Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sigma announces price and availability of the 50-150mm f/2.8 APO EX DC OS HSM lens

After a long delay, Sigma finally announced the price and availability of their new 50-150mm f/2.8 APO EX DC OS HSM lens: $1,099; shipping will start in early May. B&H is now taking pre-orders for the different versions of this lens.

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What else is new?

   Some interesting links that I did not cover in details on the blog:

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Samsung NX20 kit priced at €949.99

This online store in Ireland has listed the Samsung NX20 camera kit for €949.99, available in April, 2012.

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Pictures of the Samsung NX1000 camera leaked

   After the NX20 pictures, here are few freshly leaked images of the upcoming Samsung NX1000 mirrorless camera (click on images for larger view). The NX1000 will have 20.3MP sensor, built-in WiFi and will probably be priced cheaper then the NX20. The camera is expected to start shipping in May. Via Slrclub

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Another picture of the Samsung NX20 camera

This is another image of the Samsung NX20 camera where you can see the new swivel display and the improved EVF.

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Panasonic 45-300mm lens?

I received this (probably fake) image of a Panasonic 45-300mm lens. This lens was rumored to be announced at Photokina together with 12-35mm, 35-100mm f/2.8 lenses and a GH3 camera.

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Canon patents for a 16-35mm f/2.8 lens and 2.8x teleconverter

Patent application 201263568 is for a new 16-35mm f/2.8 lens from Canon. The patent also includes calculations for a 17-35mm f/2.8-4 and 16-35mm f/2-2.8 lenses. The interesting part is that Nikon recently also filed a patent for a new 16-35mm f/2.8 lens.

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Fuji X-Pro1 cameras en route to US dealers, available on April 4th

After the Fuji X-Pro1 has been available in other countries for almost a month, the first US shipment is currently en route to dealers according to Brandon Remler who works for Fujifilm USA. Expect the first shipments to customers to start next week. B&H has listed the availability date as April 4th:

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