Canon IVY REC Clip Camera Officially Announced, Price $130

Canon today has officially announced the new IVY REC Clip camera. The Canon IVY REC Clip Camera features a 13MP sensor, support for capturing 1:1 and 4:3 JPEG images in resolutions up to 3104 x 3104 and 4160 x 3120, video recording at 720p/30fps through 1080p/60fps in MP4 format, and a fixed 25.4mm F2.2 lens

The US price is $129.99, and it is now available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start on October 20, 2019. Continue reading “Canon IVY REC Clip Camera Officially Announced, Price $130”

New Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lenses

Along with the Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera and NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, the company unveiled two new kit lens for Nikon DX mirrorless camera.  These lenses are the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR (sample photos) and the Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR (sample photos) .

The Z50 will be available in November for $859 body-only, $999 with the 16-50mm lens and $1349 with the 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses. Both kit lenses will be available separately, with the 16-50 priced at $299 and the 50-250 at $349.

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Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens Officially Announced, Price : $7,996.95

In addition to the Nikon Z50 APS-c mirrorless camera, Nikon has officially announced the long-awaited NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, a fast, standard prime, manual-focus lens for the Nikon Z mount system.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens is a large aperture, standard 58mm prime focal-length, manual-focus lens positioned at the very top of the S-Line.

The new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens will ship from 31st October 2019 and cost $8000. Continue reading “Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens Officially Announced, Price : $7,996.95”

Nikon Z50 Mirrorless APS-C Camera Officially Announced

Nikon introduces the Z50, a DX-format APS-c mirrorless camera for Z-mount. The Nikon Z50 features a 21MP BSI CMOS APS-C sensor (similar to what’s on the D500) with on-sensor phase detection. Unlike the Z6/Z7 the Z50 does not have in-body image stabilization.

 has a downward-tilting 3.2″ touchscreen display, 2.36M-dot OLED EVF and pop-up flash. Its single SD card slot supports high-speed UHS-II media while its Micro USB port allows for in-camera battery charging. The Z50 uses the new EN-EL25 battery, with an estimated battery life of around 300 shots per charge.

Nikon Z50 is capable of shooting bursts at 11 fps with continuous AF. It can capture UHD 4K video at 24p and 30p, and a 120 fps option is available if you drop the resolution to Full HD. While the Z50 has a mic input, it lacks a headphone socket.

Nikon Z50 comes with two new kit lenses. First is the collapsible Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR, which offers up to 4.5 stops of image stabilization and has a built-in control ring. For longer reach, there’s the Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR, which offers 5 stops of shake reduction and also has a control ring.

The Z50 will be available in November for $859 body-only, $999 with the 16-50mm lens and $1349 with the 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses. Both kit lenses will be available separately, with the 16-50 priced at $299 and the 50-250 at $349. Check availability at (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) Continue reading “Nikon Z50 Mirrorless APS-C Camera Officially Announced”

Sigma launches 16mm, 30mm, 56mm f/1.4 Canon EF-M lenses

Sigma has announced a trio of new lenses for Canon’s APS-C EOS M range of mirrorless cameras, introducing the 16mm, 30mm and 56mm f/1.4 DC DN.

The new Sigma Canon EF-M lenses will join the company’s Contemporary range of optics. Each lens will be compatible with the camera’s Face and Tracking AF functionality promises quiet AF function in video mode thanks to an optimised stepping motor.

Sigma 30mm budget-friendly lens is priced at $339 and perfect for low-light, indoor and portrait shootings. Continue reading “Sigma launches 16mm, 30mm, 56mm f/1.4 Canon EF-M lenses”

Sony a9 II Officially Announced with 24.2MP and 20fps, Price : $4500

Sony has officially announces the a9 II (Pre-order at B&H Photo Video), which adds a host of features for the working professional, along with a refined design largely borrowed from the a7R IV.

