In our second installment of Our Week in 90 Seconds, we take a look at a significant new lens from Sigma, a promising update of Lightroom, a long-awaited firmware update for the Canon 5D Mark III, a visceral Pulitzer Prize-winning image, as well as part 1 of our interview with highly-acclaimed Matthew Jordan Smith. Don’t forget that our new Natural Light Portraiture Workshop DVD has just been released!

This Week’s Featured News

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Sigma Pushing the Limits with its New 18-35 1.8 Lens

Sigma has made the impossible a reality with its new zoom 18-35mm f/1.8 lens for APS-C DSLRs with the fastest constant aperture ever for a zoom lens.

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Adobe Lightroom 5 Beta Download: A Quick Test & Preview

Adobe has just released Lightroom 5 beta. There are some big new features and improvements, like the improved heal brush. There are some caveats as well, like the inability to import Lightroom 4 Catalogs.

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Canon 5D mark III Firmware to come April 30th

The long-awaited Canon 5D Mark III firmware update is just around the corner. Highlights include clean HDMI out at 1080P and improved AF functionality.

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2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners for Photography Announced

The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners for Photography has been announced and the images cannot get any closer to the real deal, with Javier Manzano photography Syrian soldiers in their stronghold.

Matthew Jordan Smith Interview part 1

Part 1 of Our Interview with Highly-Acclaimed Photographer Matthew Jordan Smith

The highly-talented and sought-after fashion/beauty/celebrity photographer Matthew Jordan Smith stopped by for a visit to SLR Lounge to sit with us and talk about all things photography. Check out part 1 of this wonderful interview with Matthew.

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Natural Light Couples Photography Workshop DVD

Don’t forget that our new Natural Light Couples Photography Workshop DVD has just been released. We also have a giveaway for the DVD, so be sure to check that out, too!