Leica Camera continues to demonstrate its commitment to the art of black and white photography with the introduction of the first-ever full frame compact camera with a monochrome sensorNovember 10th, 2020 - Leica Camera makes unprecedented strides in its commitment to black and white photography with the launch of the Leica Q2 Monochrom, a new addition to the much beloved Leica Q line and the greater Leica Monochrom family. With a newly developed, full-frame monochrome sensor, a fast Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH. prime lens, quick and precise autofocusing, protective weather sealing and OLED viewfinder technology, the Q2 Monochrom encompasses the
A New F1.8 Large-Aperture Fixed Focal Length Lens for the LUMIX S SeriesCompact, Lightweight Medium-Telephoto LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 (S-S85)Newark, NJ (November 4, 2020) - Panasonic is pleased to introduce a new large-aperture medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 (S-S85) that enhances portrait photography with its beautiful bokeh effect. Based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless camera, Panasonic is going to release four F1.8 large-aperture lenses as previously announced, and this 85m
Currently in development, the new camera now has its official name: the PENTAX K-3 Mark III. Designed to be a camera embodying The Five Principles of PENTAX (described in the PENTAX STATEMENT* featured on the RICOH IMAGING official website), it will incorporate an array of functions and features to showcase the significance of SLR photography, and also to optimize the joy of picture-taking for those photographers who regard photography as their lifetime passion.
Hardware and software for a seamless creative process “Shoot. Edit. Share.”Newly developed ZEISS Distagon 35 mm lens with perfectly matched ZEISS sensor for maximum image quality – without any compromises in the photographic processCombination of new camera technology a
Meet DJI Mini 2, The Ultra-Light, Feature-Packed, Easy-To-Fly Drone You’ve Been Waiting ForWeighing Under 249 Grams, DJI Mini 2 Now Has State-Of-The-Art OcuSync Transmission, Robust Motors, and a 4K Camera
MELVILLE, NY, November 3, 2020 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to introduce the compact and lightweight RF70-200mm F4 L IS USM and the RF50mm F1.8 STM, two completely re-designed RF mount lenses with bloodlines to immensely popular EF models that feature new lens formulas and enhanced elements. Canon is also introducing the PIXMA PRO-200 printer, which is i
DJI Pocket 2 Comes with Enhanced Feature Upgrades, Improved Imaging and Audio Performance, and a Modular Design To Capture Magic at Hand.DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and creative camera technology, today sets a new standard with its most powerful an
Two Stabilization Systems Offer Reworked Designs and New Creative Functions to Become Workhorses for Filmmakers and Content CreatorsOctober 14, 2020 – DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and creative camera technology, today expands the legacy of the highly popular and prestigious DJI Ronin series, by introducing the rebranded DJI RS 2 and DJI RSC 2. Redesigned and reimagined, both systems offer the filmmaking and content creation community an extremely robust, versatile, and professional 3-axis camera gimbal for their various needs. DJI RS 2 brings added strength and agility to creators using heavier camera systems such as DSLR
MELVILLE, N.Y., October 14, 2020 –– Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the EOS M50 Mark II Interchangeable Lens Camera, the successor to the #1 selling mirrorless camera in the U.S. market – the EOS M50*. An all-in-one product for content creators with improved video features and autofocus capabilities, the EOS M50 Mark II is the latest, high-quality digital imaging camera in the notable EOS lineup.“Our customer base includes future content creators and imaging storytellers; it’s in our best interest to co
The High-Resolution, High Performance Z 7II and the Versatile, Multimedia Powerhouse Z 6II Offer More Innovation, Power, Speed and Precision to Step into a New Era of Creative FreedomMELVILLE, NY (October 14, 2020) – Today, Nikon Inc. unveiled the next chapter of the Z series with the arrival of two new full-frame mirrorless cameras that significantly improve upon the previous generation by adding more power, more features and more of what users want. The ultra-high-resolution Z 7II is for those with an eye for impeccable details, offering professionals and advanced photographers a powerful tool to capture immense resolution in every s
New FE 20mm F1.8 G is widest full-frame prime lens in E-mount lineup.
