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The new Olympus OM-D E-M1X is here – It’s built like a tank and shoots RAW up to 60fps

Well, there’s been a few rumours and leaks about this one. Some were right, some were a little off, but now it’s finally official. Today, Olympus has delivered on their teaser promise and announced their new sports & wildlife oriented Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera. From the specs and some first impressions of the camera, the […] The post The new Olympus OM-D E-M1X is here – It’s built like a tank and shoots RAW up to 60fps appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Olympus, Micro Four Thirds, Gear Announcement, E-M1X, Olympus OM-D E-M1X


Here is the Sony a6400 you’ve all been waiting for with Real-time Eye Autofocus and Tracking, and timlapse mode

We know that you are constantly hitting refresh to see if the new Sony a6400 has been announced yet. It has! Here is the executive brief, but hit the jump for the full scope: World’s Fastest (i) 0.02 seconds (ii) AF acquisition speed plus 425 phase-detection and contrast-detection AF points covering approximately 84% of the […] The post Here is the Sony a6400 you’ve all been waiting for with Real-time Eye Autofocus and Tracking, and timlapse mode appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Sony, Mirrorless Camera, Gear Announcement, Sony a6400


The Obsbot Tail uses an AI powered camera to produce perfect selfie videos

The concept of a camera that can follow a subject all by itself isn’t a new idea. Well, I say all by “itself”, the camera was usually paired with some kind of “homing device” on the wearer to tell the camera in which direction to point. But the Obsbot Tail needs no homing device. It […] The post The Obsbot Tail uses an AI powered camera to produce perfect selfie videos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Video, Gear, Ai, Gimbal, Gear Announcement, Subject tracking, Motion Tracking, Obsbot


Shure’s new MV88+ Video Kit turns your phone into a mobile video studio

Shure has announced their new MV88+ Video Kit for smartphone video shooters. The kit builds on the success of Shure’s previous MV88 iPhone microphone. This time, though, it’s compatible with Android, too, via Type-C USB and it comes with a Manfrotto Pixi tripod, phone clamp, and shoe mount microphone clip. The new MV88+ version of […] The post Shure’s new MV88+ Video Kit turns your phone into a mobile video studio appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Microphones, Mobile Video, Microphone, Shure, Gear Announcement, Smartphone Video, Type C USB, Shure Microphones


Kodak launches new Smile instant cameras, printer and Luma projectors

While the Kodak name doesn’t have the same impact it once did, Kodak is still out there and they’ve kicked off CES 2019 with several new gear announcements. There are two new models of Kodak Smile instant camera. There’s the Kodak Smile Classic and the regular Kodak Smile. There’s a Kodak Smile Instant Digital Printer, […] The post Kodak launches new Smile instant cameras, printer and Luma projectors appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Kodak, Gear, Projector, Luma, Gear Announcement, Instant Film, Instant Camera, CES 2019, Instant Printer, Kodak Luma, Kodak Smile, Kodak Smile Instant Digital Printer


Insta360’s new Titan houses eight Micro Four Thirds sensors and shoots up to 11K 360° video

Just a few short years ago, nobody had ever heard the name Insta360. Established in 2014, they’re now one of the first names many people turn to when it comes to 360° cameras. And they’re constantly pushing themselves with bigger and better. Now, at CES 2019, Insta360 has announced the new Insta360 Titan, which shoots […] The post Insta360’s new Titan houses eight Micro Four Thirds sensors and shoots up to 11K 360° video appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, 360 Camera, VR Camera, Gear Announcement, Insta360, CES 2019, Insta360 Titan


ProGrade Digital doubles down with 1.25GB/sec dual UHS-II SD card reader

ProGrade Digital is rounding out their card reader lineup quite nicely to appeal to as many different types of user as possible. They’re now up to four card readers, covering CFast+UHS-II SD, CompactFlash+UHS-II SD, dual UHS-II microSD cards and now dual UHS-II SD cards. The new card reader is priced at $79.99, same as the […] The post ProGrade Digital doubles down with 1.25GB/sec dual UHS-II SD card reader appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Sd Cards, Memory Card Reader, Gear Announcement, UHS-II, ProGrade Digital


This is the first hands-on look at Zeiss’s new Android-powered ZX1 with built-in Lightroom

