Apple MacBook Pro Updated: 8th-Gen Intel CPUs, More RAM, Pro Features

Apple just announced updates to its MacBook Pro lineup with faster performance and new features geared toward pro users. The latest 13-inch and 15-inch laptops feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors — up to 6 cores on the 15-inch (delivering 70% faster performance) and 4 cores on the 13-inch (for 2x faster performance). RAM can now […]

Apple MacBook Pro Updated: 8th-Gen Intel CPUs, 32GB RAM, 4TB SSD

Apple just announced updates to its MacBook Pro lineup with faster performance and new features geared toward pro users. The latest 13-inch and 15-inch laptops feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors — up to 6 cores on the 15-inch (delivering 70% faster performance) and 4 cores on the 13-inch (for 2x faster performance). RAM can now […]

Capture One 11.01 Brings Fujifilm X-E3 Support and Lots of Bug Fixes

Phase One has just updated their RAW processing software Capture One to version 11.01 which adds support for the Fujifilm X-E3 as well as support for 8 new lenses from Olympus and Leica. Beyond that, the update was focused on fixing a lot of the bugs that users had experienced since updating to the major update release of version 11.0.

An Update to the Ricoh GR II: Will There Ever Be a New Ricoh GR III?

The updated Ricoh GR III could potentially be nothing more than just a myth, but it still stands as a fact that the Ricoh GR II is a popular choice for many street photographers. This isn't to be confused with the older iteration of this camera which Eric Kim reviewed for us years ago.

C-Log is Coming to the Canon 5D Mark IV

If you use the Canon 5D Mark IV for shooting serious video projects, here’s some news that may be music to your ears: C-Log is coming to your camera. C-Log is Canon’s Log Gamma curve that allows you to capture maximal dynamic range from the camera’s sensor in a limited bit-depth video file (as opposed […]

Snapseed Update Adds Curves and Try Harder Face Detection

Google-owned image editing app Snapseed is a go-to for many photographers when they want (or have) to edit photos on their smartphone. And starting today, those people have a new, highly-requested editing tool at their disposal: Curves.

GIMP Crowdfunding Critical Updates like High Bit Depth and Layer Effects

One of the most popular free alternatives to Photoshop out there is GIMP, an open source graphics editor that packs a lot of punch. But if you want GIMP to really improveadding features like high bit depth and CMYK supportthe folks behind it are asking that you support one of their most prolific developers. In […]

Instagram Adds Stickers To Stories With Holiday Cheer

Stories were a huge feature addition to Instagram not only because the feature was directly ripped off from Snapchat, but because it gave Instagrammers a new way to interact with their followers without cluttering up their carefully curated feed.

Google Adds Themed Slideshows and Simpler Sharing to Photos App

The Google Photos app just keeps getting better. First, the app made made backing up your iPhone’s photos a breeze. Then it started turning Live Photos into stabilized GIFs. And now, now it can create themed slideshows a la Facebook, and make sharing your photos easier than ever.

Instagrams Latest Update Adds Save Draft Feature

In a world where we are constantly multitasking on our phones, jumping from app to app, task to task, being interrupted by messages or calls, it seems odd that one of the world's most popular networks would not have the ability to save a draft - yet that is just what Instagram users have been dealing with forever, but with the latest update, that all changes.

Shoot iPhone DNG RAW Photos Today in the New Lightroom Mobile

Adobe made a huge announcement today that will change the iPhone photography game entirely: the newest version of Lightroom Mobile for iOS now lets you capture RAW DNG photos right inside the app. This is huge news made possible by the release of Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 10. Lightroom Mobile could already edit RAW […]

Leica Mass Firmware Update Brings New Features to Its Camera Lines

Leica has announced a set of new firmware updates that add new features and changes to its major camera lines. The updates cover the Leica M10, Leica Q, Leica CL, Leica TL2, Leica TL and even the original Leica T, Leica “is dedicated to ensuring that all Leica photographers are being supported even years after […]

Adobe Lightroom Update Adds Preset and Profile Sync and More

Adobe has just announced its June 2018 release of Lightroom CC, and one of the big features found in the update is preset and profile synchronization. It allows you to sync between Lightroom on various operating systems and devices (and even the Web).

