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New Fuji XE-2 A Vast Improvement over Popular XE-1
Fans of the Fuji XE-1 will be delighted to hear that Fuji has just announced a new successor to the wildly popular ILC, the XE-2. The announcement comes in what has turned out to be a really busy week for gear announcements, with Nikon and Sony also announcing new camera bodies.
NEW LENS: Panasonic-Leica’s 42.5mm f/1.25 Lens is the Fastest Autofocus Micro4/3 Lens
The new Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 will not only be the fastest autofocus lens for the Micro 4/3 system, but it will have LEICA-designed elements and is optically-stabilized. Very intriguing.
HOT NEW RELEASE: Panasonic Premium GX7 Rangefinder Mirrorless
The new highly attractive and highly capable Panasonic GX7 brings many features that many micro 4/3 user have been asking for, like in-body image stabilization. It also boasts new features such as the tiltable EVF. Read on to see what else this little gem has in store.
Thoughts on Thom Hogan’s Where is the Value in Mirrorless?
In the camera world, it seems that the mirrorless revolution is inevitable. Or is it? Thom Hogan’s insightful article talks about why it’s going to take a bit longer. And it’s not just about technology.
Samsung announces new NX2000 APS-C mirrorless camera
Samsung has officially announced their new NX2000 APS-C mirrorless camera. The camera looks to be a pretty decent mid-range crop sensor camera. It features a 20.3 MP sensor, 3D video and still capture, 1080p HD Video at 30fps, 8fps, and built in wireless.
Nikon’s first new f/1.2 lens design since 1978
This may have gone un-noticed by most, but die-hard Nikon users probably realized what a historical day this is for Nikon. We have the first Nikkor f/1.2 lens since, wait for it….. nineteen seventy eight. In fact, it’s their first f/1.2 lens to have autofocus, EVER.
Bespoke or Bling? $5,000 Hasselblad Lunar Rebrands Sony NEX-7
One of Hasselblad’s claim to fame is being the first camera NASA used in their lunar exploration. To pay homage and as the first step of its new partnership with Sony, Hasselblad introduced the Lunar, a $5,000 bespoke mirrorless camera with the innards of a Sony NEX-7. Taking a page from the coachbuilding industry in the automotive world (Zagato as an example), Hasselblad’s Lunar can be fitted with a variety of exotic materials, from carbon fiber and precious metals to Italian leather and rare wood.