Tokina Japan today has announced the price and release date for the new Tokina AT-X PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 SD (IF) FX lens. This lens has first shown on Photokina 2014. Canon version will starts shipping in June, 2015, Nikon Version will starts shipping in July, 2015.
Ricoh has just announced the new Pentax K-3 II, to replace the old Pentax K-3. K-3 II uses an improved image stabilization system that drives a new Pixel Shift Resolution feature, designed to reduce false color. A new sensor-shift IS with a claimed 4.5 stops of shake reduction. Also included are built-in GPS, an improved AF algorithm, gyro-sensor-based panning detection and automatic horizon correction. Something that’s no longer included is a built-in flash. The price of Pentax K-3 II is $1,099.95, will be in stock in May, 2015.
Zeiss has just announced the Batis lenses for Sony Alpha full frame mirrorless cameras. The Zeiss Batis 2/25 FE lens is a wide-angle prime lens, and Zeiss Batis 1.8/85 FE lens is a fast prime lens. These two lenses are the first full-frame autofocus lenses with an OLED display for the Sony Alpha FF mirrorless cameras. Both lenses will be released & available for buy in July, 2015. The price for Zeiss Batis 2/25 lens is $1,299, the price for Zeiss Batis 1.8/85 lens is $1,199.
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The new Adobe Lightroom CC and Adobe Lightroom 6 (Buy at Adorama)now announced, Lightroom CC will be available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography subscription ($9.99 per month), and Adobe Lightroom 6 is priced for $149.
The new announced Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema camera and Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K now available for pre-order online. The price for Blackmagic Micro Cinema camera is $995, the price for Blackmagic Micro Studio camera 4K is $1,295.
For this NAB Show 2015, Blackmagic Design has leaked a new version of Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera II. The new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera II should be announced within 24 hours. It will have the MFT mount. The price for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera II is $1,599. The previous version is $853 now.
The Nikon 1 J5 has been announced as rumored before. Its 1″-type 20.8MP BSI-CMOS sensor offers a boost in resolution over its predecessor, and is capable of 4K video capture at 15 fps. Also included is built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. The Nikon 1 J5 will be available in several kit options: with the 1 Nikkor 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom for $499.95, with 10-30mm and 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 for $749.95, and with 1 Nikkor 10-100mm f/4-5.6 for $1049.95. All these kits will be shipping in late April, 2015.