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Sigma announces four new full frame DSLR lenses

Sigma announced the previously rumored three Art and one Contemporary full frame DSLR lenses for the 2017 CP+ show in Tokyo, Japan (full press release and MTF charts available at NikonRumors). Update: Big price drop on Zeiss 15mm, 18mm and 135mm lenses after Sigma’s announcement (for both Nikon and Canon mount): Big price drop on Zeiss 15mm, 18mm […]

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Film is not dead: Adox is building a new factory to produce photographic film, paper and chemicals

Adox has begun the construction of a new factory where they will produce photographic film, paper and chemicals (Adox film is available for sale at B&H):

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New Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 macro lens for MFT cameras to be announced soon

Kowa will announce a new Prominar 90mm f/2.5 macro lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. In 2015 Kowa already announced three MFT lenses (sold on Amazon). The official announcement will most likely be at the CP+ show later this week.

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What else is new?

→ Firmware 1.15.0 released for the Hasselblad X1D-50c camera. → Lytro raises $60 million for its light field camera, announces first VR project. → Canon is introducing exciting prospects for CMOS sensors.         → New Sony bundle deals introduced (see also the Sony trade-in program and the current Sony rebates).

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Pictures leaked of the three new Sigma Art and one Contemporary lenses

The first leaked pictures of the four new Sigma lenses I reported about yesterday are now available: Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art full frame DSLR lens: Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art full frame DSLR lens: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art full frame DSLR lens:

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Sony a99 II camera finally in stock in the US

As SonyAddict reported yesterday, a new batch of Sony a99 II cameras was coming to the US and the latest SLT model is already in stock at Adorama and Ace Photo (Amazon still show 1-3 months shipping time). The a99 II was announced back in September, 2016. Also in stock now: Fuji X-Pro2 graphite edition Fuji X-T2 graphite edition […]

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Three new Sigma Art lenses and one Contemporary lens are going to be announced soon

Three new Sigma Art lenses and one Contemporary lens are going to be announced soon (most likely for the CP+ in show in Japan next week): Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art (has been rumored for a while) Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art (full frame lens) Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art (also […]

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