NEWS

BirdLife Australia Photography Awards entries open on 28 May

The annual BirdLife Australia Photography Awards are on again this year with entries opening on 28 May and closing on Monday 2 August.

Leica announces Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens

Leica Camera expands its Leica SL lens portfolio with the addition of the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. Zoom lens, which will be offered alone and with the SL2 and SL2-S cameras.

Sony exits DSLR cameras

Sony has quietly shifted from DSLR to mirrorless cameras with the discontinuation of its last remaining DSLR, the A99 Mark II.


REVIEWS

Canon EOS M50 Mark II

A relatively minor update to Canon’s top-selling APS-C mirrorless camera with improved focusing, a larger buffer memory and a few new features.

Fujifilm X-E4

The fourth model in Fujifilm’s popular X-E series of rangefinder cameras is the first with the 26-megapixel X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and quad-core processor.

Canon Speedlite EL-1

A professional on-camera flashgun with weather-resistant sealing and the highest continuous firing performance in Canon’s Speedlite range.

TIPS

The lowdown on camera batteries

Important facts you need to know about your camera’s batteries.

Scenery tips for travel photography

Shots of scenery play an important role in your travel ‘story’.

Creative cropping

Cropping images in post-production can give you another chance to re-frame your shots more creatively.

COMPETITIONS

Sunwapta Falls

By Marlon Porter. Sunwapta falls in Jasper, Alberta Canada after a heavy snowfall.

Blue Ringed Damselfly

By Ron Johnson. Handheld, off camera, no stacking, minor sharpening.

A window into your life

By Trace O’Rourke. During a trip to Tokyo I spent an hour on the train platform watching the trains and people.



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