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Panasonic Unveils Its S1R and S1 Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

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After announcing the development back in September 2018, Panasonic today took the wraps off its new LUMIX S series of full-frame mirrorless cameras and the first two models: the S1R and S1. Both cameras feature the new L lens mount that was developed through an alliance between Leica, Panasonic, and ...

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Bowens is Back from the Dead with the XMT500 Flash Head

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Bowens is back. After being acquired by the European investment group AURELIUS in 2016 and shuttered in 2017, the lighting equipment brand just returned from the grave along with its XMT500 flash head. When it decided to shut down Bowens two years ago, AURELIUS cited the rise of cheaper lighting ...

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The Medium Format Experience

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To shoot medium format had been a longtime dream of mine, but I have to admit I didn’t know it would be such a mindblowing experience. The 51.4-megapixel Pentax 645Z arrived on the market in 2014 and was the first camera to ever exceed 100 points in the DxOMark sensor ...

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I Designed and 3D-Printed My Own LED Softbox

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I got my first 3D printer recently, but it sits in a dark corner of my room, so I thought I’d design a light for it. Then I realized I could kill two birds with one stone and design it to be useful for photography as well. I designed and ...

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