What else is new?

Ricoh has a new patent for a Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 lens

GR Remote Viewer app for Ricoh GRII camera (download JPG & RAW files from GRII to smartphone)

New Leica Q Safari limited edition camera announced in Japan

Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 lens for Leica M-mount hands-on review

The latest 2017/2018 Leica financial statements: sales increased for the fifth year in a row

Panasonic Develops Long-range TOF Image Sensor

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New interview with Fuji’s manager (Fuji X-T100 and GFX cameras, Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR lens and more)


Mr. Udono from Fujifilm was interviewed by a Taiwanese YouTube channel. Here is the recap from FujiAddict:

  • Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR lens coming this year.
  • The Fuji X-T100 was designed to fit nicely between the Fuji X-A5 and Fuji X-T20.
  • Selfie screen could come to more models if customers want it.
  • Tilty flippy screen wasn’t implemented to keep the X-T100 compact.
  • No hints about the Fujifilm GFX 50R even with pushing, but Photokina 2018 shouldn’t be missed.

Additional details from the interview and the full video:

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The new Loupedeck+ supports Aurora HDR and Capture One (Skylum Luminar support is coming next)


Loupedeck announced a new Loupedeck+ photo editing console that in addition to improved controls and more buttons, it also has added support for Aurora HDR and Capture One (still in beta). Skylum Luminar support is coming next.

Upgrades to the new Loupedeck+ include:

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Buying tax free photo gear in the US could be over after Supreme Court decision

The US Supreme Court ruled today that states can force online retailers to collect sales taxes. This can put an end to tax-free shopping from online retailers like B&H and Adorama (Amazon is already collecting sales tax):

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US price of the new Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens: $1,099


A quick update on my previous post about the new Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens for Sony E-mount - the US price will be $1,099 ($100 more than the Voigtlander MACRO APO-Lanthar 65mm f/2 Aspherical lens as already reported).

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What else is new?

Update on the registered Nikon N1718 camera

The upcoming Nikon Coolpix A1000 camera is rumored to have an EVF

Where is the rumored new Leica CM mirrorless camera?

Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF Lens Firmware Update

Olympus PEN-F STC Grip

Photons to Photos: Panasonic GH-5 and GX9

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Sony a7 III camera (body only) now in stock


The hard-to-find Sony a7 III camera (body only) is now in stock at the US retailer Focus Camera. The latest mirrorless camera from Sony has been out of stock in the US since it was announced back in February. Additional coverage:

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