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Fiju X and G Mount Roadmaps Updated, First Images!

Along with the announcement of the X-E3, XF 80mm f/2.8 Macro, and the GF 45mm f/2.8,  Fuji have also released updated roadmaps for both their X and G mount lens collections. X-Mount Roadmap The updated X-mount roadmap introduces two new lenses which are slated for announcement in 2018: Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens “XF 8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR” “XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM WR” is an ultra-wide angle zoom lens with a focal length equivalent to 12-24mm (on a 35mm format) and maximum F2.8 aperture. It is a lens most suited to shooting dynamic landscapes, night views and architecture. With the “XF16-55mmF2.8...

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Fuji X-E3 Announced!

It’s a big old day for Fuji today who have announced the XF 80mm, GF 45mm and now the laters member of the X-family of mirrorless cameras, the X-E3! The latest member of the crew packs a 24.3MP APS-C sensor with 4K recording capabilities and a brand new 91 point AF system into a classic fuji retro design: 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III Sensor X-Processor Pro Image Processor 2.36m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Touchscreen LCD UHD 4K/30p and Full HD Video Recording Extended ISO 51200, Shooting to 14 fps 91-Point AF with Custom AF-C Settings Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth...

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Fuji Unveil the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Lens

The GFX isn’t the only camera getting some new glass today as Fuji have also announced the long awaited XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro lens. The XF 80mm is a 120mm equivalent 1:1 macro lens that is sure to be a hit with owners of Fuji’s growing X-series of cameras: X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format 120mm (35mm Equivalent) Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22 One Aspherical Element One Super ED Element, Three ED Elements Linear AF Motor, Floating Focus System Maximum Magnification: 1:1 Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8″ Optical Image Stabilization Weather-Sealed Design, Fluorine Coating   The XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM...

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Fuji Announce the GF 45mm F/2.8 R WR

Fuji have taken the wraps of the latest member of their steadily growing family of lenses for the GFX 50s medium format mirrorless camera. The GF45mm f/2.8 R WR is the 6th member of the group and will be a welcome addition to the quiver of portrait photographers who have adopted the GFX. Fujifilm G Mount 36mm (35mm Equivalent) Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32 One Aspherical Element, Two ED Elements Nano GI Coating Internal Focusing System Dust- and Weather-Sealed Construction Command Position on Aperture Ring Rounded Nine-Blade Diaphragm The GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR is up for pre-order right...

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EOS 5Ds R Mark II Specifications Surface!

With the release of the 5D Mark IV last year, Canon put a pretty firm stamp on their position at the top of the pile when it comes to full frame professional DSLRs, but what if you just want more? Well the latest rumor suggests that Canon are working on a successor for the 5Ds R, in other words a 5D Mark IV with the image quality throttled up to 11. Check out the rumored specifications below: No low pass filter, hence the ‘R’ All new 60.1mp image sensor. A new type of low megapixel mode. 4K video (video...

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Pre-Order the Sony RX0

Pre-Orders for Sony’s new action camera, the RX0 are now live! The diminutive camera packs a huge amount of power into a tiny body and will set you back $698.00 if you want to grab yourself one! Outputs 4:2:2 UHD 4K Video via HDMI Ultra-Compact, Lightweight Body 20MP 1″ Stacked CMOS Sensor Timecode-Sync Multiple Cameras Internally Records 1080p60 Video Zeiss 24mm-Equivalent Lens, f/4 Aperture XAVC-S, AVCHD and .MP4 Recording Control via App or VP1K Remote NTSC/PAL Switchable Waterproof & Shockproof Body The RX0 will ship on Tuesday October 17th, Pre-Order yours from the following links: Sony RX0 at B&H...

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Save $500 on the Fujifilm X-T1 AND get the XF 35mm F/2 FREE

Okay, so its been superseded, and it’s getting a little long in the tooth, but to all extents and purposes the FujiX-T1 is still a great camera. A great camera made even better by how cheap it is right now! You can bag an X-T1 for just $799.95. For a solid, high performance camera that can take any of Fuji’s awesome XF lenses that is a pretty awesome deal. And BONUS, you get the EF-x8 flash unit AND…… wait for it….. XF 35mm f/2 R WR Lens worth $399 chucked in FOR FREE! 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor EXR...

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More Canon Products Due This Month!

September is here and summer is drawing to a close but don’t be sad camera fans because there are still some pretty exciting releases scheduled for the last quarter of 2017. One such release could be the Canon G1X Mark III which we tentatively hope to be announced this month. The G1X Mark III could be the first member of the G1X family to adopt an DPAF APS-C sensor, in the form of Canon’s popular 24.2MP unit which is widely used in cameras across Canon’s range including the awesome EOS M5! We would expect leaks to begin soon if...

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Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM ART Review

The guys over at TheDigitalPicture have completed a comprehensive review of Sigma’s awesome 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM ART lens, and unsurprisingly the praise for the funky piece of wide-angle glass continues: Easy to say is that this is the best 14mm f/1.8 DSLR lens ever produced, as there has never been another. Not hard to argue is that the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art Lens has the best 14mm image quality available to date. This lens delivers impressively sharp images, ranking very high in the entire field of lenses (not just among its ultra-wide peers). The design of this lens is...

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Big Fuji Announcements Coming Next Week! X-E3,

It’s that time of year again, summer is coming to an end and manufacturers are making announcements ready for the holiday season. We have already had big announcements from Canon, Sony, and Olympus within the last 7 days and next up will be Fuji who are due to announce the X-E3, XF 80mm f/2.8 Macro, and GF 45mm f/2.8! We don’t have an exact date for the announcements as of yet but we are tentatively putting a question mark next to September 6th or 7th so be sure to check back then for any...

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