Monthly Archives: April 2015

New patents: Canon 35mm f/1.4 and Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 lenses

Two new patents from Canon and Sony: → New Canon 35mm f/1.4 lens patent was filed in Japan. → Sony filed a patent for a FE 55mm f/1.8 full frame mirrorless lens.

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Leica Camera announced a new M Monochrom (Typ 246) digital rangefinder

Today Leica Camera announced a new M Monochrom (Typ 246) digital rangefinder with a 24MP black and white CMOS sensor. Get all the details at

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Fire sale: the Hasselblad Lunar mirrorless camera is now $5,500 off

The Hasselblad Lunar mirrorless camera is now $5,500 off, or $1,495.00 at B&H: The Hasselblad Lunar (limited edition) was voted the worst camera of 2014. The Lunar is based on the Sony NEX-7 model that currently sells for $498. More Lunar coverage is available here.

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Pictures from a 56MP Sony camera appear on Flickr

Carl Zeiss uploaded few sample images from their new Batis lenses and some of them are taken with an unknown 56MP Sony camera – the pixel size is 8910×6300 (see also this link). Here is the actual image:

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What else is new?

→ The Sony a7 full frame mirrorless camera is now $998. → This massive NASA Jonel 100 2,540mm f/8 mirror lens just sold on eBay. More info is available here. → The new DJI Ronin M is now available for purchase – it weighs in at just 5 pounds (2.3kg) and it’s small enough to […]

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Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM lens for sale at $180,000 (pack mule not included) *UPDATED*

B&H currently has the rare Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM lens for sale at $180,000. The lens is “used” in 9+ condition: Update: B&H published a new video of the lens in action: More videos after the break:

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Adobe Lightroom CC book giveaway (plus a free ebook)

Free Lightroom CC ebook With the announcement of the new Adobe Lightroom CC (more info here), Rocky Nook offers a free Guide to HDR Panoramas and Photo Merge in Lightroom CC ebook – you can download it here. Lightroom CC book giveaway Rocky Nook also has a new The Indispensable Guide to Lightroom CC book that will start shipping in May/June and […]

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Sony drops prices on the a6000, a5000 and RX100 cameras

Over the weekend Sony dropped the prices on the following cameras: Sony a6000 for $448 after $200 instant rebate with free expedited shipping (rebate expires 5/10/15). Sony A5000 bundle (16-50mm, 16GB memory card, case, cleaning kit, UV filter) for $398.00 after $100 instant rebate with free expedited shipping (rebate expires 5/30/15). Sony RX100 bundle (16GB memory card, Sony jacket case, Sony battery charger for $398.00 […]

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