Monthly Archives: March 2017

Panasonic announces “organizational and personnel changes”

Panasonic announced some details on their organizational and personnel changes and appointments effective on April 1, 2017 – read all the details at There have been reports that Panasonic will dismantle their digital camera business and place it under the umbrella of other operations. Panasonic’s official statement is that the Digital Imaging business will move under […]

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Sony to announce new 100MP and 150MP large format BSI sensors in 2018

First a quick reminder – in some parts of the world it’s already April 1st, so in the next 24 hours take anything you read online with a grain of salt. There is a video interview on YouTube with Sony representatives that talks about new 100MP and 150MP large format BSI sensors that are supposed to […]

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Zeiss Batis 2.8/135 lens specifications, announcement next week

I already reported about the rumored/upcoming Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 full frame lens for Sony E-mount and the specifications just leaked online:

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Canon working on a new lens technology, new products rumored to be announced next week

In a recent interview with Focus Numerique, Canon executive made a statement that the company is working on a new lens technology (thanks Mistral75): Sans pouvoir vous en dire plus, nous sommes en train de développer une nouvelle technologie qui apportera une réelle valeur ajoutée et permettra de prendre un nouveau type de photo. Translation: Without […]

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Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens US pricing announced

Sigma officially announced the pricing of their 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens – $799. B&H is already taking pre-orders for the new lens (available in Nikon, Canon and Sigma mounts). The lens was officially announced for the CP+ show in February. Press release:

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Canon celebrates its 14th consecutive year of #1 marketshare in global interchangeable lens digital cameras

Canon announced today that the company’s interchangeable-lens digital cameras have maintained the No. 1 share of the global market for 14 consecutive years from 2003 to 20161 (based on a Canon survey).

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New Leica camera with code name 5370 registered with the FCC

In addition to the upcoming Canon, Nikon, Sony and Olympus cameras, Leica has also registered a new camera with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under the code name 5370. The speculations are that this will be a new Leica TL based model with a built-in viewfinder. Source: Nokishita, via LeicaRumors

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Panasonic issues a statement on the recent reports about dismantling their digital camera business

Panasonic issued a statement on the recent reports about dismantling their digital camera business:

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