Canon has introduced its first macro lens for EOS M mirrorless cameras. The new EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM prime lens is also the first optic to feature a built-in dual-LED lighting system in order to illuminate one’s subjects and freeze their movement. Find out everything about this lens right here on Camyx!
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Canon has introduced a new superzoom compact camera. It is not the long-rumored 100x zoom unit, but it features a respectable 25x optical zoom lens. The new PowerShot SX620 HS is a minor evolution of the PowerShot SX610 HS, which was revealed at the 2015 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show.
Samyang has its fair share of fans in the digital imaging sector, who have had one huge demand: autofocus support. Well, the South Korean company has finally met this demand, courtesy of the 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC and 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC. These primes are the manufacturer’s first lenses with AF technology!
Leica has finally introduced the long-rumored M-D Typ 262 digital rangefinder camera. As revealed by the leaksters, the device does not have a red dot in the front, nor an LCD on the back. Instead, it comes with top and bottom plates made of brass, as well as a quiet shutter in order to get back to the essentials of photography.
Nostalgia is a feeling that photographers experience oftentimes. If you are feeling it right now, then here is something that might bring back the good days: the Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 soap bubble bokeh lens. It is being brought back to life by Meyer-Optik Gorlitz, which has launched a Kickstarter campaign for this project alone.
The recently-rumored Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens has been announced by the Germany-based company. As its name says, the product consists of a wide-angle prime optic. It supports autofocus and comes with the same OLED screen that is now a trademark of the Batis line-up. The lens will be released by the end of May 2016.
It was rumored to be announced on April 15, but it was revealed soon. We are talking, of course, about the Hasselblad H6D-100c, a new medium format camera that features an impressive 100-megapixel image sensor. The shooter is joined by a 50-megapixel version, called H6D-100c, and both are coming this summer.
Any light-field fans out there? Unfortunately, we have some bad news for you. Lytro has just announced that it will no longer develop light-field cameras for consumers. Instead, the company will focus on the virtual reality world. The confirmation comes from CEO Jason Rosenthal, who said that this decision was one of the hardest he ever made.
Panasonic has just introduced the Lumix GX85 / GX80 mirrorless camera that has been making the rounds on the internet for the past few days. This is a compact and lightweight Micro Four Thirds camera that employs a 16-megapixel sensor without an optical low-pass filter, the first of its kind for the MFT format.
Sony has concluded its press event with the introduction of the FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens. This optic is capable of offering top-notch image quality thanks to multiple features, including a state-of-the-art internal design and integrated image stabilization technology.
If you own an Alpha or NEX-series mirrorless camera from Sony then you will be pleased to hear that the PlayStation maker has just introduced an affordable 50mm lens. The Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 prime lens is here as a compact and lightweight solution for the company’s FE-mount and E-mount MILCs.
Sony has just introduced its latest superzoom camera designed for both photographers and videographers. The new Cyber-shot RX10 III is here with a 20.1-megapixel stacked sensor and a 25x optical zoom lens, which offers a full-frame equivalent of 24-600mm. This new shooter is also capable of capturing 4K movies and 14fps in burst mode.
After months of rumor and speculation, DJI has finally revealed the availability details of the Inspire 1 RAW Edition drone with a built-in Micro Four Thirds camera. The quadcopter and its 4K-ready Zenmuse X5R MFT camera will begin shipping by the end of March 2016 for a price under $6,000.
If you were looking for some plugins to improve the look of your photos, your search has just ended. Google has officially announced that the Nik Collection bundle can be downloaded for free. The collection consists of seven plugins and they were previously available for almost $150.
As recently-promised, Fujifilm has released firmware update 1.01 for the X-Pro2 mirrorless camera. The new firmware version is available for download for all users and the company recommends everyone to install it as soon as possible in order to fix an annoying bug and to improve image quality in long-exposure mode.