Mother bonds with daughter in “Malice of Alice” photo project

Malice of Alice

A few years ago, James and Kelly Lewis adopted a 7-year-old girl, who had already been adopted by six other families. In order to bond with the little girl, professional photographer Kelly Lewis has started the “Malice of Alice” photo project, which consists of portraits of Alice cosplaying her favorite fictional characters.

Monodramatic: haunting photos of clones exploring the world

Monodramatic

What would you do if you found out that there are many clones of yourself? Photographer Daisuke Takakura is exploring the “self” concept using clone photography in a project entitled “Monodramatic”. The series features multiple clones of the same person interacting with one another within the same scene.

Sidekick is the perfect companion light for GoPro Hero cameras

Sidekick for GoPro Hero cameras

Have you ever wanted to capture better photos and videos in low-light or backlit conditions with your GoPro Hero action camera? Well, then the Sidekick is the perfect companion light for you and your setup. This accessory is waterproof and can be pre-ordered on the Kickstarter platform, courtesy of Light & Motion.

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-6.3 Di III lens patented in Japan

Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD

Tamron has patented four lenses during the past couple of weeks, but the Japanese manufacturer is not stopping here. A new optic has just been patented and it is aimed at mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type sensors. The model in question is the Tamron 70-300mm f/4-6.3 Di III lens and it could be announced sometime in the future.

New Olympus E-M5II leak includes a strange message

Olympus OM-D E-M5II with ECG-2 camera grip

A new Olympus E-M5II leak has hit the web and it shows the mirrorless camera with the recently-leaked ECG-2 grip mounted on it. Beside this, the leakster has decided to include a strange message into the photo, which is saying that “Olympus has betrayed” for some reason. The camera is still expected to be announced in February.

Adobe Lightroom 6 will support only 64-bit operating systems

Adobe Lightroom 5.2 RC Release Candidate

Adobe has confirmed that it will release the next major version of Lightroom in 2015. However, the company has some bad news for photographers using 32-bit operating systems. According to the developer, Adobe Lightroom 6 will be compatible only computers running on 64-bit versions of Mac OS X and Windows operating systems.

Sony A3100 mirrorless camera to be announced this Spring

Sony A3000

Sony has a lot of plans for 2015. The PlayStation manufacturer is expected to reveal a lot of cameras and lenses. The list has just gotten bigger, as there are gossip talks suggesting that the Sony A3100, an E-mount mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor that looks like a DSLR, will be revealed this Spring as an A3000 replacement.

Canon EOS 1D X successor might feature a global shutter

Canon EOS 1D X replacement rumor

Canon is rumored to announce a new flagship DSLR by the end of 2015. A new source has come out to reveal an interesting piece of information about the upcoming device. It is said that the Canon EOS 1D X successor will feature a global shutter instead of a rolling shutter as most of today’s cameras with CMOS sensors.

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens announced

Tamron SP 15-30mm zoom lens

The Photokina 2014 event has marked the announcement of the development of the world’s first wide-angle zoom lens with an f/2.8 aperture and built-in image stabilization technology. Today, the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens is finally officially and is available for pre-order for Canon, Nikon, and Sony photographers.

Official Olympus E-M5II teaser video posted on YouTube

Olympus OM-D E-M5II front photo

Olympus has begun its teasing campaign for the next-generation OM-D-series mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor. An official Olympus E-M5II teaser video has showed up on the company’s YouTube channel in order to let us know that the “future of award-winning photography” is coming in February 2015.

Nikon 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8 lens patented for mirrorless cameras

Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom

Nikon has patented a new lens for its CX-mount mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type image sensors. Curious minds have discovered a Nikon 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8 lens patent in Japan. The product consists of a standard zoom lens with a bright aperture, which would be useful for taking photos in low-light conditions.

Sony A9 announcement date is further than first rumored

Sony A9 launch date rumor

More rumors about Sony’s future in the digital imaging sector have found their way on the web. A highly-trusted source has revealed that the Sony A9 announcement date is not scheduled to take place before March. The FE-mount mirrorless camera is coming in 2015, but it is likely that it will be revealed towards the end of the year.

Lensbaby X-mount lenses rumored to be released this Spring

Lensbaby Composer Pro Sweet 50

Fujifilm X-mount mirrorless camera owners may have some reasons for joy this Spring and the reasons are not coming from the company that makes their shooters. According to the rumor mill, a few Lensbaby X-mount lenses will become available this Spring, bringing more creativity options to the Fuji X-mount users.

Olympus 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II zoom lens photos revealed

Olympus 14-150mm II lens photo

Olympus is on the verge of announcing the OM-D E-M5II Micro Four Thirds camera and a bunch of accessories for this new model. In addition, a new lens is coming, too. Before the event, the first real-life Olympus 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II zoom lens photos have been leaked, alongside images of an ECG-2 camera grip for the E-M5II.

First Canon 750D specs leaked ahead of launch

Canon EOS 700D successor rumor

A lot of gossip talks regarding the future of the Canon EOS APS-C line-up are circling around the web these days. A new one has showed up and it includes the first Canon 750D specs. In addition, the same source is claiming that the EOS 700D will be replaced by two similar models: the aforementioned 750D and the 760D.