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Samyang Unveils Redesigned 14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4 ‘MK2' Lenses

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Samyang / Rokinon have released “MK2” versions of their popular manual focus 14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4 lenses. These tried and true lenses-which are available for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji, and MFT cameras-now sport “a host of new and useful features” like weather sealing, an aperture click switch and more.
The update does not impact the optical design of either lens. The 14mm f/2.8 is still made up of 14 elements in 10 groups, and the 85mm f/1.4 is still made of 9 elements in 7 groups.
What has changed is the design of the lens, and some of the features you'll find on the lens barrel. That...
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Sony Unveils the ZV-1 Compact Camera: An RX100 for Vloggers

Sony Unveils the ZV-1 Compact Camera: An RX100 for Vloggers

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

After an official teaser and a thorough leak that left almost nothing to the imagination, Sony has officially unveiled the ZV-1 : an RX100-like compact camera that has been retooled specifically for “video content creators” and vloggers.
At first blush, the ZV-1 just looks like an RX100 with a flippy screen and a better microphone and... well... that's pretty much what you're getting. But that's not a bad thing.
At its core, the ZV-1 features a 1-inch 20MP stacked CMOS sensor and the 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens from the RX100 III, IV, and V. It also includes the latest BIONZ X processor, the...
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