Month: January 2015
Canon 5D Mark IV rumored to be announced later this year
The long-rumored Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR camera will not be revealed on February 6. The 5Ds and 5Ds R will be the only DSLRs with full frame sensors to be announced next week. The 5D Mark III replacement will be launched later this year with improved low-light performance and a higher ISO sensitivity option.
MCP Photo A Day Challenge: February 2015 Themes
While the MCP Photo a Day Challenge is “daily”, we know everyone has busy lives. So we want you to join in when you can, whether that’s daily, weekly or monthly – and with your SLR or even camera phone. The more you practice your photography, the better you get — and sometimes when you do use…
DxO Optics Pro 10.2 software update released for download
If you decided to go for the Optics Pro image-editing software instead of Adobe Lightroom, then you will be pleased to find out that a new software update has just been released. The DxO Optics Pro 10.2 software update is now available for download with support for four new cameras, including the Sony A7II.
Canon 5Ds specs and photo leaked ahead of launch
This is the day that Canon fans have been waiting for: there is solid proof that the company is developing a high-resolution DSLR. Sources have leaked the first Canon 5Ds specs and its photo, while confirming that the camera will employ a 50.6-megapixel sensor. Meanwhile, the 5Ds R is said to be the version without an AA filter.
Another Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens photo revealed
After the 5Ds leaks, an inside source has decided to leak another Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens photo. The insider has also revealed more details about this premium ultra-wide-angle zoom lens, hinting that it will employ three coatings and a lot of glass in order to provide the best image quality possible.
Olympus TG-860, TG-4, and SH-2 cameras registered in Russia
Olympus will allegedly introduce a trio of compact cameras to keep the OM-D E-M5II company. The mirrorless camera with Micro Four Thirds sensors is supposed to be announced on February 5. Before the event, the Olympus TG-860, TG-4, and SH-2 compacts have been registered on the website of Russia’s Novocert agency!
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Canon premium superzoom compact camera coming soon
Canon is readying a major product launch event, which will take place next week on February 6. Among the new products, the company’s fans will find the Canon premium superzoom compact camera among them. This device has been rumored multiple times and the EOS maker teased it at the Photokina 2014 event.
Canon Q4 2014 earnings and FY 2014 results revealed
Canon has revealed its financial results for the quarter and the financial year, which ended on December 31, 2014. The company has been close to match its 2013 revenue, but the profits have increased by a significant amount. As for the Canon Q4 2014 earnings, they have grown when compared to the same period in 2013.
Detailed Olympus E-M5II specs list shows up online
There is no secret that Olympus will announce a new OM-D mirrorless camera in early February. However, before the start of the event, inside sources have leaked all kinds of details about the device. Now, the Olympus E-M5II specs list has been leaked, too, confirming that the camera will capture 40-megapixel photos.
Canon 1D X firmware update 2.0.7 released for download
Canon has released new firmware updates for two of its DSLR cameras that are rumored to be replaced by the end of 2015. Both the Canon 1D X firmware update 2.0.7 and Canon 5D Mark III firmware update 1.3.3 are available for download right now. The new versions come packed with a few bug fixes and improvements.
Four Sony FE-mount lenses to be announced at CP+ 2015
Sony will allegedly keep itself busy at the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015 in mid-February. According to inside sources, four new Sony FE-mount lenses will be revealed by the Japan-based company, while a couple of FE-mount converters and a pair of A-mount optics will be introduced, too.
Canon 5Ds’ 53-megapixel sensor will be made by Sony
The rumor mill is once again stating that Sony will be the maker of the sensor found in Canon’s high-resolution DSLR cameras. It is said that a patent exchange between the two companies will lead to the Canon 5Ds shooters employing a Sony-made 53-megapixel sensor with Exmor technology.
DJI drones will not be able to fly over Washington, DC soon
DJI has announced that its Phantom 2-series quadcopters will receive a firmware update in the near future. The new firmware version will prevent DJI drones from flying over downtown Washington, DC in an attempt to make sure that a recent incident, involving a DJI drone crash on the White House lawn, will not happen again.
Olympus E-M5II price and launch date details leaked
The rumor mill has previously said that Olympus will introduce its new OM-D-series mirrorless camera in early February. A leaked invitation to the event has revealed the exact launch date of the shooter, while other sources have leaked the Olympus E-M5II price details and more photos of the upcoming Micro Four Thirds camera.
First Canon EOS M3 specs leaked before February 6 event
Among the slew of products waiting to be revealed by Canon on February 6, we can find the EOS M3, which will replace the EOS M2 mirrorless camera. Before the announcement event, an unnamed source has leaked the first batch of Canon EOS M3 specs, which are said to include a 24.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor.
Fujifilm full frame mirrorless camera is in development
Fujifilm has been rumored to work on a full frame camera for a long time. It seems like the dreams of the company’s fans are getting closer to becoming true, as a Fujifilm full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to be in development. Fuji is already preparing for this moment, as its latest lenses are capable of covering bigger sensors.
More Olympus OM-D E-M5II details revealed ahead of launch
A couple of new Olympus OM-D E-M5II details have been leaked ahead of the camera’s official announcement, which will take place sometime in early February. It appears that the mirrorless camera borrows heavily from its sibling, the E-M1, as its electronic viewfinder and some controls are taken from the flagship OM-D camera.
Canon 5Ds, 750D, EOS M3, and more to come on February 6?
Canon will allegedly introduce several products next week on February 6. On this date, a lot of non-disclosure agreements will expire, therefore the company must announce the products in question. The list includes the Canon 5DS, 750D, EOS M3, and some PowerShots cameras as well as the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens.
50-megapixel Canon 5Ds DSLRs to be announced this March
Canon is once again rumored to be working on a couple of DSLRs with big-megapixel sensors. Sources are reporting that the so-called Canon 5Ds cameras will employ 50-megapixel full frame sensors and that they will be revealed this March. This means that they will miss the CP+ 2015 event taking place in mid-February.
Samsung NX1 firmware update 1.2 released for download
Samsung has launched a new firmware version for its flagship NX-mount mirrorless camera. A myriad of improvements have been made to the shooter’s movie mode and physical interface. The Samsung NX1 firmware update 1.2 can be downloaded and can be installed by the camera’s users right now!