Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sony ILCE-5000 (a5000) camera

The Taiwanese NCC government agency (National Communications Commission) has a registration for a new Sony ILCE-5000 (a5000) camera. The official announcement will most likely be during the CES show in early January (Las Vegas) or during the CP+ show in Japan in early February.

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The new Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens is now available for pre-order

The new Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens is now available for pre-order at $1,069 for Sony, Canon and Nikon mounts. Additional information on the lens can be found here.

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2014 Photo Rumors Recap & Happy Holidays

I will have limited Internet connectivity during the next few days and will be enjoying the holidays, I hope you will enjoy yours too. Here is a quick recap of some of the latest rumors from around the Web: In a recent DC.Watch interview, Sugita Mr. Yukihiko from Olympus Imaging Development Division said that the company will focus […]

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The latest patents from Canon: motorized camera mirror flip and 100x zoom lens

Canon filed a patent for a motorized camera mirror flip (instead of the spring loaded solution used today). The use of motor will not increase the speed, but reduce the vibrations inside the camera.

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Another Fuji film price increase

Fuji announced today another price increase on color negative film, color reversal film, black and white film and quick snap. Stock up now before the price increase kicks in on April 2014. Here is the press release:

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Free Sigma USB dock offer in the UK

Free Sigma USB dock offer in the UK: Sigma Imaging UK is offering a FREE Sigma USB Dock for all new purchases of 30mm F1.4 DC HSM | A . The promotion is effective from 1st December 2013 up to 31st January 2014. Terms & conditions apply to this offer and claims must be received […]

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The new Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 OIS lens will start shipping on March 15th, 2014

According to Amazon, the new Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 OIS lens ($999.95) will start shipping on March 15th, 2014.

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What else is new? (MacPro, 360 degree video, tilt shift lens adapter)

→ The new Apple MacPro computer is now available for pre-order. → Eye Mirror is a device that you attach to your camera in order to record 360 degree videos. → Kipon announced a new 0.7x Baveyes reduce optic adapter for full frame lenses on APS-C mirrorless cameras. They are also developing a new tilt shift lens adapter:

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