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!
Sony A7R III to feature new sensor with 70 to 80 megapixels
Sony will likely replace the amazing A7R II mirrorless camera sometime in 2017. Even though we are more than one year away from its unveiling, the PlayStation maker is already working on the so-called A7R III. The shooter is said to come packed with a new image sensor that will have between 70 to 80 megapixels.
Panasonic 8K camera to be announced at Photokina 2016
After the recent 6K camera rumors, Panasonic is now thought to be working on an 8K camera. A reliable insider is stating that the company is developing an 8K mirrorless camera, whose development will allegedly be confirmed at Photokina 2016, the world’s biggest digital imaging event which takes place this September.
Hasselblad H6D 100MP camera scheduled for April 15 launch
Hasselblad will hold a press event on April 15. The special show will take place in Berlin, Germany, and, beside a couple of photo shoots, the Swedish company will also reveal a new medium format camera. The device will feature a 100-megapixel sensor made by Sony and will be called Hasselblad H6D.
Olympus 24mm and 50mm f/1.4 lenses patented for full-frame cameras
Olympus has patented a couple of lenses for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors. The company has recently confirmed that it will focus on OM-D cameras and PRO-series optics, so there is a chance that it will finally announce a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera in the not-so-distant future.
Nikon CX 9mm f/1.8 lens is in development
Nikon has patented a new product for its 1-series of mirrorless cameras and lenses. The product in question is a lens and it has been patented in Japan. It consists of a 9mm wide-angle prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8, which could be released in the future for the company’s CX-mount mirrorless cameras.
Panasonic GX85 mirrorless camera coming soon with 4K video
Remember the recently rumored entry-level Panasonic Micro Four Thirds camera? Well, it seems like it is not the Lumix GM7 (GM5 replacement). Instead, the Japan-based manufacturer will launch a smaller version of the Lumix GX8. It will be called Lumix GX85 and it is definitely coming soon with 4K video recording support.
First Panasonic GX80 photos and specs leaked
The recently mentioned Panasonic GX85 will actually be named Panasonic GX80. The mirrorless camera in question has just been leaked on the web. The photos reveal that the device will maintain the design traits of the GX-series. As for the specs, the shooter is reminiscent of the GX7, while borrowing some features from the GX8.
Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens price leaked
The rumor mill has recently mentioned that Canon is working on an EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens that will become available in 2016. More sources have now leaked more information about the super-telephoto zoom optic, including its announcement date and price. The product is coming this summer with an expected price tag.
Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens set for 2016 release
A new super-telephoto zoom lens is in development, a source have revealed. It is aimed at EF-mount DSLR owners and it is designed by Canon. An insider is claiming that the Japanese company will launch an EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens this year as an affordable and lightweight solution for action and sports photographers.
Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens patented
Sigma is working on a 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom lens with a built-in optical image stabilization system. This is great news for photographers who want such optic for their camera. The Sigma version will be an Art-series lens, so it will offer superior image quality, while providing competition for Nikon’s stabilized 24-70mm f/2.8 optic.
Three new Zeiss FE-mount lenses coming at PhotoPlus 2016
Photographers using Sony FE-mount mirrorless camera may have three extra reasons to be joyful. A couple of distinct sources are reporting that Zeiss is working on three new lenses just for them. The optics will allegedly be revealed sometime in October 2016 as part of the PhotoPlus Expo in New York City.
New Canon 50mm lens to be announced in the near future
Most Canon fans are waiting for the company to reveal the EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR. However, the Japanese manufacturer is also focusing on its lens line-up. The rumor mill is claiming that a new prime optic is on its way. It is said to consist of a 50mm lens and to be officialized soon, albeit some doubts remain regarding its maximum aperture.
Panasonic launching an entry-level Micro Four Thirds camera soon
Panasonic will hold a major product launch event within the next few weeks. The rumor mill is claiming that the company will introduce an entry-level mirrorless camera based on the Micro Four Thirds mount. In addition to the shooter, Panasonic will also unleash a new premium lens on the market, sources said.
Canon 5D Mark IV to have more video features than 1D X Mark II
We could not have gone too much without some Canon 5D Mark IV rumors. The DSLR is back into the gossip mill with the promise that it will be unveiled at the end of April. Sources have also confirmed some of the recently leaked details, while stating that the camera will have more videography features than the 1D X Mark II.
First Olympus E-PL8 photos leaked on the web
Olympus is rumored to unveil the PEN-series E-PL8 Micro Four Thirds camera in the near future, as the first photos of the device have appeared on line. The Olympus E-PL8 mirrorless camera will undergo some cosmetic changes when compared to its predecessor, especially in the front. Here are the shooter’s first photos!
Panasonic LX200 specs already leaked online
Panasonic is working on a successor to the LX100 compact camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor. The new unit will be called LX200 and it will boast several improvements compared to its predecessor. Among them, the rumor mill says that users will find a bigger-megapixel sensor, higher ISO, and a built-in flash.
Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar lens is on its way
Zeiss will add one new member to the Milvus family of manual focus lenses by the end of this year. The next product in line for announcement is the 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar lens, a telephoto prime with a bright maximum aperture. It is coming within a few months for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras with full-frame sensors.
Canon 4K full-frame mirrorless camera coming at Photokina 2016
Canon will allegedly get serious with the mirrorless camera segment this year, like the company has been promising for the past couple of years. Trusted sources are reporting that a high-end mirrorless camera is coming and that it will record 4K videos, while two other lower-end models will be revealed, too, at Photokina 2016.
Canon EF 28mm f/1.4L USM lens patent shows up online
Canon has patented yet another lens for EF-mount DSLR owners. The product that is in development consists of a 28mm f/1.4 wide-angle prime lens, which is capable of covering full-frame sensors. The lens features an Ultrasonic Motor and it is L-designated, so it will be a high-quality optic.
Sony A99 Mark II release date delayed once again
Officially, Sony is saying that it remains committed to the A-mount line-up and it will continue to support it. However, its action from the past couple of years are contradicting the company and the rumor mill proves this. The latest gossip talks are stating that the replacement to the A99 camera have been postponed again.
Nikon D3400 and more DSLRs could be unveiled this year
Nikon has already had a great start to 2016. However, the company is expected to continue like this through the summer and to end the year on a high. Multiple new DSLRs could be unveiled in the following months and one of them is the D3400, which will replace the entry-level D3300.