Pixii’s Full-Body Digital camera, Panasonic Gross sales

Pixii’s Full-Body Digital camera, Panasonic Gross sales

Pictures is like farming. You’ll be able to’t simply benefit from the candy fruits – if you wish to harvest, it’s important to sow. For a wildlife photographer, this implies attending to know the habits of close by animals. One solution to find out about them is to make use of a photograph lure to check their conduct. This is without doubt one of the subjects I’m presently engaged on for you. And since I took my most up-to-date photograph this manner, I’ll open this week’s images information with a path digital camera photograph of a doe.

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Okay&F 4K Path Digital camera

Current Bulletins

  • Pixii Max: French digital camera firm Pixii has launched a brand new full-frame rangefinder digital camera with a 24.5 MP BSI-CMOS sensor. The digital camera is appropriate with interchangeable Leica M-mount lenses. The viewfinder options LED-backlit body traces for traditional prime lenses: 35mm, 50mm, and 75mm. Photographs could be recorded in JPEG, DNG, or Mono DNG (native monochrome mode). The digital shutter operates within the vary of 2s to 1/32000. The digital camera gives solely inside reminiscence from 32GB to 128GB (although backup to USB stick could be completed instantly from the digital camera). Weight 480g. Worth begins at 2699 Euros.
  • Panasonic Lumix FZ80D: Panasonic has introduced a partial replace to its 2017 superzoom point-and-shoot digital camera. No adjustments have been made by way of picture seize. There’s nonetheless a 60x zoom with an equal vary of 20-1200mm, and an 18MP 1/2.3-type sensor. Enhancements have been made to the rear monitor (1.84 million dots fairly than 1.04) and particularly to the viewfinder. The brand new EVF has improved decision (2.36 million dots fairly than 1.17) and magnification (0.74x as a substitute of 0.46x). Apparently, this is similar viewfinder as on the Leica D-Lux 8. The ports have additionally acquired an replace, permitting the digital camera to be related and charged through USB-C. Worth $478.
  • Mitakon Speedmaster 80mm f/1.6: A medium format lens appropriate with Fujifilm GFX and Hasselblad XCD techniques. On these cameras, it gives a discipline of view equal to about 63mm focal size in full body. The principle promoting level, apart from the enticing value ($599), is the f/1.6 aperture, which permits for a really shallow depth of discipline (akin to a 63mm f/1.26 on full body). By comparability, the Fuji GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR AF lens presently sells for $1,799.

The Rumor Mill

Canon EOS R6 Mark III coming in 2024?

The frog race appears to be gaining momentum. Within the fairly crowded prosumer digital camera phase, the Nikon Z6 III just lately leapfrogged its competitor, the Canon EOS R6 Mark II (examine the specs right here). That is very true in video, the place the snout and even perhaps the eyes of the yellow Nikon frog appeared forward of the pink Canon one. Nonetheless, it appears like we might not have to attend too lengthy for Canon’s response. In response to some sources on Canon Rumors, it appears just like the third era R6 might seem as early as this yr. The EOS R1 and EOS R5 Mark II are already rumored. Does this imply we’ll see three new Canon full-frame cameras in a single yr? That might be sensational.

Tamron patented a 50-200mm f/2.8 lens

Historically, the longest of the “holy trinity” lenses has been a 70-200mm f/2.8. However extra just lately, particularly with the strain of third-party lenses, extra unconventional zoom ranges have begun to look, like a 24-105mm f/2.8 or 20-70mm f/4. It most likely received’t shock anybody anymore if a longtime producer like Tamron introduces a 50-200mm f/2.8. After the Tamron 50-400mm and the 50-300mm, a 50-200mm looks as if a logical step. This patent reveals that Tamron thinks so, too.

