Monday, November 25, 2019

Panasonic Lumix GX880 Review

Mark Goldstein

Panasonic's entry-level mirrorless camera is back with the launch of the Lumix GX880. Aimed at smartphone users and complete beginners, is this the ideal starter camera? Find out now by reading our Panasonic Lumix GX880 review, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Leica FOTOS 2.0 App Now Available for Download

Mark Goldstein | Software

With the newly announced Leica FOTOS 2.0 app, Leica owners can integrate their day-to-day photographic lives and journeys even more effectively into their mobile iOS or Android devices, allowing more flexibility and freedom in sharing their creative images.

The new version of the Leica FOTOS App is available in two varieties: Free and Pro. While the Free option is still offered at no charge for iPhone and Android smartphones, photographers wishing to do more with their mobile connected photography can subscribe to Leica FOTOS Pro.

Leica FOTOS (Version 2.0) is available beginning today from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Leica FOTOS 2.0 replaces all previously released, camera-specific Leica Apps.

With the newly announced Leica FOTOS 2.0 app, Leica owners can integrate their day-to-day photographic lives and journeys even more effectively into their mobile iOS or Android devices, allowing more flexibility and freedom in sharing their creative images. The new version of the Leica FOTOS App is available in two…

Adobe Reveals 2019/2020 Roadmap for Photoshop on iPad

Mark Goldstein | Software

Adobe have just published a blog post outlining the product roadmap for Photoshop on iPad, revealing what they have planned for later this year and in the first half of 2020.

New features coming in 2019 include Select Subject and Cloud documents. In the first half of 2020, Adobe will add Refine Edge, Curves and Adjustment Layer Options, Brush sensitivity and Rotate Canvas, and Lightroom Integration.

Adobe have just published a blog post outlining the product roadmap for Photoshop on iPad, revealing what they have planned for later this year and in the first half of 2020. New features coming in 2019 include Select Subject and Cloud documents. In the first half of 2020, Adobe will…

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Review

Mark Goldstein

Olympus have finally updated their enthusiast camera model with the launch of the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III, but is is any good? Find out now by reading our review of the E-M5 Mark III mirrorless camera, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nik Collection 2.3 by DxO Adds 10 Iconic Black-and-white Films

Mark Goldstein | Software

In the new Nik Collection 2.3, DxO has now added 10 new iconic black-and-white films to the Silver Efex Pro 2 plugin, plus 42 new presets and Improved support for high-resolution screens in Windows and RAW-file compatibility through PhotoLab 2.

The Nik Collection 2.3 by DxO is now available priced at £125 / $149 for the full version and £69 / $79 for the upgrade. Users who purchased Nik Collection 2 by DxO after June 2019 may upgrade their software for free.

In the new Nik Collection 2.3, DxO has now added 10 new iconic black-and-white films to the Silver Efex Pro 2 plugin, plus 42 new presets and Improved support for high-resolution screens in Windows and RAW-file compatibility through PhotoLab 2. The Nik Collection 2.3 by DxO is now available priced…

Olympus PEN E-PL​10 Entry-Level Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Camera

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

In addition to the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, Olympus are also rumored to be launched a follow-up to the PEN E-PL9 camera, rather unsurprisingly called the Olympus PEN E-PL10.

Update: The EPL10 has now been officially announced, but so far it's only going to be available in Japan and China.

Update2: The E-PL10 has now been officially launched in Europe. In the UK, it is available now exclusively in the Olympus online shop priced at £549.99 and in a kit with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lens at £649.99.

In addition to the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, Olympus are also rumored to be launched a follow-up to the PEN E-PL9 camera, rather unsurprisingly called the Olympus PEN E-PL10. Update: The EPL10 has now been officially announced, but so far it's only going to be available in Japan and China.Update2…

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Ricoh Theta SC2 360° Camera for Enthusiasts

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras

The Ricoh Theta SC2 is an easy-to-use 360° camera that's simple to operate and capable of capturing high-quality spherical images and videos.

Available in mid-December 2019,the Ricoh Theta SC2 comes in Pink, Blue, Beige or White priced at £269.99.

The Ricoh Theta SC2 is an easy-to-use 360° camera that's simple to operate and capable of capturing high-quality spherical images and videos. Available in mid-December 2019,the Ricoh Theta SC2 comes in Pink, Blue, Beige or White priced at £269.99.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX880 Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some full-size sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the new Panasonic Lumix DC-GX880 entry-level mirrorless camera.

