Sigma 14mm f/1.4 FE astrophotography dream lens (for Leica L and Sony E) will be announced on June 8th

On June 8th we will get the new Sigma 14mm f/1.4 L and E-mount lens. Here are the specs:

  • 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art
  • Lens construction: 19 elements in 15 groups (3 FLD glass elements, 1 SLD glass element, 4 aspherical lenses)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 30cm
  • Maximum magnification: 1:11.9
  • Number of aperture blades: 11 (circular aperture)
  • Size: 101.4 x 149.9mm (151.9mm for E-mount version)
  • Weight: 1170g (1160g for E-mount version)
  • Cover-type lens cap: LC1014-01
  • Tripod socket: TS-141
  • Guide plate: GP-11

Source: Sigma teaser

Canon R1 spotted at the G7 event?

At the G7 event someone spotted this Canon camera and claimed it might be a R1 prototype. It looks really damn close to the current R3 but I don’t know if it’s the angle or the low resolution that makes look the EVF bump different than it is on the R3. What do you think?

Leaked specs of the new Canon R100

The Canon EOS R100 will be announced soon! Here we have the first leaked info:

RF28mm F2.8 STM: $299
Lens Hood EW-55: $45

EOS R100 Body: $479
EOS R100 RF-S18-45 IS STM Lens Kit: $599
EOS R100 Double Zoom Kit (18-45mm & 55-210mm): $829
Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E4A: $180

via Asobinet

First leaked image of the new Leica Q3

This is the first leaked image of the new Leica Q3. Comparing it with the Q2, there seems to be almost no difference, but the position of the AF auxiliary light seems to be slightly different. Also, the thickness of the base plate is different.

  • May-June 2023
  • 60 million pixels
  • Same lens and image stabilization as Q2
  • Codename Wilson
  • internal memory
  • USB-C charging
  • No 8K
  • Image plane phase detection AF
  • Wireless charging compatible grip
  • Improved AF assist light mechanism
  • Dynamics display (movable monitor?)
  • Improved BP-SCL4 battery

via Asobinet

First rumored Sony A6700 camera specs!

Here are the rumored specs of the new High End APS-C camera from Sony:

  • Name: a6700
  • Sensor: 26mp (same FX30 sensor).
  • IBIS: 7 stops
  • Ai processor (same Sony ZV-E1 processor)
  • 4k120 (1.19 crop)
  • The body will be a new design. It will still have the evf on the left, but it will have a scroll wheel on the front under the shutter button. The grip is redesigned and  more ergonomic. The body will be about 3mm deeper and 4mm taller.
  • Announcement date: beginning of July.