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The Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens will be hard to get the next three months


Sony Japan issued the now standard statement about very high demand for the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens (SEL70200GM) and it will take them three months to catch up with production. Similar statements seem now to be a standard procedure also for Nikon and Fuji. The Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens was […]

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Sigma will make lenses for Sony FE mount in the future (they said that last year too)


In a recent interview with Focus-numerique Sigma’s president Kazuto Yamaki confirmed that Sigma will start producing full frame FE lenses for Sony E-mount in the future. Interestingly enough, he said the same thing in March last year in at least two different interviews with major websites. No other details were given, except the fact that Mr. Yamaki himself […]

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What else is new? (final Photokina 2016 recap)


The 2016 Photokina show is now over. Here is one final recap:

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Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap (Sony FE mount)


After the announcement of the new FíRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF full frame lens for Sony E-mount, Tokina displayed their FiRIN roadmap that shows three new lenses to be announced by 2018:

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Sony Alpha a99 II camera now available for pre-order


The new Sony Alpha a99 II camera is now available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. To see all new Photokina products available for pre-order, visit this page (more products added daily).

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Photokina day 0 recap (press day)


The press day for the 2016 Photokina show is now over. I still expect few more announcements from Leica tomorrow… and maybe Ricoh/Pentax? Here is a quick recap of what was announced today in case you missed it:

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New Sony a99 II camera announced


New Sony a99 II camera just announced with 42.4 MP, 12 fps, 4k video, 5 axis stabilization. – watch the Sony press event live streaming. Update: here is the official press release. Sony a99 II camera specifications (more information available here): Full-frame 4D Focus: Innovative Hybrid Phase Detection AF system with accurate 79 hybrid cross AF […]

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