Monthly Archives: September 2010

Photokina day 4 updates

Pentax K-5 DSLR and Optio RZ10 hands-on New version 2 of Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise bag was released. Carl Zeiss at Photokina video:

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What is a Plenoptic camera?

Plenoptic technology is developed by Adobe and it lets you select which part of the image you want to be in focus. A Plenoptic camera contains an array of microlenses between the front lens and the sensor and it captures a series of small images from different viewpoints that can later be extracted and manipulated by special […]

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Photokina day 3 updates

Photokina news are slowly fading away as we approach the end of day 3 of the biggest photography show. Quick update on the latest: BJP: “Sigma says it is working on a full-frame version of the sensor, despite the three-layer design’s complexity.” Photokina medium format coverage. Hasselblad plans 200-megapixel camera for 2011. Pentax announced retail […]

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Photokina day 2 updates

First, a slideshow from Photokina 2010: Hasselblad CFV-50 adds 50MP digital sensor to your V-System camera. They also brought a Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Edition. Ricoh G700SE: 12MP, waterproof, dust proof, shockproof, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and wifi (b/g) antennas.

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Photokina day 1.5 updates

Samyang announced two more lenses: V-DSLR 8 mm F3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS and AE 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC: According to Ricoh will introduce APS-C sensor module with M lens bayonet for their GXR system (prototype was already shown in Japan few months ago). Olympus Zuiko-equipped compact camera (prototype):

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You can get your Fuji X100 for $1000 in March 2011

Engadget reports that the Fujifilm FinePix X100 will cost $1000 and it will start shipping in March 2011. AP says the price in Europe will be €1000. Three X100 videos:

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Photokina day 1 updates

Panasonic GH2 + new 3D lens announced: Sony showed a prototype (maybe Alpha A77?) DSLR at Photokina: See also AP related coverage on the new Sony prototype. Ricoh GR LENS A12 28 mm F2.5 announced:

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Sigma announced several new products including a 46MP camera with Foveon X3 sensor

Update: the official Sigma SD1 website is up. Sigma announced SD1 flagship digital SLR with 46MP 1.5x crop Foveon X3 sensor Sigma 150mm F2.8 Macro lens Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 lens Sigma EF-610 DG flash

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