Monthly Archives: May 2009

Sony Alpha 800 DSLR

I received some info on a upcoming Sony a800 DSLR – I cannot confirm it at that point: 16.2MP full frame sensor exmor R (new technology) 100-25600 ISO 8 frame/sec SSI, same a900 OVF, new AF system, GPS and WiFi built-in 3.5 in. LCD display Pop-up flash Flash sync (1/500) Camera level 23 AF sensors Quick […]

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Olympus E-P1 (Micro Four Thirds)

Some info on the next Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus: it will be named E-P1. The confusion here is that two years ago Olympus already had a prototype with the name E-P1. We should know more in the next two weeks, prior to the official announcement. Here is another screenshot from slrclub for Olympus camera model E-P1:

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Did you know…

… that the new Panasonic GH1 will be available in 3 different colors (for now the pre-orders  are only for black – expected delivery: June, 2009) ?

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And one more on the future of the Apple camera

Update: iPhone 3.0 may have an autofocus camera. After the first post about the future of the Apple digital camera, I came across those job postings – I know, they are mainly for the iPhone, but I still think that Apple is paying too much attention to the camera portion of their products lately: Of […]

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Fuji S6 Pro rumor sparked again

The rumor for a replacement of the current Fuji S5 Pro has been circulating for a while and recently got rejuvenated with this post on dpreview.

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Tokina to start producing lenses for Sony Alpha mount?

Here is the email that triggered this rumor: Dear Sirs, All Tokina lenses fit on Nikon and Canon cameras only. We are now studying and developing Sony alpha mount and will make a publicity as soon as ready, possibly end parts of this year. Best regards Tokina Sales Division Source: Dyxum

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Two Sony lenses are still missing…

Maybe they will be released with the rumored Sony a500 and a550 DSLRs. At the PMA 2009 show Sony showed 6 different prototype lenses: a unknown super-telephoto lens, DT 50mm F1.8, DT 30mm F2.8 Macro, DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6, DT 55-200mm F4-5.6 and a 28-75mm F2.8. As of today all of them are released except the super-telephoto and the 28-75mm F2.8 zoom lenses. The question is […]

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Canon 5D Mark II: manual exposure control for video

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