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Samsung Galaxy S11 Will Boast 108MP Main Camera and 5x Zoom: Report – Photography Article

It seems Samsung is planning to pack all of its best mobile imaging technology in the upcoming Galaxy S11. According to a report in Korean tech publication The Elec, not only is Samsung planning to pack its ultra-high resolution 108MP image sensor inside, the Galaxy S11 will also boast a periscope-like zoom lens with 5x optical zoom. By now, you’ve probably heard enough about Samsung’s 108MP mobile image sensor. A world’s first for its size, the sensor uses a quad-bayer…

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Sony a7S III May Shoot 4K/120p and Use a Built-in Cooling Fan: Report – Photography Article

Sony users have been waiting a long time for the successor to the Sony a7S II. But according to the most recent report from a source who actually used a prototype of the a7S III, the wait might actually be worth it. The report comes from Sony Alpha Rumors, who claims “a reliable source” told them Sony is planning to release an a7S II successor with a built-in fan and the ability to shoot 4K/120p video. Everyone is expecting 4K/60p,…

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Tamron to Release 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm f/2.8 Lenses for Sony E-Mount – Photography Article

It’s a great Friday for the gear lovers out there. First, Fujifilm revealed the X-Pro3 with a very interesting hidden LCD concept; then, Ricoh announced the development of a new Pentax flagship APS-C DSLR; and finally, a new report has revealed all four lenses that Tamron will announce for Sony E-Mount in October. The revelation comes from Sony Alpha Rumors, and if it’s accurate, we now know all four lenses that Tamron has been teasing for the past few weeks.…

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Nikon Working on a 60MP Mirrorless Camera with 16-Bit Raw Files and Better Compression – Photography Article

A leaked page that is allegedly from a Nikon camera manual is “confirming” what previous rumors had already indicated: That Nikon is working on a 60MP full-frame mirrorless camera, and that this camera will be able to shoot 16-bit NEF raw files. The manual page was published by Nikon Rumors, and while we can’t be sure it’s legitimate, the layout is identical to similar pages in the Nikon Z7 user’s manual: The main differences are the increase in resolution to…

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Apple is Adding a Triple Camera System to the Next iPad Pro – Photography Article

Apple didn’t announce a new iPad Pro at last week’s iPhone event, but it seems the company does have one in the wings. And according to the most recent leak, Apple is planning to double down on iPad photography by adding the iPhone 11 Pro’s triple camera system to the next iPad Pro. This tibdit comes from frequent (and reliable) Apple leaker Sonny Dickson, who obtained what he claims is a photo of “a final design mockup” of the upcoming…

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Profoto to Release $300 Smartphone Flash Next Week: Report – Photography Article

Earlier this week, high-end lighting brand Profoto released a teaser for a new light that it claimed would “forever change the world of photography.” Don’t get too excited though: according to the most recent rumors, this “game-changing” product is an expensive LED flash for smartphones. This information comes from Photo Rumors, and as with all rumors, it should be taken with a grain of salt. However, PR is reporting with some confidence that Profoto will be revealing not one, but…

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GoPro Hero8 Leak Reveals ‘Media Module’ for Advanced Accessories – Photography Article

The German website WinFuture has secured a slew of leaked images and specifications for the upcoming GoPro Hero8, which originally leaked last month. This latest report gives us a closer look at the new camera, as well as information about the “media module” GoPro will be using to attach some accessories. The original leak had lots of people excited after it seemed to show an external mic, external video light, and external LCD screen would all be available for the…

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47MP Sensor, Cine Mode and More – Photography Article

Not to be left behind by the likes of Nikon, Canon and Sony, it seems Leica is planning to release a new full-frame mirrorless camera of its own. Japanese rumor site Nokishita has published a set of leaked images and specs of the alleged Leica SL2, a followup to the full-frame mirrorless Leica SL (Typ 601). From an aesthetic perspective, there’s not much to comment on: the design has been rounded out a little bit, and the large unlabeled buttons…

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Canon is Developing a Mirrorless-to-DSLR ‘Converter’: Report – Photography Article

One of Japan’s largest newspapers has published a report that contains two very interesting tidbits for Canon mirrorless shooters. First, they claim that Canon will release a 1D X-level EOS R in 2021; and second, the report revealed that Canon is working on some sort of ‘converter’ that can turn a mirrorless camera into a DSLR. The report was published in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, and it seems to confirm rumors that Canon is preparing a high-end EOS R camera that…

