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→ Sample photos from the new Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens. See also this review of the Sigma f/1.8 135mm Art lens.

Meike released new battery grip for Sony A6500 cameras - see pricing and availability at Amazon US, Amazon DE and Amazon UK.

→ Just announced: EasyCover silicone case for Sony A6500 camera.

Fuji has new instant rebates: up to $500 off on selected cameras (valid through 7/1). All offers also include 4% back in rewards except the two X-T1 free accessory bundles.

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List of not-yet-announced cameras from Canon (5), Nikon (3), Sony (2) and Olympus (1)

Here is an updated list of upcoming cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Olympus that have already been registered with various government agencies but are not yet announced:

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Panasonic to dismantle digital camera business and place it under the umbrella of other operations

I have been saying for months that Nikon is not the only photo company in trouble. Panasonic just announced a big restructuring as profits sink and I am pretty sure this is just the beginning:

"Panasonic plans another round of restructuring of unprofitable businesses, responding to sinking profits with the same prescription that has restored the ailing giant to health before. Yet the company will need more than cutbacks to thrive in an electronics industry searching for new growth avenues as prices slide."

The interesting part is that Panasonic is planning to dismantle their digital camera business and place it under the umbrella of other operations:

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Panasonic GH5 camera now shipping

Post man must made my day!!!! #Gh5 #A7s #A6300 #A7sii

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The Panasonic GH5 camera is now shipping (see first hands-on report at eoshd). You can download the GH5 manual here. Check out also the B&H GH5 live stream event that will take place next week:

The GH5 filmmaking kit is currently coming with a $100 B&H gift card and it includes:

  • DMW-XLR1 XLR Microphone Adapter
  • DMW-BGGH5 Battery Grip
  • DMW-AC10 AC Adapter
  • DMW-DCC12 DC Coupler

Via 43addict.com

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Deal of the day: Macphun Aurora HDR 2017 + Trey’s complete HDR tutorial for $89

This month Macphun is celebrating 1.5 million downloads of Aurora HDR and they are offering a special: Aurora HDR 2017 + Trey Ratcliff's Complete HDR Tutorial 3.0 for $89 instead of $198 (over 50% off). This offer is valid until Saturday, April 1st. Upgrade pricing starts at $49 for users of Aurora HDR, and is $69 for Aurora HDR Pro users. Here is what you get:

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Fujifilm GFX camera and Fujinon GF lenses are now in stock

The Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format digital camera is finally in stock at Adorama and Amazon.

The Fujinon GF 120mm f/4 and GF 63mm f/2.8 lenses are also now available at Adorama and Amazon.

Additional Fuji GFX detailed coverage can be found here.

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Fuji to release new firmware updates for the X-T2 and X-Pro2 cameras with 33 improvements

Fujifilm is planning to announce a massive firmware updates for the X-T2 and X-Pro2 cameras with a total of 33 improvements:

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