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”

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”

Lexar & ProGrade Digital Announced Their CFexpress Memory Cards

In addition to the new SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B, Lexar and ProGrade Digital also announced their CFexpress memory cards.

The newly announced Canon EOS C500 Mark II cinema camera now supports CFexpress cards, and the upcoming Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and Nikon D6 will probably support the CFexpress cards.

Nikon, Leica and Olympus will not Attend Photokina 2020 Show

Nikon, Leica and Olympus will not take part in the next 2020 Photokina show in Germany.

The 2020 show follows a fallow year in 2019. Back in 2018 the show’s organisers announced that Photokina would cease to be held biannually and would become an annual event in May of each year.

However, organisers later announced that the annual schedule would begin in 2020, pushed back from its originally proposed May 2019 slot. Continue reading “Nikon, Leica and Olympus will not Attend Photokina 2020 Show”

Profoto C1 Plus and C1: Specs, Price Release Date Announced

Profoto has announced the new C1 and C1 Plus studio lights for smartphones. The US price for Profoto C1 is $299, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. The US price for Profoto C1 Plus is $499, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

Profoto products can also be used with mirrorless and DSLR cameras, but as they can both be controlled by Profoto’s iPhone app, a smartphone is a natural partner. Continue reading “Profoto C1 Plus and C1: Specs, Price Release Date Announced”

SLR Magic announces 21mm T1.6, 50mm T1.4 ‘MicroPrime’ cine lenses for Micro Four Thirds

SLR Magic has added a pair of Micro Four Thirds (MFT) ‘MicroPrime’ lenses to its cinema lineup: the MicroPrime CINE 21mm T1.6 and the MicroPrime CINE 50mm T1.4.

The MicroPrime CINE 21mm T1.6 is constructed of 13 elements in 11 groups and weighs 700g (1.57lbs), while the MicroPrime CINE 50mm T1.4 is constructed of 6 elements in 5 groups with a weight of 630g (1.39lbs). The lenses, which will retail for $599 a piece at authorized retailers, round out SLR’s MFT lineup alongside the 12mm T2.8 and 18mm T2.8.

With the new lenses, SLR Magic’s Cine range for Micro Four Thirds now includes the 12mm T2.8, 18mm T2.8, 21mm T1.6, 25mm T1.5 and 50mm T1.4 optics.  You can buy SLR Magic optics at Adorama. Continue reading “SLR Magic announces 21mm T1.6, 50mm T1.4 ‘MicroPrime’ cine lenses for Micro Four Thirds”

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Apple has launched the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, which both have three different cameras for taking ultra-wide photos.

iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max will be available in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB models in midnight green, space grey, silver and gold colors.

The standard 11 Pro has an eye-watering starting price of £1049/$999 − and that only gets you 64GB of storage. The 11 Pro Max starts at a staggering £1149/$1099 (also for 64GB).

Here’s the full pricing breakdown: Continue reading “Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max”

Phase One XT Announced : Price, Specs, Release Date

Phase One XT medum format camera system incorporates the company’s IQ4 series of digital backs with up to 151MP of resolution and marries them to a line of Rodenstock lenses using the new XT camera body. The US price for XT IQ4 150MP Camera System, including a lens of your choice, is $56,990.

The lenses were developed with its partner, Rodenstock, and include:

  • The XT – Rodenstock HR Digaron-S 23mm f/5.6
  • The XT – Rodenstock HR Digaron-W 32mm f/4
  • The XT – Rodenstock HR Digaron-W 70mm f/5.6

Each XT lens uses Phase One’s new digital, electromagnet X-Shutter. The XT Camera System also takes full advantage of Rodenstock lenses with 24mm of shift on both the X and Y axis. See press text. Continue reading “Phase One XT Announced : Price, Specs, Release Date”