Leica M-P


Leica updates its flagship M with the new and understated M-P. Available in black or silver, the M-P loses the Leica badge for an under the radar look with an almost completely unbranded exterior and the only branding being a subtle Leica script on the top plate.

The camera also gets a 2GB memory buffer for faster shooting, an LCD monitor covered in a layer of anti-reflective sapphire crystal for the ultimate in scratch-resistant screen protection, and the same flagship 24 megapixel full-frame sensor that's found inside its sibling, the Leica M 240.


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Sony a5100


Claiming the title of world's smallest interchangeable lens camera, Sony unveils their newest mirrorless shooter, the a5100. The compact cam has got a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor with a speedy AF system and their versatile E-mount system for a variety of lens options for every need.

While it doesn't have an EVF, the camera features a 180-degree tilting LCD which is touch enabled and can be used to control the touch shutter and focus. The hybrid AF system features 179 focus points so you can always nail that shot and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC makes it easy to connect to your smartphone for image sharing and remote shooting.

$549, Sony

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Blackmagic URSA


Time to step up from the DSLR on your shoots? Meet Blackmagic's URSA camera. This 4K-capable behemoth has a Super 35 sensor and a neat little trick that its main competition has been touting for a little while now: an upgradeable sensor.

There is one big difference though, the sensor is completely user upgradeable and so is the mount. You also get a fold-out 10" inch screen that is big and bright for outside viewing and two 5" touch screens give you easy access to the URSA's controls and settings, ProRes hshooting or Ultra HD 12 bit lossless Cinema DNG, and an efficient and robust I/O system.


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Nikon D810


Already a monster of a camera, Nikon is releasing a new full-frame DSLR, the D810. Even with the 36 megapixel sensor, Nikon has manage to squeeze out even more image quality and performance to create one of its most versatile camera bodies in the lineup.

At the core of the camera is their new EXSPEED 4 image processor that is 30% faster than the previous chip and supports a wider ISO range from 64 to 12,800 and can shoot upto 1200 images or 40 minutes of video. It also features 1080p/60 video recording, 12-bit uncompressed RAW, 5 fps continuous shooting in full-frame, and a large 3.2 inch 1229k-Dot display. The Nikon D810 will hit shelves in late July.

$3,299, Amazon

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Hard Graft Re-Process and Instant Camera Straps


Hard-Graft has got two new camera strap options for you today. One has got everything you could possibly need in a strap and the other is a beautifully simple and no nonsense solution to that ugly out of the box strap you get with every camera.

The Re-Process Strap is a versatile strap that works great with just about any camera. It's made from their signature vegetable-tanned leather and felt combo with a non-slip design and lots of adjustability. You can also switch it up from a shoulder/neck strap to a handle when you want a more compact load. Their Instant Camera Strap is the simple and clean replacement, well crafted leather and wool that perfectly complements any camera whether it's a new mirrorless or a vintage Polaroid.

$127-$166, Hard Graft


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Peak Design Clutch


If you're a trigger happy photographer that likes to keep his finger on the shutter at all times, Peak Design's new Clutch wrist strap may just be your new best friend.

Aiming to build the ultimate wrist strap, the Clutch was designed from the ground up to be incredibly versatile and easy to use. Compared to rival products, the strap fixes a number of issues including adjustability that lets you easily loosen the strap to access camera controls and quickly tighten to secure the camera to your hand. It also is compatible with their Anchor Link connectors that allow you to remove the strap when you're not using it and even swap in their new and compatible camera strap. The Clutch is available for funding on Kickstarter and has already largely exceeded its goal.

$30, Kickstarter

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Panasonic Lumix FZ1000


Panasonic's new Lumix FZ1000 is the ideal camera for those of you who want it all and then some. The camera is capable of shooting 4K at 30 frames per second and that bazooka of a F/2.8-4.0 Leica lens is a massive zoom and can extend up to 400mm to help you get that shot no matter how far you are from your subject.

Spec-wise the camera is powered by a 1-inch 20.1 megapixel sensor and can shoot images with minimal noise up to ISO 12800 (extended ISO 25600). Other features include the ability to capture 8 Megapixel screen grabs from your 4K footage, faster Auto-Focus than the previous generation, and integrated WiFi and NFC connectivity that lets you control your camera and shoot remotely from your smartphone.

$900, Amazon

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Leica Soft Releases


Don't have a soft release on that shiny new M you just purchased? Leica continues to celebrate its 100th anniversary and their latest release is a collection of their very own limited edition collection of soft release buttons.

Only 1,000 of the buttons will be produced and come in four styles and two sizes. Staying true to their heritage, each button has a painted brass finish and comes in your choice of Leica's logo in red or silver, the 100th anniversary logo, and the Leica M. The buttons also come with a screw mount for wearing on your jacket.

$65, Leica

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Lomo'instant Camera


Lomography is bringing out a new instant camera that's sure to be a big hit with all you photo filter addicts. The new Lomo'instant Camera gives you much more control over your shots versus traditional instant cameras. The camera has three shooting modes, multiple exposure capability, long exposures, color gel filters, interchangeable lenses, and compatibility with the widely available Fuji Instax Mini instant film. The camera is quickly reaching its funding goal on Kickstarter and has a shipping target of November 2014.

$69 (Early Bird Launch), Kickstarter

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Leica M 100 Edition


Leica is celebrating their 100th year with a very special set, a Leica M 100 Edition that includes a Leica Monochrom and their new film camera, the Leica M-A. It will also include the new 28mm f/1.4, 35mm, 50mm Summilux lenses. The set comes inside a custom Rimowa suitcase and is limited to 101 editions.


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