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21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto).

Ricoh WG-M1 camera
→ The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81.

Pentax 645z medium format camera 8
→ 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: 51015

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Deal of the day: Ricoh GR camera for $479.99

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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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Is this the new 4k Canon video camera? *UPDATED*

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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:

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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)

Additional pictures:

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Ricoh revealed their new pixel/sensor shift technology (available with firmware update?)

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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:

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Sony NEX-7 camera + lens kit is now $750 off

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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.

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Canon EOS 5DS/R camera now available for pre-order

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Canon EOS 5DS/R camera pre-orders are now open at several websites:

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Samyang 100mm macro lens rumored to be announced this summer

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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.

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