My guess is that DJI will introduce a new, high-end camera for drones.
Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens technical specifications:
|Focal length||40 mm|
|Aperture ratio||1: 1.2|
|Lens configuration||6 groups 8 pieces|
|Angle of view||55 °|
|Number of diaphragm blades||10 sheets|
|Shortest shooting distance||0.35 m|
|Maximum shooting magnification||1: 6.2|
|Maximum diameter × total length||φ 70.1 × 59.3 mm|
|Filter size||φ 58 mm|
|Focus magnification function||Correspondence|
|Lens correction selection||Possible|
|5-axis body internal handshake||Correspondence (limited to body with 5 axes)|
|Other:||With aperture switching mechanism|
Additional information on the Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens for E-mount:
A compact size yet full size 40 mm lens realizes the world’s first large aperture. Two double-sided aspherical lenses are adopted as an optical system optimized for the image sensor of mirrorless camera made by Sony. It has a performance that you can use with confidence from opening the aperture, you can enjoy a smooth and large blur taste.
With Sony E mount compatible electronic contact, lens usage status is reflected in Exif information of shooting data. In addition, because it incorporates a distance encoder, it supports 5-axis camera shake compensation on the camera body side. It is also possible to enlarge the viewfinder by operating the focus ring.
Optimized optical design
In addition to securing full-size image circle, it adopts optical design optimized for Sony E mount sensor. High resolution is maintained up to the periphery of the screen, and phenomena such as color hue are suppressed.
Versatile view angle
Since the angle of view of 40 mm is equivalent to 60 mm in the APS – C size camera, it can be handled as a standard lens even in full size or APS – C size.
Manual focus that enables reliable focusing
By adopting a total metal helicoid unit machined and adjusted with high accuracy and high quality grease producing moderate torque, smooth operation feeling is realized. It enables delicate focus adjustment.
Aperture click changeover mechanism An iris changeover mechanism capable of opening and closing the iris ring steplessly without generating click sound is installed. There is no worry of picking up the operation sound of the aperture ring at the time of movie recording.
A few hours ago the previously rumored Yashica camera was listed on Kickstarted and already has almost reached its financing goal of $100,000. Here are the details on the new Yashica digiFilm camera (the camera uses digiFilm cartridges):
Yashica digiFilm camera specifications:
Coupled with the masterpiece design of the first electronic controlled shutter camera in the world, the YASHICA Electro 35, featuring with the Unprecedented digiFilm system, YASHICA Y35 camera brings in an extraordinary photography experience.
In both appearance and sensation, YASHICA Y35 recaptures the joy and meaning of analogue-photography but eliminating the time and expense required for film development.
Taste as analogue camera, need to load a “digiFilm” to create your album. A brief pause is required to wind on the film before shooting. At this millisecond of pulse, it grants us time to inspire and think, the exact moment the shutter snaps.
The digiFilm™ System
The innovative digiFilm system was created by YASHICA. It features a glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that makes sure every shot is perfectly exposed with an aperture of 2.8 as well as lot of creative digiFilm.
Samyang Optics is pleased to announce the release of their fourth autofocus lens: AF 35mm f/1.4 FE. The bright f/1.4 aperture and absolute resolution turn every moment into artwork. This lens now expands Samyang’s autofocus lens line-up to four which includes three existing autofocus lenses, AF 14mm f/2.8 FE, AF 35mm f/2.8 FE and AF 50mm f/1.4 FE.
Aim High, Create Artwork
This new AF 35mm f/1.4 FE works in harmony with full-frame mirrorless cameras in Sony E mount such as Sony α7 or α9 series. It is designed to appeal to enthusiasts and professionals who are ready to take the next step up in photography. It is the excellent companion to create artworks from everyday moments, while the tiny AF 35mm f/2.8 FE released in June of this year is the perfect partner for everyday photographers.
High Performance beyond Expectation
Absolute resolution across the entire image field is the key feature of Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE. The lens includes 11 elements in 9 groups and features 2 aspherical lenses and 2 high-refractive lenses, plus Ultra Multi Coating. The optical design minimises various aberrations and unnecessary light dispersion to deliver outstanding resolution. Fast, precise and quiet autofocus performance meets Samyang’s exceptional optical technology to capture any moments clearly. The bright F1.4 secures fast shutter speed and creates shallow depth of focus images in wide-standard angle of view. The new 35mm f/1.4 lens is ideal for professional photography including low-light events, landscapes and portraits with expressive characteristics.
Available from November 2017
Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE, a lens for photographers aiming high in photography, will be available globally from November and will carry a suggested retail price of £599.00 inc VAT.
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Here is an updated list of upcoming/rumored Leica cameras and lenses from LeicaRumors:
Last week DxOMark released the Nikon D850 DxOMark sensor test score and labeled the D850 as the “first DSLR to hit 100 points“. There have been three more cameras in the past that scored above 100 (many websites described DxOMark’s rating of 100 as a perfect score and it is not – it’s just a number that can go above 100):
The Pentax 645z scored 101 at DxOMark but the results were never officially published (nobody knows why):