Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens specs leaked

Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens specs have been leaked online.

Venus Optics will announce the new Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens for Sony E mount, Canon RF, Nikon Z, Leica L mounts. The officiall announcement will be on May 23, 2022.

Here are the leaked images and specifications of the upcoming Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens.  are sold at Adorama and B&H

Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens Specs

  • 13 sheets in 10 groups (3 ED lenses and 3 high-refractive)
  • 13 diaphragm blades
  • Shortest shooting distance 20.4cm
  • Filter size 67mm
  • Size 74 x 120mm
  • Weight 619g
  • mount Sony E / Canon RF / Nikon Z / Leica L

Canon EOS R7, R10, RF-S 18-45mm & 18-150mm Lenses Coming on May 24, 2022

The Canon EOS R7, EOS R10, RF-S 18-45mm IS & 18-150mm Lenses have been added to Canon’s latest product list. The official announcement will be on May 24, 2022.

The Canon EOS R10 will become the entry-level RF Mount camera with APS-C image sensors. This camera will be the successor to the Canon EOS M6 Mark II which was recently discontinued by Canon.

We expect both the Canon EOS R7 and Canon EOS R10 to get announced along with some RF-S lenses on May 24, 2022. Here are the rumored specifications for the EOS R7 and EOS R10: Continue reading “Canon EOS R7, R10, RF-S 18-45mm & 18-150mm Lenses Coming on May 24, 2022”

Leica Releases Firmware Updates for 10 Different Cameras

Leica released new firmware updates for 10 different cameras (M10-M|M10-P|M10-R|M10-P|M10|M10-DSL2|SL2-S|Q2|Q2-M). Here are the details :

Leica M10

  • Leica M10 Monochrom Firmware 4.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-P ASC Edition Firmware 3.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-R Firmware 30.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-P Firmware 4.22.11.52
  • Leica M10 Firmware 3.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-D Firmware 3.22.11.52

Leica SL2

  • Leica SL2 Firmware.4.0
  • Leica SL2-S Firmware 3.0

Leica Q2

  • Leica Q2 Firmware 4.0
  • Leica Q2 Monochrom Firmware v.2.0

New Leica firmware updates can be downloaded here.

New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE

New Samyang firmware updates released for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE lenses. See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.

Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 Firmware V3

Version 3
Date 2022-05-04
Details – Improved aperture operation stability
– Improved video mode performance on Sony α7RⅡ
– Improved face detection performance on video mode on α9
– Reduced shutter lag which occurs under certain conditions when an external flash is equipped on Sony α6000

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Firmware V5

Version 5
Date 2022-05-02
Details – Fixed error of aperture in certain circumstances

Download New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE

 

List of the Rokinon Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount
Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama / Amazon
Rokinon AF 18mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama
Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 45mm F1.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 50mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 85mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon

Leica M11 Sensor Review and Test Results (100 Points)

DxOMark completed their full in-depth review for 60MP BSI sensor inside the Leica M11 camera. According to their sensor review and test results; the Leica M11 achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 100 points, with a combination of 26.3 bits color depth, 14.8 EV dynamic range, and 3376 ISO low-light score.

With an overall sensor score of 100, Leica M11 is a state-of-the-art high pixel count full-frame 35mm format sensor.  This is also 4 points higher than the Leica Q2  at 96 points, the last best performing Leica sensor they tested. Continue reading “Leica M11 Sensor Review and Test Results (100 Points)”

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens Announced

Sony officially announced the new FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II lens, a second-generation zoom lens that is the smallest and lightest F2.8 G Master lens in its lineup. The US price is $2,298, and you can check the pre-order options at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama.

A refined take on the fast standard zoom, the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II is not only smaller and lighter than the previous generation, it also features a variety of optical, focusing, and handling upgrades that make this the most well-rounded G Master zoom to date. The lens features an all new optical construction that consists of 20 elements in 15 groups, including five aspherical elements (two of which are high-precision extreme aspherical (XA) elements), two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements and two Super ED elements. Sony has also used its Nano AR Coating II to minimize flare and ghosting in images. Continue reading “Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens Announced”

Canon EOS R7 Rumored Specifications

According to latest Canon rumors here are the the first set of Canon EOS R7 specifications. Canon is planning to announce the EOS R7 in Q4 of 2022.

  • 32MP APS-C BSI Image Sensor
  • 20fps
  • DIGIC X
  • 1x CFExpress & 1x SD Card Slots
  • 4K @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 240 fps
  • C-Log 3
  • The latest hot shoe
  • A combination of ergonomics from the EOS R6 and EOS R5
  • Announcement in August 2022

This Canon EOS R7 APS-C RF mount camera is already undergoing testing in the field by a select group of photographers, and it will be “directly aimed at sports, wildlife and videography”, to replace the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

Via: CanonRumors

Rumors: Leica Q3 Coming in 2023 with a new 60MP sensor

Leica is rumored to announce a new Q3 camera in 2023 with a 60MP sensorThe current Leica Q2 models have a 47MP sensor. The new Leica M11 that was recently announced has a 60MP sensor. So it’s quite possible that we will meet a new Leica Q3 with 60MP sensor.

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. Leica has paired the sensor with an updated Maestro processing engine to enable a sensitivity range of ISO 50–50,000, a maximum continuous shooting rate of up to 20fps with the electronic shutter, and 4K (3840 x2160) video recording at 24/30fps (or C4K 4096 x 2160 at 24p).

The US price for Leica Q2 is $5,795.00, and available at B&H Photo/Adorama.

Continue reading “Rumors: Leica Q3 Coming in 2023 with a new 60MP sensor”

Sigma 50mm f/2, 50mm f/1.2 Art, 16-28mm f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE Lens Rumors

Here are the latest updates on the Sigma 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary lens,  Sigma 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art lens, and the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE lens for Sony E mount.

Sigma will announce the new 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art and 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lens in Q2 (April-June) of 2022 with the new 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens. The latest rumor suggests that the new Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN Lens for Sony E mount will be announced by the end of the year. The release of the 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE Lens could be early next year, this is because the semiconductor and supply issues haven’t been resolved yet. Continue reading “Sigma 50mm f/2, 50mm f/1.2 Art, 16-28mm f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE Lens Rumors”

Confirmed: Canon EOS R7 Will Be Announced in Q4 of 2022

According to recent Canon rumors, Canon is planning to announce the EOS R7 in Q4 of 2022.

The previous rumors said the new Canon EOS R7 APS-C RF mount mirrorless camera will be announced in March, but looks like it has been postponed. More Canon EOS R7 rumors after the break! Continue reading “Confirmed: Canon EOS R7 Will Be Announced in Q4 of 2022”