Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, they say. We can provide exclusive inside details so that you can find out the latest photo rumors. Stay tuned and we will reveal the plans of camera and lens manufacturers before they even think about announcing them!
Olympus 30mm macro lens coming by the end of 2016
Olympus is actively working on a new macro prime lens, a reliable source has revealed. The Japan-based company will reveal this product by the end of 2016. It is said to consist of a 30mm prime, thus will offer a 60mm equivalent. We are also using this opportunity to talk about the E-M1 Mark II, so here’s what we know!
New Olympus action camera photo leaked
Olympus will reveal that rumored action camera in the near future. Its photo has just been leaked online and it will indeed be a Tough-series device. The sturdy camera might be the rumored Stylus TG-Tracker and it will become official by the end of this month with a set of exciting features for people who love sports.
Nikon Coolpix P900 successor will have 100x zoom lens
Nikon has reportedly patented a 100x optical zoom lens created for compact cameras with 1/2.3-inch-type sensors. The optic has most likely been developed for the replacement to the Coolpix P900, one of the most impressive fixed-lens cameras of recent times. Check out what we know so far about the lens!
Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM macro lens’ name registered
Canon is preparing to make an announcement within the next few days. The second week of May 2016 will bring a new EF-M-mount lens in the body of the EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM macro, whose name has just been registered on the website of a Russian agency, called Novocert.
Sony medium format mirrorless camera coming to Photokina
It is well-known that Sony supplied the 100-megapixel sensor available in the Hasselblad H6D-100c. However, it appears that the PlayStation maker is disappointed by Hasselblad’s flagship shooter, so it decided to make its own, albeit differently because it will be a mirrorless shooter.
Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement upheld for Photokina
Here are some new and old rumors about the Olympus E-M1 Mark II! For the old part, we already knew that Olympus will reveal the camera at Photokina 2016 and this fact was reiterated by a different source. On the other hand, the new stuff consists of the fact that the camera will be loved by action and sports photographers.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV specs to include 24.2MP sensor
The rumor mill keeps on delivering information concerning the Canon 5D Mark IV. This makes us believe that the DSLR is finally approaching its launch. In 2016, there will be no more delays, therefore the camera is coming right before the Photokina 2016 event. Here are the EOS 5D Mark IV specs, which have just been leaked online!
Nikon D3500 might be the D3300 successor instead of D3400
Nikon will finally replace the entry-level D3300 DSLR camera with a DX-format image sensor by the end of 2016. The new device is coming this year, but it might not be be called D3400, as previously expected. It appears that the shooter will go on sale by the name of D3500 and with some interesting specifications.
More Leica M-D Typ 262 details and price info leaked
Another digital full-frame rangefinder camera will be announced by Leica soon. Sources have just revealed more information about its announcement event, as well as retail price tag. Moreover, we have some new details about its specifications, including the dimensions of the device, which could surprise a few people.
Canon EF-M 50-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO STM lens patent leaked
It is time to present another patent to our readers. Once again, it is Canon’s work and it consists of another impressive product. The Canon EF-M 50-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO STM lens has been patented for the company’s mirrorless cameras and, as it name shows, it has an integrated diffractive optical element.
Panasonic to release Leica 12mm lens by the end of 2016
It will be an interesting year for Micro Four Thirds adopters. Both Panasonic and Olympus are planning to introduce new gear, including cameras and lenses. The former is now rumored to launch a new Leica-branded 12mm wide-angle lens in the second half of 2016, so a Photokina 2016 unveiling could be on the cards.
New Canon 5D Mark IV battery grip to be called BG-E20
Although there is plenty of time left until the start of Photokina 2016, we are already excited for the world’s biggest digital imaging trade fair. Meanwhile, reliable sources leaking important information about sought-after products, including the Canon 5D Mark IV. It seems like the upcoming DSLR will feature a brand new battery grip.
Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 II VR lens coming this year
After introducing two versions of the same lens, Nikon will repeat the announcement sometime in the future. Sources are stating that an existing optic will be replaced by two versions: one with, one without Vibration Reduction, just like the recent AF-P Nikkor 18-55mm f/3-5.5.6 zoom. The highlighted product is the Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens.
Ricoh patents Pentax 200mm f/2.8 ED IF DC lens
As the Pentax full-frame DSLR camera is on its way, Ricoh is preparing the launch of a telephoto prime lens for APS-C-sized DSLRs. The company has patented a Ricoh-branded 200mm f/2.8 ED IF DC lens for such cameras, an optic that would provide a very high image quality when it becomes available.
More Fujifilm X-T2 details revealed before unveiling
Fujifilm will announce a new weathersealed mirrorless interchangeable lens camera in 2016. Some folks are stating that the company might even introduce the device by the end of this year’s first half. Until then, they have leaked some details about the so-called Fuji X-T2, which will replace the X-T1.
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS HSM lens is in development
Sigma has patented yet another lens. This time, the Japan-based company has patented a telephoto zoom lens. It consists of a 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG OS HSM optic, which will be added to the Sports or Contemporary series. In addition, the telephoto zoom lens will probably replace the existing 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro optic.
Sony A9 mirrorless camera to offer unlimited RAW shooting
Here is a name that you have not heard in the rumor mill for about a year: Sony A9. This camera has returned to the grapevine as a full-frame mirrorless camera that will become the FE-mount flagship model. A highly-reliable source has just revealed some details about it and you can find them out in this article!
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV release date and price details
The gossip mill is once again focusing on the next-generation EOS 5D-series DSLR. All kind of sources are talking about the launch date and price details of the Canon 5D Mark IV. It seems like the camera will begin shipping within a month after the Photokina 2016 event for the same price as its predecessor.
Tamron SP 135mm f/1.8 Di VC lens coming at Photokina 2016
A leaked image contains a brochure that mentions an unannounced lens. The product in question consists of the Tamron SP 135mm f/1.8 Di VC telephoto prime. It is believed to be on track for a Photokina 2016 announcement. The rumored telephoto prime lens will be released for full-frame DSLR cameras.
Sony HX90V replacement’s specs show up online
Sony will announce a new HX-series compact camera within a few months. Trusted sources have revealed the first specs of the HX90V successor. They are interesting and well-above the ones of the HX80, another pocketable compact camera which has been announced at the beginning of March 2016.
Canon 5D Mark IV coming shortly before Photokina 2016
Canon fans are expecting the 5D Mark III replacement to show up in April, as the rumor mill previously said. However, the company will actually introduce the DSLR a few weeks before the start of the Photokina 2016 event. Moreover, the final name of the camera has been established and it is not EOS 5D X.