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  • New Profoto A2 studio lighting announced
    by PR admin on 30 June 2022 at 02:22

    Profoto announced new A2 studio lighting: Pre-orders: Adorama | B&H Photo What to know Hands-on Press release Product page Related videos: The post New Profoto A2 studio lighting announced appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts: New Profoto Connect Pro announced for Canon, Nikon, […]

  • Additional information on the upcoming Venus Optics Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 lens for Leica L, Nikon Z, Sony E, and Canon RF
    by PR admin on 30 June 2022 at 00:36

    Here is some additional information on the upcoming Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 lens from Venus Optics (for Leica L, Nikon Z, Sony E, and Canon RF): f/5.6 constant aperture 12-24mm landscape common focal length Nearly zero distortion optical design Compatible with 77mm circular filter Aspherical lens with […]

  • Nikkor Z 400mm f/4.5 lens and Nikon Z30 camera announced
    by PR admin on 29 June 2022 at 14:26

    The previously rumored Nikkor Z 400mm f/4.5 lens and Nikon Z30 camera are now officially announced: Nikkor Z 400mm f/4.5 Pre-orders: US: Adorama | Amazon | B&H Photo DE: Calumet | Foro Erhardt | Foto Koch UK: WEX CA: Camera Canada First look Hands-on report Sample photos Press […]

  • The latest deals and offers on photo gear
    by PR admin on 28 June 2022 at 19:45

    The post The latest deals and offers on photo gear appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts: The latest photo editing deals, coupons and holiday offers (Topaz, Skylum, DxO, ON1) The latest holiday offers and deals from Capture One, B&H, 7artisans, and Lifepixel The latest photo […]

  • Announced: Insta360 ONE RS 1-inch 360 edition camera co-engineered with Leica
    by PR admin on 28 June 2022 at 16:24

    The previously reported new Insta360 ONE RS 1-inch 360 edition camera co-engineered with Leica is now officially announced: Product page (international shipping available when ordering directly from Insta360) Additional information Pre-orders: Adorama | Amazon | B&H Photo | WEX (UK) Related […]

  • Light Lens Lab lens updates (LLL 50mm f/1.2 ASPH, 35mm f/2 eight-elements, Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 for Leica M-mount)
    by PR admin on 28 June 2022 at 01:46

    The latest Light Lens Lab lens updates (contact me here if you are interested in purchasing a LLL lens): The second prototype of the Light Lens Lab 50mm f/1.2 ASPH “1966” lens for Leica M-mount has just been produced. The lens is now being tested and compared with the original 1966 Noctilux. […]

  • Godox announced a new R200 ring flash
    by PR admin on 27 June 2022 at 18:42

    Godox announced a new R200 ring flash head and AD200/AD200Pro firmware updates: Pre-order: Adorama | B&H Photo Press release Product page Additional information Related videos: Godox R200 Announced and AD200/AD200Pro Firmware Updates Released The post Godox announced a new R200 ring flash […]

  • Venus Optics Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 lens to be announced soon (for Leica L, Nikon Z, Sony E, Canon RF)
    by PR admin on 26 June 2022 at 21:57

    The Laowa FFii 12-24mm f/5.6 C-Dreamer ultra-wide full-frame zoom lens from Venus Optics has been rumored for a while and it seems that we are getting closer to the official announcement – here are the first unboxing pictures of the final product: Previous coverage of the Venus Optics Laowa […]

  • What else is new?
    by PR admin on 26 June 2022 at 16:46

    Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC lens review: Lese Majesty New: Oberwerth x LHSA Leo camera bags Sony Maintains Large Sensor Market Share Through Innovation Iridient X-Transformer 2.5 Released With X-H2S Support The post What else is new? appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related […]

  • 7artisans lenses are up to 20% off for Independence Day
    by PR admin on 25 June 2022 at 21:51

    7artisans is currently running up to 20% off on select lenses for Independence Day – see the details here. This offer is valid until July 11. Use coupon code Welcome5 at checkout for an additional $5 off. The post 7artisans lenses are up to 20% off for Independence Day appeared first on Photo […]

