Below is a video posted to YouTube by TheSleeb. In it, we catch a ridiculous glimpse at just how powerful Canon’s superzoom compact can be when using its 200x digital zoom (it’s optical zoom stops at 50x).[Read More…]
Sigma has officially lifted the veil on two new Global Vision lenses, the 50–100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art and 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary.
In addition to two new pieces of glass, Sigma has unexpectedly announced the MC–11, a lens mount converter for attaching Sigma glass to Sony E-mount cameras.[Read More…]
Looking more like a giant eyeball than a camera, Samsung have today entered into the 360 degree arena with the announcement of the Samsung Gear 360 camera.
This camera also conforms to that new standard with a pair of f/2.0 lenses, each covering an extremely wide 195 degree field of view for full 360 degree total coverage.
The lens leaks and announcements are coming through thick and fast at the moment, aren’t they?
You might’ve noticed Tamron’s teaser image floating around lately suggesting that some new lenses might be coming, but now Tamron officially joins Sigma, Sony, Samyang, SLR Magic, Canon, and others launching new glass in 2016 with the announcement of two new lenses.
At virtually every major sporting event across the planet, we see groups of photographers huddled together on the sidelines, their allegiance often only visible by the colour of the lenses attached to their cameras, but why are Canon’s telephoto lenses white?
Canon’s official position is that large lenses contain large elements and that are more susceptible to heat expansion than the lens elements found in smaller lenses.
Sigma already has a steady collection of ‘Art’ lenses on the market, but it looks like they have a few more up their sleeves for 2016.[Read More…]
I’m not quite sure what the fascination is with offering Leica cameras with the purchase of a vehicle is, but it appears to be a trend that’s growing.
Late last year, we reported that car manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company was giving away a custom Leica T (Typ701) with every purchase of its $250K BAC Mono. Now, it appears BMW is getting in on the action, also offering a free Leica T (Typ701) with the purchase of its BMW i3 Mr Porter Edition.[Read More…]