Posts Tagged ‘rumor’

Sigma Could Be Busy at Photokina, with 4 Potential Lenses on the Way

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Sigma has done nothing but impress over the course of the last year, one piece of quality glass at a time. But as impressive as their Art, Contemporary and Sports glass already is, the company isn’t anywhere near done yet. Read more…

French Website Reports Leica is Creating a Cloud Storage Platform for Photographers

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The rumor mill in the photography world is a strange one. Churning out snippet after snippet on bodies, glass, and everything in-between, it’s difficult to properly nail down what is fact and what is fiction. That’s particularly true when you’re dealing with claims like those made yesterday.

According to an article published by the French website 01net.com, Leica is working on something well out of their normal range of products and services: A cloud storage platform for photographers. Read more…

Rumor Claims that Olympus Will Announce a 7-14mm f/2.8 MFT Soon, Will Cost $1,800

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There’s some exciting news making its way through the rumor mill if you’re an Olympus fan: it seems Olympus is currently working on and will be announcing a new, 7–14mm f/2.8 Zuiko MFT lens “very soon.” Read more…

Rumor: Trusted Source Says Fuji’s X-Pro2 Will Use an APS-C Sensor, Not Full-Frame

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One of Fuji Rumors‘ “trusted” Japanese sources is correcting previous speculation that Fuji is planning to go full-frame with the X-Pro2, which is great news for people who have invested in Fuji lenses, but bad news for anybody who has been holding out hope that the company would give larger sensors a try (well, there’s still the medium format rumors…). Read more…

Rumor: Nikon’s D800/D800E Replacement is Coming in June

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It looks like we have at least one major camera announcement to look forward to in June, courtesy of Nikon. According to Nikon Rumors, the followup to the popular D800/D800E DSLRs is set to arrive that month (NR is calling it the D800s), and there’s even a spec list to throw at you in the meantime. Read more…

Rumor: Sony RX100M3 Pictures, Specs & Pricing Leaked

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Although initial reports from rumor sites indicated that the next iteration of Sony’s much-loved RX100 was supposed to land late last night, no camera arrived. What arrived instead was a whole slew of leaked specs/pricing info and high-quality product images for those of you who want to get a jump on the rumored camera’s official announcement. Read more…

Nikon Rumors ‘Confirms’ that a New Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G is On the Way

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Are you a wildlife or sports photographer with a whole lot of cash just burning a hole in your checking account? Well, you’re in luck, because according to Nikon Rumors, there’s an updated version of the Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8G ED VR lens in the works. Read more…

Rumor: Is Ventizz Capital Planning to Pull the Plug on Hasselblad?

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In mid-2011, Hasselblad was acquired by the private equity firm Ventizz Capital Fund IV, but rumors are swirling that the fund might be getting ready to ditch their investment. Read more…

Rumor: A Trusted Source Reveals that Fuji will Release a 16mm f/1.4 by the End of 2014

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We take all unconfirmed news (aka. rumors) with a grain of salt because you just never know, but according to Fuji Rumors this particular tidbit is as good as confirmed. The mysterious “High Speed Wide Angle Lens” on Fuji’s lens roadmap is apparently going to be a 16mm f/1.4 — no ifs, ands or buts about it. Read more…

Rumor: Sigma to Announce 24mm f/1.4 Art Series Lens at Photokina

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To put it lightly, Sigma’s Art line has been a massive success — especially now that the impressive 50mm f/1.4 has joined its ranks — and it might be expanding even further before this year is out. Read more…