Photography Gear News & Reviews Roundup – Dec. 15

DP Review finished its look at the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. It gets the silver award and 84%, which often means a gold award.

SLR Lounge discusses the Canon 7D Mark II beyond merely using it for wildlife and sports and calls it ‘more of a jack-of-all-trades than other sites’ reviews are letting on.’

Michael Reichmann at The Luminous Landscape provides a hands-on perspective of the new Sony A7 II. He thinks Sony is on the right track.

The Imaging Resource reviewed the Sony A7S. They like it, with reservations.

The Photography Blog reviewed the Samsung NX1 and gives it the dubious ‘essential’ ranking, while the Samsung S 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS lens earns a ‘recommended’ rating

The same site also reviewed the Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 LM OIS WR lens, which gets highly recommended.

Adobe updated Camera Raw to include new cameras and lenses, including the Sony A7II

Profoto announced a firmware update for its Profoto B1 500 TTL flash units which adds the long-awaited high-speed sync functionality.

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