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Sirui anamorphic mobile lens lets anyone shoot retro cinematic videos

Sirui anamorphic mobile lens lets anyone shoot retro cinematic videos

If you love the classic look of old ultra-wide movies but don't want to invest in an expensive camera to shoot your own versions, Sirui's new anamorphic mobile lens gives you a solid, relatively cheap alternative. The new lens offers a premium build that includes aircraft-grade aluminum and it attaches to any phone camera using a simple clip. Sirui says a special coating enables users to shoot anamorphic videos that have a 'retro' appearance.

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Google Pixel 4 camera with telephoto lens, or red herring?

Google Pixel 4 camera with telephoto lens, or red herring?

Today we're taking a peek at some code from the latest version of the Google Camera app for Pixel devices. This app delivers some of the most interesting and powerful photography abilities to the mobile smartphone world - and not just for the devices for which these powers were intended. The Google Pixel 1, 2, and 3 took on the entire rest of the smartphone world with one single camera lens - now it looks two will roll with Pixel 4.

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Sandmarc anamorphic lens adds cinematic flare to iPhone videos

Sandmarc anamorphic lens adds cinematic flare to iPhone videos

Sandmarc has launched an anamorphic lens for the iPhone, enabling mobile users to capture ultra-wide videos with a classic cinematic look, including a lens flare effect akin to what viewers see in movies. The lens is designed specifically for the iPhone, boasting features similar to traditional camera lenses, including multiple elements and multiple coatings.

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Olympus Teleconverter MC-20 gets your zoom 2x as close

Olympus Teleconverter MC-20 gets your zoom 2x as close

Olympus knows you probably want to get closer with your zoom, and the new M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 promises double the focal length of your existing lens for when its current magnification just isn't enough. The add-on slots in-between your camera and a handful of Olympus' zoom lenses, delivering up to 1200mm-equivalent handheld shots.

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Olympus’ 16.6x super-zoom lens is max Micro Four Thirds magnification

Olympus’ 16.6x super-zoom lens is max Micro Four Thirds magnification

Olympus has added a new super-zoom to its range, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 super telephoto zoom lens, offering up to 16.6x magnification for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Promising to be the most powerful zoom around of all mirrorless cameras, the new Olympus pairs everyday flexibility with its telephoto optics.

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Panasonic LUMIX S1R and S1 detailed with hands-on pro demo videos

Panasonic LUMIX S1R and S1 detailed with hands-on pro demo videos

The Panasonic LUMIX S1R and Panasonic LUMIX S1 were revealed in full detail this morning with a set of new lenses. These two Panasonic LUMIX S series cameras roll with 4K 60p/50p (PAL area only) video recording, rugged durability (when protected sufficiently, of course), and what Panasonic suggests is "expandability." The LUMIX S1R's specs start with a 47.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, while the LUMIX S1 sports a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor.

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Olympus super telephoto zoom lens, 2x teleconverter now in development

Olympus super telephoto zoom lens, 2x teleconverter now in development

It’s a big day for Olympus, having announced no less than five new products going on sale soon. But that isn’t all that it has. It even has word on things that are yet to come. Capitalizing on the attention it’s Micro Four Thirds cameras are getting, Olympus has revealed two new lenses that are coming within the next year or two. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO super telephoto zoom lens and the M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 together make short work of any close-up shot you pros might need.

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OPPO 10x hybrid optical zoom expected this week

OPPO 10x hybrid optical zoom expected this week

OPPO may have recently been making headlines for its Find X elevating camera smartphone and its VOOC super fast charging technology, but in two days it may add another recent innovation to its list. Too early for MWC but too late for CES, the Chinese OEM has scheduled its own event where it will be unveiling its newest smartphone camera technology, a 10x hybrid lossless zoom system that will, hopefully this time, actually make its way to an actual smartphone.

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Moment case for OnePlus 6 brings lenses that expand its world

Moment case for OnePlus 6 brings lenses that expand its world

Smartphone cameras have become quite capable and formidable but even those with the most innovative features, like Samsung’s dual aperture lens or Google’s AI-backed single camera, are pretty much limited by the lenses manufacturers bolt on to them permanently. There’s really no way around that unless phones become like interchangeable lens cameras. Fortunately, there are companies like Moment that do offer something equivalent and fortunately for OnePlus 6 owners, the company has finally taken notice of them.

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Canon has a 75MP+ EOS R camera incoming: Report

Canon has a 75MP+ EOS R camera incoming: Report

This week the folks at Canon may well have one of their most impressively powerful consumer cameras ever in the making. Word is that Canon's next big thing will be a boost to the EOS R line of mirrorless cameras. This bonkers-large camera could well be heading to stores in less than a year.

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Moment 58mm telephoto smartphone lens gets you closer, crisper

Moment 58mm telephoto smartphone lens gets you closer, crisper

Moment is launching a revamped version of its telephoto lens for smartphones, cutting the price and bumping up the picture quality for iPhone and Android phone users. The new add-on offers up to 4x magnification, device-depending, and will work with recent smartphone flagships like Apple's iPhone X and iPhone XS Max, and Google's Pixel 3.

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Leica Q-P revealed with two batteries

Leica Q-P revealed with two batteries

This morning Leica revealed their newest Q-line camera, the Leica Q-P. This device is the latest in the company's full-frame compact Leica Q line of cameras, coming with a decent set of features in a rather small body. A few small changes were made to the exterior - probably not enough on their own to make any previous Leica Q user upgrade - but there's a few bits changed inside, too.

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