Posts Tagged ‘thirdparty’

Samyang Teases Announcement for March 21st, Possibly Debuting AF Lens Line

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About a month ago, we reported on rumors that Samyang was going to start making AF lenses under an all new logo “very soon,” and it looks like “very soon” is finally about to arrive. Read more…

Rumor: Samyang to Start Making AF Glass Under a New Logo Very Soon

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Third-party lenses are on the rise, there’s no denying that. Between Sigma kicking large amounts of booty with its impressive lineup and Tamron looking serious with the new 150-600mm lens it recently announced, competition for space in your camera bag is getting fierce.

And apparently it’s about to get even fiercer, because rumor has it Samyang intends to step its game up as well. Read more…

Samyang Looks to Have Canceled Plans for a 50mm f/1.2

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About a year ago, Samyang took to Facebook and confirmed that a 50mm f/1.2 was on the roadmap, and would quite possibly see the light of day sometime in 2014. Well, if you’ve been holding out for that release, hoping that a third-party 50mm f/1.2 option would arrive, you might have been waiting for nothing. Read more…

New Nikon Firmware Update Kills 3rd Party Battery Compatibility for Several Models

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Nikon recently released a firmware update for its D3100, D3200, D5100, D5200, and P7700 cameras that maximized battery performance and allowed the camera to more accurately tell you how much charge you have left. But it seems there was an unintended (or maybe not so unintended) side-effect: third party batteries no longer work. Read more…

3-in-1 Camera Connection Kit for the iPad

When Apple designed the iPad, they opted for simplicity and omitted things like a USB port or memory card slots. This made it more tedious for photographers to transfer a large number of photographs onto their iPads, since the Camera Connection Kit needed for USB and SD Card support comes in two separate dongles. Luckily, there’s a made-in-China knockoff that can ease a little of the pain — the 3-in-1 iPad Camera Connection Kit combines the two dongles into one nicely designed apparatus. Available in both black and white, it comes with a USB port, a SD Card slot, and a Micro SD Card slot. Pick one up over at the M.I.C Gadget store for $29.90.

3-in-1 iPad Camera Connection Kit (via Engadget)