Monthly Archives: May 2016

What else is new?

→ New: Elinchrom EL-Skyport Universal Plus flash trigger (more info available here). → Also new: Entaniya lenses and rigs for ribcage-modified GoPro cameras (see all listings). → Xiaomi’s new action camera combines the best of GoPro’s Hero4 editions. → 40% off moving sale at RockyNook.

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Hasselblad H6D experience roadshow report from Hong Kong

Shriro, the local distributor for Hassy and Broncolor, has been holding low-key roadshows on the new H6D and several other lighting accessories at several camera stores, and having missed out a few weeks ago, I managed to make up for some lost opportunity a day ago. Although, I didn’t get to test it for long […]

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Canon Hong Kong experience roadshow report

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II   Just couldn’t spend enough time on this pro press-grade shooter, nor could I get any original image samples due to lack of CF/CFast cards.  Unfortunately, throughout the entire program, Canon HK only supplied ONE single CFast (64GB) card for the pro speakers presentation seminars (more on below) but not […]

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Canon’s 120MP camera on display at the 2016 Shanghai Canon Expo

Canon’s 120MP sensor was initially announced in 2010 and was on display at the 2015 CP+ show. At the 2016 Shanghai Canon Expo, the company had a camera with a 120MP sensor on display. Sone interesting observations:

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Sigma 85/1.4 EX DG HSM lens to be discontinued, new Art version coming soon?

シグマさんより85/1.4 DG HSM 生産終了のお知らせが…ニコン・ソニー・ペンタックス・シグマ用はちょっぴりあります。キヤノン用は展示品のみになっちゃいました… いままでありがとう。 A!?!楽しみにしてますよ… — フジヤカメラ店 (@fujiyacamera) May 20, 2016 The Japanese store Fujiya Camera tweeted that the Sigma 85/1.4 EX DG HSM lens is now out of production. A new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens has been rumored for a while – maybe we will finally see an announcement at Photokina in […]

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Rumored Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker action camera: specs and pictures

The detailed technical specifications of the rumored Olympus Stylus TG-Tracker action camera leaked online:

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The latest deals on photo gear

The latest deals on photo gear:     Sigma     Canon    

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New Canon EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS lens rumored to be announced this summer

This summer Canon is rumored to announce a new EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS full frame lens that will replace the current 70-300 model. The official announcement is expected before August. Interestingly enough, Nikon is also rumored to announce a new Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VRII lens before Photokina. Via CanonRumors

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