Monthly Archives: August 2010

Olympus E-5 specs

Olympus E-5 is expected to be released on September 14th, 2010. Those are suppose to be some of the basic specs for that camera: Magnesium weather proof  body Dual memory card slots (not sure if CF+SD or 2xSD) 12MP sensor 11 AF points 6fps Image stabilization Anti-dust feature Some kind of a rotating/tilting LCD display HD video […]

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Canon develops world’s largest CMOS sensor

After the 120 MP APS-H-size CMOS sensor, Canon announced today that they developed the largest CMOS sensor sized at 202 x 205 mm or 7.95 x 8.07 in.

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Olympus announced the black E-P2 kit plus two lenses

Everything seems to be back to normal. First some catching up on today’s events: Olympus announced the black E-P2 kit and two lenses that leaked yesterday. Sample images from M.Zuiko 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 MSC and M.Zuiko 40-150mm F4-5.6 MSC

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NikonRumors.com is back online

NikonRumors.com is now online. It may take several hours until the server changes propagation is complete and all ISP have updated their routers. If you cannot access NikonRumors.com directly, try http://173.45.162.91. I am not going to discuss again the details of why NR went down, I did that already on Twitter and Facebook. NikonRumors now has […]

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Olympus to announce a new E-P2 kit tomorrow, E-5 on September 14th

The picture says it all: tomorrow, August 31st, Olympus will announce a new E-P2 kit with black 17mm f/2.8 lens and black external flash. Two lenses are also expected: new M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 and M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6. Olympus will then continue on September 14th with a new E-5: 12 MP new TruePic 5 […]

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Pentax announcement on September 9th

Pentax is expected to announce at least one new DSLR camera and at least one prime lens plus two compact cameras on September 9th, 2010. There could be an additional announcement during, or just before Photokina. Pentax is expected to announce new K-5 and K-r models and potentially a new EVIL camera for Photokina this […]

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Zeiss to announce the new Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZE/ZF.2 lens on Wednesday

The previously rumored Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZE/ZF.2 lens will be announced this Wednesday according to this post on Facebook:

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