Posts Tagged ‘rumor’

Bonus Leak: Several Real Life X-T1 Images and More Specs Find Their Way Online

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We don’t like sharing two stories about the same camera in one day, but the Fuji teaser we told you about this morning was followed in short order by a massive photo leak and more spec information that we figured you would appreciate seeing/hearing about. Read more…

First Images of the Rumored Olympus OM-D EM-10 Appear Online

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Recent rumors indicate that Olympus is getting ready to release some new gear at the end of the month; and now, thanks to the good people at 43 Rumors, we can get our first look at what that gear will look like. Read more…

The Case of the Fake Fuji X-W1 Photo: Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything You See

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As a website, we’re trying to move away from sharing rumors and the like, or at the very least be much more selective. This is happening for a few reasons, but one of them is that, unless you are very selective, you’re bound to share something blatantly wrong. And worse yet, in your rush to be one of the first to report on it, you might do serious damage to your credibility.

Which brings us to a recent ‘photo leak’ that supposedly showed a full view of the rumored Fuji X-W1 sitting on a park bench. Read more…

Rumor: Nikon Possibly Launching D400 or D4X on January 17th

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Fresh rumors fueled by a contest currently underway on Nikon’s Middle East & Africa Facebook page have many speculating that Nikon might be preparing to release a D4 followup, or even the long-awaited D400. Read more…

Rumor: Sigma to Announce a 16-20mm f/2 DG Art Lens for Full-Frame DSLRs in 2014

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Sigma is on a tear when it comes to releasing amazing glass. From the groundbreaking 18-35mm f/1.8 for APS-C cameras to the 24-105mm f/4 that had people pretty excited, Sigma glass is quickly becoming synonymous with phenomenal quality and affordability.

And now, the newest murmurings to come down the rumor pipeline have another exciting Sigma lens in the works, this one a 16-20mm f/2. Read more…

Rumor: Sony Has ‘Non-Bayer’ Sensors in the Works, Might Arrive as Soon as 2015

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It’s been a little while since we’ve seen fit to report on a rumor. Most of what has passed through the rumor mill of late has either not been significant enough, or only worth linking out to. This news, however, caught our eye: it seems Sony is working on a ‘non-Bayer’ sensor that might appear in cameras as early as late 2015. Read more…

Rumor Has It: On the Rumor Mill and the Photo Industry

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Rumors, leaks, and sneak peaks dominate headlines in photo gear news. More often than not, the appearance, specs and even price of a new piece of gear (this applies particularly to cameras) is known well before its manufacturer announces it themselves — a fact that should come as no surprise to frequent PetaPixel readers. Read more…

First Photo of the Sigma 24-105mm f/4 Lens Finds Its Way Online

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Another leak sprung over the weekend — if, that is, you believe it’s a leak and not a strategic move by the company. This one, however, doesn’t have to do with an upcoming camera, but rather some new glass. It’s the first official-looking photo of the rumored Sigma 24-105mm f/4 lens. Read more…

First Full-Sized Photos of the Sony A7 and A7r Full-Frames Surface Online

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Over the weekend, we got our first official glimpse at what the Sony A7 full-frame E-Mount mirrorless camera looked like. But that uber-blurry image has been replaced by a few official-looking full-sized photos that truly show what we have to look forward to. Read more…

Rumor: Canon May Replace the 50mm f/1.4 with a High-End 50mm f/1.8

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Canon’s 50mm lens lineup is getting crowded… at least that’s what Canon seems to think. According to a fresh rumor, the company has plans to replace the current 50mm f/1.4 USM. But it won’t be replaced by another f/1.4. Instead, Canon might do away with the lens altogether and release a high-end 50mm f/1.8 IS USM instead. Read more…