The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF is a Full Frame Canon EF Mount lens that sets new standards for portrait lenses thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. The bright prime lens weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap). It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image.

The new Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF lens will be available from July 2018 for $749.99. For comparison, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens is priced at $1,599. Check it at B&H Photo ... Read more »

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Nikon announced this morning that it is developing the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, an FX-format (aka full frame) fixed focal length super-telephoto lens, which the company says will “strike the ideal combination of portability and performance.” Nikon did not release images of this upcoming lens; the photo above is of the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens from 2015 for reference. 

According to Nikon, the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens will be “significantly smaller and lighter than comparable camera lenses” due to the use of Phase Fresnel (PF) lens elements in the upcoming 500mm.

“Despite its long focal length, the lens’ compact body can be attained with fewer lens elemen ... Read more »

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Jupiter’s sandy swirls and blue-hued poles are visible even from Earth. But the Juno spacecraft’s crisp and colorful images begin as warped and dull raw files. The fantastic finished visuals are the result of enthusiastic amateur astronomers, software developers, and artists communicating over message boards. They work together to turn the raw images into accurate art for the space-loving public. On today’s  ... Read more »

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Detailed specifications for the Nikon D3500 DSLR camera are beginning to leak. According to recent rumors, the entry-level Nikon D3500 DSLR is rumored to be announced before or at the Photokina 2018 event.

It seems that one of the cameras Nikon has registered for connection necessity in the past days is Nikon D3500 DSLR. We can well see that the record made with the code name “N1718” has the same connection characteristics as the D3400 and points to a renewal.

So it’s just a DSLR that does not come with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi installed. Now let’s look at how the first features for the possible Nikon D3500 DSLR can be pointed out.

Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera Expected Features

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