NEWS

Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO lens announced

Venus Optics has released the smallest 2x macro lens for full frame mirrorless cameras to date: the Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO lens.

My RØDE Reel 2021 winners announced

‘Two Halves’ by Chen Wei Choon from Malaysia has taken out the Judges’ Prize in this year’s My RØDE Reel short film competition.

RØDE Microphones releases Lavalier II wearable microphone

The new RØDE Lavalier II combines a low-profile design, superior sound quality and professional features for all kinds of content creation.


REVIEWS

Nikkor Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR lens

The first extended-range (7.8x) standard-range zoom lens for Nikon’s Z50 and Z fc mirrorless cameras features 5-stop stabilisation plus dust and drip resistance.

Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G (SEL40F25G) lens

The second wide angle lens in Sony’s prime lens series offers a modest angle of view, light weight and an innovative lens hood that is surprisingly effective.

Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (Model A057) lens

A surprisingly versatile, stabilised super-tele zoom lens with a linear focusing motor and weather-resistant sealing to please sports and wildlife photographers.

TIPS

Crop factors and lens performance

We examine why and when sensor crop factors should be considered when you’re shooting with the camera hand-held in low light levels.

How to use ICC profiles

ICC profiles play a critical role in an imaging workflow.

The pros and cons of teleconverters

Teleconverters provide an affordable way to increase the focal length of a lens – but should you buy one?

COMPETITIONS

Fleur

By Tito Prato. Represents a dry bougainvillea flower.

The Street Artist

By JoJo Tallorin. Talented street artist and his masterpiece at Swanston Street, Melbourne Victoria.

Golden Flight

By Amanda Bull. It was a magnificent sunset where the birds took flight as I approached.



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