The Company will Also Develop Seven RF Lenses and Two RF Lens Extenders in 2020MELVILLE, NY, February 12, 2020 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing the highly anticipated Canon EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera. The camera will feature a newly designed CMOS sensor and new image processor, along with new state-of-the-art optical technologies the company has been able to cultivate through its long history of groundbreaking camera and digital imaging solutions development. In addition, Canon plans to release seven RF lenses and two RF lens extender
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., February 12, 2020 — Olympus is pleased to announce the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO lens, scheduled for availability April 7, 2020. This high-performance medium range zoom PRO lens conforms to the Micro Four Thirds® System standard and features superb optical performance at all focal lengths, while being the world’s most compact, lightweight model. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 joins the M.Zuiko PRO category of lenses, possessing dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof (-10°C) performance that delivers excellent image quality and peace of mind even when shooting in the most
The New Nikon D6 Offers the Most Powerful AF System in Nikon’s History, and Continues the Brand Legacy of Professional Cameras That Deliver Connectivity, Dependability and Streamlined WorkflowMELVILLE, NY – Today, Nikon Inc. has unveiled the D6, a new professional-grade DSLR built for those in need of extreme reliability and ultimate performance. The D6 addresses the needs of professionals and press agencies and is faster and more powerful than ever before. Offering the most powerful AF
RICOH WG-70 features advanced shooting modes for underwater and macro photography, high-definition videoPARSIPPANY, NJ, February 4, 2020 － Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the RICOH WG-70, a durable, lightweight and waterproof compact digital camera that produces super-high resolution photos and high-definition (HD) video. Equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens with 28mm wide-angle coverage and a large, outdoor-friendly wide-frame LCD monitor, the new model in the rugged WG series makes it easy to capture a range of images – from eye-catching close-ups to sweeping landscapes – in extreme conditions, both on land and unde
Fujifilm X100V announced with new 23mm f/2 lens, latest 26mp BSI CMOS sensor, 4K video recording, updated Hybrid OVF/EVF, and a tilting touch-screen, as well as weather-sealing.FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce the launch of its FUJIFILM X100V (X100V), the
Tokina has published a compatibility noticed for Nikon Z-series owners, regarding a few issues the company came across while ‘thoroughly’ testing the functionality of its F-mount lenses when used on Z-series cameras with Nikon’s FTZ adapter.Thank you for using Tokina products.We have thoroughly tested all current Tokina interchangeable lenses (Nikon F mount) with the Nikon Z 6, Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 50 mirrorless camera using the Nikon mount adapter FTZ.The results confirm that current Tokina lens models showed no issues in general operations with the following exceptions:
FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to announce FUJIFILM Corporation’s launch of its “FUJIFILM X-T200” (hereinafter “X-T200”) mirrorless digital camera.The X-T200 provides content creators of all levels with a new, light-weight and compact mirrorless camera body that features a newly designed EVF, quick face detection AF, and a new sensor and processor combination that can create 24.2MP stills at 8 FPS and record 4K UHD video at 30fps.An ideal camera for creative individuals who want to make high-quality imagery anywhere, the X-T200’s HDR functions for still and video
New HD PENTAX-D FA 70–210mm F4 ED SDM WR provides great portability in a variety of applications, from nature and scenic photography to active fieldworkPARSIPPANY, NJ, January 22, 2020 - Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the HD PENTAX-D FA 70–210mmF4ED SDM WR zoom lens for use with PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras. This high-performance telephoto zoom lens features a compact, lightweight body with weather-resistant construction for great portability in a variety of outdoor applications.Featuring a highly portable design, this high-performance zoom lens covers the image circ
in addition to Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras, the 4mm F2.8 circular fisheye lens will be available for Canon M-, Fuji X- and Sony E-mount camera systems. The updated models will feature the same optical design constructed of seven elements in six groups. The lens features a 210-degree angle of view, 8cm (3.14in) minimum focusing distance, seven-blade aperture diaphragm and weighs just 135g (4.7oz).Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer specializes in making unique camera lenses, add new Fuji X, Sony E and Canon M variants to the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Circular Fisheye Lens.Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens is an 8mm equivalen
Voigtlander has announced the release of its new Nokton 21mm F1.4 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount camera systems.The lens, which uses an identical design (mount aside) from its Sony E-mount counterpart, is constructed of 13 elements in 11 groups, has an aperture range of F1.4 through F16 and uses a 12-blade aperture diaphragm. It has a 62mm front filter thread, a minimum focusing distance of 50cm (20in) and features a rangefinder interlocking mechanism that Voigtlander says ‘enables severe focusing near the open aperture.’The 21mm F1.4 features a Bayonet-type VM mount that can be used wi
Sony has released a firmware update for the Sony Alpha A9II and there's also firmware updates for the Sony 24mm GM and 135mm GM lenses.With the Sony Alpha A9 II update, you get the ability to start FTP transfer earlier after shooting pictures, a correction for where the camera can sometimes turn off in playback when viewing RAW images and JPEG quality will be more consistent when shooting under specific conditions once the firmware update is installed. The Sony 24mm f/1.8 GM and Sony 135mm f/1.4 GM lens firmware update improves aperture response when the lenses are attached to a Sony Alpha 9, Sony Alpha 9 II and Sony Alpha A7R Mark
New Series, New optics, New look - The atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras.Huntington Beach, CA, January 17, 2020: Kenko Tokina, Japan’s leading manufacturer of premium camera accessories, is releasing the Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. It is the debut lens for Tokina’s atx-m series of mirrorless lenses that will include lenses for multiple mounts and sensor formats.The atx-m 85mm f1.8 FE lens features a clean design with high quality optics
The highly anticipated camera enters a new dimension of innovation in the world of monochrome photographyJanuary 17, 2020 – Leica Camera continues to be a trailblazer in the world of black-and-white photography with the announcement of the new Leica M10 Monochrom. Photographers are now able explore their subjects in vivid tones of monochrome due to the omission of a color filter, resulting in an unparalleled black-and-white photography experience. The newly developed 40-megapixel true black-and-white sensor, new Wi-Fi capabilities and expanded ISO range make room for added creativity with light and contrast, bringing photographers back
Tamron has announced that its 20mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 macro lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras will be on sale at the end of this month. It will sit alongside two other close-focusing Tamron lenses: the 24mm F2.8 and 35mm F2.8.The 20mm F2.8 offers a minimum focus distance of 11cm (4.3") and a max magnification of 0.5x. This compact lens is only 6.4cm (2.5") long and is sealed against moisture and dust.The 20mm F2.8 Di III OSM M1:2 will be priced at $350 when it arri
Manfrotto has launched a range of memory cards that it claims is the strongest on the market. Comprising of SD, MicroSD and CompactFlash models, the Pro Rugged series is claimed to combine high-speed performance with waterproof, crush-proof and temperature-proof build quality that can withstand extremes of use and conditions.
