New Kipon Baveyes/focal reducers for Nikon Z and Canon R mirrorless cameras announced



The previously rumored Baveyes/focal reducers for Nikon Z and Canon R mirrorless cameras are now officially announced and already listed for sale at AdoramaeBay and Amazon Japan (Amazon US should get them shortly):

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Adobe Camera Raw December release is out

Adobe released their Camera Raw December version with support for the following cameras:


See also: the the full list of supported cameras and lenses). The current Adobe CC plan prices can be found here (see also this page). You can get a free Lightroom CC trial on this page (no credit card required). More information on the different Lightroom versions is available here and here. The different Adobe Creative Cloud options are described here.

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2019 CES Sony and Panasonic press events on January 7th

Both Sony and Panasonic have scheduled press conferences for January 7th ahead of the 2019 CES show in Las Vegas.



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The latest Canon rumors


The latest Canon rumors:

  • The upcoming RF mount wide angle f/2.8L zoom will be wider than 16mm (source)
  • Canon EOS R body with more than 75MP on the horizon (source)
  • 5 axis IBIS coming to next Canon EOS R series camera (source)
  • Canon to use a Sony image sensor in an upcoming APS-C ILC body (source)
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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens released, price: $1,499




The new Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens is now officially released with a US price of $1,499.

  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Nine FLD Elements, One SLD Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor
  • Intelligent OS Image Stabilization
  • Removable Arca-Type Tripod Foot
  • Dust- and Moisture-Sealed Construction
  • Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm
  • Compatible with Sigma Teleconverters
  • Price: $1,499
  • Pre-order: B&H Photo, Adorama and Amazon
  • UK pre-order links: WEX | Park Camera

The MTF charts and full press release can be found here.


Today only: the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is $350 off

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The new Yongnuo YN 35mm f/1.4 full-frame DSLR lens is now available (Canon mount)

The new Yongnuo YN 35mm f/1.4 full-frame DSLR lens for Canon mount is now in stock at Amazon (price: $399.99). Additional information on the lens:

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The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Panasonic and Olympus


The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Panasonic and Olympus:

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