Here are the first specs and images of the upcoming Leica M10-R camera. According to latest rumors, Leica will soon announce a new Leica M10-R camera. Official announcement is expected on July 16th.
The Leica M10 Monochrom is the first black-and-white camera of the Leica M-system The new sensor has lowered the base ISO from 320 to 160, and Leica also claims an improvement in dynamic range. The camera works with all Leica M-Bayonet mount lenses, and features an ISO range of ISO160 to ISO100,000.
There will be two available colors: black and silver. The new M10-R will feature 4089MP sensor and the price will stand at $8,295. Continue reading “Leica M10-R Specs & Images, Coming on July 16”
Leica Camera has released a new firmware version 2.0 for Leica SL2 mirrorless camera (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon). Version 2.0 includes a new Multishot feature that creates 187MP high-resolution photos.
The Leica SL2 is a L-mount full-frame mirrorless camera for professional stills photographers and videographers. It comes several significant updates and design changes when compared with the original Leica SL.
Here is the full list of improvements and bugfixes in firmware update 2.0: Continue reading “Leica SL2 Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released”
Sigma launched the popular 16mm F1.4 DC DN, 30mm F1.4 DC DN and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as the new Sigma USB Dock UD-11 which is designed for L-Mount and Canon EF-M mount.
The 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses are identical to their Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M mount and Micro Four Thirds predecessors, and are currently available to pre-order for $450 (Adorama, B&H), $340 (Adorama, B&H) and $480 (Adorama, B&H), respectively, with a July 10 shipping date.
Sigma’s new USB Dock UD-11 models use a USB Type-C connection and are available for Sigma L-mount and Canon EF-M mount mirrorless lenses. As with Sigma’s other docks, the UD-11 models makes it possible to update firmware and customize settings on Sigma lenses with these mounts.
These EF-M and L-Mount docks are also available to pre-order starting today for $59 (Adorama, B&H) with an expected shipping date of July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M”
Sigma today officially announced the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.
The telephoto zoom lens is constructed of 22 elements in 16 groups including one low dispersion element (FLD) and four special low dispersion (SLD) elements. It uses a stepping motor for autofocus, has a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimum aperture range of F22–29 and a 67mm front filter thread. At 100mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 112cm (44”) and at 400mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 160cm (63”). The lens measures in at 86mm (3.4”) diameter, 197mm (7.8”) long and weighs 1,135g (40oz).
The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary is currently available to pre-order for Sony E-mount (Adorama, B&H) and L-mount (Adorama, B&H) for $950. Shipping will start on July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount”
The Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II lens is now available for Canon EF, Pentax K, M42, Nikon F, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds. Fuji X and Leica L mounts.
The new Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are already available for preorder for different DSLR and mirrorless mounts.
Continue reading “New Meyer-Optik Görlitz MK II Lenses Now Available”
Here is the best photo gear of 2020 according to the TIPA World Awards 2020 winners list. The Technical Imaging Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of its 2020 awards honoring the best products in the photography industry in 2020.
The awards cover everything from cameras and lenses to photography services and tech and design accolades. Here are the 2020 winners: Continue reading “Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards”
Fotodiox has announced the new Fotodiox Pro Fusion Adapter that lets you mount Canon EF (and EF-S) lenses onto Leica L (and T) cameras. The new Canon EF to L-Mount Pro Fusion adapter offers complete electronic control and communication between the lens and the camera it’s attached to. while retaining the full range of automated functions.
The adapter works with both EF and EF-S lenses and converts them to L-Mount mirrorless cameras. It features an all-metal design with chrome-plated brass mounts and features a built-in Micro USB for updating the firmware of the adapter.
The mount itself features an all-metal construction with a chrome-plated brass mount that delivers an exact and snug fit. It measures 2.6×2.6×1.1 inches (6.5×6.5×2.9cm) and weighs 0.3 pounds (0.14kg).
The adapter is backed by a two-year manufacturer warranty, comes packed inside a padded bamboo box and is currently available to purchase for $179.95 (B&H).
The new Leica S3 Medium Format DSLR Camera is now officially announced and available for pre-order at B&H, Adorama. The US price is $18,995. Shipping is scheduled to start at the end of March 2020.
Leica S3 Medium Format DSLR Camera Key Features:
- New 64MP medium format sensor for unprecedented image quality from Leica S-Lenses
- 4K video recording across the full width of the sensor for the signature Leica look in video
- ISO range of 100 – 50,000 for working in any lighting scenario
- Dual shutter system with Focal Plane Shutter or Central Shutter lens options
- Rugged and weather sealed build for use in the field and withstanding the elements
- Tethered shooting workflow options for use in the professional studio
- Leica FOTOS connectivity for mobile editing solutions on iPad, iPhone and Android
Continue reading “Leica S3 Medium Format DSLR Camera, Price : $18,995”
Leica has released a firmware update for its Q2 that adds and improves a number of features for the prime lens compact camera. Firmware version 2.0 for the Leica Q2 addresses nearly every facet of the camera, from shooting modes to mobile transfer speeds.
The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens.
The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00. Check availability at B&H Photo/Adorama.
Here is the list of performance improvements: Continue reading “Leica Q2 Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released”
Leica Camera launches the new Leica M10 Monochrom. Building on the legendary M-system, Leica is taking digital black-and-white photography to the next level with the launch of the new Leica M10 Monochrom.
The new camera features a new 40.8mp full-frame monochrome CMOS sensor, and is available to purchase now for $8295 Adorama | B&H.
The new sensor has lowered the base ISO from 320 to 160, and Leica also claims an improvement in dynamic range. The camera works with all Leica M-Bayonet mount lenses, and features an ISO range of ISO160 to ISO100,000.
The technical details and the handling of the Leica M10 Monochrom are identical to those of the Leica M10-P. Continue reading “Leica M10 Monochrom Black and White Camera”