The NX500 with a 16-50mm kit lens is $499 (reg. $799) with 4% rewards. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Samsung NX1 body is $1099 (reg. $1499) – also with 4% rewards. The NX1 with the standard 16-50mm kit lens is $1299 (reg. $1699). Additionally, the NX1 with 16-50mm f/2-2.8 lens is $2199 (reg. $2799). Check out all of these options for the NX1 here at B&H Photo.
If Samsung really is at its end, when these cameras are gone, they will be gone for good. Right now though, both the NX500 and NX1 are pretty close to state of the art for mirrorless APS-C cameras.
Fuji has bumped the release date of its new X-Pro2 from February 18 to early March. Fuji’s brief notice about the release date slip only cites a delay in production. Hopefully, this is only a couple weeks more waiting for the eager Fuji shooters out there.
This week Instagram is adding account switching to its app. It has long been a frustration for photographers and other users with business and personal accounts to log in and out of their accounts in order to us it on a single device. Now, you will be able to switch between multiple accounts on a single device without the need to login every time. [Read more…]
Prices on external video recorders are dropping like crazy. Last summer, we saw the Atomos Ninja 2 drop to $295 and the Ninja Blade drop to $495. Last month, Convergent Design dropped the price of its impressive 4K Oddyssey7Q+ to $1795.
Now, Atomos has done it again and dropped the price of its popular Ninja Assassin 4K HDMI recorder to $995, which previously was priced at $1295.
Additionally, the Atomos Shogun 4K HDMI and SDI recorder received a $500 price drop down to $1495, which helps it now undercut the Oddyssey7Q+.
All XEEN cinema lenses cover up to a full frame image circle in five different mounts – PL, Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E and Micro Four Thirds. Samyang touts their optical performance as capable of supporting 4K+ resolutions. The are available with metric or imperial units on the focus scale and feature standard gearing for aperture and focus rings.
The new 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5 retail for $2495 and will be available in March 2016. The current line of XEEN lenses sell for $2145 each. Check them out here at B&H Photo.