NEWS

Leica announces D-Lux 7

Leica Camera has released details of its latest compact camera, the D-Lux 7, which has essentially the same specifications as the Panasonic LX100 II.

Firmware updates for Nikon Z7

Nikon has released a second firmware update for the recently-released Z7 mirrorless camera adding three new bug fixes plus updates to help displays.

Fujifilm heralds firmware updates for GFX-50S, X-T3 and X-H1 cameras

Fujifilm has announced the up-coming release of firmware updates that will provide performance improvements in three key cameras.


REVIEWS

Canon EOS R

Canon’s first full frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R, issues a challenge to the Nikon Z6 and Sony’s α7 III.

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens

The standard kit lens for Canon’s EOS R camera can cover most shooting situations and includes a high five stops of image stabilisation.

Canon RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM lens

A fast, high-performance standard prime lens for Canon’s RF-mount mirrorless cameras.

TIPS

Event and festival photography

How to get meaningful shots of community events and festivals.

Why you should buy camera gear locally

Everyone loves a bargain, and some popular models are available from online retailers operating out of Asia and the US at prices that might appear to be competitive. But appearances can be deceptive: if it looks too good, it very often is, and there’s a whole range of considerations the canny consumer needs to keep in mind when buying online…

Mechanical vs electronic shutters

The benefits and shortcomings of each shutter type, and when they are best used…

COMPETITIONS

Lonely In The Gold

By Natasha Dvornikova.
Tasmania is a paradise of trekking and beautiful sights. Lake St Claire is one of its jewels…

Robber Fly

By John Hassall.
Hand held with the camera steadied against a solid surface. While in the bush I noticed that many insects were attracted to my car, where they landed and stayed for an extended period.

Photo Challenge Winner: Fill the Frame

Many would say that the most common picture-taking mistake of all is failing to get close enough to the subject.

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