Monthly Archives: January 2011

Canon update

Canon (as well as Nikon) lost 15% market share in the UK (probably because of the growing mirrorless market). At the same time Canon’s profit rise 26% this year, beating analysts’ estimates. The future looks promising according to a Goldman Sachs analyst: “Single-lens reflex cameras will probably record double- digit growth this year to become Canon’s earnings driver, while compact cameras may […]

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Sony 50mm f/1.4, 300mm f/2.8 and 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 lenses listed as discontinued

Sony Hong Kong has listed the following three Sony lenses as discontinued: 50mm f/1.4, 300mm f/2.8 and 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3:

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If someone will be acquiring Kodak, now would be a good time

Kodak was already in a bad shape and it got even worse today (source: Marketwatch): “Eastman Kodak Co. said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit dropped 95%, as revenue declined in both the company’s traditional film business and its digital segment.” There were some speculations last month that Kodak is for sale. The stock is currently down […]

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Sony DSC-HX100V camera leaked

Sony Nordic Images published a picture and brief description of a new Sony HX100V camera: The camera incorporates technology not only from “Cyber-shot” series development but also from “Handycam” and the “a (alpha)” series DSLR quality with Manual to Auto, Higher resolution 50p Full HD movie & 3D in one body 30x Ultra high zoom […]

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Ricoh CX5 camera announced

The previously rumored Ricoh CX5 compact camera got officially announced today. The main features: High-speed autofocus using the unique hybrid AF system developed by Ricoh Improved image resolution through use of super-resolution technology Super-resolution zoom equivalent to up to 600 mm in addition to the 10.7× 28–300 mm optical zoom High-quality photography that widens the range […]

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Pentax acknowledges K-5 sensor issues, offers a fix and an apology

Pentax issued this statement about the stains on the Pentax K-5 sensor: “To PENTAX K-5 Digital SLR Camera Users We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for your patronage of PENTAX products. We deeply regret that the first shipment of our PENTAX K-5 digital SLR camera included some products with a stained image sensor […]

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Pentax K-5 Silver leaked

I mentioned about the upcoming Pentax K-5 SIlver last week and today two pictures were leaked by Pentax Europe. This also means that the other rumors about the upcoming NC-1 mirrorless camera from Pentax are probably also true. The images are now removed but a pentaxforum member was able to capture them:

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Fuji X100 updates including first photo samples

A Norwegian website got a hold of a pre-production version of the Fuji X100 and posted multiple test images at different ISO. Check it out asap because I am afraid the review will be pulled down. Update: yes, all Fuji x100 sample images were removed from the site. Dpreview published a preview of the camera (without […]

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