Monthly Archives: January 2019

Panasonic has a patent for 18mm f/4 APS-C mirrorless lens (L-mount?)

Panasonic has filed a new patent P2019-15827A for an 18mm f/4 mirrorless lens designed for APS-C based cameras. Could it be that Panasonic is working on a new mirrorless camera with L-mount? Leica already has two APS-C L-mount mirrorless cameras (Leica TL2 and Leica CL) and a few lenses. In an interview with Dpreview a […]

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Updated Pentax K-Mount lens roadmaps

Ricoh published updated Pentax K-Mount lens roadmaps (click for larger view):

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Canon to accelerate development of new mirrorless products (2018 financial results are out)

Canon’s 2018 financial results are out: Canon expects its annual operating profit to drop for the first time in three years Canon forecasts an operating profit of 325 billion yen ($2.97 billion) for 2019, down 5.2 percent from 342.95 billion yen a year earlier – the first decline since 2016 Tough competition in mirrorless interchangeable […]

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Panasonic S1R Lumix camera full specifications

The new Panasonic S Lumix mirrorless system will be announced at 6am EST on Friday, February 1st. While waiting, check out the just leaked full set of S1R camera specifications (PDF file, via Nokishita). Previous coverage of the Panasonic Lumix S system can be found here. Join the NEW L-FORUM.COM (also on Facebook and Twitter)

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New Kamlan FS mirrorless lenses: 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2

Kamlan has three new mirrorless lenses – FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2:

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What else is new?

→ The new Pentax lenses are now available for pre-order: 11-18mm f/2.8 at Adorama & B&H and 35mm f/2 at Adorama & B&H. → Meike lenses are now available for sale at B&H. → Meike has a new 50mm f/1.7 lens for Nikon Z-mount, → Meike also has a new 6-11mm f/3.5 APS-C manual focusing fisheye zoom lens for Fiji X-mount.

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Leica M10-P Safari limited edition camera and 50mm f/2 lens officially announced

The previously rumored Leica M10-P Safari limited edition camera and matching Leica Summicron-M 50 mm f/2 lens are now officially announced. The Leica M10-P Edition “Safari” has the same technical specifications as the standard Leica M10-P model. The Leica M10-P Edition Safari camera body is priced at $8,450 (only 1,500 pieces), the lens will be $2,750 (only 500 units): Adorama | B&H. […]

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Panasonic LUMIX S L-Mount lenses specifications leaked

Here are the leaked specifications of the upcoming Panasonic LUMIX S L-Mount lenses with Leica-level prices (50mm f/1.4 for $3,000): Panasonic LUMIX S Pro 50mm f/1.4 L-Mount Lens: Lens construction: 13 groups of 11 lenses (2 aspheric lenses and 3 ED lenses included) Minimum shooting distance: 0.44 m Number of diaphragm blades: 11 Filter diameter: 77 […]

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