The new announced Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR lens now available for pre-order online, the price is $1,199.00. The release date for this lens is in February, 2015.
Canon has announced the new EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens. The lens itself is slightly taller, wider and heavier than the original, but the move to a rotating zoom design should resolve problems associated with dust being sucked in during operation. It also offers three image stabilization modes and offers 4 stops of stabilization compared to 1.5 in the previous model. The EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II uses a totally new optical formula with one Fluorite and one Super UD element. The price for this lens is $2,199.00, will be in stock in December, 2014.
Canon has finally announced the new EOS 7D Mark II flagship APS-C DSLR camera. Headlining its Photokina announcements. The 7D II features a 20.2MP APS-C sensor, increased from the 7D’s 18MP. It also presents an upgrade over its predecessor in autofocus specification with next-generation Dual Pixel AF, 65 all cross-type points, as well as a faster 10 fps burst shooting rate.
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Fujifilm has just announced the new Fujifilm X100T compact camera, X100T is the successor of X100S. Furthering their hybrid ethics with regard to camera design, the black X100T Digital Camera from Fujifilm continues their position of pairing contemporary aspects of imaging technology with well-respected themes from iconic cameras. Utilizing their proprietary sensor design, this rangefinder-styled camera features an APS-C-sized 16.3MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor to realize the utmost in image clarity and sharpness due to the randomized pixel array that eschews the conventional optical low-pass filter. Complementing the imaging assets, refined handling and viewing technologies have also been utilized, including an Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder that pairs both optical and electronic viewing methods along with an electronic rangefinder for enhanced manual focusing and monitoring capabilities. Cementing this camera within the realm of versatile and efficient, it is also fitted with a fixed 35mm-equivalent f/2 lens to benefit working in everyday shooting situations. The X100T sees the increased dependency on classic themes to better inform contemporary technologies, and combines both schools of thought into a practical and capable image-making device.
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Sony has announced the Alpha QX1 and Cyber-shot DSC-QX30. The QX1 is an interchangeable lens model, containing a 20MP APS-C sensor and a Sony E-mount for use with lenses designed for Sony’s mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. More like the existing QX10 and QX100, the QX30 is single unit containing a sensor and lens, providing a 20MP 1/2.3″-type sensor and a longer 24-720mm equivalent optical zoom with OIS.
The new announced Pentax K-S1 now available for pre-order online. The K-S1 offers a 20.1MP APS-C sensor, an AA filter simulator and burst shooting at 5.4 fps, but none of that is quite as attention-grabbing as its headline body specification – a set of green LEDs on the camera’s grip and power switch.