Canon EOS R and Nikon Z are getting the first third-party lenses. Chinese company Kipon is releasing ELEGANT, a line-up of five prime lenses for both Nikon’s and Canon’s full-frame mirrorless cameras.
Tamron set to release 28-75mm f/2.8 lens for Sony, their first Full-Frame E-Mount offering
According to Photorumors, Tamron will be releasing a 28-75mm. f/2.8 Di III RXD lens on April 27th. The company hasn’t mentioned anything about how much it’s going to cost yet. However, Sonyaddict reported in March that the pre-sale price listed in China was Y5,300.00 (about $840) on Taobao.com. If that value is accurate, it’s going to be $1,349 cheaper than Sony’s very own 24-70mm.
Instagram Lays Down the Banhammer on 3rd Party Apps, Minimizes API Access
Last week, it was revealed InstaAgent, a third party Instagram app, was stealing users credentials and using them to post unauthorized photos to accounts.
In what can only be considered a direct result of this news, Instagram has announced a massive change in policies that will dramatically impact third party apps by limiting how much developers are able to do with its API.[Read More…]
Grum lets you post to Instagram straight from your browser
Instagram doesn’t officially support uploads from third-party apps, but that hasn’t stopped developers from trying. The latest effort is Grum, a web app that lets you organize, schedule and upload images to Instagram, right from your computer.[Read More…]
Is Canon Planning On Blocking Magic Lantern ?
A Canon 5D Mark III owner reported on the Magic Lantern forums that he is unable to install the popular software on his new camera, which he purchased several weeks ago.
According to the owner, his camera is running firmware version 1.3.3, which does not appear on Canon’s website and is not supported by Magic Lantern. It is also worth mentioning that the user states he was unable to downgrade the firmware to an earlier version that is supported by the third-party software.
Assuming this is true, is it simply an updated firmware version that hasn’t made its way to Canon’s support website and the Magic Lantern team, or is Canon aiming to cripple your camera?
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