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  • New Argus f/0.95 lenses coming soon from Venus Optics
    by PR admin on 17 January 2020 at 04:35

    Venus Optics is coming with a new line of fast f/0.95 lenses that will be called Argus. The new f/0.95 Argus lenses will be for DSLR and mirrorless full-frame and APS-C cameras. Stay tuned for additional details. Via FujiAddict The post New Argus f/0.95 lenses coming soon from Venus Optics appeared […]

  • First pictures of the new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 W-Dreamer shift lens
    by PR admin on 17 January 2020 at 02:25

    First pictures of the new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 W-Dreamer shift lens (not yet available/announced): Via Weibo The post First pictures of the new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 W-Dreamer shift lens appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts:More pictures of the upcoming Venus Optics […]

  • Tokina ATX-M 85mm f/1.8 FE lens officially announced
    by PR admin on 17 January 2020 at 01:31

    The previously rumored Tokina ATX-M 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced (pre-order: Adorama | B&H). The lens has a completely new design. Here are the details: Lens features: Simple and sophisticated design and high build quality based on anodized semi-satin […]

  • Canon EOS RP sensor tested at DxOMark
    by PR admin on 17 January 2020 at 01:10

    DxOMark published their test results for the Canon EOS RP sensor: As the first and only entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera currently available, the Canon EOS RP provides an easier entry into the full-frame mirrorless market than the EOS R from a pricing point of view. However, it might be too […]

  • Tamron announces the launch date of the close-focusing 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lens for Sony E-mount (Model F050)
    by PR admin on 16 January 2020 at 17:46

    Tamron announced that the new 20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 (Model F050) lens for Sony E-mount will be on sale in the USA on January 30, 2020 for $349 (pre-orders now open at Adorama and B&H). Now, all three close-focusing prime lenses including the 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 (Model F051) and […]

  • BCNRanking published digital camera awards and latest market share for December (BCNR covers 40% of Japanese retailers)
    by PR admin on 16 January 2020 at 00:05

    BCNRanking released their digital camera awards for last year - keep in mind that BCN Ranking is a POS database that collects daily data from approximately 40% of the Japanese electronics retailers and online stores (click for larger view): BCNRanking published also this market share graph based on […]

  • Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4P announced – the world’s lightest medium format lens
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 16:48

    The previously rumored Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4P medium format mirrorless lens is now officially announced. At 320g and 47mm, this is the world's lightest medium format lens. The US price is $1,099 (pre-orders open at Adorama and B&H). 36mm (35mm equivalent) Aperture Range: f/4 to f/32 Two […]

  • What’s next?
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 16:29

    Here is an updated list of rumored/expected cameras and lenses that will be announced in the upcoming weeks/months - we should see many new products being announced in February for the 2020 CP+ show in Japan: Cameras Leica S3 (delayed) Leica M10M (more Leica rumors) Zeiss ZX1 Sony a7s […]

  • What else is new? (#Leica)
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 16:29

    Confirmed: new Leica M10 Monochrom camera (M10M) to be announced this Friday, January 17 Comparing the TTartisan 50mm f/0.95 lens with the Leica Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 lens Leica now offers custom leather and engraving retrofit service New TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 lens for Leica M-mount is coming soon […]

  • Leica M10 Monochrom camera basic specifications
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 02:32

    Here are the leaked Leica M10 Monochrom camera basic specifications: New 41MP sensor: 7864 x 5200 (40.89MP): Leica Maestro II processor 3.0" 1.04 million dot touchscreen LCD New 12,500 ISO setting on the top ISO dial 160-100,000 ISO range Source: Nokishita, Via LeicaRumors Like the new Leica […]

  • Tokina ATX-M 85mm f/1.8 FE lens leaked pictures and specifications
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 01:35

    More pictures and technical specifications of the previously rumored Tokina ATX-M 85mm f/1.8 FE lens leaked online; Focal Distance 85mm Minimum Aperture F1.8 Maximum Aperture F16 Format Full-Frame Coating Multi-coating Lens Configuration 10-7 (elements/groups) Angle of View 28.5 Minimum Focus 0.8m […]

  • Sharp Micro Four Thirds 8k camera update
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 01:21

    A quick update on the upcoming Sharp Micro Four Thirds 8k camera that was on display at the 2020 CES show: 8k up to 30p 4k or HD up to 60p at 200 Mbits/s at 10-bit UI fully implemented MFT lens mount CMOS sensor Mini-XLR input Full HDMI out Headphone and audio jacks SD memory The post Sharp Micro […]

  • New Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 camera registered in Russia
    by PR admin on 15 January 2020 at 00:17

    A new Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 camera was registered in Russia: Via Nokishita The post New Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 camera registered in Russia appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts:New Fujifilm Instax Mini Link printer registered Fujifilm’s new smartphone printer “Instax Mini […]

  • Hasselblad rumored to announce a new XCD 45mm f/4 lens
    by PR admin on 14 January 2020 at 23:37

    Hasselblad is rumored to announce a new XCD 45mm f/4 small and lightweight medium format mirrorless lens. Here are the details (click for larger view): Hasselblad currently has nine different XCD lenses - see pricing and availability at Adorama and B&H Photo: Via Nokishita The Skylum Luminar […]

  • Coming soon: Tokina ATX-M 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount
    by PR admin on 14 January 2020 at 18:03

    The previously rumored Tokina ATX-M 85mm f/1.8 FE lens will be announced soon according to Nokishita. The suggested retail price in Japan will be 56,000 yen excluding tax (retail price around 54,800 yen with tax). For now, the lens will be available only for Sony E mount only (Tokina already […]

  • New: Laowa 12mm t/2.9 Zero-D Cine lens
    by PR admin on 14 January 2020 at 02:53

      The new Laowa 12mm t/2.9 Zero-D Cine lens is currently available to order on the official Venus Optics website. US pricing is $1,499 (pricing varies in different countries, check page for details). Technical specifications and press release: Anhui China, Jan 9, 2020 – Venus […]

  • Leica announcement on January 17th – expected is the new Leica M10 Monochrom
    by PR admin on 13 January 2020 at 18:32

    Leica will announce a new camera this week (January 17th) according to this invitation sent in Russia: Expected is the already rumored Leica M10 Monochrom camera: Via LeicaRumors.com Like the new Leica M10 Monochrome Facebook page The post Leica announcement on January 17th – expected is the […]

  • Only one mirrorless camera in the top 10 best selling cameras of the past decade
    by PR admin on 13 January 2020 at 00:50

    Here are the top 10 best selling cameras of the past decade (January 2010 to November 2019) - the Sony α6000 is the only mirrorless camera in the listing at the #6 spot, the rest are 5 Canon DSLR and 4 Nikon DSLR cameras: Canon EOS Kiss X7 Canon EOS Kiss X5 Canon EOS Kiss The post Only one […]

  • Olympus: “soon we will have new members in the Olympus m family. Zuiko”
    by PR admin on 12 January 2020 at 19:49

    Olympus Portugal posted on their Facebook page that a new lens will be announced soon - "soon we will have new members in the Olympus m family. Zuiko": The post Olympus: “soon we will have new members in the Olympus m family. Zuiko” appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related […]

  • Canon EOS R Mark II mirrorless camera rumored specifications
    by PR admin on 12 January 2020 at 18:17

    Canon EOS R Mark II mirrorless camera rumored specifications: 32mp IBIS DIGIC X (A different version than the EOS-1D Mark III) 12fps ISO 100 – 51,200 1 SD card slot 1 CFexpress slot No crop 4K video with DPAF No RAW video 5mp EVF May get a new naming scheme Via CanonRumors The post Canon EOS […]