More sources have confirmed that the Panasonic GF camera series has been put on hold by the company in 2014. It appears that the plans to launch a new Lumix GF Micro Four Thirds camera have been delayed until 2015, although the company will still have to decide whether or not there is still a need for such device or.
Nikon is rumored to reveal a plethora of new cameras by the end of 2014. One of them is the Nikon D7200, a DSLR that will serve as a D7100 replacement. Inside sources are claiming that the device will become official this summer. Meanwhile, the company is also working on other cameras, such as the D800s, D9300, and D2300.
The Photokina 2014 is approaching fast and there is a huge number of products that will be unveiled during the event. If you are making a list, then you will have to add the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art lens on it. Inside sources are reporting that this new Art lens is coming during the event and that it will be released shortly after its end.
Fujifilm has patented a new lens in the United States. The Japanese company is aiming to extend its X-mount line-up with the addition of the Fujifilm 18-250mm f/3.6-6.5 lens, an all-round optic designed for travel photographers. It could be aimed at entry-level camera owners, but first it should be released on the market.
The Sony RX2 compact camera is also rumored to be released this summer, just like the Sony RX200. However, the RX1/RX1R replacement will sport some innovative features such as a curved full frame sensor. The RX2 would become world’s first consumer camera with a curved sensor and if someone can do it, then it will be Sony.
An alleged press release of the GoPro Hero3+ action camera replacement has been leaked on the web, revealing some interesting information. Among the details we can find the GoPro Hero 4 specs, release date, as well as the price. The new action camera is reportedly set to be announced soon and it will be released this summer.
Canon is rumored to introduce a couple of TS-E lenses during the 2014 edition of world’s biggest digital event: the Photokina. Two new Canon tilt-shift lenses, one featuring a 45mm focal length and f/2.8 maximum aperture, will become official at the Photokina 2014, which opens its doors to visitors on September 16 in Cologne, Germany.
Samyang has been rumored to reveal a 50mm cine lens during the company’s next event taking place on April 28. However, it seems like this product is not coming next week. Instead, the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 lens along with the 7.5mm T3.8 and 12mm AS UMC cine lenses will become official on the aforementioned date.
Thousands of children are diagnosed with cancer in the United States each year. In order to raise awareness against this disease, photographer Lora Scantling has created a touching photo series of three young girls fighting cancer. The series has gone viral on the web and people are already asking how they can help the little girls.
Hide-and-seek and “Where’s Waldo?” are two of the most popular games in the United States. Photographer and artist Andrew Knapp has found these two games to be a source of inspiration of a photo book called “Find Momo”. The shots contain Knapp’s hidden dog somewhere in the scene and viewers have to find him.
Babies and dogs are adorable. Photographer Grace Chon has decided to treat her fans with some cuteness overload by using her 7-year-old dog and 10-month-old baby as the subjects of a portrait photos series that will make your heart melt. Zoey and Jasper love wearing silly hats and they’re posing for the sweetest photo series ever.
Samsung has posted a new teaser on its official Facebook page. The South Korean company is inviting its fans to join the “journey to the next level of creativity” on April 28 in order to witness the launch of new products. According to the rumor mill, a Samyang 50mm cine lens will be one of the optics to be unveiled.
Panasonic has accustomed photographers with launching a new GF-series camera each spring. However, the company seems like it has forgotten this year’s edition. There is a good reason for that, says an inside source, as the Panasonic GF7 launch has been cancelled, allowing the company to focus on more profitable cameras.
Capturing aerial photography is now accessible to everyone thanks to aerial drones. A compact, cheap, and modular “Advanced Multirotor Drone Copter” is now available on Kickstarter. It consists of a new drone type that is capable of carrying around mirrorless cameras such as Panasonic GH and Sony NEX models.