NEWS

ACD Systems launches Luxea Video Editor

ACD Systems, developer of the popular ACDSee image editor, has released a new, easy-to-use video editing software application named Luxea.

New firmware for Canon EOS R and seven lenses

Canon has released updates firmware for its EOS R mirrorless camera and seven stabilised RF-mount lenses to make the IS mechanism work better on the new EOS R5 and R6 cameras.

Venus Optics releases Laowa OOOM 25-100mm T2.9 Cine lens

Venus Optics has just released the Laowa OOOM 25-100mm T2.9 Cine lenses, which were first announced in 2018 and are available now with PL, EF and E mounts.


REVIEWS

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS lens

A compact, lightweight super-telephoto zoom lens with in-lens image stabilisation for M4/3 cameras that offers a 1.3 metre close focus across the entire zoom range.

FIRST LOOK: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV

The lightest OM-D camera so far offers 20-megapixel resolution, 4K video recording, 5-axis IS with 4.5 stops of shake correction and a flip-down, touch-screen monitor.

Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens (SEL1224GM)

The first full-frame 12-24mm zoom lens with a constant f/2.8 aperture includes weatherproof sealing, Nano AR Coating II and a built-in petal-shaped lens hood.

TIPS

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.

Choosing suitable printing papers

Advice on how to select inkjet printing media that will complement your images.

How histograms can help with tricky subjects

Your camera’s histogram display can be used to help you deal with subjects outside the sensor’s normal responses.

COMPETITIONS

Fire to the rain

Brightly coloured flowers with water raining down on them in the bright sunlight.

Field of Stars

This image taken was taken in the Dark Sky Reserve in South Australia.

Rodd Island

By Joe Kennedy. I had this spot in mind for a while as it is on a route of a walk I do regularly. I got up early to a clear sky overhead but by the time I got to the spot it was obvious that fog was the order of the day.



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