Shooting live music with the Panasonic Lumix GX9

Introduction 85mm | ISO 200 | 1/2000 sec | F2.8 The South Lake Union Block Party is pretty standard as far as block parties go these days; loud music and expensive beer in a vacant lot in the heart of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Over the course of...

Sony takes five at the 2018-19 EISA awards

The European Imaging and Sound Association has announced the winners of its 2018-19 awards, with Sony doing particularly well and coming away with five of the eighteen prizes. The Camera of the Year award went to the Sony a7 III, while the a7R III took Professional...

DJI teases August 23 launch event, new drone in new video

DJI has published a video on its YouTube channel teasing a new product due out August 23, 2018. No specifics or are shared, but at the very beginning of the video, we catch a glimpse of what appears to be an on/off button of a drone. After the short clip of what looks...

A wildlife photographer’s perspective on the Sony a9

Aaron Baggenstos is a veteran wildlife photographer and, until recently, almost exclusively a Nikon shooter. For a recent trip to the Alaskan wilderness, he left his D5 at home and instead took the Sony a9. He quickly found the a9 to be more than up to the task, as he...

The Lexar brand makes a return

The Lexar brand was one of the victims of consolidation in the market for memory solutions when parent company Micron pulled the plug in June 2017, announcing it was going to discontinue the brand. A couple of months later Chinese flash memory giant Longsys acquired...

Hasselblad releases pricing for XV mount adapter

Owners of V-mount Hasselblad lenses will now be able to use their modern and historic glass on the front of the Hasselblad X1D. The XV adapter hinted at late last year has now been officially announced and will cost €199 / $249 / £179. This adapter opens the X1D...