Monthly Archives: July 2017

Zeiss rumored to bring back Biotar lenses

Zeiss is rumored to bring back their Biotar lenses (specifically the Biotar 1.5/75). Recently (April 2017) there was a new trademark registration for the name Biotar: Update #1: the Biotar name could be trademarked by Meyer Optik Görlitz (Globell Deutschland, subsidiary of the ‘net SE’ group, is the company behind the Meyer-Optik Görlitz venture). Update #2: I […]

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Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera delayed

Today Canon Japan issued a statement informing potential buyers that the latest EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera and the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM lens kit will be delayed and will not ship as expected on August 4th. New shipment date was not provided and US retailers currently do not any estimation on when the camera […]

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Light L16 camera full resolution images posted online

The Light L16 camera is already shipping and the company recently published several full resolution images on their website: “The images are processed using Light’s proprietary software, Lumen, which is powered by Light’s proprietary Polar Fusion engine. The engine computationally fuse the many images captured by the L16 to create one high-quality image.”

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Deal of the day: Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format camera now $700 off

The Fuji GFX 50S medium format digital camera is currently $700 off only at Amazon: Today Fujifilm USA started a new trade-in program, but it seems that Amazon is giving you the discount directly, without any trade-ins (the GFX price at B&H is still $6,499.95). Here are the details of the new trade-in program:

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Check out the July photo gear rebates before they expire

Many of the current rebates on photo gear are set to expire at the end of July. Check out the rebates center at Adorama and the specials at B&H for more details.

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Canon Q2/2017 financial results: “mirrorless camera grew more than 70% compared to the same period last year”

  Canon published their financial results for the second quarter of 2017 and they have some good results to show thanks to their latest EOS M6 mirrorless camera: Within the Imaging System Business Unit, although sales volume of interchangeable-lens digital cameras declined compared with the previous year, owing to the shrinking market, unit sales of compact-system cameras, including […]

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What else is new?

This week’s recap from the rumors and addicts blogs:

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First Nikon D850 pictures leaked online

NikonRumors just published the first two leaked pictures of the Nikon D850 DSLR camera: Here are the rumored Nikon D850 specifications:

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