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Leaked Nikon Z Lens Roadmap Shows 10 Lenses Planned for 2020 and 2021 – Photography Article

An updated Nikon Z-Series lens roadmap appeared online this morning, purporting to show all of the NIKKOR Z lenses that Nikon has in store for 2020 and 2021. From an 85mm f/1.2 to a 100-300mm f/4, it seems Nikon has a lot of glass in the pipeline for its full-frame mirrorless system. First: the grain of salt. This roadmap certainly seems plausible given Nikon’s current lineup and the official roadmap available on the the brand’s website, but it was sent…

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Nikon to Announce D6 Next Week, Will Feature IBIS and Improved AF: Report – Photography Article

According to the most recent reports out of Japan, Nikon is planning to announce the flagship Nikon D6 DSLR in less than a week! The official announcement of the D6—which is rumored to feature in-body image stabilization, better video, and more—is now expected on September 4th. Previous rumors indicated that Nikon was going to announce their flagship full-frame DSLR sometime in October, but Nokishita is reporting that this date has now been moved up to September 4th: This is almost…

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How to Trick Instagram’s Algorithm for Higher Engagement (Maybe) – Photography Article

In mid-2016, Instagram started using an algorithm to order the photos you’re shown, which was a big change from the simple chronological feed that had been used since the beginning. If you’re not happy with the reach and engagement your photos on getting on Instagram, there’s a rumored trick you may want to try. Here’s the rumor: Instagram’s algorithm is said to favor photos that have had Instagram’s own filters applied to them, even if the filters are applied so…

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GoPro Hero 8 Photos Leaked, Will Shoot 4K Video at 120fps: Report – Photography Article

As we near the middle of August, Photo Rumors has secured a set of leaked specifications and images for the rumored GoPro Hero8. Apparently, the redesigned action cam will sport several new accessories and the ability to shoot 4K video at 120fps. The rumor site published its latest findings just a few hours ago, sourcing these rumors to China. According to their report, the Hero8 will feature a new design with optional housing, the three accessories seen in the photo…

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Sony to Launch Two New APS-C E-Mount Cameras this Month: Report – Photography Article

The end of August is going to be a busy time for the APS-C market. Not only will Canon reportedly announce the EOS 90D and an EOS M6 successor, it seems Sony is planning to release not one, but two new APS-C E-Mount cameras, including the long-awaited a6500 successor. The latest information, published with high confidence by Sony Alpha Rumors, claims that Sony will be rounding out its APS-C E-Mount lineup by replacing both the a6500 and the a5100, bringing…

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Canon to Release RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and 24-70mm f/2.8L IS this Month – Photography Article

Canon announced the development of the so-called “holy trinity” of zoom lenses for the RF mount back in February, and it looks like they’re about ready to release two of the three. According to the latest rumors out of Japan, the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS will both be available for pre-order later this month. The report comes from the ever-reliable Nokishita, who tweeted that both lenses “have been added to Canon’s latest product list” and…

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Canon Plans to Rejoin the ‘Spec Wars’ with an 80MP EOS R Camera: Report – Photography Article

With the release of the 61MP a7R IV, Sony officially raised the resolution bar, eclipsing Canon’s 50MP 5DS and 5DS R DSLRs. But according to a new report, Canon may soon reclaim that crown and re-enter the “spec wars” in a big way. According to a report at Canon Rumors, the Japanese camera giant is expected to discontinue the 5DS and 5DS R in favor of an ultra-high-megapixel full-frame mirrorless EOS R camera. CR’s source, which they did not name,…

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RED Teases Tiny New Camera that May Use Canon’s RF Mount: Report – Photography Article

RED CEO Jarred Land took to the reduser.net forum this past weekend to drop a major teaser about the company’s next cinema camera—a small form-factor camera called the Komodo that is “not larger than 4 inches in any dimension” and may feature Canon’s RF mount. That last point wasn’t actually stated outright by Land, but the close-cropped image of the Komodo that he shared as part of his teaser shows half the mounts, and NewsShooter quickly pointed out that the…

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Canon Will ‘Definitely’ Add IBIS to ‘Select’ DSLRs Soon: Report – Photography Article