Sony has launched the GP-VPT28T, a new wireless shooting grip designed to work with a number of Sony cameras. The grip, which also serves as a tripod, uses Bluetooth connectivity to wirelessly control the shutter, zoom and more on compatible cameras.Specifically, the grip can trigger both photo and video capture, control zoom on compatible cameras, and trigger a custom setting using the dedicated ‘C’ button on the face of the trigger. There’s also a ‘Lock’ button to ensure you don’t accidentally trigger the camera.
Designed to further the capabilities of all X System cameras* by taking high quality imaging even further out into the world, Hasselblad launches the new XCD 4/45P. Designed for the utmost in portability, the XCD 45P stands as the most lightweight and compact member of the XCD lens family. Weighing only 320g (0.7 lbs) and measuring 47mm (1.85 in) in depth, the XCD 45P is the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens on the market today.The XCD 45P allows photographers to bring high quality optics on any adventure, ranging from travel photography across deserts and up mountains to urban exploration and documentary. Minimal
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III officially announced and brings a new sensor, Dual Pixel AF and 5.5K Raw video. Canon likes to debut its professional cameras before the Olympic Games, and the new EOS-1D X Mark III is here a few months away from the Summer Games in Tokyo.Given the four years since the 1D X Mark II was introduced, it should come as no surprise that the Mark III has significant upgrades. It starts with a new 20MP full-frame CMOS sensor that use
Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Lens officially announced. Nikon's new Nikkor Z 70-200mm F2.8 VR S is the first full-frame tele-zoom for the company's Z-mount. The lens has Vibration Reduction built-in - which works in tandem with the Z6 and Z7's in-body IS system - and can reduce shake by up to 5 stops.The 70-200 F2.8 weighs in at 1.4kg (3.2lbs) and uses 77mm filters. A customizable control ring allows for quick adjustment of aperture or exposure compensation, and a digital display shows things like aperture and focus distance. As with other high-end Z-mount lenses, the 70-200 is weather-sealed.The Nikkor Z 70-200 F2.8
Nikon's AF-S Nikkor 120-300 F2.8E FL ED SR VR lens now officially announced. It will be available from next month. The lens, which weighs in at roughly 3.2 kilos (that's over 7 lbs), has 4 stops of VR. In addition to ED and fluorite elements, it uses a new 'short wavelength refracting' (SR) element to reduce chromatic aberrations. The lens can focus down to 2 meters (6.5 feet) at all focal lengths.As you'd expect from a high-end lens, the 120-300mm is fully weather-sealed and features Nikon's Arneo and Nano Crystal coatings. The front element has a fluorine coating to repel water and oil.The lens has switches for
The Nikon Coolpix P950 officially announced, retaining the outrageous 24-2000mm equiv. zoom range of its P900 predecessor, while adding modern refinements like 4K video and a higher-resolution EVF.In addition to its large zoom range, the P950 offers UHD 4K video capture, 7 fps burst shooting and Wi-Fi + Bluetooth. Raw image capture is a welcome addition for more advanced photographers, and anyone will be able to appreciate its higher-res 2.4M-dot viewfinder. The P950 boasts 5.5 stops of stabilization and an accessory shoe to support Nikon's DF-M1 dot sight - a useful aid for bird and airplane photography.The Niko
Nikon D780 DSLR camera officially announced at the CES 2020 event. The announcement of Nikon's new D780 demonstrates that the company hasn't given up on DSLRs just yet. The new D780 borrows heavily from the Z6 mirrorless camera, with a few things from the D5 as well.The D780 features a 24.5MP BSI-CMOS sensor - likely the same as in the Z6 - which features on-sensor phase detection. That means that in live view you'll get dramatically improved autofocus compared to previous Nikon DSLRs, plus face and eye detection. When shooting through the viewfinder y
Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce that it is developing the Nikon D6 professional digital SLR camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens compatible with the Nikon FX formatNikon released the D1 digital SLR camera in 1999, making 2019 the 20
A Compact, Lightweight Interchangeable Lens Camera Packed with Advanced Functions Derived from Professional OM-D Models
Nikon Also Announces the New MB-N10 Battery Pack: Enhances Battery Life and Adds Additional Grip for Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 UsersMELVILLE, NY (October 10, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the fastest NIKKOR lens ever made, the new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens. The 58mm Noct is a one-of-a-kind lens that pays homage to the extraordinary optical legacy that the previous Noct-NIKKOR 58mm f/1.2 lens established, while demonstrating the superiority a
Nikon Also Announces the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR, Two New Lenses That Deliver Incredible Image Quality and Outstanding PortabilityMELVILLE, NY (October 10, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the next Z series mirrorless camera, the DX-format Nikon Z 50, along with two new companion NIKKOR Z lenses, the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR. The new Nikon Z 50 takes full advantage of Nikon’s larger Z mount, providing creators of all types with the most innovative optical system for superior image a
Get superior optical performance in compact and lightweight bodiesTOKYO - Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce the release of the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR standard zoom lens, and the NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR telephoto zoom lens for the Nikon Z mount system's APS-C size (Nikon DX-format) mirrorless cameras.
