Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Leica SUMMARIT-M 35mm/f2.4 ASPH Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica SUMMARIT-M 35mm/f2.4 ASPH lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica SUMMARIT-M 35mm/f2.4 ASPH lens.

Leica SUMMARIT-M 50 mm/f2.4 ASPH Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica SUMMARIT-M 50 mm/f2.4 ASPH lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica SUMMARIT-M 50 mm/f2.4 ASPH lens.

Leica SUMMARIT-M 90mm/f2.4 ASPH. Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica SUMMARIT-M 90mm/f2.4 ASPH. lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica SUMMARIT-M 90mm/f2.4 ASPH. lens.

Leica SUMMILUX-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica SUMMILUX-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica SUMMILUX-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens.

Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH. Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH. lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH. lens.

Epson V850 Pro Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Photokina 2014, Scanners
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Want to see exactly what the new Epson V850 Pro scanner looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Epson V850 Pro scanner.

Samsung 28 Megapixel APS-C BSI CMOS Sensor

Mark Goldstein | Digital, Photokina 2014
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Samsung Electronics has revealed more technical details about its new 28 megapixel (MP) APS-C BSI CMOS image sensor for digital cameras. The S5KVB2 is designed into Samsung’s new compact system camera, the NX1, and will be showcased alongside the camera at Photokina 2014. The S5KVB2 is the industry’s first APS-C sensor to adopt back-side illuminated (BSI) pixel technology.

Toshiba EXCERIA UHS-I SD Memory Cards

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Digital, Photokina 2014
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Toshiba EXCERIA UHS-I SD Memory Cards are focused on continuous shooting and full HD (including 4K resolution) video. Great for professional DSLR photographers, videographers and content creators who demand high-performance tools, these EXCERIA SD cards offer faster write speeds than Class 10 SD cards, have greater mobile storage capacity (up to 128GB1) than other EXCERIA products and include UHS Speed Class 3 (U3)2 support for 4K2K video recording and playback. The EXCERIA UHS-I SD Memory Cards (128GB model available in January 2015) are available for purchase at select retailers and on toshiba.com/us/storage for $59.99 MSRP for the 16GB model, $99.99 MSRP for the 32GB model and $179.99 for the 64GB model.

Think Tank Photo Production Manager 40

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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The Think Tank Photo Production Manager 40 is a professional-strength, high-capacity rolling gear case designed for professional photographers. It is the most convenient way to safely transport a large amount of lighting equipment. Creative professionals will appreciate the superior design of this large roller with room for multiple flash heads, power packs, monoblocks, softboxes, and light-stands.

Think Tank Photo Airport International LE Classic

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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Think Tank Photo is releasing a limited edition version of its most popular rolling carry-on camera case, the Airport International LE Classic. Crafted with genuine, full-grain leather accents and panels, this classic version represents everything the Think Tank brand is known for: premium quality, innovative design and long-lasting durability. Designed to complement Think Tank’s all-new Urban Disguise Classic shoulder bags series, together, these two bags make a beautiful set of matching cases that meet international airline carry-on standards.

Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise Classic

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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Think Tank Photo is releasing releasing a classic edition of its flagship camera shoulder bag, the Urban Disguise. The Urban Disguise Classic is crafted with genuine full-grain leather accents and panels. This traveler’s quick access bag is available in four sizes to suit a variety of gear carrying needs. They are built to protect photographic equipment with enduring materials, including a padded compartment for a laptop.

MindShift Gear Rotation180° Travel Away Backpack

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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The MindShift Gear Rotation180° Travel Away Backpack is the first rotating backpack for global travelers and outdoor explorers. When traveling in unfamiliar places, knowing where critical items are and protecting them from prying eyes are very important.  In one swift motion, only the wearer can rotate the concealed beltpack to the front for instantaneous and secure access to cameras, passports, guidebooks, tablets, or other travel essentials. No more being forced to stop in front of strangers to remove a backpack to gain access to essential travel items.

MindShift Gear Rotation180° Trail Backpack

Mark Goldstein | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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The MindShift Gear Rotation180° Trail Backpack provides quick access to outdoor exploration necessities. With the rotation180º Trail outdoor photographers and action-enthusiasts can hike, mountain bike, ski, and birdwatch without breaking stride. No more removing a cumbersome backpack to access camera gear or trail essentials. In one swift motion, they can rotate the beltpack and grab their gear without taking their eyes off of wildlife or disrupting their creative momentum.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Photography Blog @ Photokina 2014

Mark Goldstein | Photokina 2014
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Day 1 of Photokina has now ended, and the majority of the new products have now been announced.

We've been busy attending exclusive briefings, press events and hitting the show floor to bring you hands-on looks of as many cameras, lenses and accessories as possible.

To see them all in one place, just visit this URL http://www.photographyblog.com/category/photokina_2014, which will be constantly updated this week during the rest of the show.

Ricoh Imaging France Confirms Full-Frame DSLR Camera

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In a Facebook post, Ricoh Imaging France have confirmed that development of a full-frame DSLR camera has begun.

"Le full frame est en développement en ce moment même ! Nous vous tiendrons informés sur cette page !"

Translation: The full-frame is in development at this very moment! We will keep you informed on this page!

"Grande nouvelle qui va ravir ceux qui attendaient un PENTAX full Frame : le développement du produit est lancé !"

Translation: Great news that will delight those who have been waiting for a Pentax full-frame : the product development is underway!

Sony 28-135mm Power Zoom Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS lens.

Sony FE 28mm F2 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 28mm F2 lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 28mm F2 lens.

Sony QX1 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Sony QX1 smart lens camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony QX1 smart lens camera.

Sony QX30 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Sony QX30 smart lens camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony QX30 smart lens camera.

Sony Action Cam Mini Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Sony Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1VR action camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1VR action camera.