Monthly Archives: July 2016

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens now shipping

The new Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens is now shipping worldwide. Check pricing and availability at B&H, Adorama and Fotohanskeuzekamp. Additional photos:

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Canon and Sony also rumored to raise prices in Europe

Similar to Nikon, Canon and Sony are also rumored to raise their prices in the UK and/or in Europe this summer – in some cases up to 20%. Check out the latest prices and availability at Wex Photographic, Jessops, Calumet, Amazon UK and Amazon Germany. Canon recently cut their profit forecast as a result of post-Brexit yen strength.

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Deal of the day: Canon EOS-1D C camera is now $,3000 off

The Canon EOS-1D C DSLR camera is currently $3,000 off only at B&H. The main camera specifications are:

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Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.6.1 and Lightroom for Apple TV announced

Today Adobe released Lightroom CC 2015.6.1 / 6.6.1 and Lightroom for Apple TV. The new version of Lightroom has added support for the Fuji X-T2 camera, while the Apple TV version can only view images (slideshow with a zoom is available).

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New zoom lens patents from Tamron, Canon and Olympus

Three new zoom lens patents were recently filed from Tamron, Canon and Olympus: → Tamron 70-200mm f/4 VC lens patent (full frame lens for DSLR camera) → Canon EF 40-800mm f/4.5-5.6 lens patent → Olympus 300-500mm f/2.8-4.0 lens patent Via Egami

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Venus Optics Magic Shift adapter

Together with the Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens that will be announced on Kickstarter on July 30th, Venus Optics will also introduce a new lens converter called The Magic Shift adapter – it is basically a Sony E shift adapter with lenses inside designed for the Sony a7 camera line. It enlarges the full frame image […]

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What else is new?

The regular weekly recap from both the rumors and addict websites:

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Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens to be announced next week

The new Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens I reported about back in February will be officially announced on July 30th at 7 pm EST. The retail price will be USD 949, early birds will be able to get discounts. There are several better photos of the actual lens on flickr (credit: Daniel Han): Update: the […]

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