Windows 10 has been around since the end of July 2015 and DxO has decided to do something about it. The company has released new versions of its image-editing tools in order to support Microsoft’s newest operating system. The DxO Optics Pro 10.4.3 update now supports Windows 10 as well as six new camera profiles.
The delay of the Sony A7000 is claiming another victim. The rumor mill is now stating that the announcement event of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 has been postponed until the beginning of 2016. The main culprit is said to be the sensor of the Sony A7000, which is troubled by unknown issues, so the X-Pro2 cannot come out this fall.
When one thinks of macro photography, one thinks of a telephoto lens. Well, up until now that is, as Venus Optics has officially revealed the Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens, which has become world’s widest lens to offer 1:1 macro capabilities. Now, photographers can reveal the habitat of their tiny macro subjects!
Ricoh has finally revealed the long-rumored successor to the original GR premium compact camera. The brand new Ricoh GR II is here as a minor improvement over its predecessor. The list of novelties includes useful things, including built-in WiFi and NFC technologies as well as a larger buffer for action photographers.
A source, who has revealed spot-on information in the past, is reviving a rumor which circulated on the web back in 2014. This time, it is said to be the real deal. It is rumored that the Fujifilm medium format camera is in development and that the Japanese company is trying to keep the project as secret as possible.
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.
If you were gone in April 2015 and photography is your passion, then you must not miss our recap! Camyx put the best photo industry news and rumors from April 2015 into a single article in order to reveal what you missed about Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Fujifilm and more during the past few weeks.
As expected, ZY Optics has finally unveiled the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens, which has been teased during the past couple of weeks and which has been leaked by the rumor mill. It is referred to as “The Dream” and it has been designed for portrait photographers using Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony FE full-frame cameras.
ZY Optics has been teasing the launch of a new lens on its Facebook page since the beginning of April 2015. Meanwhile, the rumor mill has managed to get a hold of the product’s name, specs, photos, and mount details. Without further ado, the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens is said to become official in the near future!
Lensbaby has announced the lens which has been teased recently. There are a few differences between what the rumor mill said the lens is going to be. The product has macro capabilities and it is a 56mm model instead of a regular 55mm version. Either way, the Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro lens is official now and it is coming soon!
As teased in late March, Samyang introduced a new lens, which was then joined by its cine counterpart. The Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro lens allows photographers to capture beautiful close-up shots of small subjects, while the Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC Macro lens is aimed at videographers.
Ricoh has patented one of the most interesting lenses of recent times. The optic in question consists of a Ricoh 16.4-500mm f/4-6.7 lens, which comes packed with a built-in diffractive optics element and a 2x extender. The latter is capable of providing a staggering 35mm focal length equivalent of 5600mm.
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February 2015 has housed one of the most exciting photo industry events of the year. We have compiled a February and CP+ 2015 recap article, which includes the most exciting news and rumors that surfaced on the web during the past four weeks. Here is what you may have missed if you were offline in February 2015!
Olympus has patented a new, bright zoom lens at the USPTO, which appears to have been designed to cover sensors smaller than those of the Micro Four Thirds ones. The new Olympus 5-24mm f/1.8-2.8 lens will allegedly make its way into a premium compact camera, which could be announced at some point in the future.
Ricoh has introduced some Pentax-branded products before CP+ 2015. It appears that the company has decided to focus on its brand as well, by announcing the Ricoh WG-5 GPS, a premium, rugged compact camera that replaces both the WG-4 and WG-4 GPS. The new shooter features an interesting photo mode, called Mermaid.
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.
Fujifilm X-mount mirrorless camera owners may have some reasons for joy this Spring and the reasons are not coming from the company that makes their shooters. According to the rumor mill, a few Lensbaby X-mount lenses will become available this Spring, bringing more creativity options to the Fuji X-mount users.
Are you no longer satisfied with the built-in flash of your point-and-shoot, compact, or mirrorless camera? Well, Metz has got you covered with the brand new Mecablitz 26 AF-1 flash. This is a pocket-friendly, but powerful flash with TTL support and an integrated LED light, which is great for autofocusing and for recording videos.
After being teased for quite a while, the Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC lens has been introduced officially. The lens has been designed for digital cameras with full frame image sensors, although it will be compatible with APS-C and Micro Four Thirds cameras, too. The cine version has also been revealed and both versions will become available soon.
Samyang has taken the wraps off of the Rokinon 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC fisheye lens. The new optic has been designed for cinematography purposes and cameras with full frame sensors. The Rokinon-branded lens will become available for purchase in December 2014 for Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Pentax cameras.