Thursday, January 23, 2020

HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR Telephoto Zoom Lens

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR is a new telephoto zoom lens for Pentax's range of 35mm full-frame K-mount digital SLR cameras.

This lens features a compact, lightweight body with weather-resistant construction, multi-layer HD Coating, minimum focusing distance of 0.95 meters and a maximum magnification of 0.32x, and weighs approximately 819 grams.

The HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR will be available from February 15th 2020 priced at $1099.95.

The HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR is a new telephoto zoom lens for Pentax's range of 35mm full-frame K-mount digital SLR cameras. This lens features a compact, lightweight body with weather-resistant construction, multi-layer HD Coating, minimum focusing distance of 0.95 meters and a maximum magnification of 0.32x…

HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Here are some official full-size sample images taken with the new PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR DSLR lens. The PENTAX-D FA 70-210mm F4 ED SDM WR is a versatile telephoto zoom lens for Pentax's full-frame DSLR cameras.

Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR and GF 80mm F1.7 R WR Medium Format Lenses Announced

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

Two new GFX medium format lenses, the Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR and GF 80mm F1.7 R WR, have just been announced.

The GF 30mm F3.5 R WR is a compact wide prime lens for landscapes with a focal length equivalent to 24mm in the 35mm format.

The GF 80mm F1.7 R WR has the widest aperture in the GF lens range and has a focal length equivalent to 63mm in the 35mm film format.

There's no word yet on pricing or availability of the two new GFX lenses.

Two new GFX medium format lenses, the Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR and GF 80mm F1.7 R WR, have just been announced. The GF 30mm F3.5 R WR is a compact wide prime lens for landscapes with a focal length equivalent to 24mm in the 35mm format. The GF…

Fujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR Medium Format Lens Unveiled

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Fujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR is a new standard zoom lens for the GFX medium format camera system.

The GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR lens offers an equivalent focal length range of 36-79mm on a smaller 35mm format system, a maximum aperture of F4, 5-axis image stabilisation, near-silent, high speed autofocus motor, and dust- and weather-resistant construction.

The Fujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR is priced at £2049 and will be available from 27th February 2020.

The Fujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR is a new standard zoom lens for the GFX medium format camera system. The GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR lens offers an equivalent focal length range of 36-79mm on a smaller 35mm format system, a maximum aperture of F4…

Fujifilm X-T200 Mirrorless Camera and XC 35mm F2​ Lens

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The new Fujifilm X-T200 mirrorless camera offers intuitive touch-screen controls, a new image sensor and processor combination, and beautiful image quality within a compact body.

New features include a newly designed EVF, quick face detection AF, the ability to create 24.2MP stills at 8 FPS, and the option to record 4K UHD video.

The Fuji XT200 will be available as a kit with the XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens in three colours (Silver, Dark Silver, and Champagne), priced at £749 and available from 27th Feb 2020.

Fujifilm are also introducing the new XC 35mm F2 lens in Black and Silver, priced at £169 and available from 27th Feb 2020.

The new Fujifilm X-T200 mirrorless camera offers intuitive touch-screen controls, a new image sensor and processor combination, and beautiful image quality within a compact body. New features include a newly designed EVF, quick face detection AF, the ability to create 24.2MP stills at 8 FPS, and the option to record…

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM Review

Mark Goldstein

The RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM is designed to be the ultimate all-in-one, walk-around travel lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, offering a versatile 10x focal range in a compact, lightweight design. Read our in-depth Canon RF 24-240mm lens review to discover if this super-zoom can really deliver the goods, complete with a gallery of full-size sample images...

Monday, January 20, 2020

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM Sample Images

Mark Goldstein

Ahead of our full review, here are some full-size sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the new Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens. The RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM is a versatile 10x zoom lens for Canon's EOS R and RP full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Review

Mark Goldstein

The Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM is a brand new professional telephoto zoom lens for Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras. Read our in-depth Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM lens review to find out if it's a must-have lens for Canon EOS R camera owners, complete with a gallery of full-size sample images...

Friday, January 17, 2020

Leica M Monochrom First Impressions

Gavin Stoker | Compact System Camera

Photography Blog attended the UK launch of the new Leica M10 Monochrom camera in central London - find out what we thought of Leica's latest black and white camera by reading our detailed first impressions...

Photography Blog attended the UK launch of the new Leica M10 Monochrom camera in central London - find out what we thought of Leica's latest black and white camera by reading our detailed first impressions...

40 Megapixel Leica M10 Monochrom Black and White Camera

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera

Leica is taking digital black-and-white photography to the next level with the launch of the new Leica M10 Monochrom camera. The technical details and the handling of the Leica M10 Monochrom are identical to those of the Leica M10-P.

The Leica M10 Monochrom is available now priced at £7,250 / $8,295.

Leica is taking digital black-and-white photography to the next level with the launch of the new Leica M10 Monochrom camera. The technical details and the handling of the Leica M10 Monochrom are identical to those of the Leica M10-P. The Leica M10 Monochrom is available now priced at £7,250 / $8,295.

