If full-frame compact system cameras get you excited, the Leica SL will almost certainly be of interest. This beautifully designed camera not only looks amazing, but the specs are also impressive. At over £8000 with the new 24-90mm lens it’s expensive, but that’s unlikely to put off Leica fans who have been eagerly waiting for a camera of this type from the manufacturer. Here’s the press release for the Leica SL (Typ 601) with full specs and product images.
Canon has announced the development an APS-H-size (approx. 29.2 x 20.2 mm) CMOS sensor incorporating approximately 250 million pixels (19,580 x 12,600 pixels), the world’s highest number of pixels[i] for a CMOS sensor smaller than the size of a 35 mm full-frame sensor.
Tamron has announced two fixed focal length lenses – the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD & SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD. These new lenses provide the ultimate in functionality and operation being equipped with fast f1.8 apertures together with Tamron’s renowned VC (Vibration Compensation) Image stabilization system. Both the SP45mm and SP35mm are compatible with full-frame DSLR cameras and APS-C format cameras.
Canon has announced the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, a new wide angle L-series lens designed for professional photographers. The successor to the legendary EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, the lens is the world’s first to feature Canon’s newly developed Blue Spectrum Refractive optics (BR optics) – ensuring sensational image quality across a diverse range of scenes – from news and sports scenes to weddings.
Nikon has unveiled a brand new ‘big zoom’ and introduces a whole new level of super-telephoto versatility. Packed with the latest lens technologies, the AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR offers incredible reach.
Nikon has extended the all-new AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED. Lighter and more compact than its brother, this fast FX-format lens captures dynamic and immersive images. Find out more about this new lens here…
The new AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR has received a complete overhaul making the most widely used professional zoom lens in the NIKKOR line-up faster, stronger, and steadier than ever. The addition of Nikon’s impressive Vibration Reduction (VR), a brand new optical construction and a more sturdy build breathe new life into this renowned lens
DxO has announced the DxO ONE – a pocket-size 20.2MP camera that combines DSLR image quality with the convenience of mobile photography. Could this be the camera that will truly revolutionise smartphone photography? find out more below…
Photography is full of strange and seemingly meaningless terms and phrases that can baffle even experienced photographers. So if you’ve been wondering what flat and cold means among many other things, this glossary is exactly what you’ve been looking for. This list is in no way definitive, but it will be a useful resource for beginners and more experienced photographers alike.