Photography News Issue 70


Photography News website gets a refresh

Photography News has joined forces with Fujifilm to give readers the unique chance to borrow a Fujifilm camera and up to two lenses of their choice for free. This loan is for up to two weeks, so you’ll have plenty of time to shoot your favourite subjects to help youmake the right decision. In this issue, we feature the work of David McKibbin, who enjoyed the medium format delights of the GFX 50R for two weeks. There’s a wide range of kit available, so you could join David in trialling the GFX 50R – but you may prefer the FujifilmX-T3. For the X-T3, you’ll have 29XSeries lenses to pick from, but you’ll only get to pick two, so choose wisely! Visit to see the latest lens range. As part of the campaign, your images and thoughts on the outfit you borrowed will appear in PN , so this is the chance to get your work featured on these pages, too. If you want to take advantage of this incredible opportunity, head to photographynews. There is no closing date, but there is sure to be interest in this amazing offer and we have limited stock, so please don’t delay. In the first instance, fill out the form on our website and upload five images that represent your usual photography.We will be in touch if you are selected. • maketheswitch Time to try mirrorless


Based on your feedback from the recent reader survey, we’ve updated to give you more of what you asked for. In addition to a new look, the website is now easier to use than ever and features a library with every Photography News issue, meaning you’ll have access to all the interviews, technique guides, contest results and reviews. Make sure you bookmark to be among the first to get breaking news and latest updates from the photography world long before it hits the paper. Not only that, but we’re planning to bring you brand-new types of content and online exclusives, including technique guides, creative inspiration, competitions andmuchmore. Want to tell us what you’d like to

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put, the D7500 is built to outperform any camera in its class with top-tier image quality, blazing speed, flawless autofocus, 4KUltra HD video and pro-grade creative tools – all in a comfortable, rugged design. This is a camera for the new generation of content creators. For the chance to win, head over to We hope you enjoy our new look and site and thank you for your feedback

cooling fan, which keeps heat to a minimum and allows unlimited recording time. The camera also boasts HDR (High Dynamic Range) in HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) and 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output. There is five-axis in-body image stabilisation and, if used with Panasonic’s S series two-axis optical image stabiliser lenses, there is a claimed 6.5EV benefit. The new rear monitor, real viewfinder and status LCD are large displays offering high resolution and high visibility. The body has a rugged, weatherproof design and features two SD UHS-II/ V90 card slots. The Lumix S1H has a guide price of £3599. Panasonic also revealed two lenses. The Lumix S Pro 24-70mm f/2.8, which costs £2249 and goes on website, we’ve teamed up with Nikon to give you the chance to win a Nikon D7500 kit. Born from a desire for flagship performance and innovation in a compact and streamlined connected camera, the D7500 delivers the game- changing resolution, ISO range, image processing and energy efficiency of the award-winning Nikon D500 in an enthusiast-level DSLR. Simply

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Panasonic has revealed its Lumix S1H, the world’s first full-frame camera to offer 6K recording at 24p. It uses a newly developed 24.2-megapixel full-frame sensor, the same resolution as the S1. But the S1H has Panasonic’s dual native ISO like its bigger VariCam and EVA1 siblings and is claimed to have more than 14 stops of dynamic range as well as V-Log/V-Gamut that make its output very similar to the colours from the VariCam range. The S1H can record 6K/24p and 5.4K/30p in 3:2 or 5.9K/30p in widescreen 16:9. It is the world’s first full-frame digital interchangeable lens system camera to enable 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K HEVC video recording when using Super 35 crop mode. The camera has a near silent

sale from 26 September, comprises 18 elements in 16 groups, which includes three aspherical elements and four ED (extra-low dispersion) lenses. It features a mechanism to suppress focus breathing, has a rugged dust- and splash-resistant design, an 82mm filter thread and uses an 11-bladed circular aperture. For its MFT system, Panasonic added the Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4, a top-quality lens giving the equivalent of 50mm in the 35mm format. It promises high resolution and contrast across the image frame even at maximum aperture, and lovely smooth bokeh on out-of-focus highlights. This lens is available from 24 October for £579.99. •

Panasonic reveals Lumix S1H

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