We’ve known for several months now that Canon was working on IBIS for its full-frame mirrorless EOS-R system, but a recent patent and a new rumor indicates that this tech might make its way into Canon’s DSLRs as well… and soon. The first indication of this possibility was a patent spotted by Northlight Images last week, but since a patent only rarely indicates a soon-to-be-released technology we decided to hold off on reporting about it. But now, Canon Rumors is…

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Photos and Pricing of Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8, 35mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/2.8 – Photography Article

Less than 24 hours ahead of the expected announcement, product photos and rumored pricing for the upcoming Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8, 35mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/2.8 lenses for Sony E-mount and Panasonic/Leica L-mount have leaked. In case you missed our previous coverage on these lenses, these three lenses—as well as a 24-70mm f/2.8 that may or may not be announced alongside them—were designed specifically for full-frame mirrorless cameras. According to the most recent and reliable rumors, the Sony E-mount and Panasonic/Leica…

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Sigma to Reveal 35mm f/1.2, 45mm f/2.8 and 14-24mm f/2.8 Next Week – Photography Article

As we head into the weekend, Sigma has decided to (sort of) confirm an exciting leak we shared earlier this week: that a 35mm f/1.2, 45mm f/2.8, 14-24mm f/2.8, and possibly a 24-70mm f/2.8 designed specifically for full-frame mirrorless cameras will be announced in mid-July. The confirmation comes in the form of the teaser image below, which provides the date and time of an upcoming announcement: July 11th, at 4pm Beijing time. That translates into 4am Eastern for us US-based…

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The Nikon D6 Will Feature In-Body Image Stabilization: Report – Photography Article

A new set of rumored specifications published by Nikon Rumors seems to confirm a previous rumor that the upcoming Nikon D6 DSLR will bring a much-requested feature to the Canon 1DX II competitor: in-body image stabilization. The previous rumor published in April came from a “new source,” requiring a bit too much salt for our taste. But this second set of specifications seems to confirm what new source initially claimed. According to the latest set of specifications, the D6 will…

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Nikon to Ditch 1/3 of Its DSLR Lineup in Shift to Mirrorless: Report – Photography Article

When Nikon announced its Z Series full-frame mirrorless camera system last year, it called the Z mount “the new light that Nikon will use to pioneer the future.” In its new push toward mirrorless dominance, Nikon will reportedly be ending at least 1/3 of its F-mount DSLR models. Nikon currently has 8 active DSLR models in its latest F-mount lineup: the D5, D850, Df, D750, D500, D7500, D5600, and D3500 (ordered from high-end to entry-level). Nikon Rumors is hearing from…

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Sigma to Announce Four New Lenses for Sony E-Mount This Month: Report – Photography Article

It seems that fans of Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras have a lot to look forward to this month. In addition to recent rumors that Sony is planning to launch two new cameras and a 35mm f/1.8 FE lens “in the next one to two months,” a new report claims that Sigma will be releasing four new lenses designed specifically for the Sony FE mount. According to SonyAlphaRumors, the new lenses will include a 35mm f/1.2, 45mm f/2.8, 12-24mm f/2.8 and…

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Nikon to Unveil a Mid-Level Mirrorless That May Be Sub-$1,000: Report – Photography Article

The Nikon Z series of mirrorless cameras current consists of the $1,800 Nikon Z6 and the $3,400 Nikon Z7, but get ready for a third camera. Nikon will reportedly be announcing a “mid-level” Z mirrorless camera that may cost as little as $900. Nikkei is reporting that Nikon plans to announce the new camera in the 2019 fiscal year. Here’s a translation of the lead paragraph: Nikon will introduce a new mid-price mirrorless camera product in fiscal 2019. The same…

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Sony to Unveil a $14,000 600mm, the Priciest E-Mount Lens Ever: Report – Photography Article

Sony is expected to announce two telephoto lenses on Monday, and one of them will reportedly be the most expensive E-mount lens ever made with a price tag of around $14,000. sonyalpharumors is reporting “with 100% certainty” that Sony will be announcing the new 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 GM and the 600mm f/4.0 GM. The 200-600mm, which was strangely leaked when an apparent prototype was listed for sale over in Japan, will be priced at around $2,000. But the 600mm lens, which…

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