Monthly Archives: April 2019

DJI is rumored to announce a new action camera to compete with GoPro

DJI is rumored to announce a new action camera to compete with GoPro. The new model will be probably based on the current OSMO Pocket and will be equipped with a super-wide angle lens:

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Zeiss Ventum 2.8/21 announced: lightweight industrial lens with E-mount for use with drones

The previously rumored Zeiss Ventum 2.8/21 lightweight industrial lens with E-mount for use with drones is now officially announced (check pricing and avaialbility at Adorama and B&H). Press release:

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens now available for pre-order

The new Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 full-frame DSLR lens for Nikon and Canon is now available for pre-order: Adorama B&H Park Camera (UK) WEX Photo (UK) Via NikonRumors Check out the new US rebates for the month of May at Adorama & B&H Photo

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The CIPA numbers for March are out: worse than past years

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their March report and the downturn continues – the total number of shipped digital cameras is lower compared to the same month in previous years  (orange: 2019, black: 2018, blue: 2017, click for larger view). Here are the other two graphs:

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Tamron to announce another full-frame mirrorless lens for Sony E-mount with a focal length over 75mm

Tamron is planning to announce a third full-frame mirrorless lens for Sony E-mount with a focal length longer than 75mm. Tamron currently has the 17-28mm f/2.8 and 28-75mm f/2.8 lenses for Sony E-mount. Here is a quote from a recent interview:

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Rumors: DJI Phantom drone series is discontinued

Rumors reported by Dronedj indicate that the DJI Phantom 5 drone has been canceled:

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The new Fujifilm GFX 100MP medium format camera to be announced on May 23rd

FujiAddict reports that the Fujifilm GFX 100MP medium format camera will be officially announced on May 23rd and shipment is expected to start at the beginning of June. The GFX 100 concept was first introduced during the 2018 Photokina show. Here is what we know so far about the new Fujifilm medium format camera:

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New rebates now live in the US

The new rebates for the month of May are now live in the US – see the full details at Adorama and B&H Photo. Massive new Nikon rebates now live in the US (Z7: $600 off, Z6: $200 off, D850: $300 off plus 30 Nikkor lenses up to $650 off) The full-frame mirrorless price war […]

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