Monthly Archives: October 2014

What else is new?

→ Sony quietly announced new G Series XQD version 2 memory cards (priced between $163.50 and $799.95). → The Pentax K-5 IIs DSLR camera is now $300 off. Check out also the latest lens discounts. → The Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera is now shipping and is currently in stock. → DxO OpticsPro 10 released (you […]

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Topaz Labs Clarity 25% off deal ends tomorrow

A quick reminder: the current Topaz Labs Clarity 25% off deal (with coupon code Octclarity) is ending tomorrow.

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Pentax HD DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR lens officially announced

Pentax officially announced a new DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR lens for DSLR cameras (the lens was initially introduced at Photokina). The price is $746.95 (available for pre-order). Here are the lens specifications: Focal Length 16-85mm (in 35mm format equivalent) 24.5-130mm Maximum Aperture F3.5-5.6 Minimum Aperture F22-38 Lens Construction 16elements in 12groups Angle of […]

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Olympus Stylus 1s camera announced in Japan only

The previously rumored Olympus Stylus 1s camera was officially announced in Japan today. There are no indications if the new model will be available in other countries. Here is a quick specs comparison with the previous model:

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New Ricoh Theta 360 degree camera announced

Ricoh announced a new version of their Theta 360-degree camera. Here are the specifications:

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Olympus Stylus 1s camera to be announced tomorrow

Olympus is rumored to announce their new Stylus 1s compact camera tomorrow (right before the Photo Plus show in New York). One of the improvements over the previous version is a smaller AF target and a new step-up zoom function. The lens will remain the same (28-300mm f/2.8 equivalent). A new 0.8x wide conversion lens WCON-08X will also […]

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New rebates from Canon, Fuji and Panasonic

The new Canon rebates now also include the new 7D Mark II camera (shipping starts on October 30th): New Fuji rebates – up to $300 off: Additional instant rebates: Fuji X100s: $200 off Panasonic GH4 bundles: $300 off Panasonic GH3: $100 off Panasonic GX7: $50 off

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Canon EOS 6D, Sony RX1, Nikon D800E, Fuji X100s, Leica X2: all listed as discontinued

→ Canon EOS 6D camera is listed as discontinued at Amazon UK. → Sony RX1 camera is listed as discontinued at DigitalRev. → Nikon D800E (and D800) cameras are listed as discontinued at B&H. → Fuji X100s camera is listed as discontinued. → Leica X2 camera is also listed as discontinued.

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