Archive for the ‘Cameras’ category

70D, 7D Mark II, D600?

Rumors are as usual still around for next Canon and Nikon cameras. The latest ones say that Canon will release two cameras, namely Canon EOS 70D and 7D Mark II.
As Canon has merged 1D and 1Ds series into 1D X, it is rumored that the current 60D and 7D will be merged into 70D, becoming [...]

New EOS 650D: First Canon DSLR with Touch Screen

As previously rumored, Canon has just officially announced its new EOS Rebel T4i or 650D today. It is introduced alongside two new video-optimized lenses: EF 40mm f/2.8 STM pancake and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM.
In the press release Canon says, the entry-level EOS 650D features an 18-megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, DIGIC 5 Image Processor that [...]

Photo Leak of the Upcoming Canon EOS 650D/Rebel T4i

There have also been photo leaks of the new Canon Rebel T4i. Price and availability is yet to inform, but it is said that the camera will be released this week—either Friday or Saturday.

US$ 56,218 Leica Limited to 100 Sets

Special versions of Leica’s M9-P are produced in a tie-up with luxury goods maker Hermès. They contain a calfskin-leather finish.
The Leica M9-P Edition Hermès will be available as two kits, the first of which is out this month, limited to 300 units. Priced £ 18,000, it includes a Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH lens.
Meanwhile, out [...]

Pentax’s New K-30 Weatherproof Camera & New 50mm f/1.8 Lens

Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation has just announced the launch of Pentax K-30, its new weather, dust and cold resistant mid-level DSLR camera. This 16-Megapixel camera is said to be ideal for photographers with active ourdoor lifestyles.
“Whether enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking in the Rocky Mountains or on vacation cruising along on the Maid [...]

Sony Unveils 2 16MP Cameras: SLT-A37 & NEX-F3

Sony has just released details of new 16-megapixel cameras that will be added to the SLR Alpha and NEX line-ups: the SLT-A37 and the NEX-F3. Both models feature  16.1 effective megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensors and  the latest BIONZ image processors, and both are claimed to be able to record  detailed, low noise stills [...]

Canon’s HDSLRs Used on Set of Marvel’s The Avengers

Canon has revealed that its EOS 5D Mark II and 7D digital SLR cameras were used on the set of Marvel’s The Avengers to capture “point-of-view action shots that can be seamlessly intercut with footage from the film’s principal 35mm and digital cinematography cameras.”
In a statement released this week, Canon says that The Avengers required [...]

Leica 0-series, the World’s Most Expensive Camera

This is the world’s most expensive camera, which was recorded so after fetching an impressive €2.16 million or about S2.8 million when auctioned.

Video Features in Upcoming Leica M10?

Leica has hinted that it will introduce high-definition video recording features with its long-awaited M10 camera at Photokina on September.
In an interview with bjp-online.com and other UK-based photography magazines, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Leica’s head of supervisory board, refused to comment on ongoing product development, but said that he looked at the M series as a [...]

Leica’s 3 New Cameras: V-Lux 40, X2, M-Monochrom

Leica has just announced three new cameras; they are M-Monochrom, X2 and V-Lux 40. The M-Monochrom is a black-and-white, full-frame rangefinder that according to Leica “enables photographers to capture images in outstanding black-and-white quality, setting entirely new standards.”
M-Monochrom features an 18MP image sensor that does not “see” colors which allows it to deliver better black-and-white [...]