Monthly Archives: January 2014

New Fujifilm XF lens roadmap: three weather-resistant lenses

The updated Fujifilm lens X-mount roadmap that was published yesterday with  the announcement of the X-T1 camera is basically the same as the version from early January, the only difference is that three of the future XF lenses are now listed as WR (weather-resistant):

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Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless camera officially announced

The Fuji X-T1 camera is now officially announced. The US prices are: $1,299.00 for body only and $1,699.00 for a kit with the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS lens. Sample images taken with the new camera can be found here. Additional coverage:

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The latest Canon patents: 11-24mm f/4 full frame lens and curved aperture diaphragm

Canon filed a patent in Japan for a new 11-24mm f/4 ultra wide-angle zoom lens designed for full frame cameras.

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Updated Sony FE lens roadmap

This updated Sony lens roadmap contains several new FE lenses that were not listed before (see previous roadmap version here):

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What to expect for the 2014 CP+ show (first announcement tomorrow)

The 2014 CP+ show will start on February 13 and companies will begin announcing their new products in the next 2-3 weeks. Here is a quick recap on what to expect from the major camera manufacturers:

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What else is new?

→ Lomography introduced a new Belair X 6-12 Instant Back. → Yongnuo announced a new YN-622N-TX i-TTL LCD wireless flash controller and wireless flash trigger transceiver for Nikon DSLR cameras. Check availability and pricing on eBay. → Phottix Mitros+ TTL transceiver flash for Nikon is now in stock.

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Olympus OMD E-M10 camera, three new lenses detailed scpecifications

Detailed specifications of the Olympus OMD E-M10 camera and three new lenses: Olympus OMD E-M10 sensor: 16.05MP 4/3 LiveMOS tiltable 3.0″ LCD touch screen, 1.04 million dots ISO sensitivity: ISO200-25600 shutter speed: 60 seconds to 1/4000 sec continuous shooting: up to 8 fps media: SD / SDHC / SDXC. UHS-I support EVF: 1.44 million dots 320 shots per […]

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Detailed Fuji X-T1 camera specifications

Here is another set of detailed specifications for the Fuji X-T1 mirrorless camera that will be announced next week (January 28th):

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