Sigma Lens Price/Avaiability…


Sigma have announced prices and availability for the 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens. Superzooms are not my kind of optic, but there is no denying the fact that compared to where we were with them even say ten years ago they have come on. I have posted the technical details under the Sigma Lens [...]

Sigma Lens Price/Avaiability…2014-01-28T16:24:39+00:00

New Super Sekonic…


Sekonic are the most prominent light and flash meter brand around the world today, and they have just announced an interesting new pro meter. Here are the official details:   Image © Sekonic Corporation Sekonic LITEMASTER PRO L-478DR/D World’s First*1 Touch Screen Photo/Cine Meters Nerima-Ku, Japan, September 17, 2012 – Sekonic Corporation, manufacturers [...]

New Super Sekonic…2012-09-14T20:00:29+01:00

Sigma's New Close-Up…


Sigma Corp have stated an end of the month sales start date for the Apo Macro 180mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens, announced in January. Image © Sigma Corporation It looks impressive on paper. With a good focal length choice with the resulting working distance in macro and close-up shooting, plus it will [...]

Sigma's New Close-Up…2012-07-13T14:27:56+01:00

Sigma Lens Price Drop…


Sigma have also realigned the UK price for the 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM. Here are the details: Great savings on Sigma’s 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens. Sigma UK is pleased to announce a reduction in the suggested retail price of the 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens [...]

Sigma Lens Price Drop…2012-02-24T12:57:16+00:00

Sigma Price Confirmation…


Sigma have announced the price for the SD1 Merrill both as a stand alone body and or a kit option. Here are the official details: […]

Sigma Price Confirmation…2012-02-24T12:56:24+00:00

Sigma SD1 Merrill Announced…


Today Sigma have announced an update to the SD1 called the SD1 Merrill. This in Sigmas description is a 48mp camera, calculated on the multi layer principle of the Foveon sensor. Nice touch re the name I thought. Here are the official details but we are still awaiting pricing information: PRESS RELEASE February [...]

Sigma SD1 Merrill Announced…2012-02-08T15:07:41+00:00

New Nikon Coolpix Models…


Nikon have today announced some new Coolpix models. The Coolpix P310 looks an interesting proposition for those wanting a small but capable package. It follows on from the P300 a model which I have been using for a few months, so can suggest a look at the upgrade.Here is the official announcement: Professional handling in [...]

New Nikon Coolpix Models…2012-02-01T10:52:24+00:00

Sigma's CEO Mr Yamaki…


Sigma Corporation have announced the death of its founding CEO Mr Michihiro Yamaki. I had been told that he was not in good health, and I post the official details here as his ideas and influence have put Sigma on the map as a significant player in today's photographic world for many. Time will tell [...]

Sigma's CEO Mr Yamaki…2012-01-30T10:26:04+00:00

New Fuji X-Pro1 System…


This week has seen a flurry of big announcements. Nikon and Canon have been busy, but this announcement from Fuji also promises an impressive product. Launch date and pricing is still to be confirmed, as are one or two of the final technical specs. But here are the official announcement details of the X-Pro1. I [...]

New Fuji X-Pro1 System…2012-01-09T17:58:06+00:00

Canon Add Powershot G1 X…


Canon has announced an excitingly specified compact called the Powershot G1 X Billed as being ideal for the D SLR user both advanced enthusiast and pro it offers  similar levels of image quality. It also takes a number of EOS  system accessories. This one looks like it may fly of the shelves. Here are the [...]

Canon Add Powershot G1 X…2012-01-09T14:15:09+00:00