Canon rumored to announce a new Canon EF-S wide angle prime lens on April 5

While Nikon is still hibernating, Canon is rumored to announce a new EF-S wide angle prime lens on April 5th. The exact focal length is not known yet - stay tuned for additional information (via CanonRumors).

Posted in Canon | 9 Responses

Olympus is working on 8K video for their Micro Four Thirds cameras

In a recent interview with Focus Numerique Olympus executives revealed that image sensor with 8K video support will be coming to future Micro Four Third cameras:

Read More »

Posted in Olympus | Tagged | 21 Responses

What is next for Fuji?

In the past 12 months (starting from January 2016) Fujifilm updated almost all of their camera lines (X100F, X-T20, X-A10, X-A3. X-T2. X70, X-Pro2, X-E2S, XP120) and announced a new medium format camera. Fuji recently updated their X-mount lens roadmap with two new lenses for 2018. So what is coming next?

Read More »

Posted in Fuji | 18 Responses

The new Meyer Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 35mm f/2.8 lens is now on Kickstarter

The Meyer Optik Gorlitz teaser was for a new Trioplan 35mm f/2.8 lens that is already listed on Kickstarter and has reached its funding goal of $50k in just a few minutes.The Trioplan 35+ is the final lens of the Trioplan Trilogy, which includes also the Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 and the 50mm f/2.9:

The Trioplan 35+ is expected to be available at the retail price of $1,599 later this year but Kickstarter backers can secure the lens for a much lower investment. What backers will get is a groundbreaking lens.

Previously, it was thought too difficult to achieve the soap bubble effect in a wide angle lens. But Meyer-Optik engineers designed the new lens according to the historic Cook Triplet design but added two elements to boost the lens. The extra two lens elements is why Meyer-Optik decided to add the "+" to the name of the lens.

Update: Red, green and blue versions of the lens will be offered for certain support levels on Kickstarter:

Here is the technical data of the lens prototype:

Read More »

Posted in Meyer Optik Görlitz | Tagged | 19 Responses

Kodak reports net earnings of $16 million for 2016

Eastman Kodak Company today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2016, delivering net earnings of $16 million on revenues of $1.5 billion and continued growth in key product lines:

Read More »

Posted in Kodak | 10 Responses

New mystery lens from Meyer Optik Gorlitz will be unveiled tomorrow on Kickstarter

Meyer Optik Gorlitz will be unveiling a new lens tomorrow (Thursday) on Kickstarter. This is what we know so far:

  • "The final jewel of our Trioplan Trilogy of lenses" (in addition to the Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/2.9 lenses pictured above)
  • "Soap bubble bokeh"
  • It will be a fast wide angle lens - here is a photo taken with the lens:

Here is the full email I received today:

Read More »

Posted in Meyer Optik Görlitz | Tagged | 8 Responses

Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) 9.9, Lightroom CC 2015.9 released

Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) 9.9 is now released with support for the following cameras and lenses (DNG converter 9.9 download links: Win | macOS):

Update: Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.9 was also released (Adobe keeps making it more difficult to download the stand alone version, see this download info and also this page).

Read More »

Posted in Adobe | Leave a comment