Latest Rumors 2015 October
This Photography rumors below cannot be checked how accurate they are, so think about it as ‘may be’ or as a grain of salt. This is a collection of different rumors circulating over the past periods.
Sony 85mm f/1.2 G SSM II
According to rumors the new Sony 85mm portrait lens will be announced soon. There are also rumors about 7 (!) new Sony lenses including a 135mm f/1.8 and a 85mm f/1.4 lenses.
Canon can give up producing small sensors ?
According to the Rumor Canon may be won’t produce sensors smaller than the Aps-C format if the market trends go similarly as goes lately. This can happen in 1-2 years time if the trend is not changing (smartphones gets the profit of the compact cameras). Canon already used Sony sensor in some of it’s compact cameras. If Canon does what the rumor says, Canon compact cameras can have Sony sensors in the future. Up to know this was not realistic, but we will see what happen in the future.
Canon mirrorless camera development
Canon’s Masaya Maeda said in an interview with imaging resource to develop a Mirrorless camera, which “you would really like ” and that the company will put more efforts in it’s mirrorless lines of cameras. He also he talks about new Ef-M lenses will be developed for the Canon mirror less system.
Thought about the camera that we really like, the following things come to my mind
– 50.6 Full frame sensor or
– 24 MP Full frame sensor
– really fast autofocus with EF, Ef-s, and Ef-m lenses
– included adapter for EF lenses
– articulated screen
– hybrid viewfinder
– 4k and 120 fps video
– wide dynamic range
– silent electronic shutter
– Dual pixel af
– good battery life
– focus peaking
– comfortable grip just to start the discussion.
There are also rumors about a new Full frame mirrorless camera as well.
New Sigma Art lenses
Seems the next Sigma Art lens after the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 (click on the pics to see the article) will be the 85mm f/1.4. It is one of the most useful for portrait photographers. The other rumored Sigma Art line lens is the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art Os lens, which is also a most popular focal length among professionals.
250 MP Canon sensor
Canon announced to develop an Aps-H sized 250 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The resolution of the new sensor is 19,580 x 12,600 pixel.
Canon next generation connect station do wireless charging and 4K video
Canon CS100 connect station was announced in January. The new version reported to have the following features:
-Wireless charging with next generation Canon cameras
-Immediate upload of images to cloud
-Wireless file transfer
-Internal 1TB HD
-HDMI out to TV
-Support 4K playback
-Tablet control via Android or iOS
New improved Canon flash system
There is a rumor about a new improved Canon Speedlight flash system.
Canon M10 and EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 lens
The new “selfie” Canon M10 will have an 18 MP Aps-C sensor with a 15-45mm retractable lens. The LCD tilts above the camera for selfie shooting. The camera record HD video at 24 and 30 fps frame rates. The wider lens seems more interesting, which can be separately purchased for 300 USD. The camera has a 3″ 1.04 M Points LCD touch screen. The initial price of the camera is 600 USD (with lens included).
Full frame Pentax
There are many rumors about the new upcoming Pentax Full frame Dslr. Beyond the rumors several lenses also been announced for Full frame format such as the new Pentax 70-200mm f/2.8 and the Pentax 150-450mmlenses. The new Pentax will have a tilt LCD screen, and perhaps get the newest 42 MP Sony sensor. According to rumors it will be available in 2016 Spring.
There is a rumor about a bettered version of the Nikon d810, perhaps with less noise in higher sensitivities, and some other refinements.
Full frame Mirroless Nikon
There is a rumor about a Full frame mirrorless Nikon camera under field test period. There is also a Nikon patent for a mirrorless 28-80mm lens. The camera said to have a standard Nikon F mount. The camera size said to be small, like a Micro 4/3 camera, without a newfinder, only with a back-LCD panel. But the release of the camera is not sure, as such happened in the past, that a tested camera wasn’t released.
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art
The newest Sigma wide angle come in November. read more about the Sigma 20mm 1.4 Art here
Zeiss 28mm f/1.4
Zeiss release a new 28mm f/1.4. read more about the Zeiss Otus 28mm 1.4 here
Leica SL FF camera
A new FF camera comes from Leica.
Nikon release a relatively cheaper super telephoto lens. read more about the Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E Ed Vr here
Nikon 600mm f/4 fl ed vr
A new Fluorite glass telephoto with less weight. read more about the Nikon 600mm f4E Fl ed vr here
Nikon 500mm f/4 fl ed vr
A new Fluorite glass telephoto with less weight. read more about the Nikon 500mm f4E Fl ed vr here
Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4
A more bright version of the popular Dx lens. read more about the Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4 here
Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Art
World First f/2 zoom with excellent performance for Full frame. read more about the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Art here