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US prices of Olympus E-PL8 camera and new MFT lenses leaked


US prices of upcoming Olympus E-PL8 camera and the new MFT lenses has been leaked online. According to the leaked price list, the E-PL8 camera will be priced for $650 body only. The 12-100mm f/4 Pro will have price of $1,300 while the 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens will cost $1,200. The 30mm f/3.5 Macro lens will be selling for $300. Few moreContinue Reading

Olympus E-PL8 camera and FL-900R flash specs leaked


First specifications of the upcoming Olympus E-PL8 camera and FL-900R flash has been leaked online. The mirrorless PEN-series camera is said to be delayed due to the earthquake in Kumamoto. Looks like the company will announce the E-PL8 camera and FL-900R flash at the Photokina 2016 event. The official announcement will also include the three new lenses, OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera and maybe atContinue Reading

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Flash Unit Becomes Official


Canon has announced the Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash unit with faster recycle times and the DM-E1 Directional Stereo Microphone. The new Speedlite 600EX II-RT from Canon offers wireless shooting via radio and optical transmission, but improves flash recycle times by 1.1 to 1.5x when using AA batteries and up to 2x with a new CP-E4N add-on battery pack. AContinue Reading

Sony Announces Development of New Wireless Lighting Control System at WPPI 2016


Sony has announced that it’s developing a wireless radio flash control system for its range of flashguns at WPPI 2016 event in Las Vegas. Consisting of the FA-WRC1M radio commander and FA-WRR1 receiver, the system will provide control over 15 flashes in 5 groups up to 30m away. It will offer sync speeds up to 1/250thContinue Reading

Sigma EF-630 Electronic Flash Announced


The Sigma EF-630 is a multifunctional clip-on type flash designed to work with current digital SLR cameras from Canon, Nikon and Sigma. The Sigma EF-630 flash features a zoomable tilt-swivel head with a zoom coverage of 24-200mm and offers wireless TTL exposure control as well as high-speed sync, rear-curtain sync and modelling flash functions. Photographers can updateContinue Reading

Nissin i60A Speedlight with 2.4GHz Radio Receiver announced


The Nissin i60A is a new radio-controlled flashgun compatible with the Nissin Air System (NAS). Available in Canon, Fuji, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon and Sony versions; the Nissin i60A builds on the existing i40 unit offering a similar form factor and a higher guide number (60 in metres at ISO 100/21°) and a wider zoom range (24-200mm). The built-inContinue Reading

Phottix Odin II TTL Flash Trigger Announced


The Phottix Odin II TTL flash trigger is now available for sale. Introduced at Photokina 2014, the Odin II features 32 channels and supports up to five groups. The Odin II units, which allow wireless TTL control of hotshoe and portable studio flash units, will add two extra control groups and 28 additional channels toContinue Reading

Fujifilm Announces Development of EF-X500 flash


Fujifilm has announced development of the new Fujifilm EF-X500 flashgun with tilt and swing head. The EF-X500 is a high-end, weather-sealed model with a guide number of 50m at ISO 100, the ability to control up to three sets of TTL off-camera strobes, and a high-speed sync mode that supports the X-Pro2’s maximum 1/8000 sec shutter speed. The zoom head rangeContinue Reading

Nikon Released New Radio Controlled SB-5000 Speedlight


Nikon today officially released its SB-5000 Speedlight, whose development was first announced back in November. The Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight is the company’s new flagship flash, released alongside the flagship Nikon D5 camera. The SB-5000 is the first Nikon flashgun to be equipped with a radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting function (with a communication range of up to ~30m), and isContinue Reading