Today only: SanDisk memory cards on sale


As a part of their DealZone, B&H has a sale on SanDisk memory cards (up to 30% off). This offer will end today at midnight EST. Five different memory cards are on sale:

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Pictures of the upcoming Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25 mm f/1.7 MFT lens


Here are some new prorotype pictures of the upcoming Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25 mm f/1.7 MFT lens taken at the Photography Show 2019 in Birmingham (the lens was announed in September last year):

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Panasonic S1 now shipping, currently in stock in the UK


The new Panasonic S1 full-frame mirrorless camera is now shipping and it is already in stock in WEX UK and Park Camera:


In the US the Panasonic S1 is scheduled to start shipping on April 4th: see the listings at Adorama and B&H. The Lumix S lenses are also expected on April 4th: Adorama | B&H | Park Cameras | WEX.


Panasonic currently has a limited time offer: if you pre-order now, you can get a free Panasonic DMW-BLJ31 battery and Panasonic DMW-BGS1 battery grip ($435.98 value). See the details at Adorama and B&H:


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New: Thingyfy Pro X pinhole zoom lens




Yes, a pinhole zoom lens does exist thanks to the Chinese company Thingyfy. Ephotozine reports that at the 2019 Photography Show Thingyfy were showing their new range of pinhole lenses which includes also the world's first pinhole zoom lens, the Pinhole Pro X (not sure that "Pro" stands for here).

Thingyfy pinhole lenses are sold at Amazon.

Additional pictures of the new Thingyfy Pro X pinhole zoom lens:

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The new Sony Pregius S stacked CMOS image sensor with global shutter is intended for industrial use


Sony announced that it has developed Pregius S - a new stacked CMOS image sensor technology that employs Sony's proprietary global shutter function with back-illuminated pixel structure to deliver both distortion-free, high imaging performance and miniaturization. The new sensor technology is intended for industrial equipment used in fields such as manufacturing, inspection, and logistics.

The full press release can be found here.

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Viltrox 20mm f/1.8 and 85mm f/1.8 mirrorless lenses now shipping



The new Viltrox 20mm f/1.8 and 85mm f/1.8 mirrorless lenses that were announced last year are now shipping and are currently in stock at eBay (Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 | Viltrox 20mm f/1.8) and on Amazon. A quick review of the 85mm f/1.8 lens can be found here.

Keep in mind that there are two different versions of the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 lens:

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Profoto is accusing Godox of patent infringement



Profoto is accusing Godox of patent infringement. The two products in question (Profoto A1 and Godox V1) have round flash heads with a fresnel lens, magnetic mount and LED adjustment lights:

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