Fujifilm GFX100 vs. GFX100S vs. GFX50S specifications comparison


The new 100MP GFX100S medium format camera will be official announcement on January 27. Here is a specifications comparison between the Fujifilm GFX100 ($9999.99), GFX100S ($5,999) and the GFX50S ($5,499) – click for larger view:

Read More »

Posted in Fuji | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Fujifilm X-E4 specifications and pictures leaked

After the Fujinon lenses and the Fujifilm GFX100S, here are the leaked Fujifilm X-E4 specifications and pictures:

Read More »

Posted in Fuji | Tagged , | 12 Comments

Just announced: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens for Leica M-mount




Today ZY Optics released a new Leica M-mount version of the popular Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens. Pre-orders are now open at B&H (price: $799).

  • Aperture Range: f/0.95 to f/16
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • One Ultra High Refraction Element
  • Stepless, Silent Aperture Control
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Support Rangefinder Coupling
  • 9 rounded blade Aperture
  • Compatible with third-party AF adapters (i.e. Megadap MTZ11 / Techart TZM-01 / LM-EA7)

Additional information (technical specifications, MTF chart, lens design diagram, sample photos, press release) can be found at LeicaRumors.

Here are the lens design diagrams and MTF charts of the new Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens (price: $799) and the existing TTartisan 50mm f/0.95 lens (price: $777):

Read More »

Posted in Mitakon, Other, ZY Optics | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sony announcement tomorrow


Sony will announce a new camera tomorrow under the code name CX88500 (CX88200 is α9II, CX88300 is α6600, CX88400 is α6100, CX88600 is α7C, CX85000 is α7SIII). Even Nokishita doesn’t have any leaked pictures or specs of the new camera yet. I still believe we will see one of the two rumored Sony cameras I reported last year:

Read More »

Posted in Sony | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Leaked images of the Fujifilm GFX100S medium format camera and accessories

These are the first leaked images of the previously rumored Fujifilm GFX100S medium format camera – the official announcement is on January 27 together with several new Fujinon lenses:

Here are some of the Fujifilm GFX100S medium format camera accessories:

Read More »

Posted in Fuji | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Topaz Labs January 2021 releases



Here are the Topaz Labs January 2021 releases/updates:

  • Topaz Labs released an update to Video Enhance AI (v1.9.0) that offers a new AI models built for enhancing interlaced footage and eliminating jarring, jagged lines produced by analog video recording.
  • Topaz Labs updated Gigapixel AI (v5.4.3) with improvements to the Art AI-model, corrected artifacting issues and improved sharpening. Gigapixel now offers more robust and stable image support — CR3 raw files and panoramic images are now supported, the pixel cap when launched as a Photoshop plugin is now removed.
  • Topaz Labs updated Mask AI (v1.3.8) with bug fixes and stability improvements. The new “Trimap Save” dialog now allows you to save trimaps in plugin mode, and you can now work with more image formats, including CR3 raw files. Learn how Mask AI can improve your workflow.
  • Topaz Labs also released Artemis v10, a new AI model that improves upon v9 and can produce output with better noise reduction, less residual color flicker, and fewer artifacts.

You can use coupon code RUMORS15 for an additional 15% off on all Topaz labs products.

Posted in Topaz Labs | Leave a comment

Deal of the day: the Ricoh GR III camera is now $100 off for the first time (coupon code included)


The Ricoh GR III camera is now $100 off for the first time at Amazon US only with coupon code “RICOHGR3AT“:


Via PentaxRumors

Posted in Deals, Ricoh | Tagged | 2 Comments

What else is new? (Pentax edition)

The Ricoh GR III camera is now $100 off (coupon code included)

Autofocusing Pentax, Rokinon, Helios, Yashica, and Takumar lenses on the Nikon Z6 II camera with the Megadap adapter

New Pentax K-3 Mark III product story: exposure control function

Ricoh at the 2021 CP+ online show

Posted in Other | Tagged | Leave a comment