What else is new?

Here are some of the headlines from the past few days while I was offline:
→ New Metabones Speed Booster Ultra 0.71x adapter for Micro Four Thirds cameras announced (check pricing and availability here).

→ The Canon PowerShot G3X camera is now shipping.

→ The Sony RX10M2 camera is also now shipping.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera accessories
→ The latest Olympus deals and rebates can be found here including price drops on many lenses (up to $400). The GH4 camera is now also $200 off.

→ The Pentax 645D medium format camera is now down to $3,999.

Fuji will release a new X2 firmware update at the end of the year.

Korea Times - Sony aims to beat Canon, Nikon in full-frame camera market:

"Sony Korea pledged Monday to focus on the full-frame camera market, tapping into its global leadership in image processing sensor technology."

Reuters - Canon cuts outlook as weak camera sales hit second-quarter profit:

"Japan's Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras."

Sony to enter the camera drone business
Sony to enter the camera drone business but not for consumers (see press release).

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New Fuji X-Pro1 camera kits price drop

Fujifilm X-Pro1 X-E1 AF speed
New price drop on Fuji X-Pro1 mirrorless camera kits:

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The latest Canon news & rumors

→ Canon 5DX:

"Canon is to name the 5D Mark IV 5DX. 28 megapixels, Digic 6+-basically a souped up version of 6 just to name a few. X branded bodies will be for event and sports photography. S will be for studio, landscape, etc." (source)

→ New Canon EOS Rebel T6i video creator kit introduced (T5i and 70D kit also available).

Canon EF 35mm f:1.4L II USM and EF-M 15-45mm f:3.5-6.3 IS STM lenses
→ The new new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens is expected to be priced at $1699 and is rumored to be announced on August 14th. (source)

Canon 600mm f:4 DO lens patent
→ Canon filed a patent for a 600mm f/4 DO lens.

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Topaz Adjust plugin is now 40% off

For the month of July the Topaz Adjust plugin will be 40% off ($20 discount), reducing the price to $29.99. The coupon code is: JULYADJUST.

Topaz Adjust plugin before and after examples:

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The latest patents from Sigma, Canon and Sony

Sigma 50mm f : 1.4 DG HSM (FLD) Art lens with zero distortion
→ Sigma filed a patent for a 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM (FLD) Art lens with zero distortion.

Canon lubricating camera body cap patent
Canon has a new patent applications for a lubricating camera body cap.

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What else is new?

→ The Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX lens for Canon mount will start shipping on July 24, 2015.

Casio EX-100F compact camera Casio EX-100F compact camera 2
Casio EX-100F compact camera announced with 60 fps, f/2.8 lens and 12MP sensor (1/1.7").

Kenko released new 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters for Canon EF/EF-S lenses.

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Panasonic announced the development of two new lenses: Leica DG 100-400mm and a Lumix G 25mm f/1.7

Panasonic Leica DG 100-400mm lens

Panasonic Leica DG 100-400mm lens

Panasonic LUMIX-G 25mm single focal length lens

Panasonic LUMIX-G 25mm f/1.7 single focal length lens

Panasonic announced the development of two new lenses - the first Leica DG 100-400mm zoom lens for MFT and a Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 prime lens:

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