Monthly Archives: March 2014

Panasonic officially announced the Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 lens

Today Panasonic officially announced the Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 lens (the development of that lens was announced in October last year). The price of the lens is $599 and it will be available in black and silver. Shipping will start in June. From the press release:

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Two Hasselblad Lunar cameras go under the auctioneer’s hammer for $54,500

Some Lunar news from Hasselblad: A crowd at a charity auction in Florida couldn’t believe their eyes as two brand new Hasselblad Lunar cameras with a joint retail value of around $14,000 suddenly rocketed in value to $54,500. Two photo enthusiasts at the world-famous three day-long annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance exotic car festival began bidding against each […]

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The latest patents from Sigma, Olympus, Samsung and Ricoh

→ Sigma filed a patent application in Japan for a 28-85mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. → Olympus filed a patent for selective exposure in different areas of the frame. → Samsung files patent for camera with transparent display.

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Sony α3500 camera leaked online

The upcoming Sony a3500 camera leaked online. Here is a quick overview of the specifications: 20.1MP Exmor™ APS HD CMOS Sensor ISO 16000 Sensitivity Tru-Finder Electronic Viewfinder Full HD Video Auto Object Framing Picture Effect Detailed Sony α3500 camera specifications and additional images after the break:

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New Samyang wide angle lenses announced

Samyang announced three new lenses: Samyang 12mm 1:2.0 NCS CS: more info & specs | price & pre-order Samyang 8mm T3.1 V-DSLR UMC Fish-eye II: more info & specs | price & pre-order Samyang 10mm 1:2.8 ED AS NCS CS: more info & specs | price & pre-order

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Samsung NX mini SMART camera announced

Samsung officially announced their previously rumored NX Mini SMART camera with a 20MP 1″ CMOS sensor and three new lenses. The camera kit is priced between $449-$549 depending on the included lens. Additional information after the break:

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Samsung NXF1 camera leaked

Here are the first images and specifications of the rumored Samsung NXF1 camera:

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New Samyang lens to be announced on March 21

Samyang posted on their Facebook page that they will have a new lens announced on March 21st. Stay tuned for details. Update: I am sure the new lens will not be a zoom nor a tilt-shift. Here is another teaser published on Facebook:

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