Panasonic Lumix G7 announcement event to occur this May

Panasonic Lumix G7 announcement rumor

Panasonic will reveal a new Micro Four Thirds camera around the middle of May 2015. The mirrorless interchangeable lens camera is a recently rumored model: the G6 replacement. A source is claiming that the Panasonic Lumix G7 announcement event will occur in mid-May and that the device will be a minor upgrade over the G6.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II specs and price revealed

Canon EOS 6D Mark II specs

A fresh batch of Canon EOS 6D Mark II specs have been leaked on the web contradicting a bunch of specifications revealed by another source a few days before. The source is reporting that the DSLR will actually come packed with a 28-megapixel sensor, while the previous leakster claimed that the sensor will not go over 24 megapixels.

Fresh Canon EOS 1D X Mark II details leaked on the web

Canon 1D X Mark II rumors

An insider has leaked more Canon EOS 1D X Mark II details before the DSLR’s purported announcement date, which is now said to take place by the end of 2015 instead of 2016, like previously rumored. The upcoming camera will also feature an improved specs list and an updated design in order to be more ergonomic than the 1D X.

Tintypes II: haunting portraits of actors by Victoria Will

Tintypes II by Victoria Will

We have featured tintype photography on Camyx in the past. It seems like this technique, which was popular in the 1860s, is making a comeback in the 21st century. Tintypes II is a series of poignant portrait photos of actors and celebrities captured by photographer Victoria Will at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Sony reveals 2015 World Photography Awards winners

2015 Sony World Photography Awards

At the Somerset House in London, UK, the World Photography Organisation and Sony have jointly announced the winners of the 2015 World Photography Awards. The 2015 Photographer of the Year, who takes home the 2015 L’Iris d’Or title, is John Moore, courtesy of the dramatic “Ebola Crisis Overwhelms Liberian Capital” photo series.

Next Fujifilm flagship X-mount camera to feature bigger sensor

Fujifilm X-Pro1 sensor

The next-generation Fujifilm flagship X-mount camera will become official sometime during the fall of 2015, sources say. Before its launch, plenty of details about the X-Pro2 have been leaked. Once again, a source is reporting that the mirrorless camera will come packed with an image sensor that is bigger than APS-C units.

Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lens announced

Zeiss 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II

Sony has unveiled its second A-mount lens at the 2015 World Photography Awards. The Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lens follows onto the footsteps of the Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lens and it will be released this summer with superior image quality and weathersealing.

Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lens unveiled

Zeiss 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II

Sony has just released a statement proving that the A-mount is not dead. A new optic designed for A-mount cameras is now official and it is coming out in June 2015. The Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lens replaces its predecessor with improvements to image quality and subject tracking.

Fujifilm X-T10 announcement date to take place in May

Fuji X-T1 Silver Graphite

Fujifilm will officially introduce a new X-series camera in May 2015, a reliable source is reporting. Using all the previous information put forth by the rumor mill, it seems like we will witness the launch of the Fuji X-T10, the mirrorless camera believed to be the smaller and more affordable version of the weathersealed X-T1.

Upcoming Canon 7D Mark II firmware update to fix autofocus issues

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

The current flagship EOS camera with an APS-C sensor was launched at Photokina 2014. However, it is not all roses for Canon, as some users have reported that the EOS 7D Mark II is having focus issues. Either way, it seems like these problems will be gone soon, as a Canon 7D Mark II firmware update will be released next week.

Adobe Camera RAW 9 released with Lightroom CC/6 features

Adobe Camera RAW 8.1 DNG Converter

Immediately after introducing Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6, Adobe has released an update to Camera RAW for Photoshop users. The new Adobe Camera RAW 9 is here and it comes packed with the same features offered by Lightroom CC/6 along with a slew of new camera and lens profiles from Canon and Nikon among others.

Pentax K-3 II unveiled with built-in GPS instead of pop-up flash

Pentax K-3 II

Once again, the rumors have turned out to be true! Ricoh has just taken the wraps off of the Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera which comes packed with some differences when compared to its predecessor. The new K-3 II employs a Pixel Shift Resolution mode that shifts the sensor in order to capture higher-quality images among others.

Sigma 25mm f/1.2 lens patented for Micro Four Thirds cameras

Olympus 25mm f/1.8

A Sigma patent has been discovered in Japan. The application is describing a bright wide-angle prime optic created for mirrorless cameras featuring a Micro Four Thirds sensor. The product in question is the Sigma 25mm f/1.2 lens, which will provide a 35mm focal length equivalent of 50mm when mounted on m4/3 shooters.

Canon EOS C500 Mark II coming in mid-2016 with 6K+ video support

Canon EOS C500

Pretty soon we may have to stop talking about 4K video recording as being a must-have feature for cameras aimed at videographers. It seems like the world will make the jump to 6K and 8K a lot sooner than expected. According to the rumor mill, Canon EOS C500 Mark II will be introduced in 2016 and will record higher-than-4K movies.

Sony RX100 Mark IV with Micro Four Thirds sensor is real, source says

Panasonic Lumix LX100

More reports confirming the existence of the Sony RX100 Mark IV are showing up within the rumor mill. It is said that the compact camera will replace the RX100 Mark III with a new image sensor the size of a Micro Four Thirds model. It seems like the RX100 IV will be announced soon, although an exact date is still unknown.