Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fujifilm Japan confirms a second X100 firmware update

Dpreview reported that Fujifilm Japan has confirmed the release of a second X100 firmware update to address some of the issues reported by users. No specific release date was given. The first firmware updated 1.01 was released in April, 2010.

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Fuji Finepix X100 review (take 2)

Here is another guest post review of the Fujifilm Finepix X100 camera from TaoTeJared . Don’t forget to enter also the ongoing Fuji X100 giveaway. Check also the previous X100 review. In the last 3 weeks and almost at 1000 shots later with the Fujifilm X100 camera, I can honestly say I am loving it more every […]

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Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens for Pentax K and Sony Alpha mount now available

The Pentax and Sony versions of the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens are now available for sale (the Nikon and Canon version were released earlier this month). Sony version:

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Sony a35 and NEX C3 detailed specs

Here are the full specs of the Sony NEX C3 and a35 cameras that will be announced this Friday:

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Sony announces a new 16.15MP Super HAD CCD sensor

Sony introduced a new high-resolution 1/2.3 16.15MP color CCD sensor ICX682SQW (diagonal 7.757 mm) for consumer digital still cameras that supports high-definition television (equivalent to 720/30p) imaging and continuous capturing high-sensitivity still images.

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Price drops on some major Canon lenses

The price of several Canon lenses just got reduced: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens: original price $2499.00, current $2,449.00 Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens: original price $1049.00, current $999.00 Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Autofocus Lens: original price $2149.00, current $2,099.00 Canon Telephoto EF 135mm f/2.0L USM Autofocus Lens: original […]

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Olympus E-P3, E-PL3 and the new “mini” to be announced on June 30th, 2011

This is just an update to a previous post on the new E-P3, E-PL3 and the new mini-Olympus: digicame-info received some new information that the three cameras will be announced on June 30th instead of June 3, 2011. Olympus probably delayed the announcement because Sony will present their new cameras on June 3rd.

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