Fujifilm X-T2 is official with 24.3MP sensor, 4K, WiFi, and more
Folks, it’s here! The latest weathersealed mirrorless camera from Fujifilm has been unveiled, as predicted. The new X-T2 MILC is the company’s first camera capable of recording videos at 4K resolution. It’s got plenty of other features and will be released in the third quarter of 2016. Check out everything about it in this article!
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.
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.
Canon E-TTL III causes 5D Mark IV and 1D X Mark II delays
As you may have noticed during the past few months, Canon has chosen to delay both the 5D Mark IV and 1D X Mark II DSLR cameras. An insider is claiming to know the main reason why these shooters have been postponed. It seems like the culprit is the Canon E-TTL III flash metering technology, which is coming out in 2016.
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.
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.
New Fujifilm flash guns expected to drop in the near future
Fujifilm is preparing to become a little more attractive to professional photographers. The talk of the town is suggesting that two new Fujifilm flash guns are reportedly in the works and that they will be unveiled in the near future. One model is said to support high-speed sync and to be announced sometime by the end of 2014.
Nikon SB-500 Speedlight flash revealed with built-in LED light
Nikon has been rumored to launch a new Speedlight as part of the Photokina 2014 event. Once again, the rumors have turned out to be true and the Nikon SB-500 Speedlight is official with a sleek feature. The flash includes an LED light, which will be illuminating your videos. The SB-500 Speedlight will be released this September.
Nikon SB-500 Speedlight flash is allegedly coming soon
The whole world is excited about the Nikon D750, a DSLR camera which will be introduced sometime around Photokina 2014. The Japan-based company has other surprises in tow, as the Nikon SB-500 Speedlight Flash is reportedly in the works and will be launched as a replacement for the already-discontinued SB-400 flash gun.
Phottix Mitros+ TTL Transceiver Flash released for Nikon DSLRs
Sometime in the fall of 2013, the Phottix Mitros+ has been released for Canon DSLR cameras. The manufacturer has promised that a Nikon version will follow soon. Well, months have passed since then, but the wait is finally over. The TTL Transceiver Flash is also available for Nikon DSLRs with the same amazing features.
Yongnuo RF-603 II wireless flash trigger/remote now available
Wireless flash triggers from Nikon and Canon are usually very expensive and consumers think that they are overpriced. Well, the Yongnuo RF-603 II wireless flash trigger/remote system is now available, as third-party manufacturers continue to give brands such as Nikon and Canon a run for their money.
Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger unveiled for Nikon DSLRs, too
The amazing Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger, which has impressed photographers worldwide, is now available for Nikon users as well. The accessory has been released for Canon cameras earlier this year, while now it has managed to become compatible with Nikon DSLRs with the same features and a similar price tag.
Profoto B1 revealed as an off-camera flash with TTL support
Have you ever wanted an off-camera flash with the power of 10 Speedlights and wireless TTL support? Well, today you are in luck as the Profoto B1 has just been unveiled and as a revolutionary lighting accessory with many features. The B1 will be released soon, but users will have to decide whether its abilities are worth the price.
Phottix announces Strato TTL flash trigger for Canon DSLR cameras
Phottix has expanded its lineup of flash triggers and wireless remote controllers. The new Strato TTL is capable of remotely triggering TTL flashes, supporting a maximum shutter speed of 1/8000th of a second. It is compatible with Canon DSLR cameras and will become available on the market sometime in the middle of October.
Yongnuo YN-E3-RT trigger and flash for Canon DSLRs announced
Yongnuo YN-E3-RT has become official as the world’s first third-party trigger and flash capable of supporting Canon’s RT technology. As a result, it can control multiple 600EX-RT Speedlites without leaving the DSLR camera at once. Moreover, the YN-622C-RX and YN-622N-TX control units have been launched for YN-622 triggers.
Phottix introduces new Mitros+ TTL Transceiver Flash
Phottix has begun teasing the so-called Mitros+ a few days ago. Sources were speculating that we might be looking at a flash gun with built-in radio control. Well, the rumors have become true as the Mitros+ TTL Transceiver Flash is here and it comes with the awesome capability of TTL triggering via an Odin transmitter.
ExpoImaging announces Rogue Safari Pop-Up Flash Booster
Have you ever wished to get more luminosity from your DSLR’s built-in flash? Wouldn’t have been great if it also came packed with a bigger range? Well, ExpoImaging has the solution for that and it is called Rogue Safari Pop-Up Flash Booster. This accessory can be mounted on your DSLR in order to provide 8x more light.