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Sigma Unveils All-Metal 20mm f/2 DG DN for Sony E and Leica L Mounts

Sigma has announced the 20mm f/2 DG DN lens, its seventh and widest optic in the all-metal I Series of compact primes. The lens will be available for both Sony E-Mount and Leica L-Mount. The 20mm joins the 24mm, 35mm, and 64mm lenses in the I series that share a wide-open f/2 aperture. The company says that despite the wide aperture and wider field of view, the 20mm f/2 is almost the same size…
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How to Update Your Camera’s Firmware

If you are a digital photographer, it is a good idea to make sure your camera’s firmware is up to date to ensure you have a reliable device with the latest features and fixes. In this article, we will guide you step-by-step through updating your camera firmware. Table of…
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Samyang Unveils the AF 135mm f/1.8 For Sony E-Mount

Samyang has announced that it has reimagined its manual focus 135mm f/2 telephoto lens that it launched in 2015 as a new and improved autofocus version, the AF 135mm f/1.8 for Sony E-mount. Design and Construction Samyang says the optical construction of the lens is newly designed, despite the background of the optic coming from a lens it originally released in 2015. The AF 135mm f/1.8 FE…
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The Nikon Z9 is So Fast It Can Capture a Speeding Bullet

Nikon touts its new Z9 mirrorless camera as being able to capture motion faster than the human eye can see. One photographer just discovered that the camera is so fast that its burst mode can be used to capture speeding bullets. Swedish photographer Göran Strand was…
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Why the 1-Inch Camera Sensor is a Myth

It is very common to hear the term “1-inch sensor” and based on the name, it would be natural to assume that at least part of it is 1-inch in size. Except that’s not the case. When it comes to smaller digital imaging formats, it’s common to hear terms like 1-inch (such as in the Sony RX100, RX10 series, or even the new Xperia Pro-I smartphone), 1/1.7-inch (such as in the Pentax Q7 and…
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Film Friday: Is the 'new' Fujifilm 200 film just rebranded Kodak Gold 200? Is sure looks like it

Last month, Fujifilm announced the release of Fujicolor 200, a ‘new’ film stock that so far has only shown up on the company’s North America website. While both its name and branding bears a striking resemblance to the company’s Fujicolor C200 film stock — which is still listed on its websites outside of North America and has been available since 2020 — the datasheet for the ‘new’…
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