Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Panasonic GM5 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic GM5 compact system camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic GM5 compact system camera.

Update: Now includes more hands-on shots live from Photokina...

Zeiss Otus 85mm Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Zeiss Otus 85mm lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Zeiss Otus 85mm lens.

Zeiss Distagon T 35mm Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM lens.

Epson SureColor SC-P600 Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Photokina 2014, Printers
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Want to see exactly what the new Epson SureColor SC-P600 printer looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Epson SureColor SC-P600 printer.

Leica S (Type 007) Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica S (Type 007) camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica S (Type 007) camera.

Leica M-P (Typ 240) Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica M-P (Typ 240) camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica M-P (Typ 240) camera.

Leica M-A (Typ 127) Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Film, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica M-A (Typ 127) camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica M-A (Typ 127) camera.

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) camera.

Fujifilm XF 140-400mm Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 140-400mm lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 140-400mm lens.

Fujifilm XF 16-55mm WR Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 16-55mm WR lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 16-55mm WR lens.

Fujifilm XF 16mm Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 16mm lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 16mm lens.

Fujifilm XF 90mm Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 90mm lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 90mm lens.

Fujifilm XF 56mm APD Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 56mm APD lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 56mm APD lens.

Panasonic LX100 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic LX100 compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic LX100 compact camera.

Update: Now includes more hands-on shots live from Photokina...

Broncolor SIROS and HMI 1600

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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The Broncolor Siros monolight combines unbeatable flash- and super-fast charging times with reliable and intuitive handling. At 400 and 800 joules, Siros will not only be available in two output versions but also as a basic- or S-model. The Siros alsohas  integrated PocketWizard receivers which allow for the integration in already existing setups but also open the gates to the world of HyperSync photography, which enables a shutter speed of up to 1/8000s.

Tthe new HMI 1600 light system will be presented as a powerful addition to the already existing broncolor 200-800 watt continuous light range. The multi-purpose continuous light with its unique bayonet system allows the use of different reflectors and therefore makes it the first choice for photographers with high requirements in terms of performance, shaping and color, both for still and moving Images.

Both the Broncolor Siros and the Broncolor HMI 1600 will be available from mid-January 2015.

Lexar Professional 2000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II Cards

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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Lexar have announced the fastest UHS-II memory cards available on the market today. The new Lexar Professional 2000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II cards offer transfer speeds up to 300MB per second and write speeds up to 260MB per second. Additionally, every 2000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II card includes a SD UHS-II reader for high-speed file transfer of photos and videos from the card to any PC or Mac. The Professional 2000x and 1000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II cards are backwards compatible with older cameras and readers, performing at UHS-I and Class 10 speeds. The Lexar Professional 2000x card will be available in Q4 with MSRPs of £135.99 (64GB) and £77.99 (32GB).

Lexar also announced new Professional 1000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II cards and the new Professional Workflow SR2, a SD UHS-II USB 3.0 reader. The Lexar Professional 1000x card will also be available in Q4 and has MSRPs of £400.99 (256GB), £128.99 (128GB), £71.99 (64GB), £40.99 (32GB), and £23.99 (16GB), while the Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 reader has an MRSP of £22.99 and will be available in Q4.

Samsung NX1 - 15fps Burst Mode

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera
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Want to listen to the new Samsung NX1 compact system camera shooting at 15 frames per second?

Then click through to watch our hands-on videos...

Canon EOS 7D Mark II - 10fps Burst Mode

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Want to listen to the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera shooting at 10 frames per second?

Then click through to watch our hands-on video...

Ricoh Exhibits Three New K-Mount Lenses at Photokina

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Ricoh is exhibiting three K mount interchangeable lenses as reference models at Photokina 2014. The HD PENTAX-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6ED DC WR (available Winter 2014) will feature a weather-resistant construction, high-grade HD coating, smooth, quiet AF operation thanking to a lens-installed AF driving motor, and a small and light weight size. In addition a high magnification super-telephoto zoom lens and a large diameter telephoto zoom lens are also being shown.

ZEISS Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM

Mark Goldstein | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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The ZEISS Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM is a new prime lens for Leica M rangefinder cameras. At a maximum aperture of f/1.4, this lens creates a pleasing bokeh, which optically enhances the background as the main composition element. At the same time it directs attention to the main motif in the foreground. Optimized for digital sensors, the Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM also stands out for its excellent flat image field. Thanks to the Distagon’s optical design, the lens delivers a high resolution across the entire image field. The Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM will be available worldwide, in silver and black, starting in the fourth quarter of 2014. The suggested retail price will be EUR 1.679,84 or USD 2.290,00.