Monthly Archives: June 2016

Update: Hasselblad X1D will have zoom lenses

After interviewing the CEO of Hasselblad Perry Oosting, Bokeh confirmed in a blog post that there will be zoom lenses for the Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera ($8,995):

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The current Fuji, Sony and Nikon rebates are ending this week

The current Sony and Fuji rebates are expiring this week: Fuji lens and camera rebates Sony lens rebates Nikon lens rebates

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Meyer-Optik announces a new Trimagon f2.6/95 portrait lens

Meyer-Optik announced a new Trimagon f2.6/95 portrait lens. Here are the main specs: Light intensity & focal length: f2.6-22; 95mm Optical design: 3 elements in 3 assembly units Angle of view: 25° Filter diameter: 52mm Optical assembly as a classic triplet | 3 lenses/3 units Iris diaphragm with 15 specially calculated steel aperture blades with […]

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The latest patents (Olympus full frame mirrorless lens and more)

Olympus filed another patent for a full frame mirrorless lens – 28mm f/1.4. Olympus has already filed other full frame mirrorless lenses in the past (28mm f/2, 35mm f/1.4). Fuji has a new patent for a Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 OIS lens.

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Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 printer announced

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bp0q1D3dohY&list=TLyBhJIO-fXl0yODA2MjAxNg The previously rumored Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 printer is now officially announced. The US price is $199.95. Here are some of the key features of the new SP-2:

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Hasselblad X1D camera Q&A

Several websites published Q&A sessions and interviews with Hasselblad’s executives about the new X1D medium format mirrorless camera (see announcement, additional info, pre-orders). Here are few quotes – the first set is from WEX Photographic:

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Sony announced a shortage of several camera models

Just like Nikon and several other companies, Sony was significantly impacted by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake. Today the company issued a warning about a potential delay/shortage of the following camera models:

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Sigma is rumored to start its own line of cinema lenses

I received some information that Sigma is planning on launching their own line of cinema lenses. I expect the official announcement to be before the Photokina show in September. Stay tuned for more details.

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