→ 21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto).
→ The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81.
→ Firmware update v1.21 for the Pentax 645z camera released.
→ Sony released new firmware updates for the a7, a7R, a7S, a7II and a6000 cameras.
→ IR interview with Fuji: "now we have the X100T, we're finished, no firmware upgrades [for the X100S] anymore".
→ The Ricoh Theta camera is now compatible with YouTube’s new 360-degree video format.
→ ThinkTankPhoto announced new Urban Approach camera bags in 3 different sizes: 5 | 10 | 15
The Ricoh GR camera is currently listed for $479.99 on eBay (regular price: $596.95). Only 3 cameras are left.
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A reader sent me those pictures of what appears to be a new 4k Canon video camera concept that will most likely be announced at the 2015 NAB show (April 11-16th). The funny part is that somebody from the audience (Jackie Chan?) jumped on stage and grabbed the camera from the Canon China President & CEO Hideki Ozawa:
Update: I received some more details on the new camera:
- 1" CMOS Sensor
- 58mm filter
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- Similar shape to the Canon EOS 70D
- External viewfinder
- Canon 10X optical zoom 8.9-89mm f/2.8-5.6 4k video fixed lens (35mm Equi. 24-240mm)
If you are following PhotoRumors, you probably remember my post from few weeks ago on the rumored Ricoh pixel/sensor shift technology that could be included in the upcoming Pentax full frame DSLR camera. Imaging-resource posted some more information on this topic - apparently (not confirmed yet) this new technology could be available to current cameras via a firmware update:
Deal of the day: the Sony NEX-7 camera with 18-55mm lens is now $750 off at B&H. The E-mount based NEX-7 camera has a 24.3MP APS-C sensor, 3" tiltable LCD screen, OLED viewfinder, 1080 HD video and built-in flash.
Canon EOS 5DS/R camera pre-orders are now open at several websites:
Samyang is rumored to announce a new 100mm macro lens (probably f/2.8). The official release is expected in the summer. The price will be close to the similar Canon ($899) and Nikon ($734) lenses.