Monthly Archives: March 2015

What else is new?

→ 21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto). → The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81. → Firmware update v1.21 for the Pentax 645z camera released. → Sony released new firmware updates for the a7, a7R, a7S, a7II and a6000 cameras. → IR interview with Fuji: “now […]

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Deal of the day: Ricoh GR camera for $479.99

The Ricoh GR camera is currently listed for $479.99 on eBay (regular price: $596.95). Only 3 cameras are left.

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Is this the new 4k Canon video camera? *UPDATED*

A reader sent me those pictures of what appears to be a new 4k Canon video camera concept that will most likely be announced at the 2015 NAB show (April 11-16th). The funny part is that somebody from the audience (Jackie Chan?) jumped on stage and grabbed the camera from the Canon China President & CEO […]

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Ricoh revealed their new pixel/sensor shift technology (available with firmware update?)

If you are following PhotoRumors, you probably remember my post from few weeks ago on the rumored Ricoh pixel/sensor shift technology that could be included in the upcoming Pentax full frame DSLR camera. Imaging-resource posted some more information on this topic – apparently (not confirmed yet) this new technology could be available to current cameras via a firmware […]

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Sony NEX-7 camera + lens kit is now $750 off

Deal of the day: the Sony NEX-7 camera with 18-55mm lens is now $750 off at B&H. The E-mount based NEX-7 camera has a 24.3MP APS-C sensor, 3″ tiltable LCD screen, OLED viewfinder, 1080 HD video and built-in flash.

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Canon EOS 5DS/R camera now available for pre-order

Canon EOS 5DS/R camera pre-orders are now open at several websites: B&H Adorama (bundled with a Shure VP83F LensHopper camera mount condenser microphone, a $299 value) Amazon WEX (UK) Jessops (UK)

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Samyang 100mm macro lens rumored to be announced this summer

Samyang is rumored to announce a new 100mm macro lens (probably f/2.8). The official release is expected in the summer. The price will be close to the similar Canon ($899) and Nikon ($734) lenses.

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Canon EOS 5DS/R camera additional coverage

    First, a quick report on the new Canon EOS 5DS/R camera from a reader who attended a recent 5DS event in Asia (click on images for larger view): The Canon 5DS/R will start shipping in June, 2015 MSRP in Asia will be around HK$26-27k The camera does feel heavy and sturdy Continuous shooting is slow […]

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