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Fujifilm X-T100 camera officially announced, price $599

Fujifilm has officially announced the Fujifilm X-T100, price tag $599 with a release date set for late June. Employing some of the familiar retro designs from Fujifilm’s X-T range of cameras, the entry-level X-T100 offers three control dials on its top plate. Compatible with Fujifilm’s X Mount lenses the camera has a 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, 4KContinue Reading

Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Officially Announced

Yongnuo officially announced a new version of their budget-friendly 50mm lens: Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 II. The new model is already listed on eBay for around $74 (only Cann EF mount available). Optically, the lens looks the same as you still get 6 lens elements in 5 groups which produce a 46° angle of view, and a 7-bladeContinue Reading

Yongnuo unveils YN 60mm F2 MF macro lens

Yongnuo has introduced its newest YN 60mm F2 MF macro lens. There has been no official word on what mount it will be made for, but the gold-plated contacts in the product shot make this a Canon EF lens. Price also hasn’t been revealed. The model has a minimum focus distance from 0.234m / 9.2-inchesContinue Reading

DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Drone Announced, Price $1,499

DJI has officially announced the new Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. The US price for DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is $1,499 and now available for pre-order at Amazon, B&H, Adorama. With 30 minutes of flight time, 7 km transmission range, 5-directional obstacle sensing system and 1” CMOS Sensor with 4k@60p video recording capabilities, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 isContinue Reading

Meike 50mm f/1.7 lens announced for Sony full frame E-mount

Meike has announced a full frame Sony E-mount version of the 50mm f/1.7 lens. Earlier in 2018, the mirrorless version of the lens was released in several mount options. Fully manual lens has a minimum focus distance of 0.5mm. The construction of the prime optic is consists of 12 diaphragm blades and has a 0.11x magnification ratio.Continue Reading

Phase One announced the world’s first camera using the new Sony 100 Megapixel back-illuminated sensor

Phase One officially announced the new iXM Metric Cameras and Motorized Lenses – the Phase One iXM 100MP Camera is the world’s first camera using the new Sony 100MP Backside-Illuminated 44x33mm sensor. The iXM 100MP metric camera incorporates the first medium-format sensor with backside-illumination technology, enabling high light sensitivity and extended dynamic range. Fast, highly responsive,Continue Reading

Meyer Optik Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 mirrorless lens announced

Meyer Optik announced a new Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 lens for mirrorless cameras. The long prime lens will be available for Leica M, Sony E and Fuji X mounts. For similar bright aperture models see the Meyer Optik lenses like the Nocturnus 50 f/0.95 II and Nocturnus 35mm f/0.95 lenses for Sony E-mount. It will feature a 15-bladed iris that MeyerContinue Reading

Venus Optics Announces Four New Lenses

Venus Optics has announced four new lenses – the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO,  17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D and 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT lenses. The Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is currently the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro is the 2nd memberContinue Reading

Meike 85mm f/1.8 AF full frame lens announced for Canon EF mount

Meike has announced a new 85mm f/1.8 full frame lens in Canon EF mount. This is their first AF lens in product range. The MK-85mm f/1.8 lens is a full frame optic that offers AF capability. It features 9 elements in 6 groups and has a 28.5 degree angle of view. The minimum focus distance isContinue Reading