Monthly Archives: February 2010

Tokina and Ricoh announced plans for new lenses at PMA

Tokina announced plans for a new 16-28mm f/2.8 wide angle lens for full frame (source). In 2010 Ricoh is planning to release a new P10 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VC lens piece for the GXR system. This lens was reported as a rumor here over a month ago. The included sensor will be back-illuminated CMOS with 10MP (same […]

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Sigma is planning to make an EVIL camera

Dpreview just reported that Sigma has announced plans on PMA to develop a mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with one of its Foveon sensors. Sigma is also evaluating the possibility of developing a new lens lineup for mirrorless cameras.

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Olympus E system to go 100% mirrorless in two years

This is according to Olympus America’s DSLR product manager Richard S. Pelkowski: “I would say that within 24 months the E system will not have a mirror box at all. Up until we launched the Pen cameras all manufacturers were doing was fitting a digital sensor in what is ultimately a film camera body – […]

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Pentax K-7 goes limited

Only 1000 pieces will be produced. Expected release date: March 13, 2010. Full press release after the break:

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Sony press conference going on now

Update: you can follow dpreview’s live report from Sony’s press conference @ PMA. Videos after the break:

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Sony’s press release for PMA

The most important part is in red: SONY HIGHLIGHTS ALPHA CONCEPT MODELS AND OTHER NEW DIGITAL IMAGING PRODUCTS AT PMA 2010 Sony is exhibiting an array of innovative digital imaging products at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) 2010 International Convention, including a concept model of the new compact α (alpha) DSLR camera system that employs […]

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Samsung makes it official

The previously rumored cameras from Samsung are now official: And another Samsung rumor just turned official – Samsung will release five more lenses for the NX series in 2010: Zoom Focal Length Pancake Lens (Jan 2010) 30mm F2 Standard Zoom Lens (Jan 2010) 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS Tele Zoom Lens (Jan 2010) 50-200mm F4-5.6 OIS Standard Zoom […]

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