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HEIF – What you need to know

A new image file format, High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) is being introduced, with the first camera to use it, the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III paving the way for what is being touted as ‘JPEG’s replacement’.

New firmware for Nikon Z series mirrorless cameras

Nikon Australia has released firmware Ver. 3.00 for the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 full-frame mirrorless cameras and firmware Ver. 1.10 for the Z 50 DX-format mirrorless camera.

Firmware updates for Olympus OM-D E-MX, E-M1 Mark II and E-M5 Mark III

New firmware issued for the OM-D E-MX, E-M1 Mark II and E-M5 Mark III cameras provides support for the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4.0 PRO lens plus EVF improvements.


REVIEWS

PhotoMarks watermarking software

A simple image watermarking application with batch processing, customisable designs that can be saved as profiles for re-use and support for a different raw file formats.

FIRST LOOK: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

The new OM-D E-M1 Mark III introduces a new TruePic IX processor, a 50-megapixel Handheld High Res shot mode and a joystick on the rear panel.

FIRST LOOK: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 PRO lens

A compact, lightweight standard zoom lens with dust-, splash- and freeze-proof construction and a constant f/4 maximum aperture.

TIPS

HEIF – What you need to know

A new image file format, High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) is being introduced, with the first camera to use it, the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III paving the way for what is being touted as ‘JPEG’s replacement’.

Factors to consider when buying an interchangeable-lens camera

With the increasing dominance of mirrorless cameras, particularly those with larger sensors, Photo Review tech editor Margaret Brown looks at six key factors to consider when buying an interchangeable lens camera.

How to select the right photo paper and ink

Your choice of photo paper and ink will determine the look, feel and durability of the prints you make.

COMPETITIONS

Cool Fuel

By Michael Payne. Shot in the quaint hamlet of Seyðisfjörður in Iceland, I was taken with the bright white service station against the majestic backdrop of the mountains.

Jack Robinson

By Tom Pearsall. Shot whilst swimming in the waters of Margaret River, WA, at a location where there has been the most recent shark attack in 2018.

Meltwater Blues

By John Kelly. New Zealand creek taken from a bridge on the road from Canterbury to Arthur’s pass.


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Wildlife photography adventures
Award-winning nature photographer and Lumix Ambassador Chris Bray has some creative tips for close-up wildlife photography.
[Article courtesy of Panasonic]
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