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Meyer-Optik Goerlitz f/1.9 58mm Primoplan There's nothing normal about the 1950s Meyer-Optik Primoplan lens
Mar 16, 2017
By the late-1950s, the Zeiss Planar had begun to establish itself as the standard bearer for 50mm lenses, and many camera makers would soon follow suit, using the design as the basis for their own 50mm lenses. However, not everyone jumped on board, and you can count Meyer-Optik Goerlitz as among them. With Meyer-Optik becoming a player again in...
CES 2017 Panasonic was busy at CES 2017
Jan 14, 2017
The annual CES show in Las Vegas from Jan. 9-12 always has plenty of product announcements, because that’s the purpose of the show, which used to be called the Consumer Electronics Show. Companies involved in digital photography also announce new products, and this year, Panasonic was the busiest. Here is a look at the major announcements. CANON...
Photokina 2016 Wrapping up Photokina 2016: Camera upgrades, new lenses and a surprise announcement
Sep 24, 2016
As Photokina 2016 winds down in Cologne, Germany, it was another annual show that attracted thousands to see the latest photographic products. There were some new bodies, plenty of lenses and a surprise from Fujifilm. Here’s a quick rundown of the major announcements. CANON Canon defied the critics and released the EOS M5, its latest mirrorless...
CES 2016, Las Vegas. Wrapping up the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show: What photographers need to know
Jan 10, 2016
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., is where major manufacturers, including camera companies, announce new products. It covers everything from cars to computers to the latest technology to fitness products to online services. When it comes to photography, there were several announcements worth noting from this year's even held...
PhotoExpo Plus 2015 PhotoPlus Expo 2015
Nov 03, 2015
PhotoPlus Expo is the biggest annual photographic event in the U.S., bringing together a large number of exhibitors. If you are interested in a particular camera or lens, you will find it here. Even if you aren't buying, it's a great way to spend several hours. To fully appreciate it, you'll need all of that time, mostly because of the sheer...
Leica SL First Touch: Leica SL is impressively large
Oct 26, 2015
Things were hectic at the Leica booth at PhotoPlus Expo 2015 at the Javits Center in New York City. There were counters for all of Leica’s digital and film systems, including the M models, the Q, T and S, as well as the German camera maker’s latest – the Leica SL, and all of them were busy. I waited patiently for some counter space to clear. I...


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