New $200 price drop on the Panasonic GH5 camera


There is a new $200 price drop on the Panasonic GH5 MFT mirrorless camera in the US: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon.

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This is the new Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera


Here are the first pictures of the rumored Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera (see leaked technical specifications).

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The new Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lens will be announced on February 22nd


The new Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD full frame lens for DSLR cameras will be announced on February 22nd, 2018. Stay tuned for additional information.


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Fujifilm Fujinon XF 200mm f/2 lens is “coming soon”


The Fujinon XF 200mm f/2 lens is "coming soon" according to a new teaser by Fuji that shows the lens mounted on the latest X-H1 camera:


Here are some size comparisons of the upcoming Fuji 200mm lens courtesy of FujiAddict:

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First pictures of the Samyang XP 50mm f/1.2 lens


Samyang will soon announce a new XP 50mm f/1.2 lens. No other information is available at that point.

Samyang recently announced a Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 EF lens for Canon mount.

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This is the new Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD full frame lens for DSLR cameras

A new Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD full frame lens for DSLR cameras will be announced next week before the 2018 CP+ show. Tamron may have another new lens based on their last teaser.

The new Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lens will be announced on February 22nd

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Sony develops a back-illuminated CMOS sensor with pixel-parallel A/D converter that enables global shutter function

Sony Develops a Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with Pixel-Parallel A/D Converter That Enables Global Shutter Function*1

Tokyo, Japan—Sony Corporation today announced that it has developed a 1.46 effective megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor equipped with a Global Shutter function*1. The newly developed pixel-parallel analog-to-digital converters provide the function to instantly convert the analog signal from all pixels, simultaneously exposed, to a digital signal in parallel. This new technology was announced at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) on February 11, 2018 in San Francisco in the United States.

CMOS image sensors using the conventional column A/D conversion method*2 read out the photoelectrically converted analog signals from pixels row by row, which results in image distortion (focal plane distortion) caused by the time shift due to the row-by-row readout. Read More »

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