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Venus Optics add L-mount options on six Laowa Lenses New Products 

Venus Optics add L-mount options on six Laowa Lenses

Venus Optics, the manufacturer specialized in making unique photo and cinema lenses, add the L-mount option on six of their existing Laowa wide-angle and macro lenses. These L-mount lenses can currently be used on Panasonic S1 series , Sigma FP and Leica SL/CL cameras. Wide Angle Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 – Laowa 10-18mm is currently the widest rectilinear zoom lens available... Read More
Venus Optics unveiled the Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens New Products 

Venus Optics unveiled the Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens

Venus Opticsunveiled the new Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens, the world’s widest rectilinear lens for full-frame cameras. Venus Optics have been designing ultra-wide angle lenses with outstanding optical performance and their 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 lens is currently the world’s widest zoom lens for full-frame cameras. The Laowa 9mm lens can also focus as close as 4.72” (12cm) measuring from subject... Read More
HUAWEI debuts P40 Series with 1/1.28-inch sensor with periscope design with 10x true optical zoom New Products 

HUAWEI debuts P40 Series with 1/1.28-inch sensor with periscope design with 10x true optical zoom

Huawei Consumer Business Group announced the HUAWEI P40 Pro+, HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40, featuring a large 1/1.28-inch sensor which boosts light intake for enhanced low-light performance and a new periscope design realizes 10x true optical zoom. P40 Series is powered by Kirin 990 5G and supports high-speed 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Plus. “The HUAWEI P Series has always... Read More
Insta360 announces ONE R “adaptive action cam” co-engineered with Leica Events New Products 

Insta360 announces ONE R “adaptive action cam” co-engineered with Leica

Insta360 today announced ONE R, an adaptive action cam whose interchangeable-lens design enables 360-degree capture, standard 4K wide-angle capture, and use of a groundbreaking 5.3K 1-inch sensor. The One R has one battery, one processor and a trio of quick-swapping lens Mods: the Dual-Lens 360 Mod, the 4K Wide-Angle Mod and the 1-Inch Wide Angle Mod co-engineered with Leica. ‘With... Read More
Leica Camera announces 47 MP Leica SL2, a successor to the Leica SL News 

Leica Camera announces 47 MP Leica SL2, a successor to the Leica SL

Leica Camera introduced the Leica SL2, a 47 MP full-frame mirrorless camera building on the success of its Leica SL. The Leica SL2 features all-metal construction, leather wrap, simplified three-button control layout and new in-body image stabilization. The Leica SL2 has kept the same size than its predecessor and improved body design paired with increased IP54 certification durability and a... Read More
photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations Events Press releases 

photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations

photokina 2020: an industry in transformation, a decisive chance for the future The imaging industry is currently undergoing massive changes, which also have an impact on photokina as the industry’s leading trade fair – and this in a dimension never seen before. While on the one hand the classic camera market reports strongly declining sales and turnover figures, the enjoyment... Read More
Leica debuts another variant of the Leica Q-P New Products Press releases 

Leica debuts another variant of the Leica Q-P

With the Leica Q-P, Leica Camera AG presents a further model of its high-performance compact camera with a full-frame sensor and a fast prime lens. Lacking the Leica red dot logo, but instead featuring a restrained, classic Leica script engraved on the top plate, the discreet design of the Leica Q-P sets it apart from the existing Leica Q models... Read More
Panasonic, Leica, Sigma team up for L-Mount alliance News Opinion Press releases 

Panasonic, Leica, Sigma team up for L-Mount alliance

In a flashback to the launch of the Four-Thirds standard a decade ago, Panasonic, Leica and Sigma are at again, with the launch of L-Mount Alliance, billed as “universal lens mount” based on Leica’s own mount. In the press release shown before, Panasonic is exhibiting prototypes at photokina. Leica already has three cameras and numerous L-Mount lenses. Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki announced the company was... Read More
Zenit and Leica present joint production camera Events New Products Press releases 

Zenit and Leica present joint production camera

COLOGNE, Germany, September 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Krasnogorsky Zavod, manufacturer of the Russian brand Zenit, in cooperation with Leica Camera AG, German manufacturer of premium cameras and optics, designed a new digital rangefinder camera Zenit M. The Shvabe Holding, part of Rostec, has presented this product at Photokina 2018, the largest international trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries held... Read More
photokina 2018: Imaging of a new generation Events Press releases 

photokina 2018: Imaging of a new generation

Changed market environments and customer needs are currently moving the imaging industry, and thus also photokina. The world’s leading trade fair for imaging opens its gates from 26-29 September on the Deutz fair grounds, and the world is looking with anticipation to Cologne. This is because the traditional event is facing a generation change: the core areas have been supplemented... Read More
Leica adds Leica M10-P to rangefinder line New Products Press releases 

Leica adds Leica M10-P to rangefinder line

With the Leica M10-P, Leica Camera AG presents a further model in the Leica rangefinder camera segment. Based on the M10, the M10-P offers all the technical advantages of the Leica M rangefinder system and, in details, focuses on the characteristic core features that are particularly appreciated by M-Photographers. Exceptionally discreet and concentrating entirely on the most essential camera functions,... Read More
Photo Expo 2018, New Jersey’s Largest Photography Event, returns to Unique Photo Events Press releases 

Photo Expo 2018, New Jersey’s Largest Photography Event, returns to Unique Photo

Photo Expo 2018 returns to Unique Photo in Fairfield, N.J., for the largest photography event held in New Jersey. The three-day expo will allow photo enthusiasts from beginners to professionals to take free photography classes from world-renowned photographers, demo and purchase the hottest new cameras and gear, and participate in exciting photo shoots. Unique Photo, the largest camera store in... Read More
photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand Events Press releases 

photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand

Five months prior to the start of the 35th edition of photokina on 26 September 2018, the organisers are expecting every single exhibitor space in the halls in Cologne to be filled. Leading companies of the industry like Arri, Canon, Cewe, DJI, Epson, Fujifilm, Kodak Alaris, Leica, Manfrotto, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Profoto, Sigma, Sony, Tamron and Zeiss have already secured... Read More
Leica Camera AG integrates Sinar Photography in its own organisational structure Press releases 

Leica Camera AG integrates Sinar Photography in its own organisational structure

Within the context of the worldwide realignment of the Leica professional sales network, product management, marketing, sales and distribution and service for Sinar Photography products will be integrated into the newly created Professional Channel/B2B of Leica Camera AG and, in future, will be managed and controlled from Wetzlar. In the course of this, the Sinar offices currently located in Zurich... Read More
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