Zhongyi Optics, often referred to as ZY Optics, has release the second iteration of their Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 lens, a manual focus lens with a fast maximum aperture at an impressive price point.[Read More…]
If you’ve ever dreamed of working for Sports Illustrated and photographing the MLB World Series, keep dreaming; it’s not likely to happen.
But, a lens currently on sale over at eBay will make a small part of your dream come true.
The rare Carl Zeiss 1000mm f/5.6 Mirotar lens has been used solely by SI and is one of only 28 made.
SLR Magic has announced a brand new set of anamorphic cinema lenses. Known for manufacturing affordable optics for filmmakers, SLR Magic’s new ANAMORPHOT-CINE lens lineup is comprised of a 35mm T/2.4, the 50mm T/2.8 and the 70mm T/4, all of which are built on the PL mount, but can be adjusted for Canon EF, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-mount and Nikon F lens mounts.[Read More…]
Shortly after its announcement I read a review of the Nikon P900 super-zoom bridge camera, where the author excitedly said it can be used to shoot objects as far as ten miles away.
Judging by this photo of the International Space Station, captured by Naftali Maimon, I’m happy to say the P900’s 83x 2000mm-equivalent zoom is also capable of snapping photos of objects 250 miles away.
That’s right, this photo was captured with a $597 bridge camera!
Even if you’re a film photographer, it’s likely that at some point you will need to digitize your negatives. While Scanning is the optimal solution in terms of resolution and quality, it’s also possible to use a digital camera to take a picture of the negative, effectively giving you a true digital negative to work with.
Korean optics manufacturer Samyang has announced two new video lenses: the XEEN 14mm T3.1 and XEEN 35mm T1.5.[Read More…]
GoPro, once the undisputed action camera leader, has had a rough time lately.
In attempt to improve its financial results and regain market share, the company announced that as of April it will be narrowing down its camera lineup and focusing on just three models.
The Hero5 won’t be one of those cameras, unfortunately, as its release date has once again been pushed back.