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  • post Nikon Z 5 full-frame mirrorless focuses on stills photography - 21 July
  • Photography-focused Nikon Z5 boasts 5-axis stabilisation and dual SD card slotsNikon Z5 + 24-50mm f4-6.3Photography-focused Nikon Z5 boasts 5-axis stabilisation and dual SD card slots
  • post Nikon unveils 1.4x and 2x Z-mount teleconverters - 21 July
  • Nikkor Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x and TC-2.0x will work with the Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S that's due this summerNikkor Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x and TC-2.0x will work with the upcoming Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S
  • post Pentax reaffirms commitment to DSLR technology - 17 July
  • Social media campaign and new website confirm Pentax has no problem with flapping mirrors or pentaprisms - far from itPentax has again confirmed its commitment to the digital SLR, rather than mirrorless camera technology. The company has unveiled a …Continue reading »
  • post Man names house (and sons) after camera brands - 15 July
  • However passionate you think you are about photography would you call your kids Canon, Nikon and Epson?Forget Dunroamin’ or Bide-a-Wee or Rose Cottage, one Indian photographer loves photography so much, he’s named his house after… Sony. …Continue reading »
  • post Reach for the Skylum Luminar 4.3 - 15 July
  • Popular and versatile image editor gets an upgrade, with beefed-up crop tools, 500px integration, snappier performance and moreSkylum has released the latest update to its Luminar editing package,version 4.3. Available as a free update for Luminar 4 …Continue reading »
  • post Canon seeks to cool EOS R5 and R6 overheating debate - 15 July
  • Camera giant responds to online claims that its latest mirrorless releases get all heated up when recording videoCanon has formally responded to claims that its new EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras overheat during video recording – …Continue reading »
  • post Food Photographer of the Year open for entries - 14 July
  • One of the year's biggest photo competitions is back on the menuThe Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year contest is back, and celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2011, it has …Continue reading »
  • post Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist revealed - 14 July
  • Enjoy some of these truly out of these world images, which have made the cut in the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year2020 competition. We can't wait to see the winnerThe Royal Observatory?sInsight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year2020 competition has released its shortlist. The competition is now in its …Continue ...

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  • post Tamron developing compact 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for E-mount - 04 August
  • Tamron has announced the development of what it claims is the 'smallest and lightest' telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount: the 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD.This focal range isn't new to Tamron, but this is the first 70-300 developed for full-frame mirrorless bodies. The lens is weather-sealed and its focus group is driven by an 'RXD' stepping motor. Th...
  • post Nikon offer lets you trade up any camera to a Nikon Z5 with a special $100 bonus offer - 04 August
  • Nikon has announced an introductory trade-in offer for photographers interested in Nikon's new entry-level full-frame mirrorless Z5 camera. From now through one month following the Z5's August 27, 2020 release date, customers will be able to trade-in any working camera from any brand and save $100 USD on the Z5, in addition to the trade-in value of...
  • post TTArtisan announces limited-edition 35mm F1.4 M-mount lens wrapped in 24K gold - 03 August
  • TTArtisan lenses tend to be more basic and budget-friendly than larger third-party or first-party lens manufacturers, but its latest lens eschews that mentality and puts an emphasis on luxury. The Chinese optics manufacturer has revealed a limited-edition version of its 35mm F1.4 lens for Leica M-mount cameras that?s covered in 24K gold.Aside from ...
  • post Canon image hosting platform, image.canon, temporarily shut down after loss of users content - 03 August
  • Over the weekend, Canon?s cloud media hosting platform, image.canon, suffered an outage that left users unable to login and use the service. No specific information was provided over the weekend, but we now know what went wrong.In a statement shared on the image.canon homepage, Canon confirmed there?s been an issue with its long-term storage on ima...
  • post Canon EOS R5 and R6 overheating claims tested: cameras work as promised - but that's not enough - 03 August
  • Testing conducted in Seattle by our Technical Editor Richard Butler. Real-world production experiences by Jordan Drake: the director and editor of many of our ?DPRTV? videos.If you have any interest in cameras, you may have witnessed the heated discussions lately around the new Canon EOS R5 and R6?s tendency to overheat when capturing video interna...

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Here at the PhotoPortal we usually run a fun, informal monthly competition, however we're currently taking a break. Watch this space for news of the competition's resurgence

xxHello

Gez
January 01, 2020, 03:59:58 PM by Gez
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Pointless task I suppose but just to say Happy New Year to anybody that wanders in accidently...

xxMost people

Gez
August 13, 2018, 07:41:51 PM by Gez
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Just said hello and buggered off

xxA little late

Gez
January 07, 2018, 12:39:54 PM by Gez
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But best wishes to everybody (anybody?) for the new year
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xxJust summat to say!

Pipeman
November 24, 2016, 08:54:55 PM by Pipeman
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It's my 75th Birthday today.

clipHappy Christmas

Pipeman
December 22, 2015, 08:06:07 PM by Pipeman
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Only a few days to go, so,

Happy Christmas to you all and your families. :cheer :hic




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