Tag Archives: Photokina 2016

What else is new? (final Photokina 2016 recap)

The 2016 Photokina show is now over. Here is one final recap:

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Photokina 2016: Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera

Some additional Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera coverage from Photokina. First, a recap from Photographyblog and Ephotozine interviews with Hasselblad: X1D has just started shipping Hasselblad sold more X1D cameras in 10 days, than they expected to sell in a year. Hasselblad has a roadmap of 5 additional XCD lenses for the X1D (already in development by […]

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I bet you have not seen a lens like this (Laowa 24mm f/14 macro lens)

This new Laowa 24mm f/14 Replay 2x macro lens by Venus Optics was spotted at Photokina (yes, f/14 not f/1.4) – a full frame macro lens (maximum magnification 2:1) with a long and thin lens barrel meant to be used to shoot shy subjects at difficult spots. Shipping will start next year and it will be available in […]

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Photokina day 2 recap

Photokina day 2 recap:

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How big exactly is the medium format sensor inside the Fuji GFX 50S camera and other related coverage

FujiAddict published so far the best Fuji GFX 50S sensor size comparison that in addition to the ratio to other sensor sizes also gives you the new Fuji G lens mount as a reference: Some additional info on the sensor inside the Fuji GFX 50S camera: 51.4MP Size: 43.8 × 32.9mm Effective pixels: 8256 x 6192 Various […]

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Panasonic lens roadmap for 2016-2017

Panasonic had their 2016-2017 lens roadmap on display at Photokina – three new lenses are expected (currently under development):

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Sony Alpha a99 II camera now available for pre-order

The new Sony Alpha a99 II camera is now available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. To see all new Photokina products available for pre-order, visit this page (more products added daily).

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Coming next: Irix 45mm f/1.4 lens, Irix ILA-FE2EF adapter for Sony, Irix Edge filters

Another Irix post – in addition to the new 11mm f/4 lens, at Photokina the company also showed a 45mm f/1.4 lens prototype, ILA-FE2EF lens adapter for Sony cameras and new line of Irix Edge filters:

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