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Weekly poll results: zoom cameras need to start at 3x at least, variable focal length is preferred

Last week we asked you about your ideal zoom camera setup and the poll makes it pretty clear that continuous zoom lenses are the future.

Focal fleshes out Aria K2 speaker series with Aria K2 906 bookshelf, Aria K2 Centre

They join the Aria K2 936 floorstanders released last November Last November, Focal introduced a special edition update to its mid-ranging, 2013-released Aria speaker series

Focal’s On Wall 300 speakers are designed to free up floorspace

The next best thing to in-wall speakers? Most of us wouldn’t think twice about mounting a TV to the wall, so why not speakers too?

Focal’s high-end Aria K2 speakers are adding two new models

Focal is expanding its Aria K2 family of speakers, filling in some gaps in the living room so as to make the system just as

Focal On Wall 300 speakers promise high-end sound with less footprint

Focal may be best known for its high-end headphones, but the French audio company is pushing hard into more social playback with the unveil of

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 Mark II Lens to be Announced Soon

Fujifilm is rumored to announce XF 23mm f/1.4 R LM WR lens. The company will hold a major announcement at the beginning of September. In

Coming Soon : Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 & Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lenses

Nikon will allegedly announce two new Z-mount lenses along with the Nikon Z9 flagship full frame mirrorless camera. Official announcement will probably happen in November/December

Tested: Sony’s trio of compact 24mm, 40mm and 50mm G prime lenses

Earlier this year Sony announced a set of three compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, the 40mm F2.5 G, and the 50mm

The Great Debate: 85mm vs 135mm for Portrait Photography

The photographers who debate and care about this idea don’t really wonder about image quality. Indeed, if you’re wondering about 85mm vs. 135mm for portrait

Tamron Is Proving the Photo Industry Needs to Think Differently

If you look at the lineup of lenses that every manufacturer has, you’ll see a lot are the same, more or less. They’ve all got

Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH field review

Introduction Panasonic’s Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is a bright zoom lens aimed at photographers using Micro Four Thirds camera bodies. With a 35mm-equivalent

House of Marley’s sustainable true wireless earbuds reflect a greener audio industry

When it comes to sustainability, technology must play its part in reducing humanity’s impact on the environment – whether that’s through the TVs we watch,

Olympus M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4.0 Pro field review

Introduction The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4.0 Pro is a compact, high-end lens designed for photographers using Micro Four Thirds camera bodies. Covering a

Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 Di III VXD for full-frame Sony E-mount on the way

Tamron is working on a 35-150mm F2-2.8 Di III VXD lens for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies. Details are a bit thin at this point, but

Cooler Master MasterAir MA624 Stealth Review

Cooler Master is a name synonymous with mainstream cooling products, ranging from heatpipe air towers to performance liquid cooling AIOs, many of which feature RGB

Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Review

Introduction The Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S is a mid-telephoto macro prime lens for Nikon’s Z-series range of full-frame mirrorless cameras. It can

Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR field review

Introduction The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50mm F1.0 R WR is an especially bright portrait prime for the company’s X-mount cameras. As its super-fast maximum aperture

Ricoh unveils HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens

Ricoh has announced the HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens. The US price is $1,400 and its designed use with Pentax K-mount APS-C

Cosina unveils $700 Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 for Fujifilm X system cameras

Cosina has announced its new Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 lens for Fujifilm X series camera systems. While this lens features the same focal length and

Weekly poll: Sony Xperia 1 III is finally up for pre-order but is it too late?

We already polled you about Sony’s Xperia Mark III series back when it was first announced, but it has been a couple of months since.

VILTROX EF-E5 Camera Lens Mount Adapter Review

VILTROX EF-E5 Camera Lens Mount Adapter is intended to permit Canon EF-mount arrangement focal point to be utilized on M43 camera. Let’s review it. Design VILTROX

Tamron 18-300mm APS-C E-mount Lens to be Announced Soon

After the newly announced Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras, Tamron is on the verge to unveil another APS-C E-mount Lens. The

Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR Review: Fantastic Zoom, Limited Distortion

The Nikon Z 24-200mm f4-6.3 VR captures images that don’t look like they were shot with a budget lens. As a series that’s just a

Nikon announces its first Z-mount macro lenses: the Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and Nikkor Z MC 50mm F2.8

Nikon has expanded its Nikkor Z lens lineup with two new additions – the Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and the Nikkor Z

Hands-on with the Sirui 75mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Three become four It was only at the beginning of 2020 that Sirui announced its first 1.33x anamorphic lens, and already the company has a

Tokina announces 25-75mm T2.9 cinema lens for $4,999

Tokina has announced the impending release of its new 25–75mm T2.9 cinema lens, a parfocal lens it calls ‘the pinnacle of modern cinema zoom lens design.’

28mm vs 35mm Lens Battle: The Great Debate for Photographers

The debate of 28mm vs 35mm lens is often confusing for lots of folks. The 28mm and 35mm lens focal lengths are oddly competitive. The

Focal Shape 65 review

A studio monitor with greater detail than a Rococo painting What’s the difference between a hi-fi speaker and a studio monitor? Sometimes very little, and sometimes

Tamron announces APS-C 11-20mm F2.8, full-frame 150-500mm F5–6.7 zooms for Sony E mount

Tamron has announced the release of two new zoom lenses on opposite ends of the focal length spectrum: the 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD for

Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II lens now available for Micro Four Thirds camera systems

Chinese optics manufacturer Mitakon Zhongyi has announced its Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II manual lens is now available for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) camera systems. Until now,