Canon announces flagship Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash
Canon is aiming to deliver more creative tools to EOS photographers by introducing the new Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash gun. This product becomes the flagship Speedlite flash in Canon’s line-up and it is expected to drop in stores near you at the beginning of this summer, more specifically in June 2016.
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.
Sigma MC-11 adapter, EF-630 flash, and two cameras announced
It has been a busy day for Sigma fans, who were expecting to see the Japan-based manufacturer unveil two new lenses. However, they have been taken by surprise as Sigma has also introduced the MC-11 mount converter, the EF-630 electronic flash, as well as the SD Quattro and SD Quattro H mirrorless cameras.
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens announced
The EOS 80D has not arrived alone. The camera is now joined by three accessories: EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens, PZ-E1 power zoom adapter and DM-E1 directional stereo microphone. They are here with new features for EOS DSLR users and they are coming soon to a store new you.
First Canon 80D photos revealed along with detailed specs
Canon will announce a slew of products in the near future. Some of them have already started appearing on the web. These are the cases of the EOS 80D DSLR camera, the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM zoom lens, and a power zoom adapter. Check out their photos, specs, and details in this article!
Sigma Water Repellent Ceramic Protector announced
Sigma has just launched another first-in-the-world product. The Japanese company continues its tradition with the Sigma Water Repellent Ceramic Protector, a protective lens filter made of Clear Glass Ceramic. It is the first time the material has been used in a lens filter and it delivers 10 times the strength of conventional filters.
Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens photo and specs leaked
Fujifilm will hold a product launch event in the near future in order to officially reveal a couple of products which have been in development for a while. The products in question are the XF 35mm f/2 R WR prime lens and XF 1.4x TC WR teleconverter and their photos as well as specs have just been leaked on the web.
New Fujifilm flash to be actually released sometime in 2016
The sought-after new Fujifilm flash has been delayed once again. This is what an insider is reporting, as the company’s plans have been messed up by unforeseen issues, including the Metz insolvency. Nevertheless, it seems like this is the last delay and that the flash will be released sometime in the first half of 2016.
Canon announces Speedlite 430EX III RT external flash gun
Canon has taken the wraps off of a new product. It is not a camera, nor a DSLR or lens. In fact, it is a new accessory aimed at amateur photographers looking to experiment with pro-grade features. Without much further ado, here is the new Speedlite 430EX III RT external flash which offers radio-controlled wireless TTL support.
New Canon patent hints at full-frame mirrorless camera
The rumor mill has claimed a few times that Canon is working on a full-frame mirrorless camera. Sources in Japan are adding fuel to the fire, as they have discovered that the company has patented an EF/EF-S lens mount adapter that is aimed at mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.
SLR Magic announces HyperPrime Cine 50mm T0.95 lens
SLR Magic is back into the spotlight with two new products. The third-party lens maker has decided to bring a couple of new optical devices at the Cine Gear Expo 2015 event in Los Angeles. The first is the HyperPrime Cine 50mm T0.95 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras, while the second consists of a Rangefinder Cine Adapter.
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.
Nissin Di700A flash and Commander Air 1 radio system announced
Nissin has announced the first flash system to support radio technology. The new Nissin Di700A is a flash gun with support for the Nissin Air System, allowing photographers to control up to 21 flash guns located at a distance of up to 30 meters using the new Commander Air 1 2.4GHz radio transmitter.
Nikon 3mm f/2.8 fisheye lens patented for mirrorless cameras
Nikon has patented a couple of products in its home country. One of them consists of a speed booster, which can be mounted between a camera and a lens in order to widen the focal length and increase the aperture. The other one consists of a Nikon 3mm f/2.8 fisheye lens, which has been designed for 1-series mirrorless cameras.
Optional Canon image stabilization for lenses patented in Japan
Canon has patented an interesting accessory in its home country, Japan. An optional Canon image stabilization system is apparently in the works. The patent application says that it can be added into a lens, but it would not alter the lens’ focal length or aperture value, while some suspect that it could revolutionize the industry.
Sidekick is the perfect companion light for GoPro Hero cameras
Have you ever wanted to capture better photos and videos in low-light or backlit conditions with your GoPro Hero action camera? Well, then the Sidekick is the perfect companion light for you and your setup. This accessory is waterproof and can be pre-ordered on the Kickstarter platform, courtesy of Light & Motion.
Olympus 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II zoom lens photos revealed
Olympus is on the verge of announcing the OM-D E-M5II Micro Four Thirds camera and a bunch of accessories for this new model. In addition, a new lens is coming, too. Before the event, the first real-life Olympus 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II zoom lens photos have been leaked, alongside images of an ECG-2 camera grip for the E-M5II.
More Olympus OM-D E-M5II images leaked
Olympus is on the verge of announcing a replacement for the mid-range E-M5 camera. As a result, the leaks concerning this new shooter are not stopping. The latest of the series consists of more Olympus OM-D E-M5II images, which are revealing the camera’s list of accessories as well as the 14-150mm lens kit.
Metz announces Mecablitz 26 AF-1 flash for compact cameras
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.
Toshiba reveals world’s first SDHC memory card with NFC
The world’s first SD memory card with built-in WiFi was introduced a long time ago. Now, it is time for the world’s first SDHC memory card with NFC to become official. Toshiba is the first company in the world to announce a memory card that is equipped with NFC technology at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015.
CamsFormer turns your DSLR into a mean photo machine
One of the most exciting projects from Kickstarter is CamsFormer. Its creator, Clive Smith, promises that this device will transform your DSLR and your photography life, thanks to the slew of features that it provides. This is an all-in-one accessory that comes packed with sensors, WiFi, image-editing tools, and many other features!