Monthly Archives: July 2019

New teaser from RED for a compact Komodo camera

A few days ago I reported about the new RED Komodo camera module. Here is what RED’s founder James Jannard said about the upcoming Komodo (or rather what it’s not going to be):

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The new 7artisans 75mm f/1.25 lens to be released on August 10th (price: $449)

The new 7artisans 75mm f/1.25 lens for Leica M-mount will be officially released on August 10th with a US price tag of $449 (£450 in the UK) – pre-orders are already open at B&H Photo (coming soon to Amazon and Adorama). For comparison, the Leica 75mm f/1.25 Noctilux lens is $12,795 and the new Voigtlander Nokton 75mm f/1.5 Asph […]

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Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens announcement rumored for next week

Nikon Rumors reports that Nikon will soon announce their new Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens (could be as soon as next week). Here is the latest Nikkor Z mirrorless lens roadmap: More Nikon rumors can be found here.

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What else is new?

Fotopro Eagle E6 and E9 Tripod / Gimbal-Head / Leveling Base Review Colored anodized metal rear lens caps for M-mount lenses now available in 5 different colors Ricoh TM-2 and TM-3 selfie sticks announced Notification Regarding Potential Loosening of FUJIFILM GFX100 Side Shutter Release “Lock” Function (Vertical grip control lock)

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Canon’s Q2 financial results are out and they are not good

Canon released their 2019 Q2 financial results and they are not good – net sales are down 18.5%, profit is down 64.05% compared to Q2/2018: The projections for the entire financial year are also grim:

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Kipon announced declicked mirrorless lenses for L-mount

Kipon announced declicked full-frame mirrorless lenses for L-mount especially designed for shooting video with the Panasonic S1/S1R/S1H cameras. Five different focal lengths will be available: 24mm/35mm/50mm/75mm/90mm with constant f/2.4 aperture: The new lenses are now available at B&H and Amazon: Via Kipon

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Ends tomorrow: Topaz Studio 2 released with $20 off discount

Topaz Studio 2 is now released and is $20 off for a limited time. Differences between Studio 1 versus Studio 2 nd additional information:

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Sony RX100 VII camera officially announced with a9 level speed performance (there is no new RX100 V model)

The Sony RX100 VII camera is now officially announced as Nokishita already predicted yesterday (there is no new RX10 V model of course). The US price is $1,198 (pre-orders will open soon). Here are the basic specifications: Newly developed 1.0-type stacked 20.1 MP Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and latest generation BIONZ X™image processor Alpha 9-level […]

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