ombining a super telephoto length, bright aperture, and lightweight design, this FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens for Sony E-mount cameras is ideal for sports, wildlife, and nature photographers. The fast 2.8 aperture provides great depth of field control for isolating subjects as well as maximizing performance for low-light shooting situations. Three fluorite elements reduce chromatic aberration and one ED element further increases performance and image quality by reducing flare and ghosting while shooting in harsh conditions.

Weighing in at just 6.4 lb, this lens is incredibly portable for glass of its size. The weight of the lens is also redistributed to the back where it would sit over a monopod, making tracking subjects and panning easier. Complementing that is Sony’s XD Linear Motor autofocus system, which quickly and qui ... Read more »

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A technician is reflected in a 50-mm Leica Noctilux lens.

It was the curved shape of the lens that led to its name being borrowed, in the late 17th century, from the Latin name of the lentil plant, lens culinaris. In French, another word for lens is objectif—suggesting truth and impartiality.While objectif had been used since the 17th century to describe the optical glass of scientific instruments like telescopes and microscopes, one of its earliest uses as a name for photographic optics was in Jules Verne’s 1874 novel The Mysterious Island. A group of Americans str ... Read more »

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The Canon DSLR and Mirrorless models, which may have been the counterpart of previously registered camera codes, were leaked.

It seems that previous rumors about Canon is testing their full frame mirrorless camera is right. Photokina 2018 opens its doors in September. There is a strong chance that Canon will announce or hint a development process for the long-rumored Canon Full Frame mirrorless camera.

In early 2018, Canon has registered a list of camera codes at certification agencies. According to recent reports, these camera codes are Canon full frame mirrorless cameraEOS 5DS/R Mark IIEOS 90D 7D Mark III ... Read more »

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The new Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM telephoto zoom lens is now in stock and shipping from several major stores in US.

The new version of its popular 70-200mm F4L telezoom features numerous improvements over its predecessor, including five stops of stabilization. The updated IS is now quieter, and now features three modes, designed specifically for shooting still and moving subjects. Weighing 780g, the new 70-200mm F4L is 40g heavier than its predecessor.

The Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L IS II USM lens is now available, the price is $1299 – AmazonB&H Photo Video |  ... Read more »

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M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO

Olympus Corporation (President: Hiroyuki Sasa) is pleased to announce that the M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO (34mm focal length in 35mm equivalent) interchangeable lens (launched in January 2018) is the recipient of the Camera Grand Prix 2018 “Lens of the Year” award in Japan.

Olympus recently expanded its M.Zuiko F1.2 PRO prime lens lineup with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO (34mm focal length in ... Read more »

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Sony has released firmware update version 3.0 for the Sony Alpha A9 mirrorless sports camera.

This looks like a major firmware that improves auto focus performance, flash control and functionality. Sony also improved the “all-round operational stability”. Several minor changes has also been applied with this update.

Unfortunately this upgrade doesn’t feature the so-called S-log support yet. We also know the community waits for picture profiles and continuous video file naming. Maybe in the next firmware falks. Check out the details and download links of this A9 firmware v3.00 below. Best Lenses for Sony A9

Sony A9 firmware update V3.00 Details


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New rumors about the Nikon D650 DSLR, which has been named among entry-level DSLR cameras, are coming.

Nikon’s FX-format series will be released as an upgrade to the D610, although the name of the new model is not yet clear, the gossip indicates the D650 may be.

As is known, the Nikon D610 was introduced on October 8, 2013, about 4 years ago. If Nikon will hear the new model in this segment, it will be named Nikon D650 and it is thought to be able to drive the market to strengthen its position in the DSLR market.

Now let’s try to convey some leaked information about Nikon D650 specifications.

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Ricoh Imaging officially announced the new Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens. This is the first Star-series lens developed under Pentax’s renewed performance evaluation criteria. This large-aperture, standard lens assures exceptional image quality with minimal aberrations.

The HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Lens from Pentax is a standard length prime lens with a bright maximum aperture that enables accurate low-light shooting as well as providing a wide range of depth of field control. While designed for full-frame Pentax K-mount cameras, the lens can be used on APS-C format cameras where it provides a 76.5mm focal length.

The US price for th ... Read more »

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Fujifilm released new firmware updates for FUJIFILM X-A3, X-A5, X-A20 entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Installing these firmware updates introduces a new PDAF algorithm for X-A5 while all models gets initial setting of ISO is changed to “AUTO” from “200” when switching to P, S, A, M, and Adv mode.

Check out the firmware update details for the X-A3, X-A5 and X-A20 with download links included

Fujifilm Released Firmware Updates X-A3, X-A5 X-A20 Cameras

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