Monthly Archives: April 2016

2016 TIPA photo gear awards announced

TIPA (Technical Image Press Association) announced their 2016 awards:

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What else is new?

→ New Lexar memory cards specials at Adorama. → The new Pelican Air Cases are lighter than previous versions. At B&H you can get 15% off on select Pelican waterproof cases with coupon code BHNAB16. → Adobe announced video related updates to Creative Cloud Video. → Check out this flexible sheet camera from the Computer Vision […]

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Some Adobe codecs still depends on the vulnerable QuickTime for Windows

   Adobe issued an official statement that some of their codecs still depends on QuickTime for Windows which is now highly recommended to be removed form your Windows system because of security concerns:

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Deal of the day: Fuji X-E2 camera with HG-XE1 hand grip for $499

Adorama currently has the Fuji X-E2 camera with Fuji HG-XE1 hand grip on sale for $499 with free shipping ($300 off). This is a new low price for that model.

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Future KMZ-Zenit lenses: Zenitar 50mm f/0.95, 50mm f/1.2, 85mm f/1.2 and more

Back in February I reported that the Russian camera and lens manufacturer Zenit is coming back to life. The Russian photographer Denis Gavrilov posted some more information on the upcoming KMZ/Zenit lenses on his website and more specifically in this article (English translation): → Zenitar 85mm f/1.2 for 24×36 SLR cameras, planned for 2016 or 2017 (Zenitar-N means the […]

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Zeiss Batis 2.8/18 super wide-angle autofocus lens for Sony E-mount announced

The Zeiss Batis 2.8/18 super wide-angle autofocus lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced. The lens will start shipping on May 5th, 2016. The recommended US retail price is $1,499 (open for pre-orders now). The EU price is €1,499 (incl. 19% sales tax). Additional information:

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Meyer-Optik Görlitz announces Trioplan f2.9/50 lens with a Kickstarter campaign

Meyer-Optik Görlitz announced today a new Kickstarter to fund their new Trioplan f2.9/50 lens. The 2016 Trioplan f2.9/50 offers photographers “the most versatile” Trioplan yet with a built-in front element that provides a macro capability of 1:4 and the brand’s famous soap bubble bokeh. The lens commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Trioplan. Additional information:

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What will be the secret Hasselblad camera?

We already saw several hints in the past weeks that Hasselblad will be entering the prosumer market with a new camera. Photothunk made a very good analysis of the current situation at Hasselblad and had this to say about the upcoming camera:

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