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by Staff September 20, 2016 at 10:43 am

Fujifilm made a bombshell announcement in the camera world today by officially revealing the development of its new medium format mirrorless camera. The GFX 50S, the first camera in the new GFX line, is a 51.4 megapixel medium format mirrorless camera.

GoPro finally revealed their Karma Drone, but in CEO Nick Woodman’s words: It’s so much more than a drone. Foldable, easy-to-use, and equipped with a removable stabilizer that you can use hand-held or mounted to something else, this is an incredibly impressive all-around machine.

Sigma today unveiled three new lenses that will have many a photographer fumbling with their wallets and checking their bank balance. We’re talking about the 85mm f/1.4 Art, 12-24mm f/4 Art, and 500mm f/4 Sports lenses.

GoPro is calling the new Hero 5 Black “Simply the best GoPro, ever.” They’re not wrong. Waterproof to 33ft out of the box and featuring 4K video, stabilization, voice commands, and more, the Hero 5 Black is a lot of action camera for $400.

A trip last weekend to the iconic Death Valley Racetrack Playa has left me with a burning need to write, and unfortunately it is because of the worst kind of people.

Sony today announced its new a99 II, a full frame single lens translucent (SLT) camera. With rumors of the A-mount’s demise swirling in the industry over the past year, this new camera shows that the A-mount will live on… at least for now.

This is a Kodak advertisement that ran in the The Saturday Evening Post 100 years ago, on April 30th, 1910, and shows how people back then gave their children a taste …

Here’s an amazing short film titled “The Old New World” by photographer and animator Alexey Zakharov of Moscow, Russia. Zakharov found old photos of US cities from the early 1900s and brought them to life.

Photographer Victor Habchy has attended the increasingly popular annual Burning Man gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the past few years, and every year he leaves with surreal photos of dreamlike scenes thanks to dust storms, unusual artworks, and Habchy’s talented eye.

The new flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a speed demon, plain and simple. With your autofocus locked, its electronic shutter can shoot 60fps. And even if you keep autofocus on and tracking, it can still pump out full-res RAW frames at a jaw-dropping 18fps.

If you want a camera that looks like a Leica T but will cost you less than a third the price, Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaoyi has something for you. It’s called the M1, and it’s a Micro Four Thirds mirrorless ILC that won’t come close to hurting your bank account.

If these leaked images are to be trusted, DJI has a surprise in store for Photokina. It’s supposedly called the “Mavic,” and it’s a foldable drone that’s going to be smaller, lighter, and more portable than DJI’s current Phantom line.

The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home.

Fuji made two announcements today. The first, a mirrorless medium format digital camera, rocked the industry. The second… is less dramatic. Fuji is currently developing a square format instant camera and square format Instax instant film.

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If the GoPro Hero5 Black and the GoPro Karma are a bit too rich for your blood—or you just don’t think you’re extreme enough for these cameras—the Hero5 Session might just be the perfect GoPro for your less-than-insane lifestyle.

There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs. After all, who likes rules except for your old school principal or heads of H.R. departments? There are however, several guidelines you can use to help improve the composition of your photos.

In a silly mistake that made us chuckle and shake our heads all at the same time. Earlier today, we were told Leica was using a DSLR photo on their Sofort Instant Camera landing page. In fact, they seemed to be implying the photo was taken with their camera.

The Fuji X-T2 have been showing some amazing preliminary results from people testing it in the real world, but can it stack up against Nikon’s flagship D5? Portrait photographer Taylor Jackson wanted to find out.

Nikon claims its pro-grade D810 DSLR has “superior” and extensive weather sealing that helps keep moisture and dust out, but that doesn’t mean you should treat it as being dust-proof. The camera above shows why. It’s a Nikon D810 that was taken to Burning Man.

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