Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 wide angle lens delayed till January

Fujifilm officially announced a delay for the XF 14mm f/2.8 wide angle lens ($899.95) because of priority given to the 18-55mm f/2.8-4 zoom lens production that comes in a kit with their latest X-E1 mirrorless camera. The new delivery date is January 19th, 2013 (Google translation):

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Funny video: The Mirrorless Party

The Camera Store published this funny video called “The Mirrorless Party”. Enjoy!

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See what’s next in Adobe Photoshop on December 11

Adobe released a new video teaser on some of the upcoming future updates to Photoshop. To learn more, you can register for this event on December 11, 2012:

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Fuji X-E1 + 18-55mm lens kits now shipping in the US

Several readers emailed me that their Fuji X-E with 18-55mm lens kit orders are now shipping in the US: For current availability, check Amazon, B&H and Adorama (all out of stock at the time of this post).

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New: Sinar lanTec camera

Sinar announced their new IanTec professional camera system for landscape and architectural photography (brochure). Specifications: Shift range: +25/-15 mm vertikally, +20/-20 mm horizontally Leveling aids: 1 crcular spirit level for all axes Viewing aids: Bright focusing screen with flexible 3-fold magnifier (optional) Digital back interface: Sinar, Mamyia and Hasselblad V/H-Schnittstelle Tripod interface:  360° rotating mount with […]

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Magic Lantern successfully hacks Canon EOS-M mirrorless camera

Magic Lantern was able to successfully hack the Canon EOS-M mirrorless camera and are now collecting suggestions for new features. It seems that the excitement for this camera is not very big in Canon’s community and priority will be given to the development of new features for the 5D Mark III and 7D cameras.

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Panasonic’s credit ratings also downgraded to junk status

Similar to Sony, Panasonic’s credit ratings were also downgraded to junk status by Fitch. Here is the full press release:

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New patent from Olympus for a FT to MFT adapter

Few months ago Olympus did confirm their commitment to the Four Thirds format. The company recently filed a patent (2012-230323) in Japan for a Four Thirds to Micro Four Thirds mount lens adapter with built-in autofocus and image stabilization. This is not a surprise, since every manufacturer that has a mirrorless and DSLR cameras today also offers compatible lens adapters.

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