NEWS

Sony unveils two high-zoom Cyber-shot cameras

Due for release next month, Sony’s new DSC-HX99 and DSC-WX800 compact cameras are designed for travellers seeking high-zoom ratios in a compact camera body.

Major updates to Adobe Creative Cloud applications

Adobe has announced major updates to its Creative Cloud applications and introduced a new easy-to-use video editing app, Adobe Premiere Rush CC, for social media creators.

Venus Optics announces eight new lenses

Venus Optics has added eight new Laowa-branded lenses to its portfolio, including four new wide angle lenses for both E-mount and Micro Four Thirds and four cine lenses.


REVIEWS

Panasonic Lumix LX100 II

A higher-resolution update to the popular LX100 compact camera with a new processor, additional image adjustments and new 4K Photo capabilities.

Nikon Z7

Nikon’s flagship mirrorless camera offers 45.7 megapixel resolution, hybrid AF with 493 sensor points and 4K video recording in a compact, weatherproof body.

Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S lens

The first general-purpose kit lens for Nikon’s new full-frame mirrorless cameras features a constant f/4 maximum aperture and weather-sealed design.

TIPS

Mechanical vs electronic shutters

The benefits and shortcomings of each shutter type, and when they are best used…

Soft proofing

How to make the image on a monitor screen simulate how an image will appear when printed.

Make your pictures tell the story of your trip

The best way to record trip memories you’ll be proud to share is by using pictures to create a coherent story. This article will help you develop a clear idea of the highlights of your trip and which of them are best to share, be it an online gallery, a slideshow or a photo book.

COMPETITIONS

Robber Fly

By John Hassall.
Hand held with the camera steadied against a solid surface. While in the bush I noticed that many insects were attracted to my car, where they landed and stayed for an extended period.

Photo Challenge Winner: Fill the Frame

Many would say that the most common picture-taking mistake of all is failing to get close enough to the subject.

Back Street Dystopia

By William Ellis.
Taken at the start of 2016 when I was just starting photography for school, I was looking for something that showed the other side of the streets we walk on in Canberra.

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