When Zeiss announced the Android-powered ZX1 back in September, It was met with a bit of a mixed reaction, and a lot of questions. No card slots? Why put Lightroom in a camera? Can the screen even be calibrated? How does the CC subscription factor into this? And, is it actually any good? Well, Zeiss […] The post This is the first hands-on look at Zeiss’s new Android-powered ZX1 with built-in Lightroom appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Hands On, Lightroom, Zeiss, Gear Announcement, Full Frame Mirrorless, Zeiss ZX1, Sabrina Weniger


Samyang expands their “XPERT” lens lineup with the XP 35mm f/1.2 for Canon EF

While the brands battle it out over who has the largest mount and whose lenses can have the widest apertures, Canon’s DSLRs have proven they have no problem with wide aperture f/1.2 lenses. And Samyang has been adding to that f/1.2 collective again, expanding their “XPERT” line of lenses with another new announcement. Starting off […] The post Samyang expands their “XPERT” lens lineup with the XP 35mm f/1.2 for Canon EF appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Canon, Rokinon, Samyang, Canon EF, Gear Announcement, Ef Mount, Rokinon 35mm f/1.2, Samyang 35mm f/1.2


The teeny tiny DJI Osmo Pocket is a 3-axis gimbal that shoots 4K 60fps video

You might think that it looks like DJI just announced what is essentially their Mavic gimbal on a stick. And you’d be right, it does look a bit like that. But there’s a bit more to it than that. Yes, it’s a tiny 3-axis motorised gimbal, but this is no ordinary stick. This is the new […] The post The teeny tiny DJI Osmo Pocket is a 3-axis gimbal that shoots 4K 60fps video appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Dji, Dji Osmo, Gear Announcement, Motorised Gimbal, DJI gimbal, Dji Osmo Pocket, Osmo Pocket


Leica’s new D-Lux 7 compact camera offers “unmatched versatility”

Another week, another new Leica. This time, they’ve announced the new Leica D-Lux 7. Offering “unmatched versatility”, it’s what they’re describing as the “Swiss Army knife of Leica compact cameras”. It contains a 17MP sensor, a 24-75mm equivalent f/1.7-2.8 lens and unlike other recent Leica offerings, this one once again bears the red dot. This is […] The post Leica’s new D-Lux 7 compact camera offers “unmatched versatility” appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Leica, Swiss Army, Leica D Lux, Compact Camera, Gear Announcement, Leica D-Lux 7, D-Lux


Zhiyun officially announces the Crane 3 LAB gimbal with wireless HD image transmission

Although it’s been teased for a few weeks, Zhiyun has now officially announced the new Crane 3 LAB 3-axis motorised gimbal stabiliser, along with complete specs. Lens adjustments have been expanded to include zooming as well as focus, it features a new articulated handgrip, and it can stream 1080p video to your mobile device for […] The post Zhiyun officially announces the Crane 3 LAB gimbal with wireless HD image transmission appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Filmmaking, Gear, Lens, 3-axis Gimbal, Crane, Zhiyun, Gear Announcement, Motorised Gimbal, Zhiyun Crane, Crane 3, Crane 3 LAB


The Irix 150mm f/2.8 is coming in December and you can pre-order now

Before Irix officially announced their new Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 macro lens at Photokina, they teased us with a few videos. Now, though, they’ve released pricing and release details. Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t look like you’ll be able to get it in time for Christmas – at least, not if you’re in the USA. Focal length: […] The post The Irix 150mm f/2.8 is coming in December and you can pre-order now appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Gear, 150mm, Gear Announcement, IRIX, Irix 150mm f/2.8, Lens Announcement, Macro


Deity’s new “Smart” on-camera V-Mic D3 Pro features a lithium ion battery and analogue gain dial

Originally an Aputure product line, Deity is now its own separate company focusing on quality microphones. They have quickly become favourites of those who’ve tried them. I have a Deity S-Mic 2 myself (review coming soon!) and it very quickly proved its worth. Now, Deity is looking towards on-camera sound with the launch of two new […] The post Deity’s new “Smart” on-camera V-Mic D3 Pro features a lithium ion battery and analogue gain dial appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Microphone, Gear Announcement, Shotgun Mic, Deity, Deity V-Mic D3, Deity V-Mic D3 Pro, Vlogging Mic


DJI announces the Mavic 2 Enterprise with self-heating batteries

After having recently announced both the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom, DJI has now announced the new Mavic 2 Enterprise. DJI is turning the Mavic name from more being than just a single drone into a whole range of products focused on different tasks Despite the name, though, the Mavic 2 Enterprise is […] The post DJI announces the Mavic 2 Enterprise with self-heating batteries appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Drones, Gear, Dji, Gear Announcement, Mavic, DJI drone, DJI Drones, DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise


