Author: Barbara Okwufulueze

Barbara is a freelance writer, with interests in photography, real estate, education, and traveling.

Nikon earlier announced that it is in the process of developing a super fast lens, the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct. The camera giant now lists the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct on the product page on its website as “coming soon.” Nikon also says that the upcoming lens is going to be the fastest NIKKOR lens ever. The lens is currently under development and will be available in 2019. The NIKKOR Z S Noct is a special kind of manual focus lens for the mirrorless Z series. Its maximum aperture of f/0.95 is the largest of any NIKKOR lens in Nikon history. According to Nikon, it is able to develop the new Noct lens…

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Firmware version 2.10 for Sony’s a7 III & a7R III cameras is now available. Sony released the firmware update with a bug fix for the earlier firmware version 2.00 that was problematic. The recent update also solves the issue of incompatibility with certain third-party memory cards. Sony a7 III & a7R III cameras did not recognize SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-1 SDXC cards because of a recent change in design that was implemented them. Sony removed the previous firmware version 2.00 from its website after some users of a7 III & a7R III cameras complained about certain issues they were experiencing.…

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As a top contender in the realm of action cameras, SJCAM has recently unveiled a series of 4K action cameras. In keeping with the brand’s history of providing top-class cameras, the latest ION range of 4K cameras offer outstanding features and enables amazing clarity at affordable prices. Spurred on by the success of the SJ8 Series, SJCAM’s latest ION Series sports really impressive tech and specs. They allow great possibilities for the adventurous to fully capture every journey. All three latest camera models follow are similar in design to the SJ8 Series. SJCAM new Totem 4K, Carbon 4K, and Krypton 4K…

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The rendering of Huawei P30 and P30 Pro by a case manufacturer gives a nod to the possibility of a four cameras setup. Speculations of Huawei P30 Pro having a quad camera setup has been thrown around for some time now. Even Walter Ji, Huawei’s European head, once gave hints of what to expect. During an interview, Walter said that there will be more innovation in the camera. Commenting on the number of cameras, he said that we could have four cameras next year since we already have three. Mobile phone case manufacturer, Olixar, has renderings for Huawei P30 and…

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Huawei has launched its new smartphone Nova 4 after several weeks of speculations and teasing. The most prominent feature is a circular cut-out for its 25 MP selfie camera. The front-facing selfie camera is implanted in its 6.4-inch (2310x1080px) IPS LCD. This is coming about a week after Samsung announced its very similar Galaxy A8s. Although, the camera hole for Nova 4 is smaller than that of the Galaxy A8s. As revealed at the announcement event, the standard version features three cameras with 20MP, 16MP, and 2MP. The high model features three cameras with 48MP, 16MP, and 2MP. It comes…

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The excitement in the air about what some people say could become the best camera phone has lead to a series of intriguing leaks. We are getting so many leaks of Samsung’s Galaxy S10, which continues to fuel the growing speculations around the phone. New leaks are providing additional insights into the device. Samsung Galaxy S10 Camera Size Speculation An image that purportedly shows the new Samsung Galaxy S10 prototype was shared on Twitter by a Korean user of the social media platform. The famous Samsung leaks master Ice Universe shared a tweet that claims to show a Galaxy S10…

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The Chinese company KIPON has announced its new series of ELEGANT lenses specially designed for the Canon R and Nikon Z mounts. The lens and lens adapter brand says its new set of lenses are the first third-party full-frame mirrorless mounts in the world.  Up until now, there have been numerous third-party lenses for the Canon EF and Nikon F lens mount, but none for the full-frame mirrorless lens mount of the new Canon R and Nikon Z. According to the company, the new series of lenses is named ELEGANT because it hopes to capture the process of developing the lenses,…

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Information reaching Canon Rumors from a pretty reliable source is that the next batch of Canon’s EOS R may come with 5-axis In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS). Canon officially claimed its spot in the full-frame mirrorless camera space with the release of its latest EOS R series back in September. However, the release was harshly criticized for its lack of some features. For instance, it has only a single card slot and an incredibly cropped 4K video mode. But it received the most criticism for not coming with In-Body IS. The company had previously explained that it decided to not include…

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Sony has recently shared a post on its website to warn users of a possible file loss when using either its a7 III or a7R III. The notice on its website says that under some conditions, the a7R III and a7 III could corrupt the image database or completely stop functioning. This development is coming barely two months after the release of version 2.0 of firmware for its a7 III and a7R III for Windows and MacOS. The firmware running its a7 III and a7R III mirrorless cameras is buggy. Sony has gone ahead to remove the firmware update from its website. The Possibility of Data Loss with a7 III…

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In response to users’ requests for additional features, Adobe has released numerous updates on their photography products including all versions of Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC, and Camera Raw. Various interfaces have also been improved and support for new cameras and lenses is now available. The December update, which was announced on the company’s blog, is in keeping with its tradition of constantly releasing useful updates. This update applies to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom CC for Mac, Windows, Android, ChromeOS, and iOS, and Camera Raw. Users can now expect to see various improvements in workflow and the general performance as…

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In a move that is sure to destabilize its bustling pornography-related communities, popular blogging site, Tumblr, has made known plans to ban nudity and all pornographic content on its platform. According to Jeff D’Onofrio, the CEO of Tumblr, who announced the planned ban in a blog post on Monday, the changes will take effect from December 17. He said the updated Community Guidelines will prohibit the posts with adult content. The latest change in policy by Tumblr comes on the heels of Apple’s recent banning of the social media platform from the App Store because of the discovery of child…

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BRIDGIT, a 33-minute film by Scottish artist Charlotte Prodger won the 2018 Turner Prize in Britain. Since its establishment in 1984, the £25,000 ($31,700) prize has been given to British visual artists in an annual event. The jury at this year’s award reception held on Tuesday at the Tate Museum in London was really impressed by the short film which Prodger made completely on an iPhone. Talking to The Guardian about the win, Tate Britain director, and judge, Alex Farquharson said that Prodger’s film was the “most profound use of a device as prosaic as the iPhone camera that we’ve…

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