Posts Tagged ‘photokina’

Video: Philippe Echaroux Builds a One Man Portrait Studio at Photokina

Philippe Echaroux — many of whose projects we’ve shared with you in the past — is back with an interesting, portable project from this year’s Photokina. Teaming up with Elinchrom, the photographer set out to show how even a portable, one-man studio setup can produce impressive results.

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5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this year’s Photokina and asked them to share their advice on what it takes to become a professional in the world of photography.

Their insights, as you might imaging, are well worth two minutes of your time. Read more…

The Lens Flipper: A Super Simple Mount Accessory that Lets You Swap Lenses in a Flash

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Photokina isn’t just a place for major camera brands with big lens and body announcements, a lot of smaller companies use the trade show to gain some traction for their sometimes-weird, sometimes-ingenious camera accessories as well.

Fortunately for us, the Lens Flipper by Go Wing — a double sided mount accessory that makes carrying and swapping lenses super quick and easy — fits into the latter category. Read more…

Leica Lets Six New Lenses Out of the Bag and Gives Two Others a Silver Paint Job

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After releasing a total of 6 cameras, both digital and analog, at Photokina today, Leica would have been remiss to leave us without a few new pieces of glass. Don’t worry though, they’ve delivered in the form of six all-new lenses and two old lenses that have received a metallic makeover. Read more…

The LX100: Panasonic’s Most Sophisticated Compact Yet Boasts an MFT Sensor and 4K Video

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In the ongoing effort to provide the biggest punch in the smallest package, Panasonic has just announced the LX100. Considerably the most sophisticated compact camera Panasonic has ever created, the LX100 looks to set itself apart from the competition with a Micro Four Thirds (MFT) sensor, a Leica-branded lens and 4K video capabilities.

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Samsung Debuts 4K-Capable Flagship NX1 Alongside Impressive 50-150mm f/2.8 Lens

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Earlier today, Samsung officially released its recently-rumored/leaked flagship camera, the NX1. Alongside it, the South Korean electronics company showed off an impressive 50–150mm f/2.8 lens (70–200mm equivalent) and teased a new 300mm f/2.8 lens that’s still in development. Read more…

Leaked Photos and Specs of the Samsung NX1 Mirrorless Camera

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Samsung will reportedly be announcing a new NX mirrorless camera tomorrow at Photokina, but photos and specs have already made their way onto the Web. The Samsung NX1 is set to become the company’s new top-of-the-line mirrorless model.
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Three Canon Lenses Leak: 24mm Pancake, 24-105mm Zoom, and 400mm DO Telephoto Prime

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The Canon 7D Mark II wasn’t the only upcoming Canon product to be leaked today before its official announcement: we’re getting glimpses of three new lenses as well. Here are the first published images of upcoming Canon 24mm, 24-105mm, and 400mm lenses.
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Leica’s LCD-Less Rangefinder Makes Brief Cameo On Leica Website As the ‘M Edition 60′

Screenshot of the listing captured by Leica Rumors.

Screenshot of the listing captured by Leica Rumors.

Two weeks ago we shared with you a rumor that Leica is set to release a limited edition digital rangefinder without an LCD. Today, we’ve learned that this beast is very likely the real deal, with a new “Leica M Edition 60” listing showing up on Leica’s German site for a short period of time before being taken down. Read more…

85mm ZEISS Otus ‘Confirmed’ for Photokina, First Image Leaked

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The release of the ZEISS 55mm f/1.4 Otus was hailed with wide eyes and meaningful glances at checking account balances, but if you only just saved up enough to afford it, we’ve got some bad news for you: the next Otus lens is about to be released. Read more…