Author: Mr Blue

DigitalRev Hints at Upcoming Canon Releases

DigitalRev have added a number of product pages to their online shop which hint at the proximity of upcoming Canon releases. So far pages have appeared for the Canon 5D Mark IV, 16-35mm f/2.8 L III Lens and 24-105mm f/4.0 L II Lens. The addition of the pages doesn’t specifically confirm the imminent arrival of these products, but we are expecting them this month, August 25th specifically so it is a positive indication that we have something to look forward too! The pages themselves don’t contain any specific information, but speculation about the 5D Mark IV in particular has...

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Review at DPReview

DPReview have posted their in-depth review of the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. The Canon flagship walks away with its head held high, scoring 89% and a DPReview Gold award. Check out the full review at the following link: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II review at...

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Is This The Go-Pro Karma Drone?

last month GoPro quietly released a teaser video for the upcoming film ‘The Secret Life of Pets’, the video was well received, and in-fact caused quite a stir, although perhaps not for reasons the film’s producers would be particularly happy about. At around the 25 second mark, just before the bungee jumping Pug takes the plunge, a drone appears, a drone which is carrying a GoPro. The Internet speculation engine of course kicked into overdrive, with claim and counterclaim that this was, and this was not the forthcoming Karma Drone. The drone’s existence is not in question, we know...

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Deal! Get the DJI Phantom 3 4K Drone for Just $589!

B&H have some sweet drone deals on at the moment, including the fantastic DJI Phantom 3 4k for the price of just $589.00, an instant saving of $200: 24 fps DCI 4K / 30 fps UHD 4K Camera Takes 12MP Still Photos Wi-Fi Extender with 3900′ Range DJI Go App for iOS / Android Home and Course Lock Flight Modes Follow Me / Waypoint Navigation Point of Interest Orbit Mode Vision Sensor for Indoor Flight Up to 25 Minutes Flying Time Mobile Device Holder Included Mr White and I have both had our greasy mitts on one of these...

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Tamrom Patents 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 VC and Tamron 20mm f/2 Di VC Lenses

Two new Tamron DSLR Lens patents have been published this week, the first of which depicts a wide-angle zoom lens, the Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 VC. Tamron already produces the SP AF 10-24mm f / 3.5-4.5 DI II, so it is quite possible that this is an incremental upgrade of that lens, with the addition of onboard Vibration Control: Patent Publication No. 2016-126280 Published 2016.7.11 Filing date 2015.1.8 Example 1 f 10.303 15.199 23.483 FNO = 3.6 -. 4.1 – 4.6 2ω = 111.70 – 86.59 – 62.07 Patent of Tamron Negative positive and negative positive Anti-vibration (third group) Inner focus (rear group...

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 II Registered in Taiwan?

A new Olympus camera has been registered with a government radio agency in Taiwan, along with a new battery, charger and USB cable. The camera is code named Olympus/IM002 and rumored to be the forthcoming replacement of the OM-D E-M1. The same camera was registered with the Indonesian Telecommunication Agency earlier in the month, so Olympus certainly have something on the boil! The inclusion of a new battery, charger and cable in the registration is perhaps an indicator that the new camera will be getting a larger battery, but we will have to wait and see if this turns out...

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Could the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Feature a 30 Megapixel Sensor?

More snippets of Canon EOS 5D Mark IV information are coming in, with the latest rumor, supposedly from a camera retail source suggesting that the 5D Mark III successor will feature a 30 megapixel sensor. That brings the total number of rumored resolutions for the MkIV up to three, original rumors having suggested 24.2mp, and subsequent rumors claiming 32mp, and now 30mp. 30mp is a bit of an oddball resolution (6712 x 4472), with 24 (6000 x 4000) and 28 (6480 x 4320) being more commonly seen in digital cameras, so there is a possibility that this figure has...

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Sony Alpha A99II Coming Soon?

A rumor is doing the rounds today which suggests that the Sony Alpha A99II, which will replace the A99 is due to be announced very soon and will be packing the following features: 42 MP full frame sensor 499 AF points Dual AF 4K video recording Same a7II R IBIS Dual card slot improved flash system+battery will ship together with new 24-105mm f/4.0 lens Earlier rumors suggested the A99II would be announced in September so it is unclear if “very soon” is earlier than originally suggested or if September, i.e. Photokina is still when we should be looking out for...

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Save $3000 on the Canon EOS-1D C!

B&H currently has an exclusive deal on the Canon EOS-1D C. It is available for the massively reduced price of just $4,999, an instant saving of $3,000! It is only at B&H and it wont last long! Check out the highlight features below: 18.1Mp CMOS Sensor 4K Cinematic Quality Video 1920 x 1080 Full HD Video Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors 3.2″ LCD Screen Eye-Level Pentaprism Viewfinder Dual CF Card Recording Media Canon EF Lens Mount Magnesium Alloy Body 61-Point High Density Auto Focus Grab yours from the following link before they all sell out! Canon EOS-1D C Camera at B&H...

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Hasselblad X1D-50C Shipping Delayed Until August 30th

Shipping of Hasselblad’s new X1D-50c, the world’s first mirrorless medium format camera has reportedly been delayed until the end of August. The X1D-50c was originally expected to ship earlier in August, but retailers have pushed shipping dates back. Speculation on why this has happened suggests that either Hasselblad may have encountered more pre-release bugs than expected, or that the delay is a result of Sony production issues related to the Kumamoto earthquake. Whatever the reason, early adopters are going to have to wait a little longer to get their hands on their beautiful new...

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