Holga’s new Printer puts your smartphone photos onto Instax film without batteries

Only 48 hours after launch, Holga’s new Holga Printer Kickstarter has been fully funded. Now it sits just shy of 4x its original HK$150,000 (~US$19K) goal at HK$561,342 (~US$72K). Holga has held a special place in many photographers hearts since the 80s, and they’ve even dabbled in digital. Now they’re hoping to help bring smartphone photographers […] The post Holga’s new Printer puts your smartphone photos onto Instax film without batteries appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, US, Gear, Holga, HK, Gear Announcement, Instant Film, Instant Printer, Holga Printer, Holga Printer Kickstarter


Ricoh adds FlashAir card compatibility to their rugged WG-60 compact camera

The Pentax line of waterproof compact cameras has built up a pretty good track record over the years. Going from simple waterproofing to a full rugged build, the line was continued when Pentax was bought by Ricoh. And they’ve now announced the new Ricoh WG-60. The WG-60 appears essentially identical to the popular WG-50. It […] The post Ricoh adds FlashAir card compatibility to their rugged WG-60 compact camera appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Pentax, Point And Shoot, Rugged, Ricoh, Compact Camera, Gear Announcement, Ricoh WG-60


Flashpoint releases vertical TTL flash trigger adapter for shooting high on a tripod

Adorama has a new Flashpoint Vertical TTL Hot Shoe adapter. It’s basically a pass-through adapter, so there are no extra batteries to deal with, that allows you to mount your flash trigger at a potentially more useful angle. Currently available for Nikon and Canon (no word if other brands are coming) it allows you to […] The post Flashpoint releases vertical TTL flash trigger adapter for shooting high on a tripod appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Nikon, Canon, Adorama, Flashpoint, Gear Announcement, Flash Photography


The GRAYCAP is a lens cap with a built in grey card so you always have one with you

Grey cards always seem to disappear when you need them the most, don’t they? There you are on a shoot, the lighting’s changed, you need to white balance, and where’s that damn grey card gone? Well, here to save the day is GRAYCAP. It’s a lens cap with a built-in grey card. The blurb on the […] The post The GRAYCAP is a lens cap with a built in grey card so you always have one with you appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Grey, Gear Announcement, Lens Caps, Graycap, Graycaps


Insta360 announces the ONE X with FlowState for super smooth 4K HDR slow motion 360 video

Insta360 has a reputation for producing some pretty fantastic 360 cameras. The Nano S for iPhones has proven to be particularly popular. But it left Android users asking “What about us?”. So along came the Insta360 ONE, which works with both iOS and Android. Today, though, Insta360 has announced the new Insta360 ONE X. The […] The post Insta360 announces the ONE X with FlowState for super smooth 4K HDR slow motion 360 video appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, 360 Video, Gear Announcement, Insta360, 360VR, Insta360 One X


The TourBox is a mini control deck for Photoshop and Lightroom

So this interesting little control deck just went live on Kickstarter. Currently starting at $79 (and will be $149 when it goes retail), the TourBox is a handy little device to give you a little extra control when using Photoshop and Lightroom. It’s a bit like a miniature Loupedeck+ but with way fewer buttons and […] The post The TourBox is a mini control deck for Photoshop and Lightroom appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Photoshop, Gear, Lightroom, Gear Announcement, Loupedeck, TourBox


Westcott’s new Flex Cine lights add full RGB colour to their flexible LED lighting range

Westcott has today announced a new Flex Cine lighting system. Carrying on from the popular Flex system launched in 2014, the new Flex Cine line gets full RGBW capability. Westcott says they haven’t just added RGB LEDs to their old lights, though. They’ve redesigned them from the ground up. There’s also a wireless DMX Dimmer. […] The post Westcott’s new Flex Cine lights add full RGB colour to their flexible LED lighting range appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Led Lights, Westcott, Gear Announcement, LED panel, flexible LED lights, Flex Cine, Flex Lights


Flashpoint launches “exclusive” R2 Pro Mark II upgrade for the Godox XPro

In response to user feedback over the Godox XPro trigger, Adorama has now announced the R2 Pro Mark II trigger for Canon. Don’t worry, Nikon. Sony, Fuji, Panasonic/Olympus and Pentax versions will be coming soon. It’s got a whole lot more buttons (they’re backlit, too!) and some very cool enhancements over the original. It seems […] The post Flashpoint launches “exclusive” R2 Pro Mark II upgrade for the Godox XPro appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Flash, Pentax, Adorama, Flashpoint, Gear Announcement, Godox, Flash Photography, Flash Triggers, XPro, XPro Mark II, Canon Don, Nikon Sony Fuji Panasonic Olympus


