NEWS

New Panasonic L-Mount lens

Panasonic has announced its latest L-Mount lens, the Lumix S 20-60mm f/3.5-5.6 (S-R2060), which claims to be the lightest of its type to become available.

Sony announces ZV-1 camera for video content creators

Sony has released details of a new pocket-sized camera, the ZV-1 which has been designed from the ground up for vloggers, content creators and casual video shooters.

Head On reveals People’s Choice winners

The organisers of this year’s Head On Photo Festival have announced the winner and runners-up for the most loved exhibition in the online festival for 2020.


REVIEWS

Stellar Photo Recovery 10.0.0.3

A capable file recovery program for lost images through accidental deletion, over-writing, disk crashes, corruption or memory card failure.

DxO PhotoLab 3.2

DxO Photolab is a highly efficient raw file converter with extensive editing capabilities.

Serif Affinity Photo

A versatile non-destructive image editor with a layer-based workflow that supports HDR and compositing and includes raw file processing with full 16-bit colour support.

TIPS

Shooting close-ups

Close-up shots pull you directly into a subject and make you focus on its detail. They’re great for highlighting something normally overlooked, and for revealing intimate attributes of larger objects.

Expose to the Right Technique

For a number of years specialist websites have been promoting a technique that involves adjusting the exposure to place the histogram peak as far as possible to the right of the graph without clipping highlights.

Photography courses online

In the wake of shutdowns caused by COVID-19 there are plenty of online photography courses available at levels ranging from the most basic instructions to professional skills development.

COMPETITIONS

Looking Thru Puddle

Taken in Rutledge Lane in Melbourne. By Lex Rudd.

Win a Camera Bag, Tripod and Head Gimbal $2,425 Prize Pack

Simply place an order (our photo guides start at under $10) in the Photo Review Shop for your chance to win a Lowepro Backpack, Manfrotto Tripod Kit, and Gitzo Head Gimbal Prize Pack worth $2,425.

Rim Light in the Rockies

The back lit snow flurries on the ridge lines of the mountains provide detail; easily lost in the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies. By Cliff Samson.


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Twenty-four in 24
When Olympus Visionary Chris Eyre-Walker heard that he could have access to a pre-release version of the company’s latest model, the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, he came up with a novel plan. He challenged himself to create a photographic portrait of his country, Belgium – which he would complete in the space of a single day. The goal: 24 photos in 24 hours.  [Article courtesy of Olympus]
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