Episode 17: Lots and Lots of News! [LSP #0017]


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In this episode:Our YouTube channel has launched. Check out YouTube.com/LensShark for a video preview of the Canon 5Ds and 5Ds R which was just announced.

Canon 5Ds and 5Ds R bodiesThe rumors were true. We cover these beastly 50.6 Megapixel, 5 fps camera bodies. But can Canon’s current crop of lenses resolve that much resolution? We discuss who a camera like this is really designed for.

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Canon 11-24mm f/4L USM lensIs this lens worth its $3,000 price tag? Is this too much for a f/4 lens?

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Venezuelan state television makes a major photo faux pasThey probably didn’t choose the best subject to promote tourism to its country in retrospect.

Film maker Ilford finds a resurgence in film useWhat’s up with younger generations discovering film.

Fujifilm announces the XM-FL 24mm f/8 pancake lens with built-in filtersIt has 3 filters, but one of them is basically a lens cap?

Is Nikon getting ready to release a D810 designed specifically for astrophotography?Would you buy a genre-specific body like this?

Olympus announces the OM-D E-M5 II 16 Megapixel Micro Four Thirds camera which can produce 40 Megapixel images using sensor-shift technologyGrab your tripod if you want those 40 Megapixels! We tell you why.

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Pentax to release a K-mount full-frame DSLRIt’s said to be available by the end of 2015.

Pentax releases 70-200mm f/2.8 and 150-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lensesAre you interested in these lenses?

Wundershine to release Makerframe with built-in thermal printerIt seems like most people don’t use their digital photo frames. Is anyone going to want to print photos out of a frame?

Rooftopping photographer and two others arrested on roof in TorontoIs it ok to break locks to access a rooftop you want to shoot photos on?

Photos of Apple’s “Photos” app reveals a clearly consumer appWith Aperture being discontinued, is now the time to finally switch to Lightroom?

Samsung announces the NX500 shoots 4K video and is only $800Is this the 4K camera for you?

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Announcement:Free eBook! – The Lens Shark Quickstart Guide to Perfect Exposure.

Announcement:Free camera giveaway coming up!The winner’s choice of a Nikon D750, Canon 7D Mark II or Sony A7s!

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