Tag Archives: DSLR

Nikon D5 firmware update version 1.30 released

Nikon released a new major firmware update for its high-end Nikon D5 FX-format digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.30 for Nikon D5 offers a major upgrade to the camera’s shooting capabilities. The 1.30 update delivers severalkey improvements. The flagship DSLR camera features a 20.8-megapixel FX sensor, a 153-point AF module with 99 cross-hatched focus sensors, a maximum shooting speed of 14fpsContinue Reading

Canon Rebel T8i / 850D Camera Rumored to Feature 4K Video

Canon Rebel T8i / 850D camera is rumored to feature 4K video recording without DPAF. We all know the sales of the entry-level Rebel-series Canon cameras are good. The Canon Rebel T7i is one of the most popular interchangeable-lens camera in the company’s lineup. While we are approaching Photokina 2018, the company is on theContinue Reading

EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II & 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Lenses Coming in Early June

We know Canon is working hard on the new EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM & EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III lenses. Both lenses to arrive in early June to replace the existing models. Current EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens was announced in March 2010. We believe a successor model is on the horizon. It will definitely competeContinue 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

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens Price $569, Available for Pre-order

Sigma today announced the US price and release date of Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG MACRO Art lens. The US price for the macro optic is $569.00 and it is available for pre-order at major camera stores. This is the first macro lens in the Art-series line, offering true 1:1 reproduction. Full-time manual focus is available even in autofocusContinue 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

Canon EF 200-400mm F/4L IS 1.4X Firmware Update V1.1.0

Canon released firmware update V1.1.0 for its EF 200-400mm F/4L IS 1.4X telephoto zoom lens. The super telephoto lens is designed for professional sports and wildlife photographers. It includes an array of top-end features such as Power Focus for movie shooting, and IS “mode 3” that only applies stabilisation at the point of exposure, aiding panning.Continue Reading

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens to be priced at €1,999?

The new Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art full frame lens is expected to have a price tag of €1,999 or around $2,400. The Art-series optic was announced back in February, but the company didn’t unveil the official pricing (check US product listings for updates). The dust- and splash-resistant Sigma lens will be available for Canon EF, Nikon F mount DSLR as wellContinue Reading

Best Canon Macro Lenses

Looking for the best Canon macro lenses? In our Canon lens guide you can find the best macro lenses for close-up, flower and insect photography. First of all what is macro photography? It is also known as close-up photography, is one of the most popular types of photography among professionals and amateurs alike, as it can revealContinue Reading