Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fuji X-Pro1 camera and lenses now available for pre-order

Amazon just opened their pre-orders for the Fuji X-Pro1 camera and lenses: Fujifilm X-Pro 1 body only Fujifilm Lens X-Pro1 35mm f/1.4 lens Fujifilm Lens X-Pro1 18mm f/2.0 lens Fujifilm Lens X-Pro1 60mm f/2.4 Macro lens B&H pre-order options: Fujifilm X-Pro 1 body only Fujifilm Lens X-Pro1 35mm f/1.4 lens Fujifilm Lens X-Pro1 18mm f/2.0 lens […]

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Kenko announced a new 400mm f/8 mirror lens for various mounts

Kenko announced a new 400mm f/8 mirror lens for Micro Four Thirds, Sony NEX, Nikon F, Canon EF , Sony Alpha and Pentax K mounts:

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What new products to expect at the CP+ show in Japan

There will be several new product announcements before and during the CP+ show in Japan that will take place in Yokohama (February 9-12, 2012). Here is a quick recap: Pentax K-01 – new APS-C mirrorless camera from Pentax. The Pentax K-r replacement will be announced few months later Olympus OM-D – new m4/3 camera with built-in EFV and classic […]

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Update: Pentax K-30/K-300 (K-r replacement) to be announced in 4-5 months

A quick update on my previous post from earlier today – the Pentax K-r replacement will probably be called K-30 or K-300 and will be announced in few months (before the summer) and not during the CP+ show next week. The Pentax K-30/K-300 is supposed to be placed between the K-5 and K-r models.

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Rumor: Pentax will announce a K-r replacement at the CP+ show next week

In addition to the mirrorless K-01, there are rumors about a new DSLR camera from Pentax that will replace the already discontinued K-r model. The announcement is expected to be at the CP+ show in Japan next week.

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Fuji X-Pro1 high ISO sample image

Christian Fletcher published few samples taken with the Fuji X-Pro1 camera. The image above was taken at ISO 6400 (click on image for full resolution). Christian will be posting new images over the next few days, so bookmark his website. I guess Fuji was serious when they said about the X-Pro1 that “resolution and low noise will surpass […]

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Panasonic announces six new Lumix compact Cameras

Panasonic announced their Lumix compact product line for the first half of 2012. The new batch includes two superzoom, two rugged models and two entry level cameras – they are all priced and already listed on Amazon:

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Pentax K-01 to be announced on February 2nd, 2012

Penatx K-01 announcment

The Pentax K-01 camera is designed by Marc Newson and according to this press invitation received by stuff-review, the official announcement will be on February 2nd, 2012.

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