Laowa 7.5mm F2 for MFT and 15mm F2 FE Zero-D Lenses Announced

Venus Optics has announced the new Laowa 7.5mm F2 and 15mm F2 FE Zero-D lenses.

The Laowa 15mm F2 FE Zero-D is the world’s fastest lens for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The Laowa 7.5mm F2 is the world’s widest optic for Micro Four Thirds cameras.

Both Laowa lenses will be available in early 2017. No pricing is given yet. Additional information with MTF graphics and technical specifications can be found below. … Continue reading


Fujifilm Medium Format Camera will be on display at Photokina 2016

Fujifilm is allegedly working on a new medium format camera. Fuji might display a mock-up or prototype of the rumored medium format camera at Photokina 2016 event.

The rumor mill were in talks of a future medium format camera by Fuji for a long time. It will feature a large 50-megapixel image sensor that will be made by Sony. The product will also include three new lenses.

According to trusted sources, the new camera will come along with two prime and one zoom lens. It will have a DSLR style design with more affordable price. More buzz after the break! … Continue reading


Full Canon EOS M5 specifications leaked

Full Canon EOS M5 specifications has been leaked on the web. It will be the EOS M3 successor and to be announced at Photokina 2016.

Sources are reporting that a true replacement to the EOS M3 mirrorless camera coming this year. The successor model previously rumored for late 2016 but recent gossips hint at Photokina announcement.

Looks like Canon will not abandon the mirrorless market. Reliable sources posted the full Canon EOS M5 specifications. The MILC will be unveiled just before the Photokina event. … Continue reading


Sony E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS E-mount lens announced

Sony has introduced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS lens for Super 35mm and APS-C format cameras.

The E-mount power zoom lens provides a focal length starts at 18mm wide angle and extends to 110mm at the telephoto end. It has a 6.1x high zoom ratio, even with inner focus. The optic maintains a constant F4 maximum aperture throughout its zoom range. Designed for video shooters the optic uses the company’s Smooth Motion Optics (SMO) design to prevent focus breathing, focus shifts and axial image shifts while zooming.

The E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS also includes a dust- and moisture-resistant design, built-in SteadyShot and quiet operation. … Continue reading


Canon EOS M5 specs leaked on the web

Canon is on the verge to announce a true replacement to the EOS M3 mirrorless camera before Photokina 2016. First Canon EOS M5 specs has been leaked on the web.

Sources are reporting that a successor to the EOS M3 is on the horizon. Even the rumored EOS M5 camera previously mentioned for late 2016, recent gossips hint at Photokina announcement.

Looks like Canon will not abandon the mirrorless market. Reliable sources posted the very first Canon EOS M5 specs. The MILC will be unveiled before the Photokina event. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X100F will be the X100T successor camera

Fujifilm is allegedly working on a new X100T successor camera. It is rumored to be named as Fujifilm X100F.

The X100 series will gain another member soon. A lot of peopled speculated that the Japanese company will launch a successor at Photokina 2016. There is a not much chance that this will be happening, but, Fuji lovers can wait for the early 2017 for good surprises.

Fujifilm X100T is the top X-series compact camera announced back in 2015. Now the successor model is in the talks as the new camera will not be named Fujifilm X200 as previously rumored. It will be called Fujifilm X100F.

Update : New Fujifilm X100F specs and details leaked

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Full Panasonic GH5 Specifications Leaked

Full Panasonic GH5 specifications has been leaked online ahead of the official announcement. The flagship MILC will replace the current GH4 camera which has been introduced back in February, 2014.

Panasonic will unveil the video-centric shooter at Photokina 2016 event. It is expected to be a pre-announcement and the Micro Four Thirds camera will be released in early 2017.

Now more Panasonic GH5 specifications surfaced on the web including the 4K and 6K video recording.  … Continue reading


Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens Officially Announced

Sony has introduced the FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens. Designed for full-frame E-mount cameras the new optic provides true 1:1 macro magnification.

Lightweight and compact standard prime model SEL50M28 offers versatile shooting experience and is resistant to dust and moisture. The lens construction includes 8 elements in 7 groups and a rounded 7-blade aperture.

The new Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens will be available in September for about $500 US. … Continue reading


Panasonic GH5 Specs To Feature 4K and 4:2:2 10 bits internal recording

More detailed Panasonic GH5 specs has been leaked online. It is expected that the flagship Micro Four Thirds camera will be unveiled at Photokina event.

The company will announce the video-centric shooter as it will be a pre-announcement of the Panasonic GH5. It will be released in early 2017.

The GH5 from Panasonic will replace the current GH4 mirrorless camera which has been introduced back in February, 2014. Now trusted sources has posted more Panasonic GH5 specs details regarding 4K video recording. … Continue reading


Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens To Be Announced Soon

Zeiss is allegedly working on a new macro lens. The product in question is the Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 and it will be announced soon.

The Batis-series lenses delivers a very high image quality and provides the same dust and weather seals. The first three optics are the 25mm f/2, 85mm f/1.8 and the 18mm f/2.8 models.

Now the rumor mill points to a September announcement. We might see the Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 lens soon. … Continue reading