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→ Price drop: the Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is now $935.24 (the K-3 is $749). → Expires today: $300 off on the Sony a7 mirrorless camera. → The Sony RX100 MIV camera is now shipping and is currently in stock. → The Panasonic Lumix CM1 camera and smartphone with 4k video is now available. → Firmware […]

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Sony raising money to concentrate on developing image sensors, pulls away from consumer goods

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Sony Corporations is planing to raise nearly $4 billion with issuing new shares and bonds in order to invest in stacked image sensor R&D and production while pulling back from consumer goods where they lost money in the past:

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→ Sample photos from the Sigma dp0 Quattro camera ($999) published online (more photos available here). → The Sony a7R camera is now $400 off. → The $100 off discount for the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will expire on June 30th.

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Canon 10mm f/2.8L USM full frame lens and other patents from Canon, Sony and Olympus

Canon drone patent

→ Is Canon getting into the drone business? A recently filed patent describes how to control the angle of the vertical and horizontal direction of the camera and how to analyze coordinates from GPS satellite. → Canon filed a patent for a full frame Canon 10mm f/2.8L USM lens (not a fisheye). → Canon filed a patent to […]

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Fuji X-T10, Panasonic G7 cameras, new Sony Vario-Sonnar lenses now in stock

Fujifilm X-T10 Mirrorless Camera with XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS Lens

Now shipping in the US and currently in stock: Fujifilm X-T10 camera Panasonic G7 camera Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 Vario-Sonnar T* ZA SSM II Zeiss lens Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Vario-Sonnar T* Zeiss ZA SSM II lens

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Pre-orders are now open for the Sony a7R II, RX100 IV and RX10 II cameras

Sony a7R II, RX100 IV and RX10 II camera pre-orders

Pre-orders for the Sony a7R II, RX100 IV and RX10 II cameras are now open: Sony a7R II: B&H | Adorama | Amazon | DigitalRev Sony RX10 II: B&H | Adorama | Amazon | DigitalRev Sony RX100 IV: B&H | Adorama | Amazon | DigitalRev The price of the previous RX10 model already dropped by $100.

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Zeiss Planar 50mm f:0.7 lens

→ The Sony Alpha NEX-7 with 18-55mm lens is now $750 off. → The Zeiss Planar 50mm f/0.7 lens was originally designed for NASA: One of the largest aperture lenses in the history of photography: the ZEISS Planar 0.7/50. It was originally designed for NASA. In order to take pictures of the “dark” side of the moon, they […]

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