Monthly Archives: March 2013

New: SLR Magic Monster Lens II 12-36×50 ED spotting scope for MFT digiscoping

New product from SLR Magic – Monster Lens II 12-36×50 ED Spotting Scope for digiscoping with Micro Four Thirds cameras. The company’s first spotting scope was announced back in 2011. Press release and technical specifications:

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II rumored specifications

Another set of rumored Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera specifications is currently floating around (see previous set of specs from November 2012): 21MP APS-C ISO 100-25600 (L: 50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400) 10fps Video ‘stills burst’ mode 30/60 fps Full HD video with manual control Single CF card slot 19 AF Points all cross On chip […]

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Samsung NX300 starts shipping in the next few days, Usain Bolt is the new face of the NX line

The Samsung NX300 mirrorless camera will start shipping in the next few days and Usain Bolt is the new face behind the NX product line. Here is a recap of the main technical camera specifications:

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Pentax full frame DSLR camera is coming, but not tomorrow

Ok, it seems that the rumors I reported in my last Pentax post were bogus, but this doesn’t change the fact that a full frame Pentax DSLR camera is coming soon – see yesterday’s tweet from Pentax Australia. Last year Pentax Australia also tried to convince their Twitter audience that “good things are coming”.

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Canon rumored to announce high megapixel DSLR camera by the end of 2013

The rumored high megapixel Canon DSLR camera will probably be announced in October/September this year. The new 1 series body will most likely have a 47MP sensor, but there are also rumors for a 39MP or 50+MP sensors. The release time frame for this high MP Canon camera matches with the rumored 36MP Nikon D4x announcement.

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Pentax K-3 24MP full frame camera announcement on March 27th?

Few weeks ago I reported that Pentax is going to soon introduce several new DSLR cameras as early as this month. RiceHigh received some information that the 24MP Pentax K-3 full frame camera will be announced next week on March 27. In another post, RiceHigh reports about photographer Mike Svitek who has posted this on hig g+ […]

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What else is new?

You won’t need batteries with this “Sun & Cloud” digital camera – the built-in  solar panel and hand crank will allow to generate enough power to use the camera. Fujifilm announced new compact cameras: FinePix XP200 and FinePix S8400W. Together with the new price increase, Fujifilm also announced new design for their professional photographic film packaging. 

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Brenthaven BX2 camera backpack review

This is a quick review of the Brenthaven BX2 camera backpack (Model #: 1703). The first thing I noticed after I picked up the BX2 was how light it was – with a weight of 2.8 lb I believe this is one of the lightest backpacks in this category (the similar sized Lowepro DSLR Video Fastpack 250 AW for example […]

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