Thursday, September 18, 2014

Samyang 12mm 1:2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Samyang 12mm 1:2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Samyang 12mm 1:2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye lens.

Voigtlander 35mm f/1.7 Ultron Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Voigtlander 35mm f/1.7 Ultron lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Voigtlander 35mm f/1.7 Ultron lens.

Voitglander Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Voigtlander Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95 lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Voigtlander Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95 lens.

Zhongyi Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Zhongyi Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Zhongyi Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 lens.

Zhongyi Mitakon 24mm f/1.7 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Zhongyi Mitakon 24mm f/1.7 lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Zhongyi Mitakon 24mm f/1.7 lens.

Development of Pentax Full-Frame DSLR is Officially Underway

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In an interview with Photography Blog, Ricoh's European Product Manager Laurence Bouly has confirmed that development of a Pentax full-frame DSLR camera is officially underway. No launch date has yet been set, but she said that the launch itself would be communicated through the usual formal channels, rather than Facebook (as Ricoh France did earlier this week). In addition, the two lens prototypes (high magnification super-telephoto zoom lens and large diameter telephoto zoom lens) on show at Photokina are actually full-frame lenses, rather than APS-C. Exciting news for ever-patient Pentax users...

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera.

Update: We've added more hands-on images live from Photokina.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Canon PowerShot G7 X compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon PowerShot G7 X compact camera.

Update: We've added more hands-on images live from Photokina.

Nikon D750 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Nikon D750 DSLR camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon D750 DSLR camera.

Update: We've added more hands-on images live from Photokina.

Nikon Coolpix S6900 Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix S6900 compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 compact camera.

Update: We've added more hands-on images live from Photokina.

Zeiss Photokina Presentation

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Zeiss have launched several new products at Photokina, including the Loxia lenses for Sony Alpha full-frame compact system cameras, Otus 85mm f1/4 DSLR lens, and the Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 lens for the Leica M system. We attended the Zeiss press event - here are all forty of the presentation slides that were shown.

Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1.6/35mm, Xenon 1.4/50mm and Macro Symmar 85mm Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1.6/35mm, Xenon 1.4/50mm and Macro Symmar 85mm lenses for full-frame DSLRs look like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1.6/35mm, Xenon 1.4/50mm and Macro Symmar 85mm lenses.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 PRO Hands-on Photos

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Olympus are displaying a prototype verion of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 PRO lens at Photokina. Displayed behind glass, the Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO also looks like a finalised product, like its 7-14mm sibling. Olympus also provided us with a graphic showing the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 PRO alongside a typical 600mm DSLR lens to highlight the massive size difference between the two.

Leica SUMMARIT-M 75mm/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 75mm/f2.4 ASPH lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica SUMMARIT-M 75mm/f2.4 ASPH lens.

Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-T 11–23 mm Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-T 11–23 mm f/3.5–4.5 ASPH. lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-T 11–23 mm f/3.5–4.5 ASPH. lens.

Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. lens.

EIZO ColorEdge 4K and ColorEdge CS240 Monitors Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Digital, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new EIZO ColorEdge 4K and ColorEdge CS240 monitors look like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the EIZO ColorEdge 4K and ColorEdge CS240 monitors.

Manfrotto Offroad Collection Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Photokina 2014
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Want to see exactly what the new Manfrotto Offroad Collection looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Manfrotto Offroad Collection.

Announced last month, the Manfrotto Offroad Collection comprises a range of colourful bags and walking sticks with a camera attachment, and a light-weight tripod.

RED Epic Dragon 6K Hands-on Photos

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Want to see exactly what the new RED Epic Dragon 6K cinema camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the RED Epic Dragon 6K cinema camera.

Photoshop CC and Lightroom: A Photographer’s Handbook

Mark Goldstein | Books
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Photoshop CC and Lightroom is a new book that provides a clear and effective workflow for editing photographs in the 2014 release of Photoshop CC and its companions, Bridge, Camera Raw, and Lightroom 5.