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  • Just announced: Kipon Elegant mirrorless lenses for the Nikon Z and Canon R systems
    by PR admin on 8 December 2018 at 23:30

    Kipon announced a new set of five full-frame mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z and Canon R mirrorless cameras: Kipon Elegant 24mm/f2.4 ($499) Kipon Elegant 35mm/f2.4 ($468) Kipon Elegant 50mm/f2.4 ($325) Kipon Elegant 75mm/f2.4 ($355) Kipon Elegant 90mm/f2.4 ($386) The new lenses should be […]

  • Canon to partner with GoPro?
    by PR admin on 8 December 2018 at 02:49

    CanonRumors ranked the rumors about Canon getting involved with GoPro with a "CR0" rating, which basically means... a joke and I have to agree: GoPro has been in trouble for a while and after Nikon tried and failed with their sport action cameras, I am pretty sure that Canon will not touch […]

  • New Metz Mecablitz M360 flash
    by PR admin on 8 December 2018 at 02:04

    Metz announced a new Mecablitz M360 flash a few weeks ago and today the company released the official pricing: £100 or around $120. The new Mecablitz M360 will be compatible with Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Leica and Sony cameras. Metz flashes are sold at B&H, Adorama and […]

  • Luminar 3 with libraries now available for pre-order
    by PR admin on 6 December 2018 at 12:20

    Today Skylum announced a major upgrade to Luminar that includes the ability to organize and edit an image library. The official release will be on December 18 but pre-orders are already open. You can pre-order Luminar 3 with Libraries for a reduced price today and you will get additional free […]

  • What else is new?
    by PR admin on 5 December 2018 at 18:27

    The latest recap: New: 7Artsisans 50mm f/1.1 gold limited edition lens (for Leica M-mount) Voigtländer Color-Skopar 21mm f/3.5 and Ultron 35mm f/2 Aspherical VM Vintage Line lenses announced (for Leica M-mount) Miami Street Photography Festival 2018 Fujifilm GFX50R Manual Now Available Update: […]

  • Fire sale: Fuji X-A3 with a 16-50mm lens now $299 ($299 off) ***UPDATED***
    by PR admin on 4 December 2018 at 20:12

    The Fuji X-A3 mirrorless camera is currently $349 ($250 or 42% off) at Adorama only (the price is $499 at B&H and Amazon). This is a limited time deal that will expire at midnight today EST. Update - the Fuji X-A3 camera with 16-50mm lens is now $299 ($299 off): The post Fire sale: […]

  • New Sony 60MP IMX455AQR sensor leaked online
    by PR admin on 4 December 2018 at 19:55

    After the new IMX435AQJ sensor with 36MP and 8k video, another new Sony sensor leaked online: the IMX455AQR sensor will have 60MP, 8k video, and native 64 ISO. This new sensor is probably based on the IMX551 and will become available in 2019. IMX455AQR sensor specs: IMX455 (Low-Spec of IMX551 […]

  • October CIPA numbers: still worse than past years
    by PR admin on 4 December 2018 at 02:44

    CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their October report and the downturn continues - the total number of shipped digital cameras is lower compared to the same month in previous years (orange: 2018, black: 2017, blue: 2016, click for larger view): The table with […]

  • The 2019 Photokina show is canceled, Photokina 2020 dates announced: May 27-30, 2020
    by PR admin on 3 December 2018 at 17:07

    Last year Photokina announced that the biggest photography show will start taking place annually. This made absolutely no sense since the camera industry is shrinking and many of the camera manufacturers were not happy with that decision. I am not surprised that today […]

  • Full-frame cameras market in Japan
    by PR admin on 2 December 2018 at 21:22

    BCN Ranking published their data for the full-frame camera market in Japan from October 2017 to October 2018: For the time period shown, Nikon had one full-frame camera (Z7 was released in September and was still out of stock in October), Canon also had one full-frame camera (EOS R) […]

  • Top 10 PhotoRumors posts for November 2018
    by PR admin on 2 December 2018 at 17:36

