Smart Photography

Smart Photography February 2020

India's leading photography magazine, Smart Photography brings you the latest updates in the world of photography every month. The magazine has a rich readership that include both amateur and professional photographers and the ever-growing community of photography enthusiasts. To cater to such broad readership, Smart Photography leverages on original content in the form of news, equipment reviews, tutorials, Photoshop techniques, interviews of photographers, technical features, and portfolio of photographers.

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WE ARE GLUED TO THE GLOBAL IMAGING INDUSTRY Our team is updated with all the benchmarks and road blocks that the field of photography and imaging across the globe experiences. This helps us record the changes in the global perspective, thus making us the first to predict which products will be a rage in the Indian markets. WE’RE IMPARTIAL Loyalty towards our readers is a given, and their best interests are always on our mind. Every verdict is honest and not influenced by advertisers or personal favourites. So when we say a product is a ‘BEST BUY’, then, it is just that! OUR TESTS ARE CONDUCTED BY EXPERTS All equipment go through a series of tests at the hands of our experts. Our reviewers are experts in the field of photography across the country and have…


Write to us at: Smart Photography, Next Gen Publishing Pvt. Ltd., 105-106, Trade World, B-Wing, 1st Floor, Kamala Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai - 400 013 E-mail: sp@nextgenpublishing.net Motivating Dear SP, Thank you for publishing your piece on Celebrating Success with ADAPT in the January issue. It was so moving and inspiring to read about how these ‘warriors’ overcame their challenges and went on to become achievers in their respective fields. It occurred to me that more often than not most of us tend to give up on our dreams just because the path isn’t an easy one or because we face some minor setbacks. Instead of trying harder again, we just complain. The article really made me think harder about this sad reality and has definitely inspired me to overcome…

canon debuts robotic camera system

Canon has announced the Robotic Camera System CR-S700R, a remote-control system for still image shooting. This system has been built extensively for sports photographers and media correspondents to capture still images from different angles that may not be achievable with conventional photography. The system uses a small and lightweight IP camera controller (CR-G100) and a camera remote application (CRA100), enabling users to control multiple cameras from a PC, display live-view images, remotely trigger a camera or simultaneously shoot with multiple cameras. It comes with a remote pan head that rotates around a central axis perpendicular to the optical axis of the lens that enables functions such as zooming, panning, tilting, and rolling with minimal weight and balance shift. The remote operation allows the device to follow high-speed objects with a turning…

fujifilm adds two new lenses to gfx series roadmap

Fujifilm Corporation has announced a new development roadmap for interchangeable GF lenses for use with the GFX Series of large format mirrorless digital cameras. Newly added to the development roadmap this time are the large-diameter standard lens, Fujinon GF 80 mm f/1.7 R WR and the wide-angle prime lens Fujinon GF 30 mm f/3.5 R WR. Since the launch of the Fujifilm GFX 50S in 2017, Fujifilm has steadily expanded the line-up of GFX series. In 2019, the company released the GFX100, featuring the world’s highest 102 million pixel sensor. The latest move to add the GF 80 mm f/1.7 R WR and GF 30 mm f/3.5 R WR to establish a line-up of 13 GF lenses will cater to the diversifying users’ needs.…

venus optics unveils laowa 12 mm cine lens

Venus Optics has announced the price for the newly launched Laowa 12 mm T2.9 Zero D-Cine lens, claimed to be the world’s widest T2.9 cinema lens covering Vista Vision/Full frame sensors. It is an updated version of its 12 mm f/2.8 Zero-D Photo lens. The Laowa 12mm comprises of 16 elements in 10 groups, including 2 aspherical elements with a 45 mm image circle supporting both full-frame sensors as well as larger Vista vision sensors found in RED Monstro and Arri Alexa LF cameras. The ‘Zero-D’ in the name stands for ‘close to zero distortion’ and the lens works as a 17 mm equivalent lens on Super35 sensors. The focus ring (270 degree) and aperture come with standard 0.8 mod gears for ease of operation. The lens is 87 mm long and…

fujifilm launches x-t200 mirorless camera

Fujifilm has announced the addition of the Fujifilm X-T200 to the line-up of the X series of compact and lightweight mirrorless digital cameras. The X-T200 is scheduled to be released in late February 2020. The X-T200 is a mirrorless digital camera that inherits the central viewfinder style, adopted by the popular X-T Series such as the Fujifilm X-T3. The compact and lightweight camera body, weighing 370 g, is equipped with an APS-C sensor packing 24.24 million pixels and a high-performance image processing engine. The use of the unique colour reproduction technology, nurtured over many years, recreates “memory colours” or colours as one remembers in one’s memory, such as naturally beautiful skin tones, vivid lush greens of early summer and deep blues of the sky on a bright sunny day. The camera’s AF…