DJI Air 2S Fly More Combo Drone with Smart Controller was just officially announced. It can lets you easily capture breathtaking aerial images and video whenever the mood strikes. It’s an ideal alternative for use when travelling on vacation or for photography enthusiasts looking to record from new and unique perspectives. When it comes to piloting, this bundle provides two options. The 4-antenna OcuSync 3.0 remote that uses your phone and the DJI Fly App, or the included OcuSync 2.0 DJI Smart Controller with a built-in 5.5″ screen. Thanks to the use of OcuSync technology, live, stable feeds can be received from up to 7.5 miles away (up to 5 miles with Smart Controller).
Kevin Carter (DxOMark.com) has just posted a full review of the newly released Sony Alpha a1 (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama). With an overall sensor score of 98, Sony Alpha a1 achieved 9th position in their overall sensitivity ranking (including medium format) and 7th place for full-frame cameras. That places Sony A1 fractionally behind the Sony A7R IV and Nikon Z7 II at 99 and 100 respectively, and in front of the Canon EOS R5 at 95 points by less than 0.2EV in overall sensitivity. Read More »
Cosina has just officially announced the new Voigtlander NOKTON 35mm F1.2 lens for Fujifilm XF mount. It is a large aperture standard lens designed exclusively for the Fujifilm X mount. The lens configuration uses a traditional double-Gauss type. A large aperture of F1.2 is realized in the style of “8-element” in which all lenses arranged almost symmetrically around the aperture position are composed of spherical surfaces. Despite its compact size, it has stable descriptive power even when the aperture is wide open, allowing you to enjoy smooth and large bokeh.
The suggested retail price (excluding tax) is ¥ 78,000 JAN. It is scheduled to be released
in August 2021 Read More »
Ricoh has just officially announced the new HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW lens. It is a premium wide-angle zoom for the company’s APS-C cameras, featuring ED and anomalous glass elements as well as an HD coating to reduce flare and ghosting, a “PLM” pulse motor to drive the focus group, the minimum focus distance of 30cm, with a max magnification of 0.24x. The lens is sealed against dust and moisture, much like the company’s DSLRs. Read More »
Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Leica DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH Lens . It is a 50-100mm-equivalent zoom for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Ideal for portraiture, fashion, events, and other mid-range subjects, this lens pairs the useful focal length range with an impressively bright constant f/1.7 maximum aperture, advanced optics, and a portable form factor.