While the CaNikon war is the usual debate in the photography world, they are by no means the only two camera manufacturers out there. With the rise of the mirrorless market and improvements to the sensors packed inside, a number of photographers are starting to make the jump to companies like Sony and Fuji, even for their more serious work.
Space camera collectors and space camera admirers grab your bibs and prepare for some serious drooling. Seven months after that Hasselblad that may or may not have gone to the moon and back snagged a whopping $90K at a WestLicht auction, another intriguing but this time very official Hassy is on the auction block again.
Fans of vintage cameras, listen up, because we’re run across a wonderful resource that could very easily consume hours upon hours of your time. Sounds good, right? The resource is a French online archive called Collection Appareils, and it contains images and info about some 10,142 cameras made by every manufacturer from Ace to Zion. Read more…
Update: According to Amateur Photographer, Canon has clarified that Amazon UK “got it wrong.” The 6D is not discontinued, although Amazon UK plans to stop selling it.
When a manufacturer officially discontinues a model, it’s like a teaser trailer for what’s to come. You might have no idea what’s going on, but you know that something new is coming. Well, as of today, both the Sony RX1 and the Canon 6D have been marked as discontinued on different online retailers. Read more…
German news broadcaster Deutsche Welle created this short feature on the history of Leica in light of the 100th year anniversary of the brand’s existence. Oskar Barnack created his first functional Leica model back in 1914, and its compact size sparked a revolution in photography.
The video also offers a glimpse into the exhibition in Hamburg titled, “Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography” that features 500 works created with Leica gear.
(via Leica Rumors)
P.S. Leica also created its own video in a brilliant ad that recreates 35 of history’s most iconic images. Be sure to check that one out.
Nikon’s newly-announced D750 has impressed those who have managed to get their hands on it thus far, but to properly put it through its paces, DxOMark ran it through its trusted sensor tests.
As expected, it came out with quite high marks, putting it in 8th place on DxOMark’s overall rankings and making it the 6th Nikon camera to make it into the top 10.