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  • Announced: new TTartisan 90mm f/1.25 lens for Leica M-mount, available for pre-order
    by PR admin on 11 May 2021 at 15:55

    The previously leaked TTartisan 90mm f/1.25 lens for Leica M-mount is now officially announced and available for pre-order at the Photo Rumors Online Store with free international shipping: Direct PayPal order link Here are the lens specifications, MTF chart, sample photos, and more (limited […]

  • The Sony a6500 camera is now discontinued
    by PR admin on 11 May 2021 at 15:54

    The Sony a6500 camera is now discontinued (it was announced back in October 2016): Already removed from the official website No longer available at Adorama Discontinued at B&H Photo The post The Sony a6500 camera is now discontinued appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts:Sony a6500 […]

  • What else is new?
    by PR admin on 11 May 2021 at 15:50

    The new Ricoh Theta Z1 51GB camera is now available for pre-order in the US Pentax Q mirrorless camera: “hope is almost completely gone, unless a miracle happens, it will never be revived” Is the new Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens for L-mount produced by Sigma? Rumors: Sharp to […]

  • There is no Panasonic GH6 coming soon, just an updated GH5 Mark II with the same old sensor *UPDATED*
    by PR admin on 10 May 2021 at 15:32

    The previously rumored Panasonic GH6 camera will actually be an updated version of the current GH5 model (Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5 Mark II) – this of course means that Panasonic will use the same old 20MP sensor: Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5M2 leaked specifications 20.33 MP 4K 60p video 3.68 million dots […]

  • Crazy story: a few years ago somebody stole Samyang’s trade secrets and established a new lens company…
    by PR admin on 10 May 2021 at 01:24

      This is an update on my blog post “Is Samyang behind the Irix lens brand?” based on a recent comment by a reader: “In 2015, six employees of Samyang bribed into handing over secret information and production technic to a Polish man for 33 million dollars. The police said there were tens […]

  • DJI Mavic 3 Pro drone rumors
    by PR admin on 10 May 2021 at 01:09

    Some fresh DJI Mavic 3 Pro drone rumors: Expected to be announced in August or September 8K 30fps video capabilities Prototypes are already being tested Higher price tag (the DJI Mavic 2 Pro is currently $1,600) Is this the DJI Mavic 3 drone? DJI Mavic 3 drone patent? DJI Mavic 3 drone rumors Via […]

  • New PIXII APS-C connected digital rangefinder camera with Leica M-mount on the horizon
    by PR admin on 9 May 2021 at 19:32

    PIXII is working on a new version of their current APS-C connected digital rangefinder camera with Leica M-mount and one of the expected upgrades will be a new IP2  processor. PIXII is also working on a new, wider ISO range: starting with a pulled ISO 80, from a new base sensitivity of ISO 160 and […]

  • Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera is (almost) discontinued
    by PR admin on 9 May 2021 at 01:40

    It seems that the Fujifilm X-Pro2 camera, that was announced back in January 2016, (my favorite Fuji camera) is going to be discontinued soon – store listings are already out of stock, back-ordered, or “no longer available” at Adorama and B&H Photo (Amazon still has some limited […]

  • What else is new? (Fujifilm edition)
    by PR admin on 9 May 2021 at 01:06

    The latest Fujifilm news from FujiAddict: Weird Camera: Fujifilm Rensha Cardia BYU-N 16 Golf GIF Camera Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 APO Size Comparison Fujifilm Counterfeit Battery Notice Update Fringer EF Adapter Coming to GFX in The 2nd Half of 2021 The post What else is new? (Fujifilm edition) […]

  • What else is new? (Pentax K-3 Mark III edition)
    by PR admin on 8 May 2021 at 17:02

    The latest Pentax K-3 Mark III news: Pentax K-3 III sensor measurements published at PhotonsToPhotos Pentax K-3 Mark III camera review by Dpreview Pentax K-3 Mark III firmware update version 1.01 released Pentax K-3 Mark III camera Q&A (video) Pentax K-3 Mark III already shipping, first […]

