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Canon releases firmware v1.1.0 for the EOS R and it’s disappointing

Update: I hadn’t had any coffee at the time of this post, so I didn’t notice the January 25, 2019 release of this firmware update.

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Nikon apologizes for the shortage of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens

Nikon Japan issued an apology for the shortage of the latest Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens  ( see why  - btw this is the second apology  from Nikon for that lens): AF – S NIKKOR 500 mm f / 5.6 E PF ED VR “, a super telephoto single focus lens compatible with the Nikon FX format, which was released on September 14, 2018, was ordered by a large number of customers who exceeded expectations We are. We are shipping sequentially, but we receive your time to reach the customers who are currently ordering. Also, even if you are ordered by customers in the future, you may get time to deliver the product

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Nikon Z6 in-depth analysis: ISO, battery life, focusing and more

Nikon Z6 at ISO 5,000 Nikon Z6 in-depth analysis by Fran Russo ( Website | Instagram ): Battery problem? Nooo! More than 5,500 pictures. I have read in several places that the battery only allows 300 pictures

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Shibuya crossing with the Nikon Z6

Shibuya crossing with the Nikon Z6 by Klaus Tan ( Facebook , Instagram , see also his previous posts ) – an article about a short photography project in Tokyo – photographing the iconic Shibuya intersection. This series is called “Shibuya, Crossing”

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Shooting the Nikon 1 J4 mirrorless camera with the new Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 AF-P VR (FX) lens

Combining the older Nikon 1 J4 model mirrorless compact camera with the newer Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 AF-P VR (FX) lens by Paul Shepard: A few years back I saw and “bit” (purchased) a special deal combining the Nikon 1 J4 (N1 J4) camera and 10-30mm kit lens along with the WP- N3 underwater housing. I think I had just destroyed my previous underwater camera (don’t ask) and wanted something to play around with in the nearby Caddo River in western Arkansas (USA)

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Deal: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art $849 (Reg $1199) today only

If you’ve been on the fence about a top performing 85mm lens for your Canon camera, now’s the time to grab the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Read more…

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BCN Ranking report on the state of the full-frame market in Japan (Oct. 2017 – Oct. 2018)

Over a week ago  BCN Ranking published a new graph on the state of the full-frame market in Japan from October 2017 to October 2018 (already discussed over at PhotoRumors ). Some additional information: For the time period shown, Nikon had one full-frame camera (Z7 was released in September and was still out of stock in October), Canon also had one full-frame camera (EOS R) released in October.

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BCN Ranking report on the state of the full-frame market in Japan (Oct. 2017 – Oct. 2018)

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Patent: 400mm f/2.8 DO and 300 f/2.8 DO

The diffractive optics related patents continue to appear from Canon. This time we get a patent that covers both a 300mm f/2.8 DO and a Read more…

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Patent: 400mm f/2.8 DO and 300 f/2.8 DO

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Samyang to announce XP 35mm f/1.2 soon

It looks like Samyang is going to announce another very fast prime lens, this time in the form of an XP 35mm f/1.2. The XP Read more..

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Samyang to announce XP 35mm f/1.2 soon

It looks like Samyang is going to announce another very fast prime lens, this time in the form of an XP 35mm f/1.2.

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