Tokina released SZ 33mm f/1.2 manual prime APS-C lens for Sony E and Fuji X mounts



Tokina released a new SZ 33mm f/1.2 manual prime APS-C lens for Sony E and Fuji X mounts:

  • Pre-orders coming soon: Adorama | B&H Photo
  • Press release
  • Product pages: Sony E version | Fuji X version
  • Highlighted Features:
    • The most natural angle of view for wide range of genres.
    • Fully manual focus and aperture for video shooting.
    • Super fast f/1.2 aperture for faster shutter speed and smooth bokeh.
    • Low light fall-off.
    • High contrast performance.
    • Click-less aperture ring & depth of field scale.
    • Long focus throw for an extremely precise focus.
  • Additional information:

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Sony a7R V camera full specification leaked (ILCE-7RM5)


I received a set of detailed specifications for the rumored Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) mirrorless camera (Google translated):

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New Gigapixel AI and Exposure X7 releases and offers


Topaz Labs released Gigapixel AI version 6.1 with a new Face Recovery AI (with Gigapixel AI you can enlarge and enhance images up to 600% while improving the textures and details). For a limited time, Gigapixel AI  is $20 off (use code RUMORS15 on any Topaz Labs product for an extra 15% off).


Exposure Software Spring Sale: save 40% on the new Exposure X7 and all other products in the online store through May 24. The new Exposure X7 version has a new masking tool that makes it easier to separate a subject from the background with just a few clicks. Exposure X7 now also includes Workspaces, which reorganizes Exposure’s interface for a specific task, a unified crop and transform panel, defective pixel removal, and more.

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What else is new?

The Ricoh THETA X camera is delayed in Japan, currently in stock in the US

40th Leitz Photographica Auction catalog now available online

Sigma MC-11 EF-E 1.40 and SA-E 1.26 Firmware Updates Released

Fujifilm Sigma Part 2: More X-mount Lenses to Come

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The Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens for Sony E and Leica L mounts is rumored to be announced on June 1st


The rumored Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens for Sony E and Leica L mounts is expected to be announced on June 1st – here are the leaked details:

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Ricoh announced a new WG-80 waterproof compact camera





Ricoh announced a new WG-80 waterproof point and shoot camera:

“RICOH WG-80, a durable, lightweight and waterproof compact digital camera that produces super-high-resolution photos and high-definition (HD) video and is optimized for use in rugged conditions. Equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens and a large, outdoor-friendly wide-frame LCD monitor, the new camera makes it easy to capture photos and video of adventures on land, under the sea or in the challenging environment of an industrial job site.”

Just announced: Ricoh WG-80 waterproof point and shoot camera

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Coming soon: AstrHori 85mm f/2.8 TS-E macro tilt full-frame lens (Sony E, Fuj X, Nikon Z, Canon RF, Leica L)


AstrHori is a new Chinese lens manufacturer and their products are already available for sale on Amazon. Their next product release will be the AstrHori 85mm f/2.8 TS-E macro tilt full-frame lens:


   
Technical specifications and additional pictures of the AstrHori 85mm f/2.8 lens:

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Sample photos from the upcoming Light Lens Lab Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 SP2 lens for Leica M/LTM, Canon EF, and PL mounts

Light Lens Lab Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 SP2 lens prototype

Light Lens Lab Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 SP2 lens prototype

   

Here are some sample photos from the upcoming Light Lens Lab Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 SP2 lens for Leica M/LTM, Canon EF, and PL mounts – please note that this was a prototype (if you are interested in purchasing a LLL lens, contact me here and I will forward your request to the company – LLL does not have a website but they do ship internationally):

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