Photokina 2018

The $6,000 Android-powered Zeiss ZX-1 camera has been discontinued

Feb 16, 2023
John Aldred

Android cameras have had a bit of a funny history. Every so often, a new one randomly pops up, people get excited, and then it…

Zeiss ZX1 full-frame Android camera is finally available for $6,000

Oct 29, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

It’s been two years since Zeiss announced ZX1, a full-frame Android-powered camera. The announcement was followed by a lot of questions, and it looks like…

The Zeiss ZX1 might finally be close to release after Adobe adds support to Camera Raw

Dec 11, 2019
John Aldred

It’s been a minute since we last heard anything about the Lightroom-powered Zeiss ZX1 camera. Almost a whole year, in fact. It was first announced…

The Godox V1 round head speedlight is finally here

Mar 1, 2019
John Aldred

The Godox round head speedlight, first teased during Photokina 2018 is finally a real, finished, final product. Now it has an official name, too, the…

“Fuji will never go full frame” says Fujifilm general manager

Oct 23, 2018
John Aldred

If you’re a Fuji shooter (or even if you’re not) that was hoping they’d one day go full frame, then your dreams just got crushed….

The first Godox AD200 lookalike has arrived – The Triopo F1-200

Oct 3, 2018
John Aldred

I wasn’t able to make it to Photokina this year, but our friend David at Lighting Rumours did. He happened to stumble across the Triopo…

Ricoh announces development of the 24MP GRIII with 3-axis IBIS

Sep 28, 2018
John Aldred

The Ricoh GRII was announced way back in June 2015. It contained a 16MP APS-C sized CMOS sensor with a 28mm equivalent lens and became very…

Zeiss adds 40mm f/2 Close Focus to its Batis range of lenses

Sep 28, 2018
John Aldred

A new camera with zero card slots isn’t all that Zeiss has announced at Photokina this year. They’ve also announced the Zeiss Batis 2/40 CF…

Samyang shows off XP 10mm f/3.5 at Photokina – World’s widest lens for full frame DSLRs

Sep 28, 2018
John Aldred

Despite appearances, the new Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5 is not a fisheye. It’s a rectilinear lens, which Samyang says offers “zero distortion”. It’s a manual…

The new Zeiss ZX1 full frame mirrorless camera runs Lightroom CC

Sep 27, 2018
John Aldred

What is going on? It’s like everybody is jumping into the full frame mirrorless market the last month or so. Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, Sigma, Zenit,…