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Rumor: Website Publishes Possible GoPro Hero4 Specs, Shoots 4Kp30 and 1080p120

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The GoPro Hero3+ might be the king of action cams by some people’s estimation, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. To that end, some Hero4 specs as well as a release date (range) have appeared on a small website called DGISE, and the specs at least seem to track with previous rumors. Read more…

external Zeiss To Announce A New Otus 85mm F/1.4 Lens For Photokina —Photo Rumors

 
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Samyang is Teasing Us Yet Again, Will it Be AF Lenses This Time?

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Last month, Samyang released a couple of teasers that many believed were leading to the announcement of the new logo and autofocus lenses. And while the new logo did make an appearance, the major AF update that people were expecting never came.

Now the company is teasing us yet again with an ad from their Facebook page that invites viewers to “join the journey to the next level of creativity.” A journey that will apparently lead to “the second step of Samyang Optics in 2014″ and begins on April 28th. Read more…

Canon’s 7D Mark II Reportedly Delayed Due to Dual-Pixel Sensor Manufacturing Issues

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Released back in September of 2009, the Canon 7D is long overdue for a much-anticipated refresh. The problem is, up until just recently various sources have published conflicting reports that seem to get us no closer to knowing what this camera will actually look like.

However, yesterday, Northlight Images reported some interesting news that seems to make sense and go along with some of the more plausible rumors about the impending camera. Read more…

Detailed Specs for the Pentax 645z Leaked 24 Hours Ahead of Official Announcement

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The rumor sites are hard at work when it comes to Pentax’s soon-to-be-released medium format shooter, the 645z, and it looks like it paid off. In addition to the leaked photos and details from yesterday, we now have a comprehensive spec list that contains some very interesting tidbits indeed. Read more…

Rumor: Pentax’s 645z MF Camera Shoots 4K and Only Costs $8,500, Arrives Monday

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If you’re just now considering getting into digital medium format photography, then you’ve picked a great time. CMOS sensors are making their way into just about every brand, 4K video is too, and now, it looks like the entry-level price bar might be dropping as well. Read more…

Sony Reveals Insane A7s Low-Light Demo, But How Much Will Night Vision Cost?

With only a 12-megapixel sensor and ISO expandable all the way up to 409,600 for both stills and video, everybody knew that that the Sony A7s was going to be a low-light beast… and yet the performance is still taking us by surprise.

Yesterday a short demo video shot at NAB was shared online to a plethora of “oohs” and “aahs,” and today, the Sony How To YouTube channel released yet another mind-blowing demonstration of the camera’s night-vision capabilities. Read more…

external Sigma 50mm f/1.4 price tag to be revealed tonight —Nikon Rumors

sigma50mmThe highly anticipated Sigma 50mm f/1.4 will reportedly have an official price starting tonight. The lens is said to destroy Canon and Nikon 50mm rivals in optic tests, and rival the $4,000 Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus.

Rumors point to a price range of around $899 to $1,000 for photographers in the US. The Canon version will begin shipping April 25, and the Nikon one will arrive at a later date.

 
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Mitakon to Release 50mm f/0.95 Full-Frame E-mount Lens on April 20th

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Three months after SonyAlphaRumors shared the first image samples taken using a prototype of the Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 Full Frame E-mount lens, one of their “trusted sources” has informed them the lens will be officially released on April 20th. Read more…

Sigma 50mm Matches the Otus in Almost All Tests, Said to Cost One-Fourth as Much

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Just days after publishing their glowing review of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens that ranked it leaps and bounds ahead of the Canon and Nikon competition, SLRgear finally got their hands on the ZEISS Otus for comparison.

And it seems ZEISS will have to work hard to justify the rumored price difference between those two lenses… Read more…