Panasonic Intros GH5 II; GH6 Coming at End of 2021

GH5 II offers wireless live streaming and other new video features
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Panasonic introduced the Lumix GH5 II camera this morning, which is the follow-up to the GH5 from 2017. Panasonic also announced that a GH6 model is in development and will be available at the end of 2021. The Panasonic GH5 II, which uses a 20.3MP Micro Four Thirds-format sensor, is designed for both photographers and, in particular, videographers and... Read more

Should Pros Consider Epson’s New EcoTank Printers?

Epson ET-8500 and ET-8550 offer economical photo printing and scanning for the office
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Last week Epson introduced a pair of new EcoTank printers that offer a more economical way to print quality photos by using a re-fillable ink tank system. While we covered the Epson ET-8500 ($599), which prints up 8.5 x 11-inch borderless photos, and the ET-8550 ($699), which prints up 13 x 19-inch borderless photos, on our sister site for consumers,... Read more

Sigma Announces 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art Lens

New fast prime lens goes on sale in May 2021 for $899
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Sigma just announced the new 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art lens. Available in either an L-mount or Sony E-mount for mirrorless cameras, the Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art lens will go on sale in mid-May 2021 for $899. The new Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art is designed to offer optimal optical performance in a relatively compact lens build. Made for mirrorless camera systems,... Read more
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Tamron Intros 11-20mm and 150-500mm Lenses for Sony Cameras

Tamron unveiled the 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD and 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD for Sony's E-mount cameras
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Tamron unveiled two new lenses last night for Sony’s E-mount cameras: the 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD and 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD lenses. The Tamron 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III is designed for Sony mirrorless cameras with APS-C (aka crop) sensors and the 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC is made for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Tamron 11-20mm... Read more

Sony Announces Compact 14mm F1.8 G Master Lens

Fast wide-angle prime weighs just 16.3 ounces and fits in the palm of your hand
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Sony announced the release of the new 14mm F1.8 G Master lens for Sony Alpha E-mount cameras this morning. Designed for astrophotography, architecture, real estate, and landscape photography, the Sony FE 14mm F1.8 G Master is surprisingly small and lightweight for a fast wide-angle prime lens. The new Sony 14mm F1.8 lens measures just 3⅜ in x... Read more

Canon Intros Three RF Lenses: 100mm F/2.8 Macro, 400mm F/2.8 and 600mm F/4

New RF lenses designed to pair with forthcoming Canon R3 camera
Photo of the Canon RF600mm
Canon introduced three new RF lenses this morning: the Canon RF100mm F2.8 L Macro IS USM, RF400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF600mm F4 L IS USM. The Canon lens announcement coincided with news the company is developing a new pro full-frame mirrorless camera called the EOS R3. Here’s a rundown of what we know about the new RF lenses, which are designed... Read more

Canon Says New Pro Full-Frame EOS R3 Coming Soon

New mirrorless camera will have an integrated vertical grip and a back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor
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In a development announcement this morning, Canon said a new “high-performance professional camera” called the Canon EOS R3 “is on its way.” The new Canon EOS R3 will be a full-frame mirrorless camera with a back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor developed by Canon and an integrated vertical grip design. The Canon R3 will sit above... Read more

Sigma Unveils Compact 61MP fp L Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera & EVF-11 Electronic Viewfinder

The new fp L is "the world's smallest and lightest 61-megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera," according to Sigma
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Sigma just announced the Sigma fp L, which the company calls the “world’s smallest and lightest 61-megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera.” The new Sigma fp L is the follow-up to the 24.6MP Sigma fp from 2019 and features the same svelte design and dimensions, making this new model a coat-pocket-friendly interchangeable lens camera... Read more

Sony Intros Trio of Affordable Full-Frame Lenses: FE 24mm F2.8 G, FE 40mm F2.5 G & FE 50mm F2.5 G

Compact, similarly sized lenses go on sale in May 2021 for $599
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Sony just introduced three new budget-friendly and compact prime lenses in the company’s FE full-frame lens mount: the FE 24mm F2.8 G, FE 40mm F2.5 G, and the FE 50mm F2.5 G lenses. All three lenses are approximately the same small size – 2.68 inches in diameter x 1.77 inches long – and will retail for $599 a piece when they go on sale in... Read more

Sony Intros Compact, Lightweight and Fast Sony FE 50mm F1.2 G Master Lens

New prime lens for Sony's full-frame Alpha cameras goes on sale in May 2021 for $2000
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Sony just announced the new Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM (G Master), a compact and relatively lightweight prime lens designed to offer excellent resolution and contrast even when shot wide open at f/1.2. The Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM (model SEL50F12GM) pairs with Sony full-frame Alpha series cameras such as the recently introduced Sony Alpha a1 flagship model. “The... Read more