Monthly Archives: August 2014

Samyang to announce a new wide angle lens

A quick update on my previous post: the latest Samyanag teaser is for a new wide angle lens (without AF) that should be announced in the coming days. This will be a”photo” lens and not a V-DSLR version.

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Up to $1,000 price drop on Canon lenses coming tomorrow

Update: here is one link/page for all reduced Canon lenses from Adorama and the corresponding page from B&H. Tomorrow 26 different Canon lenses will get up to a $1,000 price drop. If the prices below are not live yet, check also Adorama and Amazon (update: there is also a new Canon mail-in rebate program): Primes $110 Price Drop on EF […]

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What else is new?

→ This deal ends in 2 days: 50% off Topaz Adjust plugin (designed to make your photos pop) with coupon code “augadjust”. → Transcend SDHC and MicroSD memory cards on sale. → The black limited edition Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12mm f/2.0 MFT lens is now officially released. → Interfit announced a new Pro-Flash 360 […]

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The new Sony ILCE-QX1: an APS-C based camera “compatible with E-mount lenses”

A listing on the Chinese website (screenshot above) indicates that the upcoming Sony ILCE-QX1 will be an APS-C based camera “compatible with E-mount lenses”. The QX1 was also described as “Digital camera / Interchangeable lens digital camera” in a recent trademark filing. The interesting part here is that the QX product line (Sony QX10 and QX100) are lens camera modules that attach […]

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Samyang’s new lens teaser: “prepare for more”

After the 50mm f/1.5 AS UMC lens announcement, Samyang has a new teaser on their Facebook page with the text “Prepare for more”. I still believe that they will come up with a new line of AF lenses – I posted that online a while back, but I have not heard any updates since. Anyone […]

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Samsung NX1 camera teaser, updated rumored specifications

Samsung published several teasers for the upcoming NX1 mirrorless camera (the image files are labeled with “NX1”). As expected, the oficial announcement will be for Photokina – most likely on September 15th. Update – here is an update list of Samsung NX1 camera specifications:

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Three new Canon lenses to be announced at Photokina

There will be 3 new Canon lenses announced at Photokina: Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Via Digicame-info

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First picture and specs of the rumored Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2.0 Planar and 35mm f/2.0 Biogon full frame manual focus lens *UPDATED*

As I previously reported, the first two Zeiss Loxia full frame manual focus lenses will be 35mm f/2 and 50mm f/2. Here is the first leaked picture of the Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2.0 Planar lens and the rumored specifications: Update – this is the Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2.0 Biogon full frame E-mount lens: Update – here […]

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