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Sony has announced a new 50mm Macro lens with 1:1 reproduction for their mirrorless full frame and APS-C cameras. While 50mm is a little short for insects, it is a great option for flowers, stamps, coins, and copy work. Macro lenses are typically some of the sharpest lenses built by camera and lens manufacturers. Read more Sony Announces New FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens for Mirrorless Cameras
Canon has announced the highly anticipated 5D Mark IV. Since the Mark II version, the 5D series cameras have set the standard for stills and video in a full frame DSLR camera and the Mark IV looks to continue that heritage. The big news is the 4K video at 30fps. Read more Canon Announces New 5D Mark IV and 2 Lenses
The new Nikon D3400 has been announced by Nikon. The D3400 is the follow up to the popular D3300 and adds improved connectibility, an easier user guide and better battery life. Read more New Nikon D3400 and 70-300mm lenses Announced
The Brooks Institute in Ventura, California has announced they are closing their doors on October 31, 2016 after 70 years of training aspiring photographers. This is very sad news as the Brooks Institute was highly recognized for their program and instruction quality. Read more Brooks Institute Closing After 70 Years of Training Photographers
The latest Canon 5D Mark IV rumors are that it will be announced just prior to Photokina in September. We could see an announcement as soon as the end of this month (August, 2016). Here are the latest specs that are expected: Read more Canon 5D Mark IV Rumors