Aquatica Digital has announced a new underwater housing for Nikon D800 / D800E. The name is Aquatica AD800. The housing features access to the Fn and DOF buttons situated around the lens bayonet. These can be programmed to provide a variety of additional functions. ISO, AF Lock and AF on all get their own levers, the latter two with a rotating collar that prevents ambient pressure from pushing them. It features three ports for additional bulkheads, and there are three standard versions, one with Nikonos, one with Ikelite and the third with Nikonos and fiber optic bulkheads. Read More »
There’s no doubt that Canon mirrorless camera is coming. Japanese site Digicame today posted a image about the new Canon Mirrorless camera, which is called Canon EOS M. The camera looks to use a new lens mount called EF-M, and is pictured with a 22mm f/2 STM macro lens. Read More »
Two months ago, Leica announced the X2, a 16MP APS-C compact camera with a fixed 36mm equivalent F2.8 lens. The camera is an updated version of its X1, with the biggest changes being the use of a 16.2MP CMOS sensor and the addition of an accessory socket for adding an optional 1.44M dot ‘Viso-Flex’ electronic viewfinder. The X2 has a list price of $1,995.00, buy now. Read More »
September, 2012, at Photokina, there maybe a new “entry level” full frame camera being added to the Canon lineup, said Canonrumors. And this new full frame camera will probably be Canon EOS 7D Mark II ( the successors of 7D). The specs for the camera have been quite broad, which is normal when there are various prototypes out and about. Below are the most talked about specifications, and probably the closest to the actual camera. Read More »
Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens is an image stabilized telephoto macro lens. The company claim it is the first 180mm macro to combine 1:1 reproduction with an F2.8 maximum aperture. It offers a closest focusing distance of 47cm (18.5 inches) and includes the company’s optical stabilization and ‘FLD’ fluorite-like glass elements. An internal focus design and ring-type HSM focus motor allow full-time manual focus override. This telephoto macro lens is compatible with most manufacturers, including Sigma, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Pentax.