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What a New, Budget-Friendly Leica M 35mm Camera Might Be Like

In the eyes of many, 35mm film photography was snuffed out in the early 2000s. But a small, dedicated fan base has continued to smolder. For all intents and purposes, Leica launched the 35mm camera. And it seems that nearly a century later, they are still committed to fanning the flames that they themselves ignited.

Canon is Already Testing an EOS ‘R5s’ with 90MP Sensor: Report

The highest resolution Canon cameras ever released are still the 5Ds and 5DsR DSLRs, but that may change in the not-so-distant future. Reports indicate that Canon already has some prototypes of an EOS 'R5s' full-frame mirrorless camera out in the wild, and that this camera could sport a whopping 90MP image sensor.

Could Nikon Make a Medium Format Z-Mount Camera?

Photographer Matt Irwin recently took to his YouTube channel to share a theory—or maybe it's just a glimmer of hope—about Nikon's plans for the mirrorless Z mount. That theory is that Nikon wants to turn the Z-Mount into an all-encompassing system that includes APS-C, full-frame, and medium format cameras.

Which Photojournalist Helped Design That $850 Jacket? An Examination

Photo Twitter collectively chuckled at the announced availability of Canada Goose’s Photojournalist Jacket. With editorial day rates hovering below $300/assignment, actual photojournalists were unlikely to be purchasing such a luxury item – even if it was inexpensive by Canada Goose standards.

Leica’s Owner Dreams of a ‘True Leica Phone’

Leica's latest partnership with Huawei has put Leica camera technology into the Chinese manufacturer's phones. But it seems that isn't enough for Leica, whose Chairman is teasing that an actual Leica phone might be somewhere on the horizon.

Not a ‘Sell Out’: Casey Neistat Explains Why He Sold Beme to CNN

The news that Casey Neistat and his team at Beme was going to be joining CNN to do ... something? ... and that this acquisition cost CNN a reported $25 million has been met with mixed reactions. Here to set the record straight on a few FAQs about the deal is Neistat himself.

Has Nikon Shuttered Its 1 Series Line of Mirrorless Cameras?

Nikon made a splash back in September 2011 when it decided to jump into the mirrorless camera industry with its J1 and V1 cameras. Since then, Nikon has expanded and updated the line to consist of the AW1, V3, J5, and S2. But now there are murmurings that Nikon has ended the development of its 1 Series line of mirrorless cameras.

The Camera of the Future = No Camera

For thousands of years humans have engaged in making visual records of the world around them. From the earliest Ice Age animal cave paintings to birthday photos of our children, a common value seems to be expressing itself through our ever evolving technologies and skills that create “visual likeness.”

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

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.

Fujifilm May Already Be Working on a Full Frame Camera for the X-Series Lineup

There are currently two interchangeable-lens rangefinder-esque cameras in Fujifilm's X-Series lineup: the X-Pro1 and the X-E1, both of which contain APS-C sensors. Owners are gushing over the cameras, which are actually quite similar aside from the viewfinders (hybrid vs. electronic only). They feature sleek, retro designs that are very similar to Leica's classic M-line of rangefinders. A common sentiment that I've heard is that the X-Series would be absolutely perfect if the company simply introduced a full frame body.

That time might not be too far off.