Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sony raising money to concentrate on developing image sensors, pulls away from consumer goods

Sony Corporations is planing to raise nearly $4 billion with issuing new shares and bonds in order to invest in stacked image sensor R&D and production while pulling back from consumer goods where they lost money in the past:

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Sigma reports live view issues when using some of their lenses on the Canon EOS 5Ds and 5DsR cameras

In addition to the service advisory from Tamron, Sigma also reported a live view issues (images are not being displayed) when using the following lenses with the Canon EOS 5Ds and 5DsR cameras:

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Olympus AIR A01 smartphone camera module officially announced in the US

As I reported earlier today, Olympus officially announced their AIR A01 smartphone camera module (aka “clip camera”) in the US. The AIR A01 is basically a stand-alone unit that works together with Olympus OA app – this allows you to use your phone as internal memory and display, or upload your photos directly to the cloud (currently […]

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Today Olympus will announce the AIR A01 “clip camera” in the US

Today Olympus will officially announce their AIR A01 smartphone camera module aka “clip camera” in the US. Additional information on the AIR A01 can be found here. Check out also this “rocket launcher style setup”. Update: the Olympus AIR AO1 is now officially announced in the US.

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Deal of the day: X-Rite ColorMunki for $89

For a limited time B&H has the X-Rite ColorMunki for $89 (original price: $169).

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Tamron reports compatibility issues with the Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5DsR DSLR cameras

Tamron posted a notice reporting incompatibility issue (AF not working during live view) for some of their lenses when used with the Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5DsR DSLR cameras:

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Fuji X-T1 firmware update ver.4.00 released

Fujifilm released firmware update ver.4.00 for the X-T1 mirrorless camera. Here are few video demos of the new improvements, additional information can be found here:

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The latest photography deals

→ The $100 off discount for the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will expire on June 30th. → The Topaz DeNoise plugin is 25% off ($20 off) till June 30th with coupon code JUNEDENOISE. → Up to $200 savings on Olympus lenses. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is now $300 off, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is […]

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