 and the enthusiast-oriented D500, which is possibly the longest-awaited successor to any camera we can remember, replacing the D300S after almost six years.

Just after the announcement we slipped away from the CES crowds with Nikons DSLR product manager, Mark Soares, to get his take on the new bodies, a rundown of some major features, and insight into why Nikon chose to break the number sequence by skipping '... more

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Olympus has updated its rugged compact lineup with the Stylus Tough TG-870, a modest update to last year's model offering next-generation GPS and a brighter, higher-resolution screen. Still sporting a 16MP BSI CMOS chip and a 21-105mm equivalent zoom, the TG-870... more

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Olympus has launched the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro, which it claims it the sharpest lens in its lineup. The 600mm equivalent prime lens features built-in IS that also works in conjunction with the OM-D E-M1 and E-M5 II bodies to offer 6 stops of... more

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro

The weather-sealed M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro is the latest in the company's range of high-end 'Pro' lenses for the Micro Four Thirds system and the fifth such lens to date.

Like the other Pro lenses, the 300mm F4 IS Pro features the company's snap-back manual focus clutch system that reveals a distance scale when you pull on the... more

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm F4 IS Pro on the Olympus OMD EM1. You will love it, but birds will be less than pleased. Photo by Jordan Stead.

Olympus just squeezed a 600mm equivalent field of view into a 2.8-pound lens, complete with image stabilization, weatherproofing and an impressive close focusing distance.... more

I attended the Samsung press conference at CES in eager anticipation of new developments in Samsung's NX line, but there was no mention of mirrorless cameras at all. Fridges though. Fridges have become a lot more advanced since the last time I was in a Sears. 

CES press conferences can be a bit overwhelming, especially when they're presented by companies that make... more

Nikon surprised everyone today by announcing an entirely new type of camera at CES 2016 in Vegas. The Nikon KeyMission 360 is a new wearable, waterproof action camera that can capture 360-degree footage in 4K.

The camera is Nikon’s first attempt at an action camera, and it features a rugged exterior that can handle all the outdoor adventures you can. It’s waterproof down to 100 feet (~30m) and is resistant against dust, shock, and low temperatures. There’s also... more

In addition to the new D5 and D500, announced today at CES 2016, Nikon also launched a new SB-5000 Speedlight and a WT-6A Wireless Transmitter.

The SB-5000 is the first Speedlight in Nikon’s portable flash lineup to use radio frequency rather than... more

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Nikon has formally announced its D5 professional DSLR, a 20.8MP full frame capable of shooting at up to 12fps with AF and 14fps without. The camera features an all-new autofocus module with 153 points, 99 of which are cross-type, sensitive to both... more

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The Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight is the company's new flagship flash, released alongside the flagship Nikon D5 camera. The standout feature for the SB-5000 is its ability to operate and trigger via radio frequency, a first for Nikon's line of portable flashes.

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