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Kipon Ibelux 40mm f/0.85 Mark II Hands-on Photos

The Kipon Ibelux 40mm f/0.85 is one of the fastest lenses in the world, and it’s also now available in shocking pink! Available in a range of mounts for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E and Fujifilm X mirrorless camera, this update of the four-year-old manual-focus original has a new optical design that is claimed to be “distortion free”.

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Is This the Most Expensive, But the Best, Table-top Tripod in the World?

Gitzo don’t tend to do things by halves, and their new Mini Traveller tripod is certainly evidence of that. Essentially a scaled down version of their top-of-the-range full sized tripod, the Gitzo Mini Traveller is the most compact and lightweight professional carbon fibre tripod on the market, but priced at around £199, also the most eye-wateringly expensive. Expect to find this stocked in your nearest up-market department store, rather than your local camera shop…

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Voigtländer Lenses at Photokina 2018

Voigtländer are showing three new concept lenses at Photokina, including two different versions of the Nokton 50mm F1.2 Asph. for Sony E-mount. The Voigtlander rep told us that they’re not sure which version to put into production – the black with a declickable aperture ring, or classic silver without

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Sigma confirms that their lenses work with the Nikon Z7 + FTZ adapter combo

Sigma issued a press release confirming that their lenses ” do not have any issues with general operation ” when they are used on the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera via the Nikon FTZ lens adapter: Operating condition of Nikon “Z7” and SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses for Nikon mount Thank you for purchasing and using our products. We would like to announce that we have confirmed that SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses for Nikon mount in the current lineup do not have any issues with general operation when they are used on the “Z7”, released by Nikon Corporation, via their “Mount Adapter FTZ”

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Kodak 3D Pixpro Pivot Hands-on Photos

Want to see exactly what the new Kodak 3D Pixpro Pivot camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Kodak 3D Pixpro Pivot camera

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Rolleiflex Instant Kamera Hands-on Photos

The Rolleiflex Instant Kamera , “an instant camera with the legendary twin lens design and modern features”, is alive and well and on display at Photokina 2018. Announced back in April, 671 backers pledged a whopping HK$ 2,326,388 to help bring the project to life, far surpassing its HK$ 200,000 goal.

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Reflex 40mm f/1.8 Lens Hands-on Photos

The Reflex 40mm f1.8 is a manual focus lens originally conceived for the Reflex manual 35mm SLR camera, which Reflex has decided to launch for lots of other lens mounts too. There are three versions on the Reflex booth at Photokina 2018 – Sony E-mount, Canon EF mount, and the native Reflex AR-i. Check our our hands-on gallery below to see all three versions

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Photokina 2018 Roundup – All Our Coverage (and there’s a lot!) in One Place

As the sun sets on Photokina 2018 (for us at least – the show is still open tomorrow), we look back at all of the new products that have been launched at the show. And my – there’s certainly been a lot of them! I can’t remember a show during the last 15 years of Photography Blog that has been quite so vibrant and busy, which is a shame given the rumours that next year’s Photokina will be a much smaller affair

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Eight New Laowa Lenses Hands-on Photos

Laowa have launched no less than eight new lenses at Photokina 2018. Want to see exactly what they all look like in the flesh?

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The Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens is delayed until mid-December

Nikon Japan reports that the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens and HB-90 lens hood will be delayed until mid-December. Adorama and  B&H  currently have the delivery date listed as October 25th, while  Amazon lists the shipping date as November 30th

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