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Third Party Manufacturers / Tamron 15-30 f/2.8 VC
« on: December 18, 2014, 10:28:07 AM »
The leaked price is apparently $1499, which makes it a pretty interesting option if they've kept the lens sharp at 15mm f/2.8.

Translated press release is here:

Third Party Manufacturers / Another Nikon full-frame
« on: August 09, 2014, 10:23:30 PM »
Apparently the D610, Df, and D810 aren't enough in the $2-3000 range.

I gotta say, I'm glad Canon isn't getting into this silliness.

Third Party Manufacturers / Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 DC?
« on: April 17, 2013, 07:27:54 PM »
May be fake, but, the rumored specs are thus. I hope it's true, because Sigma has really been pushing things forward lately

    Designed for APS-C based DSLR cameras
    Ultrasonic autofocus (HSM)
    9 aperture blades
    Type A (Art), which guarantees quality materials, metal bayonet
    Filter size: 72mm
    Minimum aperture: f/16
    Lens construction: 17 elements in 12 groups
    The maximum magnification ratio: 0.23x
    Weight: 810 grams, length: 121mm
    Angle of view: 76.5 - 44.2°
    Internal zoom and focusing
    Minimal focusing distance: 28cm

Third Party Manufacturers / Red Dragon Sensor
« on: January 01, 2013, 04:14:43 PM »

"This is a dirty debayer with no black calibration, no offset correction and no processing on a special 21 stop DR Chart"

21 stops of DR at 6k resolution capable of doing 80fps. Methinks Canon is gonna be lowering the prices on their Cine line in the next year

Third Party Manufacturers / A potential Tamron 24-70 problem
« on: September 07, 2012, 04:09:33 PM »

As Roger says, they are harder on gear than most, but, just something to keep an eye out for.

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