New Panasonic Lumix Cine camera to be announced on May 31



A new Panasonic Lumix Cine camera is rumored to be announced on May 31. It is not clear yet if the camera will be with L-mount or MFT mount (L-mount most likely):


I first reported the rumors about a Panasonic S type video-oriented full-frame camera in November last year.

Update: Sony also has a “Cine” related press event on May 31 during the Cine Gear Expo.

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Announced: Olympus Tough TG-6 waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof and shockproof camera



The previously rumored Olympus Tough TG-6 waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof and shockproof camera is now officially announced (pre-order at (Adorama, B&H and Amazon):

  • Waterproof-rated to IPX8 for use underwater to depths of 50' / 15m
  • Freezeproof to temperatures as low as 14°F / -10°C
  • Shockproof to falls from 7' / 2.1m high
  • Crushproof to withstand up to 220 lbf / 100 kgf of pressure
  • Dustproof-rated to IP6X to protect the internal components of the camera

The Olympus Tough TG-6 has some intertesting accesories:


Technical specifications:

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New pictures of the Fujifilm GFX 100MP medium format camera, official announcement tonight


The Fujifilm GFX 100MP medium format camera will be announced tonight and we already have the official press photos (additional details on the GFX 100 can be found here and here):

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Peak Design unveils the next generation of camera tripods



Peak Design just launched a new travel tripod that packs down to the size of a water bottle:

The new tripod is now listed for funding on Kickstarter (so far $1,605,502 funded with a goal of $500,000).

Additional info:

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Voigtländer Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical lens for E-mount US price: $1,099



 
The US price of the new Voigtländer Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical lens for E-mount that was released last week will be $1,099. Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H). Shipping will start on June 20th, 2019.

Additional information:

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Japanese full-frame mirrorless market share for April: Sony: 50%, Canon: 30%, Nikon: 15%


BCN Ranking published the latest Japanese full-frame mirrorless market share for the month of April (this data is only for full-frame mirrorless cameras, full-frame DSLRs are obviously not included). Here is the breakdown by camera models:

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Fujifilm GFX 100MP medium format camera technical specifications


Some additional technical specifications for the Fujifilm GFX 100MP medium format camera, two days before the official announcment:

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