Leica M10 Monochrom Sample Images

Gavin Stoker

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample JPEG and Raw images taken with the brand new Leica M10 Monochrom black and white camera.

Leica M Monochrom Hands-on Photos

Gavin Stoker | Compact System Camera

Want to see exactly what the new Leica M Monochrom black and white mirrorless camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica M Monochrom mirrorless camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Leica M Monochrom black and white mirrorless camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Leica M Monochrom mirrorless camera.

Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE for $500

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE is the first lens in the atx-m series of mirrorless lenses designed to fit Sony E-mount full frame cameras.

Worldwide sales of the Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens will begin on February 7, 2020,priced at $499.

The Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE is the first lens in the atx-m series of mirrorless lenses designed to fit Sony E-mount full frame cameras. Worldwide sales of the Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens will begin on February 7, 2020,priced at $499.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hasselblad ​XCD 4/45P Medium Format Lens

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

Weighing 320g (0.7 lbs) and measuring 47mm (1.85 in) in depth, the Hasselblad XCD 45P is the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens on the market today.

The Hasselblad XCD 4/45P will be available in in late January 2020 priced at $1099 / €1199 / £1030.

Weighing 320g (0.7 lbs) and measuring 47mm (1.85 in) in depth, the Hasselblad XCD 45P is the world’s lightest digital medium format autofocus lens on the market today. The Hasselblad XCD 4/45P will be available in in late January 2020 priced at $1099 / €1199 / £1030.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Sony GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander

Mark Goldstein | Accessories

Sony have introduced the new GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander. This new accessory is compatible with these cameras: Alpha 9 II, Alpha 9, Alpha 7R IV, Alpha 7R III, Alpha 7 III, Alpha 6600, Alpha 6400, Alpha 6100, RX100 VII, and RX0 I.

The Sony GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander will ship in February in Europe, priced at approximately €200 / £170.

Sony have introduced the new GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander. This new accessory is compatible with these cameras: Alpha 9 II, Alpha 9, Alpha 7R IV, Alpha 7R III, Alpha 7 III, Alpha 6600, Alpha 6400, Alpha 6100, RX100 VII, and RX0 I.The Sony GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with…

Monday, January 13, 2020

Sony A6600 Review

Mark Goldstein

The A6600 is the new all-singing, all-dancing flagship camera in Sony's extensive range of APS-C mirrorless cameras, but does it offer enough to out-gun both its main rivals and its cheaper siblings? Find out now by reading our in-depth Sony A6600 review, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G Review

Mark Goldstein

Sony APS-C E-mount owners have been waiting for years for a fast standard zoom lens, and at long last it's finally arrived in the shape of the Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G - but is it worth the £1200 / $1400 price tag? Find out now by reading our in-depth Sony 16-55mm f/2.8 review, complete with full-size sample images...

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Insta360 ONE R Action Cam Offers 360-degree, 4K Wide-angle and 5.3K 1-inch Sensor

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras

The Insta360 ONE R is an adaptive action cam whose unique interchangeable-lens design enables 360-degree capture, standard 4K wide-angle capture, and use of a groundbreaking 5.3K 1-inch sensor - all with a single device.

Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition brings together two great ways to shoot - the Dual-Lens 360 Mod and 4K Wide Angle Mod - in one convenient package for $479.99.

Insta360 ONE R 1-Inch Edition comes standard with the premium 1-Inch Wide Angle Mod co-engineered with Leica, and retails for $549.99.

Insta360 ONE R 4K Edition offers creators all they need to enjoy the versatile 4K Wide Angle Mod for $299.99.

The Insta360 ONE R is an adaptive action cam whose unique interchangeable-lens design enables 360-degree capture, standard 4K wide-angle capture, and use of a groundbreaking 5.3K 1-inch sensor - all with a single device. Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition brings together two great ways to shoot - the Dual-Lens 36…

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR Camera Pricing, Specifications, Features

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

Pricing, specifications and a full list of features for the flagship Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera have now been revealed.

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III will go on sale in February 2020 priced at £6,499.99 / €7,599.99 / $6,499.

Pricing, specifications and a full list of features for the flagship Canon EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera have now been revealed. The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III will go on sale in February 2020 priced at £6,499.99 / €7,599.99 / $6,499.

Nikon D780 DSLR Camera Pricing, Specification, Features

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras

The new Nikon D780 is a new kind of DSLR for creators that retains the rugged reliability of the highly-revered D750, while inheriting features from the Nikon Z series, making it powerful and versatile to capture anything from fast-action sports to beautiful night skies.

Packed with Nikon’s latest EXPEED 6 processor, advanced autofocus capabilities, extensive video features and in-camera creative options, the D780 allows enthusiasts to explore their creative potential through photos and videos.

The new Nikon D780 DSLR is priced at £2,199 / $2,299.95 and will be available in late January 2020.

The new Nikon D780 is a new kind of DSLR for creators that retains the rugged reliability of the highly-revered D750, while inheriting features from the Nikon Z series, making it powerful and versatile to capture anything from fast-action sports to beautiful night skies.Packed with Nikon’s latest EXPEED 6 processor…