Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hasselblad announced H4D-40 limited edition stainless steel camera

Hasselblad is going the Leica way and announced another limited edition Hasselblad H4D-40 stainless steel camera (they announced a H4D Ferrari limited edition two months ago). Only 100 pieces will be produced and the price will be 13,990 Euros (body only) or 14,990 Euros (with HC 2.8/80mm lens). Via Imaging Insider

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No more Zeiss ZK lenses for Pentax k-mout cameras

Cosina announced on their website that they will no longer produce Carl Zeiss ZK lenses series (for Pentax k-mount SLR cameras). Current models will be sold until they run out of stock.

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Olympus files a patent for weird ultra wide external viewfinder/eyewear

Olympus filed a patent for an ultra wide external viewfinder/eyewear display:

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Samsung’s new NX lens roadmap

In addition to the 2011 roadmap, there is a new Samsung NX lens roadmap till the year 2013:     2011: 18-200mm f/3.5-6.5 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 16mm f/2.8 pancake 60mm f/2.8 macro 85mm f/1.4 2012: 12-24mm f/4 75-300mm f/4-5.6 35mm f/1.4 50mm f/1.4 135mm f/2

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Black Friday deals and rebates *UPDATED*

In the US, Black Friday is a made up shopping day where retailers provide discounts in order to generate hype (and sales). Some of the Black Friday deals are already ongoing: Calumet now has a new coupon: use “BLACKFRIDAY” to save up to $100: B&H Holidays Offers: Black Friday preview at Adorama: Amazon will be adding new deals every […]

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Canon files a patent for a 600mm f/5.6 lens

Canon’s patent JPO 2010-145832 is for a 600mm f/5.6 lens: 600mm f/5.6 lens patent details: Focal distance 582.48 F number 5.85 Field angle 2.13 Image height 21.64 Whole-length-of-the-lens 346.68

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Pentax got a new 25mm f/4 wide angle lens for their medium format 645D camera

TOP interviewed Ned Bunnell (President of Pentax USA) and here are the highlights: Pentax has no plans to discontinue the 31mm, 43mm and 77mm FA Limited lenses. Pentax will start shipping a new wide angle D-FA 645 25mm f/4 lens in early 2011 (for the medium format 645D camera). Apparently this lens was announced at Photokina, but Pentax forgot to tell […]

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Just few interesting links

External LED iFlash for your iPhone: The Contax brand name will be released from Kyocera this year. Will the Contax camera come back to life? New Panasonic firmware update for DMC-G2 makes the camera compatible with the 3D interchangeable lens (H-FT012). Sony released a firmware that will add AF support to A-mount lenses when used […]

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