Tag Archives: Photokina 2014

Canon: new high-MP sensor and mirrrorless product(s) are coming soon

Dpreview published their Photokina interview with Canon. Here are some interesting quotes (see also the main points from their interview with Nikon): New high-MP sensor and mirrrorless product(s) are coming soon: Q: Currently no Canon camera offers more than 22MP. Do your DSLR customers ask for higher resolution? A: Yes. We know that many of our customers […]

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What else is new? (Photokina 2014 edition)

→ ThinkTank Photo announced a new Production Manager 40 rolling lighting equipment case. → Phase One announced Capture One Pro version 8. Phase One also announced a free Capture One Express version for Sony cameras. → Lexar introduced world’s fastest SD UHS-II memory cards: New Lexar Professional 2000x SDHC/SDXC cards are the fastest SD UHS-II cards […]

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Sigma’s future plans (new 24-70mm and 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses and more)

Focus Numerique talked to Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma, during the 2014 Photokina show. Here are the main points from the interview referring to upcoming new Sigma products:

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Olympus Open Platform: a new camera module concept with MFT mount

At Photokina Olympus showed a new camera module concept with an interchangeable Micro Four Thirds mount called Olympus Open Platform. The camera module can be used with a smart phone (via Wi-Fi connection) similar to the Sony QX1 camera. There no additional information for now, but you check out the new Olympus Open Platform website here. Update – here is […]

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Schneider Kreuznach announced three new lenses for DSLR cameras

For Photokina Schneider Kreuznach announced three new lenses for DSLR cameras (available for Canon EOS and Nikon F mounts): Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 35mm f/1.6 Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 50mm f/1.4 Schneider-Kreuznach Makro-Symmar 85 mm f/2.4 Additional details on the new DSLR lenses:

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What about the Fuji X-Pro2 camera?

The Fuji X-Pro2 or a new Fuji medium format digital cameras were not announced at Photokina as some websites suggested (I never believed those rumor which is why I did not reported them here). Here is some Fuji X-Pro2 info from admiringlight.com who interviewed Torben Hondong from Fujifilm Germany at Photokina:

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The new Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens

Samyang announced also a “photography” version of the V-DSLR 50mm T1.5 AS UMC lens: the Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC will be available in Nikon F, Canon AF+M, Pentax, Sony A+E, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds mounts (check pricing and availability). Specifications:

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Sony at Photokina 2014: new E-mount lens roadmap and pictures of upcoming lenses

Sony FE 28mm f/2 lens with fisheye teleconverter

Sony published a new E-mount full frame lens roadmap for 2015 (previous reported here): Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Sony FE 28mm f/2 (with ultra wide and fisheye teleconverters) Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35 mm f/1.4 ZA Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Another large aperture prime lens For future Sony plans, see also […]

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