The sports-oriented a9 II uses the same full-frame 24MP sensor as its predecessor, though its faster Bionz X processor improves AF speed and precision, along with EVF display response. It retains the same 693-point on-sensor PDAF system as the a9, but with new algorithms that improve subject tracking. The camera can still shoot at 20 fps with no blackout using the electronic shutter, and the burst speed using the mechanical shutter has risen to 10 fps. There’s also a new anti-flicker system when using the mechanical shutter, making it much more usable under artificial light.

The Sony A9 II will ship in the US and Europe in October 2019, priced at approximately $4500 / €5400 respectively. Press text can be found here. Product page at Sony UK. Image samples at SonyUK.

Sony a9II: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Sony a9 mirrorless camera is now $1000 off at AmazonB&HAdorama for $3,498. Continue reading “Sony a9 II Officially Announced with 24.2MP and 20fps, Price : $4500”

GoPro Hero8 Black First Impressions

GoPro Hero8 Black has been announced here are the first impressions and additional coverage of the action camera.

GoPro has unveiled the brand new Hero8 Black right on schedule, debuting Hypersmooth 2.0 stabilization, modular lighting, microphone and display accessories, a built-in foldable mount, something they call ‘digital lenses’ for in-camera crop, and much more!

GoPro HERO8 Black: $399.99 at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Release date is October 15, 2019.  Continue reading “GoPro Hero8 Black First Impressions”

GoPro Hero8 Black: Price, Specs, Release date

GoPro has officially announced the GoPro Hero8 Black – price tag $399 (pre-order at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama) and a release date of October 15 – which builds on its video capabilities and some of GoPro’s signature technologies.

GoPro has unveiled the brand new Hero8 Black right on schedule, debuting Hypersmooth 2.0 stabilization, modular lighting, microphone and display accessories, a built-in foldable mount, something they call ‘digital lenses’ for in-camera crop, and much more!

Boasting the same traditional body design, the GoPro Hero8 Black uses a 12-megapixel sensor that can record 4K (3840 x 2160) footage at 60, 50, 30, 25 and 24fps in 16:9, as well as 4:3 4K at 30, 25 and 24fps. Slow-motion fans will appreciate its 2.7K at 120 and 100fps capability.

The Hero8 Black can also record 2.7K in 16:9 at 60, 50, 30, 25 and 24fps, or50, 50, 30, 25 and 24fps 4:3 footage. Continue reading “GoPro Hero8 Black: Price, Specs, Release date”

Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha Smartphone With 108MP Camera

Xiaomi has debuted another innovative smartphone with the announcement of the Mi Mix Alpha with a 108MP camera and an almost all-screen design.

Mi MIX Alpha showcases an innovative Surround Screen with a screen-to-body ratio of more than 180.6%. The device features the world’s first 108MP camera, and is crafted with a one-of-a-kind combination of titanium alloy, ceramics and sapphire to make for a revolutionary concept phone. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha Smartphone With 108MP Camera”

Canon EOS M200 with 15-45mm Lens Kit Price $549 (24MP, Eye AF, Dual Pixel AF)

Canon  now officially announced the new EOS M200 entry-level APS-C mirrorless camera.

The new camera comes with a 24MP APS-C image sensor in a compact body with a selfie-friendly touchscreen. Its new Digic 8 processor allows for Dual Pixel AF with eye detection, heavily cropped 4K/24p video and improved battery life. The camera takes EF-M lenses, and has an extended ISO range from ISO100 to ISO51200. There’s an on-screen movie recording button for when using the screen tilted forwards, making vlogging easier, and the camera also supports vertical video recording. The camera weighs 299g (inc battery and memory card) body only.

The US price for EOS M200 with EF-M 15-45mm STM lens is $549, now available for pre-order at Adorama/Amazon/B&H Photo Video. Continue reading “Canon EOS M200 with 15-45mm Lens Kit Price $549 (24MP, Eye AF, Dual Pixel AF)”