Monthly Archives: October 2015

Yongnuo YN-622N II pictures and specifications

Yongnuo published the first pictures and specifications of their new Yongnuo YN-622N II trigger for Nikon cameras (available also for Canon). Check pricing and availability on eBay. Here are the specs:

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Deal of the day: Sony cameras and Adobe CC photography plan

The Sony RX1 R camera (grey market) is now available for $1,899.99 ($900 cheaper). Other Sony deals: Sony a7 (refurbished): $829.99 Sony a7 II (refurbished): $1,299.99 Sony a7s (grey market): $1799.99 Sony RX100: $398 $20 off the Adobe CC photography plan (12-months subscription). You can also still get the CC photography plan for $7.99/month.

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What else is new?

Fuji released new firmware updates for several cameras with support for Windows 10. Firmware updates for the XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens and XF 1.4x TC WR teleconverter are also available Fujifilm profit seen 6% brighter driven by strong sales of instant cameras (Instax), medical devices and office equipment Canon cuts profit outlook on weak […]

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Sneak peek of GoPro quadcopter footage

Last year I reported a rumor that GoPro is working on a consumer drone with HD camera. The official announcement will be in first half of 2016. Yesterday the company published the first sneak peek video of their upcoming quadcopter hat will have a stabilization system (no post-production stabilization was implemented in the video):

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Canon rumored to be working on a full frame mirrorless camera

Just like Nikon, Canon is rumored to be working on a new full frame mirrorless camera that will have a version of the EF-M mount and will require a new set of full frame lenses. Canon is also rumored to announce another APS-C based EOS M camera. Two new EF-M prime lenses are expected in Q1 of […]

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Gun grip for the Olympus Open Platform Camera (OPC)

In Japan you can now buy this gun styled grip for the Olympus Open Platform Camera (OPC). Use at your own risk.

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Hasselblad E-mount lenses are now cheaper than Sony’s equivalent

Check out those prices at B&H – Hasselblad E-mount (APS-C) lenses are basically cheaper than the same Sony labeled models: Hasselblad LF 16mm f/2.8 lens: $149, Sony’s version: $248 Hasselblad LF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS lens: $499, Sony’s version is $848 Hasselblad Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS lens: $699, Sony’s version is $998 Few […]

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Ricoh limited edition GR II camera kit coming to the US

The new Ricoh limited edition GR II camera kit that was announced last month is coming to the US with a price tag of $1,299 – check availability at B&H and Adorama. For comparison, the price of the camera only is $569.95. Shipping will start before the end of the year. The kit includes:

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