  • Insta360 has a new teaser for what appears to be a new modular camera with a Leica lens
    by PR admin on 25 June 2022 at 21:38

    Insta360 has a new teaser for what appears to be a new modular camera with a Leica lens. The official announcement will be on May 28th. The text “Our next camera brings a new level of image quality, from dusk till dawn” suggest very good low light capabilities and possibilities of […]

  • BCN+R published their latest DSLR camera sales data
    by PR admin on 25 June 2022 at 16:08

    BCN+R published their latest DSLR camera sales data – Nikon DSLR sales are down, Canon DSLR sales are up, while Ricoh/Pentax DSLR sales remain virtually unchanged: From the BCN+R report (Google translated): Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras , which now account for 80% of the total sales and […]

  • Pre-orders of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens are temporarily paused because of high demand
    by PR admin on 24 June 2022 at 18:12

    OM Systems announced that pre-orders of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens are temporarily paused because of high demand (check Adorama and B&H Photo for the latest pre-order status). This is the third warning about the lens being in high demand (see this and […]

  • Topaz Labs DeNoise AI version 3.7 released, currently on sale
    by PR admin on 24 June 2022 at 02:03

    Topaz Labs released DeNoise AI version 3.7 which introduces improved color consistency with Low Light v4, updated TensorRT models, important stability improvements, and bug fixes: Improved color consistency with Low Light v4 – Improvements to how we trained Low Light v4 allows us to provide more […]

  • Kickstarter updates
    by PR admin on 24 June 2022 at 00:14

    SPINN.DESIGN (they already had several very successful crowdfunding campaigns) just launched another project on Kickstarter – the SPINN CW.01 is a protective wrap for camera gear: $52,583 pledged of $7,927 goal. The new Viltrox AF 13mm f/1.4 STM APS-C lens for Nikon Z and Sony E mount: $53,401 […]

  • Blackmagic announced a new BMPCC 6K G2 Pocket Cinema Camera
    by PR admin on 23 June 2022 at 17:33

    Blackmagic announced a new BMPCC 6K G2 Pocket Cinema Camera: Pre-orders: Adorama | B&H Photo | WEX Press release Product page Additional information: Designed from carbon fiber polycarbonate composite. 6144 x 3456 sensor with 13 stops and dual native ISO up to 25,600. Compatible with a wide […]

  • Another cheap new lens: Meike 85mm f/1.8 AF STM full-frame lens for Sony E-mount for $200
    by PR admin on 23 June 2022 at 17:12

    This is the fourth new Meike lens announced in the past few weeks – the new Meike 85mm f/1.8 AF STM full-frame lens for Sony E-mount costs only $200. Here are the details: Filter size: 67mm Format: Full Frame Focal Length: 85mm Aperture range: F1.8-22 Lens diameter: 79.5mm Aperture blades: 9 […]

  • What else is new?
    by PR admin on 23 June 2022 at 17:01

    Coming soon: new Techart LM-EA9 AF adapter for Leica M-mount lenses Another class-action lawsuit against Ricoh for Pentax cameras aperture defects was dismissed by a federal judge in Illinois New function-expansion firmware updates for Pentax K-1, K-1 Mark II, and K-3 Mark III cameras Additional […]

  • More pictures of the Light Lens Lab Barnack replica film camera
    by PR admin on 22 June 2022 at 20:01

    Here are a few more pictures of the new Light Lens Lab Barnack replica film camera I mentioned online last week – this is a modern version of the original Leica Oskar Barnack camera (recently sold for $15M): Please note that this is not the final production model – the pictures above are from […]

  • Canon to announce two new lenses: RF 15-30mm IS STM and RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM
    by PR admin on 22 June 2022 at 16:41

    Canon will soon announce two new lenses (previously reported here): Canon RF 15-30mm IS STM (14-28mm f/2 L USM lens was rumored before) Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM (probably a macro lens) Via Asobinet The post Canon to announce two new lenses: RF 15-30mm IS STM and RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM appeared […]