Articles tagged "cp-plus-2019"

CP+ 2019 Ricoh interview: Some users who bought mirrorless cameras will return to DSLRs

We talked to executives from Ricoh about the company's broad portfolio of imaging products, the GR III's warm reception and what they make of the surge in popularity of mirrorless cameras.

CP+ 2019: Tamron interview -  'the full-frame market is expanding, so we’re looking at that market first'

We talk to senior executives from Tamron about what 'SP' really means, why APS-C isn't the future, and what comes next for full-frame mirrorless.

CP+ 2019 Olympus Interview: Micro Four Thirds can be appreciated in almost all photographic fields

We spoke to Shigemi Sugimoto, the head of Olympus's imaging division at the CP+ show in Yokohama. He talked to us about the appeal of Micro Four Thirds and gave some hints about the types of technology the company is looking at.

CP+ 2019: We tour Panasonic's Yamagata lens factory

Not many people get to visit Panasonic's lens factory in Yamagata Prefecture, North East Japan. We toured the factory, found out about their specialism in aspherical lenses and asked how it was coping with the changes in the camera industry.

CP+ 2019: Sigma interview - 'Optical design is always a battle with the design constraints'

In our conversation with CEO Kazuto Yamaki we discussed his plans for future L-mount lenses (and cameras) and some of the challenges of supporting multiple mounts.

CP+ 2019: Sony Interview - 'First full-frame, then APS-C'

In our conversation with Sony's Kenji Tanaka, we discussed various topics, including how the full-frame mirrorless market has evolved, and why he believes Sony will maintain its competitive edge.

CP+ 2019: Canon interview - 'we want to capture as many customers as we can'

We met up with Canon's senior management at CP+ in Yokohama and found them on uncharacteristically forthright and open form.

CP+ 2019: Zeiss interview - 'Let’s do something new'

Zeiss Senior Product Manager Elliot Shih sat down with us at CP+ to talk about the company's first camera to launch in more than a decade.

CP+ 2019: Fujifilm interview - 'We want to show photographers the future'

In our interview with Fujifilm executives we covered everything from the upcoming GFX 100 to plans for APS-C, and why the X100 still occupies such an important position in the company's lineup.

CP+ 2019 - Nikon interview: 'The view through the viewfinder should be as natural as possible'

We were in Japan earlier this month for the annual CP+ show in Yokohama, where we sat down with senior executives from several camera and lens manufacturers, among them Nikon.

Ricoh GR III sample gallery updated

We spent a little more time with the Ricoh GR III out and about in Yokohama, updating our initial sample gallery to a total of over 50 images.

Video: Behind the scenes at CP+

Over the past few days we've been sharing news and interesting products from the annual CP+ trade show in Yokohama, Japan. However, there's also a lot that goes on behind the scenes at a show like CP+. We've put together a short video that lets you join us here – at least in a virtual sense.

CP+ 2019: Olympus shows super-tele zoom and 2.0 TC under glass

Olympus promised a 150-400mm F4.5 with built-in teleconverter back in January. It's an idea that starts to make sense when you see the prototype.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF

We're at CP+ 2019, where Tokina is showing its latest high-quality zoom lens for full-frame cameras, the Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF.

CP+ 2019: Panasonic shows 10-25mm F1.7 mockup

Panasonic is showing a mockup of the 10-25mm F1.7 Leica-branded zoom for Micro Four Thirds it announced back at Photokina. If nothing else it demonstrates Panasonic's belief in the system as a high-end format.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Tamron's trio of full-frame lenses

While not strictly announced at the show, CP+ is one of our first chances to see Tamron's trio of full frame lenses: a 35mm F1.4 DSLR prime, an 17-28mm F2.8 for Sony E mount and an intriguing 35-150mm F2.8-4 for Canon and Nikon DSLRs.

CP+ 2019: Ricoh shows PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW

Alongside the GR III, Ricoh is using the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan to give its customers a first look at the PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW, a high-performance zoom for APS-C.

CP+ 2019: Voigtländer unveils new manual focus lenses for Sony E-mount and Leica M

We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, where Cosina is letting customers get their hands on three fast manual-focus Voigtländer primes - two for Sony E-mount and one for Leica M. We took a closer look.

CP+ 2019: a look at the Pentax 85mm F1.4 and KP Custom

Ricoh is highlighting its commitment to the Pentax K mount by showing a mockup of its forthcoming D-FA* 85mm F1.4 lens.

CP+ 2019: Ricoh GR III shown with firmware 1.0, Theta goes 1"

The Ricoh GR III is one of the stars of the CP+ show in Yokohama. The 'touch-and-try' units were running firmware 1.0 so we took a closer look.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with the Sigma MC-21 SA / EF to L-mount adapter

Sigma's MC-21 adapter allows 29 of Sigma's Global Vision lenses to be mounted on the Leica L-mount. We got hands-on and took a closer look.

CP+ 2019: Finally - Nikon has cut a Z Noct 58mm 0.95 S in half

It had to happen sooner or later.

CP+ 2019: Canon shows concept cameras and limited-edition gold EOS RP

Canon has used the annual CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan to showcase a limited edition gold version of its newest mirrorless camera and a collection of working concept models, first unveiled in 2018.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Nikon Z 14-30mm F4 S

Announced earlier this year, Nikon's new Z 14-30mm F4 S is a compact wideangle zoom lens for Nikon's Z-series mirrorless cameras. We just got our hands on a working sample at CP+.

CP+ 2019: Zeiss ZX1 - hands-on with the full-frame Android camera

The Zeiss ZX1 was one of the great surprises of Photokina 2018: a full-frame, Android-based compact with a 35mm F2 lens. We got a chance to play with a pre-production example at CP+ and found something unlike any particular camera we've encountered before.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S

At the annual CP+ photography show in Yokohama, Japan, Nikon has been showing its new Z 24-70mm F2.8 S. We made a beeline for the Nikon booth to take a look.