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Final 2018 CIPA numbers

In case you missed my post on PhotoRumors – the final CIPA 2018 numbers are in (see also the latest financial reports recap ): Compared with 2018, DSLR shipped units were down 13% to 6.62 million Mirrorless units were up 1% to 4.14 million Compacts were down 35% to 8.66 million. Lenses for smaller than 35mm cameras were down 12% to 12.33 million Lenses for 35mm cameras were up 8% to 5.69 million. 35mm*+DSLR+mirrorless units : 2007: 8.26 million 2008: 9.7 million (+17.4%) 2009: 9.91 million (+2.2%) 2010: 12.89 million (+30.1%) 2011: 15.69 million (+21.7%) 2012: 20.16 million (+28.5%) 2013: 17.13 million (-15%) 2014: 13.84 million (-19.2%) 2015: 13.06 million (-5.6%) 2016: 11.61 million (-11.1%) 2017: 11.68 million (+0.6%) 2018: 10.76 million (-7.9%) *35mm film camera units are reported for 2007 only

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Photography Blog 2018 Award Winners Roundup

Over the past week we’ve been revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2018.

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Third party lens updates (new Yongnuo 35mm f/1.4 lens announced)

Yongnuo announced a new YN 35mm f/1.4 full frame DSLR lens. Technical specifications, MTF charts, lens design and additional information can be found here (Yongnuo lenses are sold at  B&H  and  Amazon ). The new version of the Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.4N E lens for Nikon F-mount is now in stock (additional information available here ).

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Specifications for the 5 upcoming Sigma lenses have leaked

We learned this past week that Sigma will be announcing five new ahead of Photokina, which begins on September 26, 2018. Below are the specifications Read more..

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Patent: LCD for Image Review While Using An EVF

Canon News has uncovered a patent showing functionality for LCD review with EVF equipped ILCs. We have been told in the past that Canon is working on a EVF DSLR, which makes some sense to us if the EVF is as good as what we see on the Leica SL

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Three new Yongnuo full-frame DSLR lenses announced in the past few weeks, including a brand new updated 50mm f/1.4 version

The just-announced new Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.4 II lens ( $199 ) In the past few weeks Yongnuo announced several new full-frame DSLR lenses (the Nikon F-mount version usually becomes available a few months after the Canon version): Yongnuo YN 60mm f/2 MF macro lens Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 II lens Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.4 II lens (just announced today) New: Yongnuo YN 60mm f/2 MF macro lens New Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 II lens New Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.4 II lens announced Yongnuo products are sold at  B&H  and  Amazon . Related posts: This is the Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F mount Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 lenses for Nikon F mount coming later this year New: Yongnuo YN 40mm f/2.8N and 100mm f/2N full frame DSLR lenses for Nikon F-mount

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Another EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Mention [CR2]

The announcement for the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II which was scheduled for this past April, appears to have been delayed.

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Well, Here’s Another Mirrorless Option for Your Canon Glass

The folks at Yongnuo have posted a Micro Four Thirds camera module with an EF mount for the iPhone on their web site.

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New Type of Camera Coming from Canon Ahead of Photokina [CR1]

We continue to hear murmurs about a new style of camera coming from Canon ahead of Photokina. We have touched on this in the past and continue to see mentions of it in our inbox. The problem is we’re not hearing about it from known sources, but what we’re being told doesn’t seem to be Read more..

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5 NBA Teams Killing it on Social Media

In the past few years, the NBA has been upping their game on social media to connect with their millions of fans, to promote their organization and to drive revenue.There… Read More > > >

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