  • Sony a7R V rumored specifications
    by PR admin on 7 May 2021 at 17:44

    SonyAddict found some new/rumored Sony a7RV camera specifications online, but as DIYphotography pointed out – they are hard to believe: Sony a7RV Leak 1 £3800/US$3500 BIONZ XR processor ISO 40-81920 (native 80-32000) 61 million pixels Exmor R sensor 759 points PDAF real-time tracking eye focus […]

  • The Topaz Labs sale is ending tomorrow
    by PR admin on 7 May 2021 at 00:39

    The $20 off discount on the latest Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI is ending tomorrow (see the new and updated Topaz Labs pricing). Additional information on the new version can be found here. The Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle is also on sale for $149.99 (orig. $259.97). You can get an additional 15% […]

  • ON1 announces NoNoise AI – a new product for removing image noise
    by PR admin on 6 May 2021 at 21:54

    Today ON1 announced a new state-of-the-art application for image noise removal called NoNoise AI: “The all-new ON1 NoNoise AI coming in June 2021 aims to give better results than any other noise reduction application on the market. It will intelligently remove image noise by leveraging ON1’s […]

  • Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70 f/2.8 ASPH lens for L-mount officially announced
    by PR admin on 6 May 2021 at 15:56

    The previously rumored Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70 f/2.8 ASPH is now officially announced ($2,795) together with two new SL2 and SL2-S bundle options that offer a savings of $595 for each bundle. Additional information: Pre-orders: Adorama | B&H Press release Product listing Lens design and […]

  • The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens is now available also for Leica L-mount and Pentax K-mount
    by PR admin on 6 May 2021 at 03:00

    The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens was announced last year for Canon EF, Nikon F, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Sony FE mounts. Venus Optics now announced the two more versions of the lens – for Leica L and Pentax K mounts. Pre-orders are now open at: Adorama B&H Photo Laowa […]

  • The Canon EOS R3 is not the flagship camera, the R3 sensor may not be produced by Canon
    by PR admin on 5 May 2021 at 05:41

    According to a recent interview with Canon executives, the upcoming Canon EOS R3 camera is apparently not the EOS R flagship… it seems that Canon is planning to release another Canon EOS R model. Canon also confirmed that they will not share the RF mount with other manufacturers. There has been […]

  • Coming soon: TTartisan 90mm f/1.25 lens for Leica M-mount and new 7artisans lenses
    by PR admin on 4 May 2021 at 20:34

    TTartisan and 7artisans will announce several new lenses in 2 weeks – I don’t have the full list of new products yet, but this is what to expect: New TTartisan 90mm f/1.25 lens for Leica M-mount: Update – here is another picture of the upcoming lens: Several new lenses from 7artisans: […]

  • This time for real: the Sony A-mount is dead
    by PR admin on 4 May 2021 at 16:58

    The Sony A-mount has been dead for a while even though back in 2017 Sony assured us that they will continue to develop A-mount cameras and lenses. A Dpreview forum member noticed a week ago that all Sony A-mount cameras are quietly removed from Sony’s website and from B&H Photo. Most […]

  • What else is new?
    by PR admin on 4 May 2021 at 05:43

    Atomos Ninja V H.265 Recording Coming in May and New Atomos Ninja V+ 8k Model Announced CameraLabs: Fujifilm GFX100S vs GFX100 vs Sony A1 A better picture of the Leica VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 24–70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens The post What else is new? appeared first on Photo Rumors. Related posts:New leaks and […]

  • New Nikon, Sigma, and Tamron rebates
    by PR admin on 3 May 2021 at 19:28

    New Nikon, Sigma, and Tamron rebates were introduced in the US: Other rebates and discounts: 15% off all Topaz Labs products with code RUMORS15 $20 off Topaz Gigapixel $110 off Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle 20% off ON1 products with code NIKONRUMORS 10% off Viltrox lenses with code NIKONRUMORS […]