Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD lens announced

January 14, 2021 will see the launch of the Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD lens (Model B070) for Sony E-Mount APS-C mirrorless cameras.

Advance announcement for 2021 Felix Schoeller Photo Award

Submissions for next year’s Felix Schoeller Photo Award will open on 1 January 2021 with a focus upon two categories: the German Peace Prize for Photography and emerging photographers.

Photokina ‘suspended until further notice’

Koelnmesse AG has issued an announcement stating that, after 70 years and decreases in the imaging market, the biennial Photokina imaging show has been cancelled.


Sony α7S III

Sony’s new video-optimised full-frame mirrorless camera has an updated sensor and processor for faster performance, improved noise reduction and a wider dynamic range.

Panasonic Lumix S 85mm f/1.8 (S-S85) lens

A fast, lightweight and affordably-priced 85mm prime lens for full-frame L-Mount cameras that is ideal for portraiture and street photography.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300

The new entry model to Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO series is more compact than the PIXMA PRO-10S it replaces and should be slightly cheaper to run.


Considerations for buying camera gear overseas

With online purchase of camera gear on the rise, we’re renewing our advice to buy from a local camera specialist retailer where possible, and we’ve updated our checklist of what to consider before buying from overseas sellers.

Entry-level mirrorless camera specs compared

Photo enthusiasts looking to upgrade to a mirrorless camera system have a range of attractive models to choose from.

Scan your old photos

At a time of limited shooting opportunities, one of the most worthwhile endeavours is to revive your collection of old photographs.


Lake Mackenzie

South Island New Zealand. By Gary Thomas.


Flat overcast lighting provided perfect shadow-free diffusion for a series of photos.

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Motorsport to Matrimony
Manuel Goria arrived in Australia in 2004 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and a long standing love of fast cars and photography. [Article courtesy of Olympus]