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Gimbal manufacturer Gudsen has updated its Moza Slypod electronic monopod, adding a longer extension, faster motion and better battery life. The Moza Slypod Pro is essentially a motor-driven monopod that allows videographers to create smooth slider and jib-style camera movements using automatically extending telescopic tubes.The Slypod Pro can be controlled via the Moza App to extend the telescop
Photo via Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.A photo may very well have saved a missing hiker's life this week. 46-year-old hiker Rene Compean was reported missing near Mount Waterman in southern California on Monday evening. After disseminating a photo online that Compean had sent to a friend earlier on Monday, authorities located Compean on Tuesday.While hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains
Hands-on with new Canon RF 400mm F2.8 / 600mm F4L I.S.Canon has announced two new telephoto prime lenses for the RF mount. The RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and 600mm F4L IS USM have the same optical makeup as their EF-mount equivalents, which were released relatively recently, in late 2018.Click through for a closer look at these two new telephoto options for RF.Optical makeupOptically, the new RF 400mm
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, the ultra-fast prime was only available in Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X and Sony E mount. Now, MFT users can join in on the fun with what will be a 70mm full-frame equivalent focal length.The MFT variety features the same optical
2021 World Press Photo Contest winnersToday, category winners of the 2021 World Press Photo of the Year competition were announced. 45 photographers from 28 countries were selected by an independent jury including representatives from National Geographic and Reuters. World Press Photo seeks to highlight the best visual journalism from the following categories: Contemporary Issues, Environment, Ge
DJI has unveiled the Air 2S, a follow up to the compact Mavic Air 2. Most notably, the drone features a camera with a 1" sensor, capable of capturing 20MP photos and up to 5.4K/30p or 4K/60p video. Improvements in its Spotlight 2.0 tracking capabilities, plus an upgraded APAS 4.0 obstacle avoidance and detection system, have also been added.The Air 2S is 180×97×80 mm folded down, not much differe
Hands-on with the Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R WRFujifilm's latest lens, the XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR, is a weather-sealed fast-aperture prime lens for the company's X-mount interchangeable lens cameras. Offering a field-of-view equivalent to 27mm on a full-frame camera, the XF 18mm F1.4 makes for a great walkaround lens for all types of photography, from landscape to street. Follow along with us for a qu
Seemingly, every phone manufacturer wants to partner up with an established, well-respected camera company. Around the smartphone industry, this is already seen with OnePlus and Hasselblad, Vivo and Zeiss, and Huawei and Leica. According to Sammobile, rumors suggest that Samsung is getting in on this trend by working with Olympus on upcoming Galaxy smartphones.Huawei has a partnership with Leica,
A closer look at Canon's RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USMCanon has just announced a native RF contemporary to its popular EF 100mm F2.8L Macro lens. The RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is an all-new design, and becomes Canon's first medium telephoto macro lens to offer a maximum magnification ratio of 1.4x, which means you can project images onto the camera's sensor 1.4x larger than life-size.Close focusT
The EOS R3 clearly inherits aspects of Canon's EOS-1D series of cameras, but what else can we learn from what Canon has told us?Canon has just announced the development of what will be the highest-spec RF-mount camera yet, the EOS R3. The few details that have been released point towards a very interesting camera, but also something else; something even more capable, coming in the future.So altho is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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