Monthly Archives: December 2014

The best of 2014

    These are the top 10 most popular posts for 2014: The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens should be crazy good Canon 7D Mark II: leaked picture and specs Photokina 2014 rumors roundup Pictures of future Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8, 16-55mm f/2.8 and 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lenses Updated Sony FE lens roadmap […]

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DC.Watch interviews with Ricoh, Fuji, Olympus, Sony and Panasonic

After the DC.Watch interviews with Nikon and Canon, here is a quick recap of the remaining Q&A with Ricoh, Fuji, Olympus, Sony and Panasonic: Ricoh interview recap: No plans for GR zoom lens Pentax continues with the development of a full frame DSLR camera (no release dates were given) New K mount lenses coming in 2015 […]

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It seems that Fuji has nothing new to announce at CES

As of today, I have not seen any reliable rumors for a new Fuji camera – obviously there was no full frame X-Pro 2 at Photokina and I doubt a Fuji medium format mirrorless camera will ever come to life. Now it seems that Fuji will not even have a booth at the 2015 CES show […]

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The latest patents from Canon, Tamron and Konica Minolta

Canon filed a patent for a EF-M 70-400mm f/4.5-7.2 STM lens designed for APS-C mirrorless camera. Canon also filed a patent for a 20-100mm f/4 lens designed for APS-C based cameras. Canon filed a patent for eliminating the star trails during long time exposures of the night sky. Tamron filed a patent for a 18mm f/2.8 […]

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Deal of the day: huge discounts on Pelican cases (up to 60% off)

Update: some Pelican deals are still available today. Amazon currently has up to 60% discount on Pelican cases. This deal is valid only for today. Additional details can be found at this Amazon page:

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Samsung rumored to announce a new NX400/NX500 mirrorless camera powered by Tizen OS

Samsung is rumored to announce new NX mirrorless camera powered by Tizen OS during the CES show in early January, 2015. Previous rumors suggested that the new model name will be NX400, while some websites suggest a new NX500 version. The new model will be a replacement for the current NX300M (also based on Tizen OS). […]

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Canon executive confirms the development of a high megapixel DSLR camera

In a recent interview with DC.Watch Canon’s Senior Managing Director Maeda Masaya confirmed that a high megapixel DSLR camera is in development (Google translation): Q: image sensor or will toward the size and high pixel size? A: I am working in the high pixel camera. There are two ways of roughly divided into high pixel […]

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Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens officially announced

Tokina officially announced their latest AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens (Aspherical, IF, APS-C) – one of the two prototypes shown at the 2014 Photokina show. The new lens will be a replacement for the current Tokina 11-16mm f / 2.8 and will be available in Nikon and Canon mounts. Shipping will start in February 2015, the […]

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