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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Pricing and Availability Date Announced

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma has announced the recommended price and availability date of the highly anticipated Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens. The 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be available late April for $949 in the USA. Sigma 50mm f/1.4 recently shaked the lens world with its head-to-head performance to legendary $4.000 Zeiss 55mm F.14 Otus lens. so at only $949, it ...

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An Impressive Low-light Video Demonstration of Sony A7s (ISO 1600 to 409600!)

Sony A7r Video at ISO 409600

Sony has released a demo video from the new Sony A7s – Sony A7s: Low Light Demonstration (ISO 1600 to 409600)-  on SonyHowTo YouTube channel and the results are spectacular. The noise levels at ISO40960 are obviously not acceptable for a professional work but you literally record a video in total darkness, I am sure some people will find ways to utilize this capability.

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Lensbaby Announces 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby has announced 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye full manual Lens for Canon and Nikon APS-C size sensor cameras, providing an extreme wideangle of view of 185º (anything beyond 180º means that it sees behind itself, don’t ask me how!). It is a  bit pricey at $300 but I have to say that it is actually a better constructed and more serious looking lens than ...

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New Tamron 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 Lens Price and Availability

Tamron 16-300mm Lens

Tamron has announced the price and availability date for its 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro 18.8x superzoom for APS-C SLRs. The 16-300mm (24-450mm FF equivalent) will go on sale in the middle of May at a price of $629.  Tamron 16-300mm features an ultrasonic-type AF motor, splashproof body and optical image stabilization (VC). Its main differentiator form the other superzooms is ...

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Nikon Promises Camera Replacement for D600 if Spots Issue not Fixed

Nikon has recently  released an announcement where they promise to replace the cameras if the shutter replacement doesn’t fix the black spots issue. Below you can find the official announcement: Announcement Regarding the Nikon D600 Digital SLR Camera March 28, 2014 With regard to the issue with which multiple granular black spots are reflected in images captured with the D600 digital SLR ...

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HTC One M8 with Duo Camera

HTC One M8 Duo Camera

HTC has launched  the HTC One M8, the new flagship model with its creative Duo Camera feature. In addition to a 4MP “Ultra Pixel” sensor, the HTC One M8 features a secondary image sensor that captures depth information which allows for selective editing of foreground and background after capture  to create bokeh effects to your images.  It also lets you refocus ...

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Panasonic HX-A500 4K Wearable Action Camera

  Panasonic  HX-A500 4K Wearable Action Camera Panasonic has announced the wearable and  dustproof&waterproof (up to 30minutes down to 3meters)  HX-A500 video camera with ultra HD 4K  capability (at 30p). The HX-A500 sports a 1/2.3-inch BSI sensor and besides 4K at 30p, it can also shoot 1080p at 60fps, 720p at 120fps and 480p at 240fps. The HX-A500 has  a separate body ...

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Panasonic Announced Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH Lens

Panasonic has officially announced the Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Summilux 15mm F1.7 is fast wideangle prime (30mm Full frame equivalent) and features an aperture ring. It is really tiny (considering it is f1.7) and looks to be  perfect match for the Panasonic GM1. The new lens will be offered as a kit and be ...

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Nikon D4 vs D4s Shutter Comparison Video

One of the less known improvement in D4s over D4 is its new mirror balancer and dampening mechanism which makes it possible to shoot slightly faster ( 11fps vs 10fps) compared to D4. Below you can find the ultra slow video  showing the difference of these cameras while shooting at max speed. Video was recorded at 1200fps by Nikon 1 V2 ...

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