Monthly Archives: December 2022

Viltrox AF 75mm f/1.2 XF Pro lens officially announced

Viltrox officially released the previously rumored AF 75mm f/1.2 XF Pro lens for Fuji X-mount. The new lens will be listed for sale shortly on the official Viltrox website and Amazon store. As I already reported before, the lens was not released for Sony E-mount. Viltrox AF 75mm f/1.2 XF lens additional informmation:

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The latest Topaz Labs releases

The latest Topaz Labs releases (check out also the Topaz Labs Holiday Promotion): Video AI version 3.0.7 released with improved model quality, better codec support, and a smoother app experience Photo AI version 1.1 released with improved RAW noise reduction, better noise detection, and many performance enhancements

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What else is new?

Pentax Astrotracer improvements request Multiple Sigma Lens and AF Adapter Firmware Updates Released IDS now offers better shipping rates and even free shipping for some of their Leica M10/M11/film M custom camera grips First reviews of the new Techart TZM-02 Leica M lens to Nikon Z camera autofocus adapter Smallrig Sony ZV-1F RAW File Converter […]

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The latest camera stats (Flickr most popular cameras, compact and vlog camera trends, camera prices)

Flickr most popular cameras: Rank Brand Top Models #of models 1 Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max 48 2 Canon EOS 5D MARK IV, EOS R5, EOS 5D Mark III 307 3 Nikon D750, D850, D500 225 4 Sony A7 III, A6000, A7R III 376 5 Fujifilm X-T3, X-T4, X-T2 207 6 Panasonic DC-G9, DMC-FZ1000, DC-S5 204 7 Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel […]

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New Leica and Ricoh price increases coming in January 2023

New Leica and Ricoh price increases are coming in January 2023:

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Holiday sale on Chinese lenses (Pergear, 7artisans, TTartisan, Viltrox, ZY Optics, Funleader, Meike)

Many Chinese lens manufacturers are running holidays discounts: Pergear: up to 45% off 7artisans: up to 20% off TTartisan: 11% off Viltrox: up to 40% off ZY Optics: up to 40% off Funleader: 10% off Meike: various discounts

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The Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 AF lens will be announced on December 26th

The previously rumored Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 AF APS-C lens will be officially announced on December 26th: Price: $549 X-mount (no E-mount) Focusing distance: 0.88m-∞ AF/MF switch USB-C port for firmware updates More Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 AF Photos and Samples Released Previous coverage of the lens can be found here (check also the official Viltrox website for updates). Additional pictures:

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Interview with Panasonic Executive Vice President

Phileweb recently published an interview with Yosuke Yamane (Panasonic Executive Vice President and Head of the Imaging Business Unit) – here is the recap:

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