Rumored f/1.8 Full-Body Zoom, DSLR Gross sales

Rumored f/1.8 Full-Body Zoom, DSLR Gross sales


By the point you learn this week’s Images Information, I’ll have left the continent of Europe to be inside shouting distance of the Equator. I’m spending the subsequent two weeks in a pure paradise populated by hummingbirds, toucans, tanagers, and naturally nice individuals. In the meantime, I’ve some fascinating tools to check and a few new experiences to carry again. Oversight of our weekly information will go to Spencer in the intervening time – I’ll see you once more after I return!

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NIKON D500 + Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II @ 135mm, ISO 200, 1/1250, f/5.6

Current Bulletins

  • DxO’s New Optics Modules: Briefly, Optical Modules are created primarily based on measurements of actual cameras, lenses and their mixtures to suppress lens aberrations, enhance sharpness and take away noise. DxO has now launched an extra 528 new camera-lens mixtures (94,427 are at the moment accessible). New additions embody the Fujifilm X100VI and Leica SL3 cameras, in addition to lenses from Viltrox, Sigma, Tamron, and Panasonic.
  • Thypoch Eureka 50mm f/2: After its debut lenses – the Simera 28mm and 35mm f/1.4 ASPH – Thypoch has launched a collapsible 50mm lens. When collapsed, it measures solely 2.7 cm (1.1 inches), whereas the working size is 4.1 cm (1.6 inches). The lens employs a basic double-gauss optical design, with 6 components in 4 teams. Apparently, you may select between two tube supplies: light-weight aluminum (120g) and basic brass (218g). The lens is at the moment solely accessible for Leica M-mount. The value is $579 for the aluminum and $859 for the brass model.

The Rumor Mill

Canon EOS R1: First rumored specs

The event of Canon’s new flagship digital camera, the EOS R1, was introduced a couple of weeks in the past. As I reported on this web site final week, subject testing of pre-production fashions is already underway. In line with the most recent data on Canon Rumors, the sensor within the R1 may have a decision of 24MP. That’s 6MP beneath the placeholder specs that appeared briefly on Adorama, and personally, I believe it might be a mistake to launch one thing that doesn’t method the Nikon Z9 or Sony a1 in decision. Apparently, Canon’s patented Quad Pixel Autofocus, which was introduced final 12 months, is predicted to make its first look. Just like the EOS R3, the R1 can even get Eye Management, however in its second, improved version. And the final rumored spec is a twin CFexpress Sort B card slot.

Nikon Z6 III shall be introduced quickly

In line with Nikon Rumors, it appears to be like just like the long-awaited Nikon Z6 III will lastly be introduced quickly. In line with the most recent information, evidently we are able to hope for the Nikon Z6 III a while round June eleventh.

Sigma is predicted to announce an ART lens with a really uncommon zoom vary

This week, Sigma is predicted to announce a zoom lens with a really unconventional 28-45mm vary. Regardless of the small vary, it’s going to be a heck of a lens, in response to leaked picture. Mounted on a Sony digital camera, it appears to be like extra like a 70-200mm f/2.8 in measurement. The rationale for the small vary and enormous measurement is the velocity of the lens. With a relentless most aperture of f/1.8, it is going to be the quickest full-frame zoom available on the market. Theoretically, it is going to be in a position to substitute a trio of prime lenses (28mm, 35mm, and 45mm) – although it’s a must to surprise if it’ll weigh greater than a bag of primes.

Through Sony Alpha Rumors

Good Offers and New Gross sales

Do you know that hen songs have therapeutic results? I prefer to file hen songs whereas I’m out, each for identification and to play again for my enjoyment later. You don’t have to make use of an expert recorder. The Zoom H1n (was $120, now $60) provides you with good worth for cash. The ambient sound shall be an excellent addition to your nature slideshow.

The very first thing I alter on a brand new digital camera is the strap. For carrying a telephoto lens, this one from BlackRapid (was $130, now $100) is good. It’s properly padded, comfy, and gives sufficient freedom of motion. Once you transfer the digital camera to your eye, the digital camera strikes towards the strap, moderately than the strap transferring towards your physique.

Primarily based on the variety of views of the article “Is Now the Time to Purchase Used Nikon DSLR Lenses?” and the variety of responses within the dialogue, I’m guessing you’re on this subject. As one among our readers identified within the dialogue, it’s not solely an excellent time to purchase a DSLR lens, but in addition an excellent time to purchase a DSLR digital camera. Listed here are a couple of main gross sales that make them extra enticing than ever:

Different Pages of Curiosity

Final week, Panasonic introduced the brand new Lumix S9 digital camera. This digital camera doesn’t have a viewfinder, which makes it fairly troublesome to shoot motion scenes with a telephoto lens. However, a ravishing wildlife picture of flying European bee-eaters has appeared on Panasonic’s web site. My suspicion that I had seen these photographs someplace earlier than was confirmed after studying the article on Digital Digicam World. It turned out that the photographs had been really taken with a Nikon D810 by Romanian Nikon ambassador Mircea Bezergheanu.

The One Shot Picture Contest web site says that “black and white pictures is highly effective.” I completely agree. I believe additionally, you will benefit from the profitable photos from the Wildlife, Nature, Portrait, Panorama, Journey, Road, Photojournalism and quite a few different classes.

In case you haven’t seen Nick Brandt’s work earlier than, take the time to make your self an excellent drink and have a look at it on a big monitor. Nick Brandt is just not a typical wildlife photographer, though animals often play a significant function in his photograph collection. Apart from animals, Brandt can also be enthusiastic about individuals and their plight, in addition to the destruction of the setting. By the best way, my recently-discussed query of whether or not medium format is appropriate for wildlife pictures was affirmed by Nick Brandt already twenty years in the past, method again within the days of movie.

Picture Theme Problem, Week #52

First, I’d prefer to say that we’ve been operating these challenges for 52 weeks now, and it’s been a really cool little function. We’ve liked seeing a number of the photographs from you people! You’ve added a bit of additional commmunity really feel to Images Life. Thanks for sharing your work, and we sit up for extra.

Final week’s theme was rocks, and you’ll see the outcomes on this thread. This week’s theme is chaos, and you’ll submit your outcomes on this thread by Saturday, June 8, 2024!

Week #51 Outcomes

Let’s try a number of the photographs we obtained for the “rocks” theme, beginning with Dave, who’s a comparatively new member of the discussion board:


Dave took this shot in Tasmania of uncovered quartz. This pretty shot exhibits the numerous nature of rock, from the way it kinds into mountains to its much less assuming, gentler type of a bunch of crystals.

Subsequent, let’s try Bhoward’s shot:

Right here, the rock is not the primary theme, however it exhibits the stable nature of rock as a framing system! Seeing the scene being revealed within the fractal nature of the upward curving rock is a pleasant complement to the dynamic nature of the tree.

No we transfer onto one thing very completely different with PRG Lagarde’s photograph:

The overwhelming nature of the sharp rocks is hypnotic, however then we’re anchored a bit by the bizarre placement of the individuals. Did you discover them?

Lastly, let’s try florin’s photograph:

That this shot wasn’t taken in the course of the typical golden hour provides a robust assertion – the character of rock is an easy state of matter that transcends short-term change. Not like the dramatic tones that may be current with longer, decrease gentle, this shot exhibits rock in its most pure, easy type.

Thanks everybody for submitting their photographs within the problem, and we hope to see extra subsequent week within the chaos theme.

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