Month: May 2015
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens officially announced
Canon has finally introduced the long-rumored 50mm f/1.8 II lens replacement. As revealed by trusted sources, the product in question is the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, which comes packed with a Stepper Motor and with a new design. The optic covers full-frame sensor and will arrive on the market by the end of May 2015.
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Creepy photos of Abandoned NYC places by Will Ellis
A photographer has set on a quest to prove that there is still some wildness left in urban areas. His name is Will Ellies and he is exploring New York City in search of spooky, abandoned places. This project is called “Abandoned NYC” and it has become an amazing photo book, which was released at the beginning of 2015.
A decade of life “In The Alley” by Lars Andersen
One day, a photographer has noticed that he has captured a bunch of photos of the same place throughout the years. The artist is called Lars Andersen and the place is the Lehne alley in Tromso, a city in Norway. The photographer then decided to turn the photos into a project called “In The Alley” which spans for a period of 10 years.
New Canon superzoom lens to replace 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L?
As Canon is on the verge of introducing the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, the company is also allegedly working on another optic that will succeed the EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM model. According to the rumor mill, the new Canon superzoom lens will be lighter and wider than the EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM.
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Tamron 90mm f/2.8 macro lens patented for mirrorless cameras
Tamron has just patented the seventh lens this year. After six zoom units, the third-party lens manufacturer has finally patented a prime model. The product in question consists of a Tamron 90mm f/2.8 macro lens, which has been designed for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras with full-frame image sensors.
Latest Sony A99 Mark II details: it is coming in 2015
After launching a couple of A-mount lenses in April 2015, Sony will do more this year in order to show the world that A-mount is not dead. A set of new Sony A99 Mark II details have showed up online, claiming the fact that the camera is currently in development and that the company is planning to release it by the end of 2015.
Panasonic G7 launch date set for May 19
After weeks of rumors and speculation, an insider has finally leaked the Panasonic G7 launch date. According to a trusted source, the mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is scheduled to become official on May 19. The shooter is also said to be capable of recording 4K videos, albeit an important feature will be missing.
First Fujifilm X-T10 photos leaked before its announcement
Fujifilm will announce a cheaper version of the X-T1 on May 18. Before the launch event, the specs and price of the camera have been leaked. Now it is time for the first Fujifilm X-T10 photos to show up on the web, too. The Black and Silver versions have both showed up and their design is a tad different when compared to the X-T1.
Canon to put a 25-megapixel sensor in the 1D X Mark II
Canon was previously rumored to put a sensor with more than 18 megapixels into the 1D X Mark II. Its predecessor, the 1D X, has 18.1-megapixels, so the company’s fans have welcomed these gossip talks. A trusted source is now reporting an exact amount that we can expect from the flagship EOS DSLR: 25 megapixels.
Fujifilm X-T10 price to range between $700-$800
More information about the cheaper Fujifilm X-T1 camera has showed up online right after the leak of its specifications. Now, the Fujifilm X-T10 price have been revealed along with the confirmation that it will not have a P/A/S/M dial. Moreover, we have learned the exact announcement date of the X-mount camera: May 18.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens photo and specs leaked
Canon will make an official announcement within the next few days. The company will not reveal an interchangeable lens camera, nor a compact camera. The event will be focused on a new prime lens. Before the show, the first Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens photo as well as its specs have been leaked by a trusted source.
Sony ILCE-7RM2 aka A7RII coming on May 15 with 59MP sensor
Sony is rumored to hold an announcement event on May 15 or a few days earlier. Sony X Australia is teasing a product and has uploaded a photo of a broken mirror. Finally, a photographer has uploaded a 59-megapixel photo to Flickr and the EXIF data reveals a Sony ILCE-7RM2 camera, which means that the A7RII is coming soon.
Another Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 lens patent revealed
Canon has just patented a new version of a lens with a 35mm fixed focal length and a maximum aperture of f/1.4. The company already did a similar thing in late 2014, while the rumor mill has said that such lens is coming in 2015, so the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 lens patent further fuels the speculations concerning its launch.
Panasonic G7 rumored to be capable of recording 4K videos
As the launch of the Panasonic G7 mirrorless camera is approaching, the rumor mill is leaking a lot of information about it. The latest details are concerning the image sensor, which is said to be the same 16-megapixel version found in the GX7. However, it has been upgraded and it is capable of recording videos at 4K resolution.
Canon Rebel SL2 / 150D might be unveiled sometime in fall 2015
Canon is rumored to be working on a successor to the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR camera in the world. The Rebel SL1 is allegedly being on the verge of being replaced by the Canon Rebel SL2. The Rebel SL1 / 100D will be substituted by the Rebel SL2 / 150D this fall with an even lighter and smaller body, a source has revealed.
Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM II lens is in the works
The EOS M system is not offering too many lenses. In fact, there are only four of them from Canon, while Tamron has also launched a model. Nevertheless, it seems like the company will replace an existing unit. According to the rumor mill, the Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM II lens is in the works and could be on its way.
More Sony A7RII rumors hinting at over 50-megapixel sensor
Sony might actually put a 50-megapixel or bigger sensor into the A7R successor. The most recent Sony A7RII rumors are claiming that the full-frame mirrorless camera will employ a sensor with more megapixels than its predecessor, just like it has been said after Zeiss uploaded a 56-megapixel photo on its official Flickr account.
Full Fujifilm X-T10 specs list revealed ahead of its launch
Fujifilm will announce a new X-mount mirrorless camera in the near future, just like the rumor mill has predicted. The confirmation comes from a trusted source, who has leaked the full Fujifilm X-T10 specs list. When this happens, the product in question is close to its launch and we can expect the X-T10 to be unveiled soon.
Canon E-TTL III flash technology to be revealed in 2016
A new flash metering system is in the works at Canon’s headquarters. It seems like the company is working on a new technology in order to better compete against Nikon’s own flash system. According to an insider, the Canon E-TTL III flash metering technology will be launched in 2016 alongside a new flagship flash gun.