In the third issue of Lens, we feature articles about Cannon, Sony, DJI and Zenit.

A Beginner's Guide to Aperture in Photography

Aperture is one of the most fundamental and crucial parameters in photography, and having a complete mastery of it will give you greater technical and creative control of your images. This excellent video will introduce you to aperture, what it does, how it works, and how you can use it to make better photos.

Read more at https://fstoppers.com/education/beginners-guide-aperture-photography-483525

Canon EOS R5 camera to be released on May 16th?

The German retailer Foto Hamer claims that the new Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera (see the updated specifications) will be presented on May 16th.

Read more at https://photorumors.com/2020/05/08/canon-eos-r5-camera-to-be-released-on-may-16th/

Zenit lenses are now available for sale at B&H

Zenit lenses for various mounts are now available for sale at B&H. Currently, 13 different models are listed for Nikon F, Canon EF, M42 and Sony E-mount.

Read more at https://photorumors.com/2020/05/08/zenit-lenses-now-available-for-sale-at-bh/

Photography Life is releasing all of its courses, for free, on YouTube

In the event you’ve already taken advantage of all of the other free educational resources that have come to light amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, photo education website Photography Life has announced it is releasing all of its premium photography courses for free on YouTube.

Read more at https://www.dpreview.com/news/5079812242/photography-life-is-releasing-all-of-its-courses-for-free-on-youtube

Sony’s new Leaf Shutter mechanism patent

This is quite unexpected: Sony is working on a leaf shutter system for interchangeable lenses. In this patent Sony writes: A camera system, including: an interchangeable lens; an internal shutter configured to open and close; and a lens detector coupled.

Read more at https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/leaf-shutter-mechanism-patent/

Capture One teases upcoming Capture One 20 update, including new heal and clone brushes

Earlier today, Capture One showed off a trio of major new features coming via a free update to Capture One 20 later this month. The announcement came in a live stream, which you can watch the replay of below, hosted by Product Manager Alexander Flemming and Business Development Manager David Grover.

Read more at https://www.dpreview.com/news/9758471894/capture-one-teases-upcoming-capture-one-20-update-including-new-heal-and-clone-brushes

DJI Matrice 300 drone leaked specifications

Here are the DJI Matrice 300 drone leaked/rumored specifications

Read more at https://photorumors.com/2020/05/05/dji-matrice-300-drone-leaked-specifications/

Canon announces $100 firmware update for stop-motion photography

From Canon USA: Supercharge Your Stop Motion Animation Whether pre-installed on a new EOS R or manually installed on an existing EOS R the new

Read more at https://www.canonrumors.com/canon-announces-100-firmware-update-for-stop-motion-photography/

Sony plans to make it’s first f/1.2 GM lens!

Canon did show us the way of fast mirrorless lenses. Sony might follow soon. According to SonyAlphaRumors Sony will launch it’s first f/1.2 fast GM lens in 2020.

Read more at https://www.mirrorlessrumors.com/sony-plans-to-make-its-first-f-1-2-gm-lens/