Monthly Archives: November 2013

All Samyang lenses will be available in Fuji X-mount

Few months ago I reported that Samyang will start producing lenses for Fuji mirrorless cameras. In a recent Facebook comment Samyang Asia confirmed that all of their lenses will be available with Fuji X-mount in the future.

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Pentax K-3 Premium Silver Edition camera now shipping

The Pentax K-3 Premium Silver Edition DSLRE camera is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at B&H.

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Panasonic to announce five new digital cameras in 2014 published an article called “Panasonic to halve digital camera releases in 2014”, here are the main points:

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Deal of the day: all Zeiss Touit lenses are now 20% off

All Touit lenses for Sony and Fuji mounts are currently 20% off. The savings for a 32mm f/1.8 lens is $180, with the 12mm f/2.8 lens you will save $251. This offer will end on January 31, 2014. For more current rebates and other Black Friday deals, check this page.

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Sony RX10 and several other new cameras are now shipping

    The Sony RX10 is currently in stock in Europe . In the US the camera is expected to start shipping on November 23rd. Here are few sample images taken with the RX10:

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What else is new?

→  360-degree HD video camera with live steaming raised over $250,000 on Kickstarter → The Panono throwable panoramic ball camera is listed on Indiegogo and got over $350,00 funding. → Google is working on RAW support and improved camera features for Android based devices. → Olympus may expand common digital camera parts with Sony.

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Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX II lens coming for Sony A-mount

On November 21 Tokina will officially announce the Sony α-mount version of their AT-X 116 PRO DX lens that is already available for Nikon and Canon mounts. The technical specifications of the lens can be found here.

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The latest patents from Canon, Olympus, Ricoh, Sigma and Panasonic

→ Canon filed a patent for a camera with a transparent mirror. → Sigma filed a patent for a 300mm f/2.8 APO lens. → Olympus filed a patent for a 250mm f/5 reflex lens for MFT cameras.

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