Sony today announced Alpha 9 II (model ILCE-9M2). The latest model from Sony’s acclaimed line-up of α™(Alpha™) full-frame interchangeable lens cameras has been created specifically to support working professionals in the fields of sports photography and photojournalism.
The Electronic Imaging Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of its X-A7 mirrorless digital camera, available in a kit that includes a popular XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. The X-A7’s compact, lightweight form factor, outstanding image quality, and multitude of new and enhanced features position it as an ideal and timely entry into Fujifilm’s popular family of X Series mirrorless cameras.Weighing in at only 11.3 ounces (320 grams)
Apple has announced the new iPhone 11 range, which includes two new Pro models, with a new triple 12mp camera setup, and new night mode.Apple has announced a range of new iPhones, with the iPhone 11 featuring a dual camera set-up, as well as the 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max with a triple camera setup. The smartphones have an updated waterproof rating, with the 11 Pro and Pro Max waterproof to 4m, whilst the 11 is waterproof to 2m.
A TRAVEL-READY, DIGITALLY INTEGRATED FIELD CAMERA THAT BRINGS LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY TO A WHOLE NEW LEVELCOPENHAGEN, Sept. 10, 2019 – Phase One has announced the XT Camera System, opening new frontiers of quality for landscape photography. Designed for convenience and engineered for precision, the XT packs a full-frame medium format camera of the highest quality into a travel-frie
The Versatile NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S Delivers Superior Optical Performance, Equipping Nikon Z Series Creators with an Incredibly Sharp, High-Resolution Lens to Explore Wide-Angle PerspectivesMELVILLE, NY (September 4, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the fast, wide- angle NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S, the latest addition to the ever-expanding NIKKOR Z lineup of lenses. The 24mm f/1.8 S is optimized for capturing everything from cityscapes to environmental portraits and is built to take advantage of Nikon’s large Z-mount, delivering the ultimate combination of fast, bright and sharp performance in nearly all lighting
MELVILLE, NY (September 4, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. EDT) – Nikon Inc. is pleased to announce the development of the Nikon D6 professional DSLR camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens.Nikon released the D1 digital SLR camera in 1999, maki
Sony today announced two new additions to its
Newark, NJ (August 27, 2019) – Panasonic is proud to announce the launch of the LUMIX S1H, a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera equipped with a full-frame image sensor, combining professional-level video quality with the high mobility of a mirrorless camera. The LUMIX S1H is the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p *1 (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio) and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K *2 *3 an achievement previously revealed during development.
Both Cameras Feature a 32.5 Megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor, High-Speed Continuous Shooting, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Uncropped 4K UHD Video Recording CapabilityMELVILLE, N.Y., August 28, 2019 – It is often said that in life, having two options is generally considered a good thing. Today, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced two advanced amateur ILC cameras, the EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II. These two models usher in the next generation of Canon APS-C sensor cameras and share many similar characteristics, while also
RF15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM Lenses Further Cement the Company’s Commitment to the EOS R Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera SystemMELVILLE, N.Y., August 28, 2019 – The time has come and the wave of momentous advancements in the world of the EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera system continues as Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the RF15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF
Nikon Corporation has held the Nikon Photo Contest since 1969, making this year the 50th anniversary of one of the world's largest photo competitions. The winner of the Grand Prize award for the 2018-2019 contest was selected from the five Gold Prize winning works and announced at the awards ceremony held today in Tokyo.
Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for incredible low light performance. This new model builds on the popularity of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K but has a larger Super 35 sensor size with 6K resolution, allowing higher image quality. The EF lens mount model works with a wide range of lenses from companies such as Canon, Zeiss, Sigma and Schneider.Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwid
The NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Delivers Gorgeous, Natural Bokeh and Remarkable Edge-to-Edge Sharpness for Crisp Portraits and Dramatic VideoMELVILLE, NY (July 31, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens, bringing a fast prime with a classic medium telephoto focal length to Z series full-frame mirrorless cameras. Ideal for headshots, fashion, wedding/event photography and tight video shots, the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S is designed to take full advantage of the wider, brighter and faster Z mount. This new addition to the S-Line delivers exceptional sharpness all the way to the corners of th
Newest Addition to RX Series Delivers Alpha 9 Level Speed and AF Performance with Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AFNewly developed 1.0-type stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and latest generation BIONZ X™ image processorAlpha 9 level speed performance with up to 60 AF/AE calculations per second and 20fps blackout-free shooting with AF/AE trackingWorld leading 357-point focal-plane phase-detection AF + 425-point contrast-detection AF with world’s fastest[v] 0.02 sec focus acq
Valhalla, N.Y., July 18, 2019 – The Electronic Imaging Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to introduce its compact 5x standard zoom lens, FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR, as it joins the lineup of interchangeable lenses available for the X Series mirrorless digital cameras. This small, lightweight lens is highly portable and versatile for all types of photography.Featuring a constant maximum aperture value of F4 and a focal length range from 16mm to 80mm (equivalent to 24-122mm in the 35mm film format), this lens achieves a minimum shooting distance of 13.8 inches (35 cm) over the entire zoom range, providing a maximum shoot
World’s first[i] 35mm full-frame 61.0 MP[ii] back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor with latest-generation BIONZ X™ image processor
SIGMA Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of “SIGMA fp,” the world's smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless digital camera*. The SIGMA fp incorporates a 35mm full-frame Bayer sensor with 24.6 effective megapixels in a compact body, and boasts great versatility and scalability that allows mixing-and-matching of a variety of interchangeable lenses and accessories. It is a camera that is casual enough to take anywhere, anytime, and high-spec enough for serious still and cine shooting in the highest image quality, all in a robust and classy body.Regardless of the differences in shooting scenes and styles or genre boundaries bet
New HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5ED features the latest HD coating for enhanced image quality and completely redesigned bodyWEST CALDWELL, NJ, July 9, 2019 －Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the launch of the HD PENTAX-DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED zoom lens for use with K-mount digital SLR cameras. The compact and lightweight fish-eye lens features the latest HD coating and a completely redesigned body.
SAN DIEGO — July 9, 2019 — Sony Electronics Inc. today announced the latest addition to its E-mount full-frame lens line-up with the introduction of the FE 35mm F1.8 wide-angle prime lens, model SEL35F18F.The compact dimensions and lightweight of this full-frame, large-aperture lens provide mobility and convenience for shooting a wide range of subjects, such as everyday snapshots, food photography, landscapes, night scenes and more. The new lens provides outstanding corner
Newark, NJ (July 1, 2019) - Panasonic has announced that the company will release the firmware update programs for the LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras to enhance the functions and usability. All programs will be available at LUMIX Global Customer Support website https://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/dsc/ at UTC 1:00 on July 9, 2019.The cameras and the programs to be updated are as follows:Full-frame Mirrorless Camera
June 28, 2019, Commack, NY – Tamron announces the launch of the 17-28mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A046), a large aperture, ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Model A046 features a filter diameter of Ø67mm (astonishingly small for a full-frame, large aperture, ultra-wide-angle zoom lens) as well as an unprecedented light weight of 14.8 oz. and diminutive length of 3.9 in. The compact size provides excellent balance on the small profile mirrorless cameras and is easy to carry. The lens will be available July 25 at approximately $899 at authorized Tamron USA retailers.The Model A046 offers a lar
The Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO is a new premium aluminium and carbon fibre travel tripod designed for professional travel photographers. Featuring a built-in 90° column for enhanced creative versatility, the Befree GT XPRO is 100% engineered, designed and manufactured in Italy.The aluminium Befree GT XPRO is priced at £269.95, and the carbon fibre version will retail for £409.95.
Apple's iPhone models and other high-end smartphones are increasingly regarded as serious tools for film-making, generating a market for movie-centric smartphone camera accessories. Last year premium lens makers Moment launched an anamorphic lens for smartphones, now rivals Sandmarc
The Leica CL “Urban Jungle by Jean Pigozzi” is the newest special edition release created in collaboration with French-Italian photographer, entrepreneur and art collector Jean Pigozzi.The Leica CL “Urban Jungle by Jean Pigozzi” is limited to 150 sets worldwide and will be on sale priced at $3,950 beginning June 25th 2019.Leic
Techart, who has previously launched the first autofocus adapter for manual lenses, has unveiled another groundbreaking product, Techart Sony E to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter (TZE-01). The new TZE-01 is the world’s first autofocus adapter that allows Sony E-mount lenses to retain the Automatic Focus functionality when used on Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras.
As image sensors are a driving force in innovating industries, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to announce two new CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductors) sensor products, the ultra-high resolution 120MXSI and ultra-high sensitivity 35MMFHDXSMA. These sensors help expand the company’s lineup of industrial vision products, and offer integrators and end users additional capabilities when developing solutions
The high demands of complex lighting and harsh environments require sensors capable of delivering high-dynamic range (HDR) and high-image quality in adverse temperature conditions. To answer this application need, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to announce that its parent company Canon Inc. is pursuing development of the 3U3MRXSAAC, a 2.8-megapixel, 1/2.32-inch CMOS sensor ideal for HDR imaging.
