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The latest patents applications from Tamron, Sigma, Panasonic, Fuji and Canon

Fuji 10mm f:2 lens patent

The most interesting new patent is for a Tamron 115mm f/1.4 VC full frame DSLR lens – I already covered it on NikonRumors. Sigma 14mm f/3.5 or f/4 lens patent for APS-C mirrorless cameras with zero distortion. Panasonic has a patent for a 24-240mm f/3.6-6.5 MFT lens. Fujifilm filed an unusual patent for a 100mm f/2 […]

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List of upcoming announcements/rumored cameras and lenses

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Here is an updated list (see original post here) on what new cameras and lenses are rumored to be announced in the next few weeks before the 2016 Photokina show:

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Sigma cameras sale

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New price drop on several Sigma cameras in the US: Sigma SD1 Merrill DSLR camera: $1,899 (reg price: $2,299) Sigma dp2 Quattro camera: $699 (reg price: $999) Sigma DP2 Merrill camera: $699 (reg price:$999) The Sigma dp0, dp1 and dp3 cameras are also discounted by $300 All three cameras come with free shipping.

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Sigma sd Quattro camera now shipping

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The Sigma sd Quattro camera is now shipping and is already in stock in Japan. For US pricing and availability check B&H or Adorama. Amazon Germany is now taking pre-orders. Yodobashi has a nice report on the sd camera with many sample photos (see also part 2).

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Sigma is rumored to start its own line of cinema lenses

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I received some information that Sigma is planning on launching their own line of cinema lenses. I expect the official announcement to be before the Photokina show in September. Stay tuned for more details.

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Price of Sigma sd Quattro camera announced

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Sigma announced today the price of several of their latest products: Sigma sd Quattro: $799 USD (available in July) Sigma sd Quattro and Sigma 30mm 1.4 DC HSM Art bundle: $999 USD (available in July) Sigma EF-630 flash: $379 USD (available in July) EF-630 dedicated USB Docking station: $79 USD Press release:

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List of upcoming announcements/rumored cameras and lenses

Olympus E-PL8 camera

Here is a quick recap on what new cameras and lenses to expect in the next few days and months before the 2016 Photokina show: Hasselblad mirrorless medium format camera (announcement on June 22nd). Fuji X-T2 camera (announcement on July 7th). Olympus E-PL8 camera (no release date yet – the official announcement got delayed because of the recent […]

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