Fujinon XF 10-24mm f4 R OIS Wide-Angle Zoom Lens Announced

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10-24mm f4 R OIS wide angle lens

We knew it would be coming, and now it’s official. Today, Fujifilm has announced the Fujinon XF 10-24mm f4 R OIS wide-angle zoom lens, the latest and 11th addition to its X-mount lens setup. With this lens, the X-system now covers focal lengths ranging from 15mm ultra wide-angle to 350mm telephoto, in 35mm full-frame terms. The new 10-24mm lens sports a constant initial aperture of f4, which means there’s no loss in speed when zooming in. Full specs after the break.

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First Impressions: Sony RX10

Felix Esser The Phoblographer Sony RX10 First Impressions

When Sony recently announced the RX10, they had us scratching our heads a bit. What everyone really expected was something along the lines of the Fuji X100 and Nikon Coolpix A, i.e. an APS-C version of the RX1. Instead, what we got was a superzoom compact–but what a superzoom compact it is. Sporting the same 1″ sensor as the RX100 Mk II, the RX10 features a huge 24-200mm equivalent lens with a constant f2.8 aperture.

In addition, it has a tilting screen and, unique among all fixed-lens compacts, an LCD info screen at the top. At this year’s Photo Plus Expo, we spent some one-on-one time with it.

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Olympus Announces OM-D E-M1 High-End Micro Four Thirds Camera and 12-40mm f2.8 Pro Lens

Olympus OM-D E-M1 + M.Zuiko 12-40mm f2.8 Lens

Editor’s Note: Be sure to see our first impressions as well

Yup, all the rumors you read were true. Today, Olympus announces the OM-D E-M1, the high-end Micro Four Thirds camera, and along with it the M.Zuiko 12-40mm f2.8 pro lens. Both items are marketed at the high-end crowd, i.e. the professional photographer as well as the seriously serious amateur/hobbyist. But more than that, the E-M1 is also Olympus’ answer to the call for a worthy successor to the E-5, the company’s last Four Thirds DSLR. Sporting a hybrid phase-detection/contrast autofocus, the E-M1 can focus both Four Thirds (via adapter) as well as Micro Four Thirds lenses quickly and accurately. Apart from that, Olympus packed a whole lot of other innovations into the E-M1. Details after the break.

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