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During the famous yearly fair Photokina held in Germany a lot of new products have been announced.
We are listing hereafter all the most interesting announcements that have been done during this event: the new cameras including Zeiss and Panasonic mirrorless models (September 2018 is the month of the mirrorless rush started with Canon and Nikon!), a lot of new lenses from many vendors and some photo software updates.
Particularly interesting the announcement from Leica, Panasonic and Sigma to be working together around the Leica mount - a "L-mount" alliance.
Let's see the list of the new products.
After Nikon announcement of its entering the full-frame mirrorless segment (our in depth article available at this link), it's Canon time that couldn't stand by the window and see photographers move to Sony. Yesterday Canon has announced the new RF mount and the first full-frame mirrorless, the EOS R, that will have to face competition with the new Nikon Z6 and current comparable Sony model that is the highly regarded A7III.
To start, here you have the official presentation videoclip of the new RF system.
Yesterday Nikon has presented its first two full-frame mirrorless cameras, also to fight switch of photographers to Sony, that recently with its full frame cameras of A7 and A9 series is increasing its market share - this month Sony shared the news that it is now the first full-frame cameras brand in the United States. The official video of the presentation is available at this link, while here below you can find the official presentation of one of the new cameras: the Z7.
Today Nikon, after many rumors, has finally confirmed it is working on a new mirrorless system, with a new lens mount (a big one).
A new micro-site has been setup to update on this - link here.
Everybody is waiting for Canon for a similar announcement, Nikon and Canon cannot remain still with increasing popularity of Sony full-frame system.
The plugin suite Nik Collection for Adobe software (Photoshop/Lightroom) that was being released by DxO, then purchased by Google that then gave it for free (our notice here), is now back in the hands of DxO, which will maintain and update it, again not free but with a much lower price than the initial one (around $ 500): it will cost $50 for initial period than $70.
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