Zeiss has uploaded a 56-megapixel photo to its official Flickr account. The EXIF data has been removed and the description of the image says that it has been captured with a Sony A7R camera. This camera does not have such capability, so its replacement, the Sony A7RII, is now rumored to employ a 56-megapixel or higher-resolution sensor.
Archives for April 2015
Leica is back! The German manufacturer has just introduced a new rangefinder camera and it will release it on the market soon. However, it only shoots black and white photos and it is quite expensive. Without much further ado, here is the brand new Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 rangefinder interchangeable lens camera.
While Sigma promises people that a 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is a priority, the company is also working on a Sigma 400mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens. This product has just been patented in Japan and it would become the first Sigma telephoto prime lens to be added to the manufacturer’s Sports series.
A couple of new optics for FE-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras have been patented by Sony in Japan and it looks like they might be introduced at some point. The more exciting model consists of a Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 lens, which is said to provide a very high image quality with almost no visible distortions.
Remember that unique lens with macro capabilities from Canon? It is back in the rumor mill and it is more exciting than some people have hoped. It appears that the product in question is a Canon tilt-shift macro lens that is already in development and is on its way, as EF-mount users may get it sometime in 2016!
Fujifilm is allegedly preparing to release a new firmware update for one of its X-mount mirrorless cameras. According to an insider, the device in question is none other than the first weathersealed X-mount camera. In addition to bug fixes, the firmware version 4.0 will bring an improved Fujifilm X-T1 autofocus speed.
In the wake of a major Sony product launch event, sources are leaking more information about one of the inbound products: the A7R replacement. According to the latest Sony A7RII details to show up on the web, the FE-mount full-frame mirrorless camera will employ a brand new and improved RAW engine.
The gossip talks about Canon’s future EOS DSLRs are not coming to an end! There has been a lot of chatter within the rumor mill about the upcoming EOS cameras, but there is always room for more Canon 6D Mark II rumors. It seems like the DSLR will be welcomed by videographers as it will offer a couple of video-focused features!
Before Sony’s major product launch event set to take place sometime in May 2015, the rumor mill is coming out with new details about the Sony A6100 mirrorless camera. There could be some bad news for some users, as the device is now said to record only full HD videos and to not be capable of 4K video recording.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.