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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II comparison


Nikon has updated its popular 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens. Here is a quick comparison table of the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II optics. The AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR lens has been updated with a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. The popular bright telephoto zoomContinue Reading

Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens officially announced


Leica Camera has announced the new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens which is the modern version of the 1955 classic model. The optical design and mechanical construction of the Summaron-M 28 mm f/5.6 are identical to those of its predecessor. The lens consists of 6 elements in 4 groups, arranged symmetrically around the iris of the new Leica Summaron-M 28 mm f/5.6, isContinue Reading

Nikon PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED tilt shift lens becomes official


Nikon has announced a new PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED tilt-shift lens. The ultra-wide prime lens offers 97° of coverage and can shift ±12mm and tilt ±7.5°. The mechanism for tilt can be rotated independently from the mechanism for shift. This allows the tilt function to be set either parallel or perpendicular to the shift. The primeContinue Reading

Nikon announces AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens


Nikon updates the AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR lens with improved optics and electromagnetic diaphragm. The popular bright telephoto zoom lens has a total of 22 elements, with 6 ED, 1 fluorite and 1 high refractive index element. It has a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. A Nano CrystalContinue Reading

Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17


Olympus announced the Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17 for professional and amateur photographers anywhere in the world from October 13, 2016. The contest supports the development and spread of photography, inviting entries on four categories. Entries are invited from photographers everywhere, regardless of their choice of equipment and whether they are professionals or amateurs.Continue Reading

Ricoh Theta SC camera officially annoucned


Ricoh officially announced the launch of the Ricoh Theta SC. The 360-degree camera provides effortless usability for first-time 360-degree camera users and a range of basic features. The Theta SC from Ricoh is essentially a stripped-down version of the Theta S. This mid-class model offers the same twin spherical lenses with 14MP sensors. It also allows a five minute limit onContinue Reading

Sony unveils the A6500 with 5-axis IBIS and touchscreen


Sony has announced the A6500 E-mount mirrorless camera with APS-c image sensor. The design might look a lot like the a6300 but it’s a higher spec expensive model. It’s based around the same copper-wired 24MP CMOS sensor as the a6300 but it adds several key features. The MILC has became the company’s flagship APS-C mirrorless camera with in-body 5-axis imageContinue Reading

Sony RX100 V officially announced with 315 phase-detection AF points


Along with the A6500 mirrorless camera, Sony has unveiled the RX100 V premium compact model. It maintains a 20.1-megapixel 1-inch Exmor RS BSI CMOS sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens, but adds phase-detection AF to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec. The new Sony RX100 V employs a Fast Hybrid AF technology with 315 focus pointsContinue Reading

GoPro Hero 5 Black and Session action cameras announced


GoPro has unveiled the next-generation Hero cameras at the Photokina 2016 event. The brand new action cameras are called Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. The HERO 5 Black is GoPro’s new flagship model and is waterproof down to 33 feet (10 meters) without a housing. Its 1/2.3″ sensor is capable of shooting video up to 4KContinue Reading

Fujifilm is working a Square Format Instax Camera and Instant Film


Along with the GFX 50S medium-format digital camera development at the Photokina 2016, Fujifilm has announced that it’s developing a square format instant camera and square format Instax instant film. The film itself will measure 85.6mm x 72mm, while the image itself will measure a square 62x62mm. That’s the extent of the information released at this point, though FujifilmContinue Reading