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The regular weekly recap from both the rumors and addict websites:

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Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens to be announced next week

Laowa Zero-D 12mm f:2.8 distortion-free lens
The new Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens I reported about back in February will be officially announced on July 30th at 7 pm EST. The retail price will be USD 949, early birds will be able to get discounts. There are several better photos of the actual lens on flickr (credit: Daniel Han):

Update: the Nikon version of the lens can be seen here.

Laowa Zero-Distortion 12mm f/2.8 Lens


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The first lens preview is now online:

Sample video footage taken with the Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D lens:

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Rokinon AF 50mm f/1.4 FE autofocus lens for Sony E mount

Rokinon AF 50mm f:1.4 FE Lens for Sony E
Few days ago I reported about the new Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 autofocus (AF) full frame lens for Sony E-mount. The US price of $699 is now confirmed and the lens is currently available for pre-order. Reviews of the same Samyang branded lens can be found here and here.

Lens features, specifications and AF speed video test:

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Panasonic to reduce their product lines to G, GX and GH

If you are confused with the Panasonic camera naming conventions, you are probably not the only one:

Panasonic is going to change all of that - the company is planning to kill the GM and GF lines and concentrate on the G, GX and GH lines by grouping future releases by "form factor":

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The latest deals on photo gear

The latest deals on photo gear:

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Pictures of the upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera leaked online

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Northlight Images posted several blurry pictures of the upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera. CanonRumors reports that the official announcement date could be August 25, 2016. A new Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II lens could also be announced as a kit lens for the new 5D camera.

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