Lomography Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MKII Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the Lomography Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MKII lens mounted on a Sony A7 III camera body.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 III mirrorless camera at an official Olympus UK press event in London, UK, including the full ISO range.

Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT lens mounted on an Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera body.

Luminar 4 Now Available for Download, Get $10 Off

Mark Goldstein | Software

The new Luminar 4 photo editing software is now available for download.

Luminar 4 costs $89 for new customers and $74 for owners of previous versions of Luminar, but you can now get a $10 discount using the coupon code ""PHOTOBLOG".

The new Luminar 4 photo editing software is now available for download.Luminar 4 costs $89 for new customers and $74 for owners of previous versions of Luminar, but you can now get a $10 discount using the coupon code ""PHOTOBLOG".

Apple iPhone 11 Review

Amy Davies

The Apple iPhone 11 is the more affordable, more sensible little brother of the flagship Pro model, sharing most of the same camera features with the exception of the Pro's telephoto lens. Read our in-depth iPhone 11 review now, complete with full-size sample images and videos...

Friday, November 15, 2019

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Price and Availability Announced

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated for mirrorless cameras.

It features best-in-class performance and large-aperture standard zoom lens that offers high resolution throughout the entire zoom range.

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art will be available in both L-mount and Sony E-mount in early December 2019 priced at £1049.99 / $1099.99.

The new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated for mirrorless cameras. It features best-in-class performance and large-aperture standard zoom lens that offers high resolution throughout the entire zoom range. The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art will be…

Leica CL ‘Edition Paul Smith’ Mirrorless Camera Price and Availability

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

The Leica CL ‘Edition Paul Smith’ is the second special edition camera created in collaboration with the acclaimed British designer, Paul Smith.

The classic Leica CL has been given a design makeover featuring a unique, colorful look with nods to Smith’s artistic references.

The technical specifications of the camera and lens are identical to those of the serial production models.

The Leica CL ‘Edition Paul Smith’ is strictly limited to 900 sets for the global market and is on sale from today for $3,995.

The Leica CL ‘Edition Paul Smith’ is the second special edition camera created in collaboration with the acclaimed British designer, Paul Smith. The classic Leica CL has been given a design makeover featuring a unique, colorful look with nods to Smith’s artistic references. The technical specifications of the camera and…

Sony RX10 IV V2.0 Firmware Update Adds Real-Time Animal Eye AF

Mark Goldstein

Sony has released V2.0 firmware update for the RX10 IV super-zoom camera, enabling Real-Time Eye AF for animals and enhancing in-camera stabilisation.

The V2.0 firmware upgrade is downloadable for free on the Sony Support site now.

Sony has released V2.0 firmware update for the RX10 IV super-zoom camera, enabling Real-Time Eye AF for animals and enhancing in-camera stabilisation.The V2.0 firmware upgrade is downloadable for free on the Sony Support site now.

Fujifilm House of Photography Opens in London on Tuesday 3rd December

Mark Goldstein | Events

Fujifilm is opening an experiential concept store in central London at 11am on Tuesday 3 December, with a host of camera and photo giveaways on offer to members of the public.

Spread over three floors, the ‘Fujifilm House of Photography’ will be a permanent addition to Covent Garden.

Fujifilm is opening an experiential concept store in central London at 11am on Tuesday 3 December, with a host of camera and photo giveaways on offer to members of the public.Spread over three floors, the ‘Fujifilm House of Photography’ will be a permanent addition to Covent Garden.

Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro is the Most Powerful Ever

Mark Goldstein | Digital

Apple have unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro which features a 16-inch Retina Display, the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.

The Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro is available now with pricing starting at £2,399 for the base configuration.

Apple have unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro which features a 16-inch Retina Display, the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design. The Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro is available now with pricing starting at £2,39…

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Google Pixel 4 Review

Amy Davies

The Pixel 4 is Google's new flagship smartphone, available in standard and XL sizes. New for this generation is a second 16-megapixel 2x telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture, along with improved portrait and night modes. Is this the best Pixel phone for keen photographers, and can it compete with its main rivals? Find out now by reading our Pixel 4 review, with full-size sample images and videos...

Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM Review

Amy Davies

The RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM is a new ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Canon's EOS R and RP cameras. Is this an essential lens for all Canon full-frame mirrorless users? Find out now by reading our Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM review, complete with full-size sample images...