If you’re a fan of Lego and love photography, the nanoblock Nikon F camera kit will be a dream come true. While this isn’t a Lego product, nanoblocks are very similar and building the camera would be just as much fun as building a Lego model. The kit is now on sale in Japan at the Nikon Direct Store.
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.