The “North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place In New York City” is a book consisting of haunting photos documenting the North Brother Island. Once housing the Riverside Hospital in New York City, the North Brother Island has been reclaimed by nature and wildlife, although remnants of past buildings are still there.
Archives for May 2014
We find ourselves at the end of May 2014. This means that it is time to recap what happened during the past four weeks or so by taking a look at the best news and rumors in the photo industry. Sony, Canon, and Nikon have all made announcements, while Fujifilm and Olympus have been an important part of the rumor mill.
The latest exciting project to come out of Kickstarter consists of the so-called 360cam. It has been developed by Giroptic and it consists of a digital camera with three lenses capable of capturing videos at full HD resolution and with a 360-degree field-of-view. It’s WiFi-enabled, but read on to find out its entire specs list.
Nikon is rumored to switch the birth place of the D800 series. According to inside sources, the Nikon D800s DSLR camera will be made in Thailand, whereas its predecessors, both the D800 and D800E, have been manufactured in Japan. Either way, the launch date of the shooter has been scheduled for late June 2014.
Sony is rumored to discontinue the NEX-5T sometime in July. Shortly after the mirrorless camera will get off the production line, a Sony NEX-5T replacement is prepared for a September 2014 launch. In addition, it seems like the NEX-5T has just been hit with an important price reduction, hinting that a successor is nearing.
Gigapixel panoramas are giving users the possibility of exploring places and cities that are otherwise inaccessible to them. The internet is a big thing and sometimes you can get lost. Well, here is our top list containing six websites where you can find thousands of great gigapixel panoramas and images.
Olympus announced the development of two new PRO lenses earlier in 2014. Well, it seems like one of them will finally get a proper launch event. According to an inside source, the Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens announcement date will take place in the near future, while also revealing its price details.
After hearing the initial rumors regarding the Panasonic LX7 replacement, we have been “forced” to verify the accuracy of the details with more trusted sources. Well, according to trusted people, who have been right in the past, the Panasonic LX8 launch date is indeed scheduled to take place in the middle of July 2014.
Lomography has returned to Kickstarter with a new and exciting project. It consists of the company’s first instant film camera which has been called Lomo’Instant. The camera comes with numerous customization options, but Lomo’Instant is also the proud provider of the brightest aperture ever found in an instant film camera.
Fujifilm is rumored to replace a trio of its X-Trans cameras this year. The Fujifilm X100s replacement will be announced at Photokina 2014 and it will be joined by the X-Pro1 successor at the same event. On the other hand, the Fuji X30, which replaces the X20, will become official towards the beginning of July 2014.
As Zeiss will announce a new Otus lens at the Photokina 2014, Sigma will not sit around and wait patiently. According to inside sources, the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG Art lens will become official in August in order to compete against the Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 and to be ready for being displayed at world’s largest event: the Photokina 2014.
Canon is rumored to have begun testing a prototype for the flagship EOS camera. The Canon 1D X replacement has been tested by some photographers in New York City. The DSLR camera is said to capture photos around the same resolution as the 5D Mark III and to be on track for a late 2014 or early 2015 release date.
Sony is rumored to be working on new E-mount cameras will full frame sensors. However, the company has not decided the devices’ final specs for the time being. The reason for that consists of the fact that Canon and Nikon have not yet issued their responses to the current generation of A7 mirrorless cameras.
Fujifilm is once again rumored to be working on new X-mount lenses. This time, the Japan-based company is believed to be developing a so-called XF 90mm f/2 lens that will become available for all X-mount mirrorless cameras. The optic will provide a 35mm equivalent of 135mm and it could be released in December 2014.
Nikon D4s is the flagship FX-format camera. It was launched earlier in 2014 along with a surprise. The DSLR is now offering a Nikon RAW S file size option. This is a first for the company’s cameras and a lot of photographers have been wondering what this sRAW option stands for and what it does. Well, this article provides all the answers!