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Olympus Unveils the OM-D E-M1X Pro Micro Four Thirds Camera


After weeks of leaks and teasers, Olympus has officially unveiled the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera. It’s a Micro Four Thirds camera designed for professional photographers. “The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is packed with industry-leading speed, performance, reliability and high-quality image output that rivals that of full-frame DSLRs,” Olympus says. One ...

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Is GoPro Failing as a Company?


Almost every year, GoPro releases a new action camera, and for the last few years, they’ve been pretty disappointing. Also, every year I seem to fall for their marketing and buy one of their action cameras only to lament that decision. I understand it’s my fault, I should know better. ...

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Meike Launches a Cheap 50mm f/1.7 Lens for Canon RF and Nikon Z


The Hong Kong-based camera equipment company Meike has launched an affordable 50mm f/1.7 manual-focus prime lens for Canon and Nikon’s full-frame mirrorless camera systems. In addition to Sony and Fujifilm cameras, the Meike 50mm f/1.7 is now available in Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts. The brushed metal lens features ...

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Turn a Broken Laptop’s Screen Into a View Camera Ground Glass


Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami loves experimenting with camera equipment, from flipping a lens element for “magic bokeh” to creating a working analog watch camera. His latest experiment is also off the beaten path: he found that a display from a broken laptop works perfectly as a view camera’s ground glass. ...

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A Review of 35mm Kodak Ektachrome E100 Film


Those who follow my work know that I consider myself a large format photographer. I will photograph with a medium format camera, particularly when I’m trying to save weight on a backpacking trip or save time when I’m teaching a photography workshop, but 35mm has been somewhat shunned in my ...

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Two Months with the Canon EOS R


2018 was a weird year and one that I’m glad is behind us. One highlight late in the year was Canon announcing the EOS R. I had been shooting with my Leica M 240, one of my favorite cameras of all time, and my Fuji X-Pro, a camera I absolutely ...

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Backpacking the World with a 500mm Prime Lens


6 months ago, my girlfriend and I finally did what we had always dreamed of doing: quitting our jobs and traveling the world. This is a relatively normal narrative for western couples in their 20s, but the difference here is I am a passionate wildlife photographer. We planned to travel ...

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100MP+ and IBIS Coming to a Canon EOS R Camera: Report


Canon’s $2,299 30MP EOS R was its first full-frame mirrorless camera, but it has long been reported that it’s a middle-tier camera and that entry-level and pro-grade models are on the way. Rumors are now heating up that Canon has a 100-megapixel EOS R camera in the works — one ...

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