Welcome to our roundup series where we will hit on several gear news and rumor topics each day. This gives you a chance to get caught up on all of the day’s news and rumors in one place. Make sure to check back daily for the latest gear news, rumors and announcements.
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Rumblings
If there is one lens that Sigma needs to make, just so people shut up, it is the 85mm F/1.4 Art. Demand is so high for that lens, they really can’t ignore it, and the longer they wait, the more irritable the Sigma converts will be.
It is no surprise then that there are some new 85mm F/1.4 rumor rumblings, pointing to an announcement later on this year. The rumors stipulates that the lens would be announced late this year, and then actually released in 2016. There has also been mention of a possible ultrawide announcement.
We will see…
Olympus To Change Up Interface Menu via Upcoming Firmware?
It’s not very often that manufacturers change up their menu and navigation systems. Users get used to things a certain way, and when you shake that up, people can get irritated – even if the system you have in place is lacking.
Well, it seems that Olympus may be taking this risk soon in a firmware update to their current cameras. According to the rumor, an upcoming firmware update will change the interface design of current Olympus cameras – presumably for the better.
More wait and see with this rumor, but I am sure that current Olympus shooters who are not happy with the current menu system will be excited for this to happen.
Canon 5dSR & XC10 Review/Impressions
Canon’s 5DSR is the latest and greatest in terms of 35mm sensor resolution, but beyond that, not much separates this offering from Canon’s current 5D Mark III model. In this video review, CSTV compares recommended lenses vs. non-recommended lenses and pits the camera up against the Pentax 645Z to see if this camera has what it takes to take on Medium Format. Have a look…
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