After months of speculation and keeping the rumor mills buzzing, the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED is finally shipping out. Amazon lists the shipping date as August 27th. B&H lists it as August 26th. Adorama has scheduled it for August 26th as well. Stjørdal Foto in Norway has recently received their delivery of the... Read more »
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens for Sony A-mount AnnouncedA new Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro lens designed for the Sony A-mount camera has been announced. Labelled as model number ‘F017’, this 90mm macro lens is capable of producing 1:1 reproduction (in other words life size reproduction) of small creepy crawlies. The maximum aperture on the lens is f/2.8 and the minimum capable... Read more »
Photographer Robbed off $40K Worth of Gear, Finds the Man Impersonating Him!This could have been a classic case of an unmindful individual losing his photography gear. Except, in this case the individual is a seasoned professional with years of experience and completely aware of the dangers when traveling with his gear. It is always recommended when traveling in places that are unfamiliar to you, you should... Read more »
Oppo F1s: The Selfie ExpertThe Oppo F1s smartphone is being marketed as a ‘Selfie Expert’. The reason is it has a higher resolution camera at the front compared to the one at the back. When the whole world of smartphones revolve around more powerful rear cameras Oppo has quietly gone on to oblige the selfie-shooter. The front camera (the one that... Read more »
Samyang 20mm f/1.8 Manual Focusing Lens Officially AnnouncedGreat news for full-frame shooters. Samyang has officially announced the 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens. Geared for full-frame shooters, the new Samyang 20mm f/1.8 is the latest in a line of prime fast aperture lenses that Samyang has launched this year. The USP is definitely the fast wide aperture. It can be used to... Read more »