Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sigma announced pricing and availability of the 46MP DP2 Merrill camera

Sigma DP2 Merrill

Sigma announced the price and availability of the Sigma DP2 Merrill camera: shipping will start in July 2012 for a street price of $999 which is actually reasonable considering that the camera will have the 46MP APS-C X3 sensor form the SD1.

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Nauticam underwater housing NA-EM5 for Olympus OM-D EM-5

Nauticam announced their NA-EM5 underwater housing for Olympus OM-D EM-5 m4/3 camera with a depth rating of 100m. The retail price is $1350 and is expected to start shipping on July 11, 2012.

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First picture of the Samsung EX2F camera

This is the first image of soon to be released Samsung EX2F compact camera. The basic specs are: Built-in Wi-Fi 12.4MP 1/1.7″ (10.9mm) BSI CMOS sensor (updated) 3x optical zoom 24mm on the wide angle side Schneider Kreuznach lens with fast f/1.4 aperture Rotating AMOLED display Dual image stabilization

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Sony shows their action cam for the first time

     On their blog today Sony showed their new action camera for the first time. The camera will be tiny and lightweight, it will have SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor. The ultra-wide angle lens will be made by Carl Zeiss.

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Q&A with Schneider Kreuznach

Schneider Kreuznach released this Q&A session regarding their recent announcement and future plans:

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Adobe Lightroom 4 is now part of Creative Cloud

Adobe announced on their blog today that Lightroom 4 is now part of the new Creative Cloud service: Creative Cloud is the digital hub that lets you download and install any of the new Adobe Creative Suite 6 desktop apps you want, plus cloud storage, device syncing, and the ability to easily publish, manage, and host websites through your […]

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Fujifilm’s Fujinon XF lenses new roadmap for X-Pro1

FujiFilm officially published a slightly different roadmap for the X-Pro1 camera line. The initial roadmap had all zoom lenses with fixed f/4 aperture – now two of the upcoming zoom lenses will have variable aperture. In 2012 you can expect two new lenses: 14mm f/2.8 18-55mm f/2.8-f/4 OIS. The rest of the lenses for 2013 are: 56mm f/1.4 27mm […]

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Samsung EX2 to be announced on June 26th (UPDATED)

The new Samsung EX2/EX2F are rumored to be announced on June 26th, 2012. The cameras are expected to have f/1.4 aperture (the previous TL500/EX1 model had f/1.8 aperture). Update: The EX2 will be using the same AMOLED screen from the NX20 model, Samsung calls it Clear AMOLED. Also, the previously reported 55mm f/1.8 lens is really going to be a […]

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