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PSNZ convention cancelled

A tough call from PSNZ: This year’s National Convention in Christchurch has been cancelled in response to the Coronavirus pandemic

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 and 14mm f/2.8 lenses

Samyang is one of the first third-party lens manufacturers to design lenses for the new Nikon mirrorless cameras. We take a look at the specs of two well-priced options, the 85mm f/1.4 and the 14mm f/2.8.

Tamron 35–150mm Di VC OCD lens

A dedicated portrait lens that allows you to zoom through various composition options as the creative ideas race through your head.

Progear: photographers to watch in 2019

It’s no secret that Auckland camera store Progear is a big supporter of emerging photographers’ work. For several years Progear has been encouraging budding photographers to tag their work on Instagram using #progearfeature. This has helped Progear find and share work from many amazing and unique artists within the online community.

Sigma 30mm F/1.4 DC DN Contemporary

Giving mirrorless camera owners the opportunity to shoot with a wide-open aperture, this 30mm F/1.4 prime lens gives a beautiful bokeh and sharp optical performance.

Sigma 16mm F/1.4 DC DN Contemporary

The Sigma 16mm F/1.4 DC DN for mirrorless Sony E-mount cameras pairs a comfortable wide-angle design with an ultra-fast maximum aperture, boasting an equivalent 24mm focal length and a wide maximum F/1.4 aperture.

Huawei P30 Pro

Over the past two to three years, with its ‘P’ and ‘Mate’ series, global tech behemoth Huawei has taken on the immense challenge of turning the traditional weaknesses of the smartphone camera into its key strength and selling point. Last year’s P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro arguably set the bar as high as it’s ever been in smartphone camera technology. And, with the release of the brand new P30 Pro in April 2019, an even higher standard has seemingly been set.