Monthly Archives: September 2013

Offline for two weeks

Due to unexpected family emergency I will be offline in the next two week. I will try to post updates and reply to emails when possible.

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What else is new?

The Sony QX100 lens style camera gets a teardown just in time for shipping. Topaz Labs currently has a 50% off sale on Topaz Adjust ($24.99 through September 30th): use promo code septadjust during checkout. Fujifilm officially launched the Instax Mini-90 Neo Classic camera. New Kodak company to continue selling film.

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This “Pentax Open Day” scheduled in the UK on October 9th is most likely for the new K-3 DSLR camera

SRS Microsystems has a banner on their website for “UK first at SRS Pentax Open Day” on October 9th. The banner features a silhouette of a Pentax DSLR camera (most likely the K-3). This event is probably scheduled for the upcoming Pentax K-3 camera that is rumored to be announced on October 8th.

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Hasselblad lens price increase coming on October 1st

On October 1, 2013 Hasselblad will increase the price of their H system lenses due to higher manufacturing costs (maybe the real reason is to cover the losses from the Lunar and Stellar cameras). Here are the details: Until Sept. 30th Starting Oct. 1 Item Number Product Description Current MSRP New MSRP H-3023024 HCD 24mm […]

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First picture of the new Pentax K-3 DSLR camera

Digicame-info just published the first image of the upcoming Pentax K-3 DSLR camera. From the picture it appears that the K-3 will be an APS-C based camera (see rumored specifications). A dpreview member also mentioned few other new features in the K-3:

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Adobe announced Photoshop Elements 12, Premiere Elements 12

Adobe officially announced Photoshop Elements 12 and Premiere Elements 12. What’s new in Photoshop Elements 12 video: Take your photos with you wherever you go: Easily view, relive, and share your Elements photos on your smartphone and tablet. And finally—unlock the photos from your mobile device, and see them in your Elements albums back at home. […]

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Pentax K-3 rumored to be announced on October 8

A new Pentax K-3 DSLR camera is rumored to be announced on October 8th in Japan (Monday evening, October 7th in North America). I am still not sure if the previously leaked specifications are correct. Coincidently, Nikon is also expected to announce their new D610 camera on the same date.

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Samsung NX300m camera manual leaked online

Last week I reported about a new Samsung NX300m camera. The NX300m manual is now available online and reveals a camera identical to the current NX300 model but with an improved tiltable LCD screen (tiltable up 180°, down 45°; the NX300 was up 90°, down 45°). Samsung is also rumored to announce a new 16-50mm f/2.8 […]

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