OLYMPUS ANNOUNCES FIRMWARE UPGRADES ENHANCING AUTOFOCUS PERFORMANCE AND IMAGE QUALITYVersion 3.0 for the OM-D® E-M1 Mark II, Version 1.1 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.1 for Olympus® WorkspaceCENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 19, 2019 – Olympus is pleased to announce availability of the latest firmware upgrade for two interchangeable lens cameras, Version 3.0 for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II and Version 1.1 for the Olympus OM-D E-M1X. Additionally, Firmware Version 1.1 is now available for Oly
The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a 50 megapixel mirrorless medium format digital camera. New features include a higher resolution 3.6-inch 2.36-million-dot touch display, higher resolution enhanced OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 3.69-million dots and a high magnification of 0.87x. Live view now features a faster refresh rate, reduced shutter lag and black out time between frames, plus there's an improved continuous capture rate and a startup time cut almost in half from the first generation.The Hasselblad X1D ll 50C will be available in July 2019 and will cost $5750/€5000/£4500. For more information see the
Mini-format film “CONFETTI” and square-format film “Star-illumination” with metallic frame also available to add a touch of flamboyance to your picturesTokyo, June 12, 2019 —FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has announced that it will release a hy
Sony’s Longest Reaching Prime Lens is World’s Lightest in its Class,
DxO, one of the most innovative companies in the photography and image editing industry, has announced the release of the Nik Collection 2 by DxO, a major upgrade to the famous plugin suite for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and Elements. After bringing the Nik Collection back to the market with the software’s first stable version with customer support in June 2018, DxO is expanding the plugin suite with over 40 new creative presets and high-resolution monitor support for Windows. In addition, the Nik Collection 2 now comes with DxO
Lowepro’s new Photo Active backpacks are specifcally designed for today’s mirrorless and pro mirrorless kits, with dual side access panels that offer quick access to your camera and gear.Lowepro Photo Active is available in two sizes, BP 200 and BP 300, and two colors, Black/Dark Gray or Blue/Black. Pricing starts from £149.95 for the BP 200, and £174.95 for the BP 300. The Photo Active series will be available to
Tamron has officially announced the Tamron SP 45mm f/1.4 Di USD, availlable in Nikon mount (end of June), and Canon mount (end of July), with an RRP of £929, the lens is designed for full-frame DSLRs. Tamron say the lens is the finest in its history.Fast fixed focal SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD (Model F045) that boldly demonstrates Tamron’s lens-making expertise.
Newark, NJ (May 31, 2019) – Panasonic has announced that the company will release an Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for the full-frame mirrorless camera LUMIX S1 in July 2019. This paid software program will further expand the video performance of the LUMIX S1 for advanced video recording. As announced separately, the new LUMIX S1H features 14+ stops of full V-Log, which is equivalent to the V-Log of high-end cinema cameras such as the Cinema VariCam. The user can experience the 14+ stops of V-Log on the
Panasonic has officially announced the development of the new Lumix DC-S1H 6K Full Frame Mirrorless Camera. – the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K. The S1H has been designed to produce video virtually identical to that of
Panasonic has announced the long waited Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH lens. Panasonic’s versatile Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm F1.7 lens covers focal length in full-frame terms is equivalent to 20-50mm on a Micro Four Thirds body, as a single lens that replaces five commonly used equivalent focal lengths: 20, 24, 28, 35 and 50mm.The Panasonic Leica DG 10-25mm F1.7 ASPH will be available in July for $1799/£1799. The lens currently available for pre-order at
The Petzval 55 mm f/1.7 Art lens for full-frame Sony E, Canon RF and Nikon Z mirrorless cameras has just been announced.Lomography Press Release
HONOR’s Flagship N-Series Welcomes Its Latest Member – HONOR 20 Series[London, May 21, 2019] Global smartphone brand HONOR has today officially launched its HONOR 20 series: HONOR 20 LITE, HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 PRO. This masterpiece collection testifies to not only the excellence of HONOR’s N-Series, which is lauded for superior design and photography capability, but also the brand’s commitment to the youthful aesthetics and unmatched capabilities.&
-100+ megapixel sensor in a 55mm diagonal length large format offers highest resolution in the history of mirrorless cameras-Fast, accurate autofocus with the world’s first phase detection system, 4K video capability, and in-body image stabilization in a large sensor format1.Valhalla, New York, May 23, 20
Perfect for Outdoor Shooting with Tough Performance, Macro Functions and a Newly Developed Circular Fisheye ConverterCENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 22, 2019 – Olympus expands rugged and underwater shooting capabilities with the new Olympus Tough TG-6
Vancouver, Canada, May 2, 2019 - Metabones introduces the latest member of its award-winning Speed Booster family of DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) to mirrorless lens mount adapters, EF-EOS M Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x. Full-frame Canon EF-mount lenses are now one stop faster, 0.71x wider and with increased MFT (note 1) on Canon EOS M cameras. The 4k/UHD video crop on EOS M50 can also be mitigated with third-party APS-C lenses using this Metabones Speed Booster. Some Canon EF-S lenses may be modified to fit on the Speed Booster but Metabones cannot be hel
Portland, OR – April 23, 2019 – ON1, Inc announces that ON1 Photo RAW 2019.5, a free update to ON1 Photo RAW 2019, is coming in mid-May. ON1 continues rolling out valuable features in ON1 Photo RAW at breakneck speed making it the leading alternative to the Adobe® Photography Plan subscription. ON1 Photo RAW is currently th
Nikon just released the new firmware update version 2.0 for Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras to add Eye-Detection AF and improve low-light AF performance.Download links:
Following the same naming structure as the B1 and the B1X, Profoto has upgraded the features of the A1, and in my testing (more on that below), the A1X works seamlessly with the A1 and, of course, all the other Profoto lighting instruments. The primary changes and upgrades are as follows:
Rokinon AF 45mm f/1.8 FE lens for Sony E. A simple but effective lens, the Rokinon 45mm offers a relatively fast f/1.8 maximum aperture to balance size and speed as it manages to weigh just 5.7 oz and measure 2.2" long. It uses aspherical and extra-low dispersion elements to minimize various aberrations and an Ultra Multi-Coating reduces flare and ghosting. Additionally, it can focus as close as 1.5' and has a 9-bladed circular aperture for smooth bokeh.