Meike announces a 180° 6-11mm f/3.5 fisheye lens for Nikon & Canon DSLRs

Meike has just announced their new 6-11mm f/3.5 fisheye for full frame and APS-C Nikon and Canon DSLRs. It’s a manual focus lens offering a 180-degree field of view on both full frame and APS-C sensors. There isn’t much information on it besides that, though, and there are no sample images yet. Focal length: 6-11mm […] The post Meike announces a 180° 6-11mm f/3.5 fisheye lens for Nikon & Canon DSLRs appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Nikon, Canon, Nikon Canon, Gear Announcement, Fisheye, Lens Announcement, Meike, 6-11mm Fisheye, Meike 6-11mm f/3.5, APS C Nikon


Zeiss adds 40mm f/2 Close Focus to its Batis range of lenses

A new camera with zero card slots isn’t all that Zeiss has announced at Photokina this year. They’ve also announced the Zeiss Batis 2/40 CF lens, too. It sits in between the Zeiss Batis 2/25 and Batis 1.8/85 lenses in the Zeiss E mount lineup. The Zeiss Batis lenses were developed specifically for the Sony […] The post Zeiss adds 40mm f/2 Close Focus to its Batis range of lenses appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Sony, Zeiss, Photokina, Zeiss Batis, Gear Announcement, Batis, Photokina 2018, Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2.0


The new Zeiss ZX1 full frame mirrorless camera runs Lightroom CC

What is going on? It’s like everybody is jumping into the full frame mirrorless market the last month or so. Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, Sigma, Zenit, and now Zeiss. And while it’s all very exciting, Zeiss’ new ZX1 has one very unique feature. It actually runs Lightroom CC. Oh yes, integrated right into the camera! So, […] The post The new Zeiss ZX1 full frame mirrorless camera runs Lightroom CC appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Lightroom Cc, Zeiss, Gear Announcement, Full Frame Mirrorless, Photokina 2018, Zeiss ZX1, Nikon Canon Panasonic Sigma Zenit


Godox is releasing a round head speedlight to compete with the Profoto A1

This is interesting and pretty cool. It looks like Godox is taking the AD200 round flash head and putting it into a new speedlight. Rob Hall got the chance to take a sneak peek at a prototype unit at Photokina today and put together a video about it. As I said, this is a prototype, […] The post Godox is releasing a round head speedlight to compete with the Profoto A1 appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Photokina, Rob Hall, Gear Announcement, Godox, Photokina 2018


Leica’s new S3 medium format camera comes with a 64 megapixel upgrade

The Panasonic/Sigma/Leica alliance wasn’t the only thing that Leica spoke about yesterday during the Photokina press event. They’ve also officially announced the new Leica S3 medium format camera. There still aren’t really many details, but it does increase the resolution from the S2’s 37.5MP up to 64MP. sure, it might not be quite as high […] The post Leica’s new S3 medium format camera comes with a 64 megapixel upgrade appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Leica, Gear Announcement, Photokina 2018, Digital Medium Format, Leica S3, Panasonic Sigma Leica


Panasonic kicks off new Lumix S series with two full frame mirrorless cameras

Panasonic has just finished their Photokina press event and officially announced the new Panasonic S series full frame mirrorless camera. And they’re starting off the new line with two cameras and three lenses. They’ve also confirmed the L mount collaboration between Panasonic, Leica and Sigma. With the collaboration confirmed, we now know for sure that […] The post Panasonic kicks off new Lumix S series with two full frame mirrorless cameras appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Panasonic, Sigma, Full Frame, Leica, Panasonic Leica, Gear Announcement, Full Frame Mirrorless, Photokina 2018


Interfit unleashes the Badger with a 250Ws LiIon powered portable strobe

When Interfit first released the Honey Badger, it just looked like a straight up copy of the Alien Bees DigiBee. But Interfit has is busting the Badger out of that mould with their next generation Badger Unleashed lithium-ion battery powered portable strobe. It resembles the original Honey Badger but offers TTL and High Speed Sync. And, […] The post Interfit unleashes the Badger with a 250Ws LiIon powered portable strobe appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Honey Badger, Gear Announcement, Photokina 2018, Interfit, Badger Unleashed