This is the final post for 2013 from our team and we have decided to close the year with an article about what you should expect from the following 12 months. According to a Japanese magazine, the A99, A77, and NEX-7 replacements are all on the list of new Sony cameras in 2014, while some lenses are on their way, too.
Archives for December 2013
This year is almost over and Canon still has not announced a DSLR with a huge amount of megapixels. Hopefully, the wait might be over in 2014, when the company is rumored to announced such a shooter. According to inside sources, this professional DSLR is real, is called Canon EOS-A1, and features a hybrid viewfinder.
A Tokyo-based photographer is using Instagram and iPhoneography to tell the life story of his pet Darcy the hedgehog. Prepare for cuteness galore provided by a series of photos that will definitely make your heart melt, as photographer Shota Tsukamoto is trying to make Darcy the most popular hedgehog in the world.
Aerial photography is one of the hardest to perform as it requires unique vantage points that people cannot reach through conventional means. Thankfully, humanity has developed airplanes as well as choppers, so creative photographers such as Bernhard Lang, get the possibility to capture amazing photos above a harbor.
The Consumer Electronics Show 2014 will come packed with multiple announcements. However, the rumor mill is not willing to wait until the event to leak information about the products that are coming in early January. As a result, the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G lens specs and other details have just been leaked online.
The Canon EOS 1 DSLR camera is rumored to be the company’s first strike at the big megapixel market dominated by the Nikon D800 / D800E. The Japanese maker is allegedly planning to introduce such a device courtesy of the Photokina 2014 event, which takes place next September in Cologne, Germany.
The Cyber-shot lens-style cameras have been laughed at before becoming a reality, while some folks are still not taking them seriously due to the fact that they are lacking some “must have” features for professionals. A Sony QX10 and QX100 update is inbound and it seems some of those laughs will finally go away.
As the rumors about this particular camera are intensifying, then there is little doubt that it is not coming. Thankfully, sources have found out when it becomes available among other details. The camera is the Olympus OM-D E-M5 successor and it seems like its release date is less than six weeks away.
If you were planning to purchase one of the rumored Sigma lenses in 2014, then you should add another model to that list. It seems like the company wants to strike fear among its Japanese counterparts with the launch of the Sigma 16-20mm f/2 DG ART lens, which will be designed for full frame cameras and released in 2014.
A new Nikon DSLR camera is coming soon. According to the rumor mill, it will be announced in early January 2014. On the other hand, the company’s Middle East & Africa division is claiming that such a device will actually be unveiled on January 17 and will be offered as a grand prize in an interesting photo competition.
Wireless flash triggers from Nikon and Canon are usually very expensive and consumers think that they are overpriced. Well, the Yongnuo RF-603 II wireless flash trigger/remote system is now available, as third-party manufacturers continue to give brands such as Nikon and Canon a run for their money.
There have been a lot of rumors covering this subject during the past few weeks. It has confused a lot of people, but in the wake of new information being leaked, we are grateful to be able to clarify this story. The low-end OM-D Micro Four Thirds camera coming in January 2014 will actually serve as the Olympus E-M5 replacement.
Sony A7 and A7R users do not have too much lenses specially built for their E-mount full frame cameras at their disposal. However, there is a certain South Korean company which has enriched the offer with several new optics. As a result, five new Samyang lenses are now available for purchase for the Sony A7 and A7R cameras.
More rumors have been leaked on the web ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show 2014. The event takes place in January and it seems like multiple new products will be unveiled by Japanese makers. Beside a 35mm f/1.8 lens for FX cameras, it seems like the Nikon D3300 and 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DX VR II lens are coming at CES 2014.
Fujifilm is rapidly expanding its X-mount lens offering. A new optic is now official and will provide sought-after wide-angle coverage for X-mount mirrorless camera users. The Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens has been introduced to the public officially, while its release date, specs, and price have been announced, too.