New Pentax K-S1 “sweets collection” colors announced

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Ricoh announced three new "sweets collection" colors of the Pentax K-S1 camera. Adorama has listed also few other colors as "new releases":
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The new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is delayed

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You can tell that many companies were in a rush to announce their products for Photokina because many of them are not yet ready to ship them. After Sigma and Sony, Olympus is next to issue an apology because their latest M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens and 1.4x MC-14 teleconverter will be delayed "due to hight demand". It's just hard to believe that many m43 users dropped $1,500 on that lens. The new shipping date is November 29, 2014.

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New Lomography film: LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400

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Lomography announced new LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 film available in different formats and packaging (only 5,000 rolls are available, this emulsion develops in C-41):

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What else is new?

Canon EOS C100 Mark II cinema EOS camera with dual pixel CMOS AF
→ Canon announced EOS C100 Mark II cinema EOS camera with dual pixel CMOS AF (press release):

  • Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS sensor + EF mount
  • 1920x1080 60/50i, 24/25p, PF30, PF23.98
  • Built-in dual pixel CMOS AF hardware
  • AVCHD + MP4 recording
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC media card slots
  • HDMI output with timecode & Canon log
  • ISO 320 to 80,000
  • Canon log and wide DR gamma
  • Two XLR audio connectors
  • Built-In 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz WiFi capability

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Canon announced the world's longest 4K Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 ultra-telephoto zoom lens for large format cameras.

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→ The Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens is scheduled to start shipping on October 24. Sigma already published an official apology that due to the high demand, the new lens will be in short supply.

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→ The Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar T* lens for Sony E mount is now shipping and is currently in stock.

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→ The new Ricoh WG-M1 and Ricoh WG-30W action cameras are now shipping.

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→ The German design firm WertelOberfell created some interchangeable shells for the Panasonic GM1 MFT camera.

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→ The Casio EX-FR10 camera with detachable LCD screen/remote control is now available for sale in the US.

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→ New underwater camera: Praktica DPix 1400 WP.

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One day only SanDisk memory cards sale

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Update#1: the SanDisk microSDHC deals are back.

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Update#2: the world’s first 512GB memory card in now in stock.

Several SanDisk deals with free shipping that are valid only for today:

The newly released SanDisk CFast cards are now available for pre-order:

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Pictures of Olympus Stylus 1 camera successor leaked online

This is the most interesting/serious leak/rumor since Photokina - the first pictures of the Olympus Stylus 1 camera successor:

Olympus Stylus2 camera
For comparison, here is the current Stylus 1 model:

Olympus STYLUS 1 front
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The latest patents from Canon, Panasonic, Tamron and Ricoh


Here is an update on the latest patents since my last post:

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