Industry figures receive honours

June 14, 2018

Three photo industry luminaries – Gael Newton, Moshe Rosenzveig, and the late Ian Poole – have received honours or awards for their significant contribution to Australian visual arts. Gael and Moshe were Member of the Order of Australia (OAM) recipients … Continue reading


Samyang recall exclusive to Europe

June 18, 2018

Samyang has recalled two Premium XP lenses in Europe due to a design infringement dispute with German optics manufacturer, Carl Zeiss. The lenses are the Samyang Premium XP 50mm f1.2 and 85mm f1.2 for Canon EF mount, which supposedly rip … Continue reading


NY Times photographers revolt!

June 18, 2018

New York Times freelance photojournalists are fighting against a new rights-grabbing work-for-hire contract, and encourage other photographers not to sign up. The contract, issued in mid-May, relates to the production of drone footage and specifies that New York Times ‘will … Continue reading


Getty hunts Australian content

June 20, 2018

Getty and Canon have teamed up to challenge ‘curious’ Canon photographers to document authentic Australian stock content, to be part of Getty’s ‘This Is Australia’ Collection. In other words, Getty lacks Australian contributors and authentic content, and Canon’s endorsement of … Continue reading


D850 has a Sony heart

June 19, 2018

While Nikon ‘designed’ the 46-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor in its finest DSLR, the D850, it turns out the manufacturing was handled by rival brand, Sony. ChipMod, a Chinese camera modification company, took a scalpel to the D850 and found the … Continue reading

Nikon unveils compact 500mm lens

June 15, 2018

Nikon has announced the development of an AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR fixed focal length super-telephoto lens for FX bodies. There’s no release date or pricing information. Not even a photo! The new glass is a major product … Continue reading


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