Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Samyang 8mm f/2.8 UMC fisheye lens coming soon

Samyang has a new distributor in the UK and on their front page there is a teaser about a new 8mm f/2.8 UMC fisheye lens coming soon:

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Pentax to announce another rugged model and a new 360 degree digital camera

In addition to the 645D replacement, another DSLR and a third mirrorless solution (after the Q and K-01), Pentax is also planning to announce an updated ultra-rugged WG camera and a completely new 360 degree digital camera – probably something similar to this Tamaggo 360° imager. The Pentax WG-2 was the last rugged, waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and sh*tproof camera announced in February, 2012.

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Adobe Lightroom 4.1 released with X-Pro1, D800, 5D Mk3 and E-M5 support

Adobe released Lightroom v4.1 with added support for Fuji X-Pro1, Canon EOS 5D MkII, Nikon D800 and Olympus OM-D E-M5. Mac users can download the new version here. Adobe also released new versions of ACR 7.1 (Windows | Mac) and DNG Converter 7.1 (Windows | Mac). New lens profiles were added for the following lenses:

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Pentax “surprise” teaser for June 1st appears on Facebook

Pentax Spain posted on their Facebbook page another “surprise” teaser scheduled for June 1st, 2012. Some of the possibilities based on previous rumors are: New 645D medium format camera Another DSLR camera A new, cheaper mirrorless camera Just a local sales promotion

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What else is new? [weekend digest]

Canon invested £10 million in the UK based photo store chain Jessops. Fujifilm to end APS film sales this month. ITC says again that Apple and RIM don’t violate Kodak patent. Canon announces resolution of patent infringement disputes. Getty Images could be valued at $4 billion for a potential IPO.

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Sigma DP2 Merrill delayed till July

Sigma DP2 Merrill

Sigma Japan issued a statement about the Sigma DP2 Merrill – like most Sigma product, the new DP2 Merrill compact camera is also delayed and is now expected to be released in July, 2012 (which probably means September):

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New rebates from Tamron, Sony and Quantum

Tamron: Sony: Sigma: Canon: Nikon: Quantum:

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Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75mm f/1.8 lens now available for pre-order

The freshly announced Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75mm f/1.8 lens is now available for pre-order at: Amazon B&H

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