Miscellaneous Category Archive - Page 7

Sony A6300 Announcement

Today is a big day in the world of photography, because Sony announced a camera that might challenge DSLRs in terms of autofocus speed in accuracy. The much-anticipated update to the Sony A6000 we reviewed earlier is finally out and it looks like it was well worth the wait. The...

Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Announcement

Nikon's last announcement today is the new Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR, a super telephoto zoom lens designed for sports and wildlife enthusiasts. This lens is a very interesting announcement, because it is very different from all other super telephoto Nikon lenses we have seen in the past - it...

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 and 85mm f/1.8 Announcements

Another big announcement from last week was Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 and 85mm f/1.8 lenses for the Sony FE mount. Compared to Zeiss Loxia lenses, the new Batis line offers autofocus capability and has a similar focus-by-wire motor as in native Sony/Zeiss lenses. The exterior look of the lenses appears...

Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R Announcement

It has been exactly three years since Nikon debuted its high resolution 36.3 MP D800 and D800E cameras in February of 2012. At the time of the announcement, Nikon's highest resolution camera was the super expensive D3X with a 24.5 MP sensor, while the similar class D700 only had a...

Are You Ready for 50 MP Cameras?

Later this week Canon will be announcing its first super high-resolution cameras, the Canon EOS 5DS and the EOS 5DS R, which will feature a 50.6 MP sensor. After the current 22.3 MP sensor on the 5D Mark III, this will be quite a jump for Canon, something that many...

Lightroom 5.7 and Camera RAW 8.7 Update

If you have been waiting for Adobe to release full RAW support for the new Nikon D750 (see our detailed Nikon D750 review), for the new Canon 7D Mark II, or for a number of other new cameras from Fuji, Leica, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samsung and Sony, you will be...

Nikon D610 Announcement

Nikon has just announced the Nikon D610 camera, an update to the popular entry-level full-frame DSLR. It has been a little over a year since the Nikon D600 came out. Considering the typical refresh cycle of 2-3 years for lower-end camera bodies, this is a pretty unusual update that is...

Lifepixel Adds Anti-Alias Filter Removal Service

Lifepixel, perhaps best known for its high quality infrared digital camera conversions, recently added a new service to its list - removing your DSLR's anti-aliasing filter. The price varies between $400-500 depending on your specific camera model. The notion of removing a DSLR's anti-aliasing feature is not new. Maxmax.com has...