Featuring a 2 times life-size reproduction with no visible CA, the new Laowa Macro is a high quality and versatile macro and portrait lens.China, 7 May 2019 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to announce the availability and pricing of the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO lens.Followed by the success of the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro, the 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro is the 2nd member of Laowa 2:1 macro line-up. This new 100mm lens can cover full frame sensor and focus from 2:1 magnification to infinity. 100mm
Huawei has announced a new smartphone featuring a pop-up camera and bezel-less Full HD display. The release follows hot on the heels of the P30 Lite, a more affordable option in the flagship P30 series, which was released in April. The Huawei P Smart Z 2019 offers a 16-megapixel camera on the rear with a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 16-megapixel pop-up camera for the front, which automatically emerges when selfie mode is activated.Pop-up selfie camera
Nikon released new firmware updates for the Nikon D850, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600 DSLR cameras.Nikon D850 firmware update version 1.10
Lightweight industrial lens with E-mount for use with dronesWith the release of the ZEISS Ventum 2.8/21, ZEISS presents a particularly lightweight wide-angle lens that enables long-range shots that are rich in detail
April 25, 2019, Saitama, Japan–Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of a new zoom lens, the 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD (Model A043), for full-frame DSLR cameras. Photographers everywhere, especially those who enjoy photographing people, can add wider range to their creative expression with the new Model A043 that extends from 35mm to 150mm and offers a fast F/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end while maintaining a bright F/4 at the telephot
A waterproof and shockproof camera with a wide variety of scene modes and editing functions to offer users an enjoyable shooting experience
Sigma released a new firmware update for their 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F-mount.The new firmware for Sigma lens for Nikon fixes issues with the optical stabilization (OS). We would like to announce that a new firmware update for the SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary for NIKON F mount is now available.This firmware update improve
Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro Lens Announced for Sony E-Mount cameras !The FiRIN 100mm macro lens offers 1:1 life-sized reproduction at a minimum focus distance of 4.5" from the lens, which is fully electronically coupled to the Sony camera, allowing for 5-axis image stabilization, manual focus assist, auto image enlargement, focus peaking, and electronic distance bar. As with many top macro lenses, the FiRIN macro lens is a “flat-field” optical design. Field curvature is reduced to zero for precision macro work and excellent edge-to-edge sharpness. The optics are fully coated to reduce light falloff, control chromatic aberration, and reduced flare and g
Fujifilm released firmware update ver. 1.01 for Fujifilm X-T30 mirrorless camera. The mid-range APS-c sensor mirrorless camera designed for both stills and video offers the same 26.1MP X-Trans sensor and X-Processor 4 Quad Core-CPU found in the
The firmware update (ver. 1.2.0) for the Canon EOS R is now
Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) has released version three of the Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens for full frame Sony E, Nikon Z and Canon RF cameras.Offering a natural 50mm perspective along with an ultra-fast f/0.95 maximum aperture, the Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 is a compact prime characterised by its bright f/0.95 aperture to suit working in low-light conditions. It also affords a great degree of control over depth-of-field for isolating subjects from the background and produc
Think Tank Photo has introduced the MindShift PhotoCross 15 backpack. Built to withstand the elements, the new backpack fits an ungripped dSLR, three to five lenses, including a 70-200mm f2.8 atta
Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.Thank you for using Tamron products and for your continuous support.
Fujifilm has released a new firmware update for the Fujifilm X-T3 mirrorless camera
Latest addition to the new HUAWEI P30 Series features a 48MP AI triple camera to deliver a flagship experience at an affordable priceLondon, UK – 15TH April 2019 – Huawei, the global technology leader, has today announced the new HUAWEI P30 lite, the latest addition to the HUAWEI P30 S
LUMIX G95 Featuring 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2 and 4K Video TechnologyNewark, NJ (April 5, 2019) – Panasonic is pleased to introduce a rugged-design Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera, the LUMIX G95, that features high mobility for field use and a host of functions and technologies for both photo and video.The camera's high-picture quality and 20.3-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor without low-pass filter attain maximum performance with both lens and Venus Engine to render n
Sigma Announces Art Prime Lenses in L-Mount & Mount Converter MC-21The new products include 11 Art prime lenses for
Leica have issued new firmware updates for the Leica SL (
Samyang Optics announces the release of three more new lenses as part of its 2019 “Spring Collection”: One auto-focus lens designed for the Nikon F mount (AF 85mm F1.4 F) and two manual-focus lenses for the new Nikon Z mount (MF 14mm F2.8 Z and MF 85mm F1.4 Z.).Meeting users’ needs and latest trendsSamy
Sony’s acclaimed a7 III and a7R III mirrorless cameras have received an exciting firmware update—Software Version 3.0— that enhances Real-time Eye AF performance and adds Real-time Animal Eye AF and interval shooting for time lapse.
