Film shooters rejoice! The Epson V800 / V850 film scanners have been announced and will be available in October of this year. The 6400 dpi flatbed film scanners feature LED light sources and redesigned film holders that don’t totally suck. Hit the jump for more info.
Leica officially announced the M Edition 60 today. After weeks of speculation the Digital M rangefinder without an LCD monitor is real and you can buy one for $18,500 USD! Is it a street photographer’s dream camera or a marketing blunder? Hit the jump for the details.
There’s been a lot of Leica rumors lately and we don’t want you to think we’re just another Leica fan site. In an effort to stay fair and balanced I present to you a video of Kai from DigitalRev pimping his producer’s Leica M9. Wen he’s finished it’s the most beautiful Leica M9 in the world! Full video after the jump.
Only a few more days until the 60 Years Of Leica event at this year’s Photokina and the folks at LeicaRumors have posted additonal details on the upcoming Leica M Edition 60. If the rumors are true then it looks like the fabled digital M without an LCD is real but out of reach for most street photographers. Hit the jump for more info.
The Fuji Guys preview the new Fuji X100T hybrid viewfinder modes including a through-the-viewfinder look at the new Electronic Range Finder (ERF) with focus overlay in the bottom corner. A cool solution to verify focus when using the optical viewfinder! Hit the jump for the full video.
The rumor of a new Leica digital rangefinder heats up as link to the mysterious “Leica M Edition 60” appeared briefly on the Leica Germany Website. Could this be the fabled Leica M with no LCD screen, or an upgraded Leica M-E? Hit the jump for more details.
The Fuji X100T appears to have leaked ahead of the company’s official announcement later this week. Two images show what appear to be a black and silver version of Fuji’s follow-up to last year’s wildly successful X100S. Will the new camera meet your expectations? Hit the jump for more info!
Leica Rumors is reporting that Leica will allow existing M 240 owners to partially upgrade their cameras to M-P. While the upgrade stops at the cosmetic looks and does not include the larger buffer or frame selector switch it is welcome news for existing M 240 owners who want the stealthy look of the Leica M-P without buying an all-new camera. More info after the jump.
Zeiss introduced two new “Loxia” lenses for Sony full frame E-Mount (A7/R/S) cameras. The lenses are available in 35mm and 50mm and feature manual focus and aperture with external distance scales that will come in handy for zone focussing and street photography. Hit the jump for more info!
ONA bags are gaining a quick reputation for style and quality and it’s rare that you ever see them on sale. But if you’re in the NYC area you’ve got a chance to save up to 60% off the retail price of these excellent camera bags!