Monthly Archives: May 2015

New Phase One XF medium format camera, new LS lenses and IQ3 digital backs leaked online

This is the new Phase one medium format camera that has been rumored for almost 2 years now. The new model is rumored to have some kind of IS technology build in. There will be also two new LS lenses that can support over 100MP resolution – Schneider Kreuznach 120mm LS f/4 Macro and 35mm […]

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Fuji X-E2 firmware update coming soon

In the next few weeks Fuji will release a new firmware update for the X-E2 mirrorless camera. Stay tuned for details.

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Canon patents the world’s first tilt-shift zoom lens with image stabilization (IS) and macro capabilities

Canon filed a patent for a tilt-shift lens with image stabilization (IS). Currently there are no other tilt-shift lenses with IS on the market. The lens design reveals two different IS systems – one for the tilt and one for the shift. What is even more intersting: the technical documentation even describes zoom and macro capabilities […]

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Sigma to use the new Foveon X3 Quattro Direct sensor in a future DSLR camera

In a recent interview, Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki mentioned that they are planning to use the new Foveon X3 Quattro Direct sensor from the DP2 Quattro compact camera in a future Sigma DSLR body: First, we started with the sensor development. We had already been discussing what kind of sensor we make with the Foveon, Inc. and […]

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Last chance to take advantage of those deals

→ The Topaz Simplify plugin is 30% off (reducing the price to $27.99) for the month of May with coupon code MAYSIMP. More info is available here. → Rocky Nook is running a 40% off all eBooks sales this week – use coupon code PHOTOMONTH at checkout. → May 31st is also your last chance to enter the Adobe Lightroom […]

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New Lomography Petzval 58mm Bokeh Control Art lens announced

Lomography got a new Petzval 58mm Bokeh Control Art lens for various mounts – read all about it here.

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Pentax K-3 II now in stock, new Pentax K-3 firmware update 1.21 released

The new Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is now in stock at B&H. Additional information on the K-3 II can be found here. Pentax also released a firmware update version 1.21 for the previous K-3 model.

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Dehaze feature coming to Adobe Lightroom CC

Terry White published a sneak peek video on a new “Dehaze” feature that will come to Adobe Lightroom CC in the future: “The Dehaze tool helps you easily reduce or remove haze, common in many outdoor photos like landscapes”. Here is the video:

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