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Sony E-mount was not designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras

In a recent Photokina interview with Leica executives on the new L-Mount Alliance (already covered here), Stephan Schulz from Leica Camera AG claimed that the Sony E-mount was not designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras:

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The new Samyang/Rokinon 85mm f/1.8 ED UMC CS APS-C mirrorless lens is now available

The new Samyang 85mm f/1.8 ED UMC CS APS-C mirrorless lens is now available (in the US the lens is sold under the Rokinon brand): Adorama (in stock now) B&H Photo (available for pre-order) Here are the lens specifications, MTF and lens design charts:

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Another interview with Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki

Lensvid published their interview with Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki, here is the recap (more interviews can be found here):

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The Panasonic G9 is now $400 off

The Panasonic Lumix G9 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera raised a few eyebrows when it was announced with a price tag of $1,700 in November last year. The Panasonic G9 is now $400 off and it even comes with some free accessories at selected retailers: Adorama Amazon B&H Photo For more photography deals follow @PhotogDeals on Twitter and Facebook

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Pixii camera with Leica M-mount specifications revealed

The technical specifications of the Pixii camera with Leica M-mount were revealed today (see previous Pixii posts):

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The Yashica camera comeback Kickstarter project is a nightmare

Over a month ago I reported that the Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera project that was funded on Kickstarter is not really what some expected it to be. Things went from bad to worse in the past few weeks as more people started receiving their cameras. Here are some reports:

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Sony promising more APS-C mirrorless lenses and cameras, no plans to go medium format

Sony did not announce a new APS-C mirrorless camera before, during or after the Photokina show as some have suggested. In a recent interview, Sony confirmed that a new APS-C based mirrorless camera will be announced by the CP+ show that will take place at the end of February (February 28th – March 3th). Today Dpreview […]

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