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gh5

At Photokina 2016, Panasonic announced the development of their new flagship mirrorless camera the LUMIX DMC-GH5, which will have some highly impressive features such as 6K photo capture at 18MP, 4K/60 video and even internal 4K capture at 10bit 422 – a first for any mirrorless camera or DSLR! After months of speculation and a good dose of rumors (most of which were surprisingly true) and teasers, earlier today, as expected, Panasonic did a “soft-launch” of the upcoming GH5 announcing they are working hard on bringing you one of the most advanced mirrorless cameras to date. The company also re-affirmed …
Samyang-20mm-t1.9

Samyang continues their Summer Blockbuster announcements with a new super-fast 20mm f/1.8 wide-angle lens and 20mm T1.9 cine prime version. The two new lenses join the recently announced manual focus 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS and its cine version – the Samyang 35mm T1.3 ED AS UMC CS cine prime, which cover Super 35/APS-C. Full-Frame shooters using the Sony A7sII for example, should get excited about this lens as unlike the APS-C announcements from last week, the new 20mm f/1.8 and T1.9 cover 35mm full-frame. The new 20mm lenses are fully manual with a manual aperture and focus ring …
Canon_1DC

Well, it didn’t take long for that to happen – the Canon EOS-1D C 4K DSLR is getting a massive $3K discount for a very limited time. After the C100 Mark II, and the C300 II got some very decent (permanent) discounts, now you can pick up the EOS-1D C for US$4999 until the end of July, which is in three days. Yes, it may have been around for a few years, but it was the 1st Canon DSLR to ever get 4K video, and it’s sure still capable of producing some lovely images – and add to that Canon …
Nikon 105

Nikon Inc. is celebrating a momentous NIKKOR production milestone as well as the announcement of the AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED, a premium lens for the most discerning photographers. This luxurious new medium-telephoto lens is engineered to help create flattering images with gorgeous bokeh, while delivering impressive sharpness and beautiful color rendition. As a testament to a lasting legacy of high-caliber lenses, Nikon has also announced that NIKKOR lens production has reached the landmark achievement of 100 million units produced worldwide. “Surpassing the 100 million lenses produced milestone is a great honor and a testament to the photographers who both …
Teal

George Matus was 11 years old when he flew his first drone. “I was immediately hooked,” the young man tells me with a grin. By age 16 he was competing as a professional drone racer and acting as a test pilot for new aircraft. Now 18, he recently finished high school but decided to defer college, opting instead to pursue a fellowship offer from tech billionaire Peter Thiel. He used that money to start his own company, Teal, which today is launching its first product, a consumer facing drone that a beginner can easily fly with an iPhone to capture …
TinyMos-T1

Anyone who has ever nosed around the subject of astrophotography will be familiar with the facts that it’s both rather complex and potentially extremely expensive: the sort of hobby that can expand to fill your bank balance and then eat your overdraft quite easily. That could all change though with the US$449 Tiny1. Currently taking orders on IndieGoGo (and extremely over-funded there as well) the Tiny1 is billed as the world’s first astrophotography camera made to be small, smart and sociable.What does that mean? Well, the small part is taken care of by the fact that it’s about the size …