Google Photos Object Removal is MIA Because It Got Deprioritized

Google wowed attendees at its I/O developer conference last week with a number of AI-powered photo technologies, including automatically colorizing black-and-white photos with one tap. But there’s one impressive feature teased at last year’s event that hasn’t arrived yet: object removal.

Adobe Unleashes Massive Update for Profiles in Lightroom and Camera Raw

Adobe today announced a “massive update” to its Camera Profiles feature. It’s now simply known as Profiles, and the way they’re accessed has been redesigned. In Lightroom Classic and Adobe Camera Raw, profiles have been moved from the Camera Calibration panel to the Basic Panel. The feature has also been added to Lightroom CC at […]

Lightroom Still Slow? Another Major Performance Update is Coming

After finally admitting that Lightroom is slow in 2017, Adobe pledged to speed it up and released a big performance update in October 2017. Unfortunately, the updated Lightroom can still be sluggish, even if you spend $6,000 building the ultimate Lightroom editing machine.

Heres the First Footage from the New Kodak Super 8 Film Camera

Kodak announced at CES in January 2016 that it would be bringing back the famous Super 8 camera as a film camera with digital features. Now, two years later, Kodak has just released the first footage captured with the camera in the 1-minute video above.

Snapchats New AR Filters Will Change the Sky Above Your Head

Snapchat has been rolling out a continuous stream of new filters, but the latest ones are rather unusual. Following the trend of Snapchat working with augmented reality, the new additions will totally transform a boring blue sky into something far more dramatic.

Profoto Recalls Its New B1X Monolight Battery

Citing a potential safety issue, Profoto is recalling the battery of their powerful B1X monolight, which was announced only 10 days ago. The flash unit itself is not being recalled, but this is an embarrassing debacle for the Swedish manufacturer.

Instagram Launches Live Video and Disappearing Photos

Instagram took another big step this week in competing more directly with Snapchat. The Facebook-owned company has launched live video and disappearing photos. The live video feature is found in Instagram Stories, which was released back in August.

Alien Skin Unveils New Exposure X2 Processing Software

In the same conversation as On1 and Macphun, Alien Skin has been known for a while now thanks to their popular suite of standalone/LR & PS Plugin Compatible photo processing tools. Today the company unveiled their new Exposure X2 release, which allows photographers to do more than ever before in their Exposure software - limiting the back and forth between PS/LR that is needed.

Instagram Restores Some Order to Your Chaotic Feed

Two years after moving away from its simple, chronological feeds and toward Facebook-style algorithms, Instagram is now admitting that things have gotten a bit jumbled and chaotic. The company says it’s bringing some calm and order back.

Lightroom Classic CC 7.2 Brings Speed Boost and New Features

Adobe has just announced the launch of Lightroom Classic CC v7. 2, an update that brings the performance improvements promised teased and promised earlier this year. The Performance Improvements The performance improvements in this update have to do with batch processing rather than interaction.

Kodaks Ektachrome Reboot is on Track Despite $46M Loss and 425 Layoffs

Earlier this year in January, Kodak announced it was bringing back its popular Ektachrome film. After a period of silence and recent news that the company is laying off 425 employees after losing $46 million, there’s now some good news: Ektachrome’s return is still on track.

Adobe Photoshop CC Gets Curvature Pen, Brush Upgrades, and More

Adobe has just announced its October 2017 update of Photoshop CC, which comes with a number of new features and improvements to the photo editing program. Big ones in this release include a brand new Curvature Pen Tool and improved brush preset management.

Free Cactus Firmware Lets You Use HSS and TTL with Different Flashes and Camera Systems

Photographers using Cactus‘ new V6 II and V6 IIs wireless flash transceivers are about to get a huge update. Cactus is launching a series of brand-specific firmware upgrades that will allow you to mix and match camera and flash brands without losing TTL or HSS… and they’re free! Cactus’ new transceivers already promise cross-brand High […]