Sony announced two new external SSD drives, the high-performance SL-M series and the standard compact SL-C series. These external SSD drives boast ultra-toughness, high-speed, hardware encryption and new utility software features aimed at photographers and videographers providing them the peace of mind to know that their data is safe even in challenging environments. The SL-M and SL-C’s high speeds enable quicker workflow when processing, editing, duplicating and storing data.
New camera grip attaches to any Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and holds 2 L-Series batteries for over 2 hours of non-stop shootingNAB 2019, Las Vegas, USA - Monday, April 8, 2019 - Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip, a new battery adapter that features a slide out tray designed to hold two L-series batteries. This allows customers to power external flash disks or run the camera for over 2 hours of record time before charging. Blackmagic Pocket Camera Battery Grip will be available in August from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$245.
The World's First Real All-In-One 8K 360° VR Camera Launching Soon On Indiegogo！Pisofttech is now ready to launch the Pilot Era, a professional 8K 360° VR camera on Indiegogo. With innovative all-in-one solution such as touch screen, operating system and powerful 8K video in-camera stitching, it can bring revolutionary VR content creation experience!
Empowering Users with an Easy Way to Express Themselves, the New Camera Delivers Stunning Photos and 4K Videos in a Lightweight BodyMELVILLE, N.Y., April 10, 2019 – Combining ease-of-use with high-image quality, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled the EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR camera, the smallest and lightest product within the current EOS lineup. Weighing just 15.84 oz1, the EOS Rebel SL3 offers u
Visit Nikon’s Booth to See the Incredibly Capable Full-Frame Mirrorless Nikon Z System, Experience the Latest Robotic Camera and Broadcast Solutions from MRMC and Hear from Renowned Creators LAS VEGAS – NAB BOOTH #C6019 – At NAB 2019, imaging leader Nikon is making a statement that they are more committed than ever to professional video production and content creators. Nikon will be showcasing their latest video innovations, including the powerfully cinematic Z Series of full-frame mirrorless cameras and NIKKOR Z lenses, the new Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s K
Stunning 7-inch 1,500nit HDR touchscreen with 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, ProRes RAW recording and real-time Dolby Vision output.MELBOURNE, Vic – 4 April, 2019: The new Atomos Shogun 7 is the ultimate 7-inch HDR monitor, recorder and switcher. Precision-engineered for the film and video professional, it uses the very latest video technologies available. Shogun 7 features a truly ground-breaking HDR screen - the best of any production monitor in the wo
LUMIX G VARIO 14-140mm* / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-FSA14140) Featuring a Splash/Dust-Resistant Rugged Design*35mm camera equi
Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to display the new prototypes of Laowa OOOM 25-100mm t/2.9 and 12mm t/2.9 Zero-D in NAB Las Vegas show (Booth#C11738) and its the first time in America.Laowa OOOM 25-100 t/2.9 CineLaowa OOOM 25-100 t/2.9 Cine is a high quality cinematic zoom lenses dedicated for PL/EF cameras with Super35-sized sensors. The name “OOOM” stands for “Out Of Our Minds” which properly describes our ideology of designing lenses. Unlike some other cine zooms in the market, the OOOM 25-100mm
Featuring a 100-degree field of view and close-to-zero distortion & affordable pricing, Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D is a perfect lens for videography.Anhui China, 3 Apr 2019 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to introduce the new Micro Four Thirds (M43) variant of the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens. The new 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens provides a more natural perspective for videography purposes.Similar to the Laowa
Olympus Corporation and Panasonic Corporation jointly announced the Micro Four Thirds System standard in 2008 and have since been working together to promote the standard. We are pleased to announce that Sharp Corporation has recently declaredtheir support for the Micro Four Thirds System standard and will be introducing products compliant with the standard.
The Company’s First Set of PL-Mount Cinema Prime Lenses Merge the Art and Science of CinematographyMELVILLE, N.Y., April 3, 2019 – Covering the core range of focal lengths that cinema professionals desire, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the company’s first set of seven cinema prime PL-Mount lenses, aptly named Sumire Prime. Pronounced“Soo-mee-ray,” the word is of Japanese origin and is ass
Available in April 2019, the new accessory ensures compatibility of the Sigma lenses in EF and SA mounts with the L-Mount camera systemsRonkonkoma, NY – March 29, 2019 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced pricing and availability for the new Sigma Mount Converter MC-21, offering photographers a wider range of lens opti
Meeting videographer needs for a variety of applications, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced four new additions to the lineup of XA Series professional camcorders, the XA55, XA50, XA45 and XA40. These four camcorders are the first in the series to feature 4K 30p recording. They also include a detachable XLR handle and the XA55 and XA45 each feature an HD-SDI terminal. In addition, the company has announced the Canon VIXIA HF G60 4K UHD camcorder, a budget-friendly, compact-and-lightweight camcorder.“Often spending their days and nights working in fast-paced environments, videographers need a camcorder that
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