Category Archives: Sony

The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Canon, Apple and Ricoh

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→ Sigma filed a patent for a 400mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens. → Another Sigma patent: 24-105mm f/2.8-4 DG OS HSM Art lens.    → Sony patented a tiltable attachment for lens style cameras. → Another curved sensor patent from Sony. → Sony patented a curved surface (multi-layer sensor) that corrects the angle in which light falls […]

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Wikileaks leaks Sony’s plans: 3 new cameras coming in the next 2 months

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Wikileaks published many leaked/hacked Sony documents online. There are some interesting finds that relate to the company’s camera division. The product roadmap for Q1 of 2015 for example lists new A7, A6000 and RX models (announcement expected between now and June):

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The latest firmware updates from Olympus, Pentax, Sony and Nikon

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Those are the latest firmware updates: Olympus released a new firmware update for the E-M5 II camera Pentax released firmware updates for the K-3, K-S2 and K-S1 cameras Sony released firmware update for the A7/A7R/A7S/A6000 cameras Nikon will offer firmware updates for the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens and D4s, D810 and D750 cameras

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What’s new at the 2015 NAB show?

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   → Blackmagic announced three new cameras with different mounts: URSA, URSA Mini ($2,995 – $5,495) and a new Micro cinema camera ($995-$1,295). → Panasonic announced new wearable POV action cam HX-A1 ($199.99). →New HDC-4300 camcorder from Sony. → Livestream Studio HD550 is a new compact all-in-one live production switcher. → Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air announced ($499.99). → New action […]

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Sony Cybershot WX500 and HX90V compacts announced

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At the 2015 NAB show Sony announced two new compact Cybershot cameras: Compact hi-zoom Sony HX90V camera with built-in retractable EVF Premium 30x ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* optical zoom lens with 60x “Clear Image” digital zoom capability Built-in pop-up OLED Tru-Finder EVF w/ high contrast and vivid colors 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ […]

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What else is new?

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→ The Sony a7r mirrorless camera is now $400 off. → The Samsung NX500 lens kit is now $100 off. → New price drop on Canon lenses (up to $800 off). → Mitakon lenses now available at B&H. → If you purchase any MindShift Gear backpack between now and May 15, you will get a free […]

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The Fotodiox cherry wood camera grip will transform your Sony RX100 III into Hasselblad Stellar

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Fotodiox now sells a “Pro” cherry wood camera hand grip that will make your Sony RX100 III look like the Hasselblad Stellar. The price? Only $49.95 – a small price to pay to make your camera look like the 2013 worst camera of the year. Additional information:

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