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Panasonic LUMIX G9
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Panasonic LUMIX G9

Panasonic Canada unveiled the newest model in their line of digital single-lens mirrorless cameras, the Lumix G9, at a press conference held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The new camera features a 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor without low-pass filter and delivers a very impressive set of performance features, […]

Leica M-P Special Edition Commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary
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Leica M-P Special Edition Commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary

Leica Canada has announced a special limited edition M-P camera to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary. The Leica M-P (Typ 240) “Canada Edition” set will include a special red cowhide leather Leica M-P (Typ 240), a Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2.0 ASPH. lens and a red rope strap. With only 25 units […]

Two New M.ZUIKO F1.2 PRO Lenses Join the Olympus Line
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Two New M.ZUIKO F1.2 PRO Lenses Join the Olympus Line

Olympus has announced the addition of two ultra-fast prime lenses to the brand’s M.ZUIKO F1.2 PRO lens line. The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO (34mm focal length in 35mm equivalent) and the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO (90mm focal length in 35mm equivalent) join the currently available M.ZUIKO […]

BookShelf
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BookShelf

Title: The Spirit of the Mountains Author: International Mountain Summit The Spirit of the Mountains presents the best photographs submitted to the International Mountain Summit (IMS) photography contest from 2011 to 2016. More than 150 stunning images display mountains around the world in their many manifestations from the violent spectacle […]

Tamron announces the launch of a new ultra-telephoto zoom lens with fast and precise AF, superior image quality and a lightweight, compact design
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Tamron announces the launch of a new ultra-telephoto zoom lens with fast and precise AF, superior image quality and a lightweight, compact design

100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) October 26, 2017, Saitama, Japan -Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of a new ultra-telephoto zoom lens, 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035), for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLR […]

Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 G2 Review
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Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 G2 Review

There are few lenses more important to a lens maker’s lineup than the 24-70mm f/2.8 lens. A 24-70mm is valued because of the versatility of its zoom range, which covers a number of very important focal lengths including 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 70mm. All of these (save perhaps 70mm) […]

Where is Joel Now?
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Where is Joel Now?

There’s an Irish proverb that states “An áit a bhfull do chroÍ, is ann a thabharfas dochosa thú” which roughly translates to “Your feet will bring you where your heart is.” If this is true, then my heart must reside somewhere deep within the Irish isles as my feet have […]

A Different Perspective on Tamron’s 24-70mm G2
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A Different Perspective on Tamron’s 24-70mm G2

Here are the things I love about new Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 G2: The price point. The value for quality ratio here is incredible. The VC. This lens will easily let you shoot at shutter speed of 1/10th a second completely handheld and maintain sharpness. As someone that doesn’t often carry […]

Lighting Corner: Taking the Mystery Out of Speedlight Modifiers
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Lighting Corner: Taking the Mystery Out of Speedlight Modifiers

The past few issues, we’ve learned about speedlights and strobes, how to use them on camera and off and how to setup a home studio. This month, let’s take a look at some of those funny attachments you can stick on your speedlight to change how it creates light. If […]

Creating a Tasty Drink Shot
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Creating a Tasty Drink Shot

For the latest Metz ad in PHOTONews, I wanted to create a celebratory beverage in honour of the now available five year warranty on all new Metz speedlights. This shoot presented two fun challenges: lighting a glass on a white background and using science to create layers and interest! Whenever […]