Monthly Archives: April 2016

Yes, the new Leica M-D Typ 262 camera will not have a LCD screen

The first pictures of the upcoming Leica M-D Typ 262 camera are now available online courtesy of More info on the Leica M-D Typ 262 camera:

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Deal of the day: Sony a7 for $398

The Sony Alpha a7 full frame mirrorless camera is currently listed for $398 at Adorama ($700 off). This is the lowest price ever for a full frame digital camera. Some of the listings also include free accessories. The same camera sells for $998 at Amazon and B&H. Update: this was most likely an error and Adorama […]

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The new Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens and MC-11 lens adapter are now shipping

The Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens is now shipping and is currently in stock (limited availability) at: B&H, Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany and Foto Hans Keuzekamp. Sample photos from the lens can be found at Sigma, Optyczne, D-pixx and Dpreview.

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What else is new?

The Kodak SL10 Pixpro lens camera for smartphones is now 56% off. Pictar is a new Kickstarter project for a grip that will make the iPhone feel like a real camera. StandPlus is a new tripod replacement solution without any knobs or buttons. The Phottix Cerberus Multi Mount is a new all-in-one mounting solution for […]

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Sample photos from the new Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens, shipping should start tomorrow

D-pixx published several full resolution sample photos taken with the new Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens ($1,099) and the Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera. The lens is expected to start shipping tomorrow (April 21st). Here are few 100% crops:

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The latest patents from Canon, Ricoh and Apple

Ricoh files a patent for a 200mm f/2.8 full frame lens (for Pentax K-1). Canon EF-M 16-80mm f/2-6 STM lens patent. Canon EF-M 9-18mm f/3.5-4.5 STM APS-C mirrorless lens.

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2016 NAB show announcements

Some of the new products announced at the 2016 NAB show (see all new product announcements here, NAB special available here, all NAB press releases can be found here):

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Samsung NX lens deals at B&H, Galaxy smartphone rumors: 18-24MP 1/1.7″ sensor, f/1.4 lens

Several Samsung NX lenses have instant savings and markdowns at B&H (free expedited shipping plus 4% in rewards). I received some rumors that Samsung is working on new 1/1.7″ CMOS sensor for smart phones – this may also explain why the NX camera line was abandon (at least for now):

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