             The top 10 PhotoRumors posts for November 2018 are: Poll: do you think Micro Four Thirds is dead? Panasonic Lumix ambassadors on the new Panasonic S full-frame mirrorless camera with L-mount Sony a6700/a7000 APS-C mirrorless camera rumored […]

  • Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens now shipping
    by PR admin on 2 December 2018 at 01:07

          The new Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is now shipping and is already in stock at some retailers (check availability at Adorama, B&H, Amazon and FotoHansKeuzekamp). Check out also the Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN reviews by ePhotozine and CameraLabs. […]

  • New Sony IMX435AQJ sensor with 36MP and 8k video
    by PR admin on 1 December 2018 at 19:05

    SonyAddict found the product information for a new Sony IMX435AQJ CMOS sensor with 36MP and 8k video capability. It will be interesting to see what will be the first camera to use this sensor. Here are the details: Via SonyAddict The post New Sony IMX435AQJ sensor with 36MP and 8k video […]

  • New from RED: the DSMC2 DRAGON-X 5K S35 camera
    by PR admin on 1 December 2018 at 15:58

    Red announced a new "entry-level" DRAGON-X series camera body: Red DSMC2 BRAIN with Dragon-X 5K S35 sensor: Adorama | B&H Red DSMC2Dragon-X camera kit: Adorama | B&H The post New from RED: the DSMC2 DRAGON-X 5K S35 camera appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts:RED announced a […]

  • ZY Optics releases the Mitakon Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 lens specifically designed for the Fujifilm GFX medium format cameras
    by PR admin on 30 November 2018 at 20:43

    Today ZY Optics officially releases their latest Mitakon Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 lens specifically designed for Fujifilm GFX medium format cameras: Fujifilm G Mount Format 50mm (35mm-equivalent) Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16 Manual Focus Design Shallow Depth of Field Outstanding Bokeh Imagery […]

  • Updated shipping dates for the latest Canon products (RF 28-70mm f/2L, EF 400mm f/2.8L, EF 600mm f/4L and PowerShot SX70)
    by PR admin on 30 November 2018 at 01:28

    DC.Watch published the updated shipping dates for the latest Canon products: Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens: December 20th, 2018 Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens: January 18th, 2019 Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM lens: January 18th, 2019 Canon PowerShot SX70 HS […]

  • The latest Sigma patents: 12mm f/2.8 full-frame lens, new anti-reflection lens coating and Micro Four Thirds lenses
    by PR admin on 29 November 2018 at 21:09

    Sigma has a new patent P2018-189733A for 12mm f/2.8 full-frame lens: Focal length: 12.42 mm F number: 2.93 Angle of view: 120.49 Image height: 21.63 mm Lens length: 169.4 mm Sigma has a patent for two new Micro Four Thirds lenses: 14mm f/1.2 and 35mm f/1.2: Focal length: 13.92 mm F No.: 1.28 […]

  • The latest Tamron patents: 100-400mm f/5.6-8.3 MFT lens, smartphone lens module with mirror-tele lens
    by PR admin on 29 November 2018 at 00:00

    Tamron published a patent P2018-185489A for a 100-400mm f/5.6-8.3 MFT mirrorless lens. Tamron also has two new patents (P2018-169563A and P2018-169564A) that could be for new versions of the following lenses: 100-400mm f/4.5 - 6.3 Di VC USD 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD […]

  • DJI Osmo Pocket 3-axis stabilized handheld smart 4k60p camera announced
    by PR admin on 28 November 2018 at 20:30

    The DJI teaser I reported last week was for the new Osmo Pocket 3-axis stabilized handheld smart 4k60p camera that was officially announced today. Additional information is available at dji.com. Here are the main specs: Gimbal Camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor Compact 4.1 oz, 4.8" High Design Up to 4K […]

  • Black Friday offers from Luminar, Aurora HDR and Photolemur ending today
    by PR admin on 28 November 2018 at 17:42

    New users can purchase Luminar 2018 for US$49 with coupon code PHOTORUMORS (current users can upgrade for $39 with code). Included with the purchase: ViewBug: 3-month Pro membership ($42) KelbyOne: 2-month Pro membership ($40) Rocky Nook: Choice of ANY e-book ($40) Daniel Kordan: Awesome […]