Fujifilm published an updated X mount lens roadmap (2015)

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Fujifilm releases an updated roadmap for their X mount lenses - here are the main updates:

  • New XF 90mm f/2.0R lens scheduled for mid 2015
  • Next available lens will be the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R OIS WR
  • XF 16-55mm f/2.8 WR will be available spring 2015
  • Previously announced "High speed wide angle lens" confirmed as being the XF 16mm f/1.4 R
  • "Super Tele-Photo Zoom" will be available winter 2015

Additional details:

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Just announced: Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR camera

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Pentax announced a new K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR. Looking at the key features, the new camera is identical to the "regular" K-3 model and it seems to just have a different grey color and matching battery grip. The price is $1399.95.

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Pentax already had a similar K-3 Premium Silver Limited Edition camera that is currently $200 off (with free shipping and 4% back in rewards).

Press release:

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There is still hope for a high-megapixel Canon EOS DSLR camera

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In a recent interview with the Japanese website DC.Watch, Canon's representatives hinted again that they are looking forward to a new "high-resolution model of the EOS":

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David Hobby reportedly leaks pictures on flickr taken with a new Fuji X100T camera

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This one is filed under the "there is always one" category: David Hobby (aka as Strobist) reportedly uploaded a set of photos on flickr (now removed) that were taken with a new Fuji X100T camera (see the discussions on Reddit and Dpreview). David Hobby has been working with Fujifilm in the past and it is not a surprise that he has access to a not yet announced camera. Here are the rumored specifications of the Fuji X100T that will most likely be announced at Photokina (September, 2014):

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Sony 2/3″ curved sensor coupled with a 20mm f/1.2 lens specifications

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The Chinese website cnbeta.com published the specifications of a 2/3" curved Sony sensor coupled with a 20mm f/1.2 lens. This specific setup is designed for a cell phone camera. Sony is also rumored to announce a RX1 replacement that will feature a full frame curved sensor. There is a good chance that Nikkei's report on the new Sony curved sensor from earlier this month was for this 2/3" sensor and not for a full frame version.

Here are the 2/3" curved Sony sensor camera detailed specifications:

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Hasselblad to launch a new CFV-50c CMOS digital back for V System

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Hasselblad announced a new CFV-50c CMOS digital back for their V system. Last year Hasselblad announced the end of life for their V camera line because of declining demand. Here are the details on the new digital back:
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