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The latest firmware updates from Panasonic, Fuji, Canon and Sony

Panasonic announced on their website that the previously promised GH4 firmware update will be delayed till January, 2015. Fujifilm released major new firmware updates for their X-Pro1, X-E1, X-E2 and X-T1 mirrorless cameras with several new improvements. For more details, see the release notes in the links provided. Canon released firmware update 1.1.6 for the EOS […]

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens pricing and availability announced

Tamron Japan announced the pricing and availability of their new SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens for Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras (the Sony version will be released later): shipping in Japan will start on December 25th, the suggested retail price is ¥140,000 (around $1,178, expect US price to be lower). The detailed technical specifications of […]

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Olympus E-M5II camera on the horizon

A new filing for a Olympus E-M5II camera appeared on the Taiwanese NCC government agency website. The E-M5II will replace the current E-M5 model. The official announcement is expected in the next 1-2 months – during CES in Las Vegas or for the CP+ show in Japan. Via Digicame-info

Olympus E-M5II camera
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Phase One and ALPA officially announced their new A-Series medium format cameras

Phase One and ALPA (both companies announced a long-term strategic and cooperative alliance few months ago) officially released a new A-Series medium format cameras (I already briefly mentioned that news a month ago). Here are the details:

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Deal of the day: $120 off the X-Rite i1 Display Pro

For a limited time B&H has the X-Rite i1 Display Pro for $129 ($120 off, original price: $249, free expedited shipping).

X-Rite i1 Display Pro
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This new Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 lens is an exact copy of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8

A reader sent me those pictures of a new Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 lens (available on Amazon and eBay) that is almost an exact copy of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens:

Yongnuo 50mm f:1.8 lens 2
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Adobe Lightroom 5.7.1 now available

Today Adobe released Lightroom 5.7.1 (download links: Mac | Windows). Here are the release notes:

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