Monthly Archives: August 2009

Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2,8 XR Di II VC

Tamron just announced a e new lens: Mount: Nikon, Canon Length: 26-78 mm (eq. 24×36) Angle of view: 78 ° 45′-31 ° 11 ‘ Construction: 19 elements, 14 groups, 2 lenses LD (Low Dispersion) Openings maximum / minimum: f / 2.8 to 32 Stabilizer: Yes, VC Minimum Distance Focus: 0.29 cm Maximum reproduction ratio: 1:4,8 […]

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Olympus E-600 rumor becomes reality

The previously rumored Olympus E-600 is now official: General Camera Type SLR Manufacturer Olympus Model Number E-600 Dimensions 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (130 x 94 x 60 mm) Weight 16.8 oz (475 g) Planned Price $600 Planned Availability November 2009 Image Capture Sensor Type N-MOS Four Thirds (approx. 0.85 in. diagonal) 13.10 megapixels […]

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September 1st: Canon EOS 7D, Panasonic GF-1 and more

September 1st will be an exciting day. First, Panasonic will unveil the new GF1: Then Canon will bring the big guns with the EOS 7D, 3 New Lenses and an underwater video camera: And don’t forget: Leica M9 on 09.09.09!

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Sony A700 to be discontinued

Received multiple tips that the Sony A700 DSLR camera will be discontinued. Expect some good deals on this model. On another note, In an interview with BJP, Sony said that they are not yet ready to to enter the professional market.

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New Sigma 70-300 OS lens

This is a very reliable information, but unfortunately I do not have more details. I guess this new lens would be a replacement of the current Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro telephoto zoom lens and will add OS (Optical Stabilizer) function. This lens could be announced next week (maybe even on Monday). The pictured lens is […]

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In the mean time Samsung quietly tries to release another super zoom (WB 5000)

A lot of new cameras are being released and will be released in the next few days (Canon, Panasonic on September 1st). Samsung is also preparing a WB5000 super zoom. For some reason the original Cnet article was removed (maybe it is not yet official?). Google has also cached a Samsung UK page with the same […]

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Sony A800 anyone?

This is the anonymous tip I just received. A photoshop job? Specs: 16.2MP exmor R FF sensor ISO 100-25600 8 fr/sec new AF 3.5 in. LCD display 100% view-finder Pop-up flash Flash sync (1/500) 23 AF sensors Quick Live View

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New Sony DSLRs available for pre-order

Amazon is already taking pre-orders for the new Sony Alpha models (click for details): UK pre-order options

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