Weekly News: Fuji & Canon Rumors, Photoshop Update

Should you be reading this Weekly News, this means you made it through Friday the 13th. By the way, are you aware that in Latin America, the particular unlucky day is Wednesday the 13th? So watch out for September, damas y caballeros. But let’s see what interesting news this week has taken. New products from Canon, Fuji, DJI and Leica are usually knocking on the door. The software program developers haven’t been nonproductive either and we’ve obtained a few contest picks, therefore let’s go for it.

Giant Antpitta
The endangered Giant Antpitta can hardly be took pictures of anywhere in the world other than at Angel Paz in Ecuador. Its sanctuary is now under threat. NIKON D500 + 400mm f/2. 8 @ 400mm, ISO 1000, 1/50, f/3. 2

Recent Announcements

The Rumor Mill

New california king of APS-C from Fujifilm coming soon

There are rumors of an X-H2 and X-H2s from Fuji. These two APS-C cameras are usually said to differ in resolution (40 MP and twenty six MP respectively) and movie specs (8K and 6K recording capabilities). Will the X-H2s have animal/object tracking AF? That’s what the newest rumor says. If so, it may be a big step up and possibly turn the X-H2s in to the best aps-c mirrorless camera for autofocus on the market. Through Fuji Gossips .

What’s new from Canon?

Two new Canon bodies and two new lenses are waiting behind the drape. Last week, I mentioned the particular EOS R7, a potential mirrorless successor to the 7D Mark II. Now there are rumors that a successor to its cheaper sibling, the Cannon 90D, will also see the lighting of day very soon. If it does appear, it’s likely to be called the EOS R10. Along with this pair of bodies, Canon will also introduce a pair of lenses suitable for the APS-C sensor – the RF-S 18-45mm f/3. 5-5. 6 and the RF-S 18-150mm f/3. 5-6. 3. Both cameras and each lenses are said to be introduced on May 24, 2022. Via Cannon Rumors .

Leica DG SUMMILUX 9mm f/1. 7 ASPH

This particular lens is likely to interest owners of 4/3 system digital cameras who enjoy night atmosphere and landscape photography. Rumoured features include 12 elements in 9 groups, seven aperture blades, a close focusing distance of 9. 5cm (0. 25x magnification), filter diameter 55mm, weight 130g, and resistance against splashes and dust. The lens is rumored to be introduced in the next few months at an associated with $479. Via 4/3 rumors .

Photo Contest Corner

RPS International Photography Exhibition 164

  • Topic: There are no predefined categories (single images or series), permitting a completely open submission.
  • Charges: One image for free (four images: £30 per person)
  • Prize: £1, 000 to £1, 500 per class
  • Deadline: May 17

8th Jalón Ángel Photography Awards 2022

  • Topic: Portrait and Travel
  • Costs: Free
  • Prize: 1, 000€ per category winner
  • Deadline day: May 19

WWF The country of spain Photography Contest

  • Topic: Nature, Wildlife plus Landscape
  • Fees: Free
  • Prize: 500€ per category champion
  • Deadline: May 22

Worldwide Peace Photo Award 2022

  • Topic: Pictures that capture the human endeavour for a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and amazing benefits in our lives.
  • Fees: Free
  • Prize: 10, 000€ for your winning photograph
  • Deadline: Might 22

Good Deals and New Product sales

The lower price on Nikon products is still going on. Spencer covered the very best and worst deals here . These are pretty substantial sales, and also the trinity of f/2. 8  zooms is available in a $200-300 off.

There are also some good Sigma zoom lens offers at the moment. There’s the three-prime-lens bundle for APS-C shooters of Micro Four Thirds, Leica L, and Sony Electronic . Meanwhile, landscape professional photographers may welcome a hundred buck discount on the Sigma 14-24mm f/2. 8 DG DN Art Zoom lens . Wildlife photographers exactly who use the other end of the focal length spectrum might be interested in the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6. 3 or more DG OS HSM Contemporary   for $900, which is $190 less than the most common price.

In case none of that hit your own tastes, you might want to choose for yourself among the many discounts running from B& H during National Photo 30 days .

Additional Pages of Interest

  • For his series of photographs recording the U. S. reduction from Afghanistan, Marcus Yam of the Los Angeles Times obtained the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography . For two a few months, Yam documented the dramatic moments of the takeover, where the Taliban regained power over Afghanistan. Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dork and the late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters won the Pulitzer Reward in the Feature Photography class . The award-winning pictures document the toll that COVID-19 disease has taken within India.
  • Ecuador’s cloud woodland, which lies on the Pacific cycles side of the Andes, is a gem of biodiversity. Regrettably, it is under severe risk from deforestation and following conversion to cattle pastures. This is the only place where you can photograph the endangered Large Antpitta that I showed a person at the beginning of this article. The current proprietors, the Angel Paz household, are trying to preserve the forest in its natural state and save one of the most precious corners of this planet. You can read their story and help them out right here .

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