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Click here to read our Sony ZV-E1 Hands-on Preview Sony has announced the Sony ZV-E1, the company's first full-frame ZV-series camera. Taking its place atop the ZV system lineup, the interchangeable lens camera combines a full-frame 12.1-megapixel image sensor, Bionz XR image processor, and dedicated AI processing unit to deliver Sony's most robust vlogging-oriented camer
Venus Optics has announced the Laowa Argus 28mm F1.2 FF lens. The ultra-fast prime lens is designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras and will be available in four mounts: Canon RF, L, Nikon Z, and Sony E. The "modern take" on the classic 28mm focal length is well-suited to a wide variety of photographic situations, including environmental portraiture, street, landscape, and night sky photograp
Zyong Yi Optics (ZY Optics), a prominent Chinese lens manufacturer, has announced a recreation of the iconic Leica Summaron M 28mm F5.6 lens for Leica M, Fujifilm X and GF, L, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Sony E mount. The Zhong Yi Creator 28mm F5.6 lens promises "faithful adherence" to Leica's original lens while keeping the price point affordable. Priced at $299, the ZY Mitakon Creator 28mm F5.
This is a sad day... It’s hard to convey the sense of shock and dismay I felt when a message from a colleague appeared this morning, telling me that DPReview was closing. I’m still trying to process it. IR and DPR grew up together as the industry matured from the days when a megapixel was the norm and two was something to shout about. (I launched IR in April of 1998, and Phil Aske has announced its closure after 25 years of operation. Digital Photography Review has been owned by Amazon since 2007. While the website has operated mostly independent from its parent company in the subsequent years, DPReview has unfortunately been caught up in the latest Amazon restructuring, which has resulted in nearly 30,000 jobs being eliminated so far this year.
In a pair of interviews (1, 2) with Nikkei Business, Sony Vice Chairman Shigeki Ishizuka discussed the early days of Sony's camera business, including Sony's A-mount Alpha DSLR cameras, a potential move to Micro Four Thirds, and the eventual decision to make full-frame mirrorless cameras. The interviews are published in Japanese, so as always, there's the potential for something to
Move over, James Webb Space Telescope, the venerable Hubble Space Telescope still has much to offer. NASA has announced that Hubble recently spotted an irregular galaxy that showcases an impressive, imposing star-forming region. As seen on, the new Hubble photo captures NGC 5486, a roughly spiral galaxy located within the constellation Ursa Major. NGC 5486 is about 110 million light-y
The James Webb Space Telescope observed a rare Wolf-Rayet star last June, although NASA announced it this week. The star, WR 124, is showcased in unprecedented detail thanks to Webb's sophisticated imaging instruments. WR 124 is about 15,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius. WR 124 is massive – about 30 times more massive than the Sun. Wolf-Rayet, or WR, stars are rar
In 2017, Zhongyi Optics announced a pair of fast, manual-focus Mitakon prime lenses for the medium-format Fujifilm GFX mirrorless camera system. One of the lenses, the Mitakon Speedmaster 65mm F1.4, has now been announced in a new version for the medium-format Hasselblad X system. Hasselblad's X series cameras, like the new X2D 100C, feature the same image sensor size as Fuji's GFX camera
I’m writing this a few days after the CP+ 2023 photo trade show in Yokohama, Japan, sitting happily in a hotel room in northern Japan (Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima prefecture). It’s just the first of eight interviews with photo-industry executives that I’ll be publishing in the coming weeks. This piece should go up shortly after my return to the US in the second week of March. I&rsq is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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