New Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF lens leaked in Japan

Tokina FiRIN 20mm f:2 FE MF full frame manual focus E-mount lens
Tokina will soon announce a new FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF full frame manual focus E-mount lens. This is the first lens from the new FiRIN line that I assume will be designed for mirrorless cameras. The official announcement will be before the Photokina show next month.

Via Nokishita

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Fuji X-A3 camera, Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 R WR Asph lens officially announced

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Fujifilm announced the previously rumored camera and lens:

Related videos:

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera and new L lenses officially announced

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The long rumored Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera is now officially announced (check US pricing and availability on the different camera configurations) together with two new L lenses:

  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens ($2,199)
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens ($1,099)

Sample photos can be found here. Here are the main camera specifications:

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New renderings of that rumored M mount camera with CCD sensor

There were rumors floating online few month ago about a new M mount camera with CCD sensor by an unknown manufacturer. Prosophos.com just published a few new sketches of this mystery camera:

new M mount camera with CCD sensor rumors
There were some reports last year about Voigtlander considering to start a new line of digital cameras.

Via LeicaRumors.com

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Deal of the day: 40% off all Rocky Nook books

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Rocky Nook is now offering 40% off all books (paperback, ebook, and bundles) through Sunday, August 28th. You can take advantage of this offer by using coupon code LEARN at checkout. Here are some of the available photography books:

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Fuji warns about an upcoming price increase of photographic papers

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Fuji warns about another upcoming price revision of photographic papers that will basically lead to another price increase. I think Fuji is the only company that issues a press release every time they increase their prices. They even have a press release to say that they are having a "worldwide price revision", here it is:

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

Tamron 115mm f:1.4 VC 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:4 lens for mirrorless cameras
Sigma 14mm f/3.5 or f/4 lens patent for APS-C mirrorless cameras with zero distortion.

Panasonic-24-240mm-f3.6-6.5-MFT-lens-patent
Panasonic has a patent for a 24-240mm f/3.6-6.5 MFT lens.

Fuji 10mm f:2 lens patent
Fujifilm filed an unusual patent for a 100mm f/2 lens designed for cameras with 1.2" sensor.

Four more Canon patents after the break:

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