Monthly Archives: November 2009

Red Scarlet price and more

Red Scarlet “brain only” will cost you $7000 – read all other details at (too much to mention all here):

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Samsung NX10 details

Some new Samsung NX10 rumors surfaced on dpreview: Samsung NX10 will have lens image stabilization (as mentioned before here) The NX10 is lighter and has faster AF than the Olympus E-P1 (AF speed similar to the Panasonic GH1) EVF is VGA level K-mount adapter will be released at the same time with the Samsung NX10, […]

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New Pentax D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro WR lens?

This picture is from, no other information is currently available:

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Expected availability of recently released cameras

Ricoh GXR to launch on December 18th in Japan Canon 1D Mark IV expected in stores on December 15th Fuji FinePix W1 3D camera mow available on Amazon Olympus E-P2 should be released on December 4th in Japan

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Nova DSLR camera concept

I am a big fan of camera concepts – in previous posts you can see a Leica S5 concept, Nikon 3M Coolpix concept, Nikon Coolpix 360 and another Coolpix concept. Keep in mind that those concept are created by designers and have nothing to do with real life camera manufacturers (but  they are still so cool). […]

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JVC Kenwood will not buy Pentax

This rumor surfaced a month ago and was quickly denied by JVC and Hoya. Today, two different sources (Bloomberg and Asahi) report that JVC was considering purchasing Pentax but those plans were abandoned. Via Xitek

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More Pentax 645D details

Some more info on the upcoming Pentax 645D: 39.5 MP, SD HC card, DNG format, HDMI. Expected release date: Q1 of 2010. On the same topic: according to this post on PentaxForums the 645D will be released in April, 2010. Pentax does not have plans to produce a full frame DSLR for now.

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Yes, Sony a700 is discontinued but what is the replacement?

The previous report about the Sony a700 being discontinued came back in August. Now, Sony Europe (Netherlands) confirms that directly in an email – the a700 is replaced by the “Alpha 8 series”. Do they mean the a850? Not sure why they would replace a 1.5x crop sensor DSLR with a full frame DSLR. Maybe they mean the […]

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