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Will Samyang start making autofocus lenses for Nikon F-mount? (first Canon autofocus lens coming soon)

I have reported on several occasions in the past that Samyang will start producing autofocus DSLR lenses ( see also this and this posts ). The first Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 EF autofocus lens for Canon mount will be announced in a few days.

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Lensrentals.com Puts the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS Through The Machine Testing

Roger over at Lensrentals.com has completed his OLAF testing of the brand new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS. There are lots of charts and all of that to look at. From Lensrentals.com: This is a lens where the designer has focused on being very good in as many situations as possible rather than obtaining the highest Read more..

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Samyang Set to Announce EF Mount 14mm f/2.8 With Autofocus

It looks like Samyang will soon announce an AF 14mm f/2.8 for EF mount. To the best of our knowledge this is the first autofocus lens by Samyang for Canon’s EF mount. An announcement is unknown at the time of writing this, but it’s probably safe to assume it’ll be here soon

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The latest Nikon patents: mirrorless lenses, curved sensor and more

Nikon’s patent US20170261728  contains calculations for various mirrorless f/2.8-4 lenses designed for various sensor sizes (FX, DX, 2x crop factor and 1″): Nikon FX mirrorless lenses: 24-85mm f/2.8-4 24-105mm f/2.8-4 24-70mm f/2.8-4 Nikon DX mirrorless lenses: 16-60mm f/2.8-4 16-70mm f/2.8-4 16-50mm f/2.8-4 18-55mm f/2.8-4 Lenses for 2x crop factor: 12-40mm f/2.8-4 Lenses for 1″ sensor: 9-35mm f/2.8-4 Among all these patents there is also a patent for a full frame 24-85mm f/2.8-4 DSLR lens. Next is another Nikon patent for a curved sensor and a matching 50mm f/2.8 lens ( P2017-53887A ): The new Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED lens was designed together with or by Konica Minolta ( P2017-227799A ): Another Nikon patent ( P2017-216578A ) describes a special arrangement to improve the phase-detection ability for the on-sensor PDAF: Nikon has a patent ( US9774777 ) for a mirrorless camera but it’s filed in 2016 so it is not clear if this is for their new mirrorless model or for the Nikon 1. The lens mount described has 12 contacts similar to the Nikon 1 :   Also interesting – Tamron filed patents for 300mm f/2.8, 400mm f/4 and 500mm f/4 telephoto lenses (via PhotoRumors ): Related posts: New Nikon 24mm f/1.8 full-frame and APS-C mirrorless lens patents filed in Japan More new Nikon lens patents designed for 1″ sensor The latest Nikon lens patents (incl.

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New Cinema EOS Camera Coming to NAB 2018 (CR3]

We’ve confirmed that at least one Cinema EOS camera will be announced ahead of NAB 2018 in April in Las Vegas. We previously reported that a 6K camera was coming in 2018, and wondered if it would be called the C900

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KODAK Mini 2 Instant Photo Printer

The KODAK Mini 2 Instant Photo Printer is now available for $99.99 USD on Amazon. The KODAK Mini 2 is even more compact than the original and prints credit card-sized (2.1”x3.4”) photos using its high-quality 4Pass (dye-sublimation) printing technology. The printer package includes a Micro USB cable, a Quick Start Guide, and an all-in-one 8-pack 4Pass photo print cartridge.

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Trends 2018: The Humanity of Things

Heading into a New Year brings the excitement of new beginnings, of resolutions kept, of… Read More

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Honor 7X Review

The Honor 7X is a mid-range smartphone that offers a lot of bang for your buck, including a 18:9 format 6-inch screen, a 16 megapixel rear camera with additional 2 megapixel depth sensing camera, and ull HD 1080p videos at 30fps. Read our in-depth Honor 7X review for photographers now..

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