Leica is about to announce the SL2, the successor to the Leica SL mirrorless digital camera. But before the official announcement, a few photos and specs have leaked, showing us the upcoming Leica’s camera.
Here is some interesting news for the weekend. Sony Alpha Rumors just posted a leaked photo of the upcoming Sony a9II. While leaked photos are sometimes real and sometimes “shopped”, SAR is usually a reliable source. The good news: The camera will be announced in October and displayed at the PhotoPlus show in New York. We will be there to provide real-time coverage.
In a database recently discovered online, there was a vast number of private data of various Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brands. There were nearly 50 million people affected, and the database contained even their private data, including phone numbers and email addresses.
Oh yeah, that’s a whole lotta glass! New images have come from Nokishita showing five new Sigma Art, Sport & Contemporary series lenses. Two of these I suggested we may see soon after the recent Sigma Cinema Lens announcement, and one’s a very long-awaited and much-anticipated hunk of glass. But there are also a couple of surprises.
Leaks happen all the time. Often they’re through anonymous sources, and occasionally a distributor lets something slip. But it’s rarely by the manufacturer themselves. This time, though, it seems that Fujifilm EU has accidentally leaked the complete specs for its upcoming X-T100 camera. The page was quickly taken down, but not before Google managed to snag a copy in its cache.
The leak was spotted by serial leakers Nokishita. They posted a copy of the basic specs, along with a links to cached content. For all intents and purposes, the X-T100 seems to basically be a Fuji X-A5, but with an EVF, 3-way tilting touchscreen and a bigger buffer.
A leaked e-mail from Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun reveals that the company is creating its own camera department to compete with other major manufacturers. The CEO apparently considers photography one of the most important features of modern smartphones, and building a better camera will help the company elevate the quality of their phones even more.[Read More…]