Tuesday, July 26, 2016



1- New Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera announced.  Images leaked.
2-  New Nikkor 19mm F4 Tilt shift lens announced.
3-  New Nikkor 105mm 1.4 Lens announced.
4-  Samyang's new lenses are blockbusters.


1- Canon EOS 5D Mark IV to be Announced on August 25, Blurry Images Leaked:

It is now confirmed that the upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera will be announced on August 25 and showcased at Photokina 2016 in September for a October release. In addition, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV will come with a new EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II kit lens along with another current lens kit. Currently, I am not sure if the new Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens will be announced on the same day, or maybe Canon will unveil this lens at Photokina 2016 in September.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Rumored Specs:
  • 28MP
  • DIGIC 7
  • ISO 100-51200 (204,800)
  • 9fps
  • 4K video
  • Headphone jack
  • Price: $3600
  • Touchscreen
  • CFast 2.0 & SD card slots
  • Built-in WiFi & GPS
  • 61 autofocus points (41 cross type)
  • Reduced weight
  • New EF 24-105 f/4L IS II kit lens
So, do you think this Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera has enough revolutionary upgrade in performance to compete with Sony a7RII and Nikon D810?
The Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR camera is currently on sale ($200 off) for $2,599 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.


2- Nikon PC-E 19mm f/4 Tilt-Shift Lens Coming for Photokina 2016

Lens shown is a 24mm tilt shift lens

We already reported that Nikon will soon announce the world’s fastest 105mm prime lens: AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED lens. Besides this new NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4 lens, it is highly likely that Nikon will announce a new PC-E 19mm f/4 Tilt-Shift lens around Photokina 2016 in September.
Currently, Nikon has three tilt shift lenses: 24mm f/3.5D, 45mm f/2.8D and 85mm f/2.8D.
In December 2015, Nikon patented a PC-E 19mm f/4 Tilt-shift full frame mirrorless lens. And Nikon is allegedly working on a new full frame mirrorless camera which is expected to be announced at Photokina 2016. It seems that Nikon will unveil several new great products for Photokina 2016.
Stay tuned for more info.


3- New Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED Lens to be Announced Soon!

Nikon will soon announce a new AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED lens, which is expected to be the world’s fastest 105mm prime lens.
Digicame-info leaked a photo of this lens (shown above) and this Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED Lens will be announced this week and released on August 26th, 2016.
The new Nikon 105mm lens will have a gold ring and won’t have Vibration Reduction (VR). Compared to the current AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G, the new Nikon 105mm lens is faster at f/1.4. The price including tax is expected to be ¥233,280 in Japan, which is about $2,100 in the US (usually lower).
Details translated by Google:
  • Design concept of the “three-dimensional hi-fi (high reproducibility)”
  • Realize your own taste that blur will change to so such from the focal plane
  • Price: ¥ 233,280 (tax included)
  • Release Date: August 26, 2016

4- The Second Hero of Samyang Blockbusters: AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Lens.

As you know, 5 new Samyang lenses will be released on every Monday for the next five weeks. One lens a week! The first one is Xeen 135mm T2.2 lens. Now here is the second hero of Samyang blockbusters: Samyang/Rokinon AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Lens. This Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Lens was announced in May 2016 along with FE 14mm f/2.8 autofocus lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. These two new FE lenses are the first autofocus lenses made by Samyang, and these two new autofocus lenses from Samyang Optics will be sold under the “Rokinon” brand in USA.
Now the new Rokinon AF 50mm f/1.4 FE lens is avaiable for pre-order at B&H for $699 in USA and it will be released at the beginning of August 2016. The only real additional news is that the price in Europe will be 580 Euro.


Lots of new items this week.  The manufactures are releasing new exciting products for the photographer.  Always improving and keeping the photographer excited about the possibility of improving their photography. 

Once again, a reminder, that this is the place to keep you up to date about all the new products that are coming out on the market.  I check many sources to see what is coming out, and I will try to report the latest in the new products.   Stay tuned here every Wednesday.

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