Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lee Filters working on a SW150 MK II filter system for the Canon 11-24mm f/4 lens

The new Lee Filters SW150 MK II filter system compatible with the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens will be released in a month. The new version 2 has a light shield and option for Big Stopper and Square Polarizer. It also fits the new Sigma 24mm f/1.4 lens. Lee Filter are also currently testing a version two of […]

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Hands-on review: Rokinon 135mm f/2.0 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses

B&H has new hands-on video review of the new Rokinon 135mm f/2.0 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses:

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60 new Adobe Lightroom 6/CC how-to videos uploaded on YouTube

Adobe uploaded 60 new how-to videos on YouTube that cover various features in the latest Lightroom 6/CC software. More information on the new Lightroom is available here. If you are still looking for the LR upgrade link/option, see this post.

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B&H Photo has a new Apple Watch app

B&H Photo has a new Apple Watch app currently available for download on iTunes:

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Deal of the day: refurbished Sony a5000 with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses for $319.99

Newegg currently has refurbished Sony a5000 mirrorless camera kits with 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses for $319.99.

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New patents: Sigma 25mm f/1.2 for Micro Four Thirds and Tamron 90mm f/2.8 full frame mirrorless macro lenses

Sigma filed a new patent in Japan for a 25mm f/1.2 lens for Micro Four Thirds sensors. In the past Sigma has filed patents for a 25mm f/1.4 and 75mm f/1.8 MFT lenses. In 2011 the company announced that it will start producing MFT lenses and currently has three different models: 19/2.8, 30/2.8 and 60/2.8.

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How to create HDR and panorama images in the new Adobe Camera Raw 9

With the latest version of Lightroom 6/CC (more info here) Adobe announced new HDR and panorama features that are also part of the Camera Raw 9 update that was released on Tuesday (download links: Mac| Windows). Here are two tutorials on how to use the new tools in CR9:

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Sony updates their Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II and 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lenses

Sony announced two new updated Vario-Sonnar T* lenses: 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II ($2,098) and 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II ($2,248) with some AF and image quality improvements:

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