Articles tagged "cp-plus-2017"

CP+ 2017: Olympus interview: 'We chose to be bold'

During this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, we made time to sit down with senior executives from several major manufacturers. One of them was Mr. Masamichi Handa, head of Olympus's Imaging Business Division. Read more

CP+ 2017 - Sony interview: 'We need to offer new imaging experiences'

Earlier this year, we traveled to the CP+ trade show in Yokohama, Japan and at the show, we talked to Yasuyuki Nagata of Sony. Read our interview

We asked three Canon lens masters to name their first and favorite lens designs

We asked three gentlemen who each have multiple decades of experience designing lenses for Canon to share with us their first and favorite lens – find out what they had to say. Read on

The home of the L-series: We tour Canon's Utsunomiya factory

Recently, we were granted the enormous honor of a guided tour through Canon's EF lens factory, in Utsunomiya, Japan. We were the first journalists ever to be allowed inside. Read more

CP+ 2017: a taste of the show

It's a bird! It's a camera! It's actually both and it's really creeping us out. Camera pigeons and other odds and ends we found at CP+ 2017 are all highlighted here for your amusement. See video

CP+ 2017: the weird, wonderful, and everything in between

After about 24 cans of hot vending machine coffee, CP+ 2017 is officially a wrap. We're blurry-eyed, footsore and a little sunburned (from shooting sample galleries), but along the way we saw and tried a lot of really cool gear. Read more

CP+ 2017 Canon interview: 'We want to be number one in the overall ILC market'

We had a chance to catch up with Canon at CP+ in Japan, to discuss the company's current state of affairs as well as plans for the future. Read more

 

Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art pre-production sample gallery

Sigma's 14mm F1.8 Art is best described as incredibly wide and extremely fast. It's got the low light shooters on staff excited, so we jumped all over the chance to take a pre-production lens out for a spin at CP+ 2017. See gallery

CP+ 2017 - Sigma interview: 'We’ve learned that some customers require exceptional lens performance'

Sigma released four lenses at this year's CP+ in Yokohama. We're at the show, where we made time to sit down with Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma, to find our more about the new products. Read our interview

CP+ 2017: HandeVision shows off prime lenses for mirrorless and Leica M

Originally announced in late 2015, German-Chinese company HandeVision's collection of prime lenses is on display at this year's CP+ tradeshow in Yokohama, Japan. Read more

Things we found at CP+ 2017 which had been cut in half

The CP+ show in Yokohama is a great place to touch and try the latest cameras and lenses, but we've come to enjoy it for another reason, too. Click through for an annual tradition. Read more

CP+ 2017: Special enough for you? Nikon shows off 100th Anniversary D5 and D500

Nikon is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of the celebrations, the company has unveiled special editions of its professional D5 and D500, alongside the 'holy trinity' of F2.8 zooms. Feast your eyes

UHS-III SD card interface capable of 624MB/s bursts announced

The SD Card Association has announced the UHS-III standard that allows for maximum data rates twice as fast as the current UHS-II interface. The new interface will allow cards to transfer data at up to 624MB/s and will be used in both SD and Micro SD cards. Read more

CP+ 2017 - Fujifilm Interview: 'We hope that the GFX will change how people view medium format'

We're at the CP+ 2017 show, in Yokohama Japan where Fujifilm is preparing to ship its long-awaited medium format GFX 50S. We sat down with three Fujifilm executives to learn more about the GFX, and future plans for the GX and X mount product lines. Read more

CP+ 2017: Hands-on with new Voigtländer E-mount primes

Voigtländer announced three new lenses at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, for the Sony E Mount. We're at the show, and we made our way to the Voigtländer booth earlier to take a closer look. Read more

CP+ 2017: Ricoh teases upcoming D FA* 50mm F1.4

Ricoh has added two prime lenses to its full-frame lens lineup for the Pentax K-1: the forthcoming D FA* 50mm F1.4 and 85mm F1.4. Although details are scant, we did sneak a peek at the 50mm, on the show floor. Read more

Fujifilm updates X-mount lens roadmap

Fujifilm's creation of cine lenses and a medium-format system doesn't mean it's forgotten its stills-shooting X-mount audience. The company has announced an updated lens roadmap, adding an ultra-wide zoom and a telephoto prime lens, both due in 2018. Read more

Cosina announces development of three Voigtländer E-mount lenses

Cosina has announced the development of three Voigtlander prime lenses for Sony E-mount: the MACRO APO-LANTHAR 65mm F2 Aspherical, the Classic Nokton 35mm F1.4, and NOKTON 40mm F1.2 Aspherical. Read more

Ricoh announces development of Pentax 50mm F1.4, adds lenses to K-mount roadmap

Ricoh is displaying a prototype version of a new Pentax 50mm F1.4 for K-mount at CP+ 2017, and has also added an 85mm F1.4 and an unspecified telephoto zoom to its roadmap. Read more

CP+ 2017: Hands-on with Sigma's newest lenses

Sigma announced a whopping four new lenses just prior to CP+ 2017. As soon as the show opened to the press, we headed straight to the Sigma booth for some hands on time. Read more

World’s fastest SD cards hit 299MB/s write-speed according to Sony

Sony’s announced a new SF-G line of SD memory cards that they claim is the world’s fastest, with read and write rates around 300MB/s and capacities from 32GB to 128GB. How'd they do it? Among other things, a new algorithm. Read more

Fujinon MK18-55 T2.9 cine lens: First impressions and shooting experience

The Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cinema lens is the first in Fujifilm’s new MK line of Super 35 cine lenses. We took it for a spin on a video shoot about rock climbing and discovered there's a lot to like. Read more

First Look: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cine lens

The new Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cine lens is the first of the company's new line of 'MK' series Fujinon lenses aimed at the 'emerging production' market. What sets this lens apart from a standard photo lens? Let's take a look. Read more

Fujifilm launches MK series of cinema lenses with 18-55mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9

Fujifilm has announced a pair of 'MK' cinema lenses for Sony's E-mount, with a 18-55mm T2.9 launching next month, followed by a 50-135mm T2.9 coming this summer. Read more

Sigma announces 14mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 135mm F1.8 Art lenses

Sigma has released a trio of its high-end 'Art' lenses: a 14mm F1.8, optically stabilized 24-70mm F2.8 and a 135mm F1.8. All three lenses will be available for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sigma bodies. Read more

Sigma Announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens

Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM, a relatively compact and lightweight stabilized super-telephoto lens that promises the performance of brighter 100-400s, but in a smaller package. Read more