By way of Sony Addict

Sony’s subsequent digital camera: the ZV-E10 Mark II

This week, on July 10, Sony is anticipated to formally announce a brand new digital camera. Like its predecessor, the ZV-E10 Mark II will likely be a reasonably easy APS-C digital camera and not using a viewfinder, aimed primarily at vloggers. It is going to most likely use the sensor of the dearer Sony a6700. Like that mannequin, the ZV-E10 Mark II ought to have the ability to shoot video as much as 4K 4:2:2 10-bit, in comparison with the present 8-bit. One compromise is anticipated to be the shortage of IBIS (although it ought to provide digital stabilization with a 1.5x crop). Extra rumored specs could be discovered at Sony Alpha Rumors.

Good Offers and New Gross sales

GoPro is without doubt one of the pioneers within the motion digital camera phase. Their twelfth era GoPro HERO12 Black is presently considerably discounted (was $400, now $300). However their competitor DJI additionally makes nice motion cameras as of late. Particularly, I’m speaking about DJI Osmo Motion 4. Just like the GoPro, now you can get it for $100 off, with a value of $300. If you wish to save just a little extra, go together with one era older, just like the GoPro HERO11 Black (was $350, now $250) or the DJI Osmo Motion 3 (was $329, now $199).

Panasonic additionally gives fascinating costs this week. Not just for their cameras, but additionally for a few of their lenses. Right here’s a collection of essentially the most fascinating ones:



Different Pages of Curiosity

There’s an fascinating comparability of digital camera sensor readout speeds on the Horshack web site. Already, there are outcomes for the brand new Nikon Z6 III. How does its partially stacked CMOS sensor translate into readout speeds? In response to Horshack, though it doesn’t attain the extent of the Z8/9, the outcomes are very promising. I’m trying ahead to testing the Z6 III in silent mode on some super-fast topics like hummingbirds in flight. In comparison with the Z6 and Z7 (II), the Z6 III must be a lot much less susceptible to the rolling shutter impact.

Each coin has two sides. So the query stays, what was sacrificed to get the upper readout pace of the brand new Nikon Z6 III? Plainly the pace has invited a modest compromise in dynamic vary. On the Photons to Pictures web site, you possibly can see the outcomes for particular person cameras or mixtures of cameras. Evaluating the Z6 II and Z6 III, you’ll see that the older digital camera gives 0.82EV extra dynamic vary at base ISO 100. At ISO 800, nonetheless, the efficiency of the 2 cameras converge, and past that, the variations are negligible. Apparently, at ISO 100, the Z6 III has nearly the identical dynamic vary because the Nikon Z9. The latter solely beats it because of its means to achieve ISO 64.

Final week, I revealed an article on easy methods to {photograph} nesting birds responsibly. Across the identical time, Farmers Information revealed an article about how a sure Welsh wildlife photographer was fined for disturbing a honey buzzard nest and not using a license. That is precisely the sort of instance the place the pursuit of a photograph can do nice hurt. Honey buzzards are literally very uncommon within the UK, and the nest photographed was the one one identified in the entire of Wales. Don’t be like that photographer – learn my information you probably have the intent to {photograph} nesting birds, or if you happen to’re uncertain, don’t do it in any respect.

Picture Theme Problem, Week #57

Final week’s theme was the evening sky, and you’ll see the outcomes on this thread. Thanks to everybody to your submissions! This week’s theme is timber, and you’ll submit your outcomes on this thread by Saturday, July 13, 2024!

Week #56 Outcomes

Let’s take a look at among the photographs we acquired for the “the evening sky” theme, beginning with rjbfoto’s photograph of the comet Neowise:

I like that this photograph reveals the infinite exercise that occurs within the evening sky, regardless that it generally seem static when trying up.

Now let’s check out florin’s shot:

In comparison with the earlier environmental model, right here we now have a really fascinating “portrait” of the moon. The darkish orange colour offers me a sombre vibe.

Lastly, we’ve received Bhoward’s photograph:

First we noticed deep house, after which an in depth up of the moon. Now we pull again just a little extra and get a glimpse of auroras from our personal planet’s ambiance.

There are such a lot of cool issues concerning the evening sky, and these photographs did an excellent job displaying the infinite selection you’ll find. Thanks everybody for submitting their photographs within the problem! We hope to see extra